The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank - 74 73
Permanent jobs citing Sun 0 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 1.81% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category - 4.44% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 6
Average salary - £53,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +17.50%
Sun
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
469 473 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 44.50% 40.71% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 428 421 419
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Sun
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the South Wales region.

Sun Salary Trend in South Wales

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) MCSD
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Site Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) Site Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
2 4 (66.67%) Sales Consultant
2 4 (66.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) SAN Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSD
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Brocade