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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 410 413 376
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -37
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 32 36 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.56% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 52
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £69,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.97%
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
6160 6459 6555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.39% 27.70% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5193 5442 5674
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
Hampshire +18 16 £45,000 -
Berkshire -7 14 £45,000 +28.57%
Surrey 0 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Oxfordshire - 4 £42,500 -
East Sussex +33 1 £37,500 +41.50%
Buckinghamshire -3 1 - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 69 (84.15%) Linux
2 63 (76.83%) Red Hat
3 43 (52.44%) UNIX
4 41 (50.00%) Oracle
5 38 (46.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (45.12%) Solaris
7 28 (34.15%) EMC
8 27 (32.93%) AIX
9 26 (31.71%) Perl
10 25 (30.49%) Debian
10 25 (30.49%) VMware
11 24 (29.27%) Windows
12 23 (28.05%) HPUX
13 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
14 20 (24.39%) Sybase
14 20 (24.39%) CentOS
15 19 (23.17%) Ubuntu
15 19 (23.17%) DB2
15 19 (23.17%) Python
16 18 (21.95%) Finance
16 18 (21.95%) Time Management
17 16 (19.51%) Oracle RMAN
17 16 (19.51%) HP
17 16 (19.51%) SAN
17 16 (19.51%) Symantec
17 16 (19.51%) SQL
18 15 (18.29%) Firewall
19 13 (15.85%) Shell Script
19 13 (15.85%) Nagios
19 13 (15.85%) Veritas

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 7 (8.54%) JBoss
1 7 (8.54%) Apache
2 6 (7.32%) IBM Notes
3 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.66%) nginx
4 3 (3.66%) Lync
4 3 (3.66%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.44%) IIS
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) SAN
2 15 (18.29%) Firewall
3 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.76%) DNS
5 4 (4.88%) SSL
5 4 (4.88%) NAS
6 3 (3.66%) HTTP
6 3 (3.66%) LDAP
6 3 (3.66%) WAN
6 3 (3.66%) SMTP
7 2 (2.44%) LAN
7 2 (2.44%) PBX
7 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.22%) VPN
8 1 (1.22%) DHCP
8 1 (1.22%) IPsec
8 1 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.17%) DB2
3 12 (14.63%) Oracle Database
3 12 (14.63%) MySQL
4 11 (13.41%) Informix
5 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (7.32%) MaxDB
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (3.66%) Subversion
2 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.44%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) German Language
3 5 (6.10%) French Language
4 4 (4.88%) Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.44%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.44%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Systems Administrator
2 19 (23.17%) Administrator
3 11 (13.41%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 10 (12.20%) UNIX Administrator
4 10 (12.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (12.20%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (10.98%) Technical Support
6 8 (9.76%) Applications Support
7 7 (8.54%) Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Systems Support
8 6 (7.32%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Linux Support
9 5 (6.10%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (4.88%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) Web Services
2 8 (9.76%) XML
3 7 (8.54%) .NET
4 6 (7.32%) HTML
4 6 (7.32%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (6.10%) HTML5
5 5 (6.10%) JSON
5 5 (6.10%) Middleware
6 3 (3.66%) J2EE
7 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.22%) SOAP
8 1 (1.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.41%) Replication
3 10 (12.20%) Clustering
4 7 (8.54%) Celerra
5 6 (7.32%) Eurex
6 5 (6.10%) Fixed Income
7 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.66%) Equities
8 3 (3.66%) Derivative
9 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
9 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
10 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 69 (84.15%) Linux
2 43 (52.44%) UNIX
3 38 (46.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (45.12%) Solaris
5 27 (32.93%) AIX
6 25 (30.49%) Debian
7 24 (29.27%) Windows
8 23 (28.05%) HPUX
9 20 (24.39%) CentOS
10 19 (23.17%) Ubuntu
11 7 (8.54%) Fedora
12 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
13 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000
14 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
15 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Time Management
2 12 (14.63%) Data Management
3 8 (9.76%) Capacity Management
3 8 (9.76%) Configuration Management
4 6 (7.32%) ITIL
4 6 (7.32%) ITSM
4 6 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (7.32%) Web Development
5 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.10%) Service Management
5 5 (6.10%) DevOps
6 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.66%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.66%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.66%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (3.66%) Content Management
7 3 (3.66%) Document Management
8 2 (2.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.71%) Perl
2 19 (23.17%) Python
3 16 (19.51%) SQL
4 13 (15.85%) Java
4 13 (15.85%) Shell Script
4 13 (15.85%) Bash Shell
5 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
6 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.10%) Ruby
8 4 (4.88%) C
9 3 (3.66%) C++
9 3 (3.66%) Tcl
10 2 (2.44%) C#
10 2 (2.44%) PHP
10 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.22%) VBScript
11 1 (1.22%) AWK
11 1 (1.22%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) CCNA
3 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.44%) CITP
5 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.10%) vSphere
4 4 (4.88%) vCloud
4 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.66%) qmail
5 3 (3.66%) Squid
5 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.44%) KVM
7 1 (1.22%) NFS
7 1 (1.22%) pfSense
7 1 (1.22%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.22%) MDaemon
7 1 (1.22%) Xen
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (15.85%) Nagios
2 13 (15.85%) Puppet
3 6 (7.32%) SnapMirror
3 6 (7.32%) SnapVault
3 6 (7.32%) ARCserve
3 6 (7.32%) Legato
4 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.88%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.44%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.22%) AppManager
7 1 (1.22%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (1.22%) SCCM
7 1 (1.22%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.22%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.22%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.22%) Ansible
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 63 (76.83%) Red Hat
2 41 (50.00%) Oracle
3 28 (34.15%) EMC
4 25 (30.49%) VMware
5 20 (24.39%) Sybase
6 16 (19.51%) HP
6 16 (19.51%) Symantec
7 13 (15.85%) Veritas
8 10 (12.20%) IBM
8 10 (12.20%) Sun
9 9 (10.98%) Cisco
9 9 (10.98%) NetApp
10 8 (9.76%) SAP
10 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
11 6 (7.32%) Lotus
11 6 (7.32%) Patsystems
11 6 (7.32%) NYFIX
12 5 (6.10%) GL TRADE
12 5 (6.10%) Hitachi
13 4 (4.88%) Fidessa