Period
to 23 August 2019

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 6 months to 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1082 1183 1204
Rank change year-on-year +101 +21 +71
Permanent jobs citing RHCT 19 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.056% 0.008% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
UK median annual salary £26,000 £22,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -49.43%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £29,378 £27,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,000 £22,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% - -30.16%

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 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 33,768 39,886 43,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.69% 23.67% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24,463 29,636 33,209
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,650 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

RHCT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 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 6 months to 23 August 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
UK excluding London +47 19 £26,000 +18.18% 1
England +77 14 £28,718 +30.53%
East of England - 13 - -
Scotland - 5 £26,000 - 1
North West +26 1 £28,718 +30.53%
North of England +16 1 £28,718 +30.53%

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, IT jobs citing RHCT 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 RHCT.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (94.74%) Red Hat
2 18 (94.74%) Debian
2 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) CentOS
3 13 (68.42%) LPIC
3 13 (68.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (68.42%) Replication
3 13 (68.42%) RHCE
3 13 (68.42%) SAN
3 13 (68.42%) Perl
3 13 (68.42%) MySQL
3 13 (68.42%) Python
3 13 (68.42%) LDAP
3 13 (68.42%) SMTP
3 13 (68.42%) HTTP
3 13 (68.42%) SNMP
3 13 (68.42%) DNS
3 13 (68.42%) MariaDB
3 13 (68.42%) IaaS
3 13 (68.42%) SaaS
3 13 (68.42%) Puppet
3 13 (68.42%) DevOps
3 13 (68.42%) Records Management
3 13 (68.42%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
4 6 (31.58%) Public Sector
4 6 (31.58%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (31.58%) Data Privacy
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012

RHCT
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 5 (26.32%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) IaaS
1 13 (68.42%) SaaS
2 6 (31.58%) AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Azure
2 6 (31.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) DNS
1 13 (68.42%) HTTP
1 13 (68.42%) SAN
1 13 (68.42%) SMTP
1 13 (68.42%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) MariaDB
1 13 (68.42%) MySQL
General
1 6 (31.58%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (68.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (68.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 13 (68.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Support
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Replication
2 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (31.58%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (94.74%) CentOS
2 18 (94.74%) Debian
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) DevOps
1 13 (68.42%) Problem-Solving
1 13 (68.42%) Records Management
2 6 (31.58%) Data Privacy
3 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Perl
1 13 (68.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) LPIC
1 13 (68.42%) RHCE
2 6 (31.58%) MCSA
2 6 (31.58%) MCSE
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (68.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
1 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
1 5 (26.32%) KVM
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Red Hat
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix