The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 361 415 392
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -23
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 88 24 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.37% 0.40% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 73 17 25
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.61% +4.70%
SUSE
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6421 6071 6735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.41% 28.03% 30.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5275 5220 5895
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +33 51 £52,500 +41.89% 1
Surrey +14 20 £37,500 -16.66%
Hampshire -1 13 £41,250 -
M4 Corridor - 4 £75,000 -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 119 (98.35%) Linux
2 91 (75.21%) Red Hat
3 71 (58.68%) VMware
4 62 (51.24%) Windows
5 51 (42.15%) Ubuntu
6 44 (36.36%) CentOS
7 40 (33.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (29.75%) SAN
9 35 (28.93%) Debian
10 34 (28.10%) Puppet
11 32 (26.45%) Nagios
11 32 (26.45%) Cisco
12 30 (24.79%) ITIL
13 28 (23.14%) EMC
14 27 (22.31%) Configuration Management
15 25 (20.66%) Remedy
15 25 (20.66%) Service Management
15 25 (20.66%) SLA
16 24 (19.83%) Apache
17 23 (19.01%) TCP/IP
17 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (17.36%) Windows Server 2003
20 20 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
21 19 (15.70%) UNIX
21 19 (15.70%) Oracle
22 18 (14.88%) Windows 7
23 17 (14.05%) AIX
24 16 (13.22%) HP
24 16 (13.22%) Red Hat Satellite

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (19.83%) Apache
2 7 (5.79%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.31%) nginx
5 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) SaaS
1 6 (4.96%) PaaS
1 6 (4.96%) IaaS
2 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (29.75%) SAN
2 23 (19.01%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.79%) WAN
4 6 (4.96%) SNMP
4 6 (4.96%) LDAP
4 6 (4.96%) LAN
5 5 (4.13%) Firewall
6 4 (3.31%) OSPF
6 4 (3.31%) BGP
6 4 (3.31%) EIGRP
7 3 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.83%) NAS
8 1 (0.83%) VPN
8 1 (0.83%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) Oracle Database
2 11 (9.09%) MySQL
3 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.13%) DB2
5 1 (0.83%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) JIRA
1 4 (3.31%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (9.92%) Retail
2 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.96%) Legal
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.48%) French Language
5 1 (0.83%) German Language
5 1 (0.83%) Finance
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (33.88%) Administrator
2 24 (19.83%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (17.36%) Support Engineer
4 13 (10.74%) Linux Support
5 12 (9.92%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (8.26%) Network Administrator
7 9 (7.44%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) UNIX Administrator
8 8 (6.61%) Citrix Specialist
8 8 (6.61%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Citrix Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (4.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.96%) IT Support
10 6 (4.96%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) Web Services
1 5 (4.13%) Middleware
2 3 (2.48%) Worklight
3 2 (1.65%) LAMP
3 2 (1.65%) Spring
3 2 (1.65%) Java EE
3 2 (1.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.65%) J2EE
4 1 (0.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Thin Client
1 8 (6.61%) Fat Client
2 7 (5.79%) Clustering
3 6 (4.96%) Replication
4 5 (4.13%) iSeries
5 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.65%) LPAR
6 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.65%) AS400
7 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 119 (98.35%) Linux
2 62 (51.24%) Windows
3 51 (42.15%) Ubuntu
4 44 (36.36%) CentOS
5 40 (33.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (28.93%) Debian
7 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (17.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (15.70%) UNIX
11 18 (14.88%) Windows 7
12 17 (14.05%) AIX
13 15 (12.40%) Solaris
14 5 (4.13%) Mac OS
15 4 (3.31%) HPUX
16 3 (2.48%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (1.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.79%) ITIL
2 27 (22.31%) Configuration Management
3 25 (20.66%) Service Management
4 9 (7.44%) DevOps
5 7 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.13%) Software Engineering
7 4 (3.31%) Project Management
7 4 (3.31%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (3.31%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.31%) Build Automation
8 3 (2.48%) Content Management
8 3 (2.48%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (1.65%) Resource Management
9 2 (1.65%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.65%) Integration Testing
9 2 (1.65%) Validation
9 2 (1.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.65%) Business Continuity
9 2 (1.65%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.57%) PHP
2 12 (9.92%) Perl
3 11 (9.09%) Ruby
3 11 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.79%) Python
5 6 (4.96%) SQL
6 4 (3.31%) Java
6 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) MCSE
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.61%) Linux+ Certification
2 8 (6.61%) CCA
2 8 (6.61%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (6.61%) CCEE
3 7 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.79%) CCNP
4 6 (4.96%) Degree
5 4 (3.31%) CCNA
6 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.65%) MCITP
7 2 (1.65%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.66%) SLA
2 3 (2.48%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 20 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.61%) vSphere
2 8 (6.61%) IAG
2 8 (6.61%) UAG
2 8 (6.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.31%) Samba
3 4 (3.31%) Postfix
3 4 (3.31%) XenServer
4 3 (2.48%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.65%) SRDF
5 2 (1.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.83%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 34 (28.10%) Puppet
2 32 (26.45%) Nagios
3 16 (13.22%) Red Hat Satellite
4 10 (8.26%) SCCM
4 10 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.96%) Vagrant
5 6 (4.96%) ZABBIX
5 6 (4.96%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.83%) SCOM
6 1 (0.83%) AppManager
6 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 91 (75.21%) Red Hat
2 71 (58.68%) VMware
3 32 (26.45%) Cisco
4 28 (23.14%) EMC
5 25 (20.66%) Remedy
6 19 (15.70%) Oracle
7 16 (13.22%) HP
8 13 (10.74%) IBM
8 13 (10.74%) Citrix
9 9 (7.44%) Sun
10 8 (6.61%) AppSense
11 3 (2.48%) Tripwire
11 3 (2.48%) Sourcefire
11 3 (2.48%) Adobe
11 3 (2.48%) webMethods
11 3 (2.48%) Hitachi
12 2 (1.65%) NetApp
12 2 (1.65%) Veritas
12 2 (1.65%) Sybase
12 2 (1.65%) Symantec