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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 94 106 96
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Sun 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.067% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 0.18% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £70,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +51.35%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
552 542 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.96% 36.28% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 376 393 308
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 29 July 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 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Solaris
2 7 (77.78%) Banking
3 6 (66.67%) IBM
4 5 (55.56%) Veritas
4 5 (55.56%) Tivoli
4 5 (55.56%) BMC
4 5 (55.56%) Process Management
4 5 (55.56%) NFS
4 5 (55.56%) Retail
4 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
4 5 (55.56%) Samba
4 5 (55.56%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (55.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (55.56%) Patch Management
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Apache
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
7 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
7 1 (11.11%) WinForms
7 1 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Network Design
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (22.22%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WLAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Informix
1 1 (11.11%) Ingres
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Specialist
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX Specialist
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX Support
1 5 (55.56%) Senior UNIX Specialist
1 5 (55.56%) Senior UNIX Support
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) WinForms
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
1 5 (55.56%) Process Management
1 5 (55.56%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (55.56%) Patch Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) NFS
1 5 (55.56%) Samba
1 5 (55.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
3 5 (55.56%) BMC
3 5 (55.56%) Veritas
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) CA
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