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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 89 102 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Sun 6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.074% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 0.19% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £45,500 £42,105 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.06% +7.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £42,105 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,105 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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
489 514 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.88% 38.13% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 313 322 284
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 7 (58.33%) Solaris
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) LDAP
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) SSL
5 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (25.00%) VB
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) WinForms
7 2 (16.67%) Informix
7 2 (16.67%) Ingres
7 2 (16.67%) WPF
7 2 (16.67%) IBM
8 1 (8.33%) User Experience

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LDAP
2 4 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Informix
3 2 (16.67%) Ingres
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) WinForms
2 2 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) FMCG
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 7 (58.33%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) TDD
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) VB
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) XAML
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Novell eDirectory
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (8.33%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) CA
5 1 (8.33%) Fujitsu