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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 214 149 168
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +19
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 1 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.020% 0.74% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.081% 3.23% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 31 28
Average salary - £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1239 960 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.50% 22.86% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 789 1025
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £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 4 March 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
Warwickshire - 1 - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (71.43%) AIX
4 4 (57.14%) UNIX
4 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (57.14%) Clustering
4 4 (57.14%) PowerHA
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) HPUX
6 1 (14.29%) Solaris
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Sun
6 1 (14.29%) EMC
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) CA
6 1 (14.29%) NetApp
6 1 (14.29%) OS/390
6 1 (14.29%) zOS
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
6 1 (14.29%) LDAP
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) WSDL

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WSDL
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) AIX
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) HPUX
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) OS/390
5 1 (14.29%) zOS
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Data Virtualisation
1 1 (14.29%) Web Development
1 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
1 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
1 4 (57.14%) PowerHA
2 1 (14.29%) SRDF
2 1 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) VMware