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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 331 262 255
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -7
Permanent jobs citing Sun 119 175 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.82% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.64% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 97 128 174
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £24,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
11388 10646 11260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.78% 49.74% 49.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8775 8552 9452
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -20 38 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Surrey -45 37 £62,500 +25.00% 4
Hampshire -12 19 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 17 £32,500 +20.37%
Kent 0 7 £67,500 +193.47%
Middlesex -8 2 £70,000 +100.00%
West Sussex - 2 £50,000 - 1
Home Counties - 2 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire +7 1 £42,500 -27.03% 1
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 144 (61.28%) Linux
2 125 (53.19%) Oracle
3 122 (51.91%) Solaris
4 120 (51.06%) UNIX
5 98 (41.70%) HP
6 80 (34.04%) SAN
7 73 (31.06%) Red Hat
8 71 (30.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 65 (27.66%) Microsoft
9 65 (27.66%) Windows
10 64 (27.23%) IBM
11 58 (24.68%) Java
12 51 (21.70%) EMC
13 48 (20.43%) Perl
14 47 (20.00%) SQL
14 47 (20.00%) AIX
14 47 (20.00%) Sun Certification
15 46 (19.57%) VMware
16 42 (17.87%) Veritas
16 42 (17.87%) TCP/IP
17 40 (17.02%) Finance
18 38 (16.17%) NetBackup
19 37 (15.74%) Spring
19 37 (15.74%) Disaster Recovery
20 36 (15.32%) Hibernate
20 36 (15.32%) Apache
21 35 (14.89%) Firewall
21 35 (14.89%) Degree
22 33 (14.04%) Clustering
22 33 (14.04%) Internet

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 36 (15.32%) Apache
2 22 (9.36%) WebLogic
3 20 (8.51%) Tomcat
4 16 (6.81%) IIS
5 9 (3.83%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.55%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.70%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.28%) Site Server
8 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.85%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.85%) WordPress
9 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.85%) CMS
9 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.43%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.43%) Node.js
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.70%) MS Office
3 3 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.55%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.70%) Compiere
4 4 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.28%) Magento
6 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.43%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.43%) Agresso
6 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.70%) Force.com
2 3 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) PaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 80 (34.04%) SAN
2 42 (17.87%) TCP/IP
3 35 (14.89%) Firewall
4 33 (14.04%) Internet
5 32 (13.62%) NAS
6 25 (10.64%) LDAP
7 21 (8.94%) DNS
8 14 (5.96%) DHCP
9 13 (5.53%) WAN
9 13 (5.53%) LAN
9 13 (5.53%) VPN
10 10 (4.26%) iSCSI
11 8 (3.40%) FTP
11 8 (3.40%) Kerberos
12 7 (2.98%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (2.55%) tcpdump
13 6 (2.55%) snoop
13 6 (2.55%) VLAN
13 6 (2.55%) SSL
13 6 (2.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.06%) MySQL
3 21 (8.94%) RDBMS
3 21 (8.94%) Relational Database
4 15 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.70%) SQLPlus
7 4 (1.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.28%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (1.28%) VLDB
8 3 (1.28%) OLTP
9 1 (0.43%) DB2
9 1 (0.43%) Informix
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.43%) BODI
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (6.81%) JUnit
2 11 (4.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (4.26%) Maven
3 10 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.98%) Ant
5 4 (1.70%) Subversion
5 4 (1.70%) Toad
6 3 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.28%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.43%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.43%) Hudson
8 1 (0.43%) Gradle
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.43%) JIRA
8 1 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 40 (17.02%) Finance
2 28 (11.91%) German Language
3 26 (11.06%) French Language
4 22 (9.36%) Banking
5 13 (5.53%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.40%) Legal
7 7 (2.98%) Marketing
8 6 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.55%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.70%) Retail
10 2 (0.85%) Back Office
10 2 (0.85%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.85%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.85%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.43%) Electronics
11 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (20.85%) Developer
2 38 (16.17%) Administrator
3 37 (15.74%) Java Developer
4 33 (14.04%) J2EE Developer
4 33 (14.04%) Support Engineer
5 28 (11.91%) Technical Support
6 27 (11.49%) UNIX Administrator
6 27 (11.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 26 (11.06%) UNIX Engineer
8 22 (9.36%) Technical Support Engineer
8 22 (9.36%) Technical Engineer
8 22 (9.36%) Systems Administrator
9 21 (8.94%) UNIX Support
10 20 (8.51%) Architect
11 19 (8.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 18 (7.66%) Analyst
13 17 (7.23%) Support Analyst
14 14 (5.96%) Consultant
15 13 (5.53%) Developer Analyst
15 13 (5.53%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.74%) Spring
2 36 (15.32%) Hibernate
3 33 (14.04%) J2EE
3 33 (14.04%) Struts
4 28 (11.91%) Web Services
5 22 (9.36%) XML
6 21 (8.94%) JSP
7 15 (6.38%) JMS
7 15 (6.38%) JSTL
8 14 (5.96%) Ajax
8 14 (5.96%) EJB
9 10 (4.26%) jQuery
10 9 (3.83%) JAXB
11 7 (2.98%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (2.98%) .NET
12 6 (2.55%) HTML
12 6 (2.55%) Drools
12 6 (2.55%) YAML
12 6 (2.55%) Lucene
13 5 (2.13%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.04%) Clustering
2 27 (11.49%) Enterprise Storage
3 25 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 22 (9.36%) Replication
5 14 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.83%) CLARiiON
7 9 (3.83%) Firmware
8 6 (2.55%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.55%) iSeries
9 5 (2.13%) HACMP
10 4 (1.70%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.85%) NHS
11 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.85%) AS400
11 2 (0.85%) CMDB
11 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 144 (61.28%) Linux
2 122 (51.91%) Solaris
3 120 (51.06%) UNIX
4 71 (30.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (27.66%) Windows
6 47 (20.00%) AIX
7 18 (7.66%) HPUX
8 16 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (4.68%) CentOS
9 11 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (3.40%) IRIX
11 7 (2.98%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (2.55%) SUSE
13 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (9.36%) Software Engineering
3 21 (8.94%) Load Balancing
3 21 (8.94%) Service Delivery
3 21 (8.94%) Validation
3 21 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (8.94%) E-Commerce
4 20 (8.51%) SOA
4 20 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
4 20 (8.51%) Capacity Management
5 17 (7.23%) ITIL
5 17 (7.23%) Change Management
6 14 (5.96%) UML
6 14 (5.96%) Web Development
7 13 (5.53%) Business Development
8 12 (5.11%) Incident Management
8 12 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (5.11%) Project Management
9 11 (4.68%) Problem Management
9 11 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 58 (24.68%) Java
2 48 (20.43%) Perl
3 47 (20.00%) SQL
4 23 (9.79%) JavaScript
4 23 (9.79%) Shell Script
5 13 (5.53%) PL/SQL
5 13 (5.53%) C
6 10 (4.26%) PHP
6 10 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 10 (4.26%) Bourne shell
7 9 (3.83%) Ruby
7 9 (3.83%) Python
8 6 (2.55%) Korn
8 6 (2.55%) C++
9 5 (2.13%) AWK
10 4 (1.70%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.28%) sed
11 3 (1.28%) VBA
12 1 (0.43%) Groovy
12 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (20.00%) Sun Certification
2 35 (14.89%) Degree
3 26 (11.06%) OCPJP
4 20 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 15 (6.38%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.53%) OCMJD
7 11 (4.68%) SCSA
7 11 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.26%) MCSE
9 9 (3.83%) OCPJWCD
9 9 (3.83%) CITP
9 9 (3.83%) MBCS
10 8 (3.40%) DV Cleared
10 8 (3.40%) CCNA
11 7 (2.98%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (2.98%) RHCE
12 4 (1.70%) OCP
12 4 (1.70%) CCNP
12 4 (1.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.83%) SLA
2 8 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.13%) QA
4 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (10.21%) NFS
3 20 (8.51%) Veritas File System
4 19 (8.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 17 (7.23%) Active Directory
6 12 (5.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 11 (4.68%) VMware ESX
8 8 (3.40%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (2.98%) vSphere
9 7 (2.98%) Hyper-V
10 6 (2.55%) Sendmail
11 5 (2.13%) Samba
12 4 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (1.70%) RHEV
12 4 (1.70%) PowerHA
13 2 (0.85%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.85%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.43%) Xen
14 1 (0.43%) XenApp
14 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (16.17%) NetBackup
2 13 (5.53%) Nagios
2 13 (5.53%) Puppet
2 13 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.11%) OpenView
4 11 (4.68%) Control-M
4 11 (4.68%) EMC Navisphere
5 10 (4.26%) Legato
6 8 (3.40%) Tivoli
6 8 (3.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (3.40%) BMC PATROL
6 8 (3.40%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 4 (1.70%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (1.70%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.28%) SCCM
10 3 (1.28%) SCOM
11 2 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 125 (53.19%) Oracle
2 98 (41.70%) HP
3 73 (31.06%) Red Hat
4 65 (27.66%) Microsoft
5 64 (27.23%) IBM
6 51 (21.70%) EMC
7 46 (19.57%) VMware
8 42 (17.87%) Veritas
9 33 (14.04%) Cisco
10 30 (12.77%) Dell
11 22 (9.36%) NetApp
12 20 (8.51%) Brocade
13 12 (5.11%) Citrix
13 12 (5.11%) BMC
14 10 (4.26%) F5
15 9 (3.83%) StorageTek
16 8 (3.40%) Hitachi
16 8 (3.40%) JBoss
16 8 (3.40%) Symantec
17 7 (2.98%) SAP
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