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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 159 190 172
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -18
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 27 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.70% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.01% 0.63% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 4
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £39,350 £42,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -12.00%
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
897 955 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.29% 23.11% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 728 787 889
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 3 September 2015.

SUSE Salary Histogram in Manchester

SUSE
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 2 £43,500 -
Stockport - 2 £30,000 -
SUSE
North West

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (78.57%) Red Hat
2 33 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (73.81%) HP
4 30 (71.43%) Solaris
5 29 (69.05%) Windows
5 29 (69.05%) AIX
5 29 (69.05%) HPUX
6 26 (61.90%) VMware
6 26 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
8 24 (57.14%) Cisco
8 24 (57.14%) Juniper
9 23 (54.76%) SAN
9 23 (54.76%) BMC
9 23 (54.76%) CA
9 23 (54.76%) NetApp
9 23 (54.76%) IBM
9 23 (54.76%) RDBMS
9 23 (54.76%) OS/400
9 23 (54.76%) Oracle
9 23 (54.76%) SQL Server
9 23 (54.76%) DB2
9 23 (54.76%) WebLogic
9 23 (54.76%) WebSphere
9 23 (54.76%) Hyper-V
9 23 (54.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 23 (54.76%) EMC
9 23 (54.76%) Business Continuity
9 23 (54.76%) Brocade

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (54.76%) WebLogic
1 23 (54.76%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 23 (54.76%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) SAN
2 8 (19.05%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (11.90%) VoIP
4 4 (9.52%) GSM
4 4 (9.52%) PBX
4 4 (9.52%) PSTN
5 2 (4.76%) SNMP
6 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.38%) DNS
6 1 (2.38%) WAN
6 1 (2.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (54.76%) SQL Server
1 23 (54.76%) DB2
1 23 (54.76%) RDBMS
1 23 (54.76%) Oracle Exadata
1 23 (54.76%) Oracle Database
1 23 (54.76%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Architect
1 23 (54.76%) Solutions Architect
1 23 (54.76%) Infrastructure Architect
1 23 (54.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 5 (11.90%) Linux Specialist
2 5 (11.90%) Senior Linux Specialist
2 5 (11.90%) UNIX Support
3 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) WebSphere MQ
1 23 (54.76%) Middleware
1 23 (54.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (9.52%) Sensu
3 1 (2.38%) LAMP
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (54.76%) FlexPod
1 23 (54.76%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.29%) Derivative
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (71.43%) Solaris
4 29 (69.05%) Windows
4 29 (69.05%) AIX
4 29 (69.05%) HPUX
5 23 (54.76%) OS/400
5 23 (54.76%) zOS
6 8 (19.05%) UNIX
6 8 (19.05%) Debian
7 7 (16.67%) Fedora
8 6 (14.29%) CentOS
9 3 (7.14%) VMS
10 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
10 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Business Continuity
1 23 (54.76%) Infrastructure Management
1 23 (54.76%) Mentoring
1 23 (54.76%) Coaching
1 23 (54.76%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.52%) Scrum
2 4 (9.52%) Change Control
3 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Python
1 11 (26.19%) Perl
2 6 (14.29%) PHP
2 6 (14.29%) sed
2 6 (14.29%) AWK
3 4 (9.52%) Ruby
3 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) Java
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (54.76%) Hyper-V
2 23 (54.76%) KVM
3 4 (9.52%) Kamailio
4 2 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (54.76%) Tivoli
2 6 (14.29%) Nagios
3 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.52%) HAProxy
3 4 (9.52%) Opsview
3 4 (9.52%) Graphite
4 2 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) Red Hat
2 31 (73.81%) HP
3 26 (61.90%) VMware
4 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
5 24 (57.14%) Cisco
5 24 (57.14%) Juniper
6 23 (54.76%) BMC
6 23 (54.76%) CA
6 23 (54.76%) NetApp
6 23 (54.76%) IBM
6 23 (54.76%) Oracle
6 23 (54.76%) Brocade
6 23 (54.76%) EMC
6 23 (54.76%) CheckPoint
6 23 (54.76%) Symantec
7 4 (9.52%) Dell