Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1079 1054 1059
Rank change year-on-year -25 +5 -108
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 100 134 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.076% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.31% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 80 118 172
UK median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +23.53% -3.41%
10th Percentile £24,750 £36,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £80,250 £66,625 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -18.00% +17.65% -

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 42,185 43,375 54,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.25% 24.46% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34,414 36,630 45,923
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%

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 January 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 18 January 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 -29 98 £42,500 -20.93% 20
UK excluding London -7 57 £41,000 -18.00% 17
London -28 41 £65,000 +13.04% 4
North of England - 25 £36,000 - 6
South East +18 20 £40,500 -19.00% 3
North West - 16 £36,000 - 5
East of England +11 5 £60,000 +56.86% 1
Midlands -5 5 £30,000 -30.23% 5
North East - 5 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £42,000 - 1
West Midlands -8 3 £29,000 -32.56% 5
East Midlands +15 2 £42,500 -
South West -6 2 £51,000 -18.40% 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Linux
2 73 (73.00%) Red Hat
3 63 (63.00%) Windows
4 50 (50.00%) Unix
5 45 (45.00%) CentOS
6 40 (40.00%) VMware
7 37 (37.00%) Solaris
8 34 (34.00%) Oracle
8 34 (34.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (30.00%) Apache
10 29 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (29.00%) Windows Server
11 28 (28.00%) Firewall
12 27 (27.00%) Python
12 27 (27.00%) DNS
13 26 (26.00%) TCP/IP
13 26 (26.00%) LAN
13 26 (26.00%) ITIL
14 25 (25.00%) Cisco
14 25 (25.00%) Finance
14 25 (25.00%) Debian
14 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (24.00%) Active Directory
16 23 (23.00%) SAN
16 23 (23.00%) WAN
17 22 (22.00%) Bash Shell
18 21 (21.00%) High Availability
18 21 (21.00%) Ubuntu
19 20 (20.00%) Juniper
19 20 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 30 (30.00%) Apache
2 16 (16.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (10.00%) OpenStack
4 9 (9.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (7.00%) JBoss
6 5 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (5.00%) iPlanet
6 5 (5.00%) MQSeries
6 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (5.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.00%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.00%) IIS
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.00%) Confluence
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (2.00%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.00%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.00%) Sage 50
3 1 (1.00%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.00%) Office 365
4 5 (5.00%) OpenShift
4 5 (5.00%) PaaS
5 4 (4.00%) IaaS
6 3 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.00%) Route 53
7 1 (1.00%) Slack
7 1 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.00%) Firewall
2 27 (27.00%) DNS
3 26 (26.00%) LAN
3 26 (26.00%) TCP/IP
4 23 (23.00%) SAN
4 23 (23.00%) WAN
5 20 (20.00%) DHCP
6 17 (17.00%) VPN
7 12 (12.00%) BGP
7 12 (12.00%) OSPF
8 11 (11.00%) HTTP
8 11 (11.00%) LDAP
9 9 (9.00%) NAS
10 8 (8.00%) MPLS
11 7 (7.00%) Multicast
12 5 (5.00%) AMQP
12 5 (5.00%) Ethernet
12 5 (5.00%) Internet
12 5 (5.00%) NetScaler
12 5 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.00%) MySQL
3 8 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.00%) Berkeley DB
5 2 (2.00%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.00%) Informix
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.00%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.00%) GCC
3 3 (3.00%) GDB
3 3 (3.00%) JIRA
3 3 (3.00%) ProC
3 3 (3.00%) Subversion
3 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (25.00%) Finance
2 15 (15.00%) Banking
3 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (22.00%) Administrator
2 21 (21.00%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 19 (19.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 15 (15.00%) Network Engineer
6 13 (13.00%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (11.00%) Consultant
8 8 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Support Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (6.00%) Analyst
10 6 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) Desktop Support
11 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) Web Services
2 10 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (7.00%) Kafka
4 6 (6.00%) .NET
4 6 (6.00%) LAMP
5 5 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (5.00%) J2EE
5 5 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (5.00%) Rendezvous
5 5 (5.00%) SOAP
5 5 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (5.00%) XML
6 3 (3.00%) ADO
6 3 (3.00%) CSS
6 3 (3.00%) JMS
6 3 (3.00%) JRuby
6 3 (3.00%) ODBC
6 3 (3.00%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.00%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.00%) Eurex
3 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.00%) Clustering
5 5 (5.00%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.00%) Replication
7 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.00%) Derivative
8 2 (2.00%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (2.00%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.00%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (2.00%) iPad
8 2 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.00%) User Experience
9 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Linux
2 63 (63.00%) Windows
3 50 (50.00%) Unix
4 45 (45.00%) CentOS
5 37 (37.00%) Solaris
6 34 (34.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (29.00%) Windows Server
8 25 (25.00%) Debian
8 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (21.00%) Ubuntu
10 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (16.00%) Windows 10
12 14 (14.00%) Windows 7
13 13 (13.00%) AIX
14 10 (10.00%) HPUX
14 10 (10.00%) Windows 8
15 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 3 (3.00%) Fedora
17 3 (3.00%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.00%) ITIL
2 21 (21.00%) High Availability
3 13 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.00%) Project Management
4 12 (12.00%) DevOps
5 11 (11.00%) Open Source
6 10 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.00%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (7.00%) Load Balancing
7 7 (7.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.00%) ITSM
9 5 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (5.00%) Presales
9 5 (5.00%) PRINCE
9 5 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.00%) Regression Testing
9 5 (5.00%) Security Patching
9 5 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.00%) Python
2 22 (22.00%) Bash Shell
3 20 (20.00%) Perl
4 17 (17.00%) SQL
5 14 (14.00%) Korn
6 11 (11.00%) C
6 11 (11.00%) C++
6 11 (11.00%) Java
7 8 (8.00%) C-shell
8 6 (6.00%) Bourne shell
8 6 (6.00%) PHP
9 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.00%) Ruby
12 2 (2.00%) VBA
13 1 (1.00%) ABAP
13 1 (1.00%) AWK
13 1 (1.00%) C#
13 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) CCNA
1 17 (17.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (11.00%) CCNP
3 11 (11.00%) JNCIP
3 11 (11.00%) MCSA
4 6 (6.00%) MCP
4 6 (6.00%) MCSE
5 5 (5.00%) CCA
5 5 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (5.00%) JNCIE
5 5 (5.00%) MCDST
6 4 (4.00%) MCITP
6 4 (4.00%) RHCE
6 4 (4.00%) RHCSA
7 3 (3.00%) Degree
7 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.00%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.00%) JNCIS
7 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (24.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (18.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.00%) Docker
5 5 (5.00%) KVM
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (5.00%) vSphere
5 5 (5.00%) XenApp
6 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.00%) Samba
8 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (16.00%) Puppet
2 15 (15.00%) Ansible
3 11 (11.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.00%) Nagios
5 6 (6.00%) Salt
6 5 (5.00%) Kubernetes
6 5 (5.00%) OpenView
7 4 (4.00%) vRealize
7 4 (4.00%) ZABBIX
8 3 (3.00%) NetBackup
8 3 (3.00%) PureDisk
9 2 (2.00%) Control-M
9 2 (2.00%) Grafana
9 2 (2.00%) Graphite
9 2 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (1.00%) Consul
10 1 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (1.00%) Packer
10 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (73.00%) Red Hat
2 40 (40.00%) VMware
3 34 (34.00%) Oracle
4 25 (25.00%) Cisco
5 20 (20.00%) Juniper
5 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (14.00%) Bloomberg
6 14 (14.00%) HP
6 14 (14.00%) IBM
6 14 (14.00%) Reuters
7 12 (12.00%) Patsystems
8 11 (11.00%) EMC
9 9 (9.00%) GL TRADE
10 8 (8.00%) EccoWare
10 8 (8.00%) NYFIX
10 8 (8.00%) Sun
11 7 (7.00%) Citrix
11 7 (7.00%) CQG
11 7 (7.00%) Fidessa
11 7 (7.00%) ION Trading