The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 222 210 164
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -46
Permanent jobs citing Sun 25 17 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.32% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.67% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 40
Median salary £40,000 £22,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £46,100 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +11.76%
Sun
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2839 2542 2314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.13% 47.47% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2137 2107 1906
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sun
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sun Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Sun
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Sun Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Sun
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 12 £35,000 +48.93%
Coventry - 9 £40,000 -
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -10 1 £43,000 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Sun.

1 20 (52.63%) Oracle
2 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (44.74%) Degree
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
4 15 (39.47%) SAN
4 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
5 14 (36.84%) Oracle ZFS
5 14 (36.84%) Unix
5 14 (36.84%) Solaris
5 14 (36.84%) Linux
5 14 (36.84%) Veritas
6 13 (34.21%) Apache
6 13 (34.21%) IBM
7 12 (31.58%) Web Services
7 12 (31.58%) Finance
8 10 (26.32%) Line Management
9 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
9 9 (23.68%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (23.68%) .NET
9 9 (23.68%) Internet
10 8 (21.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
10 8 (21.05%) CA
10 8 (21.05%) Sun Certification
10 8 (21.05%) Firmware
10 8 (21.05%) ISEB
10 8 (21.05%) MySQL
10 8 (21.05%) XML

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (34.21%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) SAN
2 9 (23.68%) Internet
3 7 (18.42%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (10.53%) LAN
4 4 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) Intranet
5 1 (2.63%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) Symposium
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) DB2
2 8 (21.05%) MySQL
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Publishing
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Technical Specialist
3 8 (21.05%) .NET Applications Developer
3 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Applications Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Applications Support
3 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Systems Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Systems Support
4 7 (18.42%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Voice Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) Web Services
2 9 (23.68%) .NET
3 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 8 (21.05%) Classic ASP
3 8 (21.05%) LAMP
3 8 (21.05%) XML
4 7 (18.42%) J2EE
4 7 (18.42%) JSP
5 5 (13.16%) CSS
5 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
5 5 (13.16%) HTML
5 5 (13.16%) RESTful
5 5 (13.16%) Spring
6 2 (5.26%) EJB
6 2 (5.26%) Servlets
6 2 (5.26%) Struts
7 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
2 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
3 8 (21.05%) Clustering
3 8 (21.05%) CMDB
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) Celerra
5 1 (2.63%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.63%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.63%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Linux
1 14 (36.84%) Solaris
1 14 (36.84%) Unix
2 8 (21.05%) AIX
2 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (21.05%) SUSE
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
3 10 (26.32%) Line Management
4 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (21.05%) Migration
4 8 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (21.05%) Presales
4 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 8 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (21.05%) TOGAF
4 8 (21.05%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.16%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) E-business
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL
8 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.26%) Change Control
8 2 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) Perl
2 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
2 8 (21.05%) VB
2 8 (21.05%) VB.NET
2 8 (21.05%) VBA
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) Korn
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) ISEB
2 8 (21.05%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Firmware
2 6 (15.79%) NFS
2 6 (15.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle ZFS
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (21.05%) NetBackup
3 8 (21.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (21.05%) Unicenter
4 5 (13.16%) Simpana
5 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.63%) Legato
5 1 (2.63%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Oracle
2 14 (36.84%) Veritas
3 13 (34.21%) IBM
4 8 (21.05%) CA
4 8 (21.05%) NetApp
5 5 (13.16%) CommVault
5 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.53%) Avaya
7 3 (7.89%) Netezza
8 2 (5.26%) EMC
8 2 (5.26%) HP
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco
9 1 (2.63%) Citrix
9 1 (2.63%) Dell
9 1 (2.63%) Finjan
9 1 (2.63%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.63%) VMware