Period
to 16 April 2021

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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 317 376 367
Rank change year-on-year +59 -9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 381 432 662
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.82% 0.69% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.80% 3.05% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 260 316 485
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,875 £75,000 £70,450
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 10,024 14,179 20,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 21.47% 22.68% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8,064 11,527 15,788
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 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 16 April 2021.

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 16 April 2021. 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 +47 110 £52,500 -0.80% 17
South West +29 76 £52,000 +4.00% 17
South East 0 69 £60,000 - 28
North West +49 53 £53,750 -14.49% 10
Midlands -8 48 £43,750 -7.89% 7
Yorkshire +3 47 £50,000 - 6
West Midlands -26 37 £47,250 -0.53% 6
East of England +79 34 £55,500 +0.91% 5
Scotland +26 31 £59,500 +58.67% 6
East Midlands +2 11 £42,500 -10.53% 1
North East +13 10 £36,750 -18.33% 1
Northern Ireland - 8 £35,000 - 1
Wales +36 6 £36,250 -7.05% 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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.

1 381 (100.00%) Linux
2 263 (69.03%) Red Hat
3 177 (46.46%) DevOps
4 174 (45.67%) Ansible
5 143 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
6 132 (34.65%) Windows
6 132 (34.65%) Docker
7 121 (31.76%) Python
8 113 (29.66%) VMware
9 110 (28.87%) CentOS
9 110 (28.87%) AWS
10 109 (28.61%) Terraform
11 107 (28.08%) SQL
12 105 (27.56%) Microsoft
13 96 (25.20%) Azure
14 95 (24.93%) Jenkins
15 92 (24.15%) Active Directory
16 91 (23.88%) Java
17 87 (22.83%) Kubernetes
18 86 (22.57%) Oracle
19 85 (22.31%) Windows Server
20 82 (21.52%) Puppet
21 81 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
22 80 (21.00%) Configuration Management
23 75 (19.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 71 (18.64%) Git (software)
25 67 (17.59%) ITIL
26 64 (16.80%) Bash Shell
26 64 (16.80%) Security Cleared
27 61 (16.01%) Open Source

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 35 (9.19%) Confluence
2 30 (7.87%) OpenStack
3 12 (3.15%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.10%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.84%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.57%) IIS
6 6 (1.57%) OpenEdge
6 6 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.31%) Apache
7 5 (1.31%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.05%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.79%) JBoss
10 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.52%) nginx
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.79%) Houdini
2 3 (0.79%) Maya
2 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.79%) NUKE
2 3 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.84%) Workfront
2 2 (0.52%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 110 (28.87%) AWS
2 96 (25.20%) Azure
3 55 (14.44%) PaaS
4 44 (11.55%) OpenShift
5 41 (10.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 34 (8.92%) Microsoft 365
7 26 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (6.30%) GitHub
8 24 (6.30%) IaaS
9 22 (5.77%) Serverless
10 18 (4.72%) Logic Apps
11 13 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (2.36%) Amazon ELB
12 9 (2.36%) Amazon S3
12 9 (2.36%) Route 53
13 8 (2.10%) AWS Fargate
13 8 (2.10%) Google Workspace
14 6 (1.57%) SaaS
15 5 (1.31%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 43 (11.29%) SAN
2 34 (8.92%) Firewall
3 27 (7.09%) DNS
4 22 (5.77%) TCP/IP
5 17 (4.46%) NAS
6 14 (3.67%) Network Security
7 13 (3.41%) DHCP
7 13 (3.41%) LAN
7 13 (3.41%) VPN
7 13 (3.41%) WAN
8 11 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (2.89%) Internet
9 10 (2.62%) FTP
10 8 (2.10%) MPLS
10 8 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.31%) IPv4
11 5 (1.31%) SSL
12 4 (1.05%) BIG-IP
12 4 (1.05%) HTTP
12 4 (1.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.97%) Big Data
2 36 (9.45%) Oracle Database
3 31 (8.14%) SQL Server
4 24 (6.30%) MySQL
5 23 (6.04%) NoSQL
6 22 (5.77%) Azure SQL Database
7 18 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (4.20%) MongoDB
9 13 (3.41%) Hadoop
9 13 (3.41%) Relational Database
10 12 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.84%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.84%) HBase
13 7 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (1.84%) Sqoop
14 6 (1.57%) Apache Accumulo
14 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 95 (24.93%) Jenkins
2 71 (18.64%) Git (software)
3 45 (11.81%) JIRA
4 21 (5.51%) GitLab
5 11 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (2.62%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.05%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.79%) Subversion
8 3 (0.79%) Toad
9 2 (0.52%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.52%) Rational Team Concert
9 2 (0.52%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket Server
10 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 48 (12.60%) Public Sector
2 29 (7.61%) Legal
3 28 (7.35%) Law
4 26 (6.82%) Finance
5 14 (3.67%) Marketing
6 8 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.05%) Electronics
7 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.79%) Advertising
8 3 (0.79%) Retail
9 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) Front Office
10 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 82 (21.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 62 (16.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (10.24%) Senior DevOps
3 39 (10.24%) Software Engineer
4 38 (9.97%) Linux Engineer
5 35 (9.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 32 (8.40%) Administrator
7 30 (7.87%) Senior Software Engineer
8 28 (7.35%) Cloud Engineer
9 27 (7.09%) Platform Engineer
10 26 (6.82%) Developer
11 24 (6.30%) AWS Engineer
12 23 (6.04%) Systems Engineer
13 21 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
14 20 (5.25%) IT Engineer
15 19 (4.99%) Linux Administrator
15 19 (4.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 18 (4.72%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
16 18 (4.72%) Linux Systems Engineer
17 17 (4.46%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.97%) Kafka
2 37 (9.71%) Web Services
3 31 (8.14%) Apache NiFi
4 28 (7.35%) Middleware
5 22 (5.77%) Spring
6 21 (5.51%) Elastic Stack
7 13 (3.41%) YAML
8 12 (3.15%) Spring Boot
9 11 (2.89%) Spring Batch
9 11 (2.89%) Spring Security
10 10 (2.62%) Apache Camel
11 9 (2.36%) XML
12 8 (2.10%) COM
12 8 (2.10%) Hibernate
12 8 (2.10%) J2EE
12 8 (2.10%) SOAP
13 7 (1.84%) .NET
13 7 (1.84%) REST
14 6 (1.57%) Node.js
14 6 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.76%) Data Centre
2 32 (8.40%) Cloud Native
3 24 (6.30%) Cyberattack
4 16 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.67%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (3.15%) Private Cloud
8 10 (2.62%) FMCG
9 9 (2.36%) Clustering
9 9 (2.36%) PKI
10 8 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.84%) Enterprise Cloud
12 6 (1.57%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.57%) Replication
13 5 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (1.31%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (1.05%) Derivative
15 3 (0.79%) LIMS
15 3 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 381 (100.00%) Linux
2 132 (34.65%) Windows
3 110 (28.87%) CentOS
4 85 (22.31%) Windows Server
5 49 (12.86%) Unix
6 39 (10.24%) Ubuntu
7 24 (6.30%) Windows Server 2016
8 18 (4.72%) Alpine Linux
9 16 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (3.15%) Windows Server 2019
11 11 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (2.62%) AIX
12 10 (2.62%) Windows 10
13 9 (2.36%) Solaris
14 8 (2.10%) SUSE
15 4 (1.05%) Debian
15 4 (1.05%) Fedora
15 4 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.79%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (46.46%) DevOps
2 143 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (21.00%) Configuration Management
4 75 (19.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 67 (17.59%) ITIL
6 61 (16.01%) Open Source
7 54 (14.17%) Mentoring
8 51 (13.39%) Scrum
9 50 (13.12%) Software Engineering
10 46 (12.07%) Analytics
11 40 (10.50%) Collaborative Working
11 40 (10.50%) Microservices
11 40 (10.50%) Migration
11 40 (10.50%) Project Management
12 35 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (9.19%) Deployment Automation
13 34 (8.92%) Test Automation
14 33 (8.66%) Continuous Deployment
15 30 (7.87%) High Availability
15 30 (7.87%) OO
Programming Languages
1 121 (31.76%) Python
2 107 (28.08%) SQL
3 91 (23.88%) Java
4 64 (16.80%) Bash Shell
5 58 (15.22%) PowerShell
6 36 (9.45%) Ruby
7 32 (8.40%) C++
7 32 (8.40%) Perl
8 31 (8.14%) C
9 22 (5.77%) PHP
10 18 (4.72%) Shell Script
11 17 (4.46%) Go
12 14 (3.67%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.10%) JavaScript
14 7 (1.84%) C#
15 5 (1.31%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 1 (0.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 64 (16.80%) Security Cleared
2 49 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (4.72%) AWS Certification
4 18 (4.72%) RHCE
5 16 (4.20%) MCSE
6 15 (3.94%) Degree
7 11 (2.89%) RHCSA
8 7 (1.84%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.84%) MCSA
9 6 (1.57%) CISSP
10 4 (1.05%) CISA
10 4 (1.05%) CISM
10 4 (1.05%) ISSAP
10 4 (1.05%) ISSEP
10 4 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.79%) IBM AIX Certification
11 3 (0.79%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.52%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.46%) PMBOK
2 10 (2.62%) GDPR
3 9 (2.36%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (2.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 9 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.10%) NIST
4 8 (2.10%) SLA
5 4 (1.05%) COBIT
6 3 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.52%) SOC 2
8 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 132 (34.65%) Docker
2 92 (24.15%) Active Directory
3 81 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (5.77%) Hyper-V
5 16 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (3.41%) XenDesktop
8 11 (2.89%) vSphere
9 8 (2.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (2.10%) Shibboleth
9 8 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 7 (1.84%) HDFS
11 6 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (1.57%) NFS
12 4 (1.05%) Firmware
12 4 (1.05%) PowerHA
12 4 (1.05%) Samba
12 4 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 174 (45.67%) Ansible
2 109 (28.61%) Terraform
3 87 (22.83%) Kubernetes
4 82 (21.52%) Puppet
5 34 (8.92%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (7.35%) Graphite
7 27 (7.09%) Red Hat Satellite
8 24 (6.30%) Packer
8 24 (6.30%) Prometheus
9 22 (5.77%) Grafana
10 21 (5.51%) Consul
11 19 (4.99%) NetBackup
12 17 (4.46%) Opsview
13 14 (3.67%) Nagios
14 13 (3.41%) Single Sign-On
15 12 (3.15%) Docker Swarm
16 8 (2.10%) SCCM
16 8 (2.10%) SCOM
16 8 (2.10%) SolarWinds Orion
16 8 (2.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 263 (69.03%) Red Hat
2 113 (29.66%) VMware
3 105 (27.56%) Microsoft
4 86 (22.57%) Oracle
5 34 (8.92%) EMC
6 31 (8.14%) Cisco
7 27 (7.09%) IBM
8 18 (4.72%) Citrix
9 17 (4.46%) HP
10 14 (3.67%) Veeam
11 13 (3.41%) Juniper
11 13 (3.41%) Splunk
12 12 (3.15%) F5
13 11 (2.89%) ServiceNow
13 11 (2.89%) Sophos
14 10 (2.62%) NetApp
15 9 (2.36%) Atlassian
15 9 (2.36%) Dell
15 9 (2.36%) SolarWinds
16 8 (2.10%) Symantec