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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
Rank 894 856 891
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +35
Permanent jobs citing RHCA 13 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.041% 0.044% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £36,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £54,000 £85,400
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +53.84%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31712 29651 33003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.13% 27.27% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24819 23877 28269
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2014 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 29 July 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 -41 12 £36,000 -28.00%
Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 -
Leeds - 6 - -
South East -2 3 £35,000 -
Reading - 3 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £51,500 -6.36%
Cambridge -3 1 £51,500 -6.36%
East of England -6 1 £51,500 +3.00%
Scotland -13 1 - -
South West - 1 £37,000 -
Chippenham - 1 £37,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £37,000 -

RHCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
1 28 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 27 (96.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (82.14%) VMware
4 22 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (75.00%) RHCE
6 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (71.43%) CCNA
7 17 (60.71%) TCP/IP
7 17 (60.71%) Cisco
7 17 (60.71%) MCSE
7 17 (60.71%) MCSA
7 17 (60.71%) Windows
7 17 (60.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (60.71%) MPLS
7 17 (60.71%) OSPF
7 17 (60.71%) BGP
7 17 (60.71%) EIGRP
7 17 (60.71%) Clustering
7 17 (60.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (60.71%) Load Balancing
7 17 (60.71%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (60.71%) PCI DSS
8 16 (57.14%) CCSE
8 16 (57.14%) CCSA
8 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
8 16 (57.14%) MS Excel
8 16 (57.14%) E-Commerce
8 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
8 16 (57.14%) CCNP

RHCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) MPLS
1 17 (60.71%) OSPF
1 17 (60.71%) BGP
1 17 (60.71%) EIGRP
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco IOS
1 17 (60.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (21.43%) SAN
3 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 4 (14.29%) SMTP
4 3 (10.71%) SNMP
4 3 (10.71%) LDAP
4 3 (10.71%) SSH
4 3 (10.71%) LTE
4 3 (10.71%) NAS
4 3 (10.71%) tcpdump
4 3 (10.71%) 4G
4 3 (10.71%) VoLTE
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
1 3 (10.71%) Multimedia
1 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Team Leader
1 16 (57.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 5 (17.86%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (96.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (60.71%) Windows
4 4 (14.29%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) SUSE
5 3 (10.71%) HPUX
5 3 (10.71%) Solaris
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Load Balancing
2 16 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Data Security
5 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) RHCE
2 20 (71.43%) CCNA
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (60.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (60.71%) MCSE
3 17 (60.71%) MCSA
3 17 (60.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (57.14%) CCSE
4 16 (57.14%) CCNP
4 16 (57.14%) CCSA
5 3 (10.71%) SCSA
5 3 (10.71%) Sun Certification
5 3 (10.71%) RHCT
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) VCAP
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (60.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) NFS
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) MetaFrame
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Legato
1 3 (10.71%) Nagios
1 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
1 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
1 3 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (10.71%) CFEngine
1 3 (10.71%) Cobbler
1 3 (10.71%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 23 (82.14%) VMware
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco
4 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.29%) NetApp
6 3 (10.71%) Veritas
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle
6 3 (10.71%) CommVault
6 3 (10.71%) Sun
6 3 (10.71%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) EMC
6 3 (10.71%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.57%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix