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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 225 215 207
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 9 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.74% 0.95% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 22
Median salary £43,000 £53,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.62% +21.59%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
SUSE
England

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
1217 1052 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.05% 19.55% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 924 1242
Median salary £32,500 £34,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,650 £52,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -25 6 £52,500 -1.86%
Staffordshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Apache
2 14 (77.78%) Unix
2 14 (77.78%) Solaris
3 11 (61.11%) Sun
3 11 (61.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (61.11%) Degree
4 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (50.00%) Perl
5 8 (44.44%) SSL
5 8 (44.44%) PKI
5 8 (44.44%) Finance
6 7 (38.89%) Banking
6 7 (38.89%) IBM
6 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (33.33%) CMDB
7 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (33.33%) Line Management
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (33.33%) Presales
7 6 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 6 (33.33%) ISEB
7 6 (33.33%) SAN
7 6 (33.33%) CA
7 6 (33.33%) Veritas
7 6 (33.33%) Unicenter

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 14 (77.78%) Apache
2 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (16.67%) MindAlign
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) SSL
2 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) IMAP
3 3 (16.67%) Internet
3 3 (16.67%) LDAP
3 3 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (16.67%) S/MIME
3 3 (16.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) DB2
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Publishing
4 3 (16.67%) Back Office
4 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 2 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Web Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) LAMP
2 4 (22.22%) J2EE
3 3 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (44.44%) PKI
3 6 (33.33%) Clustering
3 6 (33.33%) CMDB
4 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Solaris
2 14 (77.78%) Unix
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (33.33%) AIX
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 3 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (33.33%) Line Management
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Presales
2 6 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 6 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) Internal Audit
4 3 (16.67%) Open Source
4 3 (16.67%) People Management
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Perl
2 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Firmware
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
1 6 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (33.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Sun
2 7 (38.89%) IBM
3 6 (33.33%) CA
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) Veritas
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Proofpoint
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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