Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 911 1020 1074
Rank change year-on-year +109 +54 +95
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 253 183 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.43% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 173 157 162
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,300 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £64,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% +11.76%

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 39,080 42,544 50,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.72% 24.39% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28,975 32,654 40,329
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Top 13 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 22 October 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 +126 239 £60,000 +9.09% 37
UK excluding London +52 142 £55,000 - 26
London +67 94 £67,500 +8.00% 12
East of England - 46 £42,500 - 2
South East -41 36 £58,750 -1.26% 5
North of England +26 20 - - 5
South West -1 20 £58,750 +6.82% 8
West Midlands +44 17 £39,250 +4.67% 4
Midlands +38 17 £39,250 -0.63% 5
Yorkshire +29 11 - - 3
North West +20 9 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £60,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 197 (77.87%) Red Hat
2 180 (71.15%) Linux
3 150 (59.29%) VMware
4 126 (49.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 120 (47.43%) Python
6 112 (44.27%) Puppet
7 111 (43.87%) Microsoft
8 110 (43.48%) RHCSA
9 98 (38.74%) DevOps
9 98 (38.74%) Ansible
10 86 (33.99%) RHCA
11 84 (33.20%) Docker
12 79 (31.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 78 (30.83%) MCSE
14 76 (30.04%) Configuration Management
14 76 (30.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 76 (30.04%) Finance
15 74 (29.25%) Cisco
16 72 (28.46%) Firewall
17 71 (28.06%) Jenkins
17 71 (28.06%) VMware Infrastructure
18 66 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
19 65 (25.69%) Ruby
20 64 (25.30%) Cisco Certification
20 64 (25.30%) SIEM
21 61 (24.11%) Bash Shell
22 60 (23.72%) Mentoring
23 58 (22.92%) Open Source
24 55 (21.74%) CCNP
25 54 (21.34%) Microsoft Azure

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 40 (15.81%) OpenStack
2 32 (12.65%) Apache
3 15 (5.93%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.74%) JBoss
5 7 (2.77%) nginx
6 6 (2.37%) IIS
6 6 (2.37%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.19%) lighttpd
8 2 (0.79%) Confluence
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.40%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 66 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (21.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (12.25%) GitHub
4 24 (9.49%) OpenShift
5 20 (7.91%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (5.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (3.95%) PaaS
8 9 (3.56%) SaaS
9 6 (2.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (28.46%) Firewall
2 29 (11.46%) Intrusion Detection
2 29 (11.46%) Wireshark
3 22 (8.70%) DNS
3 22 (8.70%) SAN
4 20 (7.91%) VPN
5 18 (7.11%) LAN
5 18 (7.11%) TCP/IP
5 18 (7.11%) WAN
6 16 (6.32%) HTTP
7 14 (5.53%) Multicast
8 13 (5.14%) BGP
8 13 (5.14%) EIGRP
8 13 (5.14%) OSPF
9 12 (4.74%) DHCP
10 10 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (3.16%) NAS
12 7 (2.77%) Internet
13 6 (2.37%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.70%) MySQL
1 22 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 14 (5.53%) Oracle Database
3 13 (5.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.16%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.58%) DB2
8 3 (1.19%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.19%) OLTP
8 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.79%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 71 (28.06%) Jenkins
2 36 (14.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 23 (9.09%) Hudson
4 21 (8.30%) Git (software)
5 19 (7.51%) GitLab
6 16 (6.32%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.58%) JIRA
8 3 (1.19%) Subversion
9 2 (0.79%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
General
1 76 (30.04%) Finance
2 48 (18.97%) Retail
3 13 (5.14%) Advertising
4 8 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.77%) Banking
6 4 (1.58%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.19%) Legal
8 2 (0.79%) Billing
8 2 (0.79%) Electronics
8 2 (0.79%) Games
8 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (33.20%) Linux Engineer
2 58 (22.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 43 (17.00%) Architect
4 32 (12.65%) Administrator
4 32 (12.65%) Systems Engineer
5 28 (11.07%) Analyst
6 25 (9.88%) Systems Administrator
7 23 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 23 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 23 (9.09%) SIEM Analyst
8 21 (8.30%) Linux Administrator
8 21 (8.30%) Platform Engineer
8 21 (8.30%) SOC Analyst
9 19 (7.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 19 (7.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 19 (7.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 18 (7.11%) SIEM Engineer
10 18 (7.11%) SOC Engineer
11 17 (6.72%) IT Architect
11 17 (6.72%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.91%) Elastic Stack
2 19 (7.51%) Middleware
3 11 (4.35%) LDAP
4 8 (3.16%) LAMP
5 6 (2.37%) .NET
6 5 (1.98%) Web Services
7 4 (1.58%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (1.19%) Kafka
8 3 (1.19%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (1.19%) MDX
9 2 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.79%) libvirt
9 2 (0.79%) Node.js
10 1 (0.40%) HTML
10 1 (0.40%) JSON
10 1 (0.40%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.40%) Spring
10 1 (0.40%) Velocity
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 37 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (11.86%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (11.46%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 23 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
5 23 (9.09%) Public Cloud
6 17 (6.72%) Fintech
6 17 (6.72%) Security Operations Centre
7 16 (6.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 11 (4.35%) Management Information System
9 9 (3.56%) Computer Science
9 9 (3.56%) Private Cloud
10 7 (2.77%) Clustering
11 6 (2.37%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (1.58%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.58%) Mobile Computing
14 3 (1.19%) Grid Computing
14 3 (1.19%) iSeries
14 3 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 180 (71.15%) Linux
2 126 (49.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 52 (20.55%) CentOS
3 52 (20.55%) Windows
4 51 (20.16%) Unix
5 20 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (7.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (6.72%) Solaris
8 13 (5.14%) Fedora
9 12 (4.74%) Windows Server
10 9 (3.56%) SUSE
11 8 (3.16%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.19%) Debian
13 3 (1.19%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.40%) AIX
14 1 (0.40%) HPUX
14 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (38.74%) DevOps
2 76 (30.04%) Configuration Management
3 64 (25.30%) SIEM
4 60 (23.72%) Mentoring
5 58 (22.92%) Open Source
6 50 (19.76%) High Availability
7 48 (18.97%) ITIL
8 46 (18.18%) Data Loss Prevention
8 46 (18.18%) Event Correlation
8 46 (18.18%) Security Operations
9 45 (17.79%) Problem-Solving
9 45 (17.79%) Risk Management
10 43 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (17.00%) Load Balancing
11 42 (16.60%) Information Security
12 41 (16.21%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
14 29 (11.46%) Analytics
15 28 (11.07%) Reverse Engineering
15 28 (11.07%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 120 (47.43%) Python
2 65 (25.69%) Ruby
3 61 (24.11%) Bash Shell
4 51 (20.16%) Perl
5 41 (16.21%) Java
6 40 (15.81%) Shell Script
7 23 (9.09%) SQL
8 21 (8.30%) Go
9 17 (6.72%) Bourne shell
9 17 (6.72%) Korn
10 8 (3.16%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.58%) AWK
12 3 (1.19%) C#
12 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.79%) C++
13 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 110 (43.48%) RHCSA
2 86 (33.99%) RHCA
3 79 (31.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 78 (30.83%) MCSE
5 76 (30.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 64 (25.30%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (21.74%) CCNP
8 53 (20.95%) CISSP
9 50 (19.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 50 (19.76%) CCSP
10 48 (18.97%) CCIE
11 46 (18.18%) CSSLP
11 46 (18.18%) GCWN
11 46 (18.18%) ISSAP
11 46 (18.18%) ISSEP
11 46 (18.18%) SANS
11 46 (18.18%) SSCP
12 45 (17.79%) VCAP
13 44 (17.39%) CCIE Security
13 44 (17.39%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.58%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.19%) GDPR
3 2 (0.79%) COBIT
3 2 (0.79%) PMO
3 2 (0.79%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (33.20%) Docker
2 71 (28.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (9.49%) Active Directory
4 23 (9.09%) vSphere
5 19 (7.51%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (5.93%) GlusterFS
7 12 (4.74%) NFS
8 9 (3.56%) Gluster
9 7 (2.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (2.37%) Hyper-V
10 6 (2.37%) KVM
10 6 (2.37%) vCloud
11 5 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.19%) Ceph
12 3 (1.19%) Squid
13 2 (0.79%) etcd
13 2 (0.79%) iptables
13 2 (0.79%) LXC
13 2 (0.79%) oVirt
13 2 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 112 (44.27%) Puppet
2 98 (38.74%) Ansible
3 50 (19.76%) Kubernetes
4 44 (17.39%) Nagios
5 36 (14.23%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (12.25%) Consul
6 31 (12.25%) Docker Swarm
6 31 (12.25%) Graphite
6 31 (12.25%) Terraform
7 30 (11.86%) Grafana
8 29 (11.46%) Packer
8 29 (11.46%) RSA Security Analytics
9 23 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
9 23 (9.09%) Salt
9 23 (9.09%) vRealize
10 18 (7.11%) Opsview
10 18 (7.11%) vCenter Server
11 16 (6.32%) ZABBIX
12 15 (5.93%) Prometheus
13 7 (2.77%) rkt
Vendors
1 197 (77.87%) Red Hat
2 150 (59.29%) VMware
3 111 (43.87%) Microsoft
4 74 (29.25%) Cisco
5 40 (15.81%) Splunk
6 32 (12.65%) Oracle
7 31 (12.25%) HP
8 29 (11.46%) Symantec
9 15 (5.93%) EMC
10 13 (5.14%) Google
11 9 (3.56%) NetApp
12 8 (3.16%) Dell
12 8 (3.16%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.77%) Brocade
13 7 (2.77%) Veritas
14 6 (2.37%) ArcSight
14 6 (2.37%) Juniper
15 5 (1.98%) Citrix
15 5 (1.98%) IBM
15 5 (1.98%) Sun