The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 146 176 151
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -25
Permanent jobs citing Sun 26 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.71% 0.36% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 0.83% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 19
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Sun
England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1559 1681 1557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 42.83% 43.25% 49.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1242 1371 1314
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Sun
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Sun Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Sun
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Sun
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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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
Leicestershire +28 9 £23,500 -26.56%
Nottinghamshire - 9 £46,250 -
Northamptonshire -7 5 £36,000 +2.85%
Derbyshire - 3 £22,500 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 21 (56.76%) Java
1 21 (56.76%) Sun Certification
2 20 (54.05%) J2EE
2 20 (54.05%) Web Services
2 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
3 19 (51.35%) XML
3 19 (51.35%) Oracle
3 19 (51.35%) EJB
4 18 (48.65%) JUnit
5 17 (45.95%) UNIX
6 16 (43.24%) SOAP
6 16 (43.24%) Eclipse
6 16 (43.24%) Java SE
6 16 (43.24%) JPA
6 16 (43.24%) EJB 3.0
6 16 (43.24%) RESTful
6 16 (43.24%) Redmine
6 16 (43.24%) JAX-RS
7 14 (37.84%) Finance
8 11 (29.73%) HP
8 11 (29.73%) Dell
8 11 (29.73%) IBM
9 10 (27.03%) Hitachi
9 10 (27.03%) Cisco
9 10 (27.03%) Business Development
9 10 (27.03%) Fujitsu
9 10 (27.03%) Java EE
9 10 (27.03%) Telemarketing
10 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
11 5 (13.51%) Linux

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) JUnit
2 16 (43.24%) Eclipse
2 16 (43.24%) Redmine
3 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Sales Executive
3 10 (27.03%) IT Sales Executive
4 7 (18.92%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (10.81%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) IT Administrator
9 1 (2.70%) Junior Java Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Django Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Hardware Technician
9 1 (2.70%) Python/Django Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Junior
9 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) J2EE
1 20 (54.05%) Web Services
2 19 (51.35%) XML
2 19 (51.35%) EJB
3 16 (43.24%) SOAP
3 16 (43.24%) Java SE
3 16 (43.24%) JPA
3 16 (43.24%) EJB 3.0
3 16 (43.24%) RESTful
3 16 (43.24%) JAX-RS
4 10 (27.03%) Java EE
5 4 (10.81%) Struts
6 3 (8.11%) JSP
7 2 (5.41%) Spring
8 1 (2.70%) JSF
8 1 (2.70%) Ajax
8 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.70%) Apache Flex
8 1 (2.70%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.70%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) UNIX
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
2 10 (27.03%) Telemarketing
2 10 (27.03%) Business Development
3 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Web Development
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) CRM
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) OO
7 1 (2.70%) Service Management
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Sun Certification
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (5.41%) OCPJP
3 2 (5.41%) OCMJD
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Oracle
2 11 (29.73%) IBM
2 11 (29.73%) HP
2 11 (29.73%) Dell
3 10 (27.03%) Hitachi
3 10 (27.03%) Cisco
3 10 (27.03%) Fujitsu
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) ESRI
5 1 (2.70%) BancTec
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Rackspace