Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RHCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1029 1139 1189
Rank change year-on-year +110 +50 +102
Permanent jobs citing RHCA 127 52 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.029% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 101 42 51
UK median annual salary £74,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,575 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% +10.00% +5.26%

RHCA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 39,247 43,171 51,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.57% 24.43% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29,146 33,158 41,557
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

RHCA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RHCA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RHCA in the UK

RHCA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RHCA.

Salary trend for RHCA in the UK

RHCA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RHCA over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for RHCA in the UK

RHCA
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RHCA within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 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 +109 116 £74,000 +34.55% 3
UK excluding London +69 79 £65,000 +18.18% 3
East of England - 50 £40,000 - 1
London +49 36 £85,000 +109.88%
South East +30 24 £74,000 +5.71% 1
West Midlands - 4 £39,250 -
Midlands - 4 £39,250 -
North West - 1 - - 1
North of England - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing RHCA 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 RHCA.

1 114 (89.76%) Red Hat
2 84 (66.14%) RHCE
2 84 (66.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (60.63%) VMware
4 74 (58.27%) Microsoft
5 69 (54.33%) Cisco
6 68 (53.54%) Linux
7 57 (44.88%) MCSE
8 54 (42.52%) CISSP
8 54 (42.52%) Cisco Certification
8 54 (42.52%) SSCP
8 54 (42.52%) SIEM
8 54 (42.52%) Data Loss Prevention
9 50 (39.37%) Event Correlation
9 50 (39.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 50 (39.37%) SANS
9 50 (39.37%) Security Operations
9 50 (39.37%) CSSLP
9 50 (39.37%) Firewall
9 50 (39.37%) CCIE
9 50 (39.37%) CCSP
9 50 (39.37%) CCNP
9 50 (39.37%) GCWN
9 50 (39.37%) ISSAP
9 50 (39.37%) ISSEP
10 47 (37.01%) Retail
10 47 (37.01%) Risk Management
11 46 (36.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 46 (36.22%) VCDX
11 46 (36.22%) VCAP

RHCA
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 19 (14.96%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.79%) Apache
2 1 (0.79%) JBoss
2 1 (0.79%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.57%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (1.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (39.37%) Firewall
2 33 (25.98%) Wireshark
3 29 (22.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (10.24%) BGP
4 13 (10.24%) EIGRP
4 13 (10.24%) Multicast
4 13 (10.24%) OSPF
5 4 (3.15%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (3.15%) SAN
6 3 (2.36%) Network Security
7 2 (1.57%) DNS
7 2 (1.57%) Internet
7 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.47%) MySQL
2 4 (3.15%) Blockchain
2 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.36%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.57%) DB2
4 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 47 (37.01%) Retail
2 41 (32.28%) Finance
3 4 (3.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (29.92%) Linux Engineer
2 34 (26.77%) Architect
3 31 (24.41%) Analyst
4 26 (20.47%) SIEM Analyst
5 23 (18.11%) SOC Analyst
6 22 (17.32%) Cloud Specialist
6 22 (17.32%) Linux Specialist
7 21 (16.54%) Security Architect
8 20 (15.75%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 20 (15.75%) Senior Linux Specialist
9 18 (14.17%) SIEM Engineer
9 18 (14.17%) SOC Engineer
10 17 (13.39%) IT Architect
10 17 (13.39%) IT Security Architect
10 17 (13.39%) Service Architect
11 16 (12.60%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 13 (10.24%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 13 (10.24%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (8.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 11 (8.66%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) LDAP
2 2 (1.57%) .NET
2 2 (1.57%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (0.79%) LAMP
3 1 (0.79%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.79%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.98%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 30 (23.62%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (23.62%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (19.69%) Cyberthreat
4 22 (17.32%) Linux Command Line
5 19 (14.96%) Data Centre
6 17 (13.39%) Security Operations Centre
7 13 (10.24%) Fintech
8 6 (4.72%) Private Cloud
9 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.15%) PKI
10 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.79%) Clustering
11 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 68 (53.54%) Linux
2 39 (30.71%) CentOS
3 37 (29.13%) Windows
4 31 (24.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (14.96%) Unix
6 13 (10.24%) Fedora
7 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.79%) Debian
9 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.52%) Data Loss Prevention
1 54 (42.52%) SIEM
2 50 (39.37%) Event Correlation
2 50 (39.37%) Security Operations
3 47 (37.01%) Risk Management
4 37 (29.13%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (29.13%) Information Security
5 33 (25.98%) Analytics
6 31 (24.41%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (23.62%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 30 (23.62%) Malware Reverse Engineering
7 30 (23.62%) Reverse Engineering
7 30 (23.62%) Threat Detection
7 30 (23.62%) Threat Intelligence
8 29 (22.83%) Kalman Filter
8 29 (22.83%) Trend Analysis
8 29 (22.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 29 (22.83%) Web Filtering
9 28 (22.05%) Computer Security
10 26 (20.47%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (33.86%) Python
2 22 (17.32%) JavaScript
3 19 (14.96%) Bash Shell
4 16 (12.60%) Perl
5 15 (11.81%) Ruby
6 14 (11.02%) Shell Script
7 13 (10.24%) Bourne shell
7 13 (10.24%) Korn
8 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.36%) SQL
9 1 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.79%) C++
9 1 (0.79%) Go
9 1 (0.79%) Java
9 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 84 (66.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 84 (66.14%) RHCE
2 57 (44.88%) MCSE
3 54 (42.52%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (42.52%) CISSP
3 54 (42.52%) SSCP
4 50 (39.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 50 (39.37%) CCIE
4 50 (39.37%) CCNP
4 50 (39.37%) CCSP
4 50 (39.37%) CSSLP
4 50 (39.37%) GCWN
4 50 (39.37%) ISSAP
4 50 (39.37%) ISSEP
4 50 (39.37%) SANS
5 46 (36.22%) CCIE Security
5 46 (36.22%) VCAP
5 46 (36.22%) VCDX
5 46 (36.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (11.81%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.94%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.15%) GPG13
3 1 (0.79%) GDPR
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 30 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.72%) vSphere
3 4 (3.15%) NFS
3 4 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.57%) Docker
5 1 (0.79%) Ceph
5 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (25.98%) RSA Security Analytics
2 18 (14.17%) Puppet
3 8 (6.30%) Nagios
4 6 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.94%) Ansible
6 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (3.15%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.57%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.79%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.79%) Rancher
8 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 114 (89.76%) Red Hat
2 77 (60.63%) VMware
3 74 (58.27%) Microsoft
4 69 (54.33%) Cisco
5 33 (25.98%) Splunk
5 33 (25.98%) Symantec
6 6 (4.72%) Juniper
7 4 (3.15%) ArcSight
7 4 (3.15%) HP
7 4 (3.15%) NetApp
7 4 (3.15%) Oracle
8 2 (1.57%) IBM
8 2 (1.57%) Sybase
9 1 (0.79%) New Relic
9 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds