The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 47 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 13 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.36% 2.95% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.77% 7.72% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 4
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +10.60%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
133 246 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 24.09% 38.26% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 121 234 93
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
SUSE
West Midlands

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 29 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (94.74%) VMware
3 16 (84.21%) NetApp
4 10 (52.63%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) Business Continuity
5 7 (36.84%) SAN
5 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (36.84%) Retail
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
7 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Change Management
8 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) MCSE
8 3 (15.79%) Veritas
8 3 (15.79%) Symantec
8 3 (15.79%) VCP5
9 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.53%) DNA
9 2 (10.53%) NFS
9 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
9 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (5.26%) NCDA

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
General
1 7 (36.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Business Continuity
2 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) DNA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.79%) MCSE
1 3 (15.79%) VCP5
2 1 (5.26%) NCDA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) NFS
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) NetApp
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Veritas
4 3 (15.79%) Symantec