Period
to 23 September 2017

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 6 months to 23 September 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
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 336 342 320
Rank change year-on-year +6 -22 +36
Permanent jobs citing Sun 36 7 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.059% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.14% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 41
North West median annual salary £25,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +7.14% -22.22%
10th Percentile £18,600 £30,375 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,375 £49,375 £47,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +5.56%

Sun is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6073 5147 5864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.62% 43.09% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4718 4125 4681
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Sun as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 23 September 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 6 months to 23 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 18 £25,000 -37.11%
Cheshire - 17 £37,500 - 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (41.67%) Java
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 9 (25.00%) Spring
3 9 (25.00%) JSON
3 9 (25.00%) MVC
4 8 (22.22%) Finance
4 8 (22.22%) Banking
4 8 (22.22%) Degree
4 8 (22.22%) ITIL
4 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 8 (22.22%) Sun Certification
4 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (19.44%) Docker
5 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (19.44%) Cisco
5 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
6 6 (16.67%) Wealth Management
6 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.67%) Linux
6 6 (16.67%) Xerox
7 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.89%) SDLC
7 5 (13.89%) Transition Management
7 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (13.89%) OpenShift
7 5 (13.89%) Unix

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 4 (11.11%) JBoss
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) OpenShift
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) BGP
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) OSPF
2 2 (5.56%) SNMP
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.33%) JUnit
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) SonarQube
2 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 8 (22.22%) Banking
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Games
3 2 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Military
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Software Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Support Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Support Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Recruitment Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Trainee
5 3 (8.33%) Trainee Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) JSON
1 9 (25.00%) Spring
2 4 (11.11%) Middleware
2 4 (11.11%) REST
2 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 4 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (8.33%) Apache Wicket
3 3 (8.33%) GWT
3 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (8.33%) J2EE
3 3 (8.33%) Java EE
3 3 (8.33%) JSF
3 3 (8.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (5.56%) .NET
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.56%) jQuery
4 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) iPhone
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.56%) Fintech
4 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.56%) Internet of Things
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (5.56%) PMI
4 2 (5.56%) Wiki
5 1 (2.78%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Unix
4 3 (8.33%) AIX
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 9 (25.00%) MVC
4 8 (22.22%) ITIL
5 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 6 (16.67%) Wealth Management
6 5 (13.89%) Change Management
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) SDLC
6 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.89%) Test Management
6 5 (13.89%) Transition Management
6 5 (13.89%) Validation
6 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) PHP
3 3 (8.33%) C
3 3 (8.33%) Jython
3 3 (8.33%) Korn
3 3 (8.33%) Perl
3 3 (8.33%) Ruby
3 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
1 8 (22.22%) Sun Certification
2 5 (13.89%) A+ Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CAPM
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco
2 6 (16.67%) Xerox
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) AppDynamics
4 3 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 3 (8.33%) Cloudera
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.56%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) Apigee
6 1 (2.78%) CA
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) Facebook
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft