Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 297 238 233
Rank change year-on-year -59 -5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1,939 2,534 3,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 1.47% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 3.34% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,602 2,081 2,573
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 79,564 75,820 93,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.87% 44.08% 45.64%
Number of salaries quoted 62,772 61,050 76,492
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,469
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.10% +6.17%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -57 1,834 £54,500 +3.81% 232
UK excluding London -36 1,110 £47,500 - 166
London -72 805 £62,500 +4.17% 93
South East -83 358 £55,000 +4.76% 39
North of England -19 279 £42,500 -5.56% 52
Yorkshire +2 151 £42,500 -5.56% 26
Midlands -7 146 £45,000 +12.50% 20
South West +17 137 £45,000 +5.88% 12
North West -42 118 £45,000 - 21
East of England -40 103 £57,500 +21.05% 16
West Midlands -25 90 £45,000 +12.50% 11
East Midlands +6 55 £44,000 +7.98% 8
Scotland -46 55 £54,000 +35.00% 17
Wales -3 29 £37,500 +7.14% 10
North East -28 11 £35,000 +34.10% 5
Northern Ireland - 3 £40,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 1,731 (89.27%) Linux
2 1,032 (53.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 675 (34.81%) Amazon AWS
4 637 (32.85%) CentOS
5 630 (32.49%) Python
5 630 (32.49%) DevOps
6 626 (32.28%) VMware
7 610 (31.46%) Windows
8 604 (31.15%) Puppet
9 500 (25.79%) Bash Shell
10 433 (22.33%) Finance
11 432 (22.28%) Oracle
12 429 (22.12%) Ansible
13 423 (21.82%) Unix
14 391 (20.17%) Perl
15 389 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
15 389 (20.06%) VMware Infrastructure
16 381 (19.65%) Java
17 364 (18.77%) Microsoft
18 343 (17.69%) Opscode Chef
19 334 (17.23%) Apache
20 333 (17.17%) Docker
21 321 (16.55%) ITIL
22 307 (15.83%) Jenkins
23 298 (15.37%) SQL
24 296 (15.27%) MySQL
25 285 (14.70%) Microsoft Azure
26 282 (14.54%) Configuration Management
27 253 (13.05%) Tomcat
28 250 (12.89%) Windows Server

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
1 334 (17.23%) Apache
2 253 (13.05%) Tomcat
3 160 (8.25%) JBoss
4 111 (5.72%) WebSphere
5 94 (4.85%) WebLogic
6 80 (4.13%) OpenStack
7 74 (3.82%) Confluence
8 62 (3.20%) nginx
9 42 (2.17%) IIS
10 40 (2.06%) MS Exchange
11 38 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
12 34 (1.75%) SharePoint
13 30 (1.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 18 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 17 (0.88%) Drupal
16 16 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
17 13 (0.67%) CMS
17 13 (0.67%) Moodle
17 13 (0.67%) WordPress
18 11 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.21%) Stata
3 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.052%) HipChat
4 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.41%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 7 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.31%) Documaker
5 5 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.21%) CSG Singleview
6 4 (0.21%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.15%) Magento
7 3 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.15%) Staffware
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.052%) Finacle
9 1 (0.052%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.052%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 675 (34.81%) Amazon AWS
2 285 (14.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (6.09%) SaaS
4 111 (5.72%) OpenShift
5 104 (5.36%) IaaS
6 79 (4.07%) PaaS
7 75 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
8 73 (3.76%) Amazon S3
9 54 (2.78%) Office 365
10 51 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
11 48 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 40 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
13 31 (1.60%) Serverless
14 30 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 30 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
14 30 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
15 28 (1.44%) Route 53
16 27 (1.39%) GitHub
16 27 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 23 (1.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 246 (12.69%) Firewall
2 239 (12.33%) DNS
3 233 (12.02%) TCP/IP
4 213 (10.99%) SAN
5 118 (6.09%) DHCP
6 99 (5.11%) NAS
7 98 (5.05%) HTTP
8 83 (4.28%) VPN
9 71 (3.66%) LAN
10 69 (3.56%) WAN
11 68 (3.51%) Network Security
12 62 (3.20%) Internet
13 58 (2.99%) SSL
14 51 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
15 46 (2.37%) SNMP
16 38 (1.96%) SMTP
17 37 (1.91%) iSCSI
18 35 (1.81%) SSH
19 27 (1.39%) Ethernet
19 27 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (15.27%) MySQL
2 236 (12.17%) SQL Server
3 133 (6.86%) PostgreSQL
4 129 (6.65%) Oracle Database
5 116 (5.98%) Relational Database
6 93 (4.80%) Big Data
7 75 (3.87%) MongoDB
8 66 (3.40%) RDBMS
9 60 (3.09%) NoSQL
10 49 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
10 49 (2.53%) Hadoop
11 34 (1.75%) Redis
12 29 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
13 28 (1.44%) DB2
14 27 (1.39%) MariaDB
15 23 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
15 23 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
16 22 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 16 (0.83%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 307 (15.83%) Jenkins
2 221 (11.40%) Git (software)
3 107 (5.52%) JIRA
4 94 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 77 (3.97%) TeamCity
6 57 (2.94%) Maven
7 53 (2.73%) JUnit
8 49 (2.53%) Subversion
9 40 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
10 33 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
10 33 (1.70%) Vagrant
11 31 (1.60%) Bitbucket
12 30 (1.55%) GitLab
13 29 (1.50%) Eclipse
14 28 (1.44%) Cucumber
15 20 (1.03%) Artifactory
16 16 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (0.77%) Hudson
17 15 (0.77%) IntelliJ
17 15 (0.77%) MSBuild
General
1 433 (22.33%) Finance
2 142 (7.32%) Banking
3 62 (3.20%) Retail
4 53 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 37 (1.91%) Games
6 36 (1.86%) Marketing
7 27 (1.39%) Billing
8 22 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.13%) Law
9 21 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.03%) Electronics
11 18 (0.93%) Back Office
12 16 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.62%) Advertising
14 8 (0.41%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.41%) Online Betting
15 7 (0.36%) Publishing
16 6 (0.31%) Legal
17 4 (0.21%) Front Office
18 3 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 428 (22.07%) Linux Engineer
2 327 (16.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 326 (16.81%) Administrator
4 232 (11.96%) Systems Administrator
5 229 (11.81%) Linux Administrator
6 197 (10.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 168 (8.66%) Systems Engineer
8 133 (6.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 131 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 118 (6.09%) Cloud Engineer
11 115 (5.93%) Architect
12 113 (5.83%) Developer
13 111 (5.72%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 97 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
15 96 (4.95%) Support Engineer
16 95 (4.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 82 (4.23%) DBA
18 78 (4.02%) Analyst
19 72 (3.71%) Consultant
20 71 (3.66%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (10.93%) Web Services
2 119 (6.14%) LDAP
3 108 (5.57%) Middleware
4 105 (5.42%) LAMP
5 69 (3.56%) XML
6 63 (3.25%) JSON
7 59 (3.04%) RESTful
8 53 (2.73%) HTML
9 52 (2.68%) .NET
10 47 (2.42%) EJB
11 46 (2.37%) Elastic Stack
12 44 (2.27%) Spring
13 43 (2.22%) CSS
14 42 (2.17%) JMS
15 40 (2.06%) Java EE
16 37 (1.91%) SOAP
17 33 (1.70%) FIX Protocol
18 32 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
19 31 (1.60%) LEMP Stack
19 31 (1.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 172 (8.87%) Data Centre
2 110 (5.67%) Public Cloud
3 87 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 74 (3.82%) Clustering
5 72 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
6 67 (3.46%) Management Information System
7 55 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
8 52 (2.68%) Replication
9 46 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
10 42 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
11 30 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
11 30 (1.55%) Private Cloud
12 29 (1.50%) Fintech
13 28 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
14 26 (1.34%) Hedge funds
15 25 (1.29%) Client/Server
16 19 (0.98%) BBC
17 16 (0.83%) Derivative
18 15 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
18 15 (0.77%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1,731 (89.27%) Linux
2 1,032 (53.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 637 (32.85%) CentOS
4 610 (31.46%) Windows
5 423 (21.82%) Unix
6 250 (12.89%) Windows Server
7 237 (12.22%) Ubuntu
8 186 (9.59%) Debian
9 154 (7.94%) Solaris
10 119 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 105 (5.42%) AIX
12 94 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 81 (4.18%) SUSE
14 57 (2.94%) HPUX
14 57 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
15 37 (1.91%) Windows 10
16 36 (1.86%) Fedora
17 35 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
18 25 (1.29%) Windows 7
19 23 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (32.49%) DevOps
2 389 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
3 321 (16.55%) ITIL
4 282 (14.54%) Configuration Management
5 191 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
6 171 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
7 170 (8.77%) Open Source
8 124 (6.40%) Scrum
9 111 (5.72%) Migration
10 110 (5.67%) E-Commerce
11 108 (5.57%) High Availability
12 102 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 90 (4.64%) Software Engineering
14 86 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
15 82 (4.23%) Mentoring
16 78 (4.02%) Project Management
17 77 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
18 72 (3.71%) Test Automation
19 67 (3.46%) Load Balancing
20 65 (3.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 630 (32.49%) Python
2 500 (25.79%) Bash Shell
3 391 (20.17%) Perl
4 381 (19.65%) Java
5 298 (15.37%) SQL
6 242 (12.48%) Ruby
7 196 (10.11%) Shell Script
8 186 (9.59%) PowerShell
9 124 (6.40%) JavaScript
10 114 (5.88%) PHP
11 76 (3.92%) C
12 73 (3.76%) C++
13 60 (3.09%) Korn
14 34 (1.75%) C#
15 28 (1.44%) Go
16 21 (1.08%) Bourne shell
17 17 (0.88%) PL/SQL
18 16 (0.83%) Groovy
19 11 (0.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
20 8 (0.41%) AWK
Qualifications
1 153 (7.89%) Degree
2 144 (7.43%) RHCE
3 120 (6.19%) Security Cleared
4 116 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
5 92 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 88 (4.54%) CCNA
7 73 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 63 (3.25%) RHCSA
9 58 (2.99%) SC Cleared
10 51 (2.63%) CCNP
11 47 (2.42%) DV Cleared
12 46 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
13 44 (2.27%) MCSE
14 40 (2.06%) RHCA
15 36 (1.86%) AWS Certification
16 33 (1.70%) CISSP
17 27 (1.39%) SANS
18 26 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
19 24 (1.24%) CCIE
20 19 (0.98%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (3.82%) SLA
2 64 (3.30%) QA
3 39 (2.01%) PCI DSS
4 31 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.26%) GCP
6 4 (0.21%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.21%) PMO
6 4 (0.21%) PSD2
7 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.15%) GDPR
7 3 (0.15%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.10%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.052%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 389 (20.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 333 (17.17%) Docker
3 207 (10.68%) Active Directory
4 95 (4.90%) vSphere
5 67 (3.46%) Hyper-V
6 64 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
7 63 (3.25%) iptables
7 63 (3.25%) NFS
8 53 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
9 46 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
10 42 (2.17%) Samba
11 23 (1.19%) KVM
12 22 (1.13%) VMware NSX
13 21 (1.08%) XenApp
14 14 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 13 (0.67%) Ceph
15 13 (0.67%) VirtualBox
16 12 (0.62%) Postfix
16 12 (0.62%) vCloud
16 12 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 604 (31.15%) Puppet
2 429 (22.12%) Ansible
3 343 (17.69%) Opscode Chef
4 186 (9.59%) Nagios
5 176 (9.08%) Kubernetes
6 116 (5.98%) Terraform
7 71 (3.66%) Red Hat Satellite
8 65 (3.35%) Salt
9 41 (2.11%) Cacti
10 38 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
10 38 (1.96%) ZABBIX
11 33 (1.70%) Grafana
11 33 (1.70%) Packer
12 32 (1.65%) vRealize
13 31 (1.60%) Icinga
14 30 (1.55%) Oracle ZFS
15 24 (1.24%) SELinux
16 22 (1.13%) SCCM
17 21 (1.08%) Data Guard
17 21 (1.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 626 (32.28%) VMware
2 432 (22.28%) Oracle
3 364 (18.77%) Microsoft
4 221 (11.40%) Cisco
5 138 (7.12%) HP
6 137 (7.07%) IBM
7 112 (5.78%) NetApp
8 103 (5.31%) Google
9 89 (4.59%) EMC
10 79 (4.07%) Splunk
11 58 (2.99%) Citrix
12 56 (2.89%) Sun
13 48 (2.48%) Juniper
14 44 (2.27%) SolarWinds
15 43 (2.22%) SAP
16 41 (2.11%) Dell
17 40 (2.06%) SaltStack
18 38 (1.96%) Symantec
19 33 (1.70%) Veritas
20 32 (1.65%) Brocade