Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 391 367 328
Rank change year-on-year -24 -39 -47
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1,108 1,459 1,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.85% 1.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.35% 3.61% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1,135 1,387
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,875 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +3.16% +4.40% +1.11%

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 33,078 40,431 41,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.97% 23.52% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26,287 32,744 34,459
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 -18 1,021 £55,000 - 48
UK excluding London -21 638 £49,000 +3.16% 38
London -5 448 £65,000 +4.42% 15
South East -43 176 £52,500 -4.55% 12
North of England -41 139 £48,463 +14.03% 11
East of England +111 97 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South West -8 80 £46,000 +2.22% 7
Midlands +24 79 £47,500 +7.95%
North West +36 69 £47,500 +11.76% 4
West Midlands +28 60 £46,250 -7.50%
Scotland -15 39 £42,500 - 3
Yorkshire -88 37 £52,925 +24.53% 2
North East +41 33 £48,463 +29.23% 5
Wales +22 27 £45,000 +25.44% 1
East Midlands +10 19 £52,000 +20.23%
Isle of Man - 3 £49,000 - 1
Northern Ireland -25 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 1,108 (100.00%) Linux
2 751 (67.78%) Red Hat
3 427 (38.54%) Windows
4 423 (38.18%) Python
5 400 (36.10%) CentOS
6 382 (34.48%) DevOps
7 347 (31.32%) Puppet
8 346 (31.23%) Ansible
9 340 (30.69%) Amazon AWS
10 322 (29.06%) Finance
11 289 (26.08%) Bash Shell
12 286 (25.81%) VMware
13 272 (24.55%) Docker
14 262 (23.65%) Windows Server
15 255 (23.01%) Java
16 251 (22.65%) Jenkins
17 246 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
18 234 (21.12%) Oracle
19 232 (20.94%) Unix
20 225 (20.31%) Configuration Management
21 223 (20.13%) SQL
22 210 (18.95%) ITIL
23 199 (17.96%) Apache
24 193 (17.42%) Microsoft
24 193 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
25 190 (17.15%) Ubuntu
26 183 (16.52%) Microsoft Azure
27 182 (16.43%) Perl
28 175 (15.79%) Kubernetes
29 174 (15.70%) Opscode Chef

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
1 199 (17.96%) Apache
2 73 (6.59%) Tomcat
3 64 (5.78%) Confluence
4 55 (4.96%) IIS
5 54 (4.87%) nginx
6 47 (4.24%) JBoss
7 39 (3.52%) WebLogic
8 38 (3.43%) OpenStack
9 36 (3.25%) WebSphere
10 25 (2.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 22 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (1.62%) SharePoint
13 11 (0.99%) MQSeries
14 10 (0.90%) SAS
15 9 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
15 9 (0.81%) MS Exchange
16 8 (0.72%) CloudStack
17 6 (0.54%) Skype for Business
18 5 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 4 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 15 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.36%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.090%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.27%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.090%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.090%) Relativity
6 1 (0.090%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.090%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.090%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.090%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.090%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.090%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.090%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 340 (30.69%) Amazon AWS
2 183 (16.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (7.49%) SaaS
4 76 (6.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 71 (6.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 46 (4.15%) Office 365
7 43 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
7 43 (3.88%) OpenShift
8 41 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 35 (3.16%) Amazon S3
10 29 (2.62%) IaaS
11 25 (2.26%) GitHub
12 24 (2.17%) PaaS
12 24 (2.17%) Serverless
13 22 (1.99%) Datadog
14 16 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
14 16 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (1.35%) Route 53
15 15 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 12 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 135 (12.18%) DNS
2 115 (10.38%) Firewall
3 96 (8.66%) SAN
4 70 (6.32%) TCP/IP
5 57 (5.14%) HTTP
6 44 (3.97%) VPN
7 42 (3.79%) Internet
8 37 (3.34%) DHCP
8 37 (3.34%) SSL
9 35 (3.16%) VLAN
10 33 (2.98%) SMTP
11 32 (2.89%) WAN
12 29 (2.62%) SSH
13 27 (2.44%) NAS
14 26 (2.35%) LAN
15 23 (2.08%) Network Security
16 21 (1.90%) HTTPS
17 18 (1.62%) iSCSI
18 16 (1.44%) BIG-IP
19 15 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 171 (15.43%) MySQL
3 100 (9.03%) MongoDB
4 85 (7.67%) PostgreSQL
5 78 (7.04%) NoSQL
6 59 (5.32%) Oracle Database
7 58 (5.23%) Big Data
7 58 (5.23%) Relational Database
8 40 (3.61%) RDBMS
9 36 (3.25%) Hadoop
10 25 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
12 21 (1.90%) MariaDB
12 21 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
13 19 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (1.44%) DB2
14 16 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
16 14 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 251 (22.65%) Jenkins
2 161 (14.53%) Git (software)
3 96 (8.66%) JIRA
4 94 (8.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 47 (4.24%) Vagrant
6 45 (4.06%) Bitbucket
7 44 (3.97%) Sonatype Nexus
8 41 (3.70%) Maven
8 41 (3.70%) TeamCity
9 34 (3.07%) Subversion
10 32 (2.89%) Bitbucket Server
10 32 (2.89%) GitLab
10 32 (2.89%) JUnit
11 30 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
12 28 (2.53%) EasyMock
13 26 (2.35%) Travis CI
14 24 (2.17%) Hudson
14 24 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (1.44%) MSBuild
16 14 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 322 (29.06%) Finance
2 133 (12.00%) Banking
3 19 (1.71%) Financial Institution
4 16 (1.44%) Marketing
5 15 (1.35%) Games
5 15 (1.35%) Legal
6 12 (1.08%) Back Office
7 11 (0.99%) Publishing
7 11 (0.99%) Retail
8 9 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.72%) Billing
9 8 (0.72%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.45%) Front Office
10 5 (0.45%) Law
10 5 (0.45%) Military
11 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.36%) Czech Language
11 4 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.27%) Advertising
12 3 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 204 (18.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 201 (18.14%) Linux Engineer
3 197 (17.78%) Administrator
4 133 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 124 (11.19%) Analyst
6 123 (11.10%) Linux Administrator
7 114 (10.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 77 (6.95%) Support Analyst
9 70 (6.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 69 (6.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 64 (5.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 55 (4.96%) Applications Support
13 51 (4.60%) Developer
14 50 (4.51%) Cloud Engineer
15 49 (4.42%) Applications Support Analyst
16 47 (4.24%) Software Engineer
17 46 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
18 45 (4.06%) DBA
19 42 (3.79%) Linux Support
20 41 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (8.57%) LAMP
2 63 (5.69%) Elastic Stack
3 58 (5.23%) Web Services
4 57 (5.14%) .NET
5 55 (4.96%) Spring
6 53 (4.78%) Middleware
7 45 (4.06%) HTML
7 45 (4.06%) Java EE
8 35 (3.16%) LDAP
9 32 (2.89%) XML
10 30 (2.71%) EJB
10 30 (2.71%) JSF
11 28 (2.53%) Kafka
11 28 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
12 26 (2.35%) LAPP Stack
12 26 (2.35%) LEMP Stack
13 24 (2.17%) CSS
14 22 (1.99%) Apache NiFi
15 20 (1.81%) JSON
15 20 (1.81%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (7.49%) Data Centre
3 67 (6.05%) Clustering
4 49 (4.42%) Linux Command Line
5 43 (3.88%) Public Cloud
6 41 (3.70%) Replication
7 40 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (3.25%) Hybrid Cloud
9 30 (2.71%) Wiki
10 26 (2.35%) Management Information System
11 23 (2.08%) Fintech
12 22 (1.99%) Data Structures
13 20 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
14 19 (1.71%) Virtual Team
15 17 (1.53%) Derivative
15 17 (1.53%) Private Cloud
16 14 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
17 12 (1.08%) Online Games
18 11 (0.99%) Hedge funds
18 11 (0.99%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1,108 (100.00%) Linux
2 427 (38.54%) Windows
3 400 (36.10%) CentOS
4 262 (23.65%) Windows Server
5 232 (20.94%) Unix
6 190 (17.15%) Ubuntu
7 75 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 74 (6.68%) Solaris
9 69 (6.23%) Debian
10 64 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 57 (5.14%) AIX
12 45 (4.06%) Fedora
13 42 (3.79%) SUSE
14 30 (2.71%) Windows 10
15 23 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (1.99%) DC/OS
17 18 (1.62%) Data ONTAP
18 16 (1.44%) Amazon Linux
19 11 (0.99%) Windows 7
20 10 (0.90%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (34.48%) DevOps
2 246 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (20.31%) Configuration Management
4 210 (18.95%) ITIL
5 134 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 129 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
7 127 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
8 116 (10.47%) High Availability
9 111 (10.02%) Software Engineering
10 97 (8.75%) Open Source
11 90 (8.12%) Infrastructure as Code
12 78 (7.04%) Test Automation
13 75 (6.77%) Service Delivery
14 69 (6.23%) Disaster Recovery
15 68 (6.14%) Mentoring
16 66 (5.96%) Scrum
17 61 (5.51%) SDLC
18 59 (5.32%) Deployment Automation
18 59 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
19 56 (5.05%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 423 (38.18%) Python
2 289 (26.08%) Bash Shell
3 255 (23.01%) Java
4 223 (20.13%) SQL
5 182 (16.43%) Perl
6 142 (12.82%) Shell Script
7 137 (12.36%) PowerShell
8 107 (9.66%) C++
9 102 (9.21%) Ruby
10 85 (7.67%) JavaScript
11 82 (7.40%) C
12 60 (5.42%) PHP
13 33 (2.98%) Korn
14 32 (2.89%) C#
15 27 (2.44%) Go
16 25 (2.26%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.08%) AWK
18 11 (0.99%) Bourne shell
19 8 (0.72%) VB
20 7 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 138 (12.45%) Degree
2 119 (10.74%) Security Cleared
3 67 (6.05%) SC Cleared
4 42 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (3.79%) DV Cleared
5 37 (3.34%) RHCE
6 26 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (2.08%) RHCSA
8 22 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (1.81%) AWS Certification
10 19 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 19 (1.71%) MCSE
11 17 (1.53%) CISSP
12 15 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (0.99%) MCP
14 10 (0.90%) CCNA
14 10 (0.90%) OCP
14 10 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
15 9 (0.81%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (3.25%) SLA
3 26 (2.35%) PCI DSS
4 23 (2.08%) QA
5 11 (0.99%) HL7
6 9 (0.81%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.36%) GDPR
7 4 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.090%) COBIT
9 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.090%) Solvency II
System Software
1 272 (24.55%) Docker
2 193 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (10.20%) Active Directory
4 97 (8.75%) Hyper-V
5 87 (7.85%) Virtual Machines
6 54 (4.87%) NFS
7 42 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
9 35 (3.16%) iptables
10 34 (3.07%) Postfix
11 27 (2.44%) Samba
11 27 (2.44%) vSphere
12 25 (2.26%) VirtualBox
13 24 (2.17%) VMware Server
14 18 (1.62%) Firmware
14 18 (1.62%) KVM
15 16 (1.44%) Squid
15 16 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
15 16 (1.44%) XenApp
16 13 (1.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 347 (31.32%) Puppet
2 346 (31.23%) Ansible
3 175 (15.79%) Kubernetes
4 174 (15.70%) Opscode Chef
5 132 (11.91%) Terraform
6 60 (5.42%) Packer
7 45 (4.06%) Docker Swarm
8 38 (3.43%) Nagios
9 37 (3.34%) Red Hat Satellite
10 33 (2.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 32 (2.89%) HAProxy
12 29 (2.62%) NetBackup
12 29 (2.62%) SCCM
13 23 (2.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 21 (1.90%) Prometheus
15 19 (1.71%) vCenter Server
16 18 (1.62%) Grafana
16 18 (1.62%) SCOM
17 17 (1.53%) Control-M
18 15 (1.35%) SELinux
Vendors
1 751 (67.78%) Red Hat
2 286 (25.81%) VMware
3 234 (21.12%) Oracle
4 193 (17.42%) Microsoft
5 83 (7.49%) Cisco
6 56 (5.05%) Google
7 54 (4.87%) HP
8 49 (4.42%) NetApp
9 44 (3.97%) IBM
10 41 (3.70%) Veritas
11 37 (3.34%) Atlassian
12 35 (3.16%) F5
13 34 (3.07%) Citrix
13 34 (3.07%) Splunk
14 32 (2.89%) EMC
15 31 (2.80%) Sun
16 30 (2.71%) Sybase
17 24 (2.17%) New Relic
18 20 (1.81%) Dell
18 20 (1.81%) Dynatrace