Period
to 20 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 922 1006 1043
Rank change year-on-year +84 +37 +25
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 170 185 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.44% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 104 128 154
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £43,250 £33,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +15.79%

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 35,414 41,700 43,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.25% 23.82% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25,666 31,036 33,990
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,900 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.22% +5.65% -

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 July 2019.

Salary histogram for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Top 13 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 July 2019. 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 +79 159 £57,500 - 20
UK excluding London +84 113 £55,000 +10.00% 18
London +55 47 £65,000 +8.33% 2
South West +39 35 £51,000 +0.99% 7
South East +4 25 £62,500 +8.70% 3
East of England +92 24 £52,500 +31.25%
North of England +14 13 £40,000 -14.89% 1
Midlands +36 11 £55,000 +29.41% 7
West Midlands +14 11 £55,000 +25.71% 7
Yorkshire +9 8 £46,500 -1.06%
North West +21 5 £28,500 - 1
Wales +12 4 £40,000 -23.81%
Scotland - 1 £53,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 163 (95.88%) Linux
2 99 (58.24%) Python
2 99 (58.24%) Red Hat
3 92 (54.12%) VMware
4 85 (50.00%) Windows
4 85 (50.00%) Puppet
5 72 (42.35%) DevOps
6 70 (41.18%) Unix
7 61 (35.88%) DNS
7 61 (35.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 58 (34.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 57 (33.53%) Amazon AWS
10 56 (32.94%) Cisco Certification
11 55 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (32.35%) Ansible
12 54 (31.76%) RHCSA
13 52 (30.59%) ITIL
14 50 (29.41%) TCP/IP
15 49 (28.82%) CCNA
15 49 (28.82%) Degree
16 48 (28.24%) Continuous Integration
17 47 (27.65%) Microsoft
17 47 (27.65%) Terraform
18 46 (27.06%) PowerShell
19 45 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 44 (25.88%) Docker
21 43 (25.29%) Cisco
21 43 (25.29%) Shell Script
22 41 (24.12%) Hyper-V
22 41 (24.12%) Kubernetes

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 (17.06%) SharePoint
2 28 (16.47%) Confluence
3 22 (12.94%) Apache
4 9 (5.29%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.35%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.76%) nginx
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.59%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.12%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 61 (35.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (33.53%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (15.88%) Office 365
4 26 (15.29%) Azure Stack
4 26 (15.29%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (15.29%) OneDrive
5 15 (8.82%) OpenShift
6 14 (8.24%) IaaS
7 13 (7.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (7.65%) SaaS
8 7 (4.12%) Amazon ECS
9 6 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.76%) PaaS
10 3 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 61 (35.88%) DNS
2 50 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 36 (21.18%) SAN
4 30 (17.65%) DHCP
5 27 (15.88%) Firewall
6 26 (15.29%) NetScaler
6 26 (15.29%) Skype
7 18 (10.59%) SMTP
8 15 (8.82%) Fibre Channel
8 15 (8.82%) SNMP
9 13 (7.65%) HTTP
10 11 (6.47%) Network Security
11 10 (5.88%) Internet
12 8 (4.71%) VPN
13 7 (4.12%) Software-Defined Networking
14 5 (2.94%) FTP
15 4 (2.35%) iSCSI
15 4 (2.35%) SSH
15 4 (2.35%) SSL
15 4 (2.35%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.65%) MySQL
3 13 (7.65%) MariaDB
4 7 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.76%) Redis
7 2 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.18%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.18%) Riak
8 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (22.35%) Jenkins
2 31 (18.24%) JIRA
3 30 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 26 (15.29%) TestRail
4 26 (15.29%) Visual Studio
4 26 (15.29%) Zephyr
5 25 (14.71%) GitLab
6 24 (14.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.59%) GoCD
General
1 19 (11.18%) Finance
2 9 (5.29%) Legal
3 6 (3.53%) Electronics
4 5 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.94%) Marketing
4 5 (2.94%) Retail
4 5 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.35%) Banking
6 3 (1.76%) Advertising
6 3 (1.76%) Automotive
6 3 (1.76%) Publishing
7 1 (0.59%) Billing
7 1 (0.59%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 44 (25.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (22.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (16.47%) Linux Engineer
4 27 (15.88%) Platform Engineer
5 22 (12.94%) Administrator
6 19 (11.18%) Architect
7 16 (9.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (9.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 16 (9.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 15 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (7.65%) AWS Engineer
10 11 (6.47%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (5.88%) AWS Architect
11 10 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
11 10 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 10 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
12 9 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (4.71%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 8 (4.71%) Solaris Administrator
13 8 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.71%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (8.82%) LAMP
3 14 (8.24%) LDAP
4 8 (4.71%) Apache Flex
5 7 (4.12%) Middleware
6 6 (3.53%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (3.53%) Web Services
7 4 (2.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (1.18%) .NET
8 2 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.18%) Node.js
9 1 (0.59%) REST
9 1 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.41%) Public Cloud
2 18 (10.59%) Replication
3 15 (8.82%) e-Learning
4 12 (7.06%) Data Centre
5 11 (6.47%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
7 7 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.53%) Clustering
9 5 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.18%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.59%) CMDB
11 1 (0.59%) Derivative
11 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.59%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.59%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 163 (95.88%) Linux
2 85 (50.00%) Windows
3 70 (41.18%) Unix
4 45 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (22.94%) CentOS
6 28 (16.47%) Mac OS
7 23 (13.53%) Windows Server
8 17 (10.00%) Debian
9 14 (8.24%) Solaris
10 9 (5.29%) Data ONTAP
11 7 (4.12%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.59%) Fedora
14 1 (0.59%) Gentoo
14 1 (0.59%) SUSE
14 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (42.35%) DevOps
2 55 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (30.59%) ITIL
4 48 (28.24%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 33 (19.41%) Open Source
7 30 (17.65%) Scrum
8 29 (17.06%) Kanban
9 28 (16.47%) CRM
9 28 (16.47%) PRINCE2
10 27 (15.88%) Microservices
11 26 (15.29%) MODAF
12 25 (14.71%) Mentoring
13 23 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (12.94%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (12.94%) Deployment Automation
14 22 (12.94%) Infrastructure Automation
14 22 (12.94%) IT Strategy
14 22 (12.94%) Presales
14 22 (12.94%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 99 (58.24%) Python
2 46 (27.06%) PowerShell
3 43 (25.29%) Shell Script
4 37 (21.76%) PHP
5 35 (20.59%) Perl
6 28 (16.47%) JavaScript
6 28 (16.47%) Ruby
6 28 (16.47%) SQL
7 26 (15.29%) Go
8 24 (14.12%) Bash Shell
9 18 (10.59%) Java
10 14 (8.24%) Korn
11 10 (5.88%) AWK
11 10 (5.88%) Bourne shell
12 6 (3.53%) C
13 3 (1.76%) C++
14 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (32.94%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (31.76%) RHCSA
3 49 (28.82%) CCNA
3 49 (28.82%) Degree
4 28 (16.47%) CCA
4 28 (16.47%) MCP
5 24 (14.12%) Citrix Certification
6 23 (13.53%) MCSE
6 23 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (13.53%) Security Cleared
6 23 (13.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (11.76%) LPIC
8 14 (8.24%) Oracle Certification
9 13 (7.65%) RHCT
10 10 (5.88%) DV Cleared
10 10 (5.88%) OCA
10 10 (5.88%) OCP
11 7 (4.12%) CCIE
12 6 (3.53%) CCDP
12 6 (3.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 19 (11.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (6.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 58 (34.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (25.88%) Docker
3 41 (24.12%) Hyper-V
4 39 (22.94%) Active Directory
5 29 (17.06%) XenApp
6 26 (15.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 26 (15.29%) XenDesktop
7 18 (10.59%) vSphere
8 11 (6.47%) iptables
9 10 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (5.29%) Gluster
10 9 (5.29%) NFS
10 9 (5.29%) Postfix
11 8 (4.71%) GlusterFS
12 7 (4.12%) Ceph
12 7 (4.12%) KVM
12 7 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (4.12%) VMware NSX
13 6 (3.53%) Squid
14 5 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 85 (50.00%) Puppet
2 55 (32.35%) Ansible
3 47 (27.65%) Terraform
4 41 (24.12%) Kubernetes
5 39 (22.94%) Nagios
6 34 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (16.47%) SCCM
8 26 (15.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 26 (15.29%) SCOM
8 26 (15.29%) SCOrch
9 24 (14.12%) Grafana
10 22 (12.94%) Consul
10 22 (12.94%) Docker Swarm
10 22 (12.94%) Opsview
10 22 (12.94%) Packer
11 21 (12.35%) Red Hat Satellite
12 13 (7.65%) NetBackup
12 13 (7.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 10 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
14 8 (4.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 99 (58.24%) Red Hat
2 92 (54.12%) VMware
3 47 (27.65%) Microsoft
4 43 (25.29%) Cisco
5 35 (20.59%) Oracle
6 30 (17.65%) Citrix
7 27 (15.88%) Splunk
8 26 (15.29%) Atlassian
9 15 (8.82%) HP
10 14 (8.24%) Brocade
11 13 (7.65%) Veritas
12 10 (5.88%) Centrify
12 10 (5.88%) Sun
13 9 (5.29%) EMC
13 9 (5.29%) NetApp
14 8 (4.71%) Google
14 8 (4.71%) StorageTek
15 7 (4.12%) ServiceNow
16 5 (2.94%) Clearswift
16 5 (2.94%) Veeam