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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 207 195 195
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing Sun 45 45 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.62% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 1.27% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 44
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £56,000 £62,503
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
3605 3552 4324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 46.65% 49.16% 48.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2968 3018 3646
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Cambridgeshire +6 21 £50,000 - 4
Hertfordshire -29 16 £50,500 +9.18% 2
Bedfordshire -4 8 £30,000 -35.13%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 77 (81.05%) Linux
2 75 (78.95%) Solaris
3 68 (71.58%) UNIX
4 60 (63.16%) SQL
5 59 (62.11%) Java
6 55 (57.89%) Oracle
7 47 (49.47%) Tomcat
8 44 (46.32%) Perl
9 37 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (36.84%) Finance
11 32 (33.68%) Degree
12 31 (32.63%) QA
13 28 (29.47%) OO
13 28 (29.47%) OOD
14 27 (28.42%) Windows
15 25 (26.32%) J2EE
16 24 (25.26%) VMware
17 23 (24.21%) Git (software)
18 22 (23.16%) Software Engineering
18 22 (23.16%) HP
19 20 (21.05%) SAN
19 20 (21.05%) Bash Shell
20 19 (20.00%) Internet
20 19 (20.00%) Sybase
21 18 (18.95%) Red Hat
21 18 (18.95%) Mathematics
21 18 (18.95%) Subversion
22 16 (16.84%) NetApp
22 16 (16.84%) AIX
23 15 (15.79%) Wiki

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 47 (49.47%) Tomcat
2 12 (12.63%) WebLogic
3 8 (8.42%) IIS
4 7 (7.37%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (7.37%) WebSphere
4 7 (7.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (6.32%) Apache
6 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.21%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.05%) MS Project
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.05%) SAN
2 19 (20.00%) Internet
3 11 (11.58%) Intranet
4 10 (10.53%) LDAP
4 10 (10.53%) HTTP
5 8 (8.42%) VPN
6 7 (7.37%) NAS
7 6 (6.32%) DNS
7 6 (6.32%) Firewall
8 4 (4.21%) SSH
8 4 (4.21%) SSL
8 4 (4.21%) DHCP
8 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.21%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.16%) OpenVPN
9 3 (3.16%) HSRP
9 3 (3.16%) WAN
9 3 (3.16%) ISDN
9 3 (3.16%) VRRP
9 3 (3.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) DB2
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.05%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 23 (24.21%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.95%) Subversion
3 13 (13.68%) JUnit
4 7 (7.37%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 7 (7.37%) Eclipse
4 7 (7.37%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.05%) Ant
5 1 (1.05%) Maven
5 1 (1.05%) Fiddler
General
1 35 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.37%) Retail
3 6 (6.32%) Marketing
4 5 (5.26%) Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Applications Support
2 17 (17.89%) Java Developer
2 17 (17.89%) Developer
3 11 (11.58%) Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Support Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Applications Support Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Senior Support Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (6.32%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (6.32%) Consultant
6 5 (5.26%) Principle Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Support Consultant
6 5 (5.26%) Java Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.32%) J2EE
2 13 (13.68%) JSP
2 13 (13.68%) Struts
2 13 (13.68%) XML
3 11 (11.58%) CGI
4 9 (9.47%) HTML
4 9 (9.47%) Web Services
5 7 (7.37%) XHTML
5 7 (7.37%) CSS
5 7 (7.37%) JDBC
5 7 (7.37%) JMS
5 7 (7.37%) JSTL
6 6 (6.32%) jQuery
6 6 (6.32%) Ajax
6 6 (6.32%) EJB
7 4 (4.21%) J2SE
7 4 (4.21%) Middleware
8 1 (1.05%) JAAS
8 1 (1.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Mathematics
2 15 (15.79%) Wiki
3 11 (11.58%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.26%) Replication
5 5 (5.26%) Firmware
5 5 (5.26%) PKI
6 4 (4.21%) CLARiiON
6 4 (4.21%) Symmetrix
6 4 (4.21%) Celerra
6 4 (4.21%) Symmetrix DMX
7 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.16%) IPTV
8 2 (2.11%) HACMP
8 2 (2.11%) HP Superdome
9 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.05%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 77 (81.05%) Linux
2 75 (78.95%) Solaris
3 68 (71.58%) UNIX
4 27 (28.42%) Windows
5 16 (16.84%) AIX
6 9 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.21%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.16%) HPUX
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.47%) OO
2 28 (29.47%) OOD
3 22 (23.16%) Software Engineering
4 14 (14.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (14.74%) Scrum
5 13 (13.68%) TDD
5 13 (13.68%) Web Development
6 11 (11.58%) Unit Testing
7 10 (10.53%) ITIL
8 9 (9.47%) Migration
8 9 (9.47%) Multithreading
8 9 (9.47%) Performance Management
8 9 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (8.42%) DevOps
9 8 (8.42%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (8.42%) Test Automation
10 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.37%) MVC
10 7 (7.37%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (63.16%) SQL
2 59 (62.11%) Java
3 44 (46.32%) Perl
4 20 (21.05%) Bash Shell
5 14 (14.74%) Shell Script
6 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.58%) Python
8 7 (7.37%) AWK
9 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.21%) VB
10 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.16%) Bourne shell
11 3 (3.16%) C-shell
12 2 (2.11%) Korn
12 2 (2.11%) VBA
13 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.05%) sed
Qualifications
1 32 (33.68%) Degree
2 13 (13.68%) Sun Certification
3 4 (4.21%) PMP
3 4 (4.21%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.16%) CCNP
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.05%) HND
5 1 (1.05%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (32.63%) QA
2 4 (4.21%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (12.63%) KVM
2 5 (5.26%) vSphere
2 5 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.21%) SRDF
4 3 (3.16%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.16%) Veritas File System
4 3 (3.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.11%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.11%) Samba
5 2 (2.11%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) Puppet
1 9 (9.47%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (4.21%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.21%) OpenView
4 3 (3.16%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (3.16%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.11%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.05%) OpenSSO
6 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 55 (57.89%) Oracle
2 24 (25.26%) VMware
3 22 (23.16%) HP
4 19 (20.00%) Sybase
5 18 (18.95%) Red Hat
6 16 (16.84%) NetApp
7 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
8 10 (10.53%) Cisco
8 10 (10.53%) IBM
9 9 (9.47%) Hitachi
10 8 (8.42%) Veritas
10 8 (8.42%) EMC
11 6 (6.32%) Symantec
12 5 (5.26%) BMC
13 4 (4.21%) CommVault
13 4 (4.21%) StorageTek
13 4 (4.21%) Brocade
13 4 (4.21%) WatchGuard
14 3 (3.16%) SolarWinds
14 3 (3.16%) Aruba
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