Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 255 221
Rank change year-on-year 0 -34 +26
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 2,070 2,270 2,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.36% 1.39% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 3.17% 3.14% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,538 1,850 2,365
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 65,209 72,369 78,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.78% 44.28% 43.79%
Number of salaries quoted 51,061 56,363 64,431
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +15 1,079 £62,500 +4.17% 112
South East -49 355 £52,500 - 38
North of England -21 239 £46,250 +2.78% 44
South West +22 151 £50,000 +17.65% 31
Midlands +20 132 £40,000 -1.23% 26
North West +13 124 £50,000 +11.11% 18
East of England +55 112 £44,250 -6.84% 15
Yorkshire -68 93 £40,000 -7.51% 19
West Midlands +4 85 £35,000 -13.58% 17
East Midlands +18 46 £43,750 +9.38% 9
North East +3 22 £63,656 +34.01% 7
Red Hat
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,779 (85.94%) Linux
2 1,145 (55.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 838 (40.48%) Python
4 765 (36.96%) DevOps
5 716 (34.59%) CentOS
6 706 (34.11%) Amazon AWS
7 680 (32.85%) Windows
8 643 (31.06%) Ansible
9 621 (30.00%) VMware
9 621 (30.00%) Puppet
10 567 (27.39%) Finance
11 523 (25.27%) Java
12 515 (24.88%) Docker
13 510 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
14 491 (23.72%) Bash Shell
15 476 (23.00%) Jenkins
16 436 (21.06%) Microsoft Azure
17 423 (20.43%) SQL
17 423 (20.43%) Microsoft
18 421 (20.34%) Oracle
19 409 (19.76%) Opscode Chef
20 405 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
21 357 (17.25%) Configuration Management
22 350 (16.91%) Unix
23 337 (16.28%) Kubernetes
24 320 (15.46%) Perl
25 310 (14.98%) Windows Server
26 302 (14.59%) ITIL
27 297 (14.35%) SQL Server
28 296 (14.30%) Ubuntu

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
1 283 (13.67%) Apache
2 223 (10.77%) Tomcat
3 138 (6.67%) Confluence
4 119 (5.75%) WebSphere
5 113 (5.46%) JBoss
6 111 (5.36%) WebLogic
7 93 (4.49%) Cloud Foundry
8 92 (4.44%) OpenStack
9 67 (3.24%) IIS
10 52 (2.51%) nginx
11 50 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
11 50 (2.42%) SharePoint
12 29 (1.40%) MS Exchange
13 26 (1.26%) Mule
14 22 (1.06%) Skype for Business
15 18 (0.87%) CMS
16 17 (0.82%) IBM Notes
17 15 (0.72%) WordPress
18 13 (0.63%) Apache Spark
19 12 (0.58%) WildFly
Applications
1 39 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.19%) Stata
4 3 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (0.82%) Concordance
1 17 (0.82%) Relativity
2 16 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.43%) Documaker
3 9 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.39%) Magento
4 8 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.19%) Global One
5 4 (0.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 3 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.097%) Ringtail
7 2 (0.097%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.048%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.048%) Eikon
8 1 (0.048%) Finacle
8 1 (0.048%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 1 (0.048%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 706 (34.11%) Amazon AWS
2 436 (21.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 185 (8.94%) OpenShift
4 178 (8.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 155 (7.49%) PaaS
6 143 (6.91%) SaaS
7 110 (5.31%) GitHub
8 84 (4.06%) IBM Cloud
9 77 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
10 74 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 68 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
12 58 (2.80%) Office 365
13 56 (2.71%) Serverless
14 55 (2.66%) IaaS
15 45 (2.17%) Amazon S3
16 44 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 26 (1.26%) Apigee
18 21 (1.01%) Boomi
19 20 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
20 17 (0.82%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 270 (13.04%) Firewall
2 191 (9.23%) SAN
3 183 (8.84%) DNS
4 150 (7.25%) TCP/IP
5 108 (5.22%) LAN
6 106 (5.12%) WAN
7 87 (4.20%) DHCP
8 74 (3.57%) NAS
9 69 (3.33%) VPN
10 58 (2.80%) Internet
11 56 (2.71%) HTTP
12 53 (2.56%) BGP
13 46 (2.22%) SSH
14 44 (2.13%) OSPF
15 43 (2.08%) Network Security
16 40 (1.93%) SNMP
17 39 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
17 39 (1.88%) Wireshark
18 30 (1.45%) VLAN
19 28 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 261 (12.61%) MySQL
3 167 (8.07%) Oracle Database
4 91 (4.40%) NoSQL
5 89 (4.30%) MongoDB
6 86 (4.15%) Relational Database
7 78 (3.77%) Big Data
8 64 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
9 55 (2.66%) RDBMS
10 51 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 49 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
11 49 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
12 43 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 38 (1.84%) Hadoop
14 30 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 29 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
16 28 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
17 27 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
18 25 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
19 23 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 476 (23.00%) Jenkins
2 276 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 198 (9.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 177 (8.55%) JIRA
5 97 (4.69%) Bitbucket
6 93 (4.49%) Maven
7 80 (3.86%) Subversion
8 69 (3.33%) JUnit
9 62 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 59 (2.85%) Vagrant
11 52 (2.51%) TeamCity
12 49 (2.37%) EasyMock
13 41 (1.98%) GitLab
13 41 (1.98%) Hudson
14 36 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 33 (1.59%) Eclipse
16 26 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
17 24 (1.16%) MSBuild
18 20 (0.97%) Selenium
19 12 (0.58%) Ant
General
1 567 (27.39%) Finance
2 148 (7.15%) Banking
3 126 (6.09%) Retail
4 58 (2.80%) Marketing
5 45 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 41 (1.98%) Law
7 35 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 31 (1.50%) Front Office
8 31 (1.50%) Legal
9 24 (1.16%) Advertising
9 24 (1.16%) Games
10 23 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.58%) Publishing
13 11 (0.53%) Back Office
14 7 (0.34%) Electronics
15 6 (0.29%) Military
16 5 (0.24%) Billing
16 5 (0.24%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 390 (18.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 371 (17.92%) Linux Engineer
3 326 (15.75%) Administrator
4 209 (10.10%) Systems Administrator
5 204 (9.86%) Developer
6 179 (8.65%) Linux Administrator
7 173 (8.36%) Architect
8 159 (7.68%) Analyst
8 159 (7.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 153 (7.39%) DBA
10 139 (6.71%) Systems Engineer
11 137 (6.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 135 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 117 (5.65%) Java Developer
14 115 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 114 (5.51%) Support Engineer
16 105 (5.07%) Linux Systems Engineer
17 93 (4.49%) Cloud Architect
18 88 (4.25%) Support Analyst
19 79 (3.82%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (10.58%) Spring
2 218 (10.53%) Web Services
3 136 (6.57%) Spring Boot
4 135 (6.52%) Java EE
5 105 (5.07%) Middleware
6 94 (4.54%) LAMP
7 85 (4.11%) XML
8 82 (3.96%) SOAP
9 80 (3.86%) .NET
10 75 (3.62%) LDAP
11 64 (3.09%) RESTful
12 62 (3.00%) Node.js
13 61 (2.95%) EJB
13 61 (2.95%) JSF
14 60 (2.90%) HTML
15 53 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
15 53 (2.56%) JSON
16 52 (2.51%) Apache Camel
17 44 (2.13%) REST
18 41 (1.98%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 177 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (6.81%) Data Centre
3 114 (5.51%) Computer Science
4 109 (5.27%) Self-Motivation
5 104 (5.02%) Fintech
6 96 (4.64%) Clustering
7 95 (4.59%) Public Cloud
8 87 (4.20%) Cloud Native
9 83 (4.01%) Hybrid Cloud
10 80 (3.86%) Management Information System
11 69 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
12 55 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
13 51 (2.46%) Wiki
14 48 (2.32%) Private Cloud
15 41 (1.98%) Replication
16 38 (1.84%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 36 (1.74%) Hedge funds
18 33 (1.59%) CMDB
19 30 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
20 28 (1.35%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,779 (85.94%) Linux
2 1,145 (55.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 716 (34.59%) CentOS
4 680 (32.85%) Windows
5 350 (16.91%) Unix
6 310 (14.98%) Windows Server
7 296 (14.30%) Ubuntu
8 180 (8.70%) Solaris
9 144 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 121 (5.85%) Debian
11 112 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 103 (4.98%) SUSE
13 86 (4.15%) AIX
14 82 (3.96%) Fedora
15 72 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
16 44 (2.13%) HPUX
17 43 (2.08%) Windows 10
18 33 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
19 21 (1.01%) Windows 7
20 19 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 765 (36.96%) DevOps
2 510 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 357 (17.25%) Configuration Management
4 302 (14.59%) ITIL
5 245 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 240 (11.59%) Scrum
7 236 (11.40%) Open Source
8 229 (11.06%) Microservices
9 220 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
10 209 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
11 203 (9.81%) High Availability
12 150 (7.25%) Software Engineering
13 147 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
14 124 (5.99%) Mentoring
15 122 (5.89%) Deployment Automation
16 103 (4.98%) Cybersecurity
17 98 (4.73%) Incident Management
18 97 (4.69%) Load Balancing
19 96 (4.64%) Storage Management
20 94 (4.54%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 838 (40.48%) Python
2 523 (25.27%) Java
3 491 (23.72%) Bash Shell
4 423 (20.43%) SQL
5 320 (15.46%) Perl
6 278 (13.43%) Ruby
7 205 (9.90%) PowerShell
8 186 (8.99%) Shell Script
9 152 (7.34%) PHP
10 138 (6.67%) C++
11 130 (6.28%) JavaScript
12 97 (4.69%) Korn
13 76 (3.67%) C
14 73 (3.53%) C#
15 72 (3.48%) Go
16 65 (3.14%) Bourne shell
17 55 (2.66%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.01%) Groovy
19 18 (0.87%) R
20 13 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 254 (12.27%) Degree
2 191 (9.23%) RHCE
3 160 (7.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 119 (5.75%) MCSE
5 108 (5.22%) RHCA
6 107 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 100 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
8 98 (4.73%) Security Cleared
9 97 (4.69%) RHCSA
10 77 (3.72%) CISSP
11 65 (3.14%) CCNP
12 58 (2.80%) SANS
12 58 (2.80%) SC Cleared
12 58 (2.80%) SSCP
13 53 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
14 50 (2.42%) DV Cleared
14 50 (2.42%) MCSA
15 47 (2.27%) CCNA
16 46 (2.22%) CCSP
16 46 (2.22%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.01%) QA
2 35 (1.69%) SLA
3 25 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.29%) GDPR
7 5 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.097%) COBIT
9 2 (0.097%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.097%) PMO
10 1 (0.048%) GAMP
10 1 (0.048%) HIPAA
System Software
1 515 (24.88%) Docker
2 405 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 239 (11.55%) Active Directory
4 118 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
5 74 (3.57%) vSphere
6 56 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
7 48 (2.32%) Oracle RAC
8 39 (1.88%) Hyper-V
9 35 (1.69%) iptables
9 35 (1.69%) NFS
10 32 (1.55%) Xen
11 30 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 28 (1.35%) VirtualBox
13 27 (1.30%) Samba
14 23 (1.11%) KVM
15 15 (0.72%) GlusterFS
16 14 (0.68%) VMware NSX
17 13 (0.63%) Ceph
17 13 (0.63%) Firmware
18 12 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 643 (31.06%) Ansible
2 621 (30.00%) Puppet
3 409 (19.76%) Opscode Chef
4 337 (16.28%) Kubernetes
5 203 (9.81%) Terraform
6 180 (8.70%) Nagios
7 86 (4.15%) Docker Swarm
7 86 (4.15%) ZABBIX
8 82 (3.96%) Salt
9 69 (3.33%) Packer
10 52 (2.51%) Red Hat Satellite
11 49 (2.37%) Grafana
12 38 (1.84%) Graphite
12 38 (1.84%) vCenter Server
13 37 (1.79%) vRealize
14 34 (1.64%) Consul
15 29 (1.40%) Data Guard
15 29 (1.40%) NetBackup
15 29 (1.40%) RSA Security Analytics
15 29 (1.40%) Xymon
Vendors
1 621 (30.00%) VMware
2 423 (20.43%) Microsoft
3 421 (20.34%) Oracle
4 244 (11.79%) Cisco
5 157 (7.58%) Google
6 147 (7.10%) IBM
7 128 (6.18%) HP
8 121 (5.85%) EMC
9 106 (5.12%) Splunk
10 90 (4.35%) NetApp
11 83 (4.01%) SolarWinds
12 65 (3.14%) SAP
13 64 (3.09%) Atlassian
14 62 (3.00%) Citrix
15 51 (2.46%) Symantec
16 47 (2.27%) Sun
17 46 (2.22%) SaltStack
18 42 (2.03%) Veritas
19 37 (1.79%) Dell
20 31 (1.50%) ServiceNow