The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
England / West Midlands
Rank 203 225 215
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 3 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.064% 0.19% 0.020%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.30% 0.96% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Median salary £60,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £40,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -7.51%

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1010 1148 1250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.49% 19.64% 24.85%
Number of salaries quoted 889 963 1064
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SUSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +9 2 £60,000 +54.83%
Birmingham +8 1 £55,000 -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing SUSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) Unix
3 14 (82.35%) Windows
4 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
4 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
5 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
5 12 (70.59%) DHCP
5 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
5 12 (70.59%) VMware
5 12 (70.59%) Data Centre
5 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
6 11 (64.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
7 10 (58.82%) Project Planning
7 10 (58.82%) Cisco
7 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (47.06%) Logistics
9 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
10 3 (17.65%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) DNS
10 3 (17.65%) SAP
11 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Operations
11 2 (11.76%) CentOS
11 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (11.76%) Retail
11 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
11 2 (11.76%) ITIL
11 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
11 2 (11.76%) Publishing
11 2 (11.76%) SAN

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
2 12 (70.59%) DHCP
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
3 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) IT Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) Qt
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Data Centre
2 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) Unix
3 14 (82.35%) Windows
4 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.76%) CentOS
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Debian
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (58.82%) Project Planning
3 8 (47.06%) Logistics
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) PDM
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (17.65%) SAP
6 1 (5.88%) Sun