Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 301 358 345
Rank change year-on-year +57 -13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 318 708 868
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.88% 0.86% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.84% 3.61% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 238 560 624
Median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +2.08% +1.05%
10th Percentile £32,350 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,200
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +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 8,288 19,592 22,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 22.99% 23.82% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6,693 14,990 17,853
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +0.61% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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
South West +93 92 £50,000 +5.26% 16
North of England +91 66 £50,000 - 18
South East +81 64 £54,500 +3.81% 6
Midlands +66 48 £47,500 +5.56% 7
West Midlands +57 38 £47,500 +9.83% 3
North West +81 32 £45,000 -3.72% 6
Yorkshire +116 30 £51,250 -6.82% 11
East of England +19 21 £50,000 - 5
Scotland +61 17 £54,750 +21.67% 6
East Midlands +74 9 £47,500 -13.64% 3
Wales +18 8 £32,000 -28.89% 1
North East -1 4 £25,750 -48.50% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £52,500 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 318 (100.00%) Linux
2 197 (61.95%) Red Hat
3 133 (41.82%) DevOps
4 126 (39.62%) Ansible
4 126 (39.62%) Python
5 123 (38.68%) CentOS
6 97 (30.50%) Docker
7 96 (30.19%) AWS
8 93 (29.25%) Windows
9 92 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (28.93%) Puppet
10 84 (26.42%) VMware
11 77 (24.21%) Jenkins
12 72 (22.64%) Unix
13 71 (22.33%) Terraform
14 68 (21.38%) Finance
15 67 (21.07%) Oracle
15 67 (21.07%) Bash Shell
16 63 (19.81%) Security Cleared
16 63 (19.81%) SQL
17 60 (18.87%) Kubernetes
18 59 (18.55%) Git (software)
19 58 (18.24%) Azure
20 54 (16.98%) Open Source
21 53 (16.67%) Configuration Management
22 52 (16.35%) Java
23 50 (15.72%) Windows Server
24 48 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
25 46 (14.47%) OpenShift
26 45 (14.15%) Microsoft

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 30 (9.43%) Confluence
2 20 (6.29%) Apache
3 15 (4.72%) WebLogic
4 13 (4.09%) OpenStack
4 13 (4.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (3.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 10 (3.14%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.89%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.57%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.26%) CloudStack
10 4 (1.26%) JBoss
11 3 (0.94%) IIS
11 3 (0.94%) nginx
11 3 (0.94%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.94%) WildFly
12 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.31%) Apache Pulsar
13 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.31%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 96 (30.19%) AWS
2 58 (18.24%) Azure
3 46 (14.47%) OpenShift
4 28 (8.81%) GitHub
5 21 (6.60%) IaaS
6 19 (5.97%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (5.66%) Amazon S3
8 17 (5.35%) Route 53
9 15 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (3.77%) SaaS
11 11 (3.46%) GCP
12 10 (3.14%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (2.83%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (2.83%) Serverless
14 8 (2.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 8 (2.52%) Apigee
14 8 (2.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 8 (2.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (2.20%) AWS Fargate
15 7 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.38%) SAN
2 28 (8.81%) Firewall
3 18 (5.66%) DNS
3 18 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.35%) HTTP
5 15 (4.72%) VPN
6 10 (3.14%) LAN
7 9 (2.83%) DHCP
7 9 (2.83%) WAN
8 6 (1.89%) Internet
8 6 (1.89%) MPLS
8 6 (1.89%) Skype
8 6 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.57%) OSPF
9 5 (1.57%) VLAN
9 5 (1.57%) VSAN
10 4 (1.26%) Cisco Firepower
10 4 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (1.26%) SNMP
11 3 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.69%) MySQL
3 32 (10.06%) NoSQL
4 18 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
5 17 (5.35%) Big Data
6 12 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (3.14%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.83%) MariaDB
10 8 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (2.52%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (2.20%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.89%) Data Lake
12 6 (1.89%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.26%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.94%) Sqoop
15 2 (0.63%) DB2
15 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 77 (24.21%) Jenkins
2 59 (18.55%) Git (software)
3 40 (12.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 38 (11.95%) GitLab
5 34 (10.69%) JIRA
6 16 (5.03%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (3.46%) Bitbucket Server
8 10 (3.14%) TeamCity
8 10 (3.14%) Travis CI
9 9 (2.83%) Vagrant
10 8 (2.52%) Artifactory
10 8 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (1.89%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.89%) Maven
11 6 (1.89%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.57%) Subversion
13 3 (0.94%) EasyMock
13 3 (0.94%) JUnit
13 3 (0.94%) Mockito
14 2 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 68 (21.38%) Finance
2 19 (5.97%) Public Sector
3 17 (5.35%) Retail
4 10 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.20%) Banking
6 4 (1.26%) Games
6 4 (1.26%) Law
7 3 (0.94%) Military
8 2 (0.63%) Back Office
8 2 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (24.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (20.13%) Linux Engineer
3 51 (16.04%) Administrator
4 38 (11.95%) Linux Administrator
5 34 (10.69%) Systems Administrator
6 30 (9.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 24 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (7.55%) Platform Engineer
8 19 (5.97%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 17 (5.35%) Analyst
9 17 (5.35%) Cloud Engineer
10 16 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (4.40%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 13 (4.09%) Software Engineer
12 13 (4.09%) Support Engineer
13 12 (3.77%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 11 (3.46%) AWS Engineer
14 11 (3.46%) Developer
14 11 (3.46%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 10 (3.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.26%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (5.66%) Middleware
3 17 (5.35%) Apache NiFi
3 17 (5.35%) Kafka
4 12 (3.77%) LAMP
5 9 (2.83%) Jinja
6 6 (1.89%) Web Services
7 5 (1.57%) Java EE
7 5 (1.57%) LDAP
8 4 (1.26%) Spring
9 3 (0.94%) Akka
9 3 (0.94%) EJB
9 3 (0.94%) JSF
9 3 (0.94%) OpenJDK
9 3 (0.94%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.94%) Sensu
9 3 (0.94%) XML
10 2 (0.63%) .NET
10 2 (0.63%) J2EE
10 2 (0.63%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.21%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.18%) Public Cloud
3 19 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.52%) Clustering
5 8 (2.52%) PKI
6 7 (2.20%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.57%) Replication
9 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.26%) LPAR
9 4 (1.26%) Wiki
10 3 (0.94%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.63%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.63%) Derivative
11 2 (0.63%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.63%) iSeries
11 2 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 318 (100.00%) Linux
2 123 (38.68%) CentOS
3 93 (29.25%) Windows
4 72 (22.64%) Unix
5 50 (15.72%) Windows Server
6 43 (13.52%) AIX
7 35 (11.01%) Solaris
8 22 (6.92%) Ubuntu
9 16 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (5.03%) Windows Server 2016
10 15 (4.72%) Debian
11 13 (4.09%) HPUX
12 10 (3.14%) Windows 10
13 9 (2.83%) SUSE
14 7 (2.20%) Windows 7
15 6 (1.89%) CoreOS
15 6 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.94%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (41.82%) DevOps
2 92 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (16.98%) Open Source
4 53 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 48 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (12.58%) Software Engineering
7 35 (11.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 35 (11.01%) Mentoring
8 32 (10.06%) ITIL
8 32 (10.06%) Migration
8 32 (10.06%) Scrum
9 31 (9.75%) Load Balancing
10 29 (9.12%) Cybersecurity
10 29 (9.12%) IT Strategy
11 28 (8.81%) High Availability
12 26 (8.18%) Microservices
13 24 (7.55%) Change Management
13 24 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
14 23 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (7.23%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 126 (39.62%) Python
2 67 (21.07%) Bash Shell
3 63 (19.81%) SQL
4 52 (16.35%) Java
5 40 (12.58%) Ruby
6 36 (11.32%) Shell Script
7 30 (9.43%) PowerShell
8 27 (8.49%) Perl
9 23 (7.23%) C++
10 21 (6.60%) C
11 18 (5.66%) PHP
12 17 (5.35%) Go
13 11 (3.46%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.20%) JavaScript
15 6 (1.89%) R
16 3 (0.94%) C#
16 3 (0.94%) Java 8
17 2 (0.63%) AWK
17 2 (0.63%) Korn
17 2 (0.63%) sed
Qualifications
1 63 (19.81%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.12%) DV Cleared
2 29 (9.12%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.29%) Degree
4 18 (5.66%) AWS Certification
5 9 (2.83%) RHCE
6 7 (2.20%) RHCSA
7 6 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.57%) CCNP
9 4 (1.26%) MCSE
9 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.94%) MCSA
11 2 (0.63%) CCNA
11 2 (0.63%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (0.63%) LPIC
11 2 (0.63%) PMP
12 1 (0.31%) GIAC
12 1 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.31%) VCAP
12 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.29%) GDPR
2 17 (5.35%) SLA
3 14 (4.40%) QA
4 6 (1.89%) NIST
5 3 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) SEPA
System Software
1 97 (30.50%) Docker
2 40 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (9.75%) Active Directory
4 28 (8.81%) vSphere
5 23 (7.23%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (5.97%) VirtualBox
7 16 (5.03%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.89%) GlusterFS
10 5 (1.57%) KVM
11 4 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (1.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (1.26%) Firmware
12 3 (0.94%) HDFS
12 3 (0.94%) NFS
12 3 (0.94%) PowerHA
13 2 (0.63%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.63%) vCloud
13 2 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 126 (39.62%) Ansible
2 92 (28.93%) Puppet
3 71 (22.33%) Terraform
4 60 (18.87%) Kubernetes
5 35 (11.01%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (7.55%) Grafana
6 24 (7.55%) Prometheus
7 23 (7.23%) Graphite
8 22 (6.92%) Red Hat Satellite
9 20 (6.29%) SCCM
10 14 (4.40%) SCOM
11 13 (4.09%) Kibana
11 13 (4.09%) logstash
12 11 (3.46%) Nagios
13 10 (3.14%) Consul
13 10 (3.14%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (3.14%) Packer
14 8 (2.52%) SCOrch
14 8 (2.52%) WSUS
15 7 (2.20%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 197 (61.95%) Red Hat
2 84 (26.42%) VMware
3 67 (21.07%) Oracle
4 45 (14.15%) Microsoft
5 40 (12.58%) Cisco
6 30 (9.43%) HP
7 19 (5.97%) Splunk
8 18 (5.66%) NetApp
9 13 (4.09%) IBM
10 12 (3.77%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.14%) Google
11 10 (3.14%) Juniper
12 8 (2.52%) 3PAR
12 8 (2.52%) Citrix
12 8 (2.52%) EMC
12 8 (2.52%) Intel
12 8 (2.52%) Symantec
12 8 (2.52%) Veritas
13 7 (2.20%) AppDynamics
13 7 (2.20%) New Relic