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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 794 757 640
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -117
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 110 163 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.51% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 79 136 193
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%

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
29540 31829 29889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 26.54% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 24711 26653 25142
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,834 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 2015 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 5 May 2015. 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 -4 108 £47,500 +25.00% 7
London +6 39 £50,000 +8.69% 1
South East +10 34 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Berkshire -4 23 £47,500 +35.71% 2
North West +3 16 £33,363 +33.45%
City of London +48 15 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Manchester +15 15 £31,250 +25.00%
Reading -15 14 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Yorkshire +10 8 £39,000 +44.44% 1
Surrey +10 6 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £39,000 - 1
Sheffield - 5 £39,000 - 1
Hampshire +4 4 £46,250 +68.18% 1
South West -9 4 £37,500 +36.36%
West Yorkshire +12 3 £42,500 +57.40%
Essex +7 3 £37,500 -2.59%
East Midlands +7 3 £37,000 +39.62%
East of England +3 3 £37,500 +4.89%
Leeds -5 3 £42,500 +57.40%
Loughton - 3 £37,500 -
Devon - 3 £37,500 -
Woking - 3 - -
Basingstoke +25 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +9 2 £39,000 -8.23%
Nottingham -3 2 £39,000 -8.23%
Epsom - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £46,250 -
Wiltshire 0 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Cheshire 0 1 £33,363 -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £55,000 +4.76%

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 222 (93.67%) Linux
2 194 (81.86%) Red Hat
3 136 (57.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 127 (53.59%) UNIX
5 113 (47.68%) VMware
6 111 (46.84%) Oracle
7 108 (45.57%) Windows
8 106 (44.73%) Solaris
9 89 (37.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 87 (36.71%) SAN
11 76 (32.07%) HP
12 75 (31.65%) AIX
13 72 (30.38%) HPUX
14 71 (29.96%) Perl
15 70 (29.54%) Debian
16 68 (28.69%) SQL Server
17 67 (28.27%) SQL
18 59 (24.89%) Symantec
18 59 (24.89%) DB2
18 59 (24.89%) EMC
19 58 (24.47%) Shell Script
20 57 (24.05%) Microsoft
21 56 (23.63%) Python
22 54 (22.78%) Ubuntu
23 53 (22.36%) IBM
24 52 (21.94%) Finance
25 50 (21.10%) Bash Shell
26 48 (20.25%) CentOS
26 48 (20.25%) Cisco
27 47 (19.83%) Oracle Database

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 32 (13.50%) WebSphere
2 30 (12.66%) WebLogic
3 18 (7.59%) Apache
4 15 (6.33%) Tomcat
4 15 (6.33%) IIS
5 8 (3.38%) JBoss
6 5 (2.11%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.69%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.27%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.27%) Drupal
8 3 (1.27%) Mule
9 1 (0.42%) nginx
9 1 (0.42%) Confluence
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.27%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.84%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (0.84%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.80%) Office 365
2 7 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (36.71%) SAN
2 44 (18.57%) TCP/IP
3 30 (12.66%) DNS
4 27 (11.39%) Firewall
5 18 (7.59%) LAN
5 18 (7.59%) WAN
6 15 (6.33%) DHCP
7 14 (5.91%) VPN
8 13 (5.49%) HTTP
9 9 (3.80%) Ethernet
10 6 (2.53%) NAS
11 5 (2.11%) FTP
12 4 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.69%) Multicast
12 4 (1.69%) Wireshark
13 3 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (0.84%) LDAP
14 2 (0.84%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.84%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (28.69%) SQL Server
2 59 (24.89%) DB2
3 47 (19.83%) Oracle Database
4 33 (13.92%) Relational Database
5 31 (13.08%) RDBMS
6 28 (11.81%) Oracle Exadata
7 24 (10.13%) MySQL
8 18 (7.59%) Informix
9 13 (5.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.53%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.11%) MaxDB
11 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.69%) SAP HANA
13 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.27%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.84%) Big Data
14 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (2.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.27%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (1.27%) JIRA
3 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.84%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.84%) Subversion
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.42%) Trac
General
1 52 (21.94%) Finance
2 24 (10.13%) Banking
3 9 (3.80%) German Language
4 7 (2.95%) Aerospace
4 7 (2.95%) Electronics
5 6 (2.53%) Retail
5 6 (2.53%) Local Government
6 5 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.11%) French Language
6 5 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.11%) Military
7 4 (1.69%) Marketing
7 4 (1.69%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.69%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.84%) Back Office
9 2 (0.84%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.84%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (26.16%) Administrator
2 54 (22.78%) Systems Administrator
3 33 (13.92%) Linux Administrator
4 32 (13.50%) Architect
5 31 (13.08%) Infrastructure Architect
6 29 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
6 29 (12.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 28 (11.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 28 (11.81%) UNIX Administrator
8 26 (10.97%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 22 (9.28%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (8.02%) Applications Support
11 17 (7.17%) Analyst
12 16 (6.75%) Support Engineer
13 12 (5.06%) Technical Support
14 11 (4.64%) Linux Support
15 10 (4.22%) Systems Support
16 9 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
16 9 (3.80%) DBA
17 8 (3.38%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.77%) Middleware
2 28 (11.81%) WebSphere MQ
2 28 (11.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 23 (9.70%) FIX Protocol
4 15 (6.33%) .NET
5 11 (4.64%) XML
6 8 (3.38%) Web Services
7 7 (2.95%) HTML
8 6 (2.53%) LAMP
9 4 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.27%) HTML5
10 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.27%) CSS
11 2 (0.84%) J2EE
11 2 (0.84%) JSON
12 1 (0.42%) Java EE
12 1 (0.42%) Velocity
12 1 (0.42%) SOAP
12 1 (0.42%) XSLT
12 1 (0.42%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.24%) Clustering
2 28 (11.81%) FlexPod
3 24 (10.13%) Replication
4 23 (9.70%) Eurex
5 20 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (5.91%) Fixed Income
7 12 (5.06%) Equities
8 10 (4.22%) Derivative
8 10 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 7 (2.95%) Celerra
10 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.27%) Symmetrix DMX
12 3 (1.27%) Open Source
12 3 (1.27%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.42%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 222 (93.67%) Linux
2 136 (57.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 127 (53.59%) UNIX
4 108 (45.57%) Windows
5 106 (44.73%) Solaris
6 75 (31.65%) AIX
7 72 (30.38%) HPUX
8 70 (29.54%) Debian
9 54 (22.78%) Ubuntu
10 48 (20.25%) CentOS
11 37 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 35 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (12.24%) zOS
14 28 (11.81%) OS/400
15 27 (11.39%) Fedora
15 27 (11.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 13 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (5.49%) Windows 7
17 11 (4.64%) Windows 8
18 8 (3.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.41%) ITIL
2 29 (12.24%) Mentoring
3 28 (11.81%) Coaching
3 28 (11.81%) Infrastructure Management
3 28 (11.81%) Business Continuity
4 20 (8.44%) Time Management
5 18 (7.59%) Data Management
6 17 (7.17%) Load Balancing
6 17 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (6.75%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (6.75%) DevOps
8 15 (6.33%) Problem Management
9 13 (5.49%) Low Latency
10 12 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (4.22%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 10 (4.22%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (4.22%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.80%) Migration
12 9 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (3.80%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 71 (29.96%) Perl
2 67 (28.27%) SQL
3 58 (24.47%) Shell Script
4 56 (23.63%) Python
5 50 (21.10%) Bash Shell
6 28 (11.81%) Java
7 19 (8.02%) JavaScript
8 18 (7.59%) C++
9 17 (7.17%) AWK
10 16 (6.75%) Ruby
11 14 (5.91%) Tcl
12 13 (5.49%) sed
12 13 (5.49%) C
13 12 (5.06%) PHP
14 11 (4.64%) PowerShell
15 10 (4.22%) PL/SQL
16 9 (3.80%) C#
17 6 (2.53%) Bourne shell
18 4 (1.69%) Korn
18 4 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (8.44%) Degree
1 20 (8.44%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (6.33%) CCNA
4 14 (5.91%) SC Cleared
5 12 (5.06%) JNCIP
5 12 (5.06%) CCNP
5 12 (5.06%) Sun Certification
5 12 (5.06%) SCSA
6 11 (4.64%) RHCA
6 11 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (3.80%) CCDA
7 9 (3.80%) JNCIA
7 9 (3.80%) JNCIS
8 5 (2.11%) RHCSA
9 4 (1.69%) LPIC
9 4 (1.69%) RHCE
9 4 (1.69%) Linux+ Certification
9 4 (1.69%) MCSE
10 3 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.17%) SLA
2 6 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.84%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 89 (37.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (18.14%) Hyper-V
3 34 (14.35%) KVM
4 20 (8.44%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (8.44%) Firmware
5 14 (5.91%) VMware ESX
6 10 (4.22%) Active Directory
6 10 (4.22%) XenApp
6 10 (4.22%) vSphere
7 7 (2.95%) Samba
8 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.27%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.27%) XenServer
10 2 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.84%) NFS
10 2 (0.84%) StorNext
10 2 (0.84%) Docker
11 1 (0.42%) Xen
11 1 (0.42%) SRDF
11 1 (0.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 36 (15.19%) Puppet
2 29 (12.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 28 (11.81%) Tivoli
4 24 (10.13%) Nagios
5 16 (6.75%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (6.33%) NetBackup
7 9 (3.80%) Data Guard
7 9 (3.80%) Salt
8 7 (2.95%) ZABBIX
9 6 (2.53%) HP SIM
9 6 (2.53%) Ansible
10 5 (2.11%) Cobbler
10 5 (2.11%) Legato
10 5 (2.11%) ARCserve
11 3 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (1.27%) OpenView
12 2 (0.84%) AppManager
12 2 (0.84%) Control-M
12 2 (0.84%) SCCM
12 2 (0.84%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 194 (81.86%) Red Hat
2 113 (47.68%) VMware
3 111 (46.84%) Oracle
4 76 (32.07%) HP
5 59 (24.89%) EMC
5 59 (24.89%) Symantec
6 57 (24.05%) Microsoft
7 53 (22.36%) IBM
8 48 (20.25%) Cisco
9 45 (18.99%) Juniper
10 39 (16.46%) NetApp
11 28 (11.81%) CheckPoint
11 28 (11.81%) BMC
11 28 (11.81%) CA
11 28 (11.81%) Brocade
12 24 (10.13%) Sybase
13 23 (9.70%) NYFIX
13 23 (9.70%) Patsystems
14 21 (8.86%) GL TRADE
14 21 (8.86%) Sun
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