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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank 899 860 868
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +8
Permanent jobs citing RHCT 3 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.015% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.010% 0.056% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 26
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £31,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £35,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -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
30957 28649 33381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.85% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24129 23451 28087
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RHCT over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

RHCT Salary Histogram in the UK

RHCT
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RHCT within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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 3 £50,000 +42.85%
London -33 2 £60,000 +71.42%
South East -21 1 £42,500 +25.92%
Basingstoke - 1 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £42,500 -

RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) RHCE
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) NAS
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) NFS
5 4 (40.00%) MCP
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) LDAP
6 3 (30.00%) SNMP
6 3 (30.00%) SMTP
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Nagios
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) RHCA
6 3 (30.00%) SSH
6 3 (30.00%) tcpdump
6 3 (30.00%) CFEngine
6 3 (30.00%) Cobbler
6 3 (30.00%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Subversion
6 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) NAS
3 3 (30.00%) tcpdump
3 3 (30.00%) SNMP
3 3 (30.00%) SSH
3 3 (30.00%) LDAP
3 3 (30.00%) SMTP
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) RIP
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) Infinispan
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Technician
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) CESG
1 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) RHCE
2 4 (40.00%) MCP
3 3 (30.00%) RHCA
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) MCSA
5 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (10.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
1 3 (30.00%) CFEngine
1 3 (30.00%) Cobbler
1 3 (30.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Nortel