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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 178 179 160
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Sun 2 2 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.049% 0.053% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.12% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 11
Average salary £65,000 £48,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £43,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £52,400 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
1827 1690 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.98% 44.59% 49.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1412 1620
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) People Management
2 2 (28.57%) ADSL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (14.29%) HACMP
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Tru64
3 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) ADSL
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
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
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) HACMP
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) HP Superdome
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Tru64
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCDP
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
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 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) IBM