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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank - 94 88
Permanent jobs citing Sun 0 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.59% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.18% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Average salary - £67,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +193.47%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% -2.22%
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
483 509 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 44.43% 50.45% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 434 427 389
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 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 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) HACMP
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Banking

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) HACMP
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
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