Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 290 304
Rank change year-on-year -33 +14 -23
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1750 2193 2331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.01% 1.15% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.04% 4.60% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1332 1808 1953
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 43316 47631 57631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.88% 24.93% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34903 40417 48563
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 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 -34 1635 £55,000 +4.76% 75
UK excluding London -33 917 £47,500 -5.00% 55
London -23 805 £60,000 +4.35% 25
South East -59 317 £55,000 +6.80% 17
North of England +25 272 £45,000 +0.59% 26
Yorkshire +65 178 £45,000 - 19
North West -17 94 £41,750 +15.97% 5
Midlands 0 82 £45,000 -5.26% 5
East of England -28 80 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South West -8 79 £42,000 -20.00% 1
Scotland +12 61 £44,000 +17.33% 5
West Midlands -5 52 £45,000 - 3
East Midlands +12 20 £40,000 -16.67% 2
Wales -3 16 £42,500 +13.33%
Northern Ireland -20 11 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1750 (100.00%) Linux
2 1334 (76.23%) Red Hat
3 676 (38.63%) DevOps
4 607 (34.69%) VMware
5 600 (34.29%) Windows
6 589 (33.66%) Python
7 548 (31.31%) Unix
8 545 (31.14%) CentOS
9 520 (29.71%) Puppet
10 483 (27.60%) Finance
11 471 (26.91%) Amazon AWS
12 437 (24.97%) VMware Infrastructure
13 424 (24.23%) Opscode Chef
14 392 (22.40%) Ansible
15 383 (21.89%) Bash Shell
16 373 (21.31%) Java
17 370 (21.14%) ITIL
18 361 (20.63%) Perl
19 338 (19.31%) Jenkins
20 313 (17.89%) Oracle
21 291 (16.63%) Configuration Management
21 291 (16.63%) Ruby
22 289 (16.51%) Banking
23 275 (15.71%) Microsoft
24 264 (15.09%) Firewall
25 261 (14.91%) Solaris
26 253 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
27 248 (14.17%) SAN
28 246 (14.06%) Apache
29 233 (13.31%) 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
1 246 (14.06%) Apache
2 164 (9.37%) Tomcat
3 78 (4.46%) OpenStack
4 76 (4.34%) MS Exchange
4 76 (4.34%) WebSphere
5 72 (4.11%) JBoss
6 67 (3.83%) Confluence
7 57 (3.26%) IIS
8 56 (3.20%) nginx
9 44 (2.51%) WebLogic
10 42 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
11 38 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
12 33 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
13 29 (1.66%) SharePoint
14 28 (1.60%) Skype for Business
15 20 (1.14%) CloudStack
15 20 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
16 16 (0.91%) SAS
17 14 (0.80%) Apache Spark
18 13 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 36 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.057%) HipChat
5 1 (0.057%) Houdini
5 1 (0.057%) Maya
5 1 (0.057%) NUKE
5 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.057%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.34%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.057%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.057%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.057%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.057%) Magento
5 1 (0.057%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 471 (26.91%) Amazon AWS
2 215 (12.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (4.86%) Office 365
4 81 (4.63%) GitHub
5 62 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
6 57 (3.26%) PaaS
6 57 (3.26%) SaaS
7 54 (3.09%) Amazon S3
8 43 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 42 (2.40%) IaaS
10 33 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
11 28 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 27 (1.54%) Amazon ELB
13 22 (1.26%) Route 53
14 19 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
14 19 (1.09%) OpenShift
15 18 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
16 15 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 14 (0.80%) Serverless
18 9 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 264 (15.09%) Firewall
2 248 (14.17%) SAN
3 198 (11.31%) DNS
4 182 (10.40%) TCP/IP
5 142 (8.11%) VPN
6 108 (6.17%) SSL
7 96 (5.49%) LAN
8 89 (5.09%) DHCP
9 87 (4.97%) HTTP
10 85 (4.86%) WAN
11 51 (2.91%) LDAP
12 48 (2.74%) VLAN
13 44 (2.51%) NAS
14 40 (2.29%) Internet
15 39 (2.23%) VoIP
16 36 (2.06%) iSCSI
16 36 (2.06%) Network Security
16 36 (2.06%) Reverse Proxy
17 29 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
17 29 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (11.89%) MySQL
2 156 (8.91%) SQL Server
3 86 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
4 71 (4.06%) Relational Database
5 63 (3.60%) NoSQL
6 58 (3.31%) Oracle Database
7 50 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 46 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
9 41 (2.34%) Big Data
9 41 (2.34%) MongoDB
10 32 (1.83%) Hadoop
11 30 (1.71%) DB2
12 27 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
14 20 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
14 20 (1.14%) Redis
15 19 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
17 14 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (0.80%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 338 (19.31%) Jenkins
2 207 (11.83%) TeamCity
3 204 (11.66%) Git (software)
4 104 (5.94%) JIRA
5 93 (5.31%) Maven
6 75 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 66 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 60 (3.43%) Gradle
9 56 (3.20%) Subversion
10 43 (2.46%) Vagrant
11 34 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (1.66%) Bitbucket
13 28 (1.60%) JUnit
14 26 (1.49%) Ant
15 25 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
16 23 (1.31%) Eclipse
17 21 (1.20%) Hudson
18 19 (1.09%) EasyMock
18 19 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
19 15 (0.86%) Selenium
General
1 483 (27.60%) Finance
2 289 (16.51%) Banking
3 111 (6.34%) Investment Banking
4 103 (5.89%) Retail Banking
5 58 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 46 (2.63%) Games
7 40 (2.29%) Financial Institution
8 30 (1.71%) Retail
9 18 (1.03%) Publishing
10 17 (0.97%) Billing
10 17 (0.97%) Marketing
11 15 (0.86%) Legal
12 14 (0.80%) Electronics
13 13 (0.74%) Aerospace
14 12 (0.69%) Back Office
14 12 (0.69%) Law
14 12 (0.69%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.57%) Automotive
16 8 (0.46%) Advertising
16 8 (0.46%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 378 (21.60%) Linux Engineer
2 341 (19.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 299 (17.09%) Administrator
4 200 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
5 183 (10.46%) Linux Administrator
6 146 (8.34%) Analyst
7 141 (8.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 135 (7.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 130 (7.43%) Systems Engineer
10 127 (7.26%) AWS Engineer
11 118 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 104 (5.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 102 (5.83%) Subject Matter Expert
14 101 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
15 94 (5.37%) Linux Systems Engineer
16 83 (4.74%) AWS DevOps
17 80 (4.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 78 (4.46%) Developer
19 77 (4.40%) Support Engineer
20 71 (4.06%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (6.00%) Web Services
2 102 (5.83%) LAMP
3 96 (5.49%) .NET
4 52 (2.97%) XML
5 50 (2.86%) Middleware
6 48 (2.74%) Spring
7 44 (2.51%) HTML
8 41 (2.34%) CSS
9 38 (2.17%) JSON
10 32 (1.83%) REST
11 31 (1.77%) Java EE
12 30 (1.71%) RESTful
13 28 (1.60%) J2EE
14 26 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
15 23 (1.31%) SOAP
16 22 (1.26%) LEMP Stack
17 21 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
17 21 (1.20%) JSF
17 21 (1.20%) Kafka
18 19 (1.09%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 231 (13.20%) Data Centre
2 127 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (6.17%) Clustering
4 87 (4.97%) Public Cloud
5 69 (3.94%) Computer Science
6 60 (3.43%) Management Information System
7 57 (3.26%) Fintech
8 51 (2.91%) Replication
9 46 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
10 40 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
11 34 (1.94%) Private Cloud
12 27 (1.54%) Derivative
13 24 (1.37%) PKI
14 23 (1.31%) EMC VNX
15 20 (1.14%) EMC VMAX
15 20 (1.14%) iPad
16 19 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (1.09%) Wiki
17 16 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
18 14 (0.80%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1750 (100.00%) Linux
2 600 (34.29%) Windows
3 548 (31.31%) Unix
4 545 (31.14%) CentOS
5 261 (14.91%) Solaris
6 228 (13.03%) Windows Server
7 197 (11.26%) Ubuntu
8 180 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 164 (9.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 102 (5.83%) AIX
11 89 (5.09%) Debian
12 50 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 48 (2.74%) Windows 7
14 32 (1.83%) HPUX
15 26 (1.49%) SUSE
16 23 (1.31%) Windows 10
17 22 (1.26%) Mac OS
18 21 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
19 20 (1.14%) Fedora
20 18 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (38.63%) DevOps
2 370 (21.14%) ITIL
3 291 (16.63%) Configuration Management
4 253 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
5 214 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
6 164 (9.37%) High Availability
7 155 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 136 (7.77%) Migration
8 136 (7.77%) Open Source
9 119 (6.80%) Asset Management
10 103 (5.89%) Change Management
11 102 (5.83%) Wealth Management
12 93 (5.31%) Software Engineering
13 90 (5.14%) Mentoring
14 89 (5.09%) E-Commerce
14 89 (5.09%) SDLC
15 78 (4.46%) Task Automation
16 73 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
17 65 (3.71%) Continuous Delivery
17 65 (3.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 589 (33.66%) Python
2 383 (21.89%) Bash Shell
3 373 (21.31%) Java
4 361 (20.63%) Perl
5 291 (16.63%) Ruby
6 226 (12.91%) SQL
7 207 (11.83%) Shell Script
8 157 (8.97%) PowerShell
9 112 (6.40%) PHP
10 90 (5.14%) C++
11 87 (4.97%) JavaScript
12 81 (4.63%) C
13 39 (2.23%) Korn
14 27 (1.54%) Bourne shell
15 20 (1.14%) Go
16 18 (1.03%) Groovy
17 16 (0.91%) T-SQL
18 15 (0.86%) AWK
18 15 (0.86%) C#
19 14 (0.80%) Jython
Qualifications
1 144 (8.23%) Security Cleared
2 142 (8.11%) Degree
3 129 (7.37%) RHCE
4 88 (5.03%) SC Cleared
5 71 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (3.60%) CCNA
7 54 (3.09%) RHCSA
8 43 (2.46%) AWS Certification
8 43 (2.46%) DV Cleared
9 30 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (1.20%) CCNP
10 21 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
11 19 (1.09%) MCSE
11 19 (1.09%) RHCA
12 17 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (0.80%) CISSP
15 13 (0.74%) ISTQB
15 13 (0.74%) MCSA
16 12 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.11%) SLA
2 54 (3.09%) QA
3 27 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.29%) PMO
7 4 (0.23%) SAS 70
7 4 (0.23%) SEPA
8 3 (0.17%) GCP
9 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.057%) HL7
System Software
1 437 (24.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 233 (13.31%) Active Directory
3 218 (12.46%) Docker
4 141 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
5 127 (7.26%) vSphere
6 83 (4.74%) Hyper-V
7 68 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
8 53 (3.03%) NFS
9 45 (2.57%) KVM
10 38 (2.17%) iptables
11 33 (1.89%) XenServer
12 30 (1.71%) Xen
13 25 (1.43%) Terminal Services
14 18 (1.03%) GlusterFS
14 18 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 17 (0.97%) vCloud
15 17 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
16 16 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
17 13 (0.74%) RHEV
17 13 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 520 (29.71%) Puppet
2 424 (24.23%) Opscode Chef
3 392 (22.40%) Ansible
4 152 (8.69%) Nagios
5 109 (6.23%) Kubernetes
6 84 (4.80%) Terraform
7 58 (3.31%) Salt
8 56 (3.20%) SCCM
9 55 (3.14%) Rundeck
10 53 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
11 42 (2.40%) NetBackup
11 42 (2.40%) WSUS
12 33 (1.89%) vCenter Server
12 33 (1.89%) ZABBIX
13 31 (1.77%) Icinga
14 30 (1.71%) Packer
15 28 (1.60%) Cobbler
16 26 (1.49%) Oracle ZFS
17 24 (1.37%) Tivoli
18 23 (1.31%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1334 (76.23%) Red Hat
2 607 (34.69%) VMware
3 313 (17.89%) Oracle
4 275 (15.71%) Microsoft
5 165 (9.43%) Cisco
6 138 (7.89%) HP
7 90 (5.14%) IBM
8 72 (4.11%) EMC
8 72 (4.11%) NetApp
9 68 (3.89%) Splunk
10 62 (3.54%) Google
11 56 (3.20%) Citrix
12 51 (2.91%) Veritas
13 48 (2.74%) F5
13 48 (2.74%) ServiceNow
14 40 (2.29%) Atlassian
15 37 (2.11%) CheckPoint
15 37 (2.11%) Sun
15 37 (2.11%) Veeam
16 34 (1.94%) Symantec