The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 303 315 305
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 7 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.066% 0.026% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.098% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 15
Average salary £50,000 £61,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +11.36%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
SUSE
London

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

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2805 3074 2795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.49% 26.73% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2434 2675 2525
Average salary £50,000 £49,250 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.52% +0.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 31 March 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
3 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (36.36%) Ruby
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Puppet
5 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) Nagios
6 3 (27.27%) Debian
6 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) Salt
6 3 (27.27%) InfluxDB
6 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
6 3 (27.27%) Splunk
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (9.09%) ATM
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) InfluxDB
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Private Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Italian Language
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (54.55%) Administrator
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
1 2 (18.18%) Equities
1 2 (18.18%) Derivative
1 2 (18.18%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) APACS
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) EMV
2 1 (9.09%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (54.55%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Debian
5 2 (18.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (18.18%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
6 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
2 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Korn
5 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (27.27%) Salt
2 3 (27.27%) Nagios
3 2 (18.18%) Control-M
3 2 (18.18%) OpenView
4 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Splunk
5 2 (18.18%) Sybase
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) F5