The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 813 835 727
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -108
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 89 103 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.087% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.32% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 81 71 108
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -13.72%

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
30106 32256 29975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.20% 27.31% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23879 25494 24281
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 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 +26 87 £47,500 -9.52% 12
London +17 31 £57,500 +4.54% 4
South East +17 27 £47,500 -4.04% 2
Manchester +12 13 £35,000 -17.64% 4
North West +8 13 £35,000 -17.64% 4
City of London +36 11 £55,000 -18.51% 2
Hampshire +3 11 £60,000 -40.00%
East of England 0 7 £56,000 +8.73% 2
Yorkshire -4 7 £37,000 -
Berkshire -9 7 £50,000 +17.64%
Andover - 6 £60,000 -
Portsmouth - 5 £45,000 -
Harrow - 5 - -
Middlesex - 5 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire 0 4 £56,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire -5 4 £37,000 -
West Midlands -9 3 £60,000 +37.14%
Reading -11 3 £52,500 +21.38%
Sheffield - 3 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £38,750 -11.42%
Birmingham -7 2 £60,000 +37.14%
Milton Keynes -11 2 £38,750 -11.42%
Bedford - 2 £38,750 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £38,750 - 1
Northampton - 2 £38,750 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £38,750 -
South West - 2 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire +8 1 £55,000 -6.38%

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 204 (95.33%) Linux
2 165 (77.10%) Red Hat
3 108 (50.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 102 (47.66%) Windows
5 92 (42.99%) VMware
6 89 (41.59%) UNIX
7 87 (40.65%) ITIL
8 85 (39.72%) TCP/IP
9 71 (33.18%) Puppet
10 66 (30.84%) Perl
11 63 (29.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 60 (28.04%) Bash Shell
13 58 (27.10%) Solaris
14 54 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 50 (23.36%) Python
16 49 (22.90%) Apache
16 49 (22.90%) RHCSA
17 46 (21.50%) MySQL
17 46 (21.50%) Firewall
18 43 (20.09%) Microsoft
18 43 (20.09%) Security Cleared
19 41 (19.16%) HP
19 41 (19.16%) Oracle
19 41 (19.16%) Finance
20 40 (18.69%) CentOS
21 39 (18.22%) Clustering
22 38 (17.76%) Cisco Certification
22 38 (17.76%) DV Cleared
23 37 (17.29%) Active Directory
23 37 (17.29%) Cisco

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 49 (22.90%) Apache
2 24 (11.21%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.54%) nginx
4 9 (4.21%) JBoss
5 7 (3.27%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.40%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.93%) Confluence
8 2 (0.93%) Lync
8 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 18 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Autonomy Scrittura
2 1 (0.47%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.80%) Office 365
4 4 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.93%) SaaS
6 1 (0.47%) IaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 85 (39.72%) TCP/IP
2 46 (21.50%) Firewall
3 26 (12.15%) DNS
4 16 (7.48%) iSCSI
5 15 (7.01%) SAN
6 14 (6.54%) FTP
7 13 (6.07%) WAN
8 12 (5.61%) LAN
8 12 (5.61%) Internet
8 12 (5.61%) OSPF
8 12 (5.61%) BGP
9 11 (5.14%) VPN
10 7 (3.27%) SSL
10 7 (3.27%) MPLS
10 7 (3.27%) IPsec
10 7 (3.27%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (2.80%) DHCP
11 6 (2.80%) Kerberos
12 5 (2.34%) VoIP
12 5 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.50%) MySQL
2 25 (11.68%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (5.61%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.34%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.40%) Big Data
8 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.47%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.27%) Subversion
3 3 (1.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (19.16%) Finance
2 11 (5.14%) Banking
3 8 (3.74%) Games
4 6 (2.80%) Back Office
5 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.34%) Advertising
6 4 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.40%) Marketing
7 3 (1.40%) Law
8 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.93%) Electronics
8 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (34.11%) Linux Engineer
2 71 (33.18%) Administrator
3 53 (24.77%) Systems Administrator
3 53 (24.77%) Linux Administrator
4 41 (19.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 28 (13.08%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 23 (10.75%) Support Engineer
7 21 (9.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (7.48%) UNIX Support
9 15 (7.01%) Technical Support
10 11 (5.14%) Linux Support
11 10 (4.67%) Team Leader
11 10 (4.67%) UNIX Administrator
11 10 (4.67%) UNIX Team Leader
12 9 (4.21%) UNIX Specialist
13 8 (3.74%) Technical Specialist
13 8 (3.74%) Technical Engineer
13 8 (3.74%) Technical Support Engineer
13 8 (3.74%) Analyst
13 8 (3.74%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.21%) LAMP
2 7 (3.27%) Esper
3 5 (2.34%) J2EE
4 3 (1.40%) Flash
5 2 (0.93%) Middleware
5 2 (0.93%) COM
5 2 (0.93%) Web Services
6 1 (0.47%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.22%) Clustering
2 28 (13.08%) Data Centre
3 24 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (8.88%) Derivative
5 9 (4.21%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.34%) Replication
8 4 (1.87%) Statistics
8 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.40%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.93%) DTV
11 1 (0.47%) CMDB
11 1 (0.47%) Social Network
11 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 204 (95.33%) Linux
2 108 (50.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 102 (47.66%) Windows
4 89 (41.59%) UNIX
5 58 (27.10%) Solaris
6 54 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (18.69%) CentOS
8 29 (13.55%) AIX
9 21 (9.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (8.88%) Ubuntu
12 16 (7.48%) Oracle Linux
12 16 (7.48%) Debian
13 6 (2.80%) SUSE
14 5 (2.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (1.87%) FreeBSD
16 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
16 3 (1.40%) HPUX
17 2 (0.93%) Fedora
18 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (40.65%) ITIL
2 30 (14.02%) Open Source
3 29 (13.55%) Service Delivery
4 27 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (9.35%) Configuration Management
6 17 (7.94%) Security Management
6 17 (7.94%) Change Control
7 16 (7.48%) Server Building
7 16 (7.48%) Software Testing
8 15 (7.01%) Electronic Trading
9 13 (6.07%) Incident Management
9 13 (6.07%) Load Balancing
10 12 (5.61%) Time Management
10 12 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (5.14%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.14%) Problem Management
11 11 (5.14%) Project Management
12 10 (4.67%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (4.21%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 66 (30.84%) Perl
2 60 (28.04%) Bash Shell
3 50 (23.36%) Python
4 31 (14.49%) Shell Script
5 25 (11.68%) SQL
6 14 (6.54%) Ruby
7 13 (6.07%) Java
8 8 (3.74%) PHP
9 7 (3.27%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.80%) C
11 4 (1.87%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.93%) C-shell
14 1 (0.47%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.47%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 49 (22.90%) RHCSA
2 43 (20.09%) Security Cleared
3 38 (17.76%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (17.76%) DV Cleared
4 32 (14.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 31 (14.49%) SC Cleared
6 26 (12.15%) CCNA
7 25 (11.68%) Degree
8 22 (10.28%) RHCA
9 16 (7.48%) JNCIA
10 14 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (5.61%) LPIC
12 11 (5.14%) MCSE
12 11 (5.14%) CCNP
12 11 (5.14%) IBM AIX Certification
13 9 (4.21%) Sun Certification
13 9 (4.21%) SCSA
14 6 (2.80%) MCITP
14 6 (2.80%) Linux+ Certification
14 6 (2.80%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (6.07%) QA
2 12 (5.61%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.80%) SLA
4 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (29.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (17.29%) Active Directory
3 23 (10.75%) Samba
4 21 (9.81%) KVM
5 20 (9.35%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (6.54%) Hyper-V
7 13 (6.07%) vSphere
8 7 (3.27%) NFS
9 6 (2.80%) VMware Server
10 5 (2.34%) iptables
11 4 (1.87%) Postfix
11 4 (1.87%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.40%) Xen
13 2 (0.93%) XenApp
13 2 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.47%) Gluster
14 1 (0.47%) VMFS
14 1 (0.47%) vCloud
14 1 (0.47%) XenServer
14 1 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 71 (33.18%) Puppet
2 36 (16.82%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (8.88%) Nagios
3 19 (8.88%) NetBackup
4 16 (7.48%) CFEngine
5 15 (7.01%) Ansible
6 14 (6.54%) Cobbler
7 5 (2.34%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (1.87%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.87%) Cacti
9 3 (1.40%) OpenView
9 3 (1.40%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.40%) Salt
10 2 (0.93%) SCOM
11 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.47%) Dollar Universe
11 1 (0.47%) yum
11 1 (0.47%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.47%) Oozie
11 1 (0.47%) Graylog
Vendors
1 165 (77.10%) Red Hat
2 92 (42.99%) VMware
3 43 (20.09%) Microsoft
4 41 (19.16%) Oracle
4 41 (19.16%) HP
5 37 (17.29%) Cisco
6 20 (9.35%) Sun
7 19 (8.88%) Veritas
8 11 (5.14%) IBM
8 11 (5.14%) Juniper
9 10 (4.67%) NetApp
9 10 (4.67%) EMC
9 10 (4.67%) Citrix
10 8 (3.74%) SAP
11 7 (3.27%) Dell
12 6 (2.80%) F5
13 5 (2.34%) Cloudera
14 4 (1.87%) Riverbed
14 4 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (1.87%) Brocade
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £56000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago