Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RHCE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 955 1064 1107
Rank change year-on-year +109 +43 -25
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 224 124 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.070% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 198 111 165
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £68,750 £69,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +1.19%

RHCE 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 40,961 45,591 57,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.55% 25.71% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 31,734 36,245 46,007
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 £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RHCE over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 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 +101 211 £55,000 +10.00% 15
UK excluding London +53 140 £50,000 +11.11% 8
South East +83 99 £55,000 +15.79% 5
London +37 74 £62,500 +13.64% 7
South West +10 19 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East of England +12 10 £60,000 +44.58%
North of England -12 7 £35,000 +37.25% 1
Yorkshire +35 4 £32,500 -9.72%
Scotland -34 4 - -
North West -9 3 £35,000 +105.88% 1
Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing RHCE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RHCE.

1 209 (93.30%) Linux
2 178 (79.46%) Red Hat
3 163 (72.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 112 (50.00%) VMware
5 100 (44.64%) Puppet
6 83 (37.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 78 (34.82%) Windows
7 78 (34.82%) Microsoft
8 75 (33.48%) Cisco Certification
8 75 (33.48%) RHCSA
9 66 (29.46%) CCNA
10 63 (28.13%) Configuration Management
11 61 (27.23%) Perl
12 57 (25.45%) ITIL
12 57 (25.45%) Python
13 55 (24.55%) Unix
14 49 (21.88%) Windows Server
15 48 (21.43%) CentOS
16 47 (20.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 46 (20.54%) Oracle
18 44 (19.64%) HP
19 41 (18.30%) Shell Script
20 38 (16.96%) Java
20 38 (16.96%) DevOps
21 37 (16.52%) Apache
21 37 (16.52%) Finance
22 36 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
23 34 (15.18%) Security Cleared
23 34 (15.18%) Ruby
24 32 (14.29%) SAN

RHCE
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 37 (16.52%) Apache
2 30 (13.39%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.79%) IIS
4 2 (0.89%) Confluence
4 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.45%) JBoss
5 1 (0.45%) nginx
5 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) HipChat
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.04%) Amazon S3
3 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.23%) Datadog
5 4 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.34%) SaaS
7 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.89%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.89%) Office 365
7 2 (0.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.29%) SAN
2 31 (13.84%) TCP/IP
3 29 (12.95%) DNS
4 27 (12.05%) Firewall
5 17 (7.59%) DHCP
6 15 (6.70%) iSCSI
7 14 (6.25%) Internet
8 10 (4.46%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (4.46%) IPsec
9 9 (4.02%) Network Security
9 9 (4.02%) VPN
10 8 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (3.57%) HTTP
11 7 (3.13%) FTP
11 7 (3.13%) Wireless
12 6 (2.68%) Cisco ISE
12 6 (2.68%) NAS
12 6 (2.68%) NetScaler
12 6 (2.68%) OpenVPN
12 6 (2.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.80%) MySQL
2 10 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.79%) Redis
6 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.89%) DB2
8 1 (0.45%) Big Data
8 1 (0.45%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.45%) Flink
8 1 (0.45%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.02%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.79%) JIRA
4 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.89%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.45%) Hudson
5 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.45%) Subversion
5 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (16.52%) Finance
2 15 (6.70%) Banking
3 6 (2.68%) Financial Institution
3 6 (2.68%) Games
3 6 (2.68%) Online Betting
4 5 (2.23%) Advertising
4 5 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.45%) Arabic Language
5 1 (0.45%) Electronics
5 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 117 (52.23%) Linux Engineer
2 74 (33.04%) Systems Engineer
3 64 (28.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 46 (20.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 40 (17.86%) Administrator
6 31 (13.84%) Systems Administrator
7 28 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
8 27 (12.05%) Linux Administrator
9 26 (11.61%) Network Systems Engineer
10 22 (9.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 22 (9.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 18 (8.04%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (6.70%) Analyst
13 13 (5.80%) Architect
13 13 (5.80%) Security Analyst
14 12 (5.36%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 12 (5.36%) Server Engineer
15 11 (4.91%) AWS DevOps
15 11 (4.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 10 (4.46%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.39%) Web Services
2 10 (4.46%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (2.23%) JSON
4 4 (1.79%) Kafka
4 4 (1.79%) LAMP
5 3 (1.34%) HTML
6 2 (0.89%) Middleware
6 2 (0.89%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.89%) XML
7 1 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.45%) HornetQ
7 1 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.45%) Node.js
7 1 (0.45%) Spring
7 1 (0.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.82%) Derivative
2 15 (6.70%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.46%) Replication
5 8 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (3.13%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.68%) PKI
8 4 (1.79%) Eurex
9 3 (1.34%) Clustering
9 3 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.34%) Social Media
10 2 (0.89%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.89%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.89%) User Experience
11 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.45%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 209 (93.30%) Linux
2 163 (72.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 78 (34.82%) Windows
4 55 (24.55%) Unix
5 49 (21.88%) Windows Server
6 48 (21.43%) CentOS
7 24 (10.71%) Oracle Linux
8 17 (7.59%) Solaris
9 10 (4.46%) Debian
10 9 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (3.57%) AIX
12 7 (3.13%) Ubuntu
13 6 (2.68%) Kali Linux
13 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (1.79%) SUSE
15 3 (1.34%) HPUX
16 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.13%) Configuration Management
2 57 (25.45%) ITIL
3 38 (16.96%) DevOps
4 31 (13.84%) Security Management
5 23 (10.27%) SIEM
6 19 (8.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (6.70%) Open Source
8 14 (6.25%) High Availability
8 14 (6.25%) Low Latency
9 13 (5.80%) Presales
10 12 (5.36%) Change Control
10 12 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (4.91%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (4.46%) Migration
12 10 (4.46%) Security Operations
13 9 (4.02%) Data Loss Prevention
13 9 (4.02%) Event Correlation
13 9 (4.02%) Problem Management
13 9 (4.02%) Security Architecture
14 8 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 61 (27.23%) Perl
2 57 (25.45%) Python
3 41 (18.30%) Shell Script
4 38 (16.96%) Java
5 34 (15.18%) Ruby
6 27 (12.05%) Bash Shell
7 10 (4.46%) Korn
7 10 (4.46%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.02%) PHP
9 8 (3.57%) Bourne shell
10 6 (2.68%) C-shell
10 6 (2.68%) SQL
11 4 (1.79%) AWK
12 3 (1.34%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.89%) C#
13 2 (0.89%) C++
14 1 (0.45%) Go
14 1 (0.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 75 (33.48%) Cisco Certification
1 75 (33.48%) RHCSA
2 66 (29.46%) CCNA
3 47 (20.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 34 (15.18%) Security Cleared
5 31 (13.84%) SC Cleared
6 25 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (10.27%) MCSE
8 22 (9.82%) CISSP
8 22 (9.82%) DV Cleared
8 22 (9.82%) RHCA
9 18 (8.04%) Degree
10 15 (6.70%) CCNP
10 15 (6.70%) SANS
11 14 (6.25%) CEH
12 11 (4.91%) GIAC
13 10 (4.46%) CCIE
13 10 (4.46%) LPIC
14 9 (4.02%) CSSLP
14 9 (4.02%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.02%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (2.23%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (37.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 24 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (8.93%) NFS
4 20 (8.93%) vSphere
5 16 (7.14%) Samba
5 16 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (6.70%) Docker
7 8 (3.57%) Snort
8 6 (2.68%) pfSense
8 6 (2.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (1.79%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.89%) Firmware
10 2 (0.89%) iptables
10 2 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.45%) Gluster
11 1 (0.45%) KVM
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 100 (44.64%) Puppet
2 28 (12.50%) Ansible
3 27 (12.05%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (11.16%) Nagios
5 12 (5.36%) Terraform
6 11 (4.91%) Red Hat Satellite
7 9 (4.02%) Grafana
7 9 (4.02%) ZABBIX
8 8 (3.57%) Cacti
8 8 (3.57%) Nessus
9 7 (3.13%) NetBackup
9 7 (3.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 6 (2.68%) BMC Marimba
10 6 (2.68%) FortiGate
10 6 (2.68%) OpenVAS
10 6 (2.68%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (2.68%) OSSEC
10 6 (2.68%) SCCM
10 6 (2.68%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (2.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 178 (79.46%) Red Hat
2 112 (50.00%) VMware
3 78 (34.82%) Microsoft
4 46 (20.54%) Oracle
5 44 (19.64%) HP
6 30 (13.39%) Cisco
7 18 (8.04%) F5
7 18 (8.04%) Splunk
8 16 (7.14%) Scality
9 15 (6.70%) Brocade
10 12 (5.36%) Juniper
11 11 (4.91%) 3PAR
11 11 (4.91%) EMC
12 10 (4.46%) Veritas
13 8 (3.57%) AlienVault
13 8 (3.57%) Hitachi
13 8 (3.57%) LogRhythm
13 8 (3.57%) NetApp
13 8 (3.57%) Veeam
14 7 (3.13%) Dell