The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 93 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sun 5 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.46% - 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% - 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 9
Average salary £30,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Sun
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
620 531 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 57.14% 58.48% 59.23%
Number of salaries quoted 536 494 541
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Sun
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Bedfordshire region.

Sun Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Sun
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 5 £30,000 -
Sun
East of England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Sun also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sun.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) J2EE
2 9 (81.82%) JUnit
2 9 (81.82%) EJB
2 9 (81.82%) JSP
2 9 (81.82%) Struts
2 9 (81.82%) Web Services
2 9 (81.82%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) Sun Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) Ajax
2 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (81.82%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) SLA
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Sun also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sun. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) JUnit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Java Developer
1 9 (81.82%) J2EE Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) J2EE
1 9 (81.82%) EJB
1 9 (81.82%) JSP
1 9 (81.82%) Struts
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) XML
1 9 (81.82%) Ajax
1 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
1 9 (81.82%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) CLARiiON
2 1 (9.09%) Symmetrix
2 1 (9.09%) HACMP
2 1 (9.09%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (9.09%) HP Superdome
2 1 (9.09%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
1 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
1 9 (81.82%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Product Management
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) AWK
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Sun Certification
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (9.09%) SRDF
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) StorageTek
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Brocade