The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 121 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 20 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.77% 0.57% 0.050%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.90% 1.93% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 1
Average salary £22,000 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.54% -3.89%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.61% +4.70%
SUSE
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
690 727 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.71% 29.40% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 477 579 496
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SUSE
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SUSE Salary Trend in Reading

SUSE
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SUSE across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SUSE Salary Histogram in Reading

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (94.12%) Red Hat
3 23 (67.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (58.82%) Windows
5 19 (55.88%) TCP/IP
5 19 (55.88%) Debian
5 19 (55.88%) CentOS
6 18 (52.94%) Windows 7
6 18 (52.94%) Ubuntu
7 10 (29.41%) VMware
7 10 (29.41%) HP
8 8 (23.53%) Thin Client
8 8 (23.53%) Citrix
8 8 (23.53%) CCA
8 8 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (23.53%) MCSE
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (23.53%) AppSense
8 8 (23.53%) Linux+ Certification
8 8 (23.53%) Fat Client
8 8 (23.53%) IAG
8 8 (23.53%) UAG
8 8 (23.53%) CCEE
8 8 (23.53%) SCCM
9 5 (14.71%) AIX
10 3 (8.82%) HPUX
10 3 (8.82%) Solaris
10 3 (8.82%) Oracle
10 3 (8.82%) DB2

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.82%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) French Language
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Support Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) 1st Line Support
2 12 (35.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Citrix Specialist
4 6 (17.65%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) IT Support
5 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.82%) Support Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) J2EE
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
1 2 (5.88%) Spring
1 2 (5.88%) Java EE
1 2 (5.88%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Thin Client
1 8 (23.53%) Fat Client
2 3 (8.82%) Replication
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (67.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (58.82%) Windows
4 19 (55.88%) Debian
4 19 (55.88%) CentOS
5 18 (52.94%) Ubuntu
5 18 (52.94%) Windows 7
6 5 (14.71%) AIX
7 3 (8.82%) HPUX
7 3 (8.82%) Solaris
7 3 (8.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (5.88%) Content Management
2 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
2 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
2 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
2 2 (5.88%) Low Latency
2 2 (5.88%) UML
2 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
2 2 (5.88%) OOD
2 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Java
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) MCSE
1 8 (23.53%) CCA
1 8 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (23.53%) Linux+ Certification
1 8 (23.53%) CCEE
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (23.53%) IAG
1 8 (23.53%) UAG
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) Red Hat
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
2 10 (29.41%) HP
3 8 (23.53%) Citrix
3 8 (23.53%) AppSense
4 3 (8.82%) Sun
4 3 (8.82%) Hitachi
4 3 (8.82%) EMC
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) Adobe
5 2 (5.88%) webMethods
6 1 (2.94%) Sybase