Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 283 284
Rank change year-on-year -32 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1818 2277 2505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.03% 1.16% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.16% 4.56% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1889 2070
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,975 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% +9.09% +3.53%

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 43666 49985 57304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.81% 25.40% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35478 42644 48118
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 14 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 August 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 -23 1715 £52,500 - 70
UK excluding London -38 904 £47,500 -1.04% 46
London -17 885 £60,000 +4.35% 29
South East -59 297 £55,000 +8.91% 11
North of England +6 272 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Yorkshire +17 169 £45,000 +5.88% 11
North West +7 103 £40,000 +11.11% 6
East of England -32 94 £50,000 - 4
South West +11 89 £40,000 -23.81% 8
Midlands -9 76 £45,000 +0.59% 1
Scotland +31 59 £44,500 +2.89% 5
West Midlands +6 52 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Wales -4 17 £36,116 -3.69%
East Midlands -23 14 £40,000 -15.79%

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 1818 (100.00%) Linux
2 1378 (75.80%) Red Hat
3 683 (37.57%) DevOps
4 647 (35.59%) Python
5 643 (35.37%) Windows
6 624 (34.32%) VMware
7 602 (33.11%) Unix
8 568 (31.24%) Puppet
9 532 (29.26%) CentOS
10 487 (26.79%) Finance
11 479 (26.35%) Amazon AWS
12 457 (25.14%) Opscode Chef
13 432 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 411 (22.61%) Bash Shell
15 409 (22.50%) Perl
16 395 (21.73%) Ansible
17 380 (20.90%) Java
18 356 (19.58%) Jenkins
19 331 (18.21%) ITIL
20 329 (18.10%) Oracle
21 315 (17.33%) Ruby
22 298 (16.39%) Configuration Management
23 292 (16.06%) Banking
24 279 (15.35%) Microsoft
25 278 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
26 275 (15.13%) Apache
27 274 (15.07%) Solaris
27 274 (15.07%) Data Centre
28 263 (14.47%) Firewall
29 258 (14.19%) Windows Server

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
1 275 (15.13%) Apache
2 171 (9.41%) Tomcat
3 115 (6.33%) JBoss
4 100 (5.50%) OpenStack
5 92 (5.06%) MS Exchange
6 78 (4.29%) Confluence
7 76 (4.18%) IIS
8 71 (3.91%) WebSphere
9 47 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
10 45 (2.48%) nginx
10 45 (2.48%) SharePoint
10 45 (2.48%) WebLogic
11 43 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 32 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
13 31 (1.71%) Skype for Business
14 30 (1.65%) CloudStack
15 23 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 18 (0.99%) SAS
16 18 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
17 17 (0.94%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 35 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.17%) HipChat
4 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.055%) Houdini
5 1 (0.055%) Maya
5 1 (0.055%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.055%) NUKE
5 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.61%) Temenos T24
2 8 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.17%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.11%) Magento
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.055%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.055%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.055%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.055%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 479 (26.35%) Amazon AWS
2 189 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (5.67%) Office 365
4 87 (4.79%) GitHub
5 66 (3.63%) SaaS
6 64 (3.52%) PaaS
7 54 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
8 48 (2.64%) IaaS
9 45 (2.48%) Amazon S3
10 34 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 31 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
11 31 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
11 31 (1.71%) OpenShift
12 17 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.44%) Route 53
15 7 (0.39%) Amazon Glacier
15 7 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.33%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 263 (14.47%) Firewall
2 251 (13.81%) SAN
3 217 (11.94%) DNS
4 171 (9.41%) TCP/IP
5 121 (6.66%) VPN
6 91 (5.01%) DHCP
6 91 (5.01%) LDAP
7 85 (4.68%) LAN
8 81 (4.46%) HTTP
8 81 (4.46%) WAN
9 72 (3.96%) SSL
10 63 (3.47%) NAS
11 60 (3.30%) VoIP
12 51 (2.81%) VLAN
13 50 (2.75%) Internet
14 38 (2.09%) iSCSI
15 37 (2.04%) Network Security
16 34 (1.87%) Kerberos
17 32 (1.76%) SMTP
18 28 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (13.26%) MySQL
2 145 (7.98%) SQL Server
3 101 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 76 (4.18%) NoSQL
5 71 (3.91%) Relational Database
6 50 (2.75%) Hadoop
7 49 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 46 (2.53%) Big Data
9 42 (2.31%) RDBMS
10 36 (1.98%) Oracle Database
11 33 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 28 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
12 28 (1.54%) Redis
13 26 (1.43%) DB2
14 20 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
15 18 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
17 15 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
18 11 (0.61%) Apache Hive
18 11 (0.61%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 356 (19.58%) Jenkins
2 233 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 199 (10.95%) TeamCity
4 113 (6.22%) JIRA
5 70 (3.85%) Maven
6 67 (3.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 66 (3.63%) Gradle
8 64 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 64 (3.52%) Subversion
9 41 (2.26%) JUnit
10 35 (1.93%) Bitbucket
11 29 (1.60%) EasyMock
12 26 (1.43%) Vagrant
13 22 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (1.05%) Eclipse
14 19 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
15 18 (0.99%) Hudson
16 17 (0.94%) InstallShield
16 17 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
16 17 (0.94%) Selenium
General
1 487 (26.79%) Finance
2 292 (16.06%) Banking
3 124 (6.82%) Retail
4 107 (5.89%) Investment Banking
5 91 (5.01%) Retail Banking
6 72 (3.96%) Telecoms
7 51 (2.81%) Games
8 32 (1.76%) Marketing
9 31 (1.71%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.21%) Law
11 21 (1.16%) Aerospace
12 20 (1.10%) Electronics
13 18 (0.99%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.94%) Automotive
15 16 (0.88%) Billing
16 13 (0.72%) Publishing
17 11 (0.61%) Front Office
18 6 (0.33%) Legal
19 4 (0.22%) Advertising
19 4 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 429 (23.60%) Linux Engineer
2 341 (18.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 320 (17.60%) Administrator
4 208 (11.44%) Linux Administrator
5 195 (10.73%) Systems Administrator
6 159 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 157 (8.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 153 (8.42%) Analyst
9 141 (7.76%) Systems Engineer
10 140 (7.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 128 (7.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 109 (6.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 107 (5.89%) Cloud Engineer
14 106 (5.83%) AWS Engineer
15 89 (4.90%) Subject Matter Expert
16 86 (4.73%) Unix Engineer
17 85 (4.68%) Developer
18 84 (4.62%) Support Engineer
19 70 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
20 69 (3.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (6.22%) LAMP
2 112 (6.16%) Web Services
3 90 (4.95%) .NET
4 71 (3.91%) Spring
5 57 (3.14%) XML
6 51 (2.81%) Middleware
7 40 (2.20%) Java EE
8 39 (2.15%) JSON
9 31 (1.71%) CSS
9 31 (1.71%) RESTful
10 30 (1.65%) JSF
10 30 (1.65%) REST
11 29 (1.60%) EJB
11 29 (1.60%) HTML
11 29 (1.60%) Kafka
12 28 (1.54%) Elastic Stack
12 28 (1.54%) J2EE
13 25 (1.38%) LAPP Stack
14 21 (1.16%) SOAP
15 20 (1.10%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 274 (15.07%) Data Centre
2 153 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (5.06%) Clustering
4 84 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 79 (4.35%) Public Cloud
6 78 (4.29%) Management Information System
7 70 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
8 58 (3.19%) Replication
9 51 (2.81%) Fintech
10 37 (2.04%) Private Cloud
11 36 (1.98%) PKI
12 33 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
13 31 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (1.60%) Wiki
15 26 (1.43%) iPad
16 25 (1.38%) Derivative
17 24 (1.32%) EMC VNX
18 19 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
18 19 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
19 16 (0.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1818 (100.00%) Linux
2 643 (35.37%) Windows
3 602 (33.11%) Unix
4 532 (29.26%) CentOS
5 274 (15.07%) Solaris
6 258 (14.19%) Windows Server
7 195 (10.73%) Ubuntu
8 179 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 159 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 115 (6.33%) AIX
11 96 (5.28%) Debian
12 46 (2.53%) Windows 7
13 45 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 37 (2.04%) HPUX
15 24 (1.32%) SUSE
16 23 (1.27%) Windows 8
17 17 (0.94%) Kali Linux
17 17 (0.94%) Mac OS
18 16 (0.88%) Fedora
18 16 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (37.57%) DevOps
2 331 (18.21%) ITIL
3 298 (16.39%) Configuration Management
4 278 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
5 201 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
6 180 (9.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 153 (8.42%) High Availability
8 142 (7.81%) Open Source
9 122 (6.71%) Migration
10 106 (5.83%) Asset Management
11 104 (5.72%) Software Engineering
12 103 (5.67%) Change Management
13 94 (5.17%) Mentoring
14 91 (5.01%) SDLC
15 90 (4.95%) Wealth Management
16 88 (4.84%) Service Delivery
17 87 (4.79%) E-Commerce
17 87 (4.79%) Scrum
18 83 (4.57%) Performance Tuning
19 80 (4.40%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 647 (35.59%) Python
2 411 (22.61%) Bash Shell
3 409 (22.50%) Perl
4 380 (20.90%) Java
5 315 (17.33%) Ruby
6 231 (12.71%) SQL
7 224 (12.32%) Shell Script
8 153 (8.42%) PowerShell
9 117 (6.44%) PHP
10 108 (5.94%) C++
11 92 (5.06%) C
12 59 (3.25%) JavaScript
13 48 (2.64%) Korn
14 31 (1.71%) Bourne shell
15 18 (0.99%) Groovy
15 18 (0.99%) Jython
15 18 (0.99%) VB
16 16 (0.88%) AWK
16 16 (0.88%) Go
17 12 (0.66%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 142 (7.81%) Degree
2 132 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 111 (6.11%) RHCE
4 72 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 66 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (2.86%) RHCSA
7 47 (2.59%) CCNA
8 43 (2.37%) DV Cleared
9 40 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (1.76%) CCNP
11 30 (1.65%) RHCA
12 24 (1.32%) AWS Certification
13 23 (1.27%) MCSE
14 22 (1.21%) MCSA
15 20 (1.10%) ISTQB
15 20 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
16 19 (1.05%) ISEB
17 16 (0.88%) CCSP
18 15 (0.83%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.40%) SLA
2 61 (3.36%) QA
3 41 (2.26%) PCI DSS
4 33 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.28%) SEPA
7 4 (0.22%) SAS 70
8 3 (0.17%) GCP
9 2 (0.11%) HL7
9 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 432 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 242 (13.31%) Active Directory
3 226 (12.43%) Docker
4 141 (7.76%) VMware ESXi
5 129 (7.10%) vSphere
6 88 (4.84%) Hyper-V
7 70 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
8 55 (3.03%) NFS
9 48 (2.64%) KVM
10 45 (2.48%) Xen
11 44 (2.42%) XenServer
12 36 (1.98%) iptables
13 26 (1.43%) Dovecot
14 24 (1.32%) Terminal Services
15 20 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
16 19 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 17 (0.94%) GlusterFS
18 16 (0.88%) Snort
19 15 (0.83%) XenApp
20 14 (0.77%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 568 (31.24%) Puppet
2 457 (25.14%) Opscode Chef
3 395 (21.73%) Ansible
4 133 (7.32%) Nagios
5 102 (5.61%) Kubernetes
6 70 (3.85%) SCCM
7 65 (3.58%) Salt
8 61 (3.36%) NetBackup
8 61 (3.36%) Terraform
9 53 (2.92%) Red Hat Satellite
10 51 (2.81%) Rundeck
11 48 (2.64%) WSUS
12 46 (2.53%) ZABBIX
13 35 (1.93%) vCenter Server
14 33 (1.82%) Grafana
14 33 (1.82%) Tivoli
15 29 (1.60%) Cobbler
16 28 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
17 27 (1.49%) Backup Exec
17 27 (1.49%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1378 (75.80%) Red Hat
2 624 (34.32%) VMware
3 329 (18.10%) Oracle
4 279 (15.35%) Microsoft
5 195 (10.73%) Cisco
6 140 (7.70%) HP
7 93 (5.12%) NetApp
8 92 (5.06%) IBM
9 83 (4.57%) Splunk
10 69 (3.80%) EMC
11 61 (3.36%) Citrix
12 54 (2.97%) Google
13 52 (2.86%) Veritas
14 49 (2.70%) Sun
15 45 (2.48%) Symantec
16 42 (2.31%) Dell
17 41 (2.26%) F5
18 39 (2.15%) CheckPoint
19 37 (2.04%) Juniper
20 36 (1.98%) SAP