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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 131 121 108
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Sun 13 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.53% 0.49% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.06% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 13
Average salary £31,250 £23,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.97% -50.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £49,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1128 846 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.74% 46.23% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 845 669 749
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (64.29%) IBM
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 8 (57.14%) CMDB
2 8 (57.14%) Clustering
2 8 (57.14%) NetBackup
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (57.14%) Zachman Framework
2 8 (57.14%) TOGAF
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (57.14%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) Line Management
2 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (57.14%) Presales
2 8 (57.14%) CA
2 8 (57.14%) ISEB
2 8 (57.14%) Perl
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) DB2
2 8 (57.14%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) AIX

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) DB2
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Voice Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Clustering
1 8 (57.14%) CMDB
1 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Celerra
2 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) AIX
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (57.14%) Solaris
1 8 (57.14%) SUSE
1 8 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (57.14%) Line Management
1 8 (57.14%) Migration
1 8 (57.14%) Performance Analysis
1 8 (57.14%) Presales
1 8 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (57.14%) Service Delivery
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
1 8 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
1 8 (57.14%) TOGAF
1 8 (57.14%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Perl
1 8 (57.14%) Shell Script
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) NetBackup
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle ZFS
1 8 (57.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 8 (57.14%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) IBM
2 8 (57.14%) CA
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) Veritas
3 4 (28.57%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Fujitsu
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp