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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
Rank 867 895 867
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -28
Permanent jobs citing RHCA 26 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.010% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.087% 0.039% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 1
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -36.36%

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
29896 31032 28815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.30% 27.04% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 24045 23400
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

RHCA Salary Histogram in the UK

RHCA
Top 15 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 28 August 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 +19 26 £50,000 +42.85% 2
South East +21 13 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Berkshire +10 6 £47,500 +35.71%
London - 6 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire +17 5 £53,000 +2.91%
East of England +3 5 £53,000 +2.91%
Hampshire - 5 £50,000 -
City of London - 5 £55,000 -
Windsor - 5 £47,500 -
Cambridge +18 4 £53,000 +2.91%
Farnborough - 4 £50,000 -
Camberley - 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 £35,000 -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £35,000 -

RHCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (85.00%) Linux
2 32 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 27 (67.50%) RHCE
4 19 (47.50%) VMware
5 18 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (32.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (32.50%) CCNA
6 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (32.50%) Windows
6 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
7 12 (30.00%) nginx
7 12 (30.00%) Apache
7 12 (30.00%) FTP
7 12 (30.00%) DNS
7 12 (30.00%) Cisco
7 12 (30.00%) MySQL
7 12 (30.00%) Debian
7 12 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (25.00%) Statistics
8 10 (25.00%) SAN
8 10 (25.00%) vSphere
9 9 (22.50%) Citrix
9 9 (22.50%) LAN
9 9 (22.50%) WAN
9 9 (22.50%) UNIX
9 9 (22.50%) Data Security
10 8 (20.00%) NetApp
10 8 (20.00%) Market Research
11 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.50%) VCDX

RHCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (30.00%) Apache
1 12 (30.00%) nginx
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) FTP
1 12 (30.00%) DNS
2 10 (25.00%) SAN
3 9 (22.50%) LAN
3 9 (22.50%) WAN
4 6 (15.00%) Firewall
5 3 (7.50%) NAS
6 1 (2.50%) Wireless
6 1 (2.50%) Intranet
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) MySQL
1 12 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Subversion
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
1 3 (7.50%) Banking
1 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Administrator
2 10 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
2 10 (25.00%) Statistics
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Linux
2 18 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (32.50%) Windows
4 12 (30.00%) Debian
5 9 (22.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Data Security
2 8 (20.00%) Market Research
3 7 (17.50%) Capacity Management
3 7 (17.50%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (12.50%) Open Source
5 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
1 6 (15.00%) Python
1 6 (15.00%) Ruby
1 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) RHCE
2 13 (32.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (32.50%) CCNA
2 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (17.50%) CCNP
3 7 (17.50%) VCDX
3 7 (17.50%) VCAP
4 6 (15.00%) MCSE
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (12.50%) RHCSA
5 5 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) vSphere
2 7 (17.50%) vCloud
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Server
4 3 (7.50%) XenApp
5 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) Nagios
3 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
3 12 (30.00%) Cisco
4 9 (22.50%) Citrix
5 8 (20.00%) NetApp
6 7 (17.50%) EMC
7 6 (15.00%) Oracle
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago