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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 117 133 123
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 19 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 0.45% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 5
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
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
704 660 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.34% 29.36% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 518 543 527
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,575 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 28 August 2014.

SUSE Salary Histogram in Reading

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (100.00%) Linux
1 39 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 27 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (56.41%) CentOS
4 17 (43.59%) Debian
4 17 (43.59%) TCP/IP
5 16 (41.03%) Ubuntu
6 14 (35.90%) VMware
7 13 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 13 (33.33%) DNS
7 13 (33.33%) Windows
8 10 (25.64%) Linux+ Certification
8 10 (25.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (25.64%) AppSense
8 10 (25.64%) Fat Client
8 10 (25.64%) SCCM
8 10 (25.64%) Perl
8 10 (25.64%) MCSE
8 10 (25.64%) Citrix
8 10 (25.64%) CCA
8 10 (25.64%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (25.64%) Thin Client
8 10 (25.64%) HP
8 10 (25.64%) CCEE
8 10 (25.64%) Bash Shell
8 10 (25.64%) IAG
8 10 (25.64%) UAG
9 6 (15.38%) UNIX
10 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) TCP/IP
2 13 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) DB2
General
1 3 (7.69%) French Language
2 1 (2.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (25.64%) Citrix Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Citrix Specialist
4 7 (17.95%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Help Desk Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Support
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (12.82%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Support Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Support Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Fat Client
1 10 (25.64%) Thin Client
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (56.41%) CentOS
4 17 (43.59%) Debian
5 16 (41.03%) Ubuntu
6 13 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 13 (33.33%) Windows
7 6 (15.38%) UNIX
8 4 (10.26%) Solaris
9 3 (7.69%) FreeBSD
9 3 (7.69%) AIX
9 3 (7.69%) HPUX
10 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
1 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Perl
1 10 (25.64%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Linux+ Certification
1 10 (25.64%) MCSE
1 10 (25.64%) CCA
1 10 (25.64%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (25.64%) CCEE
2 3 (7.69%) RHCE
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft App-V
1 10 (25.64%) IAG
1 10 (25.64%) UAG
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) Xen
4 1 (2.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (35.90%) VMware
3 10 (25.64%) AppSense
3 10 (25.64%) Citrix
3 10 (25.64%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) EMC
4 3 (7.69%) Hitachi
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase