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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 118 70 94
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +24
Permanent jobs citing Sun 3 38 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 2.44% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 4.15% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 38 13
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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
883 916 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.33% 58.87% 55.54%
Number of salaries quoted 810 782 771
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 January 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (79.31%) ITIL
2 18 (62.07%) Incident Management
3 15 (51.72%) Banking
4 13 (44.83%) Problem Management
5 12 (41.38%) Time Management
5 12 (41.38%) Finance
5 12 (41.38%) People Management
6 8 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (24.14%) AIX
8 6 (20.69%) Solaris
8 6 (20.69%) Linux
8 6 (20.69%) UNIX
9 5 (17.24%) Windows
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) LDAP
9 5 (17.24%) Web Development
9 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Degree
10 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco
10 4 (13.79%) Java
10 4 (13.79%) Perl
10 4 (13.79%) Korn
10 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000
11 3 (10.34%) HP
11 3 (10.34%) Dell
11 3 (10.34%) EMC
11 3 (10.34%) SAN
11 3 (10.34%) NetApp

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) LDAP
2 3 (10.34%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) OSPF
3 1 (3.45%) BGP
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
General
1 15 (51.72%) Banking
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Incident Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Major Incident Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Storage Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) AIX
2 6 (20.69%) Solaris
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
3 5 (17.24%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000
5 2 (6.90%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) ITIL
2 18 (62.07%) Incident Management
3 13 (44.83%) Problem Management
4 12 (41.38%) Time Management
4 12 (41.38%) People Management
5 8 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Web Development
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) Service Management
9 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.45%) Migration
9 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
9 1 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
2 4 (13.79%) Korn
2 4 (13.79%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (6.90%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (3.45%) Netcool
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Dell
2 3 (10.34%) EMC
2 3 (10.34%) NetApp
2 3 (10.34%) StorageTek
2 3 (10.34%) Brocade
2 3 (10.34%) Fujitsu
3 2 (6.90%) CA
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