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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 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1162 932 736
Rank change year-on-year -230 -196 +212
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 78 85 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.074% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 61 35 43
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £43,125 £45,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,458 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.47% +4.76% -8.70%
75th Percentile £71,250 £80,000 £63,750
90th Percentile - £87,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% +5.00% -9.09%

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 42,302 24,757 13,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.29% 21.51% 22.04%
Number of salaries quoted 17,878 14,171 10,273
10th Percentile £30,932 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,475 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.07% +1.05% +5.56%

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RHCE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RHCE.

Salary trend for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing RHCE over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London -71 60 £65,000 +23.81% 4
England -174 54 £67,500 +1.89% 4
Work from Home -188 45 £50,000 -13.04%
South West -6 29 £67,500 - 2
Wales -2 19 £50,000 +11.11%
London -180 12 £59,979 -25.03%
South East -49 7 £53,250 -11.25% 1
Midlands -51 2 £47,500 -
West Midlands -51 2 £47,500 -
North of England -75 2 £52,500 -
Yorkshire -15 1 - -
East of England -61 1 - - 1
North West -79 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 76 (97.44%) Linux
2 52 (66.67%) Ansible
3 47 (60.26%) Red Hat
4 40 (51.28%) Docker
4 40 (51.28%) DevOps
5 37 (47.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 37 (47.44%) Security Cleared
5 37 (47.44%) Azure
6 35 (44.87%) Puppet
7 34 (43.59%) AWS
7 34 (43.59%) VMware
7 34 (43.59%) OpenShift
7 34 (43.59%) Containerisation
8 30 (38.46%) Apache
9 29 (37.18%) CentOS
9 29 (37.18%) Kubernetes
10 27 (34.62%) Performance Monitoring
10 27 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (34.62%) Jenkins
11 26 (33.33%) Tomcat
11 26 (33.33%) Python
12 25 (32.05%) DV Cleared
13 24 (30.77%) PowerShell
13 24 (30.77%) SDLC
14 22 (28.21%) Active Directory
15 21 (26.92%) JMS
15 21 (26.92%) Advertising
15 21 (26.92%) Hadoop
15 21 (26.92%) Application Performance Monitoring

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 30 (38.46%) Apache
2 26 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 21 (26.92%) Apache Spark
4 6 (7.69%) Confluence
5 5 (6.41%) IIS
5 5 (6.41%) nginx
6 4 (5.13%) MediaWiki
6 4 (5.13%) Moodle
7 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.28%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 37 (47.44%) Azure
2 34 (43.59%) AWS
2 34 (43.59%) OpenShift
3 11 (14.10%) PaaS
4 7 (8.97%) Azure DevOps
5 6 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (7.69%) GitHub
6 5 (6.41%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (5.13%) GCP
8 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.28%) Azure AKS
8 1 (1.28%) Google Kubernetes Engine
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) VLAN
1 6 (7.69%) VPN
2 5 (6.41%) DHCP
2 5 (6.41%) DNS
2 5 (6.41%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.28%) Firewall
3 1 (1.28%) IPv4
3 1 (1.28%) OSPF
3 1 (1.28%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.41%) InfluxDB
3 4 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (34.62%) Jenkins
2 17 (21.79%) GitLab
3 7 (8.97%) Subversion
4 6 (7.69%) Bitbucket Server
4 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (6.41%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.56%) JIRA
7 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 21 (26.92%) Advertising
2 12 (15.38%) Law
2 12 (15.38%) Organisational Skills
3 11 (14.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 11 (14.10%) Legal
3 11 (14.10%) Social Skills
4 8 (10.26%) Finance
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 50 (64.10%) Linux Engineer
2 23 (29.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (28.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (26.92%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 18 (23.08%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (19.23%) Administrator
6 15 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (17.95%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 11 (14.10%) Senior Unix Administrator
8 11 (14.10%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
8 11 (14.10%) Unix Administrator
8 11 (14.10%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 6 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Lead DevOps
10 5 (6.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 4 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
11 4 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 3 (3.85%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) JMS
2 18 (23.08%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (14.10%) Middleware
4 6 (7.69%) Web Services
5 4 (5.13%) LAMP
5 4 (5.13%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.28%) REST
6 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) CMDB
1 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.28%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (97.44%) Linux
2 29 (37.18%) CentOS
3 20 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (15.38%) Unix
5 10 (12.82%) Windows
6 8 (10.26%) Ubuntu
7 5 (6.41%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.28%) Debian
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.28%) DevOps
2 37 (47.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 34 (43.59%) Containerisation
4 27 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (34.62%) Performance Monitoring
5 24 (30.77%) SDLC
6 21 (26.92%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 21 (26.92%) Project Delivery
7 19 (24.36%) IT Strategy
8 18 (23.08%) Antivirus Management
8 18 (23.08%) Patch Management
9 17 (21.79%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (21.79%) Technical Leadership
10 16 (20.51%) Mentoring
11 15 (19.23%) Line Management
11 15 (19.23%) Service Management
12 14 (17.95%) Configuration Management
13 12 (15.38%) Infrastructure Automation
13 12 (15.38%) ITIL
13 12 (15.38%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) Python
2 24 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 17 (21.79%) Java
3 17 (21.79%) Ruby
4 16 (20.51%) Bash
5 10 (12.82%) Perl
6 7 (8.97%) SQL
7 6 (7.69%) Go
7 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.13%) AWK
9 4 (5.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (47.44%) Security Cleared
2 25 (32.05%) DV Cleared
3 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (12.82%) MCSE
4 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.69%) AWS Certification
6 5 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.85%) LPIC
7 3 (3.85%) MCSA
7 3 (3.85%) RHCSA
8 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.28%) CCNA
9 1 (1.28%) CCNP
9 1 (1.28%) Degree
9 1 (1.28%) GIAC
9 1 (1.28%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (1.28%) OCA
9 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.28%) RHCA
9 1 (1.28%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) GDPR
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (51.28%) Docker
2 27 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (28.21%) Active Directory
4 18 (23.08%) GlusterFS
4 18 (23.08%) vSphere
5 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 52 (66.67%) Ansible
2 35 (44.87%) Puppet
3 29 (37.18%) Kubernetes
4 17 (21.79%) Terraform
5 9 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (6.41%) Grafana
6 5 (6.41%) HAProxy
6 5 (6.41%) Kibana
6 5 (6.41%) Packer
6 5 (6.41%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 47 (60.26%) Red Hat
2 34 (43.59%) VMware
3 18 (23.08%) F5
4 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.97%) Google
6 5 (6.41%) Dynatrace
6 5 (6.41%) ServiceNow
6 5 (6.41%) Splunk
7 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.28%) HP
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle
7 1 (1.28%) Veeam