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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 780 744 720
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -24
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 120 166 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.54% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 87 143 146
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -8.33%

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
28912 30808 29028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.12% 26.82% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24411 25553 24696
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 31 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 31 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 -29 118 £43,000 -2.27% 9
South East -6 36 £42,500 -15.00% 2
North West +36 34 £42,500 -
Manchester +26 28 £43,500 +2.35%
London -26 24 £50,000 - 5
Yorkshire +10 15 £44,000 +72.54% 2
Berkshire -18 14 £42,500 -15.00%
Hampshire +35 13 £42,500 -3.40% 2
Reading -11 12 £43,750 +6.06%
Basingstoke - 11 £42,500 - 2
Sheffield - 8 £39,000 -
South Yorkshire - 8 £39,000 -
West Midlands -28 7 £53,500 +21.59%
East of England +6 6 £50,587 +20.44%
Birmingham +4 6 £53,500 +1.90%
West Yorkshire +1 5 £44,000 +72.54% 2
Surrey -3 5 £37,500 -19.35%
Merseyside - 5 - -
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
Southport - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Bracknell +23 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Maidenhead +14 4 £42,500 -26.08%
Bedfordshire +7 4 - -
Slough -3 4 £42,500 -26.08%
Oxford - 4 £42,500 -
Newbury - 4 £42,500 -
Dunstable - 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 £42,500 -
Leeds +6 3 £37,250 +46.07% 2

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 195 (89.04%) Linux
2 143 (65.30%) Red Hat
3 118 (53.88%) Windows
4 91 (41.55%) UNIX
5 89 (40.64%) Solaris
6 88 (40.18%) Oracle
6 88 (40.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 83 (37.90%) VMware
8 81 (36.99%) Python
9 79 (36.07%) Perl
10 70 (31.96%) Debian
11 68 (31.05%) AIX
11 68 (31.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 67 (30.59%) SQL Server
13 56 (25.57%) Ubuntu
14 55 (25.11%) SAN
14 55 (25.11%) Microsoft
15 54 (24.66%) CentOS
16 52 (23.74%) SQL
17 51 (23.29%) Bash Shell
18 48 (21.92%) Java
18 48 (21.92%) HPUX
18 48 (21.92%) EMC
19 45 (20.55%) Shell Script
19 45 (20.55%) Apache
20 43 (19.63%) HP
20 43 (19.63%) Cisco
20 43 (19.63%) Relational Database
21 42 (19.18%) Oracle Database
21 42 (19.18%) Hyper-V

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 45 (20.55%) Apache
2 40 (18.26%) WebLogic
3 29 (13.24%) WebSphere
4 25 (11.42%) Tomcat
5 20 (9.13%) JBoss
6 14 (6.39%) IIS
7 10 (4.57%) OpenStack
8 8 (3.65%) Drupal
8 8 (3.65%) SharePoint
9 7 (3.20%) MS Exchange
9 7 (3.20%) nginx
10 6 (2.74%) IBM Notes
11 5 (2.28%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (2.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (2.28%) Commerce Server
11 5 (2.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (2.28%) CloudStack
11 5 (2.28%) Node.js
11 5 (2.28%) Lync
11 5 (2.28%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (2.28%) SAP Business One
1 5 (2.28%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.91%) Cordys
2 2 (0.91%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.96%) IBM PureFlex
2 17 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.65%) SaaS
4 3 (1.37%) IaaS
4 3 (1.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (25.11%) SAN
2 24 (10.96%) Firewall
3 21 (9.59%) TCP/IP
4 14 (6.39%) DNS
5 11 (5.02%) HTTP
5 11 (5.02%) LDAP
6 8 (3.65%) Asterisk PBX
6 8 (3.65%) LAN
6 8 (3.65%) PBX
6 8 (3.65%) WAN
7 7 (3.20%) SSL
7 7 (3.20%) NAS
8 6 (2.74%) VPN
9 5 (2.28%) SNMP
9 5 (2.28%) VoIP
9 5 (2.28%) SMTP
9 5 (2.28%) Ethernet
9 5 (2.28%) FTP
9 5 (2.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (2.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (30.59%) SQL Server
2 43 (19.63%) Relational Database
3 42 (19.18%) Oracle Database
4 38 (17.35%) DB2
5 30 (13.70%) MySQL
6 28 (12.79%) RDBMS
7 24 (10.96%) Oracle Exadata
8 16 (7.31%) Informix
9 9 (4.11%) SAP HANA
10 6 (2.74%) MaxDB
10 6 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.28%) OLTP
11 5 (2.28%) OLAP
11 5 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.28%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.37%) Big Data
13 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (4.11%) PowerBuilder
1 9 (4.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.74%) Maven
2 6 (2.74%) Selenium
2 6 (2.74%) Selenium IDE
2 6 (2.74%) Log4j
3 5 (2.28%) Ant
3 5 (2.28%) JUnit
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.37%) Subversion
6 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.46%) Trac
7 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 40 (18.26%) Finance
2 17 (7.76%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.57%) Banking
4 6 (2.74%) Retail
5 4 (1.83%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.83%) German Language
5 4 (1.83%) Law
6 3 (1.37%) Billing
7 2 (0.91%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Back Office
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.46%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.46%) French Language
8 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (20.09%) Administrator
2 38 (17.35%) Architect
2 38 (17.35%) Systems Administrator
3 30 (13.70%) Solutions Architect
4 29 (13.24%) Linux Administrator
5 24 (10.96%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 24 (10.96%) Infrastructure Architect
6 22 (10.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 21 (9.59%) Developer
8 17 (7.76%) Analyst
9 16 (7.31%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 16 (7.31%) UNIX Administrator
10 13 (5.94%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.94%) Linux Engineer
11 11 (5.02%) Linux Support
12 10 (4.57%) Applications Support
13 9 (4.11%) Analyst Developer
13 9 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (4.11%) Technical Support
14 8 (3.65%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.44%) Middleware
2 32 (14.61%) XML
3 24 (10.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 24 (10.96%) HTML
3 24 (10.96%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (7.31%) .NET
5 14 (6.39%) CSS
6 13 (5.94%) Web Services
7 12 (5.48%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (4.57%) JSON
8 10 (4.57%) HTML5
9 9 (4.11%) J2EE
10 8 (3.65%) SOAP
11 5 (2.28%) J2SE
11 5 (2.28%) XSLT
11 5 (2.28%) Express
11 5 (2.28%) REST
11 5 (2.28%) jQuery
12 4 (1.83%) Sensu
12 4 (1.83%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.18%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.96%) FlexPod
3 21 (9.59%) Clustering
4 16 (7.31%) Replication
5 15 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.94%) Derivative
7 12 (5.48%) Eurex
8 7 (3.20%) Fixed Income
8 7 (3.20%) Celerra
8 7 (3.20%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (2.28%) DataPower
11 4 (1.83%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.83%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.83%) Equities
12 2 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.91%) Symmetrix DMX
13 1 (0.46%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 195 (89.04%) Linux
2 118 (53.88%) Windows
3 91 (41.55%) UNIX
4 89 (40.64%) Solaris
5 88 (40.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 70 (31.96%) Debian
7 68 (31.05%) AIX
8 56 (25.57%) Ubuntu
9 54 (24.66%) CentOS
10 48 (21.92%) HPUX
11 32 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (10.96%) OS/400
12 24 (10.96%) zOS
13 20 (9.13%) Fedora
14 19 (8.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (7.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 16 (7.31%) Windows 8
17 15 (6.85%) Windows XP
18 14 (6.39%) Windows 7
19 10 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.24%) Business Continuity
2 28 (12.79%) Mentoring
2 28 (12.79%) ITIL
3 25 (11.42%) Infrastructure Management
4 24 (10.96%) Coaching
4 24 (10.96%) Converged Infrastructure
5 19 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (7.31%) DevOps
7 15 (6.85%) Configuration Management
7 15 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (6.39%) Load Balancing
8 14 (6.39%) Time Management
9 12 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (4.57%) Web Development
10 10 (4.57%) Incident Management
10 10 (4.57%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.11%) Scrum
11 9 (4.11%) Business Analysis
12 8 (3.65%) Content Management
12 8 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (36.99%) Python
2 79 (36.07%) Perl
3 52 (23.74%) SQL
4 51 (23.29%) Bash Shell
5 48 (21.92%) Java
6 45 (20.55%) Shell Script
7 30 (13.70%) C
8 29 (13.24%) Ruby
9 25 (11.42%) AWK
10 23 (10.50%) PHP
11 22 (10.05%) C++
12 16 (7.31%) JavaScript
13 15 (6.85%) Korn
14 14 (6.39%) sed
15 13 (5.94%) Tcl
15 13 (5.94%) PL/SQL
16 9 (4.11%) Uniface
16 9 (4.11%) VBScript
16 9 (4.11%) VB
17 6 (2.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (11.42%) Degree
2 13 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.20%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.74%) LPIC
5 6 (2.74%) RHCE
5 6 (2.74%) Linux+ Certification
5 6 (2.74%) RHCSA
6 4 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.83%) MCITP
6 4 (1.83%) CITP
6 4 (1.83%) MCSE
6 4 (1.83%) CCNA
6 4 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.91%) HND
8 1 (0.46%) MBA
8 1 (0.46%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.46%) PhD
8 1 (0.46%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.57%) SLA
2 7 (3.20%) QA
3 5 (2.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (31.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (19.18%) Hyper-V
3 29 (13.24%) KVM
4 20 (9.13%) vSphere
5 12 (5.48%) Active Directory
6 9 (4.11%) XenApp
7 8 (3.65%) vCloud
8 7 (3.20%) Firmware
9 6 (2.74%) Squid
9 6 (2.74%) Xen
9 6 (2.74%) qmail
9 6 (2.74%) XenServer
9 6 (2.74%) pfSense
10 5 (2.28%) Samba
10 5 (2.28%) Terminal Server
10 5 (2.28%) Docker
10 5 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (2.28%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.83%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 29 (13.24%) Puppet
2 24 (10.96%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (10.96%) Tivoli
3 22 (10.05%) Nagios
4 17 (7.76%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (4.11%) ZABBIX
6 7 (3.20%) Data Guard
7 6 (2.74%) Ansible
7 6 (2.74%) Legato
7 6 (2.74%) ARCserve
7 6 (2.74%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (2.74%) SnapMirror
7 6 (2.74%) SnapVault
8 5 (2.28%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.83%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.83%) Opsview
9 4 (1.83%) Graphite
9 4 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (1.37%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.37%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 143 (65.30%) Red Hat
2 88 (40.18%) Oracle
3 83 (37.90%) VMware
4 55 (25.11%) Microsoft
5 48 (21.92%) EMC
6 43 (19.63%) HP
6 43 (19.63%) Cisco
7 42 (19.18%) IBM
8 34 (15.53%) Symantec
9 31 (14.16%) CA
9 31 (14.16%) NetApp
10 30 (13.70%) CheckPoint
11 27 (12.33%) Juniper
12 25 (11.42%) BMC
12 25 (11.42%) Citrix
12 25 (11.42%) Brocade
13 19 (8.68%) SAP
14 17 (7.76%) Sun
15 15 (6.85%) Sybase
16 12 (5.48%) Patsystems
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