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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 773 795 728
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -67
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 119 101 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.090% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.33% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 103 74 121
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%

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
29511 30422 30375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.43% 27.17% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23175 24158 24577
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +25 106 £50,000 +11.11% 19
South East +18 59 £50,000 +13.63% 7
London +44 34 £57,500 - 10
Hampshire - 26 £47,500 - 4
Berkshire -8 13 £40,000 -9.09%
Andover - 12 £60,000 - 2
Portsmouth - 11 £45,000 - 1
Middlesex +12 9 £50,000 -
City of London +11 8 £55,000 -15.38% 2
South Wales -3 8 £40,000 -
Wales -6 8 £40,000 -
Surrey +9 7 £55,000 +18.27% 2
Staines - 6 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +2 5 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Reading -11 5 £52,500 +19.31%
Caerphilly - 5 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +8 4 £55,000 - 1
East of England +4 4 £46,250 +2.77%
Cambridgeshire +14 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Cambridge +13 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Oxford +12 3 £55,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
York - 3 - -
Harrow +8 2 - -
Leeds +5 2 £39,000 +20.00% 1
North West 0 2 £44,000 +10.00%
West Yorkshire -5 2 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Cheshire - 2 £44,000 -
Leatherhead +4 1 £60,000 +29.03%
Hertfordshire +1 1 £45,000 +15.38%

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 221 (95.67%) Linux
2 196 (84.85%) Red Hat
3 137 (59.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 112 (48.48%) VMware
5 105 (45.45%) UNIX
6 97 (41.99%) Perl
7 92 (39.83%) Windows
8 88 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 85 (36.80%) Bash Shell
10 72 (31.17%) ITIL
11 69 (29.87%) TCP/IP
12 67 (29.00%) Oracle
13 62 (26.84%) Solaris
14 59 (25.54%) Puppet
15 53 (22.94%) CentOS
15 53 (22.94%) HP
16 51 (22.08%) Python
17 45 (19.48%) Cisco
18 44 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
18 44 (19.05%) RHCSA
19 42 (18.18%) Security Cleared
19 42 (18.18%) Firewall
19 42 (18.18%) Microsoft
19 42 (18.18%) Apache
19 42 (18.18%) SAN
20 40 (17.32%) Shell Script
20 40 (17.32%) MySQL
21 39 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
22 38 (16.45%) Clustering
23 35 (15.15%) Finance

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 42 (18.18%) Apache
2 14 (6.06%) JBoss
3 12 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.33%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.90%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.46%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.60%) nginx
8 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.87%) Lync
9 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.87%) IIS
9 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.43%) CloudStack
Applications
1 18 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) Stata
2 2 (0.87%) Mathematica
2 2 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Autonomy Scrittura
2 1 (0.43%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.33%) PaaS
2 9 (3.90%) IaaS
3 6 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (29.87%) TCP/IP
2 42 (18.18%) Firewall
2 42 (18.18%) SAN
3 31 (13.42%) DNS
4 23 (9.96%) LAN
5 22 (9.52%) Internet
6 20 (8.66%) DHCP
7 16 (6.93%) OSPF
7 16 (6.93%) BGP
8 15 (6.49%) WAN
9 14 (6.06%) SSL
10 13 (5.63%) VPN
10 13 (5.63%) FTP
11 12 (5.19%) LDAP
12 10 (4.33%) EIGRP
12 10 (4.33%) MPLS
12 10 (4.33%) VLAN
12 10 (4.33%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (4.33%) Wireless
12 10 (4.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.32%) MySQL
2 13 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.73%) Big Data
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.87%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.73%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.30%) Hudson
3 2 (0.87%) LabVIEW
3 2 (0.87%) Subversion
General
1 35 (15.15%) Finance
2 15 (6.49%) Back Office
3 11 (4.76%) Games
4 9 (3.90%) Advertising
5 5 (2.16%) Banking
6 4 (1.73%) Marketing
7 3 (1.30%) Law
7 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.87%) Electronics
8 2 (0.87%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (35.93%) Administrator
2 62 (26.84%) Linux Engineer
3 61 (26.41%) Linux Administrator
4 60 (25.97%) Systems Administrator
5 45 (19.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 31 (13.42%) UNIX Engineer
7 29 (12.55%) Support Engineer
8 24 (10.39%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 21 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (9.09%) UNIX Support
10 16 (6.93%) Senior UNIX Engineer
11 15 (6.49%) UNIX Administrator
12 14 (6.06%) Technical Support
12 14 (6.06%) Senior Technician
12 14 (6.06%) Linux Technician
13 13 (5.63%) Linux Support
14 12 (5.19%) Linux Specialist
15 11 (4.76%) Network Engineer
15 11 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
16 10 (4.33%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.06%) J2EE
2 9 (3.90%) LAMP
3 8 (3.46%) Esper
3 8 (3.46%) Middleware
4 2 (0.87%) Web Services
4 2 (0.87%) Flash
5 1 (0.43%) COM
5 1 (0.43%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.45%) Clustering
2 30 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (11.26%) Open Source
4 19 (8.23%) Derivative
5 12 (5.19%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.90%) Online Games
7 8 (3.46%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.30%) Replication
8 3 (1.30%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.87%) HACMP
9 2 (0.87%) DTV
9 2 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.43%) FMCG
10 1 (0.43%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.43%) Social Network
10 1 (0.43%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 221 (95.67%) Linux
2 137 (59.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 105 (45.45%) UNIX
4 92 (39.83%) Windows
5 62 (26.84%) Solaris
6 53 (22.94%) CentOS
7 44 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (12.99%) AIX
9 19 (8.23%) Oracle Linux
10 17 (7.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (4.76%) Ubuntu
13 7 (3.03%) HPUX
14 6 (2.60%) Fedora
15 4 (1.73%) Debian
15 4 (1.73%) FreeBSD
16 3 (1.30%) SUSE
17 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.17%) ITIL
2 21 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 20 (8.66%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (8.23%) Configuration Management
5 17 (7.36%) Security Management
6 16 (6.93%) Software Testing
6 16 (6.93%) Change Control
7 15 (6.49%) Time Management
8 13 (5.63%) Mentoring
8 13 (5.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (5.19%) Load Balancing
10 11 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (4.33%) Capacity Management
11 10 (4.33%) Problem Management
11 10 (4.33%) Use Case
12 9 (3.90%) Identity Management
12 9 (3.90%) Information Security
12 9 (3.90%) E-Commerce
12 9 (3.90%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 97 (41.99%) Perl
2 85 (36.80%) Bash Shell
3 51 (22.08%) Python
4 40 (17.32%) Shell Script
5 22 (9.52%) Java
6 21 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 20 (8.66%) SQL
8 19 (8.23%) PHP
9 13 (5.63%) Bourne shell
10 5 (2.16%) Ruby
10 5 (2.16%) C
11 3 (1.30%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.87%) C++
12 2 (0.87%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (19.05%) RHCSA
2 42 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 39 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 34 (14.72%) Degree
6 32 (13.85%) DV Cleared
7 30 (12.99%) SC Cleared
8 20 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (8.23%) CCNA
10 17 (7.36%) CCNP
11 14 (6.06%) MCSE
12 11 (4.76%) MCITP
13 10 (4.33%) SCSA
14 9 (3.90%) IBM AIX Certification
15 8 (3.46%) Sun Certification
15 8 (3.46%) JNCIA
15 8 (3.46%) LPIC
15 8 (3.46%) NCDA
16 6 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (1.73%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.36%) SLA
2 10 (4.33%) QA
3 9 (3.90%) ISO 9001
3 9 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 88 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (12.55%) NFS
3 27 (11.69%) Active Directory
3 27 (11.69%) vSphere
4 25 (10.82%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (8.23%) Samba
5 19 (8.23%) KVM
6 13 (5.63%) Hyper-V
6 13 (5.63%) XenApp
7 10 (4.33%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (3.03%) Postfix
9 6 (2.60%) VMware ESX
9 6 (2.60%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (2.60%) VirtualBox
9 6 (2.60%) Xen
10 5 (2.16%) Squid
11 4 (1.73%) iptables
12 3 (1.30%) Corosync
12 3 (1.30%) GPFS
13 2 (0.87%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 59 (25.54%) Puppet
2 27 (11.69%) Nagios
3 26 (11.26%) NetBackup
4 18 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (6.06%) Red Hat Satellite
6 13 (5.63%) Cacti
7 10 (4.33%) yum
8 8 (3.46%) CFEngine
8 8 (3.46%) SCOM
9 6 (2.60%) Cobbler
10 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (1.73%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (1.73%) Ansible
12 3 (1.30%) OpenView
13 2 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.87%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.43%) cPanel
14 1 (0.43%) Webmin
14 1 (0.43%) BladeLogic
14 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 196 (84.85%) Red Hat
2 112 (48.48%) VMware
3 67 (29.00%) Oracle
4 53 (22.94%) HP
5 45 (19.48%) Cisco
6 42 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 26 (11.26%) Veritas
8 22 (9.52%) IBM
9 17 (7.36%) NetApp
10 16 (6.93%) Citrix
10 16 (6.93%) Sun
11 14 (6.06%) Vignette
11 14 (6.06%) OpenText
12 13 (5.63%) F5
13 11 (4.76%) EMC
14 10 (4.33%) Juniper
14 10 (4.33%) Dell
14 10 (4.33%) Brocade
14 10 (4.33%) Riverbed
15 8 (3.46%) CA
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick
University of Warwick
Salary: £28,695 - £37,394 pa (plus excellent benefits)
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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: 4 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £41,000 per annum + 12% bonus + much more
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Bomus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago