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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 214 206 199
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Sun 53 42 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.61% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 1.36% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 52
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- -9.60%
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
3752 3084 4113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 47.21% 45.03% 45.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 2478 3491
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +8 31 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Cambridgeshire -26 13 - - 1
Essex -9 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Suffolk +5 2 £16,000 -80.00%
Bedfordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £42,500 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 79 (79.00%) Linux
2 71 (71.00%) Solaris
3 66 (66.00%) UNIX
4 63 (63.00%) Java
5 62 (62.00%) SQL
6 50 (50.00%) Oracle
7 43 (43.00%) Tomcat
8 40 (40.00%) J2EE
8 40 (40.00%) Finance
9 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (36.00%) OO
11 35 (35.00%) Degree
12 34 (34.00%) IBM
13 31 (31.00%) Windows
14 28 (28.00%) OOD
15 27 (27.00%) HTTP
16 26 (26.00%) Internet
16 26 (26.00%) E-Commerce
16 26 (26.00%) QA
17 25 (25.00%) Retail
17 25 (25.00%) Subversion
17 25 (25.00%) Perl
18 24 (24.00%) Software Engineering
18 24 (24.00%) Sun Certification
19 23 (23.00%) Struts
19 23 (23.00%) XML
19 23 (23.00%) JUnit
19 23 (23.00%) JavaScript
20 19 (19.00%) HP
21 18 (18.00%) DB2

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 43 (43.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (11.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (11.00%) Apache Solr
3 8 (8.00%) Adobe CQ
3 8 (8.00%) MQSeries
3 8 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (7.00%) IIS
4 7 (7.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (7.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (6.00%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.00%) Apache
6 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.00%) iPlanet
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.00%) HTTP
2 26 (26.00%) Internet
3 18 (18.00%) SAN
4 11 (11.00%) DNS
5 10 (10.00%) Intranet
5 10 (10.00%) DHCP
5 10 (10.00%) LDAP
6 4 (4.00%) NAS
7 3 (3.00%) OpenVPN
7 3 (3.00%) VPN
7 3 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.00%) IPsec
7 3 (3.00%) 802.11
7 3 (3.00%) MPLS
7 3 (3.00%) OSPF
7 3 (3.00%) BGP
7 3 (3.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (3.00%) VRRP
7 3 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) DB2
2 10 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 10 (10.00%) MySQL
2 10 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.00%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (25.00%) Subversion
2 23 (23.00%) JUnit
3 18 (18.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (15.00%) Eclipse
5 8 (8.00%) Log4j
5 8 (8.00%) Maven
5 8 (8.00%) Ant
6 7 (7.00%) Rational Application Developer
6 7 (7.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 40 (40.00%) Finance
2 25 (25.00%) Retail
3 16 (16.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.00%) Games
5 4 (4.00%) Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.00%) Electronics
7 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.00%) Developer
1 24 (24.00%) Java Developer
2 16 (16.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 14 (14.00%) Analyst
4 13 (13.00%) J2EE Developer
5 12 (12.00%) Senior Support Analyst
5 12 (12.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 12 (12.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 12 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 12 (12.00%) Applications Support
5 12 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (11.00%) Support Manager
7 10 (10.00%) Consultant
8 8 (8.00%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Project Manager
9 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (6.00%) Senior Support Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Server Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.00%) J2EE
2 23 (23.00%) Struts
2 23 (23.00%) XML
3 18 (18.00%) Web Services
4 17 (17.00%) jQuery
5 16 (16.00%) Ajax
5 16 (16.00%) JMS
5 16 (16.00%) CSS
5 16 (16.00%) JSP
5 16 (16.00%) HTML
6 10 (10.00%) JDBC
6 10 (10.00%) CGI
7 9 (9.00%) Spring
7 9 (9.00%) XSLT
7 9 (9.00%) SOAP
8 8 (8.00%) Servlets
8 8 (8.00%) EJB
8 8 (8.00%) XMLBeans
8 8 (8.00%) JSON
8 8 (8.00%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) Wiki
2 12 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 11 (11.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.00%) Web 2.0
4 8 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.00%) Statistics
5 5 (5.00%) PKI
6 3 (3.00%) IPTV
6 3 (3.00%) AS400
6 3 (3.00%) Tandem
7 2 (2.00%) HP Superdome
7 2 (2.00%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.00%) Clustering
7 2 (2.00%) HACMP
8 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.00%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 79 (79.00%) Linux
2 71 (71.00%) Solaris
3 66 (66.00%) UNIX
4 31 (31.00%) Windows
5 13 (13.00%) AIX
6 10 (10.00%) HPUX
7 7 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.00%) CentOS
9 1 (1.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.00%) OO
3 28 (28.00%) OOD
4 26 (26.00%) E-Commerce
5 24 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 16 (16.00%) ITIL
7 15 (15.00%) Change Management
7 15 (15.00%) Content Management
7 15 (15.00%) Web Development
8 13 (13.00%) Unit Testing
9 12 (12.00%) Time Management
9 12 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 11 (11.00%) Problem Management
11 9 (9.00%) Project Management
12 8 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (8.00%) MVC
12 8 (8.00%) TDD
12 8 (8.00%) Business Continuity
13 7 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (7.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 63 (63.00%) Java
2 62 (62.00%) SQL
3 25 (25.00%) Perl
4 23 (23.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.00%) PL/SQL
6 12 (12.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (8.00%) XPath
8 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.00%) Python
10 2 (2.00%) VBA
11 1 (1.00%) XQuery
11 1 (1.00%) AWK
11 1 (1.00%) Korn
11 1 (1.00%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 35 (35.00%) Degree
2 24 (24.00%) Sun Certification
3 6 (6.00%) PMP
3 6 (6.00%) PMI Certification
4 5 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.00%) MCSE
4 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.00%) CCNP
5 3 (3.00%) CISSP
5 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (26.00%) QA
2 11 (11.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 3 (3.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (3.00%) vSphere
3 3 (3.00%) ACF2
3 3 (3.00%) KVM
3 3 (3.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (3.00%) RACF
3 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.00%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.00%) Samba
4 2 (2.00%) NFS
4 2 (2.00%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.00%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (5.00%) Puppet
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (4.00%) Novell Identity Manager
2 4 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (3.00%) OpenView
3 3 (3.00%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (3.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.00%) CFEngine
4 2 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 50 (50.00%) Oracle
2 34 (34.00%) IBM
3 19 (19.00%) HP
4 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (14.00%) Red Hat
5 14 (14.00%) VMware
6 11 (11.00%) Citrix
7 10 (10.00%) Sybase
7 10 (10.00%) Cisco
8 8 (8.00%) Interwoven
8 8 (8.00%) NetApp
9 7 (7.00%) Symantec
10 4 (4.00%) Novell
10 4 (4.00%) CA
11 3 (3.00%) Hitachi
11 3 (3.00%) Veritas
11 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.00%) NetIQ
11 3 (3.00%) Compuware
11 3 (3.00%) Cyber-Ark
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Shift allowance plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
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