The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 112 67 92
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +25
Permanent jobs citing Sun 24 61 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.03% 2.88% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 5.22% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24 61 18
Average salary £50,750 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £37,500 £33,643
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +17.28%
Sun
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1269 1168 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 54.63% 55.12% 55.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1062 753
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Sun
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Birmingham region.

Sun Salary Trend in Birmingham

Sun
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sun also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sun.

1 23 (67.65%) ITIL
2 16 (47.06%) Incident Management
3 14 (41.18%) Finance
4 12 (35.29%) AIX
5 10 (29.41%) Solaris
5 10 (29.41%) Linux
5 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Web Development
6 9 (26.47%) Problem Management
6 9 (26.47%) LDAP
6 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
7 8 (23.53%) Change Management
7 8 (23.53%) Banking
7 8 (23.53%) Windows
7 8 (23.53%) Java
7 8 (23.53%) Perl
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle
7 8 (23.53%) Korn
8 7 (20.59%) Time Management
8 7 (20.59%) People Management
8 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
8 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
8 7 (20.59%) HTML
8 7 (20.59%) Windows 2000
8 7 (20.59%) CA
8 7 (20.59%) SUSE
8 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (20.59%) CA SiteMinder
9 6 (17.65%) Sage
9 6 (17.65%) ACCA

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sun also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sun. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
1 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (17.65%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) LDAP
2 4 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) Network Security
4 1 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Incident Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) Major Incident Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) SAN Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Storage Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Operations Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Network Operations Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Security Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security Manager
6 1 (2.94%) DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.94%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) AIX
2 10 (29.41%) Solaris
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
3 8 (23.53%) Windows
4 7 (20.59%) Windows 2000
4 7 (20.59%) SUSE
5 5 (14.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) ITIL
2 16 (47.06%) Incident Management
3 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Web Development
4 9 (26.47%) Problem Management
5 8 (23.53%) Change Management
6 7 (20.59%) Time Management
6 7 (20.59%) People Management
6 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.82%) Migration
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.94%) Line Management
9 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.94%) Service Management
9 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
2 8 (23.53%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) Perl
2 8 (23.53%) Korn
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ACCA
1 6 (17.65%) CIMA
2 1 (2.94%) SNIA Certification
2 1 (2.94%) SCSE
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) CA SiteMinder
2 3 (8.82%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) CA
3 6 (17.65%) Sage
3 6 (17.65%) SAP
4 4 (11.76%) HP
4 4 (11.76%) Dell
4 4 (11.76%) EMC
4 4 (11.76%) NetApp
4 4 (11.76%) StorageTek
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) Fujitsu
5 3 (8.82%) Brocade
6 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) Sybase
7 1 (2.94%) ADIC
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.94%) McAfee
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