The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 83 82 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sun 13 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.20% 0.43% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 0.90% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 1
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Sun
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
493 445 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 45.56% 47.34% 42.81%
Number of salaries quoted 360 365 301
Average salary £39,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Sun
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Milton Keynes region.

Sun Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 24 (92.31%) J2EE
1 24 (92.31%) Struts
1 24 (92.31%) Linux
1 24 (92.31%) Sun Certification
1 24 (92.31%) Java
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (92.31%) Degree
1 24 (92.31%) Computer Science
1 24 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 15 (57.69%) OCPJP
2 15 (57.69%) OCMJD
2 15 (57.69%) Spring
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) Hibernate
2 15 (57.69%) Apache
2 15 (57.69%) Tomcat
2 15 (57.69%) Oracle
3 9 (34.62%) JUnit
3 9 (34.62%) EJB
3 9 (34.62%) JSP
3 9 (34.62%) Web Services
3 9 (34.62%) XML
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) Ajax
3 9 (34.62%) jQuery
3 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (34.62%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 15 (57.69%) Apache
1 15 (57.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
1 24 (92.31%) Java Developer
1 24 (92.31%) J2EE Developer
1 24 (92.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 15 (57.69%) Software Support Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Developer Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) J2EE
1 24 (92.31%) Struts
2 15 (57.69%) Spring
2 15 (57.69%) Hibernate
3 9 (34.62%) EJB
3 9 (34.62%) JSP
3 9 (34.62%) Web Services
3 9 (34.62%) XML
3 9 (34.62%) Ajax
3 9 (34.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (92.31%) Computer Science
2 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Web Development
3 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) Sun Certification
1 24 (92.31%) Degree
2 15 (57.69%) OCPJP
2 15 (57.69%) OCMJD
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Dell