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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
Rank 885 867 883
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs citing RHCA 12 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.021% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.039% 0.078% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 2
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 £75,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -33.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,000 £67,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £83,900
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -

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
31098 29633 32739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 27.06% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24921 23376 27486
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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
Top 11 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 19 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 -13 11 £38,000 -24.00% 2
South West - 5 £38,000 - 2
Chippenham - 5 £38,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 5 £38,000 - 2
Reading +6 3 £35,000 -22.22%
South East +5 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Berkshire -4 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Manchester - 3 £40,000 -
North West - 3 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

RHCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 30 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 21 (70.00%) VMware
3 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (53.33%) CCNA
4 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (43.33%) LTE
5 13 (43.33%) 4G
5 13 (43.33%) VoLTE
5 13 (43.33%) Visualisation
5 13 (43.33%) Telecoms
5 13 (43.33%) Multimedia
6 9 (30.00%) UNIX
7 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 8 (26.67%) Apache
8 7 (23.33%) Sun Certification
8 7 (23.33%) SCSA
8 7 (23.33%) SAN
8 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
8 7 (23.33%) SUSE
8 7 (23.33%) HPUX
8 7 (23.33%) Solaris
8 7 (23.33%) MySQL
8 7 (23.33%) Sun
8 7 (23.33%) HP
8 7 (23.33%) nginx
8 7 (23.33%) NetBackup
9 6 (20.00%) RHCE
9 6 (20.00%) DNS

RHCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (26.67%) Apache
2 7 (23.33%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) LTE
1 13 (43.33%) 4G
1 13 (43.33%) VoLTE
2 7 (23.33%) SAN
3 6 (20.00%) DNS
4 5 (16.67%) FTP
5 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) SMTP
6 1 (3.33%) MPLS
6 1 (3.33%) OSPF
6 1 (3.33%) BGP
6 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 13 (43.33%) Telecoms
1 13 (43.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Junior
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) UNIX Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Visualisation
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (30.00%) UNIX
4 7 (23.33%) HPUX
4 7 (23.33%) Solaris
4 7 (23.33%) SUSE
5 5 (16.67%) Debian
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) CCNA
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) SCSA
2 7 (23.33%) Sun Certification
3 6 (20.00%) RHCE
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.67%) LPIC
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) VCAP
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) MCSA
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) MetaFrame
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (6.67%) Legato
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 21 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Sun
3 7 (23.33%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
5 2 (6.67%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) CommVault
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) Veritas
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) Twitter
6 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago