Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 453 320 350
Rank change year-on-year -133 +30 -50
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 843 1,577 1,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.99% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.79% 4.28% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 602 1,127 1,313
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,275 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £84,750 £84,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 30,229 36,836 44,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.75% 23.18% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24,082 29,614 35,606
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.41% +3.75% -

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 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 -116 787 £55,000 -4.35% 160
UK excluding London -50 528 £50,000 - 111
London -138 287 £68,750 +14.58% 56
North of England -17 134 £55,000 +4.76% 25
South East -105 116 £55,000 - 41
Midlands +41 106 £45,000 +20.00% 17
South West +8 99 £50,000 -9.09% 14
West Midlands +50 92 £47,500 +82.69% 13
North West +12 73 £54,780 +2.68% 8
Yorkshire -16 41 £55,000 +12.82% 14
East of England +59 37 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Scotland -7 31 £43,250 -3.89% 7
North East +12 20 £50,000 -30.13% 3
East Midlands +5 14 £43,750 -18.60% 4
Wales -22 7 £33,500 -33.00% 1

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 843 (100.00%) Linux
2 585 (69.40%) Red Hat
3 302 (35.82%) Windows
4 294 (34.88%) Python
5 281 (33.33%) Ansible
6 280 (33.21%) DevOps
7 276 (32.74%) VMware
8 264 (31.32%) CentOS
9 255 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
10 221 (26.22%) AWS
11 216 (25.62%) Puppet
12 215 (25.50%) Docker
13 198 (23.49%) Jenkins
14 182 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
15 181 (21.47%) Finance
16 174 (20.64%) Bash Shell
17 172 (20.40%) Java
18 168 (19.93%) Windows Server
19 167 (19.81%) Git (software)
20 165 (19.57%) Azure
21 159 (18.86%) Firewall
22 152 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 138 (16.37%) Microsoft
24 137 (16.25%) Kubernetes
25 133 (15.78%) Configuration Management
26 132 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
27 129 (15.30%) SQL
27 129 (15.30%) ITIL
28 120 (14.23%) Security Cleared
28 120 (14.23%) Ubuntu

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 75 (8.90%) Apache
2 47 (5.58%) Confluence
3 43 (5.10%) Tomcat
4 33 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (3.32%) IIS
5 28 (3.32%) nginx
5 28 (3.32%) OpenStack
6 26 (3.08%) WebSphere
7 21 (2.49%) JBoss
8 16 (1.90%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.54%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.95%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.83%) Tuxedo
12 5 (0.59%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.36%) CloudStack
14 3 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
1 3 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.12%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 221 (26.22%) AWS
2 165 (19.57%) Azure
3 56 (6.64%) OpenShift
4 52 (6.17%) GCP
5 44 (5.22%) GitHub
6 40 (4.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 40 (4.74%) IaaS
7 29 (3.44%) Office 365
8 26 (3.08%) Amazon S3
9 20 (2.37%) PaaS
10 19 (2.25%) SaaS
11 18 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (2.14%) Datadog
12 15 (1.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 14 (1.66%) Route 53
13 14 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (1.54%) Serverless
15 12 (1.42%) Amazon ECS
16 8 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 159 (18.86%) Firewall
2 106 (12.57%) SAN
3 76 (9.02%) DNS
3 76 (9.02%) VPN
4 62 (7.35%) TCP/IP
5 53 (6.29%) DHCP
6 39 (4.63%) LAN
6 39 (4.63%) WAN
7 25 (2.97%) HTTP
7 25 (2.97%) SSH
8 22 (2.61%) VLAN
9 21 (2.49%) Wireless
10 20 (2.37%) Network Security
11 18 (2.14%) NAS
12 17 (2.02%) SSL
13 16 (1.90%) Internet
13 16 (1.90%) OpenVPN
14 15 (1.78%) IPsec
15 13 (1.54%) Ethernet
16 12 (1.42%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.93%) MySQL
3 45 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (4.51%) NoSQL
5 31 (3.68%) Big Data
5 31 (3.68%) Oracle Database
6 25 (2.97%) DB2
6 25 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 24 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (2.85%) MongoDB
8 18 (2.14%) Hadoop
8 18 (2.14%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (1.07%) MariaDB
11 8 (0.95%) Redis
12 7 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (0.83%) Blockchain
12 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 198 (23.49%) Jenkins
2 167 (19.81%) Git (software)
3 73 (8.66%) JIRA
4 68 (8.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 40 (4.74%) GitLab
6 36 (4.27%) Bitbucket
7 32 (3.80%) Bitbucket Server
7 32 (3.80%) JUnit
8 26 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
9 24 (2.85%) Subversion
10 21 (2.49%) EasyMock
11 19 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (1.78%) TeamCity
13 13 (1.54%) Selenium
14 12 (1.42%) Gerrit
14 12 (1.42%) Maven
14 12 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (1.19%) Fiddler
15 10 (1.19%) Visual Studio
16 9 (1.07%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 181 (21.47%) Finance
2 66 (7.83%) Public Sector
3 49 (5.81%) Banking
4 25 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.37%) Retail
6 13 (1.54%) Marketing
7 12 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.42%) Publishing
8 11 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.07%) Electronics
11 8 (0.95%) Games
12 6 (0.71%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.24%) Military
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
14 1 (0.12%) Legal
14 1 (0.12%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 152 (18.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 128 (15.18%) Linux Engineer
3 113 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 111 (13.17%) Administrator
5 65 (7.71%) Analyst
6 64 (7.59%) Architect
7 59 (7.00%) Linux Administrator
8 57 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
9 56 (6.64%) AWS Engineer
9 56 (6.64%) Cloud Engineer
10 43 (5.10%) Developer
11 42 (4.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 42 (4.98%) Systems Engineer
12 41 (4.86%) Support Engineer
13 40 (4.74%) AWS DevOps
13 40 (4.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 38 (4.51%) Platform Engineer
15 37 (4.39%) Linux Support
15 37 (4.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 34 (4.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (6.76%) Middleware
2 38 (4.51%) Elastic Stack
3 36 (4.27%) Java EE
4 32 (3.80%) Spring
5 27 (3.20%) .NET
6 26 (3.08%) EJB
6 26 (3.08%) Node.js
7 23 (2.73%) JSF
8 22 (2.61%) Apache NiFi
8 22 (2.61%) JSON
9 21 (2.49%) Kafka
10 19 (2.25%) Web Services
11 17 (2.02%) AngularJS
12 16 (1.90%) XML
13 15 (1.78%) WebSphere MQ
14 13 (1.54%) .NET Framework
14 13 (1.54%) YAML
15 10 (1.19%) LDAP
15 10 (1.19%) React
15 10 (1.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.59%) Data Centre
2 57 (6.76%) Linux Command Line
3 56 (6.64%) Public Cloud
4 44 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (4.51%) Clustering
6 37 (4.39%) Hybrid Cloud
7 33 (3.91%) Replication
8 31 (3.68%) Wiki
9 27 (3.20%) Private Cloud
10 22 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
10 22 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
11 18 (2.14%) Management Information System
12 17 (2.02%) User Experience
12 17 (2.02%) Virtual Team
13 14 (1.66%) Blog
14 10 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
14 10 (1.19%) Smartphone
15 9 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 9 (1.07%) PKI
16 8 (0.95%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 843 (100.00%) Linux
2 302 (35.82%) Windows
3 264 (31.32%) CentOS
4 168 (19.93%) Windows Server
5 120 (14.23%) Ubuntu
6 116 (13.76%) Unix
7 61 (7.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (6.88%) Solaris
9 43 (5.10%) Debian
10 41 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (3.80%) SUSE
12 26 (3.08%) AIX
13 24 (2.85%) Fedora
14 22 (2.61%) Windows 10
15 21 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
17 14 (1.66%) HPUX
18 8 (0.95%) Windows 7
19 7 (0.83%) VME
20 4 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (33.21%) DevOps
2 255 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 133 (15.78%) Configuration Management
5 132 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
6 129 (15.30%) ITIL
7 104 (12.34%) Open Source
8 78 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
9 76 (9.02%) Scrum
10 74 (8.78%) Mentoring
11 72 (8.54%) Migration
11 72 (8.54%) Software Engineering
12 68 (8.07%) Cybersecurity
13 67 (7.95%) Microservices
14 66 (7.83%) Test Automation
15 64 (7.59%) Coaching
16 61 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
17 59 (7.00%) Service Delivery
18 53 (6.29%) High Availability
19 50 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 294 (34.88%) Python
2 174 (20.64%) Bash Shell
3 172 (20.40%) Java
4 129 (15.30%) SQL
5 100 (11.86%) PowerShell
6 93 (11.03%) Perl
7 77 (9.13%) Ruby
8 69 (8.19%) Shell Script
9 63 (7.47%) C++
10 57 (6.76%) C
11 40 (4.74%) JavaScript
12 26 (3.08%) Go
13 25 (2.97%) PHP
14 18 (2.14%) C#
14 18 (2.14%) Groovy
15 17 (2.02%) Korn
16 10 (1.19%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.95%) AWK
17 8 (0.95%) COBOL
17 8 (0.95%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 120 (14.23%) Security Cleared
2 80 (9.49%) SC Cleared
3 60 (7.12%) Degree
4 42 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (3.68%) DV Cleared
6 28 (3.32%) AWS Certification
7 24 (2.85%) CCNP
8 23 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (2.61%) CCNA
10 20 (2.37%) MCSE
11 19 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
12 15 (1.78%) MCSA
13 13 (1.54%) JNCIA
13 13 (1.54%) MCP
14 11 (1.30%) RHCE
15 9 (1.07%) HNC
15 9 (1.07%) RHCSA
16 8 (0.95%) HND
17 7 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 6 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.49%) QA
2 19 (2.25%) SLA
3 15 (1.78%) GDPR
4 13 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.24%) NIST
6 2 (0.24%) PSD2
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 215 (25.50%) Docker
2 182 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (11.98%) Active Directory
4 59 (7.00%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (5.34%) vSphere
6 33 (3.91%) Hyper-V
7 28 (3.32%) KVM
8 26 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (2.49%) Xen
10 19 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
11 17 (2.02%) NFS
12 16 (1.90%) Firmware
13 15 (1.78%) VirtualBox
14 10 (1.19%) XenApp
15 9 (1.07%) Postfix
16 7 (0.83%) iptables
16 7 (0.83%) OpenSSH
16 7 (0.83%) Samba
16 7 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 6 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 281 (33.33%) Ansible
2 216 (25.62%) Puppet
3 137 (16.25%) Kubernetes
4 111 (13.17%) Terraform
5 99 (11.74%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (6.05%) Red Hat Satellite
7 48 (5.69%) Packer
8 43 (5.10%) Docker Swarm
9 31 (3.68%) Nagios
10 29 (3.44%) Grafana
10 29 (3.44%) Graphite
11 27 (3.20%) Prometheus
12 23 (2.73%) Consul
13 20 (2.37%) Salt
13 20 (2.37%) vRealize
14 18 (2.14%) QRadar
15 17 (2.02%) SCCM
16 16 (1.90%) SCOM
17 15 (1.78%) Data Guard
17 15 (1.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 585 (69.40%) Red Hat
2 276 (32.74%) VMware
3 138 (16.37%) Microsoft
4 106 (12.57%) Oracle
5 104 (12.34%) Cisco
6 63 (7.47%) IBM
7 51 (6.05%) Citrix
7 51 (6.05%) HP
8 40 (4.74%) NetApp
9 38 (4.51%) Splunk
10 27 (3.20%) Google
11 26 (3.08%) EMC
11 26 (3.08%) LogRhythm
12 22 (2.61%) Juniper
13 21 (2.49%) Dell
14 20 (2.37%) SolarWinds
15 16 (1.90%) Veritas
16 15 (1.78%) Hortonworks
17 14 (1.66%) SAP
18 13 (1.54%) Atlassian