The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 100 145 125
Rank change year-on-year +45 -20  
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 5 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.41% 0.051% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.20% 0.17% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 17
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 415 606 628
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 33.88% 31.14% 26.30%
Number of salaries quoted 315 553 464
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

SUSE
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for SUSE in Reading

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading 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
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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