Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 317 282
Rank change year-on-year -27 -35 -2
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1,597 1,860 2,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 1.04% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.95% 4.23% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,211 1,453 1,995
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +7.95%

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 40,456 43,926 51,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.12% 24.58% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32,562 36,165 44,083
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 16 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 21 July 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
England -44 1,475 £55,000 - 177
UK excluding London -6 897 £49,500 +4.21% 136
London -62 672 £60,000 - 64
South East +3 297 £55,000 +4.76% 45
North of England -34 218 £45,000 - 36
Yorkshire -7 136 £42,500 -5.56% 12
South West +26 124 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Midlands +20 108 £42,000 -6.67% 14
Scotland -2 76 £45,000 -2.17% 12
North West -18 75 £50,000 +25.00% 12
West Midlands +39 70 £41,000 -8.89% 9
East of England -28 60 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East Midlands +24 38 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Wales +19 22 £41,250 +17.86% 8
North East -14 7 £40,000 - 12
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 1,597 (100.00%) Linux
2 1,182 (74.01%) Red Hat
3 607 (38.01%) Python
4 588 (36.82%) Amazon AWS
5 566 (35.44%) Windows
6 529 (33.12%) DevOps
7 503 (31.50%) VMware
8 500 (31.31%) Puppet
9 475 (29.74%) CentOS
10 441 (27.61%) Bash Shell
11 409 (25.61%) Ansible
12 407 (25.49%) Oracle
13 396 (24.80%) Finance
14 360 (22.54%) Unix
15 337 (21.10%) ITIL
16 327 (20.48%) Jenkins
17 326 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
18 325 (20.35%) Java
19 321 (20.10%) Opscode Chef
20 309 (19.35%) SQL
21 308 (19.29%) Apache
22 303 (18.97%) Perl
23 296 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
23 296 (18.53%) Docker
24 289 (18.10%) SQL Server
25 282 (17.66%) Configuration Management
26 281 (17.60%) Windows Server
27 273 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
28 266 (16.66%) Microsoft
29 226 (14.15%) Tomcat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 308 (19.29%) Apache
2 226 (14.15%) Tomcat
3 134 (8.39%) JBoss
4 105 (6.57%) WebLogic
5 89 (5.57%) Confluence
5 89 (5.57%) WebSphere
6 74 (4.63%) OpenStack
7 58 (3.63%) SharePoint
8 48 (3.01%) nginx
9 43 (2.69%) IIS
10 40 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 38 (2.38%) MS Exchange
12 31 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
13 23 (1.44%) Skype for Business
14 18 (1.13%) Moodle
14 18 (1.13%) SAS
15 16 (1.00%) Apache Spark
15 16 (1.00%) Drupal
15 16 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
16 15 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 39 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.19%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (1.06%) Documaker
2 15 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.81%) Concordance
3 13 (0.81%) Relativity
4 12 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.50%) Magento
6 4 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.19%) Staffware
8 2 (0.13%) Finacle
8 2 (0.13%) Ringtail
8 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.063%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.063%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 588 (36.82%) Amazon AWS
2 273 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (7.14%) SaaS
4 94 (5.89%) IaaS
5 91 (5.70%) Amazon EC2
6 85 (5.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 69 (4.32%) PaaS
8 66 (4.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 65 (4.07%) Amazon S3
10 47 (2.94%) GitHub
10 47 (2.94%) Office 365
11 44 (2.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 43 (2.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 43 (2.69%) Amazon ELB
13 37 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
13 37 (2.32%) OpenShift
14 36 (2.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 27 (1.69%) Route 53
16 26 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
16 26 (1.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 197 (12.34%) Firewall
2 196 (12.27%) SAN
3 162 (10.14%) DNS
4 151 (9.46%) TCP/IP
5 108 (6.76%) HTTP
6 105 (6.57%) NAS
7 77 (4.82%) DHCP
8 61 (3.82%) SSL
9 51 (3.19%) WAN
10 49 (3.07%) SSH
11 48 (3.01%) SNMP
12 44 (2.76%) LAN
13 37 (2.32%) Internet
14 32 (2.00%) IPsec
15 25 (1.57%) VPN
16 24 (1.50%) HTTPS
16 24 (1.50%) SMTP
17 23 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (1.44%) Skype
18 21 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 204 (12.77%) Oracle Database
3 189 (11.83%) MySQL
4 111 (6.95%) Relational Database
5 96 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
6 91 (5.70%) RDBMS
7 87 (5.45%) MongoDB
8 66 (4.13%) Big Data
9 65 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 64 (4.01%) Hadoop
11 61 (3.82%) Oracle Database 10g
12 59 (3.69%) Amazon RDS
13 53 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
14 48 (3.01%) Oracle Database 12c
15 32 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 32 (2.00%) NoSQL
16 29 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
17 27 (1.69%) Redis
17 27 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
18 23 (1.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 327 (20.48%) Jenkins
2 205 (12.84%) Git (software)
3 115 (7.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 110 (6.89%) JIRA
5 72 (4.51%) Bitbucket
6 70 (4.38%) Subversion
7 67 (4.20%) TeamCity
8 64 (4.01%) Vagrant
9 59 (3.69%) Sonatype Nexus
10 47 (2.94%) Maven
11 30 (1.88%) GitLab
11 30 (1.88%) JUnit
12 28 (1.75%) EasyMock
13 24 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (1.25%) Artifactory
15 18 (1.13%) GoCD
15 18 (1.13%) Travis CI
16 17 (1.06%) Gerrit
17 15 (0.94%) MSBuild
18 13 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 396 (24.80%) Finance
2 138 (8.64%) Banking
3 50 (3.13%) Retail
4 34 (2.13%) Law
5 31 (1.94%) Games
5 31 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 24 (1.50%) Marketing
7 22 (1.38%) Legal
8 21 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 15 (0.94%) Advertising
10 14 (0.88%) Back Office
11 12 (0.75%) Billing
11 12 (0.75%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.31%) Front Office
14 4 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.19%) Automotive
15 3 (0.19%) German Language
15 3 (0.19%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 336 (21.04%) Linux Engineer
2 317 (19.85%) Administrator
3 283 (17.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 188 (11.77%) Linux Administrator
5 186 (11.65%) Systems Administrator
6 154 (9.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 132 (8.27%) DBA
8 131 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
9 104 (6.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 102 (6.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 98 (6.14%) Analyst
12 96 (6.01%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 95 (5.95%) AWS Engineer
14 82 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
15 78 (4.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 77 (4.82%) Support Engineer
17 72 (4.51%) Applications Support
17 72 (4.51%) Developer
18 68 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
19 62 (3.88%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (9.77%) Web Services
2 130 (8.14%) LAMP
3 115 (7.20%) Middleware
4 88 (5.51%) LDAP
5 83 (5.20%) .NET
6 61 (3.82%) Elastic Stack
7 48 (3.01%) JSON
8 44 (2.76%) Spring
9 34 (2.13%) Java EE
9 34 (2.13%) REST
10 32 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
11 31 (1.94%) HTML
12 30 (1.88%) XML
13 29 (1.82%) JSF
14 28 (1.75%) EJB
14 28 (1.75%) LEMP Stack
14 28 (1.75%) Node.js
15 26 (1.63%) SOAP
16 25 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
17 24 (1.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 125 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (7.64%) Data Centre
3 82 (5.13%) Clustering
4 70 (4.38%) Public Cloud
5 69 (4.32%) Computer Science
6 62 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 48 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
8 41 (2.57%) Private Cloud
9 37 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
10 36 (2.25%) Fintech
11 35 (2.19%) Replication
12 29 (1.82%) Wiki
13 25 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
14 24 (1.50%) Hedge funds
15 23 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
15 23 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
16 21 (1.31%) CMDB
17 16 (1.00%) EMC VNX
18 14 (0.88%) DataPower
18 14 (0.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1,597 (100.00%) Linux
2 566 (35.44%) Windows
3 475 (29.74%) CentOS
4 360 (22.54%) Unix
5 281 (17.60%) Windows Server
6 171 (10.71%) Solaris
7 154 (9.64%) Ubuntu
8 112 (7.01%) AIX
9 106 (6.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 105 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 84 (5.26%) Debian
12 63 (3.94%) HPUX
13 51 (3.19%) SUSE
14 37 (2.32%) Fedora
15 35 (2.19%) Oracle Linux
16 31 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (1.50%) Windows 10
18 22 (1.38%) Amazon Linux
19 19 (1.19%) Mac OS X
20 17 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (33.12%) DevOps
2 337 (21.10%) ITIL
3 296 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
4 282 (17.66%) Configuration Management
5 218 (13.65%) Problem-Solving
6 162 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
7 149 (9.33%) High Availability
8 148 (9.27%) Open Source
9 111 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 109 (6.83%) Deployment Automation
11 97 (6.07%) SDLC
12 96 (6.01%) Change Management
13 95 (5.95%) Project Management
14 92 (5.76%) Migration
15 84 (5.26%) Scrum
16 83 (5.20%) Software Engineering
17 82 (5.13%) E-Commerce
18 77 (4.82%) Continuous Delivery
19 76 (4.76%) Change Control
20 71 (4.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 607 (38.01%) Python
2 441 (27.61%) Bash Shell
3 325 (20.35%) Java
4 309 (19.35%) SQL
5 303 (18.97%) Perl
6 210 (13.15%) PowerShell
7 208 (13.02%) Shell Script
8 176 (11.02%) Ruby
9 103 (6.45%) C++
10 98 (6.14%) PHP
11 80 (5.01%) JavaScript
12 65 (4.07%) C
13 64 (4.01%) Korn
14 36 (2.25%) C#
15 26 (1.63%) Bourne shell
16 25 (1.57%) PL/SQL
17 17 (1.06%) Groovy
18 14 (0.88%) Go
19 12 (0.75%) T-SQL
20 10 (0.63%) AWK
Qualifications
1 165 (10.33%) Degree
2 93 (5.82%) RHCE
3 84 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 65 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 63 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (3.32%) RHCSA
7 51 (3.19%) AWS Certification
8 45 (2.82%) CCNA
9 43 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 41 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 40 (2.50%) MCSE
12 36 (2.25%) DV Cleared
13 35 (2.19%) SC Cleared
14 26 (1.63%) MCSA
15 25 (1.57%) CISSP
16 16 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (0.94%) MCP
17 15 (0.94%) RHCA
18 14 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
18 14 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.38%) SLA
2 60 (3.76%) QA
3 32 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.44%) GCP
5 15 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.25%) PSD2
7 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.19%) GDPR
7 3 (0.19%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.063%) COBIT
9 1 (0.063%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.063%) SEPA
System Software
1 326 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 296 (18.53%) Docker
3 191 (11.96%) Active Directory
4 92 (5.76%) VMware ESXi
5 81 (5.07%) Oracle RAC
6 57 (3.57%) vSphere
7 47 (2.94%) Hyper-V
7 47 (2.94%) iptables
8 37 (2.32%) VirtualBox
9 36 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
10 32 (2.00%) NFS
10 32 (2.00%) Samba
11 29 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 22 (1.38%) KVM
13 15 (0.94%) vCloud
14 13 (0.81%) Xen
15 12 (0.75%) Firmware
15 12 (0.75%) XenServer
16 11 (0.69%) QEMU
17 10 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 500 (31.31%) Puppet
2 409 (25.61%) Ansible
3 321 (20.10%) Opscode Chef
4 157 (9.83%) Nagios
5 123 (7.70%) Kubernetes
6 114 (7.14%) Terraform
7 71 (4.45%) Red Hat Satellite
8 54 (3.38%) Packer
9 48 (3.01%) SCCM
10 35 (2.19%) Oracle ZFS
11 34 (2.13%) Rancher
12 31 (1.94%) ZABBIX
13 30 (1.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 27 (1.69%) NetBackup
14 27 (1.69%) vRealize
15 25 (1.57%) Icinga
16 24 (1.50%) Tivoli
17 23 (1.44%) Data Guard
18 21 (1.31%) Docker Swarm
19 20 (1.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1,182 (74.01%) Red Hat
2 503 (31.50%) VMware
3 407 (25.49%) Oracle
4 266 (16.66%) Microsoft
5 146 (9.14%) Cisco
6 117 (7.33%) IBM
7 101 (6.32%) HP
8 89 (5.57%) Splunk
9 81 (5.07%) EMC
10 67 (4.20%) Google
11 63 (3.94%) NetApp
12 50 (3.13%) SolarWinds
13 48 (3.01%) Dell
14 46 (2.88%) Citrix
15 42 (2.63%) New Relic
16 37 (2.32%) SAP
16 37 (2.32%) Sun
17 36 (2.25%) BMC
18 34 (2.13%) SaltStack
19 29 (1.82%) ServiceNow