Period
to 13 July 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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 760 953 1030
Rank change year-on-year +193 +77 +6
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 56 171 185
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 53 105 135
Median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £43,750 £43,950 £33,750
90th Percentile £86,375 £81,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +19.57% -13.21%

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 16,601 35,769 42,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.81% 24.30% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12,097 25,906 31,559
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,515
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.09% +4.74%

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 13 July 2020.

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 13 July 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 +175 55 £52,500 -8.70% 8
UK excluding London +174 36 £50,000 -9.09% 8
London +145 20 £69,500 +6.92%
North of England +154 18 £51,875 +29.69% 1
North West +126 17 £51,250 +79.82% 1
South West +81 8 £62,500 +13.64% 5
Midlands +110 7 £47,500 -13.64% 1
West Midlands +88 7 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Work from Home - 3 - -
South East +129 2 £27,500 -56.00%
Yorkshire +108 1 £62,500 +34.41%
Wales +14 1 £62,500 +56.25%

For the 6 months to 13 July 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 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 35 (62.50%) Puppet
4 34 (60.71%) Windows
5 33 (58.93%) Python
5 33 (58.93%) Ansible
6 28 (50.00%) Azure
6 28 (50.00%) AWS
6 28 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 25 (44.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 23 (41.07%) Finance
8 23 (41.07%) Windows Server
9 20 (35.71%) Terraform
9 20 (35.71%) Kubernetes
9 20 (35.71%) GCP
10 19 (33.93%) PowerShell
10 19 (33.93%) VMware
11 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (30.36%) MCSE
11 17 (30.36%) MCSA
11 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
13 15 (26.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
13 15 (26.79%) Change Management
13 15 (26.79%) Private Cloud
14 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (23.21%) DevOps
16 12 (21.43%) Docker
16 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Satellite

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 (17.86%) Apache
2 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (50.00%) AWS
1 28 (50.00%) Azure
2 20 (35.71%) GCP
3 5 (8.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (7.14%) OpenShift
5 3 (5.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Firewall
2 6 (10.71%) DMZ
2 6 (10.71%) Skype
2 6 (10.71%) VPN
3 4 (7.14%) WebEx
4 3 (5.36%) DNS
5 2 (3.57%) HTTP
5 2 (3.57%) Internet
5 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.79%) BGP
6 1 (1.79%) FTP
6 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.79%) LAN
6 1 (1.79%) OSPF
6 1 (1.79%) SMTP
6 1 (1.79%) SNMP
6 1 (1.79%) SSH
6 1 (1.79%) VLAN
6 1 (1.79%) VoIP
6 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.79%) Big Data
2 1 (1.79%) BigQuery
2 1 (1.79%) InfluxDB
2 1 (1.79%) KDB
2 1 (1.79%) Kdb+
2 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Redmine
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Law
3 4 (7.14%) Automotive
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 24 (42.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (28.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Administrator
5 9 (16.07%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (8.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (7.14%) Cloud Administrator
9 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Linux Scripter
10 2 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
10 2 (3.57%) DevOps Architect
10 2 (3.57%) IT Support
10 2 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 2 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Platform Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) J2EE
2 4 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (3.57%) LDAP
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.79%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Private Cloud
2 7 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.36%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Blog
6 1 (1.79%) Eurex
6 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (60.71%) Windows
3 23 (41.07%) Windows Server
4 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (14.29%) CentOS
5 8 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 7 (12.50%) Unix
7 6 (10.71%) Debian
8 3 (5.36%) AIX
8 3 (5.36%) Solaris
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (1.79%) Kali Linux
10 1 (1.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 15 (26.79%) Change Management
4 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (23.21%) DevOps
6 11 (19.64%) Infrastructure as Code
6 11 (19.64%) ITIL
6 11 (19.64%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (17.86%) Kanban
8 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Automation
8 9 (16.07%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (12.50%) Microservices
9 7 (12.50%) Patch Management
10 6 (10.71%) Project Management
10 6 (10.71%) Scrum
11 5 (8.93%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (8.93%) Analytics
11 5 (8.93%) Data Analytics
12 4 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
12 4 (7.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) Python
2 28 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 19 (33.93%) PowerShell
4 10 (17.86%) PHP
5 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.14%) Perl
7 3 (5.36%) Korn
8 2 (3.57%) Java
9 1 (1.79%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.79%) C
9 1 (1.79%) C++
9 1 (1.79%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) MCSA
1 17 (30.36%) MCSE
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (26.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (16.07%) Degree
4 7 (12.50%) RHCSA
5 2 (3.57%) LFCE
5 2 (3.57%) LFCS
5 2 (3.57%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (3.57%) OCA
5 2 (3.57%) OCP
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.57%) VCAP
6 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.79%) CCIE
6 1 (1.79%) CCNA
6 1 (1.79%) CCNP
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
3 12 (21.43%) Docker
4 9 (16.07%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (8.93%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
7 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.79%) BIND 9
8 1 (1.79%) Ceph
8 1 (1.79%) KVM
8 1 (1.79%) LXC
8 1 (1.79%) oVirt
8 1 (1.79%) zsh
Systems Management
1 35 (62.50%) Puppet
2 33 (58.93%) Ansible
3 20 (35.71%) Kubernetes
3 20 (35.71%) Terraform
4 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Satellite
5 10 (17.86%) Icinga
6 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 7 (12.50%) WSUS
8 5 (8.93%) yum
9 4 (7.14%) Kibana
9 4 (7.14%) logstash
10 2 (3.57%) Data Guard
10 2 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (1.79%) Nagios
11 1 (1.79%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 19 (33.93%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) Google
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) Splunk
6 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.79%) Centreon
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) CQG
6 1 (1.79%) Facebook
6 1 (1.79%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.79%) Juniper
6 1 (1.79%) Patsystems
6 1 (1.79%) Reuters
6 1 (1.79%) Synology
6 1 (1.79%) Trayport
6 1 (1.79%) YouTube