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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 89 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Sun 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.13% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £46,000 - £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
369 528 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 47.37% 56.11% 42.43%
Number of salaries quoted 353 433 327
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Storage Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
1 2 (66.67%) Brocade
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware