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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 206 203 175
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Permanent jobs citing Sun 16 12 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.23% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.52% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 25
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,080 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
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
2547 2288 2550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.85% 44.52% 44.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2028 1896 2193
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Cornwall +2 8 £35,000 +7.69%
Devon - 4 £45,000 - 2
Wiltshire -2 2 £37,000 +31.76%
Gloucestershire -5 1 - - 1
Dorset -6 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 16 (48.48%) MySQL
3 15 (45.45%) HTML
3 15 (45.45%) CSS
4 12 (36.36%) PHP
5 11 (33.33%) Linux
5 11 (33.33%) Oracle
6 10 (30.30%) SAN
7 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
7 8 (24.24%) UNIX
8 7 (21.21%) Solaris
9 6 (18.18%) Java
9 6 (18.18%) NetBackup
9 6 (18.18%) Backup Exec
10 5 (15.15%) Maven
10 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (15.15%) Ant
10 5 (15.15%) Windows
10 5 (15.15%) XML
10 5 (15.15%) JMS
10 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
10 5 (15.15%) Apache Ivy
11 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
11 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
11 4 (12.12%) Apache Camel
11 4 (12.12%) Project Management
11 4 (12.12%) JMX
11 4 (12.12%) Sage
11 4 (12.12%) Citrix

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
1 4 (12.12%) Apache
1 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
1 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) VPN
2 4 (12.12%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) MySQL
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Ant
1 5 (15.15%) Maven
1 5 (15.15%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.12%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.12%) Back Office
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 11 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Network Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) Java Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Java Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) Java Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Network Security Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Developer Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Security Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Systems Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) HTML
1 15 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (15.15%) JMS
2 5 (15.15%) XML
3 4 (12.12%) XSLT
3 4 (12.12%) HTML5
3 4 (12.12%) REST
3 4 (12.12%) Spring Batch
3 4 (12.12%) Spring Integration
3 4 (12.12%) Apache Camel
3 4 (12.12%) Java RMI
3 4 (12.12%) JAXB
3 4 (12.12%) JMX
3 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
3 4 (12.12%) Spring
3 4 (12.12%) JSF
3 4 (12.12%) JNDI
3 4 (12.12%) JDBC
3 4 (12.12%) JSP
3 4 (12.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.12%) Replication
1 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) UNIX
3 7 (21.21%) Solaris
4 5 (15.15%) Windows
5 2 (6.06%) HPUX
5 2 (6.06%) SUSE
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
1 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (12.12%) Data Management
2 4 (12.12%) CRM
2 4 (12.12%) Project Management
2 4 (12.12%) Data Security
2 4 (12.12%) Information Security
3 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.03%) Release Management
3 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) PHP
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.12%) C
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) Lua
6 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) Sun Certification
3 2 (6.06%) SCSA
3 2 (6.06%) RHCA
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 6 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (6.06%) Legato
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) JBoss
2 4 (12.12%) Citrix
2 4 (12.12%) Sage
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
3 2 (6.06%) CommVault
3 2 (6.06%) NetApp
3 2 (6.06%) Veritas
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) EMC
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft