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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 213 199 189
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Sun 41 46 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 0.70% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 1.51% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 53
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,850 £55,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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
3400 3037 4091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 47.05% 46.02% 47.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2718 2432 3473
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Hertfordshire +9 26 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Cambridgeshire -27 8 £47,500 +5.55%
Essex -14 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Bedfordshire +4 1 £30,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £42,500 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 70 (73.68%) Linux
2 68 (71.58%) Solaris
3 66 (69.47%) UNIX
4 61 (64.21%) SQL
5 59 (62.11%) Java
6 47 (49.47%) Oracle
7 42 (44.21%) Tomcat
8 39 (41.05%) J2EE
9 38 (40.00%) Finance
10 36 (37.89%) OO
11 34 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (34.74%) IBM
13 32 (33.68%) Degree
14 28 (29.47%) E-Commerce
15 27 (28.42%) HTTP
15 27 (28.42%) Internet
16 26 (27.37%) Windows
16 26 (27.37%) Retail
17 25 (26.32%) OOD
18 24 (25.26%) Subversion
19 23 (24.21%) QA
20 22 (23.16%) Perl
20 22 (23.16%) Sun Certification
20 22 (23.16%) SAN
21 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
21 21 (22.11%) JUnit
21 21 (22.11%) Struts
21 21 (22.11%) XML
22 20 (21.05%) Software Engineering
23 18 (18.95%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 42 (44.21%) Tomcat
2 11 (11.58%) Apache Solr
3 10 (10.53%) Adobe CQ
3 10 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 10 (10.53%) MQSeries
4 9 (9.47%) WebLogic
5 7 (7.37%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (6.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (6.32%) IIS
6 6 (6.32%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.11%) iPlanet
8 2 (2.11%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.42%) HTTP
1 27 (28.42%) Internet
2 22 (23.16%) SAN
3 10 (10.53%) DNS
3 10 (10.53%) LDAP
4 8 (8.42%) Intranet
5 7 (7.37%) NAS
5 7 (7.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) DB2
2 12 (12.63%) RDBMS
2 12 (12.63%) MySQL
2 12 (12.63%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.16%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (25.26%) Subversion
2 21 (22.11%) JUnit
3 18 (18.95%) Git (software)
4 16 (16.84%) Eclipse
5 10 (10.53%) Log4j
5 10 (10.53%) Maven
5 10 (10.53%) Ant
6 6 (6.32%) Rational Application Developer
6 6 (6.32%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 38 (40.00%) Finance
2 26 (27.37%) Retail
3 16 (16.84%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.26%) Games
5 4 (4.21%) Banking
6 2 (2.11%) Electronics
7 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Developer
1 22 (23.16%) Java Developer
2 14 (14.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 13 (13.68%) Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Support Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Applications Support
4 11 (11.58%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Applications Support Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Senior Support Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Support Manager
4 11 (11.58%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 10 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Consultant
6 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Server Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.05%) J2EE
2 21 (22.11%) XML
2 21 (22.11%) Struts
3 17 (17.89%) JMS
3 17 (17.89%) CSS
3 17 (17.89%) HTML
4 16 (16.84%) Web Services
4 16 (16.84%) jQuery
5 15 (15.79%) Ajax
6 12 (12.63%) JSP
7 11 (11.58%) SOAP
7 11 (11.58%) XSLT
7 11 (11.58%) Spring
8 10 (10.53%) XMLBeans
8 10 (10.53%) JSON
8 10 (10.53%) REST
8 10 (10.53%) Hibernate
8 10 (10.53%) Servlets
9 9 (9.47%) JDBC
10 8 (8.42%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Wiki
2 11 (11.58%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.53%) Web 2.0
3 10 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.26%) Statistics
4 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.16%) AS400
5 3 (3.16%) Clustering
5 3 (3.16%) Tandem
5 3 (3.16%) PKI
5 3 (3.16%) IPTV
6 2 (2.11%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.11%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 70 (73.68%) Linux
2 68 (71.58%) Solaris
3 66 (69.47%) UNIX
4 26 (27.37%) Windows
5 11 (11.58%) AIX
6 10 (10.53%) HPUX
7 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.11%) CentOS
8 2 (2.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.05%) SUSE
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) OO
2 34 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (29.47%) E-Commerce
4 25 (26.32%) OOD
5 20 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 16 (16.84%) Content Management
7 15 (15.79%) ITIL
7 15 (15.79%) Change Management
8 11 (11.58%) Problem Management
8 11 (11.58%) Web Development
8 11 (11.58%) Time Management
9 10 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 9 (9.47%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (8.42%) Business Continuity
12 7 (7.37%) Project Management
12 7 (7.37%) MVC
12 7 (7.37%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.37%) TDD
13 6 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 61 (64.21%) SQL
2 59 (62.11%) Java
3 22 (23.16%) Perl
4 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.68%) PL/SQL
6 12 (12.63%) Bash Shell
7 10 (10.53%) XPath
8 6 (6.32%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.16%) Python
10 2 (2.11%) VBA
11 1 (1.05%) XQuery
11 1 (1.05%) AWK
11 1 (1.05%) Korn
11 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (33.68%) Degree
2 22 (23.16%) Sun Certification
3 7 (7.37%) PMP
3 7 (7.37%) PMI Certification
4 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.26%) MCSE
5 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (24.21%) QA
2 11 (11.58%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 3 (3.16%) ACF2
3 3 (3.16%) KVM
3 3 (3.16%) RACF
3 3 (3.16%) Samba
3 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.11%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.11%) Veritas File System
4 2 (2.11%) NFS
5 1 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (5.26%) Puppet
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (4.21%) Novell Identity Manager
2 4 (4.21%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.11%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 47 (49.47%) Oracle
2 33 (34.74%) IBM
3 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.68%) HP
5 12 (12.63%) Citrix
5 12 (12.63%) VMware
6 11 (11.58%) Red Hat
7 10 (10.53%) Interwoven
8 9 (9.47%) Sybase
9 8 (8.42%) NetApp
10 7 (7.37%) Cisco
11 5 (5.26%) Veritas
11 5 (5.26%) Symantec
12 4 (4.21%) Novell
12 4 (4.21%) CA
13 3 (3.16%) Hitachi
13 3 (3.16%) NetIQ
13 3 (3.16%) Cyber-Ark
14 2 (2.11%) Vertica
14 2 (2.11%) BEA
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