The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 179 - 188
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 10 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% - 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.96% - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
SUSE
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1037 932 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.89% 25.31% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 907 821 1028
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SUSE
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SUSE Salary Trend in Manchester

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 21 (100.00%) Oracle
1 21 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
1 21 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (90.48%) Hyper-V
2 19 (90.48%) Oracle Exadata
2 19 (90.48%) Infrastructure Management
2 19 (90.48%) Oracle Database
2 19 (90.48%) FlexPod
2 19 (90.48%) Relational Database
2 19 (90.48%) KVM
2 19 (90.48%) Mentoring
2 19 (90.48%) Coaching
2 19 (90.48%) Brocade
2 19 (90.48%) WebSphere
2 19 (90.48%) Business Continuity
2 19 (90.48%) zOS
2 19 (90.48%) CheckPoint
2 19 (90.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 19 (90.48%) Tivoli
2 19 (90.48%) Middleware
2 19 (90.48%) Symantec
2 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 19 (90.48%) DB2
2 19 (90.48%) WebLogic
2 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) AIX
2 19 (90.48%) HPUX

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 19 (90.48%) WebSphere
1 19 (90.48%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) Oracle Exadata
1 19 (90.48%) Oracle Database
1 19 (90.48%) Relational Database
1 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
1 19 (90.48%) DB2
1 19 (90.48%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 19 (90.48%) Infrastructure Architect
1 19 (90.48%) Architect
1 19 (90.48%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) WebSphere MQ
1 19 (90.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
1 21 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (90.48%) zOS
2 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) AIX
2 19 (90.48%) HPUX
2 19 (90.48%) Solaris
2 19 (90.48%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Infrastructure Management
1 19 (90.48%) Mentoring
1 19 (90.48%) Coaching
1 19 (90.48%) Business Continuity
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (90.48%) Hyper-V
2 19 (90.48%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (90.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Oracle
1 21 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (90.48%) Brocade
2 19 (90.48%) CheckPoint
2 19 (90.48%) Symantec
2 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 19 (90.48%) IBM
2 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 19 (90.48%) HP
2 19 (90.48%) EMC
2 19 (90.48%) Juniper
2 19 (90.48%) BMC
2 19 (90.48%) CA
2 19 (90.48%) NetApp