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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 199 196 161
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1659 1765 1933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.55% 1.50% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 3.31% 3.22% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1381 1401 1603
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.39% +1.25%

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
50163 54730 52239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.95% 46.61% 48.01%
Number of salaries quoted 40329 44354 42629
Average salary £45,001 £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 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +9 1570 £50,000 +8.69% 210
London +25 771 £55,000 +4.76% 105
South East -14 359 £45,000 +2.27% 48
City of London +38 188 £55,000 +4.76% 36
Yorkshire -24 120 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Berkshire -24 103 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Surrey +9 97 £50,000 +5.26% 13
East of England -11 96 £45,000 +3.44% 12
South West +7 93 £40,000 +3.89% 19
Reading -14 77 £47,500 +35.71% 6
West Yorkshire -39 64 £40,000 - 7
Hampshire +3 63 £45,000 +12.85% 10
Leeds -26 60 £40,000 -5.88% 6
North West -9 58 £37,500 -6.25% 9
West Sussex +34 50 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +20 48 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Manchester +18 43 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Cambridgeshire +10 43 £43,900 +9.75% 5
Crawley +30 40 £40,000 +3.22%
Cambridge +23 39 £43,900 +9.75% 5
Hertfordshire -14 38 £45,000 -15.09% 5
Woking +42 32 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Scotland -1 32 £56,250 +40.62% 5
Bristol -3 32 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Oxfordshire +19 31 £55,000 - 2
North Yorkshire +21 28 £35,500 +9.23% 1
South Yorkshire +9 28 £39,000 +16.94% 2
South Wales +11 26 £40,000 +21.21% 4
Wales +8 26 £40,000 +21.21% 5
East Midlands -1 25 £39,000 +21.87% 3

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3075 (92.65%) Linux
2 1992 (60.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1396 (42.06%) VMware
4 1307 (39.38%) Windows
5 983 (29.62%) UNIX
6 940 (28.32%) Oracle
7 917 (27.63%) Apache
8 882 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 877 (26.42%) MySQL
10 867 (26.12%) CentOS
11 839 (25.28%) Perl
12 827 (24.92%) Puppet
13 818 (24.65%) Bash Shell
14 751 (22.63%) Finance
15 746 (22.48%) Python
16 698 (21.03%) Java
17 645 (19.43%) Cisco
18 616 (18.56%) Solaris
19 606 (18.26%) Microsoft
20 605 (18.23%) SQL
21 598 (18.02%) SAN
22 557 (16.78%) Tomcat
23 556 (16.75%) DNS
24 528 (15.91%) Firewall
25 523 (15.76%) ITIL
26 522 (15.73%) SQL Server
27 516 (15.55%) TCP/IP
28 500 (15.06%) DevOps
29 468 (14.10%) Ubuntu
30 465 (14.01%) HP

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 917 (27.63%) Apache
2 557 (16.78%) Tomcat
3 258 (7.77%) JBoss
4 205 (6.18%) nginx
5 198 (5.97%) IIS
6 169 (5.09%) MS Exchange
7 131 (3.95%) WebLogic
8 110 (3.31%) WebSphere
9 107 (3.22%) OpenStack
10 83 (2.50%) SharePoint
11 66 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
12 62 (1.87%) Confluence
13 44 (1.33%) CMS
14 41 (1.24%) Apache Solr
15 37 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
16 31 (0.93%) Drupal
16 31 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 23 (0.69%) GlassFish
17 23 (0.69%) Mule
17 23 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 298 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 71 (2.14%) MS Office
3 28 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.090%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.060%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.030%) MS Project
6 1 (0.030%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 57 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 47 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 34 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 29 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
5 25 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
6 20 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
7 19 (0.57%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 15 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 14 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
10 11 (0.33%) Magento
11 9 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
12 8 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
12 8 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (0.24%) Oracle FAH
12 8 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
12 8 (0.24%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 8 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 6 (0.18%) Oracle Utilities
13 6 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
14 3 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 336 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
3 88 (2.65%) PaaS
4 64 (1.93%) IaaS
5 62 (1.87%) SaaS
6 56 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 49 (1.48%) Office 365
8 48 (1.45%) Amazon S3
9 26 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 26 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (0.48%) Google Apps
11 16 (0.48%) GitHub
12 14 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
13 12 (0.36%) Route 53
14 11 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.33%) CloudFront
15 10 (0.30%) Heroku
15 10 (0.30%) Engine Yard
16 8 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 598 (18.02%) SAN
2 556 (16.75%) DNS
3 528 (15.91%) Firewall
4 516 (15.55%) TCP/IP
5 241 (7.26%) DHCP
6 224 (6.75%) LDAP
7 215 (6.48%) VPN
8 199 (6.00%) WAN
9 197 (5.94%) LAN
10 168 (5.06%) NAS
11 167 (5.03%) HTTP
12 156 (4.70%) Internet
13 124 (3.74%) Cisco ASA
14 92 (2.77%) SSL
14 92 (2.77%) SMTP
15 89 (2.68%) SNMP
16 88 (2.65%) iSCSI
16 88 (2.65%) VLAN
17 85 (2.56%) BGP
18 79 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 877 (26.42%) MySQL
2 522 (15.73%) SQL Server
3 338 (10.18%) Oracle Database
4 238 (7.17%) Relational Database
5 187 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
6 149 (4.49%) RDBMS
7 148 (4.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 98 (2.95%) MongoDB
9 97 (2.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 83 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 66 (1.99%) DB2
12 64 (1.93%) NoSQL
13 62 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
14 52 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
15 47 (1.42%) Big Data
16 45 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
16 45 (1.36%) Hadoop
17 44 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
18 42 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
19 40 (1.21%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 204 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 180 (5.42%) Jenkins
3 160 (4.82%) Subversion
4 80 (2.41%) JIRA
5 58 (1.75%) Hudson
6 47 (1.42%) Maven
7 40 (1.21%) Eclipse
8 36 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 34 (1.02%) Ant
10 25 (0.75%) JUnit
11 22 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
12 18 (0.54%) TeamCity
13 14 (0.42%) Emacs
13 14 (0.42%) InstallShield
14 13 (0.39%) Mercurial
14 13 (0.39%) Cucumber
15 12 (0.36%) Toad
16 11 (0.33%) Selenium
16 11 (0.33%) TestLink
17 9 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 751 (22.63%) Finance
2 228 (6.87%) Banking
3 220 (6.63%) Telecoms
4 104 (3.13%) Retail
5 82 (2.47%) Financial Institution
6 78 (2.35%) Marketing
7 72 (2.17%) Games
8 58 (1.75%) Advertising
9 50 (1.51%) Investment Banking
10 40 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 37 (1.11%) Legal
12 30 (0.90%) Law
13 29 (0.87%) Electronics
14 28 (0.84%) Publishing
15 22 (0.66%) Back Office
16 17 (0.51%) Billing
17 16 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.48%) Online Betting
18 11 (0.33%) Spanish Language
19 6 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 937 (28.23%) Administrator
2 779 (23.47%) Systems Administrator
3 542 (16.33%) Linux Administrator
4 475 (14.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 383 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
6 252 (7.59%) Support Engineer
7 227 (6.84%) Architect
7 227 (6.84%) Analyst
8 218 (6.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 215 (6.48%) Systems Engineer
10 178 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 175 (5.27%) DBA
12 171 (5.15%) Developer
13 128 (3.86%) UNIX Administrator
14 116 (3.50%) Java Developer
15 107 (3.22%) Oracle DBA
16 103 (3.10%) Linux Support
17 95 (2.86%) UNIX Engineer
18 93 (2.80%) UNIX Systems Administrator
19 89 (2.68%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (7.62%) Web Services
2 189 (5.69%) Middleware
3 161 (4.85%) LAMP
4 130 (3.92%) .NET
5 119 (3.59%) XML
6 110 (3.31%) RabbitMQ
7 97 (2.92%) HTML
8 82 (2.47%) jQuery
9 77 (2.32%) J2EE
10 65 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
11 61 (1.84%) Spring
12 58 (1.75%) Servlets
12 58 (1.75%) JSON
13 57 (1.72%) JMS
14 52 (1.57%) WebSphere MQ
15 43 (1.30%) Ajax
15 43 (1.30%) SOAP
16 40 (1.21%) CSS
16 40 (1.21%) Java EE
17 39 (1.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 303 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 271 (8.17%) Clustering
3 220 (6.63%) Open Source
4 137 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 104 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 77 (2.32%) Replication
7 71 (2.14%) Derivative
8 53 (1.60%) Equities
9 47 (1.42%) CLARiiON
10 42 (1.27%) Private Cloud
10 42 (1.27%) Wiki
11 36 (1.08%) HACMP
11 36 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 34 (1.02%) Public Cloud
13 32 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
14 31 (0.93%) Statistics
14 31 (0.93%) Hedge funds
15 30 (0.90%) Client/Server
16 29 (0.87%) FlexPod
17 27 (0.81%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3075 (92.65%) Linux
2 1992 (60.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1307 (39.38%) Windows
4 983 (29.62%) UNIX
5 867 (26.12%) CentOS
6 616 (18.56%) Solaris
7 468 (14.10%) Ubuntu
8 387 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 373 (11.24%) Debian
10 241 (7.26%) AIX
11 217 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 193 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 181 (5.45%) SUSE
14 149 (4.49%) HPUX
15 114 (3.43%) Fedora
15 114 (3.43%) Windows 7
16 79 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
17 68 (2.05%) Windows 8
18 37 (1.11%) Windows XP
19 30 (0.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (15.76%) ITIL
2 500 (15.06%) DevOps
3 389 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
4 335 (10.09%) Configuration Management
5 290 (8.74%) Load Balancing
6 224 (6.75%) E-Commerce
7 210 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 193 (5.82%) Performance Tuning
9 177 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
10 147 (4.43%) Time Management
11 135 (4.07%) Project Management
12 133 (4.01%) Migration
13 129 (3.89%) Software Engineering
13 129 (3.89%) Mentoring
14 116 (3.50%) Service Delivery
15 112 (3.37%) Change Management
16 104 (3.13%) SOA
17 95 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
18 90 (2.71%) Service Management
19 85 (2.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 839 (25.28%) Perl
2 818 (24.65%) Bash Shell
3 746 (22.48%) Python
4 698 (21.03%) Java
5 605 (18.23%) SQL
6 420 (12.65%) PHP
7 356 (10.73%) Shell Script
8 307 (9.25%) Ruby
9 232 (6.99%) PowerShell
10 130 (3.92%) JavaScript
11 125 (3.77%) PL/SQL
12 82 (2.47%) C++
13 78 (2.35%) Korn
14 75 (2.26%) C
15 53 (1.60%) C#
16 38 (1.14%) Bourne shell
17 29 (0.87%) AWK
18 27 (0.81%) VBScript
19 24 (0.72%) VB
20 22 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 342 (10.30%) Degree
2 185 (5.57%) RHCE
3 168 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
4 149 (4.49%) Security Cleared
5 114 (3.43%) CCNA
6 105 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 94 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 89 (2.68%) SC Cleared
9 78 (2.35%) CCNP
10 74 (2.23%) MCSE
11 66 (1.99%) RHCSA
12 56 (1.69%) DV Cleared
13 55 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
14 53 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
15 37 (1.11%) OCP
16 34 (1.02%) ISEB
16 34 (1.02%) MCSA
17 31 (0.93%) MCITP
18 26 (0.78%) JNCIA
19 25 (0.75%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (3.50%) SLA
2 88 (2.65%) QA
3 46 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 34 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.57%) COBIT
7 7 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.030%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.030%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.030%) Basel II
System Software
1 882 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 400 (12.05%) Active Directory
3 270 (8.13%) vSphere
4 209 (6.30%) Hyper-V
5 181 (5.45%) NFS
6 143 (4.31%) VMware ESX
7 131 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
8 108 (3.25%) KVM
9 101 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
10 81 (2.44%) Xen
11 75 (2.26%) XenApp
12 73 (2.20%) XenServer
13 70 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 69 (2.08%) iptables
15 64 (1.93%) Postfix
15 64 (1.93%) vCloud
16 49 (1.48%) Samba
17 47 (1.42%) Varnish
18 38 (1.14%) Firmware
19 35 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 827 (24.92%) Puppet
2 444 (13.38%) Opscode Chef
3 389 (11.72%) Nagios
4 109 (3.28%) NetBackup
5 105 (3.16%) Ansible
6 96 (2.89%) Data Guard
7 95 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
8 89 (2.68%) ZABBIX
9 68 (2.05%) Tivoli
10 64 (1.93%) SCCM
11 57 (1.72%) Cacti
12 54 (1.63%) Zenoss
13 52 (1.57%) logstash
14 51 (1.54%) CFEngine
14 51 (1.54%) Red Hat Satellite
15 44 (1.33%) Salt
16 42 (1.27%) WSUS
17 38 (1.14%) SCOM
18 36 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
19 34 (1.02%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1396 (42.06%) VMware
2 940 (28.32%) Oracle
3 645 (19.43%) Cisco
4 606 (18.26%) Microsoft
5 465 (14.01%) HP
6 265 (7.98%) IBM
7 256 (7.71%) Citrix
8 226 (6.81%) EMC
9 220 (6.63%) NetApp
10 177 (5.33%) Juniper
11 149 (4.49%) Veritas
12 131 (3.95%) Sun
13 121 (3.65%) Symantec
14 97 (2.92%) F5
15 93 (2.80%) CheckPoint
16 77 (2.32%) Dell
17 75 (2.26%) Brocade
18 74 (2.23%) SolarWinds
19 73 (2.20%) SAP
20 65 (1.96%) Splunk
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Posted: 2 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
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Salary: £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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ISL
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
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X4 Group
Salary: £45k per year
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday