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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 203 200 150
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -50
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 7 19 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.35% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.64% 1.42% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 57
Average salary £53,500 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.59% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £44,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -12.00%
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
1087 1334 1379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.44% 24.37% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 962 1157 1218
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £55,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 3 September 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 +9 6 £53,500 +1.90%
Warwickshire -16 1 - - 1
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) AIX
1 6 (85.71%) Solaris
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
1 6 (85.71%) Korn
1 6 (85.71%) CA
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 5 (71.43%) Sun
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (71.43%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 2000
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) LDAP
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Log4j
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Log4j
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Solaris
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) AIX
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 2000
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Korn
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (14.29%) Zenoss
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) CA
2 5 (71.43%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Mercator
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
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