The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 254 208 209
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +1
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 8 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.76% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 7
Average salary £25,500 £44,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.37% +63.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £37,350 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,250 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
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 Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1876 1313 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.57% 24.75% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1054 1217
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £21,547
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SUSE across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SUSE
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SUSE across the Yorkshire region.

SUSE Salary Trend in Yorkshire

SUSE
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SUSE across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SUSE Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

SUSE
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
West Yorkshire -38 8 £25,500 -43.33%
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 16 (88.89%) Linux
1 16 (88.89%) Red Hat
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) CentOS
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (61.11%) Apache
4 11 (61.11%) Tomcat
4 11 (61.11%) Debian
4 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 10 (55.56%) IIS
5 10 (55.56%) Cisco
5 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 9 (50.00%) PHP
7 8 (44.44%) SLA
8 7 (38.89%) Citrix
8 7 (38.89%) SAN
8 7 (38.89%) Perl
8 7 (38.89%) Firewall
9 5 (27.78%) ITIL
9 5 (27.78%) DNS
9 5 (27.78%) vSphere
10 4 (22.22%) Puppet
10 4 (22.22%) AIX
10 4 (22.22%) Solaris
10 4 (22.22%) HP

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (61.11%) Apache
1 11 (61.11%) Tomcat
2 10 (55.56%) IIS
3 4 (22.22%) GlassFish
4 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) SSH
3 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (16.67%) SMTP
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) FTP
3 3 (16.67%) HTTP
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Support Technician
1 4 (22.22%) Linux Support
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre Technician
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) CentOS
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (61.11%) Debian
4 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (22.22%) UNIX
5 4 (22.22%) AIX
5 4 (22.22%) Solaris
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) PHP
2 7 (38.89%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) vSphere
3 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 3 (16.67%) Samba
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) XenServer
5 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (16.67%) PureDisk
3 2 (11.11%) Nagios
3 2 (11.11%) Plesk
4 1 (5.56%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Red Hat
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Dell
5 3 (16.67%) Brocade
5 3 (16.67%) Syncsort
5 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds