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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 100 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Sun 6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.38% 0.068% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 0.17% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% -2.22%
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
581 579 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.54% 39.31% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 383 398 286
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -16.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 August 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 (85.71%) Solaris
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 5 (71.43%) Asset Management
2 5 (71.43%) Process Management
2 5 (71.43%) Samba
2 5 (71.43%) BMC
2 5 (71.43%) Veritas
2 5 (71.43%) Tivoli
2 5 (71.43%) NFS
2 5 (71.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (71.43%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (71.43%) Patch Management
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Migration

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WLAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Support Specialist
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX Specialist
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX Support
1 5 (71.43%) Senior UNIX Specialist
1 5 (71.43%) Senior UNIX Support
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
1 6 (85.71%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Process Management
1 5 (71.43%) Asset Management
1 5 (71.43%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (71.43%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) NFS
1 5 (71.43%) Samba
1 5 (71.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 5 (71.43%) BMC
2 5 (71.43%) Veritas
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec