The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 290 284 296
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Sun 152 147 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 1.42% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 125 112 114
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £32,300 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Sun
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11017 10324 10919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.14% 48.75% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8584 8126 9288
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sun
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Sun Salary Trend in the South East

Sun
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in the South East

Sun
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Berkshire -8 55 £40,000 +2.89% 2
Surrey +31 52 £42,500 -22.72% 3
West Sussex +10 14 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire -27 12 £40,000 -17.52% 3
Sussex - 6 £47,500 -
Kent -11 5 £54,000 +66.15%
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £33,750 -28.19%
East Sussex -5 3 £44,500 +111.90%
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 166 (59.50%) Linux
2 134 (48.03%) Oracle
3 133 (47.67%) Solaris
4 118 (42.29%) UNIX
5 111 (39.78%) Windows
6 106 (37.99%) HP
7 84 (30.11%) Microsoft
8 71 (25.45%) Java
9 69 (24.73%) AIX
9 69 (24.73%) Red Hat
10 66 (23.66%) SQL Server
11 65 (23.30%) SQL
11 65 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
12 64 (22.94%) IBM
12 64 (22.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 63 (22.58%) SAN
13 63 (22.58%) Degree
14 58 (20.79%) Finance
15 55 (19.71%) J2EE
16 54 (19.35%) Apache
17 53 (19.00%) VMware
18 48 (17.20%) Spring
19 46 (16.49%) Veritas
19 46 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
20 43 (15.41%) Web Services
20 43 (15.41%) Sun Certification
20 43 (15.41%) Firewall
21 40 (14.34%) Perl
21 40 (14.34%) EMC
22 36 (12.90%) OCPJP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 54 (19.35%) Apache
2 32 (11.47%) WebLogic
2 32 (11.47%) IIS
3 28 (10.04%) Tomcat
4 24 (8.60%) WebSphere
5 19 (6.81%) JBoss
6 16 (5.73%) GlassFish
7 7 (2.51%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.51%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.79%) JCAPS
9 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.43%) Site Server
10 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.72%) SAS
11 2 (0.72%) CICS
11 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 32 (11.47%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (3.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.51%) Siebel Analytics
2 3 (1.08%) HFM
2 3 (1.08%) Nortel Periphonics
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.36%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.36%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (22.58%) SAN
2 43 (15.41%) Firewall
3 33 (11.83%) Internet
3 33 (11.83%) TCP/IP
4 26 (9.32%) LDAP
5 25 (8.96%) NAS
6 23 (8.24%) VPN
7 22 (7.89%) WAN
8 21 (7.53%) LAN
8 21 (7.53%) DNS
9 19 (6.81%) Broadband
10 16 (5.73%) Fibre Channel
11 15 (5.38%) DHCP
12 14 (5.02%) Ethernet
12 14 (5.02%) ATM
13 11 (3.94%) VoIP
13 11 (3.94%) Kerberos
13 11 (3.94%) PPP
13 11 (3.94%) xDSL
14 9 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.53%) MySQL
3 18 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.66%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.66%) RDBMS
5 12 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.15%) Big Data
7 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.08%) VLDB
7 3 (1.08%) OLTP
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.36%) DB2
8 1 (0.36%) Informix
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.36%) MS Access
8 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.36%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 22 (7.89%) JUnit
2 14 (5.02%) Maven
3 13 (4.66%) Eclipse
4 12 (4.30%) NetBeans
4 12 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (3.94%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (3.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (3.58%) Subversion
6 10 (3.58%) Git (software)
6 10 (3.58%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.72%) Ant
8 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 58 (20.79%) Finance
2 22 (7.89%) German Language
3 21 (7.53%) Banking
4 18 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 16 (5.73%) French Language
6 15 (5.38%) Marketing
7 12 (4.30%) Spanish Language
7 12 (4.30%) Manufacturing
8 11 (3.94%) Italian Language
8 11 (3.94%) Dutch Language
9 10 (3.58%) Legal
10 6 (2.15%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.43%) Back Office
12 2 (0.72%) Retail
12 2 (0.72%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.36%) Advertising
13 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (19.71%) Developer
2 41 (14.70%) J2EE Developer
3 39 (13.98%) Java Developer
4 38 (13.62%) Support Engineer
5 36 (12.90%) Administrator
6 34 (12.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 30 (10.75%) Systems Administrator
7 30 (10.75%) UNIX Engineer
8 29 (10.39%) UNIX Administrator
9 27 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
10 26 (9.32%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 25 (8.96%) Consultant
12 23 (8.24%) Architect
12 23 (8.24%) Technical Support
13 20 (7.17%) Technical Support Engineer
14 19 (6.81%) UNIX Support
15 17 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (5.73%) Storage Engineer
16 16 (5.73%) SAN Engineer
16 16 (5.73%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (19.71%) J2EE
2 48 (17.20%) Spring
3 43 (15.41%) Web Services
4 35 (12.54%) Hibernate
5 27 (9.68%) Struts
6 25 (8.96%) XML
7 23 (8.24%) Dojo
8 21 (7.53%) JMS
9 20 (7.17%) jQuery
10 19 (6.81%) Ajax
10 19 (6.81%) HTML
10 19 (6.81%) .NET
11 16 (5.73%) EJB
12 14 (5.02%) JSP
13 13 (4.66%) JPA
13 13 (4.66%) RESTful
14 12 (4.30%) JSON
14 12 (4.30%) J2SE
15 11 (3.94%) Servlets
15 11 (3.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (12.54%) Clustering
3 34 (12.19%) Computer Science
4 23 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (6.81%) Replication
6 18 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 14 (5.02%) N-Tier
8 9 (3.23%) HACMP
9 8 (2.87%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.87%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.87%) iSeries
10 4 (1.43%) AS400
10 4 (1.43%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.72%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.72%) PMI
11 2 (0.72%) LPAR
11 2 (0.72%) Social Media
11 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.36%) PKI
12 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 166 (59.50%) Linux
2 133 (47.67%) Solaris
3 118 (42.29%) UNIX
4 111 (39.78%) Windows
5 69 (24.73%) AIX
6 64 (22.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (9.68%) HPUX
8 16 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (4.30%) IRIX
11 11 (3.94%) CentOS
11 11 (3.94%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (3.23%) SUSE
13 5 (1.79%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.43%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.43%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.43%) Windows 7
15 3 (1.08%) zOS
16 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (12.54%) Software Engineering
3 28 (10.04%) SOA
4 26 (9.32%) UML
4 26 (9.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (8.60%) ITIL
5 24 (8.60%) Project Management
6 23 (8.24%) Service Management
7 22 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 19 (6.81%) Web Development
9 18 (6.45%) Load Balancing
9 18 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 18 (6.45%) Analytics
9 18 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
10 16 (5.73%) Mentoring
11 15 (5.38%) Capacity Management
12 14 (5.02%) Unit Testing
13 13 (4.66%) Multithreading
13 13 (4.66%) Service Delivery
14 12 (4.30%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 71 (25.45%) Java
2 65 (23.30%) SQL
3 40 (14.34%) Perl
4 32 (11.47%) JavaScript
5 26 (9.32%) Shell Script
6 18 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 17 (6.09%) C++
8 16 (5.73%) C
9 11 (3.94%) VBA
10 10 (3.58%) Bourne shell
11 7 (2.51%) Python
12 5 (1.79%) Ruby
12 5 (1.79%) C#
12 5 (1.79%) PHP
13 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.43%) Korn
13 4 (1.43%) AWK
14 3 (1.08%) JCL
15 2 (0.72%) VBScript
15 2 (0.72%) sed
Qualifications
1 63 (22.58%) Degree
2 43 (15.41%) Sun Certification
3 36 (12.90%) OCPJP
4 31 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 30 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (7.89%) OCMJD
7 21 (7.53%) SC Cleared
8 19 (6.81%) Oracle Certification
8 19 (6.81%) MCSE
9 17 (6.09%) DV Cleared
10 15 (5.38%) CCNA
10 15 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (5.38%) SCSA
11 11 (3.94%) Network+ Certification
11 11 (3.94%) CCNP
12 10 (3.58%) BC Cleared
13 6 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (1.43%) MCSD
14 4 (1.43%) RHCE
15 3 (1.08%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.94%) SLA
2 5 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.79%) QA
3 3 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (12.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (8.60%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 12 (4.30%) NFS
5 11 (3.94%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.94%) VMware ESX
6 10 (3.58%) Veritas File System
7 9 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (3.23%) vSphere
8 8 (2.87%) XenApp
8 8 (2.87%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.15%) Firmware
10 5 (1.79%) Sendmail
10 5 (1.79%) Samba
11 4 (1.43%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 35 (12.54%) NetBackup
2 18 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 15 (5.38%) Control-M
4 12 (4.30%) OpenView
4 12 (4.30%) Puppet
4 12 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.94%) Tivoli
6 9 (3.23%) Legato
7 6 (2.15%) Unicenter
7 6 (2.15%) Tivoli NetView
7 6 (2.15%) MOM
7 6 (2.15%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (2.15%) OMEGAMON
8 5 (1.79%) SCCM
9 4 (1.43%) Nagios
9 4 (1.43%) AppManager
10 3 (1.08%) Cisco IPCC
10 3 (1.08%) SCOM
11 2 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 134 (48.03%) Oracle
2 106 (37.99%) HP
3 84 (30.11%) Microsoft
4 69 (24.73%) Red Hat
5 64 (22.94%) IBM
6 53 (19.00%) VMware
7 46 (16.49%) Veritas
8 40 (14.34%) EMC
9 35 (12.54%) Cisco
10 17 (6.09%) StorageTek
11 16 (5.73%) Dell
12 15 (5.38%) Citrix
13 13 (4.66%) 3PAR
14 11 (3.94%) TOWER Software
14 11 (3.94%) NetApp
15 10 (3.58%) Informatica
15 10 (3.58%) SAP
15 10 (3.58%) Brocade
16 9 (3.23%) CA
17 8 (2.87%) Huawei
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bens inc bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago