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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 137 135 114
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Permanent jobs citing Sun 14 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.62% 0.52% 1.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 1.03% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 15
Average salary £51,250 £51,250 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.82% +15.33%
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
1252 1268 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.77% 50.24% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1013 951
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +16 10 £62,500 +8.69%
Welwyn Garden City -16 3 £48,750 -
Sun
East of England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (72.73%) IBM
2 23 (69.70%) Windows
3 22 (66.67%) Linux
4 21 (63.64%) HTTP
4 21 (63.64%) Java
4 21 (63.64%) SQL
5 20 (60.61%) UNIX
6 18 (54.55%) DB2
7 16 (48.48%) Oracle
7 16 (48.48%) J2EE
7 16 (48.48%) Solaris
8 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
9 14 (42.42%) AIX
10 13 (39.39%) Perl
10 13 (39.39%) Apache
11 12 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (36.36%) WebSphere
11 12 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
13 10 (30.30%) HTML
13 10 (30.30%) CSS
13 10 (30.30%) Internet
13 10 (30.30%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (27.27%) Retail
14 9 (27.27%) SLA
15 8 (24.24%) Sun Certification
15 8 (24.24%) SAN
15 8 (24.24%) JMS
15 8 (24.24%) Eclipse
15 8 (24.24%) Struts

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 13 (39.39%) Apache
3 12 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (36.36%) WebSphere
4 7 (21.21%) Drupal
4 7 (21.21%) JBoss
5 6 (18.18%) Apache Solr
6 5 (15.15%) Apache ServiceMix
6 5 (15.15%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (15.15%) IIS
7 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
7 3 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
9 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
9 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) HTTP
2 10 (30.30%) Internet
3 8 (24.24%) SAN
4 7 (21.21%) HTTPS
5 6 (18.18%) DNS
5 6 (18.18%) NAS
6 4 (12.12%) DHCP
6 4 (12.12%) LDAP
7 1 (3.03%) FTP
7 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) DB2
2 8 (24.24%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Eclipse
1 8 (24.24%) JUnit
1 8 (24.24%) Subversion
2 7 (21.21%) JMeter
2 7 (21.21%) LoadRunner
3 5 (15.15%) Rational Application Developer
3 5 (15.15%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Log4j
4 3 (9.09%) Maven
4 3 (9.09%) Ant
5 2 (6.06%) Firebug
General
1 9 (27.27%) Retail
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Support Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Support Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Java Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.03%) Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) J2EE
2 10 (30.30%) HTML
2 10 (30.30%) CSS
3 8 (24.24%) JMS
3 8 (24.24%) Struts
3 8 (24.24%) Web Services
3 8 (24.24%) XML
3 8 (24.24%) Spring
3 8 (24.24%) REST
4 5 (15.15%) Spring MVC
4 5 (15.15%) JSTL
4 5 (15.15%) JDBC
4 5 (15.15%) JSP
4 5 (15.15%) XHTML
5 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 3 (9.09%) XMLBeans
5 3 (9.09%) Ajax
5 3 (9.09%) JSON
5 3 (9.09%) jQuery
5 3 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Replication
1 3 (9.09%) Web 2.0
2 2 (6.06%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Linux
3 20 (60.61%) UNIX
4 16 (48.48%) Solaris
5 14 (42.42%) AIX
6 3 (9.09%) HPUX
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 10 (30.30%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (24.24%) Content Management
4 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (21.21%) Test Planning
5 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 6 (18.18%) Time Management
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.15%) MVC
7 5 (15.15%) Web Development
7 5 (15.15%) RAD
8 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
9 3 (9.09%) Change Management
9 3 (9.09%) Migration
9 3 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) Java
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) Perl
3 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) AWK
4 7 (21.21%) PHP
5 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
6 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.09%) XPath
7 3 (9.09%) VBScript
7 3 (9.09%) VB
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Sun Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) PMP
3 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Veritas File System
2 2 (6.06%) Samba
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.03%) NFS
3 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
1 2 (6.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) IBM
2 16 (48.48%) Oracle
3 8 (24.24%) Veritas
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix
5 5 (15.15%) VMware
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco
6 4 (12.12%) HP
7 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 3 (9.09%) Interwoven
8 1 (3.03%) Sophos
8 1 (3.03%) IronPort
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) Veeam
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds