Period
to 11 April 2021

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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 770 911 920
Rank change year-on-year +141 +9 +90
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 79 80 201
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.070% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30 75 130
10th Percentile £43,750 £28,500 £44,750
25th Percentile £48,281 £44,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - -8.33% +20.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £69,000 £77,500
90th Percentile " £84,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,125 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09% +34.97%

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 17,182 24,370 36,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.75% 21.46% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11,685 18,336 26,830
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £26,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +3.45%

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 11 April 2021.

Salary histogram for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Top 12 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 11 April 2021. 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 +147 78 £55,000 -4.35% 6
UK excluding London +108 54 £53,125 +6.25% 5
North of England +55 31 £53,750 +4.88% 1
North West +62 28 £52,500 +7.69% 1
London +132 23 £80,000 +15.11% 1
South West -12 12 £55,000 -8.33% 3
West Midlands - 7 £47,500 -
Midlands - 7 £47,500 -
South East +81 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +12 3 £60,000 -4.00%
Scotland - 1 £80,000 -
Work from Home - 1 £80,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, 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 72 (91.14%) Linux
2 71 (89.87%) Red Hat
3 58 (73.42%) Azure
4 57 (72.15%) Ansible
5 55 (69.62%) Python
6 54 (68.35%) Puppet
7 53 (67.09%) Microsoft
8 49 (62.03%) AWS
9 47 (59.49%) Configuration Management
10 45 (56.96%) Docker
10 45 (56.96%) DevOps
11 43 (54.43%) ITIL
11 43 (54.43%) Bash Shell
12 41 (51.90%) Git (software)
13 40 (50.63%) VMware
14 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (48.10%) PowerShell
16 35 (44.30%) RHCSA
17 34 (43.04%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (39.24%) Unix
18 31 (39.24%) Oracle
19 30 (37.97%) Service Management
19 30 (37.97%) Kubernetes
20 25 (31.65%) Firewall
20 25 (31.65%) Subversion
20 25 (31.65%) VPN
20 25 (31.65%) Windows
20 25 (31.65%) VMware ESXi
20 25 (31.65%) VLAN
20 25 (31.65%) JIRA

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 24 (30.38%) Confluence
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 58 (73.42%) Azure
2 49 (62.03%) AWS
3 15 (18.99%) GitHub
4 13 (16.46%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (13.92%) IaaS
6 10 (12.66%) GCP
7 8 (10.13%) PaaS
8 7 (8.86%) Microsoft 365
9 2 (2.53%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.27%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (1.27%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.27%) CloudFront
10 1 (1.27%) Datadog
10 1 (1.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.65%) Firewall
1 25 (31.65%) VLAN
1 25 (31.65%) VPN
2 24 (30.38%) IPv4
2 24 (30.38%) OSPF
3 3 (3.80%) DHCP
3 3 (3.80%) DNS
3 3 (3.80%) FTP
3 3 (3.80%) NAS
3 3 (3.80%) SAN
3 3 (3.80%) SSL
4 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 41 (51.90%) Git (software)
2 25 (31.65%) JIRA
2 25 (31.65%) Subversion
3 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
4 15 (18.99%) GitLab
5 14 (17.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.53%) Snyk
General
1 14 (17.72%) Public Sector
2 13 (16.46%) Finance
3 7 (8.86%) Law
4 2 (2.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (17.72%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 13 (16.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (15.19%) Platform Engineer
6 11 (13.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (11.39%) Azure Engineer
7 9 (11.39%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (10.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 8 (10.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 8 (10.13%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (6.33%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (6.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) Web Services
2 14 (17.72%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (3.80%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.38%) Public Cloud
2 9 (11.39%) Private Cloud
3 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.06%) Device Driver
5 3 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 72 (91.14%) Linux
2 31 (39.24%) Unix
3 25 (31.65%) Windows
4 24 (30.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (24.05%) CentOS
6 17 (21.52%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.80%) AIX
7 3 (3.80%) Solaris
7 3 (3.80%) VMS
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (59.49%) Configuration Management
2 45 (56.96%) DevOps
3 43 (54.43%) ITIL
4 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (37.97%) Service Management
6 24 (30.38%) Infrastructure as Code
6 24 (30.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 24 (30.38%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 24 (30.38%) Scrum
6 24 (30.38%) Task Automation
7 23 (29.11%) Cyber Intelligence
7 23 (29.11%) Data Science
7 23 (29.11%) DevSecOps
7 23 (29.11%) Machine Learning
7 23 (29.11%) SDLC
7 23 (29.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 23 (29.11%) Software Testing
8 17 (21.52%) Deployment Automation
9 15 (18.99%) High Availability
9 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (69.62%) Python
2 43 (54.43%) Bash Shell
3 38 (48.10%) PowerShell
4 15 (18.99%) Ruby
5 14 (17.72%) Go
5 14 (17.72%) SQL
6 4 (5.06%) C
6 4 (5.06%) Perl
7 3 (3.80%) AWK
7 3 (3.80%) sed
8 1 (1.27%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) Java
8 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (44.30%) RHCSA
2 24 (30.38%) GIAC
3 20 (25.32%) Security Cleared
4 17 (21.52%) MCSE
4 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (20.25%) Degree
6 14 (17.72%) AWS Certification
7 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
8 10 (12.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (11.39%) MCSA
10 8 (10.13%) CompTIA Security+
11 7 (8.86%) SSCP
12 3 (3.80%) IBM AIX Certification
12 3 (3.80%) Sun Certification
13 1 (1.27%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (56.96%) Docker
2 34 (43.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (31.65%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
4 9 (11.39%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.13%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (7.59%) Firmware
7 3 (3.80%) KVM
7 3 (3.80%) OCFS2
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (3.80%) Postfix
7 3 (3.80%) qmail
7 3 (3.80%) Samba
7 3 (3.80%) Sendmail
7 3 (3.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (3.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (72.15%) Ansible
2 54 (68.35%) Puppet
3 30 (37.97%) Kubernetes
4 24 (30.38%) Terraform
5 14 (17.72%) Consul
5 14 (17.72%) Docker Swarm
5 14 (17.72%) Grafana
5 14 (17.72%) Graphite
5 14 (17.72%) Packer
5 14 (17.72%) Prometheus
6 7 (8.86%) SCCM
7 6 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (3.80%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (3.80%) SELinux
9 1 (1.27%) Nessus
9 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 71 (89.87%) Red Hat
2 53 (67.09%) Microsoft
3 40 (50.63%) VMware
4 31 (39.24%) Oracle
5 7 (8.86%) Palo Alto
6 5 (6.33%) Splunk
7 4 (5.06%) HP
8 3 (3.80%) IBM