The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 50 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Sun 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.04% 0.43% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 0.81% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +17.28%
Sun
Merseyside

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

Vendors Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
172 246 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 44.68% 53.25% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 143 215 227
Average salary £47,500 £43,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% +15.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Sun
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Sun Salary Trend in Liverpool

Sun
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Solaris
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) JDA

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Solaris Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Sales Executive
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Solaris
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) JDA