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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 227 226 211
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Sun 37 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.51% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 1.08% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 23
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £58,800 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
3153 3428 3137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 44.88% 46.79% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2536 2740 2507
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Cambridgeshire +15 15 £58,750 +52.59%
Suffolk - 11 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire -14 6 £37,500 -31.81%
Bedfordshire +1 5 £30,000 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (81.25%) Java
2 36 (75.00%) Linux
3 28 (58.33%) Unix
4 26 (54.17%) Web Services
5 25 (52.08%) Tomcat
6 24 (50.00%) Oracle
7 23 (47.92%) J2EE
7 23 (47.92%) Sun Certification
8 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (45.83%) WebLogic
9 20 (41.67%) Ajax
9 20 (41.67%) jQuery
10 19 (39.58%) SQL
11 18 (37.50%) Apache
12 16 (33.33%) SOAP
13 15 (31.25%) Solaris
13 15 (31.25%) JBoss
13 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
14 14 (29.17%) WebSphere
14 14 (29.17%) Internet
14 14 (29.17%) Finance
14 14 (29.17%) REST
15 13 (27.08%) Load Balancing
15 13 (27.08%) IBM
15 13 (27.08%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (27.08%) XML
16 12 (25.00%) EJB
16 12 (25.00%) JSP
16 12 (25.00%) Struts
16 12 (25.00%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (52.08%) Tomcat
2 22 (45.83%) WebLogic
3 18 (37.50%) Apache
4 15 (31.25%) JBoss
5 14 (29.17%) WebSphere
6 13 (27.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (22.92%) Oracle Application Server
8 10 (20.83%) Apache Pig
9 2 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (4.17%) CMS
9 2 (4.17%) MQSeries
10 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (2.08%) JCAPS
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) Internet
2 5 (10.42%) LAN
2 5 (10.42%) OSPF
2 5 (10.42%) SNMP
2 5 (10.42%) VPN
2 5 (10.42%) WAN
2 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (8.33%) SSL
4 2 (4.17%) NAS
4 2 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 10 (20.83%) Apache Hive
1 10 (20.83%) Big Data
1 10 (20.83%) Hadoop
1 10 (20.83%) MongoDB
1 10 (20.83%) Neo4j
1 10 (20.83%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) DB2
3 2 (4.17%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) JUnit
2 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) Ant
3 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.17%) Log4j
3 2 (4.17%) Mockito
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Rational Rose
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 12 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Applications Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Agile Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Agile Java Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Linux Developer
5 9 (18.75%) Architect
5 9 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Linux Support
8 4 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce Developer
9 2 (4.17%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 2 (4.17%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) Web Services
2 23 (47.92%) J2EE
3 20 (41.67%) Ajax
3 20 (41.67%) jQuery
4 16 (33.33%) SOAP
5 14 (29.17%) REST
6 13 (27.08%) XML
7 12 (25.00%) EJB
7 12 (25.00%) JSP
7 12 (25.00%) Struts
8 11 (22.92%) Java EE
9 10 (20.83%) Apache Camel
9 10 (20.83%) OSGi
10 9 (18.75%) J2SE
11 4 (8.33%) LAMP
11 4 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
12 3 (6.25%) HTML
12 3 (6.25%) JMS
12 3 (6.25%) WSDL
13 2 (4.17%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) DataPower
1 11 (22.92%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 9 (18.75%) Clustering
4 5 (10.42%) PMI
5 4 (8.33%) Replication
6 3 (6.25%) Wiki
7 2 (4.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 36 (75.00%) Linux
2 28 (58.33%) Unix
3 15 (31.25%) Solaris
4 9 (18.75%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (14.58%) CentOS
6 5 (10.42%) Windows
7 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.17%) HPUX
9 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 13 (27.08%) Load Balancing
4 12 (25.00%) OO
4 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (22.92%) SOA
6 10 (20.83%) Web Application Development
6 10 (20.83%) Web Development
7 9 (18.75%) Multithreading
7 9 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (18.75%) OWASP
7 9 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
7 9 (18.75%) UML
8 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.42%) Logistics
9 5 (10.42%) Online Marketing
9 5 (10.42%) Open Source
10 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.33%) ITIL V3
10 4 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) Java
2 19 (39.58%) SQL
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.83%) Groovy
5 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.33%) Perl
5 4 (8.33%) Ruby
5 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) Sun Certification
2 12 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (10.42%) PMI Certification
4 4 (8.33%) LPIC
4 4 (8.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) pfSense
2 4 (8.33%) iptables
2 4 (8.33%) KVM
2 4 (8.33%) Postfix
2 4 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Nagios
2 5 (10.42%) Cacti
2 5 (10.42%) RANCID
2 5 (10.42%) SmokePing
3 4 (8.33%) HAProxy
3 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Oracle
2 13 (27.08%) IBM
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco
3 5 (10.42%) F5
3 5 (10.42%) Juniper
3 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
3 5 (10.42%) Splunk
3 5 (10.42%) WorldPay
4 2 (4.17%) ATG
4 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.17%) Blue Martini
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) Elastic Path
4 2 (4.17%) Interwoven
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.08%) webMethods