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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 432 401 403
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +2
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 18 53 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.095% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.87% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 41 23
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,820 £22,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -4.34%
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
5594 6116 5699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.50% 29.79% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4891 5103 4673
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Surrey +2 11 £52,500 -4.54%
Berkshire -19 2 £65,000 +36.84%
East Sussex - 2 £44,141 -
Hampshire +13 1 £42,500 -2.85%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 39 (68.42%) Linux
2 38 (66.67%) Oracle
3 35 (61.40%) Red Hat
4 32 (56.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (52.63%) Windows
6 27 (47.37%) Unix
7 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 24 (42.11%) SQL
7 24 (42.11%) VMware
8 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (35.09%) NAS
9 20 (35.09%) Clustering
9 20 (35.09%) TCP/IP
9 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
10 19 (33.33%) Cisco
10 19 (33.33%) Solaris
10 19 (33.33%) Python
10 19 (33.33%) Oracle Database
11 18 (31.58%) Puppet
11 18 (31.58%) CentOS
12 16 (28.07%) Bash Shell
12 16 (28.07%) Perl
12 16 (28.07%) Finance
13 15 (26.32%) Configuration Management
13 15 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (26.32%) XML
14 14 (24.56%) SAN
14 14 (24.56%) Technical Architecture
15 13 (22.81%) Windows Server
16 12 (21.05%) Telecoms

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (21.05%) Apache
2 10 (17.54%) IIS
2 10 (17.54%) OpenStack
2 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.77%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (17.54%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.51%) IaaS
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.09%) NAS
1 20 (35.09%) TCP/IP
2 14 (24.56%) SAN
3 10 (17.54%) Ethernet
3 10 (17.54%) LAN
3 10 (17.54%) PBX
3 10 (17.54%) WAN
4 9 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (15.79%) iSCSI
4 9 (15.79%) SNMP
5 5 (8.77%) Intranet
6 1 (1.75%) DNS
6 1 (1.75%) HTTP
6 1 (1.75%) Internet
6 1 (1.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 19 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 15 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (17.54%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (14.04%) MySQL
5 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (14.04%) SAP HANA
6 7 (12.28%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.77%) Publishing
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Architect
2 14 (24.56%) Technical Architect
3 11 (19.30%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (10.53%) SAP Architect
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Architect
8 5 (8.77%) C Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Developer
8 5 (8.77%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 5 (8.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (8.77%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) MySQL Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) XML
2 10 (17.54%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) J2EE
3 9 (15.79%) Middleware
4 8 (14.04%) SAP Basis
4 8 (14.04%) SAP Fiori
4 8 (14.04%) Web Services
5 5 (8.77%) SOAP
6 1 (1.75%) Ajax
6 1 (1.75%) LAMP
6 1 (1.75%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Clustering
2 10 (17.54%) Fat Client
2 10 (17.54%) Thin Client
3 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 9 (15.79%) EMC VMAX
4 7 (12.28%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 39 (68.42%) Linux
2 32 (56.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (52.63%) Windows
4 27 (47.37%) Unix
5 19 (33.33%) Solaris
6 18 (31.58%) CentOS
7 13 (22.81%) Windows Server
8 10 (17.54%) Ubuntu
8 10 (17.54%) Windows XP
9 8 (14.04%) Debian
10 7 (12.28%) Windows 2000
10 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (3.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Configuration Management
2 14 (24.56%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (19.30%) Service Delivery
4 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.54%) Migration
4 10 (17.54%) Scrum
4 10 (17.54%) SOA
5 8 (14.04%) Customer Engagement
5 8 (14.04%) DevOps
5 8 (14.04%) Presales
5 8 (14.04%) Use Case
6 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.26%) High Availability
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.51%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.51%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) SQL
2 19 (33.33%) Python
3 16 (28.07%) Bash Shell
3 16 (28.07%) Perl
4 9 (15.79%) Korn
4 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 8 (14.04%) Ruby
6 6 (10.53%) Java
7 5 (8.77%) C
8 1 (1.75%) AWK
8 1 (1.75%) C++
8 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) CITP
2 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.79%) Firmware
2 9 (15.79%) KVM
2 9 (15.79%) NFS
2 9 (15.79%) VMware ESX
2 9 (15.79%) Xen
3 8 (14.04%) vCloud
3 8 (14.04%) vSphere
4 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) Puppet
2 10 (17.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (15.79%) Zenoss
4 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.75%) Nagios
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.75%) SCCM
5 1 (1.75%) SCOM
5 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (66.67%) Oracle
2 35 (61.40%) Red Hat
3 24 (42.11%) VMware
4 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
5 19 (33.33%) Cisco
6 12 (21.05%) SAP
7 10 (17.54%) CheckPoint
7 10 (17.54%) Citrix
7 10 (17.54%) Dell
7 10 (17.54%) HP
7 10 (17.54%) Novell
7 10 (17.54%) Sun
8 9 (15.79%) CA
8 9 (15.79%) EMC
9 7 (12.28%) Veritas
10 4 (7.02%) Informatica
11 3 (5.26%) SunGard
12 2 (3.51%) IBM
13 1 (1.75%) Mercator
13 1 (1.75%) Unisys