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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 91 97 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Sun 21 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.20% 0.64% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 3.35% 1.62% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 17
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +17.28%
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
627 617 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.91% 39.76% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 486 514 634
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014, 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 43 (91.49%) UNIX
1 43 (91.49%) Solaris
1 43 (91.49%) Linux
2 42 (89.36%) Java
2 42 (89.36%) SQL
3 38 (80.85%) Tomcat
4 36 (76.60%) Oracle
4 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (72.34%) QA
6 31 (65.96%) OOD
6 31 (65.96%) OO
7 24 (51.06%) Git (software)
8 20 (42.55%) Wiki
9 19 (40.43%) Degree
10 18 (38.30%) Mathematics
10 18 (38.30%) Finance
10 18 (38.30%) Internet
10 18 (38.30%) Perl
11 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
11 16 (34.04%) Mentoring
12 14 (29.79%) Sybase
13 11 (23.40%) Intranet
13 11 (23.40%) CGI
14 9 (19.15%) Scrum
14 9 (19.15%) TDD
14 9 (19.15%) Subversion
15 7 (14.89%) Multithreading
15 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (12.77%) J2EE
17 5 (10.64%) Windows

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 38 (80.85%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) Internet
2 11 (23.40%) Intranet
3 4 (8.51%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (51.06%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.15%) Subversion
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Applications Support
2 13 (27.66%) Senior Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Applications Support Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Senior Support Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Support Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Support Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Principle Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Support Team Leader
5 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) CGI
2 6 (12.77%) J2EE
3 2 (4.26%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Wiki
2 18 (38.30%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) IPTV
5 1 (2.13%) HACMP
5 1 (2.13%) HP Superdome
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (91.49%) UNIX
1 43 (91.49%) Solaris
1 43 (91.49%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.13%) AIX
4 1 (2.13%) HPUX
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (65.96%) OOD
2 31 (65.96%) OO
3 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
3 16 (34.04%) Mentoring
4 9 (19.15%) Scrum
4 9 (19.15%) TDD
5 7 (14.89%) Multithreading
5 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.51%) Performance Management
7 4 (8.51%) Coaching
7 4 (8.51%) People Management
7 4 (8.51%) Line Management
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
8 3 (6.38%) DevOps
9 2 (4.26%) UML
10 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (89.36%) Java
1 42 (89.36%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) Perl
3 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.51%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (72.34%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.51%) KVM
2 1 (2.13%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) vSphere
2 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.13%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
1 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (76.60%) Oracle
2 14 (29.79%) Sybase
3 5 (10.64%) HP
3 5 (10.64%) VMware
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.51%) Hitachi
4 4 (8.51%) NetApp
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) Symantec
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