Period
to 17 October 2017

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 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1099 1146 1235
Rank change year-on-year +47 +89 +35
Permanent jobs citing RHCA 44 59 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.027% 0.033% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.12% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 35 52 36
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £37,200 £36,250 £33,125
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £56,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +42.86%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 39737 47578 55841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.21% 26.28% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30734 38621 44804
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%

RHCA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RHCA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 17 October 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 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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 +32 18 £40,000 -33.33%
South West - 15 £55,000 -
South East +38 11 £60,000 +14.29% 1
RHCA
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (75.00%) RHCE
3 32 (72.73%) Python
4 31 (70.45%) RHCSA
5 28 (63.64%) Red Hat
6 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 21 (47.73%) SIEM
7 21 (47.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (45.45%) Java
8 20 (45.45%) CISSP
9 18 (40.91%) CentOS
10 17 (38.64%) Unix
10 17 (38.64%) Windows
11 16 (36.36%) Nessus
11 16 (36.36%) LogRhythm
11 16 (36.36%) AlienVault
12 15 (34.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 15 (34.09%) Rapid7
12 15 (34.09%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (34.09%) Splunk
12 15 (34.09%) Acunetix
12 15 (34.09%) Snort
12 15 (34.09%) CISM
12 15 (34.09%) Telecoms
13 13 (29.55%) Oracle
14 12 (27.27%) MySQL
14 12 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 11 (25.00%) Banking

RHCA
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 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) IaaS
1 4 (9.09%) PaaS
1 4 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (13.64%) Cisco Wireless
1 6 (13.64%) Firewall
1 6 (13.64%) Network Security
1 6 (13.64%) VPN
1 6 (13.64%) Wireless
2 5 (11.36%) DNS
2 5 (11.36%) HTTP
2 5 (11.36%) HTTPS
2 5 (11.36%) IPsec
2 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (2.27%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
General
1 15 (34.09%) Telecoms
2 11 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (43.18%) Security Engineer
3 15 (34.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 15 (34.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 11 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Administrator
5 8 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (15.91%) Cloud Specialist
6 7 (15.91%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Linux Support
9 2 (4.55%) Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Linux Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) LAMP
1 4 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (13.64%) PKI
4 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.82%) Clustering
6 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (47.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (40.91%) CentOS
4 17 (38.64%) Unix
4 17 (38.64%) Windows
5 7 (15.91%) Ubuntu
6 6 (13.64%) Debian
7 5 (11.36%) Kali Linux
8 2 (4.55%) AIX
9 1 (2.27%) Fedora
9 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) SIEM
2 15 (34.09%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
3 7 (15.91%) ITSM
4 6 (13.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (13.64%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 6 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (11.36%) Cryptography
5 5 (11.36%) Security Operations
6 4 (9.09%) High Availability
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.27%) Change Management
8 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 32 (72.73%) Python
2 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.36%) C-shell
4 5 (11.36%) Korn
4 5 (11.36%) Ruby
5 4 (9.09%) Perl
5 4 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (75.00%) RHCE
2 31 (70.45%) RHCSA
3 20 (45.45%) CISSP
4 15 (34.09%) CISM
5 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (13.64%) Linux+ Certification
6 6 (13.64%) LPIC
7 5 (11.36%) CEH
7 5 (11.36%) CREST Certified
7 5 (11.36%) GIAC
7 5 (11.36%) SANS
7 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
7 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Snort
2 8 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (13.64%) pfSense
4 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) iptables
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Nessus
2 6 (13.64%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.27%) Cacti
3 1 (2.27%) Nagios
3 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 16 (36.36%) AlienVault
2 16 (36.36%) LogRhythm
3 15 (34.09%) Acunetix
3 15 (34.09%) Rapid7
3 15 (34.09%) Splunk
4 13 (29.55%) Oracle
5 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.64%) Aruba
6 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 6 (13.64%) Cisco
6 6 (13.64%) Extreme Networks
6 6 (13.64%) F5
6 6 (13.64%) Fortinet
6 6 (13.64%) Juniper
6 6 (13.64%) Palo Alto
6 6 (13.64%) SonicWALL
6 6 (13.64%) WatchGuard
7 5 (11.36%) VMware
8 1 (2.27%) McAfee