The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for RHCE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 398 452
Rank change year-on-year +48 +54  
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 30 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.77% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 27 41 30
Median salary £57,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.33% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.27% +3.33%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4159 5713 6717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.29% 31.34% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3395 4626 5165
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing RHCE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for RHCE in the South East

RHCE
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for RHCE in the South East

RHCE
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RHCE in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for RHCE in the South East

RHCE
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 RHCE within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +12 19 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Berkshire +10 4 £63,750 +9.34%
Surrey - 4 £37,500 - 2
Kent - 2 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
RHCE
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South East region with a requirement for RHCE.

1 30 (90.91%) Linux
2 26 (78.79%) Red Hat
3 23 (69.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (60.61%) VMware
5 19 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (57.58%) CCNA
5 19 (57.58%) RHCSA
6 18 (54.55%) ITIL
7 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 11 (33.33%) Change Management
7 11 (33.33%) SQL
7 11 (33.33%) Windows
8 10 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (27.27%) CISSP
9 9 (27.27%) ITIL V3
10 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
10 8 (24.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
10 8 (24.24%) DevOps
10 8 (24.24%) Unix
10 8 (24.24%) C
10 8 (24.24%) C++
10 8 (24.24%) Java
10 8 (24.24%) Python
10 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
10 8 (24.24%) Ruby
10 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
10 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (24.24%) Smart Meter

RHCE
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 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) VoIP
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) SAN
3 3 (9.09%) SMTP
3 3 (9.09%) SSH
3 3 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) BGP
4 2 (6.06%) DSL
4 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.06%) FTP
4 2 (6.06%) IPsec
4 2 (6.06%) MPLS
4 2 (6.06%) OSPF
4 2 (6.06%) Telnet
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
5 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
2 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
General
1 2 (6.06%) French Language
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (42.42%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (18.18%) Administrator
6 6 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) Consultant
7 4 (12.12%) Linux Support
7 4 (12.12%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) Network Systems Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Solaris Administrator
8 3 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
9 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
9 2 (6.06%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) LAMP
1 2 (6.06%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.03%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Smart Meter
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Virtual Team
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.03%) iSeries
5 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Linux
2 23 (69.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (33.33%) Windows
4 8 (24.24%) Unix
5 5 (15.15%) CentOS
6 3 (9.09%) AIX
6 3 (9.09%) Solaris
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.06%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Change Management
3 9 (27.27%) ITIL V3
4 8 (24.24%) DevOps
4 8 (24.24%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Benchmarking
5 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 3 (9.09%) Coaching
5 3 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.09%) QMS
5 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 3 (9.09%) Server Hardening
6 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.06%) Presales
7 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
2 8 (24.24%) C
2 8 (24.24%) C++
2 8 (24.24%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) Ruby
3 3 (9.09%) AWK
3 3 (9.09%) Bourne shell
3 3 (9.09%) Korn
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) CCNA
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (57.58%) RHCSA
2 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (27.27%) CISSP
4 7 (21.21%) Degree
5 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (9.09%) JNCIA
7 3 (9.09%) OCA
7 3 (9.09%) OCP
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (6.06%) CCDA
8 2 (6.06%) MCITP
8 2 (6.06%) MCSE
9 1 (3.03%) CCNP
9 1 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (3.03%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.09%) QA
3 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) GlusterFS
2 3 (9.09%) NFS
2 3 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (6.06%) Postfix
3 2 (6.06%) Sendmail
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (9.09%) Ansible
3 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (9.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (6.06%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.03%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Red Hat
2 20 (60.61%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
3 5 (15.15%) EMC
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) Brocade
4 3 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) StorageTek
4 3 (9.09%) Sun
4 3 (9.09%) Veritas
5 2 (6.06%) Veeam
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
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