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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 308 250 301
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +51
Permanent jobs citing Sun 138 164 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.82% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 1.68% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 110 131 112
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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
10523 9769 10773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.86% 48.70% 48.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8324 7668 9059
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
Surrey +29 50 £45,000 -16.27%
Berkshire -35 47 £40,000 +6.66% 4
West Sussex +7 15 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire -22 13 £60,000 +10.09% 4
Sussex - 6 £47,500 -
Kent -15 4 £75,000 +130.76%
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £32,500 -13.33%
East Sussex -12 1 £44,000 +109.52%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 159 (56.99%) Linux
2 142 (50.90%) Oracle
3 126 (45.16%) Solaris
4 122 (43.73%) Windows
5 108 (38.71%) UNIX
6 100 (35.84%) HP
7 80 (28.67%) Microsoft
8 73 (26.16%) SQL Server
8 73 (26.16%) Java
9 71 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (24.37%) SQL
11 63 (22.58%) Degree
12 61 (21.86%) AIX
13 59 (21.15%) IBM
13 59 (21.15%) Red Hat
14 58 (20.79%) Finance
14 58 (20.79%) Apache
15 56 (20.07%) SAN
16 55 (19.71%) J2EE
16 55 (19.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 51 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
18 50 (17.92%) Spring
19 48 (17.20%) VMware
20 46 (16.49%) Web Services
21 42 (15.05%) Veritas
22 41 (14.70%) Firewall
23 40 (14.34%) EMC
23 40 (14.34%) Perl
24 39 (13.98%) OCPJP
25 38 (13.62%) Cisco

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 58 (20.79%) Apache
2 33 (11.83%) WebLogic
2 33 (11.83%) IIS
3 27 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 27 (9.68%) WebSphere
4 18 (6.45%) JBoss
5 17 (6.09%) GlassFish
6 9 (3.23%) MS Exchange
7 7 (2.51%) JCAPS
7 7 (2.51%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.43%) Site Server
9 4 (1.43%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (3.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.51%) Siebel Analytics
2 5 (1.79%) HFM
3 3 (1.08%) Nortel Periphonics
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.36%) BASE24
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (20.07%) SAN
2 41 (14.70%) Firewall
3 30 (10.75%) Internet
3 30 (10.75%) TCP/IP
4 26 (9.32%) LDAP
5 23 (8.24%) NAS
6 21 (7.53%) LAN
6 21 (7.53%) WAN
7 19 (6.81%) VPN
7 19 (6.81%) Broadband
7 19 (6.81%) Fibre Channel
8 18 (6.45%) DNS
9 14 (5.02%) Ethernet
9 14 (5.02%) ATM
10 11 (3.94%) VoIP
10 11 (3.94%) DHCP
10 11 (3.94%) Kerberos
10 11 (3.94%) PPP
10 11 (3.94%) xDSL
11 9 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (26.16%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.17%) MySQL
3 19 (6.81%) Oracle Database
4 14 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.58%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.58%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.87%) Big Data
7 5 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.08%) VLDB
8 3 (1.08%) OLTP
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.36%) DB2
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.36%) MS Access
9 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.36%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.36%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 21 (7.53%) JUnit
2 16 (5.73%) Maven
3 14 (5.02%) Eclipse
4 13 (4.66%) NetBeans
5 12 (4.30%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (3.94%) Subversion
6 11 (3.94%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (3.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (3.58%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.72%) Mockito
8 2 (0.72%) Gradle
8 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.36%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.36%) Ant
9 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 58 (20.79%) Finance
2 20 (7.17%) Banking
2 20 (7.17%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.09%) German Language
4 16 (5.73%) Marketing
5 13 (4.66%) Spanish Language
6 11 (3.94%) Italian Language
6 11 (3.94%) Dutch Language
7 10 (3.58%) French Language
7 10 (3.58%) Manufacturing
8 9 (3.23%) Legal
9 5 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.79%) Back Office
10 4 (1.43%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.72%) Retail
12 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Publishing
12 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (20.79%) Developer
2 40 (14.34%) Java Developer
2 40 (14.34%) J2EE Developer
3 37 (13.26%) Support Engineer
4 34 (12.19%) Administrator
5 33 (11.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 28 (10.04%) Systems Administrator
7 27 (9.68%) Consultant
7 27 (9.68%) UNIX Administrator
8 26 (9.32%) Technical Engineer
9 24 (8.60%) UNIX Engineer
9 24 (8.60%) Architect
10 22 (7.89%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 21 (7.53%) Technical Support
12 19 (6.81%) Technical Support Engineer
12 19 (6.81%) Storage Engineer
12 19 (6.81%) SAN Engineer
12 19 (6.81%) SAN Storage Engineer
13 17 (6.09%) EMC Storage Engineer
13 17 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (19.71%) J2EE
2 50 (17.92%) Spring
3 46 (16.49%) Web Services
4 36 (12.90%) Hibernate
5 29 (10.39%) Dojo
6 22 (7.89%) Struts
6 22 (7.89%) JMS
6 22 (7.89%) jQuery
7 21 (7.53%) XML
7 21 (7.53%) .NET
8 20 (7.17%) HTML
9 15 (5.38%) Ajax
10 13 (4.66%) JSON
10 13 (4.66%) EJB
10 13 (4.66%) J2SE
10 13 (4.66%) RESTful
11 12 (4.30%) JPA
12 11 (3.94%) Servlets
12 11 (3.94%) SOAP
12 11 (3.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (13.26%) Computer Science
3 34 (12.19%) Clustering
4 21 (7.53%) Replication
5 20 (7.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 18 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (5.02%) N-Tier
8 10 (3.58%) HACMP
9 8 (2.87%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.87%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.51%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.51%) iSeries
11 4 (1.43%) AS400
11 4 (1.43%) PMI
12 3 (1.08%) Smartcard
13 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.72%) LPAR
13 2 (0.72%) Open Source
13 2 (0.72%) Social Media
13 2 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 159 (56.99%) Linux
2 126 (45.16%) Solaris
3 122 (43.73%) Windows
4 108 (38.71%) UNIX
5 61 (21.86%) AIX
6 55 (19.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (8.60%) HPUX
9 21 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (3.94%) CentOS
11 11 (3.94%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (3.58%) IRIX
13 8 (2.87%) SUSE
14 6 (2.15%) Ubuntu
14 6 (2.15%) Windows 7
15 4 (1.43%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.43%) Windows 2000
16 3 (1.08%) zOS
17 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (13.26%) Software Engineering
3 32 (11.47%) SOA
4 28 (10.04%) Project Management
5 27 (9.68%) UML
5 27 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (9.32%) ITIL
7 25 (8.96%) Performance Monitoring
8 24 (8.60%) Service Management
9 19 (6.81%) Multithreading
9 19 (6.81%) Performance Analysis
10 18 (6.45%) Analytics
11 17 (6.09%) Load Balancing
11 17 (6.09%) E-Commerce
12 15 (5.38%) Capacity Management
12 15 (5.38%) Mentoring
13 14 (5.02%) Waterfall
13 14 (5.02%) Web Development
14 13 (4.66%) AOP
14 13 (4.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (26.16%) Java
2 68 (24.37%) SQL
3 40 (14.34%) Perl
4 34 (12.19%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 19 (6.81%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.73%) C
7 16 (5.73%) C++
8 11 (3.94%) VBA
9 8 (2.87%) C#
10 6 (2.15%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.15%) Python
10 6 (2.15%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.08%) JCL
11 3 (1.08%) Ruby
11 3 (1.08%) PHP
12 2 (0.72%) Korn
12 2 (0.72%) AWK
12 2 (0.72%) VBScript
13 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (22.58%) Degree
2 39 (13.98%) OCPJP
3 38 (13.62%) Sun Certification
4 37 (13.26%) Security Cleared
5 30 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (10.04%) SC Cleared
7 26 (9.32%) Oracle Certification
8 23 (8.24%) DV Cleared
9 22 (7.89%) OCMJD
10 19 (6.81%) MCSE
11 15 (5.38%) CCNA
11 15 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (4.66%) SCSA
13 11 (3.94%) Network+ Certification
13 11 (3.94%) CCNP
14 10 (3.58%) BC Cleared
15 6 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (1.79%) PMP
16 5 (1.79%) PMI Certification
16 5 (1.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.58%) SLA
2 6 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.79%) QA
3 5 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 30 (10.75%) Active Directory
1 30 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 12 (4.30%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.94%) NFS
5 10 (3.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (3.23%) vSphere
7 8 (2.87%) Veritas File System
7 8 (2.87%) XenApp
7 8 (2.87%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.87%) Samba
7 8 (2.87%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.15%) Firmware
9 5 (1.79%) Sendmail
10 4 (1.43%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 33 (11.83%) NetBackup
2 21 (7.53%) EMC NetWorker
3 15 (5.38%) Control-M
4 12 (4.30%) Tivoli
5 11 (3.94%) OpenView
5 11 (3.94%) Puppet
5 11 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.51%) 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 4 (1.43%) SCCM
8 4 (1.43%) Nagios
8 4 (1.43%) AppManager
9 3 (1.08%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
10 2 (0.72%) WSUS
10 2 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 142 (50.90%) Oracle
2 100 (35.84%) HP
3 80 (28.67%) Microsoft
4 59 (21.15%) IBM
4 59 (21.15%) Red Hat
5 48 (17.20%) VMware
6 42 (15.05%) Veritas
7 40 (14.34%) EMC
8 38 (13.62%) Cisco
9 20 (7.17%) StorageTek
10 15 (5.38%) Dell
11 14 (5.02%) Citrix
12 13 (4.66%) 3PAR
13 12 (4.30%) Brocade
13 12 (4.30%) Informatica
13 12 (4.30%) NetApp
14 11 (3.94%) TOWER Software
15 10 (3.58%) CA
16 9 (3.23%) SAP
17 8 (2.87%) Huawei
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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