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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 110 93 130
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +37
Permanent jobs citing Sun 5 34 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.33% 1.88% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 4.63% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 1
Average salary £29,500 £51,250 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.43% +1.48%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
558 734 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.37% 40.66% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 440 581 688
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 28 April 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 11 (84.62%) Solaris
3 10 (76.92%) Java
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
4 9 (69.23%) UNIX
4 9 (69.23%) OO
4 9 (69.23%) Tomcat
4 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
4 9 (69.23%) WorldPay
5 7 (53.85%) Clustering
5 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
6 5 (38.46%) Atlassian
6 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
6 5 (38.46%) TDD
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) J2SE
6 5 (38.46%) UML
6 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
6 5 (38.46%) J2EE
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (30.77%) RESTful
7 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
7 4 (30.77%) Perl
7 4 (30.77%) SOAP
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (69.23%) Tomcat
2 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
3 2 (15.38%) iPlanet
4 1 (7.69%) JBoss
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
1 5 (38.46%) J2SE
2 4 (30.77%) WSDL
2 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 4 (30.77%) SOAP
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Clustering
2 4 (30.77%) Wiki
3 2 (15.38%) Internet of Things
4 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Solaris
3 9 (69.23%) UNIX
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) CentOS
6 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) OO
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) UML
3 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) OOD
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) OWASP
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) LPIC
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) NFS
1 2 (15.38%) Sendmail
2 1 (7.69%) KVM
2 1 (7.69%) iptables
2 1 (7.69%) Xen
2 1 (7.69%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) WorldPay
3 5 (38.46%) Atlassian
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Vertica
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Sybase
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