The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the East of England region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 232 215 190
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -25
Permanent jobs citing Sun 49 53 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 0.62% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 1.24% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 46
Average salary £50,000 £58,750 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +18.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,510 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4220 4284 4234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 48.70% 49.97% 45.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3443 3667 3529
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sun
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +36 37 £50,000 +4.71% 5
Hertfordshire -19 12 £50,000 -16.66%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 69 (77.53%) UNIX
2 66 (74.16%) SQL
3 59 (66.29%) Perl
4 58 (65.17%) Java
4 58 (65.17%) Linux
5 57 (64.04%) Solaris
6 55 (61.80%) Oracle
7 44 (49.44%) Finance
8 39 (43.82%) Tomcat
9 38 (42.70%) Degree
10 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (37.08%) Sybase
12 31 (34.83%) J2EE
13 28 (31.46%) Internet
14 25 (28.09%) OO
14 25 (28.09%) OOD
15 22 (24.72%) CGI
16 19 (21.35%) Mathematics
17 18 (20.22%) TDD
17 18 (20.22%) Scrum
18 17 (19.10%) Windows
18 17 (19.10%) WebLogic
18 17 (19.10%) QA
18 17 (19.10%) Bash Shell
19 16 (17.98%) Subversion
20 15 (16.85%) Software Engineering
20 15 (16.85%) Computer Science
20 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
20 15 (16.85%) VMware
21 14 (15.73%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (43.82%) Tomcat
2 17 (19.10%) WebLogic
3 10 (11.24%) Apache
4 6 (6.74%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.49%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.12%) Lync
8 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.46%) Internet
2 12 (13.48%) SAN
3 9 (10.11%) Firewall
4 8 (8.99%) VPN
5 7 (7.87%) Intranet
6 3 (3.37%) NAS
6 3 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.25%) LDAP
7 2 (2.25%) VLAN
8 1 (1.12%) Network Security
8 1 (1.12%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.12%) LAN
8 1 (1.12%) DHCP
8 1 (1.12%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.12%) SSL
8 1 (1.12%) DNS
8 1 (1.12%) MPLS
8 1 (1.12%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) DB2
1 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Subversion
2 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.99%) JUnit
4 6 (6.74%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 6 (6.74%) Eclipse
4 6 (6.74%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 44 (49.44%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Advertising
3 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 5 (5.62%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (40.45%) Developer
2 29 (32.58%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.48%) Applications Support
4 11 (12.36%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Applications Specialist
5 10 (11.24%) Support Specialist
5 10 (11.24%) Applications Support Specialist
6 8 (8.99%) Consultant
7 6 (6.74%) Support Consultant
7 6 (6.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Java Consultant
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (4.49%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.49%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.83%) J2EE
2 22 (24.72%) CGI
3 8 (8.99%) HTML
3 8 (8.99%) CSS
3 8 (8.99%) JSP
3 8 (8.99%) Struts
3 8 (8.99%) XML
3 8 (8.99%) Java EE
4 6 (6.74%) XHTML
4 6 (6.74%) JDBC
4 6 (6.74%) JSTL
5 3 (3.37%) jQuery
5 3 (3.37%) Web Services
5 3 (3.37%) J2SE
6 2 (2.25%) EJB
6 2 (2.25%) Ajax
7 1 (1.12%) OAuth
7 1 (1.12%) HTML5
7 1 (1.12%) CSS3
7 1 (1.12%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Mathematics
2 15 (16.85%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.99%) Firmware
4 5 (5.62%) Informatics
4 5 (5.62%) Biology
5 4 (4.49%) Replication
5 4 (4.49%) Clustering
6 2 (2.25%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.25%) Wiki
7 1 (1.12%) Open Source
7 1 (1.12%) PKI
7 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 69 (77.53%) UNIX
2 58 (65.17%) Linux
3 57 (64.04%) Solaris
4 17 (19.10%) Windows
5 11 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.74%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.09%) OO
2 25 (28.09%) OOD
3 18 (20.22%) TDD
3 18 (20.22%) Scrum
4 15 (16.85%) Software Engineering
5 14 (15.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (13.48%) Unit Testing
7 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
7 11 (12.36%) Performance Management
8 9 (10.11%) Web Development
9 8 (8.99%) Migration
9 8 (8.99%) ITIL
9 8 (8.99%) Refactoring
9 8 (8.99%) Network Management
10 7 (7.87%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.74%) MVC
11 6 (6.74%) RAD
11 6 (6.74%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (6.74%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (74.16%) SQL
2 59 (66.29%) Perl
3 58 (65.17%) Java
4 17 (19.10%) Bash Shell
5 10 (11.24%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.24%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.99%) Python
7 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.37%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (42.70%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) Sun Certification
3 4 (4.49%) PMP
3 4 (4.49%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.12%) MCTS
6 1 (1.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.10%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (12.36%) KVM
2 7 (7.87%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (8.99%) Puppet
2 3 (3.37%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.25%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.12%) SCCM
4 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (61.80%) Oracle
2 33 (37.08%) Sybase
3 15 (16.85%) VMware
4 11 (12.36%) NetApp
4 11 (12.36%) Red Hat
4 11 (12.36%) HP
5 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
5 10 (11.24%) Hitachi
6 7 (7.87%) IBM
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco
7 4 (4.49%) Citrix
7 4 (4.49%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.37%) WatchGuard
8 3 (3.37%) CommVault
9 2 (2.25%) BEA
9 2 (2.25%) BMC
9 2 (2.25%) Dell
9 2 (2.25%) EMC
10 1 (1.12%) ForgeRock
10 1 (1.12%) CA
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £55k DOE
Posted: 30+ days ago