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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 262 258
Rank change year-on-year -40 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 859 1319 1369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.01% 1.26% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.25% 4.85% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 708 1050 1104
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% -  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20210 27204 28813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.66% 26.06% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16991 22904 24135
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,214
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +1.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -47 813 £53,115 +6.23% 105
London -16 408 £60,000 +9.09% 58
South East -50 141 £50,000 +5.26% 21
City of London +80 104 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Yorkshire -21 62 £45,000 -10.00% 11
East of England +16 53 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North West -3 53 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Berkshire +2 47 £55,000 - 8
South West +37 46 £40,000 -23.80% 2
West Yorkshire -23 46 £48,750 -2.50% 8
Manchester -18 41 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Reading +33 40 £52,500 +7.69% 3
Leeds +10 39 £55,000 +10.00% 7
West Midlands +24 33 £37,500 -18.47% 3
Surrey +11 31 £52,500 -8.69% 5
Scotland +16 28 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Oxfordshire +2 27 £50,000 +6.38% 1
Gloucestershire +12 21 £37,500 -21.05%
Hertfordshire +15 20 £45,000 -26.53% 2
Essex +15 18 £50,000 +13.63%
Colchester +7 18 £50,000 +25.00%
Edinburgh +1 18 £50,000 +17.64% 6
York +14 16 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North Yorkshire +5 16 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Hampshire -19 15 £47,000 +30.55% 6
East Midlands -48 14 £42,500 -0.01%
Cambridgeshire +18 13 £47,500 +11.76%
Cambridge +10 13 £47,500 +18.75%
Welwyn Garden City - 13 £45,000 -
Birmingham +19 12 £35,000 -30.00% 1

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 1842 (100.00%) Linux
2 1397 (75.84%) Red Hat
3 689 (37.40%) Windows
4 641 (34.80%) Python
5 619 (33.60%) Puppet
6 615 (33.39%) VMware
7 560 (30.40%) DevOps
8 558 (30.29%) Unix
9 502 (27.25%) CentOS
10 480 (26.06%) Finance
11 465 (25.24%) Perl
12 463 (25.14%) Amazon AWS
12 463 (25.14%) Bash Shell
13 406 (22.04%) Ansible
14 399 (21.66%) Oracle
15 395 (21.44%) Opscode Chef
16 393 (21.34%) Java
17 386 (20.96%) VMware Infrastructure
18 382 (20.74%) Apache
19 367 (19.92%) Configuration Management
20 343 (18.62%) Microsoft
21 331 (17.97%) Jenkins
22 320 (17.37%) SQL
23 312 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
24 304 (16.50%) Windows Server
25 299 (16.23%) MySQL
26 289 (15.69%) ITIL
27 280 (15.20%) Tomcat
27 280 (15.20%) Ruby
28 269 (14.60%) Data Centre

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
1 382 (20.74%) Apache
2 280 (15.20%) Tomcat
3 219 (11.89%) JBoss
4 130 (7.06%) WebSphere
5 115 (6.24%) OpenStack
6 114 (6.19%) IIS
7 89 (4.83%) WebLogic
8 65 (3.53%) Confluence
9 58 (3.15%) MS Exchange
10 57 (3.09%) CloudStack
11 56 (3.04%) nginx
12 50 (2.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 37 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
13 37 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
13 37 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
14 27 (1.47%) Apache Spark
15 26 (1.41%) SharePoint
16 20 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
16 20 (1.09%) Skype for Business
16 20 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 94 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.85%) MS Office
3 7 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.11%) HipChat
6 1 (0.054%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.054%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.054%) Houdini
6 1 (0.054%) Maya
6 1 (0.054%) NUKE
6 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.33%) Eloqua
3 6 (0.33%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.16%) Eikon
4 3 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.11%) RMDS
5 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.054%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 463 (25.14%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (6.46%) SaaS
3 106 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 68 (3.69%) Office 365
5 65 (3.53%) PaaS
6 54 (2.93%) IaaS
7 52 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (1.30%) OpenShift
9 23 (1.25%) G Suite
10 19 (1.03%) Amazon S3
10 19 (1.03%) GitHub
11 17 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 14 (0.76%) Heroku
15 11 (0.60%) Slack
16 9 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
17 6 (0.33%) Responsys
17 6 (0.33%) Taleo
18 5 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 261 (14.17%) DNS
2 211 (11.45%) TCP/IP
3 207 (11.24%) Firewall
4 198 (10.75%) SAN
5 143 (7.76%) LDAP
6 117 (6.35%) DHCP
7 90 (4.89%) HTTP
8 85 (4.61%) VPN
9 79 (4.29%) WAN
10 78 (4.23%) SSL
11 76 (4.13%) Internet
12 74 (4.02%) LAN
13 71 (3.85%) SMTP
14 59 (3.20%) NAS
15 46 (2.50%) IMAP
16 39 (2.12%) SSH
17 37 (2.01%) iSCSI
18 34 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
19 31 (1.68%) Network Security
20 30 (1.63%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (16.23%) MySQL
2 212 (11.51%) SQL Server
3 97 (5.27%) Oracle Database
4 90 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
5 71 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 68 (3.69%) Hadoop
7 67 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 65 (3.53%) NoSQL
9 57 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 50 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
11 40 (2.17%) RDBMS
12 38 (2.06%) Big Data
13 31 (1.68%) Redis
14 25 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
15 24 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (1.14%) DB2
17 18 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
17 18 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
18 15 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
19 14 (0.76%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 331 (17.97%) Jenkins
2 211 (11.45%) Git (software)
3 117 (6.35%) TeamCity
4 99 (5.37%) JIRA
5 81 (4.40%) Subversion
6 72 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 48 (2.61%) Maven
8 44 (2.39%) Gradle
8 44 (2.39%) Vagrant
9 39 (2.12%) Hudson
10 26 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (1.25%) Bitbucket
12 22 (1.19%) GoCD
12 22 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (1.14%) JUnit
13 21 (1.14%) MSBuild
14 19 (1.03%) EasyMock
15 17 (0.92%) Eclipse
15 17 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
16 13 (0.71%) FishEye
General
1 480 (26.06%) Finance
2 222 (12.05%) Banking
3 61 (3.31%) Retail
4 54 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 46 (2.50%) Games
6 41 (2.23%) Marketing
7 23 (1.25%) Law
8 22 (1.19%) Investment Banking
9 21 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.03%) Front Office
11 17 (0.92%) Back Office
12 16 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.87%) Legal
13 12 (0.65%) Advertising
14 11 (0.60%) Publishing
15 10 (0.54%) Billing
16 9 (0.49%) Automotive
17 8 (0.43%) Electronics
17 8 (0.43%) French Language
18 5 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 504 (27.36%) Linux Engineer
2 387 (21.01%) Administrator
3 337 (18.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 282 (15.31%) Systems Administrator
5 263 (14.28%) Linux Administrator
6 197 (10.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 176 (9.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 153 (8.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 135 (7.33%) Systems Engineer
10 122 (6.62%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 120 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 112 (6.08%) Analyst
13 94 (5.10%) Architect
13 94 (5.10%) Support Engineer
14 92 (4.99%) Developer
15 90 (4.89%) Cloud Engineer
16 86 (4.67%) Unix Engineer
17 76 (4.13%) Unix Administrator
18 73 (3.96%) AWS Engineer
19 71 (3.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (8.58%) Web Services
2 155 (8.41%) LAMP
3 112 (6.08%) Middleware
4 103 (5.59%) .NET
5 76 (4.13%) XML
6 52 (2.82%) Spring
7 39 (2.12%) Node.js
8 33 (1.79%) J2EE
9 29 (1.57%) Java EE
10 27 (1.47%) Elastic Stack
10 27 (1.47%) JSON
11 26 (1.41%) jQuery
11 26 (1.41%) RESTful
12 24 (1.30%) HTML
12 24 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
13 22 (1.19%) AngularJS
13 22 (1.19%) LEMP Stack
14 19 (1.03%) EJB
14 19 (1.03%) JSF
14 19 (1.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 269 (14.60%) Data Centre
2 99 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 77 (4.18%) Clustering
5 70 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
6 67 (3.64%) Management Information System
7 56 (3.04%) Fintech
8 50 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (2.23%) Replication
10 35 (1.90%) Public Cloud
11 33 (1.79%) EMC VNX
12 32 (1.74%) Fat Client
12 32 (1.74%) Thin Client
13 30 (1.63%) Hedge funds
14 25 (1.36%) Private Cloud
15 23 (1.25%) Derivative
15 23 (1.25%) Wiki
16 22 (1.19%) PKI
17 21 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
18 16 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1842 (100.00%) Linux
2 689 (37.40%) Windows
3 558 (30.29%) Unix
4 502 (27.25%) CentOS
5 304 (16.50%) Windows Server
6 224 (12.16%) Ubuntu
7 206 (11.18%) Solaris
8 153 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 116 (6.30%) Debian
10 103 (5.59%) AIX
11 101 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 55 (2.99%) HPUX
13 48 (2.61%) SUSE
14 42 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 30 (1.63%) Windows 7
16 29 (1.57%) Fedora
17 20 (1.09%) Windows 10
18 16 (0.87%) Mac OS X
19 14 (0.76%) NetWare
20 13 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (30.40%) DevOps
2 367 (19.92%) Configuration Management
3 312 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
4 289 (15.69%) ITIL
5 223 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
6 214 (11.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 186 (10.10%) Open Source
8 138 (7.49%) High Availability
8 138 (7.49%) Scrum
9 130 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
10 111 (6.03%) Migration
11 100 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 90 (4.89%) E-Commerce
13 89 (4.83%) Mentoring
14 83 (4.51%) Problem Management
15 77 (4.18%) Line Management
16 76 (4.13%) Software Engineering
17 67 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
17 67 (3.64%) Load Balancing
17 67 (3.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 641 (34.80%) Python
2 465 (25.24%) Perl
3 463 (25.14%) Bash Shell
4 393 (21.34%) Java
5 320 (17.37%) SQL
6 280 (15.20%) Ruby
7 264 (14.33%) Shell Script
8 210 (11.40%) PowerShell
9 143 (7.76%) PHP
10 80 (4.34%) Korn
11 66 (3.58%) C
11 66 (3.58%) C++
12 58 (3.15%) JavaScript
13 43 (2.33%) PL/SQL
14 37 (2.01%) Bourne shell
15 27 (1.47%) Go
16 18 (0.98%) Groovy
17 15 (0.81%) AWK
18 12 (0.65%) C#
19 9 (0.49%) Jython
Qualifications
1 126 (6.84%) Degree
2 99 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 79 (4.29%) RHCE
4 53 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (2.66%) SC Cleared
6 36 (1.95%) CCNA
7 33 (1.79%) RHCSA
8 32 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
8 32 (1.74%) MCSE
9 29 (1.57%) RHCA
10 25 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (1.25%) DV Cleared
12 17 (0.92%) AWS Certification
13 16 (0.87%) CCNP
14 13 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.60%) MCSA
16 10 (0.54%) LPIC
17 9 (0.49%) EMC Certification
18 8 (0.43%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.31%) PCI DSS
2 38 (2.06%) SLA
3 34 (1.85%) QA
4 12 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.054%) EMIR
7 1 (0.054%) GDPR
7 1 (0.054%) HL7
7 1 (0.054%) MiFID
7 1 (0.054%) PMO
System Software
1 386 (20.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 244 (13.25%) Active Directory
3 200 (10.86%) Docker
4 152 (8.25%) vSphere
5 83 (4.51%) Hyper-V
6 75 (4.07%) Xen
7 73 (3.96%) NFS
8 67 (3.64%) XenServer
9 52 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
10 39 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
10 39 (2.12%) VMware ESX
11 33 (1.79%) KVM
11 33 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 31 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
13 29 (1.57%) Dovecot
14 27 (1.47%) vCloud
15 24 (1.30%) Firmware
16 22 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
17 21 (1.14%) XenApp
18 18 (0.98%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 619 (33.60%) Puppet
2 406 (22.04%) Ansible
3 395 (21.44%) Opscode Chef
4 156 (8.47%) Nagios
5 101 (5.48%) Red Hat Satellite
6 83 (4.51%) Terraform
7 81 (4.40%) SCCM
8 56 (3.04%) Salt
9 47 (2.55%) Cobbler
10 46 (2.50%) ZABBIX
11 39 (2.12%) NetBackup
12 35 (1.90%) Tivoli
13 32 (1.74%) Kubernetes
14 30 (1.63%) SCOM
15 27 (1.47%) Rundeck
16 25 (1.36%) SELinux
17 24 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 22 (1.19%) CFEngine
19 21 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
19 21 (1.14%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1397 (75.84%) Red Hat
2 615 (33.39%) VMware
3 399 (21.66%) Oracle
4 343 (18.62%) Microsoft
5 154 (8.36%) Cisco
6 130 (7.06%) HP
7 102 (5.54%) Citrix
8 98 (5.32%) IBM
9 97 (5.27%) Splunk
10 86 (4.67%) NetApp
11 74 (4.02%) EMC
12 68 (3.69%) Veritas
13 56 (3.04%) Google
14 55 (2.99%) EnterpriseDB
15 54 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
16 51 (2.77%) Sun
17 43 (2.33%) Atlassian
17 43 (2.33%) BMC
18 40 (2.17%) Dell
19 35 (1.90%) Informatica
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 40,000 + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus+HC+Pension+More
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum c£60K
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10% performance bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus up to 15% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29241.00 - £42991.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago