The table below looks at the statistics for RHCA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RHCA over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
Rank 883 915 898
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -17
Permanent jobs citing RHCA 7 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.015% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.023% 0.055% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 4
Average salary £38,000 £35,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.29% -40.41%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £34,500 -
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30383 32724 31424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.46% 27.25% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23753 26140 25296
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RHCA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RHCA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

RHCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RHCA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RHCA within the UK.

RHCA Salary Trend in the UK

RHCA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RHCA over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 within the UK.

RHCA Salary Histogram in the UK

RHCA
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RHCA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +2 7 £38,000 +6.29% 1
Manchester - 4 £32,500 -
North West - 4 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £56,000 -
East of England - 2 £56,000 -
South West -25 1 £38,000 +10.14% 1
Devon - 1 £38,000 -
Exeter - 1 £38,000 -

RHCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RHCA 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 RHCA.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
1 19 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (73.68%) UNIX
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (63.16%) Sun
3 12 (63.16%) HP
3 12 (63.16%) Sun Certification
3 12 (63.16%) Solaris
3 12 (63.16%) SCSA
3 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
3 12 (63.16%) Symantec
3 12 (63.16%) SUSE
4 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) NetBackup
4 8 (42.11%) SAN
4 8 (42.11%) HPUX
4 8 (42.11%) ITIL
4 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
4 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (36.84%) RHCE
6 5 (26.32%) FTP
6 5 (26.32%) DNS
6 5 (26.32%) MySQL
6 5 (26.32%) Apache
6 5 (26.32%) Debian
6 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (26.32%) nginx
7 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared

RHCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RHCA 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 RHCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) Apache
1 5 (26.32%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) FTP
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
1 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) UNIX
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (63.16%) Solaris
3 12 (63.16%) SUSE
4 8 (42.11%) HPUX
5 5 (26.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
1 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Data Security
2 2 (10.53%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Sun Certification
1 12 (63.16%) SCSA
2 7 (36.84%) RHCE
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (63.16%) Symantec
2 12 (63.16%) Sun
2 12 (63.16%) HP
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Twitter
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago