The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 121 99 141
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +42
Permanent jobs citing Sun 8 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.35% 1.45% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 3.62% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 8
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Sun
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
872 828 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 38.00% 40.06% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 676 669 897
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Sun
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Cambridgeshire region.

Sun Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Sun
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -24 8 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Sun
East of England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (86.67%) Solaris
4 24 (80.00%) UNIX
4 24 (80.00%) OO
4 24 (80.00%) Tomcat
4 24 (80.00%) Java
4 24 (80.00%) SQL
5 23 (76.67%) OOD
6 21 (70.00%) QA
7 20 (66.67%) Oracle
8 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
9 16 (53.33%) Wiki
10 13 (43.33%) Perl
11 12 (40.00%) Internet
12 10 (33.33%) Finance
12 10 (33.33%) Degree
13 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
13 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
14 8 (26.67%) Sybase
15 7 (23.33%) Intranet
15 7 (23.33%) CGI
15 7 (23.33%) Subversion
15 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
16 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
16 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
17 5 (16.67%) Puppet
17 5 (16.67%) VMware
17 5 (16.67%) TDD
17 5 (16.67%) Red Hat

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 24 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) iPlanet
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Internet
2 7 (23.33%) Intranet
3 3 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (6.67%) DHCP
4 2 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (23.33%) Subversion
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 10 (33.33%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
1 10 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 10 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 10 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
1 10 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Principle Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) CGI
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Wiki
2 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.00%) Clustering
4 3 (10.00%) IPTV
5 2 (6.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (86.67%) Solaris
3 24 (80.00%) UNIX
4 2 (6.67%) CentOS
4 2 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (80.00%) OO
3 23 (76.67%) OOD
4 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (13.33%) Scrum
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (10.00%) DevOps
9 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.67%) ITIL
9 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
9 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.33%) UML
10 1 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) Java
1 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) Perl
3 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (70.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.00%) KVM
2 2 (6.67%) Sendmail
2 2 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) Sybase
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) Hitachi
4 3 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) Vertica
5 2 (6.67%) Dell
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
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