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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 212 193 180
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Permanent jobs citing Sun 46 62 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.81% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 1.66% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 57
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 £52,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3848 3733 3994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 48.15% 48.53% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3201 3157 3400
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 25 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 25 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 +19 20 £45,000 - 6
Hertfordshire -38 17 £51,000 +7.36%
Bedfordshire -12 7 £30,000 -36.84%
Essex -2 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £50,000 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 68 (73.91%) Solaris
2 67 (72.83%) UNIX
3 64 (69.57%) Linux
4 55 (59.78%) SQL
5 54 (58.70%) Oracle
6 53 (57.61%) Java
7 45 (48.91%) Perl
8 34 (36.96%) Tomcat
9 30 (32.61%) Finance
10 29 (31.52%) Degree
10 29 (31.52%) J2EE
11 27 (29.35%) QA
12 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (28.26%) Windows
13 25 (27.17%) VMware
14 23 (25.00%) HP
15 21 (22.83%) SAN
15 21 (22.83%) WebLogic
15 21 (22.83%) Git (software)
16 19 (20.65%) Red Hat
17 18 (19.57%) OO
17 18 (19.57%) OOD
17 18 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (19.57%) Bash Shell
18 17 (18.48%) Sybase
18 17 (18.48%) NetApp
19 16 (17.39%) Internet
19 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
20 15 (16.30%) TDD
21 14 (15.22%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 34 (36.96%) Tomcat
2 21 (22.83%) 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 2 (2.17%) IIS
7 1 (1.09%) 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 16 (17.39%) Internet
3 12 (13.04%) VPN
4 10 (10.87%) LDAP
4 10 (10.87%) Firewall
5 7 (7.61%) NAS
6 6 (6.52%) DNS
6 6 (6.52%) Intranet
7 4 (4.35%) SSL
7 4 (4.35%) DHCP
7 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.35%) HTTP
7 4 (4.35%) SSH
7 4 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.26%) OpenVPN
8 3 (3.26%) HSRP
8 3 (3.26%) VRRP
8 3 (3.26%) IPsec
8 3 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
8 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
3 7 (7.61%) Subversion
4 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.35%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.09%) Ant
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) Fiddler
General
1 30 (32.61%) 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 19 (20.65%) Applications Support
2 13 (14.13%) Java Developer
2 13 (14.13%) Developer
3 8 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
3 8 (8.70%) Support Specialist
3 8 (8.70%) Applications Support Specialist
4 7 (7.61%) Analyst
5 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Consultant
6 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (5.43%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Support Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Support Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.52%) J2EE
2 9 (9.78%) XML
2 9 (9.78%) JSP
2 9 (9.78%) Struts
3 8 (8.70%) Web Services
4 6 (6.52%) CGI
4 6 (6.52%) HTML
5 5 (5.43%) Ajax
5 5 (5.43%) jQuery
5 5 (5.43%) EJB
6 4 (4.35%) CSS
6 4 (4.35%) JDBC
6 4 (4.35%) XHTML
6 4 (4.35%) J2SE
6 4 (4.35%) JSTL
6 4 (4.35%) Middleware
7 1 (1.09%) JAAS
7 1 (1.09%) HTML5
7 1 (1.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.04%) 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 68 (73.91%) Solaris
2 67 (72.83%) UNIX
3 64 (69.57%) Linux
4 26 (28.26%) Windows
5 14 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (10.87%) 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 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (19.57%) OO
2 18 (19.57%) OOD
3 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 15 (16.30%) TDD
5 14 (15.22%) Performance Management
6 13 (14.13%) Scrum
7 12 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 12 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (11.96%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (11.96%) Unit Testing
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%) Project Management
12 7 (7.61%) Multithreading
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 11 (11.96%) 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 29 (31.52%) 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 17 (18.48%) NetApp
5 17 (18.48%) Sybase
6 11 (11.96%) Cisco
6 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
6 11 (11.96%) Hitachi
7 9 (9.78%) EMC
8 8 (8.70%) Veritas
9 7 (7.61%) IBM
10 6 (6.52%) BMC
10 6 (6.52%) Symantec
11 4 (4.35%) Brocade
11 4 (4.35%) WatchGuard
11 4 (4.35%) CommVault
11 4 (4.35%) BEA
11 4 (4.35%) StorageTek
12 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
Cambridge
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Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
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Cambridge
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits package
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