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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 234 217 188
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -29
Permanent jobs citing Sun 24 43 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.60% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 1.28% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 41
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £31,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
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
3347 3355 3894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 46.76% 46.86% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2649 2706 3297
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the East 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 17 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -24 6 £38,500 -14.44% 4
Bedfordshire +6 1 £30,000 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 60 (71.43%) Linux
2 55 (65.48%) SQL
3 54 (64.29%) UNIX
4 53 (63.10%) Solaris
5 51 (60.71%) Java
6 40 (47.62%) J2EE
7 39 (46.43%) Oracle
8 34 (40.48%) IBM
9 32 (38.10%) Tomcat
10 31 (36.90%) Finance
11 29 (34.52%) HTTP
11 29 (34.52%) Windows
12 27 (32.14%) E-Commerce
12 27 (32.14%) OO
13 25 (29.76%) Internet
14 24 (28.57%) Degree
15 23 (27.38%) Retail
16 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (23.81%) SAN
17 19 (22.62%) ITIL
17 19 (22.62%) DB2
18 16 (19.05%) PL/SQL
18 16 (19.05%) Web Services
19 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
19 15 (17.86%) Change Management
20 14 (16.67%) Sun Certification
20 14 (16.67%) SLA
20 14 (16.67%) OOD
20 14 (16.67%) Perl
20 14 (16.67%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 32 (38.10%) Tomcat
2 14 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 10 (11.90%) WebLogic
3 10 (11.90%) MQSeries
3 10 (11.90%) Adobe CQ
4 8 (9.52%) Apache
4 8 (9.52%) WebSphere
5 7 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (7.14%) JBoss
7 5 (5.95%) Drupal
7 5 (5.95%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.38%) iPlanet
8 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.52%) HTTP
2 25 (29.76%) Internet
3 20 (23.81%) SAN
4 10 (11.90%) DNS
4 10 (11.90%) LDAP
5 8 (9.52%) NAS
6 7 (8.33%) DHCP
7 5 (5.95%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.57%) Intranet
9 1 (1.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) DB2
2 13 (15.48%) MySQL
3 12 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.38%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.48%) Subversion
2 13 (15.48%) JUnit
3 10 (11.90%) Ant
3 10 (11.90%) Eclipse
3 10 (11.90%) Log4j
3 10 (11.90%) Maven
4 5 (5.95%) JMeter
4 5 (5.95%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (36.90%) Finance
2 23 (27.38%) Retail
3 10 (11.90%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.95%) Games
5 4 (4.76%) Banking
6 2 (2.38%) Electronics
7 1 (1.19%) Marketing
7 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (16.67%) Developer
1 14 (16.67%) Java Developer
1 14 (16.67%) Support Manager
2 12 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Consultant
6 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (47.62%) J2EE
2 16 (19.05%) Web Services
3 14 (16.67%) jQuery
4 13 (15.48%) Ajax
4 13 (15.48%) XML
4 13 (15.48%) SOAP
4 13 (15.48%) Struts
5 11 (13.10%) Spring
5 11 (13.10%) JMS
5 11 (13.10%) CSS
5 11 (13.10%) XSLT
5 11 (13.10%) HTML
6 10 (11.90%) Servlets
6 10 (11.90%) Hibernate
6 10 (11.90%) JSON
6 10 (11.90%) XMLBeans
6 10 (11.90%) REST
7 7 (8.33%) Middleware
8 4 (4.76%) JSP
9 3 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Wiki
2 10 (11.90%) Web 2.0
3 8 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.95%) Statistics
4 5 (5.95%) Clustering
5 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.38%) AS400
7 2 (2.38%) PKI
7 2 (2.38%) Online Gambling
7 2 (2.38%) Tandem
7 2 (2.38%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 60 (71.43%) Linux
2 54 (64.29%) UNIX
3 53 (63.10%) Solaris
4 29 (34.52%) Windows
5 10 (11.90%) HPUX
6 9 (10.71%) AIX
7 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.57%) CentOS
9 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) E-Commerce
1 27 (32.14%) OO
2 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.62%) ITIL
4 15 (17.86%) Change Management
5 14 (16.67%) OOD
5 14 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 14 (16.67%) Time Management
6 13 (15.48%) Software Engineering
7 11 (13.10%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (11.90%) Content Management
9 9 (10.71%) Business Continuity
10 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (9.52%) Performance Testing
11 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.33%) Project Management
11 7 (8.33%) PRINCE2
12 6 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (5.95%) Test Planning
13 5 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (65.48%) SQL
2 51 (60.71%) Java
3 16 (19.05%) PL/SQL
4 14 (16.67%) Perl
5 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.90%) XPath
7 7 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.14%) AWK
9 5 (5.95%) PHP
10 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.38%) VBA
12 1 (1.19%) Korn
12 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.19%) C
12 1 (1.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 24 (28.57%) Degree
2 14 (16.67%) Sun Certification
3 7 (8.33%) PMP
3 7 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.95%) MCSE
5 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.38%) CISSP
7 1 (1.19%) LPIC
7 1 (1.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.67%) SLA
2 13 (15.48%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 3 (3.57%) Sendmail
2 3 (3.57%) Veritas File System
2 3 (3.57%) Samba
2 3 (3.57%) NFS
3 2 (2.38%) RACF
3 2 (2.38%) ACF2
4 1 (1.19%) KVM
4 1 (1.19%) Postfix
4 1 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (3.57%) Novell Identity Manager
2 3 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (2.38%) CFEngine
3 2 (2.38%) Puppet
3 2 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (46.43%) Oracle
2 34 (40.48%) IBM
3 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 12 (14.29%) Citrix
5 10 (11.90%) Interwoven
6 9 (10.71%) VMware
6 9 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 9 (10.71%) HP
7 7 (8.33%) Cisco
8 6 (7.14%) Veritas
9 5 (5.95%) NetApp
9 5 (5.95%) Symantec
10 4 (4.76%) Sybase
11 3 (3.57%) Atlassian
11 3 (3.57%) CA
11 3 (3.57%) Novell
12 2 (2.38%) Dell
12 2 (2.38%) NetIQ
12 2 (2.38%) BEA
12 2 (2.38%) Vertica
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