Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 449 358 368
Rank change year-on-year -91 +10 -62
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 759 1,358 1,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.90% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.80% 3.87% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 552 1,017 1,216
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £81,925 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,713 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.43% +4.17% +1.05%

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 27,108 35,057 42,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.02% 23.16% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21,772 28,205 34,901
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%

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 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 15 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 26 February 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 -84 729 £60,000 +9.09% 155
UK excluding London -45 461 £52,713 +5.43% 123
London -106 279 £67,500 +9.76% 39
South East -38 141 £60,000 +14.29% 44
North of England -27 109 £55,000 +3.92% 41
Midlands +74 106 £47,500 +5.56% 11
West Midlands +68 80 £47,500 +8.57% 6
South West -6 70 £50,000 - 16
North West +12 50 £60,000 +13.82% 19
Yorkshire +11 46 £55,000 +3.92% 11
East Midlands +28 25 £42,500 -20.93% 5
East of England +29 24 £55,000 +20.88% 5
Scotland +14 15 £40,000 -5.88% 4
North East -7 13 £59,102 +11.67% 11
Wales -30 4 £50,500 +12.22% 3

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 759 (100.00%) Linux
2 536 (70.62%) Red Hat
3 301 (39.66%) Windows
4 294 (38.74%) Ansible
5 272 (35.84%) Python
6 252 (33.20%) VMware
7 235 (30.96%) DevOps
8 222 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
9 215 (28.33%) AWS
10 202 (26.61%) Docker
11 197 (25.96%) Puppet
12 191 (25.16%) CentOS
13 179 (23.58%) Jenkins
14 176 (23.19%) Finance
15 174 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 174 (22.92%) Bash Shell
16 169 (22.27%) Azure
17 156 (20.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 156 (20.55%) Configuration Management
18 153 (20.16%) Windows Server
19 146 (19.24%) Microsoft
20 139 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
21 135 (17.79%) Kubernetes
22 132 (17.39%) Git (software)
23 130 (17.13%) Security Cleared
23 130 (17.13%) ITIL
24 126 (16.60%) Firewall
24 126 (16.60%) Terraform
25 115 (15.15%) SQL
26 113 (14.89%) Java

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 62 (8.17%) Tomcat
2 60 (7.91%) Apache
3 31 (4.08%) JBoss
3 31 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 28 (3.69%) Confluence
5 24 (3.16%) IIS
6 22 (2.90%) OpenStack
7 19 (2.50%) nginx
8 18 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (2.11%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.71%) MS Exchange
10 13 (1.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 10 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (1.05%) Red Hat Fuse
13 5 (0.66%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.66%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.40%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.40%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
1 3 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.13%) Eikon
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 215 (28.33%) AWS
2 169 (22.27%) Azure
3 54 (7.11%) OpenShift
4 53 (6.98%) GCP
5 47 (6.19%) GitHub
6 41 (5.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 33 (4.35%) Office 365
8 31 (4.08%) SaaS
9 25 (3.29%) Amazon S3
10 23 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (2.64%) Route 53
12 19 (2.50%) Datadog
13 18 (2.37%) Amazon ECS
14 17 (2.24%) IaaS
15 14 (1.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 13 (1.71%) PaaS
17 11 (1.45%) Serverless
18 10 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 10 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
19 9 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 126 (16.60%) Firewall
2 111 (14.62%) SAN
3 73 (9.62%) DNS
4 54 (7.11%) TCP/IP
5 45 (5.93%) VPN
6 44 (5.80%) WAN
7 43 (5.67%) DHCP
8 42 (5.53%) LAN
9 29 (3.82%) HTTP
10 28 (3.69%) Internet
11 21 (2.77%) BGP
12 17 (2.24%) NAS
12 17 (2.24%) SSL
12 17 (2.24%) VLAN
13 16 (2.11%) Wireless
14 15 (1.98%) Multicast
15 12 (1.58%) IPsec
16 11 (1.45%) OpenVPN
16 11 (1.45%) OSPF
17 8 (1.05%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (8.83%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (5.40%) Big Data
4 35 (4.61%) MySQL
5 29 (3.82%) NoSQL
5 29 (3.82%) Oracle Database
6 25 (3.29%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.77%) DB2
8 16 (2.11%) RDBMS
9 15 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (1.45%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (1.19%) MariaDB
12 7 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (0.92%) Oracle Exadata
12 7 (0.92%) QlikView
12 7 (0.92%) Sybase ASE
13 6 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 179 (23.58%) Jenkins
2 132 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 58 (7.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 48 (6.32%) GitLab
5 45 (5.93%) JIRA
6 37 (4.87%) Sonatype Nexus
7 20 (2.64%) Bitbucket
8 17 (2.24%) Vagrant
9 13 (1.71%) Bitbucket Server
10 12 (1.58%) Subversion
11 11 (1.45%) JUnit
12 9 (1.19%) EasyMock
13 8 (1.05%) Artifactory
14 6 (0.79%) Fiddler
14 6 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.79%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.66%) Maven
15 5 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (0.66%) Selenium
15 5 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 176 (23.19%) Finance
2 54 (7.11%) Public Sector
3 50 (6.59%) Banking
4 36 (4.74%) Retail
5 14 (1.84%) Legal
5 14 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.19%) Aerospace
6 9 (1.19%) Front Office
6 9 (1.19%) Publishing
7 7 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 7 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.79%) Military
9 4 (0.53%) Electronics
9 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.53%) Marketing
10 3 (0.40%) Back Office
11 2 (0.26%) Advertising
11 2 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 137 (18.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 110 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 94 (12.38%) Linux Engineer
4 83 (10.94%) Architect
5 74 (9.75%) Analyst
6 61 (8.04%) Administrator
7 52 (6.85%) AWS Engineer
8 47 (6.19%) Developer
8 47 (6.19%) Platform Engineer
9 42 (5.53%) AWS DevOps
10 41 (5.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 39 (5.14%) Support Engineer
12 38 (5.01%) Systems Administrator
13 37 (4.87%) Cloud Engineer
14 35 (4.61%) Linux Administrator
14 35 (4.61%) Linux Support
15 34 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
16 33 (4.35%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 32 (4.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 28 (3.69%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (8.30%) Middleware
2 38 (5.01%) Elastic Stack
3 32 (4.22%) Web Services
4 21 (2.77%) Spring
5 16 (2.11%) LDAP
5 16 (2.11%) XML
6 14 (1.84%) Java EE
6 14 (1.84%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (1.84%) XML Schema
7 12 (1.58%) Apache NiFi
7 12 (1.58%) EJB
7 12 (1.58%) FIX Protocol
8 11 (1.45%) .NET
8 11 (1.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 10 (1.32%) Kafka
9 10 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (1.32%) Sensu
10 9 (1.19%) JSF
10 9 (1.19%) OAuth
11 8 (1.05%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (8.30%) Data Centre
2 63 (8.30%) Public Cloud
3 48 (6.32%) Linux Command Line
4 33 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 23 (3.03%) Replication
6 21 (2.77%) Clustering
7 19 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 19 (2.50%) Private Cloud
8 16 (2.11%) Blog
9 15 (1.98%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.71%) User Experience
10 13 (1.71%) Wiki
11 12 (1.58%) Derivative
11 12 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (0.92%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.92%) PKI
14 6 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 759 (100.00%) Linux
2 301 (39.66%) Windows
3 191 (25.16%) CentOS
4 153 (20.16%) Windows Server
5 92 (12.12%) Unix
6 70 (9.22%) Ubuntu
7 63 (8.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (4.61%) Solaris
10 24 (3.16%) Debian
11 23 (3.03%) Fedora
12 21 (2.77%) AIX
12 21 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (1.98%) HPUX
14 14 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
14 14 (1.84%) SUSE
14 14 (1.84%) Windows 10
15 12 (1.58%) VMS
16 6 (0.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (30.96%) DevOps
2 222 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (20.55%) Configuration Management
3 156 (20.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 139 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
5 130 (17.13%) ITIL
6 84 (11.07%) Migration
7 80 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
8 74 (9.75%) Mentoring
9 67 (8.83%) Open Source
10 57 (7.51%) Cybersecurity
11 56 (7.38%) Service Delivery
12 54 (7.11%) High Availability
13 52 (6.85%) Coaching
13 52 (6.85%) Microservices
13 52 (6.85%) Test Automation
14 50 (6.59%) Software Engineering
15 47 (6.19%) Infrastructure as Code
15 47 (6.19%) Scrum
16 46 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 272 (35.84%) Python
2 174 (22.92%) Bash Shell
3 115 (15.15%) SQL
4 113 (14.89%) Java
4 113 (14.89%) PowerShell
5 82 (10.80%) Perl
6 70 (9.22%) Shell Script
7 62 (8.17%) Ruby
8 41 (5.40%) C
9 32 (4.22%) C++
10 24 (3.16%) PHP
11 23 (3.03%) Korn
12 16 (2.11%) Go
13 14 (1.84%) Scala
13 14 (1.84%) XQuery
14 12 (1.58%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.45%) Groovy
15 11 (1.45%) KiXtart
16 10 (1.32%) JavaScript
17 9 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (17.13%) Security Cleared
2 84 (11.07%) SC Cleared
3 40 (5.27%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 30 (3.95%) Degree
6 26 (3.43%) AWS Certification
6 26 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (3.03%) MCSE
8 22 (2.90%) CCNA
9 21 (2.77%) CCNP
10 14 (1.84%) CISSP
10 14 (1.84%) CompTIA Security+
10 14 (1.84%) GIAC
10 14 (1.84%) Linux+ Certification
10 14 (1.84%) Network+ Certification
10 14 (1.84%) SANS
10 14 (1.84%) SSCP
11 7 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (0.92%) MCSA
12 6 (0.79%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.77%) GDPR
2 20 (2.64%) QA
3 15 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.19%) ISO 22301
4 9 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 8 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.66%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.53%) SLA
8 2 (0.26%) PSD2
9 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 202 (26.61%) Docker
2 174 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (14.36%) Active Directory
4 73 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (5.27%) vSphere
6 25 (3.29%) NFS
7 24 (3.16%) VirtualBox
8 22 (2.90%) KVM
9 21 (2.77%) Xen
10 20 (2.64%) Hyper-V
11 16 (2.11%) Samba
12 14 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (1.45%) iptables
15 10 (1.32%) XenApp
16 7 (0.92%) Firmware
16 7 (0.92%) OpenAM
17 6 (0.79%) OpenSSH
18 5 (0.66%) Postfix
18 5 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 294 (38.74%) Ansible
2 197 (25.96%) Puppet
3 135 (17.79%) Kubernetes
4 126 (16.60%) Terraform
5 88 (11.59%) Opscode Chef
6 61 (8.04%) Packer
7 51 (6.72%) Red Hat Satellite
8 48 (6.32%) Docker Swarm
9 41 (5.40%) Nagios
10 37 (4.87%) Grafana
11 32 (4.22%) SCCM
12 31 (4.08%) SCOM
13 30 (3.95%) Prometheus
14 29 (3.82%) Graphite
15 26 (3.43%) Consul
16 23 (3.03%) QRadar
16 23 (3.03%) vCenter Server
16 23 (3.03%) WSUS
17 21 (2.77%) ZABBIX
18 19 (2.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 536 (70.62%) Red Hat
2 252 (33.20%) VMware
3 146 (19.24%) Microsoft
4 108 (14.23%) Oracle
5 65 (8.56%) Cisco
6 52 (6.85%) IBM
6 52 (6.85%) NetApp
7 51 (6.72%) HP
8 44 (5.80%) Citrix
9 41 (5.40%) Google
10 34 (4.48%) LogRhythm
11 32 (4.22%) Juniper
12 31 (4.08%) Splunk
13 30 (3.95%) SolarWinds
14 28 (3.69%) EMC
15 27 (3.56%) Dell
16 17 (2.24%) Hortonworks
17 16 (2.11%) F5
18 14 (1.84%) Cloudera
19 13 (1.71%) Sybase