Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1004 1126 1062
Rank change year-on-year +122 -64 +18
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 153 79 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.044% 0.090%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.18% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 117 57 143
UK median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -18.18% +29.41%
10th Percentile £33,800 £24,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £92,500 £69,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 37,378 43,787 46,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.06% 24.54% 24.75%
Number of salaries quoted 30,185 35,291 39,605
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,110 £24,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £78,000 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 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 +101 123 £45,000 +5.88% 19
UK excluding London +63 79 £40,000 -5.88% 14
London +71 54 £62,500 -10.71% 6
North of England +38 25 £50,000 -6.98% 4
South East +24 20 £40,000 -1.23% 4
Midlands +30 16 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire +40 15 £31,750 -23.49% 2
West Midlands +41 14 £40,000 +33.33% 2
North West +12 10 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Wales +14 8 £26,000 -52.73% 1
South West -1 4 £33,750 - 2
East of England - 4 £43,500 - 1
East Midlands +6 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Scotland - 2 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Linux
2 126 (82.35%) Red Hat
3 70 (45.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 65 (42.48%) Windows
5 64 (41.83%) Unix
6 53 (34.64%) CentOS
7 50 (32.68%) Python
8 48 (31.37%) SQL
8 48 (31.37%) Ubuntu
9 45 (29.41%) Perl
9 45 (29.41%) Finance
10 43 (28.10%) Oracle
11 42 (27.45%) Apache
12 39 (25.49%) ITIL
12 39 (25.49%) Shell Script
12 39 (25.49%) Data Centre
13 38 (24.84%) VMware
14 37 (24.18%) Microsoft
14 37 (24.18%) Ansible
15 36 (23.53%) DevOps
15 36 (23.53%) Puppet
16 34 (22.22%) Windows Server
16 34 (22.22%) Java
17 32 (20.92%) Fedora
18 26 (16.99%) Banking
18 26 (16.99%) Bash Shell
19 25 (16.34%) Ruby
19 25 (16.34%) SLA
20 23 (15.03%) HP
20 23 (15.03%) Dell

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 42 (27.45%) Apache
2 22 (14.38%) Tomcat
3 12 (7.84%) JBoss
4 10 (6.54%) IIS
5 8 (5.23%) SAS
6 6 (3.92%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.61%) Confluence
8 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.31%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.65%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 18 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.54%) Office 365
4 6 (3.92%) GitHub
5 4 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.42%) SAN
2 18 (11.76%) HTTP
3 16 (10.46%) DNS
4 15 (9.80%) DHCP
5 13 (8.50%) Firewall
6 12 (7.84%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.54%) VoIP
8 9 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (5.88%) RTP
9 8 (5.23%) LAN
9 8 (5.23%) Wireshark
10 7 (4.58%) Ethernet
10 7 (4.58%) VLAN
10 7 (4.58%) VPN
10 7 (4.58%) WAN
11 5 (3.27%) FIX Connectivity
12 4 (2.61%) Kerberos
12 4 (2.61%) MPLS
12 4 (2.61%) PBX
13 3 (1.96%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.42%) MySQL
2 13 (8.50%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.84%) Oracle Database
4 11 (7.19%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.92%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.92%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.61%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (1.96%) Big Data
7 3 (1.96%) OLTP
8 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (9.80%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.80%) TeamCity
4 11 (7.19%) Hudson
4 11 (7.19%) MSBuild
4 11 (7.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.23%) JIRA
5 8 (5.23%) Maven
6 6 (3.92%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.96%) GitLab
8 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
General
1 45 (29.41%) Finance
2 26 (16.99%) Banking
3 20 (13.07%) Front Office
4 16 (10.46%) Investment Banking
5 13 (8.50%) Billing
6 3 (1.96%) Retail
6 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) French Language
7 1 (0.65%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
2 26 (16.99%) Administrator
3 25 (16.34%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (14.38%) Technical Leader
5 21 (13.73%) Linux Administrator
5 21 (13.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 20 (13.07%) Applications Support
7 19 (12.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (11.76%) Analyst
8 18 (11.76%) Support Engineer
9 16 (10.46%) Windows Engineer
10 13 (8.50%) Applications Support Analyst
10 13 (8.50%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (8.50%) SQL Analyst
10 13 (8.50%) SQL Support Analyst
10 13 (8.50%) Support Analyst
10 13 (8.50%) Windows Support Analyst
11 10 (6.54%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (6.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 9 (5.88%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.58%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (3.92%) .NET
2 6 (3.92%) Web Services
3 5 (3.27%) React
4 2 (1.31%) LDAP
4 2 (1.31%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.65%) CGI
5 1 (0.65%) Embperl
5 1 (0.65%) FastCGI
5 1 (0.65%) LAMP
5 1 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.49%) Data Centre
2 21 (13.73%) Derivative
2 21 (13.73%) Equities
2 21 (13.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (13.73%) Hedge funds
3 16 (10.46%) Fintech
3 16 (10.46%) Fixed Income
4 12 (7.84%) Clustering
4 12 (7.84%) Public Cloud
5 9 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.58%) Eurex
7 5 (3.27%) LPAR
7 5 (3.27%) Robotics
8 4 (2.61%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (1.96%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.96%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.96%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.96%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 153 (100.00%) Linux
2 70 (45.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 65 (42.48%) Windows
4 64 (41.83%) Unix
5 53 (34.64%) CentOS
6 48 (31.37%) Ubuntu
7 34 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 32 (20.92%) Fedora
9 22 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (12.42%) Solaris
11 17 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (10.46%) AIX
13 12 (7.84%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (6.54%) Windows 7
14 10 (6.54%) Windows 8
15 9 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (4.58%) Mac OS
17 6 (3.92%) Debian
18 5 (3.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 4 (2.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.49%) ITIL
2 36 (23.53%) DevOps
3 22 (14.38%) Configuration Management
4 21 (13.73%) Change Management
5 20 (13.07%) Asset Management
5 20 (13.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 19 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (12.42%) Service Management
7 18 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 18 (11.76%) Open Source
7 18 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (11.76%) Security Hardening
8 17 (11.11%) Load Balancing
9 16 (10.46%) Investment Management
9 16 (10.46%) Server Building
9 16 (10.46%) Wealth Management
10 15 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (7.84%) Security Patching
11 12 (7.84%) Server Hardening
12 11 (7.19%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.68%) Python
2 48 (31.37%) SQL
3 45 (29.41%) Perl
4 39 (25.49%) Shell Script
5 34 (22.22%) Java
6 26 (16.99%) Bash Shell
7 25 (16.34%) Ruby
8 22 (14.38%) C#
9 21 (13.73%) Bourne shell
9 21 (13.73%) Korn
10 16 (10.46%) C++
11 13 (8.50%) C
12 9 (5.88%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.31%) R
14 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (13.73%) SC Cleared
1 21 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.46%) Degree
3 12 (7.84%) RHCE
3 12 (7.84%) RHCSA
4 7 (4.58%) CCNA
4 7 (4.58%) CCNP
4 7 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.27%) CCDA
5 5 (3.27%) JNCIA
5 5 (3.27%) JNCIP
5 5 (3.27%) JNCIS
5 5 (3.27%) LPIC
6 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.65%) MCSA
7 1 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.34%) SLA
2 3 (1.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (14.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.76%) Docker
3 12 (7.84%) Gluster
3 12 (7.84%) GlusterFS
3 12 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.27%) GFS2
5 5 (3.27%) PowerHA
6 4 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.31%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.31%) KVM
8 2 (1.31%) Xen
9 1 (0.65%) iptables
9 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (24.18%) Ansible
2 36 (23.53%) Puppet
3 22 (14.38%) Red Hat Satellite
4 16 (10.46%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (8.50%) Nagios
6 12 (7.84%) vRealize
7 8 (5.23%) Kubernetes
8 7 (4.58%) SCCM
8 7 (4.58%) WSUS
9 5 (3.27%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (3.27%) Terraform
9 5 (3.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (3.27%) yum
10 4 (2.61%) Backup Exec
10 4 (2.61%) vCenter Server
11 3 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (1.31%) Salt
13 1 (0.65%) Grafana
13 1 (0.65%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 126 (82.35%) Red Hat
2 43 (28.10%) Oracle
3 38 (24.84%) VMware
4 37 (24.18%) Microsoft
5 23 (15.03%) Dell
5 23 (15.03%) HP
6 18 (11.76%) EMC
7 16 (10.46%) Cisco
8 8 (5.23%) Sun
9 7 (4.58%) Adobe
9 7 (4.58%) Bloomberg
9 7 (4.58%) CQG
9 7 (4.58%) Fidessa
9 7 (4.58%) Patsystems
9 7 (4.58%) Reuters
10 6 (3.92%) Atlassian
10 6 (3.92%) Dynatrace
10 6 (3.92%) ION Trading
10 6 (3.92%) NetApp
10 6 (3.92%) SolarWinds