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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 104 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Sun 4 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.37% 1.18% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 2.86% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 3
Average salary £75,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+130.76% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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
533 454 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 48.99% 41.12% 49.08%
Number of salaries quoted 476 399 284
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in Kent

Sun
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £75,000 -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) UNIX
1 11 (100.00%) Solaris
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) AIX
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) NetBackup
3 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (63.64%) MySQL
3 7 (63.64%) Perl
3 7 (63.64%) LDAP
3 7 (63.64%) NFS
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) OpenView
3 7 (63.64%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) Dell
3 7 (63.64%) SAN
3 7 (63.64%) Veritas
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 7 (63.64%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) Control-M
3 7 (63.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Puppet
3 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (54.55%) DevOps
5 5 (45.45%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (45.45%) Clustering

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) LDAP
1 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
1 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior UNIX Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) YAML
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (45.45%) HACMP
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 2 (18.18%) Social Media
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
1 11 (100.00%) Solaris
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) AIX
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Line Management
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) People Management
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) DSDM
5 2 (18.18%) EAI
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) C++
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) NFS
2 5 (45.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) NetBackup
1 7 (63.64%) OpenView
1 7 (63.64%) Control-M
1 7 (63.64%) Puppet
1 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) Dell
2 7 (63.64%) Veritas
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) VMware