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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 194 151 154
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +3
Permanent jobs citing Sun 20 38 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.91% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 1.83% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 45
Average salary £23,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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
2342 2076 2360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.95% 49.57% 49.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2014 1626 1956
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 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 3 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 -42 8 £23,500 -53.00% 2
Staffordshire - 8 £22,500 - 1
Coventry -21 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Solihull - 2 £31,316 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 25 (46.30%) SQL
2 20 (37.04%) ITIL
3 17 (31.48%) Oracle
4 13 (24.07%) Linux
4 13 (24.07%) Degree
5 12 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 11 (20.37%) Banking
6 11 (20.37%) Java
6 11 (20.37%) SLA
6 11 (20.37%) Cisco
7 10 (18.52%) Time Management
8 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 9 (16.67%) Finance
8 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
8 9 (16.67%) Windows
8 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 8 (14.81%) People Management
9 8 (14.81%) UNIX
9 8 (14.81%) J2EE
9 8 (14.81%) MySQL
9 8 (14.81%) Struts
9 8 (14.81%) HP
9 8 (14.81%) Dell
9 8 (14.81%) Apache
9 8 (14.81%) Sun Certification
9 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (14.81%) OCPJP
9 8 (14.81%) OCMJD
9 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (14.81%) Spring

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 8 (14.81%) Apache
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) LDAP
1 5 (9.26%) SAN
2 3 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security
4 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.85%) NAS
4 1 (1.85%) OSPF
4 1 (1.85%) BGP
4 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.81%) MySQL
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (20.37%) Banking
2 9 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Analyst
2 17 (31.48%) Support Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Database Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.81%) J2EE Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Incident Manager
3 8 (14.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Developer Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Software Support Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Service Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Major Incident Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Sales Executive
6 5 (9.26%) IT Sales Executive
7 4 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) SAN Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Service Management Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) J2EE
1 8 (14.81%) Struts
1 8 (14.81%) Spring
2 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) ADO
4 1 (1.85%) EJB
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.56%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Linux
2 9 (16.67%) Windows
3 8 (14.81%) UNIX
4 7 (12.96%) Solaris
5 6 (11.11%) AIX
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) ITIL
2 12 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 10 (18.52%) Time Management
4 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (14.81%) People Management
6 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.26%) Telemarketing
7 5 (9.26%) Business Development
8 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.41%) Web Development
9 3 (5.56%) Service Management
10 2 (3.70%) Change Management
11 1 (1.85%) Risk Assessment
11 1 (1.85%) Capacity Management
11 1 (1.85%) Web Application Development
11 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) Java
3 4 (7.41%) Perl
4 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.56%) Korn
5 1 (1.85%) X++
5 1 (1.85%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Degree
2 8 (14.81%) Sun Certification
2 8 (14.81%) OCPJP
2 8 (14.81%) OCMJD
3 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (1.85%) MCP
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) VCP4
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.85%) Xen
3 1 (1.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.85%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.85%) Netcool
2 1 (1.85%) Nagios
2 1 (1.85%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) Cisco
3 8 (14.81%) HP
3 8 (14.81%) Dell
3 8 (14.81%) Fujitsu
4 6 (11.11%) IBM
5 5 (9.26%) Hitachi
5 5 (9.26%) NetApp
6 4 (7.41%) EMC
7 3 (5.56%) StorageTek
7 3 (5.56%) VMware
7 3 (5.56%) Brocade
8 2 (3.70%) Capita
8 2 (3.70%) Google
8 2 (3.70%) Citrix
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.85%) CA
9 1 (1.85%) CommVault
9 1 (1.85%) Netezza
9 1 (1.85%) Veritas
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