The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank - 37 47
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 0 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - 4.14% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 12.96% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 12
Average salary - £44,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
226 162 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 36.81% 31.95% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 205 127 139
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SUSE
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

SUSE Salary Trend in Coventry

SUSE
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) NCDA
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) NCDA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware