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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 222 242 214
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Permanent jobs citing Sun 25 12 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.17% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.39% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 32
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £54,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
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
2876 3070 3283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.04% 44.05% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2286 2431 2789
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 8 July 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 8 July 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 +7 10 £36,250 -23.68% 2
Cumbria - 6 £27,500 - 2
Lancashire -4 5 £40,000 +110.52% 1
Cheshire +2 3 £42,500 +51.78% 1
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 19 (55.88%) Oracle
1 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 14 (41.18%) UNIX
3 14 (41.18%) Solaris
4 12 (35.29%) IBM
5 11 (32.35%) SQL
6 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 10 (29.41%) Finance
7 9 (26.47%) VMware
7 9 (26.47%) Linux
7 9 (26.47%) ITIL
8 8 (23.53%) AIX
8 8 (23.53%) Clustering
9 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
9 7 (20.59%) MCSE
9 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
9 7 (20.59%) Citrix
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
9 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
9 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
10 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (17.65%) Banking
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle Application Server

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
2 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.82%) MQSeries
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.82%) JBoss
5 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.88%) Apache
5 2 (5.88%) iPlanet
5 2 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.94%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.94%) Maximo
2 1 (2.94%) Academy Housing
2 1 (2.94%) arcHouse
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.94%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (2.94%) Aareon QL
2 1 (2.94%) OPENHousing
2 1 (2.94%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (2.94%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.94%) Agresso
2 1 (2.94%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle9i Database
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.88%) DB2
4 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.94%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Consultant
1 8 (23.53%) Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (17.65%) DBA
2 6 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) SQL DBA
3 4 (11.76%) UNIX Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Support Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) UNIX Support
3 4 (11.76%) Senior UNIX Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) Senior UNIX Support
3 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Service Operations Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Trainee Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Trainee
4 3 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Operations Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Service Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) CSS
1 5 (14.71%) Middleware
2 4 (11.76%) EJB
3 3 (8.82%) HTML5
3 3 (8.82%) CSS3
3 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
3 3 (8.82%) Spring
3 3 (8.82%) Java SE
3 3 (8.82%) Java EE
3 3 (8.82%) JSP
3 3 (8.82%) Servlets
3 3 (8.82%) Struts
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) XML
3 3 (8.82%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) J2EE
3 3 (8.82%) JMS
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (5.88%) LAMP
5 1 (2.94%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) UNIX
2 14 (41.18%) Solaris
3 9 (26.47%) Linux
4 8 (23.53%) AIX
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.88%) HPUX
6 2 (5.88%) Tru64
6 2 (5.88%) NetWare
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
2 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
3 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.65%) Change Control
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (11.76%) Process Management
4 4 (11.76%) Patch Management
4 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Matrix Management
5 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 3 (8.82%) UML
5 3 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (8.82%) RAD
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) VBScript
3 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) MCSE
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) Sun Certification
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (8.82%) OCPJWCD
4 3 (8.82%) OCPJP
4 3 (8.82%) OCMJD
5 2 (5.88%) EMC Certification
5 2 (5.88%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.94%) ACCA
6 1 (2.94%) CIMA
6 1 (2.94%) MCITP
6 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
2 5 (14.71%) QA
3 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.65%) Samba
2 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (11.76%) NFS
3 4 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.88%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Tivoli
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (17.65%) Data Guard
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (5.88%) CA Wily
3 2 (5.88%) WSUS
3 2 (5.88%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (5.88%) MOM
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 12 (35.29%) IBM
4 9 (26.47%) VMware
5 7 (20.59%) Citrix
6 4 (11.76%) BMC
6 4 (11.76%) Veritas
6 4 (11.76%) Dell
6 4 (11.76%) Cisco
7 3 (8.82%) Teradata
8 2 (5.88%) Lotus
8 2 (5.88%) Infor
8 2 (5.88%) SAP
8 2 (5.88%) EMC
8 2 (5.88%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) Novell
8 2 (5.88%) Juniper
9 1 (2.94%) Epicor
9 1 (2.94%) Pegasus
9 1 (2.94%) Sybase
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