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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 216 219 210
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Sun 36 49 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.48% 0.61% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 1.29% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 21
Average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £55,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
3371 3794 3664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 45.38% 47.58% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2722 3141 3085
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Essex +14 18 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire -10 11 £45,000 -11.76% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 6 £80,000 +77.77%
Norfolk - 1 £52,500 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 38 (56.72%) SQL
2 35 (52.24%) Java
2 35 (52.24%) Linux
3 33 (49.25%) Oracle
4 31 (46.27%) Apache
5 29 (43.28%) Tomcat
5 29 (43.28%) Solaris
5 29 (43.28%) IBM
6 28 (41.79%) UNIX
6 28 (41.79%) Windows
7 24 (35.82%) Finance
8 23 (34.33%) DB2
8 23 (34.33%) HTTP
9 22 (32.84%) ITIL
9 22 (32.84%) Perl
10 21 (31.34%) AIX
11 20 (29.85%) Web Services
11 20 (29.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 20 (29.85%) J2EE
11 20 (29.85%) WebSphere
12 18 (26.87%) XML
13 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
14 16 (23.88%) HTML
14 16 (23.88%) CSS
15 14 (20.90%) MVC
15 14 (20.90%) Sun Certification
15 14 (20.90%) Spring
15 14 (20.90%) JSP
15 14 (20.90%) MySQL
15 14 (20.90%) SAS

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 31 (46.27%) Apache
2 29 (43.28%) Tomcat
3 20 (29.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (29.85%) WebSphere
4 14 (20.90%) SAS
5 13 (19.40%) IBM HTTP Server
5 13 (19.40%) IIS
5 13 (19.40%) Apache ServiceMix
6 9 (13.43%) WebLogic
7 8 (11.94%) JBoss
8 7 (10.45%) Drupal
9 3 (4.48%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.49%) Confluence
10 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS Office
2 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Cognos Controller
2 7 (10.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) HTTP
2 10 (14.93%) Internet
3 7 (10.45%) HTTPS
4 5 (7.46%) DNS
5 4 (5.97%) DHCP
6 2 (2.99%) SAN
6 2 (2.99%) NAS
6 2 (2.99%) LDAP
7 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.49%) Network Security
7 1 (1.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) DB2
2 14 (20.90%) MySQL
3 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) JUnit
1 13 (19.40%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 13 (19.40%) Eclipse
1 13 (19.40%) Subversion
1 13 (19.40%) Rational Application Developer
2 9 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.45%) LoadRunner
3 7 (10.45%) JMeter
4 2 (2.99%) Firebug
5 1 (1.49%) Maven
5 1 (1.49%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Analyst
2 15 (22.39%) Applications Support
3 14 (20.90%) Consultant
4 13 (19.40%) Developer
4 13 (19.40%) Support Consultant
4 13 (19.40%) Java Developer
4 13 (19.40%) Java Consultant
5 10 (14.93%) Architect
6 9 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (11.94%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Applications Support Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (5.97%) Service Analyst
11 3 (4.48%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
11 3 (4.48%) Performance Analyst
11 3 (4.48%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.85%) J2EE
1 20 (29.85%) Web Services
2 18 (26.87%) XML
3 16 (23.88%) HTML
3 16 (23.88%) CSS
4 14 (20.90%) JSP
4 14 (20.90%) JMS
4 14 (20.90%) Spring
4 14 (20.90%) JSTL
4 14 (20.90%) Spring MVC
5 13 (19.40%) REST
5 13 (19.40%) Struts
5 13 (19.40%) XHTML
5 13 (19.40%) JDBC
6 9 (13.43%) J2SE
7 7 (10.45%) SOAP
7 7 (10.45%) RESTful
8 6 (8.96%) WSDL
9 1 (1.49%) POSIX
9 1 (1.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Clustering
2 4 (5.97%) Replication
3 3 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 35 (52.24%) Linux
2 29 (43.28%) Solaris
3 28 (41.79%) UNIX
3 28 (41.79%) Windows
4 21 (31.34%) AIX
5 9 (13.43%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) HPUX
6 1 (1.49%) SUSE
6 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) CentOS
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) ITIL
2 14 (20.90%) MVC
2 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (19.40%) Web Development
3 13 (19.40%) Content Management
3 13 (19.40%) RAD
4 12 (17.91%) Problem Management
5 11 (16.42%) Load Balancing
6 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.93%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (14.93%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (13.43%) IT Governance
7 9 (13.43%) Change Control
7 9 (13.43%) OWASP
7 9 (13.43%) Performance Analysis
7 9 (13.43%) Service Management
7 9 (13.43%) UML
7 9 (13.43%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (13.43%) OO
7 9 (13.43%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (56.72%) SQL
2 35 (52.24%) Java
3 22 (32.84%) Perl
4 14 (20.90%) Bash Shell
5 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.45%) PHP
6 7 (10.45%) AWK
7 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.48%) VBScript
7 3 (4.48%) VB
8 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Sun Certification
2 5 (7.46%) ACCA
2 5 (7.46%) CIMA
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.97%) MCDST
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) LPIC
4 1 (1.49%) RHCE
4 1 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) QA
2 6 (8.96%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Samba
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.49%) Xen
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) Postfix
2 1 (1.49%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.49%) Veritas File System
2 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.49%) vSphere
2 1 (1.49%) KVM
2 1 (1.49%) iptables
2 1 (1.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) WSUS
1 2 (2.99%) SCCM
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (49.25%) Oracle
2 29 (43.28%) IBM
3 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.43%) Infor
5 8 (11.94%) Cognos
6 7 (10.45%) Citrix
7 6 (8.96%) Atlassian
7 6 (8.96%) WorldPay
8 5 (7.46%) Veritas
9 4 (5.97%) VMware
9 4 (5.97%) HP
10 3 (4.48%) Dell
10 3 (4.48%) Cisco
10 3 (4.48%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.49%) Sophos
12 1 (1.49%) NetApp
12 1 (1.49%) IronPort
12 1 (1.49%) Veeam
12 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds