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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank - 226 215
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 0 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.065% 0.095%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Average salary - £37,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -13.84%
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
1794 1719 1451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.78% 28.14% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 1478 1298
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) SCSA
3 1 (25.00%) RHCA
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SCSA
1 1 (25.00%) RHCA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) VMware