Period
to 24 January 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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 975 994 1092
Rank change year-on-year +19 +98 -11
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 50 132 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.087% 0.059%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.18% 0.37% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 106 81
UK median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.17% +41.18% -19.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £37,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +3.66% -14.14%

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 28,124 35,230 42,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.37% 23.22% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22,548 28,237 34,472
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,450 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.31% +5.00% +1.27%

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 24 January 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 January 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 +28 48 £42,500 -32.00% 10
UK excluding London +41 39 £42,000 -1.18% 10
North of England +57 21 £42,500 -15.00% 7
North West +53 18 £29,000 -42.00% 6
Midlands +53 13 £38,500 -3.75% 1
West Midlands +35 12 £35,000 -12.50% 1
London +36 9 £66,250 +6.00% 2
South West +23 4 £52,500 +2.44%
Yorkshire +38 3 £75,000 -
Scotland +28 1 £29,500 -30.59% 1
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (50.00%) Unix
3 20 (40.00%) Solaris
4 19 (38.00%) Clustering
5 18 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (34.00%) VMware
6 17 (34.00%) Change Management
7 16 (32.00%) Red Hat
8 15 (30.00%) Windows
9 14 (28.00%) SLA
9 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
9 14 (28.00%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (26.00%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (26.00%) Problem Management
10 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
11 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (24.00%) Ubuntu
11 12 (24.00%) DNS
11 12 (24.00%) SAN
11 12 (24.00%) DHCP
11 12 (24.00%) Oracle
11 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (22.00%) CentOS
12 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (22.00%) Sun
12 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (22.00%) Incident Management
13 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 10 (20.00%) Data Centre

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 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Confluence
3 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.00%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Office 365
2 6 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (8.00%) Azure
4 3 (6.00%) AWS
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (4.00%) CloudFront
5 2 (4.00%) OpenShift
5 2 (4.00%) Route 53
5 2 (4.00%) Serverless
5 2 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) DHCP
1 12 (24.00%) DNS
1 12 (24.00%) SAN
2 9 (18.00%) Firewall
3 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.00%) HTTP
5 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (8.00%) LAN
5 4 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (8.00%) VPN
5 4 (8.00%) WAN
6 2 (4.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.00%) DSL
7 1 (2.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) DB2
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) JIRA
3 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Unix Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Administrator
2 6 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (10.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Principal Network Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Solaris Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Unix Server Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Pensions Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) OpenJDK
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.00%) Spring
3 1 (2.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.00%) WSDL
3 1 (2.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Clustering
2 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.00%) Fibre Optics
6 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
6 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (50.00%) Unix
3 20 (40.00%) Solaris
4 18 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (30.00%) Windows
6 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
7 12 (24.00%) Ubuntu
7 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (22.00%) CentOS
9 8 (16.00%) Debian
9 8 (16.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (14.00%) Fedora
11 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (4.00%) AIX
12 2 (4.00%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (2.00%) Gentoo
13 1 (2.00%) Mandriva Linux
13 1 (2.00%) openSUSE
13 1 (2.00%) Slackware
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Change Management
2 13 (26.00%) Problem Management
2 13 (26.00%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Incident Management
4 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
5 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (14.00%) ITIL
7 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (10.00%) DevOps
8 5 (10.00%) Network Architecture
9 4 (8.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (8.00%) High Availability
9 4 (8.00%) Network Management
9 4 (8.00%) Release Management
9 4 (8.00%) SDLC
10 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.00%) Data Security
10 3 (6.00%) Open Source
11 2 (4.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.00%) AWK
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.00%) C
4 2 (4.00%) C++
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Jython
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.00%) CCDA
4 4 (8.00%) CCNA
4 4 (8.00%) CCNP
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.00%) JNCIA
4 4 (8.00%) JNCIP
4 4 (8.00%) JNCIS
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.00%) MCP
7 1 (2.00%) MCSA
7 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (6.00%) KVM
6 3 (6.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (6.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (6.00%) vSphere
6 3 (6.00%) Xen
7 2 (4.00%) Samba
8 1 (2.00%) Btrfs
8 1 (2.00%) Ceph
8 1 (2.00%) DRBD
8 1 (2.00%) OpenSSH
8 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.00%) XenApp
8 1 (2.00%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Ansible
2 6 (12.00%) Puppet
3 4 (8.00%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (6.00%) Terraform
5 2 (4.00%) Grafana
5 2 (4.00%) Kibana
5 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.00%) Prometheus
5 2 (4.00%) SCCM
5 2 (4.00%) SCOM
5 2 (4.00%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.00%) Packer
6 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) VMware
2 16 (32.00%) Red Hat
3 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (24.00%) Oracle
5 11 (22.00%) Sun
6 4 (8.00%) Dell
6 4 (8.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (8.00%) Juniper
6 4 (8.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.00%) SonicWALL
7 3 (6.00%) Veritas
8 2 (4.00%) BMC
8 2 (4.00%) Citrix
8 2 (4.00%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.00%) DataCore
9 1 (2.00%) IBM
9 1 (2.00%) Infor
9 1 (2.00%) NetApp
9 1 (2.00%) SAP
9 1 (2.00%) Veeam