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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank 900 843 875
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +32
Permanent jobs citing RHCT 4 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.026% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.013% 0.095% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 22
Average salary £50,000 £33,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £22,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £35,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £27,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -21.42%

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
31691 29544 33416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.18% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24541 23973 28364
Average salary £44,000 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 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 -39 4 £50,000 +48.14%
London -20 2 £60,000 +71.42%
South East -26 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Berkshire -9 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £42,500 -
Slough - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £42,500 -

RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (50.00%) MCP
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) RHCE
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) NFS
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) NAS
7 3 (25.00%) tcpdump
7 3 (25.00%) CFEngine
7 3 (25.00%) Cobbler
7 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (25.00%) RHCA
7 3 (25.00%) SSH
7 3 (25.00%) Subversion
7 3 (25.00%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (25.00%) SNMP
7 3 (25.00%) SMTP
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) Python
7 3 (25.00%) LDAP
7 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) Banking
7 3 (25.00%) Nagios

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) NAS
3 3 (25.00%) tcpdump
3 3 (25.00%) SSH
3 3 (25.00%) SNMP
3 3 (25.00%) SMTP
3 3 (25.00%) LDAP
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) RIP
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) Infinispan
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) SOA
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCP
2 5 (41.67%) RHCE
3 3 (25.00%) RHCA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
5 1 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (8.33%) ISEB
5 1 (8.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) CFEngine
1 3 (25.00%) Cobbler
1 3 (25.00%) ITRS Geneos
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Nortel
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint