The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank - 81 76
Permanent jobs citing Sun 0 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 1.61% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category - 3.75% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 6
Average salary - £53,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Sun
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
550 560 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 42.28% 42.91% 51.57%
Number of salaries quoted 488 502 486
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Sun
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Sun Salary Trend in Wales

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Site Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) MCSD
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Brocade
3 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 (66.67%) Site Server
1 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
2 4 (66.67%) Sales Consultant
2 4 (66.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) SAN Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MCSD
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Brocade
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) EMC