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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 813 824 781
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -43
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 122 113 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.38% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 111 95 120
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -

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
28359 29471 28730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.00% 27.69% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22649 23557 22514
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 February 2016 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 10 February 2016. 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 +31 115 £50,000 - 8
London +26 63 £52,500 -4.54% 4
South East +7 28 £53,750 +7.50%
Hampshire +25 15 £36,000 -20.00%
North West +38 13 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Manchester +31 13 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Portsmouth +19 12 £36,000 -20.00%
Berkshire -9 12 £60,000 +50.00%
East of England +5 8 £30,000 -24.52%
City of London +50 7 £55,000 +20.21% 3
Cambridgeshire +12 5 £30,000 +1.69%
Cambridge +3 5 £30,000 +1.69%
Wimbledon - 5 - -
Essex -2 3 £50,000 -
Isle of Man - 3 £50,000 -
Scotland - 3 - -
East Midlands - 2 £36,250 -
Harlow - 2 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £36,250 -
Windsor - 2 £71,250 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £36,250 -
Altrincham - 2 £35,000 -
South West -12 1 £45,000 +68.22% 1
Basingstoke - 1 £35,000 -
Bath - 1 £45,000 -
Brighton - 1 £44,088 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £44,088 -
Somerset - 1 £45,000 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 178 (91.75%) Linux
2 144 (74.23%) Red Hat
3 121 (62.37%) VMware
4 102 (52.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 95 (48.97%) ITIL
6 88 (45.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 81 (41.75%) Cisco Certification
8 79 (40.72%) Bash Shell
9 76 (39.18%) Microsoft
10 73 (37.63%) Cisco
11 72 (37.11%) Perl
12 71 (36.60%) Puppet
13 69 (35.57%) HP
14 68 (35.05%) CCNA
15 64 (32.99%) Python
16 63 (32.47%) CentOS
17 58 (29.90%) Unix
18 55 (28.35%) Windows
18 55 (28.35%) Oracle
19 54 (27.84%) DNS
20 50 (25.77%) RHCSA
21 49 (25.26%) CCNP
22 48 (24.74%) Finance
23 45 (23.20%) Firewall
23 45 (23.20%) Shell Script
23 45 (23.20%) TCP/IP
24 41 (21.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 40 (20.62%) LAMP
25 40 (20.62%) MySQL
26 39 (20.10%) Apache

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 39 (20.10%) Apache
2 18 (9.28%) JBoss
3 17 (8.76%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.19%) IIS
5 11 (5.67%) MS Exchange
6 10 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.61%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (3.61%) Skype for Business
7 7 (3.61%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.58%) Liferay
9 4 (2.06%) nginx
10 3 (1.55%) Drupal
10 3 (1.55%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.52%) Confluence
11 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.46%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (3.09%) Rackspace Cloud
5 5 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.55%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.55%) SaaS
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (27.84%) DNS
2 45 (23.20%) Firewall
2 45 (23.20%) TCP/IP
3 37 (19.07%) DHCP
4 29 (14.95%) SAN
5 22 (11.34%) LAN
6 18 (9.28%) iSCSI
7 17 (8.76%) LDAP
7 17 (8.76%) VPN
8 16 (8.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (8.25%) Internet
8 16 (8.25%) Network Security
9 15 (7.73%) HTTP
10 13 (6.70%) SSL
10 13 (6.70%) VLAN
11 11 (5.67%) SNMP
11 11 (5.67%) WAN
12 10 (5.15%) Wireless
13 9 (4.64%) SMTP
13 9 (4.64%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.62%) MySQL
2 25 (12.89%) SQL Server
3 24 (12.37%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.12%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.61%) Big Data
6 7 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.06%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.06%) Redis
10 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.52%) Infinispan
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (8.25%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (4.12%) Hudson
2 8 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.58%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.06%) JIRA
4 4 (2.06%) Metasploit
5 3 (1.55%) Trac
General
1 48 (24.74%) Finance
2 11 (5.67%) Back Office
3 9 (4.64%) Banking
4 6 (3.09%) Marketing
5 2 (1.03%) Publishing
5 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (34.54%) Linux Engineer
2 38 (19.59%) Administrator
3 36 (18.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (14.43%) Linux Administrator
5 25 (12.89%) Analyst
5 25 (12.89%) Systems Engineer
6 21 (10.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 21 (10.82%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (10.31%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 19 (9.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 18 (9.28%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 18 (9.28%) VMware Engineer
10 17 (8.76%) Cisco Engineer
10 17 (8.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 17 (8.76%) Senior VMware Engineer
11 16 (8.25%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
12 15 (7.73%) Linux Support
12 15 (7.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 14 (7.22%) Support Engineer
14 13 (6.70%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.62%) LAMP
2 19 (9.79%) Web Services
3 13 (6.70%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (3.61%) COM
5 5 (2.58%) JDBC
6 4 (2.06%) Middleware
7 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.52%) HornetQ
7 1 (0.52%) HTML
7 1 (0.52%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.40%) Clustering
2 23 (11.86%) Derivative
3 20 (10.31%) Data Centre
4 19 (9.79%) EMC VNX
5 15 (7.73%) Public Cloud
6 11 (5.67%) Replication
7 9 (4.64%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.61%) Mathematics
9 6 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (3.09%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.58%) Cryptography
11 4 (2.06%) Hedge funds
11 4 (2.06%) Statistics
12 3 (1.55%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.55%) Health Informatics
12 3 (1.55%) Informatics
12 3 (1.55%) Life Science
12 3 (1.55%) Private Cloud
13 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
13 2 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 178 (91.75%) Linux
2 102 (52.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 63 (32.47%) CentOS
4 58 (29.90%) Unix
5 55 (28.35%) Windows
6 22 (11.34%) Oracle Linux
7 16 (8.25%) Windows Server
7 16 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (7.73%) AIX
8 15 (7.73%) Solaris
9 6 (3.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (3.09%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.58%) Debian
10 5 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.03%) SUSE
12 1 (0.52%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.52%) HPUX
12 1 (0.52%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (48.97%) ITIL
2 28 (14.43%) Open Source
3 24 (12.37%) Load Balancing
3 24 (12.37%) Security Management
4 23 (11.86%) Configuration Management
5 22 (11.34%) Software Testing
6 21 (10.82%) High Availability
7 20 (10.31%) Service Management
8 16 (8.25%) Change Control
8 16 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (7.22%) DevOps
9 14 (7.22%) Information Security
10 13 (6.70%) Incident Management
11 12 (6.19%) Business Continuity
11 12 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (5.67%) ITIL V3
12 11 (5.67%) Mentoring
13 10 (5.15%) Ethical Hacking
13 10 (5.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 79 (40.72%) Bash Shell
2 72 (37.11%) Perl
3 64 (32.99%) Python
4 45 (23.20%) Shell Script
5 29 (14.95%) SQL
6 27 (13.92%) C
7 26 (13.40%) AWK
7 26 (13.40%) sed
8 19 (9.79%) PowerShell
9 16 (8.25%) Ruby
10 15 (7.73%) Java
11 5 (2.58%) PHP
12 4 (2.06%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.55%) Go
14 2 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 81 (41.75%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (35.05%) CCNA
3 50 (25.77%) RHCSA
4 49 (25.26%) CCNP
5 41 (21.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 36 (18.56%) MCSE
6 36 (18.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (17.01%) RHCT
8 29 (14.95%) Degree
8 29 (14.95%) Security Cleared
9 20 (10.31%) CISSP
10 15 (7.73%) A+ Certification
11 14 (7.22%) MCITP
11 14 (7.22%) Network+ Certification
12 12 (6.19%) CEH
13 11 (5.67%) CISM
13 11 (5.67%) RHCA
14 10 (5.15%) CompTIA Security+
14 10 (5.15%) Security+ Certification
15 9 (4.64%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (9.79%) SLA
3 4 (2.06%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.06%) ISO22301
4 3 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.55%) QA
5 2 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.03%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.52%) HIPAA
System Software
1 88 (45.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (14.43%) vSphere
3 27 (13.92%) Active Directory
4 23 (11.86%) NFS
4 23 (11.86%) VMware ESX
5 10 (5.15%) iptables
6 9 (4.64%) Postfix
7 8 (4.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (3.61%) KVM
8 7 (3.61%) XenApp
9 5 (2.58%) GPFS
9 5 (2.58%) Hyper-V
9 5 (2.58%) Samba
9 5 (2.58%) Squid
9 5 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.58%) Xen
10 4 (2.06%) Docker
10 4 (2.06%) LXC
11 3 (1.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.52%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 71 (36.60%) Puppet
2 36 (18.56%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (15.98%) Nagios
4 20 (10.31%) vMotion
5 16 (8.25%) Backup Exec
5 16 (8.25%) NetBackup
6 11 (5.67%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (4.12%) Ansible
8 7 (3.61%) HP SIM
8 7 (3.61%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (3.61%) WSUS
9 6 (3.09%) Cobbler
9 6 (3.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (2.58%) Nmap
11 4 (2.06%) HAProxy
11 4 (2.06%) Nessus
11 4 (2.06%) QRadar
11 4 (2.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (1.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 144 (74.23%) Red Hat
2 121 (62.37%) VMware
3 76 (39.18%) Microsoft
4 73 (37.63%) Cisco
5 69 (35.57%) HP
6 55 (28.35%) Oracle
7 24 (12.37%) EMC
8 23 (11.86%) Symantec
9 18 (9.28%) Dell
9 18 (9.28%) IBM
10 17 (8.76%) NetApp
11 12 (6.19%) Citrix
11 12 (6.19%) Veritas
12 11 (5.67%) SolarWinds
13 10 (5.15%) Google
14 9 (4.64%) SAP
14 9 (4.64%) Sun
15 7 (3.61%) GFI Software
15 7 (3.61%) ProCurve
15 7 (3.61%) Sophos
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