Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 748 1037 1026
Rank change year-on-year +289 -11 +149
Permanent jobs citing RHCA 2 3 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.002% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.016% 0.011% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 77
Median annual salary £102,500 £50,000 £74,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +105.00% -32.43% +34.55%
10th Percentile £98,750 £41,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £106,250 £91,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -23.08% +8.33%

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 12,567 27,751 36,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.19% 22.00% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9,234 20,889 27,062
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,695 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.43% - +5.88%

RHCA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RHCA in the UK

RHCA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RHCA.

Salary trend for RHCA in the UK

RHCA
Top 3 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 16 January 2021. 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 +285 1 - - 3
London +210 1 - - 2
Work from Home - 1 £102,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Salt
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (50.00%) GitLab
2 1 (50.00%) vMotion
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN

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 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) AWS
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) GitLab
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) RHCE
1 1 (50.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Salt
2 1 (50.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) VMware