Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 998 679 957
Rank change year-on-year -319 +278 -62
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 65 53 123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.094% 0.091%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 44 46 95
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £34,000
25th Percentile £43,438 £43,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,750 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +30.95% -4.55% -12.00%
75th Percentile £120,000 £80,000 £63,750
90th Percentile " " £77,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.34% +2.50% -15.25%

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 28,152 11,523 30,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.01% 20.53% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15,728 8,968 23,016
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +8.89% -

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 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Top 14 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 4 December 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 -279 47 £90,000 +71.43% 16
UK excluding London -218 30 £48,000 -6.34% 6
London -233 27 £120,000 +50.00% 10
South West -69 8 £48,000 -12.73%
Work from Home -232 8 £45,000 -43.75%
Wales -51 7 £45,000 -
North of England -131 7 £52,500 - 3
Scotland - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £53,750 - 2
North West -105 3 £52,500 - 1
East of England - 2 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands -95 1 £47,500 - 2
Midlands -114 1 £47,500 - 2
South East -126 1 £60,000 +112.39%

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 52 (80.00%) Linux
2 49 (75.38%) Red Hat
3 42 (64.62%) Ansible
4 38 (58.46%) Puppet
5 37 (56.92%) Azure
6 33 (50.77%) Terraform
7 31 (47.69%) DevOps
8 27 (41.54%) CentOS
9 25 (38.46%) AWS
9 25 (38.46%) Python
9 25 (38.46%) Project Delivery
9 25 (38.46%) Infrastructure as Code
10 22 (33.85%) Social Skills
10 22 (33.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 21 (32.31%) Docker
11 21 (32.31%) Unix
11 21 (32.31%) Windows
11 21 (32.31%) Configuration Management
11 21 (32.31%) VMware
11 21 (32.31%) Bash Shell
11 21 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
12 20 (30.77%) Windows Server
12 20 (30.77%) Data Centre
13 19 (29.23%) RHCSA
13 19 (29.23%) OpenShift
13 19 (29.23%) ITIL
14 18 (27.69%) Service Management
14 18 (27.69%) Jenkins

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 13 (20.00%) Apache
1 13 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 13 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 13 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 37 (56.92%) Azure
2 25 (38.46%) AWS
3 19 (29.23%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.62%) GCP
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.08%) GitHub
5 2 (3.08%) IaaS
5 2 (3.08%) Serverless
6 1 (1.54%) AWS Direct Connect
6 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.54%) Route 53
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 5 (7.69%) Firewall
2 5 (7.69%) IPv4
2 5 (7.69%) OSPF
2 5 (7.69%) VLAN
2 5 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.69%) JIRA
3 5 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.54%) GitLab
General
1 22 (33.85%) Social Skills
2 16 (24.62%) Finance
3 13 (20.00%) Advertising
4 2 (3.08%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (50.77%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (27.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (26.15%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 14 (21.54%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (16.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Architect
6 8 (12.31%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) AWS Architect
7 7 (10.77%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 7 (10.77%) Release Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Network Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Administrator
10 4 (6.15%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Server Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (6.15%) Unix Administrator
10 4 (6.15%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) JMS
2 5 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.54%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.92%) Public Cloud
3 7 (10.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (4.62%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (80.00%) Linux
2 27 (41.54%) CentOS
3 21 (32.31%) Unix
3 21 (32.31%) Windows
4 20 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 17 (26.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.08%) AIX
6 2 (3.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) DevOps
2 25 (38.46%) Infrastructure as Code
2 25 (38.46%) Project Delivery
3 22 (33.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 21 (32.31%) Configuration Management
5 20 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (29.23%) ITIL
7 18 (27.69%) Service Management
8 14 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (21.54%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (20.00%) Antivirus Management
9 13 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 13 (20.00%) Patch Management
10 12 (18.46%) Computer Science
11 10 (15.38%) Low Latency
12 9 (13.85%) Benchmarking
12 9 (13.85%) Business Continuity
12 9 (13.85%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (13.85%) Task Automation
13 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) Python
2 21 (32.31%) Bash Shell
3 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
3 11 (16.92%) Ruby
4 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.15%) Go
6 3 (4.62%) C#
6 3 (4.62%) Java
6 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.08%) AWK
7 2 (3.08%) Bourne shell
7 2 (3.08%) Korn
7 2 (3.08%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (29.23%) RHCSA
2 16 (24.62%) AWS Certification
3 13 (20.00%) Degree
4 7 (10.77%) MCSA
4 7 (10.77%) MCSE
4 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.69%) GIAC
6 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.08%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (3.08%) OCA
7 2 (3.08%) OCP
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) GDPR
1 6 (9.23%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (32.31%) Docker
1 21 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.00%) vSphere
2 13 (20.00%) XenApp
2 13 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.08%) Firmware
5 2 (3.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 42 (64.62%) Ansible
2 38 (58.46%) Puppet
3 33 (50.77%) Terraform
4 16 (24.62%) Kubernetes
5 14 (21.54%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (3.08%) Packer
7 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.54%) Consul
8 1 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.54%) Grafana
8 1 (1.54%) Graphite
8 1 (1.54%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 49 (75.38%) Red Hat
2 21 (32.31%) VMware
3 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.00%) F5
5 10 (15.38%) Cisco
5 10 (15.38%) Dell
5 10 (15.38%) HP
5 10 (15.38%) Mellanox
5 10 (15.38%) Solarflare
5 10 (15.38%) Supermicro
6 9 (13.85%) IBM
7 7 (10.77%) Intel
7 7 (10.77%) Oracle
8 3 (4.62%) SaltStack
9 2 (3.08%) Brocade
9 2 (3.08%) Centrify
9 2 (3.08%) New Relic
9 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.08%) Sun
9 2 (3.08%) Veritas