The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cambridge region.

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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 87 124 114
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -10
Permanent jobs citing Sun 34 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.90% 0.15% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 4.67% 0.37% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 1 10
Average salary £51,250 £50,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.48% +15.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -12.35%
Vendors Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
728 818 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.76% 41.71% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 578 687 656
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sun
Cambridgeshire

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 58 (90.63%) UNIX
2 54 (84.38%) SQL
3 51 (79.69%) Linux
4 50 (78.13%) Java
4 50 (78.13%) Solaris
5 47 (73.44%) Oracle
6 45 (70.31%) Perl
7 39 (60.94%) Tomcat
8 33 (51.56%) Degree
9 32 (50.00%) Finance
10 31 (48.44%) Sybase
11 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (45.31%) Internet
13 26 (40.63%) OO
14 24 (37.50%) OOD
15 23 (35.94%) J2EE
16 20 (31.25%) CGI
16 20 (31.25%) Mathematics
17 19 (29.69%) QA
18 17 (26.56%) Scrum
19 16 (25.00%) TDD
19 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
20 15 (23.44%) WebLogic
21 14 (21.88%) Subversion
22 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
23 12 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
23 12 (18.75%) Computer Science
24 11 (17.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
24 11 (17.19%) Performance Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (60.94%) Tomcat
2 15 (23.44%) WebLogic
3 9 (14.06%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 29 (45.31%) Internet
2 8 (12.50%) VPN
2 8 (12.50%) SAN
2 8 (12.50%) Intranet
2 8 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.88%) Subversion
General
1 32 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Advertising
3 4 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.31%) Applications Support
4 10 (15.63%) Applications Specialist
4 10 (15.63%) Support Specialist
4 10 (15.63%) Applications Support Specialist
5 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Development Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Principle Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Programmer
7 3 (4.69%) Java Programmer
7 3 (4.69%) Support Team Leader
7 3 (4.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) J2EE
2 20 (31.25%) CGI
3 7 (10.94%) Java EE
4 3 (4.69%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Mathematics
2 12 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.50%) Firmware
4 4 (6.25%) Informatics
4 4 (6.25%) Biology
4 4 (6.25%) Clustering
5 3 (4.69%) Wiki
6 1 (1.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 58 (90.63%) UNIX
2 51 (79.69%) Linux
3 50 (78.13%) Solaris
4 11 (17.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (17.19%) Windows
5 6 (9.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) OO
3 24 (37.50%) OOD
4 17 (26.56%) Scrum
5 16 (25.00%) TDD
6 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
7 12 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
8 11 (17.19%) Performance Management
9 8 (12.50%) Migration
9 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Network Management
9 8 (12.50%) Refactoring
10 6 (9.38%) Multithreading
11 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
11 4 (6.25%) Performance Testing
11 4 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (6.25%) Test Strategy
11 4 (6.25%) Bioinformatics
12 3 (4.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 54 (84.38%) SQL
2 50 (78.13%) Java
3 45 (70.31%) Perl
4 10 (15.63%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.50%) Python
5 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (51.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.69%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (12.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) Puppet
1 8 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (73.44%) Oracle
2 31 (48.44%) Sybase
3 8 (12.50%) HP
3 8 (12.50%) Hitachi
3 8 (12.50%) NetApp
3 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 8 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (6.25%) Atlassian
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