The first table below looks at the demand for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 48 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.37% 22.75% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 34
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SUSE
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

SUSE Salary Trend in the Midlands

SUSE
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware