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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 85 100 94
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.83% 0.83% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.41% 3.69% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £70,000 £80,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £80,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £112,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -
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
332 271 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.55% 22.42% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 292 216 266
Average salary £31,250 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.83% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (92.86%) Red Hat
3 18 (64.29%) HP
4 16 (57.14%) Veritas
4 16 (57.14%) AIX
4 16 (57.14%) Solaris
4 16 (57.14%) Perl
4 16 (57.14%) UNIX
4 16 (57.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 15 (53.57%) IBM
6 13 (46.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (46.43%) SAN
6 13 (46.43%) Finance
7 11 (39.29%) VMware
7 11 (39.29%) Puppet
7 11 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (35.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 10 (35.71%) HACMP
8 10 (35.71%) Python
8 10 (35.71%) LDAP
8 10 (35.71%) NFS
8 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
8 10 (35.71%) DNS
9 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
9 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
9 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (32.14%) Clustering
9 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (32.14%) vSphere
10 8 (28.57%) Performance Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) SAN
2 10 (35.71%) LDAP
2 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (35.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Administrator
2 12 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (21.43%) UNIX Administrator
4 6 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (17.86%) Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Build Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Senior UNIX Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) UNIX Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) HACMP
2 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
2 9 (32.14%) Clustering
2 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) UNIX
2 16 (57.14%) AIX
2 16 (57.14%) Solaris
3 7 (25.00%) CentOS
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (28.57%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Operations Management
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.57%) OOP
7 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Perl
2 10 (35.71%) Python
3 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (35.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (35.71%) NFS
3 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (32.14%) vSphere
4 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (21.43%) VMware ESX
5 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Puppet
1 11 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 7 (25.00%) OpenView
3 7 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 18 (64.29%) HP
3 16 (57.14%) Veritas
4 15 (53.57%) IBM
5 11 (39.29%) VMware
6 8 (28.57%) Cisco
7 6 (21.43%) Citrix
8 5 (17.86%) Sun
8 5 (17.86%) Dell
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle
8 5 (17.86%) Symantec
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft