Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 941 913 1032
Rank change year-on-year -28 +119 +29
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 135 252 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.65% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 93 172 157
UK median annual salary £57,500 £61,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.12% +11.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,500 £40,000 £37,300
90th Percentile £78,750 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +15.79%

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 31,584 38,793 42,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.06% 23.72% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 23,072 28,759 32,642
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 -5 124 £55,000 -8.33% 19
UK excluding London +7 89 £50,000 -9.09% 9
South West +37 40 £50,000 -14.89% 4
London +31 40 £58,750 -12.96% 10
South East +14 27 £62,500 +6.38% 4
East of England +23 7 £57,500 +35.29%
West Midlands +16 6 £50,000 +27.39% 1
Midlands +15 6 £50,000 +27.39% 1
North of England +3 6 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -2 5 £50,000 -
Wales +9 4 £45,000 -14.29%
North West +34 1 £28,500 -
Scotland - 1 £53,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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.

1 133 (98.52%) Linux
2 74 (54.81%) Unix
3 68 (50.37%) Windows
4 66 (48.89%) Degree
5 63 (46.67%) Ansible
6 62 (45.93%) Red Hat
7 60 (44.44%) ITIL
7 60 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (42.96%) Python
9 55 (40.74%) DNS
10 53 (39.26%) Active Directory
10 53 (39.26%) Finance
10 53 (39.26%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (35.56%) VMware
12 46 (34.07%) MCP
12 46 (34.07%) Azure
13 45 (33.33%) Oracle
14 44 (32.59%) DHCP
14 44 (32.59%) Puppet
14 44 (32.59%) Splunk
15 42 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
16 39 (28.89%) Solaris
17 38 (28.15%) Microsoft
18 37 (27.41%) DevOps
19 36 (26.67%) TCP/IP
19 36 (26.67%) AWS
20 35 (25.93%) Docker
20 35 (25.93%) Patch Management
21 34 (25.19%) DMZ
22 33 (24.44%) CentOS

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 (17.04%) Confluence
1 23 (17.04%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.89%) Apache
3 6 (4.44%) IIS
4 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.96%) nginx
5 3 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 46 (34.07%) Azure
2 36 (26.67%) AWS
3 21 (15.56%) Office 365
4 20 (14.81%) Azure Stack
4 20 (14.81%) OneDrive
5 14 (10.37%) GCP
6 10 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (6.67%) OpenShift
8 8 (5.93%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (4.44%) IaaS
10 5 (3.70%) SaaS
11 4 (2.96%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (2.22%) PaaS
13 2 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 55 (40.74%) DNS
2 44 (32.59%) DHCP
3 36 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 34 (25.19%) DMZ
5 31 (22.96%) Firewall
6 20 (14.81%) NetScaler
6 20 (14.81%) Skype
7 17 (12.59%) SAN
8 13 (9.63%) VPN
9 9 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (5.93%) Internet
11 4 (2.96%) HTTP
11 4 (2.96%) SMTP
11 4 (2.96%) Software-Defined Networking
11 4 (2.96%) VLAN
12 3 (2.22%) FTP
12 3 (2.22%) SNMP
13 2 (1.48%) Network Security
13 2 (1.48%) SSH
13 2 (1.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.78%) Big Data
3 8 (5.93%) MySQL
4 4 (2.96%) Redis
5 3 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.22%) CouchDB
5 3 (2.22%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.22%) Riak
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Ignite
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (24.44%) JIRA
2 20 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 16 (11.85%) Jenkins
4 15 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 15 (11.11%) TestRail
4 15 (11.11%) Zephyr
5 10 (7.41%) GitLab
6 6 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.74%) GoCD
7 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 53 (39.26%) Finance
2 22 (16.30%) Public Sector
3 14 (10.37%) Electronics
4 13 (9.63%) Manufacturing
4 13 (9.63%) Marketing
4 13 (9.63%) Telecoms
5 11 (8.15%) Retail
6 10 (7.41%) Automotive
7 4 (2.96%) Games
8 3 (2.22%) Publishing
9 2 (1.48%) Banking
9 2 (1.48%) Legal
10 1 (0.74%) Billing
10 1 (0.74%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 32 (23.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
3 23 (17.04%) Unix Engineer
4 21 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (14.07%) Administrator
6 16 (11.85%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 14 (10.37%) Platform Engineer
8 12 (8.89%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (8.15%) Support Engineer
10 10 (7.41%) Architect
10 10 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
12 8 (5.93%) Linux Administrator
12 8 (5.93%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (5.93%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (5.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 7 (5.19%) Solaris Administrator
13 7 (5.19%) Windows Engineer
14 6 (4.44%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 6 (4.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.00%) LDAP
2 24 (17.78%) Kafka
3 9 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (2.96%) Middleware
5 3 (2.22%) LAMP
6 2 (1.48%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.48%) Web Services
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.74%) Management Information System
2 20 (14.81%) Public Cloud
3 14 (10.37%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.19%) e-Learning
5 5 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (3.70%) Replication
6 4 (2.96%) Clustering
7 2 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.74%) Derivative
8 1 (0.74%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 133 (98.52%) Linux
2 74 (54.81%) Unix
3 68 (50.37%) Windows
4 39 (28.89%) Solaris
5 33 (24.44%) CentOS
6 24 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (16.30%) Mac OS
7 22 (16.30%) Windows Server
8 15 (11.11%) Ubuntu
9 14 (10.37%) Debian
10 4 (2.96%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.74%) Fedora
12 1 (0.74%) Gentoo
12 1 (0.74%) SUSE
12 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 60 (44.44%) ITIL
2 53 (39.26%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (27.41%) DevOps
4 35 (25.93%) Patch Management
5 33 (24.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 30 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 30 (22.22%) Kanban
6 30 (22.22%) Scrum
7 24 (17.78%) GitOps
7 24 (17.78%) Information Security
7 24 (17.78%) Ticket Management
8 22 (16.30%) CRM
9 21 (15.56%) PRINCE2
10 20 (14.81%) MODAF
11 18 (13.33%) Microservices
11 18 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (12.59%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (11.85%) Open Source
13 16 (11.85%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.96%) Python
2 28 (20.74%) PowerShell
3 26 (19.26%) C
4 23 (17.04%) PHP
4 23 (17.04%) Shell Script
5 22 (16.30%) SQL
6 20 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 18 (13.33%) Perl
8 17 (12.59%) Bash Shell
9 11 (8.15%) Go
9 11 (8.15%) Ruby
10 10 (7.41%) Korn
11 9 (6.67%) AWK
11 9 (6.67%) Bourne shell
12 7 (5.19%) Java
13 3 (2.22%) C++
14 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (48.89%) Degree
2 46 (34.07%) MCP
3 42 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (20.00%) RHCSA
6 24 (17.78%) CCNA
7 22 (16.30%) CCA
8 19 (14.07%) Security Cleared
9 18 (13.33%) MCSE
10 17 (12.59%) Citrix Certification
11 16 (11.85%) Oracle Certification
12 11 (8.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (7.41%) DV Cleared
14 9 (6.67%) OCA
14 9 (6.67%) OCP
15 8 (5.93%) LPIC
15 8 (5.93%) RHCT
16 7 (5.19%) Sun Certification
17 6 (4.44%) CCDP
17 6 (4.44%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (22.96%) SLA
2 20 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) COBIT
System Software
1 53 (39.26%) Active Directory
2 35 (25.93%) Docker
3 33 (24.44%) Hyper-V
4 28 (20.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (19.26%) Firmware
6 25 (18.52%) NFS
7 23 (17.04%) XenApp
8 20 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (11.11%) XenDesktop
10 9 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (5.93%) KVM
12 7 (5.19%) GlusterFS
13 6 (4.44%) vSphere
14 5 (3.70%) Gluster
15 4 (2.96%) Ceph
15 4 (2.96%) oVirt
15 4 (2.96%) VMware NSX
16 3 (2.22%) Postfix
17 2 (1.48%) Sendmail
17 2 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (46.67%) Ansible
2 44 (32.59%) Puppet
3 31 (22.96%) Kubernetes
4 25 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (17.04%) Red Hat Satellite
5 23 (17.04%) Terraform
6 20 (14.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 20 (14.81%) SCOM
6 20 (14.81%) SCOrch
7 19 (14.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 18 (13.33%) SCCM
9 10 (7.41%) WSUS
9 10 (7.41%) yum
10 9 (6.67%) Grafana
10 9 (6.67%) NetBackup
10 9 (6.67%) Oracle ZFS
11 7 (5.19%) Nagios
11 7 (5.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 6 (4.44%) Opsview
12 6 (4.44%) Packer
Vendors
1 62 (45.93%) Red Hat
2 48 (35.56%) VMware
3 45 (33.33%) Oracle
4 44 (32.59%) Splunk
5 38 (28.15%) Microsoft
6 30 (22.22%) ServiceNow
7 29 (21.48%) Cisco
8 24 (17.78%) Citrix
9 18 (13.33%) Atlassian
10 13 (9.63%) SAP
11 12 (8.89%) Google
12 11 (8.15%) HP
13 10 (7.41%) Brocade
14 9 (6.67%) Centrify
14 9 (6.67%) Sun
14 9 (6.67%) Veritas
15 8 (5.93%) EMC
16 7 (5.19%) StorageTek
17 3 (2.22%) NetApp
18 2 (1.48%) Juniper