Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 436 342 332
Rank change year-on-year -94 -10 -29
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 946 1,591 1,801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.96% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.97% 4.16% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 729 1,176 1,359
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £33,400 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 31,892 38,206 44,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.93% 22.94% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25,133 30,826 35,547
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,230 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.91% +0.57% -

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 -90 858 £52,500 -4.55% 132
UK excluding London -19 638 £49,000 -2.00% 105
London -141 285 £70,000 +16.67% 45
North of England -5 146 £52,500 +11.70% 21
South East -104 134 £52,000 -5.45% 25
Midlands +28 118 £40,000 +6.67% 23
West Midlands +57 100 £40,000 +53.85% 13
South West -3 97 £47,500 - 16
East of England +82 76 £50,000 +14.94% 2
North West +32 76 £51,250 -6.82% 10
Scotland -5 46 £45,500 -3.19% 14
Yorkshire -50 38 £56,250 +32.35% 10
North East +43 32 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands 0 18 £45,000 +7.14% 10
Wales -5 16 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Isle of Man - 5 £49,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 946 (100.00%) Linux
2 664 (70.19%) Red Hat
3 356 (37.63%) CentOS
4 336 (35.52%) Python
5 333 (35.20%) DevOps
6 328 (34.67%) Ansible
7 313 (33.09%) Windows
8 269 (28.44%) VMware
9 252 (26.64%) Puppet
10 246 (26.00%) AWS
11 239 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
12 229 (24.21%) Docker
13 221 (23.36%) Finance
14 219 (23.15%) Bash Shell
15 195 (20.61%) Jenkins
16 187 (19.77%) Ubuntu
17 182 (19.24%) Java
18 181 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
19 180 (19.03%) Azure
20 176 (18.60%) Unix
21 165 (17.44%) Configuration Management
22 163 (17.23%) Microsoft
23 162 (17.12%) Windows Server
24 159 (16.81%) Git (software)
25 154 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 153 (16.17%) Kubernetes
27 150 (15.86%) Firewall
28 147 (15.54%) ITIL
29 135 (14.27%) SQL
30 133 (14.06%) Opscode Chef

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 97 (10.25%) Apache
2 53 (5.60%) Confluence
3 47 (4.97%) Tomcat
4 42 (4.44%) OpenStack
5 41 (4.33%) nginx
6 39 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
7 33 (3.49%) IIS
8 26 (2.75%) WebSphere
9 21 (2.22%) SharePoint
10 19 (2.01%) MS Exchange
11 15 (1.59%) JBoss
12 13 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
12 13 (1.37%) CloudStack
13 12 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (1.27%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.74%) Tuxedo
15 6 (0.63%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.63%) SAS
16 4 (0.42%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.42%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.42%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Magento
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.11%) Relativity
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.11%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.11%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 246 (26.00%) AWS
2 180 (19.03%) Azure
3 56 (5.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 55 (5.81%) IaaS
5 50 (5.29%) GCP
6 45 (4.76%) Office 365
7 43 (4.55%) OpenShift
8 35 (3.70%) Amazon S3
9 34 (3.59%) PaaS
10 31 (3.28%) GitHub
11 24 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 19 (2.01%) Serverless
14 18 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
14 18 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
15 16 (1.69%) Route 53
16 14 (1.48%) Heroku
16 14 (1.48%) SaaS
16 14 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 13 (1.37%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 150 (15.86%) Firewall
2 119 (12.58%) SAN
3 100 (10.57%) DNS
4 87 (9.20%) VPN
5 56 (5.92%) TCP/IP
6 45 (4.76%) DHCP
7 40 (4.23%) LAN
7 40 (4.23%) WAN
8 38 (4.02%) SSH
9 32 (3.38%) Network Security
10 27 (2.85%) HTTP
11 24 (2.54%) VLAN
12 21 (2.22%) Internet
12 21 (2.22%) SSL
13 20 (2.11%) NAS
13 20 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
13 20 (2.11%) Wireless
14 15 (1.59%) BIG-IP
14 15 (1.59%) SNMP
15 14 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 75 (7.93%) MySQL
3 63 (6.66%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (4.65%) Big Data
4 44 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 36 (3.81%) NoSQL
6 29 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 28 (2.96%) Oracle Database
8 27 (2.85%) DB2
9 24 (2.54%) Hadoop
10 23 (2.43%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (1.69%) Relational Database
12 13 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.16%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (0.85%) Data Lake
16 7 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 7 (0.74%) Apache Hive
17 6 (0.63%) MariaDB
17 6 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 195 (20.61%) Jenkins
2 159 (16.81%) Git (software)
3 90 (9.51%) JIRA
4 65 (6.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 44 (4.65%) Bitbucket
6 37 (3.91%) JUnit
7 35 (3.70%) Bitbucket Server
8 31 (3.28%) GitLab
9 29 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
10 26 (2.75%) EasyMock
11 24 (2.54%) TeamCity
12 23 (2.43%) Gerrit
13 22 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (2.22%) Subversion
15 20 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
17 15 (1.59%) Maven
18 12 (1.27%) Selenium
19 10 (1.06%) Eclipse
19 10 (1.06%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 221 (23.36%) Finance
2 72 (7.61%) Banking
3 51 (5.39%) Public Sector
4 30 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.33%) Games
6 19 (2.01%) Marketing
7 15 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (1.37%) Legal
9 12 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.16%) Electronics
11 10 (1.06%) Publishing
12 8 (0.85%) Retail
13 7 (0.74%) Billing
14 6 (0.63%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.11%) Back Office
16 1 (0.11%) Greek Language
16 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 168 (17.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 166 (17.55%) Administrator
2 166 (17.55%) Linux Engineer
3 102 (10.78%) Linux Administrator
4 99 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 98 (10.36%) Systems Administrator
6 84 (8.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 60 (6.34%) Analyst
8 53 (5.60%) Cloud Engineer
9 51 (5.39%) Unix Administrator
10 49 (5.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 49 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
11 43 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
12 42 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 40 (4.23%) Developer
14 39 (4.12%) Software Engineer
15 37 (3.91%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
16 36 (3.81%) Linux Support
17 35 (3.70%) DBA
17 35 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.07%) Java EE
2 36 (3.81%) Kafka
3 33 (3.49%) Spring
4 31 (3.28%) Elastic Stack
4 31 (3.28%) Middleware
5 28 (2.96%) EJB
5 28 (2.96%) JSF
6 25 (2.64%) .NET
7 23 (2.43%) Node.js
8 22 (2.33%) Apache NiFi
8 22 (2.33%) Web Services
9 20 (2.11%) LAMP
9 20 (2.11%) LDAP
9 20 (2.11%) OpenJDK
10 19 (2.01%) JSON
10 19 (2.01%) LEMP Stack
11 18 (1.90%) AngularJS
11 18 (1.90%) HTML
12 16 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (1.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.88%) Data Centre
2 54 (5.71%) Public Cloud
3 50 (5.29%) Clustering
4 39 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
4 39 (4.12%) Replication
5 38 (4.02%) Virtual Team
6 35 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 35 (3.70%) Wiki
7 32 (3.38%) Private Cloud
7 32 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
8 30 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
10 20 (2.11%) Smartphone
11 19 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (1.80%) User Experience
13 16 (1.69%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.37%) Renewable Energy
15 12 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 12 (1.27%) Online Games
16 10 (1.06%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 946 (100.00%) Linux
2 356 (37.63%) CentOS
3 313 (33.09%) Windows
4 187 (19.77%) Ubuntu
5 176 (18.60%) Unix
6 162 (17.12%) Windows Server
7 81 (8.56%) Solaris
8 66 (6.98%) Debian
9 54 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 52 (5.50%) SUSE
11 42 (4.44%) AIX
12 36 (3.81%) Fedora
13 34 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (2.22%) Windows 10
15 16 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (1.27%) Windows 7
17 11 (1.16%) HPUX
18 10 (1.06%) Amazon Linux
19 7 (0.74%) Mac OS
19 7 (0.74%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (35.20%) DevOps
2 239 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (17.44%) Configuration Management
4 154 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 147 (15.54%) ITIL
6 115 (12.16%) Open Source
7 102 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
8 85 (8.99%) High Availability
9 83 (8.77%) Software Engineering
10 80 (8.46%) Test Automation
11 76 (8.03%) Service Delivery
12 72 (7.61%) Scrum
13 69 (7.29%) Cybersecurity
14 68 (7.19%) Microservices
15 67 (7.08%) Infrastructure as Code
15 67 (7.08%) Migration
16 61 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
17 57 (6.03%) Computer Science
17 57 (6.03%) Problem-Solving
18 51 (5.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 336 (35.52%) Python
2 219 (23.15%) Bash Shell
3 182 (19.24%) Java
4 135 (14.27%) SQL
5 132 (13.95%) Perl
6 114 (12.05%) PowerShell
7 102 (10.78%) Shell Script
8 96 (10.15%) C++
9 89 (9.41%) Ruby
10 85 (8.99%) C
11 52 (5.50%) JavaScript
12 34 (3.59%) Go
12 34 (3.59%) PHP
13 30 (3.17%) Korn
14 19 (2.01%) C#
15 15 (1.59%) Groovy
16 14 (1.48%) AWK
16 14 (1.48%) Bourne shell
17 7 (0.74%) R
17 7 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 91 (9.62%) Degree
3 64 (6.77%) SC Cleared
4 45 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (3.91%) DV Cleared
6 33 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 30 (3.17%) AWS Certification
7 30 (3.17%) MCSE
7 30 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (2.85%) RHCE
9 25 (2.64%) CCNA
10 22 (2.33%) MCSA
11 20 (2.11%) CCNP
12 19 (2.01%) MCP
13 16 (1.69%) HNC
14 14 (1.48%) RHCSA
15 10 (1.06%) HND
15 10 (1.06%) OCP
15 10 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
16 9 (0.95%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.70%) SLA
2 27 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 19 (2.01%) QA
5 7 (0.74%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.42%) GDPR
7 2 (0.21%) NIST
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 229 (24.21%) Docker
2 181 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (11.95%) Active Directory
4 63 (6.66%) Hyper-V
5 58 (6.13%) VMware ESXi
6 48 (5.07%) Virtual Machines
7 46 (4.86%) vSphere
8 36 (3.81%) KVM
9 32 (3.38%) NFS
10 24 (2.54%) Xen
11 21 (2.22%) Firmware
12 20 (2.11%) Samba
13 17 (1.80%) XenApp
14 16 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
14 16 (1.69%) VirtualBox
15 14 (1.48%) Postfix
15 14 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 14 (1.48%) VMware NSX
16 11 (1.16%) iptables
17 9 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 328 (34.67%) Ansible
2 252 (26.64%) Puppet
3 153 (16.17%) Kubernetes
4 133 (14.06%) Opscode Chef
5 112 (11.84%) Terraform
6 50 (5.29%) Docker Swarm
7 47 (4.97%) Nagios
8 46 (4.86%) Red Hat Satellite
9 40 (4.23%) Packer
10 35 (3.70%) SCCM
11 21 (2.22%) NetBackup
12 20 (2.11%) Graphite
12 20 (2.11%) Prometheus
13 19 (2.01%) Grafana
13 19 (2.01%) vRealize
14 18 (1.90%) Oracle ZFS
14 18 (1.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 18 (1.90%) ZABBIX
15 16 (1.69%) Consul
16 15 (1.59%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 664 (70.19%) Red Hat
2 269 (28.44%) VMware
3 163 (17.23%) Microsoft
4 130 (13.74%) Cisco
5 102 (10.78%) Oracle
6 57 (6.03%) HP
6 57 (6.03%) IBM
7 54 (5.71%) NetApp
8 53 (5.60%) Citrix
9 44 (4.65%) EMC
10 34 (3.59%) Dell
11 33 (3.49%) Veritas
12 31 (3.28%) F5
12 31 (3.28%) Splunk
13 20 (2.11%) Brocade
13 20 (2.11%) SaltStack
14 19 (2.01%) Hortonworks
15 17 (1.80%) Atlassian
15 17 (1.80%) Google
16 16 (1.69%) Intel