Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 629 943 903
Rank change year-on-year +314 -40 +123
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 59 126 270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.091% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.40% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 52 93 184
Median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% -8.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £42,500 £34,450 £40,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -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 10,567 31,567 39,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.24% 22.92% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7,932 23,191 28,903
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Top 11 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 29 October 2020. 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 +301 51 £52,500 -8.70% 12
UK excluding London +269 39 £47,500 -5.00% 11
London +258 20 £80,000 +33.33% 2
North of England +180 16 £52,500 +16.67% 1
North West +155 16 £52,500 +84.21% 1
Wales +55 8 £45,000 - 1
Midlands +136 7 £47,500 -5.00% 2
West Midlands +116 7 £47,500 -5.00% 2
South West +92 6 - - 1
Work from Home - 4 £80,000 - 4
South East +181 2 £28,250 -54.80% 5

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 51 (86.44%) Red Hat
2 48 (81.36%) Linux
3 44 (74.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 39 (66.10%) Ansible
5 38 (64.41%) Puppet
6 36 (61.02%) Windows
7 33 (55.93%) VMware
8 32 (54.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (52.54%) Python
10 30 (50.85%) MCSE
10 30 (50.85%) Azure
11 27 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (45.76%) Windows Server
12 26 (44.07%) Bash Shell
13 22 (37.29%) AWS
14 21 (35.59%) RHCSA
15 19 (32.20%) MCSA
15 19 (32.20%) Kubernetes
16 18 (30.51%) DevOps
16 18 (30.51%) PowerShell
17 17 (28.81%) Hyper-V
17 17 (28.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 17 (28.81%) GCP
17 17 (28.81%) Private Cloud
17 17 (28.81%) Terraform
18 16 (27.12%) Data Centre
18 16 (27.12%) Docker
18 16 (27.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
19 15 (25.42%) 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 14 (23.73%) Apache
2 12 (20.34%) Tomcat
3 8 (13.56%) Apache Spark
3 8 (13.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (50.85%) Azure
2 22 (37.29%) AWS
3 17 (28.81%) GCP
4 14 (23.73%) OpenShift
5 12 (20.34%) Office 365
6 2 (3.39%) Serverless
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) NetScaler
2 3 (5.08%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) Skype
3 2 (3.39%) SSH
3 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.69%) DHCP
4 1 (1.69%) FTP
4 1 (1.69%) HSRP
4 1 (1.69%) HTTP
4 1 (1.69%) Multicast
4 1 (1.69%) NAS
4 1 (1.69%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.69%) SMTP
4 1 (1.69%) SNMP
4 1 (1.69%) VLAN
4 1 (1.69%) VPN
4 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.08%) MySQL
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.69%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.69%) KDB
3 1 (1.69%) Kdb+
3 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) Redmine
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Advertising
3 6 (10.17%) Law
4 3 (5.08%) Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (47.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (33.90%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (27.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 11 (18.64%) Security Engineer
6 9 (15.25%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (13.56%) Administrator
8 7 (11.86%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (8.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (8.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 3 (5.08%) Cloud Engineer
11 3 (5.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps
11 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 3 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
12 2 (3.39%) IT Support
12 2 (3.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 2 (3.39%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) JMS
2 4 (6.78%) J2EE
3 3 (5.08%) LDAP
4 2 (3.39%) Middleware
5 1 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.69%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.69%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Private Cloud
2 16 (27.12%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.39%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Eurex
4 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 48 (81.36%) Linux
2 36 (61.02%) Windows
3 27 (45.76%) Windows Server
4 16 (27.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (25.42%) CentOS
6 4 (6.78%) Solaris
6 4 (6.78%) Unix
7 3 (5.08%) AIX
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (1.69%) Debian
9 1 (1.69%) Kali Linux
9 1 (1.69%) SUSE
9 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (74.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (30.51%) DevOps
3 14 (23.73%) ITIL
4 13 (22.03%) Service Management
5 12 (20.34%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
6 11 (18.64%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (16.95%) Capacity Management
7 10 (16.95%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (13.56%) Antivirus Management
9 8 (13.56%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 8 (13.56%) Business Continuity
9 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 8 (13.56%) Patch Management
9 8 (13.56%) Project Delivery
10 7 (11.86%) Cyber Resilience
10 7 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (11.86%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) Python
2 26 (44.07%) Bash Shell
3 18 (30.51%) PowerShell
4 7 (11.86%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.69%) C
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) C-shell
6 1 (1.69%) Korn
6 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (50.85%) MCSE
3 21 (35.59%) RHCSA
4 19 (32.20%) MCSA
5 17 (28.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (18.64%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (18.64%) SSCP
7 6 (10.17%) Degree
8 3 (5.08%) CCNA
8 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.39%) AWS Certification
9 2 (3.39%) LFCE
9 2 (3.39%) LFCS
9 2 (3.39%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (3.39%) MCP
9 2 (3.39%) VCAP
10 1 (1.69%) CCIE
10 1 (1.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (28.81%) Hyper-V
3 16 (27.12%) Docker
4 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
5 8 (13.56%) vSphere
5 8 (13.56%) XenApp
5 8 (13.56%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.78%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.69%) BIND 9
9 1 (1.69%) LXC
9 1 (1.69%) Squid
9 1 (1.69%) zsh
Systems Management
1 39 (66.10%) Ansible
2 38 (64.41%) Puppet
3 19 (32.20%) Kubernetes
4 17 (28.81%) Terraform
5 11 (18.64%) SCCM
6 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (8.47%) Icinga
9 2 (3.39%) Nagios
9 2 (3.39%) WSUS
10 1 (1.69%) Cobbler
10 1 (1.69%) Kibana
10 1 (1.69%) logstash
10 1 (1.69%) Nessus
10 1 (1.69%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 51 (86.44%) Red Hat
2 33 (55.93%) VMware
3 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
4 11 (18.64%) Palo Alto
5 8 (13.56%) F5
6 6 (10.17%) Splunk
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco
8 2 (3.39%) HP
9 1 (1.69%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.69%) Centreon
9 1 (1.69%) CQG
9 1 (1.69%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.69%) IBM
9 1 (1.69%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.69%) Patsystems
9 1 (1.69%) Reuters
9 1 (1.69%) Solarflare
9 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.69%) Synology
9 1 (1.69%) Trayport