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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 233 221 207
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Sun 6 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.66% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 9
Average salary £37,750 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.50% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £35,400 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £50,000 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
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
2681 2413 2395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.15% 41.63% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2122 2041 2064
Average salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 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 -3 3 £36,250 -27.50% 1
Bristol 0 2 £40,000 -13.51%
Devon - 1 £38,000 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 22 (78.57%) Solaris
1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 20 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 19 (67.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (64.29%) ITIL
5 17 (60.71%) UNIX
5 17 (60.71%) Shell Script
6 14 (50.00%) Sun Certification
7 13 (46.43%) HP
7 13 (46.43%) SCSA
8 12 (42.86%) Symantec
8 12 (42.86%) SUSE
9 11 (39.29%) RHCA
10 10 (35.71%) NetBackup
10 10 (35.71%) Oracle
11 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
11 9 (32.14%) VMware
12 8 (28.57%) HPUX
12 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (25.00%) SAN
13 7 (25.00%) Project Management
14 6 (21.43%) Change Management
14 6 (21.43%) MySQL
14 6 (21.43%) SLA
15 5 (17.86%) Apache
15 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
15 5 (17.86%) NetApp
15 5 (17.86%) CentOS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (17.86%) Apache
1 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Mule ESB
3 1 (3.57%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.14%) SNMP
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Mockito
1 1 (3.57%) Gradle
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (25.00%) Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) UNIX Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Operations Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.57%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) OAuth
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) JMS
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.14%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) HACMP
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Solaris
1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 19 (67.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (60.71%) UNIX
4 12 (42.86%) SUSE
5 8 (28.57%) HPUX
6 5 (17.86%) CentOS
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Windows
7 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
3 7 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (21.43%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) Change Control
5 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 13 (46.43%) SCSA
3 11 (39.29%) RHCA
4 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.14%) MCP
5 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) RHCSA
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Firmware
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.57%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 13 (46.43%) HP
3 12 (42.86%) Symantec
4 10 (35.71%) Oracle
5 9 (32.14%) VMware
6 5 (17.86%) NetApp
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.14%) Peregrine
9 1 (3.57%) Twitter
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco
9 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (3.57%) Veritas
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