Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 729 985 992
Rank change year-on-year +256 +7 +113
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 21 55 134
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.044% 0.089%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% 0.19% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 107
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -16.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £34,505 £29,000 £37,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,625 £73,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £38,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.00% +1.80%

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 12,833 28,306 35,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.61% 22.44% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10,540 22,943 28,617
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +5.00%

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 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for SUSE in the UK

SUSE
Top 12 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 16 January 2021. 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 +255 20 £46,250 +10.12% 15
UK excluding London +186 15 £45,000 +17.65% 10
North of England +77 6 £45,000 +25.87% 1
London +207 5 £47,500 -28.30% 6
South West +81 4 £49,500 -5.71%
North West +69 4 £45,000 +55.17% 1
Midlands +71 3 £40,000 +14.29% 3
West Midlands +61 3 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Work from Home -66 3 £65,000 - 2
Yorkshire +40 2 - -
East of England +109 1 - - 2
Scotland +47 1 £30,523 +7.10% 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Azure
3 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Unix
4 10 (47.62%) Solaris
5 9 (42.86%) SLA
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
6 8 (38.10%) Change Management
6 8 (38.10%) AWS
7 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (28.57%) Oracle
8 6 (28.57%) VMware
8 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
8 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (23.81%) Office 365
9 5 (23.81%) Clustering
9 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco
10 4 (19.05%) IBM
10 4 (19.05%) VoIP
10 4 (19.05%) Dell
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (19.05%) VBScript
10 4 (19.05%) MCSA
10 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
10 4 (19.05%) Finance
10 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery

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 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Azure
2 8 (38.10%) AWS
3 5 (23.81%) Office 365
4 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
1 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications
1 4 (19.05%) VoIP
1 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) OSPF
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) GitLab
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Military
3 1 (4.76%) Police
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) AIX Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) iSeries
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Unix
3 10 (47.62%) Solaris
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (14.29%) AIX
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (4.76%) CentOS
8 1 (4.76%) Debian
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Change Management
2 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Network Management
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 3 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (14.29%) Data Security
4 3 (14.29%) High Availability
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Availability Management
5 2 (9.52%) DNA
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) VBScript
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) Korn
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCNA
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (19.05%) MCSA
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) HNC
3 1 (4.76%) LPIC
3 1 (4.76%) MCDST
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) SLA
2 3 (14.29%) GDPR
2 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (9.52%) Docker
3 2 (9.52%) NFS
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Aruba
4 4 (19.05%) Dell
4 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 4 (19.05%) Mitel
5 3 (14.29%) Sun
6 2 (9.52%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
7 1 (4.76%) Brocade
7 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Kofax
7 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.76%) Reuters
7 1 (4.76%) SAP