The first table below looks at the demand for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 25 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 199 165 185
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +20
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 15 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.76% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.33% 3.02% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 40 19
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £48,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +17.46%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1124 1392 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.93% 25.05% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1174 1041
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SUSE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SUSE Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SUSE
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SUSE across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SUSE Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SUSE
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Warwickshire - 10 £44,000 - 1
Birmingham -27 5 £52,500 +5.00%
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (55.00%) VMware
3 20 (50.00%) ITIL
4 19 (47.50%) Solaris
5 16 (40.00%) AIX
5 16 (40.00%) Tomcat
5 16 (40.00%) Change Management
6 14 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (35.00%) Windows
7 13 (32.50%) Apache
7 13 (32.50%) Windows 2000
7 13 (32.50%) WebLogic
7 13 (32.50%) HTML
7 13 (32.50%) Java
7 13 (32.50%) Perl
7 13 (32.50%) LDAP
7 13 (32.50%) Sun
7 13 (32.50%) CA
7 13 (32.50%) Shell Script
7 13 (32.50%) CA SiteMinder
7 13 (32.50%) Korn
7 13 (32.50%) Incident Management
7 13 (32.50%) Web Development
7 13 (32.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (30.00%) SAN
8 12 (30.00%) Business Continuity
8 12 (30.00%) IBM
9 11 (27.50%) Red Hat
9 11 (27.50%) NetApp
10 10 (25.00%) UNIX

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 16 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 13 (32.50%) WebLogic
2 13 (32.50%) Apache
3 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) LDAP
2 12 (30.00%) SAN
3 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 5 (12.50%) VoIP
4 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.50%) DNS
5 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.50%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Administrator
2 20 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (17.50%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (12.50%) IT Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Web Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Trainee
8 1 (2.50%) Trainee Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (47.50%) Solaris
3 16 (40.00%) AIX
4 14 (35.00%) Windows
5 13 (32.50%) Windows 2000
6 10 (25.00%) UNIX
7 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (10.00%) VMS
9 3 (7.50%) Debian
9 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
9 3 (7.50%) FreeBSD
10 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) ITIL
2 16 (40.00%) Change Management
3 14 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (32.50%) Incident Management
4 13 (32.50%) Web Development
4 13 (32.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (30.00%) Business Continuity
6 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.00%) Migration
9 2 (5.00%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Java
1 13 (32.50%) Perl
1 13 (32.50%) Shell Script
1 13 (32.50%) Korn
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) MCSE
1 5 (12.50%) MCSA
1 5 (12.50%) CCNA
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.50%) RHCE
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) NCDA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.50%) VMware ESX
3 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.50%) PowerHA
4 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) VMware
2 13 (32.50%) CA
2 13 (32.50%) Sun
3 12 (30.00%) IBM
4 11 (27.50%) NetApp
4 11 (27.50%) Red Hat
5 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.00%) Veritas
7 5 (12.50%) WatchGuard
7 5 (12.50%) Dell
7 5 (12.50%) Acronis
8 1 (2.50%) Panasonic
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