Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 953 665 994
Rank change year-on-year -288 +329 +49
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 75 24 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.049% 0.075%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.23% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 67 21 55
10th Percentile £29,300 " £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £31,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £49,500 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +21.21% +17.86% -4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £58,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £49,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -11.62% +19.28% +3.75%

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 21,489 10,477 32,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.60% 21.44% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15,211 8,753 25,830
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,000 £32,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +1.23%

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 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for SUSE in the UK

SUSE
Top 12 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 25 September 2021. 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 -273 49 £55,000 +11.11% 6
UK excluding London -225 28 £43,750 -11.62% 5
Work from Home - 27 £82,500 - 1
London -209 26 £55,000 -33.33% 1
South East -156 9 £71,250 +9.62% 1
Scotland - 9 £42,500 -
North West -102 5 £27,500 -38.89%
North of England -116 5 £27,500 -38.89%
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
South West -93 1 £35,000 -29.29% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (53.33%) Windows
3 36 (48.00%) AWS
4 35 (46.67%) Firewall
5 32 (42.67%) Azure
5 32 (42.67%) DevOps
6 31 (41.33%) Red Hat
7 27 (36.00%) Oracle
7 27 (36.00%) Social Skills
8 26 (34.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (28.00%) Migration
10 18 (24.00%) Kubernetes
11 17 (22.67%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (22.67%) Ubuntu
12 16 (21.33%) Docker
12 16 (21.33%) Bash Shell
12 16 (21.33%) VMware
12 16 (21.33%) Python
12 16 (21.33%) DHCP
12 16 (21.33%) DNS
13 15 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
14 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (18.67%) SAP
14 14 (18.67%) Windows Server
14 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2016
15 13 (17.33%) Virtual Machines
15 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
15 13 (17.33%) Management Information System
15 13 (17.33%) Degree

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 12 (16.00%) Apache
1 12 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 8 (10.67%) IIS
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.67%) nginx
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.67%) Traefik
5 2 (2.67%) WebLogic Integration
Cloud Services
1 36 (48.00%) AWS
2 32 (42.67%) Azure
3 13 (17.33%) IaaS
3 13 (17.33%) PaaS
3 13 (17.33%) SaaS
4 9 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (10.67%) GCP
6 5 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (4.00%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (4.00%) AWS CodePipeline
7 3 (4.00%) Azure Pipelines
7 3 (4.00%) GitHub
8 2 (2.67%) MinIO
8 2 (2.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (46.67%) Firewall
2 16 (21.33%) DHCP
2 16 (21.33%) DNS
3 15 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (13.33%) HTTP
5 7 (9.33%) LAN
5 7 (9.33%) WAN
6 3 (4.00%) SSH
7 2 (2.67%) AMQP
7 2 (2.67%) Calico
7 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.67%) FTP
7 2 (2.67%) SAN
7 2 (2.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) MySQL
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.67%) MS Access
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.67%) PowerCenter
3 2 (2.67%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.33%) JIRA
3 3 (4.00%) CircleCI
3 3 (4.00%) Spinnaker
3 3 (4.00%) Subversion
3 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.33%) Maven
General
1 27 (36.00%) Social Skills
2 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.67%) Banking
4 5 (6.67%) Finance
4 5 (6.67%) Law
5 3 (4.00%) Billing
6 2 (2.67%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.67%) International Banking
7 1 (1.33%) French Language
7 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) Analyst
2 15 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 12 (16.00%) Support Analyst
4 11 (14.67%) Consultant
5 10 (13.33%) Architect
5 10 (13.33%) AWS Architect
5 10 (13.33%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
5 10 (13.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (13.33%) Linux Support Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) DBA
6 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (10.67%) Linux Consultant
6 8 (10.67%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Senior DBA
6 8 (10.67%) Senior Support Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) HTML
2 8 (10.67%) LAMP
2 8 (10.67%) OC4J
3 7 (9.33%) Vue.js
4 4 (5.33%) .NET
5 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.00%) React
5 3 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.67%) Kafka
6 2 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.67%) Web Services
7 1 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Management Information System
2 11 (14.67%) Data Centre
3 10 (13.33%) Cloud Native
4 9 (12.00%) HACMP
5 8 (10.67%) PMI
6 7 (9.33%) User Experience
6 7 (9.33%) Virtual Team
7 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.67%) Fibre Optics
8 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.33%) CCTV
9 1 (1.33%) Clustering
9 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (53.33%) Windows
3 26 (34.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (22.67%) Ubuntu
5 14 (18.67%) Windows Server
5 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (14.67%) HPUX
7 10 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (12.00%) Windows 10
9 8 (10.67%) CentOS
9 8 (10.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (4.00%) CoreOS
12 3 (4.00%) Debian
12 3 (4.00%) Solaris
12 3 (4.00%) Unix
12 3 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) DevOps
2 21 (28.00%) Migration
3 17 (22.67%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
5 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Automation
6 10 (13.33%) Antivirus Management
6 10 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
6 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (13.33%) Re-Platforming
7 9 (12.00%) Open Source
8 8 (10.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.67%) Edge Computing
8 8 (10.67%) Open Source Development
8 8 (10.67%) Server Management
8 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.33%) Front End Development
9 7 (9.33%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) Bash Shell
1 16 (21.33%) Python
2 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
3 12 (16.00%) Java
4 11 (14.67%) Perl
5 9 (12.00%) SQL
6 8 (10.67%) C
6 8 (10.67%) Korn
7 6 (8.00%) C#
7 6 (8.00%) Go
8 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.00%) Ruby
10 2 (2.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (2.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Degree
2 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (10.67%) Master's Degree
4 8 (10.67%) PMI Certification
5 5 (6.67%) MCDST
5 5 (6.67%) MCITP
5 5 (6.67%) MCP
5 5 (6.67%) MCSA
5 5 (6.67%) MCSE
5 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.00%) CCNA
7 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.00%) SAP Certification
8 2 (2.67%) CCDA
8 2 (2.67%) CCNP
8 2 (2.67%) ISEB
8 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) GDPR
2 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (21.33%) Docker
2 13 (17.33%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (12.00%) NFS
3 9 (12.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (10.67%) vSphere
5 6 (8.00%) iptables
6 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (2.67%) Ceph
7 2 (2.67%) Gluster
7 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (24.00%) Kubernetes
2 9 (12.00%) Ansible
2 9 (12.00%) Rancher
3 8 (10.67%) Nagios
3 8 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.67%) Puppet
4 6 (8.00%) Terraform
5 2 (2.67%) Consul
5 2 (2.67%) Control-M
5 2 (2.67%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.67%) Istio
5 2 (2.67%) linkerd
5 2 (2.67%) Packer
6 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Red Hat
2 27 (36.00%) Oracle
3 16 (21.33%) VMware
4 14 (18.67%) SAP
5 9 (12.00%) IBM
5 9 (12.00%) Sun
6 6 (8.00%) Google
6 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.00%) SaltStack
7 5 (6.67%) Bloomberg
7 5 (6.67%) Reuters
8 4 (5.33%) Cisco
8 4 (5.33%) Citrix
9 2 (2.67%) BMC
9 2 (2.67%) Dell
9 2 (2.67%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.67%) Juniper
9 2 (2.67%) Micro Focus
9 2 (2.67%) Sybase
9 2 (2.67%) TIBCO