The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry 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 Coventry 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 56 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Sun 4 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.72% 3.58% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 6.82% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 1
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
Vendors Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
279 337 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 50.54% 52.41% 53.27%
Number of salaries quoted 230 316 189
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sun
West Midlands

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Sun
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Sun Salary Trend in Coventry

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) J2EE
1 7 (70.00%) Struts
1 7 (70.00%) Apache
1 7 (70.00%) Sun Certification
1 7 (70.00%) OCPJP
1 7 (70.00%) OCMJD
1 7 (70.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) OCPJWCD
4 2 (20.00%) EJB
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 7 (70.00%) Apache
2 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
1 7 (70.00%) J2EE Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Developer Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Software Support Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) J2EE
1 7 (70.00%) Struts
1 7 (70.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Sun Certification
1 7 (70.00%) OCPJP
1 7 (70.00%) OCMJD
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (10.00%) SNIA Certification
4 1 (10.00%) SCSE
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (10.00%) Brocade
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp