Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RHCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1016 1102 1110
Rank change year-on-year +86 +8 +54
Permanent jobs citing RHCSA 66 107 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.061% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 42 79 80
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - +22.22%
10th Percentile £48,750 £33,750 £36,700
90th Percentile £90,000 £65,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +31.58% -13.64% +46.67%

RHCSA 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 35,378 41,476 44,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.23% 23.82% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25,644 30,862 34,140
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £26,490 £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% -

RHCSA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RHCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RHCSA in the UK

RHCSA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RHCSA.

Salary trend for RHCSA in the UK

RHCSA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RHCSA over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for RHCSA in the UK

RHCSA
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RHCSA within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 +64 65 £62,500 +13.64% 18
UK excluding London +21 39 £62,500 +31.58% 14
London +91 23 £70,000 +16.67% 5
South East +1 19 £62,500 +52.44%
North of England +5 10 - - 1
Yorkshire +11 6 - -
North West +12 4 - - 1
Midlands +18 3 - - 7
West Midlands +17 3 - - 7
South West +3 3 £57,500 +13.86% 5
East of England - 3 - -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, IT jobs citing RHCSA 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 RHCSA.

1 63 (95.45%) Linux
2 54 (81.82%) RHCE
3 53 (80.30%) Red Hat
3 53 (80.30%) Ansible
4 41 (62.12%) Puppet
5 40 (60.61%) DevOps
5 40 (60.61%) Kubernetes
6 39 (59.09%) Jenkins
7 38 (57.58%) Docker
8 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
9 33 (50.00%) Windows
10 31 (46.97%) Open Source
11 30 (45.45%) Terraform
11 30 (45.45%) Git (software)
11 30 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (45.45%) Python
12 28 (42.42%) Microsoft Azure
12 28 (42.42%) Mentoring
12 28 (42.42%) Infrastructure Automation
13 27 (40.91%) Nagios
14 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
14 26 (39.39%) Ruby
15 24 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 24 (36.36%) VMware
15 24 (36.36%) GitLab
15 24 (36.36%) Go
15 24 (36.36%) Grafana
15 24 (36.36%) Elastic Stack
16 22 (33.33%) Microservices

RHCSA
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 6 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.55%) Apache
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.03%) nginx
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 33 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (42.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (18.18%) OpenShift
5 7 (10.61%) Amazon ECS
5 7 (10.61%) PaaS
6 5 (7.58%) IaaS
6 5 (7.58%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) SAN
2 10 (15.15%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (10.61%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (6.06%) Internet
5 3 (4.55%) Firewall
5 3 (4.55%) NAS
6 2 (3.03%) DNS
6 2 (3.03%) InfiniBand
6 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (3.03%) CouchDB
1 2 (3.03%) Redis
1 2 (3.03%) Riak
Development Applications
1 39 (59.09%) Jenkins
2 30 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 24 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 24 (36.36%) GitLab
4 7 (10.61%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.58%) CircleCI
5 5 (7.58%) Hudson
5 5 (7.58%) JIRA
5 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (34.85%) Platform Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Administrator
4 10 (15.15%) Unix Administrator
5 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Solaris Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (6.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.03%) Unix Support
9 1 (1.52%) Senior Solaris Administrator
9 1 (1.52%) Senior Unix Administrator
9 1 (1.52%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.36%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (10.61%) .NET
3 5 (7.58%) Web Services
4 2 (3.03%) LDAP
4 2 (3.03%) Middleware
4 2 (3.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.58%) Clustering
2 5 (7.58%) User Experience
3 4 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.03%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (95.45%) Linux
2 33 (50.00%) Windows
3 21 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (22.73%) Unix
5 12 (18.18%) CentOS
6 10 (15.15%) Solaris
7 9 (13.64%) Data ONTAP
7 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (60.61%) DevOps
2 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (46.97%) Open Source
4 30 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (42.42%) Infrastructure Automation
5 28 (42.42%) Mentoring
6 22 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
6 22 (33.33%) E-Procurement
6 22 (33.33%) IT Strategy
6 22 (33.33%) Microservices
6 22 (33.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 9 (13.64%) Business Continuity
8 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (12.12%) Benchmarking
9 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
9 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (12.12%) Mathematics
10 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 30 (45.45%) Python
2 26 (39.39%) Ruby
3 24 (36.36%) Go
4 14 (21.21%) Perl
4 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
5 10 (15.15%) AWK
5 10 (15.15%) Bash Shell
5 10 (15.15%) Bourne shell
5 10 (15.15%) Korn
5 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
6 7 (10.61%) PHP
7 6 (9.09%) Java
8 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (81.82%) RHCE
2 13 (19.70%) Degree
2 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (15.15%) OCA
3 10 (15.15%) OCP
3 10 (15.15%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (12.12%) MCSE
5 5 (7.58%) MCSA
5 5 (7.58%) MCTS
5 5 (7.58%) OCPJP
5 5 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (57.58%) Docker
2 12 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 10 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (12.12%) GlusterFS
5 8 (12.12%) vSphere
6 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
6 7 (10.61%) Ceph
6 7 (10.61%) Gluster
6 7 (10.61%) KVM
6 7 (10.61%) VMware NSX
7 3 (4.55%) NFS
7 3 (4.55%) XenApp
7 3 (4.55%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 53 (80.30%) Ansible
2 41 (62.12%) Puppet
3 40 (60.61%) Kubernetes
4 30 (45.45%) Terraform
5 27 (40.91%) Nagios
6 24 (36.36%) Grafana
7 22 (33.33%) Consul
7 22 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
7 22 (33.33%) Opsview
7 22 (33.33%) Packer
8 17 (25.76%) Red Hat Satellite
9 15 (22.73%) NetBackup
10 14 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (15.15%) Oracle ZFS
11 10 (15.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 8 (12.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 5 (7.58%) Salt
14 2 (3.03%) Control-M
14 2 (3.03%) Prometheus
14 2 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (80.30%) Red Hat
2 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 24 (36.36%) VMware
4 15 (22.73%) Veritas
5 10 (15.15%) Brocade
5 10 (15.15%) Centrify
5 10 (15.15%) HP
5 10 (15.15%) Oracle
5 10 (15.15%) Sun
6 9 (13.64%) Cisco
7 8 (12.12%) EMC
7 8 (12.12%) StorageTek
8 5 (7.58%) NetApp
8 5 (7.58%) Rackspace
9 3 (4.55%) Citrix
9 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.03%) Google
10 2 (3.03%) Remedy
11 1 (1.52%) Juniper