The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 30 42 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +20
Permanent jobs citing Sun 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.75% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 6.90% 1.09% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £65,000 £36,000 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.55% -30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Sun
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Vendors Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
87 92 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 39.91% 39.83% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 74 64 84
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Sun
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Chester region.

Sun Salary Trend in Chester

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (90.00%) GIS
1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
1 9 (90.00%) Tandem
1 9 (90.00%) Data Protection
1 9 (90.00%) ArcSight
1 9 (90.00%) SIEM
1 9 (90.00%) Cyber Security
2 6 (60.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Compaq
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Legato
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Samba
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) NetBackup

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Information Specialist
2 4 (40.00%) Security Specialist
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) GIS
1 9 (90.00%) Tandem
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
1 9 (90.00%) Data Protection
1 9 (90.00%) SIEM
1 9 (90.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Samba
1 1 (10.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Legato
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Compaq
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat