Period
to 17 April 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 297 343 305
Rank change year-on-year +46 -38 -1
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 871 986 1,601
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.04% 0.89% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 2.17% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 624 750 1,260
10th Percentile £33,575 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +2.80% +1.42%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 31,777 45,430 61,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.77% 40.89% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23,760 35,277 47,811
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £27,750
25th Percentile £39,625 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +52 792 £59,250 +3.04% 157
UK excluding London +60 506 £50,000 - 119
London +49 308 £75,000 +11.11% 49
Work from Home -50 130 £54,000 -1.82% 22
North of England +57 128 £50,000 - 29
South West +12 118 £48,500 -3.00% 23
South East +6 90 £55,000 -4.35% 29
North West +61 74 £54,500 +3.81% 18
Midlands +25 71 £47,500 - 14
West Midlands +8 56 £50,000 +5.26% 8
East of England +90 53 £55,000 - 14
Yorkshire -9 39 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Scotland +30 30 £42,500 -7.06% 5
North East +18 15 £35,000 -12.50% 4
East Midlands +6 15 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Wales +14 10 £44,361 -3.56% 3
Northern Ireland - 7 £37,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 750 (86.11%) Linux
2 427 (49.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 338 (38.81%) DevOps
4 330 (37.89%) AWS
5 319 (36.62%) Ansible
5 319 (36.62%) Python
6 295 (33.87%) Azure
7 289 (33.18%) Windows
8 284 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
9 275 (31.57%) Docker
10 269 (30.88%) VMware
11 254 (29.16%) CentOS
12 241 (27.67%) Kubernetes
13 213 (24.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 211 (24.23%) Bash Shell
15 203 (23.31%) Oracle
16 202 (23.19%) Java
17 194 (22.27%) Finance
18 191 (21.93%) Jenkins
19 182 (20.90%) SQL
20 180 (20.67%) Puppet
21 177 (20.32%) Microsoft
22 167 (19.17%) Terraform
23 155 (17.80%) OpenShift
24 149 (17.11%) Unix
25 142 (16.30%) Windows Server
25 142 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 135 (15.50%) Active Directory
27 132 (15.15%) Ubuntu
28 129 (14.81%) PowerShell

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 80 (9.18%) Confluence
2 45 (5.17%) Apache
3 33 (3.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 32 (3.67%) OpenStack
5 28 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (2.87%) Tomcat
7 20 (2.30%) IIS
8 18 (2.07%) Red Hat Fuse
9 16 (1.84%) Apache Spark
9 16 (1.84%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.38%) MS Exchange
10 12 (1.38%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.26%) JBoss
12 10 (1.15%) nginx
13 6 (0.69%) OpenEdge
14 5 (0.57%) Skype for Business
15 4 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.34%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.34%) Ethereum
17 2 (0.23%) Traefik
Applications
1 22 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.34%) Houdini
4 3 (0.34%) Maya
4 3 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.34%) NUKE
4 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.80%) Workfront
2 5 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.23%) Quorum
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Eikon
4 1 (0.11%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.11%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
4 1 (0.11%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 330 (37.89%) AWS
2 295 (33.87%) Azure
3 155 (17.80%) OpenShift
4 95 (10.91%) GCP
5 61 (7.00%) PaaS
6 42 (4.82%) Microsoft 365
7 40 (4.59%) IaaS
8 38 (4.36%) Amazon EKS
8 38 (4.36%) GitHub
9 34 (3.90%) IBM Cloud
10 29 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (2.76%) SaaS
12 21 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
13 16 (1.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 15 (1.72%) Slack
15 14 (1.61%) Amazon ECS
16 12 (1.38%) Amazon GuardDuty
16 12 (1.38%) Amazon S3
17 11 (1.26%) Datadog
18 10 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 119 (13.66%) Firewall
2 83 (9.53%) DNS
3 82 (9.41%) SAN
4 77 (8.84%) TCP/IP
5 61 (7.00%) DHCP
6 48 (5.51%) WAN
7 44 (5.05%) LAN
8 41 (4.71%) VPN
9 40 (4.59%) HTTP
10 37 (4.25%) NAS
11 33 (3.79%) VLAN
12 31 (3.56%) SSH
13 27 (3.10%) IPv4
14 26 (2.99%) OSPF
15 23 (2.64%) FTP
16 19 (2.18%) Internet
17 17 (1.95%) SSL
18 13 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
19 11 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
20 10 (1.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (7.12%) Big Data
2 56 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
2 56 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (6.31%) SQL Server
3 55 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (5.28%) Oracle Database
6 44 (5.05%) NoSQL
7 42 (4.82%) MySQL
8 37 (4.25%) MongoDB
9 28 (3.21%) Relational Database
10 21 (2.41%) Hadoop
11 20 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (1.61%) Blockchain
12 14 (1.61%) Redis
13 8 (0.92%) MariaDB
13 8 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (0.80%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.69%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 191 (21.93%) Jenkins
2 129 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 92 (10.56%) JIRA
4 33 (3.79%) TeamCity
5 29 (3.33%) Subversion
6 26 (2.99%) GitLab
7 23 (2.64%) Bitbucket
8 21 (2.41%) Maven
9 18 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (1.15%) GoCD
10 10 (1.15%) Travis CI
11 4 (0.46%) CircleCI
11 4 (0.46%) JUnit
11 4 (0.46%) Selenium
11 4 (0.46%) Spinnaker
11 4 (0.46%) Toad
12 3 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 194 (22.27%) Finance
2 84 (9.64%) Public Sector
3 53 (6.08%) Back Office
4 51 (5.86%) Banking
5 47 (5.40%) Telecoms
6 37 (4.25%) Legal
7 34 (3.90%) Marketing
8 23 (2.64%) Electronics
9 21 (2.41%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.95%) Law
11 9 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.80%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.57%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.57%) Retail
14 4 (0.46%) Front Office
14 4 (0.46%) Games
15 3 (0.34%) Advertising
16 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.11%) Military
17 1 (0.11%) Police
Job Titles
1 144 (16.53%) Linux Engineer
2 121 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 116 (13.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 75 (8.61%) Administrator
5 73 (8.38%) Architect
6 67 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
7 66 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
8 63 (7.23%) Analyst
9 62 (7.12%) Developer
10 58 (6.66%) Applications Support
11 56 (6.43%) Systems Engineer
12 47 (5.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 47 (5.40%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 47 (5.40%) Platform Engineer
13 46 (5.28%) Senior DevOps
13 46 (5.28%) Support Analyst
14 45 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
15 44 (5.05%) Software Engineer
16 40 (4.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 39 (4.48%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (7.92%) Kafka
2 60 (6.89%) Web Services
3 57 (6.54%) Spring
4 52 (5.97%) .NET
5 50 (5.74%) Apache NiFi
6 46 (5.28%) Spring Boot
7 37 (4.25%) REST
8 30 (3.44%) Java EE
8 30 (3.44%) Middleware
9 26 (2.99%) LDAP
10 23 (2.64%) Elastic Stack
11 22 (2.53%) SOAP
12 21 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
13 20 (2.30%) J2EE
13 20 (2.30%) XML
14 19 (2.18%) JSON
14 19 (2.18%) YAML
15 17 (1.95%) Spring Cloud
16 15 (1.72%) Apache Camel
16 15 (1.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (11.60%) Data Centre
2 72 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (5.86%) Cloud Native
4 49 (5.63%) Public Cloud
5 33 (3.79%) Cyberattack
6 30 (3.44%) Linux Command Line
7 29 (3.33%) Clustering
8 22 (2.53%) Private Cloud
9 21 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (2.18%) EMC VNX
10 19 (2.18%) SWIFT
11 18 (2.07%) Replication
12 15 (1.72%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.15%) FMCG
14 10 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (1.15%) PKI
15 9 (1.03%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.92%) Eurex
17 6 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 750 (86.11%) Linux
2 427 (49.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 289 (33.18%) Windows
4 254 (29.16%) CentOS
5 149 (17.11%) Unix
6 142 (16.30%) Windows Server
7 132 (15.15%) Ubuntu
8 39 (4.48%) Oracle Linux
9 30 (3.44%) Windows Server 2016
10 29 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (3.21%) Debian
12 27 (3.10%) VMS
13 22 (2.53%) Solaris
13 22 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (1.72%) AIX
14 15 (1.72%) SUSE
15 10 (1.15%) Fedora
16 9 (1.03%) Windows 10
17 8 (0.92%) Windows 7
18 5 (0.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (38.81%) DevOps
2 284 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 115 (13.20%) Microservices
5 113 (12.97%) Configuration Management
6 107 (12.28%) Scrum
7 96 (11.02%) Open Source
8 90 (10.33%) ITIL
9 79 (9.07%) Software Engineering
10 74 (8.50%) Mentoring
11 70 (8.04%) Infrastructure as Code
12 69 (7.92%) Cybersecurity
13 68 (7.81%) DevSecOps
13 68 (7.81%) Machine Learning
14 66 (7.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 64 (7.35%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 62 (7.12%) Data Science
17 60 (6.89%) Cyber Intelligence
18 59 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
19 54 (6.20%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 319 (36.62%) Python
2 211 (24.23%) Bash Shell
3 202 (23.19%) Java
4 182 (20.90%) SQL
5 129 (14.81%) PowerShell
6 97 (11.14%) Shell Script
7 73 (8.38%) Perl
8 63 (7.23%) Ruby
9 58 (6.66%) Go
10 39 (4.48%) C++
11 38 (4.36%) C
12 32 (3.67%) PHP
13 29 (3.33%) C#
14 27 (3.10%) JavaScript
15 16 (1.84%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.49%) Clojure
17 11 (1.26%) Korn
18 5 (0.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 4 (0.46%) Groovy
20 3 (0.34%) AWK
Qualifications
1 90 (10.33%) Security Cleared
2 70 (8.04%) RHCE
3 62 (7.12%) SC Cleared
4 49 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (4.02%) MCSE
5 35 (4.02%) RHCSA
6 31 (3.56%) Degree
7 30 (3.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 28 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (3.10%) GIAC
10 21 (2.41%) MCSA
11 20 (2.30%) CCNP
12 16 (1.84%) AWS Certification
13 12 (1.38%) DV Cleared
14 10 (1.15%) CompTIA Security+
15 9 (1.03%) CCNA
16 7 (0.80%) SSCP
17 5 (0.57%) CISSP
17 5 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 4 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.48%) QA
2 29 (3.33%) SLA
3 12 (1.38%) GDPR
4 9 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 8 (0.92%) NIST
6 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.34%) NCSC
7 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.11%) GRC
9 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 275 (31.57%) Docker
2 213 (24.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (15.50%) Active Directory
4 73 (8.38%) VMware ESXi
5 70 (8.04%) Hyper-V
6 37 (4.25%) Virtual Servers
7 30 (3.44%) XenDesktop
8 29 (3.33%) vSphere
9 26 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 25 (2.87%) KVM
10 25 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
11 20 (2.30%) XenApp
12 17 (1.95%) Xen
13 15 (1.72%) Samba
14 12 (1.38%) NFS
15 10 (1.15%) Firmware
16 8 (0.92%) Postfix
16 8 (0.92%) Shibboleth
17 7 (0.80%) Ceph
18 6 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 319 (36.62%) Ansible
2 241 (27.67%) Kubernetes
3 180 (20.67%) Puppet
4 167 (19.17%) Terraform
5 49 (5.63%) Red Hat Satellite
6 41 (4.71%) Nagios
7 40 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
8 28 (3.21%) SCOM
9 26 (2.99%) Docker Swarm
9 26 (2.99%) Grafana
10 25 (2.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 25 (2.87%) Prometheus
11 24 (2.76%) HAProxy
11 24 (2.76%) NetBackup
11 24 (2.76%) SCCM
11 24 (2.76%) vRealize
12 22 (2.53%) Packer
12 22 (2.53%) ZABBIX
13 18 (2.07%) BladeLogic
14 16 (1.84%) Consul
Vendors
1 269 (30.88%) VMware
2 203 (23.31%) Oracle
3 177 (20.32%) Microsoft
4 89 (10.22%) IBM
5 80 (9.18%) Google
6 74 (8.50%) Cisco
7 55 (6.31%) SAP
8 50 (5.74%) EMC
9 41 (4.71%) Citrix
9 41 (4.71%) Dell
10 32 (3.67%) F5
11 30 (3.44%) HP
12 27 (3.10%) Veeam
13 24 (2.76%) Splunk
14 22 (2.53%) 3PAR
15 21 (2.41%) NetApp
16 18 (2.07%) Blue Coat
16 18 (2.07%) BMC
16 18 (2.07%) Infoblox
17 16 (1.84%) SolarWinds