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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 769 701 702
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +1
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 111 178 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.61% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 94 142 165
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

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
30716 29211 32279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.80% 27.10% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24600 23037 27108
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -77 99 £42,500 -15.00% 7
London -54 55 £42,500 -34.61% 5
South East -38 19 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire -14 14 £38,000 - 1
Hampshire -25 11 £45,000 +4.65%
City of London +9 10 £53,250 +18.33% 2
North Yorkshire - 10 - -
York - 10 - -
Wales +13 7 £38,500 -3.75%
South Wales +9 7 £38,500 -3.75%
Havant - 6 £57,500 -
Berkshire +1 5 £55,000 +22.22%
North West -13 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Portsmouth -17 5 £45,000 +4.65%
Reading -1 4 £55,000 +22.22%
West Yorkshire -6 4 £38,000 - 1
South West -7 4 £25,000 -23.07%
Leeds -11 4 £38,000 - 1
Manchester -12 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Bristol 0 3 £25,000 -23.07%
Surrey -7 3 £50,000 +7.52%
Leatherhead -9 3 £50,000 +7.52%
Newport - 3 £38,500 -
Harrow +5 2 - -
Cwmbran - 2 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £37,500 -
Torfaen - 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire -2 1 £42,500 +24.08%
Slough -6 1 £38,500 -23.00%
Essex -13 1 £50,000 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 189 (94.97%) Linux
2 160 (80.40%) Red Hat
3 119 (59.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 110 (55.28%) VMware
5 101 (50.75%) Perl
6 85 (42.71%) Bash Shell
7 75 (37.69%) ITIL
8 73 (36.68%) UNIX
8 73 (36.68%) VMware Infrastructure
9 70 (35.18%) Apache
10 62 (31.16%) TCP/IP
11 61 (30.65%) Windows
12 60 (30.15%) Oracle
13 59 (29.65%) Puppet
14 57 (28.64%) CentOS
15 56 (28.14%) MySQL
16 54 (27.14%) DNS
17 53 (26.63%) Python
17 53 (26.63%) SAN
18 47 (23.62%) Degree
19 45 (22.61%) Clustering
20 41 (20.60%) Cisco
21 39 (19.60%) Microsoft
22 38 (19.10%) Solaris
23 37 (18.59%) Shell Script
24 36 (18.09%) Cisco Certification
24 36 (18.09%) vSphere
25 35 (17.59%) NFS
25 35 (17.59%) HP
26 34 (17.09%) RHCSA

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 70 (35.18%) Apache
2 23 (11.56%) Tomcat
3 22 (11.06%) JBoss
4 19 (9.55%) WebLogic
5 18 (9.05%) WebSphere
6 13 (6.53%) nginx
7 10 (5.03%) CloudStack
8 3 (1.51%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.51%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.51%) IIS
9 2 (1.01%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.01%) Stata
2 2 (1.01%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (5.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.03%) PaaS
2 8 (4.02%) IaaS
3 5 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (31.16%) TCP/IP
2 54 (27.14%) DNS
3 53 (26.63%) SAN
4 30 (15.08%) Firewall
5 29 (14.57%) DHCP
6 26 (13.07%) SSL
7 25 (12.56%) LAN
8 20 (10.05%) LDAP
8 20 (10.05%) OSPF
8 20 (10.05%) BGP
9 17 (8.54%) Internet
10 16 (8.04%) FTP
11 15 (7.54%) WAN
11 15 (7.54%) MPLS
11 15 (7.54%) VPN
11 15 (7.54%) EIGRP
11 15 (7.54%) Wireless
11 15 (7.54%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (7.54%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (7.54%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (28.14%) MySQL
2 15 (7.54%) Oracle Database
3 12 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.03%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.03%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.51%) Big Data
6 2 (1.01%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.01%) Hudson
2 4 (2.01%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.01%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.01%) Subversion
4 1 (0.50%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (8.04%) Back Office
1 16 (8.04%) Games
2 14 (7.04%) Finance
3 11 (5.53%) Law
4 6 (3.02%) Advertising
4 6 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.51%) Retail
6 2 (1.01%) Marketing
6 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.01%) Publishing
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) French Language
7 1 (0.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (42.71%) Administrator
2 69 (34.67%) Systems Administrator
3 68 (34.17%) Linux Administrator
4 58 (29.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 43 (21.61%) Linux Engineer
6 25 (12.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (12.56%) UNIX Engineer
7 17 (8.54%) Support Engineer
8 13 (6.53%) Network Engineer
9 10 (5.03%) Linux Support
9 10 (5.03%) Linux Support Engineer
9 10 (5.03%) Senior Technician
9 10 (5.03%) Senior UNIX Engineer
10 9 (4.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 9 (4.52%) Linux Specialist
11 8 (4.02%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.02%) Senior Network Engineer
12 7 (3.52%) UNIX Administrator
12 7 (3.52%) UNIX Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.58%) LAMP
2 10 (5.03%) J2EE
3 8 (4.02%) Middleware
4 5 (2.51%) Web Services
5 1 (0.50%) HTML
5 1 (0.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.61%) Clustering
2 27 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (11.06%) Open Source
4 14 (7.04%) Derivative
5 12 (6.03%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.03%) Online Games
7 9 (4.52%) PKI
8 8 (4.02%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (3.52%) Spread Betting
9 7 (3.52%) Replication
10 6 (3.02%) HACMP
11 5 (2.51%) Management Information System
12 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.51%) Hedge funds
14 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.50%) Statistics
14 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
14 1 (0.50%) Wiki
14 1 (0.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 189 (94.97%) Linux
2 119 (59.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 73 (36.68%) UNIX
4 61 (30.65%) Windows
5 57 (28.64%) CentOS
6 38 (19.10%) Solaris
7 18 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (8.04%) AIX
9 14 (7.04%) Oracle Linux
10 13 (6.53%) Debian
11 12 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (5.03%) Ubuntu
12 10 (5.03%) SUSE
13 5 (2.51%) HPUX
14 4 (2.01%) Fedora
15 3 (1.51%) FreeBSD
15 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (37.69%) ITIL
2 24 (12.06%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (10.55%) Service Delivery
4 19 (9.55%) Configuration Management
5 17 (8.54%) Migration
6 16 (8.04%) Load Balancing
6 16 (8.04%) Change Control
7 14 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (6.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (6.53%) Mentoring
8 13 (6.53%) Use Case
9 12 (6.03%) ERP
10 11 (5.53%) Project Management
10 11 (5.53%) Security Management
10 11 (5.53%) Software Testing
11 10 (5.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (4.52%) Data Analysis
12 9 (4.52%) High Availability
13 8 (4.02%) Strategic Planning
13 8 (4.02%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (50.75%) Perl
2 85 (42.71%) Bash Shell
3 53 (26.63%) Python
4 37 (18.59%) Shell Script
5 31 (15.58%) PHP
6 30 (15.08%) PowerShell
7 20 (10.05%) Java
8 18 (9.05%) SQL
9 14 (7.04%) T-SQL
10 10 (5.03%) Bourne shell
10 10 (5.03%) Ruby
11 7 (3.52%) VBScript
12 3 (1.51%) C
12 3 (1.51%) C++
13 2 (1.01%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.50%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 47 (23.62%) Degree
2 36 (18.09%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (17.09%) RHCSA
4 30 (15.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (13.07%) Security Cleared
6 23 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (8.54%) CCNP
7 17 (8.54%) CCNA
8 16 (8.04%) MCSE
9 15 (7.54%) MCITP
10 14 (7.04%) SC Cleared
10 14 (7.04%) DV Cleared
11 11 (5.53%) LPIC
12 10 (5.03%) Linux+ Certification
13 9 (4.52%) MCP
13 9 (4.52%) MCSA
13 9 (4.52%) OCP
13 9 (4.52%) Oracle Certification
14 8 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (3.52%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (36.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (18.09%) vSphere
3 35 (17.59%) NFS
4 23 (11.56%) Active Directory
4 23 (11.56%) VMware ESX
5 21 (10.55%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (9.05%) KVM
7 14 (7.04%) Postfix
8 13 (6.53%) XenApp
9 12 (6.03%) Xen
10 11 (5.53%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (5.03%) Sendmail
12 8 (4.02%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (4.02%) Samba
13 7 (3.52%) Hyper-V
14 6 (3.02%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (3.02%) VirtualBox
14 6 (3.02%) PowerHA
15 5 (2.51%) Squid
16 4 (2.01%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 59 (29.65%) Puppet
2 30 (15.08%) Nagios
3 22 (11.06%) Cacti
4 19 (9.55%) NetBackup
5 17 (8.54%) SCOM
6 15 (7.54%) Red Hat Satellite
7 11 (5.53%) EMC NetWorker
8 9 (4.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (4.02%) yum
10 7 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (3.52%) SCCM
11 6 (3.02%) Cobbler
12 5 (2.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 4 (2.01%) Ansible
13 4 (2.01%) Vagrant
14 2 (1.01%) Munin
15 1 (0.50%) Plesk
15 1 (0.50%) ZABBIX
15 1 (0.50%) BladeLogic
15 1 (0.50%) cPanel
Vendors
1 160 (80.40%) Red Hat
2 110 (55.28%) VMware
3 60 (30.15%) Oracle
4 41 (20.60%) Cisco
5 39 (19.60%) Microsoft
6 35 (17.59%) HP
7 32 (16.08%) Veritas
8 20 (10.05%) IBM
9 18 (9.05%) EMC
10 17 (8.54%) F5
11 16 (8.04%) Citrix
12 15 (7.54%) NetApp
13 14 (7.04%) Riverbed
14 11 (5.53%) SAP
15 10 (5.03%) Vignette
15 10 (5.03%) Open Text
16 8 (4.02%) Brocade
17 7 (3.52%) CA
18 6 (3.02%) Dell
18 6 (3.02%) Veeam
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £3100040000 per annum + £3,000 on-call
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package.
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
JM Digital
Posted: 15 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago