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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 214 234 208
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -26
Permanent jobs citing Sun 31 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.14% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 0.32% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 32
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -32.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
2855 3158 3193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.77% 43.89% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2504 2713
Average salary £38,750 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.63% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +17 15 £42,500 -17.07% 2
Cumbria - 8 £27,500 -
Cheshire +13 4 £41,250 - 1
Lancashire - 3 £22,500 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 20 (52.63%) Oracle
4 19 (50.00%) Solaris
5 18 (47.37%) UNIX
6 16 (42.11%) IBM
7 15 (39.47%) SQL
8 13 (34.21%) Linux
9 12 (31.58%) AIX
9 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 12 (31.58%) VMware
9 12 (31.58%) Clustering
10 10 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (26.32%) Citrix
10 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database
11 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
12 8 (21.05%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 8 (21.05%) Oracle9i Database
12 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (21.05%) SLA
12 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (21.05%) WebLogic
12 8 (21.05%) ITIL
12 8 (21.05%) MCSE
12 8 (21.05%) Finance
12 8 (21.05%) Oracle Applications
12 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
12 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
12 8 (21.05%) Data Guard

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle Application Server
2 8 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
4 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
6 3 (7.89%) MQSeries
6 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (5.26%) iPlanet
7 2 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (5.26%) JBoss
7 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
7 2 (5.26%) Apache
8 1 (2.63%) IIS
8 1 (2.63%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.63%) Maximo
2 1 (2.63%) Academy Housing
2 1 (2.63%) arcHouse
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.63%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (2.63%) Aareon QL
2 1 (2.63%) OPENHousing
2 1 (2.63%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (2.63%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.63%) Agresso
2 1 (2.63%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
1 7 (18.42%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) SAN
3 3 (7.89%) Internet
3 3 (7.89%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) LDAP
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (7.89%) DB2
6 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.26%) MySQL
7 1 (2.63%) IMS/DB
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) Consultant
2 8 (21.05%) DBA
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (21.05%) SQL DBA
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Support Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) UNIX Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) UNIX Support
4 5 (13.16%) Senior UNIX Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) Senior UNIX Support
5 4 (10.53%) Junior Oracle DBA
5 4 (10.53%) Trainee Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Trainee
5 4 (10.53%) Junior DBA
5 4 (10.53%) Junior
5 4 (10.53%) Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Middleware
2 5 (13.16%) CSS
3 3 (7.89%) JSP
3 3 (7.89%) Servlets
3 3 (7.89%) Struts
3 3 (7.89%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) XML
3 3 (7.89%) JMS
3 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.89%) Spring
3 3 (7.89%) Java SE
3 3 (7.89%) Java EE
3 3 (7.89%) HTML5
3 3 (7.89%) CSS3
3 3 (7.89%) EJB
4 2 (5.26%) J2EE
4 2 (5.26%) LAMP
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Clustering
2 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Solaris
3 18 (47.37%) UNIX
4 13 (34.21%) Linux
5 12 (31.58%) AIX
6 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.89%) NetWare
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.26%) Tru64
8 2 (5.26%) HPUX
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (21.05%) Asset Management
2 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Change Control
3 7 (18.42%) Patch Management
4 6 (15.79%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Process Management
5 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
7 3 (7.89%) UML
7 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (7.89%) RAD
7 3 (7.89%) Coaching
7 3 (7.89%) People Management
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) VBScript
3 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) MCSE
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Sun Certification
3 3 (7.89%) EMC Certification
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (7.89%) OCPJWCD
3 3 (7.89%) OCPJP
3 3 (7.89%) OCMJD
4 1 (2.63%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) AAT
4 1 (2.63%) ACCA
4 1 (2.63%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (18.42%) Samba
3 7 (18.42%) VMware ESX
4 5 (13.16%) NFS
4 5 (13.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
6 3 (7.89%) ISA Server
6 3 (7.89%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (21.05%) Data Guard
2 7 (18.42%) Tivoli
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (10.53%) WSUS
4 3 (7.89%) MOM
5 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (5.26%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (5.26%) SCCM
5 2 (5.26%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 20 (52.63%) Oracle
3 16 (42.11%) IBM
4 12 (31.58%) VMware
5 10 (26.32%) Citrix
6 7 (18.42%) Cisco
7 5 (13.16%) Dell
7 5 (13.16%) EMC
7 5 (13.16%) BMC
7 5 (13.16%) Veritas
8 3 (7.89%) Novell
8 3 (7.89%) HP
9 2 (5.26%) SAP
9 2 (5.26%) Juniper
9 2 (5.26%) Lotus
9 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.26%) webMethods
9 2 (5.26%) Infor
10 1 (2.63%) Aareon
10 1 (2.63%) Kypera
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 14 hours ago