Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 217 241
Rank change year-on-year -27 +24 -36
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 2474 3034 3032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.58% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 3.19% 3.61% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2010 2499 2591
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 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,900
% change year-on-year -5.26% +8.20% +4.52%

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 77546 84020 100311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.40% 43.83% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 59993 67844 81556
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 October 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 October 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 -32 2284 £52,500 +5.00% 173
UK excluding London -13 1355 £45,000 -5.26% 108
London -40 1080 £60,000 +4.35% 68
South East -19 508 £52,500 +5.00% 46
North of England +34 345 £45,000 +12.50% 35
Yorkshire +46 213 £42,500 +4.94% 17
Midlands -31 141 £40,000 -4.19% 13
South West 0 129 £42,500 -5.56% 5
North West +29 122 £45,000 +28.57% 16
West Midlands +14 115 £40,500 -4.71% 7
Scotland +17 93 £37,500 -3.44% 1
East of England -52 80 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Wales +10 48 £40,000 +6.67% 1
East Midlands -20 25 £40,000 - 6
Northern Ireland -11 16 £40,000 +17.65%
North East -16 10 £47,500 +6.17% 2

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 2329 (94.14%) Linux
2 1340 (54.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 900 (36.38%) DevOps
4 847 (34.24%) Python
5 842 (34.03%) CentOS
6 811 (32.78%) VMware
7 771 (31.16%) Puppet
8 759 (30.68%) Windows
9 710 (28.70%) Unix
10 638 (25.79%) Amazon AWS
11 598 (24.17%) Finance
12 580 (23.44%) Ansible
13 570 (23.04%) Opscode Chef
14 567 (22.92%) Bash Shell
15 525 (21.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 503 (20.33%) Java
17 500 (20.21%) Perl
18 421 (17.02%) Jenkins
19 407 (16.45%) ITIL
19 407 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
20 384 (15.52%) Apache
21 381 (15.40%) Configuration Management
22 359 (14.51%) Docker
23 358 (14.47%) Microsoft
24 349 (14.11%) Ubuntu
25 345 (13.95%) Git (software)
26 344 (13.90%) Ruby
26 344 (13.90%) SAN
26 344 (13.90%) Oracle
27 343 (13.86%) MySQL

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
1 384 (15.52%) Apache
2 225 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 132 (5.34%) OpenStack
4 118 (4.77%) JBoss
5 93 (3.76%) nginx
6 90 (3.64%) IIS
7 78 (3.15%) Confluence
8 70 (2.83%) MS Exchange
8 70 (2.83%) WebLogic
9 63 (2.55%) WebSphere
10 43 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
11 37 (1.50%) SharePoint
12 36 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 29 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
13 29 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
14 22 (0.89%) CloudStack
15 18 (0.73%) CMS
15 18 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (0.73%) Skype for Business
16 15 (0.61%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 36 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.24%) Houdini
2 6 (0.24%) Maya
2 6 (0.24%) NUKE
2 6 (0.24%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.081%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.040%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.040%) HipChat
5 1 (0.040%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.040%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.44%) Markit EDM
2 8 (0.32%) Magento
2 8 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (0.24%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.081%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.081%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.040%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.040%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.040%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.040%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.040%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.040%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.040%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.040%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 638 (25.79%) Amazon AWS
2 288 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (4.32%) SaaS
4 93 (3.76%) PaaS
5 87 (3.52%) GitHub
6 76 (3.07%) Office 365
7 72 (2.91%) IaaS
8 62 (2.51%) OpenShift
9 59 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
10 40 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
11 37 (1.50%) Amazon S3
11 37 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
12 30 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 26 (1.05%) Serverless
14 21 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
15 18 (0.73%) Akamai
16 15 (0.61%) Bluemix
16 15 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
16 15 (0.61%) Route 53
17 14 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 344 (13.90%) SAN
2 315 (12.73%) Firewall
3 294 (11.88%) DNS
4 291 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 171 (6.91%) VPN
6 144 (5.82%) LAN
7 140 (5.66%) DHCP
8 138 (5.58%) WAN
9 103 (4.16%) LDAP
10 99 (4.00%) SSL
11 94 (3.80%) Internet
12 84 (3.40%) HTTP
13 75 (3.03%) NAS
14 54 (2.18%) OSPF
15 53 (2.14%) BGP
16 49 (1.98%) Cisco Nexus
17 48 (1.94%) Junos
18 47 (1.90%) Network Security
18 47 (1.90%) SSH
19 43 (1.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (13.86%) MySQL
2 175 (7.07%) SQL Server
3 117 (4.73%) Big Data
4 100 (4.04%) NoSQL
5 98 (3.96%) MongoDB
5 98 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
6 84 (3.40%) Redis
7 78 (3.15%) Oracle Database
8 70 (2.83%) Relational Database
9 56 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 51 (2.06%) Hadoop
11 47 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
12 43 (1.74%) RDBMS
13 37 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 35 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
15 31 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
16 29 (1.17%) InfluxDB
17 27 (1.09%) MariaDB
18 18 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
19 15 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 421 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 345 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 188 (7.60%) TeamCity
4 124 (5.01%) JIRA
5 97 (3.92%) Subversion
6 91 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 91 (3.68%) Maven
7 87 (3.52%) Sonatype Nexus
8 53 (2.14%) Gradle
9 50 (2.02%) Eclipse
10 43 (1.74%) JUnit
11 38 (1.54%) Bitbucket
12 30 (1.21%) Ant
13 29 (1.17%) Vagrant
14 28 (1.13%) Hudson
15 23 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
16 19 (0.77%) EasyMock
17 18 (0.73%) GitLab
18 14 (0.57%) Artifactory
18 14 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 598 (24.17%) Finance
2 299 (12.09%) Banking
3 130 (5.25%) Retail
4 115 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 103 (4.16%) Retail Banking
6 91 (3.68%) Telecoms
7 73 (2.95%) Games
8 55 (2.22%) Law
9 44 (1.78%) Billing
10 38 (1.54%) Marketing
11 35 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 28 (1.13%) Publishing
13 25 (1.01%) Aerospace
14 22 (0.89%) Automotive
15 20 (0.81%) Legal
16 19 (0.77%) Online Betting
17 17 (0.69%) Advertising
18 13 (0.53%) Electronics
19 12 (0.49%) Back Office
19 12 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 491 (19.85%) Linux Engineer
2 480 (19.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 426 (17.22%) Administrator
4 292 (11.80%) Systems Administrator
5 278 (11.24%) Linux Administrator
6 215 (8.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 211 (8.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 187 (7.56%) Systems Engineer
9 154 (6.22%) Analyst
10 153 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 143 (5.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 124 (5.01%) Developer
13 116 (4.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 109 (4.41%) Consultant
15 106 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
16 101 (4.08%) Subject Matter Expert
17 100 (4.04%) Unix Engineer
18 95 (3.84%) AWS Engineer
19 94 (3.80%) Support Engineer
20 82 (3.31%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (5.86%) Web Services
2 137 (5.54%) LAMP
3 106 (4.28%) .NET
4 93 (3.76%) Middleware
5 88 (3.56%) XML
6 52 (2.10%) Spring
7 51 (2.06%) HTML
8 50 (2.02%) Java EE
8 50 (2.02%) JSON
9 45 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
10 42 (1.70%) Node.js
11 39 (1.58%) REST
12 38 (1.54%) Elastic Stack
13 36 (1.46%) RESTful
14 34 (1.37%) Kafka
15 31 (1.25%) HTML5
15 31 (1.25%) J2EE
15 31 (1.25%) JSF
16 30 (1.21%) CSS
17 29 (1.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 280 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 160 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 135 (5.46%) Clustering
4 123 (4.97%) Computer Science
5 79 (3.19%) Public Cloud
6 73 (2.95%) Fintech
7 61 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 59 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
9 44 (1.78%) Replication
10 32 (1.29%) iPad
10 32 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
11 31 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
11 31 (1.25%) Private Cloud
12 28 (1.13%) PKI
13 25 (1.01%) BBC
14 24 (0.97%) EMC VNX
15 23 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (0.93%) Wiki
16 22 (0.89%) EMC VMAX
17 19 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2329 (94.14%) Linux
2 1340 (54.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 842 (34.03%) CentOS
4 759 (30.68%) Windows
5 710 (28.70%) Unix
6 349 (14.11%) Ubuntu
7 337 (13.62%) Solaris
8 294 (11.88%) Windows Server
9 214 (8.65%) Debian
10 200 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 191 (7.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 149 (6.02%) AIX
13 60 (2.43%) HPUX
14 58 (2.34%) SUSE
15 56 (2.26%) Windows 7
16 47 (1.90%) Fedora
17 37 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
18 34 (1.37%) Windows 10
19 27 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
20 22 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 900 (36.38%) DevOps
2 407 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
2 407 (16.45%) ITIL
3 381 (15.40%) Configuration Management
4 286 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
5 232 (9.38%) Open Source
6 211 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 173 (6.99%) High Availability
8 169 (6.83%) Scrum
9 162 (6.55%) Software Engineering
10 151 (6.10%) Migration
11 139 (5.62%) Asset Management
12 120 (4.85%) Change Management
13 119 (4.81%) SDLC
14 118 (4.77%) E-Commerce
15 107 (4.32%) Performance Tuning
16 105 (4.24%) Service Delivery
17 103 (4.16%) Load Balancing
17 103 (4.16%) Wealth Management
18 102 (4.12%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 847 (34.24%) Python
2 567 (22.92%) Bash Shell
3 503 (20.33%) Java
4 500 (20.21%) Perl
5 344 (13.90%) Ruby
6 303 (12.25%) SQL
7 253 (10.23%) Shell Script
8 185 (7.48%) PHP
9 183 (7.40%) PowerShell
10 152 (6.14%) C++
11 108 (4.37%) C
12 103 (4.16%) JavaScript
13 82 (3.31%) Go
14 52 (2.10%) Korn
15 38 (1.54%) C#
16 33 (1.33%) Bourne shell
17 25 (1.01%) C-shell
17 25 (1.01%) VB
18 22 (0.89%) PL/SQL
19 17 (0.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 219 (8.85%) Degree
2 148 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 145 (5.86%) RHCE
4 137 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
5 116 (4.69%) CCNA
6 96 (3.88%) SC Cleared
7 73 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 62 (2.51%) RHCSA
9 48 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 42 (1.70%) DV Cleared
11 41 (1.66%) CCNP
11 41 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
11 41 (1.66%) MCSE
12 38 (1.54%) AWS Certification
13 29 (1.17%) MCSA
14 28 (1.13%) RHCA
15 27 (1.09%) CISSP
16 22 (0.89%) PMP
17 21 (0.85%) PMI Certification
18 18 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (4.77%) SLA
2 94 (3.80%) QA
3 33 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 27 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (0.24%) GCP
8 4 (0.16%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.081%) GDPR
9 2 (0.081%) PMO
9 2 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.081%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.040%) HL7
10 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 525 (21.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 359 (14.51%) Docker
3 297 (12.00%) Active Directory
4 157 (6.35%) vSphere
5 155 (6.27%) VMware ESXi
6 108 (4.37%) Hyper-V
7 92 (3.72%) Virtual Machines
8 78 (3.15%) NFS
9 68 (2.75%) iptables
10 67 (2.71%) KVM
11 51 (2.06%) XenServer
12 41 (1.66%) Xen
13 30 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 26 (1.05%) Samba
15 23 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
16 22 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
17 19 (0.77%) Firmware
17 19 (0.77%) GlusterFS
18 16 (0.65%) Postfix
19 15 (0.61%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 771 (31.16%) Puppet
2 580 (23.44%) Ansible
3 570 (23.04%) Opscode Chef
4 235 (9.50%) Nagios
5 161 (6.51%) Kubernetes
6 159 (6.43%) Terraform
7 72 (2.91%) SCCM
8 61 (2.47%) Icinga
8 61 (2.47%) Salt
9 54 (2.18%) NetBackup
9 54 (2.18%) Red Hat Satellite
10 47 (1.90%) vCenter Server
11 45 (1.82%) ZABBIX
12 38 (1.54%) Cobbler
13 36 (1.46%) SCOM
14 32 (1.29%) WSUS
15 31 (1.25%) Cacti
15 31 (1.25%) CFEngine
15 31 (1.25%) Grafana
15 31 (1.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 811 (32.78%) VMware
2 358 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 344 (13.90%) Oracle
4 293 (11.84%) Cisco
5 166 (6.71%) HP
6 99 (4.00%) NetApp
7 96 (3.88%) Splunk
8 94 (3.80%) IBM
9 92 (3.72%) EMC
10 81 (3.27%) Veritas
11 76 (3.07%) SaltStack
12 75 (3.03%) Google
13 70 (2.83%) Citrix
14 67 (2.71%) F5
15 66 (2.67%) Atlassian
16 60 (2.43%) Juniper
17 55 (2.22%) CheckPoint
18 54 (2.18%) Sun
19 53 (2.14%) ServiceNow
20 51 (2.06%) 3PAR