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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 97 104 91
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Sun 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.37% 0.15% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.33% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.82% +15.33%
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
628 603 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 46.94% 46.56% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 514 512 548
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
South Wales +10 5 - -
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) SLA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Dell
1 4 (80.00%) PDA
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) WAN

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Server Support
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Server Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Dell