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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 768 736 683
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -53
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 110 157 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.56% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 91 124 160
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.92%

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
29255 27965 30740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 27.26% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23431 21963 25717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -54 102 £47,500 -1.55% 22
London -32 46 £49,500 -10.00% 12
South East -34 33 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Yorkshire -7 16 £38,000 +16.92% 1
North Yorkshire - 12 - -
York - 12 - -
Hampshire -19 11 £45,000 +4.65% 1
City of London +3 10 £45,750 -12.85% 1
Berkshire -15 10 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Surrey -6 8 £50,000 +7.52% 1
South Wales -12 6 £38,500 -3.75%
Wales -13 6 £38,500 -3.75%
Portsmouth -17 6 £45,000 +4.65%
Middlesex +13 4 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Leatherhead -5 4 £55,000 +18.27%
Leeds -9 4 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Andover -10 4 £60,000 +39.53% 1
West Yorkshire -14 4 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Newport - 4 £38,500 -
Staines - 4 £50,000 - 1
Reading -6 3 £60,000 +33.33% 1
South West -11 2 £26,750 -17.69%
Manchester -18 2 £45,000 - 1
North West -19 2 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Midlands - 2 £42,750 -
Torfaen - 2 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £42,750 -
Cwmbran - 2 £45,000 -
Harrow +10 1 - -
Slough -3 1 £38,500 -23.00%

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 199 (96.14%) Linux
2 170 (82.13%) Red Hat
3 123 (59.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 103 (49.76%) VMware
5 100 (48.31%) Perl
6 88 (42.51%) Bash Shell
7 83 (40.10%) UNIX
8 74 (35.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 67 (32.37%) Windows
10 66 (31.88%) ITIL
11 63 (30.43%) Oracle
12 62 (29.95%) TCP/IP
12 62 (29.95%) Puppet
13 57 (27.54%) CentOS
14 55 (26.57%) Apache
15 53 (25.60%) Python
16 52 (25.12%) MySQL
17 49 (23.67%) SAN
18 47 (22.71%) Solaris
19 46 (22.22%) Degree
20 45 (21.74%) Clustering
21 42 (20.29%) RHCSA
22 39 (18.84%) HP
23 38 (18.36%) Microsoft
23 38 (18.36%) DNS
23 38 (18.36%) Cisco
24 37 (17.87%) NFS
24 37 (17.87%) Shell Script
25 36 (17.39%) Firewall
26 34 (16.43%) Cisco Certification

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (26.57%) Apache
2 20 (9.66%) Tomcat
3 17 (8.21%) JBoss
3 17 (8.21%) WebLogic
4 16 (7.73%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.83%) nginx
6 8 (3.86%) CloudStack
7 2 (0.97%) IIS
7 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) Stata
2 2 (0.97%) Mathematica
2 2 (0.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.83%) PaaS
2 8 (3.86%) IaaS
3 3 (1.45%) SaaS
3 3 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (29.95%) TCP/IP
2 49 (23.67%) SAN
3 38 (18.36%) DNS
4 36 (17.39%) Firewall
5 23 (11.11%) LAN
6 20 (9.66%) SSL
6 20 (9.66%) DHCP
6 20 (9.66%) Internet
7 18 (8.70%) LDAP
8 17 (8.21%) OSPF
8 17 (8.21%) BGP
9 16 (7.73%) VPN
9 16 (7.73%) FTP
10 14 (6.76%) WAN
11 13 (6.28%) Wireless
11 13 (6.28%) IPsec
11 13 (6.28%) MPLS
11 13 (6.28%) EIGRP
11 13 (6.28%) VLAN
11 13 (6.28%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.12%) MySQL
2 11 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.86%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.86%) Hadoop
3 8 (3.86%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.42%) Big Data
5 5 (2.42%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.93%) Hudson
2 4 (1.93%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.97%) Subversion
3 2 (0.97%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (7.73%) Games
1 16 (7.73%) Back Office
1 16 (7.73%) Finance
2 9 (4.35%) Law
3 7 (3.38%) Advertising
4 3 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.97%) Marketing
5 2 (0.97%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (39.61%) Administrator
2 63 (30.43%) Systems Administrator
3 62 (29.95%) Linux Administrator
4 51 (24.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 46 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
6 30 (14.49%) UNIX Engineer
7 25 (12.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (11.59%) Support Engineer
9 14 (6.76%) Senior Technician
9 14 (6.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 14 (6.76%) Senior UNIX Engineer
10 12 (5.80%) UNIX Support
10 12 (5.80%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.83%) UNIX Administrator
11 10 (4.83%) Linux Support
11 10 (4.83%) Linux Support Engineer
12 9 (4.35%) Linux Specialist
13 8 (3.86%) UNIX Support Engineer
13 8 (3.86%) Technical Support
13 8 (3.86%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.66%) LAMP
2 14 (6.76%) J2EE
3 8 (3.86%) Middleware
4 6 (2.90%) Esper
5 3 (1.45%) Web Services
6 1 (0.48%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.74%) Clustering
2 32 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (11.11%) Open Source
4 17 (8.21%) Derivative
5 11 (5.31%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.83%) Online Games
7 8 (3.86%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.86%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (3.38%) Spread Betting
9 6 (2.90%) Replication
9 6 (2.90%) HACMP
9 6 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.45%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.97%) PKI
11 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.48%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 199 (96.14%) Linux
2 123 (59.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 83 (40.10%) UNIX
4 67 (32.37%) Windows
5 57 (27.54%) CentOS
6 47 (22.71%) Solaris
7 24 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (10.14%) AIX
9 17 (8.21%) Oracle Linux
10 14 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (6.28%) Debian
12 9 (4.35%) Ubuntu
13 8 (3.86%) SUSE
14 6 (2.90%) Fedora
15 5 (2.42%) HPUX
16 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (1.93%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (31.88%) ITIL
2 23 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (10.63%) Service Delivery
4 18 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 15 (7.25%) Load Balancing
6 14 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (6.76%) Software Testing
6 14 (6.76%) Security Management
7 13 (6.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 13 (6.28%) Use Case
7 13 (6.28%) Mentoring
8 12 (5.80%) Change Control
8 12 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (4.83%) Capacity Management
10 9 (4.35%) High Availability
10 9 (4.35%) E-Commerce
10 9 (4.35%) Migration
10 9 (4.35%) Time Management
10 9 (4.35%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (48.31%) Perl
2 88 (42.51%) Bash Shell
3 53 (25.60%) Python
4 37 (17.87%) Shell Script
5 29 (14.01%) PowerShell
5 29 (14.01%) PHP
6 20 (9.66%) Java
7 13 (6.28%) Bourne shell
8 11 (5.31%) SQL
9 8 (3.86%) Ruby
10 7 (3.38%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.38%) VBScript
11 2 (0.97%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.97%) C
11 2 (0.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 46 (22.22%) Degree
2 42 (20.29%) RHCSA
3 34 (16.43%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (14.49%) Security Cleared
5 25 (12.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (10.14%) SC Cleared
7 20 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (9.66%) DV Cleared
8 17 (8.21%) CCNA
9 14 (6.76%) CCNP
9 14 (6.76%) MCSE
10 13 (6.28%) MCITP
11 10 (4.83%) MCSA
12 9 (4.35%) IBM AIX Certification
12 9 (4.35%) LPIC
13 8 (3.86%) Linux+ Certification
13 8 (3.86%) NCDA
14 7 (3.38%) MCP
14 7 (3.38%) SCSA
15 5 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.21%) SLA
2 5 (2.42%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (35.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (17.87%) NFS
3 29 (14.01%) vSphere
4 21 (10.14%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (9.18%) Active Directory
6 17 (8.21%) KVM
7 12 (5.80%) XenApp
7 12 (5.80%) Samba
7 12 (5.80%) VMware ESX
8 11 (5.31%) Postfix
9 10 (4.83%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (4.83%) Xen
10 8 (3.86%) Sendmail
11 6 (2.90%) Hyper-V
11 6 (2.90%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (2.90%) VirtualBox
11 6 (2.90%) PowerHA
12 5 (2.42%) Squid
13 4 (1.93%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (1.93%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 62 (29.95%) Puppet
2 31 (14.98%) Nagios
3 22 (10.63%) Cacti
4 21 (10.14%) NetBackup
5 14 (6.76%) Red Hat Satellite
6 12 (5.80%) SCOM
7 10 (4.83%) yum
8 8 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (2.90%) Cobbler
10 5 (2.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (1.93%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (1.45%) Ansible
12 3 (1.45%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.97%) Munin
13 2 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 1 (0.48%) cPanel
14 1 (0.48%) Webmin
14 1 (0.48%) CFEngine
14 1 (0.48%) Plesk
14 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 170 (82.13%) Red Hat
2 103 (49.76%) VMware
3 63 (30.43%) Oracle
4 39 (18.84%) HP
5 38 (18.36%) Microsoft
5 38 (18.36%) Cisco
6 31 (14.98%) Veritas
7 22 (10.63%) IBM
8 15 (7.25%) NetApp
8 15 (7.25%) F5
9 14 (6.76%) Open Text
9 14 (6.76%) Citrix
9 14 (6.76%) Vignette
10 13 (6.28%) Riverbed
11 8 (3.86%) Brocade
11 8 (3.86%) CA
11 8 (3.86%) EMC
11 8 (3.86%) SAP
12 7 (3.38%) Sun
13 6 (2.90%) Dell
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 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
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Atos
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + £45-55k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Posted: 6 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
TRG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Xn Hotels Systems
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum + OOH & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits inc Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
Nativ Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens including share options
Posted: 19 days ago