The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Kent region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 104 91 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -27
Permanent jobs citing Sun 2 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.18% 0.38% 1.82%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.82% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 15
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
602 485 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 53.18% 45.71% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 517 407 374
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,065 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sun
South East

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Sun
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Sun Salary Trend in Kent

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Solaris
2 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) JMX
4 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 3 (33.33%) OpenView
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) XML Schema
4 3 (33.33%) B2B
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) JAXB
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) Informatica
4 3 (33.33%) Veritas
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Control-M
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (33.33%) JBoss
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) LDAP
1 3 (33.33%) VLAN
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (33.33%) BODI
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) JMX
1 3 (33.33%) XML Schema
1 3 (33.33%) JAXB
1 3 (33.33%) EJB
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) XSLT
1 3 (33.33%) JAX-WS
1 3 (33.33%) YAML
1 3 (33.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) AIX
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) B2B
2 3 (33.33%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCSA
1 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) NFS
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) OpenView
1 3 (33.33%) Control-M
1 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Informatica
3 3 (33.33%) Veritas
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) JBoss
3 3 (33.33%) Cognos
3 3 (33.33%) Business Objects
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Websense
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee