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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 232 212 217
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 8 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% 0.42% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 7
Average salary £37,750 £34,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.42% -18.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £37,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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
1660 1425 1636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.70% 26.98% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1399 1252 1405
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 27 March 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
Wiltshire +4 5 £37,500 +8.69%
Devon - 3 £38,000 -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
1 19 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 19 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 18 (94.74%) UNIX
3 17 (89.47%) Solaris
3 17 (89.47%) HP
3 17 (89.47%) Shell Script
3 17 (89.47%) Symantec
4 15 (78.95%) SCSA
4 15 (78.95%) Sun Certification
4 15 (78.95%) Sun
5 14 (73.68%) RHCA
6 13 (68.42%) VMware
6 13 (68.42%) NetBackup
7 12 (63.16%) ITIL
7 12 (63.16%) SAN
8 11 (57.89%) HPUX
9 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
9 10 (52.63%) Project Management
9 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
11 3 (15.79%) Firmware
11 3 (15.79%) Oracle
12 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
13 1 (5.26%) QA
13 1 (5.26%) High Availability
13 1 (5.26%) Twitter
13 1 (5.26%) Management Information System

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (63.16%) SAN
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Support
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
1 19 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 18 (94.74%) UNIX
3 17 (89.47%) Solaris
4 11 (57.89%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Sun Certification
1 15 (78.95%) SCSA
2 14 (73.68%) RHCA
3 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 17 (89.47%) Symantec
2 17 (89.47%) HP
3 15 (78.95%) Sun
4 13 (68.42%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Twitter