Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 424 299 352
Rank change year-on-year -125 +53 -83
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 764 467 1,210
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.71% 1.03% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 2.59% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 451 371 938
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,231 £43,516 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £53,371
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.05% -7.18%
75th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £70,484
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £54,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -4.55%

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 41,812 18,057 54,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.93% 39.64% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28,158 14,434 42,328
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,806 £41,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in England

Red Hat
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in England.

Salary trend for Red Hat in England

Red Hat
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Red Hat in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

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 21 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 -98 319 £70,000 - 64
South West -70 124 £45,000 -1.10% 19
South East -119 107 £65,000 +18.18% 23
North of England -106 91 £55,000 +22.22% 16
Midlands -106 68 £47,500 - 20
North West -45 64 £58,750 +11.90% 10
West Midlands -92 48 £50,000 +5.26% 14
East of England -57 44 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Yorkshire -121 21 £55,000 +22.22% 6
East Midlands -61 20 £42,500 -10.53% 6
North East -35 6 £52,500 -
Red Hat
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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.

1 664 (86.91%) Linux
2 354 (46.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 354 (46.34%) Ansible
3 347 (45.42%) DevOps
4 334 (43.72%) Python
5 306 (40.05%) AWS
6 282 (36.91%) Docker
7 277 (36.26%) Azure
8 273 (35.73%) Agile Software Development
9 244 (31.94%) Finance
10 234 (30.63%) Java
11 233 (30.50%) VMware
11 233 (30.50%) Kubernetes
12 221 (28.93%) Windows
13 218 (28.53%) Oracle
14 215 (28.14%) CentOS
15 192 (25.13%) Bash Shell
16 189 (24.74%) SQL
17 183 (23.95%) Jenkins
18 180 (23.56%) Puppet
19 165 (21.60%) Microsoft
20 162 (21.20%) VMware Infrastructure
21 153 (20.03%) OpenShift
22 152 (19.90%) Unix
23 125 (16.36%) Degree
24 122 (15.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 117 (15.31%) Microservices
26 116 (15.18%) Terraform
27 115 (15.05%) PowerShell
28 112 (14.66%) Mentoring

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 70 (9.16%) Confluence
2 58 (7.59%) Apache
3 55 (7.20%) Tomcat
4 38 (4.97%) Cloud Foundry
5 37 (4.84%) JBoss
6 28 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (3.01%) Apache Spark
8 18 (2.36%) MS Exchange
9 17 (2.23%) nginx
10 14 (1.83%) OpenStack
10 14 (1.83%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.31%) IIS
12 8 (1.05%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.92%) OpenEdge
14 6 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.52%) CMS
16 3 (0.39%) Oracle 9iAS
16 3 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
17 2 (0.26%) Mule
18 1 (0.13%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 14 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.52%) Maya
3 4 (0.52%) NUKE
4 3 (0.39%) Houdini
4 3 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.39%) SAP GTS
3 3 (0.39%) Workfront
4 2 (0.26%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 1 (0.13%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 306 (40.05%) AWS
2 277 (36.26%) Azure
3 153 (20.03%) OpenShift
4 99 (12.96%) GCP
5 51 (6.68%) Cloud Computing
5 51 (6.68%) PaaS
6 49 (6.41%) Amazon EKS
7 42 (5.50%) Microsoft 365
8 35 (4.58%) Serverless
9 32 (4.19%) IaaS
10 24 (3.14%) IBM Cloud
11 21 (2.75%) GitHub
12 20 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
13 18 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
14 17 (2.23%) SaaS
14 17 (2.23%) Slack
15 15 (1.96%) Azure Stack
16 14 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
17 13 (1.70%) Amazon ECS
18 12 (1.57%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 88 (11.52%) Firewall
2 72 (9.42%) DNS
3 53 (6.94%) VPN
4 49 (6.41%) SSL
5 48 (6.28%) HTTP
6 39 (5.10%) DHCP
7 38 (4.97%) TCP/IP
8 36 (4.71%) SAN
9 25 (3.27%) VLAN
10 24 (3.14%) LAN
10 24 (3.14%) WAN
11 22 (2.88%) IPv4
11 22 (2.88%) OSPF
12 21 (2.75%) Broadband
13 18 (2.36%) FIX Connectivity
14 17 (2.23%) Network Security
15 13 (1.70%) NAS
16 12 (1.57%) SNMP
17 10 (1.31%) DMZ
17 10 (1.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 67 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
3 63 (8.25%) MongoDB
4 52 (6.81%) Oracle Database
5 50 (6.54%) NoSQL
6 42 (5.50%) Big Data
7 28 (3.66%) MySQL
8 26 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (2.49%) Relational Database
10 15 (1.96%) MariaDB
11 14 (1.83%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.18%) Blockchain
15 7 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
17 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 183 (23.95%) Jenkins
2 108 (14.14%) Git (software)
3 89 (11.65%) JIRA
4 34 (4.45%) GitLab
5 24 (3.14%) Subversion
6 23 (3.01%) Maven
7 19 (2.49%) JUnit
8 16 (2.09%) Mockito
9 13 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (0.79%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.65%) CMake
12 5 (0.65%) JMeter
12 5 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.65%) Robot Framework
13 4 (0.52%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.52%) ProC
13 4 (0.52%) Snyk
14 3 (0.39%) GoCD
14 3 (0.39%) IntelliJ
General
1 244 (31.94%) Finance
2 89 (11.65%) Social Skills
3 62 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (6.41%) Banking
5 39 (5.10%) Legal
6 37 (4.84%) Public Sector
7 28 (3.66%) Telecoms
8 25 (3.27%) Law
9 24 (3.14%) Back Office
10 15 (1.96%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.83%) Presentation Skills
12 13 (1.70%) Marketing
13 11 (1.44%) Investment Banking
14 9 (1.18%) Electronics
14 9 (1.18%) Manufacturing
15 8 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
15 8 (1.05%) Retail
16 6 (0.79%) Organisational Skills
17 4 (0.52%) Front Office
18 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 133 (17.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 108 (14.14%) Linux Engineer
3 87 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 74 (9.69%) Administrator
5 68 (8.90%) Developer
6 64 (8.38%) Analyst
7 59 (7.72%) Architect
8 47 (6.15%) Software Engineer
9 44 (5.76%) DBA
10 42 (5.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 37 (4.84%) Cloud Engineer
11 37 (4.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 35 (4.58%) Senior Software Engineer
13 34 (4.45%) Java Engineer
13 34 (4.45%) Support Analyst
14 33 (4.32%) Applications Support
15 32 (4.19%) Linux Administrator
16 31 (4.06%) Cloud Architect
17 30 (3.93%) Systems Administrator
18 28 (3.66%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (11.65%) Kafka
2 78 (10.21%) Java EE
3 72 (9.42%) Spring
4 51 (6.68%) Elastic Stack
5 49 (6.41%) React
5 49 (6.41%) Spring Boot
6 47 (6.15%) AngularJS
7 45 (5.89%) REST
8 43 (5.63%) HTML
9 33 (4.32%) Apache NiFi
10 29 (3.80%) Middleware
10 29 (3.80%) Web Services
11 26 (3.40%) LAMP
12 23 (3.01%) CSS
12 23 (3.01%) Node.js
12 23 (3.01%) XML
13 22 (2.88%) FIX Protocol
13 22 (2.88%) Spring Cloud
14 21 (2.75%) Ember.js
14 21 (2.75%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.08%) User Experience
2 74 (9.69%) Public Cloud
3 66 (8.64%) Data Centre
4 49 (6.41%) Clustering
5 47 (6.15%) SWIFT
6 37 (4.84%) iPhone
7 35 (4.58%) Cloud Native
7 35 (4.58%) Management Information System
8 33 (4.32%) Cyberattack
9 29 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
10 27 (3.53%) Virtual Team
11 25 (3.27%) Linux Command Line
12 22 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
12 22 (2.88%) PKI
13 19 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.96%) Eurex
15 14 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (1.83%) Private Cloud
16 9 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
16 9 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 664 (86.91%) Linux
2 354 (46.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 221 (28.93%) Windows
4 215 (28.14%) CentOS
5 152 (19.90%) Unix
6 86 (11.26%) Windows Server
7 78 (10.21%) Ubuntu
8 53 (6.94%) Windows Server 2016
9 47 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (4.58%) Solaris
11 29 (3.80%) Windows Server 2019
12 18 (2.36%) SUSE
13 14 (1.83%) Windows 10
14 13 (1.70%) Oracle Linux
15 12 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (1.31%) Debian
17 8 (1.05%) AIX
18 3 (0.39%) Android
18 3 (0.39%) Fedora
18 3 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (45.42%) DevOps
2 273 (35.73%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (15.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 117 (15.31%) Microservices
5 112 (14.66%) Mentoring
6 103 (13.48%) Scrum
7 98 (12.83%) Computer Science
8 97 (12.70%) Configuration Management
8 97 (12.70%) Software Engineering
9 80 (10.47%) ITIL
9 80 (10.47%) Open Source
10 79 (10.34%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 76 (9.95%) Continuous Delivery
11 76 (9.95%) Infrastructure as Code
12 68 (8.90%) Migration
12 68 (8.90%) Test Automation
13 65 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
14 62 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
15 60 (7.85%) Data Modelling
16 56 (7.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 334 (43.72%) Python
2 234 (30.63%) Java
3 192 (25.13%) Bash Shell
4 189 (24.74%) SQL
5 115 (15.05%) PowerShell
6 93 (12.17%) JavaScript
7 88 (11.52%) Perl
8 75 (9.82%) C++
9 68 (8.90%) C
10 61 (7.98%) Shell Script
11 56 (7.33%) Go
12 51 (6.68%) C#
13 50 (6.54%) Ruby
14 37 (4.84%) Java 8
15 14 (1.83%) Groovy
16 12 (1.57%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.18%) Clojure
18 5 (0.65%) PHP
18 5 (0.65%) T-SQL
19 4 (0.52%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 125 (16.36%) Degree
2 102 (13.35%) Security Cleared
3 65 (8.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 48 (6.28%) SC Cleared
5 47 (6.15%) RHCE
6 35 (4.58%) RHCSA
7 18 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (2.23%) AWS Certification
8 17 (2.23%) MCSE
9 16 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.96%) DV Cleared
10 15 (1.96%) GIAC
11 14 (1.83%) CCNA
12 13 (1.70%) MCSA
13 12 (1.57%) Numerate Degree
14 11 (1.44%) OCP
14 11 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
15 10 (1.31%) Master's Degree
15 10 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (1.18%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.72%) QA
2 13 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.92%) SLA
4 6 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (0.79%) GDPR
5 5 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.39%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.26%) WCAG
8 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 282 (36.91%) Docker
2 162 (21.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (9.29%) Active Directory
4 47 (6.15%) vSphere
5 33 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (3.40%) Hyper-V
7 21 (2.75%) NFS
8 20 (2.62%) iptables
9 16 (2.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 11 (1.44%) KVM
10 11 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (1.31%) Samba
11 10 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (1.18%) Postfix
13 8 (1.05%) Ceph
13 8 (1.05%) Firmware
14 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.52%) Gluster
15 4 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 354 (46.34%) Ansible
2 233 (30.50%) Kubernetes
3 180 (23.56%) Puppet
4 116 (15.18%) Terraform
5 49 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (5.37%) Prometheus
7 32 (4.19%) Packer
8 31 (4.06%) Docker Swarm
9 28 (3.66%) Grafana
10 25 (3.27%) SCCM
11 24 (3.14%) Salt
12 19 (2.49%) Red Hat Satellite
13 17 (2.23%) Nagios
14 14 (1.83%) vCenter Server
15 13 (1.70%) ZABBIX
16 12 (1.57%) Consul
16 12 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
16 12 (1.57%) HAProxy
17 11 (1.44%) Graphite
18 10 (1.31%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 233 (30.50%) VMware
2 218 (28.53%) Oracle
3 165 (21.60%) Microsoft
4 76 (9.95%) Google
5 59 (7.72%) Cisco
6 45 (5.89%) SAP
7 44 (5.76%) IBM
8 22 (2.88%) SolarWinds
9 21 (2.75%) Bloomberg
9 21 (2.75%) Splunk
10 19 (2.49%) 3PAR
10 19 (2.49%) Reuters
11 18 (2.36%) Juniper
12 17 (2.23%) Apple
13 15 (1.96%) Scality
14 14 (1.83%) CQG
14 14 (1.83%) Fidessa
14 14 (1.83%) ION Trading
14 14 (1.83%) Patsystems
14 14 (1.83%) Trayport