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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 99 105 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Sun 21 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.19% 0.38% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 0.94% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 16
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 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
631 636 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.89% 40.66% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 496 545 644
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (89.80%) Linux
2 43 (87.76%) Solaris
2 43 (87.76%) UNIX
3 42 (85.71%) Java
3 42 (85.71%) SQL
4 37 (75.51%) Oracle
4 37 (75.51%) Tomcat
5 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (67.35%) QA
7 29 (59.18%) OOD
7 29 (59.18%) OO
8 24 (48.98%) Git (software)
9 20 (40.82%) Degree
9 20 (40.82%) Perl
10 19 (38.78%) Wiki
11 17 (34.69%) Mathematics
11 17 (34.69%) Finance
11 17 (34.69%) Internet
12 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
12 15 (30.61%) Mentoring
13 14 (28.57%) Sybase
14 11 (22.45%) TDD
14 11 (22.45%) Scrum
15 10 (20.41%) Intranet
15 10 (20.41%) CGI
16 8 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (16.33%) J2EE
16 8 (16.33%) Subversion
16 8 (16.33%) Multithreading
17 7 (14.29%) HP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (75.51%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) Internet
2 10 (20.41%) Intranet
3 6 (12.24%) SAN
4 3 (6.12%) VPN
4 3 (6.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (48.98%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.33%) Subversion
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Applications Support
2 12 (24.49%) Senior Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Support Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Applications Support Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Senior Support Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Support Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Principle Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.16%) Support Team Leader
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) CGI
2 8 (16.33%) J2EE
3 3 (6.12%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.78%) Wiki
2 17 (34.69%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Firmware
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) IPTV
4 1 (2.04%) HACMP
4 1 (2.04%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Linux
2 43 (87.76%) UNIX
2 43 (87.76%) Solaris
3 6 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (12.24%) Windows
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
5 1 (2.04%) HPUX
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (59.18%) OO
2 29 (59.18%) OOD
3 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
3 15 (30.61%) Mentoring
4 11 (22.45%) TDD
4 11 (22.45%) Scrum
5 8 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (16.33%) Multithreading
6 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.24%) Migration
7 5 (10.20%) DevOps
7 5 (10.20%) Performance Management
7 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Coaching
8 4 (8.16%) People Management
8 4 (8.16%) Line Management
9 3 (6.12%) Network Management
9 3 (6.12%) Refactoring
9 3 (6.12%) UML
Programming Languages
1 42 (85.71%) Java
1 42 (85.71%) SQL
2 20 (40.82%) Perl
3 6 (12.24%) Python
3 6 (12.24%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (67.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (12.24%) KVM
2 1 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
2 1 (2.04%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Puppet
1 6 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (75.51%) Oracle
2 14 (28.57%) Sybase
3 7 (14.29%) HP
3 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 7 (14.29%) VMware
4 6 (12.24%) Hitachi
4 6 (12.24%) NetApp
5 1 (2.04%) Symantec
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
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