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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 222 237 222
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Sun 26 31 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.42% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 0.95% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 24
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £22,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £55,350
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
2654 3252 3625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 42.23% 44.31% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2187 2694 2980
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +14 18 £75,000 -6.25%
Hertfordshire +17 7 £61,000 -2.40%
Bedfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Sun.

1 46 (93.88%) Oracle
2 41 (83.67%) Solaris
3 40 (81.63%) Unix
4 38 (77.55%) WebLogic
5 37 (75.51%) Java
6 36 (73.47%) Linux
7 33 (67.35%) SQL
7 33 (67.35%) Finance
8 32 (65.31%) Apache
9 28 (57.14%) Tomcat
9 28 (57.14%) J2EE
10 27 (55.10%) J2SE
10 27 (55.10%) Multithreading
10 27 (55.10%) Oracle Linux
11 26 (53.06%) Load Balancing
11 26 (53.06%) Clustering
12 25 (51.02%) OOA/OOD
12 25 (51.02%) OO
13 22 (44.90%) UML
13 22 (44.90%) Internet
14 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (42.86%) OWASP
15 20 (40.82%) Performance Analysis
16 14 (28.57%) HP
17 12 (24.49%) Python
17 12 (24.49%) Perl
17 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
18 10 (20.41%) Red Hat
18 10 (20.41%) VMware
18 10 (20.41%) VMware ESX

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (77.55%) WebLogic
2 32 (65.31%) Apache
3 28 (57.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.90%) Internet
2 10 (20.41%) DNS
2 10 (20.41%) LDAP
2 10 (20.41%) SSH
2 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) mvBase
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) UniData
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 33 (67.35%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Architect
2 19 (38.78%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (20.41%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Unix Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Java Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Principal Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Solaris Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) AIX Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Design Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Java Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Java Swing Developer
7 3 (6.12%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) J2EE
2 27 (55.10%) J2SE
3 10 (20.41%) Web Services
4 9 (18.37%) Middleware
5 8 (16.33%) SOAP
6 4 (8.16%) RESTful
6 4 (8.16%) WSDL
7 3 (6.12%) EJB
7 3 (6.12%) JAXB
7 3 (6.12%) JAXP
7 3 (6.12%) JSP
7 3 (6.12%) Spring
7 3 (6.12%) Swing
7 3 (6.12%) XML
8 1 (2.04%) Java EE
8 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (53.06%) Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) PKI
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.12%) Fintech
4 1 (2.04%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 41 (83.67%) Solaris
2 40 (81.63%) Unix
3 36 (73.47%) Linux
4 27 (55.10%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (10.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Multithreading
2 26 (53.06%) Load Balancing
3 25 (51.02%) OO
3 25 (51.02%) OOA/OOD
4 22 (44.90%) UML
5 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (42.86%) OWASP
6 20 (40.82%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (20.41%) High Availability
8 9 (18.37%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (10.20%) Operations Management
10 4 (8.16%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Service Design
10 4 (8.16%) TDD
10 4 (8.16%) Test Planning
10 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
12 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) Java
2 33 (67.35%) SQL
3 12 (24.49%) Perl
3 12 (24.49%) Python
3 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
4 10 (20.41%) Bourne shell
4 10 (20.41%) C-shell
5 2 (4.08%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
1 10 (20.41%) VMware ESX
1 10 (20.41%) vSphere
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle ZFS
2 5 (10.20%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 46 (93.88%) Oracle
2 14 (28.57%) HP
3 10 (20.41%) Cisco
3 10 (20.41%) Red Hat
3 10 (20.41%) VMware
4 6 (12.24%) EMC
5 5 (10.20%) BMC
6 4 (8.16%) Atlassian
7 3 (6.12%) WorldPay
8 2 (4.08%) IBM
8 2 (4.08%) Microsoft