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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 766 760 699
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -61
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 115 132 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.46% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 98 99 133
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £35,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%

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
31391 28720 30137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.33% 27.26% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24987 22543 24799
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -23 106 £50,000 +11.11% 19
South East -6 48 £50,000 +11.11% 4
London +8 39 £55,000 - 11
Hampshire +3 18 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Berkshire -2 14 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire +5 11 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Portsmouth -9 10 £45,000 +4.65%
Surrey -7 9 £55,000 +18.27% 2
City of London +2 8 £47,500 -24.00% 5
Andover -9 8 £60,000 +39.53%
North Yorkshire - 8 - -
York - 8 - -
Middlesex +11 6 £55,000 -
South Wales -17 6 £38,500 -
Wales -19 6 £38,500 -
Staines - 6 £55,000 - 2
Reading -16 4 - - 1
North West -19 4 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Leatherhead +4 3 £60,000 +29.03%
West Yorkshire -7 3 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Leeds -13 3 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Newport - 3 £38,500 -
Cheshire -7 2 £44,000 +31.34%
Manchester -11 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Birmingham - 2 £42,750 -
West Midlands - 2 £42,750 -
Harrow +10 1 - -
Slough +4 1 £38,500 -18.94%
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £29,500 -34.44%
Cambridge -2 1 £29,500 -34.44%

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 206 (96.26%) Linux
2 181 (84.58%) Red Hat
3 129 (60.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 103 (48.13%) VMware
5 99 (46.26%) Perl
6 88 (41.12%) UNIX
7 87 (40.65%) Bash Shell
8 78 (36.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 76 (35.51%) Windows
10 64 (29.91%) ITIL
11 61 (28.50%) TCP/IP
12 60 (28.04%) Oracle
13 58 (27.10%) Puppet
14 56 (26.17%) CentOS
15 53 (24.77%) Solaris
16 52 (24.30%) Python
17 46 (21.50%) SAN
17 46 (21.50%) Degree
18 45 (21.03%) HP
19 44 (20.56%) Apache
19 44 (20.56%) MySQL
20 43 (20.09%) RHCSA
21 41 (19.16%) Cisco
21 41 (19.16%) Clustering
22 39 (18.22%) Cisco Certification
22 39 (18.22%) Firewall
23 37 (17.29%) Shell Script
24 36 (16.82%) Microsoft
25 34 (15.89%) NFS
25 34 (15.89%) Windows Server 2008

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 44 (20.56%) Apache
2 18 (8.41%) Tomcat
3 16 (7.48%) JBoss
4 15 (7.01%) WebLogic
5 14 (6.54%) WebSphere
6 9 (4.21%) nginx
7 6 (2.80%) CloudStack
8 3 (1.40%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.40%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.93%) Lync
9 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.93%) IIS
9 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) Stata
2 2 (0.93%) Mathematica
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.47%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.47%) Autonomy Scrittura
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.67%) PaaS
2 9 (4.21%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (28.50%) TCP/IP
2 46 (21.50%) SAN
3 39 (18.22%) Firewall
4 33 (15.42%) DNS
5 24 (11.21%) LAN
6 18 (8.41%) DHCP
6 18 (8.41%) Internet
6 18 (8.41%) OSPF
6 18 (8.41%) BGP
7 16 (7.48%) SSL
7 16 (7.48%) FTP
7 16 (7.48%) VPN
7 16 (7.48%) LDAP
8 14 (6.54%) WAN
9 13 (6.07%) MPLS
9 13 (6.07%) EIGRP
9 13 (6.07%) VLAN
9 13 (6.07%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (6.07%) Wireless
9 13 (6.07%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.56%) MySQL
2 10 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.80%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.80%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.80%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.87%) Big Data
6 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Hudson
1 4 (1.87%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.40%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.93%) LabVIEW
3 2 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 23 (10.75%) Finance
2 18 (8.41%) Back Office
3 14 (6.54%) Games
4 7 (3.27%) Law
4 7 (3.27%) Advertising
5 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.40%) Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (36.45%) Administrator
2 58 (27.10%) Systems Administrator
2 58 (27.10%) Linux Administrator
3 53 (24.77%) Linux Engineer
4 46 (21.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 30 (14.02%) UNIX Engineer
6 28 (13.08%) Support Engineer
7 24 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (8.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 15 (7.01%) UNIX Support
10 14 (6.54%) Senior UNIX Engineer
10 14 (6.54%) Senior Technician
11 13 (6.07%) Network Engineer
12 11 (5.14%) UNIX Administrator
13 10 (4.67%) Technical Support
13 10 (4.67%) Linux Support
13 10 (4.67%) Linux Support Engineer
14 9 (4.21%) Linux Specialist
14 9 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
15 8 (3.74%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.54%) J2EE
1 14 (6.54%) LAMP
2 8 (3.74%) Esper
2 8 (3.74%) Middleware
3 1 (0.47%) JDBC
3 1 (0.47%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.16%) Clustering
2 32 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.35%) Open Source
4 17 (7.94%) Derivative
5 13 (6.07%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.67%) Online Games
7 8 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.80%) Spread Betting
9 4 (1.87%) HACMP
10 3 (1.40%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.93%) Replication
12 1 (0.47%) FMCG
12 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 206 (96.26%) Linux
2 129 (60.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 88 (41.12%) UNIX
4 76 (35.51%) Windows
5 56 (26.17%) CentOS
6 53 (24.77%) Solaris
7 34 (15.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (11.21%) AIX
9 17 (7.94%) Oracle Linux
10 14 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (5.61%) Debian
12 9 (4.21%) Ubuntu
13 8 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (2.80%) SUSE
14 6 (2.80%) Fedora
15 5 (2.34%) HPUX
16 4 (1.87%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (29.91%) ITIL
2 21 (9.81%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (9.35%) Service Delivery
4 15 (7.01%) Configuration Management
5 14 (6.54%) Security Management
5 14 (6.54%) Software Testing
5 14 (6.54%) Mentoring
6 13 (6.07%) Use Case
6 13 (6.07%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (6.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (5.61%) Load Balancing
8 11 (5.14%) Time Management
8 11 (5.14%) Change Control
9 10 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (4.67%) Capacity Management
9 10 (4.67%) Problem Management
10 9 (4.21%) Identity Management
10 9 (4.21%) E-Commerce
10 9 (4.21%) High Availability
10 9 (4.21%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 99 (46.26%) Perl
2 87 (40.65%) Bash Shell
3 52 (24.30%) Python
4 37 (17.29%) Shell Script
5 28 (13.08%) PowerShell
6 26 (12.15%) PHP
7 19 (8.88%) Java
8 13 (6.07%) Bourne shell
9 12 (5.61%) SQL
10 6 (2.80%) VBScript
10 6 (2.80%) Ruby
11 3 (1.40%) C
12 2 (0.93%) C++
12 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.93%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 46 (21.50%) Degree
2 43 (20.09%) RHCSA
3 39 (18.22%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (15.42%) Security Cleared
5 32 (14.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (12.15%) DV Cleared
7 24 (11.21%) SC Cleared
8 21 (9.81%) CCNA
9 20 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (7.48%) CCNP
11 15 (7.01%) MCITP
12 14 (6.54%) MCSE
13 10 (4.67%) MCSA
13 10 (4.67%) SCSA
14 8 (3.74%) LPIC
14 8 (3.74%) NCDA
14 8 (3.74%) IBM AIX Certification
15 6 (2.80%) Sun Certification
15 6 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (2.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.94%) SLA
2 8 (3.74%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (36.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (15.89%) NFS
3 25 (11.68%) vSphere
4 23 (10.75%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (9.35%) KVM
6 19 (8.88%) Active Directory
7 16 (7.48%) Samba
8 12 (5.61%) XenApp
9 10 (4.67%) Postfix
9 10 (4.67%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (4.21%) Xen
11 7 (3.27%) Hyper-V
11 7 (3.27%) VMware ESX
12 6 (2.80%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (2.80%) Sendmail
12 6 (2.80%) VirtualBox
13 5 (2.34%) Squid
14 4 (1.87%) PowerHA
15 3 (1.40%) Corosync
15 3 (1.40%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 58 (27.10%) Puppet
2 26 (12.15%) Nagios
3 20 (9.35%) NetBackup
4 17 (7.94%) Cacti
5 13 (6.07%) Red Hat Satellite
6 10 (4.67%) yum
7 8 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (3.27%) SCOM
9 5 (2.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (1.87%) Cobbler
10 4 (1.87%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.87%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.47%) cPanel
11 1 (0.47%) Webmin
11 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.47%) Plesk
11 1 (0.47%) Dollar Universe
11 1 (0.47%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.47%) OpenView
11 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 181 (84.58%) Red Hat
2 103 (48.13%) VMware
3 60 (28.04%) Oracle
4 45 (21.03%) HP
5 41 (19.16%) Cisco
6 36 (16.82%) Microsoft
7 25 (11.68%) Veritas
8 23 (10.75%) IBM
9 16 (7.48%) Citrix
10 15 (7.01%) NetApp
10 15 (7.01%) F5
11 14 (6.54%) Open Text
11 14 (6.54%) Vignette
12 13 (6.07%) Riverbed
13 12 (5.61%) Sun
14 9 (4.21%) Brocade
15 8 (3.74%) CA
16 7 (3.27%) Dell
17 6 (2.80%) EMC
17 6 (2.80%) Veeam
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus = pension + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £41,000 per annum + 12% bonus + much more
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Base Salary + Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines
CPS Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago