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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 89 100 77
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Permanent jobs citing Sun 4 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.41% 0.87% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 1.74% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 14
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -26.92%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
501 633 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.92% 50.04% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 453 483 456
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 20 April 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
Maidstone +25 1 £35,000 +52.17%
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 9 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) Perl
3 6 (66.67%) AIX
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (55.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (55.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (55.56%) Puppet
4 5 (55.56%) Veritas
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 5 (55.56%) HACMP
4 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
4 5 (55.56%) Dell
4 5 (55.56%) NFS
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) IBM
4 5 (55.56%) Python
4 5 (55.56%) LDAP
5 4 (44.44%) OpenView
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) MySQL
5 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (44.44%) Control-M

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) LDAP
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) SMTP
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) HACMP
3 4 (44.44%) Clustering
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Social Media
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) AIX
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (22.22%) EAI
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) DSDM
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Korn
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) NFS
1 5 (55.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
1 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (44.44%) OpenView
2 4 (44.44%) Control-M
2 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Dell
3 5 (55.56%) Veritas
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (55.56%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec