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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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 580 442 417
Rank change year-on-year -138 -25 -17
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 879 674 543
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.64% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.75% 3.50% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 563 430 402
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,875 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% +13.64% +4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.41% +2.86% +7.14%

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 31,933 19,254 16,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.11% 18.42% 21.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16,484 14,288 13,898
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £35,625 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,674
% change year-on-year - +3.04% +3.99%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Salary trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 17 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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England -118 735 £57,500 -8.00% 111
UK excluding London -118 424 £50,000 -7.41% 82
Work from Home -110 355 £58,000 -7.20% 41
London -152 321 £70,000 -6.67% 33
South East -17 189 £46,500 -22.50% 26
North of England -65 93 £52,500 +12.90% 20
South West -75 59 £52,500 - 12
Yorkshire -32 46 £52,500 +23.53% 6
North West -87 43 £47,500 +2.15% 11
Midlands -75 39 £52,500 +16.67% 10
East of England -81 25 £57,500 +4.55% 7
West Midlands -57 22 £57,500 +6.98% 6
East Midlands -30 17 £50,647 +19.17% 4
Scotland -76 10 £72,500 +20.83% 7
Wales -32 9 £50,000 +22.16%
North East -30 4 £37,550 -30.46% 3
Northern Ireland -21 1 £60,000 +71.43%

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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.

1 879 (100.00%) Linux
2 573 (65.19%) Red Hat
3 343 (39.02%) Python
4 320 (36.41%) Windows
5 312 (35.49%) Ansible
6 311 (35.38%) Azure
7 300 (34.13%) AWS
8 295 (33.56%) DevOps
9 235 (26.73%) Bash
10 227 (25.82%) Kubernetes
11 224 (25.48%) VMware
12 212 (24.12%) Docker
13 208 (23.66%) Terraform
14 207 (23.55%) Finance
15 204 (23.21%) Unix
16 202 (22.98%) Oracle
17 196 (22.30%) CentOS
18 180 (20.48%) Jenkins
19 167 (19.00%) SQL
20 164 (18.66%) CI/CD
21 163 (18.54%) Microsoft
22 157 (17.86%) Shell Script
23 146 (16.61%) DNS
24 144 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
25 143 (16.27%) Windows Server
26 140 (15.93%) Perl
27 138 (15.70%) PowerShell
28 136 (15.47%) Agile
29 133 (15.13%) Active Directory
29 133 (15.13%) Puppet

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 87 (9.90%) Tomcat
2 81 (9.22%) Apache
3 61 (6.94%) JBoss
4 57 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
5 52 (5.92%) WebLogic
6 47 (5.35%) WebSphere
7 36 (4.10%) Confluence
8 28 (3.19%) MS Exchange
8 28 (3.19%) nginx
9 25 (2.84%) IIS
10 15 (1.71%) Commerce Server
11 13 (1.48%) ArcGIS
12 8 (0.91%) Apache Airflow
12 8 (0.91%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.80%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.57%) MediaWiki
14 5 (0.57%) Moodle
14 5 (0.57%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.57%) Skype for Business
15 4 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 55 (6.26%) Temenos T24
2 7 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.68%) Fidessa
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 311 (35.38%) Azure
2 300 (34.13%) AWS
3 108 (12.29%) GCP
4 76 (8.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 71 (8.08%) SaaS
6 53 (6.03%) OpenShift
7 51 (5.80%) Microsoft 365
8 48 (5.46%) GitHub
9 47 (5.35%) Datadog
10 36 (4.10%) IaaS
11 35 (3.98%) PaaS
12 32 (3.64%) Slack
13 30 (3.41%) Serverless
14 26 (2.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 20 (2.28%) Amazon S3
16 18 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
17 17 (1.93%) Azure Active Directory
18 14 (1.59%) Azure AKS
18 14 (1.59%) Azure Monitor
18 14 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 146 (16.61%) DNS
2 96 (10.92%) Firewall
3 75 (8.53%) SAN
4 64 (7.28%) HTTP
5 55 (6.26%) TCP/IP
6 52 (5.92%) DHCP
7 33 (3.75%) SSL
8 30 (3.41%) Internet
8 30 (3.41%) WAN
9 26 (2.96%) LAN
9 26 (2.96%) VPN
10 23 (2.62%) IPsec
11 22 (2.50%) NAS
12 19 (2.16%) FTP
13 18 (2.05%) Fibre Channel
14 15 (1.71%) VoIP
15 14 (1.59%) BGP
16 12 (1.37%) iSCSI
16 12 (1.37%) SNMP
17 10 (1.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 79 (8.99%) MySQL
3 73 (8.30%) NoSQL
4 58 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
5 53 (6.03%) Relational Database
6 44 (5.01%) RDBMS
7 39 (4.44%) DB2
8 33 (3.75%) MongoDB
9 28 (3.19%) InfluxDB
10 26 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (2.50%) Oracle Database
12 21 (2.39%) MariaDB
13 18 (2.05%) Big Data
13 18 (2.05%) Hadoop
14 17 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (1.14%) Oracle Exadata
17 9 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
17 9 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 180 (20.48%) Jenkins
2 112 (12.74%) Git (software)
3 52 (5.92%) GitLab
4 49 (5.57%) JIRA
5 39 (4.44%) Maven
6 33 (3.75%) Gradle
7 21 (2.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 18 (2.05%) Bitbucket
9 14 (1.59%) Subversion
10 12 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
11 10 (1.14%) CircleCI
12 7 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.80%) IBM UrbanCode
12 7 (0.80%) JUnit
12 7 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (0.80%) Toad
12 7 (0.80%) Visual Studio
13 6 (0.68%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 207 (23.55%) Finance
2 123 (13.99%) Social Skills
3 107 (12.17%) Banking
4 73 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (6.26%) Public Sector
6 46 (5.23%) Retail
7 31 (3.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 26 (2.96%) Telecoms
9 20 (2.28%) Advertising
9 20 (2.28%) Organisational Skills
10 18 (2.05%) Law
11 15 (1.71%) Police
12 14 (1.59%) Documentation Skills
13 11 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
14 9 (1.02%) Financial Institution
14 9 (1.02%) Local Government
15 8 (0.91%) Influencing Skills
15 8 (0.91%) Russian Language
16 7 (0.80%) Back Office
16 7 (0.80%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 180 (20.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 102 (11.60%) Linux Engineer
3 91 (10.35%) Administrator
4 69 (7.85%) Systems Administrator
5 63 (7.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 62 (7.05%) Linux Administrator
7 61 (6.94%) Cloud Engineer
8 51 (5.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 43 (4.89%) Analyst
10 37 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
11 36 (4.10%) Linux Support
11 36 (4.10%) Support Engineer
12 33 (3.75%) Platform Engineer
12 33 (3.75%) Software Engineer
13 32 (3.64%) Applications Support
14 31 (3.53%) AWS Engineer
14 31 (3.53%) Senior DevOps
14 31 (3.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 30 (3.41%) Applications Support Analyst
15 30 (3.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (8.30%) Middleware
2 60 (6.83%) Elastic Stack
3 42 (4.78%) Kafka
4 35 (3.98%) Spring Boot
5 33 (3.75%) LAMP
6 29 (3.30%) Spring
7 24 (2.73%) ARM Templates
8 21 (2.39%) IBM Integration Bus
9 19 (2.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 18 (2.05%) HTML
11 15 (1.71%) LDAP
11 15 (1.71%) Node.js
12 13 (1.48%) .NET
12 13 (1.48%) Apache NiFi
12 13 (1.48%) CSS
13 12 (1.37%) Web Services
14 11 (1.25%) React
15 10 (1.14%) FIX Protocol
15 10 (1.14%) LEMP Stack
15 10 (1.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.67%) Data Centre
2 84 (9.56%) Public Cloud
3 56 (6.37%) Clustering
4 52 (5.92%) Cloud Native
5 46 (5.23%) Linux Command Line
6 32 (3.64%) BYOD
7 29 (3.30%) Management Information System
8 28 (3.19%) PKI
9 27 (3.07%) Hybrid Cloud
10 20 (2.28%) HACMP
11 18 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
12 16 (1.82%) Cyberattack
13 15 (1.71%) Cyber Defence
13 15 (1.71%) Cybercrime
13 15 (1.71%) Replication
14 13 (1.48%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
15 12 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
16 11 (1.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 879 (100.00%) Linux
2 320 (36.41%) Windows
3 204 (23.21%) Unix
4 196 (22.30%) CentOS
5 143 (16.27%) Windows Server
6 82 (9.33%) Ubuntu
7 61 (6.94%) Solaris
8 52 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (5.80%) AIX
10 44 (5.01%) Windows Server 2019
11 42 (4.78%) Windows Server 2016
12 40 (4.55%) Windows 10
13 27 (3.07%) SUSE
14 26 (2.96%) Debian
15 23 (2.62%) Oracle Linux
16 14 (1.59%) HPUX
17 10 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
18 8 (0.91%) CoreOS
19 6 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 5 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (33.56%) DevOps
2 164 (18.66%) CI/CD
3 136 (15.47%) Agile
4 114 (12.97%) Configuration Management
5 107 (12.17%) Migration
6 106 (12.06%) Infrastructure as Code
7 96 (10.92%) Mentoring
8 93 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
9 85 (9.67%) Open Source
10 78 (8.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 73 (8.30%) ITIL
11 73 (8.30%) Test Automation
12 67 (7.62%) Computer Science
13 62 (7.05%) Software Engineering
14 60 (6.83%) Load Balancing
15 59 (6.71%) Microservices
16 56 (6.37%) SDLC
17 54 (6.14%) Change Management
18 48 (5.46%) High Availability
19 46 (5.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 343 (39.02%) Python
2 235 (26.73%) Bash
3 167 (19.00%) SQL
4 157 (17.86%) Shell Script
5 140 (15.93%) Perl
6 138 (15.70%) PowerShell
7 130 (14.79%) Java
8 65 (7.39%) PHP
9 34 (3.87%) Groovy
10 32 (3.64%) Go
11 26 (2.96%) C++
12 25 (2.84%) Korn
13 23 (2.62%) C
13 23 (2.62%) JavaScript
14 19 (2.16%) AWK
15 16 (1.82%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.48%) Ruby
17 11 (1.25%) Bourne shell
18 10 (1.14%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.91%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 129 (14.68%) Security Cleared
2 71 (8.08%) SC Cleared
3 66 (7.51%) Degree
4 40 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 26 (2.96%) RHCE
6 22 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (2.39%) CCNA
8 11 (1.25%) AWS Certification
9 10 (1.14%) CCNP
9 10 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (0.91%) OCA
11 8 (0.91%) OCP
11 8 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
11 8 (0.91%) RHCSA
12 7 (0.80%) JNCIA
12 7 (0.80%) MCSE
13 5 (0.57%) LPIC
14 4 (0.46%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.35%) QA
2 25 (2.84%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.59%) SOC 1
4 14 (1.59%) SOC 2
5 13 (1.48%) SLA
6 9 (1.02%) GDPR
7 6 (0.68%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.57%) NCSC
9 3 (0.34%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.23%) IASME
10 2 (0.23%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 212 (24.12%) Docker
2 144 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (15.13%) Active Directory
4 46 (5.23%) vSphere
5 28 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (2.28%) NFS
8 19 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (1.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 13 (1.48%) Samba
11 12 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (1.25%) Firmware
13 9 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 9 (1.02%) Hyper-V
13 9 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 9 (1.02%) XenApp
13 9 (1.02%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.68%) Ceph
15 5 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 4 (0.46%) iptables
Systems Management
1 312 (35.49%) Ansible
2 227 (25.82%) Kubernetes
3 208 (23.66%) Terraform
4 133 (15.13%) Puppet
5 84 (9.56%) Prometheus
6 73 (8.30%) Grafana
7 37 (4.21%) Red Hat Satellite
8 36 (4.10%) Tivoli
9 35 (3.98%) Packer
10 30 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
11 25 (2.84%) Nagios
12 24 (2.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 20 (2.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 20 (2.28%) SCCM
14 19 (2.16%) yum
15 18 (2.05%) Oracle ZFS
16 17 (1.93%) IBM BigFix
16 17 (1.93%) Netcool
16 17 (1.93%) Netcool/OMNIbus
16 17 (1.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 573 (65.19%) Red Hat
2 224 (25.48%) VMware
3 202 (22.98%) Oracle
4 163 (18.54%) Microsoft
5 89 (10.13%) Cisco
6 65 (7.39%) IBM
7 55 (6.26%) Temenos
8 53 (6.03%) Veritas
9 47 (5.35%) Juniper
10 41 (4.66%) Splunk
11 38 (4.32%) F5
12 37 (4.21%) Citrix
13 27 (3.07%) Atlassian
14 25 (2.84%) Google
14 25 (2.84%) HP
15 24 (2.73%) EMC
16 19 (2.16%) Rackspace
17 17 (1.93%) Brocade
17 17 (1.93%) Fortinet
17 17 (1.93%) ServiceNow