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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 145 157 135
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs citing Sun 11 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.24% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.58% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 12
Average salary £42,500 £42,303 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.46% +12.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £38,882 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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
1210 1371 1442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.26% 41.51% 49.11%
Number of salaries quoted 800 868 938
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +7 5 £43,500 +3.31%
Glasgow +14 4 £42,500 -
Aberdeen +2 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (80.00%) UNIX
2 13 (65.00%) Solaris
3 12 (60.00%) Oracle
4 11 (55.00%) Red Hat
5 10 (50.00%) Linux
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (40.00%) IBM
7 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (35.00%) Finance
9 6 (30.00%) VMware
9 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
9 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (30.00%) EMC
10 5 (25.00%) HP
10 5 (25.00%) Dell
10 5 (25.00%) LDAP
10 5 (25.00%) Windows
10 5 (25.00%) AIX
10 5 (25.00%) Perl
10 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
11 4 (20.00%) vSphere
11 4 (20.00%) Puppet
11 4 (20.00%) PowerHA
11 4 (20.00%) Korn
11 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
11 4 (20.00%) Symantec
11 4 (20.00%) SQL
11 4 (20.00%) SSL
11 4 (20.00%) SAN

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Agresso
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Movex
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (5.00%) Epicor Tropos
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LDAP
2 4 (20.00%) SSL
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.00%) Ingres
3 1 (5.00%) Informix
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) WinForms
3 1 (5.00%) Java EE
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) Sass
3 1 (5.00%) LESS
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) EPoS
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (5.00%) FMCG
1 1 (5.00%) iPhone
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) UNIX
2 13 (65.00%) Solaris
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) AIX
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) CRM
2 1 (5.00%) ERP
2 1 (5.00%) OO
2 1 (5.00%) MVC
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) TDD
2 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Perl
1 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (20.00%) Korn
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) VB
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) NCDA
3 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.00%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) vSphere
2 4 (20.00%) PowerHA
3 1 (5.00%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) IBM
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) EMC
6 5 (25.00%) HP
6 5 (25.00%) Dell
7 4 (20.00%) Symantec
8 3 (15.00%) CommVault
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco
9 2 (10.00%) NetApp
9 2 (10.00%) Citrix
10 1 (5.00%) Baan
10 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
10 1 (5.00%) Sage
10 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (5.00%) Epicor
10 1 (5.00%) CA
10 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft