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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 118 138 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 25 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 0.086% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.57% 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 0
Average salary £22,000 £53,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-59.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £49,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.26% +22.50%
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
700 680 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.86% 29.37% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 506 541 496
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 £24,000 £26,000
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 30 September 2014.

SUSE Salary Histogram in Reading

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (95.45%) Red Hat
3 32 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (56.82%) CentOS
5 24 (54.55%) TCP/IP
5 24 (54.55%) Debian
6 23 (52.27%) Ubuntu
7 22 (50.00%) Windows
8 20 (45.45%) Windows 7
9 14 (31.82%) VMware
10 11 (25.00%) HP
11 9 (20.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (20.45%) AppSense
11 9 (20.45%) MCSE
11 9 (20.45%) Thin Client
11 9 (20.45%) Citrix
11 9 (20.45%) CCA
11 9 (20.45%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (20.45%) IAG
11 9 (20.45%) UAG
11 9 (20.45%) CCEE
11 9 (20.45%) Fat Client
11 9 (20.45%) SCCM
11 9 (20.45%) Linux+ Certification
12 8 (18.18%) DNS
13 6 (13.64%) UNIX
14 5 (11.36%) AIX
14 5 (11.36%) Perl
14 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (6.82%) IIS
1 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 24 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 8 (18.18%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) DB2
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.82%) French Language
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Support Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) 1st Line Support
2 14 (31.82%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Citrix Specialist
4 7 (15.91%) Help Desk Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) IT Support
6 5 (11.36%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Support
8 3 (6.82%) Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Support Specialist
8 3 (6.82%) Administrator
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Support Specialist
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (6.82%) Linux Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) J2EE
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
1 2 (4.55%) Middleware
1 2 (4.55%) Spring
1 2 (4.55%) Java EE
1 2 (4.55%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Thin Client
1 9 (20.45%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.82%) Replication
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (56.82%) CentOS
4 24 (54.55%) Debian
5 23 (52.27%) Ubuntu
6 22 (50.00%) Windows
7 20 (45.45%) Windows 7
8 6 (13.64%) UNIX
9 5 (11.36%) AIX
10 3 (6.82%) HPUX
10 3 (6.82%) Solaris
10 3 (6.82%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
2 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
2 2 (4.55%) Multithreading
2 2 (4.55%) Low Latency
2 2 (4.55%) Content Management
2 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
2 2 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (4.55%) UML
2 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
2 2 (4.55%) OOD
2 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) Perl
1 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.82%) Python
3 2 (4.55%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) MCSE
1 9 (20.45%) CCA
1 9 (20.45%) Citrix Certification
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (20.45%) Linux+ Certification
1 9 (20.45%) CCEE
2 3 (6.82%) RHCE
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 9 (20.45%) IAG
1 9 (20.45%) UAG
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) Red Hat
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) HP
4 9 (20.45%) AppSense
4 9 (20.45%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) Hitachi
5 3 (6.82%) EMC
5 3 (6.82%) Sun
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.55%) Adobe
6 2 (4.55%) IBM
6 2 (4.55%) webMethods
7 1 (2.27%) Sybase
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + min 15% bonus+pension+bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £62000.00 per annum + 15% bonus+excellent pension+bens
Posted: 5 days ago