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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 222 244 225
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs citing Sun 32 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 0.40% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 16
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -15.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% -2.22%
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
2923 3257 3056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.46% 44.38% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2339 2520 2588
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 28 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 28 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 +15 16 £36,250 -44.23% 1
Cumbria - 14 £32,500 - 2
Cheshire +3 1 £38,500 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £22,500 - 1
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 25 (60.98%) Oracle
1 25 (60.98%) Solaris
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) UNIX
3 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
4 21 (51.22%) IBM
5 20 (48.78%) SQL
6 19 (46.34%) Linux
7 17 (41.46%) AIX
7 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
7 17 (41.46%) Clustering
8 15 (36.59%) Oracle Database
9 14 (34.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
9 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
10 13 (31.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (31.71%) Data Guard
10 13 (31.71%) Oracle RMAN
10 13 (31.71%) Oracle Application Server
10 13 (31.71%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (31.71%) WebLogic
10 13 (31.71%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 13 (31.71%) Oracle9i Database
10 13 (31.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (29.27%) SLA
11 12 (29.27%) Oracle Applications
11 12 (29.27%) Change Control
12 9 (21.95%) VMware
13 8 (19.51%) Finance
13 8 (19.51%) Change Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 13 (31.71%) WebLogic
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.32%) MQSeries
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) iPlanet
5 2 (4.88%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.88%) JBoss
5 2 (4.88%) Apache
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.44%) Maximo
2 1 (2.44%) Academy Housing
2 1 (2.44%) arcHouse
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.44%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (2.44%) Aareon QL
2 1 (2.44%) OPENHousing
2 1 (2.44%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (2.44%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.44%) Agresso
2 1 (2.44%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) Internet
3 3 (7.32%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) HTTP
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
4 2 (4.88%) NAS
4 2 (4.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (36.59%) Oracle Database
3 13 (31.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (31.71%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 13 (31.71%) Oracle9i Database
3 13 (31.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (7.32%) DB2
6 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.88%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) IMS/DB
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Administrator
2 13 (31.71%) DBA
2 13 (31.71%) Oracle DBA
2 13 (31.71%) SQL DBA
3 6 (14.63%) UNIX Support
4 5 (12.20%) Senior UNIX Specialist
4 5 (12.20%) Senior UNIX Support
4 5 (12.20%) Junior DBA
4 5 (12.20%) Trainee Administrator
4 5 (12.20%) Trainee
4 5 (12.20%) Junior Oracle DBA
4 5 (12.20%) UNIX Specialist
4 5 (12.20%) Junior
4 5 (12.20%) Support Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Middleware
2 5 (12.20%) CSS
3 3 (7.32%) JSP
3 3 (7.32%) Servlets
3 3 (7.32%) Struts
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 3 (7.32%) XML
3 3 (7.32%) JMS
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.32%) Spring
3 3 (7.32%) Java SE
3 3 (7.32%) Java EE
3 3 (7.32%) HTML5
3 3 (7.32%) CSS3
3 3 (7.32%) EJB
4 2 (4.88%) J2EE
4 2 (4.88%) LAMP
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Solaris
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) UNIX
3 19 (46.34%) Linux
4 17 (41.46%) AIX
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.32%) NetWare
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.88%) Tru64
7 2 (4.88%) HPUX
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (29.27%) Change Control
3 8 (19.51%) Change Management
3 8 (19.51%) Asset Management
4 7 (17.07%) Patch Management
5 6 (14.63%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (14.63%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) Process Management
6 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (12.20%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (9.76%) Coaching
7 4 (9.76%) People Management
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL
8 3 (7.32%) UML
8 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (7.32%) RAD
8 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
8 3 (7.32%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
1 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) MCSE
2 4 (9.76%) Sun Certification
3 3 (7.32%) EMC Certification
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
3 3 (7.32%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (7.32%) OCPJWCD
3 3 (7.32%) OCPJP
3 3 (7.32%) OCMJD
4 1 (2.44%) MCITP
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) ACCA
4 1 (2.44%) CIMA
4 1 (2.44%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (17.07%) Samba
3 6 (14.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (12.20%) NFS
4 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.32%) ISA Server
5 3 (7.32%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle RMAN
1 13 (31.71%) Data Guard
2 7 (17.07%) Tivoli
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (7.32%) MOM
5 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) WSUS
5 2 (4.88%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (4.88%) SCCM
5 2 (4.88%) CA Wily
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Oracle
2 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
3 21 (51.22%) IBM
4 9 (21.95%) VMware
5 8 (19.51%) Citrix
6 7 (17.07%) Cisco
7 6 (14.63%) EMC
7 6 (14.63%) Veritas
8 5 (12.20%) BMC
9 3 (7.32%) Novell
9 3 (7.32%) SAP
9 3 (7.32%) HP
9 3 (7.32%) Dell
10 2 (4.88%) Juniper
10 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.88%) Infor
10 2 (4.88%) webMethods
11 1 (2.44%) Aareon
11 1 (2.44%) Kypera
11 1 (2.44%) Pegasus
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £18000.00 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000.00 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits + Overtime + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago