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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank - 78 78
Permanent jobs citing Sun 0 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.83% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.10% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.15%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.86% -1.11%
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
321 333 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 46.52% 39.64% 55.01%
Number of salaries quoted 228 280 332
Average salary £38,250 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) EJB
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Java SE
1 3 (60.00%) Java EE
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) Redmine
1 3 (60.00%) JAX-RS
1 3 (60.00%) JPA
1 3 (60.00%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) Redmine
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Data Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Hardware Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) EJB
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) Java SE
1 3 (60.00%) Java EE
1 3 (60.00%) JPA
1 3 (60.00%) EJB 3.0
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Dell Compellent