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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 372 298 277
Rank change year-on-year -74 -21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1,371 1,789 2,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.83% 1.09% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.40% 4.48% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,154 1,471 1,922
England median annual salary £52,577 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.41% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 40,328 39,940 51,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.38% 24.22% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33,347 33,817 44,205
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,211
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.67% +1.67%

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 February 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 February 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 -71 596 £62,500 +4.17% 69
South East -49 307 £50,000 -4.76% 38
North of England -21 244 £45,000 - 51
Yorkshire +45 170 £45,000 - 31
South West +6 84 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Midlands -34 81 £45,000 +0.69% 17
North West -84 68 £46,000 +4.13% 16
East of England -50 59 £52,500 +16.67% 14
West Midlands -22 49 £52,000 +11.83% 9
East Midlands -14 31 £42,500 +6.92% 8
North East -18 7 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 1,371 (100.00%) Linux
2 986 (71.92%) Red Hat
3 544 (39.68%) DevOps
4 487 (35.52%) Windows
5 477 (34.79%) VMware
6 467 (34.06%) Python
7 441 (32.17%) CentOS
8 431 (31.44%) Amazon AWS
9 423 (30.85%) Puppet
10 332 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 312 (22.76%) Bash Shell
11 312 (22.76%) Finance
12 309 (22.54%) Java
13 298 (21.74%) Unix
14 297 (21.66%) ITIL
15 296 (21.59%) Opscode Chef
16 295 (21.52%) Oracle
17 284 (20.71%) Ansible
18 271 (19.77%) Configuration Management
19 266 (19.40%) Perl
20 252 (18.38%) Windows Server
21 246 (17.94%) Microsoft
21 246 (17.94%) Jenkins
22 234 (17.07%) Apache
23 227 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
24 211 (15.39%) Firewall
25 207 (15.10%) Docker
26 201 (14.66%) Ruby
27 194 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
28 188 (13.71%) 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
1 234 (17.07%) Apache
2 184 (13.42%) Tomcat
3 67 (4.89%) JBoss
4 65 (4.74%) WebSphere
5 57 (4.16%) nginx
6 48 (3.50%) Confluence
7 41 (2.99%) WebLogic
8 36 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (2.33%) OpenStack
10 27 (1.97%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.95%) IIS
11 13 (0.95%) SharePoint
12 12 (0.88%) Apache Spark
13 11 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.73%) CMS
15 9 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 9 (0.66%) Umbraco
16 8 (0.58%) Skype for Business
17 6 (0.44%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.29%) Stata
5 1 (0.073%) HipChat
5 1 (0.073%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.44%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.22%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.073%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 431 (31.44%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (5.84%) SaaS
4 60 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
5 54 (3.94%) Amazon S3
6 53 (3.87%) IaaS
7 46 (3.36%) PaaS
8 41 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 37 (2.70%) Office 365
10 26 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
10 26 (1.90%) Route 53
11 25 (1.82%) OpenShift
12 19 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
13 18 (1.31%) GitHub
14 17 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 13 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 11 (0.80%) Datadog
18 10 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 10 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 211 (15.39%) Firewall
2 188 (13.71%) SAN
3 128 (9.34%) DNS
4 117 (8.53%) TCP/IP
5 89 (6.49%) VPN
6 71 (5.18%) SSL
7 70 (5.11%) WAN
8 63 (4.60%) HTTP
9 60 (4.38%) LAN
10 54 (3.94%) NAS
11 53 (3.87%) DHCP
12 46 (3.36%) Internet
13 34 (2.48%) Reverse Proxy
14 31 (2.26%) iSCSI
15 30 (2.19%) OpenVPN
16 25 (1.82%) SNMP
17 23 (1.68%) Network Security
18 21 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (1.53%) IPsec
19 19 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (13.06%) MySQL
2 149 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 94 (6.86%) Relational Database
4 88 (6.42%) Oracle Database
5 81 (5.91%) RDBMS
6 61 (4.45%) Big Data
7 60 (4.38%) NoSQL
8 56 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
9 49 (3.57%) MongoDB
10 44 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 43 (3.14%) Hadoop
12 40 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
13 36 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
14 35 (2.55%) DB2
15 32 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
16 27 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (1.68%) Redis
18 18 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
19 15 (1.09%) MariaDB
20 13 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 246 (17.94%) Jenkins
2 128 (9.34%) Git (software)
3 79 (5.76%) TeamCity
4 67 (4.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 61 (4.45%) JIRA
6 44 (3.21%) Maven
7 42 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
7 42 (3.06%) Vagrant
8 40 (2.92%) Subversion
9 30 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (1.90%) Bitbucket
10 26 (1.90%) ClearCase
10 26 (1.90%) GitLab
11 20 (1.46%) Ant
12 18 (1.31%) Artifactory
13 17 (1.24%) Gradle
14 15 (1.09%) Toad
15 14 (1.02%) Visual Studio
16 12 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
17 10 (0.73%) Travis CI
General
1 312 (22.76%) Finance
2 161 (11.74%) Banking
3 40 (2.92%) Games
4 32 (2.33%) Back Office
5 28 (2.04%) Retail
6 26 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 26 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.24%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.09%) Retail Banking
9 14 (1.02%) Advertising
10 13 (0.95%) Online Betting
11 12 (0.88%) Law
12 11 (0.80%) Marketing
12 11 (0.80%) Publishing
13 10 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.66%) Billing
15 4 (0.29%) Legal
15 4 (0.29%) Military
16 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 328 (23.92%) Linux Engineer
2 299 (21.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 237 (17.29%) Administrator
4 181 (13.20%) Systems Administrator
5 166 (12.11%) Linux Administrator
6 136 (9.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 113 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
8 111 (8.10%) AWS Engineer
8 111 (8.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 92 (6.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 88 (6.42%) Cloud Engineer
11 80 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 77 (5.62%) AWS DevOps
13 76 (5.54%) Architect
14 72 (5.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 71 (5.18%) Analyst
16 68 (4.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 51 (3.72%) Developer
18 46 (3.36%) Support Engineer
19 45 (3.28%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (9.92%) Web Services
2 97 (7.08%) LAMP
3 75 (5.47%) .NET
4 49 (3.57%) Middleware
5 46 (3.36%) LDAP
6 44 (3.21%) Elastic Stack
7 39 (2.84%) JSON
8 36 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
9 33 (2.41%) XML
10 31 (2.26%) RESTful
11 29 (2.12%) HTML
11 29 (2.12%) Spring
12 22 (1.60%) SOAP
13 21 (1.53%) FIX Protocol
13 21 (1.53%) Node.js
13 21 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
14 20 (1.46%) CSS
14 20 (1.46%) REST
15 18 (1.31%) J2EE
16 15 (1.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 130 (9.48%) Data Centre
2 114 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (4.67%) Clustering
4 57 (4.16%) Public Cloud
5 50 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 47 (3.43%) Management Information System
7 36 (2.63%) Replication
8 33 (2.41%) Fintech
8 33 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
9 25 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
10 24 (1.75%) Derivative
11 21 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
12 18 (1.31%) Hedge funds
13 17 (1.24%) EMC VNX
13 17 (1.24%) Private Cloud
14 15 (1.09%) EMC VMAX
15 13 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.80%) PKI
17 10 (0.73%) Wiki
18 9 (0.66%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1,371 (100.00%) Linux
2 487 (35.52%) Windows
3 441 (32.17%) CentOS
4 298 (21.74%) Unix
5 252 (18.38%) Windows Server
6 167 (12.18%) Ubuntu
7 118 (8.61%) Solaris
7 118 (8.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 108 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 71 (5.18%) AIX
10 61 (4.45%) Debian
11 41 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
12 40 (2.92%) HPUX
13 30 (2.19%) SUSE
14 25 (1.82%) Windows 10
14 25 (1.82%) Windows 7
15 18 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (1.17%) Amazon Linux
17 12 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 10 (0.73%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (39.68%) DevOps
2 297 (21.66%) ITIL
3 271 (19.77%) Configuration Management
4 227 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
5 156 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
6 128 (9.34%) High Availability
7 98 (7.15%) Open Source
8 97 (7.08%) Migration
9 82 (5.98%) E-Commerce
10 71 (5.18%) Scrum
11 68 (4.96%) Continuous Delivery
12 64 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 57 (4.16%) SDLC
14 56 (4.08%) Change Management
15 55 (4.01%) Mentoring
16 52 (3.79%) Performance Tuning
17 51 (3.72%) Change Control
18 46 (3.36%) Project Management
19 44 (3.21%) Service Delivery
20 43 (3.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 467 (34.06%) Python
2 312 (22.76%) Bash Shell
3 309 (22.54%) Java
4 266 (19.40%) Perl
5 201 (14.66%) Ruby
6 185 (13.49%) SQL
7 174 (12.69%) Shell Script
8 136 (9.92%) PowerShell
9 94 (6.86%) PHP
10 89 (6.49%) JavaScript
11 51 (3.72%) C++
12 46 (3.36%) C
13 33 (2.41%) Korn
14 23 (1.68%) C#
15 19 (1.39%) T-SQL
16 18 (1.31%) Go
16 18 (1.31%) Groovy
17 15 (1.09%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.88%) Bourne shell
19 11 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 160 (11.67%) RHCE
2 112 (8.17%) Security Cleared
3 104 (7.59%) Degree
4 80 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (5.18%) SC Cleared
6 69 (5.03%) RHCSA
7 68 (4.96%) CCNA
8 54 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 51 (3.72%) AWS Certification
10 34 (2.48%) DV Cleared
11 33 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
11 33 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (1.02%) MCSE
13 11 (0.80%) CISSP
13 11 (0.80%) GIAC
14 10 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.66%) CCNP
15 9 (0.66%) RHCA
15 9 (0.66%) SANS
16 6 (0.44%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.84%) SLA
2 36 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 35 (2.55%) QA
4 27 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.44%) PMO
6 4 (0.29%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.22%) PSD2
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.073%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.073%) GDPR
9 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 332 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 207 (15.10%) Docker
3 162 (11.82%) Active Directory
4 77 (5.62%) vSphere
5 69 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
6 65 (4.74%) Hyper-V
7 46 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
8 42 (3.06%) NFS
9 26 (1.90%) Samba
10 23 (1.68%) iptables
11 19 (1.39%) KVM
11 19 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
12 13 (0.95%) VirtualBox
13 12 (0.88%) pfSense
14 9 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.58%) GlusterFS
15 8 (0.58%) vCloud
16 7 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
17 6 (0.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 423 (30.85%) Puppet
2 296 (21.59%) Opscode Chef
3 284 (20.71%) Ansible
4 147 (10.72%) Nagios
5 99 (7.22%) Kubernetes
6 91 (6.64%) Terraform
7 43 (3.14%) Red Hat Satellite
8 42 (3.06%) SCCM
9 34 (2.48%) Salt
10 32 (2.33%) Packer
11 29 (2.12%) ZABBIX
12 27 (1.97%) Tivoli
13 25 (1.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 23 (1.68%) SCOM
15 22 (1.60%) Icinga
16 18 (1.31%) Graphite
16 18 (1.31%) NetBackup
17 17 (1.24%) Cacti
17 17 (1.24%) logstash
18 16 (1.17%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 986 (71.92%) Red Hat
2 477 (34.79%) VMware
3 295 (21.52%) Oracle
4 246 (17.94%) Microsoft
5 136 (9.92%) Cisco
6 130 (9.48%) HP
7 84 (6.13%) IBM
8 68 (4.96%) NetApp
9 65 (4.74%) Google
10 52 (3.79%) Splunk
11 50 (3.65%) EMC
12 43 (3.14%) Citrix
13 34 (2.48%) 3PAR
14 32 (2.33%) Atlassian
14 32 (2.33%) Veritas
15 31 (2.26%) Dell
15 31 (2.26%) F5
16 30 (2.19%) Hitachi
17 29 (2.12%) Veeam
18 28 (2.04%) Sun