Period
to 28 January 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 January 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 342 271 291
Rank change year-on-year -71 +20 -57
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1,124 1,923 1,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 1.27% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% 2.99% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1,450 1,672
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £78,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 53,030 64,269 76,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.21% 42.55% 44.30%
Number of salaries quoted 40,464 49,380 60,023
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 28 January 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 January 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 -69 1,027 £55,000 -4.35% 236
UK excluding London -15 655 £50,000 - 198
London -120 414 £65,000 +4.00% 60
South East -41 183 £60,000 +14.29% 73
South West +53 158 £50,000 -9.09% 35
Midlands +60 116 £47,500 +5.56% 28
North of England -29 112 £50,000 - 30
West Midlands +58 91 £47,500 +5.56% 14
North West -1 63 £52,500 +5.00% 15
East of England -1 35 £55,000 +26.44% 10
Yorkshire -14 33 £50,000 +17.65% 10
Wales -27 29 £40,000 -11.11% 11
East Midlands +16 25 £36,250 -29.27% 14
Scotland +8 25 £45,980 +11.47% 11
North East +5 16 £43,371 -40.02% 5
Northern Ireland +9 1 £22,500 -64.00%

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 998 (88.79%) Linux
2 549 (48.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 439 (39.06%) Windows
4 400 (35.59%) Python
5 363 (32.30%) CentOS
6 353 (31.41%) DevOps
7 348 (30.96%) Ansible
8 328 (29.18%) VMware
9 314 (27.94%) Docker
10 290 (25.80%) AWS
11 282 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
12 257 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 255 (22.69%) Finance
14 254 (22.60%) Bash Shell
15 236 (21.00%) Windows Server
16 227 (20.20%) Puppet
16 227 (20.20%) Jenkins
17 218 (19.40%) Kubernetes
18 202 (17.97%) Azure
19 190 (16.90%) Microsoft
20 175 (15.57%) Java
20 175 (15.57%) ITIL
21 170 (15.12%) Firewall
21 170 (15.12%) Git (software)
22 161 (14.32%) Configuration Management
23 159 (14.15%) Ubuntu
24 158 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 150 (13.35%) Unix
26 147 (13.08%) Oracle
26 147 (13.08%) Continuous Integration

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
1 103 (9.16%) Apache
2 72 (6.41%) Tomcat
3 47 (4.18%) JBoss
4 46 (4.09%) Confluence
5 45 (4.00%) MS Exchange
6 37 (3.29%) nginx
7 34 (3.02%) Red Hat Fuse
8 32 (2.85%) OpenStack
9 31 (2.76%) IIS
10 29 (2.58%) Cloud Foundry
11 28 (2.49%) WebLogic
12 26 (2.31%) WebSphere
13 21 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.98%) GeoServer
14 11 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (0.98%) SharePoint
15 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 4 (0.36%) Apache Spark
17 4 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.53%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.36%) Eikon
2 1 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.089%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (0.089%) Tesseract
2 1 (0.089%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 290 (25.80%) AWS
2 202 (17.97%) Azure
3 132 (11.74%) OpenShift
4 75 (6.67%) GCP
5 44 (3.91%) AWS CloudFormation
6 41 (3.65%) Office 365
7 36 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
7 36 (3.20%) SaaS
8 35 (3.11%) IaaS
9 29 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (2.58%) PaaS
10 28 (2.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 19 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
11 19 (1.69%) Datadog
11 19 (1.69%) Slack
12 18 (1.60%) Amazon S3
13 14 (1.25%) GitHub
14 13 (1.16%) AWS CodePipeline
15 10 (0.89%) Route 53
16 9 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 170 (15.12%) Firewall
2 123 (10.94%) TCP/IP
3 99 (8.81%) SAN
4 90 (8.01%) DNS
5 81 (7.21%) WAN
6 78 (6.94%) LAN
7 74 (6.58%) VPN
8 53 (4.72%) DHCP
9 43 (3.83%) HTTP
10 39 (3.47%) Internet
11 37 (3.29%) Wireless
12 34 (3.02%) Multicast
13 31 (2.76%) BGP
14 25 (2.22%) SMTP
15 23 (2.05%) SNMP
16 22 (1.96%) OSPF
17 19 (1.69%) WLAN
18 17 (1.51%) DMZ
19 16 (1.42%) IGMP
19 16 (1.42%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (8.45%) MySQL
2 87 (7.74%) PostgreSQL
3 77 (6.85%) SQL Server
4 49 (4.36%) Relational Database
5 40 (3.56%) Big Data
5 40 (3.56%) Oracle Database
6 38 (3.38%) Redis
7 28 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
8 26 (2.31%) RDBMS
9 25 (2.22%) InfluxDB
10 24 (2.14%) DB2
11 17 (1.51%) MongoDB
12 16 (1.42%) NoSQL
13 15 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (0.98%) MariaDB
15 10 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
18 7 (0.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 227 (20.20%) Jenkins
2 170 (15.12%) Git (software)
3 107 (9.52%) JIRA
4 45 (4.00%) Subversion
5 44 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 43 (3.83%) Bitbucket
7 23 (2.05%) GitLab
8 21 (1.87%) JUnit
9 19 (1.69%) Bitbucket Server
10 17 (1.51%) Artifactory
11 15 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (1.16%) Maven
13 12 (1.07%) TeamCity
14 11 (0.98%) EasyMock
14 11 (0.98%) Selenium
15 8 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (0.71%) Vagrant
16 7 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
17 5 (0.44%) SonarQube
17 5 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 255 (22.69%) Finance
2 67 (5.96%) Public Sector
3 60 (5.34%) Retail
4 46 (4.09%) Banking
5 42 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 27 (2.40%) Marketing
8 25 (2.22%) Electronics
9 15 (1.33%) Automotive
10 13 (1.16%) Legal
11 12 (1.07%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.98%) Games
13 10 (0.89%) Front Office
13 10 (0.89%) Publishing
14 6 (0.53%) Advertising
14 6 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.44%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.36%) Back Office
16 4 (0.36%) Law
16 4 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 168 (14.95%) Administrator
2 156 (13.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 127 (11.30%) Systems Administrator
4 124 (11.03%) Linux Engineer
5 111 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 107 (9.52%) Architect
7 97 (8.63%) Developer
7 97 (8.63%) Linux Administrator
8 91 (8.10%) Analyst
9 81 (7.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 63 (5.60%) Systems Engineer
11 58 (5.16%) Cloud Engineer
12 52 (4.63%) Support Engineer
13 42 (3.74%) Java Developer
13 42 (3.74%) Platform Engineer
14 39 (3.47%) Software Engineer
15 38 (3.38%) Linux Support
16 37 (3.29%) Support Analyst
17 35 (3.11%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
18 33 (2.94%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (5.78%) Spring
2 64 (5.69%) Web Services
3 63 (5.60%) Middleware
4 55 (4.89%) RESTful
5 51 (4.54%) XML
6 44 (3.91%) Elastic Stack
6 44 (3.91%) LAMP
7 43 (3.83%) HTML
8 42 (3.74%) CSS
9 38 (3.38%) AngularJS
9 38 (3.38%) Node.js
10 35 (3.11%) Java EE
10 35 (3.11%) Spring Boot
11 34 (3.02%) RabbitMQ
12 31 (2.76%) JSON
13 30 (2.67%) React
13 30 (2.67%) REST
13 30 (2.67%) SOAP
14 29 (2.58%) HTML5
15 28 (2.49%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (8.36%) Data Centre
3 77 (6.85%) Public Cloud
4 50 (4.45%) Replication
5 43 (3.83%) Clustering
6 42 (3.74%) Linux Command Line
7 37 (3.29%) Management Information System
8 28 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 25 (2.22%) User Experience
10 23 (2.05%) Private Cloud
11 19 (1.69%) Wiki
12 18 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
13 17 (1.51%) IPTV
14 16 (1.42%) Blog
14 16 (1.42%) MPEG
14 16 (1.42%) Video\Live Streaming
15 15 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
16 14 (1.25%) Cloud Native
16 14 (1.25%) Derivative
17 12 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 998 (88.79%) Linux
2 549 (48.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 439 (39.06%) Windows
4 363 (32.30%) CentOS
5 236 (21.00%) Windows Server
6 159 (14.15%) Ubuntu
7 150 (13.35%) Unix
8 89 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 79 (7.03%) Debian
10 70 (6.23%) Solaris
11 55 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 49 (4.36%) Fedora
13 29 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (1.87%) Oracle Linux
15 20 (1.78%) Windows 10
16 19 (1.69%) AIX
17 17 (1.51%) SUSE
18 15 (1.33%) HPUX
19 7 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 6 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (31.41%) DevOps
2 282 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (15.57%) ITIL
4 161 (14.32%) Configuration Management
5 158 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 147 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
7 108 (9.61%) Scrum
8 104 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
9 100 (8.90%) Open Source
10 96 (8.54%) Mentoring
11 86 (7.65%) Software Engineering
12 85 (7.56%) Microservices
13 81 (7.21%) Migration
14 74 (6.58%) Infrastructure as Code
15 71 (6.32%) High Availability
16 69 (6.14%) Fintech
17 66 (5.87%) Test Automation
18 65 (5.78%) Cybersecurity
19 55 (4.89%) Coaching
20 54 (4.80%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 400 (35.59%) Python
2 254 (22.60%) Bash Shell
3 175 (15.57%) Java
4 144 (12.81%) Shell Script
5 126 (11.21%) Perl
6 113 (10.05%) SQL
7 100 (8.90%) PowerShell
8 67 (5.96%) Ruby
9 56 (4.98%) C
10 49 (4.36%) C++
11 47 (4.18%) JavaScript
12 37 (3.29%) PHP
13 32 (2.85%) Go
14 25 (2.22%) Korn
15 20 (1.78%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.51%) Scala
17 14 (1.25%) XQuery
18 11 (0.98%) KiXtart
19 7 (0.62%) C#
19 7 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 123 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 83 (7.38%) Degree
3 69 (6.14%) SC Cleared
4 51 (4.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (4.27%) RHCE
6 44 (3.91%) DV Cleared
7 43 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (3.56%) MCSE
9 34 (3.02%) CCNA
10 25 (2.22%) MCSA
11 21 (1.87%) AWS Certification
12 18 (1.60%) Linux+ Certification
13 17 (1.51%) CCNP
14 16 (1.42%) RHCSA
15 15 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
16 14 (1.25%) JNCIA
17 12 (1.07%) CISSP
17 12 (1.07%) GIAC
17 12 (1.07%) Network+ Certification
17 12 (1.07%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.49%) QA
2 27 (2.40%) SLA
3 19 (1.69%) GDPR
3 19 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 8 (0.71%) ISO 22301
6 7 (0.62%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
7 3 (0.27%) NCSC
8 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.089%) JTAG
System Software
1 314 (27.94%) Docker
2 257 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (11.30%) Active Directory
4 81 (7.21%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (3.56%) vSphere
6 34 (3.02%) KVM
7 30 (2.67%) Hyper-V
8 28 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
9 27 (2.40%) VirtualBox
10 25 (2.22%) NFS
11 21 (1.87%) Xen
12 20 (1.78%) Samba
13 15 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 14 (1.25%) Ceph
14 14 (1.25%) XenApp
15 13 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
16 11 (0.98%) iptables
16 11 (0.98%) oVirt
16 11 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
17 10 (0.89%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 348 (30.96%) Ansible
2 227 (20.20%) Puppet
3 218 (19.40%) Kubernetes
4 133 (11.83%) Terraform
5 109 (9.70%) Opscode Chef
6 66 (5.87%) Nagios
7 65 (5.78%) Red Hat Satellite
7 65 (5.78%) ZABBIX
8 42 (3.74%) SCCM
9 40 (3.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 39 (3.47%) SCOM
11 34 (3.02%) Grafana
11 34 (3.02%) WSUS
12 30 (2.67%) Docker Swarm
13 27 (2.40%) Packer
14 23 (2.05%) Data Guard
14 23 (2.05%) QRadar
15 21 (1.87%) Salt
16 19 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 19 (1.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 328 (29.18%) VMware
2 190 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 147 (13.08%) Oracle
4 89 (7.92%) Cisco
5 76 (6.76%) IBM
6 67 (5.96%) Google
7 58 (5.16%) Citrix
8 53 (4.72%) NetApp
9 49 (4.36%) HP
10 38 (3.38%) Juniper
11 36 (3.20%) EMC
12 35 (3.11%) SolarWinds
13 34 (3.02%) LogRhythm
14 33 (2.94%) Dell
15 31 (2.76%) Splunk
16 29 (2.58%) Atlassian
16 29 (2.58%) SAP
17 14 (1.25%) McAfee
18 13 (1.16%) Bloomberg
18 13 (1.16%) Reuters