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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 224 208 155
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -53
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 9 1 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.020% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.81% 0.081% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 35
Average salary £40,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -6.38%
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
1116 1232 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.39% 24.78% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1065 839
Average salary £36,500 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.03% -0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 14 February 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
(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
Coventry - 4 £38,750 -
Warwickshire -17 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (59.09%) Unix
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
1 13 (59.09%) Red Hat
2 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (45.45%) Java
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 9 (40.91%) Log4j
4 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 9 (40.91%) QA
4 9 (40.91%) Selenium
4 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
4 9 (40.91%) Open Source
4 9 (40.91%) Analytics
4 9 (40.91%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 5 (22.73%) SAN
5 5 (22.73%) DevOps
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (13.64%) NCDA
6 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
6 3 (13.64%) Server Building
6 3 (13.64%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (13.64%) NetApp
6 3 (13.64%) Apache

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Log4j
1 9 (40.91%) Selenium
1 9 (40.91%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Administrator
1 7 (31.82%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
4 1 (4.55%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Data Storage Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Unix Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
1 13 (59.09%) Unix
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
4 2 (9.09%) AIX
4 2 (9.09%) CentOS
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Analytics
2 9 (40.91%) Open Source
2 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
3 5 (22.73%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Server Building
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) ITSM
5 2 (9.09%) Online Security
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Line Management
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Presales
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) Groovy
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) COBOL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) NCDA
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.55%) Firmware
3 1 (4.55%) NFS
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (4.55%) SnapMirror
2 1 (4.55%) SnapVault
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.64%) NetApp
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) CA
4 1 (4.55%) CommVault
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Micro Focus
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas