Period
to 22 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RHCE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 917 628 922
Rank change year-on-year -289 +294 +16
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 59 45 150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.44% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 83
10th Percentile £44,000 " £40,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -8.33%
75th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £76,000
UK median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year +2.38% -6.67% -6.25%

RHCE 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 22,328 10,241 30,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.75% 22.32% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13,145 7,852 22,662
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,117 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,028
90th Percentile £88,750 £89,900 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RHCE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RHCE in England

RHCE
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RHCE in England.

Salary trend for RHCE in England

RHCE
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing RHCE in England over the 6 months to 22 September 2021.

Salary histogram for RHCE in England

RHCE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the England region over the 6 months to 22 September 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 -224 19 £85,000 +36.00% 1
North of England -112 13 £52,500 - 3
South West -92 11 - - 1
North West -92 11 £52,500 - 3
West Midlands -99 5 £47,500 - 2
Midlands -122 5 £47,500 - 2
South East -130 4 £60,000 +112.39% 1
East of England - 3 £57,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
RHCE
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, IT jobs citing RHCE 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 RHCE.

1 54 (91.53%) Linux
2 51 (86.44%) Ansible
3 50 (84.75%) Python
4 49 (83.05%) Puppet
5 47 (79.66%) Red Hat
6 43 (72.88%) Configuration Management
7 40 (67.80%) DevOps
8 36 (61.02%) AWS
9 34 (57.63%) Bash Shell
10 33 (55.93%) Azure
11 32 (54.24%) Unix
12 31 (52.54%) Microsoft
12 31 (52.54%) RHCSA
12 31 (52.54%) Terraform
13 29 (49.15%) Docker
13 29 (49.15%) Git (software)
14 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (38.98%) PowerShell
15 23 (38.98%) CentOS
15 23 (38.98%) VMware
16 22 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (37.29%) Ruby
16 22 (37.29%) Social Skills
17 21 (35.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (35.59%) Finance
18 19 (32.20%) Service Management
18 19 (32.20%) Infrastructure as Code
19 16 (27.12%) Data Centre
19 16 (27.12%) Public Cloud
19 16 (27.12%) Infrastructure Engineering

RHCE
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 15 (25.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (61.02%) AWS
2 33 (55.93%) Azure
3 11 (18.64%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (18.64%) GitHub
4 7 (11.86%) GCP
5 5 (8.47%) OpenShift
6 4 (6.78%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.69%) AWS Direct Connect
7 1 (1.69%) IaaS
7 1 (1.69%) PaaS
7 1 (1.69%) Route 53
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) Firewall
1 15 (25.42%) IPv4
1 15 (25.42%) OSPF
1 15 (25.42%) VLAN
1 15 (25.42%) VPN
2 2 (3.39%) SAN
3 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.69%) NAS
3 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 29 (49.15%) Git (software)
2 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
2 15 (25.42%) JIRA
2 15 (25.42%) Subversion
3 11 (18.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (18.64%) GitLab
4 4 (6.78%) Snyk
General
1 22 (37.29%) Social Skills
2 21 (35.59%) Finance
3 12 (20.34%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Linux Engineer
2 17 (28.81%) Platform Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Release Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Vulnerability Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Administrator
9 3 (5.08%) Strategy Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Architect
10 2 (3.39%) Consultant
10 2 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (3.39%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) Web Services
2 11 (18.64%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Data Centre
1 16 (27.12%) Public Cloud
2 8 (13.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (11.86%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) PMI
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (91.53%) Linux
2 32 (54.24%) Unix
3 23 (38.98%) CentOS
4 21 (35.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.86%) Windows
6 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) Configuration Management
2 40 (67.80%) DevOps
3 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (32.20%) Infrastructure as Code
4 19 (32.20%) Service Management
5 16 (27.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 16 (27.12%) ITIL
6 15 (25.42%) Cyber Intelligence
6 15 (25.42%) Data Science
6 15 (25.42%) DevSecOps
6 15 (25.42%) Machine Learning
6 15 (25.42%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 15 (25.42%) Scrum
6 15 (25.42%) SDLC
6 15 (25.42%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 15 (25.42%) Software Testing
6 15 (25.42%) Task Automation
7 13 (22.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (20.34%) Low Latency
8 12 (20.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (84.75%) Python
2 34 (57.63%) Bash Shell
3 23 (38.98%) PowerShell
4 22 (37.29%) Ruby
5 13 (22.03%) Go
6 11 (18.64%) SQL
7 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.08%) Java
9 2 (3.39%) C#
9 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (52.54%) RHCSA
2 15 (25.42%) GIAC
3 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
4 12 (20.34%) Degree
4 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
5 11 (18.64%) AWS Certification
5 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (16.95%) MCSE
7 8 (13.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (11.86%) MCSA
9 4 (6.78%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (6.78%) SSCP
10 3 (5.08%) RHCA
11 2 (3.39%) VCAP
11 2 (3.39%) VCDX
12 1 (1.69%) CAPM
12 1 (1.69%) ISACA
12 1 (1.69%) NCSIE
12 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) GDPR
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (49.15%) Docker
2 22 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (25.42%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.39%) Firmware
6 1 (1.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 51 (86.44%) Ansible
2 49 (83.05%) Puppet
3 31 (52.54%) Terraform
4 15 (25.42%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (23.73%) Kubernetes
6 12 (20.34%) Grafana
6 12 (20.34%) Graphite
6 12 (20.34%) Packer
7 11 (18.64%) Consul
7 11 (18.64%) Docker Swarm
7 11 (18.64%) Prometheus
8 4 (6.78%) SCCM
9 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.69%) Nagios
10 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (79.66%) Red Hat
2 31 (52.54%) Microsoft
3 23 (38.98%) VMware
4 16 (27.12%) Oracle
5 14 (23.73%) HP
6 13 (22.03%) Cisco
6 13 (22.03%) Dell
7 11 (18.64%) Mellanox
7 11 (18.64%) Solarflare
7 11 (18.64%) Supermicro
8 10 (16.95%) IBM
9 8 (13.56%) Intel
10 4 (6.78%) Palo Alto
11 2 (3.39%) EMC
11 2 (3.39%) SaltStack
12 1 (1.69%) Brocade
12 1 (1.69%) NetApp
12 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.69%) Veritas