The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 117 128 93
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -35
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 6 6 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% 0.28% 1.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.39% 1.26% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 36
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -8.33%
SUSE
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
433 476 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.13% 22.35% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 396 422 549
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SUSE across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SUSE
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SUSE Salary Trend in Birmingham

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SUSE 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 SUSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) CA
1 6 (100.00%) Korn
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 5 (83.33%) Sun
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 2000
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (83.33%) LDAP
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Zenoss
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SUSE 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 SUSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) SNMP
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 2000
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Korn
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
1 1 (16.67%) Xen
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (16.67%) Zenoss
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CA
2 5 (83.33%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Mercator
3 1 (16.67%) VMware