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 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 219 211 210
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Sun 47 31 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.43% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 0.90% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 41
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
3592 3433 4317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 47.36% 48.09% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2926 2944 3647
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 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 19 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 +13 21 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hertfordshire -19 15 £51,500 +21.17% 2
Bedfordshire -7 8 £30,000 - 1
Suffolk - 3 £15,750 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 78 (78.00%) Linux
2 76 (76.00%) Solaris
3 69 (69.00%) UNIX
4 61 (61.00%) Java
5 59 (59.00%) SQL
6 55 (55.00%) Oracle
7 47 (47.00%) Tomcat
8 45 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (40.00%) Perl
10 35 (35.00%) Finance
11 34 (34.00%) Degree
12 33 (33.00%) QA
13 31 (31.00%) OO
14 29 (29.00%) OOD
14 29 (29.00%) J2EE
15 27 (27.00%) Windows
16 25 (25.00%) Software Engineering
17 24 (24.00%) Git (software)
18 23 (23.00%) VMware
19 21 (21.00%) HP
20 20 (20.00%) Internet
21 19 (19.00%) Wiki
21 19 (19.00%) SAN
22 18 (18.00%) Sun Certification
22 18 (18.00%) JUnit
22 18 (18.00%) JavaScript
22 18 (18.00%) Struts
22 18 (18.00%) XML
22 18 (18.00%) Subversion
22 18 (18.00%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 (47.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (8.00%) IIS
3 8 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 7 (7.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (7.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.00%) Apache
7 2 (2.00%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) MS Project
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.00%) Internet
2 19 (19.00%) SAN
3 12 (12.00%) HTTP
4 11 (11.00%) LDAP
5 10 (10.00%) Intranet
6 7 (7.00%) NAS
7 6 (6.00%) VPN
7 6 (6.00%) DNS
8 4 (4.00%) SSL
8 4 (4.00%) DHCP
8 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.00%) Firewall
8 4 (4.00%) SSH
8 4 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.00%) OpenVPN
9 3 (3.00%) HSRP
9 3 (3.00%) VRRP
9 3 (3.00%) IPsec
9 3 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) DB2
2 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.00%) MySQL
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.00%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.00%) OLTP
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.00%) Subversion
2 18 (18.00%) JUnit
3 9 (9.00%) Eclipse
4 7 (7.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (3.00%) Maven
5 3 (3.00%) Ant
6 2 (2.00%) Log4j
7 1 (1.00%) Fiddler
General
1 35 (35.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (9.00%) Retail
3 5 (5.00%) Banking
4 4 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (20.00%) Developer
1 20 (20.00%) Applications Support
1 20 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 14 (14.00%) Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Support Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 11 (11.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Consultant
8 6 (6.00%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (5.00%) Java Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.00%) Principle Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.00%) J2EE
2 18 (18.00%) Struts
2 18 (18.00%) XML
3 16 (16.00%) JSP
4 14 (14.00%) Web Services
5 11 (11.00%) HTML
5 11 (11.00%) Ajax
5 11 (11.00%) jQuery
6 10 (10.00%) CGI
7 9 (9.00%) JMS
7 9 (9.00%) EJB
7 9 (9.00%) CSS
8 8 (8.00%) JDBC
9 7 (7.00%) XHTML
9 7 (7.00%) JSTL
10 5 (5.00%) Middleware
11 3 (3.00%) J2SE
12 2 (2.00%) XSLT
12 2 (2.00%) Servlets
12 2 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) Wiki
2 17 (17.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.00%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.00%) PKI
6 5 (5.00%) Replication
7 4 (4.00%) CLARiiON
7 4 (4.00%) Symmetrix
7 4 (4.00%) Celerra
7 4 (4.00%) Symmetrix DMX
8 3 (3.00%) IPTV
8 3 (3.00%) Firmware
8 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.00%) HACMP
9 2 (2.00%) Web 2.0
9 2 (2.00%) HP Superdome
10 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.00%) AS400
10 1 (1.00%) Clustering
10 1 (1.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 78 (78.00%) Linux
2 76 (76.00%) Solaris
3 69 (69.00%) UNIX
4 27 (27.00%) Windows
5 17 (17.00%) AIX
6 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.00%) HPUX
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.00%) OO
3 29 (29.00%) OOD
4 25 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 16 (16.00%) Web Development
6 15 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 14 (14.00%) Unit Testing
7 14 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (11.00%) TDD
8 11 (11.00%) Scrum
9 10 (10.00%) ITIL
10 9 (9.00%) Content Management
10 9 (9.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (8.00%) Multithreading
11 8 (8.00%) Performance Management
11 8 (8.00%) Project Management
12 7 (7.00%) RAD
12 7 (7.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 61 (61.00%) Java
2 59 (59.00%) SQL
3 40 (40.00%) Perl
4 18 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.00%) Bash Shell
5 14 (14.00%) Shell Script
6 9 (9.00%) Python
7 7 (7.00%) AWK
8 5 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.00%) VB
9 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.00%) Bourne shell
10 3 (3.00%) C-shell
11 2 (2.00%) Korn
11 2 (2.00%) XPath
11 2 (2.00%) VBA
12 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 34 (34.00%) Degree
2 18 (18.00%) Sun Certification
3 5 (5.00%) PMP
3 5 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.00%) CCNP
4 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.00%) HND
5 1 (1.00%) CCNA
5 1 (1.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (33.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (10.00%) KVM
2 5 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (5.00%) vSphere
2 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.00%) SRDF
4 3 (3.00%) Veritas File System
4 3 (3.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.00%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.00%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.00%) Samba
5 2 (2.00%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.00%) ACF2
6 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) Puppet
1 7 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.00%) OpenView
4 3 (3.00%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (3.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.00%) OpenSSO
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (1.00%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.00%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 55 (55.00%) Oracle
2 23 (23.00%) VMware
3 21 (21.00%) HP
4 16 (16.00%) Red Hat
5 14 (14.00%) Sybase
5 14 (14.00%) NetApp
6 13 (13.00%) IBM
6 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (11.00%) Cisco
8 8 (8.00%) EMC
8 8 (8.00%) Veritas
9 7 (7.00%) Hitachi
10 6 (6.00%) Symantec
11 5 (5.00%) BMC
12 4 (4.00%) CommVault
12 4 (4.00%) StorageTek
12 4 (4.00%) Citrix
12 4 (4.00%) Brocade
12 4 (4.00%) WatchGuard
13 3 (3.00%) SolarWinds
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