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

SUSE Linux
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1081 1033 1096
Rank change year-on-year -48 +63 -92
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 82 184 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.096% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.38% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 62 153 193
UK median annual salary £42,500 £56,600 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.91% +33.18% -
10th Percentile £21,950 £34,050 £32,000
90th Percentile £80,250 £77,000 £64,740
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -13.85% +14.71% +6.25%

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 43523 47816 57379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.92% 24.94% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 40586 48338
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 October 2017.

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 18 October 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 -27 80 £42,500 -24.91% 1
UK excluding London +32 47 £42,000 -13.85% 1
London -62 34 £70,000 +21.74%
North of England +33 18 £53,750 +70.63%
South East +39 16 £40,000 -20.00%
North West +4 9 £52,500 +66.67%
Midlands +17 7 £30,000 -27.71% 1
North East - 6 £65,000 -
West Midlands +8 5 £29,000 -32.56%
South West +8 4 £24,500 -60.80%
Yorkshire +24 3 £41,500 -
East Midlands +49 2 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Wales +17 1 £55,000 +4.76%
East of England +15 1 £50,000 +30.72%

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 58 (70.73%) Red Hat
3 48 (58.54%) Windows
4 40 (48.78%) Unix
5 38 (46.34%) VMware
6 35 (42.68%) Apache
7 31 (37.80%) Solaris
7 31 (37.80%) Oracle
7 31 (37.80%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (36.59%) Python
9 27 (32.93%) CentOS
10 26 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (29.27%) Bash Shell
11 24 (29.27%) SAN
11 24 (29.27%) Finance
12 23 (28.05%) Firewall
12 23 (28.05%) DevOps
13 22 (26.83%) Active Directory
14 20 (24.39%) DNS
14 20 (24.39%) WAN
14 20 (24.39%) Puppet
14 20 (24.39%) Hyper-V
15 19 (23.17%) Ansible
15 19 (23.17%) LAN
15 19 (23.17%) Cisco
15 19 (23.17%) Tomcat
15 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (23.17%) Ubuntu
16 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (20.73%) 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 (42.68%) Apache
2 19 (23.17%) Tomcat
3 9 (10.98%) JBoss
4 8 (9.76%) iPlanet
4 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
4 8 (9.76%) WebLogic
5 7 (8.54%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (7.32%) OpenStack
7 5 (6.10%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (6.10%) IIS
7 5 (6.10%) MQSeries
7 5 (6.10%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
7 5 (6.10%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (4.88%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.22%) NetWeaver
9 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.22%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.22%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.54%) Office 365
3 4 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (4.88%) IaaS
4 1 (1.22%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.27%) SAN
2 23 (28.05%) Firewall
3 20 (24.39%) DNS
3 20 (24.39%) WAN
4 19 (23.17%) LAN
5 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
6 14 (17.07%) DHCP
7 12 (14.63%) VPN
8 8 (9.76%) BGP
9 7 (8.54%) AMQP
9 7 (8.54%) LDAP
9 7 (8.54%) NAS
10 6 (7.32%) OSPF
11 5 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (6.10%) Multicast
11 5 (6.10%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (6.10%) VLAN
12 4 (4.88%) Internet
12 4 (4.88%) MPLS
13 3 (3.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.63%) MySQL
3 10 (12.20%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.88%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.88%) Berkeley DB
5 2 (2.44%) DB2
5 2 (2.44%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
1 13 (15.85%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.66%) JIRA
2 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 12 (14.63%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Retail
3 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (12.20%) Administrator
3 9 (10.98%) Network Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.76%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (8.54%) Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.32%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.10%) Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Linux Specialist
8 4 (4.88%) Linux Support
8 4 (4.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) Kafka
2 9 (10.98%) Web Services
3 8 (9.76%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (9.76%) J2EE
3 8 (9.76%) LAMP
4 7 (8.54%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (4.88%) Angular 2
5 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.88%) JNI
5 4 (4.88%) Protocol Buffers
5 4 (4.88%) React
5 4 (4.88%) REST
5 4 (4.88%) ZeroMQ
6 3 (3.66%) XML
7 2 (2.44%) CGI
7 2 (2.44%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.22%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.22%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.22%) Rendezvous
8 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.20%) Clustering
3 8 (9.76%) Eurex
4 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.10%) Derivative
6 4 (4.88%) Fixed Income
6 4 (4.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.44%) CCTV
8 2 (2.44%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (2.44%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.44%) iPad
8 2 (2.44%) Replication
9 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (58.54%) Windows
3 40 (48.78%) Unix
4 31 (37.80%) Solaris
5 27 (32.93%) CentOS
6 26 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (23.17%) Ubuntu
7 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (20.73%) AIX
10 15 (18.29%) Windows Server
11 14 (17.07%) Debian
12 11 (13.41%) HPUX
12 11 (13.41%) Windows 10
13 9 (10.98%) Windows 7
14 8 (9.76%) Windows 8
15 4 (4.88%) openSUSE
15 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (3.66%) Fedora
17 2 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) DevOps
2 16 (19.51%) High Availability
3 15 (18.29%) ITIL
4 9 (10.98%) Configuration Management
5 8 (9.76%) Line Management
5 8 (9.76%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.54%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.54%) Project Management
7 6 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (7.32%) Low Latency
7 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.32%) Open Source
7 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (6.10%) Kernel Tuning
8 5 (6.10%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (6.10%) Service Management
8 5 (6.10%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) Python
2 24 (29.27%) Bash Shell
3 17 (20.73%) Perl
4 15 (18.29%) Korn
5 13 (15.85%) C-shell
6 12 (14.63%) SQL
7 11 (13.41%) Java
8 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
9 8 (9.76%) Bourne shell
9 8 (9.76%) PHP
10 7 (8.54%) C++
11 6 (7.32%) C
12 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
13 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
13 4 (4.88%) VBA
14 2 (2.44%) Ruby
15 1 (1.22%) AWK
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) CCNA
1 11 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.98%) MCSA
3 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.32%) CCNP
5 5 (6.10%) Degree
5 5 (6.10%) JNCIP
5 5 (6.10%) MCSE
6 4 (4.88%) MCDST
6 4 (4.88%) MCITP
6 4 (4.88%) MCP
7 3 (3.66%) CCIE
7 3 (3.66%) CCIP
8 2 (2.44%) RHCE
8 2 (2.44%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.22%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO 22301
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 31 (37.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (26.83%) Active Directory
3 20 (24.39%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.76%) KVM
4 8 (9.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.88%) vSphere
7 2 (2.44%) Docker
7 2 (2.44%) Firmware
7 2 (2.44%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (2.44%) Samba
7 2 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.22%) NFS
8 1 (1.22%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (24.39%) Puppet
2 19 (23.17%) Ansible
3 15 (18.29%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (9.76%) Nagios
5 5 (6.10%) OpenView
5 5 (6.10%) ZABBIX
6 4 (4.88%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.88%) Grafana
6 4 (4.88%) Graphite
6 4 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (4.88%) Salt
6 4 (4.88%) vCenter Server
7 3 (3.66%) CFEngine
8 2 (2.44%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (2.44%) Control-M
8 2 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.44%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 58 (70.73%) Red Hat
2 38 (46.34%) VMware
3 31 (37.80%) Oracle
4 19 (23.17%) Cisco
5 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
6 13 (15.85%) Bloomberg
6 13 (15.85%) Reuters
7 12 (14.63%) HP
8 11 (13.41%) Patsystems
8 11 (13.41%) Veritas
9 9 (10.98%) Sun
10 8 (9.76%) EccoWare
10 8 (9.76%) GL TRADE
10 8 (9.76%) Juniper
10 8 (9.76%) NYFIX
10 8 (9.76%) PlateSpin
11 6 (7.32%) CQG
12 5 (6.10%) Fidessa
12 5 (6.10%) IBM
12 5 (6.10%) Symantec