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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank - 245 240
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 0 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.65% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 7
Average salary - £33,363 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.27%
UK excluding London average salary £41,820 £44,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-4.95% -6.38%
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
1418 1839 1662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.03% 26.02% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 1612 1436
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 18 (94.74%) Solaris
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
1 18 (94.74%) EMC
1 18 (94.74%) SAN
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Relational Database
3 15 (78.95%) KVM
3 15 (78.95%) Mentoring
3 15 (78.95%) Coaching
3 15 (78.95%) Infrastructure Management
3 15 (78.95%) Oracle Database
3 15 (78.95%) FlexPod
3 15 (78.95%) Oracle Exadata
3 15 (78.95%) Converged Infrastructure
3 15 (78.95%) Data Centre
3 15 (78.95%) IBM PureFlex
3 15 (78.95%) VCE vBlock
3 15 (78.95%) AIX
3 15 (78.95%) HPUX
3 15 (78.95%) Oracle
3 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
3 15 (78.95%) DB2
3 15 (78.95%) WebLogic
3 15 (78.95%) zOS
3 15 (78.95%) CheckPoint
3 15 (78.95%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (78.95%) Tivoli
3 15 (78.95%) BMC

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (78.95%) WebLogic
1 15 (78.95%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 15 (78.95%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) Relational Database
2 15 (78.95%) DB2
2 15 (78.95%) Oracle Database
2 15 (78.95%) Oracle Exadata
2 15 (78.95%) RDBMS
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Log4j
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Architect
1 15 (78.95%) Infrastructure Architect
1 15 (78.95%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 15 (78.95%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Server Support
2 3 (15.79%) Server Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Unix Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Unix Support
2 3 (15.79%) Unix Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) IBM Integration Bus
1 15 (78.95%) Middleware
1 15 (78.95%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) J2SE
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Data Centre
1 15 (78.95%) FlexPod
1 15 (78.95%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
1 18 (94.74%) Solaris
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 15 (78.95%) AIX
3 15 (78.95%) HPUX
3 15 (78.95%) OS/400
3 15 (78.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (78.95%) zOS
4 4 (21.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Business Continuity
1 15 (78.95%) Coaching
1 15 (78.95%) Converged Infrastructure
1 15 (78.95%) Infrastructure Management
1 15 (78.95%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.26%) Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
2 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
2 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
2 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Perl
1 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Hyper-V
1 15 (78.95%) KVM
1 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (15.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (15.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) Tivoli
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) EMC
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
3 15 (78.95%) BMC
3 15 (78.95%) Brocade
3 15 (78.95%) CA
3 15 (78.95%) CheckPoint
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco
3 15 (78.95%) HP
3 15 (78.95%) IBM
3 15 (78.95%) Juniper
3 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 15 (78.95%) NetApp
3 15 (78.95%) Oracle
3 15 (78.95%) Symantec
4 3 (15.79%) LANDesk
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) Sun
4 3 (15.79%) Veritas