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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
Rank 889 871 886
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs citing RHCA 13 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.041% 0.021% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 6
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +69.23%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £55,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +69.23%

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
31349 29198 33515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.01% 27.11% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24289 23722 28353
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 September 2014 within the UK.

RHCA Salary Histogram in the UK

RHCA
Top 14 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 1 September 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 -15 12 £35,000 -36.36%
South East - 8 £35,000 -
Reading - 8 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 8 £35,000 -
Chippenham - 2 £37,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £37,000 -
South West - 2 £37,000 -
Cambridge -6 1 £51,500 -6.36%
Cambridgeshire -11 1 £51,500 -6.36%
East of England -13 1 £51,500 -6.36%
Scotland -18 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

RHCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
1 32 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 31 (96.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (87.50%) VMware
4 27 (84.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (78.13%) CCNA
6 21 (65.63%) RHCE
7 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (53.13%) MPLS
7 17 (53.13%) OSPF
7 17 (53.13%) BGP
7 17 (53.13%) EIGRP
7 17 (53.13%) Clustering
7 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
7 17 (53.13%) Cisco
7 17 (53.13%) MCSE
7 17 (53.13%) MCSA
7 17 (53.13%) Windows
7 17 (53.13%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (53.13%) PCI DSS
7 17 (53.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (53.13%) Load Balancing
8 16 (50.00%) CCSE
8 16 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
8 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (50.00%) CCNP
8 16 (50.00%) CCSA
8 16 (50.00%) CheckPoint

RHCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) MPLS
1 17 (53.13%) OSPF
1 17 (53.13%) BGP
1 17 (53.13%) EIGRP
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco IOS
1 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.00%) 4G
2 8 (25.00%) VoLTE
2 8 (25.00%) LTE
3 5 (15.63%) SAN
4 4 (12.50%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) SMTP
5 3 (9.38%) SNMP
5 3 (9.38%) LDAP
5 3 (9.38%) SSH
5 3 (9.38%) NAS
5 3 (9.38%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Subversion
General
1 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 16 (50.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 8 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Junior
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Clustering
2 8 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (96.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (53.13%) Windows
4 4 (12.50%) UNIX
5 2 (6.25%) SUSE
5 2 (6.25%) HPUX
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Load Balancing
2 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Data Security
5 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) CCNA
1 25 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (65.63%) RHCE
3 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (53.13%) MCSE
3 17 (53.13%) MCSA
3 17 (53.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (50.00%) CCSE
4 16 (50.00%) CCNP
4 16 (50.00%) CCSA
5 3 (9.38%) RHCT
6 2 (6.25%) SCSA
6 2 (6.25%) Sun Certification
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (53.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 27 (84.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) NFS
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) MetaFrame
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nagios
1 3 (9.38%) CFEngine
1 3 (9.38%) Cobbler
1 3 (9.38%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (6.25%) Legato
2 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 28 (87.50%) VMware
3 17 (53.13%) Cisco
4 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) Veritas
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) CommVault
6 2 (6.25%) Sun
6 2 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) EMC
6 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix