Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 326 301
Rank change year-on-year -11 -25 +2
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1,600 1,806 2,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 1.02% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.15% 4.11% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,180 1,369 1,828
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%

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 38,588 43,940 48,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.00% 24.91% 25.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31,113 35,494 41,358
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +2.56%

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 September 2018.

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 18 September 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 -22 1,480 £55,000 +4.76% 172
UK excluding London -12 852 £50,000 +5.26% 132
London -18 712 £60,000 - 64
South East +6 314 £55,000 - 35
North of England -65 170 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Midlands +50 110 £37,500 -16.67% 16
South West +15 103 £47,500 +16.56% 20
Yorkshire -45 96 £42,500 -5.56% 11
West Midlands +46 71 £29,250 -35.00% 12
East of England -5 67 £44,125 -11.75% 13
North West -9 67 £50,500 +34.67% 8
Scotland +3 64 £47,500 +11.11% 11
East Midlands +29 39 £42,000 +8.39% 4
Wales +15 27 £50,000 +38.44% 12
North East - 7 £40,000 - 5
Channel Islands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1,600 (100.00%) Linux
2 1,219 (76.19%) Red Hat
3 637 (39.81%) Python
4 572 (35.75%) Windows
5 546 (34.13%) Amazon AWS
6 515 (32.19%) VMware
7 513 (32.06%) DevOps
8 462 (28.88%) CentOS
9 459 (28.69%) Finance
9 459 (28.69%) Ansible
10 455 (28.44%) Puppet
11 433 (27.06%) Bash Shell
12 374 (23.38%) Oracle
13 357 (22.31%) Unix
14 353 (22.06%) SQL
15 340 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
16 335 (20.94%) SQL Server
17 332 (20.75%) Java
18 331 (20.69%) Jenkins
19 320 (20.00%) Docker
20 316 (19.75%) ITIL
21 314 (19.63%) Opscode Chef
22 302 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
23 301 (18.81%) Windows Server
24 284 (17.75%) Microsoft Azure
25 272 (17.00%) Microsoft
26 253 (15.81%) Apache
27 248 (15.50%) Configuration Management
28 240 (15.00%) Perl
29 231 (14.44%) PowerShell

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
1 253 (15.81%) Apache
2 148 (9.25%) Tomcat
3 114 (7.13%) JBoss
4 111 (6.94%) Confluence
5 92 (5.75%) WebLogic
6 91 (5.69%) OpenStack
7 84 (5.25%) WebSphere
8 51 (3.19%) SharePoint
9 50 (3.13%) IIS
10 33 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
11 31 (1.94%) MS Exchange
11 31 (1.94%) nginx
12 25 (1.56%) Skype for Business
13 23 (1.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 17 (1.06%) IBM Notes
15 14 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.81%) Apache Spark
17 11 (0.69%) WordPress
18 10 (0.63%) Moodle
18 10 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 45 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.063%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (1.06%) Concordance
1 17 (1.06%) Relativity
2 16 (1.00%) Documaker
3 15 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.50%) Magento
5 8 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.25%) Global One
7 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.13%) Finacle
8 2 (0.13%) Ringtail
8 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.063%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.063%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 546 (34.13%) Amazon AWS
2 284 (17.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 121 (7.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 90 (5.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 87 (5.44%) SaaS
6 81 (5.06%) IaaS
7 79 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
8 63 (3.94%) PaaS
9 62 (3.88%) GitHub
10 51 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
10 51 (3.19%) Office 365
11 49 (3.06%) OpenShift
12 41 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 39 (2.44%) Amazon S3
14 32 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 31 (1.94%) Amazon ELB
16 13 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 12 (0.75%) Route 53
18 11 (0.69%) Amazon Glacier
19 10 (0.63%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 180 (11.25%) SAN
2 159 (9.94%) Firewall
3 137 (8.56%) DNS
4 123 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 96 (6.00%) NAS
6 84 (5.25%) HTTP
7 71 (4.44%) DHCP
8 66 (4.13%) WAN
9 61 (3.81%) LAN
9 61 (3.81%) SSH
10 48 (3.00%) SSL
11 40 (2.50%) Internet
12 37 (2.31%) SNMP
13 30 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
14 29 (1.81%) IPsec
15 27 (1.69%) Skype
16 25 (1.56%) BGP
17 24 (1.50%) HTTPS
17 24 (1.50%) OSPF
18 23 (1.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (20.94%) SQL Server
2 201 (12.56%) Oracle Database
3 179 (11.19%) MySQL
4 98 (6.13%) Relational Database
5 82 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 75 (4.69%) MongoDB
7 74 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
8 63 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 53 (3.31%) Big Data
10 48 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 44 (2.75%) Hadoop
12 40 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 39 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
14 38 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
15 37 (2.31%) NoSQL
16 35 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
17 31 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
17 31 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 28 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
19 20 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 331 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 210 (13.13%) Git (software)
3 136 (8.50%) JIRA
4 116 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 78 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 64 (4.00%) Bitbucket
7 63 (3.94%) Subversion
8 60 (3.75%) Maven
9 59 (3.69%) Vagrant
10 55 (3.44%) TeamCity
11 43 (2.69%) JUnit
12 38 (2.38%) EasyMock
13 27 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (1.31%) GitLab
15 19 (1.19%) Travis CI
16 18 (1.13%) Artifactory
17 17 (1.06%) GoCD
17 17 (1.06%) Selenium
18 16 (1.00%) Gerrit
19 14 (0.88%) Cucumber
General
1 459 (28.69%) Finance
2 143 (8.94%) Banking
3 50 (3.13%) Retail
4 36 (2.25%) Marketing
5 35 (2.19%) Law
6 30 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 25 (1.56%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.50%) Legal
9 22 (1.38%) Billing
10 21 (1.31%) Advertising
10 21 (1.31%) Games
11 17 (1.06%) Front Office
12 15 (0.94%) Back Office
13 11 (0.69%) German Language
14 9 (0.56%) Telecoms
15 5 (0.31%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.25%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.25%) Publishing
17 3 (0.19%) Military
17 3 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 308 (19.25%) Administrator
2 288 (18.00%) Linux Engineer
3 269 (16.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 163 (10.19%) DBA
5 161 (10.06%) Systems Administrator
6 156 (9.75%) Linux Administrator
7 135 (8.44%) Analyst
8 129 (8.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 129 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
9 106 (6.63%) Developer
10 95 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 92 (5.75%) Support Analyst
12 90 (5.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 87 (5.44%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 81 (5.06%) Applications Support
15 76 (4.75%) Cloud Engineer
16 68 (4.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 68 (4.25%) Oracle DBA
16 68 (4.25%) Support Engineer
17 64 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (9.44%) Web Services
2 125 (7.81%) Middleware
3 96 (6.00%) .NET
4 83 (5.19%) LAMP
5 69 (4.31%) LDAP
6 61 (3.81%) Spring
7 60 (3.75%) Elastic Stack
8 50 (3.13%) Java EE
9 39 (2.44%) EJB
9 39 (2.44%) JSF
10 33 (2.06%) HTML
11 32 (2.00%) Node.js
12 30 (1.88%) RabbitMQ
13 28 (1.75%) JSON
14 26 (1.63%) RESTful
14 26 (1.63%) XML
15 24 (1.50%) Kafka
15 24 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
16 23 (1.44%) FIX Protocol
16 23 (1.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 146 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (9.00%) Data Centre
3 107 (6.69%) Clustering
4 74 (4.63%) Public Cloud
5 71 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 60 (3.75%) Computer Science
7 47 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
8 43 (2.69%) Fintech
9 42 (2.63%) Private Cloud
9 42 (2.63%) Replication
10 40 (2.50%) Wiki
11 37 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
12 32 (2.00%) CMDB
13 31 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
14 29 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
15 21 (1.31%) Hedge funds
15 21 (1.31%) SWIFT
16 18 (1.13%) Data Structures
16 18 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
17 16 (1.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1,600 (100.00%) Linux
2 572 (35.75%) Windows
3 462 (28.88%) CentOS
4 357 (22.31%) Unix
5 301 (18.81%) Windows Server
6 165 (10.31%) Ubuntu
7 164 (10.25%) Solaris
8 120 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 113 (7.06%) AIX
10 97 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 95 (5.94%) Debian
12 60 (3.75%) HPUX
12 60 (3.75%) SUSE
13 47 (2.94%) Fedora
14 43 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (2.31%) Oracle Linux
16 27 (1.69%) Windows 10
17 18 (1.13%) Windows 7
18 17 (1.06%) Mac OS X
19 16 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (32.06%) DevOps
2 316 (19.75%) ITIL
3 302 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
4 248 (15.50%) Configuration Management
5 218 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
6 188 (11.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 173 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 172 (10.75%) Open Source
9 149 (9.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 148 (9.25%) High Availability
11 116 (7.25%) Scrum
12 103 (6.44%) Change Management
12 103 (6.44%) Deployment Automation
13 101 (6.31%) Software Engineering
14 97 (6.06%) Service Management
15 83 (5.19%) Project Management
16 82 (5.13%) Test Automation
17 78 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
17 78 (4.88%) Storage Management
18 76 (4.75%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 637 (39.81%) Python
2 433 (27.06%) Bash Shell
3 353 (22.06%) SQL
4 332 (20.75%) Java
5 240 (15.00%) Perl
6 231 (14.44%) PowerShell
7 220 (13.75%) Shell Script
8 150 (9.38%) Ruby
9 108 (6.75%) JavaScript
10 103 (6.44%) C++
11 96 (6.00%) PHP
12 77 (4.81%) Korn
13 54 (3.38%) C
14 41 (2.56%) C#
15 39 (2.44%) Bourne shell
16 34 (2.13%) PL/SQL
17 20 (1.25%) Groovy
18 14 (0.88%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.50%) ES6
20 7 (0.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 178 (11.13%) Degree
2 107 (6.69%) RHCE
3 88 (5.50%) Security Cleared
4 70 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 68 (4.25%) RHCSA
6 54 (3.38%) MCSE
7 45 (2.81%) SC Cleared
7 45 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 39 (2.44%) DV Cleared
8 39 (2.44%) MCSA
9 38 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
10 37 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (2.13%) AWS Certification
12 30 (1.88%) CCNA
13 29 (1.81%) CISSP
13 29 (1.81%) RHCA
14 27 (1.69%) MCP
15 20 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
15 20 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
16 19 (1.19%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.44%) SLA
2 54 (3.38%) QA
3 46 (2.88%) GCP
4 25 (1.56%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.38%) GDPR
7 5 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.31%) PMO
8 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.063%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.063%) SEPA
System Software
1 340 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 320 (20.00%) Docker
3 202 (12.63%) Active Directory
4 97 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
5 68 (4.25%) vSphere
6 65 (4.06%) Oracle RAC
7 48 (3.00%) Hyper-V
8 44 (2.75%) VirtualBox
9 40 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
10 38 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 35 (2.19%) Samba
12 34 (2.13%) iptables
12 34 (2.13%) NFS
13 29 (1.81%) Xen
14 24 (1.50%) KVM
15 22 (1.38%) Firmware
16 15 (0.94%) GlusterFS
17 14 (0.88%) vCloud
18 12 (0.75%) GPFS
19 11 (0.69%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 459 (28.69%) Ansible
2 455 (28.44%) Puppet
3 314 (19.63%) Opscode Chef
4 154 (9.63%) Kubernetes
5 129 (8.06%) Terraform
6 126 (7.88%) Nagios
7 65 (4.06%) Red Hat Satellite
8 48 (3.00%) Packer
9 40 (2.50%) SCCM
10 38 (2.38%) Control-M
11 37 (2.31%) vRealize
12 30 (1.88%) Data Guard
12 30 (1.88%) Rancher
12 30 (1.88%) ZABBIX
13 29 (1.81%) Docker Swarm
13 29 (1.81%) NetBackup
13 29 (1.81%) vCenter Server
14 22 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 22 (1.38%) Oracle ZFS
15 21 (1.31%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 1,219 (76.19%) Red Hat
2 515 (32.19%) VMware
3 374 (23.38%) Oracle
4 272 (17.00%) Microsoft
5 134 (8.38%) Cisco
6 122 (7.63%) HP
7 107 (6.69%) EMC
8 102 (6.38%) Google
9 89 (5.56%) Splunk
10 88 (5.50%) IBM
11 83 (5.19%) NetApp
12 64 (4.00%) Citrix
13 50 (3.13%) Dell
14 46 (2.88%) SolarWinds
15 41 (2.56%) New Relic
15 41 (2.56%) Sun
16 37 (2.31%) BMC
17 34 (2.13%) Atlassian
18 33 (2.06%) AppDynamics
19 30 (1.88%) ServiceNow