The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RHCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
UK / England
Rank 796 921 930
Rank change year-on-year +125 +9  
Permanent jobs citing RHCA 27 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.001% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.004% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 27 1 8
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +71.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £65,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £65,000 £40,100
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% +31.57%  

RHCA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19762 26642 27257
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.77% 27.61% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15703 21576 21566
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

RHCA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing RHCA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for RHCA in England

RHCA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RHCA in England.

Salary trend for RHCA in England

RHCA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RHCA in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RHCA in England

RHCA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RHCA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +87 20 £62,500 -3.84%
West Midlands - 5 £53,000 -
South West - 2 £55,000 -
RHCA
UK

RHCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing RHCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for RHCA.

1 54 (98.18%) Linux
2 50 (90.91%) Red Hat
3 29 (52.73%) Python
3 29 (52.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (50.91%) Windows
5 26 (47.27%) RHCE
5 26 (47.27%) CentOS
6 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (36.36%) Unix
7 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 20 (36.36%) VMware
8 19 (34.55%) Perl
8 19 (34.55%) ITSM
9 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
10 15 (27.27%) Finance
10 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (25.45%) ITIL
11 14 (25.45%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (25.45%) Puppet
11 14 (25.45%) High Availability
12 13 (23.64%) OpenStack
12 13 (23.64%) Open Source
12 13 (23.64%) Degree
12 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
13 12 (21.82%) Cisco
14 11 (20.00%) Oracle
14 11 (20.00%) RHCSA
15 10 (18.18%) Java
15 10 (18.18%) MySQL
15 10 (18.18%) MS Excel

RHCA
Top Related 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 13 (23.64%) OpenStack
2 9 (16.36%) Apache
2 9 (16.36%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) IaaS
1 9 (16.36%) PaaS
1 9 (16.36%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) DNS
1 9 (16.36%) Internet
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (7.27%) Firewall
2 4 (7.27%) Network Security
2 4 (7.27%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (7.27%) Wireless
3 3 (5.45%) LDAP
4 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.64%) SAN
5 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.82%) IPsec
5 1 (1.82%) SSH
5 1 (1.82%) SSL
5 1 (1.82%) VoIP
5 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) MySQL
2 9 (16.36%) MongoDB
2 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.27%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.64%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
3 8 (14.55%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Games
6 1 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Cloud Specialist
3 10 (18.18%) Linux Specialist
3 10 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) LAMP
2 9 (16.36%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (7.27%) REST
3 4 (7.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
2 14 (25.45%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
4 5 (9.09%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.64%) Online Games
6 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 54 (98.18%) Linux
2 29 (52.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (50.91%) Windows
4 26 (47.27%) CentOS
5 20 (36.36%) Unix
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) ITSM
2 14 (25.45%) High Availability
2 14 (25.45%) ITIL
3 13 (23.64%) Open Source
4 10 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 9 (16.36%) ITIL V3
5 9 (16.36%) Mathematics
6 8 (14.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (9.09%) Operations Management
8 4 (7.27%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (7.27%) Information Security
8 4 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (7.27%) Structured Programming
9 3 (5.45%) Line Management
9 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.64%) SIEM
10 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.82%) DevOps
11 1 (1.82%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) Python
2 19 (34.55%) Perl
3 10 (18.18%) Java
4 9 (16.36%) PHP
5 8 (14.55%) C
5 8 (14.55%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) RHCE
2 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (23.64%) Degree
4 11 (20.00%) RHCSA
5 6 (10.91%) MCSE
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (7.27%) CCNA
7 4 (7.27%) CCNP
7 4 (7.27%) JNCIA
7 4 (7.27%) JNCIS
7 4 (7.27%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (7.27%) LPIC
8 3 (5.45%) CISM
8 3 (5.45%) CISSP
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.82%) CCDP
9 1 (1.82%) CCIE
9 1 (1.82%) CEH
9 1 (1.82%) CISA
9 1 (1.82%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.82%) EMIR
1 1 (1.82%) GPG13
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.82%) MiFID
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.73%) KVM
3 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.27%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.64%) NFS
6 2 (3.64%) Snort
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.82%) XenApp
7 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) Puppet
2 5 (9.09%) Nagios
2 5 (9.09%) ZABBIX
3 4 (7.27%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.64%) Nessus
5 1 (1.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 50 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 20 (36.36%) VMware
3 12 (21.82%) Cisco
4 11 (20.00%) Oracle
5 5 (9.09%) New Relic
5 5 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 4 (7.27%) ArcSight
6 4 (7.27%) Aruba
6 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.27%) Extreme Networks
6 4 (7.27%) F5
6 4 (7.27%) Fortinet
6 4 (7.27%) HP
6 4 (7.27%) Juniper
6 4 (7.27%) Palo Alto
6 4 (7.27%) SonicWALL
6 4 (7.27%) WatchGuard
7 2 (3.64%) Citrix
7 2 (3.64%) NetApp