Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 426 337 334
Rank change year-on-year -89 -3 -36
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 868 1,490 1,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.97% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.98% 4.23% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 657 1,089 1,255
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -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 29,104 35,237 40,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.01% 22.94% 24.99%
Number of salaries quoted 23,297 28,629 33,083
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -117 308 £67,500 +12.50% 54
North of England +14 147 £52,925 +5.85% 24
South East -96 138 £52,000 -5.45% 38
Midlands +52 111 £42,500 +21.43% 25
West Midlands +62 97 £41,250 +58.65% 14
South West 0 97 £47,500 -5.00% 28
North West +28 72 £52,500 -4.55% 10
East of England +68 64 £50,000 +14.94% 6
Yorkshire -12 47 £57,500 +35.29% 12
North East +32 28 £50,000 -30.86% 2
East Midlands +2 14 £45,000 - 11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 868 (100.00%) Linux
2 604 (69.59%) Red Hat
3 325 (37.44%) Python
4 310 (35.71%) DevOps
5 305 (35.14%) CentOS
6 293 (33.76%) Ansible
7 278 (32.03%) Windows
8 248 (28.57%) Puppet
9 247 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
10 246 (28.34%) VMware
11 227 (26.15%) AWS
12 209 (24.08%) Bash Shell
13 206 (23.73%) Docker
14 202 (23.27%) Finance
15 187 (21.54%) Jenkins
16 177 (20.39%) Java
17 164 (18.89%) Azure
18 158 (18.20%) Ubuntu
19 155 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
20 151 (17.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 148 (17.05%) Unix
22 144 (16.59%) Git (software)
23 141 (16.24%) Microsoft
24 140 (16.13%) Firewall
25 136 (15.67%) Kubernetes
26 135 (15.55%) SQL
27 134 (15.44%) Windows Server
28 132 (15.21%) Configuration Management
29 131 (15.09%) ITIL
30 121 (13.94%) SAN

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 90 (10.37%) Apache
2 54 (6.22%) Confluence
3 51 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 39 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
5 38 (4.38%) OpenStack
6 36 (4.15%) nginx
7 29 (3.34%) IIS
8 18 (2.07%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.84%) MS Exchange
9 16 (1.84%) SharePoint
10 13 (1.50%) JBoss
10 13 (1.50%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (1.27%) CloudStack
12 10 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.81%) Tuxedo
14 6 (0.69%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.46%) WildFly
17 3 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.35%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Magento
2 3 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.12%) Relativity
4 1 (0.12%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 227 (26.15%) AWS
2 164 (18.89%) Azure
3 55 (6.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 54 (6.22%) GCP
5 52 (5.99%) OpenShift
6 39 (4.49%) IaaS
7 38 (4.38%) Amazon S3
8 36 (4.15%) Office 365
9 32 (3.69%) GitHub
10 31 (3.57%) PaaS
11 27 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
12 21 (2.42%) Route 53
13 17 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
13 17 (1.96%) Serverless
14 16 (1.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 16 (1.84%) SaaS
14 16 (1.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (1.73%) Datadog
16 12 (1.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 140 (16.13%) Firewall
2 121 (13.94%) SAN
3 86 (9.91%) VPN
4 79 (9.10%) DNS
5 49 (5.65%) TCP/IP
6 42 (4.84%) DHCP
7 38 (4.38%) LAN
7 38 (4.38%) WAN
8 35 (4.03%) SSH
9 27 (3.11%) Network Security
10 23 (2.65%) HTTP
11 22 (2.53%) NAS
11 22 (2.53%) SSL
11 22 (2.53%) Wireless
12 21 (2.42%) VLAN
13 19 (2.19%) Internet
14 18 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (1.73%) Fibre Channel
16 14 (1.61%) OpenVPN
16 14 (1.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 59 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
3 58 (6.68%) MySQL
4 39 (4.49%) Big Data
4 39 (4.49%) NoSQL
5 35 (4.03%) MongoDB
6 33 (3.80%) Oracle Database
7 32 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 29 (3.34%) DB2
9 21 (2.42%) Relational Database
10 20 (2.30%) Hadoop
11 18 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
12 16 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.73%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (1.04%) Redis
16 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (0.81%) Apache Hive
17 7 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
17 7 (0.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 187 (21.54%) Jenkins
2 144 (16.59%) Git (software)
3 85 (9.79%) JIRA
4 72 (8.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 44 (5.07%) Bitbucket
6 38 (4.38%) Bitbucket Server
6 38 (4.38%) JUnit
7 32 (3.69%) GitLab
8 27 (3.11%) EasyMock
9 19 (2.19%) Gerrit
9 19 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
10 18 (2.07%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.38%) Selenium
11 12 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (1.27%) Subversion
13 10 (1.15%) Visual Studio
14 9 (1.04%) Maven
14 9 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (0.92%) SoapUI
General
1 202 (23.27%) Finance
2 60 (6.91%) Public Sector
3 49 (5.65%) Banking
4 29 (3.34%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.19%) Games
6 15 (1.73%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.73%) Marketing
6 15 (1.73%) Publishing
7 13 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.27%) Electronics
9 7 (0.81%) Billing
10 6 (0.69%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.69%) Retail
11 5 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.35%) Legal
13 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 165 (19.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 160 (18.43%) Linux Engineer
3 138 (15.90%) Administrator
4 105 (12.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 81 (9.33%) Linux Administrator
6 72 (8.29%) Systems Administrator
7 64 (7.37%) Cloud Engineer
8 63 (7.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 57 (6.57%) Analyst
10 54 (6.22%) AWS Engineer
11 53 (6.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 47 (5.41%) Architect
12 47 (5.41%) Developer
13 45 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
13 45 (5.18%) Unix Administrator
14 44 (5.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 40 (4.61%) Platform Engineer
16 39 (4.49%) AWS DevOps
16 39 (4.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 39 (4.49%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.30%) Java EE
2 36 (4.15%) Middleware
2 36 (4.15%) Spring
3 33 (3.80%) Elastic Stack
4 31 (3.57%) Kafka
5 29 (3.34%) EJB
5 29 (3.34%) JSF
6 24 (2.76%) Apache NiFi
7 22 (2.53%) JSON
8 20 (2.30%) AngularJS
9 17 (1.96%) .NET
9 17 (1.96%) HTML
9 17 (1.96%) OpenJDK
10 16 (1.84%) LEMP Stack
10 16 (1.84%) Node.js
10 16 (1.84%) Web Services
11 15 (1.73%) LDAP
11 15 (1.73%) Regular Expression
12 14 (1.61%) XML
13 13 (1.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.18%) Data Centre
2 60 (6.91%) Public Cloud
3 59 (6.80%) Linux Command Line
4 45 (5.18%) Clustering
5 37 (4.26%) Replication
6 36 (4.15%) Wiki
7 33 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 28 (3.23%) Private Cloud
8 28 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
9 26 (3.00%) Virtual Team
10 24 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
11 20 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
12 18 (2.07%) User Experience
13 17 (1.96%) Smartphone
14 13 (1.50%) Management Information System
15 11 (1.27%) Renewable Energy
16 10 (1.15%) CCTV
17 9 (1.04%) Online Games
17 9 (1.04%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 868 (100.00%) Linux
2 305 (35.14%) CentOS
3 278 (32.03%) Windows
4 158 (18.20%) Ubuntu
5 148 (17.05%) Unix
6 134 (15.44%) Windows Server
7 65 (7.49%) Solaris
8 57 (6.57%) Debian
9 52 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 43 (4.95%) SUSE
11 37 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (3.57%) Fedora
13 28 (3.23%) AIX
14 20 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
15 16 (1.84%) Windows 10
16 14 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (1.38%) HPUX
18 11 (1.27%) Windows 7
19 7 (0.81%) Mac OS
19 7 (0.81%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (35.71%) DevOps
2 247 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (17.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 132 (15.21%) Configuration Management
5 131 (15.09%) ITIL
6 118 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
7 110 (12.67%) Open Source
8 78 (8.99%) Test Automation
9 76 (8.76%) High Availability
10 71 (8.18%) Service Delivery
11 70 (8.06%) Scrum
12 68 (7.83%) Migration
13 67 (7.72%) Cybersecurity
14 66 (7.60%) Software Engineering
15 65 (7.49%) Microservices
16 62 (7.14%) Infrastructure as Code
17 57 (6.57%) Mentoring
18 55 (6.34%) Disaster Recovery
19 54 (6.22%) Computer Science
19 54 (6.22%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 325 (37.44%) Python
2 209 (24.08%) Bash Shell
3 177 (20.39%) Java
4 135 (15.55%) SQL
5 120 (13.82%) Perl
6 110 (12.67%) PowerShell
7 91 (10.48%) Shell Script
8 87 (10.02%) C++
9 85 (9.79%) C
10 81 (9.33%) Ruby
11 39 (4.49%) JavaScript
12 34 (3.92%) Go
13 30 (3.46%) Korn
14 28 (3.23%) PHP
15 18 (2.07%) C#
16 15 (1.73%) AWK
17 14 (1.61%) Bourne shell
18 8 (0.92%) T-SQL
19 7 (0.81%) COBOL
20 6 (0.69%) sed
Qualifications
1 113 (13.02%) Security Cleared
2 75 (8.64%) Degree
3 69 (7.95%) SC Cleared
4 44 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (4.15%) DV Cleared
6 29 (3.34%) AWS Certification
7 28 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 28 (3.23%) MCSE
7 28 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (2.65%) CCNA
8 23 (2.65%) CCNP
9 21 (2.42%) MCSA
9 21 (2.42%) RHCE
10 19 (2.19%) MCP
11 16 (1.84%) HNC
12 14 (1.61%) RHCSA
13 10 (1.15%) HND
13 10 (1.15%) OCP
13 10 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
14 9 (1.04%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.88%) SLA
2 22 (2.53%) QA
3 16 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.46%) GDPR
6 2 (0.23%) NIST
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 206 (23.73%) Docker
2 155 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 56 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
5 43 (4.95%) Hyper-V
5 43 (4.95%) vSphere
6 37 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
7 31 (3.57%) NFS
8 21 (2.42%) KVM
9 19 (2.19%) Firmware
10 17 (1.96%) Samba
11 16 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
12 15 (1.73%) VirtualBox
12 15 (1.73%) Xen
13 14 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 11 (1.27%) XenApp
15 9 (1.04%) Cronacle
15 9 (1.04%) Postfix
15 9 (1.04%) Veritas File System
15 9 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 293 (33.76%) Ansible
2 248 (28.57%) Puppet
3 136 (15.67%) Kubernetes
4 114 (13.13%) Terraform
5 111 (12.79%) Opscode Chef
6 57 (6.57%) Red Hat Satellite
7 51 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
8 47 (5.41%) Packer
9 42 (4.84%) Nagios
10 27 (3.11%) SCCM
11 25 (2.88%) Graphite
12 24 (2.76%) Prometheus
13 22 (2.53%) Grafana
14 20 (2.30%) Consul
15 19 (2.19%) NetBackup
15 19 (2.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 18 (2.07%) vRealize
17 17 (1.96%) Oracle ZFS
18 15 (1.73%) ZABBIX
19 13 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 604 (69.59%) Red Hat
2 246 (28.34%) VMware
3 141 (16.24%) Microsoft
4 118 (13.59%) Cisco
5 102 (11.75%) Oracle
6 58 (6.68%) HP
7 56 (6.45%) IBM
8 53 (6.11%) Citrix
9 49 (5.65%) NetApp
10 43 (4.95%) EMC
11 34 (3.92%) Splunk
12 32 (3.69%) Veritas
13 27 (3.11%) Dell
14 21 (2.42%) F5
14 21 (2.42%) Hortonworks
15 20 (2.30%) Brocade
16 19 (2.19%) Google
16 19 (2.19%) SolarWinds
17 17 (1.96%) SaltStack
18 16 (1.84%) Sun