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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 700 729 740
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +11
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 204 151 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.67% 0.51% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 167 135 124
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,200 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%

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
30610 29497 32344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.91% 27.26% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25291 25133 27617
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,960 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +34 199 £42,500 -5.55% 6
South East +63 88 £43,250 +16.89% 1
Berkshire +46 52 £52,500 +41.89% 1
London +3 49 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Windsor - 25 £57,500 -
Reading +5 20 £22,000 -40.54% 1
Surrey +3 19 £37,500 -16.66%
Yorkshire -22 15 £28,500 -10.93% 2
West Midlands -64 15 £44,000 -8.33%
South West -12 14 £35,000 +0.71% 1
Hampshire +5 13 £41,250 -
North West -3 12 £42,500 -10.52%
Manchester -6 12 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire -26 12 £28,500 -10.93% 1
Leeds -30 12 £28,500 -10.93% 1
Guildford - 12 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 11 £44,000 -
Warwick - 11 £44,000 -
New Malden - 7 £55,000 - 2
Wiltshire 0 5 £37,500 +1.35% 1
Gloucestershire -5 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Southampton - 5 £28,358 -
Chippenham - 5 £37,500 -
Cirencester - 5 £35,000 -
Birmingham -34 4 £50,750 +1.50%
Bristol - 4 £24,000 -
M4 Corridor - 4 £75,000 -
Basingstoke +13 3 £53,750 -
Nottinghamshire +4 3 £35,000 +16.66%
East Midlands -9 3 £35,000 -30.00%

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 317 (98.45%) Linux
2 212 (65.84%) Red Hat
3 169 (52.48%) VMware
4 163 (50.62%) Windows
5 124 (38.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 121 (37.58%) SAN
7 100 (31.06%) Oracle
8 96 (29.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 95 (29.50%) Ubuntu
10 89 (27.64%) Perl
11 85 (26.40%) UNIX
11 85 (26.40%) Solaris
12 81 (25.16%) Apache
13 78 (24.22%) SQL
14 77 (23.91%) ITIL
15 74 (22.98%) CentOS
16 72 (22.36%) Puppet
16 72 (22.36%) Clustering
17 69 (21.43%) Debian
18 68 (21.12%) TCP/IP
18 68 (21.12%) Windows Server 2003
18 68 (21.12%) Oracle Database
19 64 (19.88%) Bash Shell
20 63 (19.57%) Cisco
21 62 (19.25%) AIX
22 59 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
23 57 (17.70%) Python
23 57 (17.70%) Shell Script
24 56 (17.39%) IBM
25 52 (16.15%) EMC

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 81 (25.16%) Apache
2 46 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 43 (13.35%) WebSphere
4 38 (11.80%) Tomcat
5 19 (5.90%) JBoss
6 17 (5.28%) IIS
7 16 (4.97%) CloudStack
8 14 (4.35%) MS Exchange
9 13 (4.04%) OpenStack
10 7 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.86%) nginx
12 4 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.62%) Drupal
14 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.31%) Lync
14 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.11%) Office 365
2 8 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.48%) SaaS
3 7 (2.17%) PaaS
4 6 (1.86%) IaaS
5 4 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 121 (37.58%) SAN
2 68 (21.12%) TCP/IP
3 32 (9.94%) DNS
4 31 (9.63%) LDAP
5 29 (9.01%) Firewall
6 26 (8.07%) WAN
7 24 (7.45%) LAN
8 19 (5.90%) DHCP
9 17 (5.28%) NAS
10 16 (4.97%) VPN
11 12 (3.73%) HTTP
12 10 (3.11%) BGP
13 9 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (2.48%) OSPF
14 8 (2.48%) VLAN
15 7 (2.17%) Ethernet
16 6 (1.86%) SNMP
17 5 (1.55%) ADSL
17 5 (1.55%) GPRS
17 5 (1.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (21.12%) Oracle Database
2 43 (13.35%) MySQL
3 35 (10.87%) SQL Server
4 26 (8.07%) DB2
5 18 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 17 (5.28%) RDBMS
7 16 (4.97%) Oracle Exadata
7 16 (4.97%) Hadoop
7 16 (4.97%) MongoDB
8 15 (4.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.62%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.31%) Big Data
13 1 (0.31%) OLTP
13 1 (0.31%) Informix
Development Applications
1 22 (6.83%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.59%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.11%) Juju
4 5 (1.55%) JIRA
4 5 (1.55%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.31%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.31%) Hudson
6 1 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 23 (7.14%) Finance
2 20 (6.21%) Banking
3 14 (4.35%) Law
4 13 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.73%) Electronics
5 12 (3.73%) Retail
6 7 (2.17%) Marketing
6 7 (2.17%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.86%) Legal
8 5 (1.55%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.24%) Advertising
10 3 (0.93%) French Language
11 2 (0.62%) Automotive
11 2 (0.62%) Games
12 1 (0.31%) German Language
12 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 108 (33.54%) Administrator
2 90 (27.95%) Systems Administrator
3 47 (14.60%) Linux Administrator
4 44 (13.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 36 (11.18%) UNIX Administrator
6 31 (9.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 29 (9.01%) DBA
7 29 (9.01%) Oracle DBA
8 26 (8.07%) Support Engineer
9 23 (7.14%) Architect
9 23 (7.14%) Analyst
10 20 (6.21%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (4.97%) Support Analyst
11 16 (4.97%) Linux Support
11 16 (4.97%) Infrastructure Architect
12 14 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
12 14 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 12 (3.73%) Developer
13 12 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.14%) Middleware
2 19 (5.90%) LAMP
2 19 (5.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (5.28%) XML
4 13 (4.04%) HTML
5 11 (3.42%) JSON
6 10 (3.11%) Django
6 10 (3.11%) RESTful
7 6 (1.86%) Web Services
7 6 (1.86%) .NET
8 5 (1.55%) Ajax
8 5 (1.55%) CSS
9 3 (0.93%) Worklight
9 3 (0.93%) libvirt
9 3 (0.93%) J2EE
10 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.62%) Spring
10 2 (0.62%) Java EE
10 2 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.62%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 72 (22.36%) Clustering
2 25 (7.76%) Replication
3 16 (4.97%) FlexPod
4 13 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.80%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.48%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.48%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.86%) IPTV
8 6 (1.86%) iSeries
9 5 (1.55%) DTV
10 4 (1.24%) VAX
10 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.93%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.93%) AS400
12 2 (0.62%) LPAR
12 2 (0.62%) Open Source
13 1 (0.31%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.31%) PKI
13 1 (0.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 317 (98.45%) Linux
2 163 (50.62%) Windows
3 124 (38.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 95 (29.50%) Ubuntu
5 85 (26.40%) UNIX
5 85 (26.40%) Solaris
6 74 (22.98%) CentOS
7 69 (21.43%) Debian
8 68 (21.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 62 (19.25%) AIX
10 59 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 41 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (7.76%) Windows 7
13 24 (7.45%) HPUX
14 17 (5.28%) Oracle Linux
15 16 (4.97%) OS/400
15 16 (4.97%) zOS
16 11 (3.42%) VMS
17 10 (3.11%) Windows 8
18 6 (1.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.91%) ITIL
2 39 (12.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 36 (11.18%) Incident Management
4 30 (9.32%) Configuration Management
5 28 (8.70%) Service Management
5 28 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (7.76%) DevOps
7 22 (6.83%) Migration
7 22 (6.83%) Problem Management
8 21 (6.52%) Business Continuity
9 17 (5.28%) Mentoring
10 16 (4.97%) Coaching
10 16 (4.97%) Infrastructure Management
10 16 (4.97%) Performance Management
11 15 (4.66%) Data Migration
11 15 (4.66%) Performance Engineering
12 12 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (3.11%) Project Management
13 10 (3.11%) Load Balancing
14 9 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 89 (27.64%) Perl
2 78 (24.22%) SQL
3 64 (19.88%) Bash Shell
4 57 (17.70%) Python
4 57 (17.70%) Shell Script
5 47 (14.60%) Ruby
6 41 (12.73%) PHP
7 36 (11.18%) Java
8 28 (8.70%) AWK
9 22 (6.83%) PL/SQL
10 19 (5.90%) sed
11 16 (4.97%) Bourne shell
12 13 (4.04%) Korn
13 11 (3.42%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.80%) C
15 6 (1.86%) C++
16 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (12.73%) Degree
2 24 (7.45%) Linux+ Certification
3 22 (6.83%) Security Cleared
4 20 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (5.59%) SC Cleared
6 16 (4.97%) MCSE
6 16 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (4.97%) RHCE
6 16 (4.97%) LPIC
7 15 (4.66%) CCNA
8 14 (4.35%) CCNP
9 8 (2.48%) CCA
9 8 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (2.48%) CCEE
10 7 (2.17%) JNCIP
11 6 (1.86%) MCSA
11 6 (1.86%) MCITP
12 5 (1.55%) JNCIA
12 5 (1.55%) JNCIS
12 5 (1.55%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (13.35%) SLA
2 18 (5.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.86%) QA
4 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 96 (29.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (13.04%) KVM
3 30 (9.32%) Oracle RMAN
4 26 (8.07%) vSphere
5 24 (7.45%) Active Directory
5 24 (7.45%) Hyper-V
6 20 (6.21%) Postfix
7 19 (5.90%) Xen
7 19 (5.90%) VMware ESX
8 18 (5.59%) Firmware
9 16 (4.97%) NFS
9 16 (4.97%) Samba
9 16 (4.97%) Sendmail
10 15 (4.66%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (3.73%) PowerHA
13 10 (3.11%) Ceph
14 9 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (2.48%) IAG
15 8 (2.48%) UAG
Systems Management
1 72 (22.36%) Puppet
2 42 (13.04%) Nagios
3 29 (9.01%) Data Guard
4 22 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (5.90%) Tivoli
6 14 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
6 14 (4.35%) HP SIM
7 11 (3.42%) NetBackup
8 10 (3.11%) SCCM
9 7 (2.17%) ZABBIX
9 7 (2.17%) CA SiteMinder
10 6 (1.86%) Zenoss
10 6 (1.86%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.24%) Cacti
11 4 (1.24%) Icinga
12 3 (0.93%) PureDisk
13 2 (0.62%) Legato
13 2 (0.62%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.62%) Plesk
Vendors
1 212 (65.84%) Red Hat
2 169 (52.48%) VMware
3 100 (31.06%) Oracle
4 63 (19.57%) Cisco
5 56 (17.39%) IBM
6 52 (16.15%) EMC
7 43 (13.35%) HP
8 30 (9.32%) Microsoft
9 28 (8.70%) NetApp
10 27 (8.39%) Juniper
11 25 (7.76%) Remedy
12 23 (7.14%) CA
12 23 (7.14%) Symantec
13 22 (6.83%) Citrix
14 21 (6.52%) Sun
15 20 (6.21%) Brocade
16 19 (5.90%) CheckPoint
17 16 (4.97%) BMC
18 14 (4.35%) Reuters
18 14 (4.35%) Bloomberg
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