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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank - 103 86
Permanent jobs citing Sun 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.18% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.35% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £70,000 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
465 578 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 42.31% 52.21% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 420 497 395
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 31 July 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 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) NFS
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) HACMP
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Control-M
3 2 (50.00%) OpenView
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Finance

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) HACMP
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) NFS
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) OpenView
2 2 (50.00%) Control-M
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco