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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 133 134 90
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -44
Permanent jobs citing Sun 15 18 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.62% 0.70% 2.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 1.36% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 18
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% +3.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £38,200 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+14.37% -5.32%
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
1276 1319 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 53.14% 51.36% 51.07%
Number of salaries quoted 995 1082 854
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,050 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 +8 12 £62,500 +8.69%
Welwyn Garden City -10 3 £48,750 -
Sun
East of England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 26 (78.79%) IBM
2 25 (75.76%) Windows
3 24 (72.73%) Linux
4 23 (69.70%) HTTP
4 23 (69.70%) Java
4 23 (69.70%) SQL
5 21 (63.64%) Oracle
5 21 (63.64%) DB2
5 21 (63.64%) UNIX
6 20 (60.61%) AIX
6 20 (60.61%) Tomcat
7 19 (57.58%) Apache
7 19 (57.58%) Solaris
7 19 (57.58%) Perl
8 18 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (54.55%) WebSphere
9 15 (45.45%) HTML
9 15 (45.45%) CSS
10 13 (39.39%) Struts
10 13 (39.39%) Web Services
10 13 (39.39%) XML
10 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
10 13 (39.39%) MySQL
10 13 (39.39%) JUnit
10 13 (39.39%) JMS
10 13 (39.39%) Eclipse
10 13 (39.39%) Sun Certification
10 13 (39.39%) Subversion
10 13 (39.39%) Content Management
10 13 (39.39%) Spring

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (60.61%) Tomcat
2 19 (57.58%) Apache
3 18 (54.55%) WebSphere
3 18 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (33.33%) IIS
4 11 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 11 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
5 7 (21.21%) Drupal
5 7 (21.21%) JBoss
6 3 (9.09%) Apache Solr
7 2 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (6.06%) MQSeries
8 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
8 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
8 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 23 (69.70%) HTTP
2 9 (27.27%) Internet
3 7 (21.21%) HTTPS
4 6 (18.18%) SAN
4 6 (18.18%) DNS
5 5 (15.15%) NAS
6 4 (12.12%) LDAP
6 4 (12.12%) DHCP
7 1 (3.03%) FTP
7 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) DB2
2 13 (39.39%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Eclipse
1 13 (39.39%) JUnit
1 13 (39.39%) Subversion
2 11 (33.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
3 7 (21.21%) LoadRunner
3 7 (21.21%) JMeter
4 2 (6.06%) Log4j
4 2 (6.06%) Maven
4 2 (6.06%) Firebug
4 2 (6.06%) Ant
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
1 13 (39.39%) Consultant
1 13 (39.39%) Java Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Java Consultant
2 11 (33.33%) Support Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) CSS
1 15 (45.45%) HTML
2 13 (39.39%) JMS
2 13 (39.39%) Spring
2 13 (39.39%) Struts
2 13 (39.39%) Web Services
2 13 (39.39%) XML
2 13 (39.39%) REST
3 12 (36.36%) J2EE
4 11 (33.33%) JDBC
4 11 (33.33%) JSP
4 11 (33.33%) XHTML
4 11 (33.33%) JSTL
4 11 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.06%) jQuery
5 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.06%) Servlets
5 2 (6.06%) SOAP
5 2 (6.06%) XSLT
5 2 (6.06%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.03%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Linux
3 21 (63.64%) UNIX
4 20 (60.61%) AIX
5 19 (57.58%) Solaris
6 2 (6.06%) HPUX
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Content Management
2 11 (33.33%) Web Development
2 11 (33.33%) RAD
2 11 (33.33%) MVC
2 11 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (30.30%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (21.21%) Test Planning
5 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
5 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
5 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 3 (9.09%) Time Management
7 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) Java
1 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 19 (57.58%) Perl
3 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 7 (21.21%) PHP
5 7 (21.21%) AWK
6 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.09%) VBScript
7 3 (9.09%) VB
7 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.06%) XPath
9 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Sun Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) PMP
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Samba
2 2 (6.06%) Veritas File System
3 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) NFS
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (6.06%) WSUS
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) IBM
2 21 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) Veritas
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) VMware
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) Interwoven
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) IronPort
8 1 (3.03%) Veeam
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.03%) Sophos