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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 280 289
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 965 1129 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 1.15% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.30% 4.50% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 739 945 996
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76%  

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 22431 25066 28996
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.16% 25.46% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18472 21445 24289
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -16 910 £52,500 - 86
London -5 455 £57,500 - 26
South East -27 163 £55,000 +10.00% 19
Yorkshire +13 105 £45,000 +5.88% 13
West Yorkshire +40 92 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Leeds +51 80 £45,000 -2.17% 8
City of London +36 74 £51,250 -10.86% 6
Berkshire -31 58 £55,000 - 8
North West -11 53 £38,500 +10.00% 9
Surrey +46 49 £60,000 +9.09% 4
South West +7 45 £37,500 -31.81% 7
East of England -45 45 £52,500 - 4
Manchester -3 44 £39,500 +18.79% 5
Hampshire +6 37 £55,000 +34.14% 3
Scotland +14 29 £44,500 -1.11% 8
Reading -11 27 £65,000 +13.04% 5
West Midlands +13 26 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Hertfordshire -14 21 £57,500 +1.32% 1
Gloucestershire +9 20 £37,500 -23.46% 2
Birmingham +21 14 £40,500 - 1
Edinburgh +2 14 £40,500 -5.99% 3
Essex -12 14 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Bristol -26 14 £44,000 -34.81% 1
North Yorkshire +6 13 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Watford -1 13 £35,000 -
Glasgow +4 12 £45,500 +1.11% 5
Colchester +3 11 £52,500 +5.00%
Bradford -11 11 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Staines - 11 £70,000 - 1
Hammersmith - 11 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1813 (100.00%) Linux
2 1360 (75.01%) Red Hat
3 656 (36.18%) Python
4 646 (35.63%) Windows
5 627 (34.58%) VMware
6 610 (33.65%) DevOps
7 587 (32.38%) Puppet
8 556 (30.67%) Unix
9 482 (26.59%) CentOS
10 463 (25.54%) Amazon AWS
11 459 (25.32%) Opscode Chef
12 453 (24.99%) Finance
13 416 (22.95%) Perl
14 411 (22.67%) Java
15 405 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
15 405 (22.34%) Ansible
16 404 (22.28%) Bash Shell
17 371 (20.46%) Oracle
18 329 (18.15%) Jenkins
19 320 (17.65%) Configuration Management
20 317 (17.48%) ITIL
21 316 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
22 314 (17.32%) Apache
23 312 (17.21%) Ruby
24 310 (17.10%) Microsoft
25 298 (16.44%) SQL
26 282 (15.55%) Windows Server
27 278 (15.33%) MySQL
28 267 (14.73%) Data Centre
29 250 (13.79%) Active Directory

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
1 314 (17.32%) Apache
2 194 (10.70%) Tomcat
3 144 (7.94%) JBoss
4 109 (6.01%) OpenStack
5 92 (5.07%) IIS
6 83 (4.58%) MS Exchange
7 80 (4.41%) WebSphere
8 77 (4.25%) Confluence
9 54 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
10 48 (2.65%) nginx
11 46 (2.54%) WebLogic
12 44 (2.43%) CloudStack
13 42 (2.32%) SharePoint
14 38 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
14 38 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 28 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
16 27 (1.49%) Skype for Business
17 15 (0.83%) Apache Spark
17 15 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
18 14 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.11%) HipChat
4 1 (0.055%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.28%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.22%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.22%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.055%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.055%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.055%) Magento
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.055%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 463 (25.54%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (4.85%) Office 365
4 70 (3.86%) SaaS
5 62 (3.42%) PaaS
6 61 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
7 55 (3.03%) GitHub
8 44 (2.43%) IaaS
9 42 (2.32%) Amazon S3
10 30 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 28 (1.54%) OpenShift
12 26 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
14 14 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
15 10 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.50%) G Suite
17 7 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 6 (0.33%) Amazon Glacier
18 6 (0.33%) Route 53
19 5 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 239 (13.18%) Firewall
2 232 (12.80%) SAN
3 228 (12.58%) DNS
4 148 (8.16%) TCP/IP
5 127 (7.00%) LDAP
6 99 (5.46%) DHCP
7 88 (4.85%) VPN
8 78 (4.30%) WAN
9 74 (4.08%) LAN
9 74 (4.08%) NAS
10 73 (4.03%) HTTP
11 71 (3.92%) Internet
12 55 (3.03%) iSCSI
13 52 (2.87%) VoIP
14 47 (2.59%) SMTP
15 42 (2.32%) VLAN
16 41 (2.26%) Kerberos
17 38 (2.10%) SSL
18 37 (2.04%) Network Security
19 34 (1.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (15.33%) MySQL
2 165 (9.10%) SQL Server
3 115 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
4 85 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 76 (4.19%) Relational Database
6 63 (3.47%) Oracle Database
7 54 (2.98%) Hadoop
8 44 (2.43%) Big Data
9 42 (2.32%) MongoDB
10 41 (2.26%) RDBMS
11 39 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 34 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 33 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (1.38%) Redis
15 20 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (1.10%) DB2
16 19 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
17 17 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
19 14 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 329 (18.15%) Jenkins
2 227 (12.52%) Git (software)
3 134 (7.39%) TeamCity
4 105 (5.79%) JIRA
5 76 (4.19%) Subversion
6 70 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 47 (2.59%) Gradle
7 47 (2.59%) Maven
8 44 (2.43%) JUnit
8 44 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
9 39 (2.15%) Bitbucket
10 34 (1.88%) EasyMock
11 25 (1.38%) Vagrant
12 24 (1.32%) Hudson
13 21 (1.16%) GoCD
14 18 (0.99%) Eclipse
15 16 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
15 16 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (0.83%) Ant
17 13 (0.72%) InstallShield
General
1 453 (24.99%) Finance
2 203 (11.20%) Banking
3 75 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 68 (3.75%) Retail
5 49 (2.70%) Games
6 43 (2.37%) Investment Banking
7 42 (2.32%) Marketing
8 29 (1.60%) Retail Banking
9 28 (1.54%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 23 (1.27%) Law
12 21 (1.16%) Electronics
13 16 (0.88%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.83%) Automotive
15 10 (0.55%) Back Office
16 9 (0.50%) Billing
17 8 (0.44%) French Language
18 7 (0.39%) Front Office
19 6 (0.33%) Legal
20 5 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 453 (24.99%) Linux Engineer
2 349 (19.25%) Administrator
3 327 (18.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 230 (12.69%) Systems Administrator
5 228 (12.58%) Linux Administrator
6 167 (9.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 160 (8.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 150 (8.27%) Analyst
9 145 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 137 (7.56%) Systems Engineer
11 136 (7.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 113 (6.23%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 101 (5.57%) Developer
14 95 (5.24%) Cloud Engineer
15 93 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
16 77 (4.25%) AWS Engineer
17 74 (4.08%) Support Engineer
18 67 (3.70%) Architect
19 62 (3.42%) Unix Administrator
20 59 (3.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (7.83%) LAMP
2 132 (7.28%) Web Services
3 85 (4.69%) .NET
4 76 (4.19%) Spring
5 58 (3.20%) XML
6 53 (2.92%) Middleware
7 39 (2.15%) Java EE
8 34 (1.88%) EJB
8 34 (1.88%) JSF
9 33 (1.82%) Node.js
10 32 (1.77%) HTML
11 31 (1.71%) Elastic Stack
11 31 (1.71%) J2EE
11 31 (1.71%) JSON
12 28 (1.54%) CSS
13 27 (1.49%) REST
14 26 (1.43%) RESTful
15 23 (1.27%) LAPP Stack
16 22 (1.21%) Kafka
17 19 (1.05%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 267 (14.73%) Data Centre
2 133 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (4.80%) Computer Science
4 85 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
5 77 (4.25%) Clustering
6 72 (3.97%) Management Information System
7 63 (3.47%) Replication
8 57 (3.14%) Public Cloud
9 49 (2.70%) Fintech
10 40 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
10 40 (2.21%) Private Cloud
11 37 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
12 36 (1.99%) PKI
13 34 (1.88%) Wiki
14 30 (1.65%) EMC VNX
14 30 (1.65%) Fat Client
14 30 (1.65%) Thin Client
15 24 (1.32%) Derivative
16 22 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
16 22 (1.21%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1813 (100.00%) Linux
2 646 (35.63%) Windows
3 556 (30.67%) Unix
4 482 (26.59%) CentOS
5 282 (15.55%) Windows Server
6 234 (12.91%) Solaris
7 196 (10.81%) Ubuntu
8 157 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 139 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 118 (6.51%) AIX
11 95 (5.24%) Debian
12 43 (2.37%) HPUX
13 33 (1.82%) Windows 7
14 32 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 27 (1.49%) SUSE
16 17 (0.94%) Kali Linux
17 16 (0.88%) Windows 8
18 13 (0.72%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
19 12 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (33.65%) DevOps
2 320 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 317 (17.48%) ITIL
4 316 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
5 196 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
6 190 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 173 (9.54%) Open Source
8 165 (9.10%) High Availability
9 124 (6.84%) Scrum
10 113 (6.23%) Software Engineering
11 107 (5.90%) Migration
12 100 (5.52%) Mentoring
13 97 (5.35%) Performance Tuning
14 87 (4.80%) Service Delivery
15 83 (4.58%) Change Management
16 82 (4.52%) SDLC
17 81 (4.47%) E-Commerce
18 80 (4.41%) Task Automation
19 71 (3.92%) Load Balancing
20 65 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 656 (36.18%) Python
2 416 (22.95%) Perl
3 411 (22.67%) Java
4 404 (22.28%) Bash Shell
5 312 (17.21%) Ruby
6 298 (16.44%) SQL
7 235 (12.96%) Shell Script
8 172 (9.49%) PowerShell
9 145 (8.00%) PHP
10 105 (5.79%) C++
11 92 (5.07%) C
12 62 (3.42%) JavaScript
13 57 (3.14%) Korn
14 28 (1.54%) Bourne shell
15 23 (1.27%) Go
16 20 (1.10%) Groovy
17 19 (1.05%) AWK
18 18 (0.99%) VB
19 17 (0.94%) PL/SQL
20 14 (0.77%) Jython
Qualifications
1 139 (7.67%) Security Cleared
2 130 (7.17%) Degree
3 113 (6.23%) RHCE
4 67 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 62 (3.42%) RHCSA
6 58 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (2.48%) DV Cleared
8 44 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (2.15%) CCNA
10 38 (2.10%) RHCA
11 35 (1.93%) CCNP
12 33 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
14 23 (1.27%) MCSE
15 21 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 17 (0.94%) MCSA
17 16 (0.88%) ISEB
17 16 (0.88%) ISTQB
18 15 (0.83%) CCDP
18 15 (0.83%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.09%) SLA
2 45 (2.48%) QA
3 44 (2.43%) PCI DSS
4 32 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.22%) SAS 70
7 3 (0.17%) PMO
8 2 (0.11%) HL7
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 405 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 250 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 226 (12.47%) Docker
4 134 (7.39%) vSphere
5 122 (6.73%) VMware ESXi
6 84 (4.63%) Hyper-V
7 77 (4.25%) NFS
8 63 (3.47%) Xen
9 60 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
10 56 (3.09%) XenServer
11 44 (2.43%) KVM
12 34 (1.88%) Dovecot
13 28 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 24 (1.32%) iptables
15 17 (0.94%) Terminal Services
15 17 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
16 16 (0.88%) Snort
16 16 (0.88%) XenApp
17 15 (0.83%) GlusterFS
17 15 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 587 (32.38%) Puppet
2 459 (25.32%) Opscode Chef
3 405 (22.34%) Ansible
4 133 (7.34%) Nagios
5 84 (4.63%) SCCM
6 81 (4.47%) Kubernetes
7 68 (3.75%) Red Hat Satellite
8 64 (3.53%) NetBackup
9 59 (3.25%) Salt
9 59 (3.25%) Terraform
10 54 (2.98%) ZABBIX
11 48 (2.65%) Rundeck
12 39 (2.15%) Tivoli
13 32 (1.77%) Cobbler
14 29 (1.60%) vCenter Server
15 27 (1.49%) CFEngine
16 26 (1.43%) Grafana
16 26 (1.43%) SCOM
16 26 (1.43%) WSUS
17 25 (1.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1360 (75.01%) Red Hat
2 627 (34.58%) VMware
3 371 (20.46%) Oracle
4 310 (17.10%) Microsoft
5 191 (10.54%) Cisco
6 143 (7.89%) HP
7 104 (5.74%) NetApp
8 95 (5.24%) Splunk
9 85 (4.69%) Citrix
10 79 (4.36%) IBM
11 77 (4.25%) EMC
12 58 (3.20%) Google
13 57 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
14 55 (3.03%) Sun
15 49 (2.70%) Juniper
16 45 (2.48%) Symantec
16 45 (2.48%) Veritas
17 42 (2.32%) EnterpriseDB
17 42 (2.32%) F5
18 39 (2.15%) CheckPoint
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 to 90,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 40% night shift allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 70,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus+HC+Pension+More
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Professional Certs
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65k-68k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competive Salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + SHARE OPTIONS
Posted: 6 days ago