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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 844 842 765
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -77
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 71 90 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.077% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 64 68 87
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £61,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.84%

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
29837 31780 29684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.23% 27.14% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23763 24876 23903
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 July 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 July 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 +32 70 £47,500 -5.00% 14
London +29 28 £57,500 +4.54% 7
South East +5 20 £47,500 -5.00% 5
City of London +39 11 £55,000 -4.34% 2
East of England +1 9 £56,000 +33.33% 1
Hampshire +11 7 £45,000 -55.00% 2
Yorkshire +3 7 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Manchester +18 6 £35,000 -17.64%
Berkshire +7 6 £48,750 +14.70% 1
North West +4 6 £35,000 -17.64%
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £56,000 +33.33%
Harrow +7 4 - -
West Yorkshire +2 4 £37,000 -17.77% 1
East Midlands - 4 £38,750 -
West Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £60,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
Northampton - 3 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £60,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £40,000 -
Bedford - 3 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -1 2 £57,500 - 1
Reading -7 2 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £57,500 - 1
Andover - 2 £60,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £60,000 -
South West - 2 £47,500 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 184 (94.36%) Linux
2 147 (75.38%) Red Hat
3 96 (49.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 93 (47.69%) Windows
5 83 (42.56%) ITIL
5 83 (42.56%) VMware
6 81 (41.54%) TCP/IP
7 79 (40.51%) UNIX
8 67 (34.36%) Puppet
9 57 (29.23%) Bash Shell
9 57 (29.23%) Perl
10 55 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 48 (24.62%) Apache
11 48 (24.62%) Python
12 47 (24.10%) Solaris
13 46 (23.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 43 (22.05%) MySQL
14 43 (22.05%) Firewall
15 41 (21.03%) RHCSA
16 39 (20.00%) Finance
17 37 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
17 37 (18.97%) Microsoft
18 36 (18.46%) Oracle
18 36 (18.46%) Security Cleared
18 36 (18.46%) CentOS
19 34 (17.44%) Clustering
19 34 (17.44%) Opscode Chef
20 33 (16.92%) Cisco
20 33 (16.92%) HP
21 32 (16.41%) Active Directory

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 48 (24.62%) Apache
2 24 (12.31%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.67%) nginx
4 9 (4.62%) JBoss
5 7 (3.59%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.54%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.54%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.03%) Confluence
8 2 (1.03%) Lync
8 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Autonomy Scrittura
2 1 (0.51%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.08%) Office 365
4 4 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.03%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) IaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 81 (41.54%) TCP/IP
2 43 (22.05%) Firewall
3 28 (14.36%) DNS
4 16 (8.21%) FTP
5 15 (7.69%) SAN
5 15 (7.69%) iSCSI
6 14 (7.18%) LAN
6 14 (7.18%) WAN
7 11 (5.64%) VPN
7 11 (5.64%) OSPF
7 11 (5.64%) BGP
8 10 (5.13%) SSL
8 10 (5.13%) Internet
9 7 (3.59%) Kerberos
9 7 (3.59%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (3.08%) MPLS
10 6 (3.08%) IPsec
11 5 (2.56%) DHCP
11 5 (2.56%) VoIP
11 5 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.05%) MySQL
2 28 (14.36%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.03%) Big Data
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.51%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.59%) Subversion
3 3 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (5.64%) Banking
3 7 (3.59%) Games
4 5 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.56%) Advertising
4 5 (2.56%) Back Office
5 4 (2.05%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.54%) Marketing
6 3 (1.54%) Law
7 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.03%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (35.38%) Administrator
2 66 (33.85%) Linux Engineer
3 49 (25.13%) Linux Administrator
3 49 (25.13%) Systems Administrator
4 36 (18.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 24 (12.31%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 19 (9.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (9.23%) Support Engineer
8 12 (6.15%) UNIX Support
9 10 (5.13%) UNIX Team Leader
9 10 (5.13%) Team Leader
10 9 (4.62%) UNIX Administrator
10 9 (4.62%) Technical Support
10 9 (4.62%) Linux Support
11 8 (4.10%) Platform Engineer
12 7 (3.59%) Support Specialist
12 7 (3.59%) Analyst
12 7 (3.59%) UNIX Specialist
13 6 (3.08%) Technical Specialist
13 6 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.10%) LAMP
2 3 (1.54%) Esper
2 3 (1.54%) J2EE
2 3 (1.54%) Flash
3 2 (1.03%) Middleware
3 2 (1.03%) COM
3 2 (1.03%) Web Services
4 1 (0.51%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.44%) Clustering
2 24 (12.31%) Data Centre
3 19 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.72%) Derivative
5 8 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.59%) Statistics
6 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.56%) Replication
7 5 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.03%) DTV
10 1 (0.51%) CMDB
10 1 (0.51%) Social Network
10 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 184 (94.36%) Linux
2 96 (49.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 93 (47.69%) Windows
4 79 (40.51%) UNIX
5 47 (24.10%) Solaris
6 46 (23.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (18.46%) CentOS
8 25 (12.82%) AIX
9 21 (10.77%) Ubuntu
10 19 (9.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (8.72%) Debian
11 17 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (7.18%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (3.08%) SUSE
14 5 (2.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (1.54%) FreeBSD
15 3 (1.54%) Mac OS X
16 2 (1.03%) HPUX
17 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.51%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (42.56%) ITIL
2 27 (13.85%) Open Source
3 26 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 23 (11.79%) Configuration Management
4 23 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (8.72%) Change Control
6 15 (7.69%) Security Management
7 14 (7.18%) Software Testing
7 14 (7.18%) Server Building
7 14 (7.18%) Electronic Trading
8 11 (5.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (5.64%) Incident Management
8 11 (5.64%) Load Balancing
8 11 (5.64%) Project Management
9 9 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (4.10%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.10%) Time Management
10 8 (4.10%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.59%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (3.59%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 57 (29.23%) Perl
1 57 (29.23%) Bash Shell
2 48 (24.62%) Python
3 30 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 23 (11.79%) SQL
5 14 (7.18%) Ruby
6 13 (6.67%) Java
7 7 (3.59%) PHP
8 6 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.08%) C
9 4 (2.05%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.54%) C-shell
11 1 (0.51%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 41 (21.03%) RHCSA
2 37 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (18.46%) Security Cleared
4 31 (15.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 31 (15.90%) DV Cleared
5 26 (13.33%) CCNA
6 24 (12.31%) RHCA
6 24 (12.31%) SC Cleared
7 23 (11.79%) Degree
8 15 (7.69%) JNCIA
9 14 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (5.64%) MCSE
10 11 (5.64%) LPIC
11 10 (5.13%) CCNP
12 9 (4.62%) IBM AIX Certification
13 6 (3.08%) Sun Certification
13 6 (3.08%) Linux+ Certification
13 6 (3.08%) SCSA
13 6 (3.08%) MCITP
14 4 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.13%) ISO 9001
3 9 (4.62%) QA
4 4 (2.05%) SLA
5 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (16.41%) Active Directory
3 20 (10.26%) Samba
4 19 (9.74%) KVM
5 18 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 12 (6.15%) vSphere
8 6 (3.08%) VMware Server
9 5 (2.56%) NFS
9 5 (2.56%) iptables
10 4 (2.05%) Postfix
10 4 (2.05%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.54%) Xen
12 2 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.03%) XenApp
13 1 (0.51%) XenServer
13 1 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.51%) vCloud
13 1 (0.51%) Gluster
13 1 (0.51%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 67 (34.36%) Puppet
2 34 (17.44%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.21%) Nagios
3 16 (8.21%) NetBackup
4 15 (7.69%) Ansible
4 15 (7.69%) CFEngine
5 13 (6.67%) Cobbler
6 5 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (1.54%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.54%) OpenView
7 3 (1.54%) Cacti
7 3 (1.54%) Salt
8 2 (1.03%) cPanel
8 2 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.03%) SCOM
9 1 (0.51%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.51%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.51%) Oozie
9 1 (0.51%) Graylog
Vendors
1 147 (75.38%) Red Hat
2 83 (42.56%) VMware
3 37 (18.97%) Microsoft
4 36 (18.46%) Oracle
5 33 (16.92%) Cisco
5 33 (16.92%) HP
6 17 (8.72%) Sun
6 17 (8.72%) Veritas
7 11 (5.64%) Juniper
8 10 (5.13%) Citrix
8 10 (5.13%) NetApp
9 9 (4.62%) IBM
10 8 (4.10%) EMC
11 6 (3.08%) SAP
11 6 (3.08%) Dell
12 5 (2.56%) Cloudera
12 5 (2.56%) F5
13 4 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (2.05%) Adobe
14 3 (1.54%) Hitachi
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent bens, International Compan
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pension
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 17 days ago