The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Red Hat, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 89 92 92
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 4 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.41% 0.86% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 1.60% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Average salary £69,000 £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.00% +21.21%
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.39% +1.25%
Red Hat
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
503 625 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.96% 53.93% 45.19%
Number of salaries quoted 466 507 448
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Red Hat
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Red Hat Salary Trend in Kent

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Red Hat 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.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (95.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (70.83%) HP
4 15 (62.50%) Perl
5 14 (58.33%) UNIX
5 14 (58.33%) AIX
5 14 (58.33%) Solaris
5 14 (58.33%) IBM
5 14 (58.33%) Veritas
5 14 (58.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (54.17%) SAN
7 12 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (50.00%) Finance
8 10 (41.67%) Puppet
9 9 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (37.50%) VMware
9 9 (37.50%) Python
10 8 (33.33%) LDAP
10 8 (33.33%) NFS
10 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 8 (33.33%) DNS
10 8 (33.33%) Cisco
10 8 (33.33%) MySQL
10 8 (33.33%) Shell Script
10 8 (33.33%) HACMP
10 8 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (29.17%) vSphere
11 7 (29.17%) Performance Analysis
11 7 (29.17%) CentOS

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Red Hat 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) SAN
2 8 (33.33%) LDAP
2 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Administrator
2 12 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (20.83%) Consultant
6 4 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
7 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (4.17%) UNIX Specialist
9 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) UNIX Technical Specialist
9 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) HACMP
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (29.17%) Clustering
2 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (95.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (58.33%) UNIX
3 14 (58.33%) AIX
3 14 (58.33%) Solaris
4 7 (29.17%) CentOS
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (29.17%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Perl
2 9 (37.50%) Python
3 8 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (33.33%) NFS
2 8 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 7 (29.17%) vSphere
3 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Puppet
2 9 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (29.17%) NetBackup
3 7 (29.17%) Control-M
3 7 (29.17%) OpenView
4 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) HP
2 14 (58.33%) IBM
2 14 (58.33%) Veritas
3 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco
5 6 (25.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.83%) Dell
6 5 (20.83%) Sun
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.17%) SaltStack