Period
to 22 May 2018

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

Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1122 1096 1182
Rank change year-on-year -26 +86 +54
Permanent jobs citing RHCSA 75 68 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.040% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 62 58 75
UK median annual salary £38,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £36,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £53,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -27.36% +32.50% -11.11%

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 40,526 42,100 55,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.60% 24.91% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30,728 33,025 44,706
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,898 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.90% -1.18% +6.25%

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 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for RHCSA in the UK

RHCSA
Top 9 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 22 May 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 -11 74 £38,500 -30.00% 12
UK excluding London +2 60 £38,500 -27.36% 10
South East +28 39 £38,500 -38.40% 6
London -23 14 £38,000 -33.91% 2
South West -31 9 £40,000 -27.27%
North West +14 6 £49,000 +88.46% 3
Midlands +8 6 £40,000 -15.34%
West Midlands +7 6 £40,000 -15.34%
North of England -8 6 £49,000 +88.46% 3

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 55 (73.33%) Red Hat
2 54 (72.00%) RHCE
3 53 (70.67%) Linux
4 46 (61.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (58.67%) Puppet
6 43 (57.33%) Microsoft
6 43 (57.33%) VMware
7 36 (48.00%) Python
8 35 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (42.67%) Windows
10 30 (40.00%) Java
10 30 (40.00%) Configuration Management
11 29 (38.67%) Ruby
12 24 (32.00%) ITIL
12 24 (32.00%) Apache
13 23 (30.67%) Tomcat
13 23 (30.67%) Perl
13 23 (30.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (30.67%) Windows Server
14 20 (26.67%) SIEM
15 19 (25.33%) Web Services
16 18 (24.00%) VPN
16 18 (24.00%) Firewall
17 17 (22.67%) CentOS
18 16 (21.33%) Unix
18 16 (21.33%) HP
19 15 (20.00%) Information Security
19 15 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
20 14 (18.67%) Ansible
20 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared

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 24 (32.00%) Apache
2 23 (30.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.67%) JBoss
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.33%) Amazon S3
4 5 (6.67%) SaaS
5 4 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) Firewall
1 18 (24.00%) VPN
2 13 (17.33%) DNS
3 12 (16.00%) DHCP
4 9 (12.00%) Wireless
5 8 (10.67%) SAN
6 6 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (8.00%) Cisco ISE
6 6 (8.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 6 (8.00%) IPsec
6 6 (8.00%) OpenVPN
6 6 (8.00%) Sourcefire
7 3 (4.00%) Internet
7 3 (4.00%) LAN
7 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.00%) WAN
7 3 (4.00%) Wireless Security
8 2 (2.67%) HTTP
8 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.33%) OLTP
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (12.00%) Hudson
2 9 (12.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.33%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.33%) GitLab
General
1 2 (2.67%) Banking
2 1 (1.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Retail
2 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Security Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Storage Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Administrator
7 6 (8.00%) Firewall Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) IT Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) SIEM Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (5.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.33%) Security Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) Web Services
2 6 (8.00%) LDAP
3 4 (5.33%) Middleware
4 2 (2.67%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.33%) EDI
5 1 (1.33%) EDIFACT
5 1 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.33%) LAMP
5 1 (1.33%) MDX
5 1 (1.33%) XML
5 1 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (10.67%) Derivative
5 7 (9.33%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (8.00%) PKI
7 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
7 5 (6.67%) Replication
8 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
10 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (1.33%) Grid Computing
11 1 (1.33%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 53 (70.67%) Linux
2 46 (61.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (42.67%) Windows
4 23 (30.67%) Windows Server
5 17 (22.67%) CentOS
6 16 (21.33%) Unix
7 8 (10.67%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (8.00%) Debian
8 6 (8.00%) Kali Linux
8 6 (8.00%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 24 (32.00%) ITIL
3 20 (26.67%) SIEM
4 15 (20.00%) Information Security
5 13 (17.33%) Change Management
5 13 (17.33%) High Availability
6 12 (16.00%) DevOps
7 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.67%) Deployment Automation
7 11 (14.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (13.33%) Open Source
8 10 (13.33%) Security Management
8 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.00%) Load Balancing
9 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.67%) Service Management
11 7 (9.33%) Line Management
11 7 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (8.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.00%) Python
2 30 (40.00%) Java
3 29 (38.67%) Ruby
4 23 (30.67%) Perl
5 11 (14.67%) Go
5 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
6 10 (13.33%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.67%) AWK
8 2 (2.67%) Bourne shell
8 2 (2.67%) Korn
8 2 (2.67%) SQL
9 1 (1.33%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.33%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.33%) PHP
9 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (72.00%) RHCE
2 23 (30.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
4 11 (14.67%) RHCA
5 10 (13.33%) CEH
5 10 (13.33%) GIAC
6 9 (12.00%) CISSP
6 9 (12.00%) MCSE
6 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (12.00%) SANS
7 8 (10.67%) DV Cleared
7 8 (10.67%) MCP
8 6 (8.00%) CREST Certified
8 6 (8.00%) Degree
8 6 (8.00%) Linux+ Certification
8 6 (8.00%) LPIC
9 4 (5.33%) GCIH
10 2 (2.67%) OCA
10 2 (2.67%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 8 (10.67%) SLA
3 6 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (13.33%) Docker
4 9 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (9.33%) NFS
5 7 (9.33%) Samba
6 6 (8.00%) pfSense
6 6 (8.00%) Snort
7 2 (2.67%) Firmware
7 2 (2.67%) GlusterFS
7 2 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.33%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 44 (58.67%) Puppet
2 15 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (18.67%) Ansible
4 12 (16.00%) Nessus
5 11 (14.67%) Nagios
6 10 (13.33%) Kubernetes
6 10 (13.33%) Terraform
7 9 (12.00%) Consul
7 9 (12.00%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (12.00%) Grafana
7 9 (12.00%) Graphite
7 9 (12.00%) Opsview
7 9 (12.00%) Packer
7 9 (12.00%) Salt
7 9 (12.00%) ZABBIX
8 8 (10.67%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (8.00%) FortiGate
9 6 (8.00%) OpenVAS
9 6 (8.00%) OSSEC
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 55 (73.33%) Red Hat
2 43 (57.33%) Microsoft
2 43 (57.33%) VMware
3 16 (21.33%) HP
4 14 (18.67%) Oracle
5 9 (12.00%) Cisco
6 7 (9.33%) McAfee
6 7 (9.33%) Scality
7 6 (8.00%) AlienVault
7 6 (8.00%) Aruba
7 6 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.00%) Extreme Networks
7 6 (8.00%) F5
7 6 (8.00%) ForeScout
7 6 (8.00%) Fortinet
7 6 (8.00%) Juniper
7 6 (8.00%) Okta
7 6 (8.00%) Palo Alto
7 6 (8.00%) SonicWALL
7 6 (8.00%) WatchGuard