Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 367 302 281
Rank change year-on-year -65 -21 +2
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1,484 1,892 2,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 1.08% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.47% 4.49% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,212 1,548 2,036
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,698 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,875 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% +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 42,747 42,181 54,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.18% 24.14% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35,072 35,533 46,346
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,211
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.67% +1.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,323 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% -1.69% +6.67%

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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 16 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 20 February 2018. 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 -74 1,371 £52,577 -4.41% 199
UK excluding London -63 866 £48,250 +1.58% 145
London -71 596 £62,500 +4.17% 68
South East -49 307 £50,000 -4.76% 37
North of England -21 244 £45,000 - 50
Yorkshire +45 170 £45,000 - 30
South West +6 84 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Midlands -34 81 £45,000 +0.69% 16
North West -84 68 £46,000 +4.13% 15
Scotland -25 62 £52,500 +19.32% 11
East of England -50 59 £52,500 +16.67% 13
West Midlands -22 49 £52,000 +11.83% 8
East Midlands -14 31 £42,500 +6.92% 8
Wales -6 22 £38,750 +6.90% 2
Northern Ireland -5 12 - -
North East -18 7 £35,000 -17.65% 5

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 1,484 (100.00%) Linux
2 1,050 (70.75%) Red Hat
3 594 (40.03%) DevOps
4 511 (34.43%) Python
5 510 (34.37%) Windows
6 497 (33.49%) VMware
7 485 (32.68%) CentOS
8 472 (31.81%) Amazon AWS
9 454 (30.59%) Puppet
10 343 (23.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 343 (23.11%) Java
11 333 (22.44%) Oracle
12 332 (22.37%) Unix
13 328 (22.10%) Bash Shell
14 325 (21.90%) Ansible
15 318 (21.43%) Finance
16 316 (21.29%) Opscode Chef
17 300 (20.22%) ITIL
18 296 (19.95%) Configuration Management
19 286 (19.27%) Perl
20 278 (18.73%) Microsoft
21 277 (18.67%) Jenkins
22 271 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
23 259 (17.45%) Windows Server
24 240 (16.17%) Apache
25 234 (15.77%) Docker
26 233 (15.70%) Firewall
27 231 (15.57%) Ruby
28 224 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
29 200 (13.48%) SQL

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
1 240 (16.17%) Apache
2 195 (13.14%) Tomcat
3 74 (4.99%) WebSphere
4 73 (4.92%) JBoss
5 61 (4.11%) nginx
6 56 (3.77%) Confluence
7 44 (2.96%) WebLogic
8 40 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
9 38 (2.56%) OpenStack
10 29 (1.95%) MS Exchange
11 15 (1.01%) IIS
12 13 (0.88%) SAS
12 13 (0.88%) SharePoint
13 12 (0.81%) Apache Spark
14 11 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (0.67%) CMS
15 10 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 9 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.27%) Stata
5 1 (0.067%) HipChat
5 1 (0.067%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.40%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.20%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.20%) Staffware
3 2 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.067%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.067%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 472 (31.81%) Amazon AWS
2 224 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (6.13%) SaaS
4 69 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
4 69 (4.65%) IaaS
5 63 (4.25%) Amazon S3
6 56 (3.77%) PaaS
7 47 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 39 (2.63%) Office 365
9 34 (2.29%) Amazon ELB
9 34 (2.29%) Route 53
10 31 (2.09%) OpenShift
11 24 (1.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 24 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (1.35%) GitHub
13 17 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
13 17 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (1.01%) Serverless
15 14 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.74%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 233 (15.70%) Firewall
2 192 (12.94%) SAN
3 139 (9.37%) DNS
4 130 (8.76%) TCP/IP
5 91 (6.13%) VPN
6 79 (5.32%) SSL
7 72 (4.85%) WAN
8 69 (4.65%) HTTP
9 62 (4.18%) LAN
10 57 (3.84%) DHCP
11 55 (3.71%) Internet
12 54 (3.64%) NAS
13 34 (2.29%) Reverse Proxy
14 31 (2.09%) iSCSI
15 30 (2.02%) OpenVPN
16 28 (1.89%) SNMP
17 23 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (1.55%) Network Security
18 21 (1.42%) IPsec
18 21 (1.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (12.53%) MySQL
2 171 (11.52%) SQL Server
3 110 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 109 (7.35%) Oracle Database
5 95 (6.40%) RDBMS
6 70 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
7 62 (4.18%) NoSQL
8 61 (4.11%) Big Data
9 54 (3.64%) MongoDB
10 52 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 52 (3.50%) Oracle Database 12c
11 46 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
12 44 (2.96%) Hadoop
12 44 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
13 42 (2.83%) DB2
14 27 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
16 24 (1.62%) Redis
17 20 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
18 15 (1.01%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 277 (18.67%) Jenkins
2 145 (9.77%) Git (software)
3 82 (5.53%) TeamCity
4 73 (4.92%) JIRA
5 68 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 61 (4.11%) Vagrant
7 57 (3.84%) Maven
8 42 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
9 41 (2.76%) Subversion
10 36 (2.43%) Bitbucket
11 32 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (2.02%) Ant
13 26 (1.75%) ClearCase
13 26 (1.75%) GitLab
14 20 (1.35%) Gradle
15 18 (1.21%) Artifactory
15 18 (1.21%) Eclipse
16 15 (1.01%) Toad
17 14 (0.94%) Visual Studio
18 12 (0.81%) JUnit
General
1 318 (21.43%) Finance
2 169 (11.39%) Banking
3 40 (2.70%) Games
4 32 (2.16%) Back Office
5 28 (1.89%) Retail
6 26 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 26 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.01%) Retail Banking
9 14 (0.94%) Advertising
9 14 (0.94%) Legal
10 13 (0.88%) Online Betting
11 12 (0.81%) Law
12 11 (0.74%) Marketing
12 11 (0.74%) Publishing
13 10 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.61%) Billing
15 6 (0.40%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.27%) Military
17 3 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 332 (22.37%) Linux Engineer
2 327 (22.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 252 (16.98%) Administrator
4 195 (13.14%) Systems Administrator
5 175 (11.79%) Linux Administrator
6 145 (9.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 120 (8.09%) Systems Engineer
8 114 (7.68%) AWS Engineer
9 111 (7.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 96 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
11 92 (6.20%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 85 (5.73%) Architect
13 84 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 78 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
15 72 (4.85%) Analyst
15 72 (4.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 69 (4.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 53 (3.57%) Developer
18 51 (3.44%) DBA
19 50 (3.37%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (10.71%) Web Services
2 100 (6.74%) LAMP
3 75 (5.05%) .NET
4 57 (3.84%) Middleware
5 48 (3.23%) LDAP
6 45 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
7 40 (2.70%) JSON
8 39 (2.63%) Spring
9 38 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
10 33 (2.22%) XML
11 32 (2.16%) RESTful
12 31 (2.09%) HTML
12 31 (2.09%) J2EE
13 29 (1.95%) RabbitMQ
14 25 (1.68%) Node.js
15 23 (1.55%) SOAP
16 22 (1.48%) CSS
16 22 (1.48%) REST
17 21 (1.42%) FIX Protocol
18 16 (1.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 133 (8.96%) Data Centre
2 121 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (4.45%) Clustering
4 64 (4.31%) Public Cloud
5 55 (3.71%) Computer Science
6 48 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 37 (2.49%) Replication
8 36 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 33 (2.22%) Fintech
10 31 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
11 24 (1.62%) Derivative
12 22 (1.48%) DataPower
12 22 (1.48%) Enterprise Storage
12 22 (1.48%) Private Cloud
13 18 (1.21%) Hedge funds
14 17 (1.15%) EMC VNX
14 17 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (1.01%) EMC VMAX
16 13 (0.88%) PKI
17 10 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1,484 (100.00%) Linux
2 510 (34.37%) Windows
3 485 (32.68%) CentOS
4 332 (22.37%) Unix
5 259 (17.45%) Windows Server
6 196 (13.21%) Ubuntu
7 146 (9.84%) Solaris
8 120 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 113 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 94 (6.33%) AIX
11 65 (4.38%) Debian
12 48 (3.23%) HPUX
13 41 (2.76%) Oracle Linux
14 33 (2.22%) SUSE
15 29 (1.95%) Windows 7
16 26 (1.75%) Windows 10
17 22 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (1.08%) Amazon Linux
19 12 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 11 (0.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (40.03%) DevOps
2 300 (20.22%) ITIL
3 296 (19.95%) Configuration Management
4 271 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
5 169 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
6 132 (8.89%) High Availability
7 122 (8.22%) Migration
8 117 (7.88%) Open Source
9 83 (5.59%) E-Commerce
10 82 (5.53%) Scrum
11 80 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 73 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
13 72 (4.85%) Mentoring
14 66 (4.45%) Performance Tuning
15 60 (4.04%) SDLC
16 56 (3.77%) Change Management
17 51 (3.44%) Change Control
18 50 (3.37%) Software Engineering
19 47 (3.17%) Release Management
20 46 (3.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 511 (34.43%) Python
2 343 (23.11%) Java
3 328 (22.10%) Bash Shell
4 286 (19.27%) Perl
5 231 (15.57%) Ruby
6 200 (13.48%) SQL
7 190 (12.80%) Shell Script
8 140 (9.43%) PowerShell
9 99 (6.67%) JavaScript
10 97 (6.54%) PHP
11 60 (4.04%) C++
12 47 (3.17%) C
13 33 (2.22%) Korn
14 30 (2.02%) C#
15 23 (1.55%) Groovy
16 19 (1.28%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.21%) Go
18 15 (1.01%) PL/SQL
19 12 (0.81%) Bourne shell
20 11 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 161 (10.85%) RHCE
2 128 (8.63%) Security Cleared
3 116 (7.82%) Degree
4 84 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (4.85%) CCNA
5 72 (4.85%) SC Cleared
6 70 (4.72%) RHCSA
7 54 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 53 (3.57%) AWS Certification
9 36 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 34 (2.29%) DV Cleared
11 33 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (0.94%) MCSE
13 12 (0.81%) CCNP
14 11 (0.74%) CISSP
14 11 (0.74%) GIAC
15 10 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.61%) RHCA
16 9 (0.61%) SANS
17 6 (0.40%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.76%) SLA
2 37 (2.49%) PCI DSS
2 37 (2.49%) QA
3 28 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.40%) PMO
5 4 (0.27%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.20%) PSD2
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.067%) GDPR
8 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 343 (23.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 234 (15.77%) Docker
3 168 (11.32%) Active Directory
4 81 (5.46%) vSphere
5 71 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
6 67 (4.51%) Hyper-V
7 52 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
8 42 (2.83%) NFS
9 31 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
10 26 (1.75%) Samba
11 23 (1.55%) iptables
12 19 (1.28%) KVM
13 13 (0.88%) VirtualBox
14 12 (0.81%) pfSense
15 9 (0.61%) GlusterFS
15 9 (0.61%) vCloud
15 9 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (0.54%) Snort
17 7 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 7 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 454 (30.59%) Puppet
2 325 (21.90%) Ansible
3 316 (21.29%) Opscode Chef
4 153 (10.31%) Nagios
5 105 (7.08%) Kubernetes
6 99 (6.67%) Terraform
7 50 (3.37%) Packer
8 44 (2.96%) Red Hat Satellite
9 43 (2.90%) SCCM
10 37 (2.49%) Salt
11 34 (2.29%) Tivoli
12 33 (2.22%) ZABBIX
13 26 (1.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 24 (1.62%) SCOM
15 22 (1.48%) Icinga
16 21 (1.42%) Rundeck
17 19 (1.28%) logstash
17 19 (1.28%) NetBackup
18 18 (1.21%) Cacti
18 18 (1.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 1,050 (70.75%) Red Hat
2 497 (33.49%) VMware
3 333 (22.44%) Oracle
4 278 (18.73%) Microsoft
5 143 (9.64%) Cisco
6 132 (8.89%) HP
7 107 (7.21%) IBM
8 70 (4.72%) Google
8 70 (4.72%) NetApp
9 60 (4.04%) Splunk
10 56 (3.77%) EMC
11 45 (3.03%) Citrix
12 37 (2.49%) Dell
12 37 (2.49%) Hitachi
13 34 (2.29%) 3PAR
14 33 (2.22%) F5
15 32 (2.16%) Atlassian
15 32 (2.16%) Veritas
16 30 (2.02%) Veeam
17 28 (1.89%) SolarWinds