Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 906 906 1004
Rank change year-on-year 0 +98 +56
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 81 204 210
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.56% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 75 137 181
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +22.45% -10.91%
10th Percentile £28,500 £44,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £84,750 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +30.95% -1.18%

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 24,804 36,668 42,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.43% 24.58% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18,271 26,468 32,462
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +3.30%

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 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Top 10 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 8 April 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 +12 77 £57,500 -4.17% 9
UK excluding London +69 58 £50,000 -9.09% 6
South West +39 22 £60,000 +9.09% 2
London +21 20 £69,500 -0.71% 3
North of England +60 16 £51,250 -6.82% 3
South East +57 15 £29,000 -47.27% 1
Yorkshire +45 9 £62,500 +13.64% 1
North West +32 7 £48,750 - 2
Wales -6 4 £50,000 +29.03%
East of England +52 1 £60,000 +6.67%

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 81 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (55.56%) Windows
2 45 (55.56%) Ansible
3 44 (54.32%) Python
4 41 (50.62%) Red Hat
5 39 (48.15%) Azure
5 39 (48.15%) Puppet
6 38 (46.91%) Kubernetes
7 33 (40.74%) AWS
8 32 (39.51%) Bash Shell
8 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (38.27%) DevOps
10 30 (37.04%) Docker
11 28 (34.57%) Configuration Management
11 28 (34.57%) Terraform
12 24 (29.63%) Firewall
12 24 (29.63%) Finance
13 23 (28.40%) Opscode Chef
13 23 (28.40%) JIRA
14 22 (27.16%) Microservices
15 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
15 21 (25.93%) Degree
16 20 (24.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 19 (23.46%) MCSE
18 18 (22.22%) Debian
18 18 (22.22%) CentOS
18 18 (22.22%) GCP
19 17 (20.99%) PowerShell
19 17 (20.99%) Kanban
20 16 (19.75%) Ubuntu

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 10 (12.35%) Apache
1 10 (12.35%) Confluence
2 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.94%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.23%) nginx
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.23%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (48.15%) Azure
2 33 (40.74%) AWS
3 18 (22.22%) GCP
4 10 (12.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (9.88%) OpenShift
6 4 (4.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (4.94%) IaaS
6 4 (4.94%) Office 365
6 4 (4.94%) PaaS
6 4 (4.94%) SaaS
7 3 (3.70%) Azure Stack
7 3 (3.70%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.63%) Firewall
2 14 (17.28%) DNS
2 14 (17.28%) VPN
3 13 (16.05%) Internet
4 12 (14.81%) DMZ
5 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.64%) Skype
7 6 (7.41%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 3 (3.70%) DHCP
8 3 (3.70%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.47%) HTTP
9 2 (2.47%) VLAN
9 2 (2.47%) WebEx
10 1 (1.23%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.23%) LAN
10 1 (1.23%) VSAN
10 1 (1.23%) WAN
10 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Big Data
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Ignite
3 1 (1.23%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.23%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.23%) Redis
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) Riak
Development Applications
1 23 (28.40%) JIRA
2 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.70%) Hudson
5 3 (3.70%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.47%) Postman
7 1 (1.23%) GitLab
7 1 (1.23%) Subversion
7 1 (1.23%) TestRail
7 1 (1.23%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Automotive
2 9 (11.11%) Retail
3 6 (7.41%) Law
3 6 (7.41%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.70%) Electronics
4 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
4 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (19.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 14 (17.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) Administrator
5 13 (16.05%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (14.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (13.58%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (9.88%) Platform Manager
8 8 (9.88%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 8 (9.88%) Technical Support
9 7 (8.64%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (8.64%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (8.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (8.64%) Platform Engineer
9 7 (8.64%) Support Engineer
10 6 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
10 6 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (6.17%) J2EE
3 4 (4.94%) LDAP
4 2 (2.47%) Kafka
4 2 (2.47%) Middleware
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (2.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.05%) Public Cloud
3 10 (12.35%) Management Information System
4 9 (11.11%) Cloud Native
5 4 (4.94%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.70%) Replication
7 1 (1.23%) Blog
7 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.23%) User Experience
7 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (55.56%) Windows
3 18 (22.22%) CentOS
3 18 (22.22%) Debian
4 16 (19.75%) Ubuntu
4 16 (19.75%) Windows Server
5 12 (14.81%) Unix
6 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.94%) Solaris
9 3 (3.70%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.27%) DevOps
3 28 (34.57%) Configuration Management
4 22 (27.16%) Microservices
5 20 (24.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (20.99%) Kanban
7 15 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (18.52%) Patch Management
8 14 (17.28%) ITIL
8 14 (17.28%) Scrum
9 13 (16.05%) Infrastructure as Code
10 12 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (12.35%) Change Management
11 10 (12.35%) Information Security
12 9 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
12 9 (11.11%) Project Delivery
12 9 (11.11%) Project Management
12 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (54.32%) Python
2 32 (39.51%) Bash Shell
3 17 (20.99%) PowerShell
4 10 (12.35%) Go
5 8 (9.88%) C#
5 8 (9.88%) PHP
6 6 (7.41%) Ruby
7 5 (6.17%) Java
7 5 (6.17%) Perl
8 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.70%) SQL
10 2 (2.47%) C
10 2 (2.47%) Korn
11 1 (1.23%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Degree
1 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (23.46%) MCSE
3 15 (18.52%) RHCSA
4 12 (14.81%) MCSA
5 8 (9.88%) LFCE
5 8 (9.88%) LFCS
5 8 (9.88%) Linux+ Certification
5 8 (9.88%) VCAP
6 7 (8.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (7.41%) CCNA
7 6 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (6.17%) MCP
9 4 (4.94%) DBS Check
9 4 (4.94%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (4.94%) RHCT
10 3 (3.70%) CCA
10 3 (3.70%) JNCIA
10 3 (3.70%) JNCIS
10 3 (3.70%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (37.04%) Docker
2 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.35%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
5 7 (8.64%) Ceph
5 7 (8.64%) KVM
5 7 (8.64%) oVirt
6 5 (6.17%) Firmware
6 5 (6.17%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.70%) NFS
8 3 (3.70%) XenApp
9 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.23%) Btrfs
10 1 (1.23%) Corosync
10 1 (1.23%) DRBD
10 1 (1.23%) vSphere
10 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (55.56%) Ansible
2 39 (48.15%) Puppet
3 38 (46.91%) Kubernetes
4 28 (34.57%) Terraform
5 23 (28.40%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (16.05%) Red Hat Satellite
7 12 (14.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 12 (14.81%) WSUS
8 10 (12.35%) yum
9 6 (7.41%) Icinga
9 6 (7.41%) Mesos
10 5 (6.17%) ZABBIX
11 4 (4.94%) cPanel
11 4 (4.94%) Grafana
11 4 (4.94%) Nagios
12 3 (3.70%) Consul
12 3 (3.70%) Graphite
12 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (3.70%) Opsview
12 3 (3.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 41 (50.62%) Red Hat
2 14 (17.28%) VMware
3 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.58%) Google
5 8 (9.88%) Atlassian
6 6 (7.41%) Oracle
7 5 (6.17%) Cisco
7 5 (6.17%) Juniper
7 5 (6.17%) Splunk
8 3 (3.70%) Dell
8 3 (3.70%) HP
8 3 (3.70%) SAP
9 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.47%) Tanium
10 1 (1.23%) Brocade
10 1 (1.23%) Citrix
10 1 (1.23%) F5
10 1 (1.23%) Facebook
10 1 (1.23%) Veeam
10 1 (1.23%) YouTube