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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 185 135 183
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +48
Permanent jobs citing Sun 33 76 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 1.40% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 2.72% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30 73 23
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.10% +14.37%
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
2879 2790 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.43% 51.35% 50.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2386 2372 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
Birmingham -40 19 £51,500 +3.00% 1
Coventry -7 8 £32,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 5 £23,500 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 40 (52.63%) Java
2 38 (50.00%) Oracle
3 37 (48.68%) Linux
4 32 (42.11%) SQL
5 28 (36.84%) Sun Certification
6 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (35.53%) Apache
6 27 (35.53%) Tomcat
7 24 (31.58%) Degree
8 20 (26.32%) ITIL
9 19 (25.00%) Struts
9 19 (25.00%) J2EE
9 19 (25.00%) Hibernate
10 18 (23.68%) Windows
11 17 (22.37%) OCPJP
12 16 (21.05%) OCMJD
12 16 (21.05%) Spring
12 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
12 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
13 15 (19.74%) Finance
13 15 (19.74%) UNIX
14 14 (18.42%) Solaris
14 14 (18.42%) AIX
15 13 (17.11%) MySQL
15 13 (17.11%) SAN
15 13 (17.11%) Incident Management
16 12 (15.79%) Perl
17 11 (14.47%) HTML
18 10 (13.16%) DNS
18 10 (13.16%) VMware

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 27 (35.53%) Apache
1 27 (35.53%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.84%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.58%) nginx
3 5 (6.58%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.95%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) SAN
2 10 (13.16%) DNS
3 7 (9.21%) NAS
3 7 (9.21%) LDAP
4 6 (7.89%) LAN
4 6 (7.89%) WAN
4 6 (7.89%) Network Security
5 5 (6.58%) iSCSI
5 5 (6.58%) FCoE
5 5 (6.58%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (6.58%) VLAN
5 5 (6.58%) SMTP
5 5 (6.58%) DHCP
5 5 (6.58%) FTP
5 5 (6.58%) SNMP
5 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.63%) Firewall
7 1 (1.32%) PABX
7 1 (1.32%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) MySQL
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.32%) OLAP
5 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Eclipse RCP
1 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (38.16%) Developer
2 28 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 25 (32.89%) Analyst
4 22 (28.95%) Support Analyst
5 16 (21.05%) Developer Analyst
5 16 (21.05%) Software Support Analyst
5 16 (21.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 16 (21.05%) J2EE Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Architect
7 7 (9.21%) Java Architect
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Java Architect
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Architect
8 6 (7.89%) Administrator
8 6 (7.89%) Incident Manager
9 5 (6.58%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (6.58%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Database Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.00%) Struts
1 19 (25.00%) J2EE
1 19 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 16 (21.05%) Spring
3 11 (14.47%) HTML
4 5 (6.58%) LAMP
5 4 (5.26%) XML
6 3 (3.95%) SWT
6 3 (3.95%) XSLT
6 3 (3.95%) EJB
6 3 (3.95%) JavaBeans
6 3 (3.95%) Swing
7 2 (2.63%) CSS
7 2 (2.63%) Web Services
7 2 (2.63%) .NET
8 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.32%) CSS3
8 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.21%) CLARiiON
3 5 (6.58%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) CCTV
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.68%) Linux
2 18 (23.68%) Windows
3 15 (19.74%) UNIX
4 14 (18.42%) Solaris
4 14 (18.42%) AIX
5 7 (9.21%) Windows 2000
6 6 (7.89%) SUSE
7 5 (6.58%) CentOS
7 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.58%) SELinux
7 5 (6.58%) Debian
7 5 (6.58%) HPUX
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) ITIL
3 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 13 (17.11%) Incident Management
5 8 (10.53%) Change Management
5 8 (10.53%) Scrum
5 8 (10.53%) Pair Programming
5 8 (10.53%) Web Development
5 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (9.21%) Problem Management
7 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.58%) Time Management
8 5 (6.58%) People Management
8 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.95%) Migration
10 2 (2.63%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.32%) Line Management
11 1 (1.32%) Capacity Management
11 1 (1.32%) Change Data Capture
11 1 (1.32%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (52.63%) Java
2 32 (42.11%) SQL
3 12 (15.79%) Perl
4 8 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 7 (9.21%) Korn
6 5 (6.58%) PHP
6 5 (6.58%) Python
7 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.32%) VB
8 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) Sun Certification
2 24 (31.58%) Degree
3 17 (22.37%) OCPJP
4 16 (21.05%) OCMJD
5 8 (10.53%) PhD
6 6 (7.89%) CIMA
6 6 (7.89%) ACCA
7 3 (3.95%) OCP
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (2.63%) MCP
8 2 (2.63%) SNIA Certification
8 2 (2.63%) SCSE
8 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.32%) CIW
9 1 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (6.58%) Postfix
1 5 (6.58%) Sendmail
1 5 (6.58%) Varnish
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) CA SiteMinder
2 5 (6.58%) Nagios
3 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.32%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (13.16%) VMware
3 8 (10.53%) IBM
3 8 (10.53%) HP
3 8 (10.53%) EMC
3 8 (10.53%) NetApp
3 8 (10.53%) Fujitsu
4 7 (9.21%) StorageTek
5 6 (7.89%) SAP
5 6 (7.89%) Sage
5 6 (7.89%) CA
6 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.95%) Cisco
8 3 (3.95%) Dell
8 3 (3.95%) JBoss
9 2 (2.63%) Juniper
9 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.63%) Brocade
10 1 (1.32%) Netezza
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £17,500 day shift
Posted: 23 days ago