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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 196 173 170
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1678 1837 1891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 1.66% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 3.08% 3.48% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1539 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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
54547 52723 52338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.87% 47.65% 47.47%
Number of salaries quoted 44155 42849 43782
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 2014 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 21 November 2014. 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 -30 1580 £45,000 - 243
London -11 782 £51,500 +3.00% 111
South East +1 345 £42,000 -4.54% 52
City of London +17 179 £52,000 +4.00% 39
Yorkshire -58 165 £40,000 - 19
West Yorkshire -41 124 £40,000 - 14
Surrey +35 101 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Leeds -41 99 £42,000 +5.00% 10
Berkshire +4 92 £40,000 -3.03% 4
Hampshire -19 80 £40,000 - 27
East of England -33 77 £45,000 - 7
South West +28 76 £37,500 -6.25% 19
North West -21 64 £42,500 +2.40% 12
Scotland +10 56 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Reading 0 54 £35,000 -9.09% 3
West Midlands -8 40 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Manchester +5 38 £42,750 -10.00% 7
East Midlands -29 36 £43,250 +8.12% 3
West Sussex +22 29 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Essex +5 27 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Slough -7 25 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Edinburgh -9 25 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Hertfordshire -15 25 £40,000 -6.97% 2
Nottinghamshire -2 23 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Bristol +25 22 £31,250 +9.64% 6
Sheffield -10 21 £33,500 +4.03% 1
South Yorkshire -35 21 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 20 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Crawley - 20 £36,750 - 1
South Wales +9 19 £37,500 -2.59% 1

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 3308 (92.43%) Linux
2 2100 (58.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1564 (43.70%) Windows
4 1355 (37.86%) VMware
5 1155 (32.27%) UNIX
6 1034 (28.89%) Oracle
7 1026 (28.67%) Apache
8 999 (27.91%) CentOS
9 995 (27.80%) Perl
10 918 (25.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 871 (24.34%) MySQL
12 859 (24.00%) Bash Shell
13 820 (22.91%) Puppet
14 803 (22.44%) Python
15 745 (20.82%) DNS
16 722 (20.17%) Finance
17 704 (19.67%) Cisco
17 704 (19.67%) Java
18 663 (18.52%) Microsoft
19 659 (18.41%) SAN
20 642 (17.94%) Solaris
21 637 (17.80%) TCP/IP
22 628 (17.55%) ITIL
23 606 (16.93%) SQL
24 550 (15.37%) Windows Server 2008
25 545 (15.23%) Tomcat
26 511 (14.28%) PHP
27 508 (14.19%) Firewall
28 490 (13.69%) HP
28 490 (13.69%) DevOps

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 1026 (28.67%) Apache
2 545 (15.23%) Tomcat
3 306 (8.55%) IIS
4 276 (7.71%) JBoss
5 236 (6.59%) nginx
6 201 (5.62%) WebLogic
7 188 (5.25%) MS Exchange
8 178 (4.97%) WebSphere
9 84 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 79 (2.21%) OpenStack
11 59 (1.65%) CMS
12 55 (1.54%) SharePoint
13 53 (1.48%) Confluence
14 40 (1.12%) Apache Solr
15 38 (1.06%) Node.js
16 31 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 31 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
17 30 (0.84%) Lync
17 30 (0.84%) Drupal
18 28 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 234 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 49 (1.37%) MS Office
3 21 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.25%) MS Project
5 7 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.056%) Stata
7 2 (0.056%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.028%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.028%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.028%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.028%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 51 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
4 23 (0.64%) Magento
5 15 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 13 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (0.34%) Temenos T24
8 10 (0.28%) Fredhopper
9 7 (0.20%) Shopify
10 6 (0.17%) RiskWrite
10 6 (0.17%) RMDS
11 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.11%) Compiere
13 3 (0.084%) Oracle CRM
13 3 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
14 2 (0.056%) Summit
14 2 (0.056%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 224 (6.26%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (2.91%) SaaS
3 56 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
5 50 (1.40%) IaaS
6 41 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (1.03%) Office 365
8 32 (0.89%) PaaS
9 19 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
10 18 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 17 (0.47%) Google Apps
12 15 (0.42%) GitHub
13 13 (0.36%) Basecamp
13 13 (0.36%) IBM SmartCloud
14 7 (0.20%) Joyent
15 6 (0.17%) Route 53
16 4 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
16 4 (0.11%) OpenShift
16 4 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 745 (20.82%) DNS
2 659 (18.41%) SAN
3 637 (17.80%) TCP/IP
4 508 (14.19%) Firewall
5 345 (9.64%) DHCP
6 293 (8.19%) HTTP
7 264 (7.38%) LAN
8 250 (6.99%) WAN
9 248 (6.93%) LDAP
10 242 (6.76%) Internet
11 173 (4.83%) SMTP
12 169 (4.72%) VPN
13 162 (4.53%) Cisco ASA
14 150 (4.19%) NAS
15 146 (4.08%) SSL
16 135 (3.77%) BGP
17 134 (3.74%) SSH
18 121 (3.38%) MPLS
19 119 (3.32%) OSPF
20 114 (3.19%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 871 (24.34%) MySQL
2 479 (13.38%) SQL Server
3 374 (10.45%) Oracle Database
4 198 (5.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 153 (4.27%) Relational Database
6 143 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 123 (3.44%) MongoDB
8 116 (3.24%) RDBMS
9 91 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 72 (2.01%) NoSQL
11 69 (1.93%) Big Data
12 62 (1.73%) DB2
13 49 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
14 44 (1.23%) Hadoop
15 42 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
16 40 (1.12%) Redis
17 38 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
18 30 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
19 28 (0.78%) Hazelcast
19 28 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 268 (7.49%) Git (software)
2 248 (6.93%) Jenkins
3 188 (5.25%) Subversion
4 111 (3.10%) JIRA
5 85 (2.37%) Maven
6 67 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 64 (1.79%) Hudson
8 28 (0.78%) Ant
9 23 (0.64%) Mercurial
10 16 (0.45%) JUnit
10 16 (0.45%) Eclipse
10 16 (0.45%) Selenium
11 12 (0.34%) TestLink
12 11 (0.31%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (0.28%) Gradle
14 8 (0.22%) FishEye
14 8 (0.22%) Juju
15 7 (0.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 7 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 722 (20.17%) Finance
2 288 (8.05%) Banking
3 139 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 103 (2.88%) Retail
5 85 (2.37%) Games
6 75 (2.10%) Marketing
7 48 (1.34%) Investment Banking
8 42 (1.17%) Law
9 41 (1.15%) Advertising
10 38 (1.06%) Publishing
10 38 (1.06%) Back Office
11 35 (0.98%) Front Office
12 33 (0.92%) Legal
13 32 (0.89%) Financial Institution
14 28 (0.78%) Manufacturing
15 26 (0.73%) Electronics
16 18 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (0.50%) Multimedia
17 16 (0.45%) French Language
18 13 (0.36%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 983 (27.47%) Administrator
2 815 (22.77%) Systems Administrator
3 639 (17.85%) Linux Administrator
4 535 (14.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 379 (10.59%) Linux Engineer
6 259 (7.24%) Analyst
7 237 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 190 (5.31%) Developer
8 190 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
9 177 (4.95%) Support Engineer
10 175 (4.89%) Architect
11 170 (4.75%) DBA
12 169 (4.72%) UNIX Administrator
13 166 (4.64%) DevOps Engineer
14 129 (3.60%) Applications Support
15 128 (3.58%) Oracle DBA
16 124 (3.46%) UNIX Engineer
17 123 (3.44%) Support Analyst
18 120 (3.35%) Consultant
19 102 (2.85%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (7.40%) LAMP
2 240 (6.71%) Web Services
3 187 (5.22%) HTML
4 185 (5.17%) XML
5 170 (4.75%) Middleware
6 127 (3.55%) .NET
7 122 (3.41%) CSS
8 91 (2.54%) jQuery
9 88 (2.46%) J2EE
10 80 (2.24%) WebSphere MQ
11 76 (2.12%) Spring
12 66 (1.84%) SOAP
13 51 (1.42%) ActiveMQ
14 47 (1.31%) Oracle Fusion
15 45 (1.26%) XSLT
16 44 (1.23%) JMS
17 42 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
18 41 (1.15%) DOM
19 39 (1.09%) ASP.NET
19 39 (1.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 377 (10.53%) Clustering
2 285 (7.96%) Open Source
3 187 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 154 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 148 (4.14%) Computer Science
6 127 (3.55%) Replication
7 70 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
8 64 (1.79%) CLARiiON
9 47 (1.31%) Hedge funds
10 46 (1.29%) Mathematics
11 41 (1.15%) PKI
12 37 (1.03%) Derivative
13 36 (1.01%) Visualisation
14 32 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 29 (0.81%) LPAR
16 28 (0.78%) Spread Betting
17 26 (0.73%) CMDB
18 25 (0.70%) HACMP
19 24 (0.67%) SWIFT
20 23 (0.64%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 3308 (92.43%) Linux
2 2100 (58.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1564 (43.70%) Windows
4 1155 (32.27%) UNIX
5 999 (27.91%) CentOS
6 642 (17.94%) Solaris
7 550 (15.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 472 (13.19%) Ubuntu
9 333 (9.30%) Debian
10 286 (7.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 283 (7.91%) AIX
12 260 (7.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 239 (6.68%) SUSE
14 165 (4.61%) HPUX
15 134 (3.74%) Fedora
16 86 (2.40%) Windows 7
17 59 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
18 45 (1.26%) Android
19 40 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 38 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (17.55%) ITIL
2 490 (13.69%) DevOps
3 316 (8.83%) E-Commerce
4 315 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
5 306 (8.55%) Configuration Management
6 296 (8.27%) Load Balancing
7 250 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
8 238 (6.65%) Project Management
9 175 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
10 161 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 145 (4.05%) Problem Management
12 138 (3.86%) Capacity Planning
13 132 (3.69%) Service Management
14 123 (3.44%) Change Management
15 116 (3.24%) Software Engineering
16 111 (3.10%) Scrum
17 106 (2.96%) Service Delivery
18 96 (2.68%) Mentoring
19 95 (2.65%) SOA
19 95 (2.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 995 (27.80%) Perl
2 859 (24.00%) Bash Shell
3 803 (22.44%) Python
4 704 (19.67%) Java
5 606 (16.93%) SQL
6 511 (14.28%) PHP
7 419 (11.71%) Shell Script
8 378 (10.56%) Ruby
9 233 (6.51%) PowerShell
10 180 (5.03%) JavaScript
11 115 (3.21%) C
12 112 (3.13%) PL/SQL
13 93 (2.60%) Korn
14 86 (2.40%) C++
15 66 (1.84%) PHP5
16 60 (1.68%) AWK
17 54 (1.51%) C#
18 46 (1.29%) T-SQL
19 36 (1.01%) sed
20 34 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 286 (7.99%) Degree
2 212 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
3 177 (4.95%) Security Cleared
4 145 (4.05%) CCNA
5 138 (3.86%) RHCE
6 113 (3.16%) SC Cleared
7 84 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 82 (2.29%) CCNP
9 74 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
10 73 (2.04%) MCSE
11 72 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 60 (1.68%) DV Cleared
13 45 (1.26%) RHCSA
14 39 (1.09%) MCP
14 39 (1.09%) CISSP
15 38 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
16 33 (0.92%) MCSA
17 31 (0.87%) OCP
18 29 (0.81%) RHCA
19 28 (0.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (4.08%) SLA
2 117 (3.27%) PCI DSS
3 109 (3.05%) QA
4 23 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.14%) DICOM
6 5 (0.14%) EMIR
6 5 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.084%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.028%) BS7799
System Software
1 918 (25.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 434 (12.13%) Active Directory
3 339 (9.47%) vSphere
4 184 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
5 180 (5.03%) NFS
6 152 (4.25%) Oracle RAC
7 143 (4.00%) VMware ESX
7 143 (4.00%) Hyper-V
8 124 (3.46%) KVM
9 122 (3.41%) XenApp
10 92 (2.57%) Samba
11 91 (2.54%) Xen
12 75 (2.10%) Oracle RMAN
13 72 (2.01%) Firmware
14 68 (1.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 65 (1.82%) UAG
16 62 (1.73%) Varnish
17 56 (1.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 51 (1.42%) XenServer
19 46 (1.29%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 820 (22.91%) Puppet
2 412 (11.51%) Opscode Chef
3 405 (11.32%) Nagios
4 130 (3.63%) NetBackup
5 126 (3.52%) Data Guard
6 122 (3.41%) Cacti
7 110 (3.07%) ZABBIX
8 83 (2.32%) Ansible
9 81 (2.26%) EMC NetWorker
10 79 (2.21%) Tivoli
11 76 (2.12%) Salt
12 64 (1.79%) SCCM
13 61 (1.70%) CFEngine
14 50 (1.40%) Red Hat Satellite
14 50 (1.40%) SCOM
15 47 (1.31%) Vagrant
16 41 (1.15%) Opsview
16 41 (1.15%) WSUS
17 36 (1.01%) Legato
17 36 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1355 (37.86%) VMware
2 1034 (28.89%) Oracle
3 704 (19.67%) Cisco
4 663 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 490 (13.69%) HP
6 369 (10.31%) IBM
7 325 (9.08%) EMC
8 313 (8.75%) Citrix
9 233 (6.51%) NetApp
10 177 (4.95%) Veritas
11 167 (4.67%) Sun
12 142 (3.97%) Juniper
13 137 (3.83%) F5
14 123 (3.44%) Symantec
15 114 (3.19%) Dell
16 80 (2.24%) CheckPoint
17 79 (2.21%) Rackspace
18 68 (1.90%) SolarWinds
19 64 (1.79%) Brocade
20 60 (1.68%) BMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £46000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum to £45K + training
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Netsource
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday