Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1005 1011 1047
Rank change year-on-year +6 +36 +45
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 178 169 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.39% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 125 149 192
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £53,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -15.09% +13.98% +3.33%

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 41,153 43,035 55,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.71% 24.90% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 30,928 33,673 44,383
UK median annual salary £49,817 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.70% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 2018. 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 +14 171 £57,500 +4.55% 16
UK excluding London +22 107 £45,000 -15.09% 13
London -27 62 £60,000 +3.45% 5
South East +43 58 £57,500 +0.88% 4
East of England +23 23 £40,000 -8.57%
Midlands +3 12 £40,000 -3.61% 2
West Midlands +17 11 - - 2
North of England +8 7 £47,000 +44.41% 3
South West -13 6 £45,250 -17.73% 1
North West +10 4 - -
Yorkshire +22 3 £47,000 +30.56% 3
East Midlands +7 1 £40,000 -3.61%
Wales - 1 £52,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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.

1 135 (75.84%) Linux
2 121 (67.98%) Red Hat
3 86 (48.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 80 (44.94%) Puppet
5 72 (40.45%) Python
6 71 (39.89%) Windows
7 69 (38.76%) Microsoft
7 69 (38.76%) VMware
8 59 (33.15%) RHCSA
9 57 (32.02%) Configuration Management
10 54 (30.34%) DevOps
11 52 (29.21%) Amazon AWS
12 51 (28.65%) Cisco
13 49 (27.53%) Cisco Certification
14 47 (26.40%) Apache
14 47 (26.40%) Finance
15 46 (25.84%) MCSE
15 46 (25.84%) Microsoft Certification
16 45 (25.28%) Ansible
17 44 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (24.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 41 (23.03%) Ruby
18 41 (23.03%) SIEM
19 39 (21.91%) Docker
19 39 (21.91%) Firewall
19 39 (21.91%) Perl
20 37 (20.79%) Java
21 36 (20.22%) Nagios
22 35 (19.66%) CCNA
22 35 (19.66%) Microsoft Azure

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 47 (26.40%) Apache
2 29 (16.29%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.06%) IIS
4 6 (3.37%) Confluence
5 5 (2.81%) nginx
6 4 (2.25%) JBoss
6 4 (2.25%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.69%) lighttpd
7 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.25%) MS Visio
1 4 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 52 (29.21%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (19.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.93%) SaaS
4 5 (2.81%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.81%) OpenShift
4 5 (2.81%) PaaS
5 4 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.25%) Datadog
5 4 (2.25%) GitHub
6 3 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.69%) IaaS
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.12%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.91%) Firewall
2 22 (12.36%) DNS
2 22 (12.36%) VPN
3 15 (8.43%) Wireshark
4 14 (7.87%) Network Security
4 14 (7.87%) SAN
5 13 (7.30%) DHCP
6 11 (6.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (6.18%) TCP/IP
7 10 (5.62%) HTTP
7 10 (5.62%) Internet
7 10 (5.62%) NAS
7 10 (5.62%) Wireless
8 8 (4.49%) iSCSI
8 8 (4.49%) OSPF
9 7 (3.93%) VoIP
10 6 (3.37%) LAN
10 6 (3.37%) SSL
10 6 (3.37%) WAN
11 5 (2.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.43%) MySQL
2 14 (7.87%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.37%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.69%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.12%) OLTP
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 27 (15.17%) Jenkins
2 17 (9.55%) Hudson
3 16 (8.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (6.74%) Vagrant
5 9 (5.06%) Git (software)
6 8 (4.49%) JIRA
7 6 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (3.37%) Subversion
7 6 (3.37%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.69%) GitLab
9 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
General
1 47 (26.40%) Finance
2 10 (5.62%) Banking
3 9 (5.06%) Retail
4 7 (3.93%) Electronics
5 6 (3.37%) Games
6 5 (2.81%) Online Betting
7 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.69%) Legal
9 2 (1.12%) Arabic Language
9 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (35.39%) Linux Engineer
2 34 (19.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (17.42%) Systems Engineer
4 29 (16.29%) Administrator
5 24 (13.48%) Analyst
5 24 (13.48%) Security Analyst
6 23 (12.92%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 16 (8.99%) Linux Administrator
7 16 (8.99%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (8.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 13 (7.30%) Operations Analyst
9 13 (7.30%) Security Operations Analyst
10 12 (6.74%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 11 (6.18%) Firewall Analyst
11 11 (6.18%) SIEM Analyst
12 10 (5.62%) Architect
13 9 (5.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 9 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 8 (4.49%) Application Security Analyst
14 8 (4.49%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.99%) Web Services
2 9 (5.06%) LAMP
3 8 (4.49%) LDAP
3 8 (4.49%) Middleware
4 7 (3.93%) HTML
5 6 (3.37%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (2.81%) JSON
6 5 (2.81%) XML
7 4 (2.25%) Regular Expression
8 3 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (1.12%) Kafka
9 2 (1.12%) MDX
9 2 (1.12%) Node.js
9 2 (1.12%) ZeroMQ
10 1 (0.56%) JDBC
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.30%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.93%) Fintech
7 6 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.37%) Replication
7 6 (3.37%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (2.81%) Digital TV
8 5 (2.81%) Smartphone
9 4 (2.25%) Clustering
9 4 (2.25%) Derivative
9 4 (2.25%) PKI
9 4 (2.25%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.69%) CMDB
10 3 (1.69%) Cyberattack
10 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 135 (75.84%) Linux
2 86 (48.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 71 (39.89%) Windows
4 26 (14.61%) Windows Server
5 23 (12.92%) Unix
6 20 (11.24%) CentOS
7 9 (5.06%) Solaris
8 5 (2.81%) AIX
8 5 (2.81%) Fedora
8 5 (2.81%) HPUX
8 5 (2.81%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (2.25%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.69%) Debian
10 3 (1.69%) Kali Linux
10 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.12%) SUSE
12 1 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.02%) Configuration Management
2 54 (30.34%) DevOps
3 41 (23.03%) SIEM
4 32 (17.98%) ITIL
4 32 (17.98%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (15.73%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (15.73%) Information Security
6 26 (14.61%) High Availability
7 21 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (11.80%) Mentoring
7 21 (11.80%) Security Operations
8 19 (10.67%) Load Balancing
9 18 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (10.11%) Data Loss Prevention
9 18 (10.11%) Event Correlation
10 16 (8.99%) Analytics
10 16 (8.99%) Computer Security
10 16 (8.99%) Open Source
11 15 (8.43%) Security Management
12 14 (7.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 72 (40.45%) Python
2 41 (23.03%) Ruby
3 39 (21.91%) Perl
4 37 (20.79%) Java
5 32 (17.98%) Shell Script
6 25 (14.04%) Bash Shell
7 16 (8.99%) PowerShell
8 12 (6.74%) Go
9 11 (6.18%) SQL
10 8 (4.49%) Korn
11 7 (3.93%) Bourne shell
12 4 (2.25%) C#
12 4 (2.25%) C++
13 3 (1.69%) AWK
14 2 (1.12%) C
14 2 (1.12%) PHP
14 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.56%) sed
Qualifications
1 59 (33.15%) RHCSA
2 49 (27.53%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (25.84%) MCSE
3 46 (25.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (24.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 35 (19.66%) CCNA
6 32 (17.98%) CISSP
7 29 (16.29%) RHCA
8 27 (15.17%) CCNP
9 21 (11.80%) CCIE
9 21 (11.80%) SANS
10 20 (11.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 20 (11.24%) CCSP
11 19 (10.67%) Degree
12 18 (10.11%) CSSLP
12 18 (10.11%) GCWN
12 18 (10.11%) ISSAP
12 18 (10.11%) ISSEP
12 18 (10.11%) SSCP
13 17 (9.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (2.25%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 44 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (21.91%) Docker
3 17 (9.55%) Active Directory
4 11 (6.18%) vSphere
5 7 (3.93%) Firmware
5 7 (3.93%) NFS
5 7 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (2.81%) iptables
7 5 (2.81%) KVM
8 4 (2.25%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.69%) GlusterFS
9 3 (1.69%) pfSense
9 3 (1.69%) Samba
9 3 (1.69%) Snort
9 3 (1.69%) Squid
9 3 (1.69%) vCloud
10 2 (1.12%) LXC
Systems Management
1 80 (44.94%) Puppet
2 45 (25.28%) Ansible
3 36 (20.22%) Nagios
4 29 (16.29%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (11.80%) Kubernetes
5 21 (11.80%) Terraform
6 17 (9.55%) Salt
7 16 (8.99%) Docker Swarm
8 15 (8.43%) RSA Security Analytics
9 14 (7.87%) Consul
9 14 (7.87%) Grafana
10 12 (6.74%) Graphite
10 12 (6.74%) Opsview
10 12 (6.74%) Packer
10 12 (6.74%) ZABBIX
11 11 (6.18%) Red Hat Satellite
12 6 (3.37%) Control-M
12 6 (3.37%) HAProxy
12 6 (3.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 5 (2.81%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 121 (67.98%) Red Hat
2 69 (38.76%) Microsoft
2 69 (38.76%) VMware
3 51 (28.65%) Cisco
4 27 (15.17%) HP
4 27 (15.17%) Splunk
5 23 (12.92%) Oracle
6 15 (8.43%) Symantec
7 13 (7.30%) Dell
7 13 (7.30%) Juniper
8 10 (5.62%) F5
9 9 (5.06%) CenturyLink
10 8 (4.49%) Fortinet
10 8 (4.49%) Palo Alto
11 7 (3.93%) Brocade
12 6 (3.37%) NetApp
13 5 (2.81%) Dell Compellent
13 5 (2.81%) Google
13 5 (2.81%) IBM
13 5 (2.81%) Veeam