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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 224 211 202
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Sun 21 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.91% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 21
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £40,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
2813 2643 2574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.80% 45.37% 45.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2378 2192 2197
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +2 12 £38,000 +11.76% 3
Cornwall -3 4 £34,375 +5.76%
Dorset -15 4 £66,250 +65.62%
Bristol -3 1 £41,750 +4.37%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (33.33%) Solaris
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
2 13 (30.95%) UNIX
2 13 (30.95%) Sun Certification
3 12 (28.57%) MySQL
3 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 12 (28.57%) ITIL
4 11 (26.19%) PHP
4 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
4 11 (26.19%) NetBackup
4 11 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (23.81%) HTML
5 10 (23.81%) CSS
6 9 (21.43%) HP
6 9 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 9 (21.43%) SUSE
6 9 (21.43%) SCSA
7 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
7 8 (19.05%) HPUX
7 8 (19.05%) SAN
7 8 (19.05%) RHCA
8 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 7 (16.67%) Symantec
8 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 7 (16.67%) Unified Communications
9 6 (14.29%) Finance
9 6 (14.29%) VMware
10 5 (11.90%) NetApp

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) SAN
2 7 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 3 (7.14%) NAS
3 3 (7.14%) LAN
3 3 (7.14%) WAN
3 3 (7.14%) DHCP
3 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 3 (7.14%) SNMP
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) MySQL
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Ant
1 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
1 1 (2.38%) Maven
1 1 (2.38%) Apache Ivy
General
1 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Senior Developer
2 10 (23.81%) PHP Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Senior PHP Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Sales Executive
4 6 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Solaris Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) HTML
1 10 (23.81%) CSS
2 3 (7.14%) JDBC
2 3 (7.14%) JSP
2 3 (7.14%) Servlets
2 3 (7.14%) Struts
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) J2EE
2 3 (7.14%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.76%) CMDB
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Solaris
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) UNIX
3 11 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (21.43%) SUSE
5 8 (19.05%) HPUX
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 5 (11.90%) Project Management
4 4 (9.52%) Quality Management
4 4 (9.52%) ETL
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.14%) Change Control
5 3 (7.14%) Build Automation
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Service Management
6 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.19%) PHP
3 9 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.52%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) Lua
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Sun Certification
2 9 (21.43%) SCSA
3 8 (19.05%) RHCA
4 3 (7.14%) MCP
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.76%) Legato
3 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.76%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
3 9 (21.43%) HP
4 7 (16.67%) Symantec
5 6 (14.29%) VMware
6 5 (11.90%) NetApp
7 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.76%) EMC
8 2 (4.76%) CommVault
8 2 (4.76%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.76%) Peregrine
8 2 (4.76%) Veritas
9 1 (2.38%) Twitter
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