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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 229 234 245
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 14 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.046% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.85% 0.19% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Average salary £33,363 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.27% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1648 1605 1893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.76% 24.66% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 1360 1610
Average salary £36,000 £34,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £47,500
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
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 6 March 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 +13 11 - - 1
Cheshire - 3 £33,363 - 2
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 26 (100.00%) Oracle
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (96.15%) Oracle Database
3 23 (88.46%) AIX
3 23 (88.46%) DB2
3 23 (88.46%) Red Hat
3 23 (88.46%) Middleware
3 23 (88.46%) Business Continuity
3 23 (88.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (84.62%) Hyper-V
4 22 (84.62%) Brocade
4 22 (84.62%) WebSphere
4 22 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (84.62%) Oracle Exadata
4 22 (84.62%) Infrastructure Management
4 22 (84.62%) Relational Database
4 22 (84.62%) KVM
4 22 (84.62%) Mentoring
4 22 (84.62%) Coaching
4 22 (84.62%) VMware
4 22 (84.62%) Symantec
4 22 (84.62%) CheckPoint
4 22 (84.62%) WebSphere MQ
4 22 (84.62%) Tivoli
4 22 (84.62%) zOS
4 22 (84.62%) OS/400
4 22 (84.62%) HP
4 22 (84.62%) EMC

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (84.62%) WebLogic
1 22 (84.62%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP xMII
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (96.15%) Oracle Database
3 23 (88.46%) DB2
4 22 (84.62%) RDBMS
4 22 (84.62%) Oracle Exadata
4 22 (84.62%) Relational Database
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
6 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (11.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Solutions Architect
1 22 (84.62%) Architect
1 22 (84.62%) Infrastructure Architect
1 22 (84.62%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (11.54%) DBA
2 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
2 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) Middleware
2 22 (84.62%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 22 (84.62%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (88.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 23 (88.46%) AIX
3 22 (84.62%) HPUX
3 22 (84.62%) Solaris
3 22 (84.62%) OS/400
3 22 (84.62%) zOS
4 3 (11.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Business Continuity
2 22 (84.62%) Infrastructure Management
2 22 (84.62%) Mentoring
2 22 (84.62%) Coaching
3 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
1 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) VCP4
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (84.62%) Hyper-V
1 22 (84.62%) KVM
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 22 (84.62%) Tivoli
2 3 (11.54%) Data Guard
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (88.46%) Red Hat
3 22 (84.62%) CheckPoint
3 22 (84.62%) Symantec
3 22 (84.62%) VMware
3 22 (84.62%) Brocade
3 22 (84.62%) Cisco
3 22 (84.62%) IBM
3 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 22 (84.62%) HP
3 22 (84.62%) EMC
3 22 (84.62%) Juniper
3 22 (84.62%) BMC
3 22 (84.62%) CA
3 22 (84.62%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
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