The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 193 177 162
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Permanent jobs citing Sun 2 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.048% 0.027% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.061% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 11
Average salary £50,250 £23,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+113.82% -60.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £23,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,050 £23,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Sun
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1837 1631 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.21% 43.82% 45.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1479 1364 1513
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Sun
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Sun Salary Trend in Manchester

Sun
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in Manchester

Sun
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Oldham - 1 £38,000 -
Sun
North West

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) People Management
3 2 (28.57%) CCDP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) ADSL
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) ADSL
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) HACMP
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) HPUX
3 1 (14.29%) Tru64
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCDP
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle