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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank - 62 30
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 0 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - 1.17% 4.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 3.46% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 17
Average salary - £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
182 231 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 29.17% 33.82% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 159 158 101
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £42,500 £52,900
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 20 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) NetApp
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Business Continuity
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) DNA
5 2 (16.67%) NFS
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (8.33%) NCDA

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Business Continuity
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) DNA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) NCDA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) NetApp
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft