Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 357 319 281
Rank change year-on-year -38 -38 -7
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1,475 1,739 2,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 1.04% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.88% 4.22% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,140 1,371 1,913
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 37,998 41,238 49,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.24% 24.72% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30,830 34,167 42,175
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -57 672 £60,000 - 66
South East +2 297 £55,000 +4.76% 44
North of England -29 218 £45,000 - 36
Yorkshire -8 136 £42,500 -5.56% 12
South West +27 124 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Midlands +25 108 £42,000 -6.67% 15
North West -2 75 £50,000 +25.00% 12
West Midlands +34 70 £41,000 -8.89% 9
East of England -32 60 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East Midlands +29 38 £45,000 +12.50% 6
North East -19 7 £40,000 - 12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 1,475 (100.00%) Linux
2 1,123 (76.14%) Red Hat
3 559 (37.90%) Python
4 536 (36.34%) Windows
5 535 (36.27%) Amazon AWS
6 485 (32.88%) DevOps
7 473 (32.07%) VMware
8 466 (31.59%) Puppet
9 443 (30.03%) CentOS
10 414 (28.07%) Bash Shell
11 383 (25.97%) Finance
12 381 (25.83%) Oracle
13 352 (23.86%) Ansible
14 320 (21.69%) ITIL
15 318 (21.56%) Unix
16 313 (21.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 302 (20.47%) SQL
17 302 (20.47%) Java
18 300 (20.34%) Opscode Chef
19 290 (19.66%) Apache
20 287 (19.46%) Perl
21 281 (19.05%) SQL Server
22 277 (18.78%) Jenkins
23 272 (18.44%) Configuration Management
24 270 (18.31%) Windows Server
25 262 (17.76%) Docker
26 261 (17.69%) Microsoft
27 256 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
28 244 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
29 212 (14.37%) Tomcat

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
1 290 (19.66%) Apache
2 212 (14.37%) Tomcat
3 131 (8.88%) JBoss
4 102 (6.92%) WebLogic
5 83 (5.63%) Confluence
6 82 (5.56%) WebSphere
7 66 (4.47%) OpenStack
8 58 (3.93%) SharePoint
9 45 (3.05%) nginx
10 43 (2.92%) IIS
11 40 (2.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 38 (2.58%) MS Exchange
13 27 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
14 23 (1.56%) Skype for Business
15 18 (1.22%) Moodle
16 16 (1.08%) Drupal
17 15 (1.02%) Apache Spark
17 15 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
18 14 (0.95%) WordPress
19 13 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 39 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.20%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (1.15%) Documaker
2 15 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.88%) Concordance
3 13 (0.88%) Relativity
4 12 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.54%) Magento
6 4 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.14%) Finacle
8 2 (0.14%) Ringtail
8 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.068%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.068%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 535 (36.27%) Amazon AWS
2 244 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (6.64%) SaaS
4 87 (5.90%) Amazon EC2
5 83 (5.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 77 (5.22%) IaaS
7 62 (4.20%) Amazon S3
8 54 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 53 (3.59%) PaaS
10 47 (3.19%) Office 365
11 46 (3.12%) GitHub
12 41 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 40 (2.71%) Amazon ELB
14 37 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
15 35 (2.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 35 (2.37%) OpenShift
16 32 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 26 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
18 25 (1.69%) Serverless
19 24 (1.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 190 (12.88%) SAN
2 181 (12.27%) Firewall
3 156 (10.58%) DNS
4 148 (10.03%) TCP/IP
5 105 (7.12%) HTTP
6 104 (7.05%) NAS
7 77 (5.22%) DHCP
8 59 (4.00%) SSL
9 51 (3.46%) WAN
10 48 (3.25%) SSH
11 44 (2.98%) LAN
12 43 (2.92%) SNMP
13 34 (2.31%) Internet
14 32 (2.17%) IPsec
15 24 (1.63%) SMTP
16 23 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (1.56%) Skype
16 23 (1.56%) VPN
17 22 (1.49%) HTTPS
18 20 (1.36%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 191 (12.95%) Oracle Database
3 172 (11.66%) MySQL
4 109 (7.39%) Relational Database
5 90 (6.10%) RDBMS
6 82 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 72 (4.88%) MongoDB
8 63 (4.27%) Big Data
9 62 (4.20%) Hadoop
10 59 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
11 55 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 52 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
12 52 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
13 38 (2.58%) Oracle Database 12c
14 32 (2.17%) NoSQL
15 29 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
16 26 (1.76%) Redis
16 26 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
17 23 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
18 22 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 277 (18.78%) Jenkins
2 175 (11.86%) Git (software)
3 111 (7.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 100 (6.78%) JIRA
5 67 (4.54%) Bitbucket
6 59 (4.00%) Subversion
7 48 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 48 (3.25%) TeamCity
8 45 (3.05%) Vagrant
9 29 (1.97%) JUnit
10 28 (1.90%) EasyMock
11 26 (1.76%) Maven
12 22 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (1.29%) GitLab
14 17 (1.15%) Gerrit
14 17 (1.15%) Travis CI
15 15 (1.02%) MSBuild
16 13 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
16 13 (0.88%) Selenium
17 11 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 383 (25.97%) Finance
2 132 (8.95%) Banking
3 49 (3.32%) Retail
4 34 (2.31%) Law
5 31 (2.10%) Investment Banking
6 29 (1.97%) Games
7 24 (1.63%) Marketing
8 22 (1.49%) Legal
9 21 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.95%) Advertising
10 14 (0.95%) Back Office
11 12 (0.81%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.34%) Front Office
14 3 (0.20%) Automotive
14 3 (0.20%) Billing
14 3 (0.20%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.20%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 329 (22.31%) Linux Engineer
2 304 (20.61%) Administrator
3 255 (17.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 178 (12.07%) Linux Administrator
5 174 (11.80%) Systems Administrator
6 145 (9.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 131 (8.88%) DBA
8 126 (8.54%) Systems Engineer
9 103 (6.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 96 (6.51%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 95 (6.44%) Analyst
11 95 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 86 (5.83%) AWS Engineer
13 77 (5.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 76 (5.15%) Support Engineer
15 71 (4.81%) Applications Support
16 68 (4.61%) Cloud Engineer
17 67 (4.54%) Developer
17 67 (4.54%) Oracle DBA
18 62 (4.20%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (10.24%) Web Services
2 128 (8.68%) LAMP
3 107 (7.25%) Middleware
4 85 (5.76%) LDAP
5 81 (5.49%) .NET
6 48 (3.25%) JSON
7 46 (3.12%) Elastic Stack
8 40 (2.71%) Spring
9 34 (2.31%) Java EE
10 31 (2.10%) REST
11 30 (2.03%) HTML
11 30 (2.03%) XML
12 28 (1.90%) EJB
12 28 (1.90%) JSF
13 26 (1.76%) LEMP Stack
13 26 (1.76%) Node.js
13 26 (1.76%) SOAP
14 25 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
15 24 (1.63%) RESTful
16 23 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 118 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 82 (5.56%) Clustering
4 64 (4.34%) Computer Science
5 62 (4.20%) Management Information System
6 57 (3.86%) Public Cloud
7 41 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 41 (2.78%) Private Cloud
8 37 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
9 36 (2.44%) Fintech
10 35 (2.37%) Replication
11 29 (1.97%) Wiki
12 24 (1.63%) Hedge funds
13 23 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
14 22 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
15 21 (1.42%) CMDB
16 15 (1.02%) EMC VNX
17 13 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
18 12 (0.81%) Mainframe
19 10 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1,475 (100.00%) Linux
2 536 (36.34%) Windows
3 443 (30.03%) CentOS
4 318 (21.56%) Unix
5 270 (18.31%) Windows Server
6 149 (10.10%) Solaris
7 136 (9.22%) Ubuntu
8 102 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 95 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 87 (5.90%) AIX
11 77 (5.22%) Debian
12 48 (3.25%) HPUX
13 36 (2.44%) Fedora
13 36 (2.44%) SUSE
14 34 (2.31%) Oracle Linux
15 27 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (1.63%) Windows 10
17 22 (1.49%) Amazon Linux
18 17 (1.15%) Android
18 17 (1.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (32.88%) DevOps
2 320 (21.69%) ITIL
3 272 (18.44%) Configuration Management
4 256 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
5 193 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
6 142 (9.63%) High Availability
7 137 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
8 131 (8.88%) Open Source
9 110 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 107 (7.25%) Deployment Automation
11 92 (6.24%) SDLC
12 91 (6.17%) Project Management
13 82 (5.56%) Change Management
14 80 (5.42%) Software Engineering
15 78 (5.29%) E-Commerce
15 78 (5.29%) Migration
15 78 (5.29%) Scrum
16 76 (5.15%) Change Control
17 69 (4.68%) Capacity Planning
18 60 (4.07%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 559 (37.90%) Python
2 414 (28.07%) Bash Shell
3 302 (20.47%) Java
3 302 (20.47%) SQL
4 287 (19.46%) Perl
5 196 (13.29%) PowerShell
6 180 (12.20%) Shell Script
7 161 (10.92%) Ruby
8 96 (6.51%) C++
8 96 (6.51%) PHP
9 74 (5.02%) JavaScript
10 64 (4.34%) Korn
11 63 (4.27%) C
12 32 (2.17%) C#
13 26 (1.76%) Bourne shell
14 25 (1.69%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.95%) Go
16 11 (0.75%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.68%) Groovy
18 9 (0.61%) AWK
Qualifications
1 156 (10.58%) Degree
2 93 (6.31%) RHCE
3 83 (5.63%) Security Cleared
4 65 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 59 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (3.59%) RHCSA
7 49 (3.32%) AWS Certification
8 41 (2.78%) CCNA
8 41 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
9 40 (2.71%) MCSE
9 40 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 35 (2.37%) DV Cleared
11 34 (2.31%) SC Cleared
12 26 (1.76%) MCSA
13 25 (1.69%) CISSP
14 16 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (1.02%) MCP
15 15 (1.02%) RHCA
16 14 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
16 14 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.00%) QA
2 54 (3.66%) SLA
3 32 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.95%) GCP
6 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.27%) PSD2
7 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.20%) GDPR
7 3 (0.20%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.068%) COBIT
9 1 (0.068%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.068%) SEPA
System Software
1 313 (21.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 262 (17.76%) Docker
3 184 (12.47%) Active Directory
4 90 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
5 81 (5.49%) Oracle RAC
6 53 (3.59%) vSphere
7 46 (3.12%) Hyper-V
7 46 (3.12%) iptables
8 36 (2.44%) VirtualBox
9 32 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
10 31 (2.10%) Samba
11 30 (2.03%) NFS
12 29 (1.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 22 (1.49%) KVM
14 13 (0.88%) vCloud
14 13 (0.88%) Xen
15 12 (0.81%) XenServer
16 11 (0.75%) QEMU
17 10 (0.68%) Firmware
17 10 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 466 (31.59%) Puppet
2 352 (23.86%) Ansible
3 300 (20.34%) Opscode Chef
4 152 (10.31%) Nagios
5 113 (7.66%) Kubernetes
6 86 (5.83%) Terraform
7 56 (3.80%) Red Hat Satellite
8 47 (3.19%) SCCM
9 40 (2.71%) Packer
10 34 (2.31%) Oracle ZFS
11 30 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 28 (1.90%) Rancher
13 27 (1.83%) NetBackup
13 27 (1.83%) ZABBIX
14 26 (1.76%) vRealize
15 22 (1.49%) Data Guard
16 20 (1.36%) Control-M
16 20 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
17 19 (1.29%) SCOM
17 19 (1.29%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 1,123 (76.14%) Red Hat
2 473 (32.07%) VMware
3 381 (25.83%) Oracle
4 261 (17.69%) Microsoft
5 140 (9.49%) Cisco
6 94 (6.37%) IBM
7 84 (5.69%) HP
7 84 (5.69%) Splunk
8 75 (5.08%) EMC
9 64 (4.34%) Google
10 61 (4.14%) NetApp
11 50 (3.39%) SolarWinds
12 44 (2.98%) Citrix
13 38 (2.58%) New Relic
14 37 (2.51%) Sun
15 36 (2.44%) SAP
16 34 (2.31%) SaltStack
17 32 (2.17%) BMC
18 31 (2.10%) Dell
19 26 (1.76%) AppDynamics