The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RHCT qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
UK
Rank 866 946 951
Rank change year-on-year +80 +5  
Permanent jobs citing RHCT 1 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.017% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.005% 0.063% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 5
Median salary £25,000 £45,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.44% +91.48%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £31,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year -20.63% +34.04%  

RHCT 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 21048 28659 29214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.75% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16595 22967 22930
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

RHCT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RHCT in the UK

RHCT
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RHCT in the UK

RHCT
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RHCT within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +75 1 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Nottingham - 1 £25,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £25,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £25,000 -

RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing RHCT 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 RHCT.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Ticket Management
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) Service Design
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) SunGard

RHCT
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Service Design
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ticket Management
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) SunGard
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Docklands
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago