The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 145 135 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -49
Permanent jobs citing Sun 11 17 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.46% 0.69% 2.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 1.27% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 14
Average salary £45,000 £51,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.36%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Sun
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1212 1338 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.52% 53.95% 52.10%
Number of salaries quoted 970 1098 812
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Sun
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sun Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Sun
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Watford +1 10 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £45,000 -
Sun
East of England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 24 (88.89%) Windows
1 24 (88.89%) IBM
2 22 (81.48%) Linux
3 21 (77.78%) Java
3 21 (77.78%) SQL
3 21 (77.78%) DB2
3 21 (77.78%) HTTP
4 20 (74.07%) Perl
4 20 (74.07%) Apache
5 19 (70.37%) Tomcat
5 19 (70.37%) AIX
5 19 (70.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 19 (70.37%) Oracle
5 19 (70.37%) WebSphere
6 17 (62.96%) UNIX
7 15 (55.56%) Solaris
7 15 (55.56%) CSS
7 15 (55.56%) HTML
8 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
8 13 (48.15%) JDBC
8 13 (48.15%) JSP
8 13 (48.15%) Struts
8 13 (48.15%) Web Services
8 13 (48.15%) XML
8 13 (48.15%) JUnit
8 13 (48.15%) MySQL
8 13 (48.15%) IIS
8 13 (48.15%) XHTML
8 13 (48.15%) RAD
8 13 (48.15%) JMS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 20 (74.07%) Apache
2 19 (70.37%) Tomcat
2 19 (70.37%) WebSphere Application Server
2 19 (70.37%) WebSphere
3 13 (48.15%) IIS
3 13 (48.15%) IBM HTTP Server
3 13 (48.15%) Apache ServiceMix
4 6 (22.22%) JBoss
4 6 (22.22%) Drupal
5 2 (7.41%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) HTTP
2 6 (22.22%) HTTPS
2 6 (22.22%) Internet
3 5 (18.52%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) DHCP
5 2 (7.41%) NAS
5 2 (7.41%) SAN
5 2 (7.41%) LDAP
6 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) DB2
2 13 (48.15%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) JUnit
1 13 (48.15%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 13 (48.15%) Eclipse
1 13 (48.15%) Subversion
1 13 (48.15%) Rational Application Developer
2 6 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 6 (22.22%) JMeter
3 2 (7.41%) Firebug
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Consultant
2 13 (48.15%) Support Consultant
2 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Java Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Java Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Support Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) CSS
1 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) JDBC
2 13 (48.15%) JSP
2 13 (48.15%) Struts
2 13 (48.15%) Web Services
2 13 (48.15%) XML
2 13 (48.15%) XHTML
2 13 (48.15%) JMS
2 13 (48.15%) Spring
2 13 (48.15%) JSTL
2 13 (48.15%) Spring MVC
2 13 (48.15%) REST
3 8 (29.63%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Linux
3 19 (70.37%) AIX
4 17 (62.96%) UNIX
5 15 (55.56%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) RAD
1 13 (48.15%) MVC
1 13 (48.15%) Content Management
1 13 (48.15%) Web Development
1 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
5 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Java
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 20 (74.07%) Perl
3 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
4 6 (22.22%) AWK
4 6 (22.22%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) VBScript
5 3 (11.11%) VB
6 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Samba
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas File System
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
2 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) WSUS
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) IBM
2 19 (70.37%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) Veritas
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) Dell
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) IronPort
6 1 (3.70%) Veeam
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) Sophos
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp