The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 274 236 241
Rank change year-on-year -38 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 1 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.015% 0.018% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.063% 0.080% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Median salary - £31,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.15%  
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 North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1595 1246 1458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 23.62% 22.27% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1033 1202
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

SUSE
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SUSE in the North West

SUSE
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Merseyside - 1 - -
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Unix
3 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
4 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
5 4 (44.44%) Python
5 4 (44.44%) Debian
5 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) CentOS
5 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 4 (44.44%) iPad
5 4 (44.44%) Puppet
5 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (44.44%) logstash
5 4 (44.44%) Kibana
5 4 (44.44%) Graphite
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) sed
6 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (33.33%) Korn
6 3 (33.33%) Sun
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) HPUX
6 3 (33.33%) Perl
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) AWK
6 3 (33.33%) POSIX
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Linux Support
2 5 (55.56%) Applications Support
3 4 (44.44%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (33.33%) Unix Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Business Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Business One Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Support
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Support Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) POSIX
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Kafka
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) iPad
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
4 4 (44.44%) CentOS
4 4 (44.44%) Debian
5 3 (33.33%) HPUX
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) Line Management
1 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) AWK
2 3 (33.33%) Korn
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) sed
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Graphite
1 4 (44.44%) Kibana
1 4 (44.44%) logstash
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Sun
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SAP