The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 157 161 142
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Permanent jobs citing Sun 15 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.11% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 0.25% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 10
Average salary £40,250 £58,750 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.48% +20.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £49,750 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £67,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% -2.22%
Sun
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1361 1602 1477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.82% 43.31% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 883 977 979
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Sun
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Scotland region.

Sun Salary Trend in Scotland

Sun
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in Scotland

Sun
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 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
Glasgow +3 6 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Edinburgh +2 6 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £43,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £32,500 -
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (71.43%) Oracle
1 20 (71.43%) Solaris
2 19 (67.86%) Linux
3 17 (60.71%) UNIX
4 16 (57.14%) IBM
5 10 (35.71%) HP
5 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 10 (35.71%) VMware
5 10 (35.71%) Degree
6 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (32.14%) Perl
7 7 (25.00%) Asset Management
7 7 (25.00%) LAN
7 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (21.43%) SAN
8 6 (21.43%) Veritas
8 6 (21.43%) Tivoli
8 6 (21.43%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) HND
8 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 6 (21.43%) Banking
9 5 (17.86%) Retail
9 5 (17.86%) Samba
9 5 (17.86%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) Service Management
9 5 (17.86%) Process Management
9 5 (17.86%) Veritas Cluster Server

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (17.86%) JBoss
2 4 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.71%) Apache
4 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.57%) WorkSite
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 6 (21.43%) SAN
3 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 4 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (3.57%) WLAN
6 1 (3.57%) ADSL
6 1 (3.57%) Broadband
6 1 (3.57%) 3G
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (21.43%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Administrator
2 7 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 6 (21.43%) UNIX Specialist
4 5 (17.86%) UNIX Support
4 5 (17.86%) Senior UNIX Specialist
4 5 (17.86%) Senior UNIX Support
5 4 (14.29%) Middleware Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (10.71%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
1 4 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.57%) Java EE
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) iPad
2 4 (14.29%) Replication
2 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Solaris
2 19 (67.86%) Linux
3 17 (60.71%) UNIX
4 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.29%) AIX
6 3 (10.71%) Windows
7 2 (7.14%) SUSE
8 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (17.86%) Service Management
2 5 (17.86%) Process Management
2 5 (17.86%) Patch Management
3 4 (14.29%) High Availability
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.29%) SOA
3 4 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Network Management
6 1 (3.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Perl
2 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) Korn
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) HND
3 4 (14.29%) MCSE
3 4 (14.29%) CCNA
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.29%) MOS
3 4 (14.29%) HNC
3 4 (14.29%) VTSP
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.14%) Sun Certification
5 1 (3.57%) OCPJP
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (17.86%) NFS
2 5 (17.86%) Samba
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (7.14%) Xen
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Tivoli
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Statspack
2 4 (14.29%) logstash
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Oracle
2 16 (57.14%) IBM
3 10 (35.71%) HP
3 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 10 (35.71%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) Veritas
5 5 (17.86%) BMC
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) EMC
6 4 (14.29%) Intel
6 4 (14.29%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec