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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 830 822 762
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -60
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 63 85 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.074% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 59 68 85
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%

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
29896 31032 28815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.30% 27.04% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 24045 23400
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 60 £48,750 +8.33% 16
London +6 26 £58,750 +2.17% 10
South East +20 17 £36,000 -20.00% 4
City of London +28 11 £53,750 -6.52% 2
Hampshire +12 10 £35,500 -21.11% 3
East of England -10 10 £53,000 +26.19%
Portsmouth +23 5 £36,000 -20.00% 3
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £53,000 +26.19%
Berkshire +8 4 £51,250 +20.58%
North West +6 4 £35,000 -5.40% 1
Cambridge +1 4 £53,000 +26.19%
Yorkshire +13 3 £37,000 -17.77%
Hertfordshire -7 3 £57,500 +4.54%
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Manchester - 3 £35,000 - 1
Farnborough - 3 £27,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £57,500 -
Harrow +6 2 - -
West Yorkshire +5 2 £37,000 -17.77%
Reading -4 2 £55,000 +29.41%
Wales -11 2 £43,500 +30.82%
South Wales -18 2 £43,500 +30.82%
Caerphilly - 2 £43,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £55,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £40,000 -
Bedford - 2 £40,000 -
Southampton - 2 £35,000 -
Northampton - 2 £40,000 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 163 (92.61%) Linux
2 133 (75.57%) Red Hat
3 90 (51.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 84 (47.73%) Windows
5 78 (44.32%) TCP/IP
5 78 (44.32%) VMware
6 77 (43.75%) ITIL
7 74 (42.05%) UNIX
8 69 (39.20%) Puppet
9 57 (32.39%) Bash Shell
10 54 (30.68%) Apache
11 53 (30.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 47 (26.70%) Python
13 46 (26.14%) Perl
14 40 (22.73%) MySQL
14 40 (22.73%) Solaris
15 39 (22.16%) Firewall
16 38 (21.59%) RHCSA
17 36 (20.45%) Finance
17 36 (20.45%) Microsoft
18 35 (19.89%) Opscode Chef
19 34 (19.32%) Cisco Certification
20 32 (18.18%) DNS
20 32 (18.18%) CentOS
21 31 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
21 31 (17.61%) Oracle
21 31 (17.61%) Shell Script
21 31 (17.61%) Clustering
22 30 (17.05%) HP
23 29 (16.48%) Cisco

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 54 (30.68%) Apache
2 22 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.39%) nginx
4 9 (5.11%) JBoss
5 6 (3.41%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.70%) Confluence
7 3 (1.70%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.14%) IIS
8 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.57%) Drupal
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (3.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.20%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.41%) Office 365
4 5 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.14%) SaaS
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 78 (44.32%) TCP/IP
2 39 (22.16%) Firewall
3 32 (18.18%) DNS
4 18 (10.23%) SAN
5 17 (9.66%) LAN
5 17 (9.66%) FTP
6 16 (9.09%) WAN
6 16 (9.09%) iSCSI
7 12 (6.82%) Internet
8 8 (4.55%) OSPF
8 8 (4.55%) BGP
8 8 (4.55%) SSL
8 8 (4.55%) VPN
8 8 (4.55%) DHCP
8 8 (4.55%) Kerberos
9 7 (3.98%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (2.84%) VoIP
11 4 (2.27%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.27%) LDAP
11 4 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.73%) MySQL
2 29 (16.48%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.52%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.84%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.70%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.14%) Big Data
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.57%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 9 (5.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.98%) Subversion
3 5 (2.84%) JIRA
4 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.57%) Trac
5 1 (0.57%) Hudson
General
1 36 (20.45%) Finance
2 9 (5.11%) Banking
3 7 (3.98%) Games
4 5 (2.84%) Advertising
4 5 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.70%) Law
5 3 (1.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.70%) Marketing
6 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.14%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (37.50%) Administrator
2 56 (31.82%) Linux Engineer
3 45 (25.57%) Systems Administrator
4 44 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
5 31 (17.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 19 (10.80%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 18 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (7.95%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) Team Leader
9 9 (5.11%) UNIX Administrator
9 9 (5.11%) UNIX Support
9 9 (5.11%) UNIX Team Leader
10 8 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) UNIX Specialist
10 8 (4.55%) Support Specialist
11 7 (3.98%) Technical Support
11 7 (3.98%) Linux Support
12 6 (3.41%) Senior Technical Specialist
12 6 (3.41%) Senior Technical Support
12 6 (3.41%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.41%) LAMP
2 4 (2.27%) J2EE
2 4 (2.27%) COM
3 3 (1.70%) Web Services
3 3 (1.70%) Flash
4 2 (1.14%) Middleware
5 1 (0.57%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.57%) HornetQ
5 1 (0.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.61%) Clustering
2 21 (11.93%) Data Centre
3 17 (9.66%) Derivative
4 14 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.68%) Statistics
6 7 (3.98%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.98%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.27%) Replication
8 2 (1.14%) DTV
8 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.57%) Life Science
9 1 (0.57%) CMDB
9 1 (0.57%) Social Network
9 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.57%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.57%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 163 (92.61%) Linux
2 90 (51.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 84 (47.73%) Windows
4 74 (42.05%) UNIX
5 40 (22.73%) Solaris
6 32 (18.18%) CentOS
7 31 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (11.93%) Ubuntu
8 21 (11.93%) AIX
9 19 (10.80%) Debian
10 16 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (7.95%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (3.41%) SUSE
14 5 (2.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (1.70%) FreeBSD
15 3 (1.70%) Mac OS X
16 2 (1.14%) HPUX
17 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (43.75%) ITIL
2 28 (15.91%) Configuration Management
2 28 (15.91%) Open Source
3 25 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (13.07%) Service Delivery
5 16 (9.09%) Security Management
6 15 (8.52%) Change Control
7 14 (7.95%) Software Testing
8 12 (6.82%) Load Balancing
8 12 (6.82%) Electronic Trading
8 12 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (6.25%) Project Management
10 10 (5.68%) Incident Management
10 10 (5.68%) Server Building
11 9 (5.11%) Data Security
12 8 (4.55%) Market Research
13 7 (3.98%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (3.98%) Validation
14 6 (3.41%) Service Management
14 6 (3.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (32.39%) Bash Shell
2 47 (26.70%) Python
3 46 (26.14%) Perl
4 31 (17.61%) Shell Script
5 16 (9.09%) SQL
6 14 (7.95%) Ruby
7 13 (7.39%) Java
8 5 (2.84%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.84%) C
9 4 (2.27%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.27%) PHP
10 3 (1.70%) C-shell
11 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.57%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 38 (21.59%) RHCSA
2 34 (19.32%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (16.48%) Security Cleared
4 27 (15.34%) RHCA
5 26 (14.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (14.77%) CCNA
6 20 (11.36%) DV Cleared
7 16 (9.09%) Degree
8 15 (8.52%) SC Cleared
9 13 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (6.82%) JNCIA
11 10 (5.68%) LPIC
11 10 (5.68%) MCSE
12 8 (4.55%) IBM AIX Certification
13 6 (3.41%) Linux+ Certification
13 6 (3.41%) SAP Certification
13 6 (3.41%) CCNP
14 4 (2.27%) MCITP
14 4 (2.27%) CEH
15 3 (1.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (6.82%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.84%) QA
4 3 (1.70%) SLA
5 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (30.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (15.34%) Active Directory
3 17 (9.66%) Hyper-V
4 15 (8.52%) KVM
5 14 (7.95%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (7.39%) Samba
7 12 (6.82%) vSphere
8 7 (3.98%) NFS
9 6 (3.41%) VMware Server
10 4 (2.27%) VMware ESX
10 4 (2.27%) iptables
11 3 (1.70%) Postfix
12 2 (1.14%) XenApp
12 2 (1.14%) Xen
12 2 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.57%) XenServer
13 1 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.57%) Gluster
13 1 (0.57%) VMFS
13 1 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 69 (39.20%) Puppet
2 35 (19.89%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (8.52%) Nagios
3 15 (8.52%) Ansible
4 14 (7.95%) NetBackup
4 14 (7.95%) Cobbler
5 12 (6.82%) CFEngine
6 5 (2.84%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (2.27%) Salt
8 3 (1.70%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.70%) cPanel
9 2 (1.14%) SCOM
9 2 (1.14%) OpenView
10 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.57%) Oozie
10 1 (0.57%) Graylog
Vendors
1 133 (75.57%) Red Hat
2 78 (44.32%) VMware
3 36 (20.45%) Microsoft
4 31 (17.61%) Oracle
5 30 (17.05%) HP
6 29 (16.48%) Cisco
7 19 (10.80%) Veritas
8 13 (7.39%) NetApp
9 11 (6.25%) Sun
10 10 (5.68%) Juniper
11 8 (4.55%) Citrix
11 8 (4.55%) SAP
12 7 (3.98%) Dell
13 6 (3.41%) EMC
14 5 (2.84%) IBM
14 5 (2.84%) Cloudera
15 4 (2.27%) Brocade
15 4 (2.27%) Adobe
16 3 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
16 3 (1.70%) ServiceNow
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