Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1004 1062 1096
Rank change year-on-year +58 +34 -28
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 95 129 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.074% 0.054%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 60 109 76
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,535
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.80% -21.45%
10th Percentile £29,850 £29,760 £24,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £64,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% +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 33,063 40,515 42,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.89% 23.22% 24.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26,263 32,716 35,268
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £73,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 +81 84 £58,750 +30.56% 5
UK excluding London +55 64 £45,000 +9.76% 3
London +72 27 £67,500 +35.00% 2
North of England +25 24 £48,750 +31.76% 1
North West +36 22 £50,000 +34.23% 1
Midlands +9 12 £50,000 +11.11%
East of England - 12 £41,500 - 1
West Midlands +34 9 £41,500 +3.75%
South East +24 5 £47,500 +34.94% 1
South West +24 4 £63,750 +78.32%
Wales +13 4 £39,250 -10.80%
East Midlands +19 3 £58,750 +30.56%
Scotland - 3 £30,000 -
Yorkshire +2 2 £45,000 +38.46%

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (60.00%) CentOS
3 51 (53.68%) Ubuntu
4 48 (50.53%) Red Hat
5 46 (48.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (45.26%) Windows
7 40 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (42.11%) DevOps
8 36 (37.89%) Ansible
9 34 (35.79%) Windows Server
10 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
11 32 (33.68%) Java
11 32 (33.68%) PowerShell
11 32 (33.68%) Docker
12 31 (32.63%) Puppet
13 30 (31.58%) SQL
14 29 (30.53%) VMware
14 29 (30.53%) Amazon AWS
14 29 (30.53%) Jenkins
15 27 (28.42%) Microsoft Azure
15 27 (28.42%) Finance
16 26 (27.37%) Git (software)
16 26 (27.37%) Opscode Chef
16 26 (27.37%) Kubernetes
17 25 (26.32%) C
18 24 (25.26%) Octopus Deploy
19 23 (24.21%) Active Directory
19 23 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
20 21 (22.11%) Oracle
21 20 (21.05%) Deployment Automation

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 14 (14.74%) Apache
2 12 (12.63%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.58%) IIS
4 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.16%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.11%) Confluence
6 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.11%) Abaqus
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.05%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (1.05%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 29 (30.53%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (28.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (14.74%) Office 365
4 10 (10.53%) OpenShift
5 9 (9.47%) OneDrive
6 6 (6.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (6.32%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 6 (6.32%) IaaS
6 6 (6.32%) PaaS
7 4 (4.21%) GitHub
8 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.05%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.05%) Route 53
9 1 (1.05%) SaaS
9 1 (1.05%) Slack
9 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) VLAN
2 9 (9.47%) BIG-IP
2 9 (9.47%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (9.47%) FabricPath
3 7 (7.37%) DNS
3 7 (7.37%) Firewall
4 6 (6.32%) DHCP
4 6 (6.32%) SAN
5 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.16%) FIX Connectivity
6 3 (3.16%) Internet
6 3 (3.16%) LAN
6 3 (3.16%) RTP
6 3 (3.16%) VoIP
6 3 (3.16%) VPN
6 3 (3.16%) WAN
6 3 (3.16%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.11%) HTTP
7 2 (2.11%) MPLS
7 2 (2.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.58%) MongoDB
2 11 (11.58%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.32%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (4.21%) SAP HANA
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.11%) DB2
6 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.05%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 29 (30.53%) Jenkins
2 26 (27.37%) Git (software)
3 24 (25.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 18 (18.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (16.84%) JIRA
6 15 (15.79%) TeamCity
7 13 (13.68%) Gerrit
8 11 (11.58%) Hudson
8 11 (11.58%) Maven
8 11 (11.58%) MSBuild
8 11 (11.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (11.58%) Vagrant
9 9 (9.47%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio
11 3 (3.16%) Bitbucket
12 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 27 (28.42%) Finance
2 12 (12.63%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Marketing
4 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.11%) French Language
6 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
6 1 (1.05%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (14.74%) Software Engineer
3 13 (13.68%) Compiler Engineer
3 13 (13.68%) Senior Compiler Engineer
3 13 (13.68%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (12.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (12.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 11 (11.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (11.58%) Technical Leader
5 11 (11.58%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 11 (11.58%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Architect
8 6 (6.32%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (6.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.32%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) OpenJDK
2 11 (11.58%) .NET
2 11 (11.58%) Web Services
3 7 (7.37%) Spring
4 6 (6.32%) Spring Boot
5 4 (4.21%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.21%) CSS
5 4 (4.21%) HTML
5 4 (4.21%) SAP Basis
6 3 (3.16%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.11%) JSON
7 2 (2.11%) Middleware
7 2 (2.11%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.05%) jQuery
8 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (13.68%) Smartphone
2 13 (13.68%) Virtual Team
3 11 (11.58%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.32%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (4.21%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.16%) Clustering
7 3 (3.16%) Eurex
8 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.05%) Derivative
9 1 (1.05%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (1.05%) HP Superdome
9 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (60.00%) CentOS
3 51 (53.68%) Ubuntu
4 46 (48.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (45.26%) Windows
6 34 (35.79%) Windows Server
7 19 (20.00%) Fedora
8 16 (16.84%) Unix
9 14 (14.74%) Debian
9 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (9.47%) Solaris
11 6 (6.32%) AIX
12 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (3.16%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
13 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
13 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (2.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
15 1 (1.05%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (42.11%) DevOps
2 20 (21.05%) Deployment Automation
3 19 (20.00%) Open Source
4 15 (15.79%) Infrastructure as Code
4 15 (15.79%) SDLC
5 14 (14.74%) Computer Science
5 14 (14.74%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (14.74%) Software Engineering
6 13 (13.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (13.68%) Open Source Development
6 13 (13.68%) Performance Analysis
6 13 (13.68%) Test Automation
6 13 (13.68%) Time Management
7 12 (12.63%) Configuration Management
7 12 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (10.53%) ITIL
8 10 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.68%) Java
1 32 (33.68%) PowerShell
2 30 (31.58%) SQL
3 25 (26.32%) C
4 17 (17.89%) Python
5 15 (15.79%) C++
6 11 (11.58%) C#
7 10 (10.53%) Ruby
8 9 (9.47%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.32%) Perl
10 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.16%) PHP
12 2 (2.11%) Java 8
12 2 (2.11%) Java 9
12 2 (2.11%) R
12 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Degree
2 13 (13.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.16%) SAP Certification
4 2 (2.11%) CCNA
4 2 (2.11%) CCNP
4 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) CCDA
5 1 (1.05%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.05%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.05%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.05%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (1.05%) RHCE
5 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.26%) SLA
3 4 (4.21%) QA
System Software
1 32 (33.68%) Docker
2 23 (24.21%) Active Directory
2 23 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.74%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.53%) KVM
4 10 (10.53%) VMware NSX
4 10 (10.53%) vSphere
5 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.11%) Xen
6 1 (1.05%) DRBD
6 1 (1.05%) Squid
6 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (37.89%) Ansible
2 31 (32.63%) Puppet
3 26 (27.37%) Kubernetes
3 26 (27.37%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (17.89%) Terraform
5 14 (14.74%) SCCM
6 12 (12.63%) SCOM
7 9 (9.47%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (9.47%) SCOrch
7 9 (9.47%) vRealize
8 7 (7.37%) Packer
9 5 (5.26%) NetBackup
10 2 (2.11%) Salt
11 1 (1.05%) Check_MK
11 1 (1.05%) Consul
11 1 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (1.05%) Graylog
11 1 (1.05%) Icinga
11 1 (1.05%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 48 (50.53%) Red Hat
2 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
3 29 (30.53%) VMware
4 21 (22.11%) Oracle
5 14 (14.74%) Cisco
6 11 (11.58%) Atlassian
6 11 (11.58%) Dynatrace
7 9 (9.47%) F5
8 8 (8.42%) SAP
9 4 (4.21%) Citrix
10 3 (3.16%) Actifio
10 3 (3.16%) Bloomberg
10 3 (3.16%) CQG
10 3 (3.16%) Fidessa
10 3 (3.16%) ION Trading
10 3 (3.16%) Juniper
10 3 (3.16%) OpenText
10 3 (3.16%) Patsystems
10 3 (3.16%) Reuters
10 3 (3.16%) Veeam