Period
to 2 March 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 288 338 287
Rank change year-on-year +50 -51 0
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 713 1,005 1,656
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.05% 0.90% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.80% 2.18% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 645 815 1,367
Median annual salary £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.65% +2.73% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £35,400 £35,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £54,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.91% - +4.76%

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 25,438 46,040 58,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.61% 41.12% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19,613 36,008 45,695
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +46 277 £70,000 +7.69% 47
South West +28 126 £47,750 -4.50% 27
North of England +47 108 £45,540 -8.92% 18
South East +30 83 £55,000 -4.35% 37
Midlands +38 65 £47,500 - 29
North West +50 55 £54,000 -1.82% 12
West Midlands +31 49 £50,000 +5.26% 18
East of England +89 42 £55,000 - 7
Yorkshire +38 42 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +27 16 £42,500 - 11
North East +6 11 £33,500 -16.25% 2
Red Hat
UK

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 583 (81.77%) Linux
2 317 (44.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 286 (40.11%) DevOps
4 261 (36.61%) AWS
5 256 (35.90%) Ansible
6 244 (34.22%) Python
7 234 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
8 219 (30.72%) Windows
9 217 (30.43%) Docker
10 215 (30.15%) Azure
11 213 (29.87%) CentOS
12 208 (29.17%) VMware
13 181 (25.39%) Bash Shell
14 180 (25.25%) Java
15 176 (24.68%) Kubernetes
16 163 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
17 155 (21.74%) Finance
18 153 (21.46%) Puppet
19 150 (21.04%) Oracle
20 141 (19.78%) Microsoft
21 140 (19.64%) SQL
22 136 (19.07%) Jenkins
22 136 (19.07%) OpenShift
23 119 (16.69%) Terraform
24 115 (16.13%) Unix
25 109 (15.29%) Active Directory
26 107 (15.01%) PowerShell
27 106 (14.87%) Ubuntu
28 102 (14.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
29 96 (13.46%) Windows Server

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 65 (9.12%) Confluence
2 35 (4.91%) Cloud Foundry
3 33 (4.63%) Apache
4 30 (4.21%) OpenStack
5 28 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (3.09%) Tomcat
7 18 (2.52%) Apache Spark
8 17 (2.38%) Red Hat Fuse
8 17 (2.38%) WebSphere
9 15 (2.10%) WebLogic
10 13 (1.82%) MS Exchange
11 11 (1.54%) IIS
12 10 (1.40%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.84%) nginx
13 6 (0.84%) OpenEdge
14 5 (0.70%) Ethereum
15 4 (0.56%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.56%) JBoss
16 3 (0.42%) CMS
17 2 (0.28%) Camunda
Applications
1 25 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.26%) Workfront
2 7 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.56%) Quorum
4 1 (0.14%) Eikon
4 1 (0.14%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 261 (36.61%) AWS
2 215 (30.15%) Azure
3 136 (19.07%) OpenShift
4 75 (10.52%) GCP
5 62 (8.70%) PaaS
6 39 (5.47%) Microsoft 365
7 36 (5.05%) IBM Cloud
8 34 (4.77%) IaaS
9 27 (3.79%) Amazon EKS
10 26 (3.65%) SaaS
11 19 (2.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (2.66%) GitHub
12 17 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (1.82%) Amazon S3
14 12 (1.68%) Amazon GuardDuty
14 12 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (1.26%) AWS Fargate
16 9 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (13.18%) Firewall
2 72 (10.10%) TCP/IP
3 70 (9.82%) SAN
4 64 (8.98%) DNS
5 52 (7.29%) DHCP
6 35 (4.91%) HTTP
7 32 (4.49%) LAN
7 32 (4.49%) WAN
8 31 (4.35%) VPN
9 30 (4.21%) NAS
10 29 (4.07%) VLAN
11 26 (3.65%) IPv4
12 24 (3.37%) SSH
13 23 (3.23%) OSPF
14 20 (2.81%) FTP
15 19 (2.66%) Internet
16 13 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
16 13 (1.82%) SSL
17 10 (1.40%) MPLS
17 10 (1.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (7.15%) Big Data
2 49 (6.87%) PostgreSQL
3 42 (5.89%) SQL Server
4 40 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (5.05%) MySQL
6 35 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (4.35%) MongoDB
7 31 (4.35%) Oracle Database
8 29 (4.07%) NoSQL
8 29 (4.07%) Relational Database
9 24 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (2.38%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.24%) Redis
12 14 (1.96%) Blockchain
13 7 (0.98%) Apache Accumulo
13 7 (0.98%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.84%) CouchDB
14 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 136 (19.07%) Jenkins
2 95 (13.32%) Git (software)
3 77 (10.80%) JIRA
4 25 (3.51%) Subversion
5 20 (2.81%) Bitbucket
6 16 (2.24%) GitLab
7 15 (2.10%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.12%) GoCD
8 8 (1.12%) Travis CI
9 6 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.84%) Maven
10 5 (0.70%) JUnit
10 5 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.56%) Gradle
11 4 (0.56%) Mockito
11 4 (0.56%) Selenium
12 3 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.42%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.28%) CircleCI
13 2 (0.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 155 (21.74%) Finance
2 72 (10.10%) Public Sector
3 46 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 45 (6.31%) Banking
5 35 (4.91%) Back Office
6 30 (4.21%) Marketing
7 28 (3.93%) Legal
8 22 (3.09%) Electronics
8 22 (3.09%) Manufacturing
9 17 (2.38%) Law
10 8 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.12%) Games
11 7 (0.98%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.56%) Retail
13 3 (0.42%) Front Office
13 3 (0.42%) Military
14 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.28%) Police
15 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.14%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 139 (19.50%) Linux Engineer
2 96 (13.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 78 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 76 (10.66%) Architect
5 61 (8.56%) Systems Administrator
6 60 (8.42%) Administrator
7 57 (7.99%) Analyst
8 47 (6.59%) Systems Engineer
9 46 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
10 45 (6.31%) Developer
11 40 (5.61%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 40 (5.61%) Software Engineer
12 38 (5.33%) Senior DevOps
13 36 (5.05%) Platform Engineer
14 35 (4.91%) Applications Support
14 35 (4.91%) Support Analyst
15 34 (4.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 33 (4.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 32 (4.49%) Cloud Architect
17 32 (4.49%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (8.42%) Spring
2 56 (7.85%) Kafka
3 50 (7.01%) Spring Boot
4 48 (6.73%) Web Services
5 44 (6.17%) .NET
6 42 (5.89%) Apache NiFi
7 30 (4.21%) REST
8 29 (4.07%) Java EE
9 23 (3.23%) LDAP
10 22 (3.09%) SOAP
11 21 (2.95%) JSON
12 20 (2.81%) Spring Cloud
13 19 (2.66%) Middleware
13 19 (2.66%) XML
14 18 (2.52%) Node.js
15 17 (2.38%) J2EE
15 17 (2.38%) RESTful
16 14 (1.96%) Apache Camel
16 14 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
17 13 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.26%) Data Centre
2 58 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (7.57%) Cloud Native
4 47 (6.59%) Public Cloud
5 24 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (3.23%) Cyberattack
7 22 (3.09%) Private Cloud
8 21 (2.95%) Clustering
9 19 (2.66%) Linux Command Line
10 17 (2.38%) Replication
11 16 (2.24%) SWIFT
12 12 (1.68%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.54%) PKI
14 10 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.26%) EMC VNX
15 9 (1.26%) FMCG
16 6 (0.84%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.84%) PMI
16 6 (0.84%) Social Network
17 5 (0.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 583 (81.77%) Linux
2 317 (44.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 219 (30.72%) Windows
4 213 (29.87%) CentOS
5 115 (16.13%) Unix
6 106 (14.87%) Ubuntu
7 96 (13.46%) Windows Server
8 29 (4.07%) Windows Server 2016
9 28 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (3.79%) Debian
11 20 (2.81%) Oracle Linux
11 20 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (2.24%) VMS
13 15 (2.10%) Solaris
14 14 (1.96%) AIX
15 12 (1.68%) Fedora
15 12 (1.68%) Windows 10
16 9 (1.26%) SUSE
16 9 (1.26%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (40.11%) DevOps
2 234 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (14.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 96 (13.46%) Scrum
5 92 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 88 (12.34%) Microservices
7 77 (10.80%) ITIL
8 61 (8.56%) Open Source
9 60 (8.42%) Machine Learning
10 57 (7.99%) Cybersecurity
11 56 (7.85%) Software Engineering
12 55 (7.71%) DevSecOps
13 54 (7.57%) Problem-Solving
14 52 (7.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 51 (7.15%) Infrastructure as Code
15 51 (7.15%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 50 (7.01%) Data Science
17 49 (6.87%) Artificial Intelligence
18 47 (6.59%) Cyber Intelligence
19 46 (6.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 244 (34.22%) Python
2 181 (25.39%) Bash Shell
3 180 (25.25%) Java
4 140 (19.64%) SQL
5 107 (15.01%) PowerShell
6 79 (11.08%) Shell Script
7 50 (7.01%) Perl
8 40 (5.61%) Ruby
9 33 (4.63%) C
10 29 (4.07%) C++
11 28 (3.93%) Go
12 24 (3.37%) C#
12 24 (3.37%) PHP
13 19 (2.66%) JavaScript
14 15 (2.10%) Clojure
15 12 (1.68%) Korn
16 11 (1.54%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.70%) Bourne shell
17 5 (0.70%) Groovy
18 4 (0.56%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 71 (9.96%) Security Cleared
2 60 (8.42%) RHCE
3 51 (7.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (6.73%) SC Cleared
5 45 (6.31%) MCSE
6 32 (4.49%) RHCSA
7 29 (4.07%) Degree
8 26 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (3.51%) GIAC
10 24 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (2.95%) MCSA
12 17 (2.38%) CompTIA Security+
13 16 (2.24%) CCNP
14 14 (1.96%) SSCP
15 9 (1.26%) AWS Certification
15 9 (1.26%) CCNA
16 8 (1.12%) DV Cleared
17 6 (0.84%) CISSP
17 6 (0.84%) PMI Certification
18 3 (0.42%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.19%) QA
2 14 (1.96%) SLA
3 13 (1.82%) GDPR
4 8 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (0.84%) NIST
6 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.56%) NCSC
7 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 217 (30.43%) Docker
2 163 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (15.29%) Active Directory
4 59 (8.27%) VMware ESXi
5 47 (6.59%) Hyper-V
6 31 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (3.93%) Virtual Servers
7 28 (3.93%) vSphere
8 26 (3.65%) KVM
8 26 (3.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 25 (3.51%) XenDesktop
10 19 (2.66%) Xen
11 16 (2.24%) XenApp
12 12 (1.68%) Samba
13 11 (1.54%) Firmware
14 10 (1.40%) NFS
15 8 (1.12%) Postfix
15 8 (1.12%) Shibboleth
16 7 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 5 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 256 (35.90%) Ansible
2 176 (24.68%) Kubernetes
3 153 (21.46%) Puppet
4 119 (16.69%) Terraform
5 37 (5.19%) SCCM
6 32 (4.49%) Red Hat Satellite
7 31 (4.35%) Nagios
8 24 (3.37%) NetBackup
9 23 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (2.81%) SCOM
10 20 (2.81%) ZABBIX
11 17 (2.38%) HAProxy
12 16 (2.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 14 (1.96%) vRealize
14 11 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
14 11 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 11 (1.54%) vCenter Server
15 9 (1.26%) Backup Exec
15 9 (1.26%) Data Guard
15 9 (1.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 208 (29.17%) VMware
2 150 (21.04%) Oracle
3 141 (19.78%) Microsoft
4 79 (11.08%) IBM
5 60 (8.42%) Google
6 57 (7.99%) SAP
7 52 (7.29%) Cisco
8 34 (4.77%) EMC
9 27 (3.79%) Dell
10 25 (3.51%) Citrix
11 24 (3.37%) F5
12 21 (2.95%) HP
13 19 (2.66%) NetApp
14 18 (2.52%) Splunk
15 17 (2.38%) Palo Alto
16 16 (2.24%) SolarWinds
17 15 (2.10%) Juniper
18 14 (1.96%) Infoblox
19 12 (1.68%) ServiceNow
20 11 (1.54%) Veeam