Period
to 20 January 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat over the 6 months to 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Red Hat, Inc.

Red Hat
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 291 348 275
Rank change year-on-year +57 -73 +12
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 679 1,117 1,934
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 0.89% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.81% 2.14% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 627 899 1,520
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -3.51% +8.57%
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% - +5.26%

Red Hat is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 24,187 52,256 62,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.05% 41.68% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18,889 40,365 48,690
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in the UK

Red Hat
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Red Hat in the UK

Red Hat
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Red Hat over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Red Hat in the UK

Red Hat
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. 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 +50 616 £55,000 - 138
UK excluding London +59 412 £46,000 -8.00% 103
London +79 239 £70,000 +7.69% 45
Work from Home +3 119 £50,000 -13.04% 23
South West +37 114 £46,000 -8.00% 24
North of England +74 95 £45,000 -10.00% 19
South East +46 72 £55,000 -4.35% 30
Midlands +31 62 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Yorkshire +66 51 £45,000 -10.00% 6
West Midlands +31 50 £50,000 +5.26% 8
North West +64 36 £52,500 - 10
East of England +97 25 £67,500 +22.73% 7
Scotland +33 21 £45,000 +9.09% 9
Wales +38 20 £45,000 +16.88%
East Midlands +53 12 £47,500 +31.03% 5
North East +10 8 £33,500 -22.76% 3
Northern Ireland +16 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, IT jobs citing Red Hat 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.

1 547 (80.56%) Linux
2 302 (44.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 263 (38.73%) AWS
4 260 (38.29%) DevOps
5 242 (35.64%) Ansible
6 228 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
7 222 (32.70%) Azure
8 216 (31.81%) Python
9 210 (30.93%) Windows
10 209 (30.78%) CentOS
11 206 (30.34%) Docker
12 187 (27.54%) VMware
13 175 (25.77%) Kubernetes
14 154 (22.68%) Bash Shell
15 153 (22.53%) Oracle
16 152 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
17 149 (21.94%) Finance
17 149 (21.94%) Puppet
18 146 (21.50%) Jenkins
18 146 (21.50%) OpenShift
18 146 (21.50%) Java
19 126 (18.56%) Terraform
20 118 (17.38%) SQL
20 118 (17.38%) Microsoft
21 105 (15.46%) Unix
22 104 (15.32%) Active Directory
23 98 (14.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 96 (14.14%) Windows Server
24 96 (14.14%) PowerShell
25 83 (12.22%) Shell Script

Red Hat
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 49 (7.22%) Apache
2 42 (6.19%) Confluence
3 36 (5.30%) Cloud Foundry
4 34 (5.01%) Apache Spark
4 34 (5.01%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (4.71%) Tomcat
6 27 (3.98%) WebLogic
7 26 (3.83%) OpenStack
8 21 (3.09%) WebSphere
9 14 (2.06%) MS Exchange
10 12 (1.77%) Skype for Business
11 8 (1.18%) Red Hat Fuse
12 6 (0.88%) IIS
12 6 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 6 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.88%) Site Server
13 5 (0.74%) Ethereum
13 5 (0.74%) GeoServer
13 5 (0.74%) OpenEdge
14 4 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 25 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.33%) Workfront
3 4 (0.59%) Quorum
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 263 (38.73%) AWS
2 222 (32.70%) Azure
3 146 (21.50%) OpenShift
4 77 (11.34%) GCP
5 66 (9.72%) PaaS
6 36 (5.30%) IBM Cloud
7 35 (5.15%) IaaS
8 31 (4.57%) Office 365
9 30 (4.42%) GitHub
10 29 (4.27%) SaaS
11 20 (2.95%) Amazon EKS
12 19 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (1.77%) Amazon S3
14 11 (1.62%) AWS Fargate
15 10 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
17 8 (1.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 72 (10.60%) Firewall
2 64 (9.43%) TCP/IP
3 59 (8.69%) SAN
4 58 (8.54%) DNS
5 51 (7.51%) DHCP
6 33 (4.86%) WAN
7 31 (4.57%) LAN
8 29 (4.27%) HTTP
9 22 (3.24%) NAS
10 21 (3.09%) SSH
10 21 (3.09%) VPN
11 19 (2.80%) FTP
12 17 (2.50%) VLAN
13 15 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
14 14 (2.06%) IPv4
15 13 (1.91%) AMQP
15 13 (1.91%) Skype
16 10 (1.47%) Internet
16 10 (1.47%) OSPF
17 9 (1.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.77%) Relational Database
3 42 (6.19%) Big Data
3 42 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (5.89%) MySQL
5 33 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (4.71%) MongoDB
7 29 (4.27%) NoSQL
8 28 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 28 (4.12%) Redis
9 27 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (3.83%) Hadoop
11 23 (3.39%) Oracle Database
12 17 (2.50%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.77%) Blockchain
14 11 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (1.03%) Apache Accumulo
16 7 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 146 (21.50%) Jenkins
2 71 (10.46%) Git (software)
3 57 (8.39%) JIRA
4 18 (2.65%) Bitbucket
5 13 (1.91%) Subversion
6 11 (1.62%) GitLab
7 10 (1.47%) Selenium
8 7 (1.03%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.74%) JUnit
10 5 (0.74%) Travis CI
11 4 (0.59%) GoCD
11 4 (0.59%) Maven
11 4 (0.59%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.44%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.44%) Gradle
12 3 (0.44%) Mockito
12 3 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.44%) Toad
General
1 149 (21.94%) Finance
2 61 (8.98%) Public Sector
3 42 (6.19%) Banking
4 38 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 32 (4.71%) Marketing
6 29 (4.27%) Back Office
7 21 (3.09%) Electronics
8 19 (2.80%) Manufacturing
9 17 (2.50%) Legal
10 12 (1.77%) Law
11 10 (1.47%) Games
12 8 (1.18%) Advertising
12 8 (1.18%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.88%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.74%) Front Office
15 3 (0.44%) Military
16 2 (0.29%) Korean Language
16 2 (0.29%) Police
16 2 (0.29%) Retail
17 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 155 (22.83%) Linux Engineer
2 82 (12.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 78 (11.49%) Architect
4 77 (11.34%) Administrator
5 75 (11.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 65 (9.57%) Systems Administrator
7 57 (8.39%) Developer
8 49 (7.22%) Analyst
9 48 (7.07%) Cloud Engineer
10 46 (6.77%) Systems Engineer
11 40 (5.89%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 39 (5.74%) Cloud Architect
13 36 (5.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 32 (4.71%) Java Architect
14 32 (4.71%) Senior Linux Engineer
15 31 (4.57%) Linux Administrator
16 30 (4.42%) DevOps Architect
17 28 (4.12%) Applications Support
17 28 (4.12%) Platform Engineer
18 27 (3.98%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (7.95%) Spring
2 52 (7.66%) Kafka
3 46 (6.77%) Spring Boot
4 39 (5.74%) .NET
5 34 (5.01%) REST
6 33 (4.86%) JSON
7 32 (4.71%) Web Services
8 30 (4.42%) Apache NiFi
9 28 (4.12%) Java EE
10 26 (3.83%) RESTful
11 25 (3.68%) Node.js
11 25 (3.68%) Spring Cloud
12 23 (3.39%) LDAP
12 23 (3.39%) XML
13 22 (3.24%) Middleware
14 21 (3.09%) SOAP
15 18 (2.65%) CSS
15 18 (2.65%) HTML
16 16 (2.36%) .NET Core
16 16 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 74 (10.90%) Data Centre
2 63 (9.28%) Cloud Native
3 59 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (6.48%) Public Cloud
5 30 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (4.27%) Clustering
7 27 (3.98%) Private Cloud
8 17 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (2.06%) Cyberattack
9 14 (2.06%) Replication
10 13 (1.91%) SWIFT
11 11 (1.62%) EMC VNX
11 11 (1.62%) PKI
12 9 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (1.18%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.88%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.88%) Social Network
14 6 (0.88%) Xbox
15 5 (0.74%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 547 (80.56%) Linux
2 302 (44.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 210 (30.93%) Windows
4 209 (30.78%) CentOS
5 105 (15.46%) Unix
6 96 (14.14%) Windows Server
7 79 (11.63%) Ubuntu
8 32 (4.71%) Windows Server 2016
9 26 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (3.39%) Debian
10 23 (3.39%) Oracle Linux
11 22 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (2.50%) Solaris
13 16 (2.36%) AIX
13 16 (2.36%) Windows 7
14 15 (2.21%) Windows 10
15 14 (2.06%) VMS
16 13 (1.91%) Fedora
17 11 (1.62%) Mac OS X
18 8 (1.18%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (38.29%) DevOps
2 228 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (14.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 82 (12.08%) Scrum
5 80 (11.78%) Microservices
6 74 (10.90%) Configuration Management
7 70 (10.31%) ITIL
8 67 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
9 54 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (7.51%) Cybersecurity
10 51 (7.51%) Open Source
11 46 (6.77%) Fintech
11 46 (6.77%) Project Management
12 41 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 41 (6.04%) Thought Leadership
13 40 (5.89%) Service Management
14 38 (5.60%) Domain-Driven Design
14 38 (5.60%) Project Delivery
15 37 (5.45%) Infrastructure as Code
15 37 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 216 (31.81%) Python
2 154 (22.68%) Bash Shell
3 146 (21.50%) Java
4 118 (17.38%) SQL
5 96 (14.14%) PowerShell
6 83 (12.22%) Shell Script
7 41 (6.04%) Perl
8 36 (5.30%) PHP
9 30 (4.42%) Ruby
10 29 (4.27%) Go
11 27 (3.98%) C
12 26 (3.83%) JavaScript
13 21 (3.09%) C++
14 20 (2.95%) C#
15 14 (2.06%) Korn
15 14 (2.06%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.91%) Clojure
17 6 (0.88%) Bourne shell
17 6 (0.88%) Groovy
18 5 (0.74%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 62 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (8.10%) RHCE
3 54 (7.95%) Security Cleared
4 46 (6.77%) MCSE
5 38 (5.60%) SC Cleared
6 29 (4.27%) RHCSA
7 27 (3.98%) Degree
8 24 (3.53%) MCSA
8 24 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (2.06%) CompTIA Security+
11 13 (1.91%) GIAC
12 12 (1.77%) CCNP
13 11 (1.62%) AWS Certification
13 11 (1.62%) SSCP
14 8 (1.18%) CCNA
15 5 (0.74%) CISSP
15 5 (0.74%) PMI Certification
16 4 (0.59%) DV Cleared
17 3 (0.44%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.42%) QA
2 20 (2.95%) GDPR
3 18 (2.65%) SLA
4 8 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 7 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.88%) NIST
7 4 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.44%) NCSC
8 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 206 (30.34%) Docker
2 152 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (15.32%) Active Directory
4 53 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (6.63%) Hyper-V
6 36 (5.30%) Virtual Machines
7 33 (4.86%) vSphere
8 29 (4.27%) Virtual Servers
9 24 (3.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 21 (3.09%) XenDesktop
11 20 (2.95%) KVM
11 20 (2.95%) XenApp
12 15 (2.21%) Xen
13 11 (1.62%) NFS
14 10 (1.47%) Firmware
15 8 (1.18%) Samba
15 8 (1.18%) Shibboleth
16 7 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 6 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
18 5 (0.74%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 242 (35.64%) Ansible
2 175 (25.77%) Kubernetes
3 149 (21.94%) Puppet
4 126 (18.56%) Terraform
5 41 (6.04%) SCCM
6 35 (5.15%) Red Hat Satellite
7 34 (5.01%) Opscode Chef
8 28 (4.12%) Nagios
9 22 (3.24%) SCOM
10 17 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 16 (2.36%) NetBackup
12 14 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 13 (1.91%) HAProxy
13 13 (1.91%) vRealize
14 12 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
15 11 (1.62%) Data Guard
16 10 (1.47%) vCenter Server
16 10 (1.47%) WSUS
17 9 (1.33%) Backup Exec
17 9 (1.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 187 (27.54%) VMware
2 153 (22.53%) Oracle
3 118 (17.38%) Microsoft
4 71 (10.46%) IBM
5 58 (8.54%) Google
6 55 (8.10%) SAP
7 36 (5.30%) Cisco
8 27 (3.98%) Dell
9 25 (3.68%) EMC
10 23 (3.39%) F5
10 23 (3.39%) Splunk
11 17 (2.50%) Atlassian
12 15 (2.21%) NetApp
12 15 (2.21%) Palo Alto
13 14 (2.06%) HP
13 14 (2.06%) SolarWinds
14 13 (1.91%) Citrix
14 13 (1.91%) Veeam
15 12 (1.77%) McAfee
16 10 (1.47%) Sophos