The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 65 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.31% 0.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.13% 2.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
SUSE
South Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
177 129 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.23% 21.68% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 162 116 83
Average salary £33,000 £34,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SUSE
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

SUSE Salary Trend in Cardiff

SUSE
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat