Period
to 7 December 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat over the 6 months to 7 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Red Hat, Inc.

Red Hat
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 402 225 230
Rank change year-on-year -177 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 150 84 60
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.51% 0.96% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 2.51% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 121 78 46
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £38,750 £40,594
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £50,000 £53,371
Median % change year-on-year +35.00% -6.32% -18.52%
75th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -7.89%

Red Hat is in the Vendor Products and Services 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 knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 10,897 3,342 3,118
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 37.34% 38.34% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8,409 2,970 2,723
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £43,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £53,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.21% -11.67% +9.09%
75th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Red Hat
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Red Hat trend for jobs with a WFH option

Red Hat
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.

Red Hat salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Red Hat
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Red Hat over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Red Hat salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, Red Hat 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.

1 131 (87.33%) Linux
2 74 (49.33%) Ansible
3 69 (46.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 61 (40.67%) Azure
5 57 (38.00%) AWS
5 57 (38.00%) Python
6 51 (34.00%) DevOps
7 50 (33.33%) CentOS
8 49 (32.67%) Docker
9 48 (32.00%) Windows
10 47 (31.33%) Kubernetes
11 44 (29.33%) VMware
12 42 (28.00%) Degree
13 40 (26.67%) Microsoft
14 39 (26.00%) Google
14 39 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (24.00%) Jenkins
16 35 (23.33%) Unix
16 35 (23.33%) Java
17 34 (22.67%) Tomcat
18 33 (22.00%) Puppet
19 32 (21.33%) SQL
19 32 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 30 (20.00%) Oracle
21 29 (19.33%) Bash Shell
22 28 (18.67%) Firewall
23 26 (17.33%) Terraform
24 25 (16.67%) JavaScript
24 25 (16.67%) JBoss
24 25 (16.67%) Cisco

Red Hat
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 34 (22.67%) Tomcat
2 25 (16.67%) JBoss
3 20 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (12.00%) Apache
5 9 (6.00%) Apache Spark
6 8 (5.33%) WebSphere
7 6 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (4.00%) nginx
8 4 (2.67%) Confluence
8 4 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.33%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.67%) Camunda
10 1 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.67%) IIS
10 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Workfront
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 61 (40.67%) Azure
2 57 (38.00%) AWS
3 24 (16.00%) OpenShift
4 23 (15.33%) GitHub
4 23 (15.33%) PaaS
5 19 (12.67%) GCP
6 15 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (9.33%) IaaS
8 12 (8.00%) AWS Direct Connect
9 9 (6.00%) Serverless
10 7 (4.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (4.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (4.00%) Microsoft 365
11 6 (4.00%) SaaS
12 5 (3.33%) AWS CodePipeline
12 5 (3.33%) AWS Fargate
12 5 (3.33%) CloudFront
12 5 (3.33%) Datadog
12 5 (3.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.67%) Firewall
2 24 (16.00%) DNS
3 17 (11.33%) VPN
4 15 (10.00%) DHCP
4 15 (10.00%) LAN
4 15 (10.00%) WAN
5 12 (8.00%) Broadband
6 11 (7.33%) IPsec
6 11 (7.33%) SSL
7 8 (5.33%) NetScaler
7 8 (5.33%) VLAN
8 7 (4.67%) BGP
8 7 (4.67%) IPv6
8 7 (4.67%) Network Security
8 7 (4.67%) OSPF
8 7 (4.67%) SNMP
9 6 (4.00%) NAS
9 6 (4.00%) SAN
9 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (9.33%) Relational Database
4 13 (8.67%) RDBMS
5 11 (7.33%) MariaDB
6 9 (6.00%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.67%) Big Data
7 7 (4.67%) DB2
8 6 (4.00%) MySQL
8 6 (4.00%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.33%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.00%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.33%) BigQuery
11 2 (1.33%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.67%) Cloudera CDH
12 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.67%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.67%) Scylla
12 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (9.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.67%) GitLab
3 7 (4.67%) Maven
4 6 (4.00%) Bitbucket
5 5 (3.33%) GoCD
6 4 (2.67%) JIRA
7 3 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.00%) Subversion
8 2 (1.33%) RStudio
9 1 (0.67%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.67%) Toad
General
1 22 (14.67%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Social Skills
3 8 (5.33%) Advertising
4 6 (4.00%) Public Sector
5 5 (3.33%) Banking
5 5 (3.33%) Documentation Skills
5 5 (3.33%) Law
6 4 (2.67%) Automotive
6 4 (2.67%) Retail
7 2 (1.33%) Front Office
7 2 (1.33%) International Banking
7 2 (1.33%) Legal
7 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (17.33%) Linux Engineer
2 23 (15.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (11.33%) Architect
4 16 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (10.00%) Developer
6 14 (9.33%) IT Engineer
7 13 (8.67%) Applications Developer
8 12 (8.00%) Unix Engineer
9 11 (7.33%) Software Engineer
10 10 (6.67%) Java Engineer
10 10 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
11 9 (6.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (6.00%) Platform Engineer
12 8 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (4.67%) Linux Specialist
13 7 (4.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 7 (4.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (4.67%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.33%) GWT
2 14 (9.33%) Hibernate
2 14 (9.33%) Java EE
3 13 (8.67%) HTML
3 13 (8.67%) HTML5
3 13 (8.67%) POJO
3 13 (8.67%) Servlets
4 7 (4.67%) JMS
4 7 (4.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (4.00%) LAMP
5 6 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (3.33%) Web Services
7 4 (2.67%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (1.33%) RESTful
8 2 (1.33%) Spring
9 1 (0.67%) Ajax
9 1 (0.67%) Kafka
9 1 (0.67%) PostGIS
9 1 (0.67%) REST
9 1 (0.67%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 21 (14.00%) Public Cloud
3 12 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (6.00%) Clustering
6 6 (4.00%) Cloud Native
7 5 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.33%) DataPower
9 1 (0.67%) Derivative
9 1 (0.67%) Eurex
9 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.67%) NHS
9 1 (0.67%) PKI
9 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 131 (87.33%) Linux
2 69 (46.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 50 (33.33%) CentOS
4 48 (32.00%) Windows
5 35 (23.33%) Unix
6 22 (14.67%) Ubuntu
6 22 (14.67%) Windows Server
7 18 (12.00%) Solaris
8 11 (7.33%) AIX
9 6 (4.00%) Debian
10 4 (2.67%) SUSE
11 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.33%) Fedora
13 1 (0.67%) HPUX
13 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.00%) DevOps
2 39 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 24 (16.00%) Project Delivery
4 23 (15.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 23 (15.33%) Mathematics
4 23 (15.33%) MVC
4 23 (15.33%) OO
4 23 (15.33%) OOD
5 21 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (14.00%) Project Management
6 19 (12.67%) Migration
7 16 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (10.67%) High Availability
7 16 (10.67%) ITIL
7 16 (10.67%) Microservices
8 12 (8.00%) Open Source
8 12 (8.00%) Security Patching
8 12 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 11 (7.33%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 57 (38.00%) Python
2 35 (23.33%) Java
3 32 (21.33%) SQL
4 29 (19.33%) Bash Shell
5 25 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.67%) PowerShell
7 9 (6.00%) Go
8 8 (5.33%) Perl
9 6 (4.00%) Ruby
10 5 (3.33%) C
11 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.33%) Clojure
13 1 (0.67%) C#
13 1 (0.67%) PHP
13 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (28.00%) Degree
2 13 (8.67%) Numerate Degree
3 10 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (5.33%) RHCE
5 7 (4.67%) Master's Degree
5 7 (4.67%) RHCA
5 7 (4.67%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (2.67%) AWS Certification
6 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.00%) MCSA
7 3 (2.00%) MCSE
7 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.33%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.67%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.67%) SLA
3 2 (1.33%) GDPR
3 2 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.67%) NIST
4 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 49 (32.67%) Docker
2 32 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (14.00%) Active Directory
4 18 (12.00%) vSphere
5 12 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (7.33%) NFS
7 8 (5.33%) iptables
8 7 (4.67%) XenApp
8 7 (4.67%) XenDesktop
9 6 (4.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.67%) Firmware
11 1 (0.67%) GPFS
11 1 (0.67%) Samba
11 1 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.67%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 74 (49.33%) Ansible
2 47 (31.33%) Kubernetes
3 33 (22.00%) Puppet
4 26 (17.33%) Terraform
5 22 (14.67%) Nagios
6 21 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (10.67%) Icinga
8 12 (8.00%) ZABBIX
9 11 (7.33%) Failover Clustering
9 11 (7.33%) Prometheus
10 10 (6.67%) Grafana
11 5 (3.33%) Kibana
12 4 (2.67%) Istio
12 4 (2.67%) Knative
12 4 (2.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 4 (2.67%) Salt
12 4 (2.67%) vCenter Server
13 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 3 (2.00%) SCCM
13 3 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (29.33%) VMware
2 40 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 39 (26.00%) Google
4 30 (20.00%) Oracle
5 25 (16.67%) Cisco
6 15 (10.00%) IBM
7 11 (7.33%) Sun
8 9 (6.00%) New Relic
9 8 (5.33%) Citrix
9 8 (5.33%) F5
9 8 (5.33%) SaltStack
9 8 (5.33%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.67%) Huawei
10 7 (4.67%) Juniper
10 7 (4.67%) Nokia
10 7 (4.67%) ServiceNow
11 6 (4.00%) Splunk
12 5 (3.33%) AppDynamics
12 5 (3.33%) NetApp
12 5 (3.33%) PagerDuty