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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 733 685 660
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -25
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 125 182 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.45% 0.65% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86 142 168
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £74,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
28037 27999 28656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.10% 26.85% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23435 23035 24056
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £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 6 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 6 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
(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 -38 122 £47,500 +3.26% 18
South East +4 54 £47,500 - 4
Berkshire +7 31 £47,500 - 3
London -26 31 £50,000 - 5
Reading +4 24 £47,500 - 1
Surrey - 17 £60,000 - 1
North West +5 14 £33,363 -33.27% 3
Manchester +13 11 - - 1
South West -19 10 £37,750 +9.42% 3
Woking - 10 £60,000 -
City of London +5 9 £47,500 -47.94% 1
Wiltshire +13 8 £37,500 +8.69% 1
Chippenham +12 8 £37,500 +4.89%
Leeds +5 6 £42,500 +57.40% 1
Yorkshire 0 6 £42,500 +57.40% 2
West Yorkshire -3 6 £42,500 +57.40% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 5 - - 1
East Midlands +9 5 - - 1
Nottingham +7 5 - - 1
Hampshire -14 5 £42,500 +54.54%
Epsom - 5 - -
Cheshire - 3 £33,363 - 2
Basingstoke -2 2 - -
Exeter - 2 £38,000 -
Devon - 2 £38,000 - 2
Farnborough - 2 £43,750 -
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £55,000 +17.02%
Milton Keynes -1 1 £55,000 +17.02%
East of England -4 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Essex -7 1 £30,000 -22.07%

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 275 (95.82%) Linux
2 241 (83.97%) Red Hat
3 162 (56.45%) VMware
4 150 (52.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 140 (48.78%) Windows
6 129 (44.95%) UNIX
7 123 (42.86%) SAN
8 116 (40.42%) Oracle
9 114 (39.72%) Solaris
10 111 (38.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 87 (30.31%) AIX
11 87 (30.31%) HP
12 81 (28.22%) Debian
13 76 (26.48%) Perl
13 76 (26.48%) SQL
14 71 (24.74%) IBM
15 70 (24.39%) Ubuntu
16 69 (24.04%) Shell Script
17 68 (23.69%) SQL Server
17 68 (23.69%) ITIL
18 67 (23.34%) HPUX
18 67 (23.34%) Cisco
19 65 (22.65%) Symantec
20 63 (21.95%) CentOS
21 62 (21.60%) EMC
21 62 (21.60%) Windows Server 2003
22 61 (21.25%) DB2
23 59 (20.56%) TCP/IP
24 58 (20.21%) Juniper
25 57 (19.86%) Oracle Database

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 44 (15.33%) WebSphere
2 39 (13.59%) WebLogic
3 36 (12.54%) Apache
4 22 (7.67%) Tomcat
5 18 (6.27%) IIS
6 10 (3.48%) JBoss
7 6 (2.09%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.74%) CloudStack
8 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.74%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.39%) nginx
10 1 (0.35%) Confluence
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.83%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.70%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.35%) SAP xMII
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.48%) Office 365
2 2 (0.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (42.86%) SAN
2 59 (20.56%) TCP/IP
3 39 (13.59%) DNS
4 31 (10.80%) Firewall
5 30 (10.45%) LAN
6 29 (10.10%) WAN
7 24 (8.36%) DHCP
8 20 (6.97%) VPN
8 20 (6.97%) HTTP
9 14 (4.88%) Ethernet
10 12 (4.18%) LDAP
11 8 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.44%) Wireshark
13 6 (2.09%) NAS
13 6 (2.09%) Multicast
14 4 (1.39%) BGP
15 3 (1.05%) EIGRP
15 3 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
15 3 (1.05%) OSPF
16 2 (0.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (23.69%) SQL Server
2 61 (21.25%) DB2
3 57 (19.86%) Oracle Database
4 33 (11.50%) Relational Database
4 33 (11.50%) RDBMS
5 31 (10.80%) Oracle Exadata
6 25 (8.71%) MySQL
7 13 (4.53%) Informix
7 13 (4.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (3.83%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.74%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.05%) InfluxDB
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (4.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.44%) JIRA
3 3 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.70%) Subversion
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.70%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.35%) Zephyr
General
1 48 (16.72%) Finance
2 28 (9.76%) Banking
3 17 (5.92%) Electronics
4 14 (4.88%) Aerospace
5 13 (4.53%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.48%) Retail
7 8 (2.79%) Marketing
8 7 (2.44%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.44%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.09%) Local Government
9 6 (2.09%) German Language
10 5 (1.74%) Military
11 4 (1.39%) French Language
11 4 (1.39%) Law
12 3 (1.05%) Italian Language
12 3 (1.05%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.70%) Back Office
14 1 (0.35%) Advertising
14 1 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 84 (29.27%) Administrator
2 74 (25.78%) Systems Administrator
3 39 (13.59%) UNIX Administrator
4 37 (12.89%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 36 (12.54%) Architect
6 35 (12.20%) Infrastructure Architect
7 31 (10.80%) Solutions Architect
7 31 (10.80%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 30 (10.45%) Linux Administrator
9 29 (10.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 24 (8.36%) Analyst
11 22 (7.67%) Linux Engineer
12 19 (6.62%) Linux Support
13 17 (5.92%) Support Engineer
14 16 (5.57%) Support Analyst
15 15 (5.23%) Applications Support
15 15 (5.23%) Systems Engineer
16 12 (4.18%) DBA
16 12 (4.18%) Network Engineer
16 12 (4.18%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.63%) Middleware
2 31 (10.80%) WebSphere MQ
3 21 (7.32%) FIX Protocol
4 14 (4.88%) .NET
5 11 (3.83%) XML
5 11 (3.83%) LAMP
6 9 (3.14%) Web Services
7 6 (2.09%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.74%) J2EE
9 4 (1.39%) HTML
9 4 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (1.39%) libvirt
10 3 (1.05%) Java EE
10 3 (1.05%) Worklight
11 2 (0.70%) Spring
12 1 (0.35%) Velocity
12 1 (0.35%) HTML5
12 1 (0.35%) SAP Basis
12 1 (0.35%) SOAP
12 1 (0.35%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.33%) Clustering
2 31 (10.80%) FlexPod
3 25 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.27%) Replication
5 9 (3.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (2.79%) Equities
6 8 (2.79%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.09%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.74%) Derivative
8 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.39%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.05%) DTV
10 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.05%) iSeries
10 3 (1.05%) Open Source
10 3 (1.05%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 275 (95.82%) Linux
2 150 (52.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 140 (48.78%) Windows
4 129 (44.95%) UNIX
5 114 (39.72%) Solaris
6 87 (30.31%) AIX
7 81 (28.22%) Debian
8 70 (24.39%) Ubuntu
9 67 (23.34%) HPUX
10 63 (21.95%) CentOS
11 62 (21.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 52 (18.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (11.15%) zOS
14 31 (10.80%) OS/400
15 30 (10.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 29 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (8.01%) Fedora
18 14 (4.88%) Windows 7
19 6 (2.09%) Mac OS
20 5 (1.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.69%) ITIL
2 35 (12.20%) Business Continuity
3 31 (10.80%) Infrastructure Management
3 31 (10.80%) Mentoring
3 31 (10.80%) Coaching
4 22 (7.67%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (6.97%) Load Balancing
5 20 (6.97%) Problem Management
6 18 (6.27%) Data Management
6 18 (6.27%) DevOps
7 17 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (5.92%) Low Latency
8 15 (5.23%) Configuration Management
9 14 (4.88%) Project Management
9 14 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (4.88%) Time Management
10 12 (4.18%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 12 (4.18%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (3.83%) PRINCE2
12 10 (3.48%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (26.48%) Perl
1 76 (26.48%) SQL
2 69 (24.04%) Shell Script
3 51 (17.77%) Bash Shell
4 44 (15.33%) Python
5 23 (8.01%) Java
6 21 (7.32%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.57%) JavaScript
7 16 (5.57%) PHP
8 14 (4.88%) Ruby
9 10 (3.48%) Bourne shell
9 10 (3.48%) AWK
9 10 (3.48%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.48%) sed
10 9 (3.14%) C#
10 9 (3.14%) C++
11 8 (2.79%) Tcl
12 6 (2.09%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.39%) C
14 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (10.80%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (9.41%) Degree
3 25 (8.71%) Security Cleared
3 25 (8.71%) CCNA
4 24 (8.36%) CCNP
5 20 (6.97%) JNCIP
6 19 (6.62%) SC Cleared
7 15 (5.23%) JNCIA
7 15 (5.23%) Sun Certification
7 15 (5.23%) SCSA
7 15 (5.23%) CCDA
8 14 (4.88%) RHCA
8 14 (4.88%) JNCIS
9 9 (3.14%) VCP4
10 8 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.09%) RHCSA
12 5 (1.74%) Linux+ Certification
12 5 (1.74%) RHCE
12 5 (1.74%) MCSE
12 5 (1.74%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.41%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 111 (38.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (14.63%) KVM
3 40 (13.94%) Hyper-V
4 33 (11.50%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (8.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 23 (8.01%) Firmware
7 18 (6.27%) VMware ESX
8 15 (5.23%) vSphere
9 13 (4.53%) Samba
10 8 (2.79%) Active Directory
10 8 (2.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (2.79%) Postfix
11 6 (2.09%) XenServer
11 6 (2.09%) Xen
11 6 (2.09%) NFS
12 5 (1.74%) Sendmail
12 5 (1.74%) PowerHA
13 3 (1.05%) XenApp
14 2 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.70%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 55 (19.16%) Puppet
2 31 (10.80%) Tivoli
3 26 (9.06%) Nagios
4 25 (8.71%) NetBackup
5 13 (4.53%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (4.18%) Red Hat Satellite
7 11 (3.83%) Data Guard
8 9 (3.14%) ZABBIX
8 9 (3.14%) Salt
9 8 (2.79%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.74%) Cobbler
11 3 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (1.05%) Ansible
12 2 (0.70%) SCCM
12 2 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.70%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.70%) OpenView
12 2 (0.70%) Control-M
12 2 (0.70%) AppManager
13 1 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 241 (83.97%) Red Hat
2 162 (56.45%) VMware
3 116 (40.42%) Oracle
4 87 (30.31%) HP
5 71 (24.74%) IBM
6 67 (23.34%) Cisco
7 65 (22.65%) Symantec
8 62 (21.60%) EMC
9 58 (20.21%) Juniper
10 54 (18.82%) Microsoft
11 47 (16.38%) NetApp
12 33 (11.50%) CA
12 33 (11.50%) Brocade
13 32 (11.15%) CheckPoint
14 31 (10.80%) BMC
15 27 (9.41%) Dell
15 27 (9.41%) Sun
16 21 (7.32%) NYFIX
16 21 (7.32%) Patsystems
17 20 (6.97%) GL TRADE
Slough, Berkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Circa £40,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Group
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London, United Kingdom
King's College London
Salary: Grade 7 £39,685 to £47,328
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Pension Plan, Insurance Group, Income Protection, Bonus, +++
Posted: 22 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lavastorm Analytics
Posted: 24 days ago