Period
to 17 September 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat over the 6 months to 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Red Hat, Inc.

Red Hat
UK > England
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 341 266 254
Rank change year-on-year -75 -12 -27
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1,213 2,027 2,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.93% 1.30% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 3.02% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1,520 1,898
England median annual salary £53,371 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.18% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £33,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% +5.00%

Red Hat is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 56,269 67,119 73,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.93% 43.11% 44.61%
Number of salaries quoted 43,141 52,384 57,170
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,326 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in England

Red Hat
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat in England.

Salary trend for Red Hat in England

Red Hat
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in England over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Red Hat in England

Red Hat
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 17 September 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 -80 495 £65,000 +4.00% 76
South West +31 188 £50,000 +11.11% 19
South East -58 181 £55,000 +4.76% 26
North of England -59 145 £46,741 +9.98% 32
Midlands +18 120 £42,000 +5.00% 27
West Midlands +36 91 £42,250 +12.67% 17
North West +7 87 £44,904 -10.19% 16
East of England +18 75 £46,000 -3.16% 5
North East +36 29 £45,000 +2.86% 6
East Midlands -4 29 £35,000 -19.08% 10
Yorkshire -86 29 £55,000 +29.41% 10
Red Hat
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, IT jobs citing Red Hat 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.

1 1,102 (90.85%) Linux
2 607 (50.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 448 (36.93%) CentOS
4 426 (35.12%) Windows
5 420 (34.62%) Python
6 381 (31.41%) DevOps
7 353 (29.10%) Ansible
8 349 (28.77%) VMware
9 315 (25.97%) Docker
10 304 (25.06%) Bash Shell
11 300 (24.73%) Puppet
12 280 (23.08%) AWS
13 251 (20.69%) Finance
14 250 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
15 234 (19.29%) Kubernetes
16 223 (18.38%) Jenkins
17 222 (18.30%) Azure
18 214 (17.64%) Windows Server
19 209 (17.23%) Ubuntu
20 207 (17.07%) ITIL
21 205 (16.90%) Java
21 205 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
22 197 (16.24%) Cisco
23 195 (16.08%) Unix
24 193 (15.91%) Microsoft
25 190 (15.66%) Firewall
26 177 (14.59%) Git (software)
27 167 (13.77%) Oracle
28 165 (13.60%) Security Cleared
29 160 (13.19%) Perl

Red Hat
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
1 148 (12.20%) Apache
2 77 (6.35%) Tomcat
3 63 (5.19%) Confluence
4 52 (4.29%) nginx
5 42 (3.46%) JBoss
6 40 (3.30%) MS Exchange
7 39 (3.22%) OpenStack
8 34 (2.80%) IIS
9 32 (2.64%) SharePoint
9 32 (2.64%) WebLogic
10 24 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (1.32%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (0.82%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.58%) GeoServer
15 7 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 7 (0.58%) Tuxedo
16 6 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
16 6 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.33%) GNU Octave
3 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.082%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.58%) Q-Pulse
1 7 (0.58%) Sage CRM
2 5 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.33%) Magento
4 2 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.082%) Relativity
5 1 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.082%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.082%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.082%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.082%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.082%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.082%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.082%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.082%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.082%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.082%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 280 (23.08%) AWS
2 222 (18.30%) Azure
3 94 (7.75%) OpenShift
4 65 (5.36%) GCP
4 65 (5.36%) Office 365
5 54 (4.45%) SaaS
6 51 (4.20%) PaaS
7 50 (4.12%) IaaS
8 32 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
9 29 (2.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 24 (1.98%) Serverless
11 20 (1.65%) Amazon S3
11 20 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 18 (1.48%) Amazon ECS
13 17 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (0.58%) Akamai
15 7 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.58%) AWS CloudTrail
15 7 (0.58%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 190 (15.66%) Firewall
2 159 (13.11%) DNS
3 148 (12.20%) SAN
4 122 (10.06%) TCP/IP
5 97 (8.00%) LAN
6 92 (7.58%) WAN
7 78 (6.43%) VPN
8 68 (5.61%) DHCP
9 57 (4.70%) HTTP
10 52 (4.29%) SNMP
11 44 (3.63%) SMTP
12 42 (3.46%) Network Security
13 41 (3.38%) BGP
13 41 (3.38%) NAS
13 41 (3.38%) OSPF
14 39 (3.22%) Wireless
15 38 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
16 36 (2.97%) MPLS
17 33 (2.72%) Internet
18 29 (2.39%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (11.13%) MySQL
2 108 (8.90%) SQL Server
3 79 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
4 63 (5.19%) Big Data
5 43 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 36 (2.97%) MongoDB
7 33 (2.72%) Oracle Database
8 32 (2.64%) Hadoop
9 26 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
10 23 (1.90%) NoSQL
11 22 (1.81%) MariaDB
12 20 (1.65%) DB2
13 18 (1.48%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.07%) Redis
15 13 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
17 10 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
18 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
18 9 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 223 (18.38%) Jenkins
2 177 (14.59%) Git (software)
3 105 (8.66%) JIRA
4 70 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 51 (4.20%) Bitbucket
6 50 (4.12%) JUnit
7 43 (3.54%) Subversion
8 36 (2.97%) Bitbucket Server
9 28 (2.31%) Maven
10 27 (2.23%) EasyMock
10 27 (2.23%) GitLab
11 20 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
12 15 (1.24%) Selenium
13 14 (1.15%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.74%) Eclipse
14 9 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (0.58%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (0.58%) Visual Studio
16 5 (0.41%) Hudson
General
1 251 (20.69%) Finance
2 79 (6.51%) Banking
3 65 (5.36%) Public Sector
4 47 (3.87%) Retail
5 43 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 35 (2.89%) Marketing
7 27 (2.23%) Games
8 17 (1.40%) Front Office
9 14 (1.15%) Legal
10 13 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.99%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.91%) Electronics
13 8 (0.66%) Automotive
14 7 (0.58%) Billing
15 6 (0.49%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.49%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.49%) Publishing
16 5 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.41%) Law
16 5 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 238 (19.62%) Linux Engineer
2 202 (16.65%) Administrator
3 186 (15.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 137 (11.29%) Systems Administrator
5 116 (9.56%) Linux Administrator
6 107 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 101 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 90 (7.42%) Developer
9 88 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
10 84 (6.92%) Analyst
11 79 (6.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 60 (4.95%) Platform Engineer
13 58 (4.78%) Architect
13 58 (4.78%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 54 (4.45%) Cloud Engineer
15 53 (4.37%) Linux Support
16 52 (4.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 48 (3.96%) Unix Administrator
18 47 (3.87%) Support Analyst
19 45 (3.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (5.85%) Spring
2 63 (5.19%) LDAP
3 62 (5.11%) LAMP
4 59 (4.86%) Java EE
5 53 (4.37%) Web Services
6 43 (3.54%) Elastic Stack
7 41 (3.38%) HTML
8 40 (3.30%) XML
9 37 (3.05%) CSS
10 35 (2.89%) Middleware
11 33 (2.72%) LAPP Stack
11 33 (2.72%) RESTful
12 32 (2.64%) JSON
13 31 (2.56%) AngularJS
14 30 (2.47%) EJB
14 30 (2.47%) JSF
15 29 (2.39%) .NET
15 29 (2.39%) LEMP Stack
16 28 (2.31%) 802.1X
17 27 (2.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.49%) Data Centre
2 72 (5.94%) Replication
3 64 (5.28%) Clustering
4 63 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (4.45%) Public Cloud
6 42 (3.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 38 (3.13%) User Experience
8 37 (3.05%) Wiki
9 30 (2.47%) Management Information System
10 27 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
11 22 (1.81%) Private Cloud
12 20 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
13 18 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
13 18 (1.48%) IPTV
13 18 (1.48%) PKI
14 16 (1.32%) MPEG
14 16 (1.32%) Video\Live Streaming
15 15 (1.24%) Cloud Native
15 15 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (1.15%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,102 (90.85%) Linux
2 607 (50.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 448 (36.93%) CentOS
4 426 (35.12%) Windows
5 214 (17.64%) Windows Server
6 209 (17.23%) Ubuntu
7 195 (16.08%) Unix
8 114 (9.40%) Debian
9 87 (7.17%) Solaris
10 69 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 67 (5.52%) Fedora
12 55 (4.53%) Windows 10
13 49 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 41 (3.38%) AIX
15 32 (2.64%) SUSE
16 28 (2.31%) Windows 7
17 23 (1.90%) Oracle Linux
18 17 (1.40%) Mac OS
19 15 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
20 14 (1.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (31.41%) DevOps
2 250 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (17.07%) ITIL
4 144 (11.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 144 (11.87%) Open Source
5 121 (9.98%) Continuous Integration
6 106 (8.74%) Configuration Management
7 96 (7.91%) High Availability
8 85 (7.01%) Microservices
8 85 (7.01%) Scrum
9 79 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 78 (6.43%) Problem-Solving
11 77 (6.35%) Mentoring
12 76 (6.27%) Software Engineering
13 67 (5.52%) Migration
14 63 (5.19%) Infrastructure as Code
15 59 (4.86%) Fintech
16 57 (4.70%) Task Automation
17 55 (4.53%) Cybersecurity
18 53 (4.37%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 420 (34.62%) Python
2 304 (25.06%) Bash Shell
3 205 (16.90%) Java
4 160 (13.19%) Perl
5 139 (11.46%) SQL
6 129 (10.63%) Shell Script
7 111 (9.15%) PowerShell
8 97 (8.00%) Ruby
9 83 (6.84%) C++
10 62 (5.11%) C
11 60 (4.95%) JavaScript
12 41 (3.38%) PHP
13 37 (3.05%) Go
14 33 (2.72%) Korn
15 14 (1.15%) AWK
15 14 (1.15%) Bourne shell
16 9 (0.74%) C#
16 9 (0.74%) R
17 8 (0.66%) Java 8
17 8 (0.66%) REXX
Qualifications
1 165 (13.60%) Security Cleared
2 87 (7.17%) Degree
3 83 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (6.27%) RHCE
5 75 (6.18%) SC Cleared
6 57 (4.70%) CCNA
7 53 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 50 (4.12%) DV Cleared
9 41 (3.38%) CCNP
10 39 (3.22%) RHCSA
11 34 (2.80%) MCSA
11 34 (2.80%) MCSE
12 19 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
12 19 (1.57%) LPIC
12 19 (1.57%) MCP
13 17 (1.40%) HNC
14 15 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
14 15 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (1.15%) AWS Certification
15 14 (1.15%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.12%) SLA
2 42 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (3.38%) QA
4 14 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.82%) GDPR
6 8 (0.66%) ISO 22301
6 8 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.082%) COBIT
7 1 (0.082%) Solvency II
System Software
1 315 (25.97%) Docker
2 205 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (11.13%) Active Directory
4 87 (7.17%) Hyper-V
5 81 (6.68%) VMware ESXi
6 64 (5.28%) KVM
7 53 (4.37%) vSphere
8 40 (3.30%) NFS
9 28 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (1.90%) Xen
11 19 (1.57%) Samba
12 18 (1.48%) Firmware
12 18 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 17 (1.40%) DRBD
13 17 (1.40%) GlusterFS
14 16 (1.32%) Ceph
14 16 (1.32%) VirtualBox
14 16 (1.32%) XenApp
15 15 (1.24%) pfSense
16 14 (1.15%) iptables
Systems Management
1 353 (29.10%) Ansible
2 300 (24.73%) Puppet
3 234 (19.29%) Kubernetes
4 125 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
5 93 (7.67%) Nagios
6 90 (7.42%) Terraform
7 55 (4.53%) Red Hat Satellite
8 50 (4.12%) ZABBIX
9 43 (3.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 38 (3.13%) SCCM
11 36 (2.97%) Docker Swarm
12 30 (2.47%) Grafana
13 23 (1.90%) Oracle ZFS
13 23 (1.90%) WSUS
14 20 (1.65%) NetBackup
15 19 (1.57%) Prometheus
16 17 (1.40%) Packer
17 16 (1.32%) vCenter Server
18 15 (1.24%) Opsview
19 14 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 349 (28.77%) VMware
2 197 (16.24%) Cisco
3 193 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 167 (13.77%) Oracle
5 75 (6.18%) IBM
6 71 (5.85%) HP
7 56 (4.62%) Dell
8 54 (4.45%) NetApp
9 50 (4.12%) EMC
10 49 (4.04%) Citrix
10 49 (4.04%) Juniper
11 45 (3.71%) Google
12 40 (3.30%) Veritas
13 36 (2.97%) SolarWinds
14 30 (2.47%) F5
15 25 (2.06%) Brocade
16 22 (1.81%) SaltStack
16 22 (1.81%) Splunk
17 20 (1.65%) Atlassian
17 20 (1.65%) SAP