The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SUSE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 216 205
Rank change year-on-year +44 -11  
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 5 1 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.15% 0.020% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.50% 0.077% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 25
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.75% -5.88%  

SUSE is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 998 1302 1431
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.72% 26.30% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1148 1107
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SUSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in Berkshire

SUSE
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for SUSE in Berkshire

SUSE
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +42 5 £50,000 +5.26%
SUSE
South East

SUSE
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing SUSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) HPUX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Informix
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) arcserve
1 5 (100.00%) Information Management
1 5 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (100.00%) Veeam
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
3 3 (60.00%) CommVault
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) MaxDB
4 2 (40.00%) SnapMirror
4 2 (40.00%) SnapVault
4 2 (40.00%) Lotus
4 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) Informix
2 2 (40.00%) MaxDB
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Support
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Support Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) DB2 Support
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 2 (40.00%) Celerra
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) HPUX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (40.00%) SnapMirror
2 2 (40.00%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) arcserve
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase
1 5 (100.00%) Veeam
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
2 3 (60.00%) CommVault
3 2 (40.00%) Lotus
3 2 (40.00%) SAP