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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 812 763 604
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -159
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 87 110 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.10% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.38% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 70 85 248
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%

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
31403 28879 33391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.98% 27.15% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24333 23456 28266
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 August 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 -66 68 £45,000 - 6
London -18 33 £57,500 +21.05% 5
East of England 0 19 £42,000 +12.00%
Cambridge +7 18 £42,000 +12.00%
Cambridgeshire +6 18 £42,000 +12.00%
South East -43 13 £45,000 -2.70%
South Wales - 11 £33,250 - 1
Wales - 11 £33,250 - 1
City of London -8 8 £57,500 -2.12% 2
Cardiff - 8 £33,250 - 1
Berkshire -11 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Reading -9 6 £42,500 -5.55%
Scotland -20 6 £36,250 -11.57%
Harrow - 6 £57,500 -
Hampshire -24 5 £45,000 -
Portsmouth - 5 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £37,500 -
Glamorgan - 3 - -
Dundee +2 1 £35,000 -14.62%
Hayes 0 1 £60,000 - 3
Surrey -14 1 £54,000 -5.26%
Hertfordshire -18 1 £55,000 -
South West -20 1 - -
West Yorkshire -37 1 £45,000 +23.28%
Yorkshire -44 1 £45,000 +23.28%
North West - 1 £37,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £37,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £37,000 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 192 (97.96%) Linux
2 130 (66.33%) Red Hat
3 118 (60.20%) VMware
4 114 (58.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 86 (43.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 83 (42.35%) Apache
7 81 (41.33%) Perl
8 72 (36.73%) TCP/IP
9 70 (35.71%) ITIL
10 69 (35.20%) MySQL
11 61 (31.12%) Cisco Certification
12 59 (30.10%) Windows
13 55 (28.06%) DNS
14 54 (27.55%) UNIX
15 53 (27.04%) Puppet
16 51 (26.02%) Python
17 49 (25.00%) Clustering
18 48 (24.49%) Microsoft
19 47 (23.98%) Cisco
19 47 (23.98%) Tomcat
20 45 (22.96%) Degree
20 45 (22.96%) LAMP
20 45 (22.96%) CCNA
21 44 (22.45%) Bash Shell
22 43 (21.94%) LDAP
23 40 (20.41%) SAN
24 38 (19.39%) Microsoft Certification
24 38 (19.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 37 (18.88%) Nagios
25 37 (18.88%) Solaris

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 83 (42.35%) Apache
2 47 (23.98%) Tomcat
3 15 (7.65%) WebSphere
4 14 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 14 (7.14%) CloudStack
5 6 (3.06%) nginx
6 4 (2.04%) IIS
6 4 (2.04%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.53%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.51%) Zimbra
9 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.59%) SaaS
2 5 (2.55%) Joyent
2 5 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 72 (36.73%) TCP/IP
2 55 (28.06%) DNS
3 43 (21.94%) LDAP
4 40 (20.41%) SAN
5 34 (17.35%) OSPF
5 34 (17.35%) BGP
6 28 (14.29%) DHCP
7 27 (13.78%) SSL
7 27 (13.78%) EIGRP
8 26 (13.27%) Firewall
9 24 (12.24%) WAN
10 23 (11.73%) MPLS
11 22 (11.22%) Cisco IOS
11 22 (11.22%) LAN
12 18 (9.18%) VPN
13 16 (8.16%) NAS
14 14 (7.14%) tcpdump
15 12 (6.12%) Internet
16 10 (5.10%) IPsec
16 10 (5.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (35.20%) MySQL
2 19 (9.69%) Oracle Database
3 14 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 14 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.06%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (6.12%) Subversion
2 9 (4.59%) JIRA
2 9 (4.59%) Metasploit
3 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (16.84%) Finance
2 13 (6.63%) Law
3 10 (5.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (3.57%) Banking
4 7 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.55%) Retail
5 5 (2.55%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.04%) Back Office
7 3 (1.53%) Games
8 2 (1.02%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 78 (39.80%) Administrator
2 71 (36.22%) Systems Administrator
3 66 (33.67%) Linux Administrator
4 59 (30.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 47 (23.98%) Linux Engineer
6 32 (16.33%) Systems Engineer
7 26 (13.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 24 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (8.67%) Team Leader
10 16 (8.16%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 14 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 12 (6.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 11 (5.61%) Network Engineer
14 7 (3.57%) Security Specialist
14 7 (3.57%) Information Security Specialist
14 7 (3.57%) Information Specialist
15 6 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
15 6 (3.06%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
15 6 (3.06%) Senior Linux Administrator
15 6 (3.06%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (22.96%) LAMP
2 5 (2.55%) JSON
2 5 (2.55%) Web Services
2 5 (2.55%) XML
2 5 (2.55%) CSS
3 2 (1.02%) SOAP
3 2 (1.02%) Middleware
4 1 (0.51%) HTML
4 1 (0.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (25.00%) Clustering
2 20 (10.20%) Open Source
3 19 (9.69%) Replication
4 13 (6.63%) PKI
5 11 (5.61%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.59%) Hedge funds
7 7 (3.57%) Cryptography
7 7 (3.57%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.55%) Derivative
9 4 (2.04%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.02%) HACMP
10 2 (1.02%) Spread Betting
10 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.51%) Wiki
11 1 (0.51%) Statistics
11 1 (0.51%) IVR
11 1 (0.51%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 192 (97.96%) Linux
2 114 (58.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 59 (30.10%) Windows
4 54 (27.55%) UNIX
5 37 (18.88%) Solaris
6 34 (17.35%) CentOS
6 34 (17.35%) Ubuntu
7 17 (8.67%) SUSE
8 16 (8.16%) Debian
8 16 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (3.06%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (2.55%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (2.04%) HPUX
14 3 (1.53%) AIX
14 3 (1.53%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.51%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.71%) ITIL
2 34 (17.35%) Load Balancing
3 28 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 26 (13.27%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (11.22%) E-Commerce
5 22 (11.22%) Migration
6 20 (10.20%) Project Management
7 19 (9.69%) DevOps
8 15 (7.65%) Service Delivery
9 14 (7.14%) ERP
10 13 (6.63%) Data Analysis
11 12 (6.12%) Problem Management
12 10 (5.10%) Change Control
12 10 (5.10%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (4.59%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (4.59%) Strategic Planning
13 9 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (4.08%) Change Management
14 8 (4.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (41.33%) Perl
2 51 (26.02%) Python
3 44 (22.45%) Bash Shell
4 36 (18.37%) SQL
5 30 (15.31%) Java
6 28 (14.29%) PHP
7 18 (9.18%) Ruby
8 17 (8.67%) T-SQL
9 13 (6.63%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.08%) C
11 7 (3.57%) C++
11 7 (3.57%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.55%) PHP4
12 5 (2.55%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.53%) AWK
13 3 (1.53%) Korn
14 2 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (31.12%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (22.96%) CCNA
2 45 (22.96%) Degree
3 38 (19.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 38 (19.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (18.37%) MCSE
5 34 (17.35%) CCNP
6 21 (10.71%) RHCA
7 19 (9.69%) MCSA
8 16 (8.16%) CCSA
8 16 (8.16%) Security Cleared
8 16 (8.16%) CCSE
9 15 (7.65%) LPIC
10 14 (7.14%) Linux+ Certification
11 13 (6.63%) OCP
11 13 (6.63%) Oracle Certification
12 11 (5.61%) SC Cleared
13 10 (5.10%) DV Cleared
14 9 (4.59%) CISSP
14 9 (4.59%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.04%) SLA
3 2 (1.02%) QA
3 2 (1.02%) HIPAA
System Software
1 86 (43.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 27 (13.78%) KVM
4 25 (12.76%) NFS
4 25 (12.76%) Postfix
5 24 (12.24%) VMware ESX
6 19 (9.69%) vSphere
7 16 (8.16%) Sendmail
8 14 (7.14%) Xen
9 13 (6.63%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (4.59%) Nmap
10 9 (4.59%) XenServer
11 6 (3.06%) XenApp
12 5 (2.55%) Hyper-V
12 5 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (2.04%) Samba
14 2 (1.02%) Snort
14 2 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (1.02%) PowerHA
15 1 (0.51%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 53 (27.04%) Puppet
2 37 (18.88%) Nagios
3 27 (13.78%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (8.16%) Red Hat Satellite
5 15 (7.65%) EMC NetWorker
6 14 (7.14%) SCOM
7 13 (6.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (5.61%) Cacti
8 11 (5.61%) SCCM
9 9 (4.59%) Salt
9 9 (4.59%) Rsyslog
10 7 (3.57%) Cobbler
11 6 (3.06%) NetBackup
11 6 (3.06%) Vagrant
11 6 (3.06%) Ansible
12 5 (2.55%) FortiGate
13 4 (2.04%) Munin
14 3 (1.53%) ITRS Geneos
14 3 (1.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 3 (1.53%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 130 (66.33%) Red Hat
2 118 (60.20%) VMware
3 48 (24.49%) Microsoft
4 47 (23.98%) Cisco
5 36 (18.37%) Oracle
6 34 (17.35%) JBoss
7 26 (13.27%) HP
8 25 (12.76%) EMC
9 21 (10.71%) CheckPoint
10 18 (9.18%) NetApp
11 14 (7.14%) SAP
12 13 (6.63%) Veritas
13 9 (4.59%) Citrix
13 9 (4.59%) Juniper
13 9 (4.59%) Sun
14 7 (3.57%) IBM
14 7 (3.57%) F5
15 6 (3.06%) Rackspace
16 5 (2.55%) Riverbed
17 4 (2.04%) Nimsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: Unspecified plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago