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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 139 165 131
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -34
Permanent jobs citing Sun 13 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.21% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 0.50% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 13
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +41.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,849 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.82% +15.33%
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
1217 1599 1568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.21% 41.74% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 771 1048 961
Average salary £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
West Lothian +5 6 £70,000 -
Glasgow +8 4 £65,000 +30.00%
Aberdeen +19 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Edinburgh +16 1 £30,000 -36.84%
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 17 (68.00%) Linux
3 16 (64.00%) UNIX
4 15 (60.00%) Solaris
5 11 (44.00%) Perl
5 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
5 11 (44.00%) Degree
6 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 10 (40.00%) IBM
7 9 (36.00%) VMware
7 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (32.00%) HP
8 8 (32.00%) EMC
8 8 (32.00%) SAN
9 7 (28.00%) Cisco
9 7 (28.00%) SQL
9 7 (28.00%) Windows
9 7 (28.00%) Finance
10 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
10 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (20.00%) WAN
11 5 (20.00%) Dell
11 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (20.00%) AIX
11 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (20.00%) LAN

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (16.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (16.00%) JBoss
1 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (16.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) VoIP
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) WLAN
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (16.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.00%) Informix
5 2 (8.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Middleware Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Production Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Middleware
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) WinForms
3 2 (8.00%) Java EE
3 2 (8.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Replication
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.00%) Private Cloud
1 4 (16.00%) iPad
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
3 1 (4.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 16 (64.00%) UNIX
3 15 (60.00%) Solaris
4 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) AIX
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (16.00%) Identity Management
1 4 (16.00%) SOA
1 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (16.00%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (16.00%) High Availability
2 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) OO
4 1 (4.00%) Network Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Perl
2 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.00%) Korn
6 3 (12.00%) VB
6 3 (12.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (16.00%) MOS
4 4 (16.00%) MCSE
4 4 (16.00%) HNC
4 4 (16.00%) HND
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (16.00%) CCNA
4 4 (16.00%) VTSP
5 2 (8.00%) OCPJP
5 2 (8.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) vSphere
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (16.00%) PowerHA
3 2 (8.00%) Xen
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Statspack
1 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 4 (16.00%) logstash
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (4.00%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (40.00%) IBM
4 9 (36.00%) VMware
5 8 (32.00%) HP
5 8 (32.00%) EMC
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Dell
8 5 (20.00%) Symantec
9 4 (16.00%) Intel
9 4 (16.00%) Juniper
10 1 (4.00%) CA
10 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu