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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 90 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 10 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.98% 0.73% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.55% 2.97% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 3
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +13.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
282 269 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.54% 24.48% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 256 232 166
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Sittingbourne - 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 29 August 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (90.91%) Perl
3 19 (86.36%) Red Hat
4 17 (77.27%) Solaris
5 15 (68.18%) UNIX
5 15 (68.18%) Apache
6 14 (63.64%) DNS
7 13 (59.09%) AIX
7 13 (59.09%) Ruby
7 13 (59.09%) Puppet
8 12 (54.55%) Tomcat
8 12 (54.55%) MySQL
8 12 (54.55%) Finance
9 11 (50.00%) Java
9 11 (50.00%) JBoss
9 11 (50.00%) Veritas
10 10 (45.45%) LDAP
10 10 (45.45%) Windows
10 10 (45.45%) PHP
10 10 (45.45%) DevOps
11 9 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (40.91%) YAML
11 9 (40.91%) Python
12 8 (36.36%) NFS
12 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (36.36%) VMware
12 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
13 7 (31.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (31.82%) Banking
13 7 (31.82%) NetBackup

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (68.18%) Apache
2 12 (54.55%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) DNS
2 10 (45.45%) LDAP
3 7 (31.82%) DHCP
3 7 (31.82%) SAN
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) VLAN
4 5 (22.73%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
6 3 (13.64%) Kerberos
7 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.09%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (9.09%) WebLOAD
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Team Leader
2 6 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX Team Leader
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Manager
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX Support
6 1 (4.55%) Senior UNIX Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) HACMP
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Solaris
3 15 (68.18%) UNIX
4 13 (59.09%) AIX
5 10 (45.45%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) CentOS
7 3 (13.64%) Debian
8 2 (9.09%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) DevOps
2 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Perl
2 13 (59.09%) Ruby
3 11 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) PHP
5 9 (40.91%) Python
6 5 (22.73%) C
6 5 (22.73%) C++
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) NFS
2 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (13.64%) Varnish
4 3 (13.64%) Squid
5 2 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) Puppet
2 9 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (31.82%) OpenView
3 7 (31.82%) Control-M
3 7 (31.82%) NetBackup
4 5 (22.73%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Red Hat
2 11 (50.00%) JBoss
2 11 (50.00%) Veritas
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 7 (31.82%) IBM
4 7 (31.82%) Sun
4 7 (31.82%) HP
4 7 (31.82%) Dell
5 3 (13.64%) Infoblox
6 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco