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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 222 246 236
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 29 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.014% 0.096%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.91% 0.057% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 4
Average salary £41,500 - £44,250
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 - £42,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -11.57%
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
1518 1744 1869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.12% 24.50% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1230 1452 1611
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 - 26 £41,500 - 1
Merseyside - 3 - - 2
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 43 (93.48%) Linux
2 36 (78.26%) Red Hat
3 34 (73.91%) Windows
4 33 (71.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (67.39%) HP
6 30 (65.22%) Solaris
7 29 (63.04%) AIX
7 29 (63.04%) HPUX
8 26 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (56.52%) VMware
8 26 (56.52%) Relational Database
9 25 (54.35%) Oracle Database
9 25 (54.35%) Oracle
9 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
9 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
10 24 (52.17%) Cisco
10 24 (52.17%) Juniper
11 23 (50.00%) SAN
11 23 (50.00%) BMC
11 23 (50.00%) CA
11 23 (50.00%) NetApp
11 23 (50.00%) RDBMS
11 23 (50.00%) EMC
11 23 (50.00%) IBM
11 23 (50.00%) zOS
11 23 (50.00%) CheckPoint
11 23 (50.00%) Middleware
11 23 (50.00%) Symantec
11 23 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 23 (50.00%) Tivoli

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 23 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 23 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.87%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 23 (50.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) SAN
2 7 (15.22%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (8.70%) PBX
3 4 (8.70%) PSTN
3 4 (8.70%) VoIP
3 4 (8.70%) GSM
4 2 (4.35%) SNMP
5 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) DNS
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (56.52%) Relational Database
2 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 25 (54.35%) Oracle Database
3 23 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 23 (50.00%) DB2
3 23 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.87%) MySQL
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Ant
1 3 (6.52%) JUnit
1 3 (6.52%) Log4j
1 3 (6.52%) Maven
1 3 (6.52%) Selenium
1 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.52%) Selenium IDE
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Local Government
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Architect
1 23 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 23 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 23 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 6 (13.04%) Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) UNIX Support
4 4 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Linux Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) Linux Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) QA Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) UNIX Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 23 (50.00%) Middleware
1 23 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (8.70%) Sensu
3 3 (6.52%) J2EE
3 3 (6.52%) XML
3 3 (6.52%) J2SE
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (50.00%) FlexPod
1 23 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.04%) Derivative
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (93.48%) Linux
2 34 (73.91%) Windows
3 33 (71.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (65.22%) Solaris
5 29 (63.04%) AIX
5 29 (63.04%) HPUX
6 23 (50.00%) OS/400
6 23 (50.00%) zOS
7 11 (23.91%) UNIX
8 7 (15.22%) Debian
9 6 (13.04%) Fedora
9 6 (13.04%) CentOS
10 3 (6.52%) VMS
11 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
11 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
11 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
11 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 23 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 23 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 23 (50.00%) Coaching
1 23 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (8.70%) Change Control
2 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (8.70%) Scrum
3 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
3 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
3 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
3 3 (6.52%) Open Source
3 3 (6.52%) Software Architecture
3 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
3 3 (6.52%) Analytics
3 3 (6.52%) Black-Box Testing
3 3 (6.52%) Test Planning
4 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) Perl
1 13 (28.26%) Python
2 7 (15.22%) Ruby
3 6 (13.04%) sed
3 6 (13.04%) AWK
4 5 (10.87%) PHP
5 4 (8.70%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.35%) SQL
7 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 26 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 23 (50.00%) KVM
3 4 (8.70%) Kamailio
4 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (13.04%) Nagios
3 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.70%) HAProxy
3 4 (8.70%) Opsview
3 4 (8.70%) Graphite
4 2 (4.35%) Ansible
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (4.35%) Data Guard
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Red Hat
2 31 (67.39%) HP
3 26 (56.52%) VMware
4 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
4 25 (54.35%) Oracle
5 24 (52.17%) Cisco
5 24 (52.17%) Juniper
6 23 (50.00%) BMC
6 23 (50.00%) CA
6 23 (50.00%) NetApp
6 23 (50.00%) IBM
6 23 (50.00%) EMC
6 23 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 23 (50.00%) Symantec
6 23 (50.00%) Brocade
7 4 (8.70%) Dell
Southport, Lancashire
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Flex-Time
Posted: 27 days ago