Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 390 333 346
Rank change year-on-year -57 +13 -58
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 518 833 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.69% 0.94% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.91% 3.95% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 375 567 720
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,312 £72,312 £66,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17,787 21,093 24,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 23.73% 23.78% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14,026 16,559 20,727
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK excluding London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK excluding London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK excluding London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. 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
North of England -21 132 £55,000 +10.00% 19
Midlands +46 112 £45,000 +20.00% 17
South East -106 111 £57,500 +4.55% 40
West Midlands +62 97 £47,500 +82.69% 14
South West +7 95 £50,000 -9.09% 14
North West +12 69 £54,780 +3.50% 5
Yorkshire -9 44 £55,000 +13.49% 11
East of England +48 35 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Scotland +16 28 £43,000 +1.18% 5
North East +3 19 £50,000 -5.53% 3
East Midlands -2 15 £43,750 -18.60% 3
Wales -23 7 £33,500 -33.00% 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 518 (100.00%) Linux
2 368 (71.04%) Red Hat
3 213 (41.12%) Windows
4 185 (35.71%) Ansible
5 169 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
6 165 (31.85%) Python
6 165 (31.85%) DevOps
7 161 (31.08%) VMware
8 157 (30.31%) CentOS
9 143 (27.61%) Docker
10 133 (25.68%) Puppet
11 122 (23.55%) Windows Server
12 113 (21.81%) Jenkins
13 112 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 106 (20.46%) AWS
14 106 (20.46%) Firewall
15 105 (20.27%) Azure
16 102 (19.69%) Bash Shell
17 101 (19.50%) Git (software)
18 94 (18.15%) Java
19 89 (17.18%) Kubernetes
20 84 (16.22%) ITIL
20 84 (16.22%) Configuration Management
21 80 (15.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 77 (14.86%) Security Cleared
23 75 (14.48%) Ubuntu
23 75 (14.48%) Oracle
24 73 (14.09%) Unix
25 69 (13.32%) Microsoft
26 68 (13.13%) Continuous Integration

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 58 (11.20%) Apache
2 35 (6.76%) Confluence
3 31 (5.98%) Tomcat
4 25 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (4.25%) JBoss
6 20 (3.86%) OpenStack
7 17 (3.28%) nginx
8 16 (3.09%) IIS
9 14 (2.70%) WebLogic
10 11 (2.12%) MS Exchange
11 10 (1.93%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.35%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.97%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.77%) Tuxedo
15 3 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.58%) CloudStack
16 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
1 3 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 106 (20.46%) AWS
2 105 (20.27%) Azure
3 40 (7.72%) OpenShift
4 37 (7.14%) GCP
5 33 (6.37%) IaaS
6 27 (5.21%) GitHub
7 20 (3.86%) Office 365
8 19 (3.67%) PaaS
9 16 (3.09%) SaaS
10 15 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.77%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.77%) NuGet
12 4 (0.77%) Serverless
13 3 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.58%) npm
13 3 (0.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 106 (20.46%) Firewall
2 48 (9.27%) SAN
3 40 (7.72%) DNS
4 36 (6.95%) VPN
5 31 (5.98%) TCP/IP
6 24 (4.63%) DHCP
7 17 (3.28%) LAN
7 17 (3.28%) WAN
8 16 (3.09%) HTTP
9 15 (2.90%) SSH
10 13 (2.51%) Network Security
11 12 (2.32%) BGP
11 12 (2.32%) Internet
12 10 (1.93%) MPLS
12 10 (1.93%) OSPF
12 10 (1.93%) RSVP
12 10 (1.93%) SSL
13 9 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (1.54%) Ethernet
14 8 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.92%) MySQL
2 34 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (5.98%) SQL Server
4 27 (5.21%) Big Data
5 25 (4.83%) NoSQL
6 19 (3.67%) Oracle Database
7 18 (3.47%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.70%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.70%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.35%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.35%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.16%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.77%) Apache Accumulo
14 4 (0.77%) Impala
14 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 113 (21.81%) Jenkins
2 101 (19.50%) Git (software)
3 48 (9.27%) JIRA
4 45 (8.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 31 (5.98%) GitLab
6 24 (4.63%) Bitbucket
7 22 (4.25%) Bitbucket Server
7 22 (4.25%) JUnit
8 15 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (2.51%) EasyMock
10 12 (2.32%) Selenium
11 9 (1.74%) Gerrit
11 9 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.54%) IBM UrbanCode
13 7 (1.35%) Artifactory
13 7 (1.35%) Robot Framework
13 7 (1.35%) Subversion
13 7 (1.35%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 60 (11.58%) Finance
2 43 (8.30%) Public Sector
3 23 (4.44%) Retail
4 18 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.28%) Banking
6 11 (2.12%) Publishing
7 9 (1.74%) Marketing
8 8 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.35%) Games
10 5 (0.97%) Electronics
11 3 (0.58%) Legal
12 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.39%) Military
13 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) Local Government
13 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (16.41%) DevOps Engineer
1 85 (16.41%) Linux Engineer
2 72 (13.90%) Administrator
3 62 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 58 (11.20%) Analyst
5 39 (7.53%) Systems Administrator
6 38 (7.34%) Linux Administrator
7 37 (7.14%) Architect
8 33 (6.37%) Software Engineer
9 29 (5.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 28 (5.41%) Support Engineer
11 27 (5.21%) Linux Support
12 25 (4.83%) Cloud Engineer
12 25 (4.83%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 22 (4.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 22 (4.25%) Server Engineer
14 21 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
14 21 (4.05%) Security Analyst
15 20 (3.86%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.49%) Middleware
2 28 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
3 25 (4.83%) Java EE
4 23 (4.44%) Spring
5 22 (4.25%) Node.js
6 16 (3.09%) .NET
7 15 (2.90%) Apache NiFi
7 15 (2.90%) EJB
7 15 (2.90%) JSF
8 13 (2.51%) Kafka
8 13 (2.51%) Web Services
9 12 (2.32%) .NET Framework
9 12 (2.32%) AngularJS
9 12 (2.32%) JSON
10 9 (1.74%) LAMP
10 9 (1.74%) OpenJDK
11 8 (1.54%) CSS
11 8 (1.54%) HTML
12 7 (1.35%) LEMP Stack
12 7 (1.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.34%) Public Cloud
3 33 (6.37%) Data Centre
4 23 (4.44%) Wiki
5 18 (3.47%) Clustering
5 18 (3.47%) Linux Command Line
6 17 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (2.90%) Blog
8 15 (2.90%) User Experience
9 13 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (2.32%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.93%) Replication
12 9 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (1.74%) Smartphone
13 8 (1.54%) CCTV
13 8 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (1.35%) Private Cloud
15 6 (1.16%) PKI
15 6 (1.16%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 518 (100.00%) Linux
2 213 (41.12%) Windows
3 157 (30.31%) CentOS
4 122 (23.55%) Windows Server
5 75 (14.48%) Ubuntu
6 73 (14.09%) Unix
7 53 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (8.88%) Solaris
9 35 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (5.79%) SUSE
11 25 (4.83%) AIX
12 24 (4.63%) Debian
13 22 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (3.86%) Fedora
15 14 (2.70%) HPUX
16 12 (2.32%) Windows 10
17 11 (2.12%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (1.35%) Windows 7
19 4 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 4 (0.77%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (31.85%) DevOps
3 84 (16.22%) Configuration Management
3 84 (16.22%) ITIL
4 80 (15.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 68 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (13.13%) Open Source
6 64 (12.36%) Software Engineering
7 62 (11.97%) Mentoring
8 60 (11.58%) Coaching
9 52 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
10 51 (9.85%) Test Automation
11 49 (9.46%) Cybersecurity
12 47 (9.07%) Service Delivery
13 45 (8.69%) Microservices
14 41 (7.92%) Scrum
15 37 (7.14%) High Availability
16 34 (6.56%) Analytics
17 32 (6.18%) Change Management
17 32 (6.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (31.85%) Python
2 102 (19.69%) Bash Shell
3 94 (18.15%) Java
4 66 (12.74%) SQL
5 55 (10.62%) PowerShell
6 48 (9.27%) Ruby
7 46 (8.88%) Perl
8 44 (8.49%) C++
9 43 (8.30%) C
10 38 (7.34%) Shell Script
11 34 (6.56%) JavaScript
12 22 (4.25%) PHP
13 10 (1.93%) Go
13 10 (1.93%) Groovy
14 8 (1.54%) AWK
14 8 (1.54%) KiXtart
15 7 (1.35%) Korn
16 6 (1.16%) C#
16 6 (1.16%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.97%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 77 (14.86%) Security Cleared
2 46 (8.88%) Degree
3 38 (7.34%) SC Cleared
4 31 (5.98%) DV Cleared
5 29 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (3.86%) MCSE
6 20 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (3.67%) CCNA
8 16 (3.09%) MCSA
9 14 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (2.32%) MCP
11 11 (2.12%) CCNP
12 9 (1.74%) HNC
12 9 (1.74%) RHCE
13 8 (1.54%) HND
13 8 (1.54%) JNCIA
14 6 (1.16%) RHCSA
15 5 (0.97%) OCP
15 5 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
16 4 (0.77%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.28%) GDPR
2 12 (2.32%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.74%) QA
4 8 (1.54%) SLA
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.39%) NIST
5 2 (0.39%) PSD2
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 143 (27.61%) Docker
2 112 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (12.93%) Active Directory
4 30 (5.79%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (5.21%) vSphere
6 26 (5.02%) Hyper-V
7 19 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (3.47%) VirtualBox
9 13 (2.51%) NFS
9 13 (2.51%) Xen
10 10 (1.93%) KVM
11 9 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (1.74%) Postfix
12 8 (1.54%) Firmware
12 8 (1.54%) Samba
13 7 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 7 (1.35%) XenApp
14 6 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.97%) Ceph
15 5 (0.97%) iptables
Systems Management
1 185 (35.71%) Ansible
2 133 (25.68%) Puppet
3 89 (17.18%) Kubernetes
4 56 (10.81%) Terraform
5 44 (8.49%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (6.56%) Red Hat Satellite
7 26 (5.02%) Docker Swarm
8 23 (4.44%) Packer
9 19 (3.67%) QRadar
9 19 (3.67%) SCOM
10 17 (3.28%) Grafana
10 17 (3.28%) Graphite
10 17 (3.28%) SCCM
11 16 (3.09%) Consul
11 16 (3.09%) Prometheus
12 15 (2.90%) Nagios
13 12 (2.32%) vCenter Server
14 11 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
15 10 (1.93%) WSUS
16 9 (1.74%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 368 (71.04%) Red Hat
2 161 (31.08%) VMware
3 75 (14.48%) Oracle
4 69 (13.32%) Microsoft
5 59 (11.39%) Cisco
6 47 (9.07%) HP
7 46 (8.88%) NetApp
8 30 (5.79%) Splunk
9 27 (5.21%) LogRhythm
10 23 (4.44%) Google
11 22 (4.25%) Citrix
12 19 (3.67%) EMC
13 18 (3.47%) IBM
14 17 (3.28%) Dell
15 12 (2.32%) Juniper
16 10 (1.93%) Hortonworks
16 10 (1.93%) Nokia
16 10 (1.93%) Veritas
17 9 (1.74%) F5
17 9 (1.74%) SAP