The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 51 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.13% 0.69% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 2.28% 1.61% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £37,500 £37,123 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -25.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Red Hat
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
219 186 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 49.44% 42.66% 44.18%
Number of salaries quoted 185 151 199
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Red Hat
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Red Hat Salary Trend in Lancashire

Red Hat
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Preston +2 1 £32,000 -13.79%
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Ubuntu
3 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) Juniper
4 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (38.89%) WAN
5 7 (38.89%) Solaris
5 7 (38.89%) MySQL
5 7 (38.89%) UNIX
5 7 (38.89%) CentOS
5 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (33.33%) Change Management
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 6 (33.33%) LPIC
6 6 (33.33%) AIX
6 6 (33.33%) RIP
6 6 (33.33%) CCNA
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (33.33%) Nagios
6 6 (33.33%) MPLS
6 6 (33.33%) OSPF
6 6 (33.33%) BGP
6 6 (33.33%) Project Management
6 6 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 6 (33.33%) JNCIA
7 5 (27.78%) Junos
7 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
8 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.11%) nginx
4 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP xMII
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) WAN
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) RIP
3 6 (33.33%) MPLS
3 6 (33.33%) OSPF
3 6 (33.33%) BGP
4 5 (27.78%) Junos
5 3 (16.67%) Broadband
6 2 (11.11%) VoIP
6 2 (11.11%) DNS
6 2 (11.11%) SSL
6 2 (11.11%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (11.11%) OpenVPN
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security
7 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
1 3 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Operations Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Operations Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Network Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Support
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Ubuntu
3 7 (38.89%) Solaris
3 7 (38.89%) UNIX
3 7 (38.89%) CentOS
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (33.33%) AIX
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) FreeBSD
5 2 (11.11%) OpenBSD
6 1 (5.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Change Management
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) LPIC
1 6 (33.33%) CCNA
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (33.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) NFS
1 2 (11.11%) Postfix
1 2 (11.11%) Sendmail
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.11%) Dovecot
1 2 (11.11%) Openswan
1 2 (11.11%) SpamAssassin
1 2 (11.11%) OpenSIPS
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) Varnish
1 2 (11.11%) Ceph
1 2 (11.11%) iptables
1 2 (11.11%) Corosync
1 2 (11.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Nagios
2 2 (11.11%) Cacti
2 2 (11.11%) Munin
2 2 (11.11%) yum
2 2 (11.11%) Bacula
2 2 (11.11%) Pacemaker
2 2 (11.11%) Rsyslog
2 2 (11.11%) logstash
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
1 10 (55.56%) Juniper
2 6 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Percona
5 1 (5.56%) SAP