The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 77 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Sun 5 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.70% 0.35% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 0.63% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 7
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Sun
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
363 475 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 50.84% 55.10% 53.47%
Number of salaries quoted 293 404 462
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Sun
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Southampton region.

Sun Salary Trend in Southampton

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (100.00%) Perl
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Solaris
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (53.85%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Fedora
2 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
2 7 (53.85%) CentOS
2 7 (53.85%) Puppet
2 7 (53.85%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle ZFS
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Data Structures
3 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
3 6 (46.15%) Data Guard
3 6 (46.15%) Database Tuning
3 6 (46.15%) Data Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) QA

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
1 6 (46.15%) SQLPlus
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
1 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Applications Specialist
2 6 (46.15%) DBA
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) Data Structures
2 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 6 (46.15%) Replication
2 6 (46.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Fedora
2 7 (53.85%) CentOS
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Solaris
3 6 (46.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Change Management
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Data Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Database Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
2 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
3 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
1 6 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle ZFS
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (46.15%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) EMC
3 6 (46.15%) CommVault
3 6 (46.15%) NetApp