The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 165 131 135
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +4
Permanent jobs citing Sun 13 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 1.09% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 2.10% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 20
Average salary £47,500 £33,250 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -25.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £27,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,528 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1863 1617 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 46.00% 51.89% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 959 1222
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sun
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 6 £51,500 - 2
Aberdeen -1 2 £42,500 +27.81%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £33,750 -
West Lothian +6 1 - -
Glasgow -24 1 £50,000 +81.81%
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) Oracle
1 11 (55.00%) UNIX
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (30.00%) Sun Certification
5 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) LDAP
7 4 (20.00%) OO
7 4 (20.00%) SSL
7 4 (20.00%) Kerberos
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) PKI
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.00%) OWASP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LDAP
1 4 (20.00%) SSL
1 4 (20.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (15.00%) IPsec
2 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) TACACS
3 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Maven
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
1 3 (15.00%) Ant
2 2 (10.00%) JDeveloper
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) PVCS
3 1 (5.00%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
1 7 (35.00%) Administrator
2 6 (30.00%) DBA
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) LAMP
3 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) JSP
3 2 (10.00%) Servlets
3 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) JSF
3 2 (10.00%) Tapestry
3 2 (10.00%) JSTL
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) Struts
4 1 (5.00%) EJB
4 1 (5.00%) WSDL
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
4 1 (5.00%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) PKI
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) UNIX
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) OWASP
3 3 (15.00%) Pattern Recognition
3 3 (15.00%) SIEM
3 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) BPMN
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) Korn
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Sun Certification
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) GIAC
3 3 (15.00%) CISSP
4 2 (10.00%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Legato
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.00%) OpenSSO
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) F5
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Juniper
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Veritas
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter
4 1 (5.00%) ForgeRock
4 1 (5.00%) Northgate