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 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 63 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.61% 1.24% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 2.91% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £37,500 £37,123 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -25.75%
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.39% +1.25%
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
228 172 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.25% 42.79% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 193 145 181
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,914 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,650 £47,500 £43,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 8 (72.73%) CentOS
2 8 (72.73%) MySQL
2 8 (72.73%) UNIX
2 8 (72.73%) Solaris
3 6 (54.55%) SolarWinds
3 6 (54.55%) Nagios
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) AIX
4 4 (36.36%) PHP
4 4 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) OpenBSD
6 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (18.18%) Replication
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
6 2 (18.18%) Clustering
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) SSL
6 2 (18.18%) NFS
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Apache

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 2 (18.18%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (18.18%) OpenVPN
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) RIP
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 8 (72.73%) CentOS
2 8 (72.73%) UNIX
2 8 (72.73%) Solaris
3 6 (54.55%) AIX
4 2 (18.18%) OpenBSD
4 2 (18.18%) FreeBSD
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) LPIC
1 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
1 2 (18.18%) NFS
1 2 (18.18%) Postfix
1 2 (18.18%) Sendmail
1 2 (18.18%) Corosync
1 2 (18.18%) KVM
1 2 (18.18%) Varnish
1 2 (18.18%) Dovecot
1 2 (18.18%) Openswan
1 2 (18.18%) SpamAssassin
1 2 (18.18%) OpenSIPS
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) iptables
1 2 (18.18%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Nagios
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (18.18%) Cacti
2 2 (18.18%) Munin
2 2 (18.18%) logstash
2 2 (18.18%) yum
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Pacemaker
2 2 (18.18%) Rsyslog
2 2 (18.18%) Bacula
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) SolarWinds
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Percona