Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Red Hat, Inc.

Red Hat
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 163 210
Rank change year-on-year -34 +47 -11
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 520 739 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.70% 2.10% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 3.74% 4.47% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 462 624 599
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +6.38%

Red Hat is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 13894 16528 21492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.40% 46.97% 50.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11031 13297 17531
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in the South East

Red Hat
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat in the South East.

Salary trend for Red Hat in the South East

Red Hat
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Red Hat in the South East

Red Hat
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Thames Valley -36 186 £52,500 -8.70% 9
Hampshire -20 172 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Berkshire -18 166 £52,500 -8.70% 6
Surrey -13 128 £55,000 - 3
West Sussex -8 19 £60,000 +155.32%
Buckinghamshire -1 13 £56,250 -10.00% 1
East Sussex -20 10 £60,000 +71.43%
Kent - 9 £41,250 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 8 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Red Hat 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 South East region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 505 (97.12%) Linux
2 266 (51.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 213 (40.96%) Windows
4 210 (40.38%) CentOS
5 200 (38.46%) Python
6 184 (35.38%) VMware
7 166 (31.92%) DevOps
8 164 (31.54%) Puppet
9 154 (29.62%) Unix
10 137 (26.35%) Bash Shell
11 127 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 127 (24.42%) Opscode Chef
12 122 (23.46%) Amazon AWS
13 115 (22.12%) Perl
14 112 (21.54%) Ansible
15 111 (21.35%) Java
16 100 (19.23%) Microsoft
17 88 (16.92%) ITIL
18 86 (16.54%) RHCE
19 85 (16.35%) Oracle
19 85 (16.35%) Docker
20 81 (15.58%) Ruby
21 79 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
22 73 (14.04%) Configuration Management
23 67 (12.88%) Solaris
23 67 (12.88%) Cisco
24 66 (12.69%) SQL
25 65 (12.50%) MySQL
25 65 (12.50%) Apache
26 64 (12.31%) Cisco Certification

Red Hat
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 65 (12.50%) Apache
2 37 (7.12%) Tomcat
3 30 (5.77%) nginx
4 24 (4.62%) OpenStack
5 23 (4.42%) IIS
5 23 (4.42%) JBoss
6 16 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (2.50%) WebLogic
8 12 (2.31%) MS Exchange
9 10 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (1.73%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.77%) SAS
11 4 (0.77%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.77%) WildFly
12 3 (0.58%) Confluence
12 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 15 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 122 (23.46%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (11.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (9.04%) SaaS
4 34 (6.54%) PaaS
5 17 (3.27%) IaaS
6 13 (2.50%) Akamai
7 11 (2.12%) GitHub
7 11 (2.12%) Office 365
8 10 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (1.92%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.38%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.38%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (10.38%) SAN
2 52 (10.00%) Firewall
3 49 (9.42%) DNS
3 49 (9.42%) TCP/IP
4 41 (7.88%) LAN
5 36 (6.92%) WAN
6 28 (5.38%) DHCP
7 22 (4.23%) VPN
8 20 (3.85%) Internet
9 19 (3.65%) SSH
10 18 (3.46%) LDAP
11 17 (3.27%) VoIP
12 15 (2.88%) Skype
13 13 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (1.92%) BGP
15 10 (1.92%) Ethernet
15 10 (1.92%) Kerberos
15 10 (1.92%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.50%) MySQL
2 31 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (4.62%) Big Data
5 21 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 17 (3.27%) NoSQL
7 17 (3.27%) RDBMS
7 17 (3.27%) Redis
7 17 (3.27%) Relational Database
8 15 (2.88%) DB2
9 10 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.35%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.96%) OLTP
12 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.96%) VLDB
13 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 64 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 60 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.88%) JIRA
4 11 (2.12%) Bitbucket
5 9 (1.73%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.54%) InstallShield
6 8 (1.54%) Selenium
7 6 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.15%) GitLab
8 4 (0.77%) Ant
9 3 (0.58%) Maven
10 2 (0.38%) git-flow
10 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.19%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.19%) Subversion
11 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (11.73%) Finance
2 31 (5.96%) Banking
3 26 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.65%) Aerospace
5 15 (2.88%) Automotive
6 8 (1.54%) Advertising
6 8 (1.54%) Marketing
7 7 (1.35%) Law
8 6 (1.15%) Electronics
8 6 (1.15%) Games
8 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.58%) Back Office
10 3 (0.58%) French Language
10 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.58%) Retail
11 2 (0.38%) Billing
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 138 (26.54%) Linux Engineer
2 108 (20.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 72 (13.85%) Systems Engineer
4 61 (11.73%) Administrator
5 46 (8.85%) Cloud Engineer
5 46 (8.85%) Support Engineer
6 44 (8.46%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 42 (8.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 40 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 37 (7.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 37 (7.12%) Unix Engineer
10 34 (6.54%) AWS Engineer
10 34 (6.54%) Linux Administrator
11 31 (5.96%) AWS DevOps
11 31 (5.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 27 (5.19%) Architect
12 27 (5.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 27 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
13 22 (4.23%) Junior
14 20 (3.85%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.12%) Web Services
2 23 (4.42%) Middleware
3 20 (3.85%) LAMP
4 14 (2.69%) HTML
4 14 (2.69%) XML
5 12 (2.31%) HTML5
6 11 (2.12%) JSON
6 11 (2.12%) Node.js
7 8 (1.54%) Java EE
7 8 (1.54%) REST
7 8 (1.54%) SOAP
8 7 (1.35%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.15%) .NET
9 6 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (1.15%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 5 (0.96%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.96%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.77%) LEMP Stack
11 4 (0.77%) WSDL
11 4 (0.77%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.27%) Data Centre
2 34 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.85%) Fintech
4 17 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.08%) Public Cloud
6 14 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (2.31%) Clustering
7 12 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
8 11 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.73%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.54%) PKI
10 8 (1.54%) Smart Meter
11 7 (1.35%) User Experience
12 6 (1.15%) Derivative
12 6 (1.15%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.15%) Grid Computing
13 5 (0.96%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 505 (97.12%) Linux
2 266 (51.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 213 (40.96%) Windows
4 210 (40.38%) CentOS
5 154 (29.62%) Unix
6 67 (12.88%) Solaris
7 62 (11.92%) Windows Server
8 48 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 47 (9.04%) Ubuntu
10 42 (8.08%) Debian
11 39 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (4.81%) Windows 10
13 22 (4.23%) AIX
14 16 (3.08%) Oracle Linux
15 12 (2.31%) HPUX
15 12 (2.31%) Windows 7
15 12 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (1.73%) SUSE
17 8 (1.54%) Fedora
18 4 (0.77%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (31.92%) DevOps
2 88 (16.92%) ITIL
3 79 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (14.04%) Configuration Management
5 57 (10.96%) Software Engineering
6 50 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (9.42%) Open Source
8 39 (7.50%) Migration
9 33 (6.35%) Incident Management
10 31 (5.96%) Scrum
11 30 (5.77%) Problem Management
12 25 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 24 (4.62%) Change Management
14 23 (4.42%) Load Balancing
15 21 (4.04%) High Availability
16 20 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
17 19 (3.65%) Microservices
18 18 (3.46%) ITSM
19 17 (3.27%) Project Management
19 17 (3.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (38.46%) Python
2 137 (26.35%) Bash Shell
3 115 (22.12%) Perl
4 111 (21.35%) Java
5 81 (15.58%) Ruby
6 66 (12.69%) SQL
7 51 (9.81%) PowerShell
8 40 (7.69%) C
9 37 (7.12%) Shell Script
10 31 (5.96%) C++
11 27 (5.19%) PHP
12 15 (2.88%) JavaScript
13 8 (1.54%) C#
14 7 (1.35%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.35%) Embedded C++
14 7 (1.35%) Korn
15 6 (1.15%) ES6
16 4 (0.77%) AWK
16 4 (0.77%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.58%) Go
Qualifications
1 86 (16.54%) RHCE
2 64 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (11.73%) CCNA
3 61 (11.73%) Degree
4 49 (9.42%) Security Cleared
5 46 (8.85%) RHCSA
6 45 (8.65%) SC Cleared
7 32 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (4.23%) AWS Certification
9 19 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (3.08%) MCSE
11 11 (2.12%) RHCA
12 10 (1.92%) CCNP
12 10 (1.92%) CISSP
12 10 (1.92%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.73%) ISTQB
13 9 (1.73%) MCP
14 8 (1.54%) ISEB
14 8 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (1.35%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.27%) QA
2 18 (3.46%) SLA
3 15 (2.88%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.77%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.38%) GCP
6 2 (0.38%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 127 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (16.35%) Docker
3 59 (11.35%) Active Directory
4 47 (9.04%) Hyper-V
5 25 (4.81%) KVM
6 24 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (4.23%) vSphere
8 16 (3.08%) Samba
9 12 (2.31%) GlusterFS
10 10 (1.92%) iptables
11 9 (1.73%) NFS
12 8 (1.54%) Xen
13 7 (1.35%) vCloud
14 6 (1.15%) Firmware
14 6 (1.15%) oVirt
14 6 (1.15%) pfSense
14 6 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 4 (0.77%) Job Entry Subsystem
15 4 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 164 (31.54%) Puppet
2 127 (24.42%) Opscode Chef
3 112 (21.54%) Ansible
4 47 (9.04%) Kubernetes
5 35 (6.73%) Red Hat Satellite
5 35 (6.73%) Terraform
6 22 (4.23%) Oracle ZFS
7 20 (3.85%) Nagios
8 17 (3.27%) NetBackup
8 17 (3.27%) vCenter Server
9 14 (2.69%) WSUS
10 11 (2.12%) Cacti
10 11 (2.12%) Salt
11 9 (1.73%) logstash
12 7 (1.35%) Packer
12 7 (1.35%) Rancher
13 6 (1.15%) Bacula
13 6 (1.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 6 (1.15%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.96%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 184 (35.38%) VMware
2 100 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 85 (16.35%) Oracle
4 67 (12.88%) Cisco
5 53 (10.19%) HP
6 35 (6.73%) Sun
7 24 (4.62%) Dell
7 24 (4.62%) NetApp
8 23 (4.42%) F5
9 22 (4.23%) EMC
10 21 (4.04%) Atlassian
11 20 (3.85%) Juniper
12 19 (3.65%) Brocade
12 19 (3.65%) ServiceNow
13 17 (3.27%) Veritas
14 14 (2.69%) IBM
15 13 (2.50%) SaltStack
16 11 (2.12%) CA
16 11 (2.12%) Dell Compellent
17 10 (1.92%) Splunk