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 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 238 235 229
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Sun 29 45 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 1.09% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 26
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £64,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
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
3506 4145 4133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 45.93% 48.40% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2797 3393 3556
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 1 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 1 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 0 17 £52,500 +5.00%
Essex - 7 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire -8 5 £29,500 -43.80% 4
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 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 43 (66.15%) Linux
2 39 (60.00%) SQL
3 37 (56.92%) Java
4 35 (53.85%) UNIX
5 34 (52.31%) Solaris
6 30 (46.15%) J2EE
7 29 (44.62%) Oracle
7 29 (44.62%) Windows
7 29 (44.62%) IBM
8 24 (36.92%) HTTP
9 23 (35.38%) Tomcat
10 20 (30.77%) ITIL
11 19 (29.23%) DB2
11 19 (29.23%) Finance
12 18 (27.69%) E-Commerce
13 16 (24.62%) Internet
14 15 (23.08%) SAN
15 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
15 14 (21.54%) OO
15 14 (21.54%) Perl
15 14 (21.54%) Retail
16 13 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
16 13 (20.00%) Web Services
16 13 (20.00%) XML
16 13 (20.00%) SLA
17 12 (18.46%) DNS
17 12 (18.46%) AIX
17 12 (18.46%) Apache
17 12 (18.46%) Problem Management
18 11 (16.92%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 23 (35.38%) Tomcat
2 12 (18.46%) Apache
3 10 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 10 (15.38%) Apache Solr
4 9 (13.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (12.31%) JBoss
5 8 (12.31%) WebLogic
6 7 (10.77%) Drupal
6 7 (10.77%) SAS
7 5 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (7.69%) MQSeries
8 4 (6.15%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (3.08%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (3.08%) iPlanet
9 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
9 2 (3.08%) IIS
9 2 (3.08%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.92%) HTTP
2 16 (24.62%) Internet
3 15 (23.08%) SAN
4 12 (18.46%) DNS
5 9 (13.85%) DHCP
6 7 (10.77%) NAS
6 7 (10.77%) LDAP
6 7 (10.77%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.54%) Network Security
7 1 (1.54%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) DB2
2 10 (15.38%) MySQL
3 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.31%) JUnit
3 7 (10.77%) Subversion
3 7 (10.77%) Eclipse
3 7 (10.77%) JMeter
3 7 (10.77%) LoadRunner
4 5 (7.69%) Maven
4 5 (7.69%) Ant
4 5 (7.69%) Log4j
5 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (3.08%) Firebug
5 2 (3.08%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Retail
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Games
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10 (15.38%) Support Engineer
1 10 (15.38%) Support Manager
2 9 (13.85%) Java Developer
2 9 (13.85%) Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Applications Support
4 6 (9.23%) Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Consultant
5 5 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.15%) J2EE
2 13 (20.00%) Web Services
2 13 (20.00%) XML
3 10 (15.38%) SOAP
3 10 (15.38%) CSS
3 10 (15.38%) HTML
4 8 (12.31%) JMS
4 8 (12.31%) Struts
4 8 (12.31%) Spring
5 7 (10.77%) REST
5 7 (10.77%) jQuery
6 6 (9.23%) XSLT
6 6 (9.23%) Ajax
7 5 (7.69%) RESTful
7 5 (7.69%) XMLBeans
7 5 (7.69%) JSON
7 5 (7.69%) Servlets
7 5 (7.69%) J2SE
7 5 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 4 (6.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Clustering
2 5 (7.69%) Web 2.0
3 4 (6.15%) Replication
3 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.15%) Statistics
3 4 (6.15%) Wiki
4 2 (3.08%) Online Gambling
4 2 (3.08%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) Tandem
5 1 (1.54%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 43 (66.15%) Linux
2 35 (53.85%) UNIX
3 34 (52.31%) Solaris
4 29 (44.62%) Windows
5 12 (18.46%) AIX
6 5 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.69%) HPUX
7 3 (4.62%) CentOS
8 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) ITIL
2 18 (27.69%) E-Commerce
3 14 (21.54%) OO
4 13 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (18.46%) Problem Management
6 10 (15.38%) Change Management
6 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 10 (15.38%) Time Management
7 9 (13.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (13.85%) Load Balancing
8 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (12.31%) Performance Testing
8 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (10.77%) Test Planning
9 7 (10.77%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.77%) Content Management
9 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
10 6 (9.23%) TDD
10 6 (9.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.00%) SQL
2 37 (56.92%) Java
3 14 (21.54%) Perl
4 10 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.77%) AWK
6 7 (10.77%) PHP
7 6 (9.23%) Bash Shell
8 5 (7.69%) XPath
8 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.62%) VBScript
9 3 (4.62%) VB
10 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.54%) C
10 1 (1.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 9 (13.85%) Sun Certification
3 5 (7.69%) MCSE
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.15%) PMP
4 4 (6.15%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.54%) LPIC
6 1 (1.54%) RHCE
6 1 (1.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) SLA
2 6 (9.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) Sendmail
2 3 (4.62%) NFS
2 3 (4.62%) Samba
3 2 (3.08%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) Postfix
4 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (1.54%) vSphere
4 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.54%) ACF2
4 1 (1.54%) KVM
4 1 (1.54%) iptables
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.54%) Xen
4 1 (1.54%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.08%) WSUS
2 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) CFEngine
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (44.62%) Oracle
1 29 (44.62%) IBM
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.92%) Citrix
4 10 (15.38%) HP
5 9 (13.85%) WorldPay
5 9 (13.85%) VMware
6 7 (10.77%) Cisco
6 7 (10.77%) Veritas
6 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.69%) Atlassian
7 5 (7.69%) NetApp
7 5 (7.69%) Interwoven
8 4 (6.15%) Symantec
8 4 (6.15%) Dell
9 2 (3.08%) Vertica
9 2 (3.08%) Infor
10 1 (1.54%) Veeam
10 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.54%) Cyber-Ark
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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