The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 62 72 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Sun 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.67% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 0.30% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
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 £45,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.10% +14.37%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
263 329 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 44.05% 51.57% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 220 296 310
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Sun
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Sun Salary Trend in Merseyside

Sun
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Liverpool +12 4 £45,000 +4.65%
Sun
North West

Sun
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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