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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 87 96 74
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 21 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.93% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.40% 2.36% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 3
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
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
389 254 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 35.75% 23.01% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 338 232 177
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +13 8 £37,500 -
West Malling - 2 £45,000 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (90.32%) Red Hat
3 21 (67.74%) HP
3 21 (67.74%) IBM
4 16 (51.61%) VMware
5 14 (45.16%) SAN
5 14 (45.16%) Veritas
5 14 (45.16%) AIX
5 14 (45.16%) Solaris
5 14 (45.16%) Perl
5 14 (45.16%) UNIX
5 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (41.94%) Finance
7 12 (38.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (38.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 12 (38.71%) vSphere
8 11 (35.48%) Puppet
8 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
8 11 (35.48%) Windows
9 10 (32.26%) LDAP
9 10 (32.26%) NFS
9 10 (32.26%) DNS
10 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
10 9 (29.03%) MySQL
10 9 (29.03%) NetBackup
10 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (29.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (25.81%) Performance Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) SAN
2 10 (32.26%) LDAP
2 10 (32.26%) DNS
3 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) VLAN
5 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Administrator
2 12 (38.71%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (29.03%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (22.58%) UNIX Administrator
5 6 (19.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (19.35%) Build Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) Server Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) LAMP
1 2 (6.45%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
2 8 (25.81%) Clustering
2 8 (25.81%) HACMP
3 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) AIX
2 14 (45.16%) Solaris
2 14 (45.16%) UNIX
3 11 (35.48%) Windows
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (25.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (25.81%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (25.81%) DevOps
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) Migration
4 6 (19.35%) Operations Management
4 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) OOP
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.23%) Line Management
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Perl
2 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
3 7 (22.58%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) C
4 2 (6.45%) C++
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (38.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (38.71%) vSphere
3 10 (32.26%) NFS
4 8 (25.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
6 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Puppet
1 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (29.03%) NetBackup
3 8 (25.81%) OpenView
3 8 (25.81%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Red Hat
2 21 (67.74%) HP
2 21 (67.74%) IBM
3 16 (51.61%) VMware
4 14 (45.16%) Veritas
5 8 (25.81%) Cisco
6 7 (22.58%) Sun
6 7 (22.58%) Dell
6 7 (22.58%) Oracle
7 6 (19.35%) Citrix
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) Symantec
9 1 (3.23%) LogRhythm
9 1 (3.23%) Websense