The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 118 90 111
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +21
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 5 33 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 1.64% 0.059%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.23% 5.95% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 31 1
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +14.45%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
408 555 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.72% 27.52% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 369 490 343
Average salary £36,479 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
SUSE
West Midlands

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 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (80.00%) Windows 2000
2 12 (80.00%) Apache
2 12 (80.00%) LDAP
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Perl
2 12 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) AIX
2 12 (80.00%) Solaris
2 12 (80.00%) Sun
2 12 (80.00%) CA
2 12 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 12 (80.00%) CA SiteMinder
2 12 (80.00%) Change Management
2 12 (80.00%) Korn
2 12 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 12 (80.00%) Web Development
2 12 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Debian
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Middleware
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (20.00%) RHCE
5 3 (20.00%) IIS

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (80.00%) Apache
2 12 (80.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) LDAP
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Web Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Trainee
3 1 (6.67%) Trainee Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Windows 2000
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) AIX
2 12 (80.00%) Solaris
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) Debian
4 3 (20.00%) FreeBSD
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
1 12 (80.00%) Change Management
1 12 (80.00%) Incident Management
1 12 (80.00%) Web Development
1 12 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
1 12 (80.00%) Perl
1 12 (80.00%) Shell Script
1 12 (80.00%) Korn
2 3 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Sun
1 12 (80.00%) CA
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft