Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 269 219
Rank change year-on-year +14 -50 +24
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 2,130 2,300 2,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.28% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 3.12% 2.89% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,576 1,877 2,358
UK median annual salary £57,080 £52,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.72% +0.96% +4.00%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £77,500 £75,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +5.56%

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 68,171 79,690 81,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.69% 44.35% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 52,584 61,710 65,551
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +9 1,967 £57,500 +9.52% 267
UK excluding London -20 1,053 £50,000 +9.89% 167
London +38 1,029 £62,500 +4.17% 113
South East -31 355 £52,500 - 39
North of England -14 243 £50,000 +11.11% 42
South West +32 132 £55,000 +22.22% 26
North West -2 119 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Midlands +15 112 £40,000 -3.61% 34
Yorkshire -38 100 £42,500 -3.41% 11
East of England +41 97 £43,500 -17.14% 13
West Midlands -1 77 £35,000 -15.66% 20
Scotland -20 57 £47,000 +25.33% 6
Wales +10 56 £45,000 +9.76% 6
East Midlands +18 34 £40,000 -5.88% 13
North East +9 24 £72,312 +80.78% 8
Northern Ireland -17 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Channel Islands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 1,850 (86.85%) Linux
2 1,196 (56.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 843 (39.58%) Python
4 791 (37.14%) DevOps
5 736 (34.55%) CentOS
6 682 (32.02%) Windows
7 677 (31.78%) Ansible
8 672 (31.55%) Amazon AWS
9 637 (29.91%) VMware
10 596 (27.98%) Puppet
11 556 (26.10%) Docker
12 552 (25.92%) Finance
12 552 (25.92%) Java
13 549 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
14 503 (23.62%) Bash Shell
15 494 (23.19%) Jenkins
16 469 (22.02%) SQL
17 459 (21.55%) Oracle
18 443 (20.80%) Unix
19 405 (19.01%) Opscode Chef
20 396 (18.59%) Kubernetes
21 391 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
22 388 (18.22%) Microsoft Azure
23 376 (17.65%) Microsoft
24 365 (17.14%) Configuration Management
25 327 (15.35%) Windows Server
26 320 (15.02%) ITIL
27 317 (14.88%) Perl
28 304 (14.27%) Apache
29 303 (14.23%) Ubuntu

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
1 304 (14.27%) Apache
2 188 (8.83%) Tomcat
3 145 (6.81%) Confluence
4 96 (4.51%) WebSphere
5 93 (4.37%) JBoss
6 82 (3.85%) WebLogic
7 80 (3.76%) Cloud Foundry
8 79 (3.71%) nginx
9 76 (3.57%) OpenStack
10 73 (3.43%) IIS
11 61 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
12 33 (1.55%) SharePoint
13 21 (0.99%) Mule
14 20 (0.94%) MS Exchange
14 20 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
15 17 (0.80%) Apache Spark
15 17 (0.80%) CMS
16 13 (0.61%) Skype for Business
16 13 (0.61%) WordPress
17 12 (0.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 35 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.047%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.42%) Concordance
2 9 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.42%) Relativity
3 7 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
4 5 (0.23%) Front Arena
4 5 (0.23%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.23%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.19%) Global One
5 4 (0.19%) Magento
5 4 (0.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.047%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.047%) Eikon
6 1 (0.047%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.047%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 672 (31.55%) Amazon AWS
2 388 (18.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 201 (9.44%) OpenShift
4 183 (8.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 147 (6.90%) SaaS
6 144 (6.76%) PaaS
7 105 (4.93%) GitHub
8 84 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
9 71 (3.33%) IBM Cloud
10 70 (3.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 66 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
12 57 (2.68%) IaaS
13 56 (2.63%) Office 365
14 49 (2.30%) Serverless
15 43 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 35 (1.64%) Amazon S3
17 22 (1.03%) Apigee
18 21 (0.99%) Boomi
19 20 (0.94%) Akamai
20 16 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 228 (10.70%) Firewall
2 190 (8.92%) DNS
3 182 (8.54%) SAN
4 152 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 116 (5.45%) WAN
6 111 (5.21%) LAN
7 67 (3.15%) DHCP
8 66 (3.10%) Internet
9 64 (3.00%) VPN
10 58 (2.72%) NAS
11 48 (2.25%) Wireshark
12 43 (2.02%) Network Security
13 40 (1.88%) BGP
14 39 (1.83%) SSH
15 38 (1.78%) Fibre Channel
16 37 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
17 36 (1.69%) HTTP
17 36 (1.69%) OSPF
18 35 (1.64%) VLAN
19 30 (1.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 258 (12.11%) MySQL
3 158 (7.42%) Oracle Database
4 116 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 96 (4.51%) Relational Database
6 88 (4.13%) MongoDB
7 70 (3.29%) Big Data
8 66 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
9 58 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
10 55 (2.58%) RDBMS
11 50 (2.35%) Hadoop
12 48 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
13 42 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
14 39 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
15 31 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
16 30 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
17 29 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
18 27 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
18 27 (1.27%) DB2
19 24 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 494 (23.19%) Jenkins
2 280 (13.15%) Git (software)
3 195 (9.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 184 (8.64%) JIRA
5 110 (5.16%) Maven
6 95 (4.46%) Bitbucket
7 81 (3.80%) Subversion
8 66 (3.10%) Sonatype Nexus
9 65 (3.05%) JUnit
10 57 (2.68%) Vagrant
11 53 (2.49%) EasyMock
11 53 (2.49%) TeamCity
12 50 (2.35%) GitLab
13 41 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
14 38 (1.78%) Hudson
15 32 (1.50%) Eclipse
16 26 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
17 23 (1.08%) MSBuild
18 20 (0.94%) Selenium
19 14 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 552 (25.92%) Finance
2 180 (8.45%) Banking
3 107 (5.02%) Retail
4 57 (2.68%) Marketing
5 50 (2.35%) Investment Banking
5 50 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 41 (1.92%) Front Office
7 29 (1.36%) Law
8 28 (1.31%) Billing
8 28 (1.31%) Legal
9 21 (0.99%) Back Office
10 19 (0.89%) Advertising
10 19 (0.89%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.66%) Games
13 12 (0.56%) Publishing
14 11 (0.52%) Electronics
14 11 (0.52%) German Language
14 11 (0.52%) Military
15 7 (0.33%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 386 (18.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 359 (16.85%) Linux Engineer
3 342 (16.06%) Administrator
4 240 (11.27%) Systems Administrator
5 192 (9.01%) Developer
6 186 (8.73%) Architect
7 180 (8.45%) Linux Administrator
8 178 (8.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 168 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 161 (7.56%) Analyst
11 130 (6.10%) DBA
12 124 (5.82%) Support Engineer
13 122 (5.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 120 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
15 116 (5.45%) Java Developer
16 100 (4.69%) Support Analyst
17 97 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 91 (4.27%) Cloud Architect
19 87 (4.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
20 86 (4.04%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (12.02%) Web Services
2 205 (9.62%) Spring
3 143 (6.71%) Java EE
4 127 (5.96%) Spring Boot
5 107 (5.02%) Middleware
6 98 (4.60%) LAMP
7 87 (4.08%) .NET
8 86 (4.04%) SOAP
9 84 (3.94%) XML
10 69 (3.24%) LDAP
11 66 (3.10%) Elastic Stack
12 64 (3.00%) JSF
13 60 (2.82%) EJB
14 58 (2.72%) Node.js
15 57 (2.68%) HTML
16 56 (2.63%) RESTful
17 55 (2.58%) Apache Camel
17 55 (2.58%) REST
18 47 (2.21%) JSON
19 43 (2.02%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 205 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 162 (7.61%) Data Centre
3 108 (5.07%) Fintech
4 105 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
5 91 (4.27%) Clustering
6 82 (3.85%) Cloud Native
7 78 (3.66%) Public Cloud
8 75 (3.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 75 (3.52%) Management Information System
9 66 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
10 55 (2.58%) Wiki
11 45 (2.11%) CMDB
12 43 (2.02%) Derivative
13 40 (1.88%) Hedge funds
14 39 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
14 39 (1.83%) Private Cloud
14 39 (1.83%) Replication
15 33 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 31 (1.46%) Equities
17 30 (1.41%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 1,850 (86.85%) Linux
2 1,196 (56.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 736 (34.55%) CentOS
4 682 (32.02%) Windows
5 443 (20.80%) Unix
6 327 (15.35%) Windows Server
7 303 (14.23%) Ubuntu
8 214 (10.05%) Solaris
9 140 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 121 (5.68%) SUSE
11 116 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 106 (4.98%) Debian
13 86 (4.04%) Fedora
14 78 (3.66%) AIX
14 78 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
15 42 (1.97%) Windows 10
16 41 (1.92%) HPUX
17 31 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
18 27 (1.27%) Windows 7
19 15 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 791 (37.14%) DevOps
2 549 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
3 365 (17.14%) Configuration Management
4 320 (15.02%) ITIL
5 289 (13.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 257 (12.07%) Microservices
6 257 (12.07%) Scrum
7 253 (11.88%) Open Source
8 240 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
9 218 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
10 209 (9.81%) High Availability
11 146 (6.85%) Mentoring
12 142 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 142 (6.67%) Software Engineering
13 138 (6.48%) Service Management
14 128 (6.01%) Incident Management
15 112 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
16 108 (5.07%) Load Balancing
17 107 (5.02%) Cybersecurity
18 104 (4.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 843 (39.58%) Python
2 552 (25.92%) Java
3 503 (23.62%) Bash Shell
4 469 (22.02%) SQL
5 317 (14.88%) Perl
6 287 (13.47%) Ruby
7 229 (10.75%) Shell Script
8 196 (9.20%) PowerShell
9 149 (7.00%) JavaScript
10 140 (6.57%) C++
10 140 (6.57%) PHP
11 95 (4.46%) Korn
12 75 (3.52%) C#
13 74 (3.47%) C
14 73 (3.43%) Bourne shell
15 63 (2.96%) PL/SQL
16 55 (2.58%) Go
17 32 (1.50%) Groovy
18 21 (0.99%) VB
19 20 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 238 (11.17%) Degree
2 215 (10.09%) RHCE
3 147 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 110 (5.16%) MCSE
5 105 (4.93%) Security Cleared
6 102 (4.79%) RHCA
7 101 (4.74%) RHCSA
8 97 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 87 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
10 66 (3.10%) SC Cleared
11 65 (3.05%) CISSP
12 59 (2.77%) CCNP
13 58 (2.72%) AWS Certification
14 54 (2.54%) SSCP
15 52 (2.44%) MCSA
16 50 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
17 48 (2.25%) SANS
18 41 (1.92%) VCAP
19 40 (1.88%) CSSLP
19 40 (1.88%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.66%) QA
2 66 (3.10%) SLA
3 30 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.42%) HL7
7 8 (0.38%) GDPR
8 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.094%) COBIT
11 2 (0.094%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.094%) PMO
12 1 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.047%) EMIR
12 1 (0.047%) GAMP
12 1 (0.047%) MiFID
System Software
1 556 (26.10%) Docker
2 391 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 213 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 121 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
5 66 (3.10%) vSphere
6 58 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
7 53 (2.49%) NFS
8 37 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
9 32 (1.50%) Hyper-V
9 32 (1.50%) Xen
10 31 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 22 (1.03%) KVM
11 22 (1.03%) Samba
12 21 (0.99%) iptables
13 20 (0.94%) Postfix
14 19 (0.89%) Firmware
14 19 (0.89%) GlusterFS
15 18 (0.85%) VirtualBox
16 14 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
16 14 (0.66%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 677 (31.78%) Ansible
2 596 (27.98%) Puppet
3 405 (19.01%) Opscode Chef
4 396 (18.59%) Kubernetes
5 231 (10.85%) Terraform
6 147 (6.90%) Nagios
7 92 (4.32%) Docker Swarm
8 76 (3.57%) Packer
9 75 (3.52%) Salt
10 73 (3.43%) Red Hat Satellite
11 66 (3.10%) ZABBIX
12 56 (2.63%) vCenter Server
13 48 (2.25%) Grafana
14 43 (2.02%) Graphite
15 37 (1.74%) Consul
16 33 (1.55%) NetBackup
17 31 (1.46%) Prometheus
17 31 (1.46%) vRealize
18 30 (1.41%) Data Guard
19 26 (1.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 637 (29.91%) VMware
2 459 (21.55%) Oracle
3 376 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 222 (10.42%) Cisco
5 173 (8.12%) Google
6 156 (7.32%) HP
7 131 (6.15%) EMC
8 129 (6.06%) IBM
9 105 (4.93%) Splunk
10 98 (4.60%) NetApp
11 76 (3.57%) SolarWinds
12 67 (3.15%) Atlassian
13 60 (2.82%) Veritas
14 59 (2.77%) SAP
15 58 (2.72%) Dell
16 57 (2.68%) Citrix
17 55 (2.58%) Symantec
18 37 (1.74%) Sun
19 36 (1.69%) SaltStack
20 34 (1.60%) BMC