The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 243 228 205
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 1 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.017% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.056% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 6
Average salary £45,000 £36,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% +13.07%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -4.00%
Sun Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1780 1649 1596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.56% 26.66% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1279 1388
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sun Certification
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Sun Certification Salary Trend in the South West

Sun Certification
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Bristol -13 1 £45,000 +22.44%
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Sun Certification 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 Certification.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Solaris
2 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (77.78%) SCSA
3 7 (77.78%) Symantec
3 7 (77.78%) Sun
4 6 (66.67%) RHCA
4 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 6 (66.67%) HP
4 6 (66.67%) SUSE
5 5 (55.56%) HPUX
5 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
5 5 (55.56%) SAN
5 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (44.44%) ITIL
6 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
6 4 (44.44%) Project Management
7 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (22.22%) Oracle
9 1 (11.11%) XML
9 1 (11.11%) Java
9 1 (11.11%) J2EE
9 1 (11.11%) MySQL
9 1 (11.11%) Windows
9 1 (11.11%) XQuery
9 1 (11.11%) OO

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Sun Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Grails
1 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 8 (88.89%) Solaris
3 6 (66.67%) SUSE
4 5 (55.56%) HPUX
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Groovy
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SCSA
2 6 (66.67%) RHCA
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) RHCSA
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 7 (77.78%) Symantec
2 7 (77.78%) Sun
3 6 (66.67%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix