Period
to 20 October 2019

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 October 2019 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 323 260 252
Rank change year-on-year -63 -8 -27
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1,295 2,221 2,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 1.36% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 3.17% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,004 1,644 2,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £84,625 £86,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,004 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +5.56% -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 58,183 70,105 77,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.77% 42.88% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 44,277 54,323 59,943
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 20 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 -77 1,174 £53,371 -7.18% 216
UK excluding London -22 792 £48,004 +1.06% 141
London -98 477 £65,000 +4.00% 102
South East -70 185 £55,000 +4.76% 31
South West +27 178 £50,000 - 24
North of England -41 152 £49,482 +6.99% 25
Midlands +21 114 £42,250 +5.63% 29
West Midlands +35 88 £45,000 +28.57% 19
North West +2 87 £46,741 -6.52% 7
Scotland +33 80 £43,500 -8.42% 25
East of England +29 65 £43,750 +0.57% 5
Yorkshire -56 35 £55,000 +37.50% 13
North East +26 30 £46,741 -26.57% 5
East Midlands +7 26 £35,000 -20.00% 10
Wales -35 16 £45,000 - 2
Isle of Man - 5 £49,000 -
Northern Ireland -16 1 £22,500 -50.00%

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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 1,172 (90.50%) Linux
2 664 (51.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 466 (35.98%) Windows
4 451 (34.83%) CentOS
5 414 (31.97%) Python
6 390 (30.12%) DevOps
7 370 (28.57%) VMware
8 364 (28.11%) Ansible
9 306 (23.63%) Bash Shell
10 296 (22.86%) Docker
11 290 (22.39%) Puppet
12 278 (21.47%) AWS
13 276 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
14 270 (20.85%) Finance
15 250 (19.31%) Java
16 238 (18.38%) Windows Server
17 236 (18.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 232 (17.92%) Jenkins
19 231 (17.84%) Azure
20 222 (17.14%) Kubernetes
21 211 (16.29%) Ubuntu
22 206 (15.91%) ITIL
23 205 (15.83%) Microsoft
24 202 (15.60%) Git (software)
25 196 (15.14%) Firewall
26 192 (14.83%) Unix
27 185 (14.29%) Cisco
28 173 (13.36%) Perl
29 166 (12.82%) Oracle
30 152 (11.74%) Configuration Management

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
1 149 (11.51%) Apache
2 81 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 62 (4.79%) Confluence
4 57 (4.40%) JBoss
5 48 (3.71%) MS Exchange
6 45 (3.47%) nginx
7 44 (3.40%) IIS
8 43 (3.32%) OpenStack
9 37 (2.86%) WebSphere
10 33 (2.55%) WebLogic
11 32 (2.47%) SharePoint
12 27 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
13 13 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.62%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.62%) Jetty
16 7 (0.54%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.54%) Tuxedo
17 4 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 24 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.39%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.23%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.077%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.54%) Q-Pulse
1 7 (0.54%) Sage CRM
2 4 (0.31%) Magento
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.077%) Relativity
5 1 (0.077%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.077%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 278 (21.47%) AWS
2 231 (17.84%) Azure
3 95 (7.34%) OpenShift
4 72 (5.56%) GCP
5 67 (5.17%) Office 365
6 53 (4.09%) IaaS
7 44 (3.40%) SaaS
8 43 (3.32%) PaaS
9 32 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 28 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
11 23 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
12 19 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 17 (1.31%) Amazon S3
13 17 (1.31%) GitHub
14 14 (1.08%) Datadog
14 14 (1.08%) Serverless
15 12 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 12 (0.93%) Amazon ECS
16 7 (0.54%) AWS CloudTrail
17 5 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 196 (15.14%) Firewall
2 140 (10.81%) DNS
3 137 (10.58%) SAN
4 126 (9.73%) TCP/IP
5 101 (7.80%) LAN
6 94 (7.26%) WAN
7 86 (6.64%) VPN
8 68 (5.25%) DHCP
9 58 (4.48%) HTTP
10 46 (3.55%) SNMP
10 46 (3.55%) Wireless
11 41 (3.17%) SMTP
12 37 (2.86%) NAS
13 35 (2.70%) Internet
13 35 (2.70%) Network Security
13 35 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
14 34 (2.63%) Multicast
15 33 (2.55%) BGP
15 33 (2.55%) OSPF
16 32 (2.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (9.42%) MySQL
2 106 (8.19%) SQL Server
3 87 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
4 61 (4.71%) Big Data
5 55 (4.25%) Relational Database
6 41 (3.17%) Oracle Database
7 39 (3.01%) MongoDB
8 32 (2.47%) Hadoop
9 27 (2.08%) DB2
10 26 (2.01%) RDBMS
11 22 (1.70%) NoSQL
12 20 (1.54%) MariaDB
13 18 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
14 14 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (1.00%) Redis
15 13 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
16 9 (0.69%) Blockchain
16 9 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 232 (17.92%) Jenkins
2 202 (15.60%) Git (software)
3 99 (7.64%) JIRA
4 59 (4.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 56 (4.32%) Subversion
6 50 (3.86%) Bitbucket
6 50 (3.86%) JUnit
7 35 (2.70%) Bitbucket Server
8 31 (2.39%) Maven
9 26 (2.01%) EasyMock
10 20 (1.54%) GitLab
10 20 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (1.16%) Selenium
12 14 (1.08%) TeamCity
13 13 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (0.77%) IBM UrbanCode
15 9 (0.69%) Cucumber
15 9 (0.69%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
16 7 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 270 (20.85%) Finance
2 84 (6.49%) Banking
3 74 (5.71%) Public Sector
4 57 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 45 (3.47%) Retail
6 31 (2.39%) Marketing
7 25 (1.93%) Electronics
8 23 (1.78%) Games
9 22 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.62%) Legal
11 14 (1.08%) Front Office
11 14 (1.08%) Publishing
12 13 (1.00%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.85%) Automotive
14 8 (0.62%) Billing
15 7 (0.54%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.46%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.39%) Law
18 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 219 (16.91%) Linux Engineer
2 208 (16.06%) Administrator
3 190 (14.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 146 (11.27%) Systems Administrator
5 111 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
6 110 (8.49%) Developer
7 107 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 96 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 88 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
10 83 (6.41%) Architect
11 81 (6.25%) Analyst
12 69 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
13 65 (5.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 59 (4.56%) Support Engineer
15 57 (4.40%) Linux Support
16 54 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
17 52 (4.02%) Linux Systems Engineer
18 46 (3.55%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
19 44 (3.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 44 (3.40%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (6.49%) Spring
2 65 (5.02%) Java EE
3 63 (4.86%) Middleware
4 60 (4.63%) LAMP
5 59 (4.56%) Web Services
6 47 (3.63%) LDAP
7 40 (3.09%) HTML
7 40 (3.09%) XML
8 39 (3.01%) .NET
9 37 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
10 36 (2.78%) CSS
10 36 (2.78%) Node.js
11 34 (2.63%) AngularJS
11 34 (2.63%) RESTful
12 33 (2.55%) Spring Boot
13 32 (2.47%) JSON
14 31 (2.39%) EJB
15 29 (2.24%) JSF
16 26 (2.01%) LAPP Stack
17 24 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 72 (5.56%) Clustering
2 72 (5.56%) Replication
3 67 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (4.40%) Public Cloud
5 43 (3.32%) Linux Command Line
6 39 (3.01%) Hybrid Cloud
7 36 (2.78%) Wiki
8 34 (2.63%) User Experience
9 33 (2.55%) Management Information System
10 32 (2.47%) Private Cloud
11 22 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
11 22 (1.70%) IPTV
12 21 (1.62%) MPEG
12 21 (1.62%) Video\Live Streaming
13 19 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
14 18 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.08%) PKI
16 13 (1.00%) Derivative
16 13 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1,172 (90.50%) Linux
2 664 (51.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 466 (35.98%) Windows
4 451 (34.83%) CentOS
5 238 (18.38%) Windows Server
6 211 (16.29%) Ubuntu
7 192 (14.83%) Unix
8 123 (9.50%) Debian
9 96 (7.41%) Solaris
10 78 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 61 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 54 (4.17%) Fedora
13 51 (3.94%) Windows 10
14 33 (2.55%) AIX
15 29 (2.24%) SUSE
16 28 (2.16%) Windows 7
17 27 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
18 22 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
19 19 (1.47%) Mac OS
20 15 (1.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (30.12%) DevOps
2 276 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (15.91%) ITIL
4 152 (11.74%) Configuration Management
5 148 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 147 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
7 134 (10.35%) Open Source
8 102 (7.88%) Scrum
9 92 (7.10%) High Availability
9 92 (7.10%) Problem-Solving
10 87 (6.72%) Microservices
11 83 (6.41%) Mentoring
11 83 (6.41%) Software Engineering
12 79 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
13 75 (5.79%) Migration
14 65 (5.02%) Cybersecurity
15 64 (4.94%) Fintech
15 64 (4.94%) Test Automation
16 62 (4.79%) Task Automation
17 61 (4.71%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 414 (31.97%) Python
2 306 (23.63%) Bash Shell
3 250 (19.31%) Java
4 173 (13.36%) Perl
5 139 (10.73%) Shell Script
6 138 (10.66%) SQL
7 120 (9.27%) PowerShell
8 87 (6.72%) Ruby
9 86 (6.64%) C++
9 86 (6.64%) JavaScript
10 70 (5.41%) C
11 52 (4.02%) PHP
12 39 (3.01%) Korn
13 27 (2.08%) Go
14 17 (1.31%) Groovy
15 16 (1.24%) Bourne shell
16 15 (1.16%) AWK
17 12 (0.93%) Java 8
18 9 (0.69%) C#
18 9 (0.69%) REXX
Qualifications
1 146 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 103 (7.95%) Degree
3 70 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 64 (4.94%) RHCE
6 63 (4.86%) SC Cleared
7 50 (3.86%) DV Cleared
8 46 (3.55%) CCNA
9 41 (3.17%) MCSE
10 40 (3.09%) MCSA
11 37 (2.86%) CCNP
12 28 (2.16%) RHCSA
13 24 (1.85%) AWS Certification
14 19 (1.47%) MCP
15 17 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
15 17 (1.31%) HNC
16 16 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
17 15 (1.16%) RHCA
18 13 (1.00%) JNCIA
19 12 (0.93%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.78%) QA
2 45 (3.47%) SLA
3 31 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.46%) GDPR
6 4 (0.31%) ISO 22301
6 4 (0.31%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.077%) COBIT
7 1 (0.077%) JTAG
System Software
1 296 (22.86%) Docker
2 236 (18.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (11.35%) Active Directory
4 80 (6.18%) VMware ESXi
5 75 (5.79%) Hyper-V
6 55 (4.25%) vSphere
7 49 (3.78%) KVM
8 42 (3.24%) NFS
9 30 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
10 26 (2.01%) Xen
11 24 (1.85%) Samba
12 18 (1.39%) DRBD
12 18 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 17 (1.31%) Firmware
13 17 (1.31%) GlusterFS
13 17 (1.31%) VirtualBox
14 15 (1.16%) Ceph
15 14 (1.08%) pfSense
16 13 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
16 13 (1.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 364 (28.11%) Ansible
2 290 (22.39%) Puppet
3 222 (17.14%) Kubernetes
4 151 (11.66%) Opscode Chef
5 89 (6.87%) Terraform
6 81 (6.25%) Nagios
7 69 (5.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 56 (4.32%) ZABBIX
9 49 (3.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 37 (2.86%) SCCM
11 36 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
12 27 (2.08%) WSUS
13 23 (1.78%) Grafana
13 23 (1.78%) Oracle ZFS
14 18 (1.39%) NetBackup
15 16 (1.24%) Prometheus
15 16 (1.24%) vCenter Server
16 15 (1.16%) Packer
17 14 (1.08%) Data Guard
17 14 (1.08%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 370 (28.57%) VMware
2 205 (15.83%) Microsoft
3 185 (14.29%) Cisco
4 166 (12.82%) Oracle
5 90 (6.95%) IBM
6 77 (5.95%) HP
7 63 (4.86%) Dell
8 62 (4.79%) Citrix
9 51 (3.94%) EMC
9 51 (3.94%) Google
10 47 (3.63%) NetApp
11 38 (2.93%) SolarWinds
12 37 (2.86%) Juniper
12 37 (2.86%) Veritas
13 27 (2.08%) SAP
14 26 (2.01%) F5
15 23 (1.78%) SaltStack
16 21 (1.62%) Brocade
16 21 (1.62%) Splunk
17 18 (1.39%) Sun