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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 211 175 163
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -12
Permanent jobs citing Sun 10 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.75% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 1.60% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 40 48
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £29,907
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +4.96%
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
2756 2558 2683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.73% 46.88% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2273 2143 2193
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -18 7 £43,750 +82.29% 1
Coventry -16 1 £17,500 -46.15%
Warwickshire -25 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £22,500 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) SLA
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
3 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (18.52%) Telemarketing
5 5 (18.52%) Business Development
5 5 (18.52%) Fujitsu
5 5 (18.52%) MySQL
5 5 (18.52%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) Solaris
5 5 (18.52%) Linux
5 5 (18.52%) IBM
5 5 (18.52%) UNIX
5 5 (18.52%) HP
5 5 (18.52%) Dell
5 5 (18.52%) Hitachi
6 4 (14.81%) Sun Certification
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.11%) Degree
7 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) OSPF
7 3 (11.11%) BGP
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (11.11%) Active Directory

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) OSPF
1 3 (11.11%) BGP
2 2 (7.41%) LDAP
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.70%) NAS
3 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Front Office
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Sales Executive
2 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Database Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) IT Sales Executive
3 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Trainer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ADO
2 1 (3.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Solaris
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Business Development
2 5 (18.52%) Telemarketing
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) Korn
4 1 (3.70%) X++
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Sun Certification
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Postgraduate
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CEH
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Xen
2 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.70%) Nessus
1 1 (3.70%) Ionix
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) IBM
2 5 (18.52%) HP
2 5 (18.52%) Dell
2 5 (18.52%) Hitachi
2 5 (18.52%) Fujitsu
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
4 2 (7.41%) Capita
4 2 (7.41%) Google
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Tripwire
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Qualys
5 1 (3.70%) Rapid7
5 1 (3.70%) CA
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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