Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1008 1045 1166
Rank change year-on-year +37 +121 -23
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 184 183 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.096% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 158 163 151
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £37,350 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% +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 42204 50277 60086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.22% 26.33% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32409 40383 47924
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 +56 173 £55,000 +15.79% 6
UK excluding London +28 114 £55,000 +15.79% 4
South East +30 81 £59,500 +25.26% 4
London +49 66 £62,500 +11.11% 2
South West +28 20 £55,000 +22.22%
Scotland -3 7 - -
North of England -1 4 £36,000 +9.09%
Yorkshire +30 3 £36,000 -16.28%
Midlands - 2 £39,500 -
North West -16 1 £30,000 +8.11%
East Midlands - 1 £41,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 179 (97.28%) Linux
2 144 (78.26%) Red Hat
3 129 (70.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 86 (46.74%) VMware
5 75 (40.76%) RHCSA
6 61 (33.15%) Unix
7 59 (32.07%) ITIL
8 56 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 55 (29.89%) Python
9 55 (29.89%) Puppet
10 53 (28.80%) Windows
11 50 (27.17%) CCNA
11 50 (27.17%) Cisco Certification
12 39 (21.20%) Oracle
12 39 (21.20%) Java
13 37 (20.11%) Perl
13 37 (20.11%) Bash Shell
14 36 (19.57%) CentOS
15 35 (19.02%) Configuration Management
16 33 (17.93%) TCP/IP
17 32 (17.39%) SAN
17 32 (17.39%) RHCA
18 31 (16.85%) Finance
19 30 (16.30%) Windows Server
20 29 (15.76%) DevOps
20 29 (15.76%) Security Cleared
21 28 (15.22%) SC Cleared
21 28 (15.22%) CISSP
22 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
23 26 (14.13%) Amazon AWS

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 14 (7.61%) Apache
2 5 (2.72%) nginx
2 5 (2.72%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.09%) IIS
3 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.54%) Confluence
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.98%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.26%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.72%) Datadog
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.09%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.09%) Route 53
7 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.93%) TCP/IP
2 32 (17.39%) SAN
3 24 (13.04%) Firewall
4 22 (11.96%) DNS
5 15 (8.15%) IPsec
6 13 (7.07%) VPN
7 12 (6.52%) HTTP
7 12 (6.52%) iSCSI
8 11 (5.98%) SSL
9 10 (5.43%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (5.43%) SMTP
10 8 (4.35%) FTP
11 6 (3.26%) Network Security
12 5 (2.72%) BGP
12 5 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.72%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (2.72%) HTTPS
12 5 (2.72%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.72%) OSPF
12 5 (2.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.33%) MySQL
2 17 (9.24%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (5.98%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.43%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.80%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.80%) Redis
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.09%) DB2
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.54%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.63%) JIRA
4 2 (1.09%) Bitbucket
General
1 31 (16.85%) Finance
2 25 (13.59%) Banking
3 18 (9.78%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.26%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.17%) Advertising
6 3 (1.63%) French Language
7 2 (1.09%) Games
7 2 (1.09%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (44.02%) Linux Engineer
2 65 (35.33%) Systems Engineer
3 50 (27.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 45 (24.46%) Administrator
5 36 (19.57%) Systems Administrator
6 32 (17.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 29 (15.76%) Linux Administrator
8 26 (14.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 22 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (10.33%) Network Systems Engineer
11 18 (9.78%) Security Engineer
11 18 (9.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 17 (9.24%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 16 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
14 15 (8.15%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 15 (8.15%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
14 15 (8.15%) Storage Engineer
15 11 (5.98%) Server Engineer
16 9 (4.89%) AWS DevOps
16 9 (4.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.80%) FIX Protocol
1 7 (3.80%) LAMP
2 6 (3.26%) Web Services
3 3 (1.63%) Kafka
3 3 (1.63%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (1.09%) Middleware
4 2 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.54%) JSON
5 1 (0.54%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (5.43%) Derivative
3 9 (4.89%) Clustering
3 9 (4.89%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.89%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (4.35%) Smart Meter
5 7 (3.80%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.72%) PKI
6 5 (2.72%) Replication
7 4 (2.17%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.63%) Social Media
9 2 (1.09%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.09%) Eurex
9 2 (1.09%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.54%) iSeries
10 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 179 (97.28%) Linux
2 129 (70.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 61 (33.15%) Unix
4 53 (28.80%) Windows
5 36 (19.57%) CentOS
6 30 (16.30%) Windows Server
7 13 (7.07%) Solaris
8 10 (5.43%) AIX
8 10 (5.43%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (4.35%) Debian
11 6 (3.26%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.72%) Kali Linux
13 4 (2.17%) Fedora
13 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.63%) HPUX
15 2 (1.09%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.07%) ITIL
2 35 (19.02%) Configuration Management
3 29 (15.76%) DevOps
4 21 (11.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (10.87%) SIEM
6 18 (9.78%) Change Management
7 16 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (8.15%) Open Source
9 10 (5.43%) Customer Requirements
9 10 (5.43%) ITIL V3
9 10 (5.43%) Security Management
10 9 (4.89%) Presales
11 8 (4.35%) Change Control
11 8 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
12 7 (3.80%) Business Continuity
12 7 (3.80%) Data Management
12 7 (3.80%) Load Balancing
12 7 (3.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (29.89%) Python
2 39 (21.20%) Java
3 37 (20.11%) Bash Shell
3 37 (20.11%) Perl
4 23 (12.50%) Ruby
5 20 (10.87%) Shell Script
6 19 (10.33%) PowerShell
6 19 (10.33%) SQL
7 15 (8.15%) JavaScript
8 12 (6.52%) PHP
9 11 (5.98%) Korn
10 8 (4.35%) C
10 8 (4.35%) C++
11 7 (3.80%) C-shell
12 6 (3.26%) Bourne shell
13 4 (2.17%) AWK
Qualifications
1 75 (40.76%) RHCSA
2 50 (27.17%) CCNA
2 50 (27.17%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (17.39%) RHCA
4 29 (15.76%) Security Cleared
5 28 (15.22%) CISSP
5 28 (15.22%) SC Cleared
6 23 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (10.87%) Degree
8 16 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (8.15%) CISM
10 13 (7.07%) MCSE
11 10 (5.43%) DV Cleared
12 7 (3.80%) VCP5
13 6 (3.26%) LPIC
14 5 (2.72%) CEH
14 5 (2.72%) CREST Certified
14 5 (2.72%) GIAC
14 5 (2.72%) Linux+ Certification
14 5 (2.72%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (7.07%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.26%) SLA
3 3 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 56 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (9.78%) Active Directory
4 17 (9.24%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (9.24%) vSphere
5 15 (8.15%) Snort
6 12 (6.52%) NFS
7 7 (3.80%) Docker
8 6 (3.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (2.72%) Hyper-V
9 5 (2.72%) KVM
9 5 (2.72%) pfSense
9 5 (2.72%) Samba
10 4 (2.17%) GlusterFS
10 4 (2.17%) Postfix
11 3 (1.63%) Sendmail
11 3 (1.63%) vCloud
11 3 (1.63%) XenServer
12 2 (1.09%) iptables
13 1 (0.54%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 55 (29.89%) Puppet
2 24 (13.04%) Ansible
3 20 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (9.24%) Nagios
5 15 (8.15%) Nessus
6 11 (5.98%) Red Hat Satellite
7 10 (5.43%) Grafana
8 9 (4.89%) ZABBIX
9 8 (4.35%) SCCM
10 7 (3.80%) CFEngine
10 7 (3.80%) NetBackup
11 6 (3.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 5 (2.72%) FortiGate
12 5 (2.72%) SolarWinds Orion
12 5 (2.72%) Terraform
13 4 (2.17%) Cacti
13 4 (2.17%) Cobbler
13 4 (2.17%) Oracle ZFS
13 4 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 3 (1.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 144 (78.26%) Red Hat
2 86 (46.74%) VMware
3 39 (21.20%) Oracle
4 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
5 23 (12.50%) HP
6 21 (11.41%) Splunk
7 16 (8.70%) F5
8 15 (8.15%) Acunetix
8 15 (8.15%) AlienVault
8 15 (8.15%) Cisco
8 15 (8.15%) LogRhythm
8 15 (8.15%) Rapid7
9 14 (7.61%) Brocade
10 13 (7.07%) 3PAR
11 11 (5.98%) EMC
12 9 (4.89%) NetApp
13 8 (4.35%) Hitachi
14 7 (3.80%) CheckPoint
14 7 (3.80%) Citrix
14 7 (3.80%) Juniper