Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 332 290 299
Rank change year-on-year -42 +9 -64
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1,069 1,681 1,966
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 1.13% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 2.69% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 838 1,370 1,709
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.80% +1.90%
10th Percentile £34,925 £34,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,750 £49,000
% change year-on-year +0.50% +1.53% +3.16%

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 49,410 62,489 78,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.60% 42.17% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37,808 48,042 61,736
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in the UK

Red Hat
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Red Hat.

Salary trend for Red Hat in the UK

Red Hat
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Red Hat over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 -47 979 £56,500 +2.73% 174
UK excluding London +6 598 £50,000 +0.50% 127
London -76 421 £65,000 +8.33% 58
South East -2 183 £55,000 +4.76% 35
North of England +35 122 £50,000 +5.93% 38
South West +14 120 £50,000 -4.31% 22
Midlands +61 99 £47,500 - 17
West Midlands +38 67 £47,500 - 10
North West +13 56 £55,000 +17.26% 20
Work from Home -2 53 £52,500 -19.23% 8
Yorkshire +32 49 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Wales -16 36 £46,000 +2.22% 3
East Midlands +41 31 £45,000 -5.26% 7
East of England -10 25 £55,000 +19.57% 5
North East 0 17 £40,000 -16.38% 10
Scotland +9 15 £51,255 +23.51% 8

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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.

1 940 (87.93%) Linux
2 520 (48.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 417 (39.01%) Windows
4 393 (36.76%) Python
5 364 (34.05%) Ansible
6 344 (32.18%) DevOps
7 334 (31.24%) AWS
8 328 (30.68%) Docker
9 322 (30.12%) CentOS
10 300 (28.06%) VMware
11 274 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
12 257 (24.04%) Finance
13 239 (22.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 238 (22.26%) Bash Shell
15 228 (21.33%) Jenkins
16 223 (20.86%) Kubernetes
17 222 (20.77%) Azure
18 217 (20.30%) Windows Server
19 198 (18.52%) Puppet
20 180 (16.84%) Microsoft
21 179 (16.74%) Configuration Management
22 174 (16.28%) Unix
23 171 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 169 (15.81%) Java
25 166 (15.53%) Git (software)
26 162 (15.15%) Oracle
27 161 (15.06%) ITIL
27 161 (15.06%) Ubuntu
28 153 (14.31%) Terraform
29 152 (14.22%) OpenShift

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 87 (8.14%) Tomcat
2 78 (7.30%) Apache
3 50 (4.68%) Confluence
4 48 (4.49%) WebLogic
5 46 (4.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 36 (3.37%) MS Exchange
7 33 (3.09%) OpenStack
8 32 (2.99%) JBoss
9 29 (2.71%) Red Hat Fuse
10 26 (2.43%) nginx
11 24 (2.25%) WebSphere
12 20 (1.87%) IIS
13 16 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (1.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 16 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.84%) SharePoint
15 8 (0.75%) GeoServer
16 6 (0.56%) SAS
16 6 (0.56%) Skype for Business
16 6 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.47%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Eikon
2 3 (0.28%) Tesseract
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) Magento
3 2 (0.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (0.094%) Faxination
4 1 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 334 (31.24%) AWS
2 222 (20.77%) Azure
3 152 (14.22%) OpenShift
4 86 (8.04%) GCP
5 48 (4.49%) PaaS
6 47 (4.40%) SaaS
7 46 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
8 41 (3.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 40 (3.74%) Office 365
10 35 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
10 35 (3.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 28 (2.62%) Amazon S3
12 26 (2.43%) Slack
13 24 (2.25%) IaaS
14 20 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 19 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
16 17 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
17 15 (1.40%) Datadog
18 14 (1.31%) Route 53
19 10 (0.94%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 139 (13.00%) Firewall
2 123 (11.51%) SAN
3 94 (8.79%) TCP/IP
4 87 (8.14%) DNS
5 59 (5.52%) VPN
5 59 (5.52%) WAN
6 55 (5.14%) LAN
7 54 (5.05%) HTTP
8 51 (4.77%) DHCP
9 38 (3.55%) Internet
10 26 (2.43%) BGP
10 26 (2.43%) Multicast
11 21 (1.96%) SSL
12 20 (1.87%) Wireless
13 19 (1.78%) SNMP
14 16 (1.50%) NAS
14 16 (1.50%) OSPF
14 16 (1.50%) SMTP
14 16 (1.50%) WLAN
15 12 (1.12%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (8.14%) MySQL
2 81 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
3 71 (6.64%) SQL Server
4 42 (3.93%) Big Data
4 42 (3.93%) Redis
5 35 (3.27%) Oracle Database
6 34 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
6 34 (3.18%) Relational Database
7 27 (2.53%) InfluxDB
8 19 (1.78%) MongoDB
8 19 (1.78%) NoSQL
9 14 (1.31%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.03%) DB2
11 11 (1.03%) MariaDB
12 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
13 7 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
13 7 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 228 (21.33%) Jenkins
2 166 (15.53%) Git (software)
3 115 (10.76%) JIRA
4 45 (4.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 41 (3.84%) Bitbucket
6 37 (3.46%) Subversion
7 24 (2.25%) Artifactory
8 18 (1.68%) GitLab
9 15 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
10 13 (1.22%) TeamCity
10 13 (1.22%) Vagrant
11 11 (1.03%) Bitbucket Server
12 10 (0.94%) JUnit
13 9 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (0.84%) Selenium
14 8 (0.75%) Maven
14 8 (0.75%) SonarQube
15 7 (0.65%) Visual Studio
16 6 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 257 (24.04%) Finance
2 72 (6.74%) Retail
3 65 (6.08%) Public Sector
4 43 (4.02%) Banking
5 35 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.78%) Marketing
8 17 (1.59%) Electronics
9 16 (1.50%) Legal
10 14 (1.31%) Automotive
11 10 (0.94%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.84%) Front Office
13 8 (0.75%) Advertising
13 8 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.65%) Law
14 7 (0.65%) Military
15 6 (0.56%) Publishing
16 5 (0.47%) Games
17 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
18 3 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 138 (12.91%) Administrator
2 133 (12.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 128 (11.97%) Linux Engineer
4 119 (11.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 108 (10.10%) Architect
6 104 (9.73%) Systems Administrator
7 91 (8.51%) Analyst
8 85 (7.95%) Developer
8 85 (7.95%) Linux Administrator
9 75 (7.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 52 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
11 45 (4.21%) Support Engineer
12 41 (3.84%) Platform Engineer
13 40 (3.74%) Cloud Architect
14 39 (3.65%) Cloud Engineer
14 39 (3.65%) Linux Support
15 38 (3.55%) Java Developer
16 32 (2.99%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
16 32 (2.99%) Software Engineer
16 32 (2.99%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (7.11%) Middleware
2 66 (6.17%) Spring
3 57 (5.33%) RESTful
3 57 (5.33%) Web Services
4 51 (4.77%) XML
5 44 (4.12%) Spring Boot
6 43 (4.02%) RabbitMQ
7 37 (3.46%) Elastic Stack
7 37 (3.46%) Node.js
8 36 (3.37%) REST
8 36 (3.37%) SOAP
9 35 (3.27%) AngularJS
10 34 (3.18%) HTML
11 32 (2.99%) LAMP
12 31 (2.90%) CSS
13 30 (2.81%) Java EE
13 30 (2.81%) JSON
14 28 (2.62%) LDAP
15 27 (2.53%) FIX Protocol
15 27 (2.53%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 107 (10.01%) Public Cloud
2 97 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (8.61%) Data Centre
4 47 (4.40%) Clustering
4 47 (4.40%) Linux Command Line
5 39 (3.65%) Cloud Native
5 39 (3.65%) Replication
6 29 (2.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 28 (2.62%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 23 (2.15%) User Experience
9 19 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
10 18 (1.68%) Private Cloud
11 17 (1.59%) Derivative
12 16 (1.50%) Blog
13 12 (1.12%) Eurex
13 12 (1.12%) Virtual Team
14 11 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.03%) IPTV
15 10 (0.94%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 940 (87.93%) Linux
2 520 (48.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 417 (39.01%) Windows
4 322 (30.12%) CentOS
5 217 (20.30%) Windows Server
6 174 (16.28%) Unix
7 161 (15.06%) Ubuntu
8 90 (8.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (5.99%) Windows Server 2016
10 59 (5.52%) Debian
11 57 (5.33%) Solaris
12 51 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 39 (3.65%) Fedora
14 30 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
15 29 (2.71%) AIX
16 23 (2.15%) SUSE
17 22 (2.06%) Windows 10
18 21 (1.96%) HPUX
19 18 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
20 12 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (32.18%) DevOps
2 274 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (16.74%) Configuration Management
4 171 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 161 (15.06%) ITIL
6 149 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
7 105 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
8 102 (9.54%) Scrum
9 100 (9.35%) Mentoring
10 98 (9.17%) Open Source
11 96 (8.98%) High Availability
12 89 (8.33%) Software Engineering
13 88 (8.23%) Microservices
14 73 (6.83%) Infrastructure as Code
15 69 (6.45%) Migration
16 67 (6.27%) Fintech
17 66 (6.17%) Cybersecurity
18 64 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
18 64 (5.99%) Project Delivery
19 62 (5.80%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 393 (36.76%) Python
2 238 (22.26%) Bash Shell
3 169 (15.81%) Java
4 128 (11.97%) SQL
5 122 (11.41%) Shell Script
6 109 (10.20%) PowerShell
7 106 (9.92%) Perl
8 68 (6.36%) Ruby
9 63 (5.89%) C
10 44 (4.12%) Go
11 43 (4.02%) PHP
12 39 (3.65%) JavaScript
13 37 (3.46%) C++
14 29 (2.71%) PL/SQL
15 25 (2.34%) Korn
16 16 (1.50%) Scala
17 15 (1.40%) XQuery
18 14 (1.31%) C#
19 11 (1.03%) KiXtart
20 9 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 126 (11.79%) Security Cleared
2 87 (8.14%) Degree
3 79 (7.39%) SC Cleared
4 44 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (3.84%) DV Cleared
6 39 (3.65%) MCSE
6 39 (3.65%) RHCE
7 34 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (2.06%) CCNA
8 22 (2.06%) Linux+ Certification
9 20 (1.87%) MCSA
10 18 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (1.50%) CISSP
11 16 (1.50%) CompTIA Security+
11 16 (1.50%) GIAC
11 16 (1.50%) Network+ Certification
11 16 (1.50%) RHCSA
11 16 (1.50%) SANS
11 16 (1.50%) SSCP
12 12 (1.12%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.74%) QA
2 26 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (2.43%) SLA
3 21 (1.96%) GDPR
4 10 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 9 (0.84%) ISO 22301
6 8 (0.75%) Government Security Classifications
6 8 (0.75%) NCSC
7 6 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.56%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.094%) JTAG
System Software
1 328 (30.68%) Docker
2 239 (22.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (14.03%) Active Directory
4 68 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
6 32 (2.99%) vSphere
7 31 (2.90%) VirtualBox
8 27 (2.53%) KVM
8 27 (2.53%) NFS
9 24 (2.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 23 (2.15%) Samba
11 21 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
12 18 (1.68%) Xen
12 18 (1.68%) XenApp
13 16 (1.50%) Hyper-V
14 10 (0.94%) OpenAM
15 9 (0.84%) iptables
16 8 (0.75%) Ceph
16 8 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
17 7 (0.65%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 364 (34.05%) Ansible
2 223 (20.86%) Kubernetes
3 198 (18.52%) Puppet
4 153 (14.31%) Terraform
5 107 (10.01%) Opscode Chef
6 64 (5.99%) Red Hat Satellite
7 61 (5.71%) ZABBIX
8 58 (5.43%) Nagios
9 57 (5.33%) SCCM
10 47 (4.40%) SCOM
11 37 (3.46%) Grafana
12 36 (3.37%) Docker Swarm
12 36 (3.37%) WSUS
13 34 (3.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 30 (2.81%) Packer
14 30 (2.81%) vCenter Server
15 23 (2.15%) QRadar
16 22 (2.06%) Salt
17 20 (1.87%) Data Guard
18 17 (1.59%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 300 (28.06%) VMware
2 180 (16.84%) Microsoft
3 162 (15.15%) Oracle
4 77 (7.20%) Google
5 72 (6.74%) IBM
6 68 (6.36%) Cisco
7 66 (6.17%) HP
8 65 (6.08%) NetApp
9 42 (3.93%) EMC
10 41 (3.84%) Citrix
11 40 (3.74%) Dell
12 38 (3.55%) SolarWinds
13 37 (3.46%) Juniper
14 35 (3.27%) Atlassian
15 34 (3.18%) LogRhythm
16 33 (3.09%) Splunk
17 30 (2.81%) SAP
18 18 (1.68%) F5
19 16 (1.50%) Cloudera
19 16 (1.50%) Hortonworks