Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 987 1043 1174
Rank change year-on-year +56 +131 -20
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 202 176 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.094% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.36% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 180 158 138
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% +1.19%

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 43165 49027 60087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.01% 26.21% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 33185 39333 47990
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +79 190 £55,000 +15.79% 10
UK excluding London +24 127 £55,000 +15.79% 9
South East +41 95 £55,000 +15.79% 5
London +27 70 £62,500 +8.70% 1
South West +25 20 £52,000 +15.56%
Scotland -22 7 - -
North of England +3 4 £36,000 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire +4 3 £36,000 -
North West -11 1 £30,000 +17.65% 2
Midlands - 1 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 198 (98.02%) Linux
2 164 (81.19%) Red Hat
3 153 (75.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 97 (48.02%) VMware
5 84 (41.58%) Puppet
6 83 (41.09%) RHCSA
7 71 (35.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 68 (33.66%) Python
9 64 (31.68%) ITIL
10 62 (30.69%) Unix
11 61 (30.20%) CCNA
11 61 (30.20%) Cisco Certification
12 60 (29.70%) Windows
13 56 (27.72%) Perl
14 54 (26.73%) Configuration Management
15 48 (23.76%) Java
16 43 (21.29%) Bash Shell
17 42 (20.79%) CentOS
18 41 (20.30%) Oracle
18 41 (20.30%) Microsoft
19 39 (19.31%) Ruby
20 38 (18.81%) TCP/IP
20 38 (18.81%) DevOps
21 37 (18.32%) Finance
22 36 (17.82%) Security Cleared
22 36 (17.82%) Windows Server
23 33 (16.34%) SC Cleared
24 32 (15.84%) SAN
25 30 (14.85%) HP
25 30 (14.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 29 (14.36%) Apache
2 17 (8.42%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.48%) nginx
4 2 (0.99%) Confluence
4 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.50%) IIS
5 1 (0.50%) JBoss
5 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.99%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (4.95%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.48%) Datadog
5 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.99%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.99%) Route 53
6 2 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.81%) TCP/IP
2 32 (15.84%) SAN
3 27 (13.37%) Firewall
4 24 (11.88%) DNS
5 15 (7.43%) IPsec
6 14 (6.93%) VPN
7 13 (6.44%) iSCSI
8 12 (5.94%) HTTP
9 11 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (5.45%) SSL
10 10 (4.95%) SMTP
11 8 (3.96%) DHCP
11 8 (3.96%) FTP
12 7 (3.47%) BGP
12 7 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (3.47%) OSPF
13 6 (2.97%) Internet
13 6 (2.97%) NetScaler
13 6 (2.97%) Network Security
14 5 (2.48%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.90%) MySQL
2 19 (9.41%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.44%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.94%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.96%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.47%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.47%) Redis
7 4 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.99%) DB2
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.50%) Big Data
9 1 (0.50%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.50%) Flink
9 1 (0.50%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 10 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.47%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.98%) JIRA
4 2 (0.99%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.50%) Hudson
5 1 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (18.32%) Finance
2 21 (10.40%) Banking
3 13 (6.44%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.97%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.48%) Advertising
6 3 (1.49%) French Language
6 3 (1.49%) Games
6 3 (1.49%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.50%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (51.98%) Linux Engineer
2 72 (35.64%) Systems Engineer
3 59 (29.21%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 44 (21.78%) Administrator
5 37 (18.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 33 (16.34%) Systems Administrator
7 28 (13.86%) Linux Administrator
8 23 (11.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 23 (11.39%) Network Systems Engineer
9 19 (9.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 19 (9.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (8.91%) Storage Engineer
11 17 (8.42%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 13 (6.44%) Security Engineer
13 12 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (5.94%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 10 (4.95%) AWS DevOps
14 10 (4.95%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 10 (4.95%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
14 10 (4.95%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.41%) Web Services
2 10 (4.95%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (3.96%) LAMP
4 4 (1.98%) Kafka
5 3 (1.49%) JSON
5 3 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.99%) Middleware
6 2 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.50%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.50%) HornetQ
7 1 (0.50%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.50%) Node.js
7 1 (0.50%) POSIX
7 1 (0.50%) Spring
7 1 (0.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.93%) Derivative
2 11 (5.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.46%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.96%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.96%) Replication
5 8 (3.96%) Smart Meter
6 6 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.48%) Clustering
7 5 (2.48%) PKI
8 4 (1.98%) Eurex
8 4 (1.98%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.49%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.49%) Social Media
10 2 (0.99%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.99%) User Experience
11 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.50%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 198 (98.02%) Linux
2 153 (75.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 62 (30.69%) Unix
4 60 (29.70%) Windows
5 42 (20.79%) CentOS
6 36 (17.82%) Windows Server
7 17 (8.42%) Solaris
8 16 (7.92%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (5.45%) AIX
10 10 (4.95%) Debian
10 10 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.97%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.48%) Kali Linux
13 4 (1.98%) Fedora
13 4 (1.98%) SUSE
13 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (31.68%) ITIL
2 54 (26.73%) Configuration Management
3 38 (18.81%) DevOps
4 22 (10.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (8.91%) Open Source
6 16 (7.92%) SIEM
7 15 (7.43%) Change Management
8 14 (6.93%) Security Management
9 12 (5.94%) Low Latency
10 11 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (5.45%) High Availability
10 11 (5.45%) Presales
11 10 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (4.95%) Change Control
11 10 (4.95%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (4.95%) ITIL V3
11 10 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (4.46%) Load Balancing
13 8 (3.96%) Problem Management
13 8 (3.96%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (33.66%) Python
2 56 (27.72%) Perl
3 48 (23.76%) Java
4 43 (21.29%) Bash Shell
5 39 (19.31%) Ruby
6 28 (13.86%) Shell Script
7 15 (7.43%) Korn
7 15 (7.43%) PHP
8 14 (6.93%) SQL
9 13 (6.44%) PowerShell
10 11 (5.45%) C-shell
10 11 (5.45%) JavaScript
11 8 (3.96%) Bourne shell
11 8 (3.96%) C
11 8 (3.96%) C++
12 4 (1.98%) AWK
13 1 (0.50%) Go
13 1 (0.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 83 (41.09%) RHCSA
2 61 (30.20%) CCNA
2 61 (30.20%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (17.82%) Security Cleared
4 33 (16.34%) SC Cleared
5 30 (14.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (11.39%) CISSP
6 23 (11.39%) Degree
7 20 (9.90%) RHCA
8 14 (6.93%) DV Cleared
9 10 (4.95%) CISM
9 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (3.47%) MCSE
11 6 (2.97%) CCNP
12 5 (2.48%) CEH
12 5 (2.48%) CREST Certified
12 5 (2.48%) GIAC
12 5 (2.48%) Linux+ Certification
12 5 (2.48%) LPIC
12 5 (2.48%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.92%) PCI DSS
2 15 (7.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.96%) SLA
4 3 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 71 (35.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (9.90%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (9.41%) Active Directory
4 17 (8.42%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (7.92%) NFS
5 16 (7.92%) vSphere
6 11 (5.45%) Docker
7 10 (4.95%) Snort
8 9 (4.46%) Samba
9 6 (2.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (2.48%) pfSense
11 4 (1.98%) GlusterFS
11 4 (1.98%) Postfix
12 3 (1.49%) iptables
12 3 (1.49%) KVM
12 3 (1.49%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.50%) Gluster
13 1 (0.50%) Varnish
13 1 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 84 (41.58%) Puppet
2 30 (14.85%) Ansible
3 29 (14.36%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (12.38%) Nagios
5 12 (5.94%) Grafana
5 12 (5.94%) ZABBIX
6 11 (5.45%) Red Hat Satellite
7 10 (4.95%) Nessus
8 8 (3.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 8 (3.96%) Terraform
9 7 (3.47%) CFEngine
9 7 (3.47%) NetBackup
10 6 (2.97%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (2.97%) SCCM
10 6 (2.97%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (2.48%) Cacti
11 5 (2.48%) FortiGate
11 5 (2.48%) Prometheus
12 4 (1.98%) Cobbler
12 4 (1.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 164 (81.19%) Red Hat
2 97 (48.02%) VMware
3 41 (20.30%) Microsoft
3 41 (20.30%) Oracle
4 30 (14.85%) HP
5 20 (9.90%) Splunk
6 17 (8.42%) Cisco
7 16 (7.92%) F5
8 14 (6.93%) Brocade
9 13 (6.44%) 3PAR
10 10 (4.95%) Acunetix
10 10 (4.95%) AlienVault
10 10 (4.95%) LogRhythm
10 10 (4.95%) Rapid7
11 9 (4.46%) EMC
11 9 (4.46%) Juniper
12 8 (3.96%) Citrix
12 8 (3.96%) Hitachi
12 8 (3.96%) Scality
12 8 (3.96%) Veritas