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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank 890 903 880
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Permanent jobs citing RHCT 5 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.003% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.017% 0.010% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 9
Average salary £23,500 £26,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% -48.00%
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £26,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.61% -30.66%

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
30031 31161 30625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.18% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23591 24788 24798
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 31 March 2015 within the UK.

RHCT Salary Histogram in the UK

RHCT
Top 7 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 31 March 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 -8 5 £23,500 -9.61%
Nottingham - 4 £23,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £23,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £23,500 -
South East - 1 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £45,000 -

RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (20.00%) Puppet
5 1 (20.00%) Network Management
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (20.00%) Redis
5 1 (20.00%) Infinispan
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (20.00%) RHCSA
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Electronics
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (20.00%) Nmap
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) IPv6
1 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
1 1 (20.00%) Infinispan
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (20.00%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
1 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nmap
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) F5