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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 783 823 723
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -100
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 125 106 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.088% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.32% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 111 71 123
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +6.02%

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
30528 32813 31018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.49% 27.15% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23935 26202 24931
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +44 110 £50,000 +11.11% 18
South East +43 59 £50,000 +12.35% 3
London +30 37 £57,500 +4.54% 10
Hampshire - 29 £45,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 13 £45,000 - 1
Andover - 13 £60,000 -
Berkshire -15 11 £40,000 -9.09%
South Wales +4 9 £40,000 +21.21%
Wales -1 9 £40,000 +21.21%
Middlesex +13 8 £48,750 -
City of London +19 7 £55,000 -16.98% 2
Caerphilly - 7 £45,000 -
Surrey - 6 £55,000 - 2
East of England +29 5 £45,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +14 5 £55,000 -
Reading -11 5 £52,500 +19.31%
Staines - 5 £55,000 - 2
Oxford +13 4 £55,000 -
Harrow +10 4 - -
North West +7 4 £38,250 -4.37%
Cambridge +10 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Leeds +3 2 £39,000 -
West Yorkshire +2 2 £39,000 -
Hertfordshire 0 2 £42,500 -18.26% 1
Manchester 0 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Yorkshire -6 2 £39,000 -
West Midlands -9 2 £33,045 -37.05%
Warwickshire - 2 £33,045 -
Cheshire - 2 £44,000 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 218 (96.46%) Linux
2 188 (83.19%) Red Hat
3 127 (56.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 104 (46.02%) UNIX
5 103 (45.58%) VMware
6 98 (43.36%) Windows
7 85 (37.61%) Perl
8 80 (35.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 75 (33.19%) Bash Shell
9 75 (33.19%) ITIL
10 70 (30.97%) TCP/IP
11 66 (29.20%) Solaris
12 64 (28.32%) Oracle
12 64 (28.32%) Puppet
13 54 (23.89%) HP
14 50 (22.12%) CentOS
15 49 (21.68%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (20.80%) Python
17 46 (20.35%) RHCSA
18 45 (19.91%) Microsoft
19 44 (19.47%) Security Cleared
20 41 (18.14%) Cisco
20 41 (18.14%) MySQL
21 40 (17.70%) Apache
21 40 (17.70%) Firewall
22 39 (17.26%) Finance
23 37 (16.37%) Clustering
23 37 (16.37%) Cisco Certification
24 36 (15.93%) DV Cleared
25 35 (15.49%) SAN

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 40 (17.70%) Apache
2 14 (6.19%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.75%) JBoss
4 9 (3.98%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.54%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.10%) nginx
6 7 (3.10%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.33%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.88%) Lync
8 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Autonomy Scrittura
2 1 (0.44%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.42%) PaaS
3 9 (3.98%) IaaS
4 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (30.97%) TCP/IP
2 40 (17.70%) Firewall
3 35 (15.49%) SAN
4 29 (12.83%) DNS
5 21 (9.29%) Internet
6 19 (8.41%) LAN
6 19 (8.41%) DHCP
7 14 (6.19%) WAN
8 13 (5.75%) OSPF
8 13 (5.75%) BGP
9 12 (5.31%) iSCSI
9 12 (5.31%) FTP
10 11 (4.87%) SSL
10 11 (4.87%) VPN
11 10 (4.42%) LDAP
12 9 (3.98%) SSH
13 8 (3.54%) VLAN
13 8 (3.54%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (3.54%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.14%) MySQL
2 14 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.77%) Big Data
7 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.44%) Hudson
General
1 39 (17.26%) Finance
2 11 (4.87%) Back Office
3 9 (3.98%) Advertising
3 9 (3.98%) Games
4 5 (2.21%) Banking
5 4 (1.77%) Marketing
6 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.88%) Electronics
7 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (32.74%) Administrator
2 69 (30.53%) Linux Engineer
3 56 (24.78%) Linux Administrator
4 49 (21.68%) Systems Administrator
5 39 (17.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 28 (12.39%) Support Engineer
7 27 (11.95%) UNIX Engineer
7 27 (11.95%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 23 (10.18%) UNIX Support
9 22 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (7.08%) UNIX Administrator
11 15 (6.64%) Technical Support
11 15 (6.64%) Senior UNIX Engineer
12 14 (6.19%) Linux Specialist
13 13 (5.75%) Senior Technician
13 13 (5.75%) Linux Technician
14 11 (4.87%) Linux Support
14 11 (4.87%) Systems Engineer
15 9 (3.98%) Network Engineer
15 9 (3.98%) UNIX Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.75%) J2EE
2 8 (3.54%) Middleware
2 8 (3.54%) LAMP
2 8 (3.54%) Esper
3 3 (1.33%) Flash
4 2 (0.88%) Web Services
5 1 (0.44%) COM
5 1 (0.44%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.37%) Clustering
2 27 (11.95%) Open Source
3 24 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (8.41%) Derivative
5 9 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.21%) Online Games
7 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.33%) Replication
8 3 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.33%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.88%) DTV
10 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.44%) FMCG
10 1 (0.44%) CMDB
10 1 (0.44%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 218 (96.46%) Linux
2 127 (56.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 104 (46.02%) UNIX
4 98 (43.36%) Windows
5 66 (29.20%) Solaris
6 50 (22.12%) CentOS
7 49 (21.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (14.16%) AIX
9 19 (8.41%) Oracle Linux
10 18 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (5.31%) Ubuntu
13 7 (3.10%) HPUX
14 5 (2.21%) Fedora
15 4 (1.77%) Debian
15 4 (1.77%) FreeBSD
16 3 (1.33%) Mac OS X
16 3 (1.33%) SUSE
17 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (33.19%) ITIL
2 23 (10.18%) Service Delivery
3 20 (8.85%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (8.41%) Configuration Management
5 18 (7.96%) Security Management
6 17 (7.52%) Software Testing
7 15 (6.64%) Change Control
7 15 (6.64%) Time Management
8 14 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (6.19%) Load Balancing
9 13 (5.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 13 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (4.42%) Electronic Trading
10 10 (4.42%) Capacity Management
10 10 (4.42%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (4.42%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.98%) Identity Management
11 9 (3.98%) Information Security
12 8 (3.54%) Workflow
12 8 (3.54%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (37.61%) Perl
2 75 (33.19%) Bash Shell
3 47 (20.80%) Python
4 34 (15.04%) Shell Script
5 21 (9.29%) SQL
6 19 (8.41%) Java
7 14 (6.19%) PHP
7 14 (6.19%) PowerShell
8 13 (5.75%) Bourne shell
9 5 (2.21%) Ruby
10 4 (1.77%) C
11 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (20.35%) RHCSA
2 44 (19.47%) Security Cleared
3 37 (16.37%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (15.93%) DV Cleared
5 32 (14.16%) SC Cleared
6 31 (13.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 27 (11.95%) Degree
8 19 (8.41%) CCNA
9 16 (7.08%) CCNP
10 15 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (5.75%) MCSE
12 11 (4.87%) JNCIA
13 10 (4.42%) SCSA
14 9 (3.98%) Sun Certification
15 8 (3.54%) IBM AIX Certification
15 8 (3.54%) LPIC
15 8 (3.54%) NCDA
16 6 (2.65%) MCITP
16 6 (2.65%) SAP Certification
17 5 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.96%) SLA
2 13 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (5.31%) QA
3 12 (5.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (35.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (13.72%) Active Directory
3 26 (11.50%) NFS
4 24 (10.62%) vSphere
5 22 (9.73%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (8.85%) Samba
7 18 (7.96%) KVM
8 11 (4.87%) Hyper-V
8 11 (4.87%) XenApp
9 10 (4.42%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (2.65%) VMware ESX
11 5 (2.21%) Xen
12 4 (1.77%) Postfix
13 3 (1.33%) Squid
13 3 (1.33%) iptables
14 2 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.44%) Corosync
15 1 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 64 (28.32%) Puppet
2 25 (11.06%) NetBackup
3 23 (10.18%) Nagios
4 22 (9.73%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (5.31%) Red Hat Satellite
6 11 (4.87%) CFEngine
7 10 (4.42%) yum
8 9 (3.98%) Cacti
8 9 (3.98%) Cobbler
9 6 (2.65%) Ansible
10 4 (1.77%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.77%) SCOM
11 3 (1.33%) OpenView
12 2 (0.88%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.44%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.44%) Plesk
13 1 (0.44%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 188 (83.19%) Red Hat
2 103 (45.58%) VMware
3 64 (28.32%) Oracle
4 54 (23.89%) HP
5 45 (19.91%) Microsoft
6 41 (18.14%) Cisco
7 25 (11.06%) Veritas
8 22 (9.73%) IBM
9 18 (7.96%) Sun
10 17 (7.52%) NetApp
11 14 (6.19%) Citrix
12 13 (5.75%) Vignette
12 13 (5.75%) OpenText
13 12 (5.31%) Juniper
14 11 (4.87%) Dell
14 11 (4.87%) EMC
14 11 (4.87%) Brocade
15 10 (4.42%) F5
16 8 (3.54%) Riverbed
16 8 (3.54%) SAP
Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
The SmartList
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 27 days ago