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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 101 79 106
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +27
Permanent jobs citing Sun 8 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.50% 2.07% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 5.25% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 10
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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
570 571 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.65% 39.46% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 433 468 567
Average salary £38,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.46% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 26 January 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (87.50%) Solaris
4 26 (81.25%) UNIX
4 26 (81.25%) OO
4 26 (81.25%) Tomcat
4 26 (81.25%) Java
4 26 (81.25%) SQL
5 25 (78.13%) OOD
6 23 (71.88%) QA
7 22 (68.75%) Oracle
8 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
9 17 (53.13%) Wiki
10 14 (43.75%) Perl
11 13 (40.63%) Internet
12 11 (34.38%) Finance
12 11 (34.38%) Degree
13 10 (31.25%) Mathematics
13 10 (31.25%) Mentoring
14 9 (28.13%) Sybase
15 8 (25.00%) Intranet
15 8 (25.00%) CGI
15 8 (25.00%) Subversion
15 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
16 6 (18.75%) TDD
16 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
16 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
17 5 (15.63%) Puppet
17 5 (15.63%) Scrum
17 5 (15.63%) VMware

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (81.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) iPlanet
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Internet
2 8 (25.00%) Intranet
3 3 (9.38%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
1 11 (34.38%) Support Analyst
1 11 (34.38%) Senior Analyst
1 11 (34.38%) Applications Support Analyst
1 11 (34.38%) Senior Support Analyst
1 11 (34.38%) Applications Support
1 11 (34.38%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Senior Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Principle Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) CGI
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Wiki
2 10 (31.25%) Mathematics
3 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.38%) Clustering
4 3 (9.38%) IPTV
5 2 (6.25%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (87.50%) Solaris
3 26 (81.25%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (81.25%) OO
3 25 (78.13%) OOD
4 10 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.75%) TDD
7 5 (15.63%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
8 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
8 3 (9.38%) DevOps
8 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.25%) ITIL
9 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
10 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
10 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.13%) UML
10 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) Java
1 26 (81.25%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) Perl
3 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.38%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (71.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.38%) KVM
2 2 (6.25%) NFS
2 2 (6.25%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
2 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.25%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) Sybase
3 5 (15.63%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) Hitachi
4 3 (9.38%) NetApp
5 2 (6.25%) Dell
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) Vertica
6 1 (3.13%) Atlassian