The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 70 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sun 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.86% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 0.79% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £45,000 £26,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -41.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Sun
England

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

Vendors Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
370 254 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 45.45% 38.72% 53.72%
Number of salaries quoted 276 224 348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Sun
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Sun Salary Trend in the North East

Sun
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 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
Tyne and Wear -1 7 £45,000 +69.81%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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%) Unified Communications
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) LotusScript
3 3 (33.33%) OCPJP
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) NHS
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Sun Certification
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) VBA
3 3 (33.33%) EJB
3 3 (33.33%) JSP
3 3 (33.33%) Struts
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) DOM
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) XHTML
3 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (33.33%) XPath
3 3 (33.33%) Redmine
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) CCNP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (11.11%) Line 50
1 1 (11.11%) Sage MMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Redmine
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Sales Executive
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) EJB
1 3 (33.33%) JSP
1 3 (33.33%) Struts
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) DOM
1 3 (33.33%) XHTML
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) VBA
1 3 (33.33%) LotusScript
1 3 (33.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Sun Certification
1 3 (33.33%) OCPJP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCDP
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Pegasus
3 1 (11.11%) Sage
3 1 (11.11%) SAP