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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 747 657 706
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +49
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 133 240 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.46% 0.84% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 94 200 148
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,775 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.29% +13.75%

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
28927 28514 30708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.43% 27.44% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 24271 23510 26349
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 £24,150 £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

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
(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 -97 132 £47,500 - 10
South East -21 51 £47,500 +27.51% 3
London -57 38 £51,000 -5.11% 4
Berkshire +5 22 £47,500 +28.37% 1
Surrey +11 21 £52,500 +37.25%
Reading +9 20 £47,500 +28.37% 1
South West +1 13 £38,000 +11.76% 2
Wiltshire +7 12 £37,750 +11.02% 2
Chippenham +4 12 £37,750 +11.02% 2
North West -6 12 £41,682 -16.63%
Manchester - 10 - -
Yorkshire -13 9 £28,500 -20.83% 1
Hampshire -23 9 £45,000 - 2
Woking +20 8 £57,500 +4.54%
Nottinghamshire +23 7 - -
Nottingham +18 7 - -
East Midlands -4 7 - -
Leeds +5 6 £35,500 +31.48%
West Yorkshire -7 6 £35,500 +31.48%
Basingstoke -19 6 - -
City of London -10 3 £40,000 -50.00% 2
New Malden - 3 £50,000 -
Goole -3 2 £27,500 -23.61%
East Yorkshire -6 2 £27,500 -23.61%
Guildford -9 2 £33,250 +7.25%
Epsom - 2 - -
Chorley -2 1 £50,000 -
Cheshire -3 1 £33,363 +33.45%
South Yorkshire -5 1 £33,500 -
East of England -13 1 - -

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 321 (96.69%) Linux
2 258 (77.71%) Red Hat
3 186 (56.02%) VMware
4 163 (49.10%) Windows
5 159 (47.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 136 (40.96%) SAN
7 121 (36.45%) Oracle
8 117 (35.24%) UNIX
9 111 (33.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 106 (31.93%) Solaris
11 96 (28.92%) Ubuntu
12 91 (27.41%) Perl
13 89 (26.81%) Debian
13 89 (26.81%) AIX
14 86 (25.90%) CentOS
15 85 (25.60%) SQL
16 84 (25.30%) ITIL
16 84 (25.30%) Cisco
17 81 (24.40%) Shell Script
18 80 (24.10%) HP
19 77 (23.19%) TCP/IP
20 75 (22.59%) IBM
21 74 (22.29%) Windows Server 2003
22 70 (21.08%) EMC
22 70 (21.08%) Puppet
23 67 (20.18%) Apache
24 63 (18.98%) Oracle Database
25 62 (18.67%) SQL Server
26 60 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
27 59 (17.77%) DB2

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 67 (20.18%) Apache
2 48 (14.46%) WebSphere
3 43 (12.95%) WebLogic
4 31 (9.34%) Tomcat
5 22 (6.63%) IIS
6 13 (3.92%) JBoss
7 9 (2.71%) CloudStack
8 8 (2.41%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.51%) nginx
11 4 (1.20%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
Applications
1 13 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.01%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) SAP xMII
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.11%) Office 365
2 4 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.90%) PaaS
4 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.60%) SaaS
4 2 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (40.96%) SAN
2 77 (23.19%) TCP/IP
3 45 (13.55%) DNS
4 32 (9.64%) LAN
5 31 (9.34%) WAN
5 31 (9.34%) Firewall
6 26 (7.83%) DHCP
7 24 (7.23%) VPN
8 23 (6.93%) HTTP
9 20 (6.02%) LDAP
10 15 (4.52%) Ethernet
11 14 (4.22%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (3.01%) BGP
13 8 (2.41%) OSPF
14 7 (2.11%) Wireshark
15 6 (1.81%) NAS
15 6 (1.81%) Multicast
16 5 (1.51%) VLAN
17 4 (1.20%) SSH
17 4 (1.20%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (18.98%) Oracle Database
2 62 (18.67%) SQL Server
3 59 (17.77%) DB2
4 33 (9.94%) MySQL
5 32 (9.64%) RDBMS
5 32 (9.64%) Relational Database
6 30 (9.04%) Oracle Exadata
7 11 (3.31%) Informix
8 10 (3.01%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.71%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
13 1 (0.30%) Big Data
13 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (5.12%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.61%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.11%) JIRA
4 4 (1.20%) Bugzilla
4 4 (1.20%) Juju
5 3 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.60%) Subversion
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.30%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.30%) Gerrit
General
1 36 (10.84%) Finance
2 20 (6.02%) Banking
3 18 (5.42%) Electronics
4 14 (4.22%) Aerospace
5 13 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.01%) Retail
7 8 (2.41%) Law
8 7 (2.11%) Marketing
9 6 (1.81%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.51%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.51%) Military
11 3 (0.90%) Advertising
12 2 (0.60%) French Language
12 2 (0.60%) Local Government
12 2 (0.60%) Legal
12 2 (0.60%) Back Office
12 2 (0.60%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 108 (32.53%) Administrator
2 90 (27.11%) Systems Administrator
3 44 (13.25%) UNIX Administrator
4 38 (11.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 38 (11.45%) Linux Administrator
5 37 (11.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 34 (10.24%) Architect
7 33 (9.94%) Infrastructure Architect
8 30 (9.04%) Solutions Architect
8 30 (9.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 28 (8.43%) Linux Engineer
10 24 (7.23%) Support Engineer
11 23 (6.93%) Analyst
12 20 (6.02%) Linux Support
13 18 (5.42%) DBA
14 16 (4.82%) Oracle DBA
15 15 (4.52%) 1st Line Support
15 15 (4.52%) Support Analyst
16 14 (4.22%) Network Engineer
16 14 (4.22%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.45%) Middleware
2 30 (9.04%) WebSphere MQ
3 16 (4.82%) FIX Protocol
4 15 (4.52%) .NET
5 14 (4.22%) XML
6 13 (3.92%) LAMP
7 10 (3.01%) Web Services
8 8 (2.41%) HTML
9 5 (1.51%) J2EE
9 5 (1.51%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.20%) CSS
10 4 (1.20%) Ajax
10 4 (1.20%) Django
10 4 (1.20%) RESTful
10 4 (1.20%) JSON
10 4 (1.20%) libvirt
11 3 (0.90%) Worklight
11 3 (0.90%) Java EE
12 2 (0.60%) Spring
12 2 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.17%) Clustering
2 30 (9.04%) FlexPod
3 21 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.52%) Replication
5 7 (2.11%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.81%) Equities
6 6 (1.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (1.81%) iSeries
7 5 (1.51%) Derivative
8 4 (1.20%) IPTV
8 4 (1.20%) DTV
8 4 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.90%) AS400
9 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.90%) VAX
9 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Exalogic
11 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 321 (96.69%) Linux
2 163 (49.10%) Windows
3 159 (47.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 117 (35.24%) UNIX
5 106 (31.93%) Solaris
6 96 (28.92%) Ubuntu
7 89 (26.81%) Debian
7 89 (26.81%) AIX
8 86 (25.90%) CentOS
9 74 (22.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 60 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (17.77%) HPUX
12 36 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (9.34%) zOS
14 30 (9.04%) OS/400
15 28 (8.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 24 (7.23%) Windows 7
17 19 (5.72%) Fedora
18 6 (1.81%) Mac OS
19 5 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (25.30%) ITIL
2 35 (10.54%) Business Continuity
3 30 (9.04%) Infrastructure Management
3 30 (9.04%) Mentoring
3 30 (9.04%) Coaching
4 29 (8.73%) Configuration Management
5 23 (6.93%) Service Management
6 22 (6.63%) Problem Management
7 21 (6.33%) DevOps
8 20 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (5.72%) Root Cause Analysis
10 18 (5.42%) Load Balancing
11 17 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (5.12%) Incident Management
12 16 (4.82%) Data Management
13 15 (4.52%) Performance Management
14 14 (4.22%) Project Management
15 12 (3.61%) Low Latency
16 10 (3.01%) Software Engineering
17 9 (2.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 91 (27.41%) Perl
2 85 (25.60%) SQL
3 81 (24.40%) Shell Script
4 58 (17.47%) Bash Shell
5 50 (15.06%) Python
6 32 (9.64%) PHP
7 30 (9.04%) Java
8 24 (7.23%) Ruby
9 18 (5.42%) AWK
10 17 (5.12%) PowerShell
11 15 (4.52%) Bourne shell
11 15 (4.52%) JavaScript
11 15 (4.52%) sed
12 12 (3.61%) C++
12 12 (3.61%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.11%) C
13 7 (2.11%) C#
13 7 (2.11%) Tcl
14 5 (1.51%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 30 (9.04%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (8.43%) Degree
3 27 (8.13%) Security Cleared
3 27 (8.13%) CCNP
4 22 (6.63%) CCNA
5 21 (6.33%) SC Cleared
6 20 (6.02%) JNCIP
7 15 (4.52%) JNCIA
7 15 (4.52%) CCDA
7 15 (4.52%) Sun Certification
7 15 (4.52%) SCSA
8 14 (4.22%) RHCA
8 14 (4.22%) JNCIS
9 13 (3.92%) RHCSA
10 9 (2.71%) LPIC
10 9 (2.71%) Linux+ Certification
10 9 (2.71%) RHCE
11 3 (0.90%) IBM Certification
11 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.14%) SLA
2 4 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.20%) QA
2 4 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 111 (33.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (13.86%) KVM
3 33 (9.94%) Hyper-V
4 31 (9.34%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (8.73%) Oracle RMAN
6 25 (7.53%) Firmware
7 24 (7.23%) vSphere
8 20 (6.02%) VMware ESX
9 18 (5.42%) Samba
10 13 (3.92%) Postfix
11 9 (2.71%) Sendmail
11 9 (2.71%) NFS
11 9 (2.71%) Xen
11 9 (2.71%) PowerHA
12 8 (2.41%) XenServer
13 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (2.11%) Active Directory
14 4 (1.20%) Ceph
15 3 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.90%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 70 (21.08%) Puppet
2 46 (13.86%) Nagios
3 32 (9.64%) Tivoli
4 23 (6.93%) NetBackup
5 17 (5.12%) Data Guard
6 15 (4.52%) Red Hat Satellite
7 14 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (3.92%) HP SIM
9 8 (2.41%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.20%) Cacti
10 4 (1.20%) Icinga
11 3 (0.90%) Salt
11 3 (0.90%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.90%) PureDisk
11 3 (0.90%) AppManager
11 3 (0.90%) SCCM
12 2 (0.60%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.60%) cPanel
12 2 (0.60%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 258 (77.71%) Red Hat
2 186 (56.02%) VMware
3 121 (36.45%) Oracle
4 84 (25.30%) Cisco
5 80 (24.10%) HP
6 75 (22.59%) IBM
7 70 (21.08%) EMC
8 59 (17.77%) Juniper
8 59 (17.77%) Symantec
9 47 (14.16%) Microsoft
10 46 (13.86%) NetApp
11 36 (10.84%) Brocade
12 33 (9.94%) CA
13 32 (9.64%) CheckPoint
14 30 (9.04%) BMC
15 27 (8.13%) Sun
16 24 (7.23%) Remedy
17 22 (6.63%) Dell
18 16 (4.82%) NYFIX
18 16 (4.82%) Patsystems
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £65000 - £71500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent bonus, shares & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago