The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 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 North East - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +20.00%
SUSE
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
236 168 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 28.57% 25.69% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 167 156 181
Average salary £34,500 £33,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SUSE
Salary Trend in the North East

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

SUSE Salary Trend in the North East

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (33.33%) Debian
6 1 (16.67%) Fedora
6 1 (16.67%) Perl
6 1 (16.67%) PHP
6 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) UNIX
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Puppet
6 1 (16.67%) Hudson
6 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
6 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Support
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Fedora
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Rackspace