The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 716 697 683
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 188 166 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.61% 0.58% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 159 146 163
Average salary £44,000 £47,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.85% +6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £30,179 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
30710 28694 32367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 27.29% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 25431 24506 27684
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SUSE
Salary Trend

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

SUSE Salary Trend in the UK

SUSE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SUSE over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 within the UK.

SUSE Salary Histogram in the UK

SUSE
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 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 -20 186 £44,000 -8.33% 11
South East +30 72 £45,000 -2.70% 2
London -4 58 £50,000 +14.28% 6
Berkshire +38 48 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Reading +13 24 £22,000 -58.09%
West Midlands -64 21 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Windsor - 19 £57,500 -
Surrey -9 14 £40,000 -13.51%
Warwickshire - 14 £44,000 -
Warwick - 14 £44,000 -
South West -7 11 £35,000 -5.40%
North West -16 9 £42,500 -1.16%
Manchester -9 8 £42,500 -3.95%
East of England -18 8 £42,000 -30.00%
Yorkshire -36 8 £25,500 -44.86% 1
Luton - 8 £42,000 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £42,000 -
Leeds -30 7 £25,000 -45.94%
Birmingham -30 7 £52,500 +5.00% 1
West Yorkshire -39 7 £25,000 -45.94%
Hampshire -18 6 £42,500 +22.74%
Guildford - 6 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire -6 5 £35,000 -
Cirencester - 5 £35,000 -
Bristol - 4 £24,000 -
New Malden - 4 £55,000 - 3
M4 Corridor +3 3 £75,000 +66.66%
Thames Ditton - 3 £40,000 -
Slough +3 2 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Wiltshire -4 2 £37,000 -

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 320 (98.77%) Linux
2 209 (64.51%) Red Hat
3 158 (48.77%) Windows
4 156 (48.15%) VMware
5 141 (43.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 111 (34.26%) SAN
7 103 (31.79%) Perl
7 103 (31.79%) Oracle
8 94 (29.01%) Ubuntu
9 92 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 92 (28.40%) Solaris
10 84 (25.93%) Apache
11 83 (25.62%) UNIX
12 79 (24.38%) SQL
12 79 (24.38%) TCP/IP
13 77 (23.77%) Clustering
14 76 (23.46%) CentOS
15 75 (23.15%) Oracle Database
16 72 (22.22%) Bash Shell
17 68 (20.99%) ITIL
17 68 (20.99%) Python
18 64 (19.75%) Debian
18 64 (19.75%) Puppet
19 57 (17.59%) Windows Server 2003
20 56 (17.28%) Cisco
21 55 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
22 53 (16.36%) Ruby
22 53 (16.36%) MySQL
23 49 (15.12%) IBM
24 48 (14.81%) Shell Script

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 84 (25.93%) Apache
2 48 (14.81%) WebLogic
3 45 (13.89%) Tomcat
4 39 (12.04%) WebSphere
5 19 (5.86%) IIS
5 19 (5.86%) MS Exchange
6 18 (5.56%) CloudStack
7 14 (4.32%) OpenStack
8 8 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.23%) nginx
10 4 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.93%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.62%) Drupal
12 2 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.31%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.40%) Office 365
2 10 (3.09%) SaaS
3 8 (2.47%) IaaS
3 8 (2.47%) PaaS
3 8 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 111 (34.26%) SAN
2 79 (24.38%) TCP/IP
3 46 (14.20%) DNS
4 33 (10.19%) Firewall
5 31 (9.57%) LDAP
6 25 (7.72%) WAN
7 22 (6.79%) LAN
8 18 (5.56%) DHCP
9 17 (5.25%) NAS
10 14 (4.32%) VPN
11 10 (3.09%) HTTP
12 9 (2.78%) BGP
13 8 (2.47%) VLAN
13 8 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (2.47%) SNMP
14 7 (2.16%) OSPF
15 6 (1.85%) Ethernet
15 6 (1.85%) FTP
16 5 (1.54%) ADSL
16 5 (1.54%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (23.15%) Oracle Database
2 53 (16.36%) MySQL
3 25 (7.72%) SQL Server
4 19 (5.86%) DB2
5 18 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 18 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 15 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.01%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
8 12 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.62%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.62%) OLTP
11 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.86%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.32%) Juju
4 5 (1.54%) Bugzilla
5 3 (0.93%) JIRA
6 1 (0.31%) Selenium
6 1 (0.31%) Hudson
General
1 21 (6.48%) Finance
2 19 (5.86%) Banking
3 16 (4.94%) Law
4 12 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.09%) Retail
6 7 (2.16%) Electronics
7 6 (1.85%) Legal
7 6 (1.85%) Advertising
8 5 (1.54%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.23%) Marketing
9 4 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.93%) French Language
11 2 (0.62%) Automotive
11 2 (0.62%) Games
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 101 (31.17%) Administrator
2 83 (25.62%) Systems Administrator
3 53 (16.36%) Linux Administrator
4 47 (14.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 37 (11.42%) Linux Engineer
6 36 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 31 (9.57%) Oracle DBA
7 31 (9.57%) DBA
8 25 (7.72%) UNIX Administrator
9 23 (7.10%) Architect
10 20 (6.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 18 (5.56%) Linux Support
11 18 (5.56%) Analyst
11 18 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (4.94%) 1st Line Support
13 15 (4.63%) Developer
14 14 (4.32%) 1st Line Support Engineer
14 14 (4.32%) Server Engineer
15 13 (4.01%) Linux Support Engineer
16 12 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.41%) XML
2 21 (6.48%) LAMP
3 17 (5.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (5.25%) Middleware
4 15 (4.63%) JSON
5 14 (4.32%) RESTful
6 13 (4.01%) Django
7 11 (3.40%) HTML
8 5 (1.54%) CSS
8 5 (1.54%) Ajax
9 4 (1.23%) .NET
9 4 (1.23%) Web Services
10 2 (0.62%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.62%) J2EE
11 1 (0.31%) Spring
11 1 (0.31%) YAML
11 1 (0.31%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 77 (23.77%) Clustering
2 24 (7.41%) Replication
3 19 (5.86%) Firmware
4 12 (3.70%) FlexPod
5 11 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.09%) Fat Client
6 10 (3.09%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.85%) IPTV
9 5 (1.54%) iSeries
10 4 (1.23%) VAX
11 3 (0.93%) AS400
11 3 (0.93%) DTV
12 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.62%) Open Source
12 2 (0.62%) LPAR
12 2 (0.62%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.31%) Equities
13 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 320 (98.77%) Linux
2 158 (48.77%) Windows
3 141 (43.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 94 (29.01%) Ubuntu
5 92 (28.40%) Solaris
6 83 (25.62%) UNIX
7 76 (23.46%) CentOS
8 64 (19.75%) Debian
9 57 (17.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 55 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 43 (13.27%) AIX
12 38 (11.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (8.33%) Windows 7
14 19 (5.86%) HPUX
15 17 (5.25%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (3.70%) zOS
16 12 (3.70%) OS/400
17 11 (3.40%) VMS
17 11 (3.40%) Windows 8
18 6 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (20.99%) ITIL
2 48 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 38 (11.73%) Incident Management
4 35 (10.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (7.72%) DevOps
6 24 (7.41%) Service Management
7 23 (7.10%) Migration
7 23 (7.10%) Problem Management
8 22 (6.79%) Business Continuity
9 20 (6.17%) Configuration Management
10 16 (4.94%) Performance Management
11 15 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (4.63%) Data Migration
11 15 (4.63%) Performance Engineering
12 13 (4.01%) Mentoring
13 12 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
13 12 (3.70%) Coaching
13 12 (3.70%) Load Balancing
14 9 (2.78%) Change Management
14 9 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 103 (31.79%) Perl
2 79 (24.38%) SQL
3 72 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 68 (20.99%) Python
5 53 (16.36%) Ruby
6 48 (14.81%) Shell Script
7 47 (14.51%) PHP
8 43 (13.27%) Java
9 28 (8.64%) AWK
10 24 (7.41%) PL/SQL
11 19 (5.86%) sed
12 16 (4.94%) Bourne shell
12 16 (4.94%) Korn
13 12 (3.70%) C
14 5 (1.54%) C++
14 5 (1.54%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (12.04%) Degree
2 28 (8.64%) Linux+ Certification
3 24 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (7.10%) MCSE
5 21 (6.48%) RHCE
5 21 (6.48%) Security Cleared
6 19 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (5.56%) LPIC
8 17 (5.25%) SC Cleared
9 16 (4.94%) CCNA
10 11 (3.40%) MCSA
11 10 (3.09%) CCEE
11 10 (3.09%) CCA
11 10 (3.09%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (2.78%) CCNP
12 9 (2.78%) MCITP
13 5 (1.54%) MCP
13 5 (1.54%) MCDST
14 4 (1.23%) JNCIP
15 3 (0.93%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.11%) SLA
2 18 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (2.16%) QA
4 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 92 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (13.27%) KVM
3 32 (9.88%) Oracle RMAN
4 27 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 26 (8.02%) vSphere
6 25 (7.72%) Hyper-V
7 22 (6.79%) Xen
8 21 (6.48%) Postfix
9 18 (5.56%) Sendmail
9 18 (5.56%) NFS
10 16 (4.94%) VMware ESX
11 15 (4.63%) Oracle RAC
11 15 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (3.40%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (3.09%) IAG
13 10 (3.09%) UAG
13 10 (3.09%) Samba
14 8 (2.47%) PowerHA
14 8 (2.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 6 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 64 (19.75%) Puppet
2 37 (11.42%) Nagios
3 31 (9.57%) Data Guard
4 26 (8.02%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (6.17%) Tivoli
6 17 (5.25%) HP SIM
7 12 (3.70%) SCCM
8 8 (2.47%) Vagrant
8 8 (2.47%) Red Hat Satellite
8 8 (2.47%) Zenoss
8 8 (2.47%) ZABBIX
9 6 (1.85%) CA SiteMinder
9 6 (1.85%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.54%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.54%) Legato
10 5 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (1.23%) Icinga
11 4 (1.23%) Cacti
12 3 (0.93%) PureDisk
13 2 (0.62%) Plesk
Vendors
1 209 (64.51%) Red Hat
2 156 (48.15%) VMware
3 103 (31.79%) Oracle
4 56 (17.28%) Cisco
5 49 (15.12%) IBM
6 45 (13.89%) EMC
7 35 (10.80%) Microsoft
7 35 (10.80%) HP
8 27 (8.33%) Citrix
9 26 (8.02%) NetApp
10 20 (6.17%) JBoss
11 19 (5.86%) Juniper
12 18 (5.56%) CA
12 18 (5.56%) Remedy
13 17 (5.25%) Sun
14 16 (4.94%) Brocade
14 16 (4.94%) Symantec
15 15 (4.63%) Reuters
15 15 (4.63%) Bloomberg
15 15 (4.63%) CheckPoint
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 13 days ago
New Malden
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
OHO Group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago