The table below looks at the statistics for RHCT in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RHCT over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank - 875 846
Permanent jobs citing RHCT 0 11 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.010% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.038% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 24
Average salary - £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.16%

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
30956 28988 33362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.15% 26.79% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24456 23637 27790
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

RHCT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RHCT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RHCT
Salary Trend

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

RHCT Salary Trend in the UK

RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing RHCT 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 RHCT.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) RHCE
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (20.00%) Redis

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) RIP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Redis
2 1 (20.00%) Infinispan
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (20.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) RHCE
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Nortel