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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 242 234 208
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 1 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.017% 0.097% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.057% 0.36% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
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
1740 1659 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.85% 26.83% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1308 1286
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 August 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 -12 1 £45,000 +11.11%
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) RHCSA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Grails
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Alfresco
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (33.33%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Linux Support
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior UNIX Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior UNIX Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior UNIX Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior UNIX Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Grails
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) XQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
1 1 (33.33%) SCSA
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix