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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
openSUSE Linux
Rank 888 888 877
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing openSUSE 9 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.029% 0.007% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 8
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -9.72%

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
30780 29937 32355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.34% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25745 24877 27944
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 11 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 19 December 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 +5 9 £35,000 +7.69%
South East +14 6 £31,500 -3.07%
East Sussex -6 5 £31,500 -21.25%
City of London - 2 £42,500 -
Brighton - 2 £40,000 -
London - 2 £42,500 -
Manchester - 1 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
North West - 1 £35,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 -

openSUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Bash Shell
3 12 (66.67%) Perl
4 11 (61.11%) Windows
5 10 (55.56%) SQL
6 9 (50.00%) Python
6 9 (50.00%) VoIP
6 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (44.44%) Apache
8 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
9 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
10 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
10 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
10 5 (27.78%) Logistics
10 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
10 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (27.78%) SNMP
10 5 (27.78%) Degree
11 4 (22.22%) HTML
11 4 (22.22%) jQuery
11 4 (22.22%) OSPF
11 4 (22.22%) BGP
11 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 4 (22.22%) VLAN
11 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
11 4 (22.22%) PHP
11 4 (22.22%) VMware
11 4 (22.22%) Oracle
11 4 (22.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (22.22%) SUSE

openSUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (44.44%) Apache
2 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) WordPress
4 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) VoIP
1 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) SNMP
3 4 (22.22%) OSPF
3 4 (22.22%) BGP
3 4 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) TestNG
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 2 (11.11%) Gradle
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Log4j
3 1 (5.56%) WATIR
General
1 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Administrator
3 5 (27.78%) Test Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Junior
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 3 (16.67%) Ajax
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) JSP
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.11%) Spring
3 2 (11.11%) Java EE
3 2 (11.11%) JSTL
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
4 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 4 (22.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (22.22%) SUSE
6 2 (11.11%) Android
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) CentOS
7 1 (5.56%) Fedora
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
1 5 (27.78%) Logistics
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Product Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Product Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Bash Shell
2 12 (66.67%) Perl
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 4 (22.22%) PHP
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
7 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
1 4 (22.22%) Cacti
1 4 (22.22%) Icinga
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat