The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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.

Sun
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 234 239
Rank change year-on-year -19 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Sun 19 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.036% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.084% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 17
Median salary £19,000 £39,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -52.20% -0.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £16,800 £31,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £47,950 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.28%  

Sun is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3176 2390 2886
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 46.16% 43.14% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2532 1960 2312
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,329 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Sun as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in the North West

Sun
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun in the North West.

Salary trend for Sun in the North West

Sun
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Cheshire - 11 £19,000 -
Manchester -29 7 £18,625 -53.14%
Cumbria - 1 - -
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Sun.

1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (24.32%) NetSuite
4 9 (24.32%) ERP
4 9 (24.32%) Pegasus
4 9 (24.32%) Sage
4 9 (24.32%) Sage 200
4 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (24.32%) Presales
5 8 (21.62%) JSON
5 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
6 7 (18.92%) Banking
6 7 (18.92%) Unix
7 6 (16.22%) Perl
7 6 (16.22%) Linux
7 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
7 6 (16.22%) Korn
7 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
7 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (16.22%) Docker
8 5 (13.51%) OpenShift
8 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.51%) SDLC

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (8.11%) Apache
1 3 (8.11%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (8.11%) JBoss
1 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Dynamics NAV
1 9 (24.32%) NetSuite
1 9 (24.32%) Sage 200
2 2 (5.41%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.70%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) OpenShift
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) SAN
2 3 (8.11%) HTTP
3 2 (5.41%) BGP
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) OSPF
3 2 (5.41%) SNMP
3 2 (5.41%) Telepresence
3 2 (5.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JUnit
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
2 2 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Games
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Consultant
2 9 (24.32%) Implementation Consultant
2 9 (24.32%) Software Consultant
2 9 (24.32%) Software Implementation Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Recruitment Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Trainee
5 3 (8.11%) Trainee Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Unix Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Azure Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Finance Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) JSON
2 5 (13.51%) Spring
3 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (8.11%) Middleware
3 3 (8.11%) POSIX
3 3 (8.11%) REST
3 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.41%) jQuery
4 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (5.41%) Spring Boot
4 2 (5.41%) Spring Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.70%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) iPhone
4 2 (5.41%) CMDB
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.41%) Fintech
4 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.41%) Internet of Things
4 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.41%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (5.41%) PMI
4 2 (5.41%) Wiki
5 1 (2.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Unix
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.11%) AIX
3 3 (8.11%) CentOS
3 3 (8.11%) HPUX
3 3 (8.11%) SUSE
4 1 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) ERP
2 9 (24.32%) Presales
3 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
5 5 (13.51%) MVC
5 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
5 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) SDLC
5 5 (13.51%) Service Management
5 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.51%) Validation
5 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) Korn
2 6 (16.22%) Perl
3 3 (8.11%) AWK
3 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.11%) Jython
3 3 (8.11%) PHP
3 3 (8.11%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) Ruby
3 3 (8.11%) sed
3 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.41%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
1 5 (13.51%) Sun Certification
2 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ACCA
4 1 (2.70%) CAPM
4 1 (2.70%) CIMA
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Pegasus
1 9 (24.32%) Sage
2 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle
5 3 (8.11%) AppDynamics
5 3 (8.11%) IBM
5 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (5.41%) Juniper
6 2 (5.41%) Peregrine
6 2 (5.41%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) Adobe
7 1 (2.70%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) Xerox