The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 222 202 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 12 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.12% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.70% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 0
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1711 1456 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.88% 28.58% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1273 1560
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SUSE
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SUSE Salary Trend in the South West

SUSE
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SUSE across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

SUSE Salary Histogram in the South West

SUSE
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Gloucestershire -3 5 £35,000 -20.00%
Bristol - 4 £24,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £37,000 -
Somerset - 1 £37,500 -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Apache
3 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
4 7 (43.75%) SAN
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
4 7 (43.75%) Debian
4 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) Python
4 7 (43.75%) Perl
5 6 (37.50%) VLAN
5 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
6 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
6 5 (31.25%) Samba
6 5 (31.25%) Ajax
6 5 (31.25%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Legato
6 5 (31.25%) CommVault
6 5 (31.25%) NetApp
6 5 (31.25%) Workflow
6 5 (31.25%) Bugzilla
6 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
6 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
6 5 (31.25%) PHP
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) C
6 5 (31.25%) C++

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 9 (56.25%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 6 (37.50%) VLAN
3 5 (31.25%) ADSL
3 5 (31.25%) GPRS
3 5 (31.25%) SMS
3 5 (31.25%) PPP
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) IPv4
5 2 (12.50%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) CouchDB
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Bugzilla
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 2 (12.50%) Games
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Junior
3 3 (18.75%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Backup Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
1 5 (31.25%) Ajax
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) DTV
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Debian
4 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
4 5 (31.25%) Solaris
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (25.00%) openSUSE
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (12.50%) HPUX
6 2 (12.50%) CentOS
6 2 (12.50%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Workflow
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
2 7 (43.75%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) C
4 5 (31.25%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Sun Certification
2 2 (12.50%) SCSA
2 2 (12.50%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Samba
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) Xen
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
1 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
1 5 (31.25%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (31.25%) Legato
2 4 (25.00%) Nagios
2 4 (25.00%) Cacti
2 4 (25.00%) Icinga
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Adobe
2 5 (31.25%) EMC
2 5 (31.25%) CommVault
2 5 (31.25%) NetApp
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) Sun
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Veritas
4 2 (12.50%) 3PAR