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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 765 800 709
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -91
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 118 107 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.091% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.33% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 108 71 134
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%

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
29235 32104 30081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.34% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22964 25766 24182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +44 104 £47,500 -9.52% 15
South East +20 45 £48,750 -1.51%
London +41 34 £57,500 +4.54% 12
Hampshire +24 25 £45,000 -55.00%
North West +10 11 £42,500 -
Portsmouth - 11 £45,000 -
Andover - 11 £60,000 -
Manchester +26 10 £38,750 -8.82%
East of England +11 9 £47,500 -9.52%
City of London +38 8 £60,000 -11.11% 3
Middlesex - 8 £47,500 -
South Wales +7 7 £45,000 +36.36%
Wales +4 7 £45,000 +36.36%
Caerphilly - 7 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +19 6 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £56,000 +14.87%
Oxford +11 5 £55,000 -
Berkshire -10 4 £52,500 +19.31%
Harrow - 4 - -
Yorkshire -5 3 £38,000 - 1
West Midlands -7 3 £33,045 -37.05%
Reading -18 3 £52,500 +19.31%
Cambridge +22 2 £47,500 -2.56%
Hertfordshire -5 2 £42,500 -26.08%
Warwick - 2 £33,045 -
Warwickshire - 2 £33,045 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £42,500 -
Surrey +13 1 £55,000 +10.00%
West Yorkshire +5 1 £38,000 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 221 (96.93%) Linux
2 185 (81.14%) Red Hat
3 120 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 105 (46.05%) UNIX
5 99 (43.42%) VMware
6 98 (42.98%) Windows
7 85 (37.28%) ITIL
8 84 (36.84%) Perl
9 79 (34.65%) TCP/IP
10 78 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 68 (29.82%) Solaris
12 66 (28.95%) Bash Shell
13 65 (28.51%) Puppet
14 57 (25.00%) Oracle
15 55 (24.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 52 (22.81%) HP
17 50 (21.93%) RHCSA
18 48 (21.05%) Security Cleared
19 47 (20.61%) Microsoft
20 46 (20.18%) MySQL
21 45 (19.74%) Python
21 45 (19.74%) CentOS
22 44 (19.30%) Apache
23 43 (18.86%) Finance
24 42 (18.42%) DV Cleared
25 41 (17.98%) Firewall
26 38 (16.67%) Cisco
26 38 (16.67%) Clustering
27 36 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
28 35 (15.35%) SC Cleared

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (19.30%) Apache
2 15 (6.58%) nginx
2 15 (6.58%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.39%) JBoss
4 7 (3.07%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.63%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.88%) Lync
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Autonomy Scrittura
2 1 (0.44%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.19%) IaaS
2 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.19%) PaaS
3 1 (0.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (34.65%) TCP/IP
2 41 (17.98%) Firewall
3 29 (12.72%) DNS
4 27 (11.84%) SAN
5 17 (7.46%) LAN
5 17 (7.46%) Internet
6 16 (7.02%) WAN
6 16 (7.02%) FTP
7 15 (6.58%) iSCSI
8 14 (6.14%) DHCP
9 12 (5.26%) OSPF
9 12 (5.26%) BGP
10 11 (4.82%) VPN
11 10 (4.39%) SSL
12 7 (3.07%) DMVPN
12 7 (3.07%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (3.07%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (3.07%) EIGRP
12 7 (3.07%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.18%) MySQL
2 20 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.70%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.32%) Big Data
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (18.86%) Finance
2 9 (3.95%) Back Office
3 8 (3.51%) Advertising
4 6 (2.63%) Games
4 6 (2.63%) Banking
5 4 (1.75%) Marketing
6 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Electronics
7 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (33.77%) Administrator
1 77 (33.77%) Linux Engineer
2 60 (26.32%) Linux Administrator
3 51 (22.37%) Systems Administrator
4 43 (18.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 31 (13.60%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 28 (12.28%) Support Engineer
7 23 (10.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (8.33%) UNIX Support
9 18 (7.89%) UNIX Engineer
10 16 (7.02%) Technical Support
10 16 (7.02%) UNIX Administrator
11 12 (5.26%) Linux Support
12 11 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (4.82%) Senior UNIX Engineer
13 10 (4.39%) UNIX Team Leader
13 10 (4.39%) Team Leader
14 9 (3.95%) Linux Support Engineer
14 9 (3.95%) Technical Support Engineer
14 9 (3.95%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.26%) LAMP
2 8 (3.51%) J2EE
2 8 (3.51%) Esper
3 5 (2.19%) Middleware
4 3 (1.32%) Flash
5 2 (0.88%) COM
5 2 (0.88%) Web Services
6 1 (0.44%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.67%) Clustering
2 33 (14.47%) Open Source
3 22 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (9.21%) Derivative
5 9 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.75%) Statistics
7 3 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.32%) Replication
7 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.88%) DTV
9 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) FMCG
9 1 (0.44%) Online Games
9 1 (0.44%) CMDB
9 1 (0.44%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 221 (96.93%) Linux
2 120 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 105 (46.05%) UNIX
4 98 (42.98%) Windows
5 68 (29.82%) Solaris
6 55 (24.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (19.74%) CentOS
8 32 (14.04%) AIX
9 21 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (8.77%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (5.70%) Ubuntu
12 12 (5.26%) Debian
13 5 (2.19%) HPUX
14 4 (1.75%) SUSE
14 4 (1.75%) FreeBSD
15 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.88%) Fedora
16 2 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (37.28%) ITIL
2 26 (11.40%) Service Delivery
3 21 (9.21%) Security Management
4 20 (8.77%) Software Testing
5 19 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (7.46%) Change Control
7 16 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (6.14%) Configuration Management
8 14 (6.14%) Electronic Trading
9 13 (5.70%) Time Management
10 12 (5.26%) Load Balancing
10 12 (5.26%) Incident Management
11 10 (4.39%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (3.95%) Information Security
12 9 (3.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (3.51%) Problem Management
13 8 (3.51%) Workflow
13 8 (3.51%) Project Management
13 8 (3.51%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (36.84%) Perl
2 66 (28.95%) Bash Shell
3 45 (19.74%) Python
4 32 (14.04%) Shell Script
5 20 (8.77%) SQL
6 15 (6.58%) Java
7 11 (4.82%) PHP
8 10 (4.39%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.95%) Bourne shell
10 6 (2.63%) Ruby
10 6 (2.63%) C
11 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.44%) C-shell
12 1 (0.44%) Fortran
12 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (21.93%) RHCSA
2 48 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 42 (18.42%) DV Cleared
4 36 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (15.35%) SC Cleared
6 34 (14.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (11.40%) Degree
8 21 (9.21%) CCNA
9 15 (6.58%) RHCA
9 15 (6.58%) JNCIA
10 14 (6.14%) CCNP
11 12 (5.26%) IBM AIX Certification
12 11 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (4.82%) MCSE
13 10 (4.39%) LPIC
13 10 (4.39%) SCSA
14 9 (3.95%) Sun Certification
15 6 (2.63%) SAP Certification
16 4 (1.75%) Linux+ Certification
16 4 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.46%) SLA
2 13 (5.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (5.70%) QA
3 12 (5.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (14.91%) Active Directory
3 22 (9.65%) Samba
3 22 (9.65%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (8.33%) vSphere
5 18 (7.89%) KVM
6 17 (7.46%) NFS
7 10 (4.39%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (2.63%) XenApp
9 5 (2.19%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.75%) Xen
11 3 (1.32%) iptables
11 3 (1.32%) Postfix
12 2 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.44%) vCloud
13 1 (0.44%) VMFS
13 1 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 65 (28.51%) Puppet
2 27 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (9.21%) NetBackup
4 17 (7.46%) Nagios
5 15 (6.58%) CFEngine
6 10 (4.39%) Cobbler
7 9 (3.95%) Red Hat Satellite
8 8 (3.51%) Ansible
9 7 (3.07%) Cacti
10 6 (2.63%) yum
11 4 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (1.32%) OpenView
13 2 (0.88%) SCOM
13 2 (0.88%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.44%) cPanel
14 1 (0.44%) Webmin
14 1 (0.44%) Plesk
14 1 (0.44%) Dollar Universe
14 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 185 (81.14%) Red Hat
2 99 (43.42%) VMware
3 57 (25.00%) Oracle
4 52 (22.81%) HP
5 47 (20.61%) Microsoft
6 38 (16.67%) Cisco
7 21 (9.21%) Veritas
7 21 (9.21%) Sun
8 16 (7.02%) IBM
9 14 (6.14%) NetApp
10 10 (4.39%) EMC
10 10 (4.39%) Juniper
11 9 (3.95%) Citrix
11 9 (3.95%) Dell
12 8 (3.51%) OpenText
12 8 (3.51%) Vignette
12 8 (3.51%) SAP
12 8 (3.51%) F5
13 7 (3.07%) Riverbed
13 7 (3.07%) Brocade
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Nativ Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Nativ Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago