Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 330 332
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -63
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 4 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.18% 0.018%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.91% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
West Midlands median annual salary £22,500 £26,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.89% -46.50% +13.64%
10th Percentile £20,050 £17,575 £47,500
90th Percentile £52,750 £36,525 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -22.73% +29.41% +6.25%

SUSE is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2146 2413 2492
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 21.19% 19.51% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1861 2007 2180
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,661
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -1.85% +1.89%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SUSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in the West Midlands

SUSE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SUSE in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SUSE in the West Midlands

SUSE
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SUSE in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SUSE in the West Midlands

SUSE
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Solihull - 2 £22,000 -
Warwickshire +24 1 - -
Birmingham +5 1 £55,000 -
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Fedora
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) arcserve
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) IMAP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (25.00%) S/MIME
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Wintel Support
2 2 (50.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Fedora
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) KYC
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) arcserve
2 2 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Proofpoint