Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 243 229
Rank change year-on-year -26 -14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 2,126 2,603 3,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 1.47% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 2.85% 3.30% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,610 2,106 2,550
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.45% +0.50% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% -5.26% +11.76%

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 74,553 78,986 88,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.96% 44.59% 44.69%
Number of salaries quoted 57,832 61,572 72,231
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -19 1,988 £55,000 +4.76% 232
UK excluding London -42 1,086 £47,000 +4.44% 137
London -25 1,003 £62,500 +4.17% 109
South East -89 322 £55,000 +10.00% 41
North of England -32 242 £42,500 -5.56% 19
South West +15 164 £45,000 +7.78% 24
Midlands +34 142 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Yorkshire -8 132 £40,000 -11.11% 7
East of England +59 114 £55,000 +15.79% 23
North West -19 98 £50,000 +14.29% 9
West Midlands +4 83 £39,000 -2.50% 7
Scotland -41 66 £55,000 +46.67% 7
East Midlands +45 59 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Wales +4 35 £41,250 +12.52% 6
North East -18 12 £43,750 +45.23% 3
Northern Ireland - 4 £45,000 - 1
Channel Islands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 1,851 (87.06%) Linux
2 1,200 (56.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 767 (36.08%) Amazon AWS
3 767 (36.08%) Python
4 722 (33.96%) DevOps
5 674 (31.70%) CentOS
6 668 (31.42%) Puppet
7 646 (30.39%) VMware
8 632 (29.73%) Windows
9 604 (28.41%) Ansible
10 546 (25.68%) Bash Shell
11 544 (25.59%) Finance
12 458 (21.54%) Docker
13 438 (20.60%) Java
14 435 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
15 432 (20.32%) Oracle
16 422 (19.85%) Jenkins
17 420 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
18 414 (19.47%) Unix
19 405 (19.05%) Microsoft
20 396 (18.63%) Microsoft Azure
21 387 (18.20%) Opscode Chef
22 375 (17.64%) SQL
23 374 (17.59%) ITIL
24 373 (17.54%) Perl
25 342 (16.09%) Apache
26 337 (15.85%) Configuration Management
27 302 (14.21%) SQL Server
28 294 (13.83%) MySQL
29 287 (13.50%) 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
1 342 (16.09%) Apache
2 257 (12.09%) Tomcat
3 167 (7.86%) JBoss
4 145 (6.82%) WebSphere
5 130 (6.11%) WebLogic
6 122 (5.74%) Confluence
7 101 (4.75%) OpenStack
8 62 (2.92%) SharePoint
9 60 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
10 55 (2.59%) IIS
11 48 (2.26%) nginx
12 42 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
12 42 (1.98%) MS Exchange
13 34 (1.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 26 (1.22%) Skype for Business
15 24 (1.13%) WordPress
16 21 (0.99%) CMS
17 18 (0.85%) Drupal
18 16 (0.75%) Apache Spark
18 16 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 43 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.19%) Stata
4 2 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (0.80%) Documaker
2 16 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.61%) Concordance
3 13 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.61%) Relativity
4 9 (0.42%) Magento
5 8 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 7 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.24%) CSG Singleview
7 5 (0.24%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 4 (0.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 4 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.094%) Finacle
10 2 (0.094%) Ringtail
11 1 (0.047%) FLEXCUBE
11 1 (0.047%) Staffware
11 1 (0.047%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 767 (36.08%) Amazon AWS
2 396 (18.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 163 (7.67%) OpenShift
4 142 (6.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 120 (5.64%) SaaS
6 113 (5.32%) PaaS
7 83 (3.90%) GitHub
8 75 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
9 71 (3.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 71 (3.34%) IaaS
10 67 (3.15%) Amazon S3
11 56 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
11 56 (2.63%) Office 365
12 54 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
13 50 (2.35%) Serverless
14 43 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 36 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 32 (1.51%) Amazon ELB
17 23 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
18 20 (0.94%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 287 (13.50%) Firewall
2 233 (10.96%) DNS
3 228 (10.72%) SAN
4 209 (9.83%) TCP/IP
5 116 (5.46%) NAS
6 111 (5.22%) HTTP
7 109 (5.13%) DHCP
8 92 (4.33%) WAN
9 91 (4.28%) LAN
10 65 (3.06%) VPN
11 63 (2.96%) Network Security
12 54 (2.54%) Internet
13 50 (2.35%) SNMP
14 48 (2.26%) SSH
14 48 (2.26%) SSL
15 40 (1.88%) Wireshark
16 39 (1.83%) BGP
17 37 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
18 32 (1.51%) IPsec
19 31 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 294 (13.83%) MySQL
3 188 (8.84%) Oracle Database
4 96 (4.52%) MongoDB
5 89 (4.19%) Relational Database
6 78 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
7 76 (3.57%) Big Data
8 71 (3.34%) NoSQL
9 63 (2.96%) RDBMS
10 55 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
11 44 (2.07%) Hadoop
12 34 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
13 32 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 30 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (1.41%) MariaDB
15 27 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
16 26 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
17 24 (1.13%) Blockchain
17 24 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 422 (19.85%) Jenkins
2 270 (12.70%) Git (software)
3 166 (7.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 159 (7.48%) JIRA
5 70 (3.29%) Bitbucket
6 66 (3.10%) TeamCity
7 65 (3.06%) Maven
8 58 (2.73%) JUnit
9 53 (2.49%) Subversion
10 48 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
11 39 (1.83%) Vagrant
12 33 (1.55%) EasyMock
13 31 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
14 30 (1.41%) Hudson
15 26 (1.22%) GitLab
15 26 (1.22%) MSBuild
16 25 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (1.08%) Selenium
18 20 (0.94%) Eclipse
19 17 (0.80%) Gerrit
General
1 544 (25.59%) Finance
2 150 (7.06%) Banking
3 114 (5.36%) Retail
4 50 (2.35%) Marketing
5 40 (1.88%) Law
5 40 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 31 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 30 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 27 (1.27%) Games
8 27 (1.27%) Legal
9 26 (1.22%) Billing
10 18 (0.85%) Advertising
11 15 (0.71%) Front Office
11 15 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.47%) Publishing
13 8 (0.38%) Back Office
13 8 (0.38%) Electronics
13 8 (0.38%) German Language
14 5 (0.24%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 433 (20.37%) Linux Engineer
2 379 (17.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 359 (16.89%) Administrator
4 226 (10.63%) Systems Administrator
5 206 (9.69%) Linux Administrator
6 177 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 168 (7.90%) Developer
8 156 (7.34%) Systems Engineer
9 149 (7.01%) Architect
10 146 (6.87%) Analyst
11 143 (6.73%) DBA
12 134 (6.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 123 (5.79%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 116 (5.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 115 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 100 (4.70%) Support Engineer
17 93 (4.37%) Cloud Engineer
18 80 (3.76%) AWS Engineer
19 73 (3.43%) AWS DevOps
19 73 (3.43%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (9.31%) Web Services
2 146 (6.87%) Spring
3 132 (6.21%) Middleware
4 130 (6.11%) LAMP
5 117 (5.50%) LDAP
6 94 (4.42%) Java EE
7 83 (3.90%) Spring Boot
8 63 (2.96%) XML
9 59 (2.78%) .NET
10 58 (2.73%) JSON
11 54 (2.54%) HTML
12 53 (2.49%) SOAP
13 50 (2.35%) RESTful
14 49 (2.30%) EJB
14 49 (2.30%) JSF
15 47 (2.21%) Node.js
16 42 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
17 40 (1.88%) FIX Protocol
18 38 (1.79%) CSS
19 34 (1.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 178 (8.37%) Data Centre
2 131 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 111 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 107 (5.03%) Public Cloud
5 93 (4.37%) Clustering
6 84 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 84 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
7 83 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
8 81 (3.81%) Fintech
9 66 (3.10%) Cloud Native
10 61 (2.87%) Private Cloud
11 57 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
12 55 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
13 38 (1.79%) Replication
14 35 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
15 33 (1.55%) Wiki
16 30 (1.41%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 30 (1.41%) Hedge funds
17 29 (1.36%) CMDB
18 23 (1.08%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,851 (87.06%) Linux
2 1,200 (56.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 674 (31.70%) CentOS
4 632 (29.73%) Windows
5 414 (19.47%) Unix
6 275 (12.94%) Ubuntu
7 255 (11.99%) Windows Server
8 193 (9.08%) Solaris
9 139 (6.54%) Debian
10 130 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 116 (5.46%) AIX
12 110 (5.17%) SUSE
13 98 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 75 (3.53%) Fedora
15 69 (3.25%) HPUX
16 49 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
17 45 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
18 43 (2.02%) Windows 10
19 29 (1.36%) Mac OS X
20 19 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 722 (33.96%) DevOps
2 435 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
3 374 (17.59%) ITIL
4 337 (15.85%) Configuration Management
5 221 (10.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 209 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
7 204 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
8 199 (9.36%) Open Source
9 175 (8.23%) High Availability
10 165 (7.76%) Scrum
11 144 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 141 (6.63%) Deployment Automation
13 138 (6.49%) Microservices
14 137 (6.44%) Software Engineering
15 125 (5.88%) Incident Management
16 114 (5.36%) Migration
17 104 (4.89%) Change Management
18 98 (4.61%) Project Management
19 94 (4.42%) Mentoring
20 92 (4.33%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 767 (36.08%) Python
2 546 (25.68%) Bash Shell
3 438 (20.60%) Java
4 375 (17.64%) SQL
5 373 (17.54%) Perl
6 238 (11.19%) Shell Script
7 234 (11.01%) Ruby
8 217 (10.21%) PowerShell
9 155 (7.29%) PHP
10 128 (6.02%) JavaScript
11 88 (4.14%) Korn
12 85 (4.00%) C++
13 77 (3.62%) C
14 59 (2.78%) C#
15 54 (2.54%) Go
16 46 (2.16%) Bourne shell
17 35 (1.65%) PL/SQL
18 19 (0.89%) Groovy
19 10 (0.47%) T-SQL
20 8 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 245 (11.52%) Degree
2 146 (6.87%) RHCE
3 133 (6.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 107 (5.03%) Security Cleared
5 103 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
6 86 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 85 (4.00%) RHCA
8 84 (3.95%) MCSE
9 73 (3.43%) RHCSA
10 64 (3.01%) CISSP
11 59 (2.78%) CCNA
12 57 (2.68%) CCNP
13 55 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
13 55 (2.59%) DV Cleared
14 54 (2.54%) SC Cleared
15 49 (2.30%) SANS
16 43 (2.02%) SSCP
17 39 (1.83%) AWS Certification
17 39 (1.83%) Master's Degree
18 36 (1.69%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.09%) QA
2 82 (3.86%) SLA
3 52 (2.45%) GCP
4 25 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.14%) GDPR
9 2 (0.094%) COBIT
9 2 (0.094%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.094%) PMO
9 2 (0.094%) PSD2
10 1 (0.047%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.047%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 458 (21.54%) Docker
2 420 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 249 (11.71%) Active Directory
4 96 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
5 80 (3.76%) vSphere
6 71 (3.34%) Oracle RAC
7 56 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
8 49 (2.30%) NFS
9 47 (2.21%) iptables
10 44 (2.07%) Hyper-V
11 36 (1.69%) Samba
12 34 (1.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 30 (1.41%) VirtualBox
14 28 (1.32%) KVM
15 24 (1.13%) Xen
16 23 (1.08%) VMware NSX
17 16 (0.75%) vCloud
18 15 (0.71%) Firmware
19 14 (0.66%) Ceph
20 12 (0.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 668 (31.42%) Puppet
2 604 (28.41%) Ansible
3 387 (18.20%) Opscode Chef
4 252 (11.85%) Kubernetes
5 194 (9.13%) Nagios
6 155 (7.29%) Terraform
7 97 (4.56%) Red Hat Satellite
8 79 (3.72%) ZABBIX
9 51 (2.40%) Salt
10 50 (2.35%) Docker Swarm
11 42 (1.98%) Packer
12 40 (1.88%) vRealize
13 35 (1.65%) Grafana
14 31 (1.46%) Oracle ZFS
15 29 (1.36%) Xymon
16 27 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 27 (1.27%) SCCM
17 24 (1.13%) Data Guard
17 24 (1.13%) RSA Security Analytics
18 23 (1.08%) Rancher
Vendors
1 646 (30.39%) VMware
2 432 (20.32%) Oracle
3 405 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 237 (11.15%) Cisco
5 177 (8.33%) IBM
6 144 (6.77%) Google
7 124 (5.83%) HP
8 122 (5.74%) EMC
9 110 (5.17%) Splunk
10 92 (4.33%) NetApp
11 74 (3.48%) SolarWinds
12 63 (2.96%) SAP
13 58 (2.73%) Citrix
14 55 (2.59%) Symantec
15 50 (2.35%) Atlassian
16 49 (2.30%) Sun
17 47 (2.21%) Dell
18 45 (2.12%) SaltStack
19 40 (1.88%) ServiceNow
20 38 (1.79%) New Relic