Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 223 228
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 -25
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 2579 3029 3293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.54% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 3.29% 3.46% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2075 2534 2798
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 £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +2.41%

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 vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 78348 87613 101336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.51% 44.46% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 60961 71245 81872
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Red Hat in the UK

Red Hat
Top 15 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 21 August 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 -22 2397 £52,500 +5.00% 130
UK excluding London -3 1340 £45,000 -5.26% 94
London -17 1199 £60,000 +4.35% 51
South East -1 508 £50,000 - 21
North of England -13 325 £45,000 +11.11% 37
Yorkshire -7 194 £45,000 +11.11% 19
South West +38 152 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Midlands -14 135 £40,000 -5.88% 6
North West +12 121 £45,000 +12.50% 16
West Midlands +28 116 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Scotland +45 100 £37,500 -12.79% 12
East of England -64 76 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Wales +20 47 £37,080 -1.12% 3
East Midlands -41 18 £40,000 - 2
North East -1 10 £30,125 -32.66% 2

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2417 (93.72%) Linux
2 1375 (53.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 945 (36.64%) Python
4 927 (35.94%) DevOps
5 848 (32.88%) CentOS
6 841 (32.61%) Windows
7 809 (31.37%) Puppet
8 793 (30.75%) VMware
9 740 (28.69%) Unix
10 609 (23.61%) Bash Shell
11 602 (23.34%) Amazon AWS
12 597 (23.15%) Finance
12 597 (23.15%) Ansible
13 592 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
14 569 (22.06%) Perl
15 550 (21.33%) Java
16 502 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
17 453 (17.56%) Jenkins
18 430 (16.67%) Apache
19 429 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
20 399 (15.47%) Ruby
21 387 (15.01%) Configuration Management
22 369 (14.31%) ITIL
22 369 (14.31%) Oracle
23 368 (14.27%) Docker
24 367 (14.23%) Git (software)
25 359 (13.92%) MySQL
26 358 (13.88%) Ubuntu
27 353 (13.69%) Solaris
27 353 (13.69%) 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
1 430 (16.67%) Apache
2 231 (8.96%) Tomcat
3 174 (6.75%) JBoss
4 131 (5.08%) OpenStack
5 96 (3.72%) IIS
6 93 (3.61%) Confluence
7 87 (3.37%) nginx
8 86 (3.33%) MS Exchange
9 70 (2.71%) WebLogic
10 58 (2.25%) WebSphere
11 38 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
12 34 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
13 32 (1.24%) CloudStack
14 31 (1.20%) SharePoint
15 29 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
16 26 (1.01%) CMS
17 24 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
18 20 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 18 (0.70%) Apache Spark
20 15 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.23%) Houdini
2 6 (0.23%) Maya
2 6 (0.23%) NUKE
2 6 (0.23%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.16%) Abaqus
4 2 (0.078%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.039%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (0.47%) Magento
2 11 (0.43%) Temenos T24
3 7 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.19%) Siebel CRM
5 4 (0.16%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.078%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.078%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.039%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.039%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.039%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.039%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.039%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 602 (23.34%) Amazon AWS
2 230 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (3.88%) GitHub
4 90 (3.49%) SaaS
5 88 (3.41%) PaaS
6 84 (3.26%) Office 365
7 78 (3.02%) OpenShift
8 62 (2.40%) IaaS
9 49 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
10 34 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
10 34 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 25 (0.97%) Amazon S3
11 25 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
12 22 (0.85%) Akamai
13 12 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
14 11 (0.43%) Bluemix
15 10 (0.39%) Sumo Logic
16 9 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
16 9 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 353 (13.69%) Firewall
2 335 (12.99%) SAN
3 298 (11.55%) DNS
4 275 (10.66%) TCP/IP
5 164 (6.36%) VPN
6 138 (5.35%) DHCP
7 134 (5.20%) Internet
8 133 (5.16%) LDAP
9 128 (4.96%) LAN
9 128 (4.96%) WAN
10 81 (3.14%) SSL
11 75 (2.91%) HTTP
11 75 (2.91%) NAS
12 67 (2.60%) Network Security
13 59 (2.29%) BGP
14 54 (2.09%) VoIP
15 53 (2.06%) OSPF
16 51 (1.98%) SNMP
17 49 (1.90%) Kerberos
18 48 (1.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (13.92%) MySQL
2 160 (6.20%) SQL Server
3 110 (4.27%) Big Data
4 99 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
5 97 (3.76%) NoSQL
6 92 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 82 (3.18%) Redis
8 70 (2.71%) Relational Database
9 69 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 60 (2.33%) Hadoop
11 58 (2.25%) Oracle Database
12 40 (1.55%) RDBMS
13 30 (1.16%) MariaDB
14 28 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
15 26 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
15 26 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (0.85%) InfluxDB
16 22 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
17 16 (0.62%) DB2
18 13 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 453 (17.56%) Jenkins
2 367 (14.23%) Git (software)
3 193 (7.48%) TeamCity
4 147 (5.70%) JIRA
5 92 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 90 (3.49%) Subversion
7 74 (2.87%) Maven
7 74 (2.87%) Sonatype Nexus
8 60 (2.33%) Bitbucket
9 58 (2.25%) JUnit
10 49 (1.90%) Gradle
11 39 (1.51%) Eclipse
12 29 (1.12%) EasyMock
13 23 (0.89%) Cucumber
14 21 (0.81%) Hudson
14 21 (0.81%) Selenium
15 20 (0.78%) Vagrant
16 19 (0.74%) Ant
16 19 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
17 18 (0.70%) InstallShield
General
1 597 (23.15%) Finance
2 291 (11.28%) Banking
3 121 (4.69%) Retail
4 117 (4.54%) Telecoms
5 111 (4.30%) Investment Banking
6 89 (3.45%) Retail Banking
7 64 (2.48%) Games
8 54 (2.09%) Law
9 41 (1.59%) Marketing
10 39 (1.51%) Aerospace
10 39 (1.51%) Billing
11 36 (1.40%) Automotive
12 27 (1.05%) Publishing
13 21 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.66%) Online Betting
15 16 (0.62%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.58%) Electronics
16 15 (0.58%) Legal
17 11 (0.43%) Advertising
18 10 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 560 (21.71%) Linux Engineer
2 480 (18.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 461 (17.88%) Administrator
4 317 (12.29%) Linux Administrator
5 299 (11.59%) Systems Administrator
6 227 (8.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 216 (8.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 202 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 197 (7.64%) Systems Engineer
10 162 (6.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 159 (6.17%) Analyst
12 156 (6.05%) Developer
13 132 (5.12%) Unix Engineer
14 120 (4.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 103 (3.99%) Consultant
16 102 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
17 101 (3.92%) Support Engineer
18 89 (3.45%) Architect
19 87 (3.37%) Subject Matter Expert
20 84 (3.26%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (6.32%) LAMP
2 129 (5.00%) Web Services
3 102 (3.96%) Middleware
4 94 (3.64%) XML
5 91 (3.53%) .NET
6 69 (2.68%) Spring
7 64 (2.48%) Java EE
8 56 (2.17%) HTML
9 52 (2.02%) Node.js
10 50 (1.94%) Kafka
11 48 (1.86%) JSON
12 43 (1.67%) JSF
13 42 (1.63%) Elastic Stack
14 37 (1.43%) EJB
14 37 (1.43%) LEMP Stack
15 35 (1.36%) CSS
16 31 (1.20%) J2EE
16 31 (1.20%) REST
17 29 (1.12%) HTML5
17 29 (1.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 298 (11.55%) Data Centre
2 163 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 150 (5.82%) Computer Science
4 124 (4.81%) Clustering
5 80 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
6 72 (2.79%) Public Cloud
7 67 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 61 (2.37%) Fintech
9 48 (1.86%) Replication
10 44 (1.71%) Private Cloud
11 39 (1.51%) PKI
12 37 (1.43%) iPad
13 32 (1.24%) Wiki
14 31 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
14 31 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
15 30 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
16 27 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
17 24 (0.93%) CMDB
17 24 (0.93%) EMC VNX
18 21 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2417 (93.72%) Linux
2 1375 (53.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 848 (32.88%) CentOS
4 841 (32.61%) Windows
5 740 (28.69%) Unix
6 358 (13.88%) Ubuntu
7 353 (13.69%) Solaris
8 348 (13.49%) Windows Server
9 223 (8.65%) Debian
10 214 (8.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 189 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 160 (6.20%) AIX
13 66 (2.56%) SUSE
14 53 (2.06%) Windows 7
15 51 (1.98%) HPUX
16 44 (1.71%) Fedora
17 36 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 27 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
19 25 (0.97%) Windows 8
20 22 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 927 (35.94%) DevOps
2 429 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
3 387 (15.01%) Configuration Management
4 369 (14.31%) ITIL
5 284 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
6 238 (9.23%) Open Source
7 209 (8.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 179 (6.94%) Scrum
9 172 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 162 (6.28%) High Availability
11 139 (5.39%) Migration
12 136 (5.27%) Service Delivery
13 126 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
13 126 (4.89%) SDLC
14 120 (4.65%) Task Automation
15 117 (4.54%) Asset Management
16 112 (4.34%) E-Commerce
17 108 (4.19%) Change Management
18 99 (3.84%) Load Balancing
19 97 (3.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 945 (36.64%) Python
2 609 (23.61%) Bash Shell
3 569 (22.06%) Perl
4 550 (21.33%) Java
5 399 (15.47%) Ruby
6 334 (12.95%) SQL
7 265 (10.28%) Shell Script
8 207 (8.03%) PowerShell
9 204 (7.91%) PHP
10 175 (6.79%) C++
11 140 (5.43%) C
12 93 (3.61%) JavaScript
13 66 (2.56%) Go
14 58 (2.25%) Korn
15 41 (1.59%) C#
16 37 (1.43%) Bourne shell
17 28 (1.09%) VB
18 23 (0.89%) C-shell
19 19 (0.74%) Groovy
19 19 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 232 (9.00%) Degree
2 168 (6.51%) Security Cleared
3 137 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
4 126 (4.89%) RHCE
5 97 (3.76%) CCNA
6 95 (3.68%) SC Cleared
7 58 (2.25%) CCNP
8 57 (2.21%) RHCSA
9 55 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 52 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 48 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
12 40 (1.55%) DV Cleared
13 37 (1.43%) RHCA
14 29 (1.12%) PMP
15 28 (1.09%) MCSE
15 28 (1.09%) PMI Certification
16 27 (1.05%) CISSP
17 24 (0.93%) CCSP
18 22 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
18 22 (0.85%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (4.23%) SLA
2 90 (3.49%) QA
3 50 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 47 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.19%) GCP
8 4 (0.16%) SAS 70
9 3 (0.12%) PMO
10 2 (0.078%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.078%) HL7
10 2 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.078%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 502 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 368 (14.27%) Docker
3 306 (11.87%) Active Directory
4 136 (5.27%) VMware ESXi
5 130 (5.04%) vSphere
6 99 (3.84%) Hyper-V
7 91 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
8 78 (3.02%) KVM
9 71 (2.75%) XenServer
10 70 (2.71%) iptables
11 66 (2.56%) NFS
12 52 (2.02%) Xen
13 30 (1.16%) Dovecot
14 29 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 29 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
15 26 (1.01%) Postfix
16 24 (0.93%) Firmware
17 21 (0.81%) Samba
18 16 (0.62%) GlusterFS
18 16 (0.62%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 809 (31.37%) Puppet
2 597 (23.15%) Ansible
3 592 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
4 233 (9.03%) Nagios
5 161 (6.24%) Kubernetes
6 133 (5.16%) Terraform
7 99 (3.84%) SCCM
8 68 (2.64%) NetBackup
9 64 (2.48%) Red Hat Satellite
10 51 (1.98%) Icinga
11 50 (1.94%) SELinux
12 49 (1.90%) Salt
13 46 (1.78%) ZABBIX
14 44 (1.71%) CFEngine
14 44 (1.71%) Cobbler
15 42 (1.63%) SCOM
16 39 (1.51%) vCenter Server
17 38 (1.47%) Rundeck
17 38 (1.47%) Tivoli
18 34 (1.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 793 (30.75%) VMware
2 369 (14.31%) Oracle
3 324 (12.56%) Microsoft
4 303 (11.75%) Cisco
5 139 (5.39%) HP
6 115 (4.46%) NetApp
7 109 (4.23%) Splunk
8 93 (3.61%) IBM
9 90 (3.49%) Veritas
10 85 (3.30%) EMC
10 85 (3.30%) Juniper
11 73 (2.83%) SaltStack
12 71 (2.75%) Citrix
13 65 (2.52%) Sun
14 64 (2.48%) Google
15 60 (2.33%) CheckPoint
16 57 (2.21%) Atlassian
17 52 (2.02%) F5
18 48 (1.86%) SolarWinds
19 46 (1.78%) Dell