Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1138 1134 1284
Rank change year-on-year -4 +150 -15
Permanent jobs citing RHCA 36 53 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.030% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.087% 0.12% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 28 50 19
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +23.81% +38.16%
10th Percentile £37,000 £51,500 £44,100
90th Percentile £67,000 £80,125 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00% +31.58%

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 41,388 44,644 58,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.63% 25.42% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32,108 35,328 46,573
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for RHCA in the UK

RHCA
Top 5 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 17 February 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 -10 36 £60,000 -7.69% 2
UK excluding London -5 25 £60,000 -7.69% 3
South East -2 15 £60,000 -7.69% 1
East of England +16 10 £64,500 +17.27% 1
London -13 10 £38,000 -47.59%

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 34 (94.44%) Red Hat
2 33 (91.67%) Windows
3 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
4 26 (72.22%) Linux
5 25 (69.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (58.33%) RHCE
6 21 (58.33%) CentOS
6 21 (58.33%) Linux Command Line
7 18 (50.00%) Python
8 16 (44.44%) CISSP
8 16 (44.44%) Cisco
8 16 (44.44%) Firewall
8 16 (44.44%) SIEM
8 16 (44.44%) SANS
9 15 (41.67%) Cloud Operations
9 15 (41.67%) Incident Management
9 15 (41.67%) ITSM
9 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
10 13 (36.11%) MySQL
10 13 (36.11%) VMware
11 10 (27.78%) Security Management
11 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
11 10 (27.78%) GCWN
11 10 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (27.78%) ISSAP
11 10 (27.78%) ISSEP
11 10 (27.78%) MCSE
11 10 (27.78%) CCIE
11 10 (27.78%) CCSP
11 10 (27.78%) CCNP

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 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) Network Security
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 6 (16.67%) IPsec
3 6 (16.67%) OpenVPN
3 6 (16.67%) VPN
3 6 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Cloud Specialist
1 15 (41.67%) Linux Specialist
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) IT Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Firewall Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) SIEM Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Architect
6 4 (11.11%) IT Architect
6 4 (11.11%) IT Manager
6 4 (11.11%) IT Operations Manager
6 4 (11.11%) IT Security Architect
6 4 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Operational Security Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Operations Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Security Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Security Operations Manager
6 4 (11.11%) SOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 8 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (16.67%) PKI
5 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Linux
3 21 (58.33%) CentOS
4 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (16.67%) Debian
5 6 (16.67%) Kali Linux
5 6 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.56%) Unix
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) SIEM
2 15 (41.67%) Cloud Operations
2 15 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 15 (41.67%) ITSM
3 10 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (27.78%) Data Loss Prevention
3 10 (27.78%) Event Correlation
3 10 (27.78%) Security Architecture
3 10 (27.78%) Security Management
3 10 (27.78%) Security Operations
4 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 6 (16.67%) Computer Security
5 6 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (11.11%) People Management
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps
7 2 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Python
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (58.33%) RHCE
3 16 (44.44%) CISSP
3 16 (44.44%) SANS
4 10 (27.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 10 (27.78%) CCIE
4 10 (27.78%) CCIE Security
4 10 (27.78%) CCNP
4 10 (27.78%) CCSP
4 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (27.78%) CSSLP
4 10 (27.78%) GCWN
4 10 (27.78%) ISSAP
4 10 (27.78%) ISSEP
4 10 (27.78%) MCSE
4 10 (27.78%) RHCSA
4 10 (27.78%) SSCP
4 10 (27.78%) VCAP
4 10 (27.78%) VCDX
4 10 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) pfSense
1 6 (16.67%) Snort
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) FortiGate
1 6 (16.67%) Nessus
1 6 (16.67%) OpenVAS
1 6 (16.67%) OSSEC
2 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (5.56%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) Red Hat
2 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
3 16 (44.44%) Cisco
4 13 (36.11%) VMware
5 6 (16.67%) AlienVault
5 6 (16.67%) Aruba
5 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 6 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
5 6 (16.67%) F5
5 6 (16.67%) ForeScout
5 6 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 6 (16.67%) HP
5 6 (16.67%) Juniper
5 6 (16.67%) LogRhythm
5 6 (16.67%) McAfee
5 6 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 6 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 6 (16.67%) Sourcefire
5 6 (16.67%) WatchGuard
6 4 (11.11%) Splunk