Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1059 1108 1059
Rank change year-on-year +49 -49 +28
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 127 93 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.22% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 108 76 183
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,535 £54,150
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.80% -21.45% +27.41%
10th Percentile £29,640 £24,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,375 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £39,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.80% -7.06% -

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 40,377 42,276 51,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.23% 24.43% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 32,584 35,177 44,061
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 June 2018.

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 24 June 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 +10 110 £45,000 +5.80% 12
UK excluding London +7 69 £41,000 +3.80% 11
London +10 45 £50,000 -16.67% 3
North of England +39 29 £37,000 +5.71% 5
Midlands +26 26 £45,000 -18.18% 2
East Midlands - 21 £45,000 -
North West +9 19 £37,250 +6.43% 2
Yorkshire - 9 £32,500 - 3
South East -23 7 £35,200 -12.00% 1
West Midlands +10 5 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Wales +17 4 £44,000 -20.00% 1
South West -13 4 £35,750 +45.92% 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Linux
2 105 (82.68%) Red Hat
3 60 (47.24%) Windows
4 58 (45.67%) CentOS
5 43 (33.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (30.71%) Unix
7 38 (29.92%) Python
8 35 (27.56%) Ubuntu
9 34 (26.77%) VMware
9 34 (26.77%) Puppet
9 34 (26.77%) DevOps
10 32 (25.20%) Microsoft
11 31 (24.41%) Microsoft Azure
12 30 (23.62%) Bash Shell
12 30 (23.62%) Ansible
12 30 (23.62%) Perl
13 29 (22.83%) Debian
13 29 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
14 27 (21.26%) SQL
14 27 (21.26%) Fedora
14 27 (21.26%) Windows Server
15 26 (20.47%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (20.47%) Active Directory
16 25 (19.69%) Finance
16 25 (19.69%) Korn
16 25 (19.69%) Jenkins
17 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (17.32%) Apache
19 21 (16.54%) Oracle
19 21 (16.54%) ITIL

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 22 (17.32%) Apache
2 10 (7.87%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.15%) IIS
3 4 (3.15%) NetWeaver
3 4 (3.15%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.36%) nginx
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.57%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.79%) Confluence
6 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.79%) JBoss
6 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.79%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 3 (2.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (11.02%) GitHub
4 11 (8.66%) Office 365
5 3 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.57%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.79%) Route 53
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.17%) DNS
2 17 (13.39%) Firewall
3 16 (12.60%) DHCP
4 11 (8.66%) SAN
4 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
4 11 (8.66%) VPN
5 9 (7.09%) LAN
5 9 (7.09%) WAN
6 8 (6.30%) Ethernet
7 7 (5.51%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (5.51%) SNMP
8 6 (4.72%) HTTP
9 5 (3.94%) Network Security
10 4 (3.15%) BGP
10 4 (3.15%) EIGRP
10 4 (3.15%) MPLS
11 3 (2.36%) Kerberos
11 3 (2.36%) RTP
11 3 (2.36%) SMS
11 3 (2.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.81%) NoSQL
3 11 (8.66%) MySQL
3 11 (8.66%) SAP HANA
4 7 (5.51%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.36%) Big Data
5 3 (2.36%) OLTP
5 3 (2.36%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.57%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (1.57%) MarkLogic
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.79%) DB2
7 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 25 (19.69%) Jenkins
2 18 (14.17%) TeamCity
3 16 (12.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (10.24%) Hudson
4 13 (10.24%) MSBuild
4 13 (10.24%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (7.09%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.94%) Maven
7 4 (3.15%) JIRA
8 2 (1.57%) Ant
8 2 (1.57%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.57%) Gradle
8 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.79%) GitLab
9 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 25 (19.69%) Finance
2 16 (12.60%) Retail
3 12 (9.45%) Banking
4 9 (7.09%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.72%) Aerospace
6 4 (3.15%) Billing
6 4 (3.15%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
8 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (22.83%) Administrator
2 28 (22.05%) Systems Administrator
3 23 (18.11%) Linux Administrator
3 23 (18.11%) Linux Engineer
3 23 (18.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 19 (14.96%) Windows Engineer
5 15 (11.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (9.45%) Linux Support
7 11 (8.66%) Applications Support
8 10 (7.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 10 (7.87%) Python Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Windows DevOps Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) Analyst
9 9 (7.09%) Technical Leader
10 8 (6.30%) Consultant
10 8 (6.30%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.24%) React
2 12 (9.45%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (7.09%) CSS
3 9 (7.09%) LDAP
4 7 (5.51%) HTML
5 4 (3.15%) SAP Basis
5 4 (3.15%) XML
6 3 (2.36%) JRuby
7 2 (1.57%) Ajax
7 2 (1.57%) CSS3
7 2 (1.57%) EJB
7 2 (1.57%) GWT
7 2 (1.57%) HTML5
7 2 (1.57%) jQuery
7 2 (1.57%) JSON
7 2 (1.57%) JSP
7 2 (1.57%) LAMP
7 2 (1.57%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.57%) ODBC
7 2 (1.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Robotics
2 12 (9.45%) Eurex
3 10 (7.87%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.87%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.51%) Clustering
4 7 (5.51%) LPAR
5 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.36%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (2.36%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.36%) Replication
6 3 (2.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.57%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (47.24%) Windows
3 58 (45.67%) CentOS
4 43 (33.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (30.71%) Unix
6 35 (27.56%) Ubuntu
7 29 (22.83%) Debian
8 27 (21.26%) Fedora
8 27 (21.26%) Windows Server
9 19 (14.96%) Solaris
10 18 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (9.45%) AIX
14 7 (5.51%) Windows 10
14 7 (5.51%) Windows 7
14 7 (5.51%) Windows 8
15 5 (3.94%) Apple iOS
15 5 (3.94%) openSUSE
15 5 (3.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.77%) DevOps
2 26 (20.47%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.54%) ITIL
5 16 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (11.81%) Deployment Automation
7 14 (11.02%) Continuous Deployment
8 13 (10.24%) Artificial Intelligence
8 13 (10.24%) Build Automation
8 13 (10.24%) Robotic Process Automation
9 10 (7.87%) Electronic Trading
9 10 (7.87%) Load Balancing
10 9 (7.09%) Open Source
10 9 (7.09%) Service Management
11 8 (6.30%) Change Management
11 8 (6.30%) Migration
11 8 (6.30%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (6.30%) Security Hardening
12 7 (5.51%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (29.92%) Python
2 30 (23.62%) Bash Shell
2 30 (23.62%) Perl
3 27 (21.26%) SQL
4 25 (19.69%) Korn
5 21 (16.54%) Shell Script
6 14 (11.02%) Ruby
7 13 (10.24%) Bourne shell
7 13 (10.24%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.51%) PHP
9 4 (3.15%) C
9 4 (3.15%) C++
9 4 (3.15%) Java
9 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.57%) C#
10 2 (1.57%) Groovy
10 2 (1.57%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.57%) Scala
10 2 (1.57%) VBScript
11 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.30%) CCNA
1 8 (6.30%) CCNP
1 8 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.51%) Degree
3 3 (2.36%) CCDA
3 3 (2.36%) JNCIA
3 3 (2.36%) JNCIP
3 3 (2.36%) JNCIS
3 3 (2.36%) MCSE
3 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.57%) RHCE
4 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.79%) LPIC
5 1 (0.79%) MCDST
5 1 (0.79%) MCSA
5 1 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) GCP
3 1 (0.79%) GDPR
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (20.47%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.54%) Docker
2 21 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.72%) Cronacle
4 5 (3.94%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.15%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.36%) KVM
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.36%) Squid
6 3 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.36%) vSphere
6 3 (2.36%) Xen
7 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.79%) Gluster
8 1 (0.79%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.79%) NFS
8 1 (0.79%) Samba
8 1 (0.79%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (26.77%) Puppet
2 30 (23.62%) Ansible
3 17 (13.39%) Red Hat Satellite
4 15 (11.81%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (11.81%) Terraform
5 6 (4.72%) Nagios
6 5 (3.94%) Salt
7 4 (3.15%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.36%) SCCM
9 2 (1.57%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.57%) PureDisk
9 2 (1.57%) vRealize
9 2 (1.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 2 (1.57%) WSUS
10 1 (0.79%) Consul
10 1 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.79%) Packer
10 1 (0.79%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.79%) SCOM
10 1 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 105 (82.68%) Red Hat
2 34 (26.77%) VMware
3 32 (25.20%) Microsoft
4 21 (16.54%) Oracle
5 18 (14.17%) IBM
6 17 (13.39%) Cisco
7 14 (11.02%) Bloomberg
7 14 (11.02%) Reuters
8 13 (10.24%) Blue Prism
8 13 (10.24%) SAP
9 12 (9.45%) Fidessa
9 12 (9.45%) ION Trading
9 12 (9.45%) Patsystems
10 11 (8.66%) CQG
10 11 (8.66%) Dell
11 10 (7.87%) HP
12 9 (7.09%) GL TRADE
13 8 (6.30%) Algorithmics
14 6 (4.72%) EMC
15 5 (3.94%) Juniper