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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 232 240
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Sun 21 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.052% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 0.12% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 4
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11%  

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 2667 2441 2965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.34% 42.34% 44.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2189 2007 2373
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in the North West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 30 March 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
Manchester -12 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Merseyside - 4 £33,750 -
Cheshire +7 3 £19,000 -57.77% 2
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (32.35%) ERP
2 11 (32.35%) Pegasus
2 11 (32.35%) Sage
2 11 (32.35%) NetSuite
2 11 (32.35%) Sage 200
2 11 (32.35%) Presales
3 8 (23.53%) Degree
3 8 (23.53%) Java
3 8 (23.53%) Unix
3 8 (23.53%) Linux
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Banking
4 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
4 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
4 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (20.59%) SDLC
5 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.65%) Sun Certification
5 6 (17.65%) SAN
6 5 (14.71%) HTTP
6 5 (14.71%) Perl
6 5 (14.71%) HTML
6 5 (14.71%) HPUX

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 (8.82%) Apache
1 3 (8.82%) JBoss
1 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.94%) CICS
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 11 (32.35%) NetSuite
1 11 (32.35%) Sage 200
2 2 (5.88%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.94%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) SAN
2 5 (14.71%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) Telepresence
4 1 (2.94%) BGP
4 1 (2.94%) LDAP
4 1 (2.94%) OSPF
4 1 (2.94%) SNMP
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) DB2
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) IMS/DB
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Bitbucket
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.76%) Gradle
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Mockito
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Consultant
2 11 (32.35%) Implementation Consultant
2 11 (32.35%) Software Consultant
2 11 (32.35%) Software Implementation Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Unix Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Recruitment Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Trainee
5 2 (5.88%) Trainee Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) CSS
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) CSS3
2 4 (11.76%) HTML5
2 4 (11.76%) jQuery
2 4 (11.76%) JSP
2 4 (11.76%) Servlets
2 4 (11.76%) Spring
3 3 (8.82%) EJB
3 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
3 3 (8.82%) J2EE
3 3 (8.82%) JSON
3 3 (8.82%) Middleware
3 3 (8.82%) POSIX
3 3 (8.82%) REST
3 3 (8.82%) SOAP
3 3 (8.82%) Spring MVC
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.88%) CMDB
4 2 (5.88%) iPhone
4 2 (5.88%) RIA
4 2 (5.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.94%) IVR
5 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
1 8 (23.53%) Unix
2 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.71%) HPUX
4 4 (11.76%) AIX
5 3 (8.82%) CentOS
5 3 (8.82%) SUSE
6 2 (5.88%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) Android
7 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ERP
1 11 (32.35%) Presales
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
3 7 (20.59%) SDLC
4 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.71%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) BDD
6 4 (11.76%) Investment Management
6 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 4 (11.76%) MVC
6 4 (11.76%) Open Source
6 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Validation
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.82%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) Korn
3 5 (14.71%) Perl
4 3 (8.82%) AWK
4 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.82%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) sed
4 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.88%) Jython
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) COBOL
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) Sun Certification
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) ACCA
4 1 (2.94%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.94%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.94%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Pegasus
1 11 (32.35%) Sage
2 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) HP
4 4 (11.76%) IBM
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) AppDynamics
6 2 (5.88%) Peregrine
6 2 (5.88%) SAP
7 1 (2.94%) Adobe
7 1 (2.94%) CA
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.94%) Facebook
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec
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