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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank - 239 247
Permanent jobs citing Sun 0 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.26% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 7
Median salary - £40,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.19%
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
2316 2740 3016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.39% 44.87% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1932 2151 2404
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,142
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Sun.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (50.00%) Veeam
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Infor SunSystems

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Infor SunSystems
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) IT Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Technology Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Escalation Management
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec