Period
to 25 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 6 months to 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 446 397 396
Rank change year-on-year -49 -1 -24
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 599 519 1,040
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.70% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.44% 3.32% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 377 382 853
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,350
25th Percentile £45,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £52,925
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +8.64% -3.77%
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -4.55%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17,399 15,637 30,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.56% 21.19% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12,914 12,942 24,747
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in England.

Salary trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in England over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the England region over the 6 months to 25 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -27 217 £75,000 +7.14% 38
South East -18 115 £60,000 - 9
South West -25 110 £52,500 +0.87% 11
North of England -45 81 £46,500 -7.00% 11
North West -24 46 £46,500 +3.33% 10
Midlands -68 43 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Yorkshire -47 28 £42,500 -17.07% 1
East of England -16 26 £55,000 +4.76% 5
West Midlands -73 26 £53,750 +13.16% 6
East Midlands -29 17 £42,500 -15.00% 3
North East -11 7 £54,000 +103.77%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 599 (100.00%) Linux
2 394 (65.78%) Red Hat
3 284 (47.41%) Ansible
4 251 (41.90%) DevOps
5 243 (40.57%) Python
6 217 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
7 216 (36.06%) Docker
8 193 (32.22%) AWS
9 190 (31.72%) CentOS
10 189 (31.55%) Windows
11 177 (29.55%) Java
12 168 (28.05%) Jenkins
13 163 (27.21%) Azure
14 154 (25.71%) Kubernetes
15 150 (25.04%) Finance
16 148 (24.71%) Security Cleared
17 142 (23.71%) SQL
18 141 (23.54%) VMware
19 128 (21.37%) Terraform
20 124 (20.70%) Oracle
20 124 (20.70%) Puppet
21 119 (19.87%) Software Engineering
22 116 (19.37%) Microsoft
22 116 (19.37%) Configuration Management
23 114 (19.03%) Open Source
24 110 (18.36%) Unix
25 105 (17.53%) Bash Shell
25 105 (17.53%) Social Skills
26 102 (17.03%) SC Cleared
27 98 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (8.85%) Confluence
2 25 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 19 (3.17%) Apache
4 18 (3.01%) WebLogic
5 17 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.50%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.17%) IIS
10 6 (1.00%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.00%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.83%) JBoss
11 5 (0.83%) nginx
12 2 (0.33%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.33%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.33%) Traffic Server
13 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.50%) Houdini
4 3 (0.50%) Maya
4 3 (0.50%) NUKE
4 3 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) SAP GTS
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.33%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.33%) Workfront
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 193 (32.22%) AWS
2 163 (27.21%) Azure
3 95 (15.86%) OpenShift
4 48 (8.01%) PaaS
5 45 (7.51%) IaaS
6 42 (7.01%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (6.18%) GitHub
8 34 (5.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 34 (5.68%) Microsoft 365
9 32 (5.34%) GCP
10 21 (3.51%) Serverless
11 20 (3.34%) Amazon EC2
12 18 (3.01%) Amazon S3
13 17 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (1.84%) Amazon ELB
14 11 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
14 11 (1.84%) Route 53
15 9 (1.50%) Amazon ECS
15 9 (1.50%) SaaS
16 7 (1.17%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.51%) Firewall
2 45 (7.51%) SAN
3 42 (7.01%) TCP/IP
4 39 (6.51%) DNS
5 32 (5.34%) SSH
6 30 (5.01%) Internet
7 29 (4.84%) Network Security
8 22 (3.67%) DHCP
9 21 (3.51%) VPN
10 17 (2.84%) LAN
10 17 (2.84%) WAN
11 15 (2.50%) FTP
11 15 (2.50%) IPsec
11 15 (2.50%) NAS
12 13 (2.17%) BGP
13 10 (1.67%) SSL
14 9 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (1.50%) MPLS
15 8 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (11.85%) Big Data
2 52 (8.68%) Oracle Database
3 45 (7.51%) MongoDB
4 44 (7.35%) MySQL
5 43 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (6.68%) NoSQL
7 38 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 37 (6.18%) SQL Server
8 37 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (5.01%) Hadoop
10 18 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
12 12 (2.00%) Relational Database
13 10 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (1.34%) Oracle Exadata
15 7 (1.17%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 168 (28.05%) Jenkins
2 77 (12.85%) Git (software)
3 65 (10.85%) JIRA
4 40 (6.68%) GitLab
5 28 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (3.17%) TeamCity
7 17 (2.84%) Maven
8 16 (2.67%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.67%) Eclipse
8 16 (2.67%) JMeter
8 16 (2.67%) Robot Framework
8 16 (2.67%) Selenium
9 10 (1.67%) Vagrant
10 7 (1.17%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.33%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 150 (25.04%) Finance
2 105 (17.53%) Social Skills
3 60 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (7.85%) Legal
5 41 (6.84%) Public Sector
6 39 (6.51%) Back Office
7 31 (5.18%) Banking
8 26 (4.34%) Law
9 13 (2.17%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.50%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.50%) Retail
11 7 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.00%) Marketing
13 5 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
13 5 (0.83%) Electronics
13 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.67%) Organisational Skills
15 2 (0.33%) Front Office
15 2 (0.33%) Police
15 2 (0.33%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 133 (22.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 83 (13.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 67 (11.19%) Linux Engineer
4 63 (10.52%) Developer
5 54 (9.02%) Software Engineer
6 47 (7.85%) Senior Software Engineer
7 45 (7.51%) Administrator
8 36 (6.01%) Cloud Engineer
8 36 (6.01%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 35 (5.84%) Analyst
10 32 (5.34%) Applications Support
11 31 (5.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 29 (4.84%) Linux Administrator
12 29 (4.84%) Platform Engineer
13 27 (4.51%) Architect
14 26 (4.34%) Senior DevOps
14 26 (4.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 25 (4.17%) Support Analyst
16 24 (4.01%) Systems Administrator
17 23 (3.84%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (12.85%) Elastic Stack
2 64 (10.68%) Kafka
3 61 (10.18%) Apache NiFi
4 46 (7.68%) CGI
5 44 (7.35%) Web Services
6 33 (5.51%) HTML
7 30 (5.01%) Middleware
8 29 (4.84%) Spring Boot
9 28 (4.67%) .NET
9 28 (4.67%) CSS
10 27 (4.51%) Node.js
11 26 (4.34%) Spring
12 25 (4.17%) LAMP
13 22 (3.67%) React
14 21 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
15 18 (3.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (2.67%) CSS3
16 16 (2.67%) Gherkin
16 16 (2.67%) HTML5
17 14 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.02%) Data Centre
2 57 (9.52%) Cyberattack
3 31 (5.18%) Cloud Native
4 23 (3.84%) SWIFT
5 22 (3.67%) Clustering
6 20 (3.34%) Public Cloud
7 17 (2.84%) Private Cloud
8 15 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (1.84%) User Experience
11 10 (1.67%) FMCG
11 10 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.17%) PKI
14 6 (1.00%) iPhone
14 6 (1.00%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
16 4 (0.67%) Hedge funds
16 4 (0.67%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 599 (100.00%) Linux
2 190 (31.72%) CentOS
3 189 (31.55%) Windows
4 110 (18.36%) Unix
5 77 (12.85%) Windows Server
6 64 (10.68%) Ubuntu
7 37 (6.18%) Windows Server 2016
8 28 (4.67%) Debian
9 20 (3.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (3.17%) Solaris
11 17 (2.84%) Fedora
11 17 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (2.67%) Windows 10
12 16 (2.67%) Windows Server 2019
13 15 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (1.84%) SUSE
14 11 (1.84%) VMS
15 9 (1.50%) AIX
16 6 (1.00%) Alpine Linux
17 4 (0.67%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (41.90%) DevOps
2 217 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (19.87%) Software Engineering
4 116 (19.37%) Configuration Management
5 114 (19.03%) Open Source
6 96 (16.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 94 (15.69%) Mentoring
8 76 (12.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 70 (11.69%) Scrum
10 69 (11.52%) Microservices
10 69 (11.52%) Test Automation
11 68 (11.35%) Collaborative Working
12 64 (10.68%) Cybersecurity
13 63 (10.52%) ITIL
14 56 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (8.85%) Artificial Intelligence
16 48 (8.01%) Analytics
16 48 (8.01%) DevSecOps
17 47 (7.85%) Migration
18 44 (7.35%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 243 (40.57%) Python
2 177 (29.55%) Java
3 142 (23.71%) SQL
4 105 (17.53%) Bash Shell
5 63 (10.52%) C++
6 61 (10.18%) PowerShell
7 52 (8.68%) C
8 49 (8.18%) Ruby
9 47 (7.85%) JavaScript
10 43 (7.18%) Perl
11 42 (7.01%) Shell Script
12 39 (6.51%) Go
13 10 (1.67%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.34%) C#
15 7 (1.17%) Clojure
15 7 (1.17%) PHP
16 6 (1.00%) Java 8
17 5 (0.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 4 (0.67%) Lua
19 3 (0.50%) ES6
Qualifications
1 148 (24.71%) Security Cleared
2 102 (17.03%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.84%) Degree
4 31 (5.18%) DV Cleared
5 24 (4.01%) RHCSA
6 20 (3.34%) RHCE
7 16 (2.67%) AWS Certification
8 8 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (1.34%) MCSE
8 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.00%) CISSP
10 4 (0.67%) CISA
10 4 (0.67%) CISM
10 4 (0.67%) ISSAP
10 4 (0.67%) ISSEP
10 4 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.50%) CCNA
11 3 (0.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.34%) QA
3 13 (2.17%) SLA
4 11 (1.84%) GDPR
5 9 (1.50%) PMBOK
6 5 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.67%) COBIT
7 4 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.67%) NIST
8 2 (0.33%) SOC 2
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 216 (36.06%) Docker
2 98 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (12.52%) Active Directory
4 30 (5.01%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (4.01%) vSphere
6 17 (2.84%) Hyper-V
7 14 (2.34%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.50%) NFS
9 8 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.00%) iptables
10 6 (1.00%) KVM
10 6 (1.00%) Postfix
10 6 (1.00%) Samba
10 6 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.83%) Xen
12 4 (0.67%) Kamailio
12 4 (0.67%) OpenSIPS
12 4 (0.67%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 284 (47.41%) Ansible
2 154 (25.71%) Kubernetes
3 128 (21.37%) Terraform
4 124 (20.70%) Puppet
5 53 (8.85%) Prometheus
6 41 (6.84%) Grafana
6 41 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (6.84%) Packer
7 38 (6.34%) Graphite
8 29 (4.84%) Consul
9 26 (4.34%) Red Hat Satellite
10 18 (3.01%) Docker Swarm
11 17 (2.84%) NetBackup
12 15 (2.50%) Nagios
13 13 (2.17%) Data Guard
13 13 (2.17%) Opsview
14 12 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
15 11 (1.84%) vCenter Server
16 10 (1.67%) SCCM
17 9 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 394 (65.78%) Red Hat
2 141 (23.54%) VMware
3 124 (20.70%) Oracle
4 116 (19.37%) Microsoft
5 49 (8.18%) Cisco
6 32 (5.34%) IBM
7 27 (4.51%) Atlassian
8 24 (4.01%) EMC
8 24 (4.01%) Google
9 16 (2.67%) Citrix
9 16 (2.67%) HP
9 16 (2.67%) Juniper
10 13 (2.17%) F5
11 11 (1.84%) Splunk
12 10 (1.67%) Cloudera
12 10 (1.67%) Symantec
13 9 (1.50%) SolarWinds
14 8 (1.34%) NetApp
14 8 (1.34%) SAP
15 7 (1.17%) Solarflare