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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 133 119 133
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Sun 6 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.28% 1.19% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 2.22% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 1
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
1157 1080 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 53.22% 53.52% 48.27%
Number of salaries quoted 969 845 714
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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 -10 2 - -
Harpenden - 2 £37,500 -
Letchworth - 1 £62,500 -
Potters Bar - 1 £32,500 -
Sun
East of England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) JMS
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Spring Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) Elastic Path
3 2 (33.33%) Mockito
3 2 (33.33%) Information Management
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Martini
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) JSTL
3 2 (33.33%) Struts
3 2 (33.33%) EJB
3 2 (33.33%) JDBC

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (16.67%) JCAPS
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) Jackrabbit
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Log4j
1 2 (33.33%) Mockito
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Rational Rose
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Developer
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java E-Commerce Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java WebSphere Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) JMS
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (33.33%) EJB
2 2 (33.33%) JDBC
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) JSTL
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Spring Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Struts
2 2 (33.33%) XHTML
2 2 (33.33%) XSD
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Information Management
1 2 (33.33%) RAD
2 1 (16.67%) EAI
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) ATG
1 2 (33.33%) Blue Martini
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Elastic Path
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Interwoven
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (16.67%) webMethods