The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 78 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.63% - 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.50% - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £28,358 - £33,915
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.61% +4.70%
SUSE
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
333 335 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 42.10% 42.68% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 304 325 291
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,915
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,600 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SUSE
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

SUSE Salary Trend in Southampton

SUSE
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Mac OS
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (83.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Support
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware