Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 331 290 296
Rank change year-on-year -41 +6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1745 2182 2395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 1.16% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.93% 4.66% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1801 1988
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,575 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 44451 46783 57081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.57% 24.77% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 39740 48168
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £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 21 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -47 1630 £55,000 +4.76% 101
UK excluding London -47 942 £47,500 -5.00% 71
London -17 778 £60,000 +4.35% 41
South East -60 340 £50,000 -4.76% 21
North of England +16 283 £45,000 +0.59% 18
Yorkshire +61 193 £45,000 - 6
North West -27 88 £43,500 +8.75% 11
Midlands -8 81 £42,500 -10.53% 11
East of England -42 77 £50,000 - 1
South West -6 71 £42,000 -20.00% 8
Scotland 0 65 £45,000 +15.88% 8
West Midlands -16 45 £45,000 -5.26% 6
East Midlands +21 29 £40,000 -16.67% 5
Wales -13 15 £46,250 +23.33% 4
Northern Ireland -17 11 - -
North East -10 2 £37,500 -16.67% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 1745 (100.00%) Linux
2 1288 (73.81%) Red Hat
3 707 (40.52%) DevOps
4 612 (35.07%) VMware
5 604 (34.61%) Windows
6 602 (34.50%) Python
7 559 (32.03%) CentOS
8 520 (29.80%) Unix
9 515 (29.51%) Puppet
10 469 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
11 456 (26.13%) Finance
12 441 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 424 (24.30%) Opscode Chef
14 401 (22.98%) Bash Shell
15 390 (22.35%) Ansible
16 375 (21.49%) Java
17 370 (21.20%) ITIL
18 364 (20.86%) Perl
19 324 (18.57%) Jenkins
20 319 (18.28%) Configuration Management
21 315 (18.05%) Oracle
22 294 (16.85%) Banking
23 293 (16.79%) Ruby
24 292 (16.73%) Microsoft
25 267 (15.30%) Firewall
26 263 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
27 252 (14.44%) Solaris
28 247 (14.15%) Windows Server
29 240 (13.75%) SAN
30 235 (13.47%) Active Directory

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
1 233 (13.35%) Apache
2 162 (9.28%) Tomcat
3 78 (4.47%) WebSphere
4 69 (3.95%) MS Exchange
5 63 (3.61%) Confluence
6 62 (3.55%) JBoss
6 62 (3.55%) OpenStack
7 55 (3.15%) nginx
8 52 (2.98%) IIS
9 42 (2.41%) WebLogic
10 39 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
11 36 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
12 26 (1.49%) Skype for Business
13 25 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
13 25 (1.43%) SharePoint
14 19 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
15 15 (0.86%) CloudStack
16 14 (0.80%) Apache Spark
17 13 (0.74%) SAS
18 12 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 35 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.11%) HipChat
5 1 (0.057%) Houdini
5 1 (0.057%) Maya
5 1 (0.057%) NUKE
5 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.057%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.34%) NetSuite
2 6 (0.34%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.17%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.057%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.057%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.057%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.057%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 469 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
2 221 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (4.47%) Office 365
4 77 (4.41%) GitHub
5 65 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
6 64 (3.67%) SaaS
7 58 (3.32%) Amazon S3
8 54 (3.09%) PaaS
9 45 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 36 (2.06%) IaaS
11 34 (1.95%) Amazon ELB
12 33 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
13 25 (1.43%) Route 53
13 25 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
15 19 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 19 (1.09%) OpenShift
16 16 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
17 14 (0.80%) Serverless
18 9 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 267 (15.30%) Firewall
2 240 (13.75%) SAN
3 198 (11.35%) DNS
4 181 (10.37%) TCP/IP
5 144 (8.25%) VPN
6 115 (6.59%) SSL
7 92 (5.27%) HTTP
8 90 (5.16%) LAN
9 85 (4.87%) DHCP
10 83 (4.76%) WAN
11 52 (2.98%) LDAP
12 42 (2.41%) VLAN
13 40 (2.29%) Internet
14 38 (2.18%) NAS
15 37 (2.12%) Reverse Proxy
16 34 (1.95%) iSCSI
17 32 (1.83%) Network Security
17 32 (1.83%) VoIP
18 27 (1.55%) OSPF
18 27 (1.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (11.23%) MySQL
2 166 (9.51%) SQL Server
3 78 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
4 77 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 68 (3.90%) Oracle Database
6 66 (3.78%) NoSQL
7 61 (3.50%) RDBMS
8 50 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
9 43 (2.46%) MongoDB
10 42 (2.41%) Big Data
11 33 (1.89%) DB2
12 28 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (1.55%) Hadoop
14 24 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
14 24 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
14 24 (1.38%) Redis
15 20 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (0.74%) MariaDB
17 13 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 324 (18.57%) Jenkins
2 202 (11.58%) TeamCity
3 192 (11.00%) Git (software)
4 94 (5.39%) JIRA
4 94 (5.39%) Maven
5 81 (4.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 67 (3.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 57 (3.27%) Gradle
8 50 (2.87%) Vagrant
9 49 (2.81%) Subversion
10 42 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (1.66%) Ant
12 28 (1.60%) Bitbucket
13 27 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
14 24 (1.38%) Eclipse
15 19 (1.09%) Hudson
15 19 (1.09%) JUnit
16 17 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
17 16 (0.92%) Toad
18 15 (0.86%) Selenium
General
1 456 (26.13%) Finance
2 294 (16.85%) Banking
3 104 (5.96%) Investment Banking
4 99 (5.67%) Retail Banking
5 52 (2.98%) Games
6 50 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.06%) Financial Institution
8 31 (1.78%) Retail
9 19 (1.09%) Publishing
10 15 (0.86%) Back Office
10 15 (0.86%) Billing
10 15 (0.86%) Legal
11 11 (0.63%) Advertising
12 10 (0.57%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.57%) Marketing
13 8 (0.46%) Automotive
13 8 (0.46%) Front Office
13 8 (0.46%) Law
13 8 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 372 (21.32%) Linux Engineer
2 356 (20.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 289 (16.56%) Administrator
4 198 (11.35%) Systems Administrator
5 185 (10.60%) Linux Administrator
6 151 (8.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 140 (8.02%) Systems Engineer
8 136 (7.79%) Analyst
9 131 (7.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 130 (7.45%) AWS Engineer
11 109 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 102 (5.85%) Cloud Engineer
13 101 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 97 (5.56%) Subject Matter Expert
15 96 (5.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
16 89 (5.10%) AWS DevOps
17 85 (4.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 76 (4.36%) Support Engineer
19 74 (4.24%) Developer
20 71 (4.07%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (7.34%) Web Services
2 101 (5.79%) LAMP
3 99 (5.67%) .NET
4 53 (3.04%) Middleware
5 52 (2.98%) XML
6 42 (2.41%) HTML
7 40 (2.29%) JSON
7 40 (2.29%) Spring
8 39 (2.23%) CSS
8 39 (2.23%) RESTful
9 35 (2.01%) Elastic Stack
10 27 (1.55%) REST
10 27 (1.55%) SOAP
11 26 (1.49%) Java EE
12 23 (1.32%) J2EE
12 23 (1.32%) LEMP Stack
13 22 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
13 22 (1.26%) Kafka
14 21 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
15 17 (0.97%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 225 (12.89%) Data Centre
2 147 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (5.79%) Clustering
4 86 (4.93%) Public Cloud
5 59 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 59 (3.38%) Management Information System
6 48 (2.75%) Fintech
7 47 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 46 (2.64%) Replication
9 43 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
10 32 (1.83%) Derivative
11 27 (1.55%) Private Cloud
12 24 (1.38%) EMC VNX
12 24 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
13 22 (1.26%) PKI
14 20 (1.15%) EMC VMAX
15 15 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.86%) Hedge funds
15 15 (0.86%) iPad
16 14 (0.80%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1745 (100.00%) Linux
2 604 (34.61%) Windows
3 559 (32.03%) CentOS
4 520 (29.80%) Unix
5 252 (14.44%) Solaris
6 247 (14.15%) Windows Server
7 211 (12.09%) Ubuntu
8 179 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 162 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 102 (5.85%) AIX
11 82 (4.70%) Debian
12 51 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 49 (2.81%) Windows 7
14 35 (2.01%) Oracle Linux
15 34 (1.95%) HPUX
16 31 (1.78%) Windows 10
17 28 (1.60%) SUSE
18 21 (1.20%) Mac OS
19 20 (1.15%) Fedora
20 16 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 707 (40.52%) DevOps
2 370 (21.20%) ITIL
3 319 (18.28%) Configuration Management
4 263 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
5 220 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
6 154 (8.83%) High Availability
7 142 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 130 (7.45%) Migration
8 130 (7.45%) Open Source
9 116 (6.65%) Asset Management
10 103 (5.90%) Change Management
11 99 (5.67%) Wealth Management
12 98 (5.62%) Mentoring
13 91 (5.21%) E-Commerce
14 84 (4.81%) Software Engineering
15 83 (4.76%) SDLC
16 76 (4.36%) Continuous Delivery
17 73 (4.18%) Task Automation
18 71 (4.07%) Performance Tuning
19 69 (3.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 602 (34.50%) Python
2 401 (22.98%) Bash Shell
3 375 (21.49%) Java
4 364 (20.86%) Perl
5 293 (16.79%) Ruby
6 221 (12.66%) SQL
7 218 (12.49%) Shell Script
8 156 (8.94%) PowerShell
9 118 (6.76%) PHP
10 98 (5.62%) JavaScript
11 80 (4.58%) C
11 80 (4.58%) C++
12 52 (2.98%) Korn
13 27 (1.55%) Bourne shell
14 21 (1.20%) Groovy
15 20 (1.15%) Go
16 19 (1.09%) C#
17 18 (1.03%) T-SQL
18 14 (0.80%) C-shell
19 13 (0.74%) AWK
Qualifications
1 154 (8.83%) RHCE
2 143 (8.19%) Security Cleared
3 141 (8.08%) Degree
4 92 (5.27%) SC Cleared
5 81 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (4.18%) CCNA
7 68 (3.90%) RHCSA
8 48 (2.75%) AWS Certification
9 38 (2.18%) DV Cleared
10 35 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 29 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
13 19 (1.09%) MCSE
14 18 (1.03%) CCNP
15 15 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.80%) CISSP
17 12 (0.69%) MCSA
18 10 (0.57%) PMI Certification
19 9 (0.52%) ISEB
19 9 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.84%) SLA
2 57 (3.27%) QA
3 36 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.29%) PMO
7 4 (0.23%) SAS 70
7 4 (0.23%) SEPA
8 3 (0.17%) GCP
9 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 441 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 235 (13.47%) Active Directory
3 225 (12.89%) Docker
4 129 (7.39%) VMware ESXi
5 119 (6.82%) vSphere
6 79 (4.53%) Hyper-V
7 71 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
8 57 (3.27%) NFS
9 48 (2.75%) KVM
10 38 (2.18%) iptables
11 27 (1.55%) XenServer
12 24 (1.38%) Xen
13 23 (1.32%) Terminal Services
14 20 (1.15%) Samba
15 19 (1.09%) vCloud
16 18 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
17 17 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
18 14 (0.80%) GlusterFS
19 13 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 13 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 515 (29.51%) Puppet
2 424 (24.30%) Opscode Chef
3 390 (22.35%) Ansible
4 174 (9.97%) Nagios
5 111 (6.36%) Kubernetes
6 88 (5.04%) Terraform
7 62 (3.55%) Salt
8 54 (3.09%) SCCM
9 47 (2.69%) Rundeck
10 45 (2.58%) Red Hat Satellite
11 43 (2.46%) WSUS
12 41 (2.35%) NetBackup
13 36 (2.06%) Packer
13 36 (2.06%) vCenter Server
14 33 (1.89%) Icinga
14 33 (1.89%) ZABBIX
15 29 (1.66%) SCOM
16 28 (1.60%) Cobbler
17 26 (1.49%) Tivoli
18 22 (1.26%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1288 (73.81%) Red Hat
2 612 (35.07%) VMware
3 315 (18.05%) Oracle
4 292 (16.73%) Microsoft
5 171 (9.80%) Cisco
6 156 (8.94%) HP
7 100 (5.73%) IBM
8 82 (4.70%) Google
9 69 (3.95%) EMC
10 68 (3.90%) NetApp
11 65 (3.72%) Splunk
12 53 (3.04%) Veritas
13 52 (2.98%) Citrix
14 51 (2.92%) Atlassian
15 48 (2.75%) ServiceNow
16 45 (2.58%) F5
17 42 (2.41%) Veeam
18 40 (2.29%) Sun
19 37 (2.12%) Dell
20 36 (2.06%) 3PAR