The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
England / South West
Rank 232 242 227
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Sun 6 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.41% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 13
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -33.33%  
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 South West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2073 2657 2617
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.76% 45.21% 43.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1756 2185 2201
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Sun
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Sun in the South West

Sun
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Sun in the South West

Sun
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol - 5 £25,000 -
Dorset - 1 £43,750 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region with a requirement for Sun.

1 13 (92.86%) Solaris
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) NetBackup
3 9 (64.29%) SAN
4 8 (57.14%) ITIL
4 8 (57.14%) HP
4 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
5 7 (50.00%) ProCurve
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 7 (50.00%) Driving Licence
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 7 (50.00%) Intel
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco
5 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (50.00%) PRINCE
5 7 (50.00%) Project Management
5 7 (50.00%) Replication
6 6 (42.86%) Unix
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Maximo
7 4 (28.57%) Terminal Server
7 4 (28.57%) GIS
7 4 (28.57%) Middleware

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) SAN
3 7 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) NAS
5 2 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (14.29%) SSL
6 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
6 1 (7.14%) Telepresence
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) GIS
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Support
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 5 (35.71%) Support Team Leader
1 5 (35.71%) Team Leader
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall Support
2 4 (28.57%) Graduate
2 4 (28.57%) Graduate Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Maximo Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Java Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Incident Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Production Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
1 4 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 7 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
1 13 (92.86%) Solaris
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) AIX
3 4 (28.57%) HPUX
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 2000
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Debian
4 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 7 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) B2B
3 4 (28.57%) CAD
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) MetaFrame
1 4 (28.57%) Terminal Server
2 2 (14.29%) NFS
2 2 (14.29%) Samba
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) NetBackup
2 2 (14.29%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) HP
3 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) Intel
3 7 (50.00%) ProCurve
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) Actuate
5 4 (28.57%) BEA
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) webMethods
6 2 (14.29%) Veritas
7 1 (7.14%) F5
7 1 (7.14%) Peregrine