The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 235 213 203
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Permanent jobs citing Sun 5 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.085% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.62% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 11
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £28,080
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +33.54%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Sun
England

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

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2672 2576 2293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 45.33% 42.16% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2145 2068 1967
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,645 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sun
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Sun Salary Trend in the South West

Sun
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in the South West

Sun
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 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 -18 4 £27,500 - 2
Wiltshire -13 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 15 (88.24%) Solaris
2 14 (82.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) UNIX
3 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
3 12 (70.59%) Shell Script
4 10 (58.82%) HP
5 9 (52.94%) Oracle
5 9 (52.94%) ITIL
6 7 (41.18%) Sun Certification
6 7 (41.18%) SCSA
7 6 (35.29%) RHCA
7 6 (35.29%) SUSE
7 6 (35.29%) Symantec
8 5 (29.41%) VMware
8 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
9 4 (23.53%) Project Management
9 4 (23.53%) Change Management
9 4 (23.53%) SAN
9 4 (23.53%) HPUX
9 4 (23.53%) SLA
9 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
9 4 (23.53%) Windows
9 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (17.65%) Apache
10 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
10 3 (17.65%) MySQL
10 3 (17.65%) NetApp

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (17.65%) Electronics
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) IP Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) IP Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) HACMP
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Solaris
2 14 (82.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (70.59%) UNIX
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) SUSE
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) HPUX
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (17.65%) CentOS
7 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Sun Certification
1 7 (41.18%) SCSA
2 6 (35.29%) RHCA
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.88%) PowerHA
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
2 10 (58.82%) HP
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) Symantec
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Veritas
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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