The first table below looks at the demand for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 28 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 401 394 417
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 34 52 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.53% 0.81% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28 47 28
Average salary £44,000 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.86% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £22,250 £33,915
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +14.45%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6454 6398 6677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.47% 29.00% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5368 5529 5797
Average salary £38,000 £38,000 £38,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SUSE
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SUSE Salary Trend in the South East

SUSE
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SUSE across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SUSE Salary Histogram in the South East

SUSE
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
Berkshire +19 17 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Surrey -22 10 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Hampshire -11 3 £44,000 -37.14%
East Sussex -26 2 £28,250 +56.94%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 79 (98.75%) Linux
2 69 (86.25%) Red Hat
3 36 (45.00%) VMware
4 33 (41.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (37.50%) Solaris
5 30 (37.50%) UNIX
6 27 (33.75%) Windows
7 26 (32.50%) Oracle
8 22 (27.50%) Debian
9 21 (26.25%) Ubuntu
9 21 (26.25%) CentOS
10 19 (23.75%) SAN
11 18 (22.50%) DNS
11 18 (22.50%) Perl
11 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (21.25%) Bash Shell
13 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
14 14 (17.50%) HP
14 14 (17.50%) MCSE
15 12 (15.00%) Tomcat
15 12 (15.00%) MySQL
15 12 (15.00%) Cisco
15 12 (15.00%) Firewall
16 11 (13.75%) EMC
16 11 (13.75%) Citrix
16 11 (13.75%) AIX
16 11 (13.75%) Python
16 11 (13.75%) ITIL
16 11 (13.75%) SCCM

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 12 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 7 (8.75%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.75%) Apache
4 6 (7.50%) MQSeries
5 4 (5.00%) IIS
6 3 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.75%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.50%) GroupWise
8 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Office
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) SaaS
1 6 (7.50%) PaaS
1 6 (7.50%) IaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) SAN
2 18 (22.50%) DNS
3 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 12 (15.00%) Firewall
5 6 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (7.50%) SNMP
6 5 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (3.75%) WAN
7 3 (3.75%) DHCP
7 3 (3.75%) NAS
8 2 (2.50%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (2.50%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.50%) FTP
8 2 (2.50%) HTTP
8 2 (2.50%) LAN
8 2 (2.50%) SMTP
9 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) MySQL
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.50%) OLTP
4 3 (3.75%) DB2
4 3 (3.75%) Informix
4 3 (3.75%) MaxDB
5 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.25%) Selenium
1 1 (1.25%) TestComplete
1 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (8.75%) Retail
2 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (1.25%) Back Office
3 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.25%) Automotive
3 1 (1.25%) French Language
3 1 (1.25%) Russian Language
3 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Administrator
2 15 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Architect
4 10 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
4 10 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (11.25%) Technical Architect
5 9 (11.25%) Technical Support
6 8 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
6 8 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.75%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (8.75%) Help Desk Support
7 7 (8.75%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Help Desk Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Technical Design Architect
8 6 (7.50%) Linux Support Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) UNIX Support
8 6 (7.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (7.50%) Middleware
3 3 (3.75%) Web Services
4 1 (1.25%) LAMP
4 1 (1.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 10 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 9 (11.25%) Replication
3 7 (8.75%) Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.75%) Celerra
5 2 (2.50%) LPAR
5 2 (2.50%) Open Source
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Firmware
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.25%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 79 (98.75%) Linux
2 33 (41.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (37.50%) Solaris
3 30 (37.50%) UNIX
4 27 (33.75%) Windows
5 22 (27.50%) Debian
6 21 (26.25%) Ubuntu
6 21 (26.25%) CentOS
7 11 (13.75%) AIX
8 10 (12.50%) HPUX
9 9 (11.25%) Windows 7
10 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (3.75%) FreeBSD
14 2 (2.50%) NetWare
14 2 (2.50%) VMS
14 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
15 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.75%) ITIL
2 7 (8.75%) Service Management
3 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.50%) DevOps
7 2 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.50%) Data Management
7 2 (2.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.50%) SOA
7 2 (2.50%) Project Management
7 2 (2.50%) Validation
8 1 (1.25%) Data Security
8 1 (1.25%) Migration
8 1 (1.25%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) Perl
2 17 (21.25%) Bash Shell
3 11 (13.75%) Python
4 9 (11.25%) PHP
5 6 (7.50%) Ruby
6 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.50%) SQL
7 2 (2.50%) Java
8 1 (1.25%) AWK
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (17.50%) MCSE
3 10 (12.50%) CCEE
3 10 (12.50%) CCA
3 10 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (12.50%) Linux+ Certification
4 4 (5.00%) MCITP
4 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) Degree
5 3 (3.75%) MCSA
5 3 (3.75%) RHCE
6 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.25%) Novell Certification
6 1 (1.25%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.50%) IAG
2 10 (12.50%) UAG
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (6.25%) RHEV
6 2 (2.50%) OpenSSH
6 2 (2.50%) Novell eDirectory
6 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.25%) Xen
7 1 (1.25%) vSphere
7 1 (1.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) SCCM
2 8 (10.00%) Puppet
2 8 (10.00%) Nagios
3 7 (8.75%) ARCserve
4 6 (7.50%) Zenoss
4 6 (7.50%) Vagrant
4 6 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (7.50%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.75%) Legato
5 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.50%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.50%) ZENworks
6 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.25%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (86.25%) Red Hat
2 36 (45.00%) VMware
3 26 (32.50%) Oracle
4 14 (17.50%) HP
5 12 (15.00%) Cisco
6 11 (13.75%) EMC
6 11 (13.75%) Citrix
7 10 (12.50%) AppSense
8 8 (10.00%) IBM
9 7 (8.75%) Veritas
9 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
9 7 (8.75%) NetApp
10 5 (6.25%) Novell
10 5 (6.25%) Sun
10 5 (6.25%) F5
11 4 (5.00%) Hitachi
12 3 (3.75%) Lotus
12 3 (3.75%) Sybase
12 3 (3.75%) SAP
13 2 (2.50%) Dell
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