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 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 700 722 721
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 199 159 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% 0.53% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 162 144 122
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,650 £32,642
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.61% +4.70%

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
30744 29750 31736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.98% 27.35% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 25419 25385 27132
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 £24,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(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
England +27 194 £42,500 -5.55% 8
South East +54 88 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Berkshire +33 51 £52,500 +41.89% 1
London +23 46 £50,000 +4.16% 3
Windsor - 24 £57,500 -
Surrey +14 20 £37,500 -16.66%
Reading +6 20 £22,000 -40.54%
Yorkshire -39 16 £28,500 -14.92% 3
Hampshire -1 13 £41,250 -
Leeds -14 13 £28,500 -14.92% 1
North West -15 13 £42,500 -10.52%
West Yorkshire -28 13 £28,500 -14.92% 1
West Midlands -62 13 £44,000 -8.33%
Manchester - 13 £42,500 -
Guildford - 13 £37,500 -
South West -12 12 £35,000 +0.71% 1
Warwickshire - 10 £44,000 -
Warwick - 10 £44,000 -
New Malden - 7 £55,000 - 2
Southampton - 5 £28,358 -
Gloucestershire -4 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Wiltshire -5 4 £37,750 +2.02% 1
Bristol - 4 £24,000 -
Chippenham - 4 £37,750 -
Cirencester - 4 £35,000 -
M4 Corridor - 4 £75,000 -
Basingstoke +13 3 £53,750 -
Nottinghamshire +8 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Glasgow -1 3 £42,500 +5.59% 1
East Midlands -3 3 £35,000 -30.00%

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 317 (98.45%) Linux
2 215 (66.77%) Red Hat
3 170 (52.80%) VMware
4 164 (50.93%) Windows
5 124 (38.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 122 (37.89%) SAN
7 101 (31.37%) Oracle
8 95 (29.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 94 (29.19%) Ubuntu
10 88 (27.33%) Perl
11 86 (26.71%) UNIX
12 85 (26.40%) Solaris
13 80 (24.84%) Apache
14 78 (24.22%) SQL
14 78 (24.22%) CentOS
15 77 (23.91%) ITIL
16 71 (22.05%) Puppet
17 70 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
17 70 (21.74%) Debian
17 70 (21.74%) Clustering
18 67 (20.81%) TCP/IP
18 67 (20.81%) Oracle Database
19 64 (19.88%) Bash Shell
19 64 (19.88%) AIX
20 63 (19.57%) Cisco
21 60 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
22 57 (17.70%) IBM
22 57 (17.70%) Shell Script
23 55 (17.08%) Python
24 53 (16.46%) EMC

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 80 (24.84%) Apache
2 45 (13.98%) WebLogic
3 42 (13.04%) WebSphere
4 36 (11.18%) Tomcat
5 18 (5.59%) JBoss
6 16 (4.97%) IIS
7 15 (4.66%) CloudStack
8 14 (4.35%) MS Exchange
9 13 (4.04%) OpenStack
10 7 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.55%) nginx
12 4 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.62%) Drupal
13 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
14 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.31%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.11%) Office 365
2 8 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.48%) SaaS
3 7 (2.17%) PaaS
4 6 (1.86%) IaaS
5 4 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 122 (37.89%) SAN
2 67 (20.81%) TCP/IP
3 32 (9.94%) DNS
4 30 (9.32%) LDAP
5 29 (9.01%) Firewall
6 26 (8.07%) WAN
7 24 (7.45%) LAN
8 19 (5.90%) DHCP
9 17 (5.28%) NAS
10 16 (4.97%) VPN
11 12 (3.73%) HTTP
12 10 (3.11%) BGP
13 9 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (2.48%) VLAN
14 8 (2.48%) OSPF
15 7 (2.17%) Ethernet
16 6 (1.86%) SNMP
17 5 (1.55%) FTP
17 5 (1.55%) SMS
17 5 (1.55%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (20.81%) Oracle Database
2 42 (13.04%) MySQL
3 38 (11.80%) SQL Server
4 28 (8.70%) DB2
5 18 (5.59%) RDBMS
5 18 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 17 (5.28%) Oracle Exadata
7 15 (4.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (4.66%) Hadoop
7 15 (4.66%) MongoDB
8 11 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.62%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.31%) Big Data
12 1 (0.31%) Informix
12 1 (0.31%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 22 (6.83%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.59%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.11%) Juju
4 5 (1.55%) Bugzilla
4 5 (1.55%) JIRA
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.31%) Selenium
6 1 (0.31%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.31%) Hudson
General
1 24 (7.45%) Finance
2 20 (6.21%) Banking
3 14 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.04%) Electronics
4 13 (4.04%) Law
5 12 (3.73%) Retail
6 8 (2.48%) Marketing
7 7 (2.17%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.86%) Legal
8 6 (1.86%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.55%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.24%) Advertising
11 3 (0.93%) French Language
12 2 (0.62%) Automotive
12 2 (0.62%) Games
13 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.31%) Back Office
13 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 109 (33.85%) Administrator
2 91 (28.26%) Systems Administrator
3 47 (14.60%) Linux Administrator
4 44 (13.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 38 (11.80%) UNIX Administrator
6 33 (10.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 29 (9.01%) DBA
8 28 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
9 26 (8.07%) Support Engineer
10 23 (7.14%) Analyst
10 23 (7.14%) Architect
11 20 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (6.21%) Linux Engineer
12 17 (5.28%) Linux Support
12 17 (5.28%) Infrastructure Architect
13 16 (4.97%) Support Analyst
14 15 (4.66%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 14 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
16 13 (4.04%) Developer
17 12 (3.73%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.14%) Middleware
2 19 (5.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (5.59%) LAMP
4 15 (4.66%) XML
5 13 (4.04%) HTML
6 10 (3.11%) JSON
6 10 (3.11%) Django
6 10 (3.11%) RESTful
7 7 (2.17%) .NET
8 6 (1.86%) Web Services
9 5 (1.55%) CSS
9 5 (1.55%) Ajax
10 3 (0.93%) J2EE
10 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.93%) Worklight
10 3 (0.93%) libvirt
11 2 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.62%) Java EE
11 2 (0.62%) Spring
11 2 (0.62%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 70 (21.74%) Clustering
2 25 (7.76%) Replication
3 17 (5.28%) FlexPod
4 12 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.73%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.48%) Fat Client
6 8 (2.48%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.86%) DTV
7 6 (1.86%) iSeries
7 6 (1.86%) IPTV
8 4 (1.24%) VAX
8 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.93%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.93%) AS400
10 2 (0.62%) LPAR
10 2 (0.62%) Open Source
11 1 (0.31%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.31%) Wiki
11 1 (0.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 317 (98.45%) Linux
2 164 (50.93%) Windows
3 124 (38.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 94 (29.19%) Ubuntu
5 86 (26.71%) UNIX
6 85 (26.40%) Solaris
7 78 (24.22%) CentOS
8 70 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 70 (21.74%) Debian
9 64 (19.88%) AIX
10 60 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 42 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (7.76%) Windows 7
12 25 (7.76%) HPUX
13 17 (5.28%) OS/400
13 17 (5.28%) zOS
13 17 (5.28%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (3.42%) VMS
15 10 (3.11%) Windows 8
16 6 (1.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.91%) ITIL
2 37 (11.49%) Root Cause Analysis
3 35 (10.87%) Incident Management
4 30 (9.32%) Configuration Management
5 27 (8.39%) Service Management
5 27 (8.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (7.45%) DevOps
7 22 (6.83%) Migration
7 22 (6.83%) Business Continuity
8 20 (6.21%) Problem Management
9 18 (5.59%) Mentoring
10 17 (5.28%) Coaching
10 17 (5.28%) Infrastructure Management
11 15 (4.66%) Performance Management
11 15 (4.66%) Data Migration
11 15 (4.66%) Performance Engineering
12 12 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (3.11%) Load Balancing
13 10 (3.11%) Project Management
14 9 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 88 (27.33%) Perl
2 78 (24.22%) SQL
3 64 (19.88%) Bash Shell
4 57 (17.70%) Shell Script
5 55 (17.08%) Python
6 45 (13.98%) Ruby
7 40 (12.42%) PHP
8 35 (10.87%) Java
9 27 (8.39%) AWK
10 21 (6.52%) PL/SQL
11 18 (5.59%) sed
12 15 (4.66%) Bourne shell
13 13 (4.04%) Korn
14 12 (3.73%) PowerShell
15 9 (2.80%) C
16 6 (1.86%) C++
17 4 (1.24%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (12.42%) Degree
2 23 (7.14%) Linux+ Certification
3 21 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 20 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (5.28%) SC Cleared
6 16 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (4.97%) MCSE
7 15 (4.66%) CCNA
7 15 (4.66%) RHCE
7 15 (4.66%) LPIC
8 14 (4.35%) CCNP
9 8 (2.48%) CCA
9 8 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (2.48%) CCEE
10 7 (2.17%) JNCIP
11 6 (1.86%) MCITP
11 6 (1.86%) MCSA
12 5 (1.55%) CCDA
12 5 (1.55%) JNCIA
12 5 (1.55%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (13.35%) SLA
2 18 (5.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.86%) QA
4 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 95 (29.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (13.04%) KVM
3 29 (9.01%) Oracle RMAN
4 26 (8.07%) vSphere
5 24 (7.45%) Active Directory
5 24 (7.45%) Hyper-V
6 19 (5.90%) Postfix
6 19 (5.90%) VMware ESX
7 18 (5.59%) Xen
8 17 (5.28%) Firmware
8 17 (5.28%) Samba
9 15 (4.66%) NFS
9 15 (4.66%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (4.66%) Sendmail
10 14 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (3.73%) PowerHA
12 10 (3.11%) Ceph
13 9 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (2.48%) IAG
14 8 (2.48%) UAG
Systems Management
1 71 (22.05%) Puppet
2 42 (13.04%) Nagios
3 28 (8.70%) Data Guard
4 21 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (6.21%) Tivoli
6 16 (4.97%) Red Hat Satellite
7 13 (4.04%) HP SIM
8 12 (3.73%) NetBackup
9 10 (3.11%) SCCM
10 7 (2.17%) CA SiteMinder
10 7 (2.17%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.86%) Zenoss
11 6 (1.86%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.24%) Icinga
12 4 (1.24%) Cacti
13 3 (0.93%) PureDisk
14 2 (0.62%) Plesk
14 2 (0.62%) Legato
14 2 (0.62%) Backup Exec
14 2 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 215 (66.77%) Red Hat
2 170 (52.80%) VMware
3 101 (31.37%) Oracle
4 63 (19.57%) Cisco
5 57 (17.70%) IBM
6 53 (16.46%) EMC
7 43 (13.35%) HP
8 30 (9.32%) Microsoft
8 30 (9.32%) NetApp
9 28 (8.70%) Juniper
10 25 (7.76%) Remedy
11 24 (7.45%) CA
11 24 (7.45%) Symantec
12 22 (6.83%) Citrix
13 21 (6.52%) Sun
13 21 (6.52%) Brocade
14 20 (6.21%) CheckPoint
15 17 (5.28%) BMC
16 14 (4.35%) Reuters
16 14 (4.35%) Bloomberg
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