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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 167 185 175
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 16 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.074% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.74% 0.30% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 11
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
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
921 1005 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.93% 24.93% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 757 825 961
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SUSE across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SUSE Salary Histogram in Manchester

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 26 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
1 26 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 24 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (92.31%) VMware
2 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) AIX
2 24 (92.31%) HPUX
2 24 (92.31%) Solaris
2 24 (92.31%) HP
3 23 (88.46%) EMC
3 23 (88.46%) Juniper
3 23 (88.46%) SAN
3 23 (88.46%) BMC
3 23 (88.46%) CA
3 23 (88.46%) NetApp
3 23 (88.46%) OS/400
3 23 (88.46%) RDBMS
3 23 (88.46%) Cisco
3 23 (88.46%) IBM
3 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
3 23 (88.46%) Oracle
3 23 (88.46%) SQL Server
3 23 (88.46%) DB2
3 23 (88.46%) WebLogic
3 23 (88.46%) zOS
3 23 (88.46%) CheckPoint
3 23 (88.46%) WebSphere MQ
3 23 (88.46%) Tivoli
3 23 (88.46%) Middleware

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 23 (88.46%) WebLogic
1 23 (88.46%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (88.46%) SQL Server
1 23 (88.46%) DB2
1 23 (88.46%) RDBMS
1 23 (88.46%) Oracle Exadata
1 23 (88.46%) Oracle Database
1 23 (88.46%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Architect
1 23 (88.46%) Solutions Architect
1 23 (88.46%) Infrastructure Architect
1 23 (88.46%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (7.69%) Administrator
2 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX Support
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) WebSphere MQ
1 23 (88.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (88.46%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.85%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
1 26 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) AIX
2 24 (92.31%) HPUX
2 24 (92.31%) Solaris
3 23 (88.46%) OS/400
3 23 (88.46%) zOS
4 2 (7.69%) Debian
4 2 (7.69%) Fedora
4 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Business Continuity
1 23 (88.46%) Infrastructure Management
1 23 (88.46%) Mentoring
1 23 (88.46%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Perl
1 1 (3.85%) Python
1 1 (3.85%) AWK
1 1 (3.85%) sed
System Software
1 24 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (88.46%) Hyper-V
2 23 (88.46%) KVM
3 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (88.46%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.69%) Nagios
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 24 (92.31%) VMware
2 24 (92.31%) HP
3 23 (88.46%) EMC
3 23 (88.46%) Juniper
3 23 (88.46%) BMC
3 23 (88.46%) CA
3 23 (88.46%) NetApp
3 23 (88.46%) Oracle
3 23 (88.46%) Cisco
3 23 (88.46%) IBM
3 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
3 23 (88.46%) Brocade
3 23 (88.46%) CheckPoint
3 23 (88.46%) Symantec