The first table below looks at the demand for RHCSS in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RHCSS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Security Specialist (RHCSS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing RHCSS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32831 30927 34904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.85% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26235 24874 29613
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RHCSS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RHCSS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

RHCSS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RHCSS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RHCSS within the UK.

RHCSS Salary Trend in the UK

RHCSS
Top 9 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing RHCSS 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 RHCSS.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security

RHCSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing RHCSS 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 RHCSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001