The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 226 232 221
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Sun 22 6 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.092% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.20% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 51
Average salary £57,500 £36,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.72% -37.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £34,000 £32,620
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £36,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3061 2984 3629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.01% 46.00% 46.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2628 2462 3086
Average salary £39,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sun
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Sun Salary Trend in the North West

Sun
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in the North West

Sun
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Manchester +2 15 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire 0 5 £60,000 +66.66%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (23.68%) MS Office
2 9 (23.68%) Citrix
2 9 (23.68%) GIS
2 9 (23.68%) Change Management
2 9 (23.68%) Information Security
2 9 (23.68%) Problem Management
2 9 (23.68%) Data Protection
2 9 (23.68%) ArcSight
2 9 (23.68%) SIEM
2 9 (23.68%) Cyber Security
3 8 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 8 (21.05%) Tandem
4 7 (18.42%) Finance
4 7 (18.42%) Migration
4 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
4 7 (18.42%) CISSP
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle
5 6 (15.79%) ITIL
6 5 (13.16%) Teradata
6 5 (13.16%) Service Management
6 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
6 5 (13.16%) Matrix Management
6 5 (13.16%) QA
6 5 (13.16%) Windows
6 5 (13.16%) Solaris
6 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
1 9 (23.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Siebel Analytics
1 1 (2.63%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Unified Communications
2 3 (7.89%) SAN
2 3 (7.89%) DHCP
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Service Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Operations Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Technical Team Leader
2 5 (13.16%) Team Leader
2 5 (13.16%) Service Operations Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Operations Team Leader
3 4 (10.53%) Sales Executive
3 4 (10.53%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Information Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Information Security Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Security Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery Director
6 1 (2.63%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) SWT
1 1 (2.63%) J2EE
1 1 (2.63%) EJB
1 1 (2.63%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) GIS
2 8 (21.05%) Tandem
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
1 5 (13.16%) Solaris
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) HPUX
4 2 (5.26%) AIX
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Change Management
1 9 (23.68%) Information Security
1 9 (23.68%) Problem Management
1 9 (23.68%) Data Protection
1 9 (23.68%) SIEM
1 9 (23.68%) Cyber Security
2 8 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 7 (18.42%) Migration
3 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL
5 5 (13.16%) Service Management
5 5 (13.16%) Matrix Management
6 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.63%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (2.63%) Network Management
8 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.63%) Analytics
8 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (2.63%) Bourne shell
2 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) CISSP
2 3 (7.89%) CCNA
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) MCP
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Veritas File System
2 1 (2.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.63%) Legato
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) Citrix
2 9 (23.68%) ArcSight
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle
4 5 (13.16%) Teradata
5 4 (10.53%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) VMware
6 3 (7.89%) Dell
6 3 (7.89%) IBM
7 2 (5.26%) StorageTek
8 1 (2.63%) Compaq
8 1 (2.63%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) Intel
8 1 (2.63%) Veritas
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.63%) Sybase
8 1 (2.63%) Siebel
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