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 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 788 823 859
Rank change year-on-year +35 +36  
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 99 102 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 86 79 104
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £29,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £86,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +18.27% -2.10%  

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 21673 26670 29508
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.73% 27.13% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16925 21485 23155
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 £75,000 £69,000 £72,500
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 26 May 2017.

Salary histogram for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Top 29 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 26 May 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 +60 97 £55,000 +15.78% 11
London +73 56 £60,000 -7.69% 2
South East +34 18 £57,500 +4.54% 5
City of London +33 15 £80,000 +6.66% 2
South West -3 13 £55,000 - 4
Cornwall - 11 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire +3 9 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Basingstoke -4 6 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Berkshire +18 3 £75,000 +28.64%
Gatwick - 3 £62,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £62,500 -
West Yorkshire +3 2 £36,000 +20.00%
Bradford -1 2 £36,000 +24.13%
Yorkshire -4 2 £36,000 +20.00%
East of England -8 2 £40,500 -12.90%
Manchester -24 2 £26,000 -61.48%
North West -28 2 £26,000 -61.48%
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £41,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £40,500 -
Malvern - 2 £40,000 -
Windsor - 2 £75,000 -
Somerset - 2 £47,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £41,500 -
Kent - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,500 -
Surrey +33 1 £37,500 -34.78% 2
Staines - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 154 (96.86%) Linux
2 107 (67.30%) Red Hat
3 100 (62.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 89 (55.97%) VMware
5 69 (43.40%) Puppet
6 67 (42.14%) RHCSA
7 52 (32.70%) Windows
7 52 (32.70%) Python
8 51 (32.08%) Unix
9 47 (29.56%) Finance
10 41 (25.79%) Amazon AWS
11 40 (25.16%) RHCA
12 38 (23.90%) ITIL
13 37 (23.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (22.01%) Microsoft Certification
15 34 (21.38%) Banking
16 33 (20.75%) MCSE
17 32 (20.13%) CentOS
17 32 (20.13%) Data Centre
18 31 (19.50%) Perl
18 31 (19.50%) SAN
19 30 (18.87%) PowerShell
20 29 (18.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 28 (17.61%) VMware ESXi
22 27 (16.98%) Windows Server
22 27 (16.98%) Cisco
23 26 (16.35%) Nagios
23 26 (16.35%) Configuration Management
24 25 (15.72%) Cisco Certification
24 25 (15.72%) CCNA

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 23 (14.47%) Tomcat
2 22 (13.84%) Apache
3 21 (13.21%) OpenStack
4 16 (10.06%) Confluence
5 11 (6.92%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (6.29%) IIS
7 6 (3.77%) JBoss
7 6 (3.77%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.77%) nginx
8 2 (1.26%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.26%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.26%) HipChat
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Magento
2 2 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (25.79%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.26%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.63%) Slack
5 1 (0.63%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.50%) SAN
2 21 (13.21%) DNS
3 20 (12.58%) Firewall
4 14 (8.81%) NAS
5 13 (8.18%) VPN
6 12 (7.55%) TCP/IP
7 11 (6.92%) iSCSI
8 10 (6.29%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (6.29%) Network Security
9 9 (5.66%) DHCP
9 9 (5.66%) LDAP
10 8 (5.03%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (5.03%) IPv4
10 8 (5.03%) SNMP
11 7 (4.40%) Junos
11 7 (4.40%) Software-Defined Networking
12 6 (3.77%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (3.77%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (3.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.58%) MySQL
2 19 (11.95%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.03%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.40%) MariaDB
4 7 (4.40%) Redis
5 4 (2.52%) DB2
6 2 (1.26%) Big Data
6 2 (1.26%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (6.29%) JIRA
2 9 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.03%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.52%) Fiddler
4 4 (2.52%) Hudson
4 4 (2.52%) MSBuild
4 4 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.52%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (29.56%) Finance
2 34 (21.38%) Banking
3 19 (11.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.52%) Retail
5 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.89%) Games
5 3 (1.89%) Marketing
6 2 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (30.82%) Linux Engineer
2 45 (28.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (18.24%) Administrator
4 24 (15.09%) Linux Administrator
5 19 (11.95%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (10.06%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 16 (10.06%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (8.81%) Security Engineer
8 13 (8.18%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (7.55%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 12 (7.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 12 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 12 (7.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 11 (6.92%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 11 (6.92%) Unix Engineer
11 9 (5.66%) Senior Unix Engineer
11 9 (5.66%) Support Engineer
12 8 (5.03%) DevOps Systems Engineer
13 7 (4.40%) DevOps Manager
13 7 (4.40%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.40%) LAMP
2 4 (2.52%) Middleware
2 4 (2.52%) Web Services
3 3 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (1.89%) Spring Boot
4 2 (1.26%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (1.26%) HornetQ
4 2 (1.26%) Kafka
4 2 (1.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.63%) J2EE
5 1 (0.63%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.63%) Memcached
5 1 (0.63%) POSIX
5 1 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.13%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.06%) Linux Command Line
3 14 (8.81%) Clustering
4 11 (6.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (5.66%) EMC VNX
6 8 (5.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.77%) Private Cloud
9 5 (3.14%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.14%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.89%) Online Games
10 3 (1.89%) PKI
10 3 (1.89%) Replication
11 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.26%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.26%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.26%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.63%) CMDB
12 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 154 (96.86%) Linux
2 100 (62.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 52 (32.70%) Windows
4 51 (32.08%) Unix
5 32 (20.13%) CentOS
6 27 (16.98%) Windows Server
7 25 (15.72%) Solaris
8 18 (11.32%) Ubuntu
9 15 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (5.66%) Debian
11 7 (4.40%) AIX
12 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.26%) HPUX
14 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.90%) ITIL
2 26 (16.35%) Configuration Management
3 25 (15.72%) DevOps
4 17 (10.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (10.06%) Open Source
6 15 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (8.81%) Change Management
7 14 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.18%) SIEM
9 12 (7.55%) Line Management
10 11 (6.92%) Migration
11 10 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (5.66%) High Availability
13 7 (4.40%) Business Continuity
13 7 (4.40%) Mathematics
13 7 (4.40%) Project Management
13 7 (4.40%) Software-Defined Architecture
14 6 (3.77%) Information Security
14 6 (3.77%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.70%) Python
2 31 (19.50%) Perl
3 30 (18.87%) PowerShell
4 23 (14.47%) Bash Shell
5 22 (13.84%) SQL
6 19 (11.95%) Java
7 16 (10.06%) Korn
7 16 (10.06%) Ruby
8 14 (8.81%) Bourne shell
8 14 (8.81%) Shell Script
9 12 (7.55%) PHP
10 11 (6.92%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.52%) AWK
12 2 (1.26%) C
13 1 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 67 (42.14%) RHCSA
2 40 (25.16%) RHCA
3 35 (22.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (20.75%) MCSE
5 29 (18.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (15.72%) CCNA
6 25 (15.72%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (10.06%) VCP5
8 15 (9.43%) CISSP
9 13 (8.18%) LPIC
10 11 (6.92%) CISM
11 10 (6.29%) Degree
12 9 (5.66%) MCSA
13 7 (4.40%) CCNP
13 7 (4.40%) JNCIA
13 7 (4.40%) Security Cleared
14 6 (3.77%) Linux+ Certification
15 5 (3.14%) JNCIS
15 5 (3.14%) SC Cleared
16 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.77%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.77%) SLA
2 3 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.63%) EMIR
3 1 (0.63%) MiFID
3 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 37 (23.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (17.61%) VMware ESXi
3 23 (14.47%) Active Directory
4 18 (11.32%) Hyper-V
5 16 (10.06%) Docker
5 16 (10.06%) vSphere
6 15 (9.43%) KVM
7 11 (6.92%) Snort
8 9 (5.66%) XenServer
9 8 (5.03%) vCloud
10 7 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (3.77%) iptables
11 6 (3.77%) Varnish
11 6 (3.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.89%) GlusterFS
12 3 (1.89%) NFS
13 2 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (1.26%) Gluster
13 2 (1.26%) pfSense
13 2 (1.26%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 69 (43.40%) Puppet
2 26 (16.35%) Nagios
3 21 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (10.69%) Ansible
5 15 (9.43%) vCenter Server
6 13 (8.18%) Nessus
6 13 (8.18%) NetBackup
6 13 (8.18%) Red Hat Satellite
6 13 (8.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 11 (6.92%) ZABBIX
8 10 (6.29%) SCCM
9 9 (5.66%) Failover Clustering
10 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (5.03%) PowerCLI
10 8 (5.03%) SCOM
10 8 (5.03%) SCVMM
10 8 (5.03%) WMI
11 6 (3.77%) FortiGate
12 5 (3.14%) cPanel
12 5 (3.14%) Plesk
Vendors
1 107 (67.30%) Red Hat
2 89 (55.97%) VMware
3 27 (16.98%) Cisco
4 23 (14.47%) Microsoft
5 22 (13.84%) NetApp
6 21 (13.21%) Oracle
7 15 (9.43%) EMC
8 14 (8.81%) HP
8 14 (8.81%) Splunk
9 13 (8.18%) AlienVault
9 13 (8.18%) LogRhythm
10 12 (7.55%) Dell Compellent
10 12 (7.55%) EqualLogic
11 11 (6.92%) Acunetix
11 11 (6.92%) Rapid7
12 10 (6.29%) F5
13 9 (5.66%) CheckPoint
13 9 (5.66%) Dell
13 9 (5.66%) New Relic
14 8 (5.03%) Veritas
Basingstoke, Hampshire
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cornwall
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 16 days ago
Brighton, UK
LEO Learning
Salary: £30,000-£40,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago