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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 728 705 696
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 166 175 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 0.59% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 143 148 167
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%

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
30754 29503 33030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.83% 27.29% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25515 25116 28215
Average salary £40,000 £40,995 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.42% +2.48%
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 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -54 163 £44,000 -7.36% 14
South East -9 56 £50,000 +11.11% 1
London +10 54 £50,000 +19.04% 9
Berkshire +40 41 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Reading +14 19 £41,250 -17.50%
West Midlands -42 19 £44,000 -12.00%
Windsor - 17 £57,500 -
Warwick - 13 £44,000 -
Warwickshire - 13 £44,000 -
South West -2 11 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Surrey -11 10 £46,500 +3.33%
East of England -11 9 £42,000 -30.00%
Bedfordshire - 9 £42,000 -
Luton - 9 £42,000 -
West Yorkshire -26 8 £25,500 -42.37% 1
Leeds -29 8 £25,500 -43.33% 1
Yorkshire -38 8 £25,500 -41.37% 1
North West -7 7 £42,500 -2.29% 1
Manchester -3 6 £42,500 -3.95% 1
Birmingham -34 6 £52,500 +5.00%
Gloucestershire -1 5 £35,000 -20.00%
Cirencester - 5 £35,000 -
Guildford +11 3 £81,000 -
Hampshire -22 3 £44,000 -37.14%
Thames Ditton - 3 £40,000 -
Bristol - 3 £25,000 - 1
Slough +8 2 £57,500 +4.54%
South Wales -2 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Cardiff -5 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Wales -8 2 £42,500 +33.68%

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 324 (98.78%) Linux
2 207 (63.11%) Red Hat
3 151 (46.04%) VMware
4 141 (42.99%) Windows
5 133 (40.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 117 (35.67%) SAN
7 115 (35.06%) Oracle
8 104 (31.71%) Perl
9 102 (31.10%) Solaris
10 95 (28.96%) UNIX
11 93 (28.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 78 (23.78%) SQL
13 77 (23.48%) Oracle Database
14 76 (23.17%) Apache
15 74 (22.56%) Ubuntu
16 73 (22.26%) Clustering
17 72 (21.95%) CentOS
17 72 (21.95%) Bash Shell
18 70 (21.34%) ITIL
19 68 (20.73%) Python
19 68 (20.73%) TCP/IP
20 64 (19.51%) Debian
21 59 (17.99%) Cisco
21 59 (17.99%) Puppet
22 52 (15.85%) IBM
22 52 (15.85%) MySQL
23 51 (15.55%) Shell Script
24 50 (15.24%) WebLogic
25 49 (14.94%) Java
25 49 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 76 (23.17%) Apache
2 50 (15.24%) WebLogic
3 47 (14.33%) Tomcat
4 39 (11.89%) WebSphere
5 22 (6.71%) MS Exchange
6 19 (5.79%) IIS
7 15 (4.57%) OpenStack
8 14 (4.27%) CloudStack
9 10 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.83%) MQSeries
12 5 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.22%) GlassFish
13 4 (1.22%) GroupWise
14 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.61%) Drupal
15 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.30%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.35%) Office 365
2 10 (3.05%) SaaS
3 8 (2.44%) PaaS
3 8 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (2.44%) IaaS
4 4 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 117 (35.67%) SAN
2 68 (20.73%) TCP/IP
3 46 (14.02%) DNS
4 33 (10.06%) Firewall
5 25 (7.62%) LDAP
6 18 (5.49%) WAN
6 18 (5.49%) DHCP
7 16 (4.88%) NAS
8 15 (4.57%) LAN
9 14 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (2.74%) FTP
10 9 (2.74%) HTTP
10 9 (2.74%) VPN
11 8 (2.44%) SMTP
11 8 (2.44%) SNMP
12 7 (2.13%) VLAN
13 6 (1.83%) Ethernet
14 5 (1.52%) PPP
14 5 (1.52%) SMS
14 5 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (23.48%) Oracle Database
2 52 (15.85%) MySQL
3 25 (7.62%) SQL Server
4 19 (5.79%) DB2
5 16 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (4.27%) Hadoop
6 14 (4.27%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (3.66%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.35%) Oracle Exadata
9 11 (3.35%) RDBMS
9 11 (3.35%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.83%) OLTP
11 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.61%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.57%) Juju
4 5 (1.52%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.30%) Subversion
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) Hudson
5 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.30%) Toad
5 1 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
General
1 23 (7.01%) Finance
2 16 (4.88%) Banking
3 13 (3.96%) Law
4 10 (3.05%) Retail
5 9 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.13%) Advertising
7 6 (1.83%) Legal
8 4 (1.22%) Marketing
9 3 (0.91%) French Language
9 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.91%) Electronics
10 2 (0.61%) Automotive
10 2 (0.61%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 103 (31.40%) Administrator
2 84 (25.61%) Systems Administrator
3 53 (16.16%) Linux Administrator
4 46 (14.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 39 (11.89%) Linux Engineer
6 32 (9.76%) Support Engineer
7 30 (9.15%) DBA
8 28 (8.54%) Oracle DBA
9 26 (7.93%) UNIX Administrator
10 24 (7.32%) Architect
11 21 (6.40%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 19 (5.79%) Analyst
12 19 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (5.49%) Linux Support
14 16 (4.88%) Server Engineer
15 15 (4.57%) Developer
16 14 (4.27%) Linux Support Engineer
17 13 (3.96%) 1st Line Support
18 12 (3.66%) Support Analyst
19 11 (3.35%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.54%) XML
2 20 (6.10%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (5.49%) Middleware
4 17 (5.18%) LAMP
5 16 (4.88%) JSON
6 15 (4.57%) RESTful
7 14 (4.27%) Django
7 14 (4.27%) HTML
8 6 (1.83%) .NET
8 6 (1.83%) CSS
9 5 (1.52%) Web Services
9 5 (1.52%) Ajax
10 3 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.61%) Regular Expression
12 1 (0.30%) HTML5
12 1 (0.30%) Haml
12 1 (0.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.30%) jQuery
12 1 (0.30%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (22.26%) Clustering
2 25 (7.62%) Replication
3 20 (6.10%) Firmware
4 12 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.35%) FlexPod
6 10 (3.05%) Fat Client
6 10 (3.05%) Thin Client
6 10 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.83%) IPTV
8 5 (1.52%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.91%) DTV
9 3 (0.91%) AS400
9 3 (0.91%) Statistics
9 3 (0.91%) VAX
9 3 (0.91%) iSeries
9 3 (0.91%) Open Source
10 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.61%) LPAR
11 1 (0.30%) Celerra
11 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 324 (98.78%) Linux
2 141 (42.99%) Windows
3 133 (40.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 102 (31.10%) Solaris
5 95 (28.96%) UNIX
6 74 (22.56%) Ubuntu
7 72 (21.95%) CentOS
8 64 (19.51%) Debian
9 49 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 44 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (13.41%) AIX
11 33 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (7.01%) Windows 7
13 19 (5.79%) HPUX
14 18 (5.49%) Oracle Linux
15 11 (3.35%) zOS
15 11 (3.35%) OS/400
16 10 (3.05%) Windows XP
16 10 (3.05%) VMS
16 10 (3.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (21.34%) ITIL
2 47 (14.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 36 (10.98%) Incident Management
4 35 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (7.32%) Migration
5 24 (7.32%) Business Continuity
6 22 (6.71%) Service Management
7 21 (6.40%) Problem Management
8 20 (6.10%) DevOps
9 17 (5.18%) Configuration Management
10 16 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (4.88%) Data Migration
11 14 (4.27%) Load Balancing
11 14 (4.27%) Performance Management
11 14 (4.27%) Performance Engineering
12 12 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (3.35%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (3.35%) Change Management
14 9 (2.74%) Web Development
15 7 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (31.71%) Perl
2 78 (23.78%) SQL
3 72 (21.95%) Bash Shell
4 68 (20.73%) Python
5 51 (15.55%) Shell Script
6 49 (14.94%) Java
7 47 (14.33%) Ruby
8 41 (12.50%) PHP
9 28 (8.54%) PL/SQL
10 25 (7.62%) AWK
11 18 (5.49%) Korn
12 17 (5.18%) sed
13 14 (4.27%) Bourne shell
14 12 (3.66%) C
15 6 (1.83%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.52%) C++
17 2 (0.61%) C#
17 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.30%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 39 (11.89%) Degree
2 27 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (7.93%) MCSE
4 24 (7.32%) Linux+ Certification
5 19 (5.79%) Security Cleared
6 17 (5.18%) RHCE
7 15 (4.57%) SC Cleared
8 14 (4.27%) MCSA
8 14 (4.27%) LPIC
9 12 (3.66%) MCITP
9 12 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (3.05%) CCNA
10 10 (3.05%) CCA
10 10 (3.05%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (3.05%) CCEE
11 5 (1.52%) MCP
11 5 (1.52%) MCDST
12 3 (0.91%) IBM Certification
13 2 (0.61%) SCSA
13 2 (0.61%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.89%) SLA
2 19 (5.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (2.74%) QA
4 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 93 (28.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (11.89%) KVM
3 32 (9.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 30 (9.15%) Active Directory
5 28 (8.54%) Hyper-V
6 24 (7.32%) vSphere
7 19 (5.79%) Xen
8 16 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (4.88%) VMware ESX
9 15 (4.57%) NFS
10 14 (4.27%) Postfix
10 14 (4.27%) Sendmail
11 11 (3.35%) Samba
11 11 (3.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (3.05%) IAG
12 10 (3.05%) UAG
13 9 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (2.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 7 (2.13%) PowerHA
15 5 (1.52%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 59 (17.99%) Puppet
2 34 (10.37%) Nagios
3 30 (9.15%) Data Guard
4 24 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (6.10%) Tivoli
6 18 (5.49%) HP SIM
7 11 (3.35%) SCCM
8 10 (3.05%) NetBackup
9 8 (2.44%) ZABBIX
9 8 (2.44%) Zenoss
9 8 (2.44%) Vagrant
10 7 (2.13%) CA SiteMinder
11 6 (1.83%) Legato
12 5 (1.52%) Backup Exec
12 5 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (1.52%) ARCserve
13 4 (1.22%) ZENworks
13 4 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
14 3 (0.91%) Icinga
14 3 (0.91%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 207 (63.11%) Red Hat
2 151 (46.04%) VMware
3 115 (35.06%) Oracle
4 59 (17.99%) Cisco
5 52 (15.85%) IBM
6 42 (12.80%) EMC
7 41 (12.50%) HP
8 40 (12.20%) Microsoft
9 37 (11.28%) NetApp
10 25 (7.62%) Citrix
11 18 (5.49%) CA
12 16 (4.88%) Juniper
12 16 (4.88%) JBoss
12 16 (4.88%) Sun
13 15 (4.57%) Veritas
13 15 (4.57%) Remedy
13 15 (4.57%) Brocade
13 15 (4.57%) SaltStack
14 14 (4.27%) CheckPoint
14 14 (4.27%) Reuters
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 26,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
AIG EUROPE (UK) LIMITED
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Fife, Scotland
PayWizard Group plc
Salary: circa £35k
Posted: 12 days ago
Kirkcaldy, Fife
PayWizard Group plc
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum - dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago