The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 228 247 242
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 15 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.042% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.07% 0.17% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £31,250 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1405 1763 1882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.76% 24.93% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1463 1609
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SUSE
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SUSE Salary Trend in the North West

SUSE
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SUSE across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

SUSE Salary Histogram in the North West

SUSE
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Manchester +19 15 £31,250 +25.00% 2
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (93.10%) Windows
3 26 (89.66%) Red Hat
3 26 (89.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (86.21%) Oracle
4 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
4 25 (86.21%) Oracle Database
5 24 (82.76%) AIX
5 24 (82.76%) HPUX
5 24 (82.76%) Solaris
6 23 (79.31%) HP
6 23 (79.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (79.31%) VMware
7 22 (75.86%) Business Continuity
7 22 (75.86%) WebSphere
7 22 (75.86%) Hyper-V
7 22 (75.86%) Brocade
7 22 (75.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 22 (75.86%) EMC
7 22 (75.86%) Juniper
7 22 (75.86%) SAN
7 22 (75.86%) BMC
7 22 (75.86%) CA
7 22 (75.86%) NetApp
7 22 (75.86%) zOS
7 22 (75.86%) CheckPoint
7 22 (75.86%) WebSphere MQ
7 22 (75.86%) Tivoli
7 22 (75.86%) Middleware
7 22 (75.86%) Symantec

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 22 (75.86%) WebSphere
1 22 (75.86%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
1 25 (86.21%) Oracle Database
2 22 (75.86%) DB2
2 22 (75.86%) RDBMS
2 22 (75.86%) Relational Database
2 22 (75.86%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (10.34%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Solutions Architect
1 22 (75.86%) Infrastructure Architect
1 22 (75.86%) Architect
1 22 (75.86%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) SQL DBA
3 3 (10.34%) DBA
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX Support
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 22 (75.86%) WebSphere MQ
1 22 (75.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (75.86%) FlexPod
1 22 (75.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (93.10%) Windows
3 26 (89.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (82.76%) AIX
4 24 (82.76%) HPUX
4 24 (82.76%) Solaris
5 22 (75.86%) zOS
5 22 (75.86%) OS/400
6 3 (10.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (6.90%) UNIX
7 2 (6.90%) CentOS
7 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.90%) Fedora
7 2 (6.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Business Continuity
1 22 (75.86%) Mentoring
1 22 (75.86%) Coaching
1 22 (75.86%) Converged Infrastructure
1 22 (75.86%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
1 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.90%) sed
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (75.86%) Hyper-V
2 22 (75.86%) KVM
3 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (75.86%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (10.34%) Data Guard
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Ansible
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Red Hat
2 25 (86.21%) Oracle
3 23 (79.31%) HP
3 23 (79.31%) VMware
4 22 (75.86%) Brocade
4 22 (75.86%) EMC
4 22 (75.86%) Juniper
4 22 (75.86%) BMC
4 22 (75.86%) CA
4 22 (75.86%) NetApp
4 22 (75.86%) CheckPoint
4 22 (75.86%) Symantec
4 22 (75.86%) Cisco
4 22 (75.86%) IBM
4 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
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