The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 102 92 123
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +31
Permanent jobs citing Sun 6 31 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.42% 1.68% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 4.09% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 1
Average salary £80,000 £47,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.42% -5.94%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
Sun
Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
530 758 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.51% 41.20% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 426 583 634
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £31,661
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Sun
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Sun Salary Trend in Cambridge

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) Solaris
2 10 (83.33%) Clustering
2 10 (83.33%) Load Balancing
3 9 (75.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 9 (75.00%) UNIX
3 9 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (75.00%) J2EE
3 9 (75.00%) UML
3 9 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (75.00%) OO
3 9 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (75.00%) J2SE
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (66.67%) OWASP
5 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (50.00%) Atlassian
5 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 6 (50.00%) WorldPay
6 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 5 (41.67%) RESTful
6 5 (41.67%) Internet

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) WebLogic
1 9 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) iPlanet
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Architect
2 8 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) J2EE
1 9 (75.00%) J2SE
2 5 (41.67%) RESTful
2 5 (41.67%) WSDL
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Solaris
3 9 (75.00%) UNIX
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 9 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) UML
2 9 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
2 9 (75.00%) OO
2 9 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (66.67%) OWASP
4 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) RHCE
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) LPIC
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) KVM
1 1 (8.33%) iptables
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) Postfix
1 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CFEngine
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (50.00%) WorldPay
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Vertica
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
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