Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 981 1009 1048
Rank change year-on-year +28 +39 +87
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 202 178 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 135 151 194
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,250 £36,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £89,000 £81,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.18% +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 40,163 43,367 53,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.68% 24.50% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29,870 33,333 43,258
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,250
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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Top 14 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 15 August 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 +42 194 £60,000 +9.09% 20
UK excluding London +46 118 £50,500 -8.18% 14
London +38 74 £67,500 +22.73% 8
South East +1 45 £57,500 -7.26% 2
East of England +42 37 £40,000 -6.43% 2
Midlands +29 14 £42,500 +4.29% 1
West Midlands +42 13 £43,750 +9.38% 1
North of England +27 12 £47,000 +30.56% 1
Yorkshire +30 8 £47,000 +30.56% 1
South West -34 7 £50,500 -8.18% 6
North West +21 4 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands +12 1 £40,000 -3.61%
Wales - 1 £52,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 147 (72.77%) Red Hat
2 142 (70.30%) Linux
3 105 (51.98%) VMware
4 100 (49.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 92 (45.54%) Python
6 89 (44.06%) Puppet
7 78 (38.61%) RHCSA
8 77 (38.12%) Microsoft
9 71 (35.15%) Finance
10 69 (34.16%) DevOps
11 65 (32.18%) Ansible
11 65 (32.18%) Cisco
12 64 (31.68%) Configuration Management
13 62 (30.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 62 (30.69%) MCSE
14 60 (29.70%) Windows
15 59 (29.21%) RHCA
16 58 (28.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 58 (28.71%) Cisco Certification
17 56 (27.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 53 (26.24%) SIEM
19 52 (25.74%) Firewall
20 51 (25.25%) Perl
20 51 (25.25%) Ruby
21 49 (24.26%) Amazon AWS
22 47 (23.27%) Bash Shell
22 47 (23.27%) Docker
23 46 (22.77%) Apache
23 46 (22.77%) ITIL
23 46 (22.77%) CISSP

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 46 (22.77%) Apache
2 24 (11.88%) Tomcat
3 16 (7.92%) OpenStack
4 11 (5.45%) IIS
4 11 (5.45%) JBoss
5 6 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.48%) Confluence
6 5 (2.48%) nginx
7 3 (1.49%) lighttpd
7 3 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.50%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 49 (24.26%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (16.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.46%) GitHub
3 9 (4.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (4.46%) OpenShift
3 9 (4.46%) PaaS
4 7 (3.47%) SaaS
5 6 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.97%) IaaS
6 4 (1.98%) Datadog
7 3 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.99%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.99%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 52 (25.74%) Firewall
2 25 (12.38%) Wireshark
3 23 (11.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (9.90%) DNS
5 17 (8.42%) VPN
6 15 (7.43%) SAN
7 14 (6.93%) TCP/IP
8 13 (6.44%) Multicast
9 12 (5.94%) BGP
9 12 (5.94%) DHCP
9 12 (5.94%) EIGRP
9 12 (5.94%) HTTP
9 12 (5.94%) OSPF
10 10 (4.95%) Network Security
11 9 (4.46%) LAN
11 9 (4.46%) WAN
12 8 (3.96%) Internet
12 8 (3.96%) NAS
13 6 (2.97%) iSCSI
13 6 (2.97%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.39%) MySQL
2 14 (6.93%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.95%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.47%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.97%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.49%) Blockchain
7 3 (1.49%) OLTP
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 35 (17.33%) Jenkins
2 19 (9.41%) Hudson
3 17 (8.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (5.94%) Vagrant
5 9 (4.46%) JIRA
6 7 (3.47%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.97%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.48%) GitLab
8 5 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (2.48%) Subversion
9 2 (0.99%) Bitbucket
General
1 71 (35.15%) Finance
2 35 (17.33%) Retail
3 11 (5.45%) Banking
4 8 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.97%) Legal
6 5 (2.48%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.98%) Advertising
8 3 (1.49%) Games
9 2 (0.99%) Billing
9 2 (0.99%) Electronics
9 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.99%) Marketing
10 1 (0.50%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 75 (37.13%) Linux Engineer
2 40 (19.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (15.84%) Systems Engineer
4 29 (14.36%) Architect
5 27 (13.37%) Analyst
6 25 (12.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 22 (10.89%) Administrator
8 21 (10.40%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 20 (9.90%) SIEM Analyst
10 19 (9.41%) SOC Analyst
11 15 (7.43%) Security Analyst
12 14 (6.93%) Linux Administrator
13 13 (6.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 13 (6.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 13 (6.44%) Systems Administrator
14 12 (5.94%) IT Architect
14 12 (5.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 12 (5.94%) Security Architect
14 12 (5.94%) SIEM Engineer
14 12 (5.94%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.44%) Middleware
2 11 (5.45%) Web Services
3 10 (4.95%) LAMP
4 7 (3.47%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (3.47%) LDAP
5 3 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (1.49%) MDX
5 3 (1.49%) Node.js
5 3 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.99%) .NET
6 2 (0.99%) JSON
6 2 (0.99%) Kafka
6 2 (0.99%) XML
6 2 (0.99%) ZeroMQ
7 1 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.50%) HTML
7 1 (0.50%) libvirt
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.82%) Data Centre
2 26 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (12.38%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 22 (10.89%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (7.92%) Fintech
6 14 (6.93%) Management Information System
7 12 (5.94%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (5.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (5.94%) Public Cloud
7 12 (5.94%) Security Operations Centre
8 9 (4.46%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.47%) Clustering
10 6 (2.97%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.98%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.98%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.98%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.49%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.49%) iSeries
13 2 (0.99%) Replication
13 2 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 142 (70.30%) Linux
2 100 (49.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 60 (29.70%) Windows
4 31 (15.35%) CentOS
5 30 (14.85%) Unix
6 21 (10.40%) Windows Server
7 12 (5.94%) Fedora
8 11 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.96%) Solaris
10 8 (3.96%) SUSE
11 4 (1.98%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.49%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.99%) AIX
13 2 (0.99%) HPUX
13 2 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (34.16%) DevOps
2 64 (31.68%) Configuration Management
3 53 (26.24%) SIEM
4 46 (22.77%) ITIL
5 39 (19.31%) Information Security
6 37 (18.32%) Data Loss Prevention
6 37 (18.32%) Event Correlation
6 37 (18.32%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (18.32%) Security Operations
7 32 (15.84%) Cybersecurity
7 32 (15.84%) Mentoring
7 32 (15.84%) Risk Management
8 29 (14.36%) High Availability
9 27 (13.37%) Open Source
10 26 (12.87%) Analytics
11 25 (12.38%) Computer Security
12 21 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (10.40%) Kalman Filter
12 21 (10.40%) Security Management
12 21 (10.40%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (45.54%) Python
2 51 (25.25%) Perl
2 51 (25.25%) Ruby
3 47 (23.27%) Bash Shell
4 40 (19.80%) Java
5 35 (17.33%) Shell Script
6 17 (8.42%) Korn
7 16 (7.92%) Bourne shell
8 13 (6.44%) Go
8 13 (6.44%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.96%) SQL
10 4 (1.98%) AWK
11 3 (1.49%) C#
11 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.99%) C
13 1 (0.50%) C++
13 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 78 (38.61%) RHCSA
2 62 (30.69%) MCSE
2 62 (30.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (29.21%) RHCA
4 58 (28.71%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (28.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 46 (22.77%) CISSP
6 44 (21.78%) CCNP
7 41 (20.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 41 (20.30%) CCSP
8 37 (18.32%) CCIE
8 37 (18.32%) CSSLP
8 37 (18.32%) GCWN
8 37 (18.32%) ISSAP
8 37 (18.32%) ISSEP
8 37 (18.32%) SANS
8 37 (18.32%) SSCP
9 34 (16.83%) Degree
10 33 (16.34%) VCAP
10 33 (16.34%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.49%) GDPR
2 3 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.99%) COBIT
3 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (0.99%) PMO
3 2 (0.99%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) GCP
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (27.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (23.27%) Docker
3 20 (9.90%) Active Directory
4 13 (6.44%) vSphere
5 12 (5.94%) GlusterFS
6 7 (3.47%) Gluster
6 7 (3.47%) KVM
6 7 (3.47%) NFS
6 7 (3.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (2.97%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.97%) Squid
7 6 (2.97%) vCloud
8 5 (2.48%) iptables
8 5 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.49%) PowerDNS
10 3 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.99%) LXC
12 1 (0.50%) Ceph
12 1 (0.50%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 89 (44.06%) Puppet
2 65 (32.18%) Ansible
3 42 (20.79%) Nagios
4 37 (18.32%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (12.87%) Kubernetes
6 25 (12.38%) RSA Security Analytics
7 20 (9.90%) Salt
8 19 (9.41%) Docker Swarm
9 18 (8.91%) Terraform
10 17 (8.42%) Red Hat Satellite
11 15 (7.43%) Consul
12 14 (6.93%) Grafana
13 12 (5.94%) Graphite
13 12 (5.94%) Opsview
13 12 (5.94%) Packer
13 12 (5.94%) ZABBIX
14 11 (5.45%) vRealize
15 7 (3.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 5 (2.48%) Control-M
16 5 (2.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 147 (72.77%) Red Hat
2 105 (51.98%) VMware
3 77 (38.12%) Microsoft
4 65 (32.18%) Cisco
5 34 (16.83%) Splunk
6 25 (12.38%) HP
6 25 (12.38%) Symantec
7 21 (10.40%) Oracle
8 13 (6.44%) EMC
9 9 (4.46%) CenturyLink
9 9 (4.46%) Dell
9 9 (4.46%) Google
10 8 (3.96%) SolarWinds
11 7 (3.47%) IBM
11 7 (3.47%) Veritas
12 5 (2.48%) Sun
13 4 (1.98%) Brocade
13 4 (1.98%) Centrify
13 4 (1.98%) Mitel
13 4 (1.98%) StorageTek