Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 911 892 971
Rank change year-on-year -19 +79 +125
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 114 235 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.64% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 88 173 198
UK median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,300 £40,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £76,438 £95,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +5.56%

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 27,495 36,680 41,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.87% 24.17% 23.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20,380 26,784 32,216
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,600 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 24 January 2020.

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 24 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 -25 110 £51,250 -21.15% 12
UK excluding London +7 81 £50,000 -9.09% 9
South West +35 39 £50,000 -9.09% 2
London +31 30 £57,500 -17.86% 5
South East +38 24 £29,000 -53.60% 2
North of England +37 9 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Yorkshire +35 8 £62,000 +12.73% 2
Midlands +38 4 £50,000 +27.39%
West Midlands +21 4 £50,000 +27.39%
Wales - 4 £47,500 - 2
East of England +34 3 £57,500 -11.54%
North West +36 1 £48,750 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, IT jobs citing RHCE 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 RHCE.

1 114 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (63.16%) Ansible
3 59 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (50.88%) Python
5 53 (46.49%) Windows
6 51 (44.74%) Finance
7 49 (42.98%) Red Hat
8 48 (42.11%) Degree
9 47 (41.23%) Unix
10 46 (40.35%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (39.47%) Azure
11 45 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 44 (38.60%) Puppet
13 41 (35.96%) Kubernetes
14 40 (35.09%) Patch Management
14 40 (35.09%) DNS
15 38 (33.33%) ITIL
15 38 (33.33%) DMZ
16 37 (32.46%) Docker
16 37 (32.46%) JIRA
17 36 (31.58%) DevOps
17 36 (31.58%) Active Directory
18 35 (30.70%) MCP
18 35 (30.70%) Splunk
19 34 (29.82%) AWS
19 34 (29.82%) Bash Shell
20 33 (28.95%) Oracle
20 33 (28.95%) Firewall
21 32 (28.07%) Management Information System
22 31 (27.19%) Solaris

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 19 (16.67%) Confluence
2 12 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.14%) Apache
4 6 (5.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
5 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.88%) Site Server
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 45 (39.47%) Azure
2 34 (29.82%) AWS
3 21 (18.42%) GCP
4 14 (12.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (10.53%) Office 365
5 12 (10.53%) OpenShift
6 11 (9.65%) Azure Stack
6 11 (9.65%) OneDrive
7 4 (3.51%) IaaS
7 4 (3.51%) PaaS
7 4 (3.51%) SaaS
8 2 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 40 (35.09%) DNS
2 38 (33.33%) DMZ
3 33 (28.95%) Firewall
4 30 (26.32%) DHCP
5 23 (20.18%) TCP/IP
6 18 (15.79%) VPN
7 16 (14.04%) Internet
8 11 (9.65%) NetScaler
8 11 (9.65%) Skype
9 6 (5.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 3 (2.63%) HTTP
11 2 (1.75%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.75%) VLAN
12 1 (0.88%) VSAN
12 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.05%) Big Data
2 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Ignite
3 1 (0.88%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.88%) Redis
3 1 (0.88%) Riak
Development Applications
1 37 (32.46%) JIRA
2 11 (9.65%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (4.39%) TestRail
5 5 (4.39%) Zephyr
6 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.63%) Hudson
7 3 (2.63%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.75%) Postman
8 2 (1.75%) Subversion
9 1 (0.88%) GitLab
General
1 51 (44.74%) Finance
2 14 (12.28%) Automotive
2 14 (12.28%) Retail
3 13 (11.40%) Public Sector
4 10 (8.77%) Electronics
4 10 (8.77%) Manufacturing
4 10 (8.77%) Marketing
4 10 (8.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.51%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (24.56%) Linux Engineer
2 25 (21.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (20.18%) Unix Engineer
4 17 (14.91%) Cloud Engineer
4 17 (14.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (14.04%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 15 (13.16%) Administrator
7 14 (12.28%) Support Engineer
7 14 (12.28%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (11.40%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 12 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (9.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (9.65%) Platform Engineer
11 9 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (7.89%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (7.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 8 (7.02%) Technical Support
13 7 (6.14%) Senior DevOps
13 7 (6.14%) Technical Engineer
13 7 (6.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.05%) Kafka
1 24 (21.05%) LDAP
2 4 (3.51%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.75%) Middleware
3 2 (1.75%) RESTful
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.07%) Management Information System
2 18 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 13 (11.40%) Public Cloud
4 7 (6.14%) Cloud Native
5 6 (5.26%) Driving Licence
6 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.63%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.75%) Replication
9 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.88%) User Experience
9 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (46.49%) Windows
3 47 (41.23%) Unix
4 31 (27.19%) Solaris
5 28 (24.56%) CentOS
6 22 (19.30%) Debian
7 18 (15.79%) Ubuntu
8 17 (14.91%) Windows Server
9 11 (9.65%) Mac OS
10 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.35%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (35.09%) Patch Management
4 38 (33.33%) ITIL
5 36 (31.58%) DevOps
6 30 (26.32%) Information Security
6 30 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 26 (22.81%) Kanban
7 26 (22.81%) Microservices
8 25 (21.93%) Configuration Management
8 25 (21.93%) Scrum
9 24 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (21.05%) GitOps
9 24 (21.05%) Ticket Management
10 16 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (12.28%) Continuous Deployment
11 14 (12.28%) Customer Requirements
11 14 (12.28%) Project Delivery
11 14 (12.28%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 14 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.88%) Python
2 34 (29.82%) Bash Shell
3 24 (21.05%) C
4 18 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 11 (9.65%) Go
5 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.65%) PHP
5 11 (9.65%) SQL
6 9 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 8 (7.02%) C#
8 6 (5.26%) Ruby
9 5 (4.39%) Perl
10 4 (3.51%) Java
11 1 (0.88%) C-shell
11 1 (0.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 48 (42.11%) Degree
2 45 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (30.70%) MCP
4 21 (18.42%) MCSE
5 15 (13.16%) RHCSA
6 11 (9.65%) CCA
6 11 (9.65%) CCNA
6 11 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (8.77%) MCSA
8 9 (7.89%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
9 8 (7.02%) Sun Certification
10 6 (5.26%) DBS Check
10 6 (5.26%) DV Cleared
10 6 (5.26%) ISTQB
10 6 (5.26%) LFCE
10 6 (5.26%) LFCS
10 6 (5.26%) Linux+ Certification
10 6 (5.26%) RHCT
10 6 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.05%) SLA
2 11 (9.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 37 (32.46%) Docker
2 36 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 27 (23.68%) Firmware
4 25 (21.93%) NFS
5 13 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (10.53%) Hyper-V
7 11 (9.65%) KVM
7 11 (9.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (9.65%) oVirt
7 11 (9.65%) XenApp
8 7 (6.14%) Ceph
8 7 (6.14%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (4.39%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.88%) Btrfs
10 1 (0.88%) Corosync
10 1 (0.88%) DRBD
10 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 72 (63.16%) Ansible
2 44 (38.60%) Puppet
3 41 (35.96%) Kubernetes
4 31 (27.19%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (23.68%) Terraform
6 17 (14.91%) Red Hat Satellite
7 15 (13.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 14 (12.28%) WSUS
8 14 (12.28%) yum
9 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 11 (9.65%) SCOM
9 11 (9.65%) SCOrch
10 7 (6.14%) Mesos
11 6 (5.26%) cPanel
11 6 (5.26%) SCCM
12 5 (4.39%) ZABBIX
13 4 (3.51%) Grafana
13 4 (3.51%) Nagios
14 3 (2.63%) Graphite
14 3 (2.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 49 (42.98%) Red Hat
2 35 (30.70%) Splunk
3 33 (28.95%) Oracle
4 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 24 (21.05%) ServiceNow
6 17 (14.91%) VMware
7 16 (14.04%) Google
8 14 (12.28%) Atlassian
9 11 (9.65%) Cisco
10 10 (8.77%) SAP
11 8 (7.02%) Citrix
12 6 (5.26%) Juniper
13 3 (2.63%) Dell
13 3 (2.63%) HP
14 2 (1.75%) Brocade
14 2 (1.75%) F5
15 1 (0.88%) Facebook
15 1 (0.88%) Veeam
15 1 (0.88%) YouTube