Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 547 348 417
Rank change year-on-year -199 +69 -76
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 614 408 962
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.84% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.81% 3.92% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 390 285 737
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,250 £31,400
25th Percentile £45,813 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.36% +4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £78,438 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £77,500 £84,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,750 £48,502
% change year-on-year +5.53% +2.57% -3.00%

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 21,881 10,403 31,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.42% 21.48% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15,497 8,716 25,138
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -

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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 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
England -176 566 £60,000 +9.09% 120
UK excluding London -153 376 £52,500 +5.53% 77
London -173 200 £70,000 +3.70% 45
South East -64 127 £65,000 +18.18% 29
South West -86 102 £45,000 -10.00% 16
Work from Home -199 98 £65,000 -3.70% 13
North of England -131 60 £52,500 +16.67% 12
Midlands -105 44 £42,500 +3.03% 8
North West -98 39 £50,000 +3.90% 8
East of England -84 27 £67,500 +28.57% 10
East Midlands -61 23 £40,000 -5.88% 2
West Midlands -125 21 £50,000 +21.21% 6
Yorkshire -125 15 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Scotland -93 13 £66,250 +65.63% 2
North East - 6 £52,500 -
Wales -55 3 £60,000 +87.50%

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 614 (100.00%) Linux
2 368 (59.93%) Red Hat
3 312 (50.81%) Ansible
4 259 (42.18%) Python
5 253 (41.21%) DevOps
6 241 (39.25%) AWS
7 212 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
8 203 (33.06%) Docker
9 202 (32.90%) Azure
10 191 (31.11%) CentOS
11 179 (29.15%) Java
12 178 (28.99%) Windows
13 172 (28.01%) VMware
14 166 (27.04%) Finance
15 158 (25.73%) Jenkins
16 147 (23.94%) Kubernetes
17 130 (21.17%) Bash Shell
18 124 (20.20%) Oracle
19 121 (19.71%) Security Cleared
20 117 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
21 113 (18.40%) Puppet
22 111 (18.08%) Terraform
22 111 (18.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 108 (17.59%) Software Engineering
24 106 (17.26%) Configuration Management
25 101 (16.45%) Microsoft
26 98 (15.96%) Unix
26 98 (15.96%) OpenShift
27 95 (15.47%) SQL
28 92 (14.98%) Open Source

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 38 (6.19%) Confluence
2 29 (4.72%) Apache
3 21 (3.42%) Apache Spark
4 20 (3.26%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.12%) OpenStack
6 11 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.63%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.30%) IIS
9 7 (1.14%) JBoss
9 7 (1.14%) nginx
9 7 (1.14%) OpenEdge
9 7 (1.14%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.33%) CMS
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.33%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.33%) Traffic Server
13 1 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 9 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (0.49%) SAP GTS
1 3 (0.49%) Workfront
2 2 (0.33%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 241 (39.25%) AWS
2 202 (32.90%) Azure
3 98 (15.96%) OpenShift
4 50 (8.14%) PaaS
5 48 (7.82%) Microsoft 365
6 47 (7.65%) IaaS
7 46 (7.49%) SaaS
8 39 (6.35%) GitHub
9 31 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
10 30 (4.89%) GCP
11 26 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
12 21 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
13 18 (2.93%) AWS CloudFormation
14 17 (2.77%) Azure Stack
15 16 (2.61%) Amazon S3
16 15 (2.44%) Serverless
17 14 (2.28%) AWS Lambda
18 13 (2.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 11 (1.79%) Amazon EKS
20 10 (1.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 59 (9.61%) Firewall
2 42 (6.84%) DNS
3 36 (5.86%) SAN
4 25 (4.07%) SSH
5 21 (3.42%) VPN
6 20 (3.26%) Internet
6 20 (3.26%) LAN
6 20 (3.26%) SSL
6 20 (3.26%) WAN
7 17 (2.77%) HTTP
7 17 (2.77%) IPsec
7 17 (2.77%) Network Security
8 15 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (2.28%) BGP
9 14 (2.28%) TCP/IP
10 12 (1.95%) DHCP
11 11 (1.79%) SMTP
12 8 (1.30%) NAS
13 5 (0.81%) FTP
13 5 (0.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (9.93%) MongoDB
2 57 (9.28%) MySQL
3 49 (7.98%) Big Data
3 49 (7.98%) SQL Server
4 40 (6.51%) NoSQL
5 28 (4.56%) Oracle Database
6 24 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 24 (3.91%) Hadoop
7 17 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.63%) MariaDB
10 9 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.30%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.65%) Blockchain
13 4 (0.65%) DB2
14 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 158 (25.73%) Jenkins
2 59 (9.61%) Git (software)
3 47 (7.65%) JIRA
4 26 (4.23%) Eclipse
5 25 (4.07%) Selenium
6 24 (3.91%) Cucumber
6 24 (3.91%) JMeter
6 24 (3.91%) Robot Framework
7 19 (3.09%) GitLab
8 12 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (0.98%) ProC
11 5 (0.81%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.65%) Maven
12 4 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.49%) Subversion
14 2 (0.33%) MSTest
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 166 (27.04%) Finance
2 87 (14.17%) Social Skills
3 43 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (5.70%) Law
5 34 (5.54%) Legal
6 21 (3.42%) Banking
6 21 (3.42%) Public Sector
7 20 (3.26%) Telecoms
8 16 (2.61%) Retail
9 15 (2.44%) Back Office
10 11 (1.79%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.14%) Organisational Skills
12 6 (0.98%) Marketing
13 5 (0.81%) Documentation Skills
13 5 (0.81%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.65%) Front Office
14 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.65%) Presentation Skills
15 3 (0.49%) Electronics
15 3 (0.49%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 122 (19.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 81 (13.19%) Linux Engineer
3 75 (12.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 64 (10.42%) Architect
5 59 (9.61%) Developer
6 37 (6.03%) Cloud Engineer
6 37 (6.03%) Software Engineer
7 36 (5.86%) Administrator
8 34 (5.54%) Senior Software Engineer
9 33 (5.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 32 (5.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 28 (4.56%) AWS Engineer
12 27 (4.40%) Infrastructure Architect
12 27 (4.40%) Unix Engineer
13 26 (4.23%) Java Developer
13 26 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
14 25 (4.07%) Consultant
14 25 (4.07%) Java Engineer
15 22 (3.58%) Platform Engineer
15 22 (3.58%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (13.68%) Kafka
2 66 (10.75%) Elastic Stack
3 58 (9.45%) Apache NiFi
4 56 (9.12%) HTML
5 55 (8.96%) React
6 52 (8.47%) CSS
7 38 (6.19%) LAMP
8 35 (5.70%) Node.js
9 31 (5.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 30 (4.89%) Web Services
11 28 (4.56%) ActiveMQ
11 28 (4.56%) AngularJS
12 25 (4.07%) Spring Boot
13 24 (3.91%) CSS3
13 24 (3.91%) Gherkin
13 24 (3.91%) HTML5
13 24 (3.91%) Java EE
13 24 (3.91%) Spring
14 21 (3.42%) Ember.js
15 16 (2.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.10%) Data Centre
2 55 (8.96%) Cyberattack
3 46 (7.49%) Clustering
4 38 (6.19%) Public Cloud
5 30 (4.89%) SWIFT
5 30 (4.89%) User Experience
6 23 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 21 (3.42%) iPhone
8 20 (3.26%) Enterprise Storage
8 20 (3.26%) PKI
9 16 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
10 15 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (2.12%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (1.14%) Cloud Native
14 6 (0.98%) NHS
15 5 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (0.81%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.81%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 614 (100.00%) Linux
2 191 (31.11%) CentOS
3 178 (28.99%) Windows
4 98 (15.96%) Unix
5 76 (12.38%) Windows Server
6 74 (12.05%) Ubuntu
7 43 (7.00%) Debian
8 38 (6.19%) Windows Server 2016
9 29 (4.72%) Solaris
10 27 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (4.07%) Windows Server 2019
12 23 (3.75%) AIX
12 23 (3.75%) SUSE
13 20 (3.26%) Fedora
14 19 (3.09%) Windows 10
15 13 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
18 5 (0.81%) Amazon Linux
19 4 (0.65%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (41.21%) DevOps
2 212 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (18.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 108 (17.59%) Software Engineering
5 106 (17.26%) Configuration Management
6 92 (14.98%) Open Source
7 74 (12.05%) Infrastructure as Code
8 73 (11.89%) Test Automation
9 70 (11.40%) Cybersecurity
10 68 (11.07%) Migration
11 64 (10.42%) Mentoring
12 63 (10.26%) Scrum
13 58 (9.45%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 56 (9.12%) Microservices
15 55 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
16 52 (8.47%) Collaborative Working
16 52 (8.47%) ITIL
17 51 (8.31%) Computer Science
18 40 (6.51%) Analytics
19 38 (6.19%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 259 (42.18%) Python
2 179 (29.15%) Java
3 130 (21.17%) Bash Shell
4 95 (15.47%) SQL
5 79 (12.87%) JavaScript
6 62 (10.10%) C++
7 57 (9.28%) Perl
8 55 (8.96%) PowerShell
9 48 (7.82%) C
10 44 (7.17%) Go
11 31 (5.05%) Shell Script
12 30 (4.89%) Ruby
13 25 (4.07%) PHP
14 22 (3.58%) Java 8
15 14 (2.28%) C#
16 10 (1.63%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.98%) PHP 7
18 4 (0.65%) Clojure
19 3 (0.49%) Groovy
19 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 121 (19.71%) Security Cleared
2 77 (12.54%) SC Cleared
3 55 (8.96%) Degree
4 45 (7.33%) DV Cleared
5 28 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (3.09%) RHCSA
7 11 (1.79%) RHCE
8 10 (1.63%) AWS Certification
9 7 (1.14%) RHCA
10 6 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.98%) MCSA
10 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.81%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (0.65%) CCNA
12 4 (0.65%) MCSE
13 3 (0.49%) OCP
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.49%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.72%) QA
2 12 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.47%) SLA
4 6 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.81%) GDPR
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 203 (33.06%) Docker
2 117 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (9.12%) Active Directory
4 46 (7.49%) vSphere
5 23 (3.75%) Hyper-V
6 13 (2.12%) iptables
6 13 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (1.79%) NFS
7 11 (1.79%) Postfix
8 8 (1.30%) Firmware
8 8 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.14%) Samba
10 5 (0.81%) KVM
10 5 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.65%) LXC
11 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.65%) vCloud
12 3 (0.49%) Squid
12 3 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.33%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 312 (50.81%) Ansible
2 147 (23.94%) Kubernetes
3 113 (18.40%) Puppet
4 111 (18.08%) Terraform
5 61 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (4.40%) SCCM
7 22 (3.58%) Packer
8 20 (3.26%) Prometheus
9 16 (2.61%) Salt
10 15 (2.44%) Grafana
10 15 (2.44%) Nagios
11 13 (2.12%) Red Hat Satellite
12 11 (1.79%) Consul
12 11 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
12 11 (1.79%) Graphite
13 8 (1.30%) Rancher
14 7 (1.14%) Icinga
15 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.98%) SCOM
15 6 (0.98%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 368 (59.93%) Red Hat
2 172 (28.01%) VMware
3 124 (20.20%) Oracle
4 101 (16.45%) Microsoft
5 43 (7.00%) Cisco
6 35 (5.70%) Atlassian
7 19 (3.09%) 3PAR
7 19 (3.09%) SaltStack
7 19 (3.09%) Symantec
8 18 (2.93%) HP
9 17 (2.77%) Apple
9 17 (2.77%) SAP
9 17 (2.77%) Scality
10 14 (2.28%) IBM
11 13 (2.12%) Veritas
12 12 (1.95%) New Relic
12 12 (1.95%) Sun
13 9 (1.47%) Citrix
13 9 (1.47%) EMC
13 9 (1.47%) Juniper