The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 825 861
Rank change year-on-year +24 +36  
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 57 129 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.48% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 45 101 81
Median salary £41,767 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.62% +4.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.75% -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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20196 27084 29116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.70% 26.05% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16986 22803 24391
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 £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

SUSE
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SUSE in the UK

SUSE
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SUSE over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SUSE in the UK

SUSE
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +35 57 £41,767 -15.62% 7
South East +71 22 £39,000 -11.64% 3
London +14 17 £57,500 +6.18%
Surrey - 16 £36,000 - 3
North West -8 8 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Manchester -19 8 £35,000 +27.27%
Leatherhead - 8 £36,000 - 3
City of London +42 7 £43,000 -20.73%
Berkshire +43 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Reading +37 5 £50,000 +5.26%
South West - 5 £24,500 - 1
Stockport +2 4 £35,000 +27.27%
West Midlands +29 3 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Bodmin - 3 £24,500 -
Cornwall - 3 £24,500 -
Coventry +19 2 £60,000 +54.83%
East of England +17 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £40,000 - 1
Essex - 2 - -
Colchester - 2 - -
Hampshire +18 1 £39,000 -8.23%
Birmingham +7 1 £55,000 -
Devon - 1 £24,500 -
Southampton - 1 £39,000 -
Egham - 1 £35,500 -
Farnham - 1 £39,000 -
Plymouth - 1 £24,500 -

SUSE
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for SUSE.

1 131 (100.00%) Linux
2 105 (80.15%) Red Hat
3 76 (58.02%) Unix
4 62 (47.33%) VMware
5 59 (45.04%) Windows
6 56 (42.75%) Bash Shell
7 55 (41.98%) Puppet
8 48 (36.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 45 (34.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 45 (34.35%) Oracle
10 43 (32.82%) Finance
11 42 (32.06%) Perl
12 41 (31.30%) SQL
13 40 (30.53%) Active Directory
14 38 (29.01%) Debian
15 35 (26.72%) HP
16 32 (24.43%) Python
17 30 (22.90%) Project Management
18 29 (22.14%) Ubuntu
19 26 (19.85%) Apache
19 26 (19.85%) DevOps
20 25 (19.08%) Microsoft
21 24 (18.32%) MS Exchange
21 24 (18.32%) SQL Server
21 24 (18.32%) CentOS
22 23 (17.56%) Opscode Chef
23 22 (16.79%) JIRA
23 22 (16.79%) Subversion
23 22 (16.79%) MySQL
23 22 (16.79%) ITIL

SUSE
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 26 (19.85%) Apache
2 24 (18.32%) MS Exchange
3 17 (12.98%) Tomcat
4 16 (12.21%) IIS
5 14 (10.69%) Alfresco
6 4 (3.05%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.05%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.53%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
2 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.69%) G Suite
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
3 1 (0.76%) IaaS
3 1 (0.76%) PaaS
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.03%) TCP/IP
2 19 (14.50%) SAN
3 17 (12.98%) Firewall
4 14 (10.69%) NetScaler
5 13 (9.92%) DHCP
6 12 (9.16%) DNS
7 8 (6.11%) LAN
7 8 (6.11%) WAN
8 6 (4.58%) NAS
9 5 (3.82%) SNMP
10 4 (3.05%) VPN
11 3 (2.29%) Broadband
11 3 (2.29%) Wireless
11 3 (2.29%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.53%) LDAP
12 2 (1.53%) SMTP
13 1 (0.76%) InfiniBand
13 1 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.32%) SQL Server
2 22 (16.79%) MySQL
3 19 (14.50%) Oracle Database
4 14 (10.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.82%) DB2
5 5 (3.82%) Informix
6 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.53%) MaxDB
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 22 (16.79%) JIRA
1 22 (16.79%) Subversion
2 3 (2.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.76%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.76%) Bower
3 1 (0.76%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.76%) Grunt
3 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.76%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.76%) RSpec
3 1 (0.76%) RubyGems
3 1 (0.76%) Selenium
3 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.76%) Trac
3 1 (0.76%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 43 (32.82%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Banking
2 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.29%) Multimedia
3 3 (2.29%) Publishing
3 3 (2.29%) Retail
3 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.76%) Back Office
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Games
4 1 (0.76%) Legal
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (32.82%) Administrator
2 41 (31.30%) Systems Administrator
3 38 (29.01%) Linux Administrator
4 36 (27.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 26 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (17.56%) Linux Engineer
7 18 (13.74%) Unix Specialist
8 12 (9.16%) Linux Support
9 8 (6.11%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Linux Specialist
10 7 (5.34%) Linux Support Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Splunk Administrator
11 6 (4.58%) Applications Support
12 5 (3.82%) Storage Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Unix Administrator
12 5 (3.82%) Unix Support
12 5 (3.82%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.82%) Virtualisation Specialist
12 5 (3.82%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.69%) XML
2 9 (6.87%) XSLT
3 6 (4.58%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (4.58%) LAMP
4 4 (3.05%) Apache Flex
5 3 (2.29%) CGI
5 3 (2.29%) JSON
5 3 (2.29%) POSIX
6 2 (1.53%) .NET
7 1 (0.76%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.76%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Data Centre
1 14 (10.69%) EMC VNX
2 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.63%) Clustering
4 6 (4.58%) Eurex
4 6 (4.58%) iPad
5 4 (3.05%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (3.05%) Fintech
5 4 (3.05%) Replication
6 3 (2.29%) CCTV
7 2 (1.53%) Celerra
7 2 (1.53%) Derivative
7 2 (1.53%) Equities
7 2 (1.53%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.76%) IVR
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Linux
2 76 (58.02%) Unix
3 59 (45.04%) Windows
4 48 (36.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (29.01%) Debian
6 29 (22.14%) Ubuntu
7 24 (18.32%) CentOS
8 18 (13.74%) Windows Server
9 14 (10.69%) Mac OS X
9 14 (10.69%) NetWare
10 13 (9.92%) Solaris
11 11 (8.40%) AIX
12 9 (6.87%) HPUX
13 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (3.05%) Fedora
16 4 (3.05%) Windows XP
17 3 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (2.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.90%) Project Management
2 26 (19.85%) DevOps
3 22 (16.79%) ITIL
4 14 (10.69%) Business Continuity
4 14 (10.69%) Document Management
4 14 (10.69%) Quality Management
4 14 (10.69%) Strategic Planning
4 14 (10.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 10 (7.63%) Change Control
5 10 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
6 9 (6.87%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (6.11%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.11%) High Availability
7 8 (6.11%) Low Latency
8 7 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.34%) Logistics
8 7 (5.34%) Project Planning
8 7 (5.34%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 6 (4.58%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (42.75%) Bash Shell
2 42 (32.06%) Perl
3 41 (31.30%) SQL
4 32 (24.43%) Python
5 21 (16.03%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.11%) Korn
7 6 (4.58%) C-shell
7 6 (4.58%) Java
7 6 (4.58%) PHP
8 5 (3.82%) Bourne shell
8 5 (3.82%) C
9 4 (3.05%) Ruby
10 3 (2.29%) AWK
10 3 (2.29%) sed
11 2 (1.53%) C++
11 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.76%) C#
12 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (13.74%) CCNA
1 18 (13.74%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (12.21%) CCNP
3 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.87%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.82%) Degree
5 2 (1.53%) MCSA
5 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.29%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (34.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (30.53%) Active Directory
3 20 (15.27%) vSphere
4 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 14 (10.69%) Virtual Servers
4 14 (10.69%) XenApp
5 10 (7.63%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.29%) KVM
7 3 (2.29%) RHEV
7 3 (2.29%) Squid
7 3 (2.29%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.29%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.53%) Ceph
8 2 (1.53%) Docker
8 2 (1.53%) NFS
8 2 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.76%) GPFS
9 1 (0.76%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 55 (41.98%) Puppet
2 23 (17.56%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (16.79%) Nagios
4 20 (15.27%) Control-M
4 20 (15.27%) OpenView
5 18 (13.74%) Ansible
6 14 (10.69%) EMC VPLEX
6 14 (10.69%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 14 (10.69%) Simpana
7 5 (3.82%) CFEngine
7 5 (3.82%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (3.82%) ZABBIX
8 4 (3.05%) Graphite
8 4 (3.05%) Kibana
8 4 (3.05%) logstash
9 3 (2.29%) Backup Exec
9 3 (2.29%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.53%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 105 (80.15%) Red Hat
2 62 (47.33%) VMware
3 45 (34.35%) Oracle
4 35 (26.72%) HP
5 25 (19.08%) Microsoft
6 19 (14.50%) EMC
7 17 (12.98%) CommVault
8 16 (12.21%) Citrix
9 14 (10.69%) Google
9 14 (10.69%) Novell
10 12 (9.16%) Veritas
11 11 (8.40%) Cisco
12 8 (6.11%) SAP
13 7 (5.34%) NetApp
13 7 (5.34%) Splunk
14 6 (4.58%) Bloomberg
14 6 (4.58%) CQG
14 6 (4.58%) Fidessa
14 6 (4.58%) NYFIX
14 6 (4.58%) Reuters
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