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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 232 230 218
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Sun 29 45 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.53% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 1.08% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 29
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.82% +15.33%
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
3406 4150 3955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 45.86% 49.32% 47.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2715 3398 3401
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Hertfordshire -2 14 £51,250 -
Essex - 11 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire -18 3 £80,000 +77.77% 3
Norfolk - 1 £52,500 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (59.32%) Linux
2 33 (55.93%) Java
3 32 (54.24%) SQL
4 27 (45.76%) UNIX
5 26 (44.07%) Windows
5 26 (44.07%) Oracle
5 26 (44.07%) Solaris
5 26 (44.07%) IBM
6 25 (42.37%) J2EE
7 22 (37.29%) Tomcat
8 21 (35.59%) HTTP
9 20 (33.90%) ITIL
10 18 (30.51%) DB2
11 17 (28.81%) Perl
12 15 (25.42%) Web Services
12 15 (25.42%) Apache
13 14 (23.73%) XML
13 14 (23.73%) AIX
13 14 (23.73%) Internet
13 14 (23.73%) Finance
14 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
14 13 (22.03%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (20.34%) WebSphere
15 12 (20.34%) Problem Management
15 12 (20.34%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (20.34%) CSS
15 12 (20.34%) HTML
15 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
16 11 (18.64%) SAS
16 11 (18.64%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (37.29%) Tomcat
2 15 (25.42%) Apache
3 12 (20.34%) WebSphere
3 12 (20.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (18.64%) SAS
5 8 (13.56%) JBoss
6 7 (11.86%) Drupal
6 7 (11.86%) WebLogic
7 6 (10.17%) Apache Solr
8 5 (8.47%) Apache ServiceMix
8 5 (8.47%) IIS
8 5 (8.47%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (5.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (5.08%) MQSeries
10 2 (3.39%) iPlanet
10 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.59%) HTTP
2 14 (23.73%) Internet
3 9 (15.25%) DNS
3 9 (15.25%) SAN
4 7 (11.86%) DHCP
4 7 (11.86%) HTTPS
5 6 (10.17%) NAS
6 5 (8.47%) LDAP
7 1 (1.69%) Network Security
7 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) DB2
2 11 (18.64%) MySQL
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) JUnit
2 8 (13.56%) Eclipse
2 8 (13.56%) Subversion
3 7 (11.86%) JMeter
3 7 (11.86%) LoadRunner
4 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (8.47%) Rational Application Developer
5 5 (8.47%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Maven
6 3 (5.08%) Ant
6 3 (5.08%) Log4j
7 2 (3.39%) Firebug
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Applications Support
2 10 (16.95%) Developer
2 10 (16.95%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Consultant
3 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Architect
4 6 (10.17%) Support Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Java Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) Support Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) Applications Support Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) J2EE
2 15 (25.42%) Web Services
3 14 (23.73%) XML
4 12 (20.34%) CSS
4 12 (20.34%) HTML
5 10 (16.95%) JMS
5 10 (16.95%) Spring
6 9 (15.25%) SOAP
6 9 (15.25%) Struts
7 8 (13.56%) JSP
7 8 (13.56%) REST
8 7 (11.86%) JSTL
8 7 (11.86%) Spring MVC
9 6 (10.17%) J2SE
9 6 (10.17%) jQuery
9 6 (10.17%) RESTful
10 5 (8.47%) XHTML
10 5 (8.47%) JDBC
10 5 (8.47%) XSLT
11 4 (6.78%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Clustering
2 4 (6.78%) Replication
3 3 (5.08%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.39%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.39%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.69%) Wiki
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (59.32%) Linux
2 27 (45.76%) UNIX
3 26 (44.07%) Windows
3 26 (44.07%) Solaris
4 14 (23.73%) AIX
5 6 (10.17%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (5.08%) CentOS
6 3 (5.08%) HPUX
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) ITIL
2 13 (22.03%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (20.34%) Problem Management
3 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.95%) OO
4 10 (16.95%) Load Balancing
4 10 (16.95%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.56%) Content Management
5 8 (13.56%) Performance Testing
5 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
5 8 (13.56%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (11.86%) Test Planning
6 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.86%) Business Continuity
6 7 (11.86%) MVC
7 6 (10.17%) Service Management
7 6 (10.17%) UML
7 6 (10.17%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (10.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) Java
2 32 (54.24%) SQL
3 17 (28.81%) Perl
4 9 (15.25%) Bash Shell
4 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.86%) PHP
5 7 (11.86%) AWK
6 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
7 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.08%) XPath
8 3 (5.08%) VBScript
8 3 (5.08%) VB
9 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.69%) C
9 1 (1.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Sun Certification
2 6 (10.17%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) PMP
3 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.39%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) LPIC
4 1 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) SLA
2 7 (11.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) Sendmail
2 3 (5.08%) NFS
3 2 (3.39%) Samba
3 2 (3.39%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.69%) Xen
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.69%) vSphere
4 1 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.69%) Postfix
4 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.69%) KVM
4 1 (1.69%) iptables
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) CFEngine
1 2 (3.39%) Puppet
1 2 (3.39%) WSUS
1 2 (3.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) Oracle
1 26 (44.07%) IBM
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.56%) Veritas
4 7 (11.86%) VMware
4 7 (11.86%) Citrix
4 7 (11.86%) HP
5 6 (10.17%) Infor
5 6 (10.17%) WorldPay
6 5 (8.47%) Atlassian
6 5 (8.47%) Cisco
6 5 (8.47%) Dell
7 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.08%) Interwoven
9 2 (3.39%) NetApp
9 2 (3.39%) Vertica
10 1 (1.69%) IronPort
10 1 (1.69%) Veeam
10 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.69%) Sybase
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