Period
to 17 January 2018

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

SUSE Linux
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 303 294
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 -2
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 3 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.031% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% 0.90% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 12
West Midlands median annual salary £29,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.56% +7.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £18,100 £40,000 £31,033
90th Percentile £29,900 £60,000 £58,950
England median annual salary £42,250 £55,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -23.18% +26.44% -1.14%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,042 2,213 2,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.96% 20.97% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,733 1,888 1,746
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,305 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 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
Coventry -7 2 £29,500 -50.83%
Warwickshire - 1 £16,000 -
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Control-M
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) IBM

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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Innovative Thinking
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) BMC
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat