Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 226 235
Rank change year-on-year -53 +9 -16
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 2,027 2,670 3,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.18% 1.52% 1.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 3.47% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,690 2,143 2,553
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 76,768 76,902 94,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.66% 43.71% 45.48%
Number of salaries quoted 60,240 61,883 77,599
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 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% 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 January 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 21 January 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 -53 1,896 £52,500 - 293
UK excluding London -55 1,166 £45,000 -5.26% 179
London -49 833 £62,500 +4.17% 128
South East -69 433 £52,500 -4.55% 39
North of England -2 303 £44,000 -2.22% 62
Yorkshire +18 156 £42,000 -6.67% 21
Midlands -26 136 £42,000 -6.03% 32
North West 0 132 £47,000 +8.42% 34
South West -17 100 £45,000 +5.88% 21
West Midlands -17 95 £41,500 -12.63% 22
East of England -47 88 £58,750 +21.13% 11
Scotland -44 62 £45,000 +12.50% 9
East Midlands -13 40 £42,500 +21.43% 10
Wales -7 31 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Northern Ireland - 18 £40,000 - 2
North East -30 16 £40,000 -10.59% 7
Isle of Man - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 1,845 (91.02%) Linux
2 1,043 (51.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 750 (37.00%) CentOS
4 728 (35.92%) DevOps
5 700 (34.53%) VMware
6 655 (32.31%) Python
7 648 (31.97%) Windows
8 639 (31.52%) Amazon AWS
9 621 (30.64%) Puppet
10 507 (25.01%) Unix
11 463 (22.84%) Bash Shell
12 462 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 441 (21.76%) Ansible
14 438 (21.61%) Finance
15 419 (20.67%) Opscode Chef
16 400 (19.73%) Java
17 390 (19.24%) Perl
18 375 (18.50%) Microsoft
19 364 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
20 335 (16.53%) ITIL
21 327 (16.13%) Oracle
21 327 (16.13%) Jenkins
22 323 (15.93%) MySQL
23 322 (15.89%) Configuration Management
24 317 (15.64%) Apache
25 309 (15.24%) Docker
26 289 (14.26%) Microsoft Azure
27 286 (14.11%) Ubuntu
28 283 (13.96%) Windows Server
29 274 (13.52%) Cisco

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
1 317 (15.64%) Apache
2 210 (10.36%) Tomcat
3 105 (5.18%) JBoss
4 99 (4.88%) OpenStack
5 86 (4.24%) nginx
6 79 (3.90%) Confluence
7 68 (3.35%) WebSphere
8 51 (2.52%) IIS
8 51 (2.52%) WebLogic
9 42 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
10 35 (1.73%) MS Exchange
11 23 (1.13%) SharePoint
12 19 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 17 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
13 17 (0.84%) Skype for Business
14 14 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
15 12 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 10 (0.49%) CMS
17 9 (0.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 33 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.15%) Houdini
3 3 (0.15%) Maya
3 3 (0.15%) NUKE
3 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.099%) Stata
5 1 (0.049%) HipChat
5 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.049%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.049%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.54%) Markit EDM
2 8 (0.39%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.20%) Magento
5 4 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.15%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.099%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.099%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.099%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.099%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 2 (0.099%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.049%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.049%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.049%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.049%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 639 (31.52%) Amazon AWS
2 289 (14.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (6.12%) SaaS
4 98 (4.83%) IaaS
5 87 (4.29%) PaaS
6 75 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
7 64 (3.16%) OpenShift
8 53 (2.61%) Amazon S3
9 51 (2.52%) Office 365
10 42 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
11 40 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
12 39 (1.92%) Serverless
13 35 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
14 34 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
15 25 (1.23%) GitHub
16 23 (1.13%) Route 53
17 20 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 16 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
19 15 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 13 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 254 (12.53%) TCP/IP
2 249 (12.28%) DNS
3 236 (11.64%) SAN
4 230 (11.35%) Firewall
5 125 (6.17%) VPN
6 121 (5.97%) LAN
7 114 (5.62%) DHCP
8 113 (5.57%) WAN
9 70 (3.45%) HTTP
10 62 (3.06%) Internet
11 58 (2.86%) SSL
12 55 (2.71%) NAS
13 53 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
14 52 (2.57%) Cisco Nexus
15 45 (2.22%) Network Security
16 41 (2.02%) Wireless
17 40 (1.97%) SMS
18 37 (1.83%) Reverse Proxy
18 37 (1.83%) SMTP
19 36 (1.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (15.93%) MySQL
2 181 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 124 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 96 (4.74%) Big Data
5 91 (4.49%) Relational Database
6 87 (4.29%) MongoDB
7 80 (3.95%) NoSQL
8 74 (3.65%) Oracle Database
9 70 (3.45%) Redis
10 58 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
11 47 (2.32%) RDBMS
12 33 (1.63%) Hadoop
13 32 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 29 (1.43%) DB2
15 27 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
16 24 (1.18%) Infinispan
17 23 (1.13%) InfluxDB
18 22 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 21 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
20 16 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 327 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 236 (11.64%) Git (software)
3 108 (5.33%) TeamCity
4 104 (5.13%) JIRA
5 87 (4.29%) Maven
6 86 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 78 (3.85%) Subversion
8 66 (3.26%) Sonatype Nexus
9 48 (2.37%) Eclipse
10 46 (2.27%) JUnit
11 40 (1.97%) Vagrant
12 31 (1.53%) Gradle
13 25 (1.23%) Cucumber
13 25 (1.23%) Hudson
14 24 (1.18%) GitLab
14 24 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
15 23 (1.13%) Bitbucket
16 22 (1.09%) Ant
16 22 (1.09%) IntelliJ
17 21 (1.04%) FishEye
General
1 438 (21.61%) Finance
2 209 (10.31%) Banking
3 72 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 67 (3.31%) Games
5 54 (2.66%) Investment Banking
6 46 (2.27%) Retail
7 41 (2.02%) Billing
8 40 (1.97%) Marketing
9 39 (1.92%) Retail Banking
10 36 (1.78%) Law
11 25 (1.23%) Financial Institution
12 22 (1.09%) Back Office
13 19 (0.94%) Electronics
14 17 (0.84%) Advertising
14 17 (0.84%) Publishing
15 14 (0.69%) Legal
16 13 (0.64%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.49%) Online Betting
18 8 (0.39%) Aerospace
19 5 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 420 (20.72%) Linux Engineer
2 402 (19.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 335 (16.53%) Administrator
4 258 (12.73%) Systems Administrator
5 244 (12.04%) Linux Administrator
6 205 (10.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 180 (8.88%) Systems Engineer
8 171 (8.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 132 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 118 (5.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 116 (5.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 108 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
13 105 (5.18%) AWS Engineer
14 104 (5.13%) Developer
15 99 (4.88%) Architect
16 88 (4.34%) Support Engineer
17 84 (4.14%) AWS DevOps
18 82 (4.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 78 (3.85%) Consultant
20 76 (3.75%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (9.03%) Web Services
2 87 (4.29%) XML
3 79 (3.90%) LDAP
4 78 (3.85%) .NET
5 75 (3.70%) Middleware
6 67 (3.31%) RESTful
7 64 (3.16%) LAMP
8 55 (2.71%) JSON
9 43 (2.12%) EJB
9 43 (2.12%) Java EE
10 42 (2.07%) JMS
11 41 (2.02%) HTML
12 40 (1.97%) LEMP Stack
13 38 (1.87%) Elastic Stack
14 37 (1.83%) CSS
15 34 (1.68%) RabbitMQ
16 32 (1.58%) Node.js
16 32 (1.58%) Spring
17 31 (1.53%) GWT
18 28 (1.38%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 224 (11.05%) Data Centre
2 112 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (4.39%) Clustering
4 83 (4.09%) Computer Science
5 80 (3.95%) Public Cloud
6 72 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 54 (2.66%) Fintech
8 48 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
9 41 (2.02%) Replication
10 32 (1.58%) BBC
10 32 (1.58%) Client/Server
11 27 (1.33%) Derivative
12 25 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
13 22 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
14 21 (1.04%) PKI
15 20 (0.99%) EMC VMAX
15 20 (0.99%) EMC VNX
16 18 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
17 17 (0.84%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,845 (91.02%) Linux
2 1,043 (51.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 750 (37.00%) CentOS
4 648 (31.97%) Windows
5 507 (25.01%) Unix
6 286 (14.11%) Ubuntu
7 283 (13.96%) Windows Server
8 209 (10.31%) Debian
9 187 (9.23%) Solaris
10 148 (7.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 139 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 77 (3.80%) AIX
13 73 (3.60%) SUSE
14 57 (2.81%) HPUX
15 48 (2.37%) Windows 10
16 45 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
16 45 (2.22%) Windows 7
17 32 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
18 29 (1.43%) Fedora
19 20 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 728 (35.92%) DevOps
2 364 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
3 335 (16.53%) ITIL
4 322 (15.89%) Configuration Management
5 243 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
6 187 (9.23%) Open Source
7 157 (7.75%) Scrum
8 137 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 134 (6.61%) Migration
10 113 (5.57%) High Availability
11 103 (5.08%) Software Engineering
12 100 (4.93%) E-Commerce
13 85 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
14 82 (4.05%) Asset Management
15 81 (4.00%) Test Automation
16 78 (3.85%) Change Management
17 69 (3.40%) Load Balancing
17 69 (3.40%) Release Management
18 68 (3.35%) Mentoring
19 67 (3.31%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 655 (32.31%) Python
2 463 (22.84%) Bash Shell
3 400 (19.73%) Java
4 390 (19.24%) Perl
5 245 (12.09%) SQL
6 243 (11.99%) Ruby
7 185 (9.13%) Shell Script
8 167 (8.24%) PowerShell
9 121 (5.97%) PHP
10 104 (5.13%) JavaScript
11 98 (4.83%) C++
12 71 (3.50%) C
13 54 (2.66%) Go
14 50 (2.47%) Korn
15 36 (1.78%) C#
16 26 (1.28%) Bourne shell
17 17 (0.84%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.54%) T-SQL
19 10 (0.49%) C-shell
19 10 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 175 (8.63%) RHCE
2 165 (8.14%) Degree
3 138 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
4 111 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 107 (5.28%) CCNA
6 88 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 78 (3.85%) RHCSA
8 76 (3.75%) SC Cleared
9 68 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 56 (2.76%) MCSE
11 50 (2.47%) CCNP
12 46 (2.27%) DV Cleared
13 45 (2.22%) AWS Certification
14 41 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
15 31 (1.53%) CISSP
15 31 (1.53%) MCSA
16 29 (1.43%) RHCA
17 25 (1.23%) CCIE
17 25 (1.23%) MCP
18 16 (0.79%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.09%) SLA
2 64 (3.16%) QA
3 28 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.25%) GDPR
7 4 (0.20%) GCP
7 4 (0.20%) PMO
8 2 (0.099%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.099%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 462 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 309 (15.24%) Docker
3 242 (11.94%) Active Directory
4 127 (6.27%) vSphere
5 94 (4.64%) VMware ESXi
6 92 (4.54%) Hyper-V
7 71 (3.50%) NFS
8 70 (3.45%) iptables
8 70 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
9 44 (2.17%) KVM
9 44 (2.17%) Samba
10 22 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
11 19 (0.94%) VMware NSX
12 18 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
13 15 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 15 (0.74%) Xen
13 15 (0.74%) XenApp
14 13 (0.64%) GlusterFS
14 13 (0.64%) XenServer
15 12 (0.59%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 621 (30.64%) Puppet
2 441 (21.76%) Ansible
3 419 (20.67%) Opscode Chef
4 215 (10.61%) Nagios
5 172 (8.49%) Kubernetes
6 140 (6.91%) Terraform
7 86 (4.24%) Salt
8 60 (2.96%) Red Hat Satellite
9 51 (2.52%) Cacti
10 49 (2.42%) Icinga
11 40 (1.97%) ZABBIX
12 38 (1.87%) SCCM
13 37 (1.83%) Grafana
14 34 (1.68%) vCenter Server
15 27 (1.33%) SELinux
16 26 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
16 26 (1.28%) Packer
17 25 (1.23%) vRealize
18 24 (1.18%) NetBackup
19 23 (1.13%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 700 (34.53%) VMware
2 375 (18.50%) Microsoft
3 327 (16.13%) Oracle
4 274 (13.52%) Cisco
5 190 (9.37%) HP
6 105 (5.18%) NetApp
7 96 (4.74%) IBM
8 95 (4.69%) EMC
9 88 (4.34%) Google
10 64 (3.16%) Splunk
11 60 (2.96%) SaltStack
12 57 (2.81%) Citrix
13 55 (2.71%) 3PAR
13 55 (2.71%) Atlassian
14 54 (2.66%) Juniper
14 54 (2.66%) Sun
14 54 (2.66%) Veritas
15 52 (2.57%) F5
16 47 (2.32%) ServiceNow
17 44 (2.17%) Brocade