Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 415 398 370
Rank change year-on-year -17 -28 -39
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 567 1,110 1,465
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.78% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.10% 3.39% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 442 917 1,167
Median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.62% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,625 £82,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% +1.06%

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 18,297 32,745 40,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.01% 22.92% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14,796 26,019 32,377
Median annual salary £48,300 £47,500 £46,056
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.68% +3.14% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Salary trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 -9 543 £57,500 +4.55% 81
UK excluding London +26 369 £52,500 +7.14% 69
London -16 195 £70,000 +7.69% 13
South East +41 115 £60,000 +14.29% 23
Midlands +104 83 £47,500 - 4
North of England +76 73 £50,000 +3.17% 20
South West +73 62 £55,000 +19.57% 16
West Midlands +71 60 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Yorkshire +104 38 £50,000 -5.53% 7
North West +60 30 £45,000 -3.72% 12
Work from Home +54 28 £67,500 +1.50% 7
East Midlands +61 22 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East of England +3 21 £51,250 +2.50% 5
Scotland +36 11 £61,250 +42.44%
Wales -10 10 £32,000 -28.89% 1
North East -16 5 £26,500 -45.32% 1

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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.

1 567 (100.00%) Linux
2 390 (68.78%) Red Hat
3 247 (43.56%) Ansible
4 212 (37.39%) Python
5 189 (33.33%) Windows
5 189 (33.33%) DevOps
6 171 (30.16%) AWS
6 171 (30.16%) VMware
7 155 (27.34%) CentOS
8 154 (27.16%) Docker
9 152 (26.81%) Finance
10 150 (26.46%) Puppet
11 149 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
12 143 (25.22%) Jenkins
13 142 (25.04%) Bash Shell
14 124 (21.87%) Azure
15 117 (20.63%) Unix
16 116 (20.46%) Kubernetes
17 115 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
18 113 (19.93%) Git (software)
18 113 (19.93%) Configuration Management
19 108 (19.05%) Terraform
20 99 (17.46%) Microsoft
20 99 (17.46%) Security Cleared
21 94 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
22 93 (16.40%) Oracle
23 92 (16.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 91 (16.05%) Windows Server
24 91 (16.05%) PowerShell
25 88 (15.52%) SAN

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 58 (10.23%) Tomcat
2 44 (7.76%) Apache
3 36 (6.35%) Confluence
4 25 (4.41%) WebLogic
5 23 (4.06%) JBoss
6 17 (3.00%) OpenStack
7 15 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (2.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 12 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (1.76%) nginx
10 9 (1.59%) Apache Spark
10 9 (1.59%) IIS
10 9 (1.59%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.23%) SharePoint
12 6 (1.06%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.71%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.71%) WildFly
15 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.18%) CloudStack
Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Eikon
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.18%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 171 (30.16%) AWS
2 124 (21.87%) Azure
3 48 (8.47%) GCP
4 44 (7.76%) OpenShift
5 42 (7.41%) GitHub
6 26 (4.59%) SaaS
7 25 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 22 (3.88%) Office 365
9 20 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (3.00%) IaaS
11 15 (2.65%) Amazon S3
11 15 (2.65%) Route 53
12 13 (2.29%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (1.76%) Amazon ECS
14 10 (1.76%) PaaS
15 8 (1.41%) Datadog
15 8 (1.41%) Serverless
15 8 (1.41%) Slack
16 6 (1.06%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 88 (15.52%) SAN
2 62 (10.93%) Firewall
3 47 (8.29%) DNS
4 28 (4.94%) HTTP
5 25 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 25 (4.41%) WAN
6 24 (4.23%) LAN
7 18 (3.17%) BGP
7 18 (3.17%) Internet
8 17 (3.00%) VPN
9 15 (2.65%) DHCP
9 15 (2.65%) Multicast
10 14 (2.47%) FTP
11 10 (1.76%) NAS
11 10 (1.76%) Skype
12 9 (1.59%) OSPF
12 9 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (1.41%) MPLS
13 8 (1.41%) SSL
14 6 (1.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.64%) Big Data
3 37 (6.53%) MySQL
4 34 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 31 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (4.06%) Oracle Database
7 21 (3.70%) Hadoop
8 16 (2.82%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.47%) MongoDB
10 12 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (1.94%) MariaDB
12 10 (1.76%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.23%) DB2
15 6 (1.06%) Oracle Exadata
15 6 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.88%) Sqoop
17 4 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
18 3 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 3 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 143 (25.22%) Jenkins
2 113 (19.93%) Git (software)
3 54 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 47 (8.29%) JIRA
5 44 (7.76%) GitLab
6 25 (4.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (2.47%) Bitbucket
8 13 (2.29%) Vagrant
9 8 (1.41%) Subversion
10 7 (1.23%) Travis CI
11 6 (1.06%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.88%) Artifactory
12 5 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.35%) CircleCI
14 2 (0.35%) Gerrit
14 2 (0.35%) Grunt
14 2 (0.35%) PuPHPet
14 2 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.35%) webpack
General
1 152 (26.81%) Finance
2 48 (8.47%) Banking
3 26 (4.59%) Retail
4 21 (3.70%) Public Sector
5 16 (2.82%) Legal
6 15 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.47%) Front Office
8 8 (1.41%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.06%) Back Office
10 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.88%) Military
11 4 (0.71%) Games
11 4 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.53%) Advertising
12 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Electronics
13 2 (0.35%) Law
13 2 (0.35%) Marketing
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 105 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 93 (16.40%) Linux Engineer
3 68 (11.99%) Administrator
4 60 (10.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 53 (9.35%) Analyst
6 49 (8.64%) Systems Administrator
7 44 (7.76%) Linux Administrator
8 43 (7.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 40 (7.05%) Platform Engineer
10 39 (6.88%) Developer
11 27 (4.76%) Architect
12 24 (4.23%) Linux Support
12 24 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
13 23 (4.06%) AWS Engineer
14 22 (3.88%) Applications Support
14 22 (3.88%) AWS DevOps
15 21 (3.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 21 (3.70%) Linux Scripter
16 20 (3.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 20 (3.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.58%) Elastic Stack
2 40 (7.05%) Middleware
3 30 (5.29%) Web Services
4 25 (4.41%) LDAP
5 20 (3.53%) Kafka
6 18 (3.17%) XML
7 15 (2.65%) LAMP
8 14 (2.47%) Spring
9 13 (2.29%) FIX Protocol
9 13 (2.29%) REST
10 12 (2.12%) Apache NiFi
11 11 (1.94%) OAuth
12 10 (1.76%) AngularJS
12 10 (1.76%) OpenID
12 10 (1.76%) React
13 8 (1.41%) ActiveMQ
14 7 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
15 6 (1.06%) Hibernate
15 6 (1.06%) Sensu
15 6 (1.06%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 74 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (10.76%) Data Centre
3 46 (8.11%) Public Cloud
4 23 (4.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 21 (3.70%) Replication
6 20 (3.53%) Private Cloud
7 19 (3.35%) Clustering
8 15 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (2.29%) Derivative
10 10 (1.76%) User Experience
11 9 (1.59%) Cloud Native
11 9 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (1.23%) EMC VNX
12 7 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.23%) PKI
13 6 (1.06%) Blog
13 6 (1.06%) HP Storage
13 6 (1.06%) IBM XIV
13 6 (1.06%) Market Risk
13 6 (1.06%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 567 (100.00%) Linux
2 189 (33.33%) Windows
3 155 (27.34%) CentOS
4 117 (20.63%) Unix
5 91 (16.05%) Windows Server
6 61 (10.76%) Ubuntu
7 38 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (6.53%) AIX
9 34 (6.00%) Solaris
10 28 (4.94%) Windows Server 2016
11 21 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (3.00%) HPUX
13 16 (2.82%) Fedora
13 16 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
14 13 (2.29%) Debian
14 13 (2.29%) SUSE
15 11 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (1.76%) Windows 10
17 8 (1.41%) VMS
18 6 (1.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (33.33%) DevOps
2 149 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (19.93%) Configuration Management
4 94 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
5 92 (16.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 84 (14.81%) ITIL
7 59 (10.41%) High Availability
8 52 (9.17%) Open Source
8 52 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
9 51 (8.99%) Migration
10 47 (8.29%) Software Engineering
11 45 (7.94%) Scrum
12 44 (7.76%) Cybersecurity
13 43 (7.58%) Project Delivery
14 42 (7.41%) Change Management
14 42 (7.41%) Test Automation
15 41 (7.23%) Mentoring
15 41 (7.23%) Service Delivery
16 36 (6.35%) Microservices
17 34 (6.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 212 (37.39%) Python
2 142 (25.04%) Bash Shell
3 91 (16.05%) PowerShell
4 85 (14.99%) SQL
5 68 (11.99%) Shell Script
6 67 (11.82%) Java
7 53 (9.35%) Perl
8 39 (6.88%) Ruby
9 36 (6.35%) C
10 31 (5.47%) PHP
11 27 (4.76%) C++
12 21 (3.70%) Korn
13 12 (2.12%) Go
13 12 (2.12%) JavaScript
14 10 (1.76%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.76%) R
15 8 (1.41%) Groovy
16 6 (1.06%) Scala
16 6 (1.06%) XQuery
17 5 (0.88%) AWK
Qualifications
1 99 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 49 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.35%) DV Cleared
4 29 (5.11%) Degree
5 28 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (3.70%) MCSE
8 18 (3.17%) CCNA
9 17 (3.00%) AWS Certification
10 16 (2.82%) CISSP
10 16 (2.82%) CompTIA Security+
10 16 (2.82%) GIAC
10 16 (2.82%) Linux+ Certification
10 16 (2.82%) Network+ Certification
10 16 (2.82%) SANS
10 16 (2.82%) SSCP
11 12 (2.12%) RHCE
12 11 (1.94%) CCNP
13 10 (1.76%) RHCSA
14 8 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.41%) QA
2 24 (4.23%) GDPR
3 13 (2.29%) SLA
4 11 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.41%) ISO 22301
5 8 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.88%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.18%) NIST
8 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 154 (27.16%) Docker
2 115 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (13.76%) Active Directory
4 54 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (6.00%) vSphere
6 29 (5.11%) NFS
7 24 (4.23%) VirtualBox
8 20 (3.53%) Samba
9 17 (3.00%) Xen
10 12 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (1.94%) Hyper-V
12 10 (1.76%) OpenAM
13 9 (1.59%) KVM
14 6 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 6 (1.06%) vCloud
15 5 (0.88%) HDFS
15 5 (0.88%) iptables
16 4 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 4 (0.71%) XenApp
17 3 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 247 (43.56%) Ansible
2 150 (26.46%) Puppet
3 116 (20.46%) Kubernetes
4 108 (19.05%) Terraform
5 72 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (7.23%) Packer
7 37 (6.53%) Nagios
8 35 (6.17%) Docker Swarm
9 34 (6.00%) Grafana
9 34 (6.00%) Red Hat Satellite
10 32 (5.64%) Prometheus
11 29 (5.11%) SCCM
12 28 (4.94%) Graphite
13 26 (4.59%) SCOM
14 23 (4.06%) ZABBIX
15 22 (3.88%) vCenter Server
16 21 (3.70%) Consul
17 17 (3.00%) Kibana
18 16 (2.82%) OpenNMS
19 15 (2.65%) QRadar
Vendors
1 390 (68.78%) Red Hat
2 171 (30.16%) VMware
3 99 (17.46%) Microsoft
4 93 (16.40%) Oracle
5 51 (8.99%) HP
6 50 (8.82%) NetApp
7 46 (8.11%) Cisco
8 39 (6.88%) EMC
9 32 (5.64%) Google
10 29 (5.11%) SolarWinds
11 25 (4.41%) IBM
12 24 (4.23%) Dell
12 24 (4.23%) Juniper
13 21 (3.70%) Splunk
14 19 (3.35%) Hortonworks
14 19 (3.35%) LogRhythm
15 16 (2.82%) Cloudera
15 16 (2.82%) F5
16 15 (2.65%) Remedy
17 14 (2.47%) Atlassian