Period
to 22 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 6 months to 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 292 314 336
Rank change year-on-year +22 +22 -35
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 76 136 180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.70% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.83% 2.93% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 50 99 145
10th Percentile £29,000 £42,500 £33,000
25th Percentile £36,938 £48,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -4.55%
75th Percentile £72,813 £71,875 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £82,500 £74,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,686 4,635 6,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.31% 23.72% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,174 3,877 5,496
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East.

Salary trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
Thames Valley +29 28 £72,500 +20.83% 18
Surrey +18 24 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Hampshire +29 23 £39,500 -30.09% 1
Berkshire +20 20 £72,500 +20.83% 14
Buckinghamshire +28 4 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Oxfordshire +20 4 £72,500 +20.83% 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 South East region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (69.74%) Red Hat
3 31 (40.79%) Windows
4 29 (38.16%) Ansible
5 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 28 (36.84%) VMware
5 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (28.95%) Windows Server
8 20 (26.32%) Terraform
9 19 (25.00%) AWS
9 19 (25.00%) DevOps
9 19 (25.00%) Java
10 18 (23.68%) Oracle
10 18 (23.68%) Python
11 17 (22.37%) Azure
11 17 (22.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 16 (21.05%) Docker
12 16 (21.05%) Puppet
13 15 (19.74%) PaaS
13 15 (19.74%) SQL
13 15 (19.74%) ITIL
13 15 (19.74%) Unix
14 14 (18.42%) OpenStack
14 14 (18.42%) Data Centre
15 13 (17.11%) OpenShift
15 13 (17.11%) IBM
16 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
16 12 (15.79%) Finance
16 12 (15.79%) Kubernetes

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (18.42%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.95%) Apache
3 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.95%) IIS
3 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.63%) JBoss
4 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.00%) AWS
2 17 (22.37%) Azure
3 15 (19.74%) PaaS
4 13 (17.11%) OpenShift
5 9 (11.84%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (7.89%) IaaS
6 6 (7.89%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (5.26%) GitHub
7 4 (5.26%) SaaS
8 3 (3.95%) Slack
9 2 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) Firewall
2 7 (9.21%) SAN
3 6 (7.89%) DNS
3 6 (7.89%) VPN
4 5 (6.58%) Network Security
4 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.95%) FTP
5 3 (3.95%) NAS
6 2 (2.63%) IPsec
7 1 (1.32%) BGP
7 1 (1.32%) DHCP
7 1 (1.32%) GSM
7 1 (1.32%) HTTP
7 1 (1.32%) Internet
7 1 (1.32%) LTE
7 1 (1.32%) SCCP
7 1 (1.32%) SCTP
7 1 (1.32%) TCAP
7 1 (1.32%) UMTS
7 1 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.63%) Big Data
7 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.63%) UniData
8 1 (1.32%) GIS
8 1 (1.32%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.26%) JIRA
2 3 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.95%) GitLab
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.63%) Toad
4 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Law
3 9 (11.84%) Public Sector
4 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.26%) Electronics
5 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (9.21%) Architect
3 7 (9.21%) Data Centre Engineer
3 7 (9.21%) Developer
4 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Administrator
5 5 (6.58%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Support Specialist
6 4 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) DBA
7 3 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Linux Support
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) Middleware
2 5 (6.58%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (6.58%) Java EE
2 5 (6.58%) Web Services
3 3 (3.95%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (3.95%) REST
4 2 (2.63%) Ajax
4 2 (2.63%) COM
4 2 (2.63%) HTML
4 2 (2.63%) jQuery
4 2 (2.63%) XML
5 1 (1.32%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.47%) Cloud Native
3 10 (13.16%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (11.84%) Private Cloud
5 5 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.95%) Derivative
7 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.95%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (3.95%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (2.63%) LIMS
9 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.32%) CMDB
9 1 (1.32%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.32%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (1.32%) Organisational Skills
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (40.79%) Windows
3 22 (28.95%) Windows Server
4 15 (19.74%) Unix
5 12 (15.79%) CentOS
6 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (10.53%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.58%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
8 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (2.63%) AIX
10 2 (2.63%) Solaris
10 2 (2.63%) VMS
11 1 (1.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.00%) DevOps
3 17 (22.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (19.74%) ITIL
5 11 (14.47%) Waterfall
6 10 (13.16%) Service Management
7 9 (11.84%) High Availability
7 9 (11.84%) Kanban
7 9 (11.84%) Migration
7 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
7 9 (11.84%) Scrum
8 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (9.21%) Network Virtualisation
9 7 (9.21%) SIEM
10 6 (7.89%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.89%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) Java
2 18 (23.68%) Python
3 15 (19.74%) SQL
4 10 (13.16%) Perl
5 8 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 8 (10.53%) Ruby
6 6 (7.89%) C++
6 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.58%) C#
8 3 (3.95%) Go
8 3 (3.95%) PHP
8 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Degree
4 3 (3.95%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.95%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (3.95%) RHCE
4 3 (3.95%) RHCSA
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.63%) OCP
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.32%) CCNP
6 1 (1.32%) HNC
6 1 (1.32%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.32%) GDPR
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (21.05%) Docker
3 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
4 8 (10.53%) vSphere
5 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.63%) KVM
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.63%) PowerHA
6 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.32%) XenApp
7 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (38.16%) Ansible
2 20 (26.32%) Terraform
3 16 (21.05%) Puppet
4 12 (15.79%) Kubernetes
5 6 (7.89%) Packer
6 5 (6.58%) Consul
6 5 (6.58%) Grafana
6 5 (6.58%) Graphite
6 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (6.58%) Prometheus
7 4 (5.26%) vCenter Server
7 4 (5.26%) vRealize
8 3 (3.95%) Data Guard
8 3 (3.95%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.63%) Opsview
9 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (69.74%) Red Hat
2 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 28 (36.84%) VMware
3 18 (23.68%) Oracle
4 13 (17.11%) IBM
5 9 (11.84%) Cisco
6 8 (10.53%) EMC
6 8 (10.53%) F5
7 4 (5.26%) SAP
8 3 (3.95%) HP
8 3 (3.95%) Juniper
8 3 (3.95%) Veeam
9 2 (2.63%) Dell
9 2 (2.63%) Sybase
10 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.32%) Citrix
10 1 (1.32%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.32%) NetApp
10 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.32%) Veritas