Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1098 1012 1086
Rank change year-on-year -86 +74 -53
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 89 229 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.46% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 71 185 208
UK median annual salary £41,000 £55,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.45% +27.91% +1.18%
10th Percentile £23,750 £35,950 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £61,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% +6.25%

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 43674 50058 57773
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.81% 25.40% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35502 42699 48515
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for SUSE in the UK

SUSE
Top 14 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 22 August 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 -72 87 £41,000 -25.45% 3
UK excluding London +24 54 £40,000 -15.79% 3
London -77 35 £60,000 +6.01%
South East +77 27 £40,000 -15.79% 1
South West +4 9 £32,250 -48.40%
North of England -17 7 £35,000 -19.08% 1
Midlands +10 6 £29,000 -31.76% 1
West Midlands +7 6 £29,000 -44.76%
North West -26 4 £35,000 +11.11%
East of England 0 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Yorkshire +17 2 - - 1
Scotland +9 1 £39,000 -
Wales +6 1 £55,000 +4.76%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 89 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (73.03%) Red Hat
3 58 (65.17%) Windows
4 43 (48.31%) VMware
5 36 (40.45%) Puppet
6 35 (39.33%) Python
7 34 (38.20%) DevOps
8 31 (34.83%) Bash Shell
8 31 (34.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (32.58%) Unix
10 28 (31.46%) Finance
11 25 (28.09%) Ansible
12 24 (26.97%) Opscode Chef
12 24 (26.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (26.97%) Oracle
12 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
13 23 (25.84%) Apache
14 22 (24.72%) Perl
15 21 (23.60%) Solaris
15 21 (23.60%) CentOS
16 20 (22.47%) Hyper-V
16 20 (22.47%) SQL
16 20 (22.47%) SAN
16 20 (22.47%) Windows Server
17 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (21.35%) LAN
17 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
17 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (20.22%) PowerShell
18 18 (20.22%) WAN

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 23 (25.84%) Apache
2 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
3 10 (11.24%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.87%) IIS
4 7 (7.87%) JBoss
5 4 (4.49%) Apache Spark
5 4 (4.49%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.37%) iPlanet
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.12%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.87%) IaaS
4 5 (5.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.62%) Office 365
5 3 (3.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.47%) SAN
2 19 (21.35%) LAN
3 18 (20.22%) WAN
4 15 (16.85%) DNS
4 15 (16.85%) Firewall
4 15 (16.85%) TCP/IP
5 13 (14.61%) VPN
6 11 (12.36%) DHCP
7 6 (6.74%) Network Security
8 4 (4.49%) Ethernet
8 4 (4.49%) Internet
8 4 (4.49%) Kerberos
8 4 (4.49%) Wireless
9 3 (3.37%) BGP
9 3 (3.37%) Broadband
9 3 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.37%) NAS
9 3 (3.37%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.37%) SNMP
9 3 (3.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) MySQL
3 5 (5.62%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.49%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.49%) Berkeley DB
5 3 (3.37%) DB2
6 2 (2.25%) InfluxDB
6 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.12%) Informix
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.12%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) JIRA
2 9 (10.11%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.49%) Subversion
4 4 (4.49%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.37%) Artifactory
5 3 (3.37%) Bower
5 3 (3.37%) Grunt
5 3 (3.37%) MSBuild
5 3 (3.37%) RSpec
5 3 (3.37%) RubyGems
5 3 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.37%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (31.46%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) Administrator
3 11 (12.36%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (11.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (11.24%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (10.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 6 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.74%) Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.74%) Linux Support
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Technician
8 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.37%) Consultant
9 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) XML
2 6 (6.74%) Kafka
3 5 (5.62%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (4.49%) .NET
4 4 (4.49%) Angular 2
4 4 (4.49%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.49%) Apache Flex
4 4 (4.49%) JNI
4 4 (4.49%) JSON
4 4 (4.49%) Protocol Buffers
4 4 (4.49%) React
4 4 (4.49%) REST
4 4 (4.49%) XSLT
4 4 (4.49%) ZeroMQ
5 3 (3.37%) CGI
5 3 (3.37%) J2EE
5 3 (3.37%) Web Services
6 2 (2.25%) LAMP
6 2 (2.25%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.99%) Clustering
3 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.62%) Derivative
4 5 (5.62%) Eurex
5 4 (4.49%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (4.49%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.37%) CCTV
6 3 (3.37%) iPad
6 3 (3.37%) Replication
7 2 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.25%) PKI
8 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.12%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.12%) User Experience
8 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Linux
2 58 (65.17%) Windows
3 29 (32.58%) Unix
4 24 (26.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (23.60%) CentOS
5 21 (23.60%) Solaris
6 20 (22.47%) Windows Server
7 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (16.85%) Debian
9 13 (14.61%) AIX
10 11 (12.36%) Ubuntu
11 10 (11.24%) Windows 10
12 8 (8.99%) Windows 7
12 8 (8.99%) Windows 8
12 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (6.74%) HPUX
14 4 (4.49%) openSUSE
15 3 (3.37%) Windows Vista
15 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) DevOps
2 13 (14.61%) High Availability
3 11 (12.36%) ITIL
4 7 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
4 7 (7.87%) Low Latency
5 6 (6.74%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (6.74%) Presales
5 6 (6.74%) Project Management
5 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.74%) Visualisation
6 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (5.62%) Kernel Tuning
6 5 (5.62%) Line Management
6 5 (5.62%) Open Source
6 5 (5.62%) Service Management
7 4 (4.49%) Analytics
7 4 (4.49%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.49%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.49%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.33%) Python
2 31 (34.83%) Bash Shell
3 22 (24.72%) Perl
4 20 (22.47%) SQL
5 18 (20.22%) PowerShell
6 14 (15.73%) Java
7 12 (13.48%) Korn
8 11 (12.36%) C-shell
9 9 (10.11%) Bourne shell
10 8 (8.99%) PHP
11 7 (7.87%) C
11 7 (7.87%) Shell Script
12 6 (6.74%) C++
13 4 (4.49%) C#
13 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
13 4 (4.49%) VBA
14 2 (2.25%) AWK
14 2 (2.25%) Ruby
15 1 (1.12%) sed
Qualifications
1 17 (19.10%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (17.98%) CCNA
3 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
4 13 (14.61%) SC Cleared
5 11 (12.36%) CCNP
5 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (11.24%) MCSA
7 6 (6.74%) Degree
8 4 (4.49%) MCDST
8 4 (4.49%) MCITP
8 4 (4.49%) MCP
8 4 (4.49%) MCSE
8 4 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.37%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.25%) CCDA
10 2 (2.25%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.25%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (1.12%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
2 4 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.37%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 31 (34.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
3 20 (22.47%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.87%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.49%) KVM
5 4 (4.49%) vSphere
6 3 (3.37%) Docker
6 3 (3.37%) Firmware
6 3 (3.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.37%) VirtualBox
6 3 (3.37%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.25%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (1.12%) NFS
8 1 (1.12%) RHEV
8 1 (1.12%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.12%) Squid
8 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (40.45%) Puppet
2 25 (28.09%) Ansible
3 24 (26.97%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.74%) Control-M
4 6 (6.74%) Nagios
5 5 (5.62%) Backup Exec
5 5 (5.62%) CFEngine
5 5 (5.62%) Graphite
5 5 (5.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (5.62%) vCenter Server
5 5 (5.62%) ZABBIX
6 4 (4.49%) Grafana
6 4 (4.49%) OpenView
6 4 (4.49%) Salt
7 3 (3.37%) Marathon
7 3 (3.37%) Mesos
7 3 (3.37%) Terraform
8 2 (2.25%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (2.25%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (1.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 65 (73.03%) Red Hat
2 43 (48.31%) VMware
3 24 (26.97%) Oracle
4 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
5 13 (14.61%) Bloomberg
5 13 (14.61%) Reuters
6 10 (11.24%) Cisco
7 9 (10.11%) HP
8 8 (8.99%) Patsystems
8 8 (8.99%) Veritas
9 7 (7.87%) Splunk
10 6 (6.74%) CQG
10 6 (6.74%) Symantec
11 5 (5.62%) EccoWare
11 5 (5.62%) Fidessa
11 5 (5.62%) GL TRADE
11 5 (5.62%) ION Trading
11 5 (5.62%) NetApp
11 5 (5.62%) NYFIX
12 4 (4.49%) Kofax