Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK > England
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 490 345 455
Rank change year-on-year -145 +110 -101
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 586 374 850
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.85% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.03% 3.96% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 357 258 672
10th Percentile £39,000 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,000 £42,125 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,500 £77,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -4.55%

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 19,325 9,435 29,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.84% 21.34% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13,684 7,949 23,909
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £25,250
25th Percentile £35,461 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -173 208 £70,000 +3.70% 59
South East -69 131 £65,000 +18.18% 24
South West -93 101 £46,500 -3.13% 11
North of England -137 61 £52,500 +16.67% 17
Midlands -107 50 £44,000 -16.19% 14
North West -82 43 £50,000 +11.11% 13
West Midlands -99 29 £52,500 - 8
East of England -82 26 £66,250 +26.19% 9
East Midlands -59 21 £41,250 -2.94% 6
Yorkshire -119 12 £55,000 +22.22% 4
North East - 6 £52,500 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 586 (100.00%) Linux
2 357 (60.92%) Red Hat
3 301 (51.37%) Ansible
4 246 (41.98%) DevOps
4 246 (41.98%) Python
5 222 (37.88%) AWS
6 217 (37.03%) Docker
7 212 (36.18%) Azure
8 206 (35.15%) Agile Software Development
9 191 (32.59%) CentOS
10 179 (30.55%) Windows
11 177 (30.20%) Java
12 168 (28.67%) Finance
13 167 (28.50%) VMware
14 165 (28.16%) Kubernetes
15 157 (26.79%) Jenkins
16 127 (21.67%) Security Cleared
17 126 (21.50%) Bash Shell
18 123 (20.99%) Oracle
18 123 (20.99%) Microsoft
18 123 (20.99%) Terraform
19 115 (19.62%) Puppet
19 115 (19.62%) Software Engineering
20 111 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure
21 109 (18.60%) SQL
22 108 (18.43%) Configuration Management
23 96 (16.38%) OpenShift
24 89 (15.19%) Elastic Stack
25 87 (14.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 87 (14.85%) Social Skills

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 37 (6.31%) Confluence
2 33 (5.63%) Apache
3 21 (3.58%) Apache Spark
3 21 (3.58%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.88%) OpenStack
5 10 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.54%) IIS
7 8 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.37%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.19%) nginx
8 7 (1.19%) OpenEdge
9 6 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.85%) JBoss
10 5 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.34%) CMS
11 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.34%) Traffic Server
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.34%) Houdini
3 2 (0.34%) Maya
3 2 (0.34%) NUKE
3 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) SAP GTS
1 3 (0.51%) Workfront
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.34%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 1 (0.17%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 222 (37.88%) AWS
2 212 (36.18%) Azure
3 96 (16.38%) OpenShift
4 47 (8.02%) IaaS
5 44 (7.51%) Microsoft 365
6 41 (7.00%) Cloud Computing
7 39 (6.66%) PaaS
8 38 (6.48%) Azure Active Directory
9 32 (5.46%) GCP
10 30 (5.12%) GitHub
10 30 (5.12%) SaaS
11 17 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (2.90%) Azure Stack
12 14 (2.39%) Amazon S3
12 14 (2.39%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (1.88%) Serverless
14 10 (1.71%) Datadog
15 7 (1.19%) Route 53
15 7 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (9.22%) Firewall
2 47 (8.02%) DNS
3 33 (5.63%) Network Security
4 32 (5.46%) SAN
5 27 (4.61%) SSH
6 22 (3.75%) SSL
7 21 (3.58%) VPN
8 20 (3.41%) Internet
9 18 (3.07%) DHCP
9 18 (3.07%) TCP/IP
10 17 (2.90%) IPsec
11 15 (2.56%) BGP
11 15 (2.56%) LAN
11 15 (2.56%) WAN
11 15 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (2.22%) HTTP
13 10 (1.71%) NAS
13 10 (1.71%) SMTP
14 8 (1.37%) FTP
15 5 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (10.92%) MongoDB
2 61 (10.41%) MySQL
3 54 (9.22%) Big Data
4 49 (8.36%) SQL Server
5 48 (8.19%) NoSQL
6 31 (5.29%) Oracle Database
7 24 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (4.10%) Hadoop
8 15 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (1.71%) MariaDB
10 10 (1.71%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.54%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.85%) Blockchain
13 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.68%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.34%) Informix
Development Applications
1 157 (26.79%) Jenkins
2 61 (10.41%) Git (software)
3 46 (7.85%) JIRA
4 29 (4.95%) GitLab
5 25 (4.27%) Selenium
6 24 (4.10%) Cucumber
6 24 (4.10%) Eclipse
6 24 (4.10%) JMeter
6 24 (4.10%) Robot Framework
7 20 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (1.19%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.85%) ProC
11 4 (0.68%) Maven
12 2 (0.34%) MSTest
12 2 (0.34%) Subversion
12 2 (0.34%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 168 (28.67%) Finance
2 87 (14.85%) Social Skills
3 38 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (6.31%) Legal
5 33 (5.63%) Public Sector
6 28 (4.78%) Banking
7 26 (4.44%) Law
8 22 (3.75%) Telecoms
9 16 (2.73%) Back Office
10 14 (2.39%) Retail
11 11 (1.88%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.37%) Investment Banking
13 7 (1.19%) Organisational Skills
14 5 (0.85%) Marketing
15 4 (0.68%) Documentation Skills
15 4 (0.68%) Electronics
15 4 (0.68%) Front Office
15 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 2 (0.34%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 115 (19.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 72 (12.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 68 (11.60%) Developer
3 68 (11.60%) Linux Engineer
4 47 (8.02%) Architect
5 40 (6.83%) Administrator
6 35 (5.97%) Cloud Engineer
7 34 (5.80%) Senior Software Engineer
7 34 (5.80%) Software Engineer
8 32 (5.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 32 (5.46%) Platform Engineer
9 29 (4.95%) Linux Administrator
9 29 (4.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 27 (4.61%) Java Engineer
11 25 (4.27%) AWS Engineer
11 25 (4.27%) Java Developer
12 23 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
12 23 (3.92%) Senior DevOps
13 22 (3.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 21 (3.58%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (15.19%) Elastic Stack
2 85 (14.51%) Kafka
3 58 (9.90%) Apache NiFi
4 57 (9.73%) HTML
5 52 (8.87%) CSS
5 52 (8.87%) React
6 43 (7.34%) LAMP
7 33 (5.63%) Node.js
8 31 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 28 (4.78%) ActiveMQ
10 27 (4.61%) AngularJS
11 25 (4.27%) Java EE
12 24 (4.10%) CSS3
12 24 (4.10%) Gherkin
12 24 (4.10%) HTML5
12 24 (4.10%) Spring Boot
13 23 (3.92%) Spring
13 23 (3.92%) Web Services
14 21 (3.58%) Ember.js
15 15 (2.56%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.07%) Data Centre
2 58 (9.90%) Cyberattack
3 45 (7.68%) Clustering
4 37 (6.31%) Public Cloud
5 31 (5.29%) SWIFT
6 30 (5.12%) User Experience
7 22 (3.75%) Enterprise Storage
8 21 (3.58%) Hybrid Cloud
8 21 (3.58%) iPhone
9 20 (3.41%) PKI
10 19 (3.24%) Cloud Native
11 16 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
12 15 (2.56%) Private Cloud
13 14 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (1.02%) NHS
16 5 (0.85%) Hedge funds
16 5 (0.85%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.85%) Mobile App
17 4 (0.68%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 586 (100.00%) Linux
2 191 (32.59%) CentOS
3 179 (30.55%) Windows
4 87 (14.85%) Unix
5 75 (12.80%) Windows Server
6 67 (11.43%) Ubuntu
7 52 (8.87%) Windows Server 2016
8 40 (6.83%) Debian
9 37 (6.31%) Windows Server 2019
10 28 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (3.58%) Fedora
12 19 (3.24%) Solaris
13 18 (3.07%) Windows 10
14 14 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (2.05%) SUSE
16 11 (1.88%) AIX
16 11 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (1.02%) Windows 7
19 5 (0.85%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (41.98%) DevOps
2 206 (35.15%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (19.62%) Software Engineering
4 108 (18.43%) Configuration Management
5 87 (14.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 84 (14.33%) Open Source
7 73 (12.46%) Mentoring
8 71 (12.12%) Test Automation
9 70 (11.95%) Infrastructure as Code
10 67 (11.43%) Collaborative Working
10 67 (11.43%) Microservices
11 65 (11.09%) Cybersecurity
11 65 (11.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 61 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (10.41%) Scrum
13 52 (8.87%) ITIL
13 52 (8.87%) Migration
14 48 (8.19%) Computer Science
15 42 (7.17%) Analytics
16 41 (7.00%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 246 (41.98%) Python
2 177 (30.20%) Java
3 126 (21.50%) Bash Shell
4 109 (18.60%) SQL
5 75 (12.80%) JavaScript
6 64 (10.92%) PowerShell
7 63 (10.75%) C++
8 56 (9.56%) Perl
9 52 (8.87%) Go
10 46 (7.85%) C
11 39 (6.66%) Ruby
12 34 (5.80%) Shell Script
13 21 (3.58%) Java 8
13 21 (3.58%) PHP
14 12 (2.05%) C#
14 12 (2.05%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.02%) PHP 7
16 5 (0.85%) Clojure
17 4 (0.68%) Groovy
18 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 127 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 84 (14.33%) SC Cleared
3 50 (8.53%) Degree
4 36 (6.14%) DV Cleared
5 29 (4.95%) RHCSA
6 26 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (3.58%) RHCE
8 18 (3.07%) AWS Certification
9 6 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.02%) MCSA
9 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.85%) OCP
10 5 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.68%) CCNA
11 4 (0.68%) MCSE
12 3 (0.51%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.34%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.34%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.61%) QA
2 13 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.37%) SLA
4 6 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.85%) GDPR
6 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 217 (37.03%) Docker
2 111 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (11.77%) Active Directory
4 41 (7.00%) vSphere
5 27 (4.61%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (3.58%) Hyper-V
7 13 (2.22%) iptables
8 11 (1.88%) Postfix
9 10 (1.71%) NFS
10 9 (1.54%) Samba
11 8 (1.37%) Firmware
12 5 (0.85%) vCloud
13 4 (0.68%) Gluster
13 4 (0.68%) KVM
13 4 (0.68%) LXC
13 4 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.51%) Squid
14 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 301 (51.37%) Ansible
2 165 (28.16%) Kubernetes
3 123 (20.99%) Terraform
4 115 (19.62%) Puppet
5 47 (8.02%) Packer
6 45 (7.68%) Opscode Chef
7 41 (7.00%) Prometheus
8 37 (6.31%) Grafana
9 33 (5.63%) Consul
9 33 (5.63%) Graphite
10 27 (4.61%) SCCM
11 20 (3.41%) Docker Swarm
12 19 (3.24%) Red Hat Satellite
13 15 (2.56%) Opsview
14 14 (2.39%) Nagios
15 9 (1.54%) Salt
16 8 (1.37%) Rancher
16 8 (1.37%) vCenter Server
17 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
17 6 (1.02%) vRealize
Vendors
1 357 (60.92%) Red Hat
2 167 (28.50%) VMware
3 123 (20.99%) Microsoft
3 123 (20.99%) Oracle
4 47 (8.02%) Cisco
5 32 (5.46%) Atlassian
6 19 (3.24%) 3PAR
7 17 (2.90%) Apple
7 17 (2.90%) IBM
7 17 (2.90%) Scality
8 15 (2.56%) HP
8 15 (2.56%) Symantec
9 10 (1.71%) EMC
9 10 (1.71%) New Relic
9 10 (1.71%) Solarflare
9 10 (1.71%) Splunk
10 8 (1.37%) Clearswift
10 8 (1.37%) F5
10 8 (1.37%) SaltStack
10 8 (1.37%) Veritas