The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Red Hat, Inc.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 215 183 181
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1537 1846 1714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.62% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 3.09% 3.46% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1438 1466
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.29% +1.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
49696 53351 49803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.55% 46.77% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 40807 42288 40761
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Red Hat
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat within the UK.

Red Hat Salary Trend in the UK

Red Hat
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Red Hat over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Red Hat Salary Histogram in the UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -36 1453 £50,000 +7.52% 164
London -23 739 £55,000 - 77
South East -31 306 £44,000 -2.22% 26
City of London -11 158 £60,000 +14.28% 21
Yorkshire -28 115 £43,750 +9.37% 20
Berkshire -22 101 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Surrey +1 95 £52,500 +9.37% 8
East of England -35 82 £45,000 +3.44% 12
North West -11 81 £42,500 +4.29% 11
West Yorkshire -41 79 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Reading +3 72 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Leeds -34 69 £50,000 +33.33% 11
South West -8 67 £46,250 +23.33% 11
Manchester -10 50 £41,250 +3.12% 6
Cambridgeshire +4 43 £43,900 +0.91% 8
Hampshire -16 43 £42,500 - 6
West Midlands -4 40 £41,750 +4.37% 5
Wales +10 38 £38,750 +13.97% 6
Cambridge -2 36 £43,900 +0.91% 6
South Wales +4 33 £38,750 +13.97% 6
Gloucestershire -4 31 £45,000 +18.42% 4
West Sussex +13 29 £27,250 -38.06%
Staines +10 29 £63,750 -8.92% 1
Crawley +14 26 £27,250 -5.21%
East Midlands -16 25 £40,000 - 2
Scotland -19 25 £43,000 +7.50% 5
Bristol 0 24 £67,500 +86.20% 4
Hertfordshire -18 24 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Oxfordshire +12 22 £42,000 -20.00% 5
Cardiff -4 22 £37,500 +7.14% 3

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Red Hat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat.

1 2933 (91.51%) Linux
2 1858 (57.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1304 (40.69%) Windows
4 1289 (40.22%) VMware
5 931 (29.05%) Apache
6 917 (28.61%) Oracle
7 867 (27.05%) Puppet
8 863 (26.93%) Python
9 862 (26.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 843 (26.30%) UNIX
11 838 (26.15%) CentOS
12 824 (25.71%) MySQL
13 804 (25.09%) Perl
14 788 (24.59%) Bash Shell
15 725 (22.62%) Java
16 703 (21.93%) Finance
17 596 (18.60%) SQL
18 573 (17.88%) ITIL
19 572 (17.85%) Cisco
20 568 (17.72%) DevOps
21 521 (16.26%) Firewall
22 517 (16.13%) Microsoft
23 514 (16.04%) Tomcat
24 513 (16.01%) DNS
25 512 (15.98%) TCP/IP
26 504 (15.73%) Solaris
27 474 (14.79%) SAN
28 465 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
29 446 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
30 444 (13.85%) Opscode Chef

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Red Hat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 931 (29.05%) Apache
2 514 (16.04%) Tomcat
3 219 (6.83%) nginx
4 203 (6.33%) IIS
5 177 (5.52%) JBoss
6 144 (4.49%) MS Exchange
7 138 (4.31%) WebLogic
8 103 (3.21%) OpenStack
9 92 (2.87%) WebSphere
10 80 (2.50%) SharePoint
11 78 (2.43%) Confluence
12 49 (1.53%) CMS
13 48 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
14 42 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
14 42 (1.31%) Drupal
15 39 (1.22%) Lync
16 24 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 24 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
17 23 (0.72%) Zope
17 23 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 234 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 64 (2.00%) MS Office
3 35 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.062%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.062%) FastStats
6 2 (0.062%) HipChat
7 1 (0.031%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 55 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 32 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
4 28 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
4 28 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 17 (0.53%) Magento
6 16 (0.50%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 16 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
7 14 (0.44%) RMDS
8 12 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
9 7 (0.22%) Eikon
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle FAH
9 7 (0.22%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 446 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
3 62 (1.93%) PaaS
3 62 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (1.72%) Office 365
5 51 (1.59%) SaaS
6 45 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (1.15%) Amazon S3
8 34 (1.06%) IaaS
9 23 (0.72%) IBM PureFlex
9 23 (0.72%) Route 53
10 17 (0.53%) GitHub
11 16 (0.50%) Google Apps
11 16 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
12 14 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (0.41%) Responsys
13 13 (0.41%) Taleo
14 11 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 10 (0.31%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 521 (16.26%) Firewall
2 513 (16.01%) DNS
3 512 (15.98%) TCP/IP
4 474 (14.79%) SAN
5 209 (6.52%) WAN
6 195 (6.08%) VPN
7 191 (5.96%) DHCP
8 188 (5.87%) LAN
9 177 (5.52%) Internet
10 156 (4.87%) NAS
11 155 (4.84%) LDAP
12 122 (3.81%) HTTP
13 99 (3.09%) SSL
14 90 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
15 77 (2.40%) SMTP
16 76 (2.37%) SNMP
17 72 (2.25%) VoIP
17 72 (2.25%) BGP
18 71 (2.22%) IPsec
19 69 (2.15%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 824 (25.71%) MySQL
2 422 (13.17%) SQL Server
3 298 (9.30%) Oracle Database
4 223 (6.96%) Relational Database
5 174 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
6 153 (4.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 130 (4.06%) MongoDB
8 115 (3.59%) RDBMS
9 112 (3.49%) Hadoop
10 110 (3.43%) Big Data
11 79 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
12 66 (2.06%) NoSQL
13 59 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
14 56 (1.75%) DB2
15 51 (1.59%) Redis
16 50 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
17 47 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
18 35 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
18 35 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
19 33 (1.03%) Informix
Development Applications
1 241 (7.52%) Git (software)
2 230 (7.18%) Jenkins
3 216 (6.74%) Subversion
4 108 (3.37%) JIRA
5 82 (2.56%) Hudson
6 75 (2.34%) Maven
7 41 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 39 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 36 (1.12%) JUnit
10 27 (0.84%) Ant
11 23 (0.72%) Selenium
12 21 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
12 21 (0.66%) Cucumber
13 19 (0.59%) ProC
14 15 (0.47%) Emacs
15 13 (0.41%) InstallShield
16 12 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 11 (0.34%) Artifactory
18 9 (0.28%) TestLink
18 9 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
General
1 703 (21.93%) Finance
2 231 (7.21%) Banking
3 208 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 113 (3.53%) Retail
5 73 (2.28%) Financial Institution
6 72 (2.25%) Marketing
7 60 (1.87%) Games
8 50 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 42 (1.31%) Electronics
10 39 (1.22%) Legal
11 24 (0.75%) Billing
11 24 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 23 (0.72%) Advertising
13 20 (0.62%) Back Office
14 16 (0.50%) Law
15 14 (0.44%) Online Betting
16 13 (0.41%) Publishing
17 11 (0.34%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
19 6 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 811 (25.30%) Administrator
2 654 (20.41%) Systems Administrator
3 470 (14.66%) Linux Administrator
4 399 (12.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 357 (11.14%) Linux Engineer
6 278 (8.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 266 (8.30%) Architect
8 250 (7.80%) Systems Engineer
9 218 (6.80%) Developer
10 195 (6.08%) Support Engineer
11 193 (6.02%) Analyst
12 156 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 150 (4.68%) DBA
14 129 (4.02%) Java Developer
15 114 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
16 108 (3.37%) Linux Support
17 99 (3.09%) Oracle DBA
18 97 (3.03%) Linux Systems Engineer
19 94 (2.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
20 88 (2.75%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (8.92%) Web Services
2 181 (5.65%) Middleware
3 179 (5.59%) LAMP
4 118 (3.68%) XML
5 103 (3.21%) HTML
6 100 (3.12%) .NET
7 98 (3.06%) RabbitMQ
8 82 (2.56%) jQuery
9 70 (2.18%) J2EE
9 70 (2.18%) Spring
10 61 (1.90%) JSON
11 54 (1.68%) CSS
12 51 (1.59%) JMS
13 44 (1.37%) SOAP
14 41 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
15 40 (1.25%) HTML5
16 39 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
17 38 (1.19%) Servlets
18 37 (1.15%) REST
19 35 (1.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 423 (13.20%) Data Centre
2 321 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
3 201 (6.27%) Clustering
4 148 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 146 (4.56%) Computer Science
6 78 (2.43%) Private Cloud
7 72 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
8 69 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
9 68 (2.12%) Derivative
10 58 (1.81%) Replication
11 53 (1.65%) Statistics
12 49 (1.53%) Hedge funds
13 44 (1.37%) Public Cloud
13 44 (1.37%) EMC VNX
14 36 (1.12%) Wiki
15 35 (1.09%) CLARiiON
16 34 (1.06%) Equities
17 30 (0.94%) DTV
18 28 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
19 27 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2933 (91.51%) Linux
2 1858 (57.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1304 (40.69%) Windows
4 843 (26.30%) UNIX
5 838 (26.15%) CentOS
6 504 (15.73%) Solaris
7 443 (13.82%) Ubuntu
8 404 (12.61%) Debian
9 402 (12.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 227 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 209 (6.52%) AIX
12 201 (6.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 140 (4.37%) SUSE
14 106 (3.31%) Fedora
15 92 (2.87%) Windows 7
16 89 (2.78%) HPUX
17 86 (2.68%) Oracle Linux
18 58 (1.81%) Windows 8
19 27 (0.84%) Mac OS X
20 24 (0.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (17.88%) ITIL
2 568 (17.72%) DevOps
3 465 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
4 421 (13.14%) Configuration Management
5 276 (8.61%) Open Source
6 259 (8.08%) Load Balancing
7 223 (6.96%) E-Commerce
8 209 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
9 173 (5.40%) Software Engineering
10 159 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
11 147 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 142 (4.43%) Project Management
13 131 (4.09%) Change Management
14 128 (3.99%) Service Delivery
15 119 (3.71%) Mentoring
16 101 (3.15%) SOA
17 98 (3.06%) Problem Management
18 95 (2.96%) Migration
19 82 (2.56%) Time Management
20 81 (2.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 863 (26.93%) Python
2 804 (25.09%) Perl
3 788 (24.59%) Bash Shell
4 725 (22.62%) Java
5 596 (18.60%) SQL
6 372 (11.61%) Ruby
7 359 (11.20%) PHP
8 310 (9.67%) Shell Script
9 223 (6.96%) PowerShell
10 155 (4.84%) JavaScript
11 113 (3.53%) C
12 98 (3.06%) C++
13 88 (2.75%) PL/SQL
14 61 (1.90%) C#
15 58 (1.81%) Korn
16 42 (1.31%) AWK
17 31 (0.97%) VBScript
18 28 (0.87%) VB
19 22 (0.69%) T-SQL
20 20 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 375 (11.70%) Degree
2 147 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
3 128 (3.99%) RHCE
4 127 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 119 (3.71%) Security Cleared
6 93 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 91 (2.84%) CCNA
8 74 (2.31%) MCSE
9 66 (2.06%) CCNP
10 65 (2.03%) SC Cleared
11 54 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
12 53 (1.65%) MCITP
13 48 (1.50%) ISEB
14 40 (1.25%) RHCSA
15 32 (1.00%) RHCA
16 30 (0.94%) DV Cleared
17 28 (0.87%) MCSA
18 24 (0.75%) CISSP
19 23 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
20 22 (0.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (3.34%) QA
2 66 (2.06%) SLA
3 49 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 46 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.84%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.50%) COBIT
7 2 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.031%) Basel II
8 1 (0.031%) HIPAA
System Software
1 862 (26.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 345 (10.76%) Active Directory
3 223 (6.96%) vSphere
4 146 (4.56%) Hyper-V
5 143 (4.46%) KVM
6 135 (4.21%) NFS
7 113 (3.53%) VMware ESX
8 98 (3.06%) Oracle RAC
9 92 (2.87%) Xen
10 91 (2.84%) XenApp
10 91 (2.84%) iptables
11 82 (2.56%) Postfix
12 81 (2.53%) XenServer
13 80 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
14 75 (2.34%) vCloud
15 63 (1.97%) Docker
16 60 (1.87%) Varnish
17 53 (1.65%) Samba
18 35 (1.09%) VirtualBox
19 33 (1.03%) Squid
Systems Management
1 867 (27.05%) Puppet
2 444 (13.85%) Opscode Chef
3 339 (10.58%) Nagios
4 171 (5.34%) Ansible
5 111 (3.46%) ZABBIX
6 92 (2.87%) NetBackup
7 79 (2.46%) Data Guard
8 71 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 57 (1.78%) SCCM
10 55 (1.72%) Zenoss
11 47 (1.47%) Graphite
12 41 (1.28%) Cacti
12 41 (1.28%) logstash
12 41 (1.28%) Salt
13 40 (1.25%) Tivoli
14 39 (1.22%) HAProxy
15 38 (1.19%) CFEngine
16 37 (1.15%) Vagrant
16 37 (1.15%) ITRS Geneos
17 31 (0.97%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1289 (40.22%) VMware
2 917 (28.61%) Oracle
3 572 (17.85%) Cisco
4 517 (16.13%) Microsoft
5 367 (11.45%) HP
6 283 (8.83%) Citrix
7 278 (8.67%) IBM
8 259 (8.08%) NetApp
9 145 (4.52%) EMC
10 132 (4.12%) Juniper
11 105 (3.28%) Sun
12 103 (3.21%) Veritas
13 90 (2.81%) CheckPoint
14 86 (2.68%) Splunk
15 83 (2.59%) F5
16 81 (2.53%) SAP
17 79 (2.46%) Symantec
17 79 (2.46%) Brocade
18 74 (2.31%) Google
19 69 (2.15%) 3PAR
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care etc
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London
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Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Benefits
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London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 70k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to 15% bonus and career growth op
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arden Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus on call, bonus and bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
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Durlston Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Benefits and Yearly Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus Potential
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
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Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southsea, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
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