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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 220 218 190
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Permanent jobs citing Sun 17 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.14% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.28% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 30
Median salary £41,000 £42,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.95% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
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
2764 2826 2605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.77% 47.99% 48.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2011 2310 2173
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +9 9 £48,000 +174.28%
Birmingham -15 7 £30,000 -33.33%
Warwickshire - 1 £39,000 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Sun.

1 27 (64.29%) Oracle
2 25 (59.52%) Linux
2 25 (59.52%) Degree
3 22 (52.38%) Software Engineering
3 22 (52.38%) Solaris
3 22 (52.38%) Apache
3 22 (52.38%) SAN
3 22 (52.38%) Computer Science
4 21 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 21 (50.00%) Veritas
4 21 (50.00%) IBM
4 21 (50.00%) Unix
5 17 (40.48%) Web Services
5 17 (40.48%) Line Management
6 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 15 (35.71%) SQL
7 15 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (33.33%) SUSE
8 14 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 14 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (30.95%) CMDB
9 13 (30.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (30.95%) Performance Analysis
9 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
9 13 (30.95%) Presales
9 13 (30.95%) Clustering
9 13 (30.95%) NetBackup
9 13 (30.95%) Publishing
9 13 (30.95%) Migration
9 13 (30.95%) LAMP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (52.38%) Apache
2 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (52.38%) SAN
2 11 (26.19%) Internet
3 9 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (9.52%) LAN
4 4 (9.52%) WAN
5 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.38%) Firewall
6 1 (2.38%) Intranet
6 1 (2.38%) NAS
6 1 (2.38%) SSL
6 1 (2.38%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.95%) DB2
2 13 (30.95%) MySQL
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
4 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (7.14%) JUnit
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (30.95%) Publishing
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Technical Specialist
2 13 (30.95%) Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Java Developer
4 9 (21.43%) J2EE Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Team Leader
6 3 (7.14%) Agile Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Web Services
2 13 (30.95%) LAMP
3 10 (23.81%) J2EE
3 10 (23.81%) XML
4 9 (21.43%) JSP
5 8 (19.05%) Hibernate
5 8 (19.05%) RESTful
5 8 (19.05%) Spring
6 6 (14.29%) CSS
6 6 (14.29%) HTML
7 3 (7.14%) .NET
8 2 (4.76%) Ajax
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.76%) Classic ASP
8 2 (4.76%) jQuery
9 1 (2.38%) COM
9 1 (2.38%) EJB
9 1 (2.38%) Servlets
9 1 (2.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) Computer Science
2 13 (30.95%) Clustering
2 13 (30.95%) CMDB
2 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Celerra
4 1 (2.38%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Linux
2 22 (52.38%) Solaris
3 21 (50.00%) Unix
4 14 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (33.33%) SUSE
5 13 (30.95%) AIX
6 2 (4.76%) Windows
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 17 (40.48%) Line Management
3 15 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
4 13 (30.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (30.95%) Migration
4 13 (30.95%) Performance Analysis
4 13 (30.95%) Presales
4 13 (30.95%) Service Delivery
4 13 (30.95%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (30.95%) TOGAF
4 13 (30.95%) Zachman Framework
5 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 7 (16.67%) E-business
7 7 (16.67%) ITIL
8 6 (14.29%) Scrum
9 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (9.52%) Coaching
10 4 (9.52%) Service Management
11 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) Perl
2 13 (30.95%) Shell Script
3 12 (28.57%) Java
4 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.67%) Korn
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) VB
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.76%) VBA
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) Degree
2 13 (30.95%) ISEB
3 11 (26.19%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Firmware
2 8 (19.05%) NFS
2 8 (19.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 14 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (30.95%) NetBackup
3 13 (30.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (30.95%) Unicenter
4 8 (19.05%) Simpana
5 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.38%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Oracle
2 21 (50.00%) IBM
2 21 (50.00%) Veritas
3 13 (30.95%) CA
4 9 (21.43%) NetApp
5 8 (19.05%) CommVault
5 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 7 (16.67%) Netezza
7 3 (7.14%) Avaya
8 2 (4.76%) HP
9 1 (2.38%) Cisco
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) Finjan
9 1 (2.38%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.38%) VMware