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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 185 145 164
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +19
Permanent jobs citing Sun 30 62 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 1.25% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 2.45% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 60 34
Average salary £39,500 £43,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.19% +2.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £35,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- -9.60%
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
2613 2534 2347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.98% 51.08% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 2097 2052
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 18 £48,500 -3.00%
Coventry -12 5 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 5 £23,500 - 2
Warwickshire -3 1 - -
Solihull -8 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (50.79%) ITIL
2 26 (41.27%) SQL
3 23 (36.51%) Incident Management
4 22 (34.92%) Linux
5 20 (31.75%) Java
5 20 (31.75%) Oracle
6 18 (28.57%) Tomcat
7 17 (26.98%) Finance
7 17 (26.98%) Apache
8 16 (25.40%) Degree
9 15 (23.81%) Banking
9 15 (23.81%) Problem Management
10 14 (22.22%) Time Management
10 14 (22.22%) Windows
11 13 (20.63%) AIX
11 13 (20.63%) Solaris
12 12 (19.05%) People Management
13 11 (17.46%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (17.46%) OCPJP
13 11 (17.46%) OCMJD
13 11 (17.46%) Sun Certification
13 11 (17.46%) Spring
13 11 (17.46%) J2EE
13 11 (17.46%) Struts
14 10 (15.87%) Hibernate
14 10 (15.87%) LDAP
14 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
14 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 17 (26.98%) Apache
3 7 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) LDAP
2 4 (6.35%) SAN
3 3 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) Network Security
4 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.59%) OSPF
4 1 (1.59%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) MySQL
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 15 (23.81%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Analyst
2 19 (30.16%) Support Analyst
3 13 (20.63%) Incident Manager
4 12 (19.05%) Developer
5 11 (17.46%) Java Developer
5 11 (17.46%) J2EE Developer
5 11 (17.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (15.87%) Software Support Analyst
6 10 (15.87%) Developer Analyst
7 8 (12.70%) Major Incident Manager
8 7 (11.11%) Database Analyst
9 6 (9.52%) Service Analyst
9 6 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (4.76%) Service Management Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) SAN Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Storage Support Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) J2EE
1 11 (17.46%) Struts
1 11 (17.46%) Spring
2 10 (15.87%) Hibernate
3 9 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (3.17%) .NET
4 2 (3.17%) Web Services
5 1 (1.59%) XML
5 1 (1.59%) ADO
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.59%) EJB
5 1 (1.59%) CSS
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.76%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Linux
2 14 (22.22%) Windows
3 13 (20.63%) AIX
3 13 (20.63%) Solaris
4 10 (15.87%) UNIX
5 8 (12.70%) Windows 2000
6 7 (11.11%) SUSE
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) ITIL
2 23 (36.51%) Incident Management
3 15 (23.81%) Problem Management
4 14 (22.22%) Time Management
5 12 (19.05%) People Management
6 11 (17.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
7 10 (15.87%) Web Development
8 8 (12.70%) Change Management
9 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.76%) Migration
10 3 (4.76%) Service Management
11 2 (3.17%) ITIL V3
12 1 (1.59%) Web Application Development
12 1 (1.59%) Line Management
12 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.59%) Coaching
12 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) SQL
2 20 (31.75%) Java
3 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
4 9 (14.29%) Korn
4 9 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (1.59%) VB
5 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.59%) X++
5 1 (1.59%) VB6
5 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Degree
2 11 (17.46%) Sun Certification
2 11 (17.46%) OCPJP
2 11 (17.46%) OCMJD
3 2 (3.17%) ACCA
3 2 (3.17%) CIMA
3 2 (3.17%) MCP
3 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) CA SiteMinder
2 3 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.59%) Netcool
3 1 (1.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) CA
3 6 (9.52%) Cisco
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.35%) NetApp
5 3 (4.76%) StorageTek
5 3 (4.76%) VMware
5 3 (4.76%) Brocade
5 3 (4.76%) Fujitsu
5 3 (4.76%) HP
5 3 (4.76%) Dell
5 3 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (3.17%) Citrix
6 2 (3.17%) SAP
6 2 (3.17%) Sage
7 1 (1.59%) Netezza
7 1 (1.59%) Veritas
7 1 (1.59%) CommVault
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
Stafford
Networx Recruitment
Salary: c £40-45,000 package (to include pension)
Posted: 15 days ago
Stafford
Networx Recruitment
Salary: c £35,000 package (to include pension)
Posted: 15 days ago