The first table below looks at the demand for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 73 43 57
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 1 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.17% 2.86% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 7.50% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £60,000 £51,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
205 120 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.22% 38.10% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 137 82 102
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
SUSE
Hertfordshire

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SUSE
Salary Trend in Watford

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

SUSE Salary Trend in Watford

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (50.00%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Macromedia
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Clearswift