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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 109 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Sun 1 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.067% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 1.21% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.97%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.10% +14.37%
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
587 495 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.32% 39.38% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 394 302 359
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Games

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (20.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Sass
1 1 (20.00%) LESS
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM