Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

openSUSE Linux
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1181 1216 1281
Rank change year-on-year +35 +65 +35
Permanent jobs citing openSUSE 7 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.016% 0.015% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 14
UK median annual salary £90,000 £40,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +125.00% +73.91% -26.98%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £42,500 £30,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 - £23,000

openSUSE is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 43954 46745 57316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.54% 24.70% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35433 39673 48417
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,001
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing openSUSE over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 7 £90,000 +125.00%
London +3 4 £90,000 +125.00%
South East - 3 £32,500 -
UK excluding London - 3 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) JNI
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) SUSE
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 4 (57.14%) Fixed Income
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) VBA
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Hive
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) Kafka
3 4 (57.14%) Berkeley DB
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Protocol Buffers
3 4 (57.14%) ZeroMQ
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
3 4 (57.14%) Google
3 4 (57.14%) Derivative
3 4 (57.14%) Interest Rate Derivative

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 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Asterisk PBX
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Hive
1 4 (57.14%) Berkeley DB
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Support
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Angular 2
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
1 4 (57.14%) JNI
1 4 (57.14%) Kafka
1 4 (57.14%) Protocol Buffers
1 4 (57.14%) React
1 4 (57.14%) REST
1 4 (57.14%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 4 (57.14%) Derivative
1 4 (57.14%) Fixed Income
1 4 (57.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) SUSE
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) VBA
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Grafana
1 4 (57.14%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) VMware