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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 777 771 716
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -55
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 120 134 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.43% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 91 119 146
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £57,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -11.57%

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
28715 31195 29659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.30% 26.78% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24135 26020 25113
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +7 118 £42,500 -3.40% 15
South East +22 41 £42,500 -3.40% 5
North West +27 31 £43,500 +8.07% 1
Manchester +32 27 £43,500 +8.07%
London -3 25 £58,750 +25.00% 6
Hampshire +27 19 £42,500 -3.40% 2
Berkshire +2 16 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Yorkshire +7 14 £39,000 +43.11%
Basingstoke - 14 £42,500 - 2
Reading -2 13 £42,500 -15.00% 3
South Yorkshire - 11 £39,000 -
Sheffield - 11 £39,000 -
Maidenhead +19 7 £42,500 -26.08%
East of England -1 7 £46,174 +9.93%
Slough -3 7 £42,500 -26.08%
Bracknell - 7 £42,500 -
Newbury - 7 £42,500 -
Oxford - 7 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £42,500 -
Surrey 0 6 £36,250 -9.37%
Birmingham -11 5 £53,500 +1.90% 1
West Midlands -27 5 £53,500 +21.59% 2
Farnborough - 5 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +5 4 - -
Milton Keynes -5 4 - -
Bedfordshire -9 4 - -
Dunstable - 4 - -
Southport - 4 - - 1
Merseyside - 4 - - 1
City of London +36 3 £80,500 +78.88%

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 207 (90.00%) Linux
2 153 (66.52%) Red Hat
3 117 (50.87%) Windows
4 107 (46.52%) UNIX
5 103 (44.78%) Solaris
6 100 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 96 (41.74%) Oracle
8 90 (39.13%) VMware
9 80 (34.78%) Python
10 79 (34.35%) Perl
11 75 (32.61%) Debian
12 73 (31.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 72 (31.30%) AIX
14 67 (29.13%) SQL Server
15 64 (27.83%) SAN
16 60 (26.09%) Ubuntu
17 56 (24.35%) Microsoft
18 54 (23.48%) HPUX
18 54 (23.48%) Finance
19 53 (23.04%) EMC
19 53 (23.04%) CentOS
19 53 (23.04%) Bash Shell
20 49 (21.30%) HP
21 48 (20.87%) SQL
21 48 (20.87%) Shell Script
22 46 (20.00%) Data Centre
23 44 (19.13%) Hyper-V
23 44 (19.13%) Apache
23 44 (19.13%) Cisco
24 43 (18.70%) IBM

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 44 (19.13%) Apache
2 37 (16.09%) WebLogic
3 30 (13.04%) WebSphere
4 26 (11.30%) Tomcat
5 20 (8.70%) JBoss
6 14 (6.09%) IIS
7 10 (4.35%) OpenStack
8 9 (3.91%) MS Exchange
9 8 (3.48%) SharePoint
9 8 (3.48%) Drupal
10 7 (3.04%) nginx
11 6 (2.61%) IBM Notes
12 5 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (2.17%) Commerce Server
12 5 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (2.17%) WebSphere Process Server
12 5 (2.17%) PegaRULES
12 5 (2.17%) Lync
12 5 (2.17%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (2.17%) MS Office
1 5 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.17%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.87%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (0.87%) Cordys
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.00%) IBM PureFlex
2 16 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.91%) SaaS
4 4 (1.74%) Office 365
5 3 (1.30%) PaaS
6 2 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (27.83%) SAN
2 29 (12.61%) Firewall
3 28 (12.17%) TCP/IP
4 16 (6.96%) DNS
5 13 (5.65%) LDAP
6 11 (4.78%) WAN
7 10 (4.35%) LAN
8 9 (3.91%) HTTP
8 9 (3.91%) NAS
9 8 (3.48%) Asterisk PBX
9 8 (3.48%) PBX
10 5 (2.17%) VoIP
10 5 (2.17%) FTP
10 5 (2.17%) SSL
10 5 (2.17%) VPN
10 5 (2.17%) BIG-IP
10 5 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (1.74%) SNMP
11 4 (1.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (29.13%) SQL Server
2 43 (18.70%) Oracle Database
3 38 (16.52%) DB2
4 36 (15.65%) Relational Database
5 31 (13.48%) MySQL
6 27 (11.74%) RDBMS
7 23 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 17 (7.39%) Informix
9 10 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.61%) MaxDB
10 6 (2.61%) SAP HANA
11 5 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (2.17%) OLAP
11 5 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.17%) OLTP
11 5 (2.17%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.30%) Big Data
13 3 (1.30%) InfluxDB
14 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (3.91%) PowerBuilder
2 8 (3.48%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.17%) Maven
4 4 (1.74%) Selenium
4 4 (1.74%) Log4j
4 4 (1.74%) Ant
4 4 (1.74%) JUnit
4 4 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.74%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (1.30%) Subversion
5 3 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.87%) JIRA
7 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.43%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.43%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.43%) Trac
General
1 54 (23.48%) Finance
2 19 (8.26%) Banking
3 16 (6.96%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.48%) German Language
5 7 (3.04%) Retail
6 5 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.74%) French Language
7 4 (1.74%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.30%) Marketing
8 3 (1.30%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.30%) Local Government
8 3 (1.30%) Billing
8 3 (1.30%) Law
8 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.87%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 52 (22.61%) Administrator
2 45 (19.57%) Systems Administrator
3 39 (16.96%) Architect
4 30 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
5 29 (12.61%) Solutions Architect
6 25 (10.87%) Infrastructure Architect
7 23 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 23 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 22 (9.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 22 (9.57%) UNIX Administrator
9 17 (7.39%) Developer
9 17 (7.39%) Analyst
10 15 (6.52%) Technical Support
11 14 (6.09%) Support Engineer
12 12 (5.22%) Applications Support
12 12 (5.22%) Linux Support
12 12 (5.22%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support
13 11 (4.78%) Technical Specialist
14 9 (3.91%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.52%) Middleware
2 24 (10.43%) HTML
2 24 (10.43%) XML
3 23 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 23 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 17 (7.39%) .NET
5 14 (6.09%) CSS
6 13 (5.65%) FIX Protocol
7 10 (4.35%) JSON
7 10 (4.35%) Web Services
7 10 (4.35%) HTML5
8 8 (3.48%) J2EE
9 5 (2.17%) XSLT
9 5 (2.17%) jQuery
9 5 (2.17%) REST
9 5 (2.17%) Express
10 4 (1.74%) Sensu
10 4 (1.74%) LAMP
10 4 (1.74%) J2SE
11 3 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.00%) FlexPod
2 23 (10.00%) Clustering
3 21 (9.13%) Replication
4 13 (5.65%) Eurex
5 12 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.78%) Derivative
7 9 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (3.48%) Fixed Income
9 7 (3.04%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.04%) Equities
9 7 (3.04%) Celerra
10 5 (2.17%) DataPower
10 5 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.74%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.74%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.74%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (1.30%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 207 (90.00%) Linux
2 117 (50.87%) Windows
3 107 (46.52%) UNIX
4 103 (44.78%) Solaris
5 100 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 75 (32.61%) Debian
7 72 (31.30%) AIX
8 60 (26.09%) Ubuntu
9 54 (23.48%) HPUX
10 53 (23.04%) CentOS
11 29 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (10.00%) OS/400
12 23 (10.00%) zOS
13 22 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (9.57%) Fedora
14 20 (8.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 19 (8.26%) Windows 8
16 17 (7.39%) Windows XP
17 16 (6.96%) Windows 7
18 14 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.48%) ITIL
2 28 (12.17%) Business Continuity
3 25 (10.87%) Mentoring
4 24 (10.43%) Infrastructure Management
5 23 (10.00%) Coaching
5 23 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 19 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (7.83%) Time Management
8 17 (7.39%) DevOps
9 16 (6.96%) Load Balancing
10 13 (5.65%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.35%) Migration
11 10 (4.35%) Web Development
12 9 (3.91%) Problem Management
12 9 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (3.91%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (3.91%) Capacity Management
12 9 (3.91%) Scrum
12 9 (3.91%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 80 (34.78%) Python
2 79 (34.35%) Perl
3 53 (23.04%) Bash Shell
4 48 (20.87%) Shell Script
4 48 (20.87%) SQL
5 43 (18.70%) Java
6 28 (12.17%) Ruby
7 25 (10.87%) AWK
8 24 (10.43%) PHP
8 24 (10.43%) C
9 22 (9.57%) C++
10 16 (6.96%) JavaScript
11 15 (6.52%) Korn
12 14 (6.09%) sed
13 13 (5.65%) Tcl
14 12 (5.22%) PL/SQL
15 10 (4.35%) VBScript
16 9 (3.91%) VB
16 9 (3.91%) Uniface
17 7 (3.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (10.87%) Degree
2 11 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.48%) CCNA
4 8 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.61%) RHCE
5 6 (2.61%) Linux+ Certification
5 6 (2.61%) LPIC
5 6 (2.61%) RHCSA
5 6 (2.61%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.17%) MCITP
6 5 (2.17%) MCSE
7 4 (1.74%) CITP
8 3 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.87%) MCSA
9 2 (0.87%) MCP
9 2 (0.87%) MCDST
10 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.43%) SCSA
10 1 (0.43%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.83%) SLA
2 6 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.17%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 73 (31.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (19.13%) Hyper-V
3 31 (13.48%) KVM
4 17 (7.39%) vSphere
5 16 (6.96%) Active Directory
6 11 (4.78%) XenApp
7 9 (3.91%) Firmware
8 8 (3.48%) XenServer
9 7 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.61%) vCloud
10 6 (2.61%) pfSense
10 6 (2.61%) qmail
10 6 (2.61%) Squid
10 6 (2.61%) Xen
11 5 (2.17%) Samba
11 5 (2.17%) VMware ESX
11 5 (2.17%) Terminal Server
11 5 (2.17%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (14.78%) Puppet
2 26 (11.30%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (11.30%) Nagios
3 23 (10.00%) Tivoli
4 20 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (4.35%) ZABBIX
6 8 (3.48%) Data Guard
6 8 (3.48%) Ansible
7 6 (2.61%) Salt
7 6 (2.61%) SnapMirror
7 6 (2.61%) SnapVault
7 6 (2.61%) ARCserve
7 6 (2.61%) Legato
8 5 (2.17%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.74%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.74%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (1.74%) Opsview
9 4 (1.74%) Graphite
9 4 (1.74%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 153 (66.52%) Red Hat
2 96 (41.74%) Oracle
3 90 (39.13%) VMware
4 56 (24.35%) Microsoft
5 53 (23.04%) EMC
6 49 (21.30%) HP
7 44 (19.13%) Cisco
8 43 (18.70%) IBM
9 38 (16.52%) Symantec
10 31 (13.48%) NetApp
11 28 (12.17%) CheckPoint
11 28 (12.17%) Citrix
11 28 (12.17%) CA
12 27 (11.74%) Juniper
13 24 (10.43%) Brocade
14 23 (10.00%) BMC
15 20 (8.70%) Sun
16 18 (7.83%) Sybase
17 15 (6.52%) SAP
18 13 (5.65%) NYFIX
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