Period
to 27 September 2020

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 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 346 447 353
Rank change year-on-year +101 -94 -20
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 371 852 1,464
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.66% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.96% 2.85% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 269 681 1,111
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,280 £33,810 £33,750
90th Percentile £76,500 £85,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +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 9,364 29,859 35,726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.38% 23.03% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7,752 23,777 29,046
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,375 £25,500
90th Percentile £81,475 £80,000 £77,500
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 27 September 2020.

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 27 September 2020. 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 +142 129 £67,500 - 34
South West +130 95 £48,000 -1.03% 14
North of England +118 67 £45,000 -14.29% 5
South East +112 34 £57,500 +10.58% 13
North West +96 34 £45,000 -12.20% 4
Yorkshire +142 33 £45,000 -20.00% 1
Midlands +59 28 £45,000 +5.88% 9
West Midlands +36 23 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East of England +90 16 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands +88 5 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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.

1 371 (100.00%) Linux
2 227 (61.19%) Red Hat
3 182 (49.06%) Python
4 168 (45.28%) DevOps
5 152 (40.97%) Ansible
6 149 (40.16%) CentOS
7 142 (38.27%) AWS
8 131 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
9 130 (35.04%) Puppet
10 113 (30.46%) Terraform
11 105 (28.30%) VMware
12 100 (26.95%) Jenkins
13 98 (26.42%) Windows
14 95 (25.61%) Docker
15 93 (25.07%) Bash Shell
16 87 (23.45%) Git (software)
17 85 (22.91%) Azure
18 81 (21.83%) Oracle
19 79 (21.29%) Configuration Management
20 77 (20.75%) Finance
21 76 (20.49%) Ruby
21 76 (20.49%) Open Source
22 72 (19.41%) Unix
22 72 (19.41%) Elastic Stack
23 69 (18.60%) SQL
24 64 (17.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
25 62 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
26 61 (16.44%) GitLab
27 59 (15.90%) Java
27 59 (15.90%) 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 40 (10.78%) Confluence
2 31 (8.36%) Apache
3 17 (4.58%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.43%) OpenStack
6 9 (2.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (2.43%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (1.62%) nginx
9 4 (1.08%) CloudStack
9 4 (1.08%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.81%) JBoss
10 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.54%) Hyperledger
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Pulsar
12 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.27%) IIS
12 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.54%) Workfront
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 142 (38.27%) AWS
2 85 (22.91%) Azure
3 43 (11.59%) GitHub
4 42 (11.32%) OpenShift
5 39 (10.51%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (7.55%) IaaS
7 26 (7.01%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (6.20%) Amazon S3
9 22 (5.93%) Route 53
10 16 (4.31%) Serverless
11 14 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (3.50%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (3.50%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (2.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 9 (2.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 9 (2.43%) Office 365
13 9 (2.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (2.16%) AWS Fargate
14 8 (2.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.78%) TCP/IP
2 32 (8.63%) DNS
3 27 (7.28%) Firewall
3 27 (7.28%) SAN
4 25 (6.74%) HTTP
5 19 (5.12%) FTP
5 19 (5.12%) VPN
6 13 (3.50%) DHCP
6 13 (3.50%) SMTP
7 10 (2.70%) WAN
8 9 (2.43%) IMAP
8 9 (2.43%) Kerberos
8 9 (2.43%) LAN
9 7 (1.89%) NAS
9 7 (1.89%) Skype
9 7 (1.89%) VLAN
10 6 (1.62%) Multicast
10 6 (1.62%) Network Security
11 5 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (1.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.94%) NoSQL
2 47 (12.67%) SQL Server
3 38 (10.24%) MySQL
4 30 (8.09%) MongoDB
5 26 (7.01%) Amazon RDS
6 24 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (3.77%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.50%) Big Data
9 13 (3.50%) Hadoop
9 13 (3.50%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.43%) MariaDB
11 8 (2.16%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.89%) DataStax
12 7 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.62%) Data Lake
14 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
15 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 100 (26.95%) Jenkins
2 87 (23.45%) Git (software)
3 64 (17.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 61 (16.44%) GitLab
5 43 (11.59%) JIRA
6 16 (4.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (4.04%) Artifactory
8 11 (2.96%) Bitbucket Server
9 10 (2.70%) Bitbucket
10 9 (2.43%) Gerrit
10 9 (2.43%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.43%) Travis CI
10 9 (2.43%) Vagrant
11 7 (1.89%) Maven
11 7 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (1.62%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.08%) Subversion
14 3 (0.81%) EasyMock
14 3 (0.81%) JUnit
14 3 (0.81%) Mockito
General
1 77 (20.75%) Finance
2 47 (12.67%) Public Sector
3 23 (6.20%) Banking
4 15 (4.04%) Retail
5 9 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.89%) Front Office
7 5 (1.35%) Games
7 5 (1.35%) Law
8 3 (0.81%) Back Office
8 3 (0.81%) Electronics
8 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.81%) Marketing
9 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Police
Job Titles
1 119 (32.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (21.56%) Linux Engineer
3 60 (16.17%) Administrator
4 46 (12.40%) Linux Administrator
5 40 (10.78%) Platform Engineer
6 35 (9.43%) Systems Administrator
7 34 (9.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 29 (7.82%) Systems Engineer
9 27 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 23 (6.20%) Linux Support
11 19 (5.12%) AWS Engineer
12 18 (4.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 16 (4.31%) AWS DevOps
13 16 (4.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 16 (4.31%) Software Engineer
13 16 (4.31%) Support Engineer
14 15 (4.04%) Consultant
14 15 (4.04%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 14 (3.77%) Azure Engineer
15 14 (3.77%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (19.41%) Elastic Stack
2 27 (7.28%) LDAP
3 23 (6.20%) Kafka
4 17 (4.58%) Apache NiFi
5 16 (4.31%) XML
6 15 (4.04%) Middleware
7 10 (2.70%) LAMP
8 9 (2.43%) Jinja
8 9 (2.43%) YAML
9 8 (2.16%) Spring
10 7 (1.89%) REST
10 7 (1.89%) Web Services
11 6 (1.62%) Node.js
11 6 (1.62%) Sensu
12 5 (1.35%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.35%) JAXB
12 5 (1.35%) JMS
12 5 (1.35%) React
12 5 (1.35%) XSD
12 5 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.05%) Data Centre
2 29 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.58%) Public Cloud
5 14 (3.77%) Private Cloud
6 11 (2.96%) Clustering
7 10 (2.70%) Replication
8 7 (1.89%) EMC VNX
8 7 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.62%) EMC VMAX
9 6 (1.62%) HP Storage
9 6 (1.62%) IBM XIV
9 6 (1.62%) iPhone
9 6 (1.62%) PKI
10 5 (1.35%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.35%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.35%) Xbox
11 4 (1.08%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 371 (100.00%) Linux
2 149 (40.16%) CentOS
3 98 (26.42%) Windows
4 72 (19.41%) Unix
5 54 (14.56%) Windows Server
6 33 (8.89%) Solaris
7 28 (7.55%) AIX
8 24 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (6.20%) Ubuntu
10 20 (5.39%) Debian
11 18 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (4.04%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (2.70%) SUSE
13 10 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
14 8 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (1.89%) Windows 10
15 7 (1.89%) Windows 7
16 6 (1.62%) Android
16 6 (1.62%) CoreOS
16 6 (1.62%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (45.28%) DevOps
2 131 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (21.29%) Configuration Management
4 76 (20.49%) Open Source
5 62 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (15.09%) Load Balancing
7 54 (14.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 54 (14.56%) High Availability
8 48 (12.94%) IT Strategy
9 47 (12.67%) Software Engineering
10 45 (12.13%) Microservices
11 43 (11.59%) Infrastructure Automation
11 43 (11.59%) Scrum
12 42 (11.32%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 40 (10.78%) ITIL
14 39 (10.51%) E-Procurement
15 35 (9.43%) Infrastructure as Code
15 35 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 33 (8.89%) Deployment Automation
16 33 (8.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 182 (49.06%) Python
2 93 (25.07%) Bash Shell
3 76 (20.49%) Ruby
4 69 (18.60%) SQL
5 59 (15.90%) Java
6 49 (13.21%) Shell Script
7 44 (11.86%) Go
8 32 (8.63%) Perl
9 28 (7.55%) C
9 28 (7.55%) PowerShell
10 27 (7.28%) C++
11 12 (3.23%) R
12 11 (2.96%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.43%) Groovy
13 9 (2.43%) PHP
14 5 (1.35%) Korn
15 3 (0.81%) Clojure
15 3 (0.81%) Java 8
15 3 (0.81%) Scala
16 2 (0.54%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 52 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 49 (13.21%) AWS Certification
3 23 (6.20%) SC Cleared
4 21 (5.66%) DV Cleared
5 20 (5.39%) Degree
6 14 (3.77%) RHCE
7 9 (2.43%) RHCSA
8 7 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.35%) MCSA
9 5 (1.35%) MCSE
9 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.35%) VCP5
10 2 (0.54%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.54%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.54%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.27%) CCIE
11 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.27%) LPIC
11 1 (0.27%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.93%) SLA
2 19 (5.12%) GDPR
2 19 (5.12%) QA
3 6 (1.62%) NIST
4 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 95 (25.61%) Docker
2 59 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (12.40%) Active Directory
4 27 (7.28%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (7.01%) vSphere
6 21 (5.66%) Hyper-V
7 18 (4.85%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (4.85%) VirtualBox
8 16 (4.31%) NFS
9 9 (2.43%) vCloud
10 6 (1.62%) GlusterFS
11 5 (1.35%) KVM
12 4 (1.08%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.81%) Firmware
13 3 (0.81%) HDFS
13 3 (0.81%) Samba
14 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.54%) Squid
14 2 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.54%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 152 (40.97%) Ansible
2 130 (35.04%) Puppet
3 113 (30.46%) Terraform
4 58 (15.63%) Kubernetes
5 44 (11.86%) Prometheus
6 42 (11.32%) Grafana
6 42 (11.32%) Graphite
7 32 (8.63%) Red Hat Satellite
8 29 (7.82%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (4.58%) Kibana
9 17 (4.58%) logstash
10 16 (4.31%) Nagios
11 13 (3.50%) SCCM
12 12 (3.23%) SCOM
13 8 (2.16%) SCOrch
13 8 (2.16%) vRealize
14 7 (1.89%) NetBackup
14 7 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
14 7 (1.89%) Packer
15 5 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 227 (61.19%) Red Hat
2 105 (28.30%) VMware
3 81 (21.83%) Oracle
4 47 (12.67%) Microsoft
5 35 (9.43%) Cisco
6 21 (5.66%) IBM
7 18 (4.85%) Splunk
8 16 (4.31%) HP
9 15 (4.04%) Atlassian
10 13 (3.50%) EMC
10 13 (3.50%) SolarWinds
11 11 (2.96%) NetApp
11 11 (2.96%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.43%) Juniper
13 8 (2.16%) Dell
13 8 (2.16%) Remedy
14 7 (1.89%) TOWER Software
15 6 (1.62%) AppDynamics
15 6 (1.62%) Fujitsu
15 6 (1.62%) New Relic