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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 217 204 177
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -27
Permanent jobs citing Sun 48 58 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.60% 0.76% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 1.55% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 56
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,200 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3822 3732 3998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 47.99% 48.63% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3176 3157 3418
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +21 21 £45,000 - 6
Hertfordshire -40 18 £51,000 +7.36% 2
Bedfordshire -8 7 £30,000 -36.84%
Essex -4 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £50,000 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (75.00%) Solaris
2 67 (72.83%) UNIX
3 66 (71.74%) Linux
4 55 (59.78%) SQL
5 54 (58.70%) Oracle
6 53 (57.61%) Java
7 45 (48.91%) Perl
8 36 (39.13%) Tomcat
9 31 (33.70%) Finance
10 30 (32.61%) Degree
11 28 (30.43%) J2EE
12 27 (29.35%) QA
12 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (28.26%) Windows
14 25 (27.17%) VMware
15 23 (25.00%) HP
16 21 (22.83%) SAN
16 21 (22.83%) Git (software)
17 20 (21.74%) WebLogic
18 19 (20.65%) OO
18 19 (20.65%) OOD
18 19 (20.65%) Red Hat
19 18 (19.57%) Sybase
19 18 (19.57%) Bash Shell
20 17 (18.48%) Disaster Recovery
20 17 (18.48%) Software Engineering
20 17 (18.48%) NetApp
20 17 (18.48%) Internet
21 16 (17.39%) TDD
22 14 (15.22%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 36 (39.13%) Tomcat
2 20 (21.74%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.52%) Apache
4 5 (5.43%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.26%) IIS
7 2 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.09%) MS Project
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.83%) SAN
2 17 (18.48%) Internet
3 12 (13.04%) VPN
4 10 (10.87%) LDAP
4 10 (10.87%) Firewall
5 7 (7.61%) Intranet
5 7 (7.61%) NAS
6 6 (6.52%) DNS
7 5 (5.43%) HTTP
8 4 (4.35%) SSL
8 4 (4.35%) DHCP
8 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.35%) SSH
8 4 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.26%) OpenVPN
9 3 (3.26%) HSRP
9 3 (3.26%) VRRP
9 3 (3.26%) IPsec
9 3 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.35%) DB2
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.26%) TKPROF
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.09%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 21 (22.83%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.78%) JUnit
2 9 (9.78%) Subversion
3 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.35%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (1.09%) Ant
4 1 (1.09%) Maven
4 1 (1.09%) Fiddler
General
1 31 (33.70%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Marketing
3 5 (5.43%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Advertising
5 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (19.57%) Applications Support
2 13 (14.13%) Java Developer
2 13 (14.13%) Developer
3 7 (7.61%) Analyst
3 7 (7.61%) Applications Specialist
3 7 (7.61%) Support Specialist
3 7 (7.61%) Applications Support Specialist
4 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Consultant
5 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (5.43%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Senior Support Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.43%) J2EE
2 9 (9.78%) XML
2 9 (9.78%) JSP
2 9 (9.78%) Struts
3 8 (8.70%) Web Services
4 7 (7.61%) CGI
5 6 (6.52%) HTML
6 5 (5.43%) Ajax
6 5 (5.43%) jQuery
6 5 (5.43%) EJB
7 4 (4.35%) CSS
7 4 (4.35%) JDBC
7 4 (4.35%) XHTML
7 4 (4.35%) J2SE
7 4 (4.35%) JSTL
7 4 (4.35%) Middleware
8 2 (2.17%) JMS
9 1 (1.09%) JAAS
9 1 (1.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Computer Science
2 13 (14.13%) Mathematics
3 10 (10.87%) Wiki
4 9 (9.78%) Firmware
5 5 (5.43%) PKI
5 5 (5.43%) Replication
5 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.35%) Celerra
6 4 (4.35%) Symmetrix DMX
6 4 (4.35%) CLARiiON
6 4 (4.35%) Symmetrix
6 4 (4.35%) Clustering
7 2 (2.17%) HACMP
7 2 (2.17%) HP Superdome
8 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 69 (75.00%) Solaris
2 67 (72.83%) UNIX
3 66 (71.74%) Linux
4 26 (28.26%) Windows
5 13 (14.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (11.96%) AIX
7 7 (7.61%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.26%) HPUX
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.65%) OO
2 19 (20.65%) OOD
3 17 (18.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (18.48%) Software Engineering
4 16 (17.39%) TDD
5 14 (15.22%) Scrum
6 13 (14.13%) Performance Management
7 12 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 12 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 12 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (11.96%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (11.96%) ITIL
9 10 (10.87%) Migration
10 9 (9.78%) Refactoring
10 9 (9.78%) Web Development
10 9 (9.78%) Network Management
10 9 (9.78%) DevOps
11 8 (8.70%) Multithreading
11 8 (8.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (59.78%) SQL
2 53 (57.61%) Java
3 45 (48.91%) Perl
4 18 (19.57%) Bash Shell
5 14 (15.22%) Shell Script
6 12 (13.04%) Python
7 10 (10.87%) PL/SQL
8 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
9 7 (7.61%) AWK
10 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.35%) VB
11 3 (3.26%) Bourne shell
11 3 (3.26%) C-shell
12 2 (2.17%) Korn
12 2 (2.17%) VBA
13 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.09%) sed
Qualifications
1 30 (32.61%) Degree
2 9 (9.78%) Sun Certification
3 5 (5.43%) PMP
3 5 (5.43%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.26%) CCNP
5 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.09%) HND
6 1 (1.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (29.35%) QA
2 5 (5.43%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (14.13%) KVM
2 5 (5.43%) vSphere
2 5 (5.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.35%) SRDF
4 3 (3.26%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.26%) Veritas File System
4 3 (3.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.17%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.17%) Samba
5 2 (2.17%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) Puppet
1 10 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.52%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.35%) OpenView
4 3 (3.26%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (3.26%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.26%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.09%) OpenSSO
6 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 54 (58.70%) Oracle
2 25 (27.17%) VMware
3 23 (25.00%) HP
4 19 (20.65%) Red Hat
5 18 (19.57%) Sybase
6 17 (18.48%) NetApp
7 11 (11.96%) Hitachi
7 11 (11.96%) Cisco
7 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
8 9 (9.78%) EMC
9 8 (8.70%) Veritas
10 7 (7.61%) IBM
11 6 (6.52%) BMC
11 6 (6.52%) Symantec
12 4 (4.35%) Brocade
12 4 (4.35%) WatchGuard
12 4 (4.35%) CommVault
12 4 (4.35%) BEA
12 4 (4.35%) StorageTek
13 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
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