Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 388 414 347
Rank change year-on-year +26 -67 -22
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 467 1,048 1,584
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.74% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.53% 3.23% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 344 857 1,215
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,300 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,125 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% -1.01% +4.21%

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 13,224 32,474 39,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.28% 22.84% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10,737 25,636 31,381
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,162 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% -4.92% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,500 £25,448
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% - +2.50%

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 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020. 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 +47 438 £55,000 +4.76% 86
UK excluding London +56 315 £50,000 +2.04% 58
London +64 148 £70,000 +5.66% 36
South West +97 93 £50,250 +5.79% 15
North of England +98 70 £50,000 - 16
South East +92 59 £54,500 +3.81% 10
Midlands +64 46 £47,500 +11.76% 6
West Midlands +46 38 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Yorkshire +140 35 £50,000 -11.11% 9
North West +81 31 £45,000 -7.20% 7
Work from Home +63 28 £70,000 +27.27% 13
East of England +40 20 £51,250 +3.35% 3
Scotland +60 17 £54,750 +21.67% 6
East Midlands +72 8 £47,500 -13.64% 3
Wales +24 8 £32,000 -28.89% 2
North East -7 4 £25,750 -48.50%
Northern Ireland - 2 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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.

1 467 (100.00%) Linux
2 290 (62.10%) Red Hat
3 205 (43.90%) Python
4 197 (42.18%) Ansible
5 194 (41.54%) DevOps
6 161 (34.48%) CentOS
6 161 (34.48%) AWS
7 146 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
8 135 (28.91%) Puppet
9 134 (28.69%) VMware
10 125 (26.77%) Windows
11 123 (26.34%) Jenkins
11 123 (26.34%) Terraform
12 120 (25.70%) Docker
13 112 (23.98%) Bash Shell
14 108 (23.13%) Unix
15 106 (22.70%) Finance
16 105 (22.48%) Git (software)
17 97 (20.77%) Azure
18 96 (20.56%) Oracle
19 88 (18.84%) SQL
20 86 (18.42%) Kubernetes
21 84 (17.99%) Configuration Management
22 80 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
23 73 (15.63%) Java
24 72 (15.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 72 (15.42%) Security Cleared
24 72 (15.42%) Open Source
24 72 (15.42%) Windows Server
25 70 (14.99%) VMware Infrastructure

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 54 (11.56%) Confluence
2 37 (7.92%) Apache
3 28 (6.00%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.64%) Apache Spark
4 17 (3.64%) WebLogic
5 15 (3.21%) OpenStack
6 14 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (1.71%) JBoss
10 7 (1.50%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.28%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.28%) nginx
12 4 (0.86%) CloudStack
12 4 (0.86%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.64%) IIS
14 2 (0.43%) Hyperledger
14 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.43%) WildFly
15 1 (0.21%) Apache Pulsar
Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 161 (34.48%) AWS
2 97 (20.77%) Azure
3 54 (11.56%) OpenShift
4 44 (9.42%) GitHub
5 29 (6.21%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (6.00%) IaaS
7 27 (5.78%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (5.57%) GCP
9 23 (4.93%) Amazon S3
10 21 (4.50%) Route 53
11 16 (3.43%) Serverless
12 13 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (2.57%) Azure Active Directory
13 12 (2.57%) SaaS
14 10 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (1.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 9 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (1.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 9 (1.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (11.13%) SAN
2 42 (8.99%) Firewall
3 37 (7.92%) DNS
4 35 (7.49%) TCP/IP
5 31 (6.64%) HTTP
6 21 (4.50%) VPN
7 20 (4.28%) FTP
8 15 (3.21%) DHCP
9 12 (2.57%) LAN
9 12 (2.57%) SMTP
10 11 (2.36%) WAN
11 10 (2.14%) NAS
12 9 (1.93%) IMAP
12 9 (1.93%) Skype
13 8 (1.71%) MPLS
13 8 (1.71%) Multicast
13 8 (1.71%) VLAN
14 7 (1.50%) Network Security
15 6 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
16 5 (1.07%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.92%) NoSQL
3 37 (7.92%) MySQL
4 34 (7.28%) MongoDB
5 32 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (5.35%) Amazon RDS
7 23 (4.93%) Big Data
8 20 (4.28%) Hadoop
9 15 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (3.21%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.14%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (1.93%) MariaDB
11 9 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.93%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.71%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (1.28%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.86%) DataStax
15 3 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
15 3 (0.64%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 123 (26.34%) Jenkins
2 105 (22.48%) Git (software)
3 72 (15.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 59 (12.63%) JIRA
5 57 (12.21%) GitLab
6 20 (4.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 17 (3.64%) Artifactory
8 15 (3.21%) Bitbucket
9 11 (2.36%) Bitbucket Server
10 10 (2.14%) TeamCity
10 10 (2.14%) Travis CI
10 10 (2.14%) Vagrant
11 9 (1.93%) Gerrit
11 9 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (1.50%) Maven
13 6 (1.28%) SonarQube
13 6 (1.28%) Subversion
14 3 (0.64%) EasyMock
14 3 (0.64%) JUnit
14 3 (0.64%) Selenium
General
1 106 (22.70%) Finance
2 35 (7.49%) Public Sector
3 31 (6.64%) Banking
4 19 (4.07%) Retail
5 12 (2.57%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.36%) Front Office
7 6 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.07%) Games
9 4 (0.86%) Back Office
9 4 (0.86%) Law
10 3 (0.64%) Legal
11 2 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.43%) Marketing
11 2 (0.43%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 117 (25.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 85 (18.20%) Linux Engineer
3 71 (15.20%) Administrator
4 50 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
5 45 (9.64%) Systems Administrator
6 42 (8.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 36 (7.71%) Platform Engineer
8 34 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 26 (5.57%) Systems Engineer
10 23 (4.93%) Linux Support
11 22 (4.71%) Developer
12 20 (4.28%) Analyst
12 20 (4.28%) AWS Engineer
12 20 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
12 20 (4.28%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 19 (4.07%) Support Engineer
14 18 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
15 17 (3.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 16 (3.43%) Consultant
16 16 (3.43%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (14.56%) Elastic Stack
2 31 (6.64%) LDAP
3 28 (6.00%) Middleware
4 23 (4.93%) Kafka
5 22 (4.71%) XML
6 18 (3.85%) Apache NiFi
7 16 (3.43%) Spring
7 16 (3.43%) Web Services
8 14 (3.00%) LAMP
9 12 (2.57%) REST
10 10 (2.14%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.14%) YAML
11 9 (1.93%) Hibernate
11 9 (1.93%) JAXB
11 9 (1.93%) Jinja
11 9 (1.93%) JMS
11 9 (1.93%) React
11 9 (1.93%) XSD
11 9 (1.93%) XSLT
12 8 (1.71%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.78%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.42%) Public Cloud
4 20 (4.28%) Private Cloud
5 19 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.85%) Clustering
7 13 (2.78%) Replication
8 9 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.93%) Market Risk
9 8 (1.71%) PKI
10 7 (1.50%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.28%) EMC VMAX
11 6 (1.28%) EMC VNX
11 6 (1.28%) HP Storage
11 6 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.28%) IBM XIV
11 6 (1.28%) iPhone
11 6 (1.28%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 467 (100.00%) Linux
2 161 (34.48%) CentOS
3 125 (26.77%) Windows
4 108 (23.13%) Unix
5 72 (15.42%) Windows Server
6 45 (9.64%) AIX
7 37 (7.92%) Solaris
8 34 (7.28%) Ubuntu
9 28 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (4.07%) Windows Server 2016
11 18 (3.85%) Debian
11 18 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
12 17 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (2.78%) HPUX
14 12 (2.57%) Windows 10
15 11 (2.36%) SUSE
16 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (1.50%) Android
17 7 (1.50%) Windows 7
18 6 (1.28%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (41.54%) DevOps
2 146 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (17.99%) Configuration Management
4 80 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (15.42%) Open Source
6 63 (13.49%) High Availability
7 58 (12.42%) ITIL
8 53 (11.35%) Load Balancing
8 53 (11.35%) Software Engineering
9 49 (10.49%) Scrum
10 48 (10.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 47 (10.06%) Continuous Delivery
12 46 (9.85%) Microservices
13 45 (9.64%) IT Strategy
14 39 (8.35%) Infrastructure Automation
14 39 (8.35%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 37 (7.92%) Infrastructure as Code
15 37 (7.92%) Migration
16 36 (7.71%) Mentoring
17 35 (7.49%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 205 (43.90%) Python
2 112 (23.98%) Bash Shell
3 88 (18.84%) SQL
4 73 (15.63%) Java
5 68 (14.56%) Ruby
6 56 (11.99%) Shell Script
7 52 (11.13%) PowerShell
8 41 (8.78%) Perl
9 33 (7.07%) Go
10 30 (6.42%) C
11 28 (6.00%) C++
12 21 (4.50%) PHP
13 18 (3.85%) R
14 12 (2.57%) PL/SQL
15 10 (2.14%) Groovy
16 9 (1.93%) JavaScript
16 9 (1.93%) Korn
17 4 (0.86%) Java 8
18 3 (0.64%) C#
18 3 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (15.42%) Security Cleared
2 37 (7.92%) AWS Certification
3 33 (7.07%) SC Cleared
4 32 (6.85%) DV Cleared
5 26 (5.57%) Degree
6 14 (3.00%) RHCE
7 13 (2.78%) RHCSA
8 11 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.50%) MCSE
11 5 (1.07%) CCNA
11 5 (1.07%) Linux+ Certification
11 5 (1.07%) VCP5
12 4 (0.86%) CCNP
12 4 (0.86%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (0.86%) GIAC
12 4 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (0.86%) SANS
12 4 (0.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.14%) GDPR
2 22 (4.71%) SLA
3 21 (4.50%) QA
4 6 (1.28%) NIST
5 3 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 120 (25.70%) Docker
2 70 (14.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (12.85%) Active Directory
4 39 (8.35%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (7.49%) vSphere
6 21 (4.50%) VirtualBox
7 18 (3.85%) NFS
8 16 (3.43%) Hyper-V
9 14 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.93%) vCloud
11 8 (1.71%) Samba
12 6 (1.28%) GlusterFS
12 6 (1.28%) OpenAM
13 5 (1.07%) KVM
13 5 (1.07%) Xen
14 4 (0.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (0.86%) Firmware
15 3 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.64%) HDFS
15 3 (0.64%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 197 (42.18%) Ansible
2 135 (28.91%) Puppet
3 123 (26.34%) Terraform
4 86 (18.42%) Kubernetes
5 46 (9.85%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (8.99%) Prometheus
7 41 (8.78%) Grafana
8 39 (8.35%) Graphite
9 34 (7.28%) Red Hat Satellite
10 19 (4.07%) Nagios
11 18 (3.85%) Packer
12 17 (3.64%) Kibana
12 17 (3.64%) logstash
12 17 (3.64%) SCCM
13 13 (2.78%) Consul
13 13 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
13 13 (2.78%) SCOM
14 10 (2.14%) vRealize
15 9 (1.93%) vCenter Server
16 7 (1.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 290 (62.10%) Red Hat
2 134 (28.69%) VMware
3 96 (20.56%) Oracle
4 65 (13.92%) Microsoft
5 47 (10.06%) Cisco
6 35 (7.49%) HP
7 28 (6.00%) IBM
8 23 (4.93%) Splunk
9 21 (4.50%) EMC
9 21 (4.50%) NetApp
10 20 (4.28%) SolarWinds
11 18 (3.85%) Atlassian
12 13 (2.78%) Remedy
13 12 (2.57%) ServiceNow
14 11 (2.36%) Dell
14 11 (2.36%) Google
14 11 (2.36%) Juniper
15 10 (2.14%) 3PAR
16 9 (1.93%) Symantec
17 8 (1.71%) Veritas