Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 986 1075 1076
Rank change year-on-year +89 +1 +35
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 121 106 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.061% 0.071%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 93 86 108
UK median annual salary £62,500 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.87% -8.00% +14.94%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,375 £33,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £81,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% -3.49% +1.18%

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 34,669 42,325 42,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.19% 24.17% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27,829 34,758 35,744
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -
10th Percentile £25,975 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £78,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% -2.50%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for SUSE in the UK

SUSE
Top 13 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 17 February 2019. 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 +89 102 £62,500 +32.98% 28
UK excluding London +57 57 £42,500 +2.41% 24
London +81 55 £62,500 -5.66% 6
South East +35 18 £40,000 -1.23% 5
North of England +38 16 £50,000 +33.33% 9
North West +27 9 £50,000 +38.89% 6
Wales - 9 £25,000 - 2
Yorkshire +61 7 - - 1
East of England +35 5 £43,500 -27.50%
South West +15 4 £51,250 +0.49% 4
Midlands +50 3 £50,000 +17.65% 4
West Midlands +49 3 £50,000 +212.50% 4
Scotland - 2 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 94 (77.69%) Red Hat
3 65 (53.72%) Windows
4 56 (46.28%) CentOS
5 49 (40.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (39.67%) Unix
7 46 (38.02%) SQL
8 44 (36.36%) Finance
9 42 (34.71%) Ubuntu
10 41 (33.88%) Java
11 39 (32.23%) Ansible
12 38 (31.40%) Windows Server
12 38 (31.40%) Oracle
13 37 (30.58%) Fedora
13 37 (30.58%) Banking
14 36 (29.75%) Puppet
14 36 (29.75%) Python
15 35 (28.93%) C#
15 35 (28.93%) Perl
16 33 (27.27%) DevOps
17 28 (23.14%) Apache
18 26 (21.49%) Bash Shell
18 26 (21.49%) Git (software)
19 23 (19.01%) Tomcat
19 23 (19.01%) Microsoft
19 23 (19.01%) Configuration Management
19 23 (19.01%) Docker
19 23 (19.01%) Problem-Solving
20 22 (18.18%) ITIL
20 22 (18.18%) Amazon AWS

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 28 (23.14%) Apache
2 23 (19.01%) Tomcat
3 18 (14.88%) IIS
4 8 (6.61%) Skype for Business
5 7 (5.79%) Confluence
5 7 (5.79%) NetWeaver
6 6 (4.96%) SAS
7 5 (4.13%) JBoss
8 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.65%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.31%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (3.31%) Office 365
4 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.48%) IaaS
4 3 (2.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.57%) SAN
2 10 (8.26%) DNS
2 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.26%) VoIP
3 9 (7.44%) Firewall
3 9 (7.44%) RTP
3 9 (7.44%) VLAN
3 9 (7.44%) Wireshark
4 8 (6.61%) DHCP
4 8 (6.61%) HTTP
5 5 (4.13%) LAN
5 5 (4.13%) PBX
6 4 (3.31%) Ethernet
6 4 (3.31%) MPLS
6 4 (3.31%) Skype
6 4 (3.31%) WAN
7 3 (2.48%) SNMP
7 3 (2.48%) VPN
8 2 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.65%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.05%) MongoDB
1 17 (14.05%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.13%) MySQL
3 5 (4.13%) SAP HANA
4 4 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.31%) Qlik Sense
4 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.65%) DB2
7 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (21.49%) Git (software)
2 21 (17.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 20 (16.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (15.70%) Jenkins
5 18 (14.88%) TeamCity
6 17 (14.05%) Hudson
6 17 (14.05%) Maven
6 17 (14.05%) MSBuild
6 17 (14.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (14.05%) Vagrant
7 9 (7.44%) JIRA
8 3 (2.48%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.48%) GitLab
8 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 44 (36.36%) Finance
2 37 (30.58%) Banking
3 19 (15.70%) Front Office
4 18 (14.88%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.31%) Billing
7 3 (2.48%) Marketing
7 3 (2.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.83%) French Language
Job Titles
1 41 (33.88%) Linux Engineer
2 21 (17.36%) Analyst
3 20 (16.53%) Applications Support
4 19 (15.70%) Applications Support Analyst
4 19 (15.70%) SQL Analyst
4 19 (15.70%) SQL Support Analyst
4 19 (15.70%) Support Analyst
4 19 (15.70%) Windows Support Analyst
5 18 (14.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (14.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 18 (14.88%) Windows Engineer
6 17 (14.05%) Administrator
6 17 (14.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 17 (14.05%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 16 (13.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (13.22%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (11.57%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
9 11 (9.09%) Support Engineer
10 10 (8.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.88%) Web Services
2 17 (14.05%) .NET
3 9 (7.44%) SAP Basis
4 4 (3.31%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.83%) CGI
5 1 (0.83%) Embperl
5 1 (0.83%) FastCGI
5 1 (0.83%) LAMP
5 1 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.83%) Spring
5 1 (0.83%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.83%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) Data Centre
1 20 (16.53%) Derivative
1 20 (16.53%) Equities
1 20 (16.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 20 (16.53%) Hedge funds
2 18 (14.88%) Fintech
2 18 (14.88%) Fixed Income
3 10 (8.26%) Public Cloud
4 8 (6.61%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.96%) Clustering
6 4 (3.31%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.31%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.31%) e-Learning
6 4 (3.31%) Eurex
6 4 (3.31%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.31%) LPAR
7 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (53.72%) Windows
3 56 (46.28%) CentOS
4 49 (40.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (39.67%) Unix
6 42 (34.71%) Ubuntu
7 38 (31.40%) Windows Server
8 37 (30.58%) Fedora
9 14 (11.57%) Solaris
10 11 (9.09%) AIX
11 10 (8.26%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (7.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (4.13%) Debian
14 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (2.48%) HPUX
16 2 (1.65%) openSUSE
16 2 (1.65%) Windows 10
16 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.27%) DevOps
2 23 (19.01%) Configuration Management
2 23 (19.01%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.18%) ITIL
4 20 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (15.70%) Asset Management
6 18 (14.88%) Investment Management
6 18 (14.88%) Wealth Management
7 17 (14.05%) Deployment Automation
7 17 (14.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (10.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (8.26%) Problem Management
10 9 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (6.61%) Migration
11 8 (6.61%) Server Building
12 7 (5.79%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (5.79%) High Availability
12 7 (5.79%) Open Source
13 6 (4.96%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.02%) SQL
2 41 (33.88%) Java
3 36 (29.75%) Python
4 35 (28.93%) C#
4 35 (28.93%) Perl
5 26 (21.49%) Bash Shell
6 21 (17.36%) C
6 21 (17.36%) PowerShell
7 20 (16.53%) Ruby
8 18 (14.88%) Bourne shell
8 18 (14.88%) C++
8 18 (14.88%) Korn
9 16 (13.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) Java 8
10 1 (0.83%) Java 9
10 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.83%) PHP
10 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) SC Cleared
1 15 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.13%) Degree
2 5 (4.13%) RHCE
2 5 (4.13%) RHCSA
2 5 (4.13%) SAP Certification
3 4 (3.31%) CCNA
3 4 (3.31%) CCNP
3 4 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.31%) LPIC
4 3 (2.48%) MCSA
4 3 (2.48%) MCSE
4 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.65%) CCDA
5 2 (1.65%) JNCIA
5 2 (1.65%) JNCIP
5 2 (1.65%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) SLA
2 3 (2.48%) GDPR
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (19.01%) Docker
2 12 (9.92%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.79%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.13%) Gluster
4 5 (4.13%) GlusterFS
5 4 (3.31%) PowerHA
5 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.48%) GFS2
7 2 (1.65%) KVM
7 2 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.83%) Firmware
8 1 (0.83%) Squid
8 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (32.23%) Ansible
2 36 (29.75%) Puppet
3 20 (16.53%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (14.05%) Kubernetes
5 11 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (5.79%) yum
7 6 (4.96%) Nagios
8 5 (4.13%) vCenter Server
8 5 (4.13%) vRealize
9 4 (3.31%) Backup Exec
9 4 (3.31%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (3.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (3.31%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (3.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (2.48%) Packer
10 3 (2.48%) Terraform
11 1 (0.83%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.83%) Grafana
11 1 (0.83%) Linux-HA
11 1 (0.83%) Salt
Vendors
1 94 (77.69%) Red Hat
2 38 (31.40%) Oracle
3 23 (19.01%) Microsoft
4 17 (14.05%) Atlassian
4 17 (14.05%) Dynatrace
5 16 (13.22%) VMware
6 13 (10.74%) SAP
7 9 (7.44%) EMC
7 9 (7.44%) HP
8 8 (6.61%) Cisco
9 6 (4.96%) Dell
10 5 (4.13%) NetApp
10 5 (4.13%) OpenText
11 4 (3.31%) Altiris
11 4 (3.31%) Clearswift
11 4 (3.31%) CQG
11 4 (3.31%) IronPort
11 4 (3.31%) Micro Focus
11 4 (3.31%) Patsystems
11 4 (3.31%) Veeam