The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
Rank 919 882 892
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +10
Permanent jobs citing RHCA 16 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.005% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.048% 0.019% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 13
Average salary £35,750 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.41% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £47,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £60,000 £59,800
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 - £42,500
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33288 31432 34939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.80% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26572 25314 29641
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

RHCA Salary Histogram in the UK

RHCA
Top 9 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -29 16 £35,750 -40.41% 2
Leeds - 7 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 - - 1
Yorkshire - 7 - - 1
South West - 6 £34,500 -
Wiltshire - 6 £34,500 -
Chippenham - 4 £35,750 -
London -53 3 £67,500 +12.50% 1
City of London - 3 £67,500 - 1

RHCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 45 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 38 (84.44%) VMware
2 38 (84.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (77.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 32 (71.11%) Cisco
6 30 (66.67%) CCNA
6 30 (66.67%) Linux
7 29 (64.44%) MCSE
7 29 (64.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (64.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (62.22%) CCNP
9 24 (53.33%) RHCE
9 24 (53.33%) Windows
10 22 (48.89%) IIS
11 20 (44.44%) MCSA
11 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
11 20 (44.44%) MS Excel
11 20 (44.44%) E-Commerce
11 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
11 20 (44.44%) EIGRP
11 20 (44.44%) CheckPoint
11 20 (44.44%) MPLS
11 20 (44.44%) OSPF
11 20 (44.44%) BGP
11 20 (44.44%) Clustering
11 20 (44.44%) CCSA
11 20 (44.44%) CCSE
11 20 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
11 20 (44.44%) PCI DSS

RHCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 22 (48.89%) IIS
2 14 (31.11%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 20 (44.44%) EIGRP
1 20 (44.44%) MPLS
1 20 (44.44%) OSPF
1 20 (44.44%) BGP
1 20 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
2 17 (37.78%) SAN
3 16 (35.56%) SMTP
3 16 (35.56%) DNS
4 11 (24.44%) NAS
5 9 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (6.67%) tcpdump
6 3 (6.67%) LDAP
6 3 (6.67%) SNMP
6 3 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Team Leader
1 20 (44.44%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 13 (28.89%) Operations Team Leader
2 13 (28.89%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
3 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Network Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (2.22%) UNIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Hedge funds
3 4 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 30 (66.67%) Linux
3 24 (53.33%) Windows
4 6 (13.33%) SUSE
4 6 (13.33%) HPUX
4 6 (13.33%) Solaris
5 4 (8.89%) UNIX
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 20 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.22%) BPR
4 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (77.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 30 (66.67%) CCNA
4 29 (64.44%) MCSE
4 29 (64.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (62.22%) CCNP
6 24 (53.33%) RHCE
7 20 (44.44%) MCSA
7 20 (44.44%) CCSA
7 20 (44.44%) CCSE
8 9 (20.00%) MCITP
9 6 (13.33%) Sun Certification
9 6 (13.33%) SCSA
9 6 (13.33%) Degree
10 3 (6.67%) RHCT
11 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
11 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 6 (13.33%) QA
3 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (64.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.00%) XenApp
2 9 (20.00%) vSphere
3 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.67%) NFS
5 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Legato
1 6 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 6 (13.33%) Backup Exec
1 6 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (6.67%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (6.67%) CFEngine
2 3 (6.67%) Cobbler
2 3 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 38 (84.44%) VMware
3 32 (71.11%) Cisco
4 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 20 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 15 (33.33%) Oracle
6 9 (20.00%) Citrix
7 6 (13.33%) HP
7 6 (13.33%) EMC
7 6 (13.33%) Sun
7 6 (13.33%) CommVault
7 6 (13.33%) NetApp
7 6 (13.33%) Veritas
7 6 (13.33%) 3PAR
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