Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 319 342 291
Rank change year-on-year +23 -51 +14
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1,504 1,629 2,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.99% 0.97% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.29% 3.91% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,085 1,278 1,722
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,600 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 35,022 41,666 44,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.10% 24.75% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28,499 33,788 37,717
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,375 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018. 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 +13 714 £60,000 - 70
South East -3 323 £54,000 +2.86% 38
North of England -28 179 £50,000 +11.11% 32
South West +44 114 £50,000 +19.05% 30
Midlands +66 113 £36,250 -19.44% 17
North West 0 86 £55,000 +29.41% 11
West Midlands +76 77 £26,000 -42.22% 12
Yorkshire -72 73 £42,500 -5.56% 15
East of England +2 55 £42,500 -15.00% 14
East Midlands +21 36 £48,750 +14.71% 5
North East +20 20 £72,312 +92.83% 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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 1,504 (100.00%) Linux
2 1,154 (76.73%) Red Hat
3 670 (44.55%) Python
4 597 (39.69%) Windows
5 534 (35.51%) DevOps
6 487 (32.38%) Ansible
7 467 (31.05%) Amazon AWS
8 465 (30.92%) CentOS
9 464 (30.85%) VMware
10 447 (29.72%) Finance
11 440 (29.26%) Puppet
12 386 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
13 383 (25.47%) Bash Shell
14 378 (25.13%) Java
15 375 (24.93%) Oracle
16 360 (23.94%) Jenkins
17 357 (23.74%) SQL
18 341 (22.67%) Windows Server
19 324 (21.54%) Docker
20 299 (19.88%) SQL Server
21 297 (19.75%) Opscode Chef
22 291 (19.35%) Unix
23 287 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
24 284 (18.88%) Microsoft
25 281 (18.68%) ITIL
26 269 (17.89%) Microsoft Azure
27 264 (17.55%) Configuration Management
28 220 (14.63%) Apache
29 209 (13.90%) Git (software)
30 206 (13.70%) PowerShell

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
1 220 (14.63%) Apache
2 135 (8.98%) Confluence
3 98 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 73 (4.85%) JBoss
5 63 (4.19%) OpenStack
6 59 (3.92%) IIS
6 59 (3.92%) WebLogic
7 47 (3.13%) nginx
8 46 (3.06%) WebSphere
9 44 (2.93%) SharePoint
10 35 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (1.80%) MS Exchange
12 18 (1.20%) Skype for Business
13 13 (0.86%) IBM Notes
14 12 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
15 9 (0.60%) Apache Spark
15 9 (0.60%) Jetty
16 8 (0.53%) SAS
17 7 (0.47%) Apache Solr
17 7 (0.47%) MQSeries
Applications
1 35 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.86%) Concordance
2 13 (0.86%) Relativity
3 11 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.47%) Magento
4 7 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.33%) Documaker
6 4 (0.27%) Global One
7 2 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.066%) Ringtail
8 1 (0.066%) Siebel CRM
8 1 (0.066%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 467 (31.05%) Amazon AWS
2 269 (17.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (7.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 111 (7.38%) GitHub
5 96 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 69 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
7 66 (4.39%) OpenShift
8 64 (4.26%) Office 365
9 61 (4.06%) Amazon EC2
10 55 (3.66%) SaaS
11 45 (2.99%) IaaS
12 40 (2.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 39 (2.59%) PaaS
14 30 (1.99%) Amazon S3
15 23 (1.53%) Amazon ELB
16 20 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 12 (0.80%) NuGet
18 11 (0.73%) Route 53
19 10 (0.66%) Datadog
20 9 (0.60%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 130 (8.64%) SAN
2 121 (8.05%) Firewall
3 109 (7.25%) DNS
4 82 (5.45%) WAN
5 79 (5.25%) TCP/IP
6 77 (5.12%) LAN
7 58 (3.86%) NAS
8 55 (3.66%) DHCP
9 48 (3.19%) Internet
9 48 (3.19%) SSH
10 46 (3.06%) HTTP
11 33 (2.19%) BGP
12 32 (2.13%) OSPF
13 27 (1.80%) Network Security
13 27 (1.80%) SSL
14 26 (1.73%) SNMP
15 24 (1.60%) VPN
16 23 (1.53%) iSCSI
17 21 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
18 20 (1.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 176 (11.70%) Oracle Database
3 152 (10.11%) MySQL
4 102 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 99 (6.58%) NoSQL
6 79 (5.25%) RDBMS
7 67 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 65 (4.32%) MongoDB
9 61 (4.06%) Big Data
10 52 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
11 50 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
12 47 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 43 (2.86%) Hadoop
14 42 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
15 33 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
16 29 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
16 29 (1.93%) DB2
17 27 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
17 27 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 26 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 360 (23.94%) Jenkins
2 209 (13.90%) Git (software)
3 164 (10.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 158 (10.51%) JIRA
5 86 (5.72%) Bitbucket
6 75 (4.99%) Sonatype Nexus
7 65 (4.32%) Subversion
8 60 (3.99%) JUnit
8 60 (3.99%) Maven
9 54 (3.59%) EasyMock
10 48 (3.19%) Vagrant
11 46 (3.06%) TeamCity
12 42 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 41 (2.73%) GitLab
14 23 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
15 20 (1.33%) Cucumber
16 19 (1.26%) MSBuild
17 17 (1.13%) Travis CI
18 16 (1.06%) Selenium
19 15 (1.00%) Hudson
General
1 447 (29.72%) Finance
2 144 (9.57%) Banking
3 39 (2.59%) Retail
4 37 (2.46%) Marketing
5 28 (1.86%) Law
6 27 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.33%) Advertising
8 18 (1.20%) Back Office
8 18 (1.20%) Front Office
9 17 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.06%) Legal
11 9 (0.60%) Games
12 7 (0.47%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.27%) Billing
13 4 (0.27%) Military
13 4 (0.27%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.27%) Publishing
14 3 (0.20%) German Language
14 3 (0.20%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 276 (18.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 257 (17.09%) Linux Engineer
3 252 (16.76%) Administrator
4 143 (9.51%) DBA
5 140 (9.31%) Analyst
6 138 (9.18%) Systems Administrator
7 130 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 130 (8.64%) Linux Administrator
8 112 (7.45%) Developer
9 111 (7.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 104 (6.91%) Systems Engineer
11 99 (6.58%) Support Analyst
12 95 (6.32%) Support Engineer
13 88 (5.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 81 (5.39%) Applications Support
15 74 (4.92%) Architect
16 69 (4.59%) Cloud Engineer
16 69 (4.59%) Java Engineer
17 66 (4.39%) Linux Systems Engineer
18 62 (4.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (8.44%) Web Services
2 119 (7.91%) .NET
3 108 (7.18%) Middleware
4 69 (4.59%) Spring
5 67 (4.45%) Elastic Stack
5 67 (4.45%) Java EE
6 64 (4.26%) LAMP
7 56 (3.72%) EJB
7 56 (3.72%) JSF
8 41 (2.73%) Node.js
9 39 (2.59%) LDAP
10 36 (2.39%) HTML
11 28 (1.86%) WebSphere MQ
12 26 (1.73%) J2EE
13 22 (1.46%) AngularJS
14 21 (1.40%) CSS
14 21 (1.40%) JMS
15 18 (1.20%) JSON
15 18 (1.20%) React
16 17 (1.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 174 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (7.51%) Data Centre
3 102 (6.78%) Clustering
4 72 (4.79%) Public Cloud
5 60 (3.99%) Computer Science
6 59 (3.92%) Management Information System
7 57 (3.79%) Wiki
8 56 (3.72%) Linux Command Line
9 41 (2.73%) Fintech
10 40 (2.66%) CMDB
11 34 (2.26%) Replication
12 32 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
13 28 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
14 27 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
15 23 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
16 22 (1.46%) HACMP
16 22 (1.46%) Private Cloud
17 21 (1.40%) SWIFT
18 16 (1.06%) Virtual Team
19 15 (1.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,504 (100.00%) Linux
2 597 (39.69%) Windows
3 465 (30.92%) CentOS
4 341 (22.67%) Windows Server
5 291 (19.35%) Unix
6 170 (11.30%) Ubuntu
7 141 (9.38%) Solaris
8 128 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 104 (6.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 90 (5.98%) AIX
11 88 (5.85%) Debian
12 87 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 50 (3.32%) SUSE
14 49 (3.26%) Fedora
15 43 (2.86%) HPUX
16 35 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
17 28 (1.86%) Windows 10
18 17 (1.13%) Windows 7
19 16 (1.06%) Mac OS X
20 14 (0.93%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (35.51%) DevOps
2 386 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (18.68%) ITIL
4 264 (17.55%) Configuration Management
5 206 (13.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 199 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
7 193 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
8 190 (12.63%) Open Source
9 169 (11.24%) High Availability
10 165 (10.97%) Scrum
11 126 (8.38%) Software Engineering
12 123 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
13 113 (7.51%) Test Automation
14 94 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
14 94 (6.25%) Mentoring
15 92 (6.12%) Service Management
16 81 (5.39%) Change Management
17 80 (5.32%) Storage Management
18 77 (5.12%) Load Balancing
19 74 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 670 (44.55%) Python
2 383 (25.47%) Bash Shell
3 378 (25.13%) Java
4 357 (23.74%) SQL
5 206 (13.70%) PowerShell
6 200 (13.30%) Perl
7 183 (12.17%) Ruby
8 177 (11.77%) Shell Script
9 140 (9.31%) C++
10 116 (7.71%) JavaScript
11 78 (5.19%) Korn
12 74 (4.92%) PHP
13 64 (4.26%) C
14 49 (3.26%) C#
15 47 (3.13%) Bourne shell
16 32 (2.13%) PL/SQL
17 18 (1.20%) Groovy
18 15 (1.00%) VB
19 11 (0.73%) Go
20 8 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 181 (12.03%) Degree
2 141 (9.38%) RHCE
3 93 (6.18%) RHCSA
4 92 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 89 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 73 (4.85%) MCSE
7 52 (3.46%) SC Cleared
8 51 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 49 (3.26%) AWS Certification
9 49 (3.26%) MCSA
10 43 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
11 40 (2.66%) RHCA
12 32 (2.13%) CISSP
12 32 (2.13%) DV Cleared
13 31 (2.06%) MCP
14 27 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (1.53%) Numerate Degree
16 21 (1.40%) CCNA
16 21 (1.40%) MCITP
17 17 (1.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.73%) QA
2 39 (2.59%) SLA
3 36 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.47%) GDPR
5 7 (0.47%) HL7
6 6 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.33%) PMO
8 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.13%) COBIT
9 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.066%) SEPA
System Software
1 324 (21.54%) Docker
2 287 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 201 (13.36%) Active Directory
4 95 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
5 57 (3.79%) vSphere
6 48 (3.19%) Hyper-V
7 41 (2.73%) Oracle RAC
8 39 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
9 37 (2.46%) VirtualBox
10 34 (2.26%) Xen
11 32 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 31 (2.06%) NFS
13 22 (1.46%) Samba
14 17 (1.13%) GlusterFS
14 17 (1.13%) KVM
14 17 (1.13%) XenApp
15 12 (0.80%) Firmware
15 12 (0.80%) Gluster
15 12 (0.80%) GPFS
15 12 (0.80%) iptables
Systems Management
1 487 (32.38%) Ansible
2 440 (29.26%) Puppet
3 297 (19.75%) Opscode Chef
4 194 (12.90%) Kubernetes
5 148 (9.84%) Terraform
6 103 (6.85%) Nagios
7 70 (4.65%) Packer
8 55 (3.66%) Docker Swarm
9 50 (3.32%) Grafana
10 39 (2.59%) Control-M
11 35 (2.33%) vCenter Server
11 35 (2.33%) vRealize
12 33 (2.19%) Graphite
13 30 (1.99%) Prometheus
13 30 (1.99%) SCCM
14 29 (1.93%) NetBackup
15 28 (1.86%) Data Guard
16 27 (1.80%) Consul
17 26 (1.73%) Salt
17 26 (1.73%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,154 (76.73%) Red Hat
2 464 (30.85%) VMware
3 375 (24.93%) Oracle
4 284 (18.88%) Microsoft
5 119 (7.91%) Cisco
6 107 (7.11%) EMC
7 98 (6.52%) Google
8 97 (6.45%) HP
9 88 (5.85%) NetApp
10 79 (5.25%) Splunk
11 67 (4.45%) Citrix
12 55 (3.66%) IBM
13 52 (3.46%) Atlassian
14 51 (3.39%) SolarWinds
15 40 (2.66%) Veritas
16 38 (2.53%) Sun
17 30 (1.99%) Dell
18 28 (1.86%) New Relic
19 26 (1.73%) Cloudera
20 25 (1.66%) Sybase