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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 809 723 683
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -40
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 108 160 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.52% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 73 124 220
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +9.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +2.46%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32831 30927 34904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.85% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26235 24874 29613
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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

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 18 April 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 18 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 -111 95 £45,000 -2.70% 10
South East -15 35 £44,000 +6.02% 2
London -115 31 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Berkshire - 25 £44,000 - 2
Reading - 17 £44,000 - 2
East of England -11 16 £45,000 +31.38% 2
Yorkshire -30 8 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 8 - - 1
Leeds - 8 - - 1
City of London -45 7 £66,250 +32.50% 1
Manchester +4 6 £40,000 +33.33%
Cambridge +2 6 £45,000 +34.32% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £45,000 +34.32% 1
North West -2 6 £40,000 +33.33%
Essex - 6 £45,000 -
Slough - 6 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes +5 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Oxfordshire -9 5 £55,000 +25.71%
Cardiff - 5 £33,000 -
South Wales - 5 £33,000 -
Wales - 5 £33,000 -
Oxford +5 4 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire -14 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Northampton -15 3 £40,000 +6.66%
East Midlands -23 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Middlesex - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £52,500 -
Colchester - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 273 (96.47%) Linux
2 184 (65.02%) Red Hat
3 145 (51.24%) VMware
4 144 (50.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 119 (42.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 111 (39.22%) Perl
7 110 (38.87%) Puppet
8 108 (38.16%) Bash Shell
9 102 (36.04%) MySQL
10 101 (35.69%) Python
11 94 (33.22%) Apache
12 92 (32.51%) Windows
13 78 (27.56%) UNIX
14 72 (25.44%) TCP/IP
15 69 (24.38%) Cisco Certification
16 67 (23.67%) SAN
17 65 (22.97%) CentOS
18 64 (22.61%) Tomcat
19 61 (21.55%) Clustering
20 59 (20.85%) Finance
20 59 (20.85%) Solaris
20 59 (20.85%) DNS
21 56 (19.79%) ITIL
22 54 (19.08%) Microsoft Certification
23 51 (18.02%) Microsoft
24 49 (17.31%) Nagios
25 48 (16.96%) HP
25 48 (16.96%) Oracle
25 48 (16.96%) PHP
25 48 (16.96%) MCSE

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 94 (33.22%) Apache
2 64 (22.61%) Tomcat
3 24 (8.48%) IIS
4 20 (7.07%) WebLogic
5 15 (5.30%) WebSphere
5 15 (5.30%) OpenStack
5 15 (5.30%) CloudStack
6 7 (2.47%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (1.41%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.06%) nginx
8 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.71%) Confluence
9 2 (0.71%) Mule
10 1 (0.35%) Zimbra
Applications
1 44 (15.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.18%) SaaS
2 4 (1.41%) Joyent
3 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (25.44%) TCP/IP
2 67 (23.67%) SAN
3 59 (20.85%) DNS
4 45 (15.90%) LDAP
5 40 (14.13%) Firewall
6 32 (11.31%) BGP
6 32 (11.31%) SMTP
7 31 (10.95%) OSPF
8 23 (8.13%) FTP
9 21 (7.42%) HTTP
9 21 (7.42%) MPLS
9 21 (7.42%) EIGRP
9 21 (7.42%) NAS
10 20 (7.07%) Cisco IOS
11 19 (6.71%) LAN
12 18 (6.36%) tcpdump
12 18 (6.36%) iSCSI
12 18 (6.36%) DHCP
13 16 (5.65%) Internet
14 15 (5.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (36.04%) MySQL
2 20 (7.07%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.30%) Hadoop
3 15 (5.30%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.53%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.18%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.47%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.71%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 17 (6.01%) Subversion
2 11 (3.89%) JIRA
3 7 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.12%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.71%) Selenium
5 2 (0.71%) NUnit
5 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.71%) JUnit
5 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 59 (20.85%) Finance
2 15 (5.30%) Law
2 15 (5.30%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.24%) Games
4 10 (3.53%) Banking
5 6 (2.12%) Retail
6 5 (1.77%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.06%) Back Office
7 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.71%) Marketing
8 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 2 (0.71%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 116 (40.99%) Administrator
2 97 (34.28%) Systems Administrator
3 94 (33.22%) Linux Administrator
4 76 (26.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 49 (17.31%) Linux Engineer
6 39 (13.78%) Systems Engineer
6 39 (13.78%) Team Leader
7 28 (9.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 20 (7.07%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 18 (6.36%) Operations Team Leader
10 17 (6.01%) UNIX Administrator
11 15 (5.30%) Security Engineer
11 15 (5.30%) UNIX Engineer
11 15 (5.30%) Linux Support
12 14 (4.95%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 14 (4.95%) Senior UNIX Administrator
13 13 (4.59%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
14 12 (4.24%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
14 12 (4.24%) Network Engineer
15 11 (3.89%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.07%) LAMP
2 23 (8.13%) Middleware
3 14 (4.95%) XML
4 11 (3.89%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (3.18%) J2EE
6 8 (2.83%) Web Services
7 7 (2.47%) SOAP
8 6 (2.12%) X-Windows
9 4 (1.41%) JSON
9 4 (1.41%) WSDL
9 4 (1.41%) CSS
9 4 (1.41%) XSD
10 3 (1.06%) .NET
11 1 (0.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (21.55%) Clustering
2 19 (6.71%) Open Source
3 18 (6.36%) Replication
4 14 (4.95%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.89%) Hedge funds
6 10 (3.53%) CESG
7 8 (2.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (2.83%) Online Games
8 6 (2.12%) iSeries
9 5 (1.77%) Derivative
10 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.71%) FMCG
11 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.71%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.35%) PMI
12 1 (0.35%) IVR
12 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 273 (96.47%) Linux
2 144 (50.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 92 (32.51%) Windows
4 78 (27.56%) UNIX
5 65 (22.97%) CentOS
6 59 (20.85%) Solaris
7 44 (15.55%) Ubuntu
8 25 (8.83%) Debian
9 22 (7.77%) SUSE
10 21 (7.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (5.30%) HPUX
12 12 (4.24%) FreeBSD
13 9 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (2.47%) AIX
15 6 (2.12%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (1.41%) Fedora
17 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
18 1 (0.35%) Tru64
18 1 (0.35%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.79%) ITIL
2 47 (16.61%) Configuration Management
3 45 (15.90%) Load Balancing
4 34 (12.01%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (11.31%) E-Commerce
6 19 (6.71%) Capacity Planning
6 19 (6.71%) Change Control
7 17 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (5.30%) Project Management
9 14 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (4.59%) Workflow
11 12 (4.24%) Problem Management
12 11 (3.89%) Service Delivery
13 9 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (3.18%) Service Management
13 9 (3.18%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (2.83%) Performance Analysis
14 8 (2.83%) Investment Management
15 6 (2.12%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (2.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (39.22%) Perl
2 108 (38.16%) Bash Shell
3 101 (35.69%) Python
4 48 (16.96%) PHP
5 41 (14.49%) Java
6 36 (12.72%) Ruby
7 24 (8.48%) Shell Script
8 17 (6.01%) SQL
9 11 (3.89%) AWK
10 7 (2.47%) C
11 6 (2.12%) sed
11 6 (2.12%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.77%) Korn
13 4 (1.41%) XQuery
13 4 (1.41%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.06%) C#
15 2 (0.71%) C-shell
16 1 (0.35%) C++
16 1 (0.35%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 69 (24.38%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (19.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (16.96%) MCSE
4 47 (16.61%) CCNA
5 45 (15.90%) Degree
6 35 (12.37%) CCNP
7 28 (9.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (9.19%) Security Cleared
8 26 (9.19%) MCSA
9 24 (8.48%) RHCA
10 23 (8.13%) SC Cleared
11 20 (7.07%) CCSA
11 20 (7.07%) CCSE
12 17 (6.01%) CISSP
13 15 (5.30%) Linux+ Certification
13 15 (5.30%) LPIC
14 14 (4.95%) DV Cleared
15 12 (4.24%) Sun Certification
16 10 (3.53%) RHCT
17 9 (3.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.19%) PCI DSS
2 20 (7.07%) SLA
3 13 (4.59%) QA
4 5 (1.77%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 119 (42.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (13.78%) NFS
3 38 (13.43%) KVM
4 37 (13.07%) Active Directory
5 27 (9.54%) Postfix
6 26 (9.19%) Sendmail
6 26 (9.19%) Xen
7 24 (8.48%) VMware ESX
8 18 (6.36%) vSphere
9 15 (5.30%) XenApp
10 12 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (3.89%) Samba
12 10 (3.53%) VMware Server
12 10 (3.53%) XenServer
13 7 (2.47%) Hyper-V
13 7 (2.47%) Squid
14 6 (2.12%) Nmap
15 5 (1.77%) Snort
15 5 (1.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (1.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 110 (38.87%) Puppet
2 49 (17.31%) Nagios
3 30 (10.60%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (9.54%) Cobbler
5 13 (4.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 12 (4.24%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (2.83%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.12%) YUM
8 6 (2.12%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.77%) Nessus
9 5 (1.77%) Cacti
10 3 (1.06%) Plesk
10 3 (1.06%) SCCM
10 3 (1.06%) SCOM
10 3 (1.06%) CFEngine
10 3 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.71%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.35%) Netcool
12 1 (0.35%) Control-M
12 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 184 (65.02%) Red Hat
2 145 (51.24%) VMware
3 51 (18.02%) Microsoft
4 48 (16.96%) HP
4 48 (16.96%) Oracle
5 43 (15.19%) JBoss
6 40 (14.13%) Cisco
7 23 (8.13%) NetApp
8 21 (7.42%) CheckPoint
9 20 (7.07%) Citrix
10 16 (5.65%) Sun
10 16 (5.65%) Veritas
11 13 (4.59%) EMC
12 11 (3.89%) IBM
12 11 (3.89%) GigaSpaces
13 9 (3.18%) 3PAR
13 9 (3.18%) Rackspace
14 8 (2.83%) Intel
15 7 (2.47%) SolarWinds
15 7 (2.47%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 48,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Sky
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago