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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 212 186 177
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -9
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1607 1907 1795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.45% 1.61% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 3.12% 3.46% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1491 1535
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,100
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+3.29% +3.65%

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
51571 55131 51801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.60% 46.68% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41660 44546 42531
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -22 1521 £50,000 +5.26% 216
London -6 754 £57,500 +9.52% 93
South East -5 344 £45,000 - 31
City of London -10 164 £57,500 +9.52% 27
Yorkshire -54 119 £40,000 +6.66% 27
Berkshire -7 118 £35,000 -20.45% 10
Surrey +5 101 £55,000 +22.22% 13
East of England -12 98 £45,000 +3.44% 18
Reading +14 95 £25,000 -37.50% 4
South West -9 82 £45,000 +16.88% 19
West Yorkshire -57 74 £40,000 -1.23% 23
Leeds -42 63 £40,000 -5.88% 23
Hampshire -12 60 £42,500 -10.52% 2
North West -20 57 £35,000 -14.63% 17
West Midlands +13 50 £45,000 +38.46% 7
Cambridgeshire +3 49 £44,450 +2.18% 11
Manchester -7 45 £35,000 -18.60% 7
Cambridge +16 44 £43,900 +0.91% 8
Scotland -1 39 £53,750 +39.61% 5
Hertfordshire -8 37 £47,000 -10.04% 5
Staines - 34 £60,000 - 4
Oxfordshire +17 30 £53,750 -2.27% 3
Bristol -30 29 £57,500 +53.33% 4
South Yorkshire +15 28 £39,000 +30.00% 3
West Sussex +16 27 £42,500 -15.84% 1
Sheffield +13 26 £39,000 +16.94% 2
Crawley +22 25 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Wales -10 23 £39,500 +17.91% 7
Warwickshire +4 21 £35,000 -13.04% 2
South Wales -4 21 £39,500 +17.91% 5

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3112 (92.29%) Linux
2 2049 (60.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1417 (42.02%) VMware
4 1368 (40.57%) Windows
5 998 (29.60%) Oracle
6 971 (28.80%) UNIX
7 916 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 913 (27.08%) Apache
9 875 (25.95%) MySQL
10 868 (25.74%) CentOS
11 866 (25.68%) Puppet
12 819 (24.29%) Bash Shell
13 818 (24.26%) Perl
14 796 (23.61%) Finance
15 776 (23.01%) Python
16 706 (20.94%) Java
17 653 (19.37%) Cisco
18 623 (18.48%) Solaris
19 619 (18.36%) SQL
20 609 (18.06%) Microsoft
21 598 (17.73%) ITIL
22 572 (16.96%) Firewall
23 567 (16.81%) SAN
24 561 (16.64%) Tomcat
25 547 (16.22%) DNS
26 543 (16.10%) DevOps
27 527 (15.63%) TCP/IP
28 520 (15.42%) SQL Server
29 472 (14.00%) HP
30 470 (13.94%) Ubuntu

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 913 (27.08%) Apache
2 561 (16.64%) Tomcat
3 243 (7.21%) JBoss
4 204 (6.05%) nginx
5 200 (5.93%) IIS
6 159 (4.72%) MS Exchange
7 136 (4.03%) WebLogic
8 114 (3.38%) OpenStack
9 107 (3.17%) WebSphere
10 94 (2.79%) SharePoint
11 78 (2.31%) Confluence
12 58 (1.72%) CMS
13 46 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
14 41 (1.22%) Drupal
15 38 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
16 37 (1.10%) Apache Solr
17 33 (0.98%) Lync
18 29 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 27 (0.80%) Zope
20 26 (0.77%) Plone
Applications
1 298 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 68 (2.02%) MS Office
3 34 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.15%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.059%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.059%) FastStats
7 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.030%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 62 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
2 53 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 32 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
4 28 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
5 22 (0.65%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 18 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
7 17 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
7 17 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
7 17 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 16 (0.47%) Magento
9 9 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
10 8 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
10 8 (0.24%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 8 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 8 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (0.24%) Oracle FAH
11 7 (0.21%) Oracle Utilities
12 6 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
12 6 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 381 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
3 78 (2.31%) PaaS
4 66 (1.96%) SaaS
5 61 (1.81%) Office 365
6 56 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
7 46 (1.36%) Amazon S3
8 39 (1.16%) IaaS
9 33 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (0.71%) IBM PureFlex
11 23 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (0.53%) Route 53
14 17 (0.50%) GitHub
15 16 (0.47%) Google Apps
16 14 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
17 11 (0.33%) Responsys
17 11 (0.33%) Taleo
18 10 (0.30%) Heroku
18 10 (0.30%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 572 (16.96%) Firewall
2 567 (16.81%) SAN
3 547 (16.22%) DNS
4 527 (15.63%) TCP/IP
5 209 (6.20%) DHCP
6 206 (6.11%) WAN
7 205 (6.08%) LDAP
8 201 (5.96%) VPN
9 184 (5.46%) LAN
10 166 (4.92%) NAS
11 144 (4.27%) Internet
12 130 (3.86%) Cisco ASA
13 127 (3.77%) HTTP
14 100 (2.97%) SSL
15 87 (2.58%) SMTP
16 86 (2.55%) VLAN
17 83 (2.46%) SNMP
18 82 (2.43%) iSCSI
19 79 (2.34%) Cisco IOS
20 78 (2.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 875 (25.95%) MySQL
2 520 (15.42%) SQL Server
3 346 (10.26%) Oracle Database
4 261 (7.74%) Relational Database
5 189 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
6 163 (4.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 146 (4.33%) RDBMS
8 120 (3.56%) MongoDB
9 98 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
10 80 (2.37%) NoSQL
11 75 (2.22%) Hadoop
12 67 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
12 67 (1.99%) Big Data
13 62 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
14 54 (1.60%) DB2
15 53 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
16 48 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
17 44 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
18 43 (1.28%) Oracle ODI
19 40 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 240 (7.12%) Git (software)
2 215 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 199 (5.90%) Subversion
4 95 (2.82%) JIRA
5 71 (2.11%) Hudson
6 53 (1.57%) Maven
7 36 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 34 (1.01%) JUnit
9 33 (0.98%) Ant
10 30 (0.89%) Eclipse
11 24 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
12 23 (0.68%) TeamCity
13 19 (0.56%) Cucumber
14 16 (0.47%) Emacs
15 14 (0.42%) Selenium
16 13 (0.39%) InstallShield
16 13 (0.39%) TestLink
17 11 (0.33%) ProC
18 9 (0.27%) Toad
18 9 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 796 (23.61%) Finance
2 265 (7.86%) Banking
3 199 (5.90%) Telecoms
4 112 (3.32%) Retail
5 99 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 77 (2.28%) Games
7 72 (2.14%) Marketing
8 53 (1.57%) Investment Banking
9 47 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 46 (1.36%) Advertising
11 37 (1.10%) Legal
12 31 (0.92%) Electronics
13 28 (0.83%) Law
14 26 (0.77%) Publishing
15 19 (0.56%) Billing
15 19 (0.56%) Back Office
16 18 (0.53%) Online Betting
17 11 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.21%) Front Office
18 7 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 922 (27.34%) Administrator
2 769 (22.81%) Systems Administrator
3 529 (15.69%) Linux Administrator
4 457 (13.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 401 (11.89%) Linux Engineer
6 257 (7.62%) Architect
7 252 (7.47%) Support Engineer
8 237 (7.03%) DevOps Engineer
9 235 (6.97%) Systems Engineer
10 230 (6.82%) Analyst
11 190 (5.63%) Developer
12 177 (5.25%) DBA
13 167 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 125 (3.71%) UNIX Administrator
15 121 (3.59%) Java Developer
16 116 (3.44%) Linux Support
17 112 (3.32%) Oracle DBA
18 103 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
19 92 (2.73%) UNIX Systems Administrator
20 90 (2.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (8.54%) Web Services
2 185 (5.49%) Middleware
3 183 (5.43%) LAMP
4 117 (3.47%) .NET
5 109 (3.23%) XML
6 98 (2.91%) HTML
7 96 (2.85%) RabbitMQ
8 83 (2.46%) jQuery
9 68 (2.02%) J2EE
10 67 (1.99%) Spring
11 60 (1.78%) JMS
12 56 (1.66%) CSS
13 54 (1.60%) JSON
14 53 (1.57%) Servlets
15 51 (1.51%) ActiveMQ
16 43 (1.28%) Java EE
17 42 (1.25%) HTML5
18 40 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
19 36 (1.07%) FIX Protocol
20 35 (1.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 418 (12.40%) Data Centre
2 333 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 256 (7.59%) Clustering
4 161 (4.77%) Management Information System
5 138 (4.09%) Computer Science
6 76 (2.25%) EMC VNX
7 73 (2.16%) Replication
8 69 (2.05%) Derivative
9 64 (1.90%) Private Cloud
10 54 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 54 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
11 53 (1.57%) Equities
12 50 (1.48%) CLARiiON
13 47 (1.39%) Statistics
13 47 (1.39%) Hedge funds
14 44 (1.30%) Wiki
14 44 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 38 (1.13%) Public Cloud
16 29 (0.86%) Client/Server
16 29 (0.86%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 3112 (92.29%) Linux
2 2049 (60.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1368 (40.57%) Windows
4 971 (28.80%) UNIX
5 868 (25.74%) CentOS
6 623 (18.48%) Solaris
7 470 (13.94%) Ubuntu
8 395 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 384 (11.39%) Debian
10 252 (7.47%) AIX
11 247 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 196 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 165 (4.89%) SUSE
14 131 (3.88%) HPUX
15 118 (3.50%) Windows 7
16 115 (3.41%) Fedora
17 90 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
18 74 (2.19%) Windows 8
19 32 (0.95%) Windows XP
20 30 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (17.73%) ITIL
2 543 (16.10%) DevOps
3 439 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
4 375 (11.12%) Configuration Management
5 299 (8.87%) Load Balancing
6 259 (7.68%) E-Commerce
7 218 (6.47%) Open Source
8 203 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 201 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
10 169 (5.01%) Performance Tuning
11 153 (4.54%) Project Management
12 139 (4.12%) Mentoring
13 134 (3.97%) Change Management
14 129 (3.83%) Service Delivery
15 124 (3.68%) Software Engineering
16 117 (3.47%) Migration
17 109 (3.23%) Time Management
18 104 (3.08%) SOA
19 102 (3.02%) Service Management
20 92 (2.73%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 819 (24.29%) Bash Shell
2 818 (24.26%) Perl
3 776 (23.01%) Python
4 706 (20.94%) Java
5 619 (18.36%) SQL
6 398 (11.80%) PHP
7 342 (10.14%) Shell Script
8 324 (9.61%) Ruby
9 246 (7.30%) PowerShell
10 134 (3.97%) JavaScript
11 110 (3.26%) PL/SQL
12 97 (2.88%) C
13 86 (2.55%) C++
14 85 (2.52%) Korn
15 50 (1.48%) C#
16 35 (1.04%) AWK
17 33 (0.98%) VBScript
18 28 (0.83%) Bourne shell
19 25 (0.74%) VB
19 25 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 383 (11.36%) Degree
2 165 (4.89%) RHCE
3 156 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
4 152 (4.51%) Security Cleared
5 117 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 107 (3.17%) CCNA
7 105 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 93 (2.76%) SC Cleared
9 82 (2.43%) MCSE
10 67 (1.99%) CCNP
11 65 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
12 53 (1.57%) RHCSA
13 51 (1.51%) DV Cleared
14 46 (1.36%) MCITP
15 41 (1.22%) ISEB
16 35 (1.04%) MCSA
17 33 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
18 31 (0.92%) RHCA
19 24 (0.71%) LPIC
20 23 (0.68%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (2.88%) SLA
2 93 (2.76%) QA
3 53 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 40 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.53%) COBIT
7 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.030%) Basel II
8 1 (0.030%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.030%) HIPAA
System Software
1 916 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 390 (11.57%) Active Directory
3 234 (6.94%) vSphere
4 197 (5.84%) Hyper-V
5 159 (4.72%) NFS
6 137 (4.06%) VMware ESX
7 131 (3.88%) KVM
8 119 (3.53%) Oracle RAC
9 97 (2.88%) XenApp
10 89 (2.64%) Xen
11 87 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
12 85 (2.52%) Postfix
13 80 (2.37%) iptables
14 75 (2.22%) XenServer
15 70 (2.08%) vCloud
16 59 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 57 (1.69%) Samba
18 52 (1.54%) Varnish
19 45 (1.33%) Docker
20 42 (1.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 866 (25.68%) Puppet
2 436 (12.93%) Opscode Chef
3 384 (11.39%) Nagios
4 134 (3.97%) Ansible
5 106 (3.14%) NetBackup
6 92 (2.73%) Data Guard
7 91 (2.70%) ZABBIX
8 89 (2.64%) Oracle RMAN
9 67 (1.99%) SCCM
10 56 (1.66%) Tivoli
11 53 (1.57%) CFEngine
12 50 (1.48%) Zenoss
13 48 (1.42%) logstash
13 48 (1.42%) Salt
14 47 (1.39%) Cacti
15 42 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
16 41 (1.22%) Vagrant
17 39 (1.16%) HAProxy
18 37 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
19 35 (1.04%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1417 (42.02%) VMware
2 998 (29.60%) Oracle
3 653 (19.37%) Cisco
4 609 (18.06%) Microsoft
5 472 (14.00%) HP
6 290 (8.60%) IBM
7 279 (8.27%) Citrix
8 251 (7.44%) NetApp
9 213 (6.32%) EMC
10 159 (4.72%) Juniper
11 139 (4.12%) Sun
12 134 (3.97%) Veritas
13 105 (3.11%) Symantec
14 102 (3.02%) F5
15 100 (2.97%) CheckPoint
16 87 (2.58%) Brocade
17 77 (2.28%) SAP
18 74 (2.19%) Splunk
19 68 (2.02%) SolarWinds
20 62 (1.84%) Dell
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 23 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days hol etc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £57500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £41,300 to £46,500
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EU-Solutions
Salary: From £47,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £47500 - £52500 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday