Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 346 420 333
Rank change year-on-year +74 -87 +7
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 415 940 1,634
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.69% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.91% 3.02% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 317 715 1,219
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £34,900 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £81,750 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £49,241 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% -1.52% +5.26%

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 10,623 31,142 37,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.47% 22.91% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8,781 24,708 30,267
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,797 £41,000
% change year-on-year +10.30% -0.50% +2.50%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Salary trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 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 +88 386 £55,250 +5.24% 80
UK excluding London +87 273 £49,500 +0.53% 54
London +105 137 £67,500 - 31
South West +126 100 £50,000 - 9
North of England +85 70 £45,000 -14.97% 16
North West +94 39 £51,250 -2.38% 10
South East +99 32 £60,000 +15.38% 5
Yorkshire +110 31 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Work from Home +34 31 £68,750 +41.03% 10
Midlands +50 30 £40,000 -8.57% 10
West Midlands +23 24 £40,000 -5.88% 6
East of England +92 14 £52,500 +10.53% 8
Scotland +61 14 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Wales +47 10 £32,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +84 6 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Northern Ireland - 3 £43,750 - 2

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 415 (100.00%) Linux
2 251 (60.48%) Red Hat
3 202 (48.67%) Python
4 190 (45.78%) DevOps
5 173 (41.69%) Ansible
6 171 (41.20%) CentOS
7 149 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
8 146 (35.18%) AWS
9 143 (34.46%) Puppet
10 124 (29.88%) Terraform
11 122 (29.40%) Docker
12 116 (27.95%) VMware
13 113 (27.23%) Windows
14 110 (26.51%) Bash Shell
15 106 (25.54%) Jenkins
16 91 (21.93%) Configuration Management
17 87 (20.96%) Azure
18 86 (20.72%) Git (software)
19 85 (20.48%) Finance
20 84 (20.24%) Ruby
21 80 (19.28%) Oracle
22 77 (18.55%) Unix
22 77 (18.55%) Open Source
22 77 (18.55%) Kubernetes
23 75 (18.07%) SQL
24 74 (17.83%) Java
25 69 (16.63%) Elastic Stack
26 65 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
27 63 (15.18%) Security Cleared
28 62 (14.94%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 51 (12.29%) Confluence
2 33 (7.95%) Apache
3 17 (4.10%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.93%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (1.93%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.45%) Site Server
9 5 (1.20%) nginx
10 4 (0.96%) CloudStack
10 4 (0.96%) Ethereum
10 4 (0.96%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.72%) JBoss
11 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.48%) Hyperledger
13 1 (0.24%) Apache Pulsar
13 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Quorum
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.48%) Workfront
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 146 (35.18%) AWS
2 87 (20.96%) Azure
3 45 (10.84%) OpenShift
4 43 (10.36%) Cloud Computing
5 41 (9.88%) GitHub
6 32 (7.71%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (6.99%) Amazon S3
8 27 (6.51%) Route 53
9 26 (6.27%) IaaS
10 18 (4.34%) Amazon ELB
11 17 (4.10%) Azure Active Directory
12 15 (3.61%) Serverless
13 13 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
14 11 (2.65%) Office 365
15 10 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
16 9 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 9 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 9 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 8 (1.93%) AWS Fargate
18 7 (1.69%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 46 (11.08%) TCP/IP
2 33 (7.95%) DNS
3 29 (6.99%) Firewall
4 27 (6.51%) HTTP
4 27 (6.51%) SAN
5 20 (4.82%) VPN
6 18 (4.34%) FTP
7 17 (4.10%) SMTP
8 13 (3.13%) IMAP
9 11 (2.65%) DHCP
10 10 (2.41%) VSAN
11 9 (2.17%) Kerberos
12 8 (1.93%) Skype
13 7 (1.69%) Internet
13 7 (1.69%) NAS
13 7 (1.69%) Network Security
13 7 (1.69%) SSH
13 7 (1.69%) VLAN
13 7 (1.69%) WAN
14 6 (1.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 48 (11.57%) NoSQL
3 40 (9.64%) MySQL
4 34 (8.19%) MongoDB
5 31 (7.47%) Amazon RDS
6 27 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (4.34%) Big Data
8 17 (4.10%) Relational Database
9 16 (3.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (3.61%) Hadoop
11 13 (3.13%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.41%) Oracle Database
13 9 (2.17%) MariaDB
14 7 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (1.69%) DataStax
14 7 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (1.45%) Blockchain
15 6 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 106 (25.54%) Jenkins
2 86 (20.72%) Git (software)
3 62 (14.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 59 (14.22%) GitLab
5 56 (13.49%) JIRA
6 19 (4.58%) Artifactory
7 16 (3.86%) Sonatype Nexus
8 13 (3.13%) Bitbucket
8 13 (3.13%) Gerrit
9 11 (2.65%) Bitbucket Server
10 10 (2.41%) Vagrant
11 9 (2.17%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.17%) Travis CI
12 7 (1.69%) Maven
12 7 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (1.45%) SonarQube
14 3 (0.72%) EasyMock
14 3 (0.72%) JUnit
14 3 (0.72%) Mockito
14 3 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 85 (20.48%) Finance
2 49 (11.81%) Public Sector
3 27 (6.51%) Banking
4 17 (4.10%) Retail
5 13 (3.13%) Front Office
6 9 (2.17%) Back Office
6 9 (2.17%) Law
7 8 (1.93%) Games
7 8 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.72%) Electronics
8 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.72%) Marketing
9 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Police
10 1 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.24%) Local Government
10 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 134 (32.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 97 (23.37%) Linux Engineer
3 56 (13.49%) Administrator
4 45 (10.84%) Linux Administrator
5 40 (9.64%) Platform Engineer
6 36 (8.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 34 (8.19%) Systems Administrator
8 32 (7.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 29 (6.99%) Linux Support
9 29 (6.99%) Systems Engineer
10 23 (5.54%) AWS Engineer
11 22 (5.30%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 21 (5.06%) Support Engineer
13 20 (4.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 19 (4.58%) Applications Support
14 19 (4.58%) AWS DevOps
14 19 (4.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 19 (4.58%) Consultant
14 19 (4.58%) Software Engineer
15 17 (4.10%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (16.63%) Elastic Stack
2 28 (6.75%) LDAP
3 24 (5.78%) Kafka
4 20 (4.82%) Apache NiFi
5 18 (4.34%) XML
6 13 (3.13%) YAML
7 12 (2.89%) Middleware
7 12 (2.89%) Node.js
8 11 (2.65%) Web Services
9 10 (2.41%) Spring
10 9 (2.17%) Jinja
10 9 (2.17%) LAMP
10 9 (2.17%) REST
11 6 (1.45%) .NET
11 6 (1.45%) Sensu
12 5 (1.20%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.20%) JAXB
12 5 (1.20%) JMS
12 5 (1.20%) React
12 5 (1.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.60%) Data Centre
2 40 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.06%) Clustering
4 20 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.41%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.93%) PKI
8 7 (1.69%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.69%) Replication
9 6 (1.45%) iPhone
9 6 (1.45%) Xbox
10 5 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.20%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.96%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.96%) EMC VNX
11 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.96%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.96%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.72%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 415 (100.00%) Linux
2 171 (41.20%) CentOS
3 113 (27.23%) Windows
4 77 (18.55%) Unix
5 50 (12.05%) Windows Server
6 34 (8.19%) Solaris
7 25 (6.02%) AIX
8 22 (5.30%) Debian
9 21 (5.06%) Ubuntu
10 17 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (2.89%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (2.89%) SUSE
12 11 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (1.69%) Fedora
13 7 (1.69%) Windows 7
14 6 (1.45%) Android
14 6 (1.45%) CoreOS
15 5 (1.20%) VMS
15 5 (1.20%) Windows 10
15 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (45.78%) DevOps
2 149 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (21.93%) Configuration Management
4 77 (18.55%) Open Source
5 61 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (13.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 55 (13.25%) Scrum
7 54 (13.01%) Load Balancing
8 51 (12.29%) High Availability
9 49 (11.81%) Software Engineering
10 48 (11.57%) Microservices
11 46 (11.08%) IT Strategy
12 45 (10.84%) Infrastructure as Code
12 45 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 45 (10.84%) ITIL
13 43 (10.36%) Infrastructure Automation
14 40 (9.64%) E-Procurement
14 40 (9.64%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 36 (8.67%) Migration
16 34 (8.19%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 202 (48.67%) Python
2 110 (26.51%) Bash Shell
3 84 (20.24%) Ruby
4 75 (18.07%) SQL
5 74 (17.83%) Java
6 60 (14.46%) Shell Script
7 45 (10.84%) Go
8 43 (10.36%) Perl
9 41 (9.88%) PowerShell
10 30 (7.23%) C
10 30 (7.23%) C++
11 13 (3.13%) Groovy
12 11 (2.65%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.65%) R
13 10 (2.41%) PHP
14 7 (1.69%) Clojure
14 7 (1.69%) Korn
15 4 (0.96%) C#
16 3 (0.72%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 63 (15.18%) Security Cleared
2 54 (13.01%) AWS Certification
3 32 (7.71%) SC Cleared
4 25 (6.02%) Degree
5 24 (5.78%) DV Cleared
6 16 (3.86%) RHCE
7 10 (2.41%) RHCSA
8 6 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.20%) MCSA
9 5 (1.20%) MCSE
9 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.96%) VCP5
11 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.48%) PMP
12 1 (0.24%) CCIE
12 1 (0.24%) CCNA
12 1 (0.24%) CCNP
12 1 (0.24%) CISSP
12 1 (0.24%) GIAC
12 1 (0.24%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.06%) SLA
2 19 (4.58%) GDPR
3 16 (3.86%) QA
4 6 (1.45%) NIST
5 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 122 (29.40%) Docker
2 65 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (13.01%) Active Directory
4 31 (7.47%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (6.27%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (4.58%) Hyper-V
6 19 (4.58%) vSphere
7 18 (4.34%) VirtualBox
8 11 (2.65%) NFS
9 7 (1.69%) vCloud
10 6 (1.45%) GlusterFS
11 5 (1.20%) Firmware
11 5 (1.20%) KVM
12 4 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.96%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.72%) Samba
13 3 (0.72%) Squid
14 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 173 (41.69%) Ansible
2 143 (34.46%) Puppet
3 124 (29.88%) Terraform
4 77 (18.55%) Kubernetes
5 42 (10.12%) Prometheus
6 40 (9.64%) Grafana
6 40 (9.64%) Graphite
7 35 (8.43%) Opscode Chef
8 30 (7.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 18 (4.34%) Nagios
10 17 (4.10%) SCCM
11 12 (2.89%) Kibana
11 12 (2.89%) logstash
11 12 (2.89%) SCOM
12 11 (2.65%) vCenter Server
13 8 (1.93%) NetBackup
13 8 (1.93%) SCOrch
14 7 (1.69%) vRealize
15 6 (1.45%) Oracle ZFS
16 5 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 251 (60.48%) Red Hat
2 116 (27.95%) VMware
3 80 (19.28%) Oracle
4 47 (11.33%) Microsoft
5 33 (7.95%) Cisco
6 23 (5.54%) Splunk
7 22 (5.30%) Atlassian
8 18 (4.34%) IBM
9 16 (3.86%) ServiceNow
10 11 (2.65%) HP
11 9 (2.17%) NetApp
11 9 (2.17%) SolarWinds
12 8 (1.93%) AppDynamics
12 8 (1.93%) EMC
12 8 (1.93%) Juniper
13 7 (1.69%) Citrix
13 7 (1.69%) TOWER Software
14 6 (1.45%) Dell
14 6 (1.45%) New Relic
15 4 (0.96%) Gemalto