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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 66 91 66
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -25
Permanent jobs citing Sun 8 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.16% 0.47% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 0.96% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 7
Average salary £23,500 £32,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.13% -0.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -17.94%
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
264 417 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.26% 48.94% 48.19%
Number of salaries quoted 197 353 297
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram 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 27 February 2015. 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
Leicester +31 8 £23,500 -27.69%
Sun
East Midlands

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 10 (55.56%) FMCG
1 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 10 (55.56%) Bitbucket
1 10 (55.56%) Mercurial
1 10 (55.56%) DevOps
2 8 (44.44%) Ubuntu
2 8 (44.44%) Marketing
2 8 (44.44%) Web Development
2 8 (44.44%) Django
2 8 (44.44%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 5 (27.78%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) Dell
3 5 (27.78%) Hitachi
3 5 (27.78%) Business Development
3 5 (27.78%) Telemarketing
3 5 (27.78%) Fujitsu
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) J2EE
5 3 (16.67%) Sun Certification
5 3 (16.67%) EJB
5 3 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (5.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 10 (55.56%) Mercurial
1 10 (55.56%) Bitbucket
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Redmine
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (44.44%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Python Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Django Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Python/Django Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Sales Executive
3 5 (27.78%) IT Sales Executive
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Django
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) J2EE
3 3 (16.67%) EJB
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) Java SE
4 2 (11.11%) JPA
4 2 (11.11%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (11.11%) RESTful
4 2 (11.11%) JAX-RS
5 1 (5.56%) Java EE
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Ubuntu
2 2 (11.11%) CentOS
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 10 (55.56%) DevOps
2 8 (44.44%) Web Development
2 8 (44.44%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) Telemarketing
3 5 (27.78%) Business Development
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.56%) OCPJWCD
2 1 (5.56%) OCPJP
2 1 (5.56%) OCMJD
2 1 (5.56%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco
1 5 (27.78%) IBM
1 5 (27.78%) HP
1 5 (27.78%) Dell
1 5 (27.78%) Hitachi
1 5 (27.78%) Fujitsu
2 2 (11.11%) Rackspace
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle