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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 132 145 176
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +31
Permanent jobs citing Sun 24 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.46% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 1.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 2
Median salary £50,000 £40,250 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.22% -31.48%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £41,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -4.09%
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
1274 1318 1617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.81% 40.86% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 754 863 986
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

Sun Salary Histogram in Scotland

Sun
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +18 19 £50,000 +33.33%
Edinburgh +11 3 £38,670 -
Aberdeen +2 2 £47,500 +46.15%
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Sun.

1 25 (69.44%) Oracle
2 22 (61.11%) Solaris
3 20 (55.56%) Linux
3 20 (55.56%) IBM
4 18 (50.00%) SAN
5 17 (47.22%) AIX
6 16 (44.44%) Perl
6 16 (44.44%) HP
7 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
8 13 (36.11%) DNS
8 13 (36.11%) Unix
9 12 (33.33%) SQL
10 11 (30.56%) Java
10 11 (30.56%) Red Hat
11 10 (27.78%) Firewall
11 10 (27.78%) Korn
11 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (25.00%) Sendmail
12 9 (25.00%) SSH
12 9 (25.00%) Finance
12 9 (25.00%) Internet
12 9 (25.00%) HTTP
12 9 (25.00%) SSL
12 9 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (19.44%) Veritas
13 7 (19.44%) NetBackup
13 7 (19.44%) Banking
13 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
14 6 (16.67%) VMware

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) SAN
2 13 (36.11%) DNS
2 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
3 10 (27.78%) Firewall
4 9 (25.00%) HTTP
4 9 (25.00%) Internet
4 9 (25.00%) SSH
4 9 (25.00%) SSL
5 3 (8.33%) DHCP
5 3 (8.33%) LDAP
5 3 (8.33%) Skype
5 3 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.33%) Informix
2 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.33%) FitNesse
2 3 (8.33%) ProC
2 3 (8.33%) Selenium
2 3 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 6 (16.67%) Retail
4 5 (13.89%) Retail Banking
5 3 (8.33%) Back Office
5 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
1 10 (27.78%) Unix Engineer
1 10 (27.78%) Unix Systems Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Head of Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (8.33%) LAMP
1 3 (8.33%) Spring
2 2 (5.56%) J2EE
2 2 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) CESG
2 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.33%) Equities
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.56%) IVR
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) SCADA
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) DataPower
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Solaris
2 20 (55.56%) Linux
3 17 (47.22%) AIX
4 13 (36.11%) Unix
5 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (16.67%) HPUX
6 6 (16.67%) Windows
7 4 (11.11%) OpenVMS
8 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
8 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Migration
4 6 (16.67%) People Management
4 6 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 5 (13.89%) Analytics
5 5 (13.89%) Business Transformation
5 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Open Source
7 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 3 (8.33%) DevOps
7 3 (8.33%) Kanban
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Optimisation
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Perl
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) Java
4 10 (27.78%) Korn
5 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.33%) Python
7 2 (5.56%) C
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Sun Certification
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) OCPJP
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Sendmail
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (11.11%) Veritas File System
3 4 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) NetBackup
2 6 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (8.33%) SCCM
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.78%) Nagios
5 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Oracle
2 20 (55.56%) IBM
3 16 (44.44%) HP
4 11 (30.56%) Red Hat
5 7 (19.44%) Veritas
6 6 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (8.33%) Citrix
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.78%) Remedy
8 1 (2.78%) Twitter