The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 95 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.078% 0.37% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.30% 1.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £31,792 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
SUSE
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
332 347 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.94% 25.70% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 302 324 263
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SUSE across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SUSE
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SUSE across the Wales region.

SUSE Salary Trend in Wales

SUSE
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
South Wales +5 1 £45,000 +17.19%
SUSE
UK

SUSE
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat