Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 363 320 274
Rank change year-on-year -43 -46 -1
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1,457 1,727 2,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 1.01% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.61% 4.16% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,135 1,406 1,985
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,800 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +2.27%

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 40,389 41,490 51,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.45% 24.32% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 32,654 34,783 43,933
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £71,250
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -54 1,353 £55,000 - 197
UK excluding London -9 860 £47,500 +4.40% 157
London -87 581 £60,000 - 72
South East -18 279 £55,000 +10.00% 50
North of England +3 224 £42,500 -5.56% 25
Yorkshire +35 148 £42,500 -5.56% 14
South West +10 120 £45,000 +20.00% 20
Midlands +29 90 £44,000 +6.02% 19
North West -33 69 £42,500 -5.56% 7
Scotland -21 68 £42,500 -7.10% 21
East of England -35 64 £55,000 +15.79% 11
West Midlands +5 55 £44,000 +1.73% 13
East Midlands +7 34 £44,000 +10.00% 6
Wales +20 24 £35,875 +0.89% 10
North East -17 8 £37,500 +4.17% 4
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1,457 (100.00%) Linux
2 1,066 (73.16%) Red Hat
3 546 (37.47%) Amazon AWS
4 527 (36.17%) Windows
5 518 (35.55%) DevOps
6 516 (35.42%) Python
7 477 (32.74%) VMware
7 477 (32.74%) Puppet
8 443 (30.40%) CentOS
9 384 (26.36%) Oracle
10 383 (26.29%) Bash Shell
11 334 (22.92%) Finance
12 324 (22.24%) Ansible
13 313 (21.48%) Unix
14 310 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 303 (20.80%) Java
16 295 (20.25%) Perl
16 295 (20.25%) Jenkins
17 288 (19.77%) ITIL
18 285 (19.56%) Apache
18 285 (19.56%) Opscode Chef
19 274 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
20 273 (18.74%) Docker
21 264 (18.12%) Windows Server
22 259 (17.78%) Configuration Management
23 253 (17.36%) Microsoft
24 251 (17.23%) SQL
25 247 (16.95%) Tomcat
26 241 (16.54%) SQL Server
27 234 (16.06%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 285 (19.56%) Apache
2 247 (16.95%) Tomcat
3 124 (8.51%) JBoss
4 103 (7.07%) WebSphere
5 93 (6.38%) WebLogic
6 73 (5.01%) Confluence
7 64 (4.39%) OpenStack
8 49 (3.36%) nginx
9 38 (2.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 36 (2.47%) SharePoint
11 33 (2.26%) IIS
12 29 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
13 27 (1.85%) MS Exchange
14 20 (1.37%) SAS
15 18 (1.24%) Moodle
15 18 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
16 16 (1.10%) Apache Spark
17 14 (0.96%) Drupal
17 14 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
17 14 (0.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.34%) Stata
5 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.10%) Documaker
2 12 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.48%) Concordance
3 7 (0.48%) Relativity
4 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.21%) Staffware
5 2 (0.14%) Finacle
5 2 (0.14%) Magento
5 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.14%) Ringtail
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.069%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.069%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 546 (37.47%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (16.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (7.48%) SaaS
4 100 (6.86%) IaaS
5 83 (5.70%) Amazon EC2
6 70 (4.80%) Amazon S3
7 67 (4.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 66 (4.53%) PaaS
9 40 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 38 (2.61%) Amazon ELB
10 38 (2.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 37 (2.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 36 (2.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 34 (2.33%) OpenShift
14 31 (2.13%) GitHub
15 30 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
15 30 (2.06%) Office 365
15 30 (2.06%) Route 53
16 26 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
17 25 (1.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 211 (14.48%) Firewall
2 178 (12.22%) SAN
3 147 (10.09%) DNS
4 142 (9.75%) TCP/IP
5 105 (7.21%) HTTP
6 95 (6.52%) NAS
7 74 (5.08%) DHCP
8 70 (4.80%) SSL
9 48 (3.29%) WAN
10 45 (3.09%) SNMP
11 43 (2.95%) Internet
12 42 (2.88%) VPN
13 41 (2.81%) SSH
14 37 (2.54%) LAN
15 32 (2.20%) IPsec
16 27 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
17 25 (1.72%) OpenVPN
18 24 (1.65%) Reverse Proxy
19 23 (1.58%) SMTP
20 22 (1.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (16.54%) SQL Server
2 176 (12.08%) MySQL
3 170 (11.67%) Oracle Database
4 102 (7.00%) Relational Database
5 94 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
6 84 (5.77%) RDBMS
7 82 (5.63%) MongoDB
8 70 (4.80%) Big Data
9 68 (4.67%) Hadoop
10 54 (3.71%) Amazon RDS
11 53 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 48 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
12 48 (3.29%) Oracle Database 12c
13 35 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 33 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 32 (2.20%) DB2
16 31 (2.13%) Redis
17 29 (1.99%) NoSQL
18 21 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
19 20 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 295 (20.25%) Jenkins
2 187 (12.83%) Git (software)
3 104 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 89 (6.11%) JIRA
5 65 (4.46%) TeamCity
6 63 (4.32%) Vagrant
7 51 (3.50%) Bitbucket
8 48 (3.29%) Subversion
9 47 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 29 (1.99%) Maven
11 27 (1.85%) GitLab
12 23 (1.58%) Artifactory
13 20 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (1.17%) JUnit
15 16 (1.10%) ClearCase
15 16 (1.10%) Gerrit
16 15 (1.03%) EasyMock
16 15 (1.03%) GoCD
16 15 (1.03%) Travis CI
17 14 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 334 (22.92%) Finance
2 110 (7.55%) Banking
3 46 (3.16%) Retail
4 35 (2.40%) Games
5 23 (1.58%) Law
6 20 (1.37%) Back Office
7 18 (1.24%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.17%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.17%) Marketing
9 14 (0.96%) Advertising
9 14 (0.96%) Legal
10 13 (0.89%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.41%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.27%) Military
14 3 (0.21%) Billing
14 3 (0.21%) Publishing
15 2 (0.14%) Automotive
15 2 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 334 (22.92%) Linux Engineer
2 274 (18.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 267 (18.33%) Administrator
4 173 (11.87%) Linux Administrator
5 170 (11.67%) Systems Administrator
6 143 (9.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 120 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
8 105 (7.21%) AWS Engineer
9 102 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 101 (6.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 93 (6.38%) DBA
12 92 (6.31%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 90 (6.18%) Cloud Engineer
14 78 (5.35%) Architect
15 75 (5.15%) AWS DevOps
16 73 (5.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 70 (4.80%) Analyst
18 64 (4.39%) Support Engineer
19 60 (4.12%) Applications Support
19 60 (4.12%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (11.26%) Web Services
2 132 (9.06%) LAMP
3 94 (6.45%) Middleware
4 80 (5.49%) LDAP
5 67 (4.60%) .NET
6 59 (4.05%) Elastic Stack
7 45 (3.09%) JSON
8 40 (2.75%) Spring
9 37 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
10 32 (2.20%) REST
10 32 (2.20%) XML
11 30 (2.06%) SOAP
12 29 (1.99%) LEMP Stack
13 28 (1.92%) RESTful
14 27 (1.85%) Node.js
15 21 (1.44%) J2EE
15 21 (1.44%) Kafka
16 19 (1.30%) FIX Protocol
16 19 (1.30%) HTML
17 17 (1.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 105 (7.21%) Data Centre
2 100 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (4.53%) Clustering
4 64 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 55 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 55 (3.77%) Public Cloud
6 43 (2.95%) Linux Command Line
7 41 (2.81%) Private Cloud
8 38 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (2.26%) Replication
10 25 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
11 24 (1.65%) Fintech
11 24 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
12 22 (1.51%) Hedge funds
13 19 (1.30%) DataPower
14 18 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
15 16 (1.10%) Wiki
16 15 (1.03%) Mainframe
17 12 (0.82%) Data Structures
17 12 (0.82%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1,457 (100.00%) Linux
2 527 (36.17%) Windows
3 443 (30.40%) CentOS
4 313 (21.48%) Unix
5 264 (18.12%) Windows Server
6 159 (10.91%) Ubuntu
7 144 (9.88%) Solaris
8 110 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 107 (7.34%) AIX
10 105 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 82 (5.63%) Debian
12 60 (4.12%) HPUX
13 41 (2.81%) SUSE
14 33 (2.26%) Oracle Linux
15 25 (1.72%) Amazon Linux
16 23 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (1.24%) Fedora
18 16 (1.10%) Android
19 13 (0.89%) Windows 10
20 12 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (35.55%) DevOps
2 288 (19.77%) ITIL
3 274 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
4 259 (17.78%) Configuration Management
5 183 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
6 142 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
7 130 (8.92%) High Availability
8 114 (7.82%) Open Source
9 100 (6.86%) Migration
10 99 (6.79%) Deployment Automation
10 99 (6.79%) E-Commerce
11 94 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 90 (6.18%) Project Management
13 82 (5.63%) SDLC
14 73 (5.01%) Continuous Delivery
15 69 (4.74%) Change Control
15 69 (4.74%) Scrum
16 61 (4.19%) Change Management
17 59 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
18 54 (3.71%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 516 (35.42%) Python
2 383 (26.29%) Bash Shell
3 303 (20.80%) Java
4 295 (20.25%) Perl
5 251 (17.23%) SQL
6 187 (12.83%) PowerShell
7 180 (12.35%) Ruby
8 178 (12.22%) Shell Script
9 90 (6.18%) PHP
10 78 (5.35%) JavaScript
11 70 (4.80%) C++
12 56 (3.84%) C
13 45 (3.09%) Korn
14 33 (2.26%) C#
15 18 (1.24%) Go
16 16 (1.10%) PL/SQL
17 15 (1.03%) Bourne shell
18 14 (0.96%) Groovy
19 9 (0.62%) T-SQL
20 8 (0.55%) AWK
Qualifications
1 127 (8.72%) Degree
2 94 (6.45%) RHCE
3 92 (6.31%) Security Cleared
4 69 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (3.57%) CCNA
6 47 (3.23%) AWS Certification
7 46 (3.16%) RHCSA
8 45 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 42 (2.88%) SC Cleared
10 40 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
11 39 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 32 (2.20%) DV Cleared
13 22 (1.51%) CISSP
14 17 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (1.10%) MCSE
16 14 (0.96%) GIAC
17 13 (0.89%) MCSA
17 13 (0.89%) SANS
18 12 (0.82%) CCNP
19 11 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.29%) QA
1 48 (3.29%) SLA
2 38 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.75%) GCP
5 5 (0.34%) HIPAA
5 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.27%) PSD2
7 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.069%) GDPR
9 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.069%) PMO
9 1 (0.069%) SEPA
System Software
1 310 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 273 (18.74%) Docker
3 165 (11.32%) Active Directory
4 68 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
5 66 (4.53%) Oracle RAC
6 63 (4.32%) vSphere
7 51 (3.50%) Hyper-V
8 45 (3.09%) iptables
9 38 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
10 30 (2.06%) Samba
11 29 (1.99%) VirtualBox
12 25 (1.72%) NFS
13 15 (1.03%) KVM
14 14 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 13 (0.89%) vCloud
16 11 (0.75%) QEMU
16 11 (0.75%) VMware Server
16 11 (0.75%) XenServer
17 7 (0.48%) Cronacle
17 7 (0.48%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 477 (32.74%) Puppet
2 324 (22.24%) Ansible
3 285 (19.56%) Opscode Chef
4 136 (9.33%) Nagios
5 97 (6.66%) Kubernetes
6 92 (6.31%) Terraform
7 49 (3.36%) Red Hat Satellite
8 48 (3.29%) Packer
9 42 (2.88%) SCCM
10 33 (2.26%) Tivoli
10 33 (2.26%) ZABBIX
11 32 (2.20%) Rancher
12 23 (1.58%) Salt
13 21 (1.44%) Icinga
13 21 (1.44%) vRealize
14 20 (1.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 19 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 18 (1.24%) SCOM
17 17 (1.17%) Data Guard
17 17 (1.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1,066 (73.16%) Red Hat
2 477 (32.74%) VMware
3 384 (26.36%) Oracle
4 253 (17.36%) Microsoft
5 133 (9.13%) Cisco
6 130 (8.92%) IBM
7 95 (6.52%) HP
8 84 (5.77%) Splunk
9 60 (4.12%) Google
10 50 (3.43%) EMC
11 48 (3.29%) NetApp
12 40 (2.75%) Citrix
13 38 (2.61%) SolarWinds
14 37 (2.54%) SaltStack
15 35 (2.40%) New Relic
16 34 (2.33%) Dell
17 33 (2.26%) SAP
18 32 (2.20%) Sun
19 25 (1.72%) BMC
20 24 (1.65%) ServiceNow