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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank - 218 213
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 0 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.64% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 6
Average salary - £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -12.00%
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
1749 1707 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.44% 27.90% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1502 1461 1271
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat