Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 252 224
Rank change year-on-year -4 -28 +20
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 2,227 2,460 3,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.41% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 3.18% 3.18% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,648 1,995 2,474
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +7.95%

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 69,976 77,322 83,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.78% 44.38% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 54,236 59,777 67,813
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in the UK

Red Hat
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat.

Salary trend for Red Hat in the UK

Red Hat
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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 0 2,070 £57,500 +9.52% 270
UK excluding London -30 1,101 £47,500 +5.56% 186
London +15 1,079 £62,500 +4.17% 113
South East -49 355 £52,500 - 39
North of England -21 239 £46,250 +2.78% 44
South West +22 151 £50,000 +17.65% 32
Midlands +20 132 £40,000 -1.23% 26
North West +13 124 £50,000 +11.11% 18
East of England +55 112 £44,250 -6.84% 16
Yorkshire -68 93 £40,000 -7.51% 19
West Midlands +4 85 £35,000 -13.58% 17
Scotland -29 57 £47,500 +26.67% 15
Wales +6 53 £45,000 +12.50% 11
East Midlands +18 46 £43,750 +9.38% 9
North East +3 22 £63,656 +34.01% 7
Northern Ireland +2 5 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Channel Islands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 1,918 (86.12%) Linux
2 1,237 (55.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 872 (39.16%) Python
4 812 (36.46%) DevOps
5 754 (33.86%) CentOS
6 740 (33.23%) Amazon AWS
7 698 (31.34%) Windows
8 689 (30.94%) Ansible
9 671 (30.13%) VMware
10 655 (29.41%) Puppet
11 583 (26.18%) Finance
12 553 (24.83%) Java
13 544 (24.43%) Docker
14 534 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
15 521 (23.39%) Bash Shell
16 498 (22.36%) Jenkins
17 459 (20.61%) Microsoft Azure
18 439 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
19 435 (19.53%) SQL
20 433 (19.44%) Oracle
21 429 (19.26%) Microsoft
22 426 (19.13%) Opscode Chef
23 409 (18.37%) Unix
24 368 (16.52%) Configuration Management
25 356 (15.99%) Kubernetes
26 333 (14.95%) Perl
27 331 (14.86%) ITIL
28 318 (14.28%) Windows Server
29 316 (14.19%) Ubuntu
30 308 (13.83%) Apache

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
1 308 (13.83%) Apache
2 230 (10.33%) Tomcat
3 138 (6.20%) Confluence
4 125 (5.61%) WebSphere
5 123 (5.52%) JBoss
6 111 (4.98%) WebLogic
7 103 (4.63%) OpenStack
8 94 (4.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 70 (3.14%) IIS
10 53 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
11 52 (2.33%) nginx
12 50 (2.25%) SharePoint
13 30 (1.35%) MS Exchange
14 26 (1.17%) Mule
15 22 (0.99%) Skype for Business
16 18 (0.81%) CMS
16 18 (0.81%) WordPress
17 17 (0.76%) IBM Notes
18 14 (0.63%) Apache Spark
19 12 (0.54%) WildFly
Applications
1 40 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.18%) Stata
4 3 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (0.76%) Concordance
1 17 (0.76%) Relativity
2 16 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.40%) Documaker
3 9 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.36%) Magento
4 8 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.18%) Global One
5 4 (0.18%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 3 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.090%) Ringtail
7 2 (0.090%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.045%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.045%) Eikon
8 1 (0.045%) Finacle
8 1 (0.045%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 1 (0.045%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 740 (33.23%) Amazon AWS
2 459 (20.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 194 (8.71%) OpenShift
4 190 (8.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 157 (7.05%) PaaS
6 144 (6.47%) SaaS
7 110 (4.94%) GitHub
8 84 (3.77%) IBM Cloud
9 81 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
10 76 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 69 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
12 58 (2.60%) Office 365
13 57 (2.56%) IaaS
14 56 (2.51%) Serverless
15 46 (2.07%) Amazon S3
16 44 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 26 (1.17%) Apigee
18 21 (0.94%) Boomi
19 20 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
20 17 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 290 (13.02%) Firewall
2 214 (9.61%) SAN
3 200 (8.98%) DNS
4 160 (7.18%) TCP/IP
5 111 (4.98%) LAN
6 109 (4.89%) WAN
7 91 (4.09%) DHCP
8 76 (3.41%) NAS
9 74 (3.32%) VPN
10 61 (2.74%) HTTP
10 61 (2.74%) Internet
11 53 (2.38%) BGP
11 53 (2.38%) Wireshark
12 51 (2.29%) SSH
13 46 (2.07%) Network Security
14 44 (1.98%) OSPF
15 43 (1.93%) SNMP
16 39 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
17 36 (1.62%) Fibre Channel
18 33 (1.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 285 (12.80%) MySQL
3 171 (7.68%) Oracle Database
4 94 (4.22%) MongoDB
5 91 (4.09%) NoSQL
5 91 (4.09%) Relational Database
6 79 (3.55%) Big Data
7 68 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
8 58 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
9 55 (2.47%) RDBMS
10 54 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 50 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
12 43 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
13 38 (1.71%) Hadoop
14 30 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
14 30 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 29 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
16 27 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
17 25 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
18 24 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 498 (22.36%) Jenkins
2 288 (12.93%) Git (software)
3 203 (9.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 177 (7.95%) JIRA
5 102 (4.58%) Maven
6 97 (4.36%) Bitbucket
7 82 (3.68%) Subversion
8 71 (3.19%) Sonatype Nexus
9 69 (3.10%) JUnit
10 59 (2.65%) Vagrant
11 52 (2.33%) TeamCity
12 49 (2.20%) EasyMock
13 41 (1.84%) GitLab
13 41 (1.84%) Hudson
14 36 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
15 33 (1.48%) Eclipse
16 26 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
17 24 (1.08%) MSBuild
18 20 (0.90%) Selenium
19 13 (0.58%) Ant
General
1 583 (26.18%) Finance
2 155 (6.96%) Banking
3 126 (5.66%) Retail
4 58 (2.60%) Marketing
5 49 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 41 (1.84%) Law
7 35 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 31 (1.39%) Front Office
8 31 (1.39%) Legal
9 28 (1.26%) Billing
10 24 (1.08%) Advertising
10 24 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.08%) Games
11 13 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.54%) Publishing
13 11 (0.49%) Back Office
13 11 (0.49%) German Language
14 7 (0.31%) Electronics
15 6 (0.27%) Military
16 5 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 413 (18.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 393 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
3 346 (15.54%) Administrator
4 228 (10.24%) Systems Administrator
5 213 (9.56%) Developer
6 188 (8.44%) Linux Administrator
7 184 (8.26%) Architect
8 167 (7.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 162 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 161 (7.23%) Analyst
11 154 (6.92%) DBA
12 142 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
13 138 (6.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 117 (5.25%) Java Developer
14 117 (5.25%) Support Engineer
15 115 (5.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 105 (4.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
17 95 (4.27%) Cloud Engineer
18 93 (4.18%) Cloud Architect
19 88 (3.95%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (10.51%) Web Services
2 219 (9.83%) Spring
3 143 (6.42%) Java EE
4 136 (6.11%) Spring Boot
5 109 (4.89%) Middleware
6 95 (4.27%) LAMP
7 91 (4.09%) LDAP
8 86 (3.86%) XML
9 83 (3.73%) SOAP
10 82 (3.68%) .NET
11 65 (2.92%) Node.js
12 64 (2.87%) RESTful
13 62 (2.78%) JSF
14 61 (2.74%) EJB
15 60 (2.69%) HTML
16 59 (2.65%) JSON
17 54 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
18 52 (2.33%) Apache Camel
18 52 (2.33%) REST
19 41 (1.84%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 182 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 123 (5.52%) Computer Science
4 109 (4.89%) Fintech
4 109 (4.89%) Self-Motivation
5 97 (4.36%) Clustering
6 95 (4.27%) Cloud Native
6 95 (4.27%) Public Cloud
7 86 (3.86%) Management Information System
8 83 (3.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 73 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
10 58 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
11 51 (2.29%) Wiki
12 48 (2.16%) Private Cloud
13 47 (2.11%) Replication
14 38 (1.71%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 37 (1.66%) CMDB
16 36 (1.62%) Hedge funds
17 30 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
18 28 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1,918 (86.12%) Linux
2 1,237 (55.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 754 (33.86%) CentOS
4 698 (31.34%) Windows
5 409 (18.37%) Unix
6 318 (14.28%) Windows Server
7 316 (14.19%) Ubuntu
8 202 (9.07%) Solaris
9 155 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 131 (5.88%) Debian
11 127 (5.70%) SUSE
12 121 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 94 (4.22%) AIX
14 82 (3.68%) Fedora
15 74 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 47 (2.11%) HPUX
17 43 (1.93%) Windows 10
18 34 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
19 21 (0.94%) Windows 7
20 19 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 812 (36.46%) DevOps
2 534 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
3 368 (16.52%) Configuration Management
4 331 (14.86%) ITIL
5 278 (12.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 263 (11.81%) Open Source
7 244 (10.96%) Scrum
8 234 (10.51%) Microservices
9 232 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
10 223 (10.01%) Problem-Solving
11 206 (9.25%) High Availability
12 162 (7.27%) Software Engineering
13 149 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
14 132 (5.93%) Mentoring
15 131 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
16 127 (5.70%) Service Management
17 126 (5.66%) Incident Management
18 123 (5.52%) Change Management
19 104 (4.67%) Load Balancing
20 103 (4.63%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 872 (39.16%) Python
2 553 (24.83%) Java
3 521 (23.39%) Bash Shell
4 435 (19.53%) SQL
5 333 (14.95%) Perl
6 283 (12.71%) Ruby
7 232 (10.42%) Shell Script
8 213 (9.56%) PowerShell
9 157 (7.05%) PHP
10 146 (6.56%) JavaScript
11 138 (6.20%) C++
12 99 (4.45%) Korn
13 77 (3.46%) C
14 75 (3.37%) C#
15 72 (3.23%) Go
16 67 (3.01%) Bourne shell
17 61 (2.74%) PL/SQL
18 32 (1.44%) Groovy
19 19 (0.85%) R
20 13 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 267 (11.99%) Degree
2 197 (8.85%) RHCE
3 162 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 120 (5.39%) MCSE
5 118 (5.30%) RHCA
6 108 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 103 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
7 103 (4.63%) Security Cleared
8 97 (4.36%) RHCSA
9 77 (3.46%) CISSP
10 68 (3.05%) CCNP
11 61 (2.74%) SC Cleared
12 59 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
13 58 (2.60%) SANS
13 58 (2.60%) SSCP
14 51 (2.29%) MCSA
15 50 (2.25%) DV Cleared
16 49 (2.20%) CCNA
17 46 (2.07%) CCSP
17 46 (2.07%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (3.77%) QA
2 66 (2.96%) SLA
3 25 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.27%) GDPR
7 5 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.090%) COBIT
9 2 (0.090%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.090%) PMO
10 1 (0.045%) GAMP
10 1 (0.045%) HIPAA
System Software
1 544 (24.43%) Docker
2 439 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 242 (10.87%) Active Directory
4 130 (5.84%) VMware ESXi
5 83 (3.73%) vSphere
6 58 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
7 52 (2.33%) NFS
8 51 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
9 40 (1.80%) Hyper-V
10 37 (1.66%) iptables
11 35 (1.57%) Xen
12 31 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 29 (1.30%) Samba
14 28 (1.26%) KVM
14 28 (1.26%) VirtualBox
15 20 (0.90%) Firmware
15 20 (0.90%) VMware NSX
16 15 (0.67%) GlusterFS
17 13 (0.58%) Ceph
17 13 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 689 (30.94%) Ansible
2 655 (29.41%) Puppet
3 426 (19.13%) Opscode Chef
4 356 (15.99%) Kubernetes
5 211 (9.47%) Terraform
6 190 (8.53%) Nagios
7 86 (3.86%) Docker Swarm
7 86 (3.86%) ZABBIX
8 85 (3.82%) Red Hat Satellite
8 85 (3.82%) Salt
9 71 (3.19%) Packer
10 50 (2.25%) vCenter Server
11 49 (2.20%) Grafana
12 38 (1.71%) Graphite
13 37 (1.66%) vRealize
14 34 (1.53%) Consul
15 33 (1.48%) Data Guard
16 29 (1.30%) NetBackup
16 29 (1.30%) RSA Security Analytics
16 29 (1.30%) Xymon
Vendors
1 671 (30.13%) VMware
2 433 (19.44%) Oracle
3 429 (19.26%) Microsoft
4 254 (11.41%) Cisco
5 168 (7.54%) Google
6 161 (7.23%) HP
7 153 (6.87%) IBM
8 135 (6.06%) EMC
9 114 (5.12%) Splunk
10 104 (4.67%) NetApp
11 83 (3.73%) SolarWinds
12 68 (3.05%) Citrix
13 65 (2.92%) SAP
14 64 (2.87%) Atlassian
15 63 (2.83%) Dell
16 54 (2.42%) Symantec
17 48 (2.16%) Sun
18 46 (2.07%) SaltStack
19 43 (1.93%) Veritas
20 32 (1.44%) ServiceNow