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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 224 206 200
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Permanent jobs citing Sun 19 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.73% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 10
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £34,250 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £42,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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
2589 2336 2533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.40% 43.82% 46.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2209 1967 2185
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Wiltshire +16 16 £37,500 +8.69%
Devon - 2 £38,000 -
Dorset -26 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 24 (54.55%) Solaris
1 24 (54.55%) Linux
2 21 (47.73%) Red Hat
2 21 (47.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (45.45%) Shell Script
3 20 (45.45%) ITIL
4 19 (43.18%) UNIX
4 19 (43.18%) Sun Certification
5 16 (36.36%) HP
6 15 (34.09%) Symantec
6 15 (34.09%) Oracle
6 15 (34.09%) SUSE
6 15 (34.09%) SCSA
7 14 (31.82%) RHCA
7 14 (31.82%) NetBackup
8 13 (29.55%) PRINCE2
9 11 (25.00%) SAN
9 11 (25.00%) HPUX
9 11 (25.00%) VMware
10 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (22.73%) MySQL
10 10 (22.73%) Project Management
11 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
12 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
13 6 (13.64%) Finance
13 6 (13.64%) NAS
13 6 (13.64%) NetApp
13 6 (13.64%) SLA

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5 (11.36%) Apache
1 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) SAN
2 6 (13.64%) NAS
3 3 (6.82%) Unified Communications
3 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
3 3 (6.82%) DHCP
3 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.82%) SNMP
3 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.82%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) Intranet
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) MySQL
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JUnit
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
1 1 (2.27%) Maven
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Mockito
1 1 (2.27%) Gradle
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Advertising
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (15.91%) Administrator
3 7 (15.91%) UNIX Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (15.91%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.36%) PHP Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior PHP Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Solaris Administrator
5 5 (11.36%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Sales Executive
8 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) CSS
1 5 (11.36%) HTML
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) J2EE
2 3 (6.82%) EJB
2 3 (6.82%) JDBC
2 3 (6.82%) JSP
2 3 (6.82%) Servlets
2 3 (6.82%) Struts
3 1 (2.27%) JMS
3 1 (2.27%) SAML
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.27%) Java EE
3 1 (2.27%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) CMDB
3 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Open Source
4 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Solaris
1 24 (54.55%) Linux
2 21 (47.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (43.18%) UNIX
4 15 (34.09%) SUSE
5 11 (25.00%) HPUX
6 5 (11.36%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (11.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) PRINCE2
3 10 (22.73%) Project Management
4 5 (11.36%) Change Management
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) ETL
5 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.09%) Quality Management
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.82%) Change Control
6 3 (6.82%) Build Automation
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.36%) PHP
4 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Sun Certification
2 15 (34.09%) SCSA
3 14 (31.82%) RHCA
4 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) MCP
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.55%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Red Hat
2 16 (36.36%) HP
3 15 (34.09%) Oracle
3 15 (34.09%) Symantec
4 11 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (13.64%) NetApp
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.55%) Peregrine
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco
8 1 (2.27%) Twitter
8 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com