The table below looks at the statistics for openSUSE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited openSUSE over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
openSUSE Linux
Rank 893 862 888
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +26
Permanent jobs citing openSUSE 6 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.010% 0.001%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.019% 0.038% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 1
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31187 29054 32607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.32% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25876 24714 27872
Average salary £40,000 £40,997 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

openSUSE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing openSUSE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

openSUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

openSUSE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing openSUSE within the UK.

openSUSE Salary Trend in the UK

openSUSE
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing openSUSE within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
England -40 6 £25,000 -16.66% 2
South West - 4 £24,000 - 1
Bristol - 4 £24,000 - 1
South East -24 2 £31,500 +14.54% 1
East Sussex -35 2 £31,500 +14.54% 1
Brighton -29 1 - - 1

openSUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing openSUSE 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 openSUSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Cacti
3 4 (66.67%) SUSE
3 4 (66.67%) Apache
3 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) Nagios
3 4 (66.67%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) Icinga
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics

openSUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing openSUSE 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 openSUSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) OSPF
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Junior
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) SUSE
3 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Logistics
1 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Nagios
1 4 (66.67%) Cacti
1 4 (66.67%) Icinga
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
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