Period
to 22 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1012 1109 1056
Rank change year-on-year +97 -53 +58
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 144 82 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.046% 0.098%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% 0.19% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 117 62 158
UK median annual salary £44,000 £43,750 £56,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.57% -22.70% +31.63%
10th Percentile £31,000 £23,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £72,050
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.61% -12.63% +11.76%

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 38,206 44,012 48,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.95% 24.91% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30,826 35,547 41,562
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,230 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.57% - +2.56%

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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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 +89 123 £45,000 +5.88% 12
UK excluding London +46 74 £40,000 -3.61% 11
London +55 53 £50,000 -20.00% 4
Midlands +57 29 £42,500 +46.55% 2
North of England +37 25 £40,000 -23.81% 2
East Midlands - 15 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +48 14 £31,750 -23.49%
West Midlands +43 14 £40,000 +37.93% 2
South East +9 11 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North West +13 10 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Wales +11 4 £40,750 -25.91% 1
East of England +14 3 £43,500 -13.00% 1
South West +12 3 £34,000 -19.53%
North East -17 1 £40,000 -38.46% 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Linux
2 125 (86.81%) Red Hat
3 62 (43.06%) Windows
4 60 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (38.19%) CentOS
6 52 (36.11%) Python
7 49 (34.03%) Unix
7 49 (34.03%) Ubuntu
8 42 (29.17%) Perl
9 41 (28.47%) Microsoft
10 39 (27.08%) VMware
10 39 (27.08%) Ansible
11 38 (26.39%) DevOps
12 37 (25.69%) Puppet
13 36 (25.00%) Shell Script
14 35 (24.31%) SQL
14 35 (24.31%) Apache
15 34 (23.61%) ITIL
16 32 (22.22%) Finance
16 32 (22.22%) Fedora
16 32 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
17 29 (20.14%) Windows Server
18 28 (19.44%) Korn
18 28 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
19 27 (18.75%) Data Centre
19 27 (18.75%) Oracle
19 27 (18.75%) Active Directory
20 26 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (18.06%) Bash Shell
20 26 (18.06%) Jenkins

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 35 (24.31%) Apache
2 16 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.25%) JBoss
4 5 (3.47%) IIS
5 3 (2.08%) NetWeaver
5 3 (2.08%) nginx
5 3 (2.08%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.08%) SAS
6 2 (1.39%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Rolfe and Nolan
1 3 (2.08%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (10.42%) GitHub
4 10 (6.94%) Office 365
5 4 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.39%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.50%) DNS
1 18 (12.50%) SAN
2 17 (11.81%) DHCP
3 16 (11.11%) Firewall
4 15 (10.42%) HTTP
5 13 (9.03%) LAN
5 13 (9.03%) TCP/IP
6 12 (8.33%) WAN
7 11 (7.64%) VPN
8 9 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (4.86%) BGP
9 7 (4.86%) Ethernet
9 7 (4.86%) FIX Connectivity
10 6 (4.17%) EIGRP
10 6 (4.17%) MPLS
10 6 (4.17%) Network Security
11 5 (3.47%) SNMP
11 5 (3.47%) VoIP
12 4 (2.78%) Kerberos
12 4 (2.78%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.50%) MySQL
2 15 (10.42%) NoSQL
2 15 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.17%) SAP HANA
6 4 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.08%) Big Data
7 3 (2.08%) OLTP
7 3 (2.08%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.39%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (1.39%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.39%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (18.06%) Jenkins
2 19 (13.19%) TeamCity
3 17 (11.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (9.03%) Hudson
4 13 (9.03%) MSBuild
4 13 (9.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.47%) Maven
7 4 (2.78%) JIRA
8 2 (1.39%) Ant
8 2 (1.39%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.39%) Gradle
8 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.69%) GitLab
General
1 32 (22.22%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Banking
3 12 (8.33%) Front Office
4 11 (7.64%) Retail
5 10 (6.94%) Billing
6 8 (5.56%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.78%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.69%) French Language
9 1 (0.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (20.14%) Linux Engineer
2 26 (18.06%) Administrator
3 25 (17.36%) Systems Administrator
4 23 (15.97%) Linux Administrator
4 23 (15.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 22 (15.28%) Windows Engineer
6 19 (13.19%) Technical Leader
7 16 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (9.72%) Analyst
8 14 (9.72%) Applications Support
8 14 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (8.33%) Support Engineer
10 11 (7.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 10 (6.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 10 (6.94%) Python Engineer
11 10 (6.94%) Windows DevOps Engineer
12 9 (6.25%) Linux Support
12 9 (6.25%) Support Analyst
12 9 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (4.86%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.03%) React
2 9 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (3.47%) HTML
4 4 (2.78%) CSS
4 4 (2.78%) LDAP
5 3 (2.08%) LAMP
5 3 (2.08%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.39%) CSS3
6 2 (1.39%) EJB
6 2 (1.39%) GWT
6 2 (1.39%) JMS
6 2 (1.39%) jQuery
6 2 (1.39%) JSON
6 2 (1.39%) JSP
6 2 (1.39%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.39%) Middleware
6 2 (1.39%) Servlets
6 2 (1.39%) SOAP
6 2 (1.39%) Web Services
6 2 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.03%) Derivative
2 13 (9.03%) Equities
2 13 (9.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (9.03%) Hedge funds
2 13 (9.03%) Robotics
3 10 (6.94%) Public Cloud
4 9 (6.25%) Eurex
5 8 (5.56%) Fintech
5 8 (5.56%) Fixed Income
6 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.86%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.17%) Clustering
7 6 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (4.17%) LPAR
8 4 (2.78%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (2.08%) FlexPod
9 3 (2.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 2 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 144 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (43.06%) Windows
3 60 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 55 (38.19%) CentOS
5 49 (34.03%) Ubuntu
5 49 (34.03%) Unix
6 32 (22.22%) Fedora
7 29 (20.14%) Windows Server
8 24 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (11.81%) Solaris
11 15 (10.42%) Debian
12 14 (9.72%) AIX
13 10 (6.94%) Windows 7
13 10 (6.94%) Windows 8
14 9 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (4.86%) Mac OS
16 6 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (2.08%) HPUX
17 3 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.39%) DevOps
2 34 (23.61%) ITIL
3 26 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (12.50%) Change Management
4 18 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 17 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (11.11%) Open Source
6 16 (11.11%) Security Hardening
6 16 (11.11%) Service Management
7 15 (10.42%) Configuration Management
7 15 (10.42%) Deployment Automation
7 15 (10.42%) Incident Management
7 15 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (9.03%) Artificial Intelligence
9 13 (9.03%) Build Automation
9 13 (9.03%) Continuous Deployment
9 13 (9.03%) Robotic Process Automation
10 12 (8.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (36.11%) Python
2 42 (29.17%) Perl
3 36 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 35 (24.31%) SQL
5 28 (19.44%) Korn
6 26 (18.06%) Bash Shell
7 25 (17.36%) Ruby
8 21 (14.58%) Bourne shell
9 19 (13.19%) Java
10 11 (7.64%) C++
11 9 (6.25%) C
11 9 (6.25%) C#
12 6 (4.17%) PHP
12 6 (4.17%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.39%) Groovy
13 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.39%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.39%) R
13 2 (1.39%) Scala
14 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (9.72%) Degree
2 13 (9.03%) SC Cleared
2 13 (9.03%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.94%) RHCE
4 9 (6.25%) RHCSA
5 7 (4.86%) CCNA
5 7 (4.86%) CCNP
5 7 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.47%) CCDA
6 5 (3.47%) JNCIA
6 5 (3.47%) JNCIP
6 5 (3.47%) JNCIS
6 5 (3.47%) LPIC
7 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) GDPR
2 2 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 27 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 22 (15.28%) Docker
3 17 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.25%) Gluster
4 9 (6.25%) GlusterFS
5 7 (4.86%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.17%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.47%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.78%) PowerHA
9 3 (2.08%) KVM
9 3 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (2.08%) Squid
9 3 (2.08%) Xen
10 2 (1.39%) Cronacle
10 2 (1.39%) GFS2
10 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.39%) vSphere
11 1 (0.69%) iptables
11 1 (0.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 39 (27.08%) Ansible
2 37 (25.69%) Puppet
3 20 (13.89%) Red Hat Satellite
4 16 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (10.42%) Nagios
6 14 (9.72%) Terraform
7 9 (6.25%) vRealize
8 7 (4.86%) SCCM
8 7 (4.86%) WSUS
9 4 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (2.78%) Salt
9 4 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (2.08%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
11 2 (1.39%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.69%) PowerCLI
12 1 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 125 (86.81%) Red Hat
2 41 (28.47%) Microsoft
3 39 (27.08%) VMware
4 27 (18.75%) Oracle
5 21 (14.58%) Dell
6 20 (13.89%) Cisco
7 18 (12.50%) HP
8 15 (10.42%) EMC
9 13 (9.03%) Blue Prism
10 9 (6.25%) Bloomberg
10 9 (6.25%) CQG
10 9 (6.25%) Fidessa
10 9 (6.25%) Patsystems
10 9 (6.25%) Reuters
11 8 (5.56%) ION Trading
12 7 (4.86%) Adobe
13 6 (4.17%) SAP
13 6 (4.17%) SolarWinds
14 5 (3.47%) Sun
14 5 (3.47%) Trayport