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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 128 107 111
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Sun 4 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.80% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 9
Average salary £48,500 £37,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.08% -26.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
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
867 876 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.41% 46.77% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 687 759 810
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 May 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 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Dell
2 5 (41.67%) Hitachi
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Telemarketing
2 5 (41.67%) Fujitsu
2 5 (41.67%) Business Development
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) OSPF
3 4 (33.33%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Clustering
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) OSPF
1 4 (33.33%) BGP
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (8.33%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Sales Executive
1 5 (41.67%) IT Sales Executive
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
1 5 (41.67%) Solaris
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Telemarketing
1 5 (41.67%) Business Development
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ionix
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Dell
2 5 (41.67%) Hitachi
2 5 (41.67%) Fujitsu
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Rapid7
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Qualys
4 1 (8.33%) Tripwire
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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