The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 166 163 156
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 5 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% 0.25% 0.034%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 0.91% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 1
Average salary £42,500 £27,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.40% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
SUSE
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
927 876 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 26.82% 26.92% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 721 627 509
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SUSE
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

SUSE Salary Trend in Leeds

SUSE
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SUSE across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SUSE Salary Histogram in Leeds

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) Debian
2 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) Red Hat
3 13 (72.22%) CentOS
4 12 (66.67%) Puppet
4 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (66.67%) UNIX
5 10 (55.56%) SLA
5 10 (55.56%) ITIL
6 9 (50.00%) Samba
6 9 (50.00%) NetBackup
6 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 9 (50.00%) SAN
6 9 (50.00%) NetApp
6 9 (50.00%) IIS
6 9 (50.00%) Perl
6 9 (50.00%) Oracle
6 9 (50.00%) AIX
6 9 (50.00%) Solaris
7 8 (44.44%) vSphere
8 7 (38.89%) PHP
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco
9 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
9 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 6 (33.33%) Firewall

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (50.00%) IIS
2 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) SMTP
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) FTP
4 3 (16.67%) HTTP
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (16.67%) SSH
4 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Administrator
1 12 (66.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 12 (66.67%) UNIX Administrator
1 12 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Debian
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) CentOS
3 12 (66.67%) UNIX
4 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (50.00%) AIX
4 9 (50.00%) Solaris
5 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 9 (50.00%) Perl
2 7 (38.89%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (50.00%) Samba
3 8 (44.44%) vSphere
4 3 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Puppet
2 9 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (16.67%) Salt
3 3 (16.67%) PureDisk
4 1 (5.56%) Nagios
4 1 (5.56%) Plesk
4 1 (5.56%) cPanel
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) Red Hat
3 9 (50.00%) NetApp
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) Syncsort
5 3 (16.67%) Brocade