The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 224 220 197
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Permanent jobs citing Sun 40 49 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.61% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.25% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 30
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3490 3930 3821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 45.93% 48.58% 48.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2789 3255 3253
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sun
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Sun Salary Trend in the East of England

Sun
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in the East of England

Sun
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Essex +17 16 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire -2 16 £52,500 +3.96%
Cambridgeshire -9 7 £80,000 +77.77% 1
Norfolk - 1 £52,500 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 39 (55.71%) SQL
2 37 (52.86%) Java
2 37 (52.86%) Linux
3 35 (50.00%) Oracle
4 34 (48.57%) Solaris
5 33 (47.14%) UNIX
6 31 (44.29%) Tomcat
7 30 (42.86%) IBM
8 28 (40.00%) Windows
9 24 (34.29%) HTTP
10 23 (32.86%) J2EE
10 23 (32.86%) Finance
11 22 (31.43%) DB2
11 22 (31.43%) Perl
11 22 (31.43%) AIX
11 22 (31.43%) Apache
12 21 (30.00%) Web Services
12 21 (30.00%) ITIL
13 19 (27.14%) XML
13 19 (27.14%) WebSphere Application Server
13 19 (27.14%) WebSphere
14 17 (24.29%) CSS
14 17 (24.29%) HTML
14 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
15 15 (21.43%) Sun Certification
15 15 (21.43%) MySQL
15 15 (21.43%) JMS
15 15 (21.43%) Spring
16 14 (20.00%) Subversion
16 14 (20.00%) Content Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 31 (44.29%) Tomcat
2 22 (31.43%) Apache
3 19 (27.14%) WebSphere
3 19 (27.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (20.00%) SAS
5 12 (17.14%) IBM HTTP Server
5 12 (17.14%) IIS
5 12 (17.14%) Apache ServiceMix
6 11 (15.71%) WebLogic
7 8 (11.43%) JBoss
8 7 (10.00%) Drupal
9 3 (4.29%) Apache Solr
10 2 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (2.86%) MQSeries
11 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
11 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (1.43%) Confluence
11 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Office
1 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Magento
2 6 (8.57%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.29%) HTTP
2 13 (18.57%) Internet
3 7 (10.00%) HTTPS
4 6 (8.57%) SAN
4 6 (8.57%) DNS
5 5 (7.14%) NAS
6 4 (5.71%) LDAP
6 4 (5.71%) DHCP
7 1 (1.43%) FTP
7 1 (1.43%) Network Security
7 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.43%) DB2
2 15 (21.43%) MySQL
3 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 14 (20.00%) JUnit
1 14 (20.00%) Subversion
2 12 (17.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 12 (17.14%) Rational Application Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 7 (10.00%) JMeter
6 3 (4.29%) Maven
7 2 (2.86%) Log4j
7 2 (2.86%) Ant
7 2 (2.86%) Firebug
8 1 (1.43%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 23 (32.86%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Analyst
1 15 (21.43%) Applications Support
2 14 (20.00%) Developer
2 14 (20.00%) Consultant
2 14 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Java Consultant
3 12 (17.14%) Support Consultant
4 11 (15.71%) Architect
5 9 (12.86%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Systems Accountant
9 3 (4.29%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Support Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.86%) J2EE
2 21 (30.00%) Web Services
3 19 (27.14%) XML
4 17 (24.29%) HTML
4 17 (24.29%) CSS
5 15 (21.43%) JMS
5 15 (21.43%) Spring
6 14 (20.00%) REST
6 14 (20.00%) Struts
7 13 (18.57%) JSP
7 13 (18.57%) JSTL
7 13 (18.57%) Spring MVC
8 12 (17.14%) JDBC
8 12 (17.14%) XHTML
9 10 (14.29%) J2SE
10 9 (12.86%) SOAP
11 7 (10.00%) RESTful
12 6 (8.57%) WSDL
13 3 (4.29%) jQuery
13 3 (4.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Clustering
2 4 (5.71%) Replication
2 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.86%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.43%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.43%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 37 (52.86%) Linux
2 34 (48.57%) Solaris
3 33 (47.14%) UNIX
4 28 (40.00%) Windows
5 22 (31.43%) AIX
6 10 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (4.29%) HPUX
8 1 (1.43%) SUSE
8 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.43%) CentOS
8 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) ITIL
2 14 (20.00%) Content Management
3 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (18.57%) MVC
4 12 (17.14%) OO
4 12 (17.14%) RAD
4 12 (17.14%) Web Development
4 12 (17.14%) Load Balancing
4 12 (17.14%) Problem Management
4 12 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.29%) UML
6 10 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 10 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
7 9 (12.86%) Change Control
7 9 (12.86%) OWASP
7 9 (12.86%) Release Management
7 9 (12.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (55.71%) SQL
2 37 (52.86%) Java
3 22 (31.43%) Perl
4 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (18.57%) Bash Shell
6 7 (10.00%) AWK
6 7 (10.00%) PHP
7 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.29%) VBScript
8 3 (4.29%) VB
9 2 (2.86%) XPath
10 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Sun Certification
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.29%) MCDST
3 3 (4.29%) ACCA
3 3 (4.29%) CIMA
4 2 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) RHCE
5 1 (1.43%) PMP
5 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.43%) LPIC
5 1 (1.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) QA
2 6 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Samba
2 2 (2.86%) Veritas File System
3 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.43%) vSphere
3 1 (1.43%) KVM
3 1 (1.43%) iptables
3 1 (1.43%) NFS
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.43%) Xen
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Postfix
3 1 (1.43%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (2.86%) WSUS
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (50.00%) Oracle
2 30 (42.86%) IBM
3 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.86%) Infor
5 8 (11.43%) Citrix
6 7 (10.00%) Veritas
6 7 (10.00%) Atlassian
6 7 (10.00%) WorldPay
7 6 (8.57%) Cognos
8 5 (7.14%) VMware
9 4 (5.71%) Cisco
9 4 (5.71%) HP
10 3 (4.29%) Dell
10 3 (4.29%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.86%) Interwoven
12 1 (1.43%) NetApp
12 1 (1.43%) Sophos
12 1 (1.43%) IronPort
12 1 (1.43%) Sybase
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago