The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 123 127 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.055% 0.30% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.33% 1.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -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 Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 299 410 342
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.33% 17.44% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 253 351 297
Median salary £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

SUSE
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for SUSE in Birmingham

SUSE
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) Publishing
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Qt

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Multimedia
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Qt
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SAP