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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
Rank 305 262 251
Rank change year-on-year -43 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 848 1302 1361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.01% 1.27% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.27% 4.88% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 706 1042 1091
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19867 26701 28326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.68% 26.09% 26.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16695 22458 23672
Median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -38 808 £55,000 +10.00% 108
London -21 401 £60,000 +9.09% 54
South East -43 145 £50,000 +5.54% 22
City of London +73 99 £60,000 +14.28% 14
Yorkshire -28 60 £45,000 -10.00% 13
East of England +23 52 £45,000 +12.50% 6
North West -21 52 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Berkshire +12 50 £55,000 - 7
South West +25 45 £37,500 -28.57% 5
Manchester -17 44 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Reading +48 43 £55,000 +10.00% 3
West Yorkshire -21 43 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Leeds +11 38 £55,000 +10.00% 10
West Midlands +24 35 £37,500 -18.47% 3
Surrey +23 30 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Oxfordshire 0 28 £50,000 +6.38% 2
Scotland +3 27 £50,000 +17.64% 10
Gloucestershire +17 22 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Hertfordshire +20 21 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Edinburgh +2 18 £50,000 +17.64% 4
North Yorkshire +8 17 £45,000 - 1
York +8 17 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Essex +13 16 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Colchester +7 16 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Hampshire -22 15 £38,750 +7.63% 9
East Midlands -43 14 £42,500 -0.01%
Cambridgeshire +16 13 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Cambridge +14 13 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 13 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +10 12 £35,000 -30.00% 1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 1865 (100.00%) Linux
2 1414 (75.82%) Red Hat
3 697 (37.37%) Windows
4 640 (34.32%) Python
5 626 (33.57%) VMware
6 622 (33.35%) Puppet
7 568 (30.46%) DevOps
8 559 (29.97%) Unix
9 502 (26.92%) CentOS
10 492 (26.38%) Finance
11 468 (25.09%) Perl
11 468 (25.09%) Bash Shell
12 463 (24.83%) Amazon AWS
13 410 (21.98%) Oracle
14 408 (21.88%) Ansible
15 402 (21.55%) Java
16 396 (21.23%) Opscode Chef
17 388 (20.80%) Apache
18 385 (20.64%) VMware Infrastructure
19 369 (19.79%) Configuration Management
20 346 (18.55%) Microsoft
21 333 (17.86%) Jenkins
22 324 (17.37%) SQL
23 315 (16.89%) Windows Server
24 311 (16.68%) Agile Software Development
25 295 (15.82%) ITIL
26 292 (15.66%) MySQL
27 289 (15.50%) Tomcat
28 283 (15.17%) Ruby
29 274 (14.69%) Data Centre

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related 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
1 388 (20.80%) Apache
2 289 (15.50%) Tomcat
3 226 (12.12%) JBoss
4 134 (7.18%) WebSphere
5 118 (6.33%) IIS
6 112 (6.01%) OpenStack
7 94 (5.04%) WebLogic
8 66 (3.54%) Confluence
9 56 (3.00%) CloudStack
9 56 (3.00%) MS Exchange
10 55 (2.95%) nginx
11 51 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 37 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
13 36 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
14 35 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
15 29 (1.55%) Apache Spark
16 27 (1.45%) SharePoint
17 21 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
18 20 (1.07%) Skype for Business
19 18 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 95 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.88%) MS Office
3 9 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.11%) HipChat
6 1 (0.054%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.054%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.054%) Houdini
6 1 (0.054%) Maya
6 1 (0.054%) NUKE
6 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.32%) Eloqua
3 6 (0.32%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.16%) Eikon
4 3 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.11%) RMDS
5 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.054%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 463 (24.83%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (6.76%) SaaS
3 104 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 69 (3.70%) PaaS
5 67 (3.59%) Office 365
6 58 (3.11%) IaaS
7 53 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (1.23%) G Suite
9 21 (1.13%) OpenShift
10 20 (1.07%) GitHub
11 19 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (0.91%) Amazon S3
13 16 (0.86%) Heroku
14 13 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (0.59%) Slack
16 10 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
17 6 (0.32%) Responsys
17 6 (0.32%) Taleo
18 5 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 270 (14.48%) DNS
2 215 (11.53%) TCP/IP
3 205 (10.99%) Firewall
4 200 (10.72%) SAN
5 143 (7.67%) LDAP
6 122 (6.54%) DHCP
7 90 (4.83%) HTTP
8 85 (4.56%) VPN
9 83 (4.45%) WAN
10 80 (4.29%) Internet
11 79 (4.24%) SSL
12 78 (4.18%) LAN
13 73 (3.91%) SMTP
14 57 (3.06%) NAS
15 47 (2.52%) IMAP
16 38 (2.04%) SSH
17 37 (1.98%) iSCSI
18 33 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
19 31 (1.66%) POP3
20 29 (1.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (15.66%) MySQL
2 224 (12.01%) SQL Server
3 103 (5.52%) Oracle Database
4 87 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
5 79 (4.24%) Relational Database
6 71 (3.81%) Hadoop
7 67 (3.59%) MongoDB
8 65 (3.49%) NoSQL
9 58 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 53 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
11 45 (2.41%) RDBMS
12 40 (2.14%) Big Data
13 32 (1.72%) Redis
14 27 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 26 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
16 20 (1.07%) DB2
17 19 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
17 19 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
18 18 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
19 14 (0.75%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 333 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 212 (11.37%) Git (software)
3 118 (6.33%) TeamCity
4 103 (5.52%) JIRA
5 81 (4.34%) Subversion
6 72 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 47 (2.52%) Maven
8 45 (2.41%) Vagrant
9 44 (2.36%) Gradle
10 39 (2.09%) Hudson
11 26 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (1.23%) Bitbucket
13 22 (1.18%) GoCD
13 22 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (1.13%) JUnit
14 21 (1.13%) MSBuild
15 19 (1.02%) EasyMock
16 18 (0.97%) Eclipse
17 17 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
18 14 (0.75%) FishEye
General
1 492 (26.38%) Finance
2 230 (12.33%) Banking
3 62 (3.32%) Retail
4 56 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 46 (2.47%) Games
6 41 (2.20%) Marketing
7 24 (1.29%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.23%) Law
9 21 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.07%) Front Office
11 17 (0.91%) Back Office
11 17 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.86%) Legal
13 13 (0.70%) Advertising
13 13 (0.70%) Publishing
14 9 (0.48%) Billing
15 8 (0.43%) Automotive
15 8 (0.43%) Electronics
15 8 (0.43%) French Language
16 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 519 (27.83%) Linux Engineer
2 390 (20.91%) Administrator
3 345 (18.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 284 (15.23%) Systems Administrator
5 261 (13.99%) Linux Administrator
6 199 (10.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 180 (9.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 157 (8.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 141 (7.56%) Systems Engineer
10 128 (6.86%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 114 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 111 (5.95%) Analyst
13 101 (5.42%) Architect
14 99 (5.31%) Support Engineer
15 93 (4.99%) Developer
16 90 (4.83%) Cloud Engineer
17 87 (4.66%) Unix Engineer
18 77 (4.13%) AWS Engineer
18 77 (4.13%) Unix Administrator
19 76 (4.08%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (8.47%) Web Services
2 154 (8.26%) LAMP
3 115 (6.17%) Middleware
4 101 (5.42%) .NET
5 77 (4.13%) XML
6 51 (2.73%) Spring
7 40 (2.14%) Node.js
8 32 (1.72%) J2EE
8 32 (1.72%) Java EE
9 29 (1.55%) JSON
10 26 (1.39%) Elastic Stack
10 26 (1.39%) jQuery
10 26 (1.39%) RESTful
11 25 (1.34%) WebSphere MQ
12 24 (1.29%) HTML
13 22 (1.18%) AngularJS
14 20 (1.07%) LEMP Stack
15 19 (1.02%) EJB
15 19 (1.02%) JSF
16 17 (0.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 274 (14.69%) Data Centre
2 99 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (4.40%) Clustering
4 77 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 65 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 62 (3.32%) Linux Command Line
7 60 (3.22%) Fintech
8 52 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
9 43 (2.31%) Replication
10 34 (1.82%) EMC VNX
11 33 (1.77%) Fat Client
11 33 (1.77%) Public Cloud
11 33 (1.77%) Thin Client
12 32 (1.72%) Hedge funds
13 24 (1.29%) Private Cloud
14 23 (1.23%) Derivative
14 23 (1.23%) Wiki
15 22 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
16 18 (0.97%) PKI
17 16 (0.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1865 (100.00%) Linux
2 697 (37.37%) Windows
3 559 (29.97%) Unix
4 502 (26.92%) CentOS
5 315 (16.89%) Windows Server
6 222 (11.90%) Ubuntu
7 202 (10.83%) Solaris
8 165 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 118 (6.33%) Debian
10 110 (5.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 98 (5.25%) AIX
12 55 (2.95%) HPUX
13 47 (2.52%) SUSE
14 45 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 33 (1.77%) Fedora
16 30 (1.61%) Windows 7
17 20 (1.07%) Windows 10
18 16 (0.86%) Mac OS X
19 14 (0.75%) NetWare
19 14 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (30.46%) DevOps
2 369 (19.79%) Configuration Management
3 311 (16.68%) Agile Software Development
4 295 (15.82%) ITIL
5 224 (12.01%) Continuous Integration
6 213 (11.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 190 (10.19%) Open Source
8 143 (7.67%) High Availability
9 135 (7.24%) Scrum
10 132 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
11 113 (6.06%) Migration
12 100 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
13 90 (4.83%) Mentoring
14 89 (4.77%) E-Commerce
15 88 (4.72%) Problem Management
16 81 (4.34%) Line Management
17 75 (4.02%) Software Engineering
18 70 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
18 70 (3.75%) Project Management
19 67 (3.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 640 (34.32%) Python
2 468 (25.09%) Bash Shell
2 468 (25.09%) Perl
3 402 (21.55%) Java
4 324 (17.37%) SQL
5 283 (15.17%) Ruby
6 259 (13.89%) Shell Script
7 217 (11.64%) PowerShell
8 143 (7.67%) PHP
9 78 (4.18%) Korn
10 70 (3.75%) C
10 70 (3.75%) C++
11 58 (3.11%) JavaScript
12 44 (2.36%) PL/SQL
13 38 (2.04%) Bourne shell
14 27 (1.45%) Go
15 19 (1.02%) Groovy
16 15 (0.80%) AWK
17 13 (0.70%) C#
18 8 (0.43%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 131 (7.02%) Degree
2 100 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 75 (4.02%) RHCE
4 58 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (2.68%) SC Cleared
6 40 (2.14%) CCNA
7 37 (1.98%) MCSE
8 33 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
8 33 (1.77%) RHCSA
9 29 (1.55%) RHCA
10 26 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (1.23%) DV Cleared
12 19 (1.02%) AWS Certification
13 12 (0.64%) CCNP
13 12 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (0.59%) MCSA
15 10 (0.54%) EMC Certification
15 10 (0.54%) LPIC
16 9 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.16%) PCI DSS
2 38 (2.04%) SLA
3 33 (1.77%) QA
4 12 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.054%) EMIR
7 1 (0.054%) GDPR
7 1 (0.054%) MiFID
7 1 (0.054%) PMO
System Software
1 385 (20.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 247 (13.24%) Active Directory
3 198 (10.62%) Docker
4 154 (8.26%) vSphere
5 85 (4.56%) Hyper-V
6 76 (4.08%) NFS
6 76 (4.08%) Xen
7 66 (3.54%) XenServer
8 52 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
9 40 (2.14%) VMware ESX
10 37 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
11 36 (1.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 35 (1.88%) KVM
13 32 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
14 29 (1.55%) vCloud
15 28 (1.50%) Dovecot
16 25 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
17 24 (1.29%) Firmware
18 21 (1.13%) XenApp
19 18 (0.97%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 622 (33.35%) Puppet
2 408 (21.88%) Ansible
3 396 (21.23%) Opscode Chef
4 157 (8.42%) Nagios
5 104 (5.58%) Red Hat Satellite
6 86 (4.61%) Terraform
7 82 (4.40%) SCCM
8 55 (2.95%) Salt
9 49 (2.63%) Cobbler
10 44 (2.36%) ZABBIX
11 39 (2.09%) NetBackup
12 36 (1.93%) Tivoli
13 33 (1.77%) SCOM
14 28 (1.50%) Kubernetes
15 26 (1.39%) Rundeck
16 24 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 24 (1.29%) SELinux
17 22 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
18 21 (1.13%) CFEngine
18 21 (1.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1414 (75.82%) Red Hat
2 626 (33.57%) VMware
3 410 (21.98%) Oracle
4 346 (18.55%) Microsoft
5 148 (7.94%) Cisco
6 132 (7.08%) HP
7 106 (5.68%) Citrix
8 102 (5.47%) Splunk
9 93 (4.99%) IBM
10 80 (4.29%) NetApp
11 77 (4.13%) EMC
12 72 (3.86%) Veritas
13 57 (3.06%) Google
14 54 (2.90%) EnterpriseDB
15 53 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
16 51 (2.73%) Sun
17 45 (2.41%) Atlassian
17 45 (2.41%) BMC
18 39 (2.09%) Dell
19 37 (1.98%) Informatica
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum c£60K
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package, bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £550 - £650 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus+HC+Pension+More
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Large Pension + Flexible Bonus's
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum + Pension+ Private Medical Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 2 days ago