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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 134 136 113
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Permanent jobs citing Sun 14 12 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.64% 0.48% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.01% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 22
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £55,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £51,500 £67,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £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
1213 1190 1420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.34% 47.93% 52.83%
Number of salaries quoted 966 942 1159
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 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 +18 13 £58,750 -
Sun
East of England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (73.17%) UNIX
2 27 (65.85%) Linux
2 27 (65.85%) J2EE
2 27 (65.85%) IBM
3 25 (60.98%) HTTP
3 25 (60.98%) Java
3 25 (60.98%) SQL
3 25 (60.98%) Windows
4 21 (51.22%) Solaris
5 20 (48.78%) E-Commerce
6 19 (46.34%) DB2
7 18 (43.90%) Finance
7 18 (43.90%) Retail
8 17 (41.46%) Oracle
9 15 (36.59%) Internet
10 13 (31.71%) Tomcat
10 13 (31.71%) SLA
10 13 (31.71%) SAN
11 12 (29.27%) PL/SQL
11 12 (29.27%) ITIL
11 12 (29.27%) Problem Management
11 12 (29.27%) Time Management
11 12 (29.27%) Apache Solr
12 11 (26.83%) AIX
13 10 (24.39%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (21.95%) Perl
14 9 (21.95%) Apache
14 9 (21.95%) WebSphere
15 8 (19.51%) Change Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (31.71%) Tomcat
2 12 (29.27%) Apache Solr
3 9 (21.95%) WebSphere
3 9 (21.95%) Apache
4 7 (17.07%) JBoss
4 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (17.07%) Drupal
5 6 (14.63%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (14.63%) MQSeries
6 5 (12.20%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
8 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
9 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 25 (60.98%) HTTP
2 15 (36.59%) Internet
3 13 (31.71%) SAN
4 8 (19.51%) NAS
4 8 (19.51%) LDAP
5 7 (17.07%) HTTPS
6 5 (12.20%) DNS
7 1 (2.44%) DHCP
7 1 (2.44%) FTP
7 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) DB2
2 6 (14.63%) RDBMS
2 6 (14.63%) MySQL
2 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) LoadRunner
1 7 (17.07%) JMeter
2 6 (14.63%) Log4j
2 6 (14.63%) Subversion
2 6 (14.63%) Maven
2 6 (14.63%) Ant
2 6 (14.63%) JUnit
2 6 (14.63%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.88%) Firebug
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
1 18 (43.90%) Retail
2 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.32%) Games
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Support Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Support Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.44%) Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (65.85%) J2EE
2 8 (19.51%) CSS
2 8 (19.51%) HTML
3 6 (14.63%) Servlets
3 6 (14.63%) SOAP
3 6 (14.63%) Struts
3 6 (14.63%) Web Services
3 6 (14.63%) XML
3 6 (14.63%) XSLT
3 6 (14.63%) JMS
3 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
3 6 (14.63%) Spring
3 6 (14.63%) XMLBeans
3 6 (14.63%) Ajax
3 6 (14.63%) JSON
3 6 (14.63%) jQuery
3 6 (14.63%) REST
4 5 (12.20%) Middleware
5 2 (4.88%) SailPoint
5 2 (4.88%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Web 2.0
2 2 (4.88%) Online Gambling
2 2 (4.88%) AS400
2 2 (4.88%) Tandem
2 2 (4.88%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) UNIX
2 27 (65.85%) Linux
3 25 (60.98%) Windows
4 21 (51.22%) Solaris
5 11 (26.83%) AIX
6 6 (14.63%) HPUX
7 1 (2.44%) SUSE
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) E-Commerce
2 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 12 (29.27%) Problem Management
2 12 (29.27%) Time Management
3 10 (24.39%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (19.51%) Change Management
6 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Test Planning
6 7 (17.07%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (14.63%) OO
7 6 (14.63%) Content Management
8 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.20%) Project Management
9 4 (9.76%) Migration
10 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
10 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (4.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
1 25 (60.98%) SQL
2 12 (29.27%) PL/SQL
3 9 (21.95%) Perl
4 7 (17.07%) PHP
4 7 (17.07%) AWK
5 6 (14.63%) XPath
5 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) VBScript
6 1 (2.44%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Sun Certification
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) PMP
2 5 (12.20%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Samba
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) RACF
3 2 (4.88%) Veritas File System
3 2 (4.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (4.88%) ACF2
4 1 (2.44%) NFS
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (4.88%) Novell Identity Manager
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (4.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) IBM
2 17 (41.46%) Oracle
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix
4 6 (14.63%) Interwoven
4 6 (14.63%) Veritas
4 6 (14.63%) VMware
5 3 (7.32%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) CA
6 2 (4.88%) NetIQ
6 2 (4.88%) Novell
6 2 (4.88%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (2.44%) Sophos
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) IronPort
7 1 (2.44%) Veeam
7 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp