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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 773 714 652
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -62
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 119 183 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.61% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 82 147 186
Average salary £47,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £29,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £68,250 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%

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
28920 29925 29459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 26.73% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24237 24794 24684
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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
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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 -48 116 £47,500 +5.55% 5
South East +3 49 £47,500 - 1
London +11 30 £50,000 +8.69% 1
Berkshire +11 29 £47,500 -
Reading +2 21 £47,500 -
Surrey +16 16 £57,500 -29.01%
North West +22 15 £33,363 +33.45%
Manchester +19 12 - -
Woking - 9 £57,500 -
South West -20 8 £37,750 +9.42%
City of London +13 7 £50,000 -18.36% 1
East Midlands +14 6 £35,000 +32.07%
Yorkshire -1 6 £42,500 +49.12% 1
Nottinghamshire +6 5 - -
Leeds +5 5 £42,500 +49.12%
Wiltshire +4 5 £37,500 +8.69%
Nottingham -1 5 - -
West Yorkshire -5 5 £42,500 +49.12%
Epsom - 5 - -
Chippenham +2 4 £37,750 +5.59%
Cheshire +6 3 £33,363 -
Hampshire -4 3 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Devon - 3 £38,000 -
Exeter - 2 £38,000 -
Farnborough - 2 £43,750 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £55,000 +17.02%
Essex -1 1 £30,000 -22.07%
Milton Keynes -1 1 £55,000 +17.02%
South Yorkshire -2 1 £21,500 - 1
East of England -6 1 £30,000 -14.28%

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 252 (94.74%) Linux
2 222 (83.46%) Red Hat
3 145 (54.51%) VMware
4 144 (54.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 127 (47.74%) UNIX
6 121 (45.49%) Oracle
7 120 (45.11%) Windows
8 115 (43.23%) SAN
9 114 (42.86%) Solaris
10 102 (38.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 88 (33.08%) HP
12 85 (31.95%) AIX
13 73 (27.44%) Debian
13 73 (27.44%) HPUX
13 73 (27.44%) Perl
14 71 (26.69%) Shell Script
15 70 (26.32%) SQL
16 68 (25.56%) SQL Server
17 66 (24.81%) DB2
17 66 (24.81%) EMC
18 64 (24.06%) IBM
18 64 (24.06%) Symantec
19 63 (23.68%) Cisco
20 62 (23.31%) ITIL
21 57 (21.43%) CentOS
22 56 (21.05%) Oracle Database
23 55 (20.68%) Microsoft
23 55 (20.68%) Juniper
24 53 (19.92%) Ubuntu
25 50 (18.80%) Finance

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 41 (15.41%) WebSphere
2 36 (13.53%) WebLogic
3 28 (10.53%) Apache
4 19 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 18 (6.77%) IIS
6 8 (3.01%) JBoss
7 6 (2.26%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.88%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.50%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.75%) nginx
11 1 (0.38%) Confluence
11 1 (0.38%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.75%) HiPortfolio
2 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) SAP xMII
3 1 (0.38%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.76%) Office 365
2 2 (0.75%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (43.23%) SAN
2 47 (17.67%) TCP/IP
3 35 (13.16%) DNS
4 28 (10.53%) Firewall
5 21 (7.89%) LAN
6 20 (7.52%) WAN
6 20 (7.52%) DHCP
7 16 (6.02%) VPN
7 16 (6.02%) HTTP
8 11 (4.14%) Ethernet
9 7 (2.63%) Wireshark
9 7 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.26%) NAS
10 6 (2.26%) Multicast
11 5 (1.88%) LDAP
12 3 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.75%) SSH
13 2 (0.75%) FTP
13 2 (0.75%) Kerberos
14 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 66 (24.81%) DB2
3 56 (21.05%) Oracle Database
4 36 (13.53%) Relational Database
5 35 (13.16%) RDBMS
6 32 (12.03%) Oracle Exadata
7 25 (9.40%) MySQL
8 16 (6.02%) Informix
9 13 (4.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.63%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.50%) MaxDB
12 4 (1.50%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.13%) InfluxDB
13 3 (1.13%) Big Data
14 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.50%) JIRA
2 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.75%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.75%) Subversion
4 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.38%) Zephyr
General
1 50 (18.80%) Finance
2 27 (10.15%) Banking
3 12 (4.51%) Electronics
4 11 (4.14%) Retail
5 10 (3.76%) Aerospace
6 9 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.38%) German Language
7 7 (2.63%) Marketing
8 6 (2.26%) Local Government
8 6 (2.26%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.88%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.88%) French Language
9 5 (1.88%) Military
10 4 (1.50%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.50%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.75%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.75%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.75%) Back Office
12 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (28.20%) Administrator
2 64 (24.06%) Systems Administrator
3 36 (13.53%) UNIX Administrator
4 35 (13.16%) Infrastructure Architect
4 35 (13.16%) Architect
5 34 (12.78%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 32 (12.03%) Solutions Architect
6 32 (12.03%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 30 (11.28%) Linux Administrator
8 28 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 24 (9.02%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (7.52%) Analyst
11 17 (6.39%) Applications Support
11 17 (6.39%) Linux Support
12 13 (4.89%) Support Analyst
12 13 (4.89%) Support Engineer
13 11 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (4.14%) DBA
14 10 (3.76%) Technical Support
14 10 (3.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.17%) Middleware
2 32 (12.03%) WebSphere MQ
3 22 (8.27%) FIX Protocol
4 13 (4.89%) .NET
5 11 (4.14%) XML
6 8 (3.01%) Web Services
7 7 (2.63%) LAMP
8 5 (1.88%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.50%) J2EE
9 4 (1.50%) HTML
9 4 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.13%) Worklight
11 2 (0.75%) libvirt
11 2 (0.75%) Java EE
12 1 (0.38%) SAP Basis
12 1 (0.38%) Spring
12 1 (0.38%) SOAP
12 1 (0.38%) DOM
12 1 (0.38%) XSLT
12 1 (0.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.16%) Clustering
2 32 (12.03%) FlexPod
3 23 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.52%) Replication
5 9 (3.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (3.01%) Equities
6 8 (3.01%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.88%) Celerra
7 5 (1.88%) Derivative
7 5 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.13%) Open Source
9 3 (1.13%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Exalogic
10 2 (0.75%) DTV
10 2 (0.75%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 252 (94.74%) Linux
2 144 (54.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 127 (47.74%) UNIX
4 120 (45.11%) Windows
5 114 (42.86%) Solaris
6 85 (31.95%) AIX
7 73 (27.44%) HPUX
7 73 (27.44%) Debian
8 57 (21.43%) CentOS
9 53 (19.92%) Ubuntu
10 49 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 41 (15.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 33 (12.41%) zOS
13 32 (12.03%) OS/400
14 26 (9.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 24 (9.02%) Fedora
16 21 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (3.38%) Windows 7
18 5 (1.88%) Mac OS
18 5 (1.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (23.31%) ITIL
2 34 (12.78%) Business Continuity
3 32 (12.03%) Infrastructure Management
3 32 (12.03%) Mentoring
3 32 (12.03%) Coaching
4 21 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (7.52%) Load Balancing
6 18 (6.77%) Problem Management
6 18 (6.77%) Time Management
7 17 (6.39%) Data Management
7 17 (6.39%) Configuration Management
8 16 (6.02%) Low Latency
9 15 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (5.64%) DevOps
10 13 (4.89%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (4.51%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 12 (4.51%) Project Management
11 12 (4.51%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (4.14%) PRINCE2
13 9 (3.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (27.44%) Perl
2 71 (26.69%) Shell Script
3 70 (26.32%) SQL
4 48 (18.05%) Bash Shell
5 47 (17.67%) Python
6 23 (8.65%) Java
7 17 (6.39%) JavaScript
7 17 (6.39%) PowerShell
8 13 (4.89%) Ruby
9 11 (4.14%) AWK
9 11 (4.14%) C++
10 10 (3.76%) PHP
10 10 (3.76%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.76%) Tcl
10 10 (3.76%) sed
11 9 (3.38%) C
11 9 (3.38%) C#
12 8 (3.01%) Bourne shell
13 5 (1.88%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (9.02%) Degree
2 23 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (7.14%) CCNA
4 17 (6.39%) SC Cleared
5 16 (6.02%) CCNP
5 16 (6.02%) JNCIP
6 15 (5.64%) Sun Certification
6 15 (5.64%) SCSA
7 14 (5.26%) RHCA
8 12 (4.51%) JNCIA
8 12 (4.51%) CCDA
9 11 (4.14%) JNCIS
10 8 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.88%) MCSE
12 4 (1.50%) MCSA
12 4 (1.50%) MCP
12 4 (1.50%) MCDST
12 4 (1.50%) MCITP
12 4 (1.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.90%) SLA
2 3 (1.13%) QA
3 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 102 (38.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (15.41%) Hyper-V
3 39 (14.66%) KVM
4 26 (9.77%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (8.65%) Firmware
6 14 (5.26%) VMware ESX
7 13 (4.89%) vSphere
8 11 (4.14%) Samba
9 8 (3.01%) Active Directory
10 7 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.13%) XenApp
11 3 (1.13%) XenServer
11 3 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.75%) Xen
12 2 (0.75%) NFS
13 1 (0.38%) Postfix
13 1 (0.38%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.38%) PowerHA
13 1 (0.38%) StorNext
13 1 (0.38%) iptables
Systems Management
1 49 (18.42%) Puppet
2 32 (12.03%) Tivoli
3 27 (10.15%) Nagios
3 27 (10.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 24 (9.02%) NetBackup
5 14 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.76%) Data Guard
7 9 (3.38%) ZABBIX
7 9 (3.38%) Salt
8 8 (3.01%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (2.63%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.88%) Cobbler
11 4 (1.50%) ARCserve
11 4 (1.50%) Legato
12 3 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (1.13%) Ansible
13 2 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (0.75%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.75%) OpenView
13 2 (0.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 222 (83.46%) Red Hat
2 145 (54.51%) VMware
3 121 (45.49%) Oracle
4 88 (33.08%) HP
5 66 (24.81%) EMC
6 64 (24.06%) IBM
6 64 (24.06%) Symantec
7 63 (23.68%) Cisco
8 55 (20.68%) Microsoft
8 55 (20.68%) Juniper
9 48 (18.05%) NetApp
10 34 (12.78%) CA
10 34 (12.78%) Brocade
11 33 (12.41%) CheckPoint
12 32 (12.03%) BMC
13 25 (9.40%) Sun
14 23 (8.65%) Dell
15 22 (8.27%) NYFIX
15 22 (8.27%) Patsystems
16 21 (7.89%) GL TRADE
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago