Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 976 1048 1161
Rank change year-on-year +72 +113 -11
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 187 159 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.089% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 174 143 132
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.38% +4.44%

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 40419 46620 56282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.95% 26.11% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 31288 37668 45222
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for RHCE in England

RHCE
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for RHCE in England

RHCE
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RHCE in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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
South East +55 93 £55,000 +15.79% 4
London +30 68 £62,750 +9.13% 5
South West +35 21 £49,000 +8.89%
North of England +7 3 £36,000 +29.73% 3
Yorkshire +19 2 £36,000 - 1
East of England +7 1 - - 2
North West -22 1 £30,000 +41.18% 2
Midlands - 1 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
RHCE
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing RHCE 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 RHCE.

1 183 (97.86%) Linux
2 155 (82.89%) Red Hat
3 148 (79.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 97 (51.87%) VMware
5 83 (44.39%) RHCSA
6 72 (38.50%) Puppet
7 71 (37.97%) VMware Infrastructure
8 62 (33.16%) Python
9 58 (31.02%) Cisco Certification
10 57 (30.48%) ITIL
10 57 (30.48%) CCNA
11 55 (29.41%) Windows
12 48 (25.67%) Unix
12 48 (25.67%) Java
12 48 (25.67%) Perl
13 46 (24.60%) Configuration Management
14 42 (22.46%) CentOS
15 40 (21.39%) Microsoft
16 39 (20.86%) Ruby
17 37 (19.79%) Windows Server
18 36 (19.25%) Bash Shell
18 36 (19.25%) Oracle
19 35 (18.72%) Finance
19 35 (18.72%) Security Cleared
20 32 (17.11%) SC Cleared
20 32 (17.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 30 (16.04%) SAN
21 30 (16.04%) HP
22 29 (15.51%) DevOps
23 28 (14.97%) Ansible

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 28 (14.97%) Apache
2 17 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.67%) nginx
4 2 (1.07%) Confluence
4 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.53%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.07%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.88%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.67%) Datadog
4 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.07%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.07%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.07%) Route 53
6 2 (1.07%) SaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.04%) SAN
2 26 (13.90%) TCP/IP
3 25 (13.37%) Firewall
4 17 (9.09%) DNS
5 12 (6.42%) iSCSI
5 12 (6.42%) VPN
6 10 (5.35%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (4.81%) DHCP
8 8 (4.28%) FTP
9 7 (3.74%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (3.74%) Internet
9 7 (3.74%) IPsec
9 7 (3.74%) Network Security
10 6 (3.21%) BGP
10 6 (3.21%) NetScaler
10 6 (3.21%) OSPF
11 5 (2.67%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (2.67%) HTTP
11 5 (2.67%) HTTPS
11 5 (2.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (6.42%) RDBMS
1 12 (6.42%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.88%) MySQL
3 7 (3.74%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.07%) DB2
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.53%) Big Data
7 1 (0.53%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.53%) Flink
7 1 (0.53%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.14%) JIRA
3 2 (1.07%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.07%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.53%) Hudson
4 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (18.72%) Finance
2 20 (10.70%) Banking
3 12 (6.42%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.21%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.67%) Advertising
6 3 (1.60%) French Language
6 3 (1.60%) Games
6 3 (1.60%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 106 (56.68%) Linux Engineer
2 73 (39.04%) Systems Engineer
3 59 (31.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 39 (20.86%) Administrator
5 37 (19.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 29 (15.51%) Systems Administrator
7 24 (12.83%) Linux Administrator
8 22 (11.76%) Network Systems Engineer
9 20 (10.70%) Storage Engineer
10 19 (10.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 18 (9.63%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 17 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 13 (6.95%) Security Engineer
14 12 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
14 12 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (6.42%) Senior Linux Engineer
15 11 (5.88%) Server Engineer
16 10 (5.35%) Cybersecurity Engineer
16 10 (5.35%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
16 10 (5.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.63%) Web Services
2 10 (5.35%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (3.74%) LAMP
4 4 (2.14%) Kafka
5 3 (1.60%) JSON
5 3 (1.60%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.07%) Middleware
6 2 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.53%) HornetQ
7 1 (0.53%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.53%) Node.js
7 1 (0.53%) Spring
7 1 (0.53%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.02%) Derivative
2 11 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.28%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (4.28%) Smart Meter
6 7 (3.74%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.74%) Replication
7 6 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.67%) PKI
9 4 (2.14%) Clustering
9 4 (2.14%) Eurex
9 4 (2.14%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.60%) Social Media
11 2 (1.07%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.07%) User Experience
12 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.53%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 183 (97.86%) Linux
2 148 (79.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 55 (29.41%) Windows
4 48 (25.67%) Unix
5 42 (22.46%) CentOS
6 37 (19.79%) Windows Server
7 17 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
8 15 (8.02%) Solaris
9 10 (5.35%) Debian
9 10 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (4.81%) AIX
11 6 (3.21%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.67%) Kali Linux
13 4 (2.14%) Fedora
13 4 (2.14%) SUSE
13 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (1.07%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.48%) ITIL
2 46 (24.60%) Configuration Management
3 29 (15.51%) DevOps
4 19 (10.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (9.09%) Security Management
5 17 (9.09%) SIEM
6 15 (8.02%) Change Management
7 12 (6.42%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (6.42%) Low Latency
8 11 (5.88%) High Availability
9 10 (5.35%) Change Control
9 10 (5.35%) Open Source
10 9 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.81%) ITIL V3
10 9 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (4.28%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (4.28%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.28%) Problem Management
11 8 (4.28%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (4.28%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 62 (33.16%) Python
2 48 (25.67%) Java
2 48 (25.67%) Perl
3 39 (20.86%) Ruby
4 36 (19.25%) Bash Shell
5 25 (13.37%) Shell Script
6 15 (8.02%) Korn
7 12 (6.42%) SQL
8 11 (5.88%) C-shell
8 11 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.28%) Bourne shell
9 8 (4.28%) C
9 8 (4.28%) C++
9 8 (4.28%) PHP
10 6 (3.21%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.14%) AWK
12 1 (0.53%) Go
12 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 83 (44.39%) RHCSA
2 58 (31.02%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (30.48%) CCNA
4 35 (18.72%) Security Cleared
5 32 (17.11%) SC Cleared
5 32 (17.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (12.83%) CISSP
7 22 (11.76%) RHCA
8 21 (11.23%) Degree
9 15 (8.02%) DV Cleared
10 11 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (5.35%) CISM
12 8 (4.28%) MCSE
13 6 (3.21%) CCNP
13 6 (3.21%) SANS
14 5 (2.67%) CEH
14 5 (2.67%) CREST Certified
14 5 (2.67%) GIAC
14 5 (2.67%) Linux+ Certification
14 5 (2.67%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.56%) PCI DSS
2 15 (8.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.74%) SLA
4 3 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 71 (37.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.23%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.23%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (8.56%) NFS
3 16 (8.56%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (8.56%) vSphere
4 11 (5.88%) Docker
5 10 (5.35%) Snort
6 9 (4.81%) Samba
7 6 (3.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (2.67%) pfSense
9 4 (2.14%) GlusterFS
9 4 (2.14%) Postfix
10 3 (1.60%) iptables
10 3 (1.60%) KVM
10 3 (1.60%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.53%) vCloud
11 1 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 72 (38.50%) Puppet
2 28 (14.97%) Ansible
3 17 (9.09%) Nagios
3 17 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.35%) Nessus
4 10 (5.35%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (4.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 7 (3.74%) NetBackup
7 6 (3.21%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (3.21%) SCCM
7 6 (3.21%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (2.67%) FortiGate
8 5 (2.67%) Grafana
8 5 (2.67%) Prometheus
8 5 (2.67%) Terraform
8 5 (2.67%) ZABBIX
9 4 (2.14%) Cacti
9 4 (2.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (1.60%) BMC Marimba
10 3 (1.60%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 155 (82.89%) Red Hat
2 97 (51.87%) VMware
3 40 (21.39%) Microsoft
4 36 (19.25%) Oracle
5 30 (16.04%) HP
6 21 (11.23%) Splunk
7 17 (9.09%) Cisco
8 16 (8.56%) F5
9 14 (7.49%) Brocade
10 12 (6.42%) 3PAR
11 10 (5.35%) Acunetix
11 10 (5.35%) AlienVault
11 10 (5.35%) EMC
11 10 (5.35%) LogRhythm
11 10 (5.35%) Rapid7
12 9 (4.81%) Juniper
12 9 (4.81%) Scality
12 9 (4.81%) Veritas
13 8 (4.28%) Citrix
13 8 (4.28%) Hitachi