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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 210 182 178
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -4
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1589 1918 1755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.45% 1.64% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 3.14% 3.51% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1504 1526
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
50532 54660 51810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.14% 46.72% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 40962 43828 42353
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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 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 31 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 -28 1504 £50,000 +11.11% 216
London -16 759 £57,500 +9.52% 89
South East -23 331 £44,000 -2.22% 37
City of London -18 168 £57,500 +9.52% 16
Yorkshire -43 117 £40,000 +1.01% 22
Surrey +16 110 £57,500 +27.77% 6
Berkshire -9 107 £42,500 -4.49% 13
East of England -18 94 £47,000 +4.44% 15
Reading +23 87 £25,000 -35.48% 10
West Yorkshire -39 79 £45,000 +5.88% 18
South West -11 78 £45,000 +20.00% 18
Leeds -27 67 £47,500 +11.76% 14
North West -18 65 £35,000 -14.63% 15
Hampshire -15 52 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Cambridgeshire +9 47 £43,900 +0.91% 10
West Midlands +1 47 £42,500 +30.76% 10
Manchester -11 44 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Cambridge +1 43 £43,900 +0.91% 9
Staines - 37 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire -23 34 £52,500 +7.69% 2
Wales +6 33 £37,500 +11.11% 8
Scotland -5 30 £51,000 +27.50% 5
South Wales -5 28 £37,500 +11.11% 8
Bristol -14 28 £67,500 +80.00% 3
West Sussex +18 27 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +20 25 £42,500 -20.93% 5
Crawley +10 24 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Sheffield +14 23 £36,500 +9.44% 1
South Yorkshire +13 23 £36,500 +9.44% 2
Gloucestershire -24 22 £39,750 +3.24% 4

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 3115 (92.24%) Linux
2 2020 (59.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1386 (41.04%) VMware
4 1367 (40.48%) Windows
5 1028 (30.44%) Oracle
6 951 (28.16%) UNIX
7 931 (27.57%) Apache
8 900 (26.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 872 (25.82%) Puppet
10 862 (25.53%) MySQL
11 851 (25.20%) CentOS
12 838 (24.81%) Perl
13 818 (24.22%) Python
14 813 (24.07%) Bash Shell
15 805 (23.84%) Finance
16 733 (21.71%) Java
17 639 (18.92%) Cisco
18 637 (18.86%) SQL
19 601 (17.80%) ITIL
20 592 (17.53%) Solaris
21 570 (16.88%) Firewall
22 567 (16.79%) Microsoft
23 566 (16.76%) Tomcat
24 552 (16.35%) DevOps
25 545 (16.14%) SAN
26 537 (15.90%) DNS
27 532 (15.75%) TCP/IP
28 490 (14.51%) SQL Server
29 468 (13.86%) Ubuntu
30 459 (13.59%) Agile Software Development

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 931 (27.57%) Apache
2 566 (16.76%) Tomcat
3 222 (6.57%) JBoss
4 217 (6.43%) nginx
5 200 (5.92%) IIS
6 150 (4.44%) MS Exchange
7 146 (4.32%) WebLogic
8 116 (3.44%) OpenStack
9 108 (3.20%) WebSphere
10 93 (2.75%) SharePoint
11 82 (2.43%) Confluence
12 55 (1.63%) CMS
13 46 (1.36%) Drupal
14 42 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
15 39 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
16 34 (1.01%) Lync
17 32 (0.95%) Apache Solr
18 30 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 27 (0.80%) Zope
20 26 (0.77%) Plone
Applications
1 264 (7.82%) MS Excel
2 66 (1.95%) MS Office
3 35 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.27%) 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 60 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
2 51 (1.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 34 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
4 28 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
5 22 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 19 (0.56%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 19 (0.56%) Magento
7 17 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
8 14 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
9 13 (0.38%) RMDS
10 9 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (0.27%) Oracle Utilities
11 8 (0.24%) Oracle FAH
11 8 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
11 8 (0.24%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 8 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 8 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
11 8 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
12 6 (0.18%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 409 (12.11%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
3 75 (2.22%) PaaS
4 60 (1.78%) SaaS
5 55 (1.63%) Office 365
6 52 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
7 49 (1.45%) Amazon S3
8 39 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
9 34 (1.01%) IaaS
10 24 (0.71%) IBM PureFlex
11 23 (0.68%) Route 53
12 18 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
13 16 (0.47%) GitHub
14 14 (0.41%) Google Apps
14 14 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
15 12 (0.36%) IBM SmartCloud
15 12 (0.36%) Responsys
15 12 (0.36%) Taleo
16 8 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 570 (16.88%) Firewall
2 545 (16.14%) SAN
3 537 (15.90%) DNS
4 532 (15.75%) TCP/IP
5 218 (6.46%) WAN
6 203 (6.01%) VPN
7 197 (5.83%) LAN
8 193 (5.72%) DHCP
9 179 (5.30%) LDAP
10 170 (5.03%) NAS
11 146 (4.32%) Internet
12 123 (3.64%) HTTP
13 111 (3.29%) Cisco ASA
14 101 (2.99%) SSL
15 82 (2.43%) SMTP
16 81 (2.40%) VoIP
17 80 (2.37%) FTP
18 79 (2.34%) VLAN
19 78 (2.31%) BGP
20 76 (2.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 862 (25.53%) MySQL
2 490 (14.51%) SQL Server
3 356 (10.54%) Oracle Database
4 249 (7.37%) Relational Database
5 182 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
6 170 (5.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 133 (3.94%) RDBMS
8 129 (3.82%) MongoDB
9 101 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 96 (2.84%) Hadoop
11 84 (2.49%) Big Data
12 73 (2.16%) NoSQL
13 58 (1.72%) DB2
14 57 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
15 56 (1.66%) Oracle Database 12c
16 55 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
17 44 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
17 44 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
17 44 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
18 40 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 245 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 225 (6.66%) Jenkins
3 209 (6.19%) Subversion
4 105 (3.11%) JIRA
5 77 (2.28%) Hudson
6 64 (1.90%) Maven
7 37 (1.10%) JUnit
7 37 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 34 (1.01%) Ant
9 31 (0.92%) TeamCity
10 25 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
11 21 (0.62%) Cucumber
12 20 (0.59%) Eclipse
12 20 (0.59%) Selenium
13 16 (0.47%) Emacs
14 15 (0.44%) ProC
15 14 (0.41%) InstallShield
16 12 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 12 (0.36%) Artifactory
17 10 (0.30%) TestLink
General
1 805 (23.84%) Finance
2 276 (8.17%) Banking
3 216 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 119 (3.52%) Retail
5 92 (2.72%) Financial Institution
6 77 (2.28%) Games
7 73 (2.16%) Marketing
8 53 (1.57%) Investment Banking
9 47 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 39 (1.15%) Electronics
11 33 (0.98%) Advertising
11 33 (0.98%) Legal
12 27 (0.80%) Law
13 26 (0.77%) Billing
14 24 (0.71%) Back Office
15 23 (0.68%) Publishing
16 18 (0.53%) Online Betting
17 13 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.27%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 886 (26.24%) Administrator
2 727 (21.53%) Systems Administrator
3 515 (15.25%) Linux Administrator
4 440 (13.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 396 (11.73%) Linux Engineer
6 268 (7.94%) Architect
7 252 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
8 246 (7.28%) Systems Engineer
9 238 (7.05%) Support Engineer
10 221 (6.54%) Analyst
11 212 (6.28%) Developer
12 171 (5.06%) DBA
13 149 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 131 (3.88%) Java Developer
15 122 (3.61%) UNIX Administrator
16 119 (3.52%) Oracle DBA
17 117 (3.46%) Linux Support
18 111 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
19 96 (2.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
20 92 (2.72%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (8.56%) Web Services
2 193 (5.72%) LAMP
3 191 (5.66%) Middleware
4 111 (3.29%) XML
5 103 (3.05%) .NET
6 102 (3.02%) HTML
7 97 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
8 84 (2.49%) jQuery
9 73 (2.16%) Spring
10 65 (1.92%) J2EE
11 58 (1.72%) JMS
11 58 (1.72%) JSON
12 56 (1.66%) CSS
13 46 (1.36%) HTML5
14 43 (1.27%) Servlets
15 41 (1.21%) ActiveMQ
16 38 (1.13%) WebSphere MQ
17 36 (1.07%) SOAP
18 35 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
19 34 (1.01%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 429 (12.70%) Data Centre
2 337 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
3 234 (6.93%) Clustering
4 158 (4.68%) Management Information System
5 139 (4.12%) Computer Science
6 72 (2.13%) Derivative
7 71 (2.10%) Private Cloud
8 69 (2.04%) EMC VNX
9 66 (1.95%) Replication
10 61 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
11 59 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
12 52 (1.54%) Hedge funds
13 51 (1.51%) Statistics
14 50 (1.48%) Equities
15 49 (1.45%) CLARiiON
16 43 (1.27%) Wiki
17 42 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 38 (1.13%) Public Cloud
19 31 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
20 29 (0.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3115 (92.24%) Linux
2 2020 (59.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1367 (40.48%) Windows
4 951 (28.16%) UNIX
5 851 (25.20%) CentOS
6 592 (17.53%) Solaris
7 468 (13.86%) Ubuntu
8 405 (11.99%) Debian
9 400 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 250 (7.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 240 (7.11%) AIX
12 206 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 157 (4.65%) SUSE
14 113 (3.35%) Fedora
15 111 (3.29%) HPUX
15 111 (3.29%) Windows 7
16 87 (2.58%) Oracle Linux
17 77 (2.28%) Windows 8
18 29 (0.86%) Mac OS X
19 27 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (17.80%) ITIL
2 552 (16.35%) DevOps
3 459 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
4 385 (11.40%) Configuration Management
5 294 (8.71%) Load Balancing
6 255 (7.55%) E-Commerce
7 234 (6.93%) Open Source
8 211 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 180 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 159 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
11 158 (4.68%) Project Management
12 150 (4.44%) Software Engineering
13 138 (4.09%) Change Management
14 135 (4.00%) Mentoring
15 133 (3.94%) Service Delivery
16 114 (3.38%) Migration
17 106 (3.14%) SOA
18 97 (2.87%) Service Management
19 95 (2.81%) Problem Management
20 91 (2.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 838 (24.81%) Perl
2 818 (24.22%) Python
3 813 (24.07%) Bash Shell
4 733 (21.71%) Java
5 637 (18.86%) SQL
6 378 (11.19%) PHP
7 359 (10.63%) Ruby
8 332 (9.83%) Shell Script
9 242 (7.17%) PowerShell
10 143 (4.23%) JavaScript
11 107 (3.17%) C
12 99 (2.93%) PL/SQL
13 92 (2.72%) C++
14 79 (2.34%) Korn
15 57 (1.69%) C#
16 42 (1.24%) AWK
17 32 (0.95%) VBScript
18 29 (0.86%) VB
19 27 (0.80%) T-SQL
19 27 (0.80%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 394 (11.67%) Degree
2 158 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
3 146 (4.32%) RHCE
4 136 (4.03%) Security Cleared
5 125 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 107 (3.17%) CCNA
7 104 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 81 (2.40%) MCSE
8 81 (2.40%) SC Cleared
9 67 (1.98%) CCNP
9 67 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
10 52 (1.54%) MCITP
11 48 (1.42%) ISEB
12 47 (1.39%) RHCSA
13 43 (1.27%) DV Cleared
14 34 (1.01%) MCSA
15 30 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
15 30 (0.89%) RHCA
16 24 (0.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
17 23 (0.68%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (3.14%) QA
2 86 (2.55%) SLA
3 51 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 37 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.56%) 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
1 900 (26.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 371 (10.99%) Active Directory
3 226 (6.69%) vSphere
4 172 (5.09%) Hyper-V
5 152 (4.50%) NFS
6 144 (4.26%) KVM
7 127 (3.76%) Oracle RAC
8 121 (3.58%) VMware ESX
9 98 (2.90%) Xen
10 97 (2.87%) XenApp
11 88 (2.61%) Postfix
11 88 (2.61%) iptables
12 86 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
13 74 (2.19%) vCloud
14 73 (2.16%) XenServer
15 59 (1.75%) Samba
16 58 (1.72%) Varnish
17 52 (1.54%) Docker
18 47 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 38 (1.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 872 (25.82%) Puppet
2 446 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
3 365 (10.81%) Nagios
4 158 (4.68%) Ansible
5 102 (3.02%) ZABBIX
6 100 (2.96%) Data Guard
7 94 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
8 92 (2.72%) NetBackup
9 64 (1.90%) SCCM
10 56 (1.66%) Tivoli
11 54 (1.60%) CFEngine
12 53 (1.57%) Salt
13 46 (1.36%) Zenoss
14 45 (1.33%) Cacti
15 43 (1.27%) logstash
15 43 (1.27%) Graphite
16 41 (1.21%) Oracle ZFS
17 39 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
17 39 (1.15%) HAProxy
18 38 (1.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1386 (41.04%) VMware
2 1028 (30.44%) Oracle
3 639 (18.92%) Cisco
4 567 (16.79%) Microsoft
5 431 (12.76%) HP
6 292 (8.65%) IBM
6 292 (8.65%) Citrix
7 257 (7.61%) NetApp
8 188 (5.57%) EMC
9 157 (4.65%) Juniper
10 132 (3.91%) Sun
11 127 (3.76%) Veritas
12 104 (3.08%) F5
13 100 (2.96%) CheckPoint
14 89 (2.64%) Symantec
15 82 (2.43%) Splunk
16 80 (2.37%) Brocade
17 70 (2.07%) SAP
18 67 (1.98%) SolarWinds
19 64 (1.90%) 3PAR
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens - bonus, gym, pens+
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £41,300 to £46,500
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£30k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + On-call + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago