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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 104 98 122
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Permanent jobs citing Sun 6 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.43% 1.23% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 3.29% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £80,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
536 668 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.59% 37.21% 42.03%
Number of salaries quoted 424 507 586
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,300
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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Solaris
2 10 (90.91%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) Multithreading
3 9 (81.82%) Load Balancing
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Performance Analysis
3 9 (81.82%) WebLogic
3 9 (81.82%) J2EE
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
3 9 (81.82%) J2SE
3 9 (81.82%) UML
3 9 (81.82%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (81.82%) OO
3 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 9 (81.82%) OWASP
3 9 (81.82%) Clustering
4 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
4 7 (63.64%) Scrum
5 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (54.55%) TDD
5 6 (54.55%) Atlassian
5 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
5 6 (54.55%) RESTful
5 6 (54.55%) WSDL
5 6 (54.55%) SOAP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (81.82%) WebLogic
1 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Architect
1 9 (81.82%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) J2EE
1 9 (81.82%) J2SE
2 6 (54.55%) SOAP
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) WSDL
2 6 (54.55%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
2 10 (90.91%) Solaris
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) HPUX
5 1 (9.09%) SUSE
5 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) UML
2 9 (81.82%) OOA/OOD
2 9 (81.82%) OO
2 9 (81.82%) Multithreading
2 9 (81.82%) OWASP
2 9 (81.82%) Performance Analysis
2 9 (81.82%) Load Balancing
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) RHCE
1 1 (9.09%) LPIC
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
1 1 (9.09%) Postfix
1 1 (9.09%) KVM
1 1 (9.09%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Atlassian
2 6 (54.55%) WorldPay
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) VMware