The first table below looks at the demand for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 18 April 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 City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 330 298 337
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +39
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 2 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.016% 0.14% 0.029%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.060% 0.59% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 4
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3315 2897 3483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.19% 24.63% 25.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2917 2594 3214
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
SUSE
London

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SUSE
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SUSE Salary Trend in the City of London

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
3 9 (69.23%) Perl
3 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (61.54%) Low Latency
4 8 (61.54%) Solaris
5 7 (53.85%) Python
5 7 (53.85%) Banking
6 5 (38.46%) Middleware
7 4 (30.77%) Veritas
7 4 (30.77%) HP
7 4 (30.77%) EMC
7 4 (30.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (23.08%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
8 3 (23.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
8 3 (23.08%) Sun
8 3 (23.08%) AIX
8 3 (23.08%) LDAP
9 2 (15.38%) Hitachi
9 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 2 (15.38%) Korn
9 2 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
10 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
10 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (7.69%) BladeLogic
10 1 (7.69%) Degree

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Low Latency
2 3 (23.08%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) Korn
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (23.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) NFS
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) Veritas
2 4 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) EMC
3 3 (23.08%) Sun
4 2 (15.38%) Hitachi
5 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Sybase
5 1 (7.69%) VMware