Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 336 288
Rank change year-on-year +16 -48 +11
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1,629 1,745 2,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 0.97% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.33% 3.93% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,174 1,353 1,832
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,250 £33,750 £33,575
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 37,652 44,405 47,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.10% 24.60% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30,427 35,829 40,210
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +1.27%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 17 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 15 November 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 +24 1,507 £55,000 - 195
UK excluding London -2 876 £50,000 +5.26% 142
London +13 714 £60,000 - 64
South East +6 322 £54,000 +3.85% 37
North of England -38 187 £50,000 +11.11% 31
South West +51 114 £50,250 +23.31% 31
Midlands +57 112 £37,500 -16.67% 18
North West +37 91 £55,000 +26.44% 11
West Midlands +68 76 £26,000 -42.22% 12
Yorkshire -69 76 £42,500 -5.56% 13
Scotland -12 54 £45,750 +1.67% 3
East of England +1 53 £41,250 -17.50% 14
East Midlands +19 36 £48,750 +14.71% 6
Wales +22 33 £50,000 +8.11% 6
North East +13 20 £72,312 +92.83% 7
Channel Islands - 2 - -
Northern Ireland -7 1 £62,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 1,629 (100.00%) Linux
2 1,252 (76.86%) Red Hat
3 715 (43.89%) Python
4 613 (37.63%) Windows
5 592 (36.34%) DevOps
6 543 (33.33%) Ansible
7 509 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
8 507 (31.12%) VMware
9 492 (30.20%) CentOS
10 474 (29.10%) Puppet
11 463 (28.42%) Finance
12 409 (25.11%) Jenkins
13 405 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
14 400 (24.55%) Bash Shell
15 391 (24.00%) Java
16 385 (23.63%) Oracle
17 371 (22.77%) SQL
18 357 (21.92%) Docker
19 350 (21.49%) Windows Server
20 342 (20.99%) Unix
21 320 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
22 309 (18.97%) ITIL
23 308 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
24 303 (18.60%) SQL Server
25 298 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
26 293 (17.99%) Microsoft
27 278 (17.07%) Configuration Management
28 249 (15.29%) Apache
29 236 (14.49%) Git (software)
30 221 (13.57%) Infrastructure Engineering

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
1 249 (15.29%) Apache
2 141 (8.66%) Confluence
3 99 (6.08%) Tomcat
4 81 (4.97%) JBoss
5 69 (4.24%) OpenStack
6 58 (3.56%) IIS
7 57 (3.50%) WebLogic
8 54 (3.31%) nginx
9 50 (3.07%) WebSphere
10 43 (2.64%) SharePoint
11 37 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
12 27 (1.66%) MS Exchange
13 18 (1.10%) Skype for Business
14 16 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
15 12 (0.74%) IBM Notes
16 11 (0.68%) Apache Spark
17 9 (0.55%) Jetty
17 9 (0.55%) MQSeries
18 8 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
18 8 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 37 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (0.74%) Concordance
2 12 (0.74%) Relativity
3 11 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.43%) Magento
4 7 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.25%) Documaker
5 4 (0.25%) Global One
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.061%) Ringtail
7 1 (0.061%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.061%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 509 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 298 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (8.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 113 (6.94%) GitHub
5 100 (6.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 70 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
6 70 (4.30%) OpenShift
7 64 (3.93%) Office 365
8 62 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
9 55 (3.38%) SaaS
10 48 (2.95%) IaaS
11 41 (2.52%) PaaS
12 40 (2.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 29 (1.78%) Amazon S3
14 22 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
15 19 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 12 (0.74%) NuGet
17 10 (0.61%) Datadog
17 10 (0.61%) Route 53
18 9 (0.55%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 139 (8.53%) SAN
2 137 (8.41%) Firewall
3 127 (7.80%) DNS
4 86 (5.28%) WAN
5 85 (5.22%) TCP/IP
6 81 (4.97%) LAN
7 57 (3.50%) NAS
8 55 (3.38%) DHCP
9 48 (2.95%) Internet
9 48 (2.95%) SSH
10 46 (2.82%) HTTP
11 33 (2.03%) BGP
12 32 (1.96%) OSPF
13 30 (1.84%) Fibre Channel
13 30 (1.84%) Network Security
14 25 (1.53%) SNMP
14 25 (1.53%) SSL
14 25 (1.53%) VPN
15 23 (1.41%) iSCSI
15 23 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 179 (10.99%) Oracle Database
3 178 (10.93%) MySQL
4 103 (6.32%) NoSQL
5 102 (6.26%) Relational Database
6 79 (4.85%) RDBMS
7 69 (4.24%) MongoDB
8 68 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 64 (3.93%) Big Data
10 59 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
11 52 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
12 48 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
13 44 (2.70%) Hadoop
14 43 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 33 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
16 32 (1.96%) DB2
17 29 (1.78%) Oracle Database 12c
18 28 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
19 27 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 26 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 409 (25.11%) Jenkins
2 236 (14.49%) Git (software)
3 172 (10.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 166 (10.19%) JIRA
5 94 (5.77%) Sonatype Nexus
6 88 (5.40%) Bitbucket
7 82 (5.03%) Maven
8 77 (4.73%) Subversion
9 62 (3.81%) JUnit
10 59 (3.62%) Vagrant
11 57 (3.50%) TeamCity
12 56 (3.44%) EasyMock
13 53 (3.25%) GitLab
14 42 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
16 20 (1.23%) Artifactory
16 20 (1.23%) Cucumber
17 19 (1.17%) MSBuild
17 19 (1.17%) Travis CI
18 16 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 463 (28.42%) Finance
2 151 (9.27%) Banking
3 39 (2.39%) Marketing
3 39 (2.39%) Retail
4 28 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 28 (1.72%) Law
5 27 (1.66%) Billing
6 20 (1.23%) Advertising
7 18 (1.10%) Back Office
7 18 (1.10%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.10%) Front Office
8 15 (0.92%) Legal
9 11 (0.68%) German Language
10 9 (0.55%) Games
11 7 (0.43%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.25%) Military
12 4 (0.25%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.25%) Publishing
13 3 (0.18%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 313 (19.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 268 (16.45%) Administrator
3 264 (16.21%) Linux Engineer
4 154 (9.45%) Systems Administrator
5 143 (8.78%) DBA
6 142 (8.72%) Analyst
7 141 (8.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 135 (8.29%) Linux Administrator
9 116 (7.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 115 (7.06%) Developer
11 106 (6.51%) Systems Engineer
12 99 (6.08%) Support Analyst
13 95 (5.83%) Support Engineer
14 89 (5.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 85 (5.22%) Cloud Engineer
16 81 (4.97%) Applications Support
17 76 (4.67%) Architect
18 71 (4.36%) Java Engineer
19 66 (4.05%) Linux Systems Engineer
19 66 (4.05%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (8.72%) Web Services
2 119 (7.31%) Middleware
3 118 (7.24%) .NET
4 77 (4.73%) Elastic Stack
5 73 (4.48%) Java EE
6 71 (4.36%) Spring
7 64 (3.93%) LAMP
8 58 (3.56%) EJB
8 58 (3.56%) JSF
9 50 (3.07%) LDAP
10 45 (2.76%) Node.js
11 35 (2.15%) HTML
12 30 (1.84%) J2EE
12 30 (1.84%) WebSphere MQ
13 24 (1.47%) AngularJS
14 22 (1.35%) JMS
15 21 (1.29%) LEMP Stack
16 20 (1.23%) CSS
17 19 (1.17%) JSON
17 19 (1.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 185 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (8.59%) Data Centre
3 103 (6.32%) Clustering
4 76 (4.67%) Public Cloud
5 65 (3.99%) Management Information System
6 61 (3.74%) Computer Science
7 59 (3.62%) Linux Command Line
7 59 (3.62%) Wiki
8 41 (2.52%) CMDB
8 41 (2.52%) Fintech
9 36 (2.21%) Replication
10 34 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
11 30 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
12 29 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
13 25 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (1.35%) HACMP
14 22 (1.35%) Private Cloud
15 21 (1.29%) SWIFT
16 16 (0.98%) Virtual Team
17 15 (0.92%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,629 (100.00%) Linux
2 613 (37.63%) Windows
3 492 (30.20%) CentOS
4 350 (21.49%) Windows Server
5 342 (20.99%) Unix
6 185 (11.36%) Ubuntu
7 153 (9.39%) Solaris
8 136 (8.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 118 (7.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 95 (5.83%) AIX
11 91 (5.59%) Debian
12 89 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 71 (4.36%) SUSE
14 51 (3.13%) Fedora
15 44 (2.70%) HPUX
16 36 (2.21%) Oracle Linux
17 28 (1.72%) Windows 10
18 17 (1.04%) Windows 7
19 16 (0.98%) Mac OS X
20 15 (0.92%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (36.34%) DevOps
2 405 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (18.97%) ITIL
4 278 (17.07%) Configuration Management
5 221 (13.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 220 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 220 (13.51%) Open Source
7 214 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
8 172 (10.56%) High Availability
8 172 (10.56%) Scrum
9 131 (8.04%) Software Engineering
10 124 (7.61%) Service Management
11 122 (7.49%) Disaster Recovery
12 118 (7.24%) Test Automation
13 106 (6.51%) Change Management
14 99 (6.08%) Deployment Automation
15 97 (5.95%) Incident Management
16 96 (5.89%) Mentoring
17 87 (5.34%) Load Balancing
18 80 (4.91%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 715 (43.89%) Python
2 400 (24.55%) Bash Shell
3 391 (24.00%) Java
4 371 (22.77%) SQL
5 220 (13.51%) Shell Script
6 211 (12.95%) Perl
7 209 (12.83%) PowerShell
8 199 (12.22%) Ruby
9 144 (8.84%) C++
10 125 (7.67%) JavaScript
11 82 (5.03%) Korn
12 75 (4.60%) PHP
13 64 (3.93%) C
14 51 (3.13%) Bourne shell
14 51 (3.13%) C#
15 33 (2.03%) PL/SQL
16 28 (1.72%) Groovy
17 18 (1.10%) VB
18 11 (0.68%) Go
19 9 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 184 (11.30%) Degree
2 150 (9.21%) RHCE
3 98 (6.02%) Security Cleared
4 95 (5.83%) RHCSA
5 90 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 73 (4.48%) MCSE
7 58 (3.56%) SC Cleared
8 52 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 51 (3.13%) AWS Certification
10 50 (3.07%) MCSA
11 44 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
12 43 (2.64%) RHCA
13 32 (1.96%) CISSP
13 32 (1.96%) DV Cleared
14 31 (1.90%) MCP
15 29 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (1.41%) CCNA
16 23 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
17 21 (1.29%) MCITP
18 19 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.11%) SLA
2 39 (2.39%) QA
3 36 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.55%) HL7
6 8 (0.49%) GDPR
7 6 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.31%) PMO
9 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.12%) COBIT
10 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.061%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.061%) SEPA
System Software
1 357 (21.92%) Docker
2 308 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 202 (12.40%) Active Directory
4 103 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
5 65 (3.99%) vSphere
6 49 (3.01%) Hyper-V
7 46 (2.82%) NFS
8 43 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
9 40 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
10 37 (2.27%) VirtualBox
11 34 (2.09%) Xen
12 33 (2.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 23 (1.41%) Samba
14 19 (1.17%) Firmware
15 17 (1.04%) GlusterFS
15 17 (1.04%) KVM
15 17 (1.04%) XenApp
16 13 (0.80%) Postfix
17 12 (0.74%) Gluster
17 12 (0.74%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 543 (33.33%) Ansible
2 474 (29.10%) Puppet
3 320 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
4 208 (12.77%) Kubernetes
5 173 (10.62%) Terraform
6 104 (6.38%) Nagios
7 83 (5.10%) Packer
8 58 (3.56%) Docker Swarm
9 56 (3.44%) Red Hat Satellite
10 51 (3.13%) Grafana
11 45 (2.76%) vCenter Server
12 40 (2.46%) Graphite
13 39 (2.39%) Control-M
14 35 (2.15%) vRealize
15 32 (1.96%) Prometheus
16 31 (1.90%) SCCM
17 29 (1.78%) Consul
17 29 (1.78%) NetBackup
18 28 (1.72%) Data Guard
19 26 (1.60%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,252 (76.86%) Red Hat
2 507 (31.12%) VMware
3 385 (23.63%) Oracle
4 293 (17.99%) Microsoft
5 125 (7.67%) Cisco
6 124 (7.61%) HP
7 110 (6.75%) EMC
7 110 (6.75%) Google
8 94 (5.77%) NetApp
9 89 (5.46%) Splunk
10 67 (4.11%) Citrix
11 57 (3.50%) IBM
12 55 (3.38%) Dell
13 53 (3.25%) Atlassian
14 49 (3.01%) SolarWinds
15 42 (2.58%) Veritas
16 38 (2.33%) Sun
17 29 (1.78%) New Relic
18 26 (1.60%) Cloudera
19 25 (1.53%) BMC