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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 130 107 122
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Permanent jobs citing Sun 15 25 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.65% 1.25% 1.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 2.45% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 11
Average salary £51,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.17% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
1262 1020 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.63% 51.08% 50.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 797 1122
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram 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 18 September 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
Watford -15 10 £53,750 - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £40,000 -
Sun
East of England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 30 (85.71%) Solaris
2 23 (65.71%) UNIX
3 22 (62.86%) Linux
4 19 (54.29%) Perl
5 17 (48.57%) Windows
6 16 (45.71%) Oracle
6 16 (45.71%) SQL
6 16 (45.71%) Finance
7 14 (40.00%) AIX
7 14 (40.00%) VMware
8 13 (37.14%) HP
9 12 (34.29%) SAN
9 12 (34.29%) J2EE
9 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
10 11 (31.43%) Cisco
10 11 (31.43%) IBM
10 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
10 11 (31.43%) Shell Script
11 10 (28.57%) HTTP
11 10 (28.57%) LDAP
12 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
12 9 (25.71%) JMS
12 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
12 9 (25.71%) Eclipse
12 9 (25.71%) HTML
12 9 (25.71%) Java
12 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
12 9 (25.71%) JUnit
12 9 (25.71%) CSS
12 9 (25.71%) Struts

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
2 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
3 7 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (20.00%) IIS
3 7 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (8.57%) Apache
7 2 (5.71%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (5.71%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) SAN
2 10 (28.57%) HTTP
2 10 (28.57%) LDAP
3 7 (20.00%) NAS
4 6 (17.14%) DNS
5 4 (11.43%) SSH
5 4 (11.43%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (11.43%) DHCP
5 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.57%) VPN
6 3 (8.57%) SSL
6 3 (8.57%) WAN
6 3 (8.57%) ISDN
6 3 (8.57%) EIGRP
6 3 (8.57%) MPLS
6 3 (8.57%) OSPF
6 3 (8.57%) BGP
6 3 (8.57%) VRRP
6 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (8.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) DB2
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.86%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Eclipse
1 9 (25.71%) JUnit
1 9 (25.71%) Subversion
2 7 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
3 2 (5.71%) Log4j
3 2 (5.71%) Ant
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Manufacturing
2 9 (25.71%) Retail
3 5 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
1 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Support Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Java Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (11.43%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Backup Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior UNIX Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Capacity Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) J2EE
2 9 (25.71%) JMS
2 9 (25.71%) HTML
2 9 (25.71%) CSS
2 9 (25.71%) Struts
2 9 (25.71%) XML
3 8 (22.86%) JDBC
4 7 (20.00%) JSP
4 7 (20.00%) XHTML
4 7 (20.00%) JSTL
5 5 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (8.57%) Middleware
7 2 (5.71%) XMLBeans
7 2 (5.71%) Ajax
7 2 (5.71%) jQuery
7 2 (5.71%) JSON
7 2 (5.71%) Spring
7 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.71%) REST
7 2 (5.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) PKI
2 4 (11.43%) Replication
3 3 (8.57%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (8.57%) CLARiiON
3 3 (8.57%) Symmetrix
3 3 (8.57%) Celerra
4 2 (5.71%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.86%) AS400
5 1 (2.86%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Solaris
2 23 (65.71%) UNIX
3 22 (62.86%) Linux
4 17 (48.57%) Windows
5 14 (40.00%) AIX
6 3 (8.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
1 9 (25.71%) Content Management
2 8 (22.86%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (22.86%) Project Management
3 7 (20.00%) RAD
3 7 (20.00%) MVC
3 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (20.00%) Web Development
3 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.43%) Operations Management
7 3 (8.57%) Identity Management
7 3 (8.57%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (8.57%) SIEM
7 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Perl
2 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
4 11 (31.43%) Shell Script
5 9 (25.71%) Java
5 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.14%) AWK
7 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
7 4 (11.43%) VB
8 3 (8.57%) Python
8 3 (8.57%) Bourne shell
8 3 (8.57%) C-shell
9 2 (5.71%) Korn
9 2 (5.71%) XPath
9 2 (5.71%) VBA
9 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.86%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Sun Certification
2 5 (14.29%) PMP
2 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) HND
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) KVM
2 4 (11.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) ISA Server
3 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.57%) Veritas File System
3 3 (8.57%) SRDF
3 3 (8.57%) vSphere
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (5.71%) Samba
4 2 (5.71%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.86%) RACF
5 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.86%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (11.43%) OpenView
3 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
3 3 (8.57%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (8.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) Novell Identity Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Oracle
2 14 (40.00%) VMware
3 13 (37.14%) HP
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco
4 11 (31.43%) IBM
4 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.00%) EMC
5 7 (20.00%) NetApp
5 7 (20.00%) Veritas
5 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (14.29%) BMC
7 4 (11.43%) WatchGuard
7 4 (11.43%) CommVault
7 4 (11.43%) Citrix
8 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
8 3 (8.57%) StorageTek
8 3 (8.57%) Symantec
8 3 (8.57%) Compuware
8 3 (8.57%) BEA
8 3 (8.57%) Aruba
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