The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 101 110 99
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Sun 14 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 0.46% 0.069%
As % of the Vendors category 1.55% 0.78% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 1
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
902 1031 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.72% 59.29% 50.21%
Number of salaries quoted 777 838 622
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sun
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 47 (85.45%) Solaris
2 45 (81.82%) Linux
3 39 (70.91%) Perl
4 38 (69.09%) SUSE
5 37 (67.27%) ITIL
6 36 (65.45%) AIX
6 36 (65.45%) Finance
7 35 (63.64%) UNIX
8 33 (60.00%) Veritas
9 32 (58.18%) EMC
10 31 (56.36%) SAN
11 30 (54.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 29 (52.73%) Korn
12 29 (52.73%) Red Hat
13 28 (50.91%) Shell Script
13 28 (50.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 28 (50.91%) Veritas File System
14 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (45.45%) VMware
15 24 (43.64%) Windows
16 23 (41.82%) RDF
16 23 (41.82%) Banking
16 23 (41.82%) Symmetrix DMX
16 23 (41.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (36.36%) Oracle
18 15 (27.27%) Workflow
18 15 (27.27%) Oracle Exadata
19 14 (25.45%) Change Management
20 13 (23.64%) Financial Institution
20 13 (23.64%) Java

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (23.64%) SharePoint
2 12 (21.82%) Apache
2 12 (21.82%) Tomcat
2 12 (21.82%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 31 (56.36%) SAN
2 12 (21.82%) LDAP
3 8 (14.55%) Firewall
4 3 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.64%) NAS
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (65.45%) Finance
2 23 (41.82%) Banking
3 13 (23.64%) Financial Institution
4 10 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 8 (14.55%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (14.55%) Administrator
2 8 (14.55%) UNIX Administrator
3 7 (12.73%) UNIX Specialist
4 5 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Web Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Operations Manager
5 3 (5.45%) DBA
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Service Operations Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Field Service Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Field Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Database Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (5.45%) Middleware
3 2 (3.64%) JDBC
3 2 (3.64%) JSP
3 2 (3.64%) Servlets
3 2 (3.64%) J2EE
4 1 (1.82%) Struts
4 1 (1.82%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) Symmetrix DMX
2 13 (23.64%) Wiki
3 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (7.27%) Clustering
5 2 (3.64%) HACMP
5 2 (3.64%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.82%) Celerra
6 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 47 (85.45%) Solaris
2 45 (81.82%) Linux
3 38 (69.09%) SUSE
4 36 (65.45%) AIX
5 35 (63.64%) UNIX
6 24 (43.64%) Windows
7 23 (41.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (16.36%) Windows 2000
9 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) ITIL
2 23 (41.82%) RDF
3 15 (27.27%) Workflow
4 14 (25.45%) Change Management
5 11 (20.00%) Web Development
5 11 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.45%) Time Management
8 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.64%) Migration
8 2 (3.64%) Database Tuning
9 1 (1.82%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) Perl
2 29 (52.73%) Korn
3 28 (50.91%) Shell Script
4 13 (23.64%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) SNIA Certification
3 1 (1.82%) SCSE
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 28 (50.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 28 (50.91%) Veritas File System
3 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.64%) PowerHA
5 2 (3.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) CA SiteMinder
2 3 (5.45%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.64%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.64%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.64%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) Veritas
2 32 (58.18%) EMC
3 29 (52.73%) Red Hat
4 25 (45.45%) VMware
5 20 (36.36%) Oracle
6 12 (21.82%) CA
7 10 (18.18%) Symantec
8 5 (9.09%) IBM
9 4 (7.27%) HP
9 4 (7.27%) NetApp
10 3 (5.45%) Hitachi
10 3 (5.45%) Dell
10 3 (5.45%) Cisco
11 2 (3.64%) Sybase
11 2 (3.64%) BMC
11 2 (3.64%) Brocade
11 2 (3.64%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.82%) Google
12 1 (1.82%) StorageTek
12 1 (1.82%) ADIC