Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 311 316 273
Rank change year-on-year +5 -43 -29
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 630 1,434 2,137
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 1.00% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 2.37% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 518 1,174 1,702
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,775 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 27,390 60,620 75,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.15% 42.38% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20,945 46,569 58,088
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +4.76%

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 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 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 +26 595 £57,500 +9.52% 77
UK excluding London +34 359 £50,000 +5.26% 63
London +11 265 £70,000 +7.69% 21
South West +36 91 £50,000 - 15
South East +69 85 £53,500 +1.90% 15
North of England +94 78 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Midlands +77 63 £47,500 +5.56% 6
West Midlands +71 49 £47,500 +2.70% 3
North West +73 42 £52,500 +24.28% 6
Work from Home +40 38 £55,000 -4.35% 13
Yorkshire +131 32 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Wales +23 19 £36,000 -20.00% 2
East Midlands +62 13 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Scotland +26 11 £56,125 +29.02% 5
East of England +19 10 £53,000 +15.22% 6
North East +4 4 £38,250 -15.00%
Northern Ireland - 2 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 553 (87.78%) Linux
2 313 (49.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 235 (37.30%) Python
4 233 (36.98%) AWS
5 230 (36.51%) Ansible
6 208 (33.02%) Windows
7 199 (31.59%) DevOps
8 198 (31.43%) VMware
9 186 (29.52%) Docker
10 177 (28.10%) CentOS
11 166 (26.35%) Bash Shell
12 163 (25.87%) Azure
13 148 (23.49%) Unix
14 144 (22.86%) Finance
15 138 (21.90%) Kubernetes
16 130 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
17 128 (20.32%) Jenkins
18 126 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 125 (19.84%) Oracle
20 120 (19.05%) Puppet
21 113 (17.94%) OpenShift
21 113 (17.94%) Terraform
22 112 (17.78%) Windows Server
23 110 (17.46%) Java
24 103 (16.35%) Ubuntu
25 101 (16.03%) Microsoft
26 98 (15.56%) Active Directory
26 98 (15.56%) PowerShell
27 94 (14.92%) Git (software)
28 93 (14.76%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 60 (9.52%) Confluence
1 60 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 44 (6.98%) Apache
3 34 (5.40%) WebLogic
4 31 (4.92%) OpenStack
5 23 (3.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 23 (3.65%) MS Exchange
6 20 (3.17%) WebSphere
7 13 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (1.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 10 (1.59%) Apache Spark
9 10 (1.59%) Red Hat Fuse
10 9 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.11%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.95%) JBoss
12 6 (0.95%) nginx
13 5 (0.79%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.79%) WildFly
14 4 (0.63%) CloudStack
14 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) Magento
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.32%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.16%) Faxination
4 1 (0.16%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 233 (36.98%) AWS
2 163 (25.87%) Azure
3 113 (17.94%) OpenShift
4 76 (12.06%) GCP
5 48 (7.62%) PaaS
6 26 (4.13%) Office 365
7 25 (3.97%) SaaS
8 23 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (3.65%) IaaS
8 23 (3.65%) IBM Cloud
9 19 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (3.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 18 (2.86%) Amazon S3
11 16 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (2.38%) Serverless
13 14 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (1.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 9 (1.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 75 (11.90%) SAN
2 57 (9.05%) Firewall
3 51 (8.10%) DNS
4 41 (6.51%) TCP/IP
5 36 (5.71%) DHCP
6 32 (5.08%) HTTP
7 28 (4.44%) VPN
8 18 (2.86%) SSL
9 16 (2.54%) LAN
10 15 (2.38%) Network Security
10 15 (2.38%) Skype
10 15 (2.38%) WAN
11 14 (2.22%) NAS
12 13 (2.06%) FIX Connectivity
13 11 (1.75%) DMARC
14 10 (1.59%) FTP
15 9 (1.43%) Multicast
16 8 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (1.27%) OSPF
16 8 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.41%) MySQL
3 37 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 26 (4.13%) MongoDB
6 25 (3.97%) NoSQL
7 22 (3.49%) Big Data
8 21 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (2.86%) Redis
11 17 (2.70%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (1.90%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.43%) MariaDB
13 9 (1.43%) Oracle Exadata
13 9 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.95%) Data Lake
14 6 (0.95%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.63%) InfluxDB
15 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 128 (20.32%) Jenkins
2 94 (14.92%) Git (software)
3 75 (11.90%) JIRA
4 34 (5.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (3.33%) Bitbucket
6 17 (2.70%) Vagrant
7 15 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (2.38%) Subversion
8 14 (2.22%) Bitbucket Server
9 12 (1.90%) Artifactory
10 10 (1.59%) Selenium
10 10 (1.59%) SonarQube
11 9 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (1.11%) Visual Studio
13 6 (0.95%) CF BOSH
14 5 (0.79%) GoCD
14 5 (0.79%) JUnit
15 4 (0.63%) GitLab
16 3 (0.48%) EasyMock
16 3 (0.48%) Maven
General
1 144 (22.86%) Finance
2 33 (5.24%) Banking
3 25 (3.97%) Retail
4 21 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.17%) Public Sector
6 10 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.27%) Electronics
7 8 (1.27%) Marketing
8 6 (0.95%) Automotive
8 6 (0.95%) Law
9 3 (0.48%) Back Office
9 3 (0.48%) Legal
9 3 (0.48%) Military
10 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.32%) Billing
10 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.32%) Front Office
10 2 (0.32%) Games
10 2 (0.32%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 113 (17.94%) Linux Engineer
2 90 (14.29%) Administrator
3 80 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 75 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 59 (9.37%) Architect
6 58 (9.21%) Linux Administrator
6 58 (9.21%) Systems Administrator
7 50 (7.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 32 (5.08%) Analyst
9 31 (4.92%) Developer
9 31 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
10 27 (4.29%) Cloud Architect
11 25 (3.97%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 24 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
12 24 (3.81%) Technical Architect
13 23 (3.65%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 22 (3.49%) AWS DevOps
14 22 (3.49%) Linux Support
14 22 (3.49%) Support Engineer
15 21 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.40%) LDAP
2 33 (5.24%) Middleware
3 32 (5.08%) Kafka
3 32 (5.08%) Spring
4 26 (4.13%) Spring Boot
5 25 (3.97%) REST
6 23 (3.65%) .NET
7 22 (3.49%) JSON
8 21 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
8 21 (3.33%) Web Services
9 20 (3.17%) Apache NiFi
9 20 (3.17%) Java EE
10 19 (3.02%) J2EE
10 19 (3.02%) LAMP
10 19 (3.02%) Node.js
10 19 (3.02%) RESTful
11 17 (2.70%) Spring Cloud
12 16 (2.54%) FIX Protocol
12 16 (2.54%) XML
13 15 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.79%) Data Centre
2 56 (8.89%) Public Cloud
3 42 (6.67%) Cloud Native
3 42 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 37 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (5.40%) Clustering
6 22 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (3.02%) Linux Command Line
8 17 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 17 (2.70%) Replication
9 13 (2.06%) Eurex
10 12 (1.90%) Derivative
11 9 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.27%) EMC VNX
12 8 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.27%) PKI
12 8 (1.27%) User Experience
12 8 (1.27%) Virtual Team
13 7 (1.11%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 553 (87.78%) Linux
2 313 (49.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 208 (33.02%) Windows
4 177 (28.10%) CentOS
5 148 (23.49%) Unix
6 112 (17.78%) Windows Server
7 103 (16.35%) Ubuntu
8 57 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 56 (8.89%) Solaris
10 40 (6.35%) AIX
11 34 (5.40%) Windows Server 2016
12 27 (4.29%) SUSE
13 26 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (3.65%) Oracle Linux
15 20 (3.17%) Debian
15 20 (3.17%) Windows 10
16 17 (2.70%) Windows 7
17 15 (2.38%) HPUX
18 12 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (1.43%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (31.59%) DevOps
2 130 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (14.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 77 (12.22%) Configuration Management
5 72 (11.43%) High Availability
6 71 (11.27%) ITIL
7 65 (10.32%) Infrastructure as Code
8 63 (10.00%) Open Source
8 63 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 57 (9.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 57 (9.05%) Scrum
10 55 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (7.62%) Mentoring
12 47 (7.46%) Software Engineering
13 46 (7.30%) Microservices
14 42 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
15 39 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
15 39 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
16 35 (5.56%) E-Commerce
16 35 (5.56%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 235 (37.30%) Python
2 166 (26.35%) Bash Shell
3 110 (17.46%) Java
4 98 (15.56%) PowerShell
5 86 (13.65%) SQL
6 64 (10.16%) Shell Script
7 52 (8.25%) PHP
8 49 (7.78%) Perl
9 44 (6.98%) C
10 40 (6.35%) C++
11 38 (6.03%) Go
12 34 (5.40%) Ruby
13 22 (3.49%) JavaScript
14 17 (2.70%) R
15 16 (2.54%) C#
15 16 (2.54%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.75%) Korn
17 6 (0.95%) Groovy
17 6 (0.95%) Scala
18 5 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (7.14%) RHCE
3 44 (6.98%) Degree
4 40 (6.35%) DV Cleared
5 37 (5.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 35 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (4.76%) MCSE
8 25 (3.97%) MCSA
9 22 (3.49%) SC Cleared
10 18 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (2.38%) RHCSA
12 12 (1.90%) CCNA
13 10 (1.59%) AWS Certification
14 9 (1.43%) CCNP
15 7 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.11%) MCP
16 6 (0.95%) CISSP
16 6 (0.95%) GIAC
16 6 (0.95%) Linux+ Certification
16 6 (0.95%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.97%) SLA
2 24 (3.81%) QA
3 16 (2.54%) GDPR
4 13 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.95%) Government Security Classifications
5 6 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.95%) NCSC
5 6 (0.95%) NIST
6 5 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 186 (29.52%) Docker
2 126 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (15.56%) Active Directory
4 46 (7.30%) vSphere
5 41 (6.51%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (4.44%) Hyper-V
7 25 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (2.86%) NFS
9 17 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (2.38%) KVM
10 15 (2.38%) VirtualBox
11 10 (1.59%) OpenAM
12 9 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (1.43%) GlusterFS
13 8 (1.27%) Samba
14 7 (1.11%) vCloud
14 7 (1.11%) XenApp
15 6 (0.95%) PowerHA
16 5 (0.79%) Firmware
17 4 (0.63%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 230 (36.51%) Ansible
2 138 (21.90%) Kubernetes
3 120 (19.05%) Puppet
4 113 (17.94%) Terraform
5 53 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (6.51%) Red Hat Satellite
7 32 (5.08%) SCCM
8 25 (3.97%) Nagios
9 23 (3.65%) WSUS
10 20 (3.17%) ZABBIX
11 16 (2.54%) SCOM
12 15 (2.38%) Docker Swarm
13 14 (2.22%) vCenter Server
14 12 (1.90%) Icinga
15 10 (1.59%) BladeLogic
15 10 (1.59%) Grafana
15 10 (1.59%) Rundeck
16 9 (1.43%) SCOrch
17 8 (1.27%) Proxmox
18 7 (1.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 198 (31.43%) VMware
2 125 (19.84%) Oracle
3 101 (16.03%) Microsoft
4 53 (8.41%) IBM
5 50 (7.94%) Cisco
6 46 (7.30%) Google
7 39 (6.19%) HP
8 31 (4.92%) SolarWinds
9 30 (4.76%) EMC
9 30 (4.76%) NetApp
10 26 (4.13%) Splunk
11 25 (3.97%) SAP
12 22 (3.49%) Dell
13 19 (3.02%) Atlassian
13 19 (3.02%) Juniper
14 17 (2.70%) Citrix
15 14 (2.22%) Remedy
15 14 (2.22%) SaltStack
16 13 (2.06%) Bloomberg
16 13 (2.06%) Reuters