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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 831 835
Rank change year-on-year +57 +4  
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 78 119 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.41% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 73 100 103
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year -5.26% +2.70%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21176 28957 29482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.79% 27.74% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16691 23223 23131
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing RHCE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Top 25 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 78 £55,000 +10.00% 13
London +69 54 £62,500 +19.04% 10
City of London +54 18 £78,750 +57.50% 2
West Midlands - 8 £47,250 - 1
Birmingham - 6 £47,250 -
South West +30 5 £51,250 +13.88% 1
East of England +16 4 £45,000 -3.22%
South East +38 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Cambridgeshire +14 3 £45,000 +46.34%
Cambridge +6 3 £45,000 +46.34%
Somerset -5 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +24 2 £35,547 +22.57%
West Yorkshire +12 2 £35,547 +22.57%
North West -21 2 £26,000 -46.39% 1
Manchester -38 2 £26,000 -46.39% 1
Gatwick - 2 £57,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £57,500 -
Cornwall - 2 £55,000 -
Leeds +20 1 £35,094 -22.01%
Hertfordshire +9 1 £42,500 -8.60%
Bradford +5 1 £36,000 +24.13%
Bath -4 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Malvern - 1 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £36,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing RHCE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RHCE.

1 127 (98.45%) Linux
2 92 (71.32%) Red Hat
3 80 (62.02%) VMware
4 79 (61.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 73 (56.59%) Puppet
6 54 (41.86%) Finance
7 46 (35.66%) Windows
8 42 (32.56%) RHCSA
9 39 (30.23%) Unix
9 39 (30.23%) Python
10 37 (28.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 36 (27.91%) Perl
12 32 (24.81%) Apache
12 32 (24.81%) Tomcat
13 31 (24.03%) Bash Shell
14 30 (23.26%) Nagios
15 29 (22.48%) Amazon AWS
15 29 (22.48%) Data Centre
16 28 (21.71%) Microsoft Certification
16 28 (21.71%) ITIL
17 27 (20.93%) Solaris
18 26 (20.16%) MCSE
18 26 (20.16%) RHCA
19 25 (19.38%) Banking
19 25 (19.38%) TCP/IP
20 24 (18.60%) Cisco
20 24 (18.60%) DevOps
20 24 (18.60%) OpenStack
21 22 (17.05%) VMware ESXi
21 22 (17.05%) MySQL

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 32 (24.81%) Apache
1 32 (24.81%) Tomcat
2 24 (18.60%) OpenStack
3 16 (12.40%) Confluence
4 13 (10.08%) JBoss
5 8 (6.20%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (6.20%) nginx
6 7 (5.43%) MS Exchange
7 6 (4.65%) IIS
7 6 (4.65%) Liferay
8 4 (3.10%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.78%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) HipChat
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (22.48%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.65%) SaaS
5 4 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.55%) IaaS
6 2 (1.55%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.55%) PaaS
7 1 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Office 365
7 1 (0.78%) Slack
7 1 (0.78%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.38%) TCP/IP
2 22 (17.05%) SAN
3 20 (15.50%) DNS
4 18 (13.95%) Firewall
4 18 (13.95%) NAS
5 17 (13.18%) HTTP
6 14 (10.85%) DHCP
7 12 (9.30%) LDAP
7 12 (9.30%) Network Security
8 11 (8.53%) SMTP
9 10 (7.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (7.75%) iSCSI
9 10 (7.75%) VPN
10 8 (6.20%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (6.20%) SNMP
11 7 (5.43%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (5.43%) SSL
12 6 (4.65%) tcpdump
12 6 (4.65%) Telnet
12 6 (4.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.05%) MySQL
2 14 (10.85%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.20%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.65%) Redis
5 5 (3.88%) MariaDB
5 5 (3.88%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.10%) Big Data
7 2 (1.55%) DB2
7 2 (1.55%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.78%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (10.08%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.53%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.53%) JIRA
3 10 (7.75%) Hudson
4 4 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (3.10%) Fiddler
4 4 (3.10%) MSBuild
4 4 (3.10%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.10%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (41.86%) Finance
2 25 (19.38%) Banking
3 9 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.65%) Marketing
5 4 (3.10%) Retail
6 3 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.33%) Games
7 2 (1.55%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (36.43%) Linux Engineer
2 26 (20.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (17.05%) Administrator
4 19 (14.73%) Linux Administrator
5 14 (10.85%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (10.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (9.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 12 (9.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 11 (8.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 10 (7.75%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (6.20%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 8 (6.20%) Unix Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Senior Unix Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.65%) Unix Administrator
12 5 (3.88%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (3.88%) DevOps Manager
12 5 (3.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 5 (3.88%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.85%) LAMP
2 9 (6.98%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (4.65%) JDBC
3 6 (4.65%) Middleware
4 5 (3.88%) Web Services
5 4 (3.10%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.33%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.55%) HornetQ
7 2 (1.55%) Kafka
8 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.78%) J2EE
8 1 (0.78%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.48%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.95%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (8.53%) Clustering
4 6 (4.65%) Private Cloud
5 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.10%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.10%) EMC VNX
6 4 (3.10%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.33%) Online Games
8 2 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.55%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.78%) CMDB
9 1 (0.78%) GPGPU
9 1 (0.78%) PKI
9 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 127 (98.45%) Linux
2 79 (61.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 46 (35.66%) Windows
4 39 (30.23%) Unix
5 27 (20.93%) Solaris
6 21 (16.28%) CentOS
7 17 (13.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (11.63%) Windows Server
9 14 (10.85%) Ubuntu
10 6 (4.65%) Debian
10 6 (4.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.55%) AIX
11 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.78%) HPUX
12 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.71%) ITIL
2 24 (18.60%) DevOps
3 22 (17.05%) Configuration Management
4 19 (14.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (13.95%) High Availability
5 18 (13.95%) Open Source
6 17 (13.18%) Migration
7 12 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.98%) SDLC
9 8 (6.20%) Line Management
9 8 (6.20%) Load Balancing
10 7 (5.43%) Business Continuity
10 7 (5.43%) Cryptography
11 6 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.65%) Mathematics
11 6 (4.65%) Memory Management
11 6 (4.65%) Operations Management
12 5 (3.88%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (3.88%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.23%) Python
2 36 (27.91%) Perl
3 31 (24.03%) Bash Shell
4 18 (13.95%) Shell Script
5 17 (13.18%) Java
5 17 (13.18%) PowerShell
5 17 (13.18%) SQL
6 16 (12.40%) Korn
7 14 (10.85%) Ruby
8 13 (10.08%) Bourne shell
8 13 (10.08%) PHP
9 10 (7.75%) AWK
10 6 (4.65%) sed
11 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (32.56%) RHCSA
2 28 (21.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (20.16%) MCSE
3 26 (20.16%) RHCA
4 21 (16.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (13.95%) CCNA
5 18 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (9.30%) Degree
7 9 (6.98%) MCSA
8 8 (6.20%) CCNP
8 8 (6.20%) LPIC
9 7 (5.43%) CISSP
9 7 (5.43%) VCP5
10 6 (4.65%) JNCIA
10 6 (4.65%) Security Cleared
11 5 (3.88%) JNCIS
12 4 (3.10%) SCNA
12 4 (3.10%) SCSA
12 4 (3.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 4 (3.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.78%) EMIR
3 1 (0.78%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (28.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (17.05%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (14.73%) Active Directory
4 17 (13.18%) Docker
5 13 (10.08%) vSphere
6 12 (9.30%) iptables
7 11 (8.53%) Hyper-V
8 9 (6.98%) NFS
9 8 (6.20%) KVM
9 8 (6.20%) Varnish
10 7 (5.43%) Postfix
11 6 (4.65%) Squid
12 5 (3.88%) Sendmail
12 5 (3.88%) VMware ESX
13 4 (3.10%) XenServer
14 3 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (1.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (1.55%) Gluster
15 2 (1.55%) PowerHA
15 2 (1.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 73 (56.59%) Puppet
2 30 (23.26%) Nagios
3 17 (13.18%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (12.40%) Ansible
5 12 (9.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 11 (8.53%) Red Hat Satellite
7 10 (7.75%) ZABBIX
8 7 (5.43%) NetBackup
9 6 (4.65%) Nmap
9 6 (4.65%) vRealize
10 5 (3.88%) cPanel
10 5 (3.88%) Plesk
10 5 (3.88%) SCCM
11 4 (3.10%) FortiGate
12 3 (2.33%) CFEngine
12 3 (2.33%) Check_MK
12 3 (2.33%) Grafana
12 3 (2.33%) Graylog
12 3 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (2.33%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 92 (71.32%) Red Hat
2 80 (62.02%) VMware
3 24 (18.60%) Cisco
4 22 (17.05%) NetApp
5 18 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 13 (10.08%) EMC
6 13 (10.08%) Oracle
7 12 (9.30%) HP
8 9 (6.98%) CheckPoint
8 9 (6.98%) New Relic
9 8 (6.20%) Citrix
9 8 (6.20%) Juniper
10 7 (5.43%) Palo Alto
10 7 (5.43%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.65%) Atlassian
11 6 (4.65%) Novell
11 6 (4.65%) SAP
12 5 (3.88%) EqualLogic
12 5 (3.88%) Splunk
12 5 (3.88%) Veritas
London
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + On
Posted: 14 days ago
Docklands
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
East London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum + 4500 on call a year
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £42,000 + Company Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago