Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 217 239
Rank change year-on-year -39 +22 -29
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 2385 3012 3082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.59% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 3.62% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1942 2456 2631
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.74% +5.56% +7.14%

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 79646 83241 100156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.51% 43.84% 45.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61613 67223 81581
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -52 2199 £52,500 - 114
UK excluding London -27 1325 £45,250 -4.74% 86
London -40 1023 £60,000 +4.35% 35
South East -33 518 £52,500 - 21
North of England +2 341 £45,000 +5.88% 29
Yorkshire +40 200 £44,500 -1.11% 15
North West -4 128 £47,500 +21.79% 13
Midlands -46 126 £41,000 -8.89% 13
South West -34 114 £42,500 -5.56% 6
West Midlands -5 98 £40,500 -14.74% 7
Scotland +5 89 £37,500 -11.76% 6
East of England -59 78 £52,500 +2.44% 10
Wales +4 48 £40,500 +8.00% 1
East Midlands -32 28 £42,500 +16.44% 6
Northern Ireland -8 16 £40,000 +17.65%
North East -24 13 £41,250 -7.80% 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 2223 (93.21%) Linux
2 1282 (53.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 893 (37.44%) DevOps
4 844 (35.39%) CentOS
5 812 (34.05%) Python
6 802 (33.63%) VMware
7 746 (31.28%) Puppet
8 739 (30.99%) Windows
9 675 (28.30%) Unix
10 657 (27.55%) Amazon AWS
11 568 (23.82%) Finance
12 561 (23.52%) Bash Shell
13 549 (23.02%) Ansible
14 544 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
15 525 (22.01%) VMware Infrastructure
16 479 (20.08%) Java
17 477 (20.00%) Perl
18 414 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
19 398 (16.69%) Jenkins
20 387 (16.23%) Configuration Management
21 383 (16.06%) ITIL
22 371 (15.56%) Microsoft
23 362 (15.18%) Apache
24 348 (14.59%) Ubuntu
25 344 (14.42%) Oracle
26 342 (14.34%) MySQL
26 342 (14.34%) Docker
27 340 (14.26%) Ruby
28 317 (13.29%) Solaris
29 316 (13.25%) SAN

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
1 362 (15.18%) Apache
2 223 (9.35%) Tomcat
3 121 (5.07%) OpenStack
4 103 (4.32%) JBoss
5 101 (4.23%) nginx
6 83 (3.48%) IIS
7 79 (3.31%) Confluence
8 65 (2.73%) WebLogic
8 65 (2.73%) WebSphere
9 61 (2.56%) MS Exchange
10 48 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
11 33 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
12 32 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
13 31 (1.30%) SharePoint
14 25 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
15 19 (0.80%) Skype for Business
16 17 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 16 (0.67%) CloudStack
18 14 (0.59%) CMS
19 12 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 37 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.25%) Houdini
2 6 (0.25%) Maya
2 6 (0.25%) NUKE
2 6 (0.25%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.042%) HipChat
4 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.042%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.042%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.46%) Markit EDM
2 8 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (0.25%) Magento
3 6 (0.25%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.25%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.084%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.084%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.042%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.042%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.042%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.042%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 657 (27.55%) Amazon AWS
2 314 (13.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (4.78%) SaaS
4 95 (3.98%) PaaS
5 81 (3.40%) GitHub
6 78 (3.27%) IaaS
7 71 (2.98%) Office 365
8 67 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
9 63 (2.64%) OpenShift
10 47 (1.97%) Amazon S3
11 43 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
12 39 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
13 34 (1.43%) Serverless
14 33 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
15 29 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
16 19 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 16 (0.67%) Route 53
18 15 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
18 15 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
18 15 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 316 (13.25%) SAN
2 298 (12.49%) TCP/IP
3 295 (12.37%) DNS
4 288 (12.08%) Firewall
5 170 (7.13%) VPN
6 141 (5.91%) LAN
7 138 (5.79%) DHCP
8 129 (5.41%) WAN
9 106 (4.44%) LDAP
10 91 (3.82%) HTTP
10 91 (3.82%) SSL
11 77 (3.23%) Internet
12 63 (2.64%) NAS
13 57 (2.39%) OSPF
14 56 (2.35%) BGP
15 54 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
16 52 (2.18%) SSH
17 49 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
18 43 (1.80%) Junos
18 43 (1.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (14.34%) MySQL
2 185 (7.76%) SQL Server
3 121 (5.07%) Big Data
4 111 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 99 (4.15%) NoSQL
6 89 (3.73%) MongoDB
7 81 (3.40%) Oracle Database
8 80 (3.35%) Redis
9 75 (3.14%) Relational Database
10 57 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
11 46 (1.93%) RDBMS
12 42 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
13 39 (1.64%) Hadoop
14 37 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
15 33 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
16 29 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
17 28 (1.17%) InfluxDB
18 22 (0.92%) DB2
19 21 (0.88%) MariaDB
20 19 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 398 (16.69%) Jenkins
2 304 (12.75%) Git (software)
3 184 (7.71%) TeamCity
4 118 (4.95%) JIRA
5 100 (4.19%) Maven
6 90 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 90 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
6 90 (3.77%) Subversion
7 52 (2.18%) Gradle
8 51 (2.14%) Eclipse
9 41 (1.72%) JUnit
10 34 (1.43%) Vagrant
11 32 (1.34%) Bitbucket
12 29 (1.22%) Ant
13 28 (1.17%) Hudson
14 24 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
15 21 (0.88%) GitLab
16 16 (0.67%) Cucumber
17 15 (0.63%) Selenium
17 15 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 568 (23.82%) Finance
2 299 (12.54%) Banking
3 109 (4.57%) Investment Banking
4 100 (4.19%) Retail Banking
5 91 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 70 (2.94%) Games
7 53 (2.22%) Law
8 43 (1.80%) Billing
9 38 (1.59%) Marketing
10 34 (1.43%) Financial Institution
11 30 (1.26%) Retail
12 24 (1.01%) Publishing
13 20 (0.84%) Aerospace
14 19 (0.80%) Advertising
15 17 (0.71%) Automotive
15 17 (0.71%) Back Office
15 17 (0.71%) Electronics
15 17 (0.71%) Legal
15 17 (0.71%) Online Betting
16 13 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 476 (19.96%) Linux Engineer
2 475 (19.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 401 (16.81%) Administrator
4 281 (11.78%) Systems Administrator
5 273 (11.45%) Linux Administrator
6 217 (9.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 211 (8.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 193 (8.09%) Systems Engineer
9 146 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 146 (6.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 132 (5.53%) Analyst
11 117 (4.91%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 113 (4.74%) Developer
13 108 (4.53%) Cloud Engineer
14 106 (4.44%) Consultant
15 104 (4.36%) Support Engineer
16 101 (4.23%) Unix Engineer
17 98 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
17 98 (4.11%) Subject Matter Expert
18 89 (3.73%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (7.04%) Web Services
2 108 (4.53%) LAMP
3 107 (4.49%) .NET
4 96 (4.03%) Middleware
5 87 (3.65%) XML
6 54 (2.26%) RESTful
7 53 (2.22%) JSON
8 44 (1.84%) Java EE
9 43 (1.80%) LEMP Stack
10 42 (1.76%) Elastic Stack
11 41 (1.72%) Node.js
12 40 (1.68%) HTML
12 40 (1.68%) Spring
13 33 (1.38%) RabbitMQ
14 32 (1.34%) REST
15 31 (1.30%) EJB
16 27 (1.13%) SOAP
17 25 (1.05%) J2EE
17 25 (1.05%) JMS
18 24 (1.01%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 262 (10.99%) Data Centre
2 155 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (5.24%) Clustering
4 109 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 85 (3.56%) Public Cloud
6 62 (2.60%) Fintech
7 60 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 52 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
9 44 (1.84%) Replication
10 30 (1.26%) BBC
11 29 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
12 28 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
12 28 (1.17%) PKI
13 25 (1.05%) EMC VNX
14 24 (1.01%) EMC VMAX
14 24 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
15 23 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (0.96%) Private Cloud
16 22 (0.92%) iPad
17 21 (0.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2223 (93.21%) Linux
2 1282 (53.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 844 (35.39%) CentOS
4 739 (30.99%) Windows
5 675 (28.30%) Unix
6 348 (14.59%) Ubuntu
7 317 (13.29%) Solaris
8 288 (12.08%) Windows Server
9 216 (9.06%) Debian
10 193 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 182 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 129 (5.41%) AIX
13 57 (2.39%) HPUX
14 54 (2.26%) Windows 7
15 53 (2.22%) SUSE
16 44 (1.84%) Fedora
17 43 (1.80%) Windows 10
18 40 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
19 38 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 893 (37.44%) DevOps
2 414 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
3 387 (16.23%) Configuration Management
4 383 (16.06%) ITIL
5 295 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
6 228 (9.56%) Open Source
7 194 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 169 (7.09%) Scrum
9 152 (6.37%) Software Engineering
10 149 (6.25%) High Availability
11 147 (6.16%) Migration
12 142 (5.95%) Asset Management
13 116 (4.86%) E-Commerce
14 107 (4.49%) Change Management
15 105 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
16 103 (4.32%) SDLC
17 100 (4.19%) Wealth Management
18 99 (4.15%) Load Balancing
19 90 (3.77%) Service Delivery
20 87 (3.65%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 812 (34.05%) Python
2 561 (23.52%) Bash Shell
3 479 (20.08%) Java
4 477 (20.00%) Perl
5 340 (14.26%) Ruby
6 291 (12.20%) SQL
7 251 (10.52%) Shell Script
8 182 (7.63%) PowerShell
9 178 (7.46%) PHP
10 135 (5.66%) C++
11 106 (4.44%) C
12 94 (3.94%) JavaScript
13 76 (3.19%) Go
14 59 (2.47%) Korn
15 36 (1.51%) C#
16 32 (1.34%) Bourne shell
17 23 (0.96%) C-shell
18 20 (0.84%) PL/SQL
19 16 (0.67%) Groovy
20 15 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 208 (8.72%) Degree
2 164 (6.88%) RHCE
3 139 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
4 137 (5.74%) Security Cleared
5 119 (4.99%) CCNA
6 100 (4.19%) SC Cleared
7 79 (3.31%) RHCSA
8 70 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 58 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 44 (1.84%) CCNP
11 43 (1.80%) MCSE
12 40 (1.68%) AWS Certification
13 37 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
14 36 (1.51%) DV Cleared
15 28 (1.17%) CISSP
16 27 (1.13%) MCSA
17 21 (0.88%) MCP
17 21 (0.88%) RHCA
18 19 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
19 17 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (4.65%) SLA
2 98 (4.11%) QA
3 34 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.25%) GCP
7 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.17%) SAS 70
9 3 (0.13%) PMO
10 2 (0.084%) GDPR
10 2 (0.084%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.084%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 525 (22.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 342 (14.34%) Docker
3 286 (11.99%) Active Directory
4 153 (6.42%) vSphere
5 140 (5.87%) VMware ESXi
6 101 (4.23%) Hyper-V
7 86 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
8 85 (3.56%) NFS
9 80 (3.35%) iptables
10 72 (3.02%) KVM
11 41 (1.72%) Samba
12 37 (1.55%) XenServer
13 35 (1.47%) Xen
14 25 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
15 21 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
15 21 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 17 (0.71%) GlusterFS
17 16 (0.67%) VMware NSX
18 15 (0.63%) Firmware
19 13 (0.55%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 746 (31.28%) Puppet
2 549 (23.02%) Ansible
3 544 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
4 250 (10.48%) Nagios
5 163 (6.83%) Kubernetes
6 158 (6.62%) Terraform
7 73 (3.06%) Salt
8 60 (2.52%) Red Hat Satellite
9 59 (2.47%) Icinga
10 56 (2.35%) SCCM
11 54 (2.26%) vCenter Server
12 45 (1.89%) NetBackup
12 45 (1.89%) ZABBIX
13 44 (1.84%) Cacti
14 39 (1.64%) WSUS
15 38 (1.59%) Cobbler
16 32 (1.34%) Grafana
17 31 (1.30%) Oracle ZFS
17 31 (1.30%) SCOM
18 29 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 802 (33.63%) VMware
2 371 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 344 (14.42%) Oracle
4 299 (12.54%) Cisco
5 186 (7.80%) HP
6 101 (4.23%) EMC
7 93 (3.90%) NetApp
8 92 (3.86%) IBM
9 87 (3.65%) Google
10 83 (3.48%) Splunk
11 76 (3.19%) Veritas
12 71 (2.98%) Atlassian
12 71 (2.98%) SaltStack
13 68 (2.85%) F5
14 67 (2.81%) Sun
15 65 (2.73%) Citrix
16 54 (2.26%) Juniper
16 54 (2.26%) ServiceNow
17 52 (2.18%) 3PAR
18 48 (2.01%) Dell