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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 234 227 221
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Sun 9 10 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.15% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.34% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 33
Average salary £60,000 £32,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.61% -43.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £20,000 £33,373
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £34,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
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
2929 2907 3432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.00% 44.66% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 2346 2808
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 £52,500 +61.53%
Cheshire - 3 £60,000 - 2
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Citrix
2 11 (33.33%) Migration
3 10 (30.30%) ITIL
4 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco
5 8 (24.24%) Change Management
5 8 (24.24%) MS Office
5 8 (24.24%) Windows
5 8 (24.24%) Incident Management
5 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
5 8 (24.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) VMware
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle
7 6 (18.18%) MCSE
7 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 6 (18.18%) DNS
7 6 (18.18%) GIS
7 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 6 (18.18%) CISSP
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (18.18%) Information Security
7 6 (18.18%) Tandem
7 6 (18.18%) Cyber Security
7 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 6 (18.18%) ArcSight
7 6 (18.18%) SIEM
8 5 (15.15%) Matrix Management
8 5 (15.15%) QA

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (24.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Agresso
1 1 (3.03%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.03%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Operations Manager
1 5 (15.15%) Service Manager
1 5 (15.15%) Technical Team Leader
1 5 (15.15%) Team Leader
1 5 (15.15%) Operations Team Leader
1 5 (15.15%) Service Operations Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (12.12%) Security Specialist
2 4 (12.12%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Information Specialist
3 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Messaging Consultant
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Technical Operations Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) J2EE
1 1 (3.03%) EJB
1 1 (3.03%) Swing
1 1 (3.03%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) GIS
1 6 (18.18%) Tandem
2 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) HPUX
2 3 (9.09%) Solaris
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Migration
2 10 (30.30%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Incident Management
3 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
3 8 (24.24%) Change Management
3 8 (24.24%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 6 (18.18%) SIEM
4 6 (18.18%) Cyber Security
4 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 6 (18.18%) Information Security
5 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 5 (15.15%) Matrix Management
6 4 (12.12%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) Document Management
7 1 (3.03%) CRM
7 1 (3.03%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) VBScript
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) MCSE
1 6 (18.18%) CISSP
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Citrix
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 7 (21.21%) VMware
5 6 (18.18%) ArcSight
6 5 (15.15%) Teradata
6 5 (15.15%) Dell
7 3 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) IBM
8 2 (6.06%) StorageTek
8 2 (6.06%) Lotus
9 1 (3.03%) Sybase
9 1 (3.03%) Siebel
9 1 (3.03%) Intel
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