The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 3 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sun 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 17.65% - 5.13%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% - 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.29% -
Sun
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

Vendors Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
12 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 70.59% 21.54% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 6
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Sun
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Home Counties region.

Sun Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) IRIX
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX Support
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) IRIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM