The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 171 147 171
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Permanent jobs citing Sun 31 66 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 1.19% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 2.35% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 30 64 33
Average salary £32,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2638 2804 2468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.00% 50.64% 50.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2181 2317 2082
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sun
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -26 15 £49,000 -2.00%
Coventry +1 8 £32,500 - 1
Warwickshire +12 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Solihull - 2 £35,000 -
Staffordshire -5 1 £23,500 - 1
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 44 (58.67%) Linux
2 43 (57.33%) Java
3 35 (46.67%) Oracle
4 30 (40.00%) Apache
4 30 (40.00%) Windows
4 30 (40.00%) Tomcat
5 26 (34.67%) Solaris
6 25 (33.33%) AIX
7 24 (32.00%) SQL
8 23 (30.67%) Sun Certification
9 21 (28.00%) SAN
10 19 (25.33%) Perl
10 19 (25.33%) UNIX
10 19 (25.33%) Degree
11 18 (24.00%) IBM
11 18 (24.00%) HTML
11 18 (24.00%) ITIL
12 17 (22.67%) WebLogic
13 16 (21.33%) J2EE
13 16 (21.33%) HP
13 16 (21.33%) EMC
13 16 (21.33%) NetApp
13 16 (21.33%) Finance
14 15 (20.00%) VMware
14 15 (20.00%) Struts
14 15 (20.00%) DNS
14 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (18.67%) Korn
15 14 (18.67%) Web Development
15 14 (18.67%) Fujitsu

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 30 (40.00%) Apache
1 30 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 17 (22.67%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.67%) nginx
3 5 (6.67%) Apache Solr
4 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.00%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.33%) IIS
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) SAN
2 15 (20.00%) DNS
3 14 (18.67%) NAS
3 14 (18.67%) Fibre Channel
3 14 (18.67%) LDAP
4 11 (14.67%) LAN
4 11 (14.67%) WAN
5 10 (13.33%) iSCSI
5 10 (13.33%) VLAN
5 10 (13.33%) FCoE
5 10 (13.33%) SMTP
5 10 (13.33%) DHCP
5 10 (13.33%) FTP
5 10 (13.33%) SNMP
6 6 (8.00%) Network Security
7 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.67%) Firewall
9 1 (1.33%) PABX
9 1 (1.33%) SDH
9 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) MySQL
3 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) OLAP
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Eclipse RCP
1 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Developer
2 24 (32.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Analyst
4 12 (16.00%) Support Analyst
5 11 (14.67%) J2EE Developer
5 11 (14.67%) Software Support Analyst
5 11 (14.67%) Developer Analyst
5 11 (14.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Technical Specialist
6 8 (10.67%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Architect
7 7 (9.33%) Java Architect
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Java Architect
7 7 (9.33%) Architect
8 6 (8.00%) Administrator
9 5 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) HTML
2 16 (21.33%) J2EE
3 15 (20.00%) Struts
4 14 (18.67%) Hibernate
5 11 (14.67%) Spring
6 5 (6.67%) XML
6 5 (6.67%) LAMP
7 4 (5.33%) JavaBeans
7 4 (5.33%) .NET
8 3 (4.00%) SWT
8 3 (4.00%) XSLT
8 3 (4.00%) Web Services
8 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.00%) EJB
8 3 (4.00%) Swing
8 3 (4.00%) Middleware
9 2 (2.67%) CSS
9 2 (2.67%) JDBC
9 2 (2.67%) JSP
9 2 (2.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) CLARiiON
2 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.67%) Replication
4 2 (2.67%) Celerra
5 1 (1.33%) CCTV
5 1 (1.33%) Open Source
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (58.67%) Linux
2 30 (40.00%) Windows
3 26 (34.67%) Solaris
4 25 (33.33%) AIX
5 19 (25.33%) UNIX
6 13 (17.33%) SUSE
6 13 (17.33%) Windows 2000
7 10 (13.33%) HPUX
8 5 (6.67%) CentOS
8 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.67%) SELinux
8 5 (6.67%) Debian
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) ITIL
2 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.67%) Web Development
3 14 (18.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (18.67%) Change Management
4 13 (17.33%) Incident Management
5 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
6 10 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 8 (10.67%) Scrum
7 8 (10.67%) Pair Programming
8 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.67%) Migration
9 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.67%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (2.67%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (1.33%) Data Management
10 1 (1.33%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.33%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (57.33%) Java
2 24 (32.00%) SQL
3 19 (25.33%) Perl
4 14 (18.67%) Korn
4 14 (18.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.67%) PHP
5 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.67%) Python
6 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.00%) VB
6 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.67%) VBA
8 1 (1.33%) VB6
8 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (30.67%) Sun Certification
2 19 (25.33%) Degree
3 12 (16.00%) OCPJP
4 11 (14.67%) OCMJD
5 8 (10.67%) PhD
6 6 (8.00%) ACCA
6 6 (8.00%) CIMA
7 3 (4.00%) OCP
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (2.67%) SNIA Certification
8 2 (2.67%) SCSE
9 1 (1.33%) CIW
9 1 (1.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (6.67%) Postfix
1 5 (6.67%) Sendmail
1 5 (6.67%) Varnish
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) CA SiteMinder
2 5 (6.67%) Nagios
3 2 (2.67%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.67%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.33%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (46.67%) Oracle
2 18 (24.00%) IBM
3 16 (21.33%) HP
3 16 (21.33%) EMC
3 16 (21.33%) NetApp
4 15 (20.00%) VMware
5 14 (18.67%) Fujitsu
5 14 (18.67%) CA
6 11 (14.67%) StorageTek
7 6 (8.00%) Sage
7 6 (8.00%) SAP
8 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.33%) Cisco
9 4 (5.33%) Dell
9 4 (5.33%) JBoss
10 3 (4.00%) Brocade
10 3 (4.00%) Hitachi
11 2 (2.67%) BMC
11 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.67%) Juniper
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