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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 109 105 112
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Sun 9 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 0.78% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 1.57% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 8
Average salary £23,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.52% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
838 894 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.22% 49.53% 58.80%
Number of salaries quoted 682 774 840
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Solaris
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Dell
3 5 (35.71%) Hitachi
3 5 (35.71%) Telemarketing
3 5 (35.71%) Business Development
3 5 (35.71%) Fujitsu
4 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 4 (28.57%) OSPF
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
5 3 (21.43%) Network Security
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Clustering
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) People Management
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) OSPF
1 4 (28.57%) BGP
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) LDAP
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Sales Executive
1 5 (35.71%) IT Sales Executive
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Major Incident Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Solaris
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Development
1 5 (35.71%) Telemarketing
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) Korn
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) NFS
1 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
1 1 (7.14%) Ionix
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) Dell
2 5 (35.71%) Hitachi
2 5 (35.71%) Fujitsu
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Tripwire
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Qualys
4 1 (7.14%) Rapid7