Period
to 23 October 2018

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 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 502 463 503
Rank change year-on-year -39 +40 +107
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 37 82 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 1.03% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28 77 95
South East median annual salary £58,750 £61,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.47% +29.47% +11.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,375 £70,000 £59,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% +1.06%

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,817 7,985 11,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.85% 27.48% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6,031 6,478 8,884
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Hampshire -77 11 £40,000 -36.00% 1
West Sussex +6 8 £60,000 -2.44% 2
Thames Valley +13 7 £67,500 +28.57%
Surrey +23 6 £62,500 +38.89%
Berkshire -10 6 £81,250 +54.76%
East Sussex - 4 £35,000 -
Kent +14 1 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
RHCE
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for RHCE.

1 35 (94.59%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (59.46%) Red Hat
4 20 (54.05%) VMware
5 19 (51.35%) RHCSA
6 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
7 16 (43.24%) Python
8 15 (40.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (37.84%) Puppet
10 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (35.14%) DevOps
10 13 (35.14%) Ansible
10 13 (35.14%) Apache
10 13 (35.14%) Windows
11 12 (32.43%) Perl
11 12 (32.43%) Ruby
12 11 (29.73%) Docker
13 10 (27.03%) CentOS
13 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (24.32%) Information Security
14 9 (24.32%) MySQL
14 9 (24.32%) ITIL
14 9 (24.32%) Unix
14 9 (24.32%) HP
14 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
15 8 (21.62%) Java
15 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
15 8 (21.62%) Kubernetes

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 13 (35.14%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) nginx
2 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) JBoss
3 3 (8.11%) lighttpd
3 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (18.92%) GitHub
4 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (8.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (8.11%) IaaS
5 3 (8.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) SAN
2 6 (16.22%) DNS
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) Firewall
4 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
4 3 (8.11%) NAS
4 3 (8.11%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.41%) SMTP
5 2 (5.41%) SSH
6 1 (2.70%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) MySQL
2 7 (18.92%) NoSQL
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) GitLab
4 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Billing
2 2 (5.41%) Games
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Solaris Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (8.11%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) LAMP
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (8.11%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (8.11%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (5.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) CMDB
6 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (35.14%) Windows
4 10 (27.03%) CentOS
5 9 (24.32%) Unix
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
7 4 (10.81%) Solaris
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) DevOps
2 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
2 9 (24.32%) Information Security
2 9 (24.32%) ITIL
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.92%) TOGAF
5 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (16.22%) High Availability
5 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
6 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity
6 5 (13.51%) Change Management
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.51%) Microservices
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.81%) IT Strategy
7 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.81%) Open Source
7 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.81%) SDLC
7 4 (10.81%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Python
2 12 (32.43%) Perl
2 12 (32.43%) Ruby
3 8 (21.62%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.81%) AWK
5 4 (10.81%) Bourne shell
5 4 (10.81%) Korn
5 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) RHCSA
2 15 (40.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (18.92%) AWS Certification
4 6 (16.22%) CCNA
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (16.22%) Degree
4 6 (16.22%) MCSE
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (13.51%) OCP
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (10.81%) MCSA
6 4 (10.81%) OCA
7 3 (8.11%) MCITP
7 3 (8.11%) VCP6
8 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.70%) BICSI Certification
9 1 (2.70%) CISA
9 1 (2.70%) CRISC
9 1 (2.70%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (2.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) GDPR
2 2 (5.41%) COBIT
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (29.73%) Docker
3 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
4 5 (13.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (10.81%) GlusterFS
5 4 (10.81%) vSphere
6 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (8.11%) KVM
6 3 (8.11%) NFS
6 3 (8.11%) vCloud
7 1 (2.70%) Firmware
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Puppet
2 13 (35.14%) Ansible
3 8 (21.62%) Kubernetes
4 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (10.81%) Consul
5 4 (10.81%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (10.81%) Grafana
5 4 (10.81%) Graphite
5 4 (10.81%) NetBackup
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (10.81%) Packer
5 4 (10.81%) Prometheus
5 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (10.81%) Terraform
5 4 (10.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (5.41%) cPanel
6 2 (5.41%) Plesk
7 1 (2.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (2.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Red Hat
2 20 (54.05%) VMware
3 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 9 (24.32%) HP
5 6 (16.22%) EMC
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco
6 5 (13.51%) Oracle
6 5 (13.51%) Veritas
7 4 (10.81%) Brocade
7 4 (10.81%) Centrify
7 4 (10.81%) StorageTek
7 4 (10.81%) Sun
8 3 (8.11%) Google
8 3 (8.11%) Juniper
9 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.41%) Dell
9 2 (5.41%) NetApp
10 1 (2.70%) CenturyLink
10 1 (2.70%) Citrix
10 1 (2.70%) Splunk