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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 83 99 90
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 9 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.93% 0.95% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 1.89% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 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 £32,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £112,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
501 635 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.65% 50.24% 45.43%
Number of salaries quoted 453 487 462
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,055 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -

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 21 April 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (96.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (66.67%) HP
4 17 (56.67%) IBM
5 15 (50.00%) Perl
6 14 (46.67%) UNIX
6 14 (46.67%) AIX
6 14 (46.67%) Solaris
6 14 (46.67%) Veritas
6 14 (46.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 13 (43.33%) SAN
7 13 (43.33%) VMware
8 12 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (40.00%) Finance
9 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
10 10 (33.33%) vSphere
10 10 (33.33%) Puppet
11 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (30.00%) Python
11 9 (30.00%) CentOS
12 8 (26.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 8 (26.67%) LDAP
12 8 (26.67%) NFS
12 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
12 8 (26.67%) DNS
12 8 (26.67%) Cisco
12 8 (26.67%) MySQL
12 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
12 8 (26.67%) HACMP

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (13.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) SAN
2 8 (26.67%) LDAP
2 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (26.67%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Administrator
2 12 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (16.67%) Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) Build Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
8 2 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
9 1 (3.33%) UNIX Specialist
9 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (26.67%) HACMP
2 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (23.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (96.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (46.67%) UNIX
3 14 (46.67%) AIX
3 14 (46.67%) Solaris
4 9 (30.00%) CentOS
5 7 (23.33%) Windows
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (23.33%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Operations Management
6 2 (6.67%) OOP
7 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Perl
2 9 (30.00%) Python
3 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (33.33%) vSphere
4 8 (26.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (26.67%) NFS
5 6 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Puppet
2 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (23.33%) OpenView
3 7 (23.33%) Control-M
3 7 (23.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) HP
2 17 (56.67%) IBM
3 14 (46.67%) Veritas
4 13 (43.33%) VMware
5 8 (26.67%) Cisco
6 6 (20.00%) Citrix
7 5 (16.67%) Sun
7 5 (16.67%) Dell
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.33%) Symantec
9 1 (3.33%) SaltStack