The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Essex 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank - 83 106
Permanent jobs citing Sun 0 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.10% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.19% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 9
Average salary - £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -12.35%
Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
833 539 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 58.01% 55.74% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 665 480 623
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sun
East of England

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Sun
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Essex region.

Sun Salary Trend in Essex

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) EqualLogic
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Lync
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Perl Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware