Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 248 224
Rank change year-on-year -20 -24 +3
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1,992 2,411 2,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.26% 1.45% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.86% 3.26% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,513 1,960 2,452
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £77,625 £72,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% -

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 69,625 74,059 83,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.95% 44.51% 44.52%
Number of salaries quoted 54,429 58,136 68,570
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 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 -23 1,003 £62,500 +4.17% 116
South East -82 326 £55,000 +10.00% 45
North of England -31 241 £42,500 -5.56% 21
South West -4 164 £45,000 +7.14% 23
Midlands +34 144 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Yorkshire -17 132 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East of England +38 113 £55,000 +15.79% 28
North West -5 97 £50,000 +11.11% 12
West Midlands +3 84 £40,500 +1.25% 7
East Midlands +56 60 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North East -17 12 £43,750 +45.23% 4
Red Hat
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 1,745 (87.60%) Linux
2 1,137 (57.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 737 (37.00%) Python
4 736 (36.95%) Amazon AWS
5 687 (34.49%) DevOps
6 645 (32.38%) Puppet
7 641 (32.18%) CentOS
8 620 (31.12%) Windows
9 611 (30.67%) VMware
10 565 (28.36%) Ansible
11 527 (26.46%) Finance
12 511 (25.65%) Bash Shell
13 437 (21.94%) Docker
14 416 (20.88%) Java
15 412 (20.68%) Oracle
16 404 (20.28%) Jenkins
17 396 (19.88%) Microsoft
17 396 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
18 395 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
19 380 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
20 377 (18.93%) Opscode Chef
21 367 (18.42%) SQL
22 365 (18.32%) Unix
23 360 (18.07%) Perl
24 349 (17.52%) ITIL
25 328 (16.47%) Configuration Management
26 326 (16.37%) Apache
27 292 (14.66%) SQL Server
28 270 (13.55%) MySQL
28 270 (13.55%) Firewall

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
1 326 (16.37%) Apache
2 254 (12.75%) Tomcat
3 164 (8.23%) JBoss
4 135 (6.78%) WebSphere
5 130 (6.53%) WebLogic
6 124 (6.22%) Confluence
7 96 (4.82%) OpenStack
8 62 (3.11%) SharePoint
9 60 (3.01%) Cloud Foundry
10 55 (2.76%) IIS
11 47 (2.36%) nginx
12 41 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
13 39 (1.96%) MS Exchange
14 34 (1.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 26 (1.31%) Skype for Business
16 24 (1.20%) WordPress
17 21 (1.05%) CMS
18 18 (0.90%) Drupal
19 16 (0.80%) Apache Spark
20 15 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 41 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.20%) Stata
4 2 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (0.85%) Documaker
2 16 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.65%) Concordance
3 13 (0.65%) Relativity
4 12 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.45%) Magento
6 8 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 7 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.20%) CSG Singleview
8 4 (0.20%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 4 (0.20%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 4 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.10%) Finacle
10 2 (0.10%) Ringtail
11 1 (0.050%) FLEXCUBE
11 1 (0.050%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 736 (36.95%) Amazon AWS
2 380 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 157 (7.88%) OpenShift
4 136 (6.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 120 (6.02%) SaaS
6 111 (5.57%) PaaS
7 85 (4.27%) GitHub
8 74 (3.71%) Amazon EC2
9 69 (3.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 69 (3.46%) IaaS
10 65 (3.26%) Amazon S3
11 57 (2.86%) Office 365
12 56 (2.81%) IBM Cloud
13 52 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
14 50 (2.51%) Serverless
15 42 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 31 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
17 29 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 23 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
19 18 (0.90%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 270 (13.55%) Firewall
2 221 (11.09%) DNS
3 215 (10.79%) SAN
4 203 (10.19%) TCP/IP
5 115 (5.77%) NAS
6 109 (5.47%) DHCP
6 109 (5.47%) HTTP
7 90 (4.52%) WAN
8 89 (4.47%) LAN
9 60 (3.01%) Network Security
10 58 (2.91%) VPN
11 54 (2.71%) Internet
12 48 (2.41%) SSH
13 47 (2.36%) SNMP
14 46 (2.31%) SSL
15 39 (1.96%) BGP
16 34 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
18 31 (1.56%) IPsec
19 30 (1.51%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 270 (13.55%) MySQL
3 185 (9.29%) Oracle Database
4 90 (4.52%) MongoDB
5 89 (4.47%) Relational Database
6 72 (3.61%) Big Data
7 71 (3.56%) NoSQL
7 71 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
8 63 (3.16%) RDBMS
9 54 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
10 45 (2.26%) Hadoop
11 34 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 34 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 33 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
13 31 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (1.46%) MariaDB
15 28 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
16 26 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
17 24 (1.20%) Blockchain
18 23 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 404 (20.28%) Jenkins
2 255 (12.80%) Git (software)
3 162 (8.13%) JIRA
4 161 (8.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 72 (3.61%) Bitbucket
6 66 (3.31%) TeamCity
7 62 (3.11%) Maven
8 61 (3.06%) JUnit
9 54 (2.71%) Subversion
10 49 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
11 39 (1.96%) Vagrant
12 35 (1.76%) EasyMock
13 31 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
14 30 (1.51%) Hudson
15 26 (1.31%) GitLab
15 26 (1.31%) MSBuild
16 25 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (1.15%) Selenium
18 20 (1.00%) Eclipse
19 17 (0.85%) Gerrit
General
1 527 (26.46%) Finance
2 145 (7.28%) Banking
3 115 (5.77%) Retail
4 51 (2.56%) Marketing
5 40 (2.01%) Law
6 35 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.61%) Investment Banking
8 29 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.36%) Games
9 27 (1.36%) Legal
10 17 (0.85%) Advertising
11 16 (0.80%) Front Office
12 15 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.50%) Billing
13 10 (0.50%) Publishing
14 9 (0.45%) Back Office
15 8 (0.40%) Electronics
16 5 (0.25%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.15%) Military
17 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 413 (20.73%) Linux Engineer
2 361 (18.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 348 (17.47%) Administrator
4 216 (10.84%) Systems Administrator
5 196 (9.84%) Linux Administrator
6 168 (8.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 162 (8.13%) Developer
8 151 (7.58%) Systems Engineer
9 147 (7.38%) DBA
10 143 (7.18%) Analyst
11 132 (6.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 131 (6.58%) Architect
13 120 (6.02%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 114 (5.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 99 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 97 (4.87%) Support Engineer
17 88 (4.42%) Cloud Engineer
18 79 (3.97%) AWS Engineer
19 75 (3.77%) Java Developer
20 73 (3.66%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (9.49%) Web Services
2 149 (7.48%) Spring
3 127 (6.38%) LAMP
4 123 (6.17%) Middleware
5 112 (5.62%) LDAP
6 95 (4.77%) Java EE
7 84 (4.22%) Spring Boot
8 62 (3.11%) XML
9 57 (2.86%) .NET
10 53 (2.66%) HTML
11 52 (2.61%) JSON
11 52 (2.61%) RESTful
11 52 (2.61%) SOAP
12 51 (2.56%) EJB
12 51 (2.56%) JSF
13 44 (2.21%) Node.js
14 38 (1.91%) Elastic Stack
14 38 (1.91%) FIX Protocol
15 37 (1.86%) CSS
16 30 (1.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 162 (8.13%) Data Centre
2 127 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (5.32%) Public Cloud
4 103 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 94 (4.72%) Clustering
6 86 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
7 82 (4.12%) Fintech
8 81 (4.07%) Management Information System
9 76 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
10 62 (3.11%) Cloud Native
11 61 (3.06%) Private Cloud
12 55 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
13 54 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
14 37 (1.86%) Replication
15 35 (1.76%) Wiki
16 31 (1.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 31 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
16 31 (1.56%) Hedge funds
17 27 (1.36%) CMDB
18 23 (1.15%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,745 (87.60%) Linux
2 1,137 (57.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 641 (32.18%) CentOS
4 620 (31.12%) Windows
5 365 (18.32%) Unix
6 258 (12.95%) Ubuntu
7 250 (12.55%) Windows Server
8 173 (8.68%) Solaris
9 128 (6.43%) Debian
10 123 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 102 (5.12%) AIX
12 91 (4.57%) SUSE
13 89 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 76 (3.82%) Fedora
15 57 (2.86%) HPUX
16 47 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
17 43 (2.16%) Windows 10
17 43 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
18 29 (1.46%) Mac OS X
19 19 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 687 (34.49%) DevOps
2 396 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
3 349 (17.52%) ITIL
4 328 (16.47%) Configuration Management
5 201 (10.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 200 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
7 190 (9.54%) Problem-Solving
8 184 (9.24%) Open Source
9 170 (8.53%) High Availability
10 162 (8.13%) Scrum
11 142 (7.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 141 (7.08%) Deployment Automation
13 138 (6.93%) Microservices
14 131 (6.58%) Software Engineering
15 113 (5.67%) Migration
16 103 (5.17%) Incident Management
17 94 (4.72%) Cybersecurity
18 92 (4.62%) Change Control
18 92 (4.62%) Project Management
19 80 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 737 (37.00%) Python
2 511 (25.65%) Bash Shell
3 416 (20.88%) Java
4 367 (18.42%) SQL
5 360 (18.07%) Perl
6 230 (11.55%) Ruby
7 208 (10.44%) PowerShell
8 205 (10.29%) Shell Script
9 151 (7.58%) PHP
10 117 (5.87%) JavaScript
11 88 (4.42%) C++
11 88 (4.42%) Korn
12 77 (3.87%) C
13 59 (2.96%) C#
14 54 (2.71%) Go
15 47 (2.36%) Bourne shell
16 35 (1.76%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.50%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.45%) Groovy
19 7 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 233 (11.70%) Degree
2 147 (7.38%) RHCE
3 132 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 100 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
5 92 (4.62%) Security Cleared
6 85 (4.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 84 (4.22%) MCSE
8 82 (4.12%) RHCA
9 73 (3.66%) RHCSA
10 65 (3.26%) CISSP
11 56 (2.81%) CCNA
12 55 (2.76%) CCNP
13 54 (2.71%) DV Cleared
14 53 (2.66%) SC Cleared
15 50 (2.51%) SANS
16 46 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
17 44 (2.21%) SSCP
18 39 (1.96%) Master's Degree
19 38 (1.91%) AWS Certification
20 37 (1.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.37%) QA
2 59 (2.96%) SLA
3 51 (2.56%) GCP
4 24 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 21 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.15%) GDPR
9 2 (0.10%) COBIT
9 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.10%) PMO
9 2 (0.10%) PSD2
10 1 (0.050%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.050%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 437 (21.94%) Docker
2 395 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 245 (12.30%) Active Directory
4 91 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
5 72 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
5 72 (3.61%) vSphere
6 55 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
7 45 (2.26%) iptables
8 42 (2.11%) Hyper-V
9 39 (1.96%) NFS
10 35 (1.76%) Samba
11 33 (1.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 30 (1.51%) VirtualBox
13 23 (1.15%) KVM
14 21 (1.05%) Xen
15 17 (0.85%) VMware NSX
16 15 (0.75%) vCloud
17 14 (0.70%) Ceph
18 12 (0.60%) Squid
19 11 (0.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 645 (32.38%) Puppet
2 565 (28.36%) Ansible
3 377 (18.93%) Opscode Chef
4 237 (11.90%) Kubernetes
5 191 (9.59%) Nagios
6 139 (6.98%) Terraform
7 79 (3.97%) ZABBIX
8 75 (3.77%) Red Hat Satellite
9 50 (2.51%) Docker Swarm
10 48 (2.41%) Salt
11 40 (2.01%) vRealize
12 39 (1.96%) Packer
13 34 (1.71%) Grafana
14 30 (1.51%) Oracle ZFS
15 29 (1.46%) Xymon
16 26 (1.31%) SCCM
17 25 (1.26%) Data Guard
17 25 (1.26%) RSA Security Analytics
18 24 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 23 (1.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 611 (30.67%) VMware
2 412 (20.68%) Oracle
3 396 (19.88%) Microsoft
4 228 (11.45%) Cisco
5 162 (8.13%) IBM
6 137 (6.88%) Google
7 109 (5.47%) EMC
8 107 (5.37%) Splunk
9 94 (4.72%) HP
10 84 (4.22%) NetApp
11 74 (3.71%) SolarWinds
12 63 (3.16%) SAP
13 56 (2.81%) Citrix
14 51 (2.56%) Symantec
15 50 (2.51%) Atlassian
16 48 (2.41%) Sun
17 45 (2.26%) SaltStack
18 36 (1.81%) ServiceNow
19 35 (1.76%) New Relic
20 33 (1.66%) BMC