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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 856 818 719
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -99
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 95 123 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.36% 0.43% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 76 85 186
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £28,250 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £73,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,820 £44,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-4.95% -6.38%

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
26495 28614 28325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.10% 27.37% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22355 23990 23352
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 5 February 2016 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 February 2016. 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 -20 94 £40,000 -15.78% 16
London +8 39 £40,000 -20.00% 9
South East -30 26 £44,141 -7.07%
Surrey +2 16 £48,750 -11.36%
City of London +63 9 £50,000 +25.00% 2
West Midlands -7 9 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +13 7 £55,000 +64.17% 6
East Midlands 0 7 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire +7 6 £37,500 -
Nottingham +2 6 £37,500 -
Woking -2 6 £52,500 -8.69%
East of England +7 5 £28,500 -5.00%
West Yorkshire +5 5 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Coventry - 5 £37,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £28,500 -
Epsom +3 4 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £30,000 -
Lewes - 4 £44,141 -
East Sussex - 4 £44,141 -
Leeds -6 3 £56,250 +32.35% 1
Bradford - 3 £57,500 -
Guildford - 3 £41,820 -
Brentford - 3 £47,500 - 1
South Yorkshire +7 2 £32,500 -2.98% 3
Berkshire -18 2 £65,000 +36.84%
Barnsley - 2 £32,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £65,000 -
Basingstoke +7 1 £42,500 -
Hampshire +3 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Rugby -1 1 - -

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 170 (82.52%) Linux
2 119 (57.77%) Windows
3 118 (57.28%) Red Hat
4 96 (46.60%) Oracle
5 89 (43.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 81 (39.32%) Unix
6 81 (39.32%) VMware
7 65 (31.55%) SQL Server
7 65 (31.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 64 (31.07%) Microsoft
9 61 (29.61%) SQL
10 56 (27.18%) Perl
10 56 (27.18%) Windows Server
11 54 (26.21%) Solaris
11 54 (26.21%) Bash Shell
12 52 (25.24%) Oracle Database
12 52 (25.24%) SAN
13 50 (24.27%) Python
14 46 (22.33%) Cisco
15 43 (20.87%) CentOS
16 41 (19.90%) Clustering
17 39 (18.93%) Debian
17 39 (18.93%) HP
17 39 (18.93%) Ubuntu
18 38 (18.45%) Java
19 37 (17.96%) Active Directory
19 37 (17.96%) IBM
19 37 (17.96%) Data Centre
20 36 (17.48%) Finance
21 33 (16.02%) Apache

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (16.02%) Apache
2 25 (12.14%) WebLogic
3 20 (9.71%) Tomcat
4 18 (8.74%) SharePoint
5 17 (8.25%) WebSphere
6 16 (7.77%) IIS
7 11 (5.34%) OpenStack
8 9 (4.37%) MS Exchange
8 9 (4.37%) nginx
9 7 (3.40%) JBoss
10 5 (2.43%) Lync
11 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.97%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.97%) Jetty
12 2 (0.97%) MediaWiki
12 2 (0.97%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.97%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.85%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (4.37%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.97%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.97%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.97%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.28%) IBM PureFlex
3 13 (6.31%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.91%) IaaS
5 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.46%) Office 365
6 3 (1.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.49%) SaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (25.24%) SAN
2 31 (15.05%) TCP/IP
3 24 (11.65%) NAS
4 20 (9.71%) LAN
5 19 (9.22%) DNS
5 19 (9.22%) WAN
6 13 (6.31%) Firewall
7 12 (5.83%) DHCP
8 11 (5.34%) Ethernet
8 11 (5.34%) iSCSI
9 10 (4.85%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (4.85%) PBX
10 9 (4.37%) SNMP
11 5 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.43%) Intranet
11 5 (2.43%) Network Security
11 5 (2.43%) Skype
11 5 (2.43%) SSL
12 4 (1.94%) HTTP
13 3 (1.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (31.55%) SQL Server
2 52 (25.24%) Oracle Database
3 25 (12.14%) Relational Database
4 21 (10.19%) MySQL
5 19 (9.22%) DB2
5 19 (9.22%) SAP HANA
6 15 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (7.28%) Oracle Exadata
6 15 (7.28%) RDBMS
7 14 (6.80%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (3.40%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.94%) Informix
11 4 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.97%) Redis
12 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.97%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (4.85%) Log4j
1 10 (4.85%) Selenium
1 10 (4.85%) Selenium IDE
2 7 (3.40%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.91%) Subversion
4 4 (1.94%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.46%) Ant
6 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.97%) Maven
6 2 (0.97%) Trac
7 1 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.49%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.49%) JMeter
7 1 (0.49%) JUnit
7 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (17.48%) Finance
2 15 (7.28%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.37%) Banking
4 6 (2.91%) Retail
5 5 (2.43%) Law
5 5 (2.43%) Publishing
6 4 (1.94%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) Front Office
7 1 (0.49%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (25.24%) Administrator
2 41 (19.90%) Architect
2 41 (19.90%) Linux Administrator
2 41 (19.90%) Systems Administrator
3 36 (17.48%) Linux Engineer
4 33 (16.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 21 (10.19%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (9.22%) Infrastructure Architect
6 19 (9.22%) Technical Architect
7 18 (8.74%) Linux Support
8 17 (8.25%) Analyst
9 15 (7.28%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 15 (7.28%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (5.83%) Systems Support
11 11 (5.34%) DBA
12 10 (4.85%) Oracle DBA
12 10 (4.85%) SAP Architect
12 10 (4.85%) Support Engineer
12 10 (4.85%) Technical Leader
13 9 (4.37%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.59%) Middleware
2 23 (11.17%) XML
3 17 (8.25%) SAP Basis
4 15 (7.28%) Web Services
4 15 (7.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 15 (7.28%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (6.80%) FIX Protocol
5 14 (6.80%) SAP Fiori
6 11 (5.34%) J2EE
7 10 (4.85%) .NET
8 9 (4.37%) LAMP
9 8 (3.88%) SOAP
10 3 (1.46%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.97%) COM
11 2 (0.97%) Play Framework
11 2 (0.97%) SAP ALE
12 1 (0.49%) Ajax
12 1 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.49%) Spring
12 1 (0.49%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.90%) Clustering
2 37 (17.96%) Data Centre
3 15 (7.28%) FlexPod
3 15 (7.28%) VCE vBlock
4 14 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.80%) Eurex
5 10 (4.85%) Fat Client
5 10 (4.85%) Thin Client
6 9 (4.37%) EMC VMAX
7 7 (3.40%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.43%) Derivative
8 5 (2.43%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.46%) Fintech
10 2 (0.97%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.97%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.97%) Replication
11 1 (0.49%) Equities
11 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 170 (82.52%) Linux
2 119 (57.77%) Windows
3 89 (43.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 81 (39.32%) Unix
5 56 (27.18%) Windows Server
6 54 (26.21%) Solaris
7 43 (20.87%) CentOS
8 39 (18.93%) Debian
8 39 (18.93%) Ubuntu
9 32 (15.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 25 (12.14%) AIX
10 25 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (9.71%) HPUX
13 17 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (7.28%) OS/400
14 15 (7.28%) zOS
15 14 (6.80%) Fedora
16 10 (4.85%) Windows XP
17 7 (3.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.11%) High Availability
2 26 (12.62%) Problem Management
3 24 (11.65%) ITIL
4 21 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (9.22%) Configuration Management
5 19 (9.22%) DevOps
5 19 (9.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 19 (9.22%) Mentoring
5 19 (9.22%) Performance Management
6 18 (8.74%) Incident Management
6 18 (8.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (8.74%) Technical Architecture
7 17 (8.25%) Business Continuity
7 17 (8.25%) Migration
8 15 (7.28%) Coaching
8 15 (7.28%) Converged Infrastructure
9 14 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (6.80%) Presales
10 12 (5.83%) Customer Engagement
10 12 (5.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (29.61%) SQL
2 56 (27.18%) Perl
3 54 (26.21%) Bash Shell
4 50 (24.27%) Python
5 38 (18.45%) Java
6 30 (14.56%) Shell Script
7 18 (8.74%) C
8 13 (6.31%) Korn
8 13 (6.31%) PowerShell
8 13 (6.31%) Tcl
9 12 (5.83%) AWK
9 12 (5.83%) Ruby
10 11 (5.34%) Bourne shell
10 11 (5.34%) C++
10 11 (5.34%) sed
11 7 (3.40%) JavaScript
11 7 (3.40%) PHP
12 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.46%) VB
13 2 (0.97%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 28 (13.59%) Degree
2 24 (11.65%) Security Cleared
3 22 (10.68%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.91%) CFA
4 6 (2.91%) CITP
4 6 (2.91%) MBA
4 6 (2.91%) PhD
5 4 (1.94%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.94%) MCSE
5 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.46%) MCITP
6 3 (1.46%) NCDA
6 3 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.97%) CCNA
7 2 (0.97%) RHCE
7 2 (0.97%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.49%) CCNP
8 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.49%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.34%) QA
2 3 (1.46%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (31.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (17.96%) Active Directory
3 28 (13.59%) Hyper-V
4 25 (12.14%) Firmware
4 25 (12.14%) KVM
5 17 (8.25%) vSphere
6 14 (6.80%) NFS
7 13 (6.31%) vCloud
8 10 (4.85%) VMware ESX
8 10 (4.85%) Xen
9 9 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.94%) Squid
11 3 (1.46%) Docker
11 3 (1.46%) Samba
11 3 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.97%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (13.11%) Puppet
2 15 (7.28%) Tivoli
3 14 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (5.83%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (4.85%) Data Guard
5 10 (4.85%) Nagios
5 10 (4.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (4.37%) HP SIM
6 9 (4.37%) Zenoss
7 8 (3.88%) SCCM
8 6 (2.91%) SCVMM
9 5 (2.43%) Oracle ZFS
9 5 (2.43%) SCOM
10 4 (1.94%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (1.46%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.97%) Ansible
12 2 (0.97%) Linux-HA
13 1 (0.49%) Graphite
13 1 (0.49%) logstash
Vendors
1 118 (57.28%) Red Hat
2 96 (46.60%) Oracle
3 81 (39.32%) VMware
4 64 (31.07%) Microsoft
5 46 (22.33%) Cisco
6 39 (18.93%) HP
7 37 (17.96%) IBM
8 32 (15.53%) EMC
9 28 (13.59%) CheckPoint
9 28 (13.59%) SAP
10 27 (13.11%) CA
11 24 (11.65%) Dell
12 19 (9.22%) NetApp
13 18 (8.74%) BMC
13 18 (8.74%) Sun
13 18 (8.74%) Symantec
14 17 (8.25%) Brocade
14 17 (8.25%) Juniper
15 15 (7.28%) Citrix
16 14 (6.80%) Fidessa
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