The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for openSUSE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited openSUSE over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

openSUSE Linux
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 944 964
Rank change year-on-year +93 +20  
Permanent jobs citing openSUSE 1 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.005% 0.022% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 5
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 - -

openSUSE 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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20252 27252 28978
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.69% 26.06% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17015 22958 24286
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

openSUSE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for openSUSE in the UK

openSUSE
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for openSUSE in the UK

openSUSE
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing openSUSE within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +71 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Rugby - 1 £32,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing openSUSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for openSUSE.

1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Fedora
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack

openSUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Fedora
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby