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 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 87 90 74
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 9 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.87% 0.63% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 1.48% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 4
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £46,500 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £50,000 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
536 474 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.54% 42.74% 50.18%
Number of salaries quoted 453 404 376
Average salary £37,500 £43,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% +10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

Red Hat Salary Histogram in Kent

Red Hat
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 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 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
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £45,000 -
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (73.68%) Apache
3 14 (73.68%) Perl
3 14 (73.68%) DNS
4 12 (63.16%) Solaris
4 12 (63.16%) MySQL
5 11 (57.89%) Java
5 11 (57.89%) Ruby
5 11 (57.89%) Puppet
6 10 (52.63%) Windows
7 9 (47.37%) JBoss
7 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
7 9 (47.37%) UNIX
7 9 (47.37%) PHP
7 9 (47.37%) Firewall
7 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
8 8 (42.11%) Python
8 8 (42.11%) DHCP
9 7 (36.84%) LDAP
9 7 (36.84%) AIX
9 7 (36.84%) Finance
9 7 (36.84%) VMware
9 7 (36.84%) Veritas
9 7 (36.84%) CentOS
10 6 (31.58%) YAML
10 6 (31.58%) VLAN
10 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (31.58%) DevOps
10 6 (31.58%) SAN

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 14 (73.68%) Apache
2 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) DNS
2 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) DHCP
4 7 (36.84%) LDAP
5 6 (31.58%) VLAN
5 6 (31.58%) SAN
6 5 (26.32%) HTTP
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
9 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
9 2 (10.53%) SMTP
9 2 (10.53%) SSL
9 2 (10.53%) IPsec
9 2 (10.53%) VRRP
9 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) Ingres
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (15.79%) WebLOAD
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Team Leader
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Support
5 1 (5.26%) Senior UNIX Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) YAML
2 2 (10.53%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Open Source
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (63.16%) Solaris
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) UNIX
6 7 (36.84%) AIX
6 7 (36.84%) CentOS
7 5 (26.32%) Debian
8 3 (15.79%) OS/400
9 2 (10.53%) SELinux
9 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
9 2 (10.53%) FreeBSD
9 2 (10.53%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Perl
2 11 (57.89%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Ruby
3 9 (47.37%) PHP
4 8 (42.11%) Python
5 4 (21.05%) C
5 4 (21.05%) C++
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) NFS
1 5 (26.32%) Squid
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Varnish
4 2 (10.53%) KVM
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (26.32%) Nagios
4 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
4 4 (21.05%) Control-M
4 4 (21.05%) OpenView
5 2 (10.53%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) JBoss
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Veritas
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) Sun
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Dell
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Riverbed
4 3 (15.79%) Infoblox