Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 370 442 341
Rank change year-on-year +72 -101 +30
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 443 739 1,337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.64% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.76% 2.83% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 400 565 1,017
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,080
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.74% +3.78%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £36,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,500 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.77% +2.73% +4.76%

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 11,787 26,156 32,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.58% 22.56% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9,701 21,372 26,609
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +113 165 £70,000 +7.69% 38
North of England +80 100 £50,000 -15.40% 12
South West +72 77 £46,000 -8.00% 13
Yorkshire +59 51 £45,540 -17.20% 3
Midlands +10 42 £40,000 -15.79% 10
North West +75 41 £53,750 -10.42% 8
South East +52 36 £65,000 +8.33% 21
West Midlands +9 34 £41,250 -13.16% 8
East of England +103 20 £72,500 +107.14% 3
East Midlands +55 8 £40,000 -8.57% 2
North East +12 8 £33,500 -47.40% 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 443 (100.00%) Linux
2 275 (62.08%) Red Hat
3 204 (46.05%) Python
4 203 (45.82%) DevOps
5 187 (42.21%) Ansible
6 181 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
7 154 (34.76%) AWS
8 149 (33.63%) CentOS
9 142 (32.05%) Puppet
9 142 (32.05%) Windows
10 139 (31.38%) Docker
11 129 (29.12%) Terraform
11 129 (29.12%) Bash Shell
12 118 (26.64%) VMware
13 117 (26.41%) Jenkins
14 103 (23.25%) SQL
14 103 (23.25%) Configuration Management
15 95 (21.44%) Azure
16 90 (20.32%) Finance
17 89 (20.09%) Git (software)
18 88 (19.86%) Java
19 87 (19.64%) Kubernetes
20 80 (18.06%) Ruby
20 80 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
21 78 (17.61%) Oracle
22 72 (16.25%) Active Directory
22 72 (16.25%) Open Source
23 71 (16.03%) Unix
24 65 (14.67%) Shell Script
25 64 (14.45%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 40 (9.03%) Confluence
2 24 (5.42%) OpenStack
3 16 (3.61%) Apache
4 15 (3.39%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.26%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.81%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.13%) Ethereum
8 5 (1.13%) OpenEdge
9 4 (0.90%) nginx
9 4 (0.90%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.23%) IIS
10 1 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.03%) Workfront
2 4 (0.90%) Quorum
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 154 (34.76%) AWS
2 95 (21.44%) Azure
3 48 (10.84%) OpenShift
4 40 (9.03%) GitHub
5 31 (7.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 30 (6.77%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (4.97%) IaaS
8 21 (4.74%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (4.74%) Amazon S3
9 20 (4.51%) PaaS
9 20 (4.51%) Route 53
10 18 (4.06%) Office 365
11 17 (3.84%) Amazon ELB
11 17 (3.84%) AWS CloudFormation
11 17 (3.84%) Serverless
12 9 (2.03%) AWS Fargate
12 9 (2.03%) Logic Apps
13 8 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (1.81%) G Suite
13 8 (1.81%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.38%) DNS
2 41 (9.26%) TCP/IP
3 35 (7.90%) SAN
4 26 (5.87%) Firewall
5 25 (5.64%) HTTP
6 22 (4.97%) FTP
7 18 (4.06%) SSH
8 17 (3.84%) DHCP
9 15 (3.39%) SMTP
10 13 (2.93%) IMAP
10 13 (2.93%) NAS
11 12 (2.71%) WAN
12 11 (2.48%) VPN
13 9 (2.03%) Internet
14 8 (1.81%) Kerberos
14 8 (1.81%) LAN
15 7 (1.58%) Multicast
16 6 (1.35%) IPv4
16 6 (1.35%) SNMP
17 5 (1.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.80%) Big Data
2 35 (7.90%) SQL Server
3 31 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (5.42%) MySQL
6 22 (4.97%) NoSQL
6 22 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (4.74%) Amazon RDS
7 21 (4.74%) MongoDB
7 21 (4.74%) Oracle Database
8 19 (4.29%) Relational Database
9 18 (4.06%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.71%) Blockchain
11 9 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (2.03%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.58%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.58%) HBase
12 7 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 117 (26.41%) Jenkins
2 89 (20.09%) Git (software)
3 50 (11.29%) JIRA
4 45 (10.16%) GitLab
5 31 (7.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (3.16%) Gerrit
7 13 (2.93%) Artifactory
8 10 (2.26%) Bitbucket
8 10 (2.26%) Vagrant
9 6 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.90%) Maven
10 4 (0.90%) Subversion
11 3 (0.68%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.45%) Selenium
12 2 (0.45%) Toad
13 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.23%) JMeter
13 1 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 90 (20.32%) Finance
2 51 (11.51%) Public Sector
3 32 (7.22%) Banking
4 26 (5.87%) Back Office
5 17 (3.84%) Law
6 14 (3.16%) Legal
7 13 (2.93%) Marketing
7 13 (2.93%) Retail
8 11 (2.48%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.81%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.58%) Games
11 6 (1.35%) Front Office
12 3 (0.68%) Electronics
12 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.45%) Police
14 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.23%) Local Government
14 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 132 (29.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 88 (19.86%) Linux Engineer
3 42 (9.48%) Administrator
3 42 (9.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (9.26%) Platform Engineer
5 40 (9.03%) Senior DevOps
6 35 (7.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 34 (7.67%) Systems Engineer
8 33 (7.45%) Analyst
8 33 (7.45%) Systems Administrator
9 27 (6.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 27 (6.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 25 (5.64%) Cloud Engineer
11 24 (5.42%) Applications Support
11 24 (5.42%) Linux Administrator
11 24 (5.42%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 23 (5.19%) Support Analyst
13 21 (4.74%) Software Engineer
14 19 (4.29%) DBA
14 19 (4.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (9.93%) Elastic Stack
2 23 (5.19%) Kafka
2 23 (5.19%) LDAP
3 21 (4.74%) YAML
4 20 (4.51%) Middleware
5 19 (4.29%) .NET
5 19 (4.29%) Web Services
6 18 (4.06%) Apache NiFi
7 17 (3.84%) Node.js
7 17 (3.84%) XML
8 12 (2.71%) Spring
9 9 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (1.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 5 (1.13%) Sensu
12 4 (0.90%) FreeSWITCH
12 4 (0.90%) Hibernate
12 4 (0.90%) jQuery
12 4 (0.90%) JSON
12 4 (0.90%) REST
12 4 (0.90%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (9.48%) Data Centre
3 30 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.16%) Clustering
4 14 (3.16%) Cyberattack
5 13 (2.93%) SWIFT
6 11 (2.48%) Replication
7 10 (2.26%) Cloud Native
7 10 (2.26%) PKI
8 8 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.35%) Xbox
10 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.13%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.13%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.90%) Media Streaming
12 3 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.68%) User Experience
13 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 443 (100.00%) Linux
2 149 (33.63%) CentOS
3 142 (32.05%) Windows
4 71 (16.03%) Unix
5 62 (14.00%) Windows Server
6 25 (5.64%) Ubuntu
7 18 (4.06%) Debian
8 17 (3.84%) Solaris
9 12 (2.71%) SUSE
9 12 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.71%) Windows Server 2016
10 11 (2.48%) AIX
11 9 (2.03%) Fedora
11 9 (2.03%) VMS
12 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2019
15 3 (0.68%) Android
15 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (45.82%) DevOps
2 181 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (23.25%) Configuration Management
4 72 (16.25%) Open Source
5 64 (14.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 63 (14.22%) ITIL
7 56 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (11.29%) High Availability
9 49 (11.06%) Scrum
10 44 (9.93%) Project Management
11 42 (9.48%) Microservices
11 42 (9.48%) Software Engineering
12 37 (8.35%) Collaborative Working
12 37 (8.35%) Continuous Deployment
13 34 (7.67%) Migration
14 33 (7.45%) Analytics
14 33 (7.45%) Continuous Delivery
14 33 (7.45%) Infrastructure Automation
15 32 (7.22%) Load Balancing
16 30 (6.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 204 (46.05%) Python
2 129 (29.12%) Bash Shell
3 103 (23.25%) SQL
4 88 (19.86%) Java
5 80 (18.06%) Ruby
6 65 (14.67%) Shell Script
7 51 (11.51%) PowerShell
8 47 (10.61%) Perl
9 30 (6.77%) Go
10 22 (4.97%) PHP
11 20 (4.51%) C
12 18 (4.06%) C++
13 14 (3.16%) JavaScript
13 14 (3.16%) PL/SQL
14 13 (2.93%) Clojure
14 13 (2.93%) Groovy
15 12 (2.71%) Korn
16 9 (2.03%) C#
17 4 (0.90%) Lua
18 3 (0.68%) ES6
Qualifications
1 50 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 40 (9.03%) SC Cleared
3 30 (6.77%) AWS Certification
4 26 (5.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (4.74%) Degree
5 21 (4.74%) MCSE
6 16 (3.61%) RHCE
7 13 (2.93%) MCSA
8 7 (1.58%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.68%) IBM AIX Certification
9 3 (0.68%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.23%) GIAC
11 1 (0.23%) LFCE
11 1 (0.23%) LFCS
11 1 (0.23%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.23%) VCAP
11 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.74%) GDPR
2 17 (3.84%) SLA
3 8 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 7 (1.58%) PMBOK
5 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.90%) QA
6 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 139 (31.38%) Docker
2 80 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (16.25%) Active Directory
4 31 (7.00%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.71%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (1.81%) NFS
8 8 (1.81%) Shibboleth
9 7 (1.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (1.58%) HDFS
10 5 (1.13%) Firmware
11 4 (0.90%) Kamailio
11 4 (0.90%) OpenSIPS
11 4 (0.90%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.68%) PowerHA
12 3 (0.68%) vSphere
13 2 (0.45%) KVM
13 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 187 (42.21%) Ansible
2 142 (32.05%) Puppet
3 129 (29.12%) Terraform
4 87 (19.64%) Kubernetes
5 44 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (7.45%) Graphite
7 32 (7.22%) Prometheus
8 27 (6.09%) Grafana
9 24 (5.42%) Red Hat Satellite
10 19 (4.29%) Nagios
10 19 (4.29%) SCCM
11 14 (3.16%) NetBackup
11 14 (3.16%) SCOM
12 11 (2.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 10 (2.26%) WSUS
14 9 (2.03%) Backup Exec
14 9 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
14 9 (2.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 9 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
15 8 (1.81%) Opsview
Vendors
1 275 (62.08%) Red Hat
2 118 (26.64%) VMware
3 78 (17.61%) Oracle
4 56 (12.64%) Microsoft
5 28 (6.32%) Atlassian
6 23 (5.19%) ServiceNow
7 20 (4.51%) Cisco
8 19 (4.29%) EMC
9 15 (3.39%) Splunk
10 14 (3.16%) IBM
11 12 (2.71%) SolarWinds
12 11 (2.48%) NetApp
13 10 (2.26%) Sophos
14 9 (2.03%) Dell
14 9 (2.03%) Google
14 9 (2.03%) Ivanti
14 9 (2.03%) McAfee
14 9 (2.03%) Remedy
15 8 (1.81%) Juniper
16 7 (1.58%) F5