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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 800 809 699
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -110
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 95 117 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.099% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.33% 0.37% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 68 105 144
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,150 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -13.79%

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
28865 31367 29739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.42% 26.63% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 24192 26342 25274
Average salary £41,674 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +3 94 £42,500 +6.25% 11
South East +7 32 £42,500 +6.25% 4
London -4 25 £57,500 +25.00% 2
North West +16 19 £26,000 - 2
Manchester +20 17 £26,000 - 1
Hampshire +15 16 £45,000 - 2
Berkshire -4 12 £42,500 +6.25%
Basingstoke - 10 £42,500 - 2
City of London +44 9 £50,000 +5.26%
Yorkshire +11 9 £39,000 +81.39% 3
South Yorkshire - 9 £39,000 - 1
Sheffield - 9 £39,000 - 1
Reading -8 8 £48,750 +39.28%
East of England +3 6 £37,500 -0.66%
Farnborough - 6 £50,000 -
Surrey +8 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Essex - 4 £34,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £42,500 -
Oxford - 4 £42,500 -
Slough - 4 £42,500 -
Newbury - 4 £42,500 -
Loughton - 4 £34,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 4 £42,500 -
Leatherhead - 3 £35,000 -
East Sussex +22 2 £37,500 +41.50%
Southport - 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 2 - - 1
Cambridge +14 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Cambridgeshire +9 1 £55,000 +57.14%

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 206 (92.38%) Linux
2 162 (72.65%) Red Hat
3 123 (55.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 114 (51.12%) UNIX
5 113 (50.67%) Windows
6 107 (47.98%) Solaris
7 99 (44.39%) Oracle
7 99 (44.39%) VMware
8 82 (36.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 75 (33.63%) SQL Server
10 69 (30.94%) Perl
10 69 (30.94%) SAN
11 68 (30.49%) AIX
11 68 (30.49%) Python
12 67 (30.04%) Debian
13 60 (26.91%) HPUX
14 59 (26.46%) Finance
14 59 (26.46%) Ubuntu
15 58 (26.01%) Microsoft
16 55 (24.66%) HP
17 54 (24.22%) SQL
18 53 (23.77%) EMC
19 51 (22.87%) Data Centre
20 50 (22.42%) Shell Script
21 49 (21.97%) Bash Shell
22 48 (21.52%) CentOS
23 45 (20.18%) Cisco
24 44 (19.73%) Symantec
25 43 (19.28%) Oracle Database
26 42 (18.83%) Hyper-V

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 31 (13.90%) WebLogic
2 30 (13.45%) WebSphere
3 28 (12.56%) Apache
4 19 (8.52%) Tomcat
5 16 (7.17%) IIS
5 16 (7.17%) JBoss
6 9 (4.04%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.69%) Drupal
7 6 (2.69%) IBM Notes
7 6 (2.69%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.24%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.79%) nginx
9 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.35%) Node.js
10 3 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.35%) Lync
10 3 (1.35%) Mule
10 3 (1.35%) WordPress
10 3 (1.35%) CloudStack
Applications
1 10 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.04%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (2.24%) SAP Business One
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.90%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.90%) Cordys
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.76%) IBM PureFlex
2 16 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.04%) SaaS
4 7 (3.14%) Office 365
5 3 (1.35%) PaaS
6 2 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (30.94%) SAN
2 32 (14.35%) TCP/IP
3 26 (11.66%) Firewall
4 13 (5.83%) DNS
5 10 (4.48%) NAS
5 10 (4.48%) WAN
6 8 (3.59%) LAN
7 6 (2.69%) LDAP
7 6 (2.69%) HTTP
8 5 (2.24%) FTP
8 5 (2.24%) SSL
9 4 (1.79%) SNMP
9 4 (1.79%) DHCP
9 4 (1.79%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.79%) PBX
10 3 (1.35%) SMTP
10 3 (1.35%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.35%) VPN
10 3 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.35%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (33.63%) SQL Server
2 43 (19.28%) Oracle Database
3 40 (17.94%) DB2
4 34 (15.25%) Relational Database
5 29 (13.00%) RDBMS
5 29 (13.00%) MySQL
6 24 (10.76%) Oracle Exadata
7 17 (7.62%) Informix
8 12 (5.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.69%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.69%) SAP HANA
9 6 (2.69%) MaxDB
10 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.35%) OLTP
12 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.35%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (2.69%) PowerBuilder
1 6 (2.69%) Git (software)
1 6 (2.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.35%) Subversion
3 3 (1.35%) Maven
4 2 (0.90%) JIRA
4 2 (0.90%) Selenium
4 2 (0.90%) Log4j
4 2 (0.90%) Ant
4 2 (0.90%) JUnit
4 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.90%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.90%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.45%) Trac
5 1 (0.45%) Artifactory
General
1 59 (26.46%) Finance
2 25 (11.21%) Banking
3 9 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.04%) German Language
4 8 (3.59%) Retail
5 6 (2.69%) Local Government
6 5 (2.24%) Marketing
6 5 (2.24%) French Language
6 5 (2.24%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.79%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.79%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.35%) Law
9 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.90%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.90%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.90%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (25.56%) Administrator
2 50 (22.42%) Systems Administrator
3 38 (17.04%) Architect
4 34 (15.25%) Linux Administrator
5 30 (13.45%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (12.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 27 (12.11%) Infrastructure Architect
8 24 (10.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 22 (9.87%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 22 (9.87%) UNIX Administrator
10 18 (8.07%) Analyst
11 17 (7.62%) Support Engineer
12 15 (6.73%) Applications Support
13 14 (6.28%) Technical Support
13 14 (6.28%) Developer
13 14 (6.28%) Linux Engineer
14 12 (5.38%) Linux Support
14 12 (5.38%) Systems Support
14 12 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
15 9 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.04%) Middleware
2 24 (10.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 24 (10.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 19 (8.52%) FIX Protocol
4 18 (8.07%) .NET
4 18 (8.07%) XML
5 17 (7.62%) HTML
6 12 (5.38%) Web Services
7 9 (4.04%) CSS
7 9 (4.04%) HTML5
8 8 (3.59%) JSON
9 7 (3.14%) J2EE
10 6 (2.69%) LAMP
11 4 (1.79%) XSLT
12 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (1.35%) REST
12 3 (1.35%) Express
12 3 (1.35%) jQuery
13 2 (0.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (22.87%) Data Centre
2 29 (13.00%) Clustering
3 24 (10.76%) FlexPod
3 24 (10.76%) Replication
4 19 (8.52%) Eurex
5 16 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.93%) Fixed Income
6 11 (4.93%) Derivative
7 10 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (3.59%) Equities
8 8 (3.59%) Celerra
9 6 (2.69%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (1.79%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.79%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.79%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.35%) DataPower
11 3 (1.35%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 206 (92.38%) Linux
2 123 (55.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 114 (51.12%) UNIX
4 113 (50.67%) Windows
5 107 (47.98%) Solaris
6 68 (30.49%) AIX
7 67 (30.04%) Debian
8 60 (26.91%) HPUX
9 59 (26.46%) Ubuntu
10 48 (21.52%) CentOS
11 28 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (11.21%) zOS
13 24 (10.76%) OS/400
13 24 (10.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 23 (10.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (9.87%) Fedora
16 17 (7.62%) Windows 8
17 16 (7.17%) Windows 7
18 15 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (6.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.35%) ITIL
2 28 (12.56%) Business Continuity
3 25 (11.21%) Mentoring
4 24 (10.76%) Coaching
4 24 (10.76%) Converged Infrastructure
4 24 (10.76%) Infrastructure Management
5 18 (8.07%) Load Balancing
5 18 (8.07%) Time Management
5 18 (8.07%) DevOps
6 15 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (6.28%) Configuration Management
7 14 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (4.93%) Capacity Management
10 10 (4.48%) Low Latency
10 10 (4.48%) Problem Management
10 10 (4.48%) Migration
11 9 (4.04%) Data Management
11 9 (4.04%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 8 (3.59%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 69 (30.94%) Perl
2 68 (30.49%) Python
3 54 (24.22%) SQL
4 50 (22.42%) Shell Script
5 49 (21.97%) Bash Shell
6 35 (15.70%) Java
7 23 (10.31%) Ruby
8 20 (8.97%) C++
8 20 (8.97%) AWK
9 19 (8.52%) C
9 19 (8.52%) PHP
10 17 (7.62%) JavaScript
11 14 (6.28%) Tcl
12 12 (5.38%) sed
13 11 (4.93%) PL/SQL
14 9 (4.04%) Korn
14 9 (4.04%) PowerShell
15 7 (3.14%) VBScript
16 6 (2.69%) VB
16 6 (2.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (8.97%) Degree
2 15 (6.73%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.04%) CCNA
4 9 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.14%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.69%) RHCSA
6 6 (2.69%) RHCE
6 6 (2.69%) Sun Certification
6 6 (2.69%) Linux+ Certification
6 6 (2.69%) SCSA
6 6 (2.69%) RHCA
6 6 (2.69%) LPIC
7 4 (1.79%) CITP
8 3 (1.35%) MCP
8 3 (1.35%) MCSE
8 3 (1.35%) MCSA
8 3 (1.35%) MCDST
8 3 (1.35%) MCITP
9 1 (0.45%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.07%) SLA
2 6 (2.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.35%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 82 (36.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (18.83%) Hyper-V
3 32 (14.35%) KVM
4 16 (7.17%) Active Directory
5 14 (6.28%) vSphere
6 11 (4.93%) Firmware
6 11 (4.93%) XenApp
7 9 (4.04%) VMware ESX
8 7 (3.14%) XenServer
8 7 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.24%) Terminal Server
9 5 (2.24%) Samba
10 4 (1.79%) Xen
10 4 (1.79%) vCloud
10 4 (1.79%) pfSense
11 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.35%) Squid
11 3 (1.35%) qmail
11 3 (1.35%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.90%) NFS
Systems Management
1 40 (17.94%) Puppet
2 27 (12.11%) Nagios
3 24 (10.76%) Tivoli
4 22 (9.87%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (8.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (4.48%) ZABBIX
7 9 (4.04%) Ansible
8 8 (3.59%) Salt
8 8 (3.59%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.69%) Data Guard
9 6 (2.69%) SnapMirror
9 6 (2.69%) SnapVault
9 6 (2.69%) ARCserve
9 6 (2.69%) Legato
10 5 (2.24%) Cobbler
11 4 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (1.35%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.90%) HP SIM
13 2 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 162 (72.65%) Red Hat
2 99 (44.39%) Oracle
2 99 (44.39%) VMware
3 58 (26.01%) Microsoft
4 55 (24.66%) HP
5 53 (23.77%) EMC
6 45 (20.18%) Cisco
7 44 (19.73%) Symantec
8 42 (18.83%) IBM
9 33 (14.80%) NetApp
10 29 (13.00%) Juniper
11 28 (12.56%) CheckPoint
12 25 (11.21%) CA
12 25 (11.21%) Citrix
13 24 (10.76%) BMC
13 24 (10.76%) Brocade
14 21 (9.42%) Sun
15 19 (8.52%) Sybase
15 19 (8.52%) NYFIX
15 19 (8.52%) Patsystems
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Good range
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Good range
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Flex-Time
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 14 days ago
West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 22 days ago