Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 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
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 314 335 314
Rank change year-on-year +21 -21 -12
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 774 843 1,442
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.99% 0.91% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 2.62% 2.24% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 536 652 1,141
10th Percentile £36,500 £37,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £43,696 £45,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,375 £57,500 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.26% +6.48% +1.89%
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 29,488 37,589 56,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.82% 40.76% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22,136 29,302 43,885
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 10 May 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 10 May 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 +16 291 £75,000 +7.14% 42
North of England +28 125 £50,000 - 24
South West +1 119 £50,000 - 14
South East 0 97 £53,750 -6.52% 29
North West +52 73 £56,250 +7.14% 15
Midlands -22 65 £47,500 - 17
East of England +68 53 £55,000 +1.85% 7
West Midlands -20 45 £48,750 +2.63% 10
Yorkshire -16 37 £42,500 -15.00% 5
East Midlands +4 20 £45,000 - 7
North East +9 15 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Red Hat
UK

For the 6 months to 10 May 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.

1 676 (87.34%) Linux
2 392 (50.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 300 (38.76%) DevOps
4 298 (38.50%) Python
5 293 (37.86%) Ansible
6 272 (35.14%) AWS
7 254 (32.82%) Windows
8 249 (32.17%) Docker
9 244 (31.52%) VMware
9 244 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
10 238 (30.75%) Azure
11 235 (30.36%) CentOS
12 206 (26.61%) Kubernetes
13 192 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 186 (24.03%) Java
15 185 (23.90%) Bash Shell
16 177 (22.87%) Oracle
17 169 (21.83%) Finance
18 168 (21.71%) Microsoft
19 167 (21.58%) Puppet
20 166 (21.45%) Jenkins
21 163 (21.06%) SQL
22 146 (18.86%) Unix
23 134 (17.31%) OpenShift
23 134 (17.31%) Terraform
24 128 (16.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 121 (15.63%) Git (software)
25 121 (15.63%) PowerShell
26 120 (15.50%) Windows Server
27 116 (14.99%) 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 91 (11.76%) Confluence
2 40 (5.17%) Apache
3 31 (4.01%) OpenStack
4 28 (3.62%) Cloud Foundry
5 24 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (3.10%) Tomcat
6 17 (2.20%) IIS
6 17 (2.20%) Red Hat Fuse
7 13 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.55%) nginx
9 10 (1.29%) JBoss
9 10 (1.29%) MS Exchange
9 10 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.16%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.52%) OpenEdge
13 3 (0.39%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.26%) SAS
14 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
15 1 (0.13%) Ethereum
Applications
1 21 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.39%) Houdini
5 3 (0.39%) Maya
5 3 (0.39%) NUKE
5 3 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) Workfront
2 3 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.39%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Eikon
3 1 (0.13%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.13%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 272 (35.14%) AWS
2 238 (30.75%) Azure
3 134 (17.31%) OpenShift
4 77 (9.95%) GCP
5 56 (7.24%) PaaS
6 39 (5.04%) IaaS
7 33 (4.26%) Amazon EKS
7 33 (4.26%) Microsoft 365
8 29 (3.75%) IBM Cloud
9 28 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (3.62%) GitHub
10 17 (2.20%) SaaS
11 15 (1.94%) Slack
12 14 (1.81%) Amazon ECS
13 13 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
14 12 (1.55%) Amazon GuardDuty
14 12 (1.55%) Amazon S3
14 12 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (1.03%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 110 (14.21%) Firewall
2 82 (10.59%) DNS
3 70 (9.04%) SAN
4 60 (7.75%) TCP/IP
5 55 (7.11%) DHCP
6 50 (6.46%) VPN
7 42 (5.43%) VLAN
8 34 (4.39%) HTTP
9 33 (4.26%) NAS
9 33 (4.26%) WAN
10 32 (4.13%) OSPF
11 31 (4.01%) IPv4
12 29 (3.75%) LAN
12 29 (3.75%) SSH
13 23 (2.97%) FTP
14 20 (2.58%) Internet
15 18 (2.33%) SSL
16 13 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
17 10 (1.29%) FIX Connectivity
17 10 (1.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.11%) Big Data
2 51 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
2 51 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 50 (6.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (5.43%) Oracle Database
6 41 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (5.17%) NoSQL
8 31 (4.01%) MySQL
9 30 (3.88%) MongoDB
10 20 (2.58%) Relational Database
11 16 (2.07%) Hadoop
12 12 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.42%) Blockchain
13 11 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (1.42%) Redis
14 10 (1.29%) MariaDB
15 8 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
17 6 (0.78%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 166 (21.45%) Jenkins
2 121 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 99 (12.79%) JIRA
4 33 (4.26%) TeamCity
5 32 (4.13%) Subversion
6 26 (3.36%) GitLab
7 20 (2.58%) Bitbucket
8 19 (2.45%) Maven
9 17 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (1.29%) GoCD
10 10 (1.29%) Travis CI
11 5 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.52%) Snyk
12 4 (0.52%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.39%) CircleCI
13 3 (0.39%) JUnit
13 3 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.39%) Spinnaker
14 2 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 169 (21.83%) Finance
2 102 (13.18%) Social Skills
3 73 (9.43%) Public Sector
4 66 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (6.46%) Back Office
6 45 (5.81%) Banking
7 44 (5.68%) Telecoms
8 38 (4.91%) Legal
9 27 (3.49%) Marketing
10 19 (2.45%) Electronics
10 19 (2.45%) Manufacturing
11 18 (2.33%) Law
12 13 (1.68%) Influencing Skills
13 11 (1.42%) Organisational Skills
14 8 (1.03%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.90%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.78%) Presentation Skills
17 5 (0.65%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.65%) Retail
18 4 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 134 (17.31%) Linux Engineer
2 111 (14.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 102 (13.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 74 (9.56%) Administrator
5 61 (7.88%) Architect
6 60 (7.75%) Systems Administrator
7 59 (7.62%) Analyst
8 55 (7.11%) Applications Support
8 55 (7.11%) Cloud Engineer
9 52 (6.72%) Systems Engineer
10 49 (6.33%) Linux Administrator
11 46 (5.94%) Software Engineer
12 45 (5.81%) Developer
12 45 (5.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 45 (5.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 43 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
14 41 (5.30%) Support Analyst
15 40 (5.17%) Senior DevOps
16 38 (4.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 36 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (8.01%) Web Services
2 61 (7.88%) Kafka
3 51 (6.59%) Spring
4 50 (6.46%) .NET
5 47 (6.07%) Apache NiFi
6 41 (5.30%) Spring Boot
7 34 (4.39%) REST
8 29 (3.75%) Java EE
8 29 (3.75%) Middleware
9 25 (3.23%) LDAP
10 20 (2.58%) J2EE
10 20 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
10 20 (2.58%) SOAP
11 19 (2.45%) Elastic Stack
12 17 (2.20%) XML
13 14 (1.81%) Apache Camel
13 14 (1.81%) FIX Protocol
13 14 (1.81%) LAMP
13 14 (1.81%) Spring Cloud
14 13 (1.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 95 (12.27%) Data Centre
2 51 (6.59%) Public Cloud
3 42 (5.43%) Cloud Native
4 36 (4.65%) Cyberattack
5 30 (3.88%) Clustering
6 29 (3.75%) Linux Command Line
7 19 (2.45%) Private Cloud
7 19 (2.45%) SWIFT
8 15 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (1.42%) Replication
12 10 (1.29%) EMC VNX
12 10 (1.29%) Eurex
12 10 (1.29%) FMCG
12 10 (1.29%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.03%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.90%) PKI
15 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
16 5 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 676 (87.34%) Linux
2 392 (50.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 254 (32.82%) Windows
4 235 (30.36%) CentOS
5 146 (18.86%) Unix
6 120 (15.50%) Windows Server
7 116 (14.99%) Ubuntu
8 33 (4.26%) Windows Server 2016
9 30 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (3.75%) Oracle Linux
11 26 (3.36%) Solaris
12 25 (3.23%) Debian
13 20 (2.58%) VMS
13 20 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (1.94%) AIX
15 13 (1.68%) SUSE
16 11 (1.42%) Fedora
17 10 (1.29%) Windows 10
18 7 (0.90%) Windows 7
19 5 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (38.76%) DevOps
2 244 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (16.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 108 (13.95%) Configuration Management
5 105 (13.57%) Microservices
6 104 (13.44%) Scrum
7 89 (11.50%) Open Source
8 88 (11.37%) ITIL
9 73 (9.43%) Infrastructure as Code
9 73 (9.43%) Software Engineering
10 72 (9.30%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 72 (9.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 71 (9.17%) DevSecOps
11 71 (9.17%) Machine Learning
12 69 (8.91%) Data Science
13 68 (8.79%) Cyber Intelligence
14 64 (8.27%) Mentoring
15 59 (7.62%) Cybersecurity
16 53 (6.85%) Service Management
17 52 (6.72%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 298 (38.50%) Python
2 186 (24.03%) Java
3 185 (23.90%) Bash Shell
4 163 (21.06%) SQL
5 121 (15.63%) PowerShell
6 84 (10.85%) Shell Script
7 65 (8.40%) Perl
8 64 (8.27%) Ruby
9 43 (5.56%) Go
10 39 (5.04%) C
10 39 (5.04%) C++
11 26 (3.36%) C#
12 22 (2.84%) PHP
13 20 (2.58%) JavaScript
14 15 (1.94%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.29%) Clojure
16 5 (0.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 3 (0.39%) AWK
17 3 (0.39%) sed
18 2 (0.26%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 82 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 76 (9.82%) RHCE
3 54 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 36 (4.65%) RHCSA
5 34 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (4.13%) GIAC
7 30 (3.88%) Degree
8 29 (3.75%) MCSE
9 27 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (2.33%) CCNP
12 15 (1.94%) AWS Certification
13 14 (1.81%) MCSA
14 12 (1.55%) DV Cleared
15 10 (1.29%) CCNA
15 10 (1.29%) CompTIA Security+
16 7 (0.90%) SSCP
17 5 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 4 (0.52%) IBM AIX Certification
19 3 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.78%) QA
2 18 (2.33%) SLA
3 13 (1.68%) GDPR
4 9 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.26%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.26%) NCSC
9 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.13%) GRC
9 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.13%) NIST
System Software
1 249 (32.17%) Docker
2 192 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (14.73%) Active Directory
4 67 (8.66%) VMware ESXi
5 55 (7.11%) Hyper-V
6 28 (3.62%) XenDesktop
7 26 (3.36%) vSphere
8 25 (3.23%) KVM
9 23 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
10 21 (2.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 20 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
12 18 (2.33%) XenApp
13 17 (2.20%) Xen
14 15 (1.94%) Samba
15 11 (1.42%) Firmware
16 10 (1.29%) NFS
17 8 (1.03%) Postfix
17 8 (1.03%) Shibboleth
18 6 (0.78%) iptables
19 5 (0.65%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 293 (37.86%) Ansible
2 206 (26.61%) Kubernetes
3 167 (21.58%) Puppet
4 134 (17.31%) Terraform
5 37 (4.78%) Red Hat Satellite
6 28 (3.62%) Nagios
7 26 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (3.10%) Grafana
8 24 (3.10%) Prometheus
8 24 (3.10%) ZABBIX
9 23 (2.97%) Docker Swarm
10 22 (2.84%) NetBackup
10 22 (2.84%) Packer
11 21 (2.71%) vRealize
12 19 (2.45%) HAProxy
12 19 (2.45%) SCCM
13 17 (2.20%) SCOM
14 14 (1.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 13 (1.68%) Consul
15 13 (1.68%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 244 (31.52%) VMware
2 177 (22.87%) Oracle
3 168 (21.71%) Microsoft
4 86 (11.11%) IBM
5 71 (9.17%) Google
6 69 (8.91%) Cisco
7 51 (6.59%) SAP
8 36 (4.65%) Citrix
9 35 (4.52%) EMC
10 29 (3.75%) Dell
10 29 (3.75%) F5
11 28 (3.62%) HP
12 22 (2.84%) Splunk
13 18 (2.33%) NetApp
14 16 (2.07%) Infoblox
15 15 (1.94%) Juniper
16 14 (1.81%) SolarWinds
17 13 (1.68%) 3PAR
17 13 (1.68%) Veeam
18 12 (1.55%) Reuters