The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 118 129 124
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 14 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.61% 0.62% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.99% 2.01% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 10
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% -23.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
703 698 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.42% 30.75% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 500 596 550
Average salary £38,750 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
SUSE
Berkshire

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 22 July 2014.

SUSE Salary Histogram in Reading

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
1 43 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 24 (55.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (37.21%) CentOS
3 16 (37.21%) UNIX
4 14 (32.56%) Solaris
4 14 (32.56%) VMware
5 13 (30.23%) Replication
5 13 (30.23%) DNS
5 13 (30.23%) EMC
5 13 (30.23%) AIX
5 13 (30.23%) HPUX
6 11 (25.58%) Debian
6 11 (25.58%) Windows
6 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
7 10 (23.26%) Citrix
7 10 (23.26%) CCA
7 10 (23.26%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (23.26%) HP
7 10 (23.26%) MCSE
7 10 (23.26%) Perl
7 10 (23.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (23.26%) AppSense
7 10 (23.26%) Linux+ Certification
7 10 (23.26%) Thin Client
7 10 (23.26%) SCCM
7 10 (23.26%) Bash Shell
7 10 (23.26%) IAG
7 10 (23.26%) UAG

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (9.30%) Tomcat
1 4 (9.30%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) DNS
2 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
3 9 (20.93%) SAN
4 7 (16.28%) Firewall
5 3 (6.98%) NAS
6 1 (2.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) MaxDB
1 4 (9.30%) DB2
1 4 (9.30%) MySQL
1 4 (9.30%) Informix
General
1 2 (4.65%) Russian Language
1 2 (4.65%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Technical Support
1 12 (27.91%) Support Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Citrix Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Citrix Specialist
3 8 (18.60%) UNIX Support
3 8 (18.60%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (16.28%) Help Desk Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (13.95%) Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) Administrator
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Support Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Support Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Replication
2 10 (23.26%) Thin Client
2 10 (23.26%) Fat Client
3 6 (13.95%) Clustering
4 4 (9.30%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (55.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (37.21%) CentOS
3 16 (37.21%) UNIX
4 14 (32.56%) Solaris
5 13 (30.23%) AIX
5 13 (30.23%) HPUX
6 11 (25.58%) Debian
6 11 (25.58%) Windows
7 10 (23.26%) Ubuntu
8 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
9 3 (6.98%) FreeBSD
10 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (6.98%) Data Management
2 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) Perl
1 10 (23.26%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.98%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) CCA
1 10 (23.26%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (23.26%) MCSE
1 10 (23.26%) Linux+ Certification
1 10 (23.26%) CCEE
2 3 (6.98%) RHCE
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft App-V
1 10 (23.26%) IAG
1 10 (23.26%) UAG
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) Xen
5 1 (2.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) SCCM
2 7 (16.28%) ARCserve
3 4 (9.30%) Legato
4 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.98%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (32.56%) VMware
3 13 (30.23%) EMC
4 10 (23.26%) Citrix
4 10 (23.26%) HP
4 10 (23.26%) AppSense
5 7 (16.28%) Oracle
5 7 (16.28%) NetApp
5 7 (16.28%) Veritas
6 6 (13.95%) Hitachi
6 6 (13.95%) Sun
7 4 (9.30%) Lotus
7 4 (9.30%) Sybase
7 4 (9.30%) SAP
8 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
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