Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 386 375 313
Rank change year-on-year -11 -62 -34
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1,039 1,395 1,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.86% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.40% 3.67% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 848 1,104 1,369
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 30,570 38,012 40,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.94% 23.39% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24,404 30,949 33,531
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.27%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in England over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 -38 428 £65,000 +8.33% 18
South East -46 192 £52,500 -4.55% 4
North of England -67 125 £50,000 +17.65% 13
East of England +135 109 £50,000 -9.09% 7
South West -13 97 £46,000 +2.22% 7
Midlands +30 87 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North West +22 69 £44,904 -5.47% 6
West Midlands +39 67 £45,000 +7.14% 2
North East +39 31 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -105 25 £57,500 +35.29% 6
East Midlands +7 20 £51,250 +13.89%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 1,039 (100.00%) Linux
2 729 (70.16%) Red Hat
3 414 (39.85%) Windows
4 389 (37.44%) CentOS
5 381 (36.67%) Python
6 344 (33.11%) DevOps
7 327 (31.47%) Puppet
8 323 (31.09%) Ansible
9 315 (30.32%) Amazon AWS
10 313 (30.13%) Finance
11 285 (27.43%) VMware
12 277 (26.66%) Bash Shell
13 247 (23.77%) Docker
14 242 (23.29%) Java
15 237 (22.81%) Windows Server
16 235 (22.62%) Jenkins
17 231 (22.23%) Unix
18 229 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
19 216 (20.79%) Ubuntu
20 207 (19.92%) ITIL
21 203 (19.54%) Oracle
22 185 (17.81%) SQL
23 184 (17.71%) Configuration Management
23 184 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
24 183 (17.61%) Microsoft
25 181 (17.42%) Microsoft Azure
26 178 (17.13%) Perl
26 178 (17.13%) Apache
27 155 (14.92%) Kubernetes
28 154 (14.82%) Opscode Chef

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
1 178 (17.13%) Apache
2 74 (7.12%) Tomcat
3 64 (6.16%) Confluence
4 51 (4.91%) nginx
5 48 (4.62%) IIS
6 43 (4.14%) JBoss
7 40 (3.85%) OpenStack
8 33 (3.18%) WebLogic
9 31 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
10 25 (2.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 24 (2.31%) WebSphere
12 18 (1.73%) SharePoint
13 12 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (1.15%) CloudStack
13 12 (1.15%) MS Exchange
14 11 (1.06%) MQSeries
15 10 (0.96%) SAS
16 6 (0.58%) Skype for Business
17 5 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 4 (0.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.38%) GNU Octave
2 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.096%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.38%) Magento
3 4 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.096%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.096%) Relativity
5 1 (0.096%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.096%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.096%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.096%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.096%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.096%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.096%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 315 (30.32%) Amazon AWS
2 181 (17.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (7.12%) SaaS
4 73 (7.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 57 (5.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 57 (5.49%) Office 365
6 39 (3.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 39 (3.75%) OpenShift
7 38 (3.66%) Amazon S3
8 31 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (2.98%) IaaS
9 30 (2.89%) PaaS
10 22 (2.12%) GitHub
11 21 (2.02%) Serverless
12 20 (1.92%) Datadog
13 16 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
13 16 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (1.44%) Route 53
15 14 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (1.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 139 (13.38%) Firewall
2 137 (13.19%) DNS
3 116 (11.16%) SAN
4 78 (7.51%) TCP/IP
5 65 (6.26%) VPN
6 60 (5.77%) HTTP
7 45 (4.33%) DHCP
8 39 (3.75%) VLAN
9 37 (3.56%) Internet
10 34 (3.27%) SSH
11 33 (3.18%) WAN
12 30 (2.89%) NAS
12 30 (2.89%) SMTP
13 29 (2.79%) LAN
13 29 (2.79%) SSL
14 26 (2.50%) Network Security
15 19 (1.83%) HTTPS
16 18 (1.73%) Reverse Proxy
17 17 (1.64%) SNMP
18 16 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 142 (13.67%) MySQL
3 79 (7.60%) PostgreSQL
4 69 (6.64%) MongoDB
5 62 (5.97%) Big Data
6 52 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 48 (4.62%) Oracle Database
8 47 (4.52%) Relational Database
9 32 (3.08%) RDBMS
10 31 (2.98%) Hadoop
11 24 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
12 23 (2.21%) DB2
13 15 (1.44%) MariaDB
14 14 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 235 (22.62%) Jenkins
2 144 (13.86%) Git (software)
3 90 (8.66%) JIRA
4 88 (8.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 49 (4.72%) Bitbucket
6 37 (3.56%) Bitbucket Server
6 37 (3.56%) JUnit
7 34 (3.27%) Sonatype Nexus
8 32 (3.08%) EasyMock
8 32 (3.08%) Vagrant
9 27 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
10 26 (2.50%) Maven
11 24 (2.31%) GitLab
12 23 (2.21%) Travis CI
13 21 (2.02%) Subversion
14 20 (1.92%) TeamCity
15 16 (1.54%) Hudson
15 16 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (1.35%) Gerrit
17 11 (1.06%) MSBuild
General
1 313 (30.13%) Finance
2 110 (10.59%) Banking
3 19 (1.83%) Games
4 17 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 16 (1.54%) Marketing
6 15 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.15%) Legal
8 11 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 10 (0.96%) Back Office
9 10 (0.96%) Billing
10 9 (0.87%) Publishing
10 9 (0.87%) Retail
11 6 (0.58%) Electronics
11 6 (0.58%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.48%) Front Office
12 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.29%) Advertising
14 2 (0.19%) Law
15 1 (0.096%) Military
Job Titles
1 216 (20.79%) Linux Engineer
2 181 (17.42%) Administrator
3 172 (16.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 119 (11.45%) Linux Administrator
4 119 (11.45%) Systems Administrator
5 112 (10.78%) Analyst
6 107 (10.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 87 (8.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 75 (7.22%) Support Analyst
9 70 (6.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 67 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 58 (5.58%) Applications Support
12 56 (5.39%) Developer
13 48 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
14 47 (4.52%) Applications Support Analyst
14 47 (4.52%) Software Engineer
14 47 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
14 47 (4.52%) Unix Administrator
15 42 (4.04%) AWS Engineer
16 37 (3.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (7.31%) LAMP
2 56 (5.39%) Spring
3 52 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
4 49 (4.72%) Java EE
4 49 (4.72%) Middleware
5 45 (4.33%) .NET
5 45 (4.33%) Web Services
6 42 (4.04%) HTML
7 39 (3.75%) LDAP
8 37 (3.56%) XML
9 35 (3.37%) EJB
9 35 (3.37%) JSF
10 31 (2.98%) Kafka
11 24 (2.31%) LAPP Stack
11 24 (2.31%) LEMP Stack
12 21 (2.02%) CSS
13 20 (1.92%) JSON
14 19 (1.83%) Apache NiFi
14 19 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (1.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 82 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 78 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (5.29%) Clustering
4 50 (4.81%) Linux Command Line
5 49 (4.72%) Replication
6 39 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 36 (3.46%) Public Cloud
8 35 (3.37%) Wiki
9 33 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (2.41%) Management Information System
11 24 (2.31%) Virtual Team
12 22 (2.12%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
14 16 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
14 16 (1.54%) Private Cloud
15 15 (1.44%) Derivative
15 15 (1.44%) Online Games
16 13 (1.25%) Smartphone
17 11 (1.06%) Hedge funds
17 11 (1.06%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 1,039 (100.00%) Linux
2 414 (39.85%) Windows
3 389 (37.44%) CentOS
4 237 (22.81%) Windows Server
5 231 (22.23%) Unix
6 216 (20.79%) Ubuntu
7 75 (7.22%) Debian
8 71 (6.83%) Solaris
9 63 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 61 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (4.52%) AIX
12 43 (4.14%) SUSE
13 40 (3.85%) Fedora
14 29 (2.79%) Windows 10
15 21 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (1.92%) DC/OS
17 18 (1.73%) Data ONTAP
18 16 (1.54%) Amazon Linux
19 12 (1.15%) HPUX
20 10 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (33.11%) DevOps
2 229 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (19.92%) ITIL
4 184 (17.71%) Configuration Management
5 143 (13.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 119 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
7 114 (10.97%) High Availability
8 105 (10.11%) Software Engineering
9 104 (10.01%) Open Source
10 102 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
11 85 (8.18%) Infrastructure as Code
12 69 (6.64%) Service Delivery
13 66 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 66 (6.35%) Test Automation
14 63 (6.06%) Scrum
15 62 (5.97%) SDLC
16 55 (5.29%) Change Management
17 52 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
18 51 (4.91%) Mentoring
18 51 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 381 (36.67%) Python
2 277 (26.66%) Bash Shell
3 242 (23.29%) Java
4 185 (17.81%) SQL
5 178 (17.13%) Perl
6 137 (13.19%) PowerShell
7 133 (12.80%) Shell Script
8 115 (11.07%) C++
9 97 (9.34%) C
10 88 (8.47%) Ruby
11 67 (6.45%) JavaScript
12 43 (4.14%) PHP
13 37 (3.56%) Korn
14 32 (3.08%) Go
15 21 (2.02%) C#
16 18 (1.73%) PL/SQL
17 17 (1.64%) AWK
18 13 (1.25%) Bourne shell
19 6 (0.58%) R
19 6 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 127 (12.22%) Degree
2 121 (11.65%) Security Cleared
3 68 (6.54%) SC Cleared
4 42 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 41 (3.95%) DV Cleared
6 36 (3.46%) RHCE
7 34 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (2.02%) MCSE
10 20 (1.92%) RHCSA
11 19 (1.83%) AWS Certification
11 19 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 15 (1.44%) MCP
13 14 (1.35%) CCNP
13 14 (1.35%) CISSP
14 13 (1.25%) MCSA
14 13 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (1.15%) CCNA
16 9 (0.87%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.23%) SLA
2 33 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (2.60%) PCI DSS
4 25 (2.41%) QA
5 11 (1.06%) HL7
6 3 (0.29%) GDPR
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.096%) COBIT
8 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.096%) Solvency II
System Software
1 247 (23.77%) Docker
2 184 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (11.55%) Active Directory
4 87 (8.37%) Hyper-V
5 70 (6.74%) Virtual Machines
6 59 (5.68%) NFS
7 41 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (3.56%) vSphere
9 35 (3.37%) iptables
10 33 (3.18%) Samba
11 32 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
12 27 (2.60%) Postfix
13 26 (2.50%) VirtualBox
14 22 (2.12%) VMware Server
15 20 (1.92%) Firmware
16 18 (1.73%) KVM
17 17 (1.64%) XenApp
18 16 (1.54%) Squid
18 16 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 13 (1.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 327 (31.47%) Puppet
2 323 (31.09%) Ansible
3 155 (14.92%) Kubernetes
4 154 (14.82%) Opscode Chef
5 122 (11.74%) Terraform
6 49 (4.72%) Packer
7 48 (4.62%) Nagios
7 48 (4.62%) Red Hat Satellite
8 44 (4.23%) Docker Swarm
9 31 (2.98%) NetBackup
10 27 (2.60%) SCCM
11 24 (2.31%) HAProxy
12 23 (2.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 23 (2.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 22 (2.12%) vCenter Server
14 17 (1.64%) Grafana
14 17 (1.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 16 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
15 16 (1.54%) SELinux
16 15 (1.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 729 (70.16%) Red Hat
2 285 (27.43%) VMware
3 203 (19.54%) Oracle
4 183 (17.61%) Microsoft
5 104 (10.01%) Cisco
6 66 (6.35%) HP
7 59 (5.68%) NetApp
8 45 (4.33%) Veritas
9 43 (4.14%) Google
10 41 (3.95%) Citrix
11 37 (3.56%) EMC
11 37 (3.56%) F5
12 35 (3.37%) IBM
13 30 (2.89%) Atlassian
13 30 (2.89%) Sun
14 28 (2.69%) Sybase
15 27 (2.60%) Splunk
16 23 (2.21%) Dell
17 22 (2.12%) New Relic
18 18 (1.73%) Brocade