Period
to 21 October 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 294 341 260
Rank change year-on-year +47 -81 -4
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 508 1,298 2,227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.04% 0.95% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.61% 2.22% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 438 1,049 1,706
Median annual salary £54,625 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% -8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,875 £83,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,004 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.05% +1.06% +5.56%

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 19,431 58,445 70,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.76% 42.67% 42.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15,341 44,489 54,302
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 21 October 2020.

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 2020. 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 +35 466 £55,000 +3.05% 81
UK excluding London +71 328 £47,500 -1.05% 68
London +48 174 £70,000 +7.69% 19
South West +53 98 £45,500 -9.00% 14
South East +94 68 £55,000 - 14
North of England +88 67 £45,000 -7.22% 24
Midlands +65 49 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Work from Home +21 45 £54,500 +2.12% 12
Yorkshire +129 39 £45,000 -18.18% 3
West Midlands +54 38 £47,500 +5.56% 2
North West +65 26 £51,500 +10.18% 20
Wales +55 24 £45,000 +5.88%
Scotland +32 15 £50,000 +14.94% 6
East Midlands +73 11 £47,500 +35.71% 3
East of England +86 5 £53,250 +15.14% 5
Northern Ireland +24 2 £52,500 +133.33%
North East -8 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, 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.

1 428 (84.25%) Linux
2 255 (50.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 184 (36.22%) AWS
4 181 (35.63%) Ansible
5 180 (35.43%) Windows
6 176 (34.65%) CentOS
7 170 (33.46%) DevOps
8 167 (32.87%) Python
9 162 (31.89%) VMware
10 157 (30.91%) Docker
11 155 (30.51%) Azure
12 139 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
13 121 (23.82%) Puppet
14 114 (22.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 112 (22.05%) Kubernetes
16 111 (21.85%) Oracle
17 109 (21.46%) Finance
18 105 (20.67%) Bash Shell
19 104 (20.47%) OpenShift
20 98 (19.29%) Microsoft
21 97 (19.09%) Unix
22 95 (18.70%) Jenkins
23 91 (17.91%) Java
24 89 (17.52%) Windows Server
25 86 (16.93%) Terraform
26 85 (16.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 82 (16.14%) Active Directory
28 77 (15.16%) PowerShell
29 74 (14.57%) SQL
30 67 (13.19%) Scrum

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 50 (9.84%) Apache
2 47 (9.25%) Confluence
3 39 (7.68%) Tomcat
4 26 (5.12%) Apache Spark
4 26 (5.12%) WebLogic
5 25 (4.92%) MS Exchange
6 21 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (3.94%) WebSphere
8 19 (3.74%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (2.95%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.97%) Skype for Business
11 8 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (1.18%) Site Server
14 5 (0.98%) GeoServer
15 4 (0.79%) CloudStack
15 4 (0.79%) Ethereum
15 4 (0.79%) nginx
16 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Fuse
16 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.79%) Quorum
2 4 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.39%) Workfront
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 184 (36.22%) AWS
2 155 (30.51%) Azure
3 104 (20.47%) OpenShift
4 55 (10.83%) GCP
5 41 (8.07%) PaaS
6 36 (7.09%) Office 365
7 23 (4.53%) IaaS
8 20 (3.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (3.74%) IBM Cloud
10 16 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (3.15%) SaaS
11 15 (2.95%) Serverless
12 13 (2.56%) Amazon S3
12 13 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
13 12 (2.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (2.17%) AWS Fargate
15 10 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (1.97%) GitHub
16 7 (1.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 7 (1.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.87%) DNS
2 38 (7.48%) SAN
3 34 (6.69%) TCP/IP
4 31 (6.10%) DHCP
5 28 (5.51%) Firewall
6 19 (3.74%) HTTP
7 14 (2.76%) Skype
7 14 (2.76%) SSL
8 12 (2.36%) DMARC
9 11 (2.17%) VPN
10 9 (1.77%) AMQP
10 9 (1.77%) Kerberos
10 9 (1.77%) NAS
10 9 (1.77%) VSAN
11 8 (1.57%) FTP
11 8 (1.57%) NetScaler
11 8 (1.57%) Network Security
12 7 (1.38%) VLAN
13 6 (1.18%) FIX Connectivity
13 6 (1.18%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.65%) MySQL
1 49 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.27%) Relational Database
3 36 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 28 (5.51%) MongoDB
6 26 (5.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 22 (4.33%) Redis
8 19 (3.74%) RDBMS
9 16 (3.15%) Amazon RDS
10 15 (2.95%) Hadoop
11 14 (2.76%) Big Data
11 14 (2.76%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 95 (18.70%) Jenkins
2 62 (12.20%) JIRA
3 50 (9.84%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (2.36%) Bitbucket
5 12 (2.36%) Bitbucket Server
5 12 (2.36%) Vagrant
6 9 (1.77%) Selenium
7 8 (1.57%) Artifactory
7 8 (1.57%) Subversion
8 7 (1.38%) JUnit
8 7 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (1.38%) SonarQube
8 7 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.98%) Mockito
11 3 (0.59%) EasyMock
11 3 (0.59%) GitLab
11 3 (0.59%) Gradle
11 3 (0.59%) Maven
General
1 109 (21.46%) Finance
2 27 (5.31%) Public Sector
3 26 (5.12%) Banking
4 22 (4.33%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.95%) Electronics
5 15 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.95%) Marketing
6 10 (1.97%) Back Office
7 8 (1.57%) Advertising
7 8 (1.57%) Games
7 8 (1.57%) Law
7 8 (1.57%) Retail
8 4 (0.79%) Front Office
8 4 (0.79%) Korean Language
9 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.39%) Automotive
9 2 (0.39%) Military
9 2 (0.39%) Police
10 1 (0.20%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 122 (24.02%) Linux Engineer
2 75 (14.76%) Administrator
3 71 (13.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 62 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 54 (10.63%) Systems Administrator
6 50 (9.84%) Architect
7 46 (9.06%) Linux Administrator
8 40 (7.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 31 (6.10%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 29 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
11 28 (5.51%) Developer
12 27 (5.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 27 (5.31%) Software Engineer
13 25 (4.92%) DevOps Architect
14 24 (4.72%) AWS DevOps
15 23 (4.53%) Cloud Architect
16 21 (4.13%) Cloud Engineer
16 21 (4.13%) Support Engineer
17 20 (3.94%) Analyst
17 20 (3.94%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.48%) Kafka
2 36 (7.09%) Spring
3 29 (5.71%) LDAP
4 28 (5.51%) Spring Boot
5 25 (4.92%) Apache NiFi
6 24 (4.72%) JSON
7 22 (4.33%) Node.js
7 22 (4.33%) REST
8 20 (3.94%) Java EE
8 20 (3.94%) RESTful
9 19 (3.74%) .NET
10 17 (3.35%) Spring Cloud
11 15 (2.95%) Elastic Stack
11 15 (2.95%) LAMP
12 13 (2.56%) Web Services
12 13 (2.56%) XML
13 12 (2.36%) CSS
13 12 (2.36%) HTML
13 12 (2.36%) Middleware
13 12 (2.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.61%) Data Centre
2 38 (7.48%) Private Cloud
3 37 (7.28%) Cloud Native
4 35 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (6.50%) Public Cloud
6 27 (5.31%) Clustering
7 17 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (2.36%) Replication
10 9 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.77%) PKI
11 8 (1.57%) EMC VNX
12 6 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.18%) EMC VMAX
12 6 (1.18%) Equities
12 6 (1.18%) Eurex
12 6 (1.18%) Xbox
13 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 428 (84.25%) Linux
2 255 (50.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 180 (35.43%) Windows
4 176 (34.65%) CentOS
5 97 (19.09%) Unix
6 89 (17.52%) Windows Server
7 65 (12.80%) Ubuntu
8 42 (8.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (7.48%) Solaris
10 31 (6.10%) Windows Server 2016
11 29 (5.71%) AIX
12 23 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (3.74%) Windows 7
14 17 (3.35%) Windows 10
15 15 (2.95%) Debian
16 14 (2.76%) Oracle Linux
17 11 (2.17%) Mac OS X
18 10 (1.97%) SUSE
19 9 (1.77%) Amazon Linux
20 8 (1.57%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (33.46%) DevOps
2 139 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (16.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 67 (13.19%) Scrum
5 54 (10.63%) Configuration Management
6 52 (10.24%) ITIL
7 50 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
8 49 (9.65%) Cybersecurity
9 46 (9.06%) Infrastructure as Code
10 45 (8.86%) Open Source
11 43 (8.46%) Microservices
12 41 (8.07%) Fintech
13 40 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
14 38 (7.48%) Software Engineering
15 37 (7.28%) Performance Monitoring
16 35 (6.89%) Mentoring
17 33 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
19 30 (5.91%) Project Delivery
19 30 (5.91%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 167 (32.87%) Python
2 105 (20.67%) Bash Shell
3 91 (17.91%) Java
4 77 (15.16%) PowerShell
5 74 (14.57%) SQL
6 56 (11.02%) Shell Script
7 33 (6.50%) C
7 33 (6.50%) C++
8 32 (6.30%) PHP
9 27 (5.31%) Perl
10 23 (4.53%) Go
11 17 (3.35%) Ruby
12 12 (2.36%) JavaScript
13 11 (2.17%) C#
13 11 (2.17%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.77%) R
15 8 (1.57%) Bourne shell
15 8 (1.57%) Korn
16 7 (1.38%) Clojure
17 4 (0.79%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 50 (9.84%) RHCE
2 49 (9.65%) Security Cleared
3 42 (8.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (7.28%) MCSE
5 31 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 30 (5.91%) Degree
7 26 (5.12%) DV Cleared
8 24 (4.72%) MCSA
8 24 (4.72%) RHCSA
9 19 (3.74%) SC Cleared
10 14 (2.76%) AWS Certification
11 10 (1.97%) CompTIA Security+
11 10 (1.97%) SSCP
12 9 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (1.38%) CCNA
14 5 (0.98%) CISSP
14 5 (0.98%) VCP5
15 4 (0.79%) GIAC
15 4 (0.79%) MCTS
16 3 (0.59%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.72%) QA
2 20 (3.94%) SLA
3 18 (3.54%) GDPR
4 9 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.77%) NIST
5 5 (0.98%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.59%) NCSC
7 1 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 157 (30.91%) Docker
2 114 (22.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (16.14%) Active Directory
4 54 (10.63%) vSphere
5 34 (6.69%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (6.50%) Hyper-V
7 27 (5.31%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (2.76%) NFS
9 13 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (2.17%) KVM
11 10 (1.97%) VirtualBox
11 10 (1.97%) XenApp
11 10 (1.97%) XenDesktop
12 9 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (1.57%) GlusterFS
14 7 (1.38%) vCloud
15 6 (1.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 5 (0.98%) Firmware
17 3 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 3 (0.59%) Samba
Systems Management
1 181 (35.63%) Ansible
2 121 (23.82%) Puppet
3 112 (22.05%) Kubernetes
4 86 (16.93%) Terraform
5 37 (7.28%) SCCM
6 32 (6.30%) Red Hat Satellite
7 24 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (2.95%) WSUS
9 14 (2.76%) Nagios
10 13 (2.56%) SCOM
11 12 (2.36%) NetBackup
11 12 (2.36%) SCOrch
11 12 (2.36%) vCenter Server
12 10 (1.97%) vRealize
13 9 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 9 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (1.38%) Oracle ZFS
15 6 (1.18%) Icinga
16 5 (0.98%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 162 (31.89%) VMware
2 111 (21.85%) Oracle
3 98 (19.29%) Microsoft
4 47 (9.25%) IBM
5 37 (7.28%) Cisco
6 34 (6.69%) SAP
7 23 (4.53%) Google
8 20 (3.94%) Atlassian
8 20 (3.94%) SolarWinds
8 20 (3.94%) Splunk
9 17 (3.35%) HP
10 14 (2.76%) EMC
10 14 (2.76%) NetApp
11 13 (2.56%) Dell
11 13 (2.56%) F5
11 13 (2.56%) Palo Alto
12 8 (1.57%) Citrix
12 8 (1.57%) New Relic
13 7 (1.38%) Juniper
13 7 (1.38%) McAfee