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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 225 240 242
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Sun 6 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.26% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.58% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 5
Average salary £25,000 £60,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
2294 3079 3003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.19% 43.82% 45.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1904 2616 2472
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +12 5 £25,000 -56.52% 1
Cheshire +22 1 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Solaris
3 16 (61.54%) Unix
3 16 (61.54%) Oracle
4 15 (57.69%) Clustering
5 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
6 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
7 12 (46.15%) SQL
7 12 (46.15%) SLA
7 12 (46.15%) High Availability
8 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
8 11 (42.31%) WebLogic
9 10 (38.46%) AIX
9 10 (38.46%) DNS
9 10 (38.46%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 10 (38.46%) Oracle9i Database
9 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (38.46%) IBM
9 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (38.46%) Oracle Application Server
9 10 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (38.46%) Data Guard
9 10 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
9 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
9 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (34.62%) VMware
10 9 (34.62%) Change Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (42.31%) WebLogic
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (19.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.85%) Infor SunSystems
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) SAN
3 6 (23.08%) DHCP
4 5 (19.23%) HTTP
4 5 (19.23%) NAS
5 4 (15.38%) LDAP
6 1 (3.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle9i Database
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (11.54%) SAP HANA
6 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Administrator
2 10 (38.46%) DBA
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle DBA
2 10 (38.46%) SQL DBA
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) IT Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) IT Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Unix Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Server Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Server Support
5 3 (11.54%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Unix Server Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Unix Support
5 3 (11.54%) Unix Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Junior
6 2 (7.69%) Trainee
6 2 (7.69%) Trainee Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) EJB
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) J2EE
1 1 (3.85%) Swing
1 1 (3.85%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Clustering
2 5 (19.23%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (11.54%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Solaris
2 17 (65.38%) Windows
3 16 (61.54%) Unix
4 10 (38.46%) AIX
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (11.54%) SUSE
10 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) High Availability
2 9 (34.62%) Change Management
3 7 (26.92%) Change Control
3 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) Kernel Tuning
4 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 4 (15.38%) Security Hardening
5 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
5 3 (11.54%) Data Security
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Customer Insight
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
2 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) MCSE
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (19.23%) CCNA
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) RHCSA
6 1 (3.85%) MCITP
6 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services
2 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
3 3 (11.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (11.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Data Guard
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Oracle
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) IBM
4 9 (34.62%) SAP
4 9 (34.62%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) Veeam
6 4 (15.38%) Hitachi
6 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (11.54%) EMC
7 3 (11.54%) LANDesk
7 3 (11.54%) Veritas
8 1 (3.85%) Citrix
8 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.85%) Sybase
8 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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