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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 227 212 183
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -29
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 1 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.017% 0.15% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.083% 0.72% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 27
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.97%
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
1202 1118 1315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.98% 20.46% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1066 971 1102
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015. 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
Birmingham -13 1 £50,000 +14.28%
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) OS/390
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) OS/390
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat