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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 813 748 604
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -144
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 91 113 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.40% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 76 91 253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%

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
30907 28183 33366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 26.80% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24116 23030 28078
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 £26,500 £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 18 September 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 September 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 -74 75 £50,000 +11.11% 5
London -34 42 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Cambridge +8 15 £42,000 +12.00%
Cambridgeshire +6 15 £42,000 +12.00%
East of England -11 15 £42,000 +12.00%
South East -42 13 £45,000 -
Harrow - 9 £57,500 -
City of London -2 8 £57,500 +15.00% 1
South Wales - 8 £34,000 - 1
Wales - 8 £34,000 - 1
Cardiff - 7 £34,000 - 1
Scotland -17 6 £36,250 -11.57%
Hampshire -29 6 £45,000 -
Portsmouth - 6 £45,000 -
Berkshire -17 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Edinburgh - 5 £37,500 -
Reading -15 4 £48,750 +8.33%
Surrey -13 2 £54,000 -5.26%
South West -13 2 £29,500 -30.58%
North West - 2 £38,500 - 1
Dundee +7 1 £35,000 -14.62%
Yorkshire -34 1 £45,000 +23.28%
West Yorkshire -37 1 £45,000 +23.28%
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Exeter - 1 £29,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £37,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £37,000 -
Devon - 1 £29,500 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 199 (97.55%) Linux
2 133 (65.20%) Red Hat
3 127 (62.25%) VMware
4 114 (55.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 90 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 90 (44.12%) Apache
6 89 (43.63%) Perl
7 81 (39.71%) TCP/IP
8 80 (39.22%) ITIL
9 77 (37.75%) MySQL
10 63 (30.88%) Windows
11 61 (29.90%) Puppet
12 58 (28.43%) Clustering
13 57 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
14 56 (27.45%) DNS
15 55 (26.96%) Python
16 54 (26.47%) Bash Shell
17 52 (25.49%) Tomcat
18 51 (25.00%) Microsoft
19 50 (24.51%) LAMP
19 50 (24.51%) Degree
20 49 (24.02%) Cisco
20 49 (24.02%) UNIX
21 46 (22.55%) SAN
22 45 (22.06%) LDAP
23 41 (20.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 39 (19.12%) CentOS
24 39 (19.12%) Solaris
24 39 (19.12%) Oracle
24 39 (19.12%) Nagios

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 90 (44.12%) Apache
2 52 (25.49%) Tomcat
3 19 (9.31%) WebSphere
4 18 (8.82%) WebLogic
4 18 (8.82%) CloudStack
5 8 (3.92%) nginx
6 4 (1.96%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.96%) IIS
7 3 (1.47%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.49%) Zimbra
9 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) SPSS
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (7.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.41%) SaaS
2 6 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.45%) Joyent
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 81 (39.71%) TCP/IP
2 56 (27.45%) DNS
3 46 (22.55%) SAN
4 45 (22.06%) LDAP
5 36 (17.65%) OSPF
5 36 (17.65%) BGP
6 31 (15.20%) SSL
7 29 (14.22%) DHCP
7 29 (14.22%) EIGRP
7 29 (14.22%) Firewall
8 27 (13.24%) WAN
9 25 (12.25%) MPLS
10 24 (11.76%) LAN
10 24 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
11 21 (10.29%) VPN
12 17 (8.33%) NAS
13 13 (6.37%) IPsec
13 13 (6.37%) VLAN
14 11 (5.39%) SSH
14 11 (5.39%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (37.75%) MySQL
2 20 (9.80%) Oracle Database
3 18 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 18 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.94%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.47%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (4.90%) Subversion
2 7 (3.43%) Metasploit
2 7 (3.43%) JIRA
3 3 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (15.20%) Finance
2 16 (7.84%) Law
3 10 (4.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (3.92%) Banking
5 7 (3.43%) Back Office
6 6 (2.94%) Games
7 5 (2.45%) Retail
7 5 (2.45%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.98%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 82 (40.20%) Administrator
2 74 (36.27%) Systems Administrator
3 69 (33.82%) Linux Administrator
4 62 (30.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 48 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
6 32 (15.69%) Systems Engineer
7 27 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (12.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 16 (7.84%) Team Leader
10 15 (7.35%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 14 (6.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 14 (6.86%) Network Engineer
12 13 (6.37%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 6 (2.94%) Information Specialist
13 6 (2.94%) Information Security Specialist
13 6 (2.94%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 6 (2.94%) Security Specialist
13 6 (2.94%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
13 6 (2.94%) UNIX Engineer
13 6 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (24.51%) LAMP
2 6 (2.94%) Web Services
3 5 (2.45%) XML
3 5 (2.45%) CSS
3 5 (2.45%) JSON
4 2 (0.98%) Middleware
5 1 (0.49%) .NET
5 1 (0.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (28.43%) Clustering
2 22 (10.78%) Open Source
3 21 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (8.82%) Replication
5 13 (6.37%) PKI
6 10 (4.90%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.43%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.94%) Derivative
8 6 (2.94%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.94%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.96%) Spread Betting
9 4 (1.96%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.47%) HACMP
11 1 (0.49%) Wiki
11 1 (0.49%) Statistics
11 1 (0.49%) CESG
11 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 199 (97.55%) Linux
2 114 (55.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 63 (30.88%) Windows
4 49 (24.02%) UNIX
5 39 (19.12%) CentOS
5 39 (19.12%) Solaris
6 35 (17.16%) Ubuntu
7 21 (10.29%) SUSE
8 17 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (7.84%) Debian
10 13 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.47%) AIX
13 3 (1.47%) HPUX
13 3 (1.47%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (39.22%) ITIL
2 36 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 27 (13.24%) Configuration Management
3 27 (13.24%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (11.27%) Migration
4 23 (11.27%) Project Management
5 21 (10.29%) Mentoring
5 21 (10.29%) E-Commerce
6 19 (9.31%) Service Delivery
7 17 (8.33%) DevOps
8 15 (7.35%) ERP
9 13 (6.37%) Data Analysis
9 13 (6.37%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (5.88%) Problem Management
11 11 (5.39%) Change Control
11 11 (5.39%) Line Management
12 10 (4.90%) Strategic Planning
13 9 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (3.92%) Change Management
14 8 (3.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (43.63%) Perl
2 55 (26.96%) Python
3 54 (26.47%) Bash Shell
4 34 (16.67%) PHP
4 34 (16.67%) SQL
5 27 (13.24%) Java
6 21 (10.29%) Ruby
7 18 (8.82%) T-SQL
8 14 (6.86%) Shell Script
9 13 (6.37%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.43%) C
11 6 (2.94%) C++
12 5 (2.45%) JavaScript
12 5 (2.45%) PHP4
13 4 (1.96%) VBScript
14 3 (1.47%) Korn
14 3 (1.47%) AWK
Qualifications
1 57 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (24.51%) Degree
3 41 (20.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 38 (18.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (18.63%) CCNA
5 36 (17.65%) MCSE
6 35 (17.16%) CCNP
7 21 (10.29%) MCSA
7 21 (10.29%) RHCA
8 19 (9.31%) LPIC
9 18 (8.82%) Security Cleared
9 18 (8.82%) Linux+ Certification
10 15 (7.35%) CCSA
10 15 (7.35%) CCSE
11 13 (6.37%) OCP
11 13 (6.37%) Oracle Certification
12 12 (5.88%) SC Cleared
13 11 (5.39%) DV Cleared
14 7 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (3.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.31%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.45%) SLA
3 2 (0.98%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
System Software
1 90 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (15.20%) Active Directory
3 29 (14.22%) KVM
4 28 (13.73%) NFS
5 27 (13.24%) Postfix
6 26 (12.75%) VMware ESX
7 23 (11.27%) vSphere
8 20 (9.80%) Sendmail
9 18 (8.82%) Xen
10 13 (6.37%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (3.43%) Nmap
12 7 (3.43%) XenServer
13 6 (2.94%) XenApp
14 5 (2.45%) Samba
14 5 (2.45%) Hyper-V
15 3 (1.47%) PowerHA
16 2 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
17 1 (0.49%) MetaFrame
17 1 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 61 (29.90%) Puppet
2 39 (19.12%) Nagios
3 25 (12.25%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
5 15 (7.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 15 (7.35%) SCOM
5 15 (7.35%) Cacti
6 13 (6.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (5.39%) SCCM
8 10 (4.90%) Cobbler
9 7 (3.43%) NetBackup
9 7 (3.43%) Rsyslog
9 7 (3.43%) Salt
10 6 (2.94%) Ansible
10 6 (2.94%) Vagrant
11 5 (2.45%) FortiGate
12 4 (1.96%) Munin
13 3 (1.47%) CFEngine
13 3 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 3 (1.47%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 133 (65.20%) Red Hat
2 127 (62.25%) VMware
3 51 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 49 (24.02%) Cisco
5 39 (19.12%) Oracle
6 38 (18.63%) JBoss
7 28 (13.73%) HP
8 25 (12.25%) EMC
9 20 (9.80%) CheckPoint
10 18 (8.82%) NetApp
11 17 (8.33%) Veritas
12 15 (7.35%) SAP
13 10 (4.90%) F5
14 8 (3.92%) Riverbed
14 8 (3.92%) IBM
14 8 (3.92%) Citrix
15 7 (3.43%) Juniper
15 7 (3.43%) Sun
16 6 (2.94%) Rackspace
17 4 (1.96%) Nimsoft
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago