Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 307 294 236
Rank change year-on-year -13 -58 -2
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1,551 1,972 2,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 1.15% 1.48%
As % of the Vendors category 2.54% 2.63% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,233 1,569 2,104
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,750 £32,554
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 60,990 74,994 76,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.44% 43.56% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 46,714 58,625 60,939
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% 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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 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 -18 1,420 £53,350 -3.00% 54
UK excluding London -6 858 £47,500 +2.15% 38
London -14 662 £62,500 - 21
South East -7 229 £52,500 -4.55% 6
South West +13 157 £47,500 +5.56% 4
North of England -68 144 £43,654 +2.72% 13
East of England +83 117 £46,000 -16.36% 8
Midlands +8 96 £47,500 +5.56% 2
North West +9 86 £41,984 -9.22% 7
West Midlands +24 73 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Scotland +27 72 £43,500 -22.32% 3
Wales +7 38 £45,000 +12.50%
Yorkshire -109 30 £52,750 +24.12% 3
North East +39 28 £45,000 +9.09% 3
East Midlands -1 23 £35,000 -22.22%
Isle of Man +3 5 £49,000 +8.89%
Northern Ireland -24 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 1,415 (91.23%) Linux
2 796 (51.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 584 (37.65%) CentOS
4 553 (35.65%) Windows
5 518 (33.40%) Python
6 507 (32.69%) DevOps
7 436 (28.11%) Amazon AWS
8 430 (27.72%) Ansible
9 418 (26.95%) Docker
10 408 (26.31%) VMware
11 395 (25.47%) Finance
12 391 (25.21%) Puppet
13 346 (22.31%) Bash Shell
14 332 (21.41%) Java
15 311 (20.05%) Agile Software Development
16 299 (19.28%) Jenkins
17 292 (18.83%) Unix
18 287 (18.50%) Oracle
19 285 (18.38%) Kubernetes
20 279 (17.99%) Windows Server
20 279 (17.99%) Microsoft
20 279 (17.99%) Microsoft Azure
21 263 (16.96%) SQL
22 255 (16.44%) ITIL
23 249 (16.05%) Ubuntu
24 231 (14.89%) Firewall
25 230 (14.83%) Apache
26 227 (14.64%) VMware Infrastructure
27 208 (13.41%) Cisco
28 200 (12.89%) DNS

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
1 230 (14.83%) Apache
2 131 (8.45%) Tomcat
3 80 (5.16%) nginx
4 73 (4.71%) IIS
5 71 (4.58%) Confluence
6 67 (4.32%) JBoss
7 61 (3.93%) WebLogic
8 51 (3.29%) OpenStack
9 45 (2.90%) WebSphere
10 35 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
11 26 (1.68%) MS Exchange
12 25 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 25 (1.61%) SharePoint
13 21 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
14 14 (0.90%) Apache Spark
15 12 (0.77%) MQSeries
16 11 (0.71%) SAS
17 9 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 8 (0.52%) Jetty
19 7 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (2.32%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.26%) GNU Octave
4 3 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 8 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.45%) Q-Pulse
3 7 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.45%) Sage CRM
4 5 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.26%) Magento
6 2 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.13%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.064%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.064%) Relativity
7 1 (0.064%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.064%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.064%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 436 (28.11%) Amazon AWS
2 279 (17.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (7.29%) OpenShift
4 103 (6.64%) SaaS
5 88 (5.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 72 (4.64%) PaaS
7 67 (4.32%) Office 365
8 60 (3.87%) IaaS
9 59 (3.80%) Serverless
10 55 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
11 41 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
12 32 (2.06%) Amazon S3
13 29 (1.87%) Amazon ECS
14 27 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
15 22 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 19 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
17 18 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 18 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
17 18 (1.16%) GitHub
18 14 (0.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 231 (14.89%) Firewall
2 200 (12.89%) DNS
3 159 (10.25%) SAN
4 134 (8.64%) TCP/IP
5 88 (5.67%) VPN
6 83 (5.35%) WAN
7 82 (5.29%) LAN
8 76 (4.90%) DHCP
9 65 (4.19%) HTTP
10 59 (3.80%) NAS
11 46 (2.97%) SSL
12 42 (2.71%) Internet
13 39 (2.51%) Network Security
14 38 (2.45%) SNMP
15 35 (2.26%) VoIP
15 35 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
16 31 (2.00%) SMTP
16 31 (2.00%) SSH
17 29 (1.87%) VLAN
18 27 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (11.41%) MySQL
2 176 (11.35%) SQL Server
3 97 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 90 (5.80%) Big Data
5 80 (5.16%) Relational Database
6 61 (3.93%) NoSQL
7 54 (3.48%) MongoDB
8 52 (3.35%) Hadoop
9 37 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
9 37 (2.39%) Oracle Database
10 36 (2.32%) MariaDB
11 35 (2.26%) RDBMS
12 30 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (1.23%) Data Lake
15 17 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
15 17 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 299 (19.28%) Jenkins
2 180 (11.61%) Git (software)
3 125 (8.06%) JIRA
4 98 (6.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 54 (3.48%) Bitbucket
6 49 (3.16%) JUnit
7 42 (2.71%) GitLab
7 42 (2.71%) Maven
8 36 (2.32%) Subversion
9 35 (2.26%) Bitbucket Server
10 31 (2.00%) EasyMock
11 29 (1.87%) TeamCity
12 21 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
13 20 (1.29%) Hudson
13 20 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
14 19 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (1.16%) Vagrant
16 13 (0.84%) Eclipse
16 13 (0.84%) MSBuild
17 10 (0.64%) Mockito
General
1 395 (25.47%) Finance
2 144 (9.28%) Banking
3 52 (3.35%) Retail
4 47 (3.03%) Marketing
5 34 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 30 (1.93%) Front Office
7 30 (1.93%) Games
7 30 (1.93%) Legal
8 17 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 13 (0.84%) Back Office
10 12 (0.77%) Advertising
10 12 (0.77%) Military
11 10 (0.64%) Billing
12 9 (0.58%) Electronics
13 7 (0.45%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 296 (19.08%) Linux Engineer
2 234 (15.09%) Administrator
3 228 (14.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 171 (11.03%) Systems Administrator
5 159 (10.25%) Linux Administrator
6 153 (9.86%) Analyst
7 147 (9.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 136 (8.77%) Developer
9 111 (7.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 101 (6.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 99 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
12 92 (5.93%) Support Analyst
13 86 (5.54%) Architect
14 82 (5.29%) Support Engineer
15 75 (4.84%) Linux Support
16 74 (4.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 64 (4.13%) Platform Engineer
18 63 (4.06%) Applications Support
19 58 (3.74%) Linux Systems Engineer
20 56 (3.61%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (6.71%) Web Services
2 99 (6.38%) Spring
3 94 (6.06%) LAMP
4 70 (4.51%) Java EE
5 69 (4.45%) LDAP
6 67 (4.32%) Middleware
7 64 (4.13%) XML
8 63 (4.06%) .NET
9 52 (3.35%) Elastic Stack
9 52 (3.35%) HTML
10 45 (2.90%) Apache Camel
10 45 (2.90%) LAPP Stack
11 43 (2.77%) Spring Boot
12 42 (2.71%) Kafka
13 38 (2.45%) Node.js
14 36 (2.32%) RESTful
14 36 (2.32%) SOAP
15 35 (2.26%) JSF
16 33 (2.13%) EJB
17 32 (2.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 100 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 88 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (4.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 69 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
4 69 (4.45%) Public Cloud
5 54 (3.48%) Clustering
6 51 (3.29%) Linux Command Line
6 51 (3.29%) Replication
7 47 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
8 38 (2.45%) Wiki
9 32 (2.06%) User Experience
10 31 (2.00%) Cloud Native
11 28 (1.81%) Management Information System
12 25 (1.61%) Private Cloud
13 22 (1.42%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.23%) Derivative
15 18 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
15 18 (1.16%) Hedge funds
16 17 (1.10%) Virtual Team
17 15 (0.97%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1,415 (91.23%) Linux
2 796 (51.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 584 (37.65%) CentOS
4 553 (35.65%) Windows
5 292 (18.83%) Unix
6 279 (17.99%) Windows Server
7 249 (16.05%) Ubuntu
8 122 (7.87%) Debian
9 107 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 85 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 75 (4.84%) AIX
12 73 (4.71%) Fedora
13 70 (4.51%) Solaris
14 57 (3.68%) Windows 10
15 45 (2.90%) SUSE
16 30 (1.93%) Windows 7
17 21 (1.35%) Data ONTAP
18 17 (1.10%) HPUX
19 16 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
20 12 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (32.69%) DevOps
2 311 (20.05%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (16.44%) ITIL
4 199 (12.83%) Open Source
5 184 (11.86%) Configuration Management
6 172 (11.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 152 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
8 129 (8.32%) Problem-Solving
9 124 (7.99%) Microservices
10 120 (7.74%) Scrum
11 112 (7.22%) Mentoring
12 100 (6.45%) Software Engineering
13 86 (5.54%) Migration
14 84 (5.42%) Cybersecurity
15 82 (5.29%) High Availability
16 80 (5.16%) Deployment Automation
17 78 (5.03%) Analytics
18 76 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
19 69 (4.45%) Computer Science
20 68 (4.38%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 518 (33.40%) Python
2 346 (22.31%) Bash Shell
3 332 (21.41%) Java
4 263 (16.96%) SQL
5 192 (12.38%) Perl
6 168 (10.83%) Shell Script
7 155 (9.99%) Ruby
8 137 (8.83%) PowerShell
9 120 (7.74%) C++
10 90 (5.80%) JavaScript
11 84 (5.42%) C
12 64 (4.13%) Go
13 61 (3.93%) PHP
14 41 (2.64%) C#
15 37 (2.39%) Korn
16 19 (1.23%) Groovy
17 14 (0.90%) AWK
18 13 (0.84%) Bourne shell
18 13 (0.84%) Scala
19 12 (0.77%) R
Qualifications
1 182 (11.73%) Security Cleared
2 131 (8.45%) Degree
3 98 (6.32%) RHCE
4 89 (5.74%) SC Cleared
5 66 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (3.42%) RHCSA
7 45 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (2.84%) CCNA
9 36 (2.32%) DV Cleared
10 29 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
11 27 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (1.68%) MCSE
13 24 (1.55%) AWS Certification
13 24 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
13 24 (1.55%) LPIC
14 23 (1.48%) CISSP
15 22 (1.42%) CCNP
16 21 (1.35%) Master's Degree
16 21 (1.35%) MCSA
17 20 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (3.80%) SLA
3 53 (3.42%) QA
4 24 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 17 (1.10%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.71%) GDPR
6 11 (0.71%) HL7
6 11 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.58%) ISO 9000
8 8 (0.52%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.064%) COBIT
10 1 (0.064%) Solvency II
System Software
1 418 (26.95%) Docker
2 227 (14.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 176 (11.35%) Active Directory
4 125 (8.06%) Hyper-V
5 80 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
6 79 (5.09%) KVM
7 57 (3.68%) NFS
8 54 (3.48%) vSphere
9 40 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (1.42%) Xen
11 19 (1.23%) iptables
12 18 (1.16%) Firmware
12 18 (1.16%) Samba
13 17 (1.10%) Ceph
13 17 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
13 17 (1.10%) Squid
14 16 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 15 (0.97%) XenDesktop
16 14 (0.90%) XenApp
17 13 (0.84%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 430 (27.72%) Ansible
2 391 (25.21%) Puppet
3 285 (18.38%) Kubernetes
4 191 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
5 125 (8.06%) Terraform
6 99 (6.38%) Nagios
7 54 (3.48%) Docker Swarm
8 52 (3.35%) Red Hat Satellite
9 48 (3.09%) SCCM
10 42 (2.71%) NetBackup
11 41 (2.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 37 (2.39%) Grafana
13 35 (2.26%) Packer
14 29 (1.87%) ZABBIX
15 28 (1.81%) Opsview
15 28 (1.81%) WSUS
16 27 (1.74%) Salt
17 24 (1.55%) Oracle ZFS
17 24 (1.55%) Prometheus
18 22 (1.42%) Consul
Vendors
1 408 (26.31%) VMware
2 287 (18.50%) Oracle
3 279 (17.99%) Microsoft
4 208 (13.41%) Cisco
5 97 (6.25%) IBM
6 78 (5.03%) HP
7 68 (4.38%) NetApp
8 67 (4.32%) Google
9 58 (3.74%) Citrix
10 57 (3.68%) EMC
11 54 (3.48%) Dell
12 50 (3.22%) Juniper
13 47 (3.03%) Veritas
14 36 (2.32%) SolarWinds
15 34 (2.19%) Atlassian
16 30 (1.93%) F5
17 29 (1.87%) Symantec
18 23 (1.48%) Brocade
19 22 (1.42%) Splunk
19 22 (1.42%) Sun