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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 196 162 168
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +6
Permanent jobs citing Sun 17 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.77% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 1.59% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 38
Average salary £23,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,626 £51,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
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
2462 2198 2462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.38% 48.36% 50.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2068 1771 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 -19 8 £23,500 -53.00%
Staffordshire - 7 £22,500 - 1
Solihull - 2 £31,316 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) ITIL
3 10 (25.64%) Windows
3 10 (25.64%) Oracle
3 10 (25.64%) SLA
3 10 (25.64%) Cisco
4 8 (20.51%) Linux
4 8 (20.51%) Banking
4 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
4 8 (20.51%) Degree
4 8 (20.51%) Time Management
5 7 (17.95%) Problem Management
5 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
5 7 (17.95%) UNIX
5 7 (17.95%) Finance
6 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 6 (15.38%) MySQL
6 6 (15.38%) People Management
6 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (12.82%) Business Development
7 5 (12.82%) Telemarketing
7 5 (12.82%) Fujitsu
7 5 (12.82%) Java
7 5 (12.82%) Solaris
7 5 (12.82%) IBM
7 5 (12.82%) HP
7 5 (12.82%) Dell
7 5 (12.82%) Hitachi
7 5 (12.82%) Firewall

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 4 (10.26%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) Network Security
2 3 (7.69%) OSPF
2 3 (7.69%) BGP
3 2 (5.13%) LDAP
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.56%) NAS
4 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (20.51%) Banking
2 7 (17.95%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Support Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Database Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Incident Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Major Incident Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Sales Executive
4 5 (12.82%) IT Sales Executive
5 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.26%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Software Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Trainer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Service Management Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) J2EE
1 4 (10.26%) Struts
1 4 (10.26%) Spring
2 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.56%) ADO
3 1 (2.56%) EJB
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) UNIX
4 5 (12.82%) Solaris
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
2 8 (20.51%) Time Management
3 7 (17.95%) Problem Management
4 6 (15.38%) People Management
5 5 (12.82%) Business Development
5 5 (12.82%) Telemarketing
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.13%) Service Management
9 1 (2.56%) Change Management
9 1 (2.56%) Web Development
9 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.56%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) Korn
4 1 (2.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Sun Certification
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.26%) OCPJP
2 4 (10.26%) OCMJD
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) Xen
3 1 (2.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Netcool
1 1 (2.56%) Nagios
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
1 10 (25.64%) Cisco
2 5 (12.82%) IBM
2 5 (12.82%) HP
2 5 (12.82%) Dell
2 5 (12.82%) Hitachi
2 5 (12.82%) Fujitsu
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Capita
3 2 (5.13%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) NetApp
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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