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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
Rank 795 844 839
Rank change year-on-year +49 -5  
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 72 120 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 67 102 100
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £79,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21048 28659 29214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.75% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16595 22967 22930
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing RHCE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Top 23 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 72 £55,000 +7.31% 12
London +71 50 £70,000 +27.27% 8
City of London +59 17 £77,500 +55.00% 2
West Midlands - 7 £53,000 - 1
Birmingham - 6 £47,250 -
South West +18 5 £51,250 +13.88% 1
East of England +22 4 £45,000 -3.22%
South East +53 3 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 3 £45,000 +46.34%
Cambridge +10 3 £45,000 +46.34%
Somerset -4 3 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire +26 2 £35,547 +22.57%
Yorkshire +18 2 £35,547 +22.57%
West Sussex - 2 £57,500 -
Cornwall - 2 £55,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £57,500 -
Leeds +20 1 £35,094 -22.01%
Hertfordshire +15 1 £42,500 -8.60%
Bradford +2 1 £36,000 +24.13%
Bath -1 1 £42,500 -5.55%
North West -27 1 £26,000 -29.72% 1
Manchester -33 1 £26,000 -29.72% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £36,500 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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.

1 122 (98.39%) Linux
2 87 (70.16%) Red Hat
3 77 (62.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 76 (61.29%) VMware
5 71 (57.26%) Puppet
6 53 (42.74%) Finance
7 43 (34.68%) Windows
8 41 (33.06%) RHCSA
9 38 (30.65%) Unix
10 37 (29.84%) Python
11 36 (29.03%) Perl
12 34 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (25.81%) Tomcat
14 31 (25.00%) Apache
15 30 (24.19%) Bash Shell
16 29 (23.39%) Nagios
17 28 (22.58%) Data Centre
18 27 (21.77%) Solaris
19 26 (20.97%) ITIL
19 26 (20.97%) TCP/IP
19 26 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
19 26 (20.97%) RHCA
20 25 (20.16%) Banking
20 25 (20.16%) Cisco
20 25 (20.16%) Microsoft Certification
21 23 (18.55%) MCSE
21 23 (18.55%) DevOps
21 23 (18.55%) OpenStack
22 22 (17.74%) VMware ESXi
23 21 (16.94%) MySQL

RHCE
Top Related 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 32 (25.81%) Tomcat
2 31 (25.00%) Apache
3 23 (18.55%) OpenStack
4 16 (12.90%) Confluence
5 13 (10.48%) JBoss
6 8 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (5.65%) nginx
8 6 (4.84%) Liferay
8 6 (4.84%) MS Exchange
9 5 (4.03%) IIS
10 4 (3.23%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.81%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.81%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) HipChat
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.84%) SaaS
5 4 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.61%) IaaS
6 2 (1.61%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.61%) PaaS
7 1 (0.81%) Office 365
7 1 (0.81%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.97%) TCP/IP
2 20 (16.13%) SAN
3 18 (14.52%) DNS
3 18 (14.52%) Firewall
4 17 (13.71%) HTTP
4 17 (13.71%) NAS
5 14 (11.29%) DHCP
6 12 (9.68%) LDAP
7 11 (8.87%) Network Security
7 11 (8.87%) SMTP
8 10 (8.06%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (7.26%) VPN
10 8 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (6.45%) iSCSI
11 7 (5.65%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (5.65%) SSL
12 6 (4.84%) SNMP
12 6 (4.84%) tcpdump
12 6 (4.84%) Telnet
12 6 (4.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.94%) MySQL
2 13 (10.48%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.84%) Redis
4 5 (4.03%) MariaDB
4 5 (4.03%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.23%) Big Data
6 2 (1.61%) DB2
6 2 (1.61%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.68%) Jenkins
1 12 (9.68%) JIRA
2 11 (8.87%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.06%) Hudson
4 4 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (3.23%) Fiddler
4 4 (3.23%) MSBuild
4 4 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (42.74%) Finance
2 25 (20.16%) Banking
3 9 (7.26%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.84%) Marketing
5 4 (3.23%) Retail
6 3 (2.42%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.42%) Games
7 2 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (37.90%) Linux Engineer
2 24 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (16.13%) Administrator
4 17 (13.71%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (10.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (10.48%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (9.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (9.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 11 (8.87%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 10 (8.06%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) Unix Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Senior Unix Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) DevOps Manager
11 5 (4.03%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Senior VMware Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.03%) Unix Administrator
12 4 (3.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.29%) LAMP
2 9 (7.26%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (4.84%) JDBC
3 6 (4.84%) Middleware
4 5 (4.03%) Web Services
5 4 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.42%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.61%) HornetQ
7 2 (1.61%) Kafka
8 1 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.81%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 17 (13.71%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (7.26%) Clustering
4 6 (4.84%) Private Cloud
5 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.23%) EMC VNX
6 4 (3.23%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.42%) Online Games
8 2 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.61%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.61%) Wiki
9 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.81%) CMDB
9 1 (0.81%) GPGPU
9 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 122 (98.39%) Linux
2 77 (62.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 43 (34.68%) Windows
4 38 (30.65%) Unix
5 27 (21.77%) Solaris
6 18 (14.52%) CentOS
7 16 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (11.29%) Ubuntu
9 12 (9.68%) Windows Server
10 6 (4.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (4.03%) Debian
11 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.61%) AIX
12 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.81%) HPUX
13 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.97%) ITIL
2 23 (18.55%) DevOps
3 21 (16.94%) Configuration Management
4 18 (14.52%) High Availability
4 18 (14.52%) Open Source
5 17 (13.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (13.71%) Migration
6 12 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (7.26%) SDLC
8 8 (6.45%) Load Balancing
9 7 (5.65%) Business Continuity
9 7 (5.65%) Cryptography
9 7 (5.65%) Line Management
10 6 (4.84%) Mathematics
10 6 (4.84%) Memory Management
10 6 (4.84%) Operations Management
11 5 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (4.03%) Information Security
11 5 (4.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.84%) Python
2 36 (29.03%) Perl
3 30 (24.19%) Bash Shell
4 17 (13.71%) Java
4 17 (13.71%) Shell Script
5 15 (12.10%) Korn
5 15 (12.10%) PowerShell
5 15 (12.10%) SQL
6 14 (11.29%) Ruby
7 13 (10.48%) Bourne shell
7 13 (10.48%) PHP
8 10 (8.06%) AWK
9 6 (4.84%) sed
10 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (33.06%) RHCSA
2 26 (20.97%) RHCA
3 25 (20.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (18.55%) MCSE
5 18 (14.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (13.71%) CCNA
6 17 (13.71%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (9.68%) Degree
8 9 (7.26%) MCSA
9 8 (6.45%) CCNP
9 8 (6.45%) LPIC
10 7 (5.65%) CISSP
11 6 (4.84%) JNCIA
11 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
12 5 (4.03%) JNCIS
12 5 (4.03%) VCP5
13 4 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (3.23%) Linux+ Certification
13 4 (3.23%) SCSA
13 4 (3.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.81%) EMIR
3 1 (0.81%) MiFID
System Software
1 34 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (17.74%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (15.32%) Active Directory
4 17 (13.71%) Docker
5 11 (8.87%) iptables
5 11 (8.87%) vSphere
6 9 (7.26%) NFS
7 8 (6.45%) Hyper-V
8 7 (5.65%) Varnish
9 6 (4.84%) Postfix
9 6 (4.84%) Squid
10 5 (4.03%) KVM
10 5 (4.03%) Sendmail
10 5 (4.03%) VMware ESX
11 3 (2.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (1.61%) Gluster
12 2 (1.61%) PowerHA
12 2 (1.61%) Snort
12 2 (1.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 71 (57.26%) Puppet
2 29 (23.39%) Nagios
3 16 (12.90%) Ansible
3 16 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (8.87%) Red Hat Satellite
4 11 (8.87%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 10 (8.06%) ZABBIX
6 7 (5.65%) NetBackup
7 6 (4.84%) Nmap
7 6 (4.84%) vRealize
8 5 (4.03%) SCCM
9 4 (3.23%) cPanel
9 4 (3.23%) FortiGate
9 4 (3.23%) Plesk
10 3 (2.42%) CFEngine
10 3 (2.42%) Check_MK
10 3 (2.42%) Grafana
10 3 (2.42%) Graylog
10 3 (2.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (2.42%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 87 (70.16%) Red Hat
2 76 (61.29%) VMware
3 25 (20.16%) Cisco
4 19 (15.32%) NetApp
5 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
6 14 (11.29%) Oracle
7 13 (10.48%) EMC
8 10 (8.06%) HP
9 9 (7.26%) CheckPoint
9 9 (7.26%) New Relic
10 8 (6.45%) Juniper
11 7 (5.65%) Citrix
11 7 (5.65%) Palo Alto
11 7 (5.65%) SolarWinds
12 6 (4.84%) Atlassian
12 6 (4.84%) Novell
12 6 (4.84%) SAP
13 5 (4.03%) Splunk
13 5 (4.03%) Veritas
14 4 (3.23%) Sun
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Webrecruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + On
Posted: 10 days ago
Docklands
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + up to 25% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum + 4500 on call a year
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £42,000 + Company Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago