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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 151 157 129
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Permanent jobs citing Sun 8 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.35% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.79% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 14
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £33,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,358 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,105 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -3.76%
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
1249 1655 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.16% 44.25% 51.23%
Number of salaries quoted 782 1047 876
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Edinburgh +9 4 £47,500 -8.11% 2
West Lothian -2 2 - - 1
Aberdeen +9 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 19 (82.61%) UNIX
2 16 (69.57%) Solaris
3 14 (60.87%) Oracle
4 13 (56.52%) Linux
4 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
5 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (39.13%) Windows
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
8 7 (30.43%) Perl
8 7 (30.43%) IBM
8 7 (30.43%) Finance
8 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
9 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
9 6 (26.09%) VMware
9 6 (26.09%) Degree
9 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
10 5 (21.74%) AIX
10 5 (21.74%) LDAP
10 5 (21.74%) HP
10 5 (21.74%) Dell
10 5 (21.74%) EMC
10 5 (21.74%) Symantec
10 5 (21.74%) NetBackup
11 4 (17.39%) SSL
11 4 (17.39%) Cisco
11 4 (17.39%) SAN
11 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 4 (17.39%) Korn

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LDAP
2 4 (17.39%) SSL
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) WLAN
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.70%) Informix
3 2 (8.70%) Ingres
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) WPF
3 2 (8.70%) WinForms
4 1 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) UNIX
2 16 (69.57%) Solaris
3 13 (56.52%) Linux
4 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) AIX
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
10 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
10 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) OO
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Network Design
3 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) Network Management
3 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Perl
1 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
2 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
3 4 (17.39%) Korn
4 3 (13.04%) VB
4 3 (13.04%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) XAML
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) NCDA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.35%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) vSphere
2 4 (17.39%) PowerHA
3 2 (8.70%) Xen
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.35%) Novell eDirectory
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) NetBackup
2 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (8.70%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) IBM
5 6 (26.09%) VMware
6 5 (21.74%) Symantec
6 5 (21.74%) HP
6 5 (21.74%) Dell
6 5 (21.74%) EMC
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco
8 2 (8.70%) CA
8 2 (8.70%) CommVault
9 1 (4.35%) NetApp
9 1 (4.35%) Citrix
9 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu
Linlithgow, West Lothian
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Bank of Scotland
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago