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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SUSE Linux
Rank 749 666 716
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +50
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 149 231 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% 0.77% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 109 201 139
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,486 £28,750 £27,851
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £79,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.43%

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
30780 29937 32355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.34% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25745 24877 27944
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -81 146 £44,000 -7.36% 13
South East +27 59 £47,500 +28.37% 4
London -19 42 £50,000 -18.03% 6
Berkshire 0 23 £50,300 +35.94% 3
Surrey +12 20 £37,500 -1.96%
Hampshire -18 16 £36,250 -
Yorkshire -30 15 £28,500 -20.83%
Reading -8 12 £48,750 +31.75% 3
North West -11 12 £50,000 +5.26%
Manchester - 11 - -
Leeds -8 10 £28,500 -22.44%
Guildford -14 10 £37,500 +20.96%
West Yorkshire -17 10 £28,500 -22.44%
Basingstoke +3 8 £53,750 -
East Midlands +22 7 £35,000 -30.00%
Nottinghamshire +14 7 £35,000 +16.66%
South West -1 7 £38,000 +11.76% 3
Wiltshire -4 7 £38,000 +11.76% 3
Chippenham -15 7 £38,000 +11.76% 3
Windsor - 7 £57,500 -
Nottingham +12 6 - -
New Malden - 6 £50,000 - 1
Southampton - 5 £28,358 -
City of London +23 3 £40,000 -51.51% 2
South Yorkshire -21 3 £33,500 -
West Midlands -49 3 £44,000 -8.33%
Sheffield - 3 £33,500 -
Goole -2 2 £27,500 -23.61%
East Yorkshire -8 2 £27,500 -23.61%
Warwick - 2 £44,000 -

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 327 (96.46%) Linux
2 248 (73.16%) Red Hat
3 189 (55.75%) VMware
4 174 (51.33%) Windows
5 141 (41.59%) SAN
6 135 (39.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 109 (32.15%) Oracle
8 108 (31.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 107 (31.56%) UNIX
10 100 (29.50%) Perl
11 98 (28.91%) Solaris
12 90 (26.55%) AIX
13 88 (25.96%) ITIL
14 86 (25.37%) Ubuntu
15 85 (25.07%) SQL
16 81 (23.89%) Windows Server 2003
17 80 (23.60%) Cisco
18 79 (23.30%) CentOS
19 78 (23.01%) Apache
20 76 (22.42%) Shell Script
21 74 (21.83%) TCP/IP
21 74 (21.83%) Debian
21 74 (21.83%) IBM
22 68 (20.06%) Puppet
23 67 (19.76%) Clustering
23 67 (19.76%) Windows Server 2008
24 65 (19.17%) EMC
25 63 (18.58%) HP
25 63 (18.58%) Oracle Database
26 61 (17.99%) Bash Shell

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 78 (23.01%) Apache
2 46 (13.57%) WebLogic
3 45 (13.27%) WebSphere
4 32 (9.44%) Tomcat
5 20 (5.90%) IIS
6 13 (3.83%) JBoss
7 10 (2.95%) CloudStack
8 9 (2.65%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.47%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.47%) nginx
11 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.59%) Drupal
13 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.29%) SAP xMII
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.47%) SaaS
3 4 (1.18%) PaaS
3 4 (1.18%) Office 365
3 4 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.88%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 141 (41.59%) SAN
2 74 (21.83%) TCP/IP
3 45 (13.27%) DNS
4 35 (10.32%) WAN
4 35 (10.32%) LAN
5 33 (9.73%) Firewall
6 29 (8.55%) VPN
7 27 (7.96%) DHCP
8 26 (7.67%) LDAP
9 22 (6.49%) HTTP
10 16 (4.72%) Ethernet
11 13 (3.83%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (3.24%) NAS
12 11 (3.24%) BGP
13 8 (2.36%) OSPF
14 6 (1.77%) VLAN
15 5 (1.47%) Wireshark
15 5 (1.47%) Internet
15 5 (1.47%) FTP
15 5 (1.47%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (18.58%) Oracle Database
2 51 (15.04%) DB2
3 50 (14.75%) SQL Server
4 35 (10.32%) MySQL
5 28 (8.26%) RDBMS
5 28 (8.26%) Relational Database
6 27 (7.96%) Oracle Exadata
7 10 (2.95%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.95%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.47%) Informix
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.29%) OLTP
11 1 (0.29%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.13%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.06%) JIRA
4 6 (1.77%) Juju
5 5 (1.47%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.59%) Subversion
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.29%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (7.96%) Finance
2 22 (6.49%) Banking
3 18 (5.31%) Electronics
4 14 (4.13%) Aerospace
5 12 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.24%) Retail
7 9 (2.65%) Law
8 5 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.47%) Marketing
8 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.47%) Military
9 4 (1.18%) Legal
10 3 (0.88%) Back Office
10 3 (0.88%) Advertising
10 3 (0.88%) French Language
11 2 (0.59%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 113 (33.33%) Administrator
2 93 (27.43%) Systems Administrator
3 46 (13.57%) UNIX Administrator
4 40 (11.80%) Linux Administrator
5 39 (11.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 38 (11.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 31 (9.14%) Architect
8 28 (8.26%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (8.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 26 (7.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 24 (7.08%) DBA
11 23 (6.78%) Oracle DBA
12 20 (5.90%) Analyst
12 20 (5.90%) Linux Engineer
13 19 (5.60%) Support Engineer
14 17 (5.01%) Linux Support
15 15 (4.42%) Network Engineer
16 14 (4.13%) Support Analyst
17 13 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
17 13 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.44%) Middleware
2 28 (8.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (4.42%) XML
4 13 (3.83%) HTML
4 13 (3.83%) LAMP
5 11 (3.24%) .NET
6 8 (2.36%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (1.77%) Django
7 6 (1.77%) RESTful
7 6 (1.77%) Web Services
7 6 (1.77%) JSON
8 5 (1.47%) Ajax
8 5 (1.47%) CSS
9 4 (1.18%) libvirt
10 3 (0.88%) J2EE
10 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.88%) Regular Expression
10 3 (0.88%) Worklight
11 2 (0.59%) Spring
11 2 (0.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (19.76%) Clustering
2 27 (7.96%) FlexPod
3 21 (6.19%) Replication
4 14 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.77%) iSeries
5 6 (1.77%) IPTV
6 5 (1.47%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.47%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.18%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.18%) DTV
7 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.18%) VAX
7 4 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (0.88%) Equities
8 3 (0.88%) AS400
9 2 (0.59%) Derivative
9 2 (0.59%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Exalogic
10 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 327 (96.46%) Linux
2 174 (51.33%) Windows
3 135 (39.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 107 (31.56%) UNIX
5 98 (28.91%) Solaris
6 90 (26.55%) AIX
7 86 (25.37%) Ubuntu
8 81 (23.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 79 (23.30%) CentOS
10 74 (21.83%) Debian
11 67 (19.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 44 (12.98%) HPUX
13 39 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (8.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 27 (7.96%) OS/400
15 27 (7.96%) zOS
16 24 (7.08%) Windows 7
17 11 (3.24%) Oracle Linux
17 11 (3.24%) VMS
18 10 (2.95%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (25.96%) ITIL
2 32 (9.44%) Business Continuity
3 29 (8.55%) Incident Management
3 29 (8.55%) Configuration Management
4 27 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (7.96%) Infrastructure Management
4 27 (7.96%) Mentoring
4 27 (7.96%) Coaching
5 26 (7.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 26 (7.67%) Service Management
6 25 (7.37%) Problem Management
7 21 (6.19%) DevOps
8 17 (5.01%) Performance Management
9 16 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (4.72%) Migration
10 14 (4.13%) Load Balancing
11 11 (3.24%) Project Management
12 10 (2.95%) Change Management
13 9 (2.65%) Software Engineering
13 9 (2.65%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (29.50%) Perl
2 85 (25.07%) SQL
3 76 (22.42%) Shell Script
4 61 (17.99%) Bash Shell
5 49 (14.45%) Python
6 32 (9.44%) PHP
6 32 (9.44%) Java
7 31 (9.14%) Ruby
8 26 (7.67%) AWK
9 20 (5.90%) sed
10 17 (5.01%) Bourne shell
11 14 (4.13%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.83%) PowerShell
13 12 (3.54%) Korn
14 11 (3.24%) JavaScript
15 10 (2.95%) C++
16 9 (2.65%) C
17 4 (1.18%) C#
17 4 (1.18%) T-SQL
17 4 (1.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (8.55%) Cisco Certification
1 29 (8.55%) Degree
2 27 (7.96%) CCNP
3 26 (7.67%) Security Cleared
4 22 (6.49%) SC Cleared
5 21 (6.19%) CCNA
6 20 (5.90%) JNCIP
7 15 (4.42%) JNCIA
7 15 (4.42%) CCDA
7 15 (4.42%) Linux+ Certification
8 14 (4.13%) JNCIS
9 13 (3.83%) RHCSA
10 10 (2.95%) LPIC
10 10 (2.95%) RHCE
11 9 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (2.65%) MCSE
12 7 (2.06%) Sun Certification
12 7 (2.06%) SCSA
12 7 (2.06%) RHCA
13 5 (1.47%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.09%) SLA
2 11 (3.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.18%) QA
3 4 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (31.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (12.98%) KVM
3 33 (9.73%) Hyper-V
4 30 (8.85%) Oracle RMAN
4 30 (8.85%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (7.37%) Firmware
6 24 (7.08%) VMware ESX
6 24 (7.08%) vSphere
7 21 (6.19%) Samba
8 15 (4.42%) Active Directory
9 14 (4.13%) Postfix
10 12 (3.54%) PowerHA
11 11 (3.24%) Xen
12 10 (2.95%) Sendmail
12 10 (2.95%) NFS
13 8 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (2.06%) XenServer
15 6 (1.77%) Ceph
16 5 (1.47%) IAG
16 5 (1.47%) UAG
Systems Management
1 68 (20.06%) Puppet
2 44 (12.98%) Nagios
3 30 (8.85%) Tivoli
4 23 (6.78%) Data Guard
5 19 (5.60%) NetBackup
6 15 (4.42%) HP SIM
6 15 (4.42%) Red Hat Satellite
6 15 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.36%) SCCM
8 7 (2.06%) ZABBIX
8 7 (2.06%) CA SiteMinder
9 4 (1.18%) Cacti
9 4 (1.18%) Icinga
10 3 (0.88%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.88%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.88%) PureDisk
11 2 (0.59%) Plesk
11 2 (0.59%) AppManager
11 2 (0.59%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 248 (73.16%) Red Hat
2 189 (55.75%) VMware
3 109 (32.15%) Oracle
4 80 (23.60%) Cisco
5 74 (21.83%) IBM
6 65 (19.17%) EMC
7 63 (18.58%) HP
8 54 (15.93%) Juniper
9 44 (12.98%) NetApp
10 43 (12.68%) Microsoft
11 42 (12.39%) Symantec
12 35 (10.32%) CA
13 33 (9.73%) Brocade
14 30 (8.85%) CheckPoint
15 27 (7.96%) BMC
16 25 (7.37%) Sun
16 25 (7.37%) Remedy
17 20 (5.90%) Dell
18 19 (5.60%) Citrix
19 13 (3.83%) Reuters
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
New Malden
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago