The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 89 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Sun 7 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.70% 0.84% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 2.15% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 5
Average salary £67,500 £49,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.75% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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 Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
509 419 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.05% 39.16% 50.26%
Number of salaries quoted 420 359 340
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 7 (87.50%) Perl
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
1 7 (87.50%) AIX
1 7 (87.50%) Solaris
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) LDAP
1 7 (87.50%) NFS
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) IBM
1 7 (87.50%) OpenView
1 7 (87.50%) HP
1 7 (87.50%) Dell
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
1 7 (87.50%) Veritas
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
1 7 (87.50%) Control-M
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (87.50%) NetBackup
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
1 7 (87.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
1 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) PHP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LDAP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior UNIX Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) HACMP
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) AIX
1 7 (87.50%) Solaris
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (75.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CCSA
1 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) NFS
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) OpenView
1 7 (87.50%) Control-M
1 7 (87.50%) NetBackup
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
1 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) IBM
1 7 (87.50%) Veritas
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
1 7 (87.50%) HP
1 7 (87.50%) Dell
2 4 (50.00%) JBoss
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Websense
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