Period
to 27 November 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 6 months to 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 420 263 261
Rank change year-on-year -157 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 113 44 24
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.39% 0.53% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.48% 2.46% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 102 39 21
10th Percentile £37,650 £32,700 £44,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £45,540 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +42.73% -24.10% -9.77%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,125 £71,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4,559 1,788 1,429
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 15.63% 21.63% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,682 1,627 1,263
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,800
25th Percentile £39,750 £38,750 £42,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +4.55%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £83,950
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux trend for jobs with a WFH option

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, Red Hat Enterprise Linux job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 113 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (57.52%) Red Hat
3 54 (47.79%) Windows
4 46 (40.71%) CentOS
5 44 (38.94%) Ansible
6 43 (38.05%) Azure
6 43 (38.05%) AWS
6 43 (38.05%) Python
7 35 (30.97%) VMware
7 35 (30.97%) DevOps
8 34 (30.09%) Microsoft
9 33 (29.20%) PaaS
10 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (26.55%) Docker
12 29 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (23.89%) Unix
13 27 (23.89%) Windows Server
13 27 (23.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 25 (22.12%) Kubernetes
14 25 (22.12%) IaaS
14 25 (22.12%) Firewall
14 25 (22.12%) SaaS
15 24 (21.24%) Jenkins
16 23 (20.35%) Infrastructure as Code
16 23 (20.35%) Open Source
16 23 (20.35%) Migration
17 20 (17.70%) Active Directory
18 19 (16.81%) Cisco
18 19 (16.81%) Git (software)
18 19 (16.81%) Terraform

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 9 (7.96%) SharePoint
1 9 (7.96%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.54%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.65%) Apache
3 3 (2.65%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.65%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.77%) JBoss
4 2 (1.77%) nginx
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.88%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Workfront
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 43 (38.05%) AWS
1 43 (38.05%) Azure
2 33 (29.20%) PaaS
3 25 (22.12%) IaaS
3 25 (22.12%) SaaS
4 17 (15.04%) GitHub
5 15 (13.27%) Microsoft 365
6 12 (10.62%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (7.96%) OneDrive
8 7 (6.19%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (6.19%) GCP
9 6 (5.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (4.42%) Amazon S3
10 5 (4.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (3.54%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (2.65%) Serverless
13 2 (1.77%) Amazon EKS
13 2 (1.77%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.88%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.12%) Firewall
2 10 (8.85%) DNS
3 7 (6.19%) LAN
3 7 (6.19%) WAN
4 6 (5.31%) HTTP
5 5 (4.42%) iSCSI
5 5 (4.42%) NAS
5 5 (4.42%) SAN
5 5 (4.42%) VPN
6 4 (3.54%) IPsec
6 4 (3.54%) SSH
7 1 (0.88%) FTP
7 1 (0.88%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.88%) Skype
7 1 (0.88%) VSAN
7 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.88%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.96%) MySQL
2 7 (6.19%) DB2
3 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.42%) MariaDB
5 4 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.65%) Big Data
6 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.77%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.88%) Metadata
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.88%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.88%) Power BI
8 1 (0.88%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (21.24%) Jenkins
2 19 (16.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.42%) GoCD
4 3 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.65%) Emacs
5 2 (1.77%) JIRA
6 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.88%) GitLab
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.88%) ProC
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.88%) Subversion
6 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
2 12 (10.62%) Law
3 9 (7.96%) Social Skills
4 4 (3.54%) Documentation Skills
4 4 (3.54%) Retail
5 3 (2.65%) Marketing
6 2 (1.77%) Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (17.70%) Architect
1 20 (17.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (16.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (11.50%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (10.62%) Cloud Architect
4 12 (10.62%) IT Engineer
4 12 (10.62%) Unix Engineer
5 11 (9.73%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (9.73%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (6.19%) Linux Specialist
6 7 (6.19%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (6.19%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (6.19%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (6.19%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (6.19%) Windows Specialist
7 6 (5.31%) AWS Architect
7 6 (5.31%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (4.42%) Apache Cordova
2 5 (4.42%) CSS
2 5 (4.42%) HTML
2 5 (4.42%) jQuery
2 5 (4.42%) Laravel
2 5 (4.42%) PhoneGap
2 5 (4.42%) RESTful
2 5 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (2.65%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.65%) React
3 3 (2.65%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (2.65%) YAML
4 2 (1.77%) LAMP
4 2 (1.77%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (1.77%) MCollective
4 2 (1.77%) Middleware
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.96%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.96%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.31%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.42%) Cloud Native
4 5 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.42%) User Experience
5 4 (3.54%) Clustering
6 3 (2.65%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (1.77%) NHS
8 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.88%) BYOD
8 1 (0.88%) Derivative
8 1 (0.88%) Eurex
8 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (47.79%) Windows
3 46 (40.71%) CentOS
4 27 (23.89%) Unix
4 27 (23.89%) Windows Server
5 17 (15.04%) Solaris
5 17 (15.04%) Ubuntu
6 13 (11.50%) AIX
6 13 (11.50%) Windows 10
7 12 (10.62%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (10.62%) Windows Server 2019
8 11 (9.73%) SUSE
9 10 (8.85%) Debian
10 5 (4.42%) Fedora
11 4 (3.54%) CoreOS
12 3 (2.65%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (2.65%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.88%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.97%) DevOps
2 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (20.35%) Infrastructure as Code
4 23 (20.35%) Migration
4 23 (20.35%) Open Source
5 17 (15.04%) Project Management
6 14 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (11.50%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
8 11 (9.73%) Customer Engagement
8 11 (9.73%) High Availability
9 10 (8.85%) Project Delivery
10 9 (7.96%) Change Management
10 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Automation
10 9 (7.96%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 8 (7.08%) ITIL
11 8 (7.08%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (7.08%) Project Roadmap
12 7 (6.19%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.05%) Python
2 14 (12.39%) Bash Shell
3 13 (11.50%) Perl
4 12 (10.62%) PHP
4 12 (10.62%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.96%) Java
5 9 (7.96%) SQL
6 8 (7.08%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.19%) Go
8 6 (5.31%) Ruby
9 5 (4.42%) PHP 7
10 4 (3.54%) C#
11 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.77%) Clojure
13 1 (0.88%) C
13 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) Degree
2 7 (6.19%) Master's Degree
2 7 (6.19%) RHCA
2 7 (6.19%) TOGAF Certification
3 3 (2.65%) MCSA
3 3 (2.65%) MCSE
3 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.77%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.88%) CCSP
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) CISSP
5 1 (0.88%) RHCE
5 1 (0.88%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.54%) SLA
3 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.88%) NIST
4 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 30 (26.55%) Docker
2 29 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.70%) Active Directory
4 10 (8.85%) vSphere
5 8 (7.08%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.42%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.42%) NFS
7 4 (3.54%) iptables
8 3 (2.65%) KVM
8 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.88%) Firmware
10 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.88%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 44 (38.94%) Ansible
2 25 (22.12%) Kubernetes
3 19 (16.81%) Terraform
4 13 (11.50%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (11.50%) Puppet
5 9 (7.96%) Nagios
6 8 (7.08%) Icinga
7 5 (4.42%) SCCM
8 4 (3.54%) Data Guard
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (3.54%) Salt
8 4 (3.54%) SCOM
9 3 (2.65%) Backup Exec
9 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (2.65%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.65%) Packer
9 3 (2.65%) WSUS
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 65 (57.52%) Red Hat
2 35 (30.97%) VMware
3 34 (30.09%) Microsoft
4 19 (16.81%) Cisco
5 15 (13.27%) Oracle
6 11 (9.73%) Sun
7 9 (7.96%) SaltStack
8 8 (7.08%) New Relic
8 8 (7.08%) SAP
9 7 (6.19%) Citrix
9 7 (6.19%) IBM
9 7 (6.19%) Juniper
9 7 (6.19%) ServiceNow
10 6 (5.31%) Google
11 4 (3.54%) EMC
11 4 (3.54%) SonicWALL
12 3 (2.65%) Ivanti
12 3 (2.65%) NetApp
12 3 (2.65%) Remedy
13 2 (1.77%) Atlassian