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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 244 213 204
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -9
Permanent jobs citing Sun 7 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.63% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 10
Average salary £27,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.67% +13.84%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% -2.22%
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
2583 2529 2238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.19% 41.57% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2122 2015 1852
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 28 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 - 4 £27,500 -
Dorset +6 3 - -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (81.82%) UNIX
2 7 (63.64%) Solaris
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) Control-M
5 3 (27.27%) Electronics
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
5 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) General Ledger
5 3 (27.27%) Network Management
5 3 (27.27%) SWIFT
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Electronics
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) General Ledger
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
1 3 (27.27%) Network Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Network Support
1 3 (27.27%) IP Network Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) IP Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Maximo Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) SWIFT
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) HACMP
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) UNIX
2 7 (63.64%) Solaris
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) HPUX
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
1 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
1 3 (27.27%) Network Management
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) B2B
3 1 (9.09%) CAD
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
3 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) MetaFrame
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (9.09%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) BEA
4 1 (9.09%) Actuate
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) webMethods
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) IBM