The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 257 295
Rank change year-on-year +27 +38  
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 1 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.019% 0.064% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.074% 0.24% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Median salary £70,000 £75,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.78% +11.76%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1352 1691 2468
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.27% 26.87% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 1536 2161
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,325 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

SUSE
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SUSE in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Nagios
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 5 (62.50%) Mac OS X
3 5 (62.50%) NetWare
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) CommVault
3 5 (62.50%) Novell
3 5 (62.50%) XenApp
3 5 (62.50%) vSphere
3 5 (62.50%) Strategic Planning
3 5 (62.50%) Google
3 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (62.50%) Alfresco
1 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) IIS
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) InfiniBand
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Unix Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) EMC VNX
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) Debian
3 5 (62.50%) Mac OS X
3 5 (62.50%) NetWare
3 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Fedora
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
2 5 (62.50%) Change Control
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (62.50%) Document Management
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) Quality Management
2 5 (62.50%) Strategic Planning
2 5 (62.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Low Latency
4 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (62.50%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) vSphere
1 5 (62.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Nagios
2 5 (62.50%) EMC VPLEX
2 5 (62.50%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Simpana
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 1 (12.50%) Control-M
4 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) CommVault
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
2 5 (62.50%) Google
2 5 (62.50%) Novell
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy
4 1 (12.50%) Solace