Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 277 285 231
Rank change year-on-year +8 -54 +10
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1,834 2,008 2,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 1.15% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 2.90% 2.60% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,413 1,699 2,143
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,400 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 63,247 77,332 76,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.30% 44.15% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 48,662 61,145 61,891
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,604 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Red Hat in the UK

Red Hat
Top 16 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 February 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 +9 1,703 £55,000 +4.76% 284
UK excluding London -19 909 £50,000 +5.26% 194
London +39 883 £62,500 - 107
South East -9 310 £52,000 -0.95% 40
North of England -19 200 £50,000 +11.11% 53
South West +30 119 £55,000 +22.22% 35
North West +9 106 £50,000 +5.26% 25
East of England +37 99 £43,500 -24.35% 28
Midlands 0 83 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Yorkshire -16 71 £42,500 - 17
West Midlands +17 64 £45,000 - 18
Wales +42 56 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Scotland +6 43 £40,000 -14.89% 11
North East +21 23 £72,312 +80.78% 11
East Midlands -7 18 £60,000 +41.18% 3
Northern Ireland -26 2 £62,500 +56.25%

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 1,634 (89.09%) Linux
2 994 (54.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 691 (37.68%) CentOS
4 686 (37.40%) DevOps
5 685 (37.35%) Python
6 638 (34.79%) Windows
7 560 (30.53%) Amazon AWS
8 554 (30.21%) Ansible
9 520 (28.35%) VMware
10 512 (27.92%) Docker
11 506 (27.59%) Finance
12 489 (26.66%) Puppet
13 468 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
14 465 (25.35%) Java
15 442 (24.10%) SQL
16 436 (23.77%) Oracle
17 398 (21.70%) Jenkins
18 393 (21.43%) Bash Shell
19 383 (20.88%) Kubernetes
20 373 (20.34%) Unix
21 346 (18.87%) Windows Server
22 320 (17.45%) Opscode Chef
22 320 (17.45%) Microsoft Azure
23 315 (17.18%) Microsoft
24 294 (16.03%) Configuration Management
25 293 (15.98%) Ubuntu
26 282 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
27 268 (14.61%) Apache
28 264 (14.39%) ITIL
29 260 (14.18%) Perl

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
1 268 (14.61%) Apache
2 173 (9.43%) Tomcat
3 105 (5.73%) Confluence
4 95 (5.18%) IIS
5 89 (4.85%) nginx
6 72 (3.93%) WebLogic
7 69 (3.76%) WebSphere
8 64 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
9 56 (3.05%) OpenStack
10 54 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
11 47 (2.56%) JBoss
12 25 (1.36%) MS Exchange
13 23 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
14 20 (1.09%) MQSeries
15 17 (0.93%) Mule
16 15 (0.82%) Apache Spark
17 13 (0.71%) SharePoint
18 10 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 6 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 6 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.11%) SPSS
6 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (0.44%) Eagle PACE
3 8 (0.44%) Front Arena
3 8 (0.44%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.44%) thinkFolio
4 7 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.22%) Concordance
5 4 (0.22%) Global One
5 4 (0.22%) Relativity
6 3 (0.16%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.055%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.055%) Eikon
7 1 (0.055%) Magento
7 1 (0.055%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 560 (30.53%) Amazon AWS
2 320 (17.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 170 (9.27%) OpenShift
4 148 (8.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 135 (7.36%) SaaS
6 97 (5.29%) PaaS
7 84 (4.58%) GitHub
8 72 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
9 58 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
10 52 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
11 51 (2.78%) Serverless
12 49 (2.67%) Office 365
13 48 (2.62%) IaaS
13 48 (2.62%) IBM Cloud
14 30 (1.64%) Amazon S3
15 22 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 18 (0.98%) Apigee
16 18 (0.98%) Boomi
17 14 (0.76%) Akamai
18 13 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 207 (11.29%) Firewall
2 152 (8.29%) DNS
3 137 (7.47%) SAN
4 134 (7.31%) TCP/IP
5 86 (4.69%) WAN
6 82 (4.47%) LAN
6 82 (4.47%) VPN
7 61 (3.33%) DHCP
8 41 (2.24%) Internet
9 40 (2.18%) Wireshark
10 38 (2.07%) SSH
10 38 (2.07%) VLAN
11 37 (2.02%) NAS
12 34 (1.85%) SSL
13 33 (1.80%) HTTP
13 33 (1.80%) Network Security
14 29 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
14 29 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
14 29 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
15 26 (1.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 198 (10.80%) MySQL
3 125 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 106 (5.78%) Oracle Database
5 99 (5.40%) Relational Database
6 79 (4.31%) MongoDB
7 74 (4.03%) Big Data
8 60 (3.27%) Hadoop
8 60 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
9 52 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 39 (2.13%) RDBMS
12 32 (1.74%) MariaDB
13 31 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
13 31 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
14 30 (1.64%) DB2
15 28 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
17 26 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
17 26 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 398 (21.70%) Jenkins
2 203 (11.07%) Git (software)
3 179 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 145 (7.91%) JIRA
5 89 (4.85%) Maven
6 66 (3.60%) Bitbucket
7 62 (3.38%) Vagrant
8 60 (3.27%) Subversion
9 56 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
10 50 (2.73%) Hudson
11 49 (2.67%) JUnit
12 47 (2.56%) TeamCity
13 46 (2.51%) GitLab
14 39 (2.13%) EasyMock
14 39 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
15 31 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
16 29 (1.58%) MSBuild
17 27 (1.47%) Eclipse
18 13 (0.71%) Ant
19 12 (0.65%) Cucumber
General
1 506 (27.59%) Finance
2 172 (9.38%) Banking
3 69 (3.76%) Retail
4 44 (2.40%) Front Office
5 43 (2.34%) Marketing
6 41 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 29 (1.58%) Back Office
9 27 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.98%) Advertising
10 18 (0.98%) Legal
11 17 (0.93%) Military
12 13 (0.71%) Games
13 12 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.60%) Law
15 10 (0.55%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.49%) Billing
17 8 (0.44%) Electronics
18 7 (0.38%) Czech Language
18 7 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 332 (18.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 304 (16.58%) Linux Engineer
3 261 (14.23%) Administrator
4 203 (11.07%) Systems Administrator
5 164 (8.94%) Analyst
6 162 (8.83%) Architect
7 153 (8.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 149 (8.12%) Developer
9 135 (7.36%) Linux Administrator
10 128 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 118 (6.43%) Support Engineer
12 114 (6.22%) Systems Engineer
13 112 (6.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 109 (5.94%) Support Analyst
15 95 (5.18%) Applications Support
16 88 (4.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 87 (4.74%) Cloud Engineer
18 84 (4.58%) Cloud Architect
19 82 (4.47%) Java Developer
19 82 (4.47%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (12.87%) Web Services
2 147 (8.02%) Spring
3 107 (5.83%) Java EE
4 97 (5.29%) LAMP
5 90 (4.91%) .NET
6 88 (4.80%) SOAP
7 86 (4.69%) Spring Boot
8 79 (4.31%) Middleware
8 79 (4.31%) XML
9 65 (3.54%) Elastic Stack
10 52 (2.84%) Node.js
11 51 (2.78%) Apache Camel
11 51 (2.78%) JSF
11 51 (2.78%) REST
11 51 (2.78%) RESTful
12 50 (2.73%) HTML
13 48 (2.62%) Kafka
14 45 (2.45%) EJB
15 42 (2.29%) AngularJS
16 40 (2.18%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 159 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (6.71%) Data Centre
3 100 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
4 84 (4.58%) Clustering
5 77 (4.20%) Fintech
5 77 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 72 (3.93%) Public Cloud
7 67 (3.65%) Linux Command Line
8 55 (3.00%) Cloud Native
9 47 (2.56%) Derivative
9 47 (2.56%) Wiki
10 45 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 45 (2.45%) Management Information System
11 38 (2.07%) Hedge funds
12 30 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 29 (1.58%) CMDB
13 29 (1.58%) Equities
14 28 (1.53%) Replication
15 26 (1.42%) Fixed Income
16 25 (1.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 1,634 (89.09%) Linux
2 994 (54.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 691 (37.68%) CentOS
4 638 (34.79%) Windows
5 373 (20.34%) Unix
6 346 (18.87%) Windows Server
7 293 (15.98%) Ubuntu
8 150 (8.18%) Solaris
9 146 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 124 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 100 (5.45%) Debian
12 94 (5.13%) SUSE
13 78 (4.25%) Fedora
14 71 (3.87%) AIX
15 61 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 43 (2.34%) Windows 10
17 33 (1.80%) HPUX
18 28 (1.53%) Windows 7
19 24 (1.31%) Windows 8
20 23 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (37.40%) DevOps
2 468 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (16.03%) Configuration Management
4 264 (14.39%) ITIL
5 232 (12.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 217 (11.83%) Open Source
7 216 (11.78%) Microservices
8 203 (11.07%) Scrum
9 201 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
10 180 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
11 153 (8.34%) High Availability
12 152 (8.29%) Mentoring
13 114 (6.22%) Cybersecurity
14 107 (5.83%) Load Balancing
14 107 (5.83%) Software Engineering
15 106 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
16 101 (5.51%) Computer Science
17 87 (4.74%) Analytics
17 87 (4.74%) Migration
18 85 (4.63%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 685 (37.35%) Python
2 465 (25.35%) Java
3 442 (24.10%) SQL
4 393 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 260 (14.18%) Perl
6 257 (14.01%) Ruby
7 193 (10.52%) Shell Script
8 166 (9.05%) PowerShell
9 148 (8.07%) C++
10 135 (7.36%) JavaScript
11 125 (6.82%) PHP
12 87 (4.74%) C
13 80 (4.36%) C#
14 76 (4.14%) Korn
15 65 (3.54%) Go
16 64 (3.49%) Bourne shell
17 51 (2.78%) PL/SQL
18 30 (1.64%) Groovy
19 24 (1.31%) VB
20 18 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 188 (10.25%) Degree
2 153 (8.34%) RHCE
3 105 (5.73%) Security Cleared
4 86 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 75 (4.09%) RHCSA
6 72 (3.93%) SC Cleared
7 61 (3.33%) MCSE
8 59 (3.22%) AWS Certification
9 55 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
9 55 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 53 (2.89%) RHCA
11 47 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
12 38 (2.07%) CISSP
13 37 (2.02%) Oracle Certification
14 32 (1.74%) MCSA
15 29 (1.58%) CCNP
15 29 (1.58%) OCP
15 29 (1.58%) SSCP
16 28 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
17 27 (1.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.00%) QA
2 44 (2.40%) SLA
3 34 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 20 (1.09%) HL7
6 10 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.38%) GDPR
7 7 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.055%) EMIR
9 1 (0.055%) MiFID
System Software
1 512 (27.92%) Docker
2 282 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (10.20%) Active Directory
4 100 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
5 61 (3.33%) Hyper-V
6 49 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
6 49 (2.67%) vSphere
7 47 (2.56%) NFS
8 28 (1.53%) KVM
9 24 (1.31%) Xen
10 22 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
10 22 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
11 21 (1.15%) Postfix
12 19 (1.04%) Snort
12 19 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 17 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 15 (0.82%) GlusterFS
14 15 (0.82%) iptables
15 14 (0.76%) Ceph
16 13 (0.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 554 (30.21%) Ansible
2 489 (26.66%) Puppet
3 383 (20.88%) Kubernetes
4 320 (17.45%) Opscode Chef
5 216 (11.78%) Terraform
6 99 (5.40%) Nagios
7 85 (4.63%) Docker Swarm
8 79 (4.31%) Salt
9 65 (3.54%) Packer
10 44 (2.40%) vCenter Server
11 42 (2.29%) Grafana
12 41 (2.24%) ZABBIX
13 39 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
14 38 (2.07%) Graphite
15 37 (2.02%) NetBackup
16 35 (1.91%) Consul
17 32 (1.74%) Prometheus
18 29 (1.58%) SCCM
19 28 (1.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 26 (1.42%) vRealize
Vendors
1 520 (28.35%) VMware
2 436 (23.77%) Oracle
3 315 (17.18%) Microsoft
4 176 (9.60%) Cisco
5 142 (7.74%) HP
6 141 (7.69%) Google
7 107 (5.83%) IBM
8 90 (4.91%) EMC
9 78 (4.25%) NetApp
10 75 (4.09%) Splunk
11 58 (3.16%) Veritas
12 55 (3.00%) Atlassian
13 53 (2.89%) Citrix
14 51 (2.78%) Symantec
15 47 (2.56%) SolarWinds
16 46 (2.51%) SAP
17 41 (2.24%) Dell
18 34 (1.85%) Dynatrace
19 31 (1.69%) CheckPoint
20 29 (1.58%) Veeam