Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 325 370 299
Rank change year-on-year +45 -71 -6
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1,460 1,476 1,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 0.85% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.15% 3.50% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,061 1,201 1,612
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,018
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +7.78%

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 35,170 42,198 43,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.22% 24.26% 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 28,198 34,426 36,632
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +2.30%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% -1.25%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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 +46 1,361 £55,000 - 217
UK excluding London +28 789 £50,000 +5.26% 154
London +43 644 £60,000 -3.23% 75
South East +2 275 £52,500 +5.00% 47
North of England +28 210 £52,713 +17.14% 35
South West +67 103 £55,000 +29.41% 33
North West +53 97 £52,925 +17.61% 10
Midlands +47 81 £43,000 +1.18% 16
Yorkshire -44 81 £50,000 +17.65% 17
West Midlands +48 56 £42,500 -22.73% 10
East of England +19 45 £40,000 -23.81% 11
Scotland -2 41 £42,500 -11.46% 6
Wales +29 34 £50,000 +11.11% 6
North East +39 32 £52,925 +51.21% 8
East Midlands +17 25 £53,750 +48.28% 6
Northern Ireland -18 2 £62,500 -
Channel Islands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 1,460 (100.00%) Linux
2 1,075 (73.63%) Red Hat
3 634 (43.42%) Python
4 587 (40.21%) Windows
5 553 (37.88%) DevOps
6 495 (33.90%) Ansible
7 439 (30.07%) Puppet
8 438 (30.00%) VMware
9 436 (29.86%) CentOS
10 435 (29.79%) Finance
11 425 (29.11%) Amazon AWS
12 424 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
13 374 (25.62%) Jenkins
14 363 (24.86%) Java
15 358 (24.52%) Oracle
15 358 (24.52%) Docker
16 357 (24.45%) SQL
17 354 (24.25%) Windows Server
18 351 (24.04%) Bash Shell
19 292 (20.00%) Unix
20 276 (18.90%) Opscode Chef
21 269 (18.42%) Configuration Management
22 263 (18.01%) ITIL
23 256 (17.53%) SQL Server
24 255 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
25 248 (16.99%) Microsoft
26 231 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
27 229 (15.68%) Git (software)
28 217 (14.86%) Apache
29 216 (14.79%) Kubernetes

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
1 217 (14.86%) Apache
2 127 (8.70%) Confluence
3 72 (4.93%) Tomcat
4 65 (4.45%) nginx
5 64 (4.38%) JBoss
6 61 (4.18%) IIS
7 49 (3.36%) WebSphere
8 46 (3.15%) OpenStack
9 41 (2.81%) WebLogic
10 38 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
11 23 (1.58%) Oracle Application Server
12 19 (1.30%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.68%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.68%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.62%) MQSeries
15 8 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
16 6 (0.41%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.41%) SAS
17 5 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
17 5 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
1 12 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.27%) Concordance
3 4 (0.27%) Global One
3 4 (0.27%) Relativity
4 3 (0.21%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.068%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 425 (29.11%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (8.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 102 (6.99%) GitHub
5 87 (5.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 74 (5.07%) OpenShift
7 59 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
8 58 (3.97%) SaaS
9 54 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
10 51 (3.49%) Office 365
11 38 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 29 (1.99%) IaaS
13 27 (1.85%) PaaS
14 17 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
14 17 (1.16%) Amazon S3
15 15 (1.03%) Datadog
16 11 (0.75%) Serverless
16 11 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 8 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 8 (0.55%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 113 (7.74%) Firewall
2 106 (7.26%) SAN
3 101 (6.92%) DNS
4 70 (4.79%) WAN
5 65 (4.45%) TCP/IP
6 64 (4.38%) LAN
7 53 (3.63%) Internet
8 35 (2.40%) DHCP
9 33 (2.26%) HTTP
10 32 (2.19%) NAS
10 32 (2.19%) SSH
11 30 (2.05%) Network Security
11 30 (2.05%) SMTP
12 26 (1.78%) iSCSI
13 25 (1.71%) VPN
14 24 (1.64%) SSL
15 23 (1.58%) BGP
15 23 (1.58%) OSPF
16 22 (1.51%) Fibre Channel
17 20 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 182 (12.47%) MySQL
3 139 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 136 (9.32%) NoSQL
5 94 (6.44%) MongoDB
6 91 (6.23%) Relational Database
7 67 (4.59%) RDBMS
8 65 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
9 64 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
10 61 (4.18%) Big Data
11 53 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 50 (3.42%) Hadoop
13 34 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 32 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 29 (1.99%) MariaDB
15 29 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
16 27 (1.85%) DB2
16 27 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
17 26 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
18 21 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 374 (25.62%) Jenkins
2 229 (15.68%) Git (software)
3 165 (11.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 153 (10.48%) JIRA
5 84 (5.75%) Sonatype Nexus
6 78 (5.34%) Maven
7 68 (4.66%) Subversion
8 64 (4.38%) Bitbucket
9 59 (4.04%) TeamCity
9 59 (4.04%) Vagrant
10 56 (3.84%) GitLab
11 51 (3.49%) JUnit
12 42 (2.88%) EasyMock
13 40 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
14 31 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
15 26 (1.78%) Hudson
16 24 (1.64%) Cucumber
17 23 (1.58%) MSBuild
18 22 (1.51%) Artifactory
19 19 (1.30%) Travis CI
General
1 435 (29.79%) Finance
2 155 (10.62%) Banking
3 34 (2.33%) Marketing
4 27 (1.85%) Retail
5 25 (1.71%) Back Office
6 19 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.23%) Billing
8 17 (1.16%) Advertising
8 17 (1.16%) Law
9 16 (1.10%) Front Office
10 15 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.82%) Publishing
12 9 (0.62%) German Language
13 8 (0.55%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.48%) Czech Language
14 7 (0.48%) Military
15 6 (0.41%) Games
15 6 (0.41%) Legal
16 5 (0.34%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 304 (20.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 217 (14.86%) Administrator
3 215 (14.73%) Linux Engineer
4 145 (9.93%) Analyst
5 134 (9.18%) Systems Administrator
6 128 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 107 (7.33%) DBA
8 98 (6.71%) Linux Administrator
9 97 (6.64%) Support Analyst
10 95 (6.51%) Developer
11 88 (6.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 84 (5.75%) Architect
12 84 (5.75%) Support Engineer
13 83 (5.68%) Applications Support
14 78 (5.34%) Cloud Engineer
15 75 (5.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 71 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
17 69 (4.73%) Applications Support Analyst
18 68 (4.66%) Platform Engineer
19 60 (4.11%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (8.56%) Web Services
2 119 (8.15%) .NET
3 99 (6.78%) Middleware
4 81 (5.55%) Elastic Stack
5 77 (5.27%) LAMP
6 69 (4.73%) Spring
7 59 (4.04%) Java EE
8 52 (3.56%) Node.js
9 46 (3.15%) EJB
9 46 (3.15%) JSF
10 42 (2.88%) LDAP
11 38 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
12 32 (2.19%) JMS
13 31 (2.12%) HTML
14 30 (2.05%) Apache NiFi
15 29 (1.99%) J2EE
15 29 (1.99%) LEMP Stack
16 23 (1.58%) RabbitMQ
17 22 (1.51%) CSS
18 20 (1.37%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 191 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (8.49%) Data Centre
3 99 (6.78%) Clustering
4 79 (5.41%) Public Cloud
5 60 (4.11%) Linux Command Line
6 47 (3.22%) Management Information System
6 47 (3.22%) Wiki
7 34 (2.33%) Fintech
8 31 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 31 (2.12%) Replication
9 30 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
11 27 (1.85%) SWIFT
12 25 (1.71%) CMDB
12 25 (1.71%) HACMP
13 23 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
14 16 (1.10%) Derivative
15 14 (0.96%) Marketing Technology
15 14 (0.96%) Private Cloud
16 13 (0.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1,460 (100.00%) Linux
2 587 (40.21%) Windows
3 436 (29.86%) CentOS
4 354 (24.25%) Windows Server
5 292 (20.00%) Unix
6 181 (12.40%) Ubuntu
7 129 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 119 (8.15%) Solaris
9 117 (8.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 84 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 80 (5.48%) AIX
12 72 (4.93%) Debian
13 57 (3.90%) SUSE
14 43 (2.95%) Fedora
15 30 (2.05%) Windows 10
16 27 (1.85%) HPUX
17 23 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
18 19 (1.30%) Windows 7
19 16 (1.10%) DC/OS
20 10 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (37.88%) DevOps
2 424 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (18.42%) Configuration Management
4 263 (18.01%) ITIL
5 209 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
6 200 (13.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 198 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
8 175 (11.99%) Open Source
9 170 (11.64%) High Availability
10 159 (10.89%) Scrum
11 147 (10.07%) Mentoring
12 133 (9.11%) Test Automation
13 123 (8.42%) Software Engineering
14 111 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
15 95 (6.51%) Coaching
16 92 (6.30%) Service Management
17 91 (6.23%) Load Balancing
18 89 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
19 86 (5.89%) Microservices
20 84 (5.75%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 634 (43.42%) Python
2 363 (24.86%) Java
3 357 (24.45%) SQL
4 351 (24.04%) Bash Shell
5 198 (13.56%) Perl
6 183 (12.53%) Shell Script
7 180 (12.33%) PowerShell
8 174 (11.92%) Ruby
9 139 (9.52%) JavaScript
10 119 (8.15%) C++
11 77 (5.27%) PHP
12 73 (5.00%) C
13 70 (4.79%) Korn
14 54 (3.70%) C#
15 47 (3.22%) Bourne shell
16 36 (2.47%) PL/SQL
17 25 (1.71%) VB
18 23 (1.58%) Groovy
19 15 (1.03%) Go
20 7 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 156 (10.68%) Degree
2 122 (8.36%) RHCE
3 92 (6.30%) Security Cleared
4 76 (5.21%) RHCSA
5 66 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 62 (4.25%) SC Cleared
7 53 (3.63%) MCSE
8 45 (3.08%) AWS Certification
9 42 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 42 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 37 (2.53%) MCSA
11 30 (2.05%) RHCA
12 25 (1.71%) OCP
12 25 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
13 24 (1.64%) CISSP
14 23 (1.58%) DV Cleared
15 22 (1.51%) MCP
16 20 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
17 18 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (2.74%) SLA
3 32 (2.19%) QA
4 21 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.62%) HL7
7 8 (0.55%) GDPR
8 6 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.34%) PMO
10 4 (0.27%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.068%) COBIT
12 1 (0.068%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 358 (24.52%) Docker
2 255 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (10.75%) Active Directory
4 78 (5.34%) VMware ESXi
5 65 (4.45%) Virtual Machines
6 56 (3.84%) Hyper-V
7 49 (3.36%) vSphere
8 43 (2.95%) NFS
9 32 (2.19%) VirtualBox
10 27 (1.85%) Xen
11 24 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
11 24 (1.64%) Postfix
12 22 (1.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 20 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
14 18 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 17 (1.16%) XenApp
16 15 (1.03%) Samba
17 14 (0.96%) GPFS
18 13 (0.89%) Firmware
19 12 (0.82%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 495 (33.90%) Ansible
2 439 (30.07%) Puppet
3 276 (18.90%) Opscode Chef
4 216 (14.79%) Kubernetes
5 166 (11.37%) Terraform
6 81 (5.55%) Packer
7 59 (4.04%) Docker Swarm
8 58 (3.97%) Nagios
9 44 (3.01%) Grafana
9 44 (3.01%) Graphite
9 44 (3.01%) Prometheus
10 37 (2.53%) Red Hat Satellite
10 37 (2.53%) vCenter Server
11 31 (2.12%) Consul
11 31 (2.12%) Control-M
12 28 (1.92%) Salt
13 27 (1.85%) HAProxy
14 24 (1.64%) Data Guard
14 24 (1.64%) SCCM
15 23 (1.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1,075 (73.63%) Red Hat
2 438 (30.00%) VMware
3 358 (24.52%) Oracle
4 248 (16.99%) Microsoft
5 115 (7.88%) Google
6 99 (6.78%) HP
7 78 (5.34%) Splunk
8 77 (5.27%) Cisco
9 75 (5.14%) EMC
10 70 (4.79%) NetApp
11 60 (4.11%) Atlassian
12 54 (3.70%) Citrix
13 41 (2.81%) IBM
13 41 (2.81%) Veritas
14 39 (2.67%) Dell
15 36 (2.47%) Sun
16 33 (2.26%) Dynatrace
17 31 (2.12%) SolarWinds
18 26 (1.78%) Cloudera
19 24 (1.64%) AppDynamics