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

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 916 979 1067
Rank change year-on-year +63 +88 +21
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 194 215 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 0.51% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 140 184 101
UK median annual salary £62,500 £53,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% -2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £39,500 £36,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £73,800 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% - -5.56%

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 36,316 41,901 43,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.49% 23.82% 25.44%
Number of salaries quoted 26,339 32,317 34,527
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,800 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%

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 March 2019.

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 21 March 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 +61 188 £62,500 +16.28% 61
UK excluding London +58 115 £55,000 +29.41% 52
London +50 71 £70,000 +16.67% 15
South East -14 36 £55,000 - 11
South West +39 29 £55,000 +37.50% 8
North of England +67 26 £55,000 +62.96% 15
Midlands +50 15 £39,250 +20.77% 5
Yorkshire +41 15 £55,000 +69.23% 5
West Midlands +39 15 £39,250 +20.77% 3
North West +46 11 - - 9
East of England +53 9 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Wales - 2 £38,750 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 March 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.

1 159 (81.96%) Linux
2 138 (71.13%) Red Hat
3 103 (53.09%) VMware
4 95 (48.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (44.85%) Python
5 87 (44.85%) Puppet
5 87 (44.85%) Ansible
5 87 (44.85%) DevOps
6 86 (44.33%) Microsoft
7 84 (43.30%) RHCSA
8 79 (40.72%) Docker
9 74 (38.14%) Jenkins
10 71 (36.60%) Amazon AWS
11 64 (32.99%) Microsoft Azure
12 63 (32.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 61 (31.44%) Mentoring
14 58 (29.90%) Kubernetes
15 56 (28.87%) Continuous Integration
15 56 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
15 56 (28.87%) Microsoft Certification
15 56 (28.87%) MCSE
16 55 (28.35%) Unix
17 53 (27.32%) Open Source
18 51 (26.29%) Configuration Management
18 51 (26.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 51 (26.29%) Git (software)
19 50 (25.77%) Terraform
20 46 (23.71%) Ruby
20 46 (23.71%) Oracle
21 45 (23.20%) Windows

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 18 (9.28%) Apache
2 16 (8.25%) OpenStack
2 16 (8.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.09%) Confluence
5 5 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.58%) nginx
6 4 (2.06%) JBoss
7 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 71 (36.60%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (32.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (21.13%) GitHub
4 40 (20.62%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (10.31%) OpenShift
6 11 (5.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (2.58%) Office 365
7 5 (2.58%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.55%) SaaS
9 2 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.03%) PaaS
10 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (19.59%) DNS
2 33 (17.01%) Firewall
3 22 (11.34%) TCP/IP
4 20 (10.31%) SAN
5 18 (9.28%) SMTP
6 15 (7.73%) Wireless
7 11 (5.67%) Internet
7 11 (5.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (5.67%) LAN
7 11 (5.67%) WAN
8 10 (5.15%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (4.64%) DHCP
9 9 (4.64%) VPN
10 8 (4.12%) HTTP
11 6 (3.09%) Wireshark
12 5 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.58%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (2.58%) IntruShield
12 5 (2.58%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.58%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.49%) NoSQL
2 10 (5.15%) MySQL
2 10 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.61%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.58%) DB2
5 4 (2.06%) Couchbase
5 4 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.52%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 74 (38.14%) Jenkins
2 51 (26.29%) Git (software)
3 45 (23.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 36 (18.56%) GitLab
5 8 (4.12%) JIRA
6 7 (3.61%) Hudson
6 7 (3.61%) Vagrant
7 5 (2.58%) TestRail
7 5 (2.58%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.58%) Zephyr
8 4 (2.06%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (2.06%) Subversion
9 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (11.86%) Finance
2 7 (3.61%) Advertising
3 6 (3.09%) Retail
4 4 (2.06%) Legal
5 2 (1.03%) Banking
5 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (28.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (22.16%) Platform Engineer
3 34 (17.53%) Architect
4 30 (15.46%) Linux Engineer
5 23 (11.86%) Administrator
6 18 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (9.28%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (7.73%) Technical Architect
8 13 (6.70%) Cloud Architect
9 12 (6.19%) Infrastructure Architect
9 12 (6.19%) Unix Engineer
10 11 (5.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (5.67%) Linux Administrator
10 11 (5.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 11 (5.67%) Security Engineer
10 11 (5.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (4.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 8 (4.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 8 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.16%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (4.64%) Middleware
3 7 (3.61%) .NET
3 7 (3.61%) LAMP
4 5 (2.58%) Apache Flex
5 4 (2.06%) Kafka
5 4 (2.06%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (2.06%) LDAP
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (1.03%) Node.js
8 1 (0.52%) REST
8 1 (0.52%) Spring
8 1 (0.52%) Web Services
8 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.43%) Data Centre
2 26 (13.40%) Public Cloud
3 16 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.73%) Clustering
4 15 (7.73%) Wiki
5 9 (4.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (3.09%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 6 (3.09%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (3.09%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.58%) e-Learning
8 5 (2.58%) NHS
8 5 (2.58%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (2.06%) Replication
10 3 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.55%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (1.03%) Cloud Native
11 2 (1.03%) CMDB
11 2 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 159 (81.96%) Linux
2 95 (48.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 55 (28.35%) Unix
4 45 (23.20%) Windows
5 40 (20.62%) CentOS
6 32 (16.49%) Solaris
7 14 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (6.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.64%) Windows Server
10 5 (2.58%) Data ONTAP
10 5 (2.58%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.55%) SUSE
12 2 (1.03%) Debian
13 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (44.85%) DevOps
2 61 (31.44%) Mentoring
3 56 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (28.87%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (27.32%) Open Source
5 51 (26.29%) Configuration Management
6 44 (22.68%) Microservices
7 40 (20.62%) Load Balancing
8 39 (20.10%) Continuous Delivery
8 39 (20.10%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 38 (19.59%) IT Strategy
10 37 (19.07%) ITIL
11 34 (17.53%) High Availability
12 33 (17.01%) E-Procurement
13 22 (11.34%) Presales
14 19 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 17 (8.76%) Deployment Automation
15 17 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (8.25%) TOGAF
17 15 (7.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 87 (44.85%) Python
2 46 (23.71%) Ruby
3 38 (19.59%) SQL
4 34 (17.53%) Shell Script
5 31 (15.98%) Bash Shell
6 20 (10.31%) Perl
6 20 (10.31%) PHP
7 19 (9.79%) Go
7 19 (9.79%) Java
8 18 (9.28%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.12%) Korn
10 7 (3.61%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.58%) AWK
11 5 (2.58%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 84 (43.30%) RHCSA
2 56 (28.87%) MCSE
2 56 (28.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (26.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 40 (20.62%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (19.07%) AWS Certification
6 34 (17.53%) CCNA
7 22 (11.34%) CCNP
8 18 (9.28%) MCSA
8 18 (9.28%) Oracle Certification
9 17 (8.76%) RHCA
9 17 (8.76%) Security Cleared
10 15 (7.73%) Degree
11 13 (6.70%) MCITP
11 13 (6.70%) OCP
12 7 (3.61%) VCAP
13 6 (3.09%) CCIE Security
13 6 (3.09%) CSSLP
13 6 (3.09%) SANS
13 6 (3.09%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 5 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.58%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 79 (40.72%) Docker
2 63 (32.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (15.98%) Active Directory
4 27 (13.92%) vSphere
5 18 (9.28%) Postfix
6 12 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (5.15%) Hyper-V
8 8 (4.12%) GlusterFS
8 8 (4.12%) NFS
9 7 (3.61%) Gluster
10 5 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (2.58%) Snort
10 5 (2.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (2.58%) XenApp
10 5 (2.58%) XenDesktop
11 4 (2.06%) etcd
11 4 (2.06%) iptables
11 4 (2.06%) SkyDNS
11 4 (2.06%) Squid
Systems Management
1 87 (44.85%) Ansible
1 87 (44.85%) Puppet
2 58 (29.90%) Kubernetes
3 50 (25.77%) Terraform
4 39 (20.10%) Consul
4 39 (20.10%) Grafana
4 39 (20.10%) Packer
5 35 (18.04%) Graphite
6 31 (15.98%) Docker Swarm
7 28 (14.43%) Nagios
7 28 (14.43%) Prometheus
8 21 (10.82%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (9.79%) Opsview
10 12 (6.19%) Red Hat Satellite
10 12 (6.19%) rkt
11 11 (5.67%) vCenter Server
11 11 (5.67%) vRealize
12 9 (4.64%) NetBackup
13 8 (4.12%) Netcool
13 8 (4.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 138 (71.13%) Red Hat
2 103 (53.09%) VMware
3 86 (44.33%) Microsoft
4 46 (23.71%) Oracle
5 38 (19.59%) Cisco
6 26 (13.40%) HP
7 20 (10.31%) Citrix
8 19 (9.79%) Splunk
9 18 (9.28%) Dell
10 17 (8.76%) Veritas
11 16 (8.25%) Infoblox
12 14 (7.22%) Google
12 14 (7.22%) Symantec
13 11 (5.67%) Brocade
14 8 (4.12%) BMC
14 8 (4.12%) CyberArk
14 8 (4.12%) EMC
14 8 (4.12%) NetApp
14 8 (4.12%) Remedy
14 8 (4.12%) SolarWinds