The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 - 45 65
Permanent jobs citing Sun 0 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 2.09% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category - 6.92% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 1
Average salary - £25,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Sun
North East

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

Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
297 130 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 50.42% 30.16% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 244 108 177
Average salary £35,232 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.75% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Sun
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Sun Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Sun
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 4 (57.14%) Unified Communications
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VBA
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) EJB
2 3 (42.86%) JSP
2 3 (42.86%) Struts
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) DOM
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) XHTML
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Sun Certification
2 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) LotusScript
2 3 (42.86%) OCPJP
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) XPath
2 3 (42.86%) Redmine
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Redmine
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Sales Executive
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) EJB
1 3 (42.86%) JSP
1 3 (42.86%) Struts
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) DOM
1 3 (42.86%) XHTML
1 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) VBA
1 3 (42.86%) LotusScript
1 3 (42.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Sun Certification
1 3 (42.86%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle