Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 239 233
Rank change year-on-year -53 -6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1,982 2,552 3,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.14% 1.48% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 2.59% 3.33% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,573 2,111 2,534
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.52%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,375 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.06% - +5.88%

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 76,609 76,628 90,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.14% 44.33% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 59,983 61,162 74,104
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.80% +0.60% +3.75%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -47 1,859 £55,000 +4.76% 272
UK excluding London -52 1,056 £46,375 +3.06% 168
London -53 897 £62,500 +4.17% 123
South East -103 286 £55,000 +10.00% 58
North of England -16 267 £42,500 -5.56% 40
South West +21 172 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Yorkshire -3 145 £40,750 -9.44% 16
Midlands -20 136 £45,000 +12.50% 20
North West -16 108 £46,250 +2.78% 19
East of England -8 97 £55,000 +15.79% 12
West Midlands -27 81 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Scotland -47 60 £56,000 +49.33% 10
East Midlands +35 54 £45,000 +9.09% 7
Wales +14 37 £40,000 +14.29% 6
North East -13 14 £42,500 +41.08% 5
Isle of Man - 1 £45,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 1,766 (89.10%) Linux
2 1,105 (55.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 745 (37.59%) Amazon AWS
4 673 (33.96%) Python
5 664 (33.50%) DevOps
6 641 (32.34%) CentOS
7 624 (31.48%) Puppet
8 595 (30.02%) Windows
9 570 (28.76%) VMware
10 504 (25.43%) Ansible
11 495 (24.97%) Finance
11 495 (24.97%) Bash Shell
12 403 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
12 403 (20.33%) Oracle
13 389 (19.63%) Java
14 370 (18.67%) Perl
15 368 (18.57%) Docker
16 364 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
17 363 (18.31%) Jenkins
18 362 (18.26%) Microsoft
19 358 (18.06%) Unix
19 358 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
20 343 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
21 341 (17.20%) Apache
22 327 (16.50%) ITIL
23 325 (16.40%) SQL
24 292 (14.73%) Configuration Management
25 282 (14.23%) MySQL
26 280 (14.13%) SQL Server
27 279 (14.08%) Firewall

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
1 341 (17.20%) Apache
2 277 (13.98%) Tomcat
3 161 (8.12%) JBoss
4 135 (6.81%) WebSphere
5 121 (6.10%) WebLogic
6 90 (4.54%) Confluence
7 83 (4.19%) OpenStack
8 53 (2.67%) IIS
8 53 (2.67%) SharePoint
9 45 (2.27%) MS Exchange
10 40 (2.02%) nginx
10 40 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 37 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
12 28 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
13 20 (1.01%) Drupal
14 19 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
15 18 (0.91%) WordPress
16 16 (0.81%) CMS
17 15 (0.76%) Moodle
17 15 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 28 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.40%) Stata
3 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (0.86%) Documaker
2 14 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.50%) Concordance
3 10 (0.50%) Relativity
4 9 (0.45%) Magento
4 9 (0.45%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 6 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.20%) CSG Singleview
7 4 (0.20%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 3 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.15%) Staffware
9 2 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.10%) Finacle
9 2 (0.10%) Ringtail
9 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.050%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 745 (37.59%) Amazon AWS
2 358 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 129 (6.51%) OpenShift
4 105 (5.30%) SaaS
5 86 (4.34%) IaaS
6 83 (4.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 80 (4.04%) PaaS
8 76 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
9 73 (3.68%) Amazon S3
10 59 (2.98%) GitHub
11 58 (2.93%) AWS CloudFormation
12 48 (2.42%) Office 365
13 46 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
14 44 (2.22%) Serverless
15 32 (1.61%) Route 53
16 31 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 31 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
17 28 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 26 (1.31%) IBM Cloud
19 24 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 279 (14.08%) Firewall
2 226 (11.40%) DNS
3 216 (10.90%) SAN
4 201 (10.14%) TCP/IP
5 116 (5.85%) DHCP
6 114 (5.75%) NAS
7 112 (5.65%) HTTP
8 76 (3.83%) VPN
9 73 (3.68%) Network Security
10 64 (3.23%) SSL
11 62 (3.13%) SNMP
12 61 (3.08%) LAN
13 59 (2.98%) WAN
14 42 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
14 42 (2.12%) SSH
15 40 (2.02%) Internet
16 34 (1.72%) SMTP
17 31 (1.56%) IPsec
18 29 (1.46%) iSCSI
19 28 (1.41%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (14.23%) MySQL
2 280 (14.13%) SQL Server
3 148 (7.47%) Oracle Database
4 107 (5.40%) Relational Database
5 95 (4.79%) MongoDB
6 94 (4.74%) Big Data
7 92 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
8 62 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 61 (3.08%) NoSQL
10 54 (2.72%) Hadoop
11 49 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
12 29 (1.46%) MariaDB
13 27 (1.36%) Blockchain
14 25 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
15 24 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
15 24 (1.21%) Redis
16 21 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
16 21 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
17 20 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 363 (18.31%) Jenkins
2 245 (12.36%) Git (software)
3 151 (7.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 124 (6.26%) JIRA
5 75 (3.78%) TeamCity
6 57 (2.88%) JUnit
7 55 (2.77%) Maven
8 50 (2.52%) Bitbucket
9 44 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
9 44 (2.22%) Subversion
10 42 (2.12%) Vagrant
11 37 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
12 34 (1.72%) Hudson
13 25 (1.26%) GitLab
13 25 (1.26%) MSBuild
14 22 (1.11%) Eclipse
14 22 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (1.06%) EasyMock
16 19 (0.96%) Cucumber
17 17 (0.86%) Gerrit
General
1 495 (24.97%) Finance
2 138 (6.96%) Banking
3 78 (3.94%) Retail
4 45 (2.27%) Marketing
5 37 (1.87%) Games
5 37 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 32 (1.61%) Law
7 24 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 23 (1.16%) Investment Banking
9 19 (0.96%) Billing
10 18 (0.91%) Legal
11 13 (0.66%) Advertising
12 12 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.50%) Electronics
14 9 (0.45%) Back Office
15 7 (0.35%) Online Betting
16 6 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.30%) Front Office
17 5 (0.25%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 439 (22.15%) Linux Engineer
2 366 (18.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 313 (15.79%) Administrator
4 208 (10.49%) Systems Administrator
5 198 (9.99%) Linux Administrator
6 167 (8.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 162 (8.17%) Systems Engineer
8 143 (7.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 133 (6.71%) Developer
10 121 (6.10%) Cloud Engineer
11 118 (5.95%) Architect
12 116 (5.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 112 (5.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 110 (5.55%) DBA
15 105 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 103 (5.20%) Analyst
17 102 (5.15%) AWS Engineer
18 100 (5.05%) Support Engineer
19 77 (3.88%) Senior DevOps
20 74 (3.73%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (9.99%) Web Services
2 129 (6.51%) LAMP
3 123 (6.21%) Middleware
4 115 (5.80%) LDAP
5 88 (4.44%) Spring
6 68 (3.43%) JSON
7 62 (3.13%) Java EE
8 60 (3.03%) HTML
9 58 (2.93%) XML
10 55 (2.77%) .NET
11 49 (2.47%) RESTful
12 46 (2.32%) EJB
13 43 (2.17%) CSS
13 43 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
14 42 (2.12%) Elastic Stack
15 39 (1.97%) Node.js
15 39 (1.97%) SOAP
16 37 (1.87%) JSF
17 33 (1.66%) Spring Boot
18 32 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 169 (8.53%) Data Centre
2 122 (6.16%) Public Cloud
3 113 (5.70%) Computer Science
4 85 (4.29%) Clustering
5 83 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (3.58%) Management Information System
7 67 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
8 66 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
9 56 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
10 54 (2.72%) Fintech
11 42 (2.12%) Replication
12 41 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 41 (2.07%) Private Cloud
13 32 (1.61%) Hedge funds
14 31 (1.56%) Cloud Native
15 24 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
16 22 (1.11%) Wiki
17 21 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
18 20 (1.01%) Cyber Kill Chain
19 19 (0.96%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,766 (89.10%) Linux
2 1,105 (55.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 641 (32.34%) CentOS
4 595 (30.02%) Windows
5 358 (18.06%) Unix
6 253 (12.76%) Windows Server
7 244 (12.31%) Ubuntu
8 162 (8.17%) Debian
9 155 (7.82%) Solaris
10 130 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 111 (5.60%) AIX
12 105 (5.30%) SUSE
13 96 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 63 (3.18%) HPUX
15 60 (3.03%) Fedora
16 44 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
17 37 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
18 36 (1.82%) Windows 10
19 24 (1.21%) Mac OS X
20 17 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (33.50%) DevOps
2 403 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (16.50%) ITIL
4 292 (14.73%) Configuration Management
5 185 (9.33%) Open Source
6 179 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
7 175 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
8 143 (7.21%) High Availability
9 132 (6.66%) Scrum
10 123 (6.21%) Deployment Automation
11 120 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 120 (6.05%) Software Engineering
12 114 (5.75%) Migration
13 110 (5.55%) E-Commerce
14 94 (4.74%) Mentoring
15 90 (4.54%) Project Management
15 90 (4.54%) SDLC
16 86 (4.34%) Change Management
17 84 (4.24%) Continuous Delivery
18 80 (4.04%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 673 (33.96%) Python
2 495 (24.97%) Bash Shell
3 389 (19.63%) Java
4 370 (18.67%) Perl
5 325 (16.40%) SQL
6 234 (11.81%) Ruby
7 206 (10.39%) PowerShell
8 204 (10.29%) Shell Script
9 146 (7.37%) PHP
10 140 (7.06%) JavaScript
11 87 (4.39%) C++
12 83 (4.19%) C
13 72 (3.63%) Korn
14 50 (2.52%) C#
15 47 (2.37%) Go
16 37 (1.87%) Bourne shell
17 18 (0.91%) Groovy
17 18 (0.91%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.55%) AWK
19 9 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 205 (10.34%) Degree
2 121 (6.10%) RHCE
3 120 (6.05%) Security Cleared
4 106 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 101 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (3.73%) CCNA
7 63 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 60 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
9 55 (2.77%) RHCSA
10 54 (2.72%) MCSE
10 54 (2.72%) SC Cleared
11 53 (2.67%) DV Cleared
12 51 (2.57%) RHCA
13 46 (2.32%) AWS Certification
14 44 (2.22%) CCNP
15 42 (2.12%) CISSP
16 31 (1.56%) SANS
17 26 (1.31%) Master's Degree
18 24 (1.21%) CCIE
19 23 (1.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (3.73%) SLA
2 60 (3.03%) QA
3 32 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 29 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (1.36%) GCP
6 5 (0.25%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.20%) PSD2
8 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.15%) GDPR
8 3 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.10%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.050%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 368 (18.57%) Docker
2 364 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 230 (11.60%) Active Directory
4 82 (4.14%) vSphere
5 78 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
6 65 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
7 49 (2.47%) NFS
8 48 (2.42%) iptables
9 47 (2.37%) Hyper-V
10 44 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
11 29 (1.46%) Samba
12 24 (1.21%) VirtualBox
13 19 (0.96%) VMware NSX
14 18 (0.91%) KVM
14 18 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 15 (0.76%) vCloud
16 14 (0.71%) XenApp
17 13 (0.66%) Ceph
17 13 (0.66%) Postfix
18 10 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 624 (31.48%) Puppet
2 504 (25.43%) Ansible
3 343 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
4 193 (9.74%) Kubernetes
5 175 (8.83%) Nagios
6 139 (7.01%) Terraform
7 76 (3.83%) Red Hat Satellite
8 63 (3.18%) ZABBIX
9 55 (2.77%) Salt
10 44 (2.22%) Packer
11 38 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
12 37 (1.87%) vRealize
13 33 (1.66%) Grafana
14 26 (1.31%) SCCM
15 25 (1.26%) Rancher
16 23 (1.16%) Data Guard
17 20 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
18 19 (0.96%) Cacti
19 18 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 18 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 570 (28.76%) VMware
2 403 (20.33%) Oracle
3 362 (18.26%) Microsoft
4 207 (10.44%) Cisco
5 156 (7.87%) IBM
6 107 (5.40%) Google
7 106 (5.35%) HP
8 103 (5.20%) Splunk
9 86 (4.34%) EMC
10 83 (4.19%) NetApp
11 60 (3.03%) SAP
12 59 (2.98%) Citrix
13 55 (2.77%) SolarWinds
14 44 (2.22%) Sun
15 40 (2.02%) Symantec
16 38 (1.92%) Dell
16 38 (1.92%) ServiceNow
17 37 (1.87%) Juniper
18 36 (1.82%) SaltStack
19 32 (1.61%) New Relic