Period
to 12 April 2021

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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 369 436 378
Rank change year-on-year +67 -58 +2
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 558 663 1,144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.63% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 2.95% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 400 483 883
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,250
25th Percentile £47,000 £45,000 £43,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,375
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,350 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 14,509 22,507 32,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.73% 21.49% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11,821 18,448 26,119
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,938 £32,667
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 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 12 April 2021.

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 12 April 2021. 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 +99 216 £71,250 +5.56% 37
North of England +51 110 £52,750 +0.48% 16
South West +23 76 £52,000 +4.00% 17
South East +11 67 £60,000 - 29
North West +48 53 £53,750 -14.49% 7
Yorkshire +12 47 £50,000 - 8
Midlands -25 47 £42,500 -10.53% 12
West Midlands -12 36 £47,250 -0.53% 8
East of England +70 34 £55,500 +0.91% 7
East Midlands +9 11 £42,500 -10.53% 4
North East +14 10 £36,750 -18.33% 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, 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.

1 558 (100.00%) Linux
2 381 (68.28%) Red Hat
3 239 (42.83%) DevOps
4 238 (42.65%) Ansible
5 219 (39.25%) Python
6 206 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
6 206 (36.92%) Docker
7 204 (36.56%) Windows
8 172 (30.82%) CentOS
9 163 (29.21%) AWS
10 161 (28.85%) Jenkins
11 160 (28.67%) SQL
12 143 (25.63%) Kubernetes
13 138 (24.73%) Azure
14 137 (24.55%) VMware
15 136 (24.37%) Puppet
16 132 (23.66%) Terraform
17 127 (22.76%) Java
18 115 (20.61%) Finance
18 115 (20.61%) Bash Shell
19 108 (19.35%) Configuration Management
20 105 (18.82%) Microsoft
21 100 (17.92%) Active Directory
21 100 (17.92%) Open Source
21 100 (17.92%) Git (software)
22 99 (17.74%) Unix
23 98 (17.56%) Oracle
24 92 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 91 (16.31%) VMware Infrastructure
25 91 (16.31%) Security Cleared

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 57 (10.22%) Confluence
2 30 (5.38%) OpenStack
3 16 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.69%) WebLogic
5 11 (1.97%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.79%) Apache
6 10 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.43%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.43%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.08%) OpenEdge
8 6 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.90%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.72%) IIS
11 3 (0.54%) Ethereum
12 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.36%) JBoss
12 2 (0.36%) nginx
12 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.18%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.54%) Houdini
2 3 (0.54%) Maya
2 3 (0.54%) NUKE
2 3 (0.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Workfront
2 2 (0.36%) Quorum
2 2 (0.36%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 163 (29.21%) AWS
2 138 (24.73%) Azure
3 61 (10.93%) OpenShift
4 46 (8.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 46 (8.24%) PaaS
5 43 (7.71%) GitHub
6 40 (7.17%) IaaS
7 32 (5.73%) GCP
8 31 (5.56%) Microsoft 365
9 28 (5.02%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (3.58%) Serverless
11 19 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (2.33%) Amazon S3
14 11 (1.97%) Amazon ELB
14 11 (1.97%) Logic Apps
14 11 (1.97%) Route 53
15 10 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
16 9 (1.61%) Google Workspace
17 8 (1.43%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.60%) SAN
2 45 (8.06%) TCP/IP
3 44 (7.89%) DNS
4 43 (7.71%) Firewall
5 27 (4.84%) SSH
6 23 (4.12%) Internet
7 22 (3.94%) FTP
8 21 (3.76%) NAS
9 19 (3.41%) Network Security
10 18 (3.23%) WAN
11 17 (3.05%) DHCP
12 15 (2.69%) HTTP
12 15 (2.69%) LAN
12 15 (2.69%) VPN
13 9 (1.61%) IMAP
13 9 (1.61%) SMTP
14 8 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (1.43%) MPLS
14 8 (1.43%) VoIP
14 8 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (11.65%) Big Data
2 56 (10.04%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (9.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 50 (8.96%) Oracle Database
6 34 (6.09%) SQL Server
7 30 (5.38%) MySQL
7 30 (5.38%) NoSQL
8 29 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (5.02%) Hadoop
10 26 (4.66%) MongoDB
11 15 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
11 15 (2.69%) Relational Database
12 12 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (1.97%) Blockchain
14 10 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
15 9 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (1.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 161 (28.85%) Jenkins
2 100 (17.92%) Git (software)
3 72 (12.90%) JIRA
4 44 (7.89%) GitLab
5 29 (5.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (3.94%) TeamCity
7 17 (3.05%) Maven
8 11 (1.97%) Bitbucket
9 10 (1.79%) Gerrit
9 10 (1.79%) Vagrant
10 9 (1.61%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.54%) Subversion
12 2 (0.36%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.36%) Rational Team Concert
12 2 (0.36%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.36%) Toad
13 1 (0.18%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 115 (20.61%) Finance
2 47 (8.42%) Back Office
2 47 (8.42%) Public Sector
3 40 (7.17%) Banking
4 38 (6.81%) Legal
5 20 (3.58%) Law
6 13 (2.33%) Marketing
7 12 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.43%) Retail
9 7 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.08%) Front Office
11 3 (0.54%) Electronics
11 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.18%) Military
13 1 (0.18%) Police
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (22.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 76 (13.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 64 (11.47%) Linux Engineer
4 48 (8.60%) Analyst
4 48 (8.60%) Software Engineer
5 44 (7.89%) Applications Support
6 43 (7.71%) Senior DevOps
7 42 (7.53%) Cloud Engineer
8 41 (7.35%) Administrator
9 40 (7.17%) Developer
10 39 (6.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 36 (6.45%) Platform Engineer
11 36 (6.45%) Support Analyst
12 35 (6.27%) Systems Administrator
13 31 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
14 30 (5.38%) Applications Support Analyst
15 29 (5.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 28 (5.02%) Systems Engineer
17 26 (4.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 25 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.04%) Elastic Stack
2 40 (7.17%) Kafka
3 39 (6.99%) Apache NiFi
3 39 (6.99%) Web Services
4 35 (6.27%) .NET
5 33 (5.91%) Middleware
6 28 (5.02%) Spring
7 17 (3.05%) XML
7 17 (3.05%) YAML
8 16 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (2.51%) J2EE
9 14 (2.51%) Spring Boot
10 13 (2.33%) Spring Batch
10 13 (2.33%) Spring Security
11 12 (2.15%) Apache Camel
11 12 (2.15%) COM
11 12 (2.15%) Node.js
12 11 (1.97%) LDAP
13 8 (1.43%) Hibernate
13 8 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (11.65%) Data Centre
3 32 (5.73%) Cyberattack
4 31 (5.56%) Cloud Native
5 20 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (3.41%) SWIFT
7 15 (2.69%) Clustering
8 12 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (2.15%) Replication
8 12 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (1.97%) Private Cloud
9 11 (1.97%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.79%) FMCG
10 10 (1.79%) PKI
11 8 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (1.25%) Media Streaming
13 6 (1.08%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 558 (100.00%) Linux
2 204 (36.56%) Windows
3 172 (30.82%) CentOS
4 99 (17.74%) Unix
5 83 (14.87%) Windows Server
6 37 (6.63%) Ubuntu
7 29 (5.20%) Windows Server 2016
8 17 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (3.05%) Windows Server 2019
9 16 (2.87%) Debian
10 13 (2.33%) Solaris
10 13 (2.33%) SUSE
11 11 (1.97%) Alpine Linux
11 11 (1.97%) Windows 10
11 11 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (1.61%) AIX
12 9 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (1.61%) VMS
13 6 (1.08%) Fedora
14 4 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (42.83%) DevOps
2 206 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (19.35%) Configuration Management
4 100 (17.92%) Open Source
5 92 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 79 (14.16%) Software Engineering
7 75 (13.44%) ITIL
8 70 (12.54%) Mentoring
9 61 (10.93%) Microservices
10 58 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (10.39%) Scrum
10 58 (10.39%) Test Automation
11 56 (10.04%) Collaborative Working
12 51 (9.14%) Analytics
13 48 (8.60%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 47 (8.42%) Artificial Intelligence
14 47 (8.42%) Continuous Deployment
15 45 (8.06%) High Availability
16 41 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
16 41 (7.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 219 (39.25%) Python
2 160 (28.67%) SQL
3 127 (22.76%) Java
4 115 (20.61%) Bash Shell
5 73 (13.08%) PowerShell
6 68 (12.19%) Shell Script
7 62 (11.11%) Ruby
8 59 (10.57%) Perl
9 41 (7.35%) C
10 37 (6.63%) C++
11 25 (4.48%) Go
12 22 (3.94%) PHP
13 17 (3.05%) JavaScript
14 11 (1.97%) Clojure
14 11 (1.97%) Korn
14 11 (1.97%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.79%) C#
15 10 (1.79%) Groovy
16 7 (1.25%) Lua
17 5 (0.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 91 (16.31%) Security Cleared
2 73 (13.08%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.48%) Degree
4 23 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (3.94%) RHCE
6 18 (3.23%) MCSE
7 16 (2.87%) AWS Certification
8 15 (2.69%) RHCSA
9 10 (1.79%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.43%) MCSA
11 7 (1.25%) CISSP
12 5 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.72%) CISA
13 4 (0.72%) CISM
13 4 (0.72%) ISSAP
13 4 (0.72%) ISSEP
14 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.54%) GIAC
14 3 (0.54%) IBM AIX Certification
14 3 (0.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.69%) SLA
2 11 (1.97%) GDPR
3 10 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.61%) PMBOK
5 8 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 8 (1.43%) QA
6 4 (0.72%) COBIT
6 4 (0.72%) NIST
7 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.36%) SOC 2
System Software
1 206 (36.92%) Docker
2 100 (17.92%) Active Directory
3 91 (16.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (3.41%) Hyper-V
6 14 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (2.51%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (1.97%) vSphere
8 9 (1.61%) NFS
9 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.43%) Shibboleth
10 7 (1.25%) HDFS
10 7 (1.25%) Kamailio
10 7 (1.25%) OpenSIPS
10 7 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (1.08%) Samba
12 4 (0.72%) Firmware
12 4 (0.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 238 (42.65%) Ansible
2 143 (25.63%) Kubernetes
3 136 (24.37%) Puppet
4 132 (23.66%) Terraform
5 54 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
6 53 (9.50%) Prometheus
7 45 (8.06%) Graphite
8 40 (7.17%) Grafana
9 35 (6.27%) Packer
10 29 (5.20%) Consul
11 27 (4.84%) Red Hat Satellite
12 23 (4.12%) Nagios
13 21 (3.76%) NetBackup
13 21 (3.76%) Opsview
14 18 (3.23%) Data Guard
14 18 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
15 16 (2.87%) Single Sign-On
16 14 (2.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 11 (1.97%) SCCM
18 9 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 381 (68.28%) Red Hat
2 137 (24.55%) VMware
3 105 (18.82%) Microsoft
4 98 (17.56%) Oracle
5 41 (7.35%) Cisco
6 30 (5.38%) IBM
7 28 (5.02%) EMC
7 28 (5.02%) Google
8 22 (3.94%) Atlassian
9 19 (3.41%) ServiceNow
10 17 (3.05%) Juniper
11 14 (2.51%) Citrix
11 14 (2.51%) HP
12 13 (2.33%) F5
13 11 (1.97%) Cloudera
13 11 (1.97%) Dell
13 11 (1.97%) NetApp
13 11 (1.97%) SolarWinds
14 10 (1.79%) Splunk
15 9 (1.61%) Veeam