Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 810 1017 1078
Rank change year-on-year +207 +61 +34
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 41 95 129
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.065% 0.073%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 36 61 119
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +25.00% +3.53%
10th Percentile £31,875 £30,000 £28,800
90th Percentile £103,125 £76,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.70% +15.63% +2.56%

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 16,721 33,477 40,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.18% 22.94% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13,566 26,598 33,111
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 2 July 2020.

Salary histogram for SUSE in the UK

SUSE
Top 9 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 2 July 2020. 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 +226 35 £52,500 -8.70% 4
UK excluding London +184 27 £45,000 -2.70% 4
North of England +124 14 £42,500 -10.53% 4
North West +97 14 £42,500 -15.00% 4
London +172 13 £85,000 +25.93%
South East +146 7 £52,500 +10.53%
Wales +13 5 - -
East of England +78 1 £35,000 -15.66%
Work from Home +42 1 £31,300 -35.79%

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (70.73%) Unix
2 29 (70.73%) Red Hat
3 24 (58.54%) CentOS
4 21 (51.22%) Bash Shell
4 21 (51.22%) Windows
4 21 (51.22%) Solaris
5 20 (48.78%) Oracle
5 20 (48.78%) Clustering
6 18 (43.90%) DevOps
7 17 (41.46%) Ubuntu
8 16 (39.02%) Python
9 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
9 15 (36.59%) PowerShell
10 14 (34.15%) Perl
11 13 (31.71%) Finance
11 13 (31.71%) Sun
11 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
12 12 (29.27%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
13 11 (26.83%) Fidessa
13 11 (26.83%) SLA
13 11 (26.83%) Reuters
13 11 (26.83%) Bloomberg
13 11 (26.83%) CQG
13 11 (26.83%) Change Management
13 11 (26.83%) ION Trading
13 11 (26.83%) Patsystems
13 11 (26.83%) Incident Management

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 2 (4.88%) JBoss
1 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Azure
1 6 (14.63%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (14.63%) IaaS
1 6 (14.63%) PaaS
1 6 (14.63%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.44%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) FIX Connectivity
2 10 (24.39%) DHCP
2 10 (24.39%) DNS
3 9 (21.95%) Firewall
4 8 (19.51%) VPN
5 6 (14.63%) Network Security
6 4 (9.76%) HTTP
7 3 (7.32%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (7.32%) SAN
8 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.44%) BGP
9 1 (2.44%) DMZ
9 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.44%) FTP
9 1 (2.44%) LAN
9 1 (2.44%) OSPF
9 1 (2.44%) SMTP
9 1 (2.44%) SNMP
9 1 (2.44%) VoIP
9 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.44%) InfluxDB
4 1 (2.44%) KDB
4 1 (2.44%) Kdb+
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Redmine
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Unix Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Linux Support
2 8 (19.51%) Support Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Applications Support
4 6 (14.63%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Cloud Specialist
4 6 (14.63%) Technical Leader
4 6 (14.63%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (14.63%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Linux Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Linux Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) POSIX
2 2 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.88%) SOAP
2 2 (4.88%) Spring
2 2 (4.88%) Spring Boot
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.88%) WSDL
2 2 (4.88%) YAML
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.44%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.44%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Clustering
2 11 (26.83%) Eurex
3 7 (17.07%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (14.63%) Cloud Native
4 6 (14.63%) Public Cloud
5 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
6 3 (7.32%) Equities
6 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
6 3 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (7.32%) LPAR
7 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.44%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (70.73%) Unix
3 24 (58.54%) CentOS
4 21 (51.22%) Solaris
4 21 (51.22%) Windows
5 17 (41.46%) Ubuntu
6 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
7 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (21.95%) Debian
9 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
9 6 (14.63%) Windows 8
9 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (7.32%) AIX
11 3 (7.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
12 2 (4.88%) HPUX
12 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (2.44%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) DevOps
2 11 (26.83%) Change Management
2 11 (26.83%) Client Onboarding
2 11 (26.83%) High Availability
2 11 (26.83%) Incident Management
2 11 (26.83%) Problem Management
3 10 (24.39%) Kernel Tuning
3 10 (24.39%) Low Latency
4 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (21.95%) High-Frequency Trading
5 7 (17.07%) Algorithmic Trading
5 7 (17.07%) Electronic Trading
6 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.63%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (14.63%) Decision-Making
6 6 (14.63%) Identity Management
6 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
6 6 (14.63%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.32%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) Bash Shell
2 16 (39.02%) Python
3 15 (36.59%) PowerShell
4 14 (34.15%) Perl
5 9 (21.95%) R
6 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
6 8 (19.51%) SQL
7 3 (7.32%) C
7 3 (7.32%) Korn
8 2 (4.88%) AWK
8 2 (4.88%) C++
8 2 (4.88%) PHP
8 2 (4.88%) sed
9 1 (2.44%) Ada
9 1 (2.44%) Bourne shell
9 1 (2.44%) C#
9 1 (2.44%) C-shell
9 1 (2.44%) Java
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) CCNP
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) LPIC
3 1 (2.44%) CCDA
3 1 (2.44%) CCIE
3 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
3 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
3 1 (2.44%) RHCE
3 1 (2.44%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (29.27%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (17.07%) Docker
4 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.20%) vSphere
5 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.32%) PowerHA
5 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.88%) OpenSSH
6 2 (4.88%) Samba
7 1 (2.44%) BIND 9
7 1 (2.44%) LXC
7 1 (2.44%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Kubernetes
2 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.20%) Ansible
4 3 (7.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (7.32%) Linux-HA
4 3 (7.32%) Tivoli
4 3 (7.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Packer
5 2 (4.88%) Terraform
6 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.44%) Icinga
6 1 (2.44%) Nagios
6 1 (2.44%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Red Hat
2 20 (48.78%) Oracle
3 13 (31.71%) Sun
4 11 (26.83%) Bloomberg
4 11 (26.83%) CQG
4 11 (26.83%) Fidessa
4 11 (26.83%) ION Trading
4 11 (26.83%) Patsystems
4 11 (26.83%) Reuters
5 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
6 9 (21.95%) Trayport
7 7 (17.07%) Sybase
7 7 (17.07%) VMware
8 3 (7.32%) EMC
8 3 (7.32%) HP
9 2 (4.88%) Algorithmics
9 2 (4.88%) Cisco
9 2 (4.88%) GL TRADE
9 2 (4.88%) IBM
9 2 (4.88%) Splunk