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 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 64 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.20% 0.19% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.44% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £41,500 £27,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.90% -37.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
227 229 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 45.04% 44.55% 46.71%
Number of salaries quoted 180 210 208
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 September 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
Accrington - 1 £41,500 -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) SMTP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Nagios
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) Local Government
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
2 5 (71.43%) Squid
2 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
2 5 (71.43%) SCOM
2 5 (71.43%) Varnish
2 5 (71.43%) tcpdump
2 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (71.43%) nginx
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) nginx
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SMTP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
1 5 (71.43%) tcpdump
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (71.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
1 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Product Management
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) COBOL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Squid
1 5 (71.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Nagios
1 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
1 5 (71.43%) SCOM
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM