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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

openSUSE Linux
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 887 926 977
Rank change year-on-year +39 +51  
Permanent jobs citing openSUSE 2 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.014% 0.004%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.009% 0.056% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 5
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,875 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 - -

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 22421 24915 29455
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.21% 25.40% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41498 48924 59417
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

openSUSE
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing openSUSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 3 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 29 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
England +43 2 £30,000 -25.00%
UK excluding London - 2 £30,000 -
South East - 2 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Fedora
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Asterisk PBX
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware