The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 66 92 78
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Permanent jobs citing Sun 10 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.33% 0.56% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 3.18% 1.17% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- -9.60%
Sun
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
314 427 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 41.87% 47.98% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 218 360 256
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Sun
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Leicestershire region.

Sun Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Sun
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Loughborough +9 9 £30,500 -4.68%
Leicester +30 1 £32,500 -
Sun
East Midlands

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 14 (87.50%) FMCG
2 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (75.00%) Mercurial
3 10 (62.50%) Bitbucket
3 10 (62.50%) Django
3 10 (62.50%) Marketing
3 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 10 (62.50%) Web Development
3 10 (62.50%) DevOps
3 10 (62.50%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 8 (50.00%) OO
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Apache
7 2 (12.50%) nginx
7 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (12.50%) CFEngine
7 2 (12.50%) Open Source
7 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (12.50%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) CentOS
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) MPLS
1 1 (6.25%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (75.00%) Mercurial
2 10 (62.50%) Bitbucket
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (62.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Python Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Django Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Python/Django Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Django
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) EJB
3 1 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) FMCG
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 10 (62.50%) Web Development
1 10 (62.50%) DevOps
2 8 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) CCSP
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) CCIP
2 1 (6.25%) CCDA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
2 1 (6.25%) OCPJWCD
2 1 (6.25%) OCPJP
2 1 (6.25%) OCMJD
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Rackspace
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) BT