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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 137 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sun 6 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 0.32% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.66% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 19
Median salary £41,250 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -0.58%
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
1136 912 1254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.71% 48.36% 54.17%
Number of salaries quoted 729 774 1052
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

Sun Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Sun 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Sun.

1 11 (78.57%) Solaris
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
1 11 (78.57%) Apache
1 11 (78.57%) SUSE
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Perl
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) MySQL
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) DB2
3 6 (42.86%) AIX
3 6 (42.86%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) ISEB
3 6 (42.86%) SAN
3 6 (42.86%) CA
3 6 (42.86%) Veritas
3 6 (42.86%) Unicenter
3 6 (42.86%) Firmware
3 6 (42.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 6 (42.86%) Publishing
3 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 6 (42.86%) LAMP
3 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (42.86%) CMDB
3 6 (42.86%) Technical Architecture

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 11 (78.57%) Apache
2 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) DB2
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Publishing
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) Back Office
5 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 2 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Web Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) LAMP
2 4 (28.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
1 6 (42.86%) CMDB
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (35.71%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
1 11 (78.57%) Solaris
1 11 (78.57%) SUSE
2 8 (57.14%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) AIX
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (42.86%) Line Management
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
1 6 (42.86%) Presales
1 6 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
1 6 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) PDM
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) Sun Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) NetBackup
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle ZFS
1 6 (42.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) CA
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
1 6 (42.86%) Veritas