Period
to 24 October 2020

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 6 months to 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 667 989 997
Rank change year-on-year +322 +8 +138
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 22 90 146
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.066% 0.089%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 126
Median annual salary £49,500 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% -4.55% +3.53%
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,400 £30,563
90th Percentile £91,500 £60,875 £68,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.86% -1.18% +1.19%

SUSE 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 10,489 31,292 37,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.48% 22.92% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8,668 24,801 30,506
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,594 £41,000
% change year-on-year +10.85% -0.99% +2.50%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SUSE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in the UK

SUSE
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SUSE.

Salary trend for SUSE in the UK

SUSE
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SUSE over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for SUSE in the UK

SUSE
Top 11 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 6 months to 24 October 2020. 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 +314 22 £49,500 +10.00% 6
UK excluding London +258 15 £49,500 +17.86% 4
London +260 6 £77,500 +34.78% 2
South East +222 4 £65,000 +36.84%
North of England +143 4 £45,000 +21.62% 2
South West +125 4 £49,500 -5.71%
Midlands +110 3 £40,000 -4.76% 1
West Midlands +91 3 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Yorkshire +125 2 - -
North West +95 2 £45,000 +55.17% 2
Work from Home +14 1 £40,000 -27.27%

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, IT jobs citing SUSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for SUSE.

1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (45.45%) Azure
3 10 (45.45%) Solaris
3 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 10 (45.45%) PowerShell
4 9 (40.91%) VMware
4 9 (40.91%) Unix
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 7 (31.82%) AWS
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 7 (31.82%) SLA
6 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
6 7 (31.82%) Change Management
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle
7 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 5 (22.73%) Office 365
8 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (22.73%) VoIP
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco
8 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
9 4 (18.18%) ION Trading
9 4 (18.18%) Mitel
9 4 (18.18%) Patsystems
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure

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 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Azure
2 7 (31.82%) AWS
3 5 (22.73%) Office 365
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) VoIP
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (18.18%) FIX Connectivity
2 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
2 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (4.55%) DMZ
5 1 (4.55%) FTP
5 1 (4.55%) HSRP
5 1 (4.55%) HTTP
5 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.55%) OSPF
5 1 (4.55%) SMTP
5 1 (4.55%) SNMP
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.55%) InfluxDB
4 1 (4.55%) KDB
4 1 (4.55%) Kdb+
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) GitLab
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Redmine
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Linux Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Linux Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Support
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (4.55%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Eurex
2 4 (18.18%) iSeries
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Equities
3 3 (13.64%) Fixed Income
3 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) Solaris
4 9 (40.91%) Unix
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 4 (18.18%) CentOS
6 4 (18.18%) Debian
7 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (9.09%) AIX
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (4.55%) Fedora
9 1 (4.55%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
2 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (18.18%) Client Onboarding
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Network Management
4 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
4 3 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (13.64%) Data Security
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Kernel Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
5 2 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (9.09%) Availability Management
5 2 (9.09%) High-Frequency Trading
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 4 (18.18%) Perl
3 4 (18.18%) Python
3 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 4 (18.18%) VBScript
4 3 (13.64%) Korn
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) R
6 1 (4.55%) Bourne shell
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) C-shell
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCNA
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSA
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) RHCE
3 1 (4.55%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) GDPR
2 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) Docker
3 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) NFS
5 1 (4.55%) BIND 9
5 1 (4.55%) LXC
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.55%) zsh
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.55%) Icinga
3 1 (4.55%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) Aruba
5 4 (18.18%) Bloomberg
5 4 (18.18%) CQG
5 4 (18.18%) Dell
5 4 (18.18%) Fidessa
5 4 (18.18%) IBM
5 4 (18.18%) ION Trading
5 4 (18.18%) Mitel
5 4 (18.18%) Patsystems
5 4 (18.18%) Reuters
5 4 (18.18%) Trayport
6 3 (13.64%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) Sun
7 2 (9.09%) Sybase
8 1 (4.55%) SAP