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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 199 171 165
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1659 1839 2014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.50% 1.71% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 3.13% 3.57% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1491 1714
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +4.93%

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
52922 51507 53578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.90% 47.79% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 43371 41141 45089
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 1547 £45,000 -5.26% 146
London -21 761 £50,000 -5.66% 56
South East +1 343 £42,750 -8.06% 37
City of London +22 188 £50,000 -2.43% 18
Yorkshire -62 144 £40,000 - 15
Berkshire -17 96 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Surrey +25 91 £45,000 -7.69% 11
West Yorkshire -66 90 £42,000 +5.00% 9
South West +39 86 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Scotland +1 66 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Leeds -73 64 £45,000 +12.50% 7
East of England -12 63 £45,000 - 5
Hampshire -25 62 £40,000 -3.03% 13
West Midlands -9 61 £44,000 +3.52% 3
North West -23 56 £42,500 +2.40% 7
Reading +2 55 £50,000 +35.13% 4
West Sussex - 46 £37,500 -
Manchester +4 41 £42,750 +3.01% 4
East Midlands +3 39 £49,000 +22.50% 3
Edinburgh +5 33 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Crawley - 33 £35,000 -
Slough -12 31 £45,000 -3.22% 2
Nottinghamshire +15 25 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Wiltshire +13 25 £38,500 +13.23% 8
South Yorkshire -12 24 £33,500 +4.03% 3
Hertfordshire -12 24 £30,000 -30.23% 1
Bristol +16 23 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Nottingham +13 23 £47,500 +18.75% 2
North Yorkshire +2 23 £45,000 -1.09% 3
Sheffield -5 23 £33,500 +4.03% 2

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3177 (92.60%) Linux
2 2010 (58.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1505 (43.86%) Windows
4 1375 (40.08%) VMware
5 1105 (32.21%) UNIX
6 990 (28.85%) CentOS
7 987 (28.77%) Perl
8 976 (28.45%) Apache
9 954 (27.81%) Oracle
10 882 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 852 (24.83%) Bash Shell
12 840 (24.48%) MySQL
13 836 (24.37%) Puppet
14 792 (23.08%) Python
15 727 (21.19%) DNS
16 680 (19.82%) SAN
17 669 (19.50%) Cisco
18 665 (19.38%) Java
19 658 (19.18%) Finance
20 641 (18.68%) Microsoft
21 632 (18.42%) Solaris
22 595 (17.34%) TCP/IP
23 591 (17.23%) SQL
24 538 (15.68%) ITIL
25 532 (15.51%) Tomcat
26 520 (15.16%) PHP
27 514 (14.98%) Windows Server 2008
28 485 (14.14%) Firewall
29 482 (14.05%) HP
30 478 (13.93%) SQL Server

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 976 (28.45%) Apache
2 532 (15.51%) Tomcat
3 282 (8.22%) IIS
4 256 (7.46%) JBoss
5 253 (7.37%) nginx
6 191 (5.57%) MS Exchange
7 170 (4.95%) WebLogic
8 166 (4.84%) WebSphere
9 97 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 85 (2.48%) OpenStack
11 54 (1.57%) SharePoint
12 47 (1.37%) CMS
13 42 (1.22%) Apache Solr
13 42 (1.22%) Confluence
14 30 (0.87%) Node.js
15 29 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
15 29 (0.85%) Lync
15 29 (0.85%) WordPress
15 29 (0.85%) ColdFusion
16 27 (0.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 246 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 57 (1.66%) MS Office
3 18 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.20%) MS Project
5 4 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.058%) Stata
6 2 (0.058%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.029%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.029%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.029%) Edge Animate
7 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 36 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (0.44%) Magento
6 12 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
7 10 (0.29%) Fredhopper
7 10 (0.29%) Temenos T24
8 8 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.20%) RiskWrite
10 6 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.17%) RMDS
11 2 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.058%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.058%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.029%) SAP R/3
12 1 (0.029%) Oracle CRM
12 1 (0.029%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.029%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 208 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (2.71%) SaaS
3 59 (1.72%) IaaS
4 49 (1.43%) PaaS
4 49 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
5 42 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 41 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 41 (1.19%) Office 365
7 24 (0.70%) Amazon S3
8 18 (0.52%) Google Apps
9 16 (0.47%) IBM SmartCloud
9 16 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
10 10 (0.29%) GitHub
11 9 (0.26%) Basecamp
12 8 (0.23%) Joyent
13 7 (0.20%) CloudFront
13 7 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.15%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.15%) Route 53
14 5 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 727 (21.19%) DNS
2 680 (19.82%) SAN
3 595 (17.34%) TCP/IP
4 485 (14.14%) Firewall
5 331 (9.65%) DHCP
6 281 (8.19%) HTTP
7 278 (8.10%) LAN
8 254 (7.40%) WAN
9 239 (6.97%) LDAP
10 225 (6.56%) Internet
11 181 (5.28%) VPN
12 150 (4.37%) SMTP
12 150 (4.37%) Cisco ASA
13 149 (4.34%) NAS
14 133 (3.88%) SSL
15 123 (3.58%) BGP
16 117 (3.41%) SSH
17 114 (3.32%) MPLS
18 104 (3.03%) OSPF
19 98 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 840 (24.48%) MySQL
2 478 (13.93%) SQL Server
3 333 (9.71%) Oracle Database
4 164 (4.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 153 (4.46%) Relational Database
6 131 (3.82%) MongoDB
7 127 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
8 114 (3.32%) RDBMS
9 76 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 71 (2.07%) DB2
11 64 (1.87%) NoSQL
12 60 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
13 50 (1.46%) Big Data
14 49 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
15 39 (1.14%) Redis
16 33 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
16 33 (0.96%) Hadoop
17 32 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
18 27 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
19 26 (0.76%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 267 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 223 (6.50%) Jenkins
3 181 (5.28%) Subversion
4 85 (2.48%) JIRA
5 74 (2.16%) Maven
6 57 (1.66%) Hudson
7 49 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (0.79%) Ant
9 25 (0.73%) Mercurial
10 17 (0.50%) JUnit
10 17 (0.50%) Eclipse
11 13 (0.38%) Selenium
12 12 (0.35%) TestLink
13 9 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (0.20%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.20%) LoadRunner
14 7 (0.20%) InstallShield
14 7 (0.20%) Fiddler
14 7 (0.20%) JMeter
14 7 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 658 (19.18%) Finance
2 257 (7.49%) Banking
3 150 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 78 (2.27%) Marketing
5 76 (2.22%) Retail
6 68 (1.98%) Games
7 54 (1.57%) Advertising
8 46 (1.34%) Investment Banking
9 43 (1.25%) Law
10 39 (1.14%) Publishing
11 36 (1.05%) Back Office
12 35 (1.02%) Financial Institution
13 27 (0.79%) Legal
14 26 (0.76%) Front Office
15 24 (0.70%) Electronics
16 20 (0.58%) Manufacturing
17 18 (0.52%) Multimedia
17 18 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.50%) Aerospace
19 11 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 993 (28.94%) Administrator
2 808 (23.55%) Systems Administrator
3 633 (18.45%) Linux Administrator
4 527 (15.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 376 (10.96%) Linux Engineer
6 252 (7.34%) Analyst
7 221 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 191 (5.57%) Systems Engineer
9 175 (5.10%) Architect
10 171 (4.98%) Support Engineer
11 169 (4.93%) UNIX Administrator
12 163 (4.75%) Developer
13 159 (4.63%) DBA
14 156 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
15 127 (3.70%) UNIX Engineer
16 120 (3.50%) Support Analyst
17 109 (3.18%) Oracle DBA
18 106 (3.09%) Applications Support
19 105 (3.06%) UNIX Systems Administrator
20 102 (2.97%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (6.91%) LAMP
2 228 (6.65%) Web Services
3 177 (5.16%) XML
4 154 (4.49%) HTML
5 151 (4.40%) Middleware
6 130 (3.79%) .NET
7 92 (2.68%) CSS
8 78 (2.27%) J2EE
9 76 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
10 74 (2.16%) jQuery
11 64 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
12 60 (1.75%) Spring
13 59 (1.72%) SOAP
14 54 (1.57%) ActiveMQ
15 44 (1.28%) ASP.NET
16 41 (1.19%) JSON
17 40 (1.17%) DOM
18 39 (1.14%) XSLT
19 37 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
20 36 (1.05%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 351 (10.23%) Clustering
2 277 (8.07%) Open Source
3 200 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 117 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 114 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 111 (3.24%) Replication
7 62 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
8 45 (1.31%) CLARiiON
9 42 (1.22%) Hedge funds
10 40 (1.17%) Derivative
11 39 (1.14%) Mathematics
12 33 (0.96%) HACMP
13 31 (0.90%) Visualisation
14 30 (0.87%) Mobile App
15 29 (0.85%) FlexPod
16 27 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
16 27 (0.79%) LPAR
17 26 (0.76%) PKI
18 24 (0.70%) iPhone
18 24 (0.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3177 (92.60%) Linux
2 2010 (58.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1505 (43.86%) Windows
4 1105 (32.21%) UNIX
5 990 (28.85%) CentOS
6 632 (18.42%) Solaris
7 514 (14.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 458 (13.35%) Ubuntu
9 325 (9.47%) Debian
10 297 (8.66%) AIX
11 254 (7.40%) SUSE
11 254 (7.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 245 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 158 (4.61%) HPUX
14 112 (3.26%) Fedora
15 93 (2.71%) Windows 7
16 72 (2.10%) Oracle Linux
17 45 (1.31%) Android
18 43 (1.25%) Windows XP
19 36 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (15.68%) ITIL
2 445 (12.97%) DevOps
3 312 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 304 (8.86%) Configuration Management
5 288 (8.39%) E-Commerce
6 276 (8.04%) Load Balancing
7 245 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 222 (6.47%) Project Management
9 176 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 161 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
11 136 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
12 122 (3.56%) Service Management
13 116 (3.38%) Software Engineering
14 114 (3.32%) Time Management
15 112 (3.26%) Change Management
16 111 (3.24%) Problem Management
17 108 (3.15%) Migration
18 107 (3.12%) Service Delivery
19 106 (3.09%) Scrum
20 99 (2.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 987 (28.77%) Perl
2 852 (24.83%) Bash Shell
3 792 (23.08%) Python
4 665 (19.38%) Java
5 591 (17.23%) SQL
6 520 (15.16%) PHP
7 408 (11.89%) Shell Script
8 375 (10.93%) Ruby
9 240 (7.00%) PowerShell
10 149 (4.34%) JavaScript
11 123 (3.58%) PL/SQL
12 86 (2.51%) C
13 75 (2.19%) C++
14 74 (2.16%) Korn
15 54 (1.57%) PHP5
16 45 (1.31%) C#
17 41 (1.19%) T-SQL
17 41 (1.19%) AWK
18 32 (0.93%) VB
19 26 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 269 (7.84%) Degree
2 211 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
3 160 (4.66%) RHCE
4 154 (4.49%) Security Cleared
5 149 (4.34%) CCNA
6 100 (2.91%) SC Cleared
7 86 (2.51%) CCNP
8 78 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 70 (2.04%) MCSE
10 68 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
10 68 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 51 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
12 49 (1.43%) RHCSA
13 46 (1.34%) DV Cleared
14 37 (1.08%) OCP
15 34 (0.99%) CISSP
16 32 (0.93%) MCSA
16 32 (0.93%) MCP
17 31 (0.90%) RHCA
18 30 (0.87%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (3.91%) SLA
2 92 (2.68%) PCI DSS
3 91 (2.65%) QA
4 19 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.15%) DICOM
6 5 (0.15%) EMIR
6 5 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.029%) BS7799
8 1 (0.029%) HIPAA
System Software
1 882 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 417 (12.15%) Active Directory
3 341 (9.94%) vSphere
4 193 (5.63%) NFS
5 170 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
6 147 (4.28%) Hyper-V
7 133 (3.88%) Oracle RAC
8 128 (3.73%) VMware ESX
9 122 (3.56%) KVM
10 110 (3.21%) XenApp
11 82 (2.39%) Samba
11 82 (2.39%) Xen
12 74 (2.16%) Firmware
13 73 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
14 72 (2.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 63 (1.84%) Varnish
16 53 (1.54%) XenServer
17 43 (1.25%) UAG
18 40 (1.17%) vCloud
18 40 (1.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 836 (24.37%) Puppet
2 426 (12.42%) Opscode Chef
3 407 (11.86%) Nagios
4 142 (4.14%) NetBackup
5 115 (3.35%) Cacti
6 111 (3.24%) ZABBIX
7 109 (3.18%) Data Guard
8 84 (2.45%) Ansible
9 83 (2.42%) Tivoli
10 64 (1.87%) SCCM
10 64 (1.87%) Salt
11 59 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
12 55 (1.60%) CFEngine
13 52 (1.52%) WSUS
14 51 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
15 47 (1.37%) Vagrant
16 43 (1.25%) SCOM
17 39 (1.14%) Zenoss
18 37 (1.08%) Legato
19 36 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1375 (40.08%) VMware
2 954 (27.81%) Oracle
3 669 (19.50%) Cisco
4 641 (18.68%) Microsoft
5 482 (14.05%) HP
6 384 (11.19%) IBM
7 300 (8.74%) Citrix
8 291 (8.48%) EMC
9 244 (7.11%) NetApp
10 180 (5.25%) Veritas
11 173 (5.04%) Juniper
12 169 (4.93%) Sun
13 143 (4.17%) Symantec
14 130 (3.79%) F5
15 116 (3.38%) Dell
16 70 (2.04%) Brocade
17 65 (1.89%) BMC
18 64 (1.87%) CheckPoint
19 63 (1.84%) Rackspace
20 62 (1.81%) SolarWinds
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £33,000 to £37,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum + attractive bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £NaN.NaN per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago