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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 108 98 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Sun 6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 1.17% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% -12.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
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
561 596 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.05% 42.21% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 353 375 360
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 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 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Solaris
1 5 (71.43%) LDAP
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Node.js
5 1 (14.29%) Sass
5 1 (14.29%) LESS
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (14.29%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LDAP
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) Sass
1 1 (14.29%) LESS
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Novell eDirectory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) CA