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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 124 110 88
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Permanent jobs citing Sun 8 15 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.75% 2.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 1.49% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 46
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £24,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £63,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
1025 1006 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.54% 50.53% 55.60%
Number of salaries quoted 855 865 1012
Average salary £43,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) Solaris
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 4 (25.00%) LDAP
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Dell
4 4 (25.00%) Sun Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Hitachi
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Telemarketing
4 4 (25.00%) Business Development
4 4 (25.00%) Fujitsu
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 3 (18.75%) Korn
5 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) SUSE
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) CA
5 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 3 (18.75%) CA Single Sign-On

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
1 3 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LDAP
2 3 (18.75%) OSPF
2 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Sales Executive
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (25.00%) IT Sales Executive
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Solaris
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) AIX
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
4 3 (18.75%) SUSE
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Telemarketing
1 4 (25.00%) Business Development
2 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Web Development
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) Korn
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Postgraduate
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.25%) Nessus
2 1 (6.25%) Ionix
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Dell
2 4 (25.00%) Hitachi
2 4 (25.00%) Fujitsu
3 3 (18.75%) CA
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Tripwire
5 1 (6.25%) Qualys
5 1 (6.25%) Rapid7
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Salary: Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago