The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 100 107 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing Sun 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.37% 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 1.01% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £30,000 £51,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.74% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
Sun
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
510 592 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.36% 36.10% 44.09%
Number of salaries quoted 310 376 306
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £29,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Sun
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Sun Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Informix
4 2 (25.00%) Ingres
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) WinForms
4 2 (25.00%) WPF
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (12.50%) FMCG
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (12.50%) OpenLDAP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (12.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WLAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) Informix
3 2 (25.00%) Ingres
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) WinForms
2 2 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft