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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 217 201 198
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Sun 20 13 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.24% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.53% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 34
Median salary £40,000 £47,643 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.04% +19.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,350 £54,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+19.76% -1.76%
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
2671 2468 2897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.74% 46.29% 51.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1973 2058 2418
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Coventry +7 14 £40,000 -6.19% 1
Birmingham -20 6 £41,250 -24.31%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 19 (59.38%) Java
3 18 (56.25%) Degree
4 17 (53.13%) Oracle
4 17 (53.13%) Web Services
5 16 (50.00%) Apache
5 16 (50.00%) Solaris
5 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (46.88%) J2EE
7 14 (43.75%) Sun Certification
7 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (40.63%) Unix
9 11 (34.38%) XML
9 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
9 11 (34.38%) SAN
9 11 (34.38%) JSP
9 11 (34.38%) Veritas
9 11 (34.38%) Hibernate
9 11 (34.38%) Spring
9 11 (34.38%) RESTful
9 11 (34.38%) Oracle ZFS
10 10 (31.25%) SUSE
10 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
10 10 (31.25%) IBM
11 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
12 8 (25.00%) Line Management
13 7 (21.88%) Finance
14 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (18.75%) Scrum

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 16 (50.00%) Apache
2 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (18.75%) Internet
3 5 (15.63%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (15.63%) DB2
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (15.63%) JUnit
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Publishing
3 4 (12.50%) Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Back Office
5 2 (6.25%) Advertising
5 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 2 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
1 14 (43.75%) Java Developer
2 11 (34.38%) J2EE Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Team Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Web Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) Web Services
2 15 (46.88%) J2EE
3 11 (34.38%) Hibernate
3 11 (34.38%) JSP
3 11 (34.38%) RESTful
3 11 (34.38%) Spring
3 11 (34.38%) XML
4 6 (18.75%) CSS
4 6 (18.75%) HTML
5 5 (15.63%) Ajax
5 5 (15.63%) jQuery
5 5 (15.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) CMDB
2 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (15.63%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) Solaris
3 13 (40.63%) Unix
4 10 (31.25%) SUSE
5 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (15.63%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) Windows
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
4 8 (25.00%) Line Management
5 6 (18.75%) E-business
5 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Presales
6 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.63%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
6 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Web Development
6 5 (15.63%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) Korn
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
3 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Degree
2 14 (43.75%) Sun Certification
3 5 (15.63%) ISEB
4 2 (6.25%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) NFS
1 6 (18.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle ZFS
2 6 (18.75%) Simpana
3 5 (15.63%) NetBackup
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (15.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Veritas
3 10 (31.25%) IBM
4 6 (18.75%) CommVault
4 6 (18.75%) NetApp
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 5 (15.63%) CA
5 5 (15.63%) Netezza
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