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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank - 183 191
Permanent jobs citing Sun 0 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.28% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 9
Average salary - £26,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -45.26%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
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
1462 1760 1881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.04% 44.20% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1434 1591
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) VBScript
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (28.57%) WSUS
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (14.29%) SWT
4 1 (14.29%) Eclipse RCP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SWT
1 1 (14.29%) EJB
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Lotus
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) Teradata