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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 773 813 874
Rank change year-on-year +40 +61  
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 99 111 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.088%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.43% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 84 92 88
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.27% +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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21651 25902 30444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.58% 26.68% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16870 20937 24141
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing RHCE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for RHCE in the UK

RHCE
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 97 £55,000 +7.84% 9
London +30 45 £50,000 -20.00% 1
South East +38 27 £57,000 +52.00% 5
Hampshire +5 16 £57,500 +53.33% 3
South West +6 13 £55,000 - 1
Cornwall - 13 £55,000 -
City of London +37 12 £40,250 -38.07% 1
Basingstoke -8 6 £57,500 +53.33%
Berkshire +19 4 £63,750 +9.34%
Surrey - 4 £37,500 - 2
Staines - 4 £37,500 -
Malvern - 3 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £40,000 -
Manchester - 3 £26,000 - 2
North West - 3 £26,000 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire +12 2 £36,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire +8 2 £36,000 -20.00%
Bradford +2 2 £36,000 +24.13%
East of England 0 2 £40,500 -12.90%
Windsor -4 2 £75,000 +36.36%
Cambridge - 2 £40,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £41,500 -
Kent - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £41,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,500 -
Southampton +7 1 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Winchester - 1 £62,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £62,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 165 (96.49%) Linux
2 117 (68.42%) Red Hat
3 111 (64.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 93 (54.39%) VMware
5 86 (50.29%) RHCSA
6 64 (37.43%) Puppet
6 64 (37.43%) Python
7 59 (34.50%) Windows
8 57 (33.33%) Unix
9 49 (28.65%) RHCA
10 46 (26.90%) ITIL
11 45 (26.32%) Finance
12 41 (23.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (22.81%) CentOS
14 36 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
15 35 (20.47%) Banking
16 32 (18.71%) Java
16 32 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 31 (18.13%) Cisco
17 31 (18.13%) Bash Shell
17 31 (18.13%) Data Centre
18 29 (16.96%) DevOps
18 29 (16.96%) CCNA
18 29 (16.96%) SQL
18 29 (16.96%) MCSE
18 29 (16.96%) Cisco Certification
18 29 (16.96%) SAN
18 29 (16.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 29 (16.96%) PowerShell
19 27 (15.79%) CISSP

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 23 (13.45%) Apache
2 22 (12.87%) Tomcat
3 17 (9.94%) OpenStack
4 14 (8.19%) Confluence
5 11 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (5.85%) IIS
7 6 (3.51%) nginx
8 5 (2.92%) JBoss
9 4 (2.34%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.58%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Magento
2 2 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) Slack
5 1 (0.58%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.96%) SAN
2 27 (15.79%) Firewall
3 23 (13.45%) DNS
4 18 (10.53%) VPN
5 17 (9.94%) TCP/IP
6 15 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (8.19%) NAS
7 14 (8.19%) Network Security
8 11 (6.43%) Cisco Wireless
8 11 (6.43%) iSCSI
8 11 (6.43%) Wireless
9 9 (5.26%) DHCP
9 9 (5.26%) LDAP
10 8 (4.68%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (4.68%) IPsec
10 8 (4.68%) IPv4
10 8 (4.68%) SNMP
11 7 (4.09%) Junos
11 7 (4.09%) Software-Defined Networking
11 7 (4.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.04%) MySQL
2 20 (11.70%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.19%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.68%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.09%) MariaDB
5 7 (4.09%) Redis
6 6 (3.51%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.34%) DB2
8 2 (1.17%) Infinispan
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.58%) Big Data
9 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.68%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.68%) JIRA
3 4 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.34%) Fiddler
3 4 (2.34%) Hudson
3 4 (2.34%) MSBuild
3 4 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.34%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (26.32%) Finance
2 35 (20.47%) Banking
3 24 (14.04%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.34%) Retail
5 3 (1.75%) Games
6 2 (1.17%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) French Language
7 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (30.41%) Linux Engineer
2 45 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (19.30%) Administrator
4 27 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
5 26 (15.20%) Linux Administrator
6 21 (12.28%) Security Engineer
7 20 (11.70%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (10.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 16 (9.36%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 15 (8.77%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 15 (8.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 13 (7.60%) Support Engineer
12 12 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (7.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 12 (7.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 12 (7.02%) Unix Engineer
13 10 (5.85%) Linux Support
13 10 (5.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 10 (5.85%) Senior Unix Engineer
13 10 (5.85%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.68%) LAMP
2 3 (1.75%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (1.75%) Middleware
2 3 (1.75%) Spring Boot
2 3 (1.75%) Web Services
3 2 (1.17%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.17%) HornetQ
3 2 (1.17%) Kafka
3 2 (1.17%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.58%) J2EE
4 1 (0.58%) Memcached
4 1 (0.58%) POSIX
4 1 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.13%) Data Centre
2 23 (13.45%) Linux Command Line
3 15 (8.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (7.60%) Clustering
5 9 (5.26%) EMC VNX
6 8 (4.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (4.68%) PKI
7 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.09%) Computer Science
7 7 (4.09%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.51%) Private Cloud
8 6 (3.51%) Smart Meter
9 4 (2.34%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.75%) Online Games
10 3 (1.75%) Replication
11 2 (1.17%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.17%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 165 (96.49%) Linux
2 111 (64.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 59 (34.50%) Windows
4 57 (33.33%) Unix
5 39 (22.81%) CentOS
6 27 (15.79%) Windows Server
7 21 (12.28%) Ubuntu
8 19 (11.11%) Solaris
9 15 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (8.19%) Debian
11 7 (4.09%) AIX
12 5 (2.92%) Kali Linux
12 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.75%) HPUX
14 1 (0.58%) Fedora
14 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.90%) ITIL
2 29 (16.96%) DevOps
3 25 (14.62%) Configuration Management
4 22 (12.87%) SIEM
5 20 (11.70%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (11.11%) Change Management
6 19 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (8.77%) Open Source
8 14 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.60%) Line Management
10 12 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (6.43%) Migration
12 10 (5.85%) ITIL V3
13 9 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (5.26%) Mathematics
14 7 (4.09%) Business Continuity
14 7 (4.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 7 (4.09%) Software-Defined Architecture
14 7 (4.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
14 7 (4.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (37.43%) Python
2 32 (18.71%) Java
3 31 (18.13%) Bash Shell
4 29 (16.96%) PowerShell
4 29 (16.96%) SQL
5 27 (15.79%) Perl
6 25 (14.62%) Ruby
7 20 (11.70%) Korn
8 15 (8.77%) JavaScript
8 15 (8.77%) Shell Script
9 14 (8.19%) Bourne shell
10 12 (7.02%) PHP
11 7 (4.09%) C
12 6 (3.51%) C++
13 5 (2.92%) C-shell
14 3 (1.75%) AWK
Qualifications
1 86 (50.29%) RHCSA
2 49 (28.65%) RHCA
3 32 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (16.96%) CCNA
4 29 (16.96%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (16.96%) MCSE
4 29 (16.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 27 (15.79%) CISSP
6 17 (9.94%) LPIC
6 17 (9.94%) Security Cleared
7 16 (9.36%) SC Cleared
7 16 (9.36%) VCP5
8 15 (8.77%) CISM
9 13 (7.60%) Degree
10 11 (6.43%) Linux+ Certification
11 8 (4.68%) MCSA
12 7 (4.09%) JNCIA
13 6 (3.51%) CCNP
14 5 (2.92%) CEH
14 5 (2.92%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.36%) PCI DSS
2 13 (7.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.09%) SLA
4 3 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 41 (23.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (14.04%) VMware ESXi
3 23 (13.45%) Active Directory
4 18 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 15 (8.77%) KVM
5 15 (8.77%) Snort
5 15 (8.77%) vSphere
6 13 (7.60%) Docker
7 10 (5.85%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (5.26%) XenServer
9 8 (4.68%) vCloud
10 7 (4.09%) iptables
10 7 (4.09%) pfSense
11 6 (3.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (2.92%) Varnish
13 4 (2.34%) NFS
13 4 (2.34%) Postfix
14 3 (1.75%) GlusterFS
15 2 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (1.17%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 64 (37.43%) Puppet
2 25 (14.62%) Nagios
3 19 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (9.94%) Nessus
5 15 (8.77%) Ansible
6 13 (7.60%) NetBackup
6 13 (7.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 13 (7.60%) vCenter Server
7 12 (7.02%) Red Hat Satellite
8 11 (6.43%) FortiGate
8 11 (6.43%) ZABBIX
9 10 (5.85%) SCCM
10 9 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
11 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 8 (4.68%) PowerCLI
11 8 (4.68%) SCOM
11 8 (4.68%) SCVMM
11 8 (4.68%) WMI
12 5 (2.92%) cPanel
12 5 (2.92%) Plesk
Vendors
1 117 (68.42%) Red Hat
2 93 (54.39%) VMware
3 31 (18.13%) Cisco
4 27 (15.79%) Oracle
5 21 (12.28%) NetApp
6 19 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 18 (10.53%) Splunk
8 17 (9.94%) AlienVault
8 17 (9.94%) LogRhythm
9 15 (8.77%) Acunetix
9 15 (8.77%) EMC
9 15 (8.77%) F5
9 15 (8.77%) Rapid7
10 14 (8.19%) CheckPoint
10 14 (8.19%) HP
11 12 (7.02%) Dell Compellent
11 12 (7.02%) EqualLogic
11 12 (7.02%) Juniper
11 12 (7.02%) Palo Alto
12 11 (6.43%) Extreme Networks
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago