The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 786 694 710
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +16
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 118 182 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% 0.61% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 107 149 158
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-13.68% +14.45%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31106 29778 32287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 27.35% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26023 25261 27679
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -95 114 £43,000 -7.02% 18
London -13 50 £46,000 +15.00% 11
South East -33 33 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Berkshire +10 16 £50,000 - 2
Reading +4 14 £50,000 +30.71% 2
East of England -13 13 £42,000 -30.00%
West Midlands -27 12 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Luton - 12 £41,000 -
Bedfordshire - 12 £41,000 -
Surrey -14 10 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Warwickshire - 8 £44,000 - 1
Warwick - 6 £44,000 - 1
Guildford +5 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Birmingham -20 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Thames Ditton - 4 £40,000 -
South Wales -5 3 £40,000 -5.09% 1
Cardiff -7 3 £40,000 -23.80% 1
South West -12 3 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Wales -12 3 £40,000 +34.92% 2
Hampshire -17 3 £44,000 -37.14% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 2 £37,750 -
Tyne and Wear -1 2 £37,750 -
North East -1 2 £37,750 -
East Sussex -24 2 £28,250 +56.94%
Leeds -38 2 £28,500 -34.48% 1
West Yorkshire -40 2 £28,500 -34.48% 1
Yorkshire -49 2 £28,500 -34.48% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Lewes - 2 £28,250 -
Portsmouth - 2 £44,000 -

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 301 (98.05%) Linux
2 193 (62.87%) Red Hat
3 122 (39.74%) Windows
4 121 (39.41%) Solaris
4 121 (39.41%) Oracle
5 116 (37.79%) VMware
6 115 (37.46%) UNIX
7 114 (37.13%) SAN
8 112 (36.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 103 (33.55%) Perl
10 80 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 76 (24.76%) Oracle Database
12 74 (24.10%) SQL
13 67 (21.82%) Bash Shell
14 66 (21.50%) Clustering
15 63 (20.52%) Python
16 62 (20.20%) Apache
17 61 (19.87%) ITIL
18 55 (17.92%) Ubuntu
19 54 (17.59%) Root Cause Analysis
20 53 (17.26%) CentOS
21 50 (16.29%) WebLogic
21 50 (16.29%) Tomcat
21 50 (16.29%) AIX
22 48 (15.64%) TCP/IP
23 47 (15.31%) NetApp
23 47 (15.31%) Java
23 47 (15.31%) Debian
23 47 (15.31%) Shell Script
24 46 (14.98%) MySQL

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 62 (20.20%) Apache
2 50 (16.29%) Tomcat
2 50 (16.29%) WebLogic
3 30 (9.77%) WebSphere
4 21 (6.84%) MS Exchange
5 12 (3.91%) CloudStack
6 11 (3.58%) OpenStack
6 11 (3.58%) IIS
7 10 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.95%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.63%) GroupWise
11 4 (1.30%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.30%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.65%) Drupal
12 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.30%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.33%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.26%) Office 365
2 8 (2.61%) SaaS
3 6 (1.95%) PaaS
3 6 (1.95%) IaaS
4 4 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 114 (37.13%) SAN
2 48 (15.64%) TCP/IP
3 39 (12.70%) DNS
4 35 (11.40%) Firewall
5 26 (8.47%) LDAP
6 20 (6.51%) NAS
7 17 (5.54%) WAN
8 16 (5.21%) DHCP
9 14 (4.56%) LAN
10 12 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (2.61%) SNMP
12 7 (2.28%) VoIP
12 7 (2.28%) VPN
12 7 (2.28%) FTP
12 7 (2.28%) HTTP
12 7 (2.28%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (1.95%) Wireshark
13 6 (1.95%) Multicast
13 6 (1.95%) SMTP
14 5 (1.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (24.76%) Oracle Database
2 46 (14.98%) MySQL
3 23 (7.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (6.84%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (4.56%) SQL Server
5 14 (4.56%) DB2
5 14 (4.56%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (3.91%) Hadoop
6 12 (3.91%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.61%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.28%) Oracle Exadata
8 7 (2.28%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.95%) OLTP
10 4 (1.30%) Informix
10 4 (1.30%) MaxDB
11 3 (0.98%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.65%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.65%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (3.91%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.58%) Juju
2 11 (3.58%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.65%) Selenium
4 1 (0.33%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.33%) Hudson
4 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.33%) Toad
4 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 24 (7.82%) Finance
2 16 (5.21%) Banking
3 11 (3.58%) Law
4 8 (2.61%) Retail
5 7 (2.28%) Advertising
6 6 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.95%) Automotive
7 4 (1.30%) Legal
8 3 (0.98%) Marketing
9 2 (0.65%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.65%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.65%) Games
9 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.65%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 82 (26.71%) Administrator
2 66 (21.50%) Systems Administrator
3 48 (15.64%) Linux Administrator
4 40 (13.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 40 (13.03%) Linux Engineer
5 35 (11.40%) DBA
6 28 (9.12%) Oracle DBA
6 28 (9.12%) Support Engineer
7 22 (7.17%) Analyst
8 19 (6.19%) Architect
9 18 (5.86%) UNIX Administrator
10 17 (5.54%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 17 (5.54%) Linux Support
11 16 (5.21%) Support Analyst
12 15 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (4.89%) UNIX Engineer
13 14 (4.56%) Applications Support Analyst
13 14 (4.56%) Applications Support
14 13 (4.23%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.14%) XML
2 18 (5.86%) LAMP
3 17 (5.54%) Middleware
4 16 (5.21%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (5.21%) HTML
5 12 (3.91%) JSON
6 11 (3.58%) RESTful
7 10 (3.26%) Django
8 5 (1.63%) .NET
9 4 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.98%) Web Services
11 2 (0.65%) HTML5
11 2 (0.65%) Haml
12 1 (0.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.33%) jQuery
12 1 (0.33%) YAML
12 1 (0.33%) WCF
12 1 (0.33%) J2EE
12 1 (0.33%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 66 (21.50%) Clustering
2 40 (13.03%) Replication
3 19 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.54%) Firmware
5 16 (5.21%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.26%) Fat Client
6 10 (3.26%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.93%) Statistics
8 7 (2.28%) FlexPod
9 6 (1.95%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.30%) Celerra
10 4 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (1.30%) Open Source
11 2 (0.65%) IPTV
11 2 (0.65%) LPAR
11 2 (0.65%) DTV
11 2 (0.65%) CLARiiON
12 1 (0.33%) VAX
12 1 (0.33%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 301 (98.05%) Linux
2 122 (39.74%) Windows
3 121 (39.41%) Solaris
4 115 (37.46%) UNIX
5 112 (36.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 55 (17.92%) Ubuntu
7 53 (17.26%) CentOS
8 50 (16.29%) AIX
9 47 (15.31%) Debian
10 40 (13.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (11.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (10.10%) HPUX
13 25 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (7.17%) Oracle Linux
15 16 (5.21%) Windows 7
16 13 (4.23%) Windows 2000
17 10 (3.26%) Windows XP
18 7 (2.28%) OS/400
18 7 (2.28%) zOS
18 7 (2.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.87%) ITIL
2 54 (17.59%) Root Cause Analysis
3 45 (14.66%) Incident Management
4 36 (11.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (8.79%) Migration
6 22 (7.17%) Data Migration
7 20 (6.51%) Business Continuity
8 19 (6.19%) Problem Management
9 18 (5.86%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (5.54%) Change Management
11 16 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (4.89%) Performance Engineering
12 15 (4.89%) Web Development
12 15 (4.89%) Load Balancing
13 13 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (4.23%) Performance Management
13 13 (4.23%) Low Latency
13 13 (4.23%) DevOps
14 9 (2.93%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 9 (2.93%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 103 (33.55%) Perl
2 74 (24.10%) SQL
3 67 (21.82%) Bash Shell
4 63 (20.52%) Python
5 47 (15.31%) Shell Script
5 47 (15.31%) Java
6 39 (12.70%) Ruby
7 37 (12.05%) PL/SQL
8 26 (8.47%) Korn
9 25 (8.14%) PHP
10 22 (7.17%) AWK
11 15 (4.89%) sed
12 13 (4.23%) Bourne shell
13 7 (2.28%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.28%) C
14 2 (0.65%) C#
14 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 46 (14.98%) Degree
2 28 (9.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (8.47%) MCSE
4 22 (7.17%) Linux+ Certification
5 20 (6.51%) Security Cleared
6 17 (5.54%) RHCE
7 15 (4.89%) MCSA
7 15 (4.89%) SC Cleared
8 12 (3.91%) LPIC
8 12 (3.91%) MCITP
9 11 (3.58%) CCNA
9 11 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (3.26%) CCA
10 10 (3.26%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (3.26%) CCEE
11 7 (2.28%) Sun Certification
11 7 (2.28%) SCSA
11 7 (2.28%) RHCA
12 4 (1.30%) MCP
12 4 (1.30%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.79%) SLA
2 24 (7.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (6.19%) QA
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (14.01%) Oracle RMAN
3 30 (9.77%) Active Directory
4 29 (9.45%) KVM
5 26 (8.47%) Oracle RAC
6 24 (7.82%) Hyper-V
7 17 (5.54%) Xen
8 14 (4.56%) NFS
8 14 (4.56%) VMware ESX
9 12 (3.91%) Postfix
9 12 (3.91%) Sendmail
9 12 (3.91%) vSphere
10 11 (3.58%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (3.26%) IAG
11 10 (3.26%) UAG
12 8 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (2.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 6 (1.95%) Samba
15 5 (1.63%) Novell eDirectory
15 5 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 42 (13.68%) Puppet
2 36 (11.73%) Data Guard
3 18 (5.86%) NetBackup
3 18 (5.86%) HP SIM
3 18 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.56%) Legato
4 14 (4.56%) Tivoli
5 13 (4.23%) CA SiteMinder
5 13 (4.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 12 (3.91%) ARCserve
7 11 (3.58%) SCCM
8 10 (3.26%) Backup Exec
8 10 (3.26%) Nagios
9 7 (2.28%) Oracle Statspack
10 6 (1.95%) ZABBIX
10 6 (1.95%) Zenoss
10 6 (1.95%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.63%) Cobbler
11 5 (1.63%) ZENworks
12 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 193 (62.87%) Red Hat
2 121 (39.41%) Oracle
3 116 (37.79%) VMware
4 47 (15.31%) NetApp
5 46 (14.98%) HP
6 40 (13.03%) EMC
6 40 (13.03%) Cisco
7 37 (12.05%) IBM
7 37 (12.05%) Microsoft
8 28 (9.12%) Sun
9 25 (8.14%) Veritas
10 22 (7.17%) Citrix
11 21 (6.84%) CA
12 19 (6.19%) Dell
13 14 (4.56%) JBoss
14 13 (4.23%) SolarWinds
15 12 (3.91%) Juniper
16 11 (3.58%) CommVault
16 11 (3.58%) Reuters
16 11 (3.58%) Bloomberg
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Arvato UK
Salary: Competitive depending on Experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Dexdyne
Salary: Circa £35,000 (negotiable)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £78500 - £83500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: up to £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + On Call + Pension + Private Medical
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 20 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago