The first table below looks at the demand for RHCE in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RHCE over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 815 754 640
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -114
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 90 125 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.42% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 67 86 214
Average salary £49,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.73% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £51,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.50%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31805 29645 33019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.25% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24911 23846 28317
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% -

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RHCE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

RHCE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RHCE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RHCE within the UK.

RHCE Salary Trend in the UK

RHCE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RHCE over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

RHCE Salary Histogram in the UK

RHCE
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 -75 73 £50,000 +5.26% 11
London -82 31 £55,000 +29.41% 7
South East -26 20 £50,000 -12.28% 1
East of England +3 14 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 11 £42,000 -17.64% 1
Cambridge +2 11 £42,000 -17.64% 1
City of London -13 10 £57,500 +76.92% 3
South Wales - 10 £33,000 -
Wales - 10 £33,000 -
Berkshire +11 9 £42,500 -22.72%
Surrey -17 9 £50,000 -12.28%
Reading +2 7 £42,500 -22.72%
Cardiff - 7 £33,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 -
Leeds - 6 - -
Camberley - 5 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire -6 3 £57,500 +24.32%
Scotland -11 3 £35,000 -14.62%
Harrow - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £57,500 -
Glamorgan - 3 - -
Hampshire +3 2 £100,000 +110.52% 1
Basingstoke -5 2 £100,000 +110.52%
Edinburgh - 2 £36,250 -
Oxfordshire +2 1 £42,500 -29.16%
Dundee -3 1 £35,000 -14.62%
Hayes -8 1 £60,000 - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing RHCE 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 RHCE.

1 197 (97.52%) Linux
2 136 (67.33%) Red Hat
3 110 (54.46%) VMware
4 107 (52.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 80 (39.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 76 (37.62%) Perl
6 76 (37.62%) MySQL
7 72 (35.64%) Apache
8 67 (33.17%) TCP/IP
9 64 (31.68%) UNIX
10 63 (31.19%) Windows
10 63 (31.19%) Cisco Certification
11 52 (25.74%) ITIL
12 51 (25.25%) Tomcat
12 51 (25.25%) DNS
12 51 (25.25%) Solaris
12 51 (25.25%) Puppet
13 48 (23.76%) Python
14 47 (23.27%) CCNA
15 46 (22.77%) Bash Shell
16 45 (22.28%) SAN
17 44 (21.78%) Cisco
18 43 (21.29%) Clustering
19 42 (20.79%) LDAP
20 40 (19.80%) Oracle
20 40 (19.80%) Degree
21 39 (19.31%) Microsoft Certification
22 38 (18.81%) LAMP
23 37 (18.32%) Finance
23 37 (18.32%) JBoss

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing RHCE 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 RHCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 72 (35.64%) Apache
2 51 (25.25%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.94%) WebSphere
4 11 (5.45%) WebLogic
4 11 (5.45%) CloudStack
5 7 (3.47%) IIS
6 4 (1.98%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.98%) nginx
6 4 (1.98%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.49%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.99%) Mule
9 1 (0.50%) Zimbra
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.95%) SaaS
2 5 (2.48%) Joyent
3 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (33.17%) TCP/IP
2 51 (25.25%) DNS
3 45 (22.28%) SAN
4 42 (20.79%) LDAP
5 34 (16.83%) OSPF
5 34 (16.83%) BGP
6 28 (13.86%) Firewall
7 27 (13.37%) DHCP
8 24 (11.88%) EIGRP
9 23 (11.39%) LAN
10 21 (10.40%) WAN
11 20 (9.90%) SSL
11 20 (9.90%) MPLS
12 19 (9.41%) VPN
12 19 (9.41%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (8.91%) tcpdump
14 15 (7.43%) Internet
15 14 (6.93%) NAS
16 11 (5.45%) FTP
17 10 (4.95%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (37.62%) MySQL
2 14 (6.93%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.94%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.45%) Hadoop
4 11 (5.45%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (7.43%) Subversion
2 12 (5.94%) Metasploit
3 9 (4.46%) JIRA
4 2 (0.99%) Selenium
4 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.99%) JUnit
4 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.99%) NUnit
General
1 37 (18.32%) Finance
2 12 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.95%) Law
4 8 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (3.96%) Banking
5 6 (2.97%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.48%) Retail
7 4 (1.98%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) Electronics
8 2 (0.99%) Publishing
8 2 (0.99%) Games
8 2 (0.99%) Military
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 80 (39.60%) Administrator
2 68 (33.66%) Systems Administrator
3 67 (33.17%) Linux Administrator
4 56 (27.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 53 (26.24%) Linux Engineer
6 39 (19.31%) Systems Engineer
7 25 (12.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 18 (8.91%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 17 (8.42%) Team Leader
10 16 (7.92%) UNIX Engineer
10 16 (7.92%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 16 (7.92%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 15 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.46%) Support Engineer
12 9 (4.46%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 9 (4.46%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 8 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.96%) Linux Support
13 8 (3.96%) Network Engineer
14 7 (3.47%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.81%) LAMP
2 7 (3.47%) Middleware
3 5 (2.48%) JSON
3 5 (2.48%) Web Services
3 5 (2.48%) XML
3 5 (2.48%) CSS
4 3 (1.49%) SOAP
5 1 (0.50%) HTML
5 1 (0.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.29%) Clustering
2 16 (7.92%) Replication
3 12 (5.94%) Open Source
4 10 (4.95%) PKI
4 10 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.46%) Hedge funds
6 7 (3.47%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) IVR
9 1 (0.50%) CESG
9 1 (0.50%) Wiki
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 197 (97.52%) Linux
2 107 (52.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 64 (31.68%) UNIX
4 63 (31.19%) Windows
5 51 (25.25%) Solaris
6 34 (16.83%) CentOS
6 34 (16.83%) Ubuntu
7 17 (8.42%) Debian
8 16 (7.92%) SUSE
9 14 (6.93%) HPUX
10 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (2.97%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (2.97%) AIX
14 4 (1.98%) Fedora
15 3 (1.49%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (25.74%) ITIL
2 36 (17.82%) Load Balancing
3 35 (17.33%) Configuration Management
4 25 (12.38%) E-Commerce
5 22 (10.89%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (9.41%) DevOps
6 19 (9.41%) Problem Management
7 18 (8.91%) Project Management
8 15 (7.43%) Migration
9 11 (5.45%) Service Management
10 10 (4.95%) Data Analysis
11 9 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (4.46%) Change Control
11 9 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (3.96%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.96%) ERP
13 7 (3.47%) Change Management
13 7 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 76 (37.62%) Perl
2 48 (23.76%) Python
3 46 (22.77%) Bash Shell
4 31 (15.35%) SQL
5 28 (13.86%) PHP
5 28 (13.86%) Java
6 21 (10.40%) Ruby
7 10 (4.95%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.46%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.96%) C
10 7 (3.47%) C++
11 5 (2.48%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.48%) PHP4
12 4 (1.98%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.49%) AWK
13 3 (1.49%) Korn
14 2 (0.99%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 63 (31.19%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (23.27%) CCNA
3 40 (19.80%) Degree
4 39 (19.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (17.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 35 (17.33%) MCSE
7 31 (15.35%) CCNP
8 21 (10.40%) RHCA
9 20 (9.90%) MCSA
10 16 (7.92%) CCSA
10 16 (7.92%) CCSE
11 12 (5.94%) Security Cleared
11 12 (5.94%) OSCP
11 12 (5.94%) CISSP
12 11 (5.45%) Linux+ Certification
12 11 (5.45%) LPIC
13 10 (4.95%) OCP
13 10 (4.95%) Oracle Certification
14 8 (3.96%) Sun Certification
14 8 (3.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.88%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.96%) SLA
3 5 (2.48%) HIPAA
4 4 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 80 (39.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (11.88%) KVM
3 22 (10.89%) Postfix
3 22 (10.89%) Active Directory
4 21 (10.40%) NFS
5 18 (8.91%) VMware ESX
6 17 (8.42%) vSphere
7 14 (6.93%) XenApp
8 13 (6.44%) Sendmail
9 12 (5.94%) Nmap
10 11 (5.45%) Xen
11 10 (4.95%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (4.46%) XenServer
13 8 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (2.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (2.48%) Snort
16 4 (1.98%) Squid
16 4 (1.98%) Hyper-V
17 2 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
17 2 (0.99%) Samba
Systems Management
1 51 (25.25%) Puppet
2 35 (17.33%) Nagios
3 30 (14.85%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (7.92%) Red Hat Satellite
5 12 (5.94%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (4.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (4.95%) Salt
7 9 (4.46%) SCCM
7 9 (4.46%) Cobbler
8 8 (3.96%) SCOM
8 8 (3.96%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (2.48%) FortiGate
10 5 (2.48%) Nessus
11 4 (1.98%) Ansible
12 3 (1.49%) logstash
12 3 (1.49%) Kibana
12 3 (1.49%) Cacti
12 3 (1.49%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.49%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 136 (67.33%) Red Hat
2 110 (54.46%) VMware
3 44 (21.78%) Cisco
4 40 (19.80%) Oracle
5 37 (18.32%) JBoss
6 36 (17.82%) Microsoft
7 33 (16.34%) HP
8 21 (10.40%) CheckPoint
9 20 (9.90%) EMC
10 18 (8.91%) Citrix
10 18 (8.91%) NetApp
11 13 (6.44%) Sun
12 10 (4.95%) Veritas
12 10 (4.95%) Juniper
13 8 (3.96%) SAP
14 6 (2.97%) Dell
14 6 (2.97%) Rackspace
14 6 (2.97%) Symantec
15 5 (2.48%) Sophos
15 5 (2.48%) Riverbed
Northampton, Northamptonshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: Unspecified plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Datanet.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonuses
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 25 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 25 days ago