Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1098 1051 1068
Rank change year-on-year -47 +17 -80
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 79 171 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.090% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.18% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 57 144 211
UK median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41% -1.16%
10th Percentile £24,750 £33,750 £31,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £69,625 £59,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 43941 46990 57502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.56% 24.75% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35446 39870 48544
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 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 -65 77 £42,500 -23.77% 2
UK excluding London +13 42 £42,500 -5.56% 2
London -43 36 £70,000 +21.74% 1
North of England +23 18 £53,750 +70.63%
South East +2 16 £40,500 -19.00% 1
North West -11 9 £52,500 +66.67%
North East - 6 £65,000 -
Midlands +3 5 £42,500 -1.16%
Yorkshire +35 3 £41,500 -
West Midlands -5 3 £30,000 -30.23%
East Midlands +39 2 £42,500 +21.43%
South West -12 2 - -
Wales +17 1 £55,000 +4.76%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (67.09%) Red Hat
3 45 (56.96%) Windows
4 42 (53.16%) Unix
5 36 (45.57%) VMware
6 35 (44.30%) Apache
7 33 (41.77%) Solaris
8 32 (40.51%) Oracle
9 30 (37.97%) CentOS
10 28 (35.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (35.44%) Python
11 26 (32.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (30.38%) Finance
13 23 (29.11%) DNS
14 22 (27.85%) Active Directory
14 22 (27.85%) SAN
14 22 (27.85%) Bash Shell
15 21 (26.58%) Cisco
15 21 (26.58%) Firewall
16 20 (25.32%) Ubuntu
16 20 (25.32%) High Availability
17 19 (24.05%) DevOps
17 19 (24.05%) LAN
17 19 (24.05%) Perl
18 18 (22.78%) Tomcat
18 18 (22.78%) ITIL
18 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
19 17 (21.52%) Hyper-V
19 17 (21.52%) Korn
19 17 (21.52%) AIX

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 (44.30%) Apache
2 18 (22.78%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.13%) iPlanet
3 8 (10.13%) JBoss
3 8 (10.13%) WebLogic
4 7 (8.86%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (7.59%) MS Exchange
6 5 (6.33%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (6.33%) MQSeries
6 5 (6.33%) OpenStack
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.33%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (5.06%) Apache Spark
7 4 (5.06%) IIS
8 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.27%) Confluence
9 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.27%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.27%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.27%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.59%) Office 365
3 4 (5.06%) IaaS
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.53%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.53%) PaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.27%) Route 53
5 1 (1.27%) Slack
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) DNS
2 22 (27.85%) SAN
3 21 (26.58%) Firewall
4 19 (24.05%) LAN
5 17 (21.52%) DHCP
5 17 (21.52%) TCP/IP
5 17 (21.52%) WAN
6 13 (16.46%) BGP
6 13 (16.46%) VPN
7 11 (13.92%) OSPF
8 7 (8.86%) AMQP
8 7 (8.86%) Internet
8 7 (8.86%) LDAP
8 7 (8.86%) MPLS
8 7 (8.86%) Multicast
9 6 (7.59%) NAS
10 5 (6.33%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (6.33%) Spanning Tree
10 5 (6.33%) Unified Communications
10 5 (6.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) MongoDB
2 10 (12.66%) MySQL
3 4 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (5.06%) Apache Hive
3 4 (5.06%) Berkeley DB
4 2 (2.53%) DB2
4 2 (2.53%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Jenkins
2 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.80%) JIRA
3 3 (3.80%) Subversion
4 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (30.38%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (15.19%) Administrator
1 12 (15.19%) Linux Engineer
1 12 (15.19%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.92%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (12.66%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (11.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.86%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (5.06%) Network Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) Kafka
2 10 (12.66%) Web Services
3 9 (11.39%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (10.13%) J2EE
4 8 (10.13%) LAMP
5 7 (8.86%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (5.06%) Angular 2
6 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.06%) JNI
6 4 (5.06%) Protocol Buffers
6 4 (5.06%) React
6 4 (5.06%) REST
6 4 (5.06%) ZeroMQ
7 2 (2.53%) .NET
7 2 (2.53%) JMS
7 2 (2.53%) Rendezvous
7 2 (2.53%) SOAP
7 2 (2.53%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (2.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Clustering
2 9 (11.39%) Eurex
3 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Derivative
4 4 (5.06%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (3.80%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.53%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (2.53%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.53%) iPad
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.27%) PKI
7 1 (1.27%) User Experience
7 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (56.96%) Windows
3 42 (53.16%) Unix
4 33 (41.77%) Solaris
5 30 (37.97%) CentOS
6 28 (35.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (25.32%) Ubuntu
8 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (21.52%) AIX
10 16 (20.25%) Windows Server
10 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (18.99%) Debian
12 11 (13.92%) Windows 10
13 10 (12.66%) HPUX
14 9 (11.39%) Windows 7
15 8 (10.13%) Windows 8
16 4 (5.06%) openSUSE
17 2 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
18 1 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) High Availability
2 19 (24.05%) DevOps
3 18 (22.78%) ITIL
4 9 (11.39%) Load Balancing
5 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.13%) Line Management
5 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
5 8 (10.13%) Open Source
6 7 (8.86%) Problem Management
7 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 6 (7.59%) Kernel Tuning
7 6 (7.59%) Low Latency
7 6 (7.59%) Project Management
7 6 (7.59%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.33%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.06%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) Python
2 22 (27.85%) Bash Shell
3 19 (24.05%) Perl
4 17 (21.52%) Korn
5 14 (17.72%) C-shell
6 9 (11.39%) Bourne shell
6 9 (11.39%) Java
6 9 (11.39%) PHP
6 9 (11.39%) Shell Script
6 9 (11.39%) SQL
7 8 (10.13%) C++
8 5 (6.33%) C
9 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.06%) VBA
10 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.53%) Ruby
11 1 (1.27%) AWK
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) CCNA
1 14 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.66%) MCSA
4 8 (10.13%) CCNP
4 8 (10.13%) JNCIP
4 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.33%) Degree
6 5 (6.33%) MCSE
7 4 (5.06%) JNCIE
7 4 (5.06%) MCDST
7 4 (5.06%) MCITP
7 4 (5.06%) MCP
7 4 (5.06%) RHCE
7 4 (5.06%) RHCSA
8 3 (3.80%) CCA
8 3 (3.80%) CCIE
8 3 (3.80%) CCIP
8 3 (3.80%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (32.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (27.85%) Active Directory
3 17 (21.52%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.13%) KVM
4 8 (10.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.80%) Docker
7 2 (2.53%) Firmware
7 2 (2.53%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (2.53%) Samba
7 2 (2.53%) vSphere
8 1 (1.27%) NFS
8 1 (1.27%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (21.52%) Ansible
2 16 (20.25%) Puppet
3 12 (15.19%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (10.13%) Nagios
5 6 (7.59%) ZABBIX
6 5 (6.33%) OpenView
7 4 (5.06%) Grafana
7 4 (5.06%) Graphite
8 3 (3.80%) Salt
9 2 (2.53%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (2.53%) CFEngine
9 2 (2.53%) Control-M
9 2 (2.53%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (2.53%) Kubernetes
9 2 (2.53%) Stealthwatch
9 2 (2.53%) vCenter Server
10 1 (1.27%) Consul
10 1 (1.27%) Packer
10 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (67.09%) Red Hat
2 36 (45.57%) VMware
3 32 (40.51%) Oracle
4 21 (26.58%) Cisco
5 14 (17.72%) Bloomberg
5 14 (17.72%) Reuters
6 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
7 12 (15.19%) Juniper
7 12 (15.19%) Patsystems
8 9 (11.39%) EccoWare
8 9 (11.39%) GL TRADE
8 9 (11.39%) HP
8 9 (11.39%) NYFIX
8 9 (11.39%) Sun
9 8 (10.13%) PlateSpin
9 8 (10.13%) Veritas
10 7 (8.86%) CQG
11 6 (7.59%) EMC
11 6 (7.59%) Fidessa
11 6 (7.59%) ION Trading