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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 88 100 73
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 19 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.75% 0.18% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 3.57% 0.44% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 6
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +6.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £47,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,850 £47,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
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
532 456 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 48.90% 41.04% 49.72%
Number of salaries quoted 474 403 293
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 - 9 £37,500 -
West Malling - 2 £45,000 -
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (96.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (75.00%) IBM
3 21 (75.00%) HP
4 16 (57.14%) VMware
5 14 (50.00%) SAN
5 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (42.86%) vSphere
7 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
7 11 (39.29%) Finance
7 11 (39.29%) Perl
7 11 (39.29%) Windows
8 10 (35.71%) AIX
8 10 (35.71%) Solaris
8 10 (35.71%) Veritas
8 10 (35.71%) UNIX
8 10 (35.71%) Puppet
9 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (32.14%) CentOS
9 9 (32.14%) MySQL
9 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (28.57%) Control-M
10 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
10 8 (28.57%) Banking
10 8 (28.57%) LDAP
10 8 (28.57%) NFS
10 8 (28.57%) DNS
10 8 (28.57%) Cisco

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (21.43%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) SAN
2 8 (28.57%) LDAP
2 8 (28.57%) DNS
3 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
4 2 (7.14%) VLAN
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Administrator
2 12 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (21.43%) Build Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) LAMP
1 2 (7.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (21.43%) Clustering
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (96.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) AIX
4 10 (35.71%) Solaris
4 10 (35.71%) UNIX
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (32.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (28.57%) DevOps
3 7 (25.00%) Migration
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 6 (21.43%) Operations Management
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) OOP
5 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) SIEM
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) Line Management
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Perl
2 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) C
4 2 (7.14%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (42.86%) vSphere
3 8 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (28.57%) NFS
4 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 6 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Puppet
2 9 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (28.57%) OpenView
3 8 (28.57%) Control-M
3 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) IBM
1 21 (75.00%) HP
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) Veritas
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle
5 7 (25.00%) Dell
5 7 (25.00%) Sun
6 6 (21.43%) Citrix
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.14%) Symantec
8 1 (3.57%) Websense
8 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
8 1 (3.57%) SaltStack