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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 102 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Sun 7 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.40% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 0.94% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 4
Average salary £46,250 £41,803 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £34,000 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £61,250 £49,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
505 640 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.12% 42.61% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 337 419 287
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 26 November 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 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) LDAP
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) Node.js
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Sass
6 1 (12.50%) LESS
6 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) User Experience
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) CA
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LDAP
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) Sass
1 1 (12.50%) LESS
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) MVC
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) TDD
1 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) Novell eDirectory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM