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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 806 734 705
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -29
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 103 162 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.54% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 90 134 179
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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
31523 29832 32956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 26.95% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 25254 23935 27574
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -64 92 £45,000 -10.00% 15
London -7 56 £45,000 -18.18% 11
South East -32 17 £54,000 +25.58% 4
Hampshire -34 10 £48,750 +21.87% 1
South Wales +12 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Wales +8 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
City of London +2 7 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Yorkshire -33 7 £38,000 -
North Yorkshire - 6 - -
York - 6 - -
Havant - 6 £57,500 -
Harrow -4 5 £57,500 +4.54%
North West -4 5 £40,000 -27.27%
Cardiff - 5 £37,500 -
Reading +1 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Berkshire -3 4 £55,000 +29.41% 2
South West -9 4 £25,000 -12.28%
Portsmouth -20 4 £45,000 +4.65%
Manchester - 4 £40,000 -
Bristol +2 3 £25,000 -12.28%
Surrey -9 3 £54,000 +16.12% 1
East of England -18 3 £45,500 -17.27%
Cambridge -2 2 £41,000 +2.50%
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £41,000 +2.50%
Cheshire -4 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Essex -6 1 £50,000 -
Leatherhead -14 1 £50,000 +7.52% 1
Leeds -17 1 £38,000 -
West Yorkshire -32 1 £38,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 176 (94.12%) Linux
2 139 (74.33%) Red Hat
3 110 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 109 (58.29%) VMware
5 95 (50.80%) Perl
6 81 (43.32%) Apache
7 79 (42.25%) ITIL
8 73 (39.04%) Bash Shell
9 68 (36.36%) TCP/IP
9 68 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 61 (32.62%) UNIX
11 57 (30.48%) MySQL
12 55 (29.41%) DNS
12 55 (29.41%) Puppet
13 53 (28.34%) CentOS
13 53 (28.34%) Windows
14 52 (27.81%) Oracle
14 52 (27.81%) SAN
15 51 (27.27%) Degree
16 49 (26.20%) Python
17 47 (25.13%) Clustering
18 41 (21.93%) Microsoft
19 40 (21.39%) Cisco
19 40 (21.39%) LAMP
20 39 (20.86%) Solaris
21 36 (19.25%) Cisco Certification
22 33 (17.65%) NFS
22 33 (17.65%) vSphere
23 32 (17.11%) RHCSA
23 32 (17.11%) HP

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 81 (43.32%) Apache
2 29 (15.51%) Tomcat
3 23 (12.30%) JBoss
4 19 (10.16%) WebSphere
5 18 (9.63%) WebLogic
6 14 (7.49%) CloudStack
7 10 (5.35%) nginx
8 4 (2.14%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.60%) ColdFusion
9 3 (1.60%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.07%) IIS
10 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.07%) Stata
2 2 (1.07%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (8.02%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.67%) PaaS
3 4 (2.14%) IaaS
3 4 (2.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 55 (29.41%) DNS
3 52 (27.81%) SAN
4 31 (16.58%) DHCP
5 30 (16.04%) Firewall
6 27 (14.44%) SSL
7 25 (13.37%) LAN
8 22 (11.76%) LDAP
9 19 (10.16%) OSPF
9 19 (10.16%) BGP
10 17 (9.09%) WAN
11 16 (8.56%) Internet
12 15 (8.02%) VPN
13 13 (6.95%) EIGRP
14 12 (6.42%) Wireless
14 12 (6.42%) IPsec
14 12 (6.42%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (6.42%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (6.42%) MPLS
14 12 (6.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (30.48%) MySQL
2 18 (9.63%) Oracle Database
3 14 (7.49%) Hadoop
3 14 (7.49%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.07%) Big Data
7 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.14%) Hudson
2 4 (2.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.60%) Metasploit
4 2 (1.07%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.07%) Subversion
General
1 15 (8.02%) Games
2 14 (7.49%) Law
3 13 (6.95%) Back Office
4 11 (5.88%) Finance
5 10 (5.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.60%) Retail
7 2 (1.07%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) French Language
8 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (40.64%) Administrator
2 69 (36.90%) Systems Administrator
3 63 (33.69%) Linux Administrator
4 58 (31.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 40 (21.39%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (12.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (11.76%) UNIX Engineer
8 15 (8.02%) Support Engineer
9 12 (6.42%) Network Engineer
10 9 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.81%) Linux Support
10 9 (4.81%) Linux Support Engineer
11 8 (4.28%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.28%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 8 (4.28%) Senior Network Engineer
12 7 (3.74%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 6 (3.21%) Senior UNIX Engineer
13 6 (3.21%) AIX Engineer
13 6 (3.21%) Senior Technician
14 5 (2.67%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.39%) LAMP
2 6 (3.21%) J2EE
2 6 (3.21%) Web Services
3 4 (2.14%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) HTML
4 1 (0.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.13%) Clustering
2 26 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.16%) Open Source
4 14 (7.49%) Computer Science
5 13 (6.95%) PKI
6 11 (5.88%) Derivative
7 10 (5.35%) Replication
8 9 (4.81%) Online Games
9 8 (4.28%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (3.74%) Spread Betting
10 7 (3.74%) Management Information System
11 6 (3.21%) HACMP
12 4 (2.14%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.60%) Cryptography
13 3 (1.60%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.53%) EqualLogic
14 1 (0.53%) Wiki
14 1 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 176 (94.12%) Linux
2 110 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 61 (32.62%) UNIX
4 53 (28.34%) Windows
4 53 (28.34%) CentOS
5 39 (20.86%) Solaris
6 14 (7.49%) SUSE
6 14 (7.49%) Ubuntu
6 14 (7.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (6.42%) Debian
8 11 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
8 11 (5.88%) AIX
9 9 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.67%) HPUX
11 4 (2.14%) Fedora
12 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.53%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (42.25%) ITIL
2 24 (12.83%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (10.70%) Migration
4 18 (9.63%) Configuration Management
4 18 (9.63%) Service Delivery
5 17 (9.09%) Change Control
6 16 (8.56%) Mentoring
6 16 (8.56%) ERP
6 16 (8.56%) Load Balancing
7 13 (6.95%) Project Management
7 13 (6.95%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (6.95%) Data Analysis
8 12 (6.42%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (5.35%) Problem Management
9 10 (5.35%) Use Case
10 9 (4.81%) Strategic Planning
10 9 (4.81%) High Availability
11 8 (4.28%) Software Testing
11 8 (4.28%) Security Management
12 7 (3.74%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 95 (50.80%) Perl
2 73 (39.04%) Bash Shell
3 49 (26.20%) Python
4 31 (16.58%) PHP
5 29 (15.51%) Shell Script
6 26 (13.90%) SQL
6 26 (13.90%) PowerShell
7 19 (10.16%) Java
8 18 (9.63%) T-SQL
9 14 (7.49%) Ruby
10 7 (3.74%) Bourne shell
10 7 (3.74%) VBScript
11 5 (2.67%) C
11 5 (2.67%) C++
12 2 (1.07%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.53%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 51 (27.27%) Degree
2 36 (19.25%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (17.11%) RHCSA
4 31 (16.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 25 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (12.30%) Security Cleared
7 18 (9.63%) MCSE
7 18 (9.63%) CCNA
8 17 (9.09%) CCNP
9 15 (8.02%) LPIC
9 15 (8.02%) MCITP
10 14 (7.49%) Linux+ Certification
11 13 (6.95%) OCP
11 13 (6.95%) Oracle Certification
12 12 (6.42%) SC Cleared
13 11 (5.88%) DV Cleared
14 10 (5.35%) MCP
15 8 (4.28%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (4.28%) MCSA
16 7 (3.74%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (17.65%) vSphere
2 33 (17.65%) NFS
3 29 (15.51%) VMware ESX
4 25 (13.37%) Active Directory
5 19 (10.16%) Postfix
5 19 (10.16%) KVM
6 18 (9.63%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (8.56%) Sendmail
8 15 (8.02%) Xen
8 15 (8.02%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (4.81%) XenApp
10 8 (4.28%) Samba
11 7 (3.74%) Hyper-V
12 6 (3.21%) VirtualBox
12 6 (3.21%) PowerHA
12 6 (3.21%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (3.21%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (2.14%) Squid
13 4 (2.14%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 55 (29.41%) Puppet
2 27 (14.44%) Nagios
3 21 (11.23%) SCOM
3 21 (11.23%) Cacti
4 17 (9.09%) NetBackup
5 15 (8.02%) EMC NetWorker
6 13 (6.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (5.88%) SCCM
7 11 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
8 8 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (3.21%) Ansible
9 6 (3.21%) YUM
9 6 (3.21%) Vagrant
9 6 (3.21%) Cobbler
10 5 (2.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (2.14%) Munin
12 1 (0.53%) OpenView
12 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 139 (74.33%) Red Hat
2 109 (58.29%) VMware
3 52 (27.81%) Oracle
4 41 (21.93%) Microsoft
5 40 (21.39%) Cisco
6 32 (17.11%) HP
7 30 (16.04%) Veritas
8 22 (11.76%) EMC
9 15 (8.02%) SAP
9 15 (8.02%) IBM
9 15 (8.02%) F5
10 12 (6.42%) NetApp
11 11 (5.88%) Citrix
11 11 (5.88%) Riverbed
12 7 (3.74%) Dell
12 7 (3.74%) Sun
13 6 (3.21%) Vignette
13 6 (3.21%) Veeam
13 6 (3.21%) 3PAR
13 6 (3.21%) Open Text
London, London, United Kingdom
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Salary: £40-45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-65k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified competitive and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £excellent + bonus+bens
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Salary: Competitive
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