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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 813 742 645
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -97
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 94 127 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.43% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 72 88 213
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £34,250 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,150 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £48,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +21.87%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31712 29651 33003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.13% 27.27% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24819 23877 28269
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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 -89 76 £50,000 +5.26% 13
London -63 33 £55,000 +29.41% 7
South East -14 20 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East of England +4 15 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 12 £42,000 -17.64% 1
Cambridge +4 12 £42,000 -17.64% 1
South Wales - 11 £33,000 - 1
Wales - 11 £33,000 - 1
City of London -7 10 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Berkshire +9 9 £42,500 -5.55%
Surrey -20 9 £50,000 -12.28%
Cardiff - 8 £33,000 - 1
Reading -1 7 £42,500 -5.55%
West Yorkshire -31 7 £45,000 +23.28%
Yorkshire -37 7 £45,000 +23.28%
Leeds -35 6 - -
Camberley - 5 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire -10 3 £57,500 +24.32%
Scotland -12 3 £35,000 -14.62%
Harrow - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £57,500 -
Glamorgan - 3 - -
Hampshire +2 2 £100,000 +110.52% 1
Basingstoke -1 2 £100,000 +110.52%
Edinburgh - 2 £36,250 -
Dundee -2 1 £35,000 -14.62%
Oxfordshire -3 1 £42,500 -29.16%
Hayes -6 1 £60,000 - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 200 (98.04%) Linux
2 136 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 112 (54.90%) VMware
4 108 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 81 (39.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 79 (38.73%) Perl
7 77 (37.75%) MySQL
8 73 (35.78%) Apache
9 69 (33.82%) TCP/IP
10 64 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
11 63 (30.88%) UNIX
11 63 (30.88%) Windows
12 57 (27.94%) ITIL
13 52 (25.49%) Tomcat
13 52 (25.49%) DNS
14 51 (25.00%) Solaris
15 50 (24.51%) Puppet
16 48 (23.53%) Bash Shell
16 48 (23.53%) Python
17 47 (23.04%) CCNA
18 45 (22.06%) Cisco
18 45 (22.06%) Clustering
19 43 (21.08%) Degree
19 43 (21.08%) LDAP
19 43 (21.08%) SAN
20 40 (19.61%) Oracle
21 39 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
21 39 (19.12%) LAMP
22 38 (18.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 38 (18.63%) JBoss

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 73 (35.78%) Apache
2 52 (25.49%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.37%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 12 (5.88%) CloudStack
5 7 (3.43%) IIS
6 5 (2.45%) nginx
7 4 (1.96%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.96%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.47%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.98%) Mule
10 1 (0.49%) Zimbra
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.90%) SaaS
2 5 (2.45%) Joyent
3 3 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (33.82%) TCP/IP
2 52 (25.49%) DNS
3 43 (21.08%) LDAP
3 43 (21.08%) SAN
4 35 (17.16%) OSPF
4 35 (17.16%) BGP
5 29 (14.22%) Firewall
6 27 (13.24%) DHCP
7 25 (12.25%) EIGRP
8 23 (11.27%) LAN
9 22 (10.78%) WAN
9 22 (10.78%) SSL
10 21 (10.29%) MPLS
11 20 (9.80%) VPN
11 20 (9.80%) Cisco IOS
12 18 (8.82%) tcpdump
13 15 (7.35%) Internet
14 14 (6.86%) NAS
15 11 (5.39%) FTP
16 10 (4.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (37.75%) MySQL
2 14 (6.86%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.37%) Oracle Database
4 12 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 12 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (7.35%) Subversion
2 12 (5.88%) Metasploit
3 9 (4.41%) JIRA
4 2 (0.98%) Selenium
4 2 (0.98%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.98%) JUnit
4 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.98%) NUnit
General
1 37 (18.14%) Finance
2 12 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.39%) Law
4 9 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (3.92%) Banking
6 6 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.45%) Retail
7 5 (2.45%) Back Office
8 2 (0.98%) Electronics
8 2 (0.98%) Publishing
8 2 (0.98%) Games
8 2 (0.98%) Military
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 82 (40.20%) Administrator
2 70 (34.31%) Systems Administrator
3 69 (33.82%) Linux Administrator
4 58 (28.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 54 (26.47%) Linux Engineer
6 40 (19.61%) Systems Engineer
7 26 (12.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 18 (8.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 17 (8.33%) Team Leader
10 16 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (7.84%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 16 (7.84%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 15 (7.35%) UNIX Engineer
12 9 (4.41%) Support Engineer
12 9 (4.41%) Network Engineer
12 9 (4.41%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 9 (4.41%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 8 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.92%) Linux Support
14 7 (3.43%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.12%) LAMP
2 7 (3.43%) Middleware
3 5 (2.45%) JSON
3 5 (2.45%) Web Services
3 5 (2.45%) XML
3 5 (2.45%) CSS
4 3 (1.47%) SOAP
5 1 (0.49%) HTML
5 1 (0.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.06%) Clustering
2 16 (7.84%) Replication
3 12 (5.88%) Open Source
4 11 (5.39%) PKI
5 10 (4.90%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.90%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.41%) Hedge funds
7 7 (3.43%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.49%) IVR
10 1 (0.49%) CESG
10 1 (0.49%) Wiki
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 200 (98.04%) Linux
2 108 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 63 (30.88%) UNIX
3 63 (30.88%) Windows
4 51 (25.00%) Solaris
5 36 (17.65%) CentOS
6 35 (17.16%) Ubuntu
7 17 (8.33%) Debian
8 16 (7.84%) SUSE
9 13 (6.37%) HPUX
9 13 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (2.45%) AIX
14 4 (1.96%) Fedora
15 3 (1.47%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.94%) ITIL
2 36 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 35 (17.16%) Configuration Management
4 24 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 23 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (9.31%) DevOps
6 19 (9.31%) Project Management
6 19 (9.31%) Problem Management
7 16 (7.84%) Migration
8 12 (5.88%) Service Management
9 11 (5.39%) Data Analysis
10 10 (4.90%) Change Control
11 9 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (4.41%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.41%) ERP
12 8 (3.92%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.92%) Change Management
12 8 (3.92%) Strategic Planning
12 8 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 79 (38.73%) Perl
2 48 (23.53%) Python
2 48 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 33 (16.18%) SQL
4 29 (14.22%) PHP
5 28 (13.73%) Java
6 22 (10.78%) Ruby
7 11 (5.39%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.41%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.92%) C
10 7 (3.43%) C++
11 5 (2.45%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.45%) PHP4
11 5 (2.45%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.47%) AWK
12 3 (1.47%) Korn
13 2 (0.98%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 64 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (23.04%) CCNA
3 43 (21.08%) Degree
4 39 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (18.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 35 (17.16%) MCSE
7 32 (15.69%) CCNP
8 21 (10.29%) RHCA
9 20 (9.80%) MCSA
10 16 (7.84%) CCSA
10 16 (7.84%) CCSE
11 13 (6.37%) Security Cleared
12 12 (5.88%) OSCP
12 12 (5.88%) LPIC
12 12 (5.88%) CISSP
12 12 (5.88%) Linux+ Certification
13 11 (5.39%) OCP
13 11 (5.39%) Oracle Certification
14 8 (3.92%) Sun Certification
14 8 (3.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.92%) SLA
3 5 (2.45%) HIPAA
4 4 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 81 (39.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (12.25%) KVM
3 23 (11.27%) Postfix
4 22 (10.78%) NFS
4 22 (10.78%) Active Directory
5 19 (9.31%) VMware ESX
5 19 (9.31%) vSphere
6 14 (6.86%) Sendmail
6 14 (6.86%) XenApp
7 12 (5.88%) Nmap
7 12 (5.88%) Xen
8 11 (5.39%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (4.41%) XenServer
9 9 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (2.45%) Snort
12 4 (1.96%) Squid
12 4 (1.96%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.98%) Samba
13 2 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 50 (24.51%) Puppet
2 36 (17.65%) Nagios
3 30 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (7.84%) Red Hat Satellite
5 13 (6.37%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (5.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (4.90%) SCCM
7 10 (4.90%) Salt
8 9 (4.41%) SCOM
9 8 (3.92%) NetBackup
10 7 (3.43%) Cobbler
11 6 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 5 (2.45%) FortiGate
12 5 (2.45%) Nessus
13 4 (1.96%) Cacti
13 4 (1.96%) Ansible
14 3 (1.47%) logstash
14 3 (1.47%) Kibana
14 3 (1.47%) Vagrant
14 3 (1.47%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 136 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 112 (54.90%) VMware
3 45 (22.06%) Cisco
4 40 (19.61%) Oracle
5 38 (18.63%) JBoss
6 37 (18.14%) Microsoft
7 32 (15.69%) HP
8 21 (10.29%) CheckPoint
8 21 (10.29%) EMC
9 18 (8.82%) Citrix
9 18 (8.82%) NetApp
10 13 (6.37%) Sun
11 10 (4.90%) Juniper
12 9 (4.41%) SAP
12 9 (4.41%) Veritas
13 6 (2.94%) Riverbed
13 6 (2.94%) Rackspace
13 6 (2.94%) Symantec
14 5 (2.45%) Sophos
14 5 (2.45%) Dell
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Virgin Holidays
Salary: Excellent basic and fantastic benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: Unspecified plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Datanet.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonuses
Posted: 18 days ago