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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank - 42 36
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 0 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - 3.76% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 11.05% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 16
Average salary - £44,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.80%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
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
203 190 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 34.06% 33.99% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 180 145 116
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £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 20 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) NCDA
5 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) DNA
5 1 (12.50%) NFS
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Retail

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) DNA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) NCDA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft