The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 79 105 76
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -29
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 20 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.04% 0.43% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.57% 1.84% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 2
Average salary £54,000 - £40,250
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 - £41,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
359 272 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.63% 23.49% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 313 226 204
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Kent region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Salary Trend in Kent

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Kent region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Salary Histogram in Kent

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the Kent region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 5 £37,500 -
West Malling - 1 £45,000 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (93.33%) Red Hat
3 19 (63.33%) HP
3 19 (63.33%) IBM
4 15 (50.00%) VMware
5 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (43.33%) AIX
5 13 (43.33%) Solaris
5 13 (43.33%) Perl
5 13 (43.33%) UNIX
5 13 (43.33%) Veritas
5 13 (43.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 12 (40.00%) vSphere
6 12 (40.00%) Finance
7 11 (36.67%) SAN
8 10 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
9 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (30.00%) Windows
9 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (30.00%) Puppet
10 8 (26.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (26.67%) LDAP
10 8 (26.67%) NFS
10 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
10 8 (26.67%) DNS
10 8 (26.67%) Cisco
10 8 (26.67%) HACMP
10 8 (26.67%) CentOS

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) SAN
2 8 (26.67%) LDAP
2 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (26.67%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Administrator
2 11 (36.67%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 6 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (20.00%) Build Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior UNIX Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (26.67%) HACMP
3 7 (23.33%) Clustering
3 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) UNIX
2 13 (43.33%) AIX
2 13 (43.33%) Solaris
3 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (26.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (23.33%) Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Operations Management
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.33%) SIEM
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Perl
2 7 (23.33%) Python
2 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (43.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (40.00%) vSphere
3 8 (26.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 8 (26.67%) NFS
4 6 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Puppet
1 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (16.67%) OpenView
3 5 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Red Hat
2 19 (63.33%) IBM
2 19 (63.33%) HP
3 15 (50.00%) VMware
4 13 (43.33%) Veritas
5 8 (26.67%) Cisco
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) Citrix
7 5 (16.67%) Dell
7 5 (16.67%) Sun
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (10.00%) Symantec
9 1 (3.33%) Websense
9 1 (3.33%) LogRhythm