Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 691 924 877
Rank change year-on-year +233 -47 +111
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 63 112 247
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.089% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.41% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 44 86 178
Median annual salary £53,125 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -23.08% +18.18%
10th Percentile £42,500 £30,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,625 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,875 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -9.09% -

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 12,714 27,525 36,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.29% 21.95% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9,298 20,731 27,132
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,773 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.61% - +5.88%

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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 +214 55 £55,000 +10.00% 10
UK excluding London +171 39 £51,875 +3.75% 9
London +198 24 £80,000 +39.13% 1
North of England +93 19 £52,500 -12.50% 1
North West +107 16 £52,500 +7.69%
Wales +53 8 £45,000 -5.26%
South West +46 8 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire +50 3 £60,000 -3.23% 1
South East +145 2 £28,250 -2.59% 2
Midlands +102 2 £47,500 -5.00% 2
West Midlands +68 2 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Work from Home - 1 £80,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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 53 (84.13%) Red Hat
2 52 (82.54%) Linux
3 37 (58.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 36 (57.14%) Ansible
5 35 (55.56%) Azure
5 35 (55.56%) Puppet
6 33 (52.38%) VMware
6 33 (52.38%) Windows
7 31 (49.21%) ITIL
8 28 (44.44%) Bash Shell
9 27 (42.86%) Python
9 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 27 (42.86%) RHCSA
10 26 (41.27%) DevOps
11 25 (39.68%) Docker
11 25 (39.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (34.92%) MCSE
13 22 (34.92%) Windows Server
14 21 (33.33%) Kubernetes
15 20 (31.75%) Data Centre
15 20 (31.75%) PowerShell
15 20 (31.75%) AWS
15 20 (31.75%) Service Management
16 19 (30.16%) Configuration Management
17 16 (25.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
18 15 (23.81%) CentOS
19 14 (22.22%) Unix
19 14 (22.22%) Oracle

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 12 (19.05%) Apache
2 8 (12.70%) Apache Spark
2 8 (12.70%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (12.70%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.11%) Confluence
4 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (55.56%) Azure
2 20 (31.75%) AWS
3 12 (19.05%) OpenShift
4 11 (17.46%) Office 365
5 9 (14.29%) GCP
5 9 (14.29%) IaaS
6 5 (7.94%) PaaS
7 2 (3.17%) Serverless
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.59%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.59%) Datadog
8 1 (1.59%) GitHub
8 1 (1.59%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Firewall
2 8 (12.70%) NetScaler
2 8 (12.70%) VLAN
2 8 (12.70%) VPN
3 7 (11.11%) IPv4
3 7 (11.11%) OSPF
4 6 (9.52%) DNS
5 4 (6.35%) DHCP
6 3 (4.76%) FTP
6 3 (4.76%) NAS
6 3 (4.76%) SAN
6 3 (4.76%) SSL
6 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.17%) Skype
7 2 (3.17%) WAN
8 1 (1.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
3 9 (14.29%) Subversion
4 8 (12.70%) JIRA
5 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.59%) GitLab
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Advertising
3 7 (11.11%) Law
4 2 (3.17%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Linux Engineer
2 22 (34.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (25.40%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 11 (17.46%) Security Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (9.52%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) AIX Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) JMS
2 7 (11.11%) Web Services
3 6 (9.52%) LDAP
4 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.70%) Private Cloud
3 7 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 4 (6.35%) Device Driver
5 3 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.17%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 52 (82.54%) Linux
2 33 (52.38%) Windows
3 22 (34.92%) Windows Server
4 16 (25.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (23.81%) CentOS
6 14 (22.22%) Unix
7 4 (6.35%) Solaris
8 3 (4.76%) AIX
8 3 (4.76%) VMS
9 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (49.21%) ITIL
3 26 (41.27%) DevOps
4 20 (31.75%) Service Management
5 19 (30.16%) Configuration Management
6 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (17.46%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (17.46%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (17.46%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (15.87%) Capacity Management
8 8 (12.70%) Antivirus Management
8 8 (12.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 8 (12.70%) Business Continuity
8 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 8 (12.70%) Patch Management
8 8 (12.70%) Project Delivery
9 7 (11.11%) Security Operations
9 7 (11.11%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 27 (42.86%) Python
3 20 (31.75%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.35%) C
4 4 (6.35%) Perl
4 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.76%) AWK
5 3 (4.76%) sed
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) RHCSA
2 24 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (34.92%) MCSE
4 13 (20.63%) Degree
5 12 (19.05%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (17.46%) SSCP
7 10 (15.87%) MCSA
8 9 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (11.11%) GIAC
10 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
11 3 (4.76%) IBM AIX Certification
11 3 (4.76%) Sun Certification
12 2 (3.17%) AWS Certification
12 2 (3.17%) CCNA
12 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (3.17%) LFCE
12 2 (3.17%) LFCS
12 2 (3.17%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (3.17%) MCP
12 2 (3.17%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) GDPR
2 3 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (39.68%) Docker
1 25 (39.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
3 10 (15.87%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.70%) vSphere
4 8 (12.70%) XenApp
4 8 (12.70%) XenDesktop
5 7 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (9.52%) Firmware
7 3 (4.76%) KVM
7 3 (4.76%) OCFS2
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (4.76%) Postfix
7 3 (4.76%) qmail
7 3 (4.76%) Samba
7 3 (4.76%) Sendmail
7 3 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (57.14%) Ansible
2 35 (55.56%) Puppet
3 21 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 11 (17.46%) SCCM
5 9 (14.29%) Terraform
6 8 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (4.76%) SELinux
8 2 (3.17%) WSUS
9 1 (1.59%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.59%) Nagios
9 1 (1.59%) Nessus
9 1 (1.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 53 (84.13%) Red Hat
2 33 (52.38%) VMware
3 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (22.22%) Oracle
5 11 (17.46%) Palo Alto
6 8 (12.70%) F5
7 7 (11.11%) Splunk
8 5 (7.94%) HP
9 4 (6.35%) IBM
10 2 (3.17%) Cisco
11 1 (1.59%) Solarflare
11 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds