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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 80 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 15 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.53% 0.96% 0.087%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.01% 4.04% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 1
Average salary £69,000 £100,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.00% +138.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,105 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +5.26%
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
374 297 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 38.24% 23.76% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 320 234 254
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 - 2 £37,500 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (93.75%) Red Hat
3 21 (65.63%) HP
4 18 (56.25%) IBM
5 16 (50.00%) Perl
5 16 (50.00%) UNIX
5 16 (50.00%) AIX
5 16 (50.00%) Solaris
5 16 (50.00%) Veritas
5 16 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 14 (43.75%) Finance
6 14 (43.75%) VMware
7 13 (40.63%) SAN
7 13 (40.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (34.38%) Management Information System
9 11 (34.38%) vSphere
9 11 (34.38%) Puppet
9 11 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (31.25%) Python
10 10 (31.25%) LDAP
10 10 (31.25%) NFS
10 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
10 10 (31.25%) DNS
10 10 (31.25%) HACMP
10 10 (31.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
11 9 (28.13%) Clustering
11 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (25.00%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (12.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) SAN
2 10 (31.25%) LDAP
2 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 10 (31.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Administrator
2 12 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (28.13%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) UNIX Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) Build Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Server Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) UNIX Specialist
8 2 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) DevOps Administrator
9 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.13%) Senior UNIX Administrator
9 1 (3.13%) UNIX Technical Specialist
9 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Management Information System
2 10 (31.25%) HACMP
3 9 (28.13%) Clustering
3 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) UNIX
2 16 (50.00%) AIX
2 16 (50.00%) Solaris
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.00%) CentOS
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) DevOps
3 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) Operations Management
4 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Perl
2 10 (31.25%) Python
3 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (34.38%) vSphere
4 10 (31.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 10 (31.25%) NFS
5 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
5 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Puppet
1 11 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 7 (21.88%) OpenView
3 7 (21.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Red Hat
2 21 (65.63%) HP
3 18 (56.25%) IBM
4 16 (50.00%) Veritas
5 14 (43.75%) VMware
6 8 (25.00%) Cisco
7 6 (18.75%) Citrix
8 5 (15.63%) Dell
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.63%) Sun
8 5 (15.63%) Symantec