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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 320 268 274
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +6
Permanent jobs citing Sun 126 172 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.82% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 1.63% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 109 131 151
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,750 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +17.50%
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
11261 10520 11301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.33% 49.88% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8636 8490 9490
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 £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 23 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 23 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
Surrey -43 41 £62,500 +13.63% 3
Berkshire -27 32 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Buckinghamshire +14 20 £32,500 -1.51% 1
Hampshire -11 19 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Kent 0 7 £67,500 -10.00%
East Sussex - 4 £15,750 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £50,000 - 1
Home Counties - 3 £32,500 -
Middlesex -10 2 £70,000 +100.00%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 145 (59.67%) Linux
2 125 (51.44%) Oracle
3 120 (49.38%) Solaris
4 112 (46.09%) UNIX
5 96 (39.51%) HP
6 78 (32.10%) SAN
7 75 (30.86%) Red Hat
8 72 (29.63%) IBM
8 72 (29.63%) Windows
9 70 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 66 (27.16%) Microsoft
11 61 (25.10%) Java
12 55 (22.63%) AIX
13 52 (21.40%) Sun Certification
14 51 (20.99%) VMware
15 47 (19.34%) SQL
16 45 (18.52%) Finance
17 44 (18.11%) EMC
18 42 (17.28%) Degree
19 41 (16.87%) Veritas
20 40 (16.46%) Perl
20 40 (16.46%) J2EE
20 40 (16.46%) Spring
21 39 (16.05%) Struts
21 39 (16.05%) NetBackup
21 39 (16.05%) Hibernate
22 38 (15.64%) Apache
23 37 (15.23%) TCP/IP
23 37 (15.23%) Disaster Recovery
23 37 (15.23%) Firewall

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 38 (15.64%) Apache
2 22 (9.05%) Tomcat
3 21 (8.64%) WebLogic
4 19 (7.82%) IIS
5 10 (4.12%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.88%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.06%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.23%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.23%) Site Server
10 2 (0.82%) CMS
10 2 (0.82%) WordPress
10 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.82%) CICS
10 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.41%) Node.js
11 1 (0.41%) SAS
11 1 (0.41%) JCAPS
Applications
1 16 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.65%) MS Office
3 3 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.65%) Compiere
4 4 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.23%) Magento
5 3 (1.23%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.41%) Agresso
6 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.41%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.41%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 78 (32.10%) SAN
2 37 (15.23%) TCP/IP
2 37 (15.23%) Firewall
3 29 (11.93%) NAS
4 28 (11.52%) Internet
5 25 (10.29%) LDAP
6 19 (7.82%) DNS
7 17 (7.00%) WAN
8 16 (6.58%) LAN
9 15 (6.17%) DHCP
10 12 (4.94%) VPN
11 9 (3.70%) Kerberos
11 9 (3.70%) iSCSI
12 8 (3.29%) FTP
13 7 (2.88%) SSL
14 6 (2.47%) VLAN
14 6 (2.47%) Wireshark
14 6 (2.47%) tcpdump
14 6 (2.47%) snoop
15 5 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.70%) MySQL
3 16 (6.58%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.58%) RDBMS
4 11 (4.53%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.23%) OLTP
7 3 (1.23%) VLDB
8 2 (0.82%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.41%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.41%) DB2
9 1 (0.41%) Informix
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (7.00%) JUnit
2 11 (4.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (3.29%) Maven
3 8 (3.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.06%) Ant
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.82%) Subversion
7 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.41%) Toad
General
1 45 (18.52%) Finance
2 25 (10.29%) French Language
3 24 (9.88%) German Language
4 22 (9.05%) Banking
5 9 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.70%) Marketing
6 8 (3.29%) Legal
7 6 (2.47%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.82%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.82%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.82%) Back Office
9 2 (0.82%) Retail
10 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (22.22%) Developer
2 42 (17.28%) Java Developer
3 40 (16.46%) J2EE Developer
4 36 (14.81%) Administrator
5 33 (13.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 28 (11.52%) Support Engineer
6 28 (11.52%) UNIX Engineer
7 27 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
8 25 (10.29%) Architect
9 23 (9.47%) Technical Support
10 21 (8.64%) Analyst
10 21 (8.64%) Systems Administrator
10 21 (8.64%) Technical Engineer
11 20 (8.23%) Support Analyst
11 20 (8.23%) UNIX Support
12 19 (7.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 18 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
13 18 (7.41%) Consultant
14 16 (6.58%) Developer Analyst
14 16 (6.58%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.46%) J2EE
1 40 (16.46%) Spring
2 39 (16.05%) Hibernate
2 39 (16.05%) Struts
3 32 (13.17%) Web Services
4 22 (9.05%) XML
4 22 (9.05%) JSP
5 16 (6.58%) EJB
5 16 (6.58%) Ajax
6 15 (6.17%) JSTL
6 15 (6.17%) JMS
7 14 (5.76%) jQuery
8 8 (3.29%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (2.88%) JAXB
9 7 (2.88%) .NET
9 7 (2.88%) Drools
9 7 (2.88%) Lucene
10 6 (2.47%) YAML
10 6 (2.47%) HTML
11 5 (2.06%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.17%) Computer Science
2 30 (12.35%) Clustering
3 27 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 18 (7.41%) Replication
5 17 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (4.12%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.70%) N-Tier
8 9 (3.70%) Firmware
9 8 (3.29%) iSeries
10 6 (2.47%) Mainframe
10 6 (2.47%) CLARiiON
11 5 (2.06%) HACMP
12 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.82%) NHS
13 2 (0.82%) AS400
13 2 (0.82%) CMDB
14 1 (0.41%) Blog
14 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.41%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 145 (59.67%) Linux
2 120 (49.38%) Solaris
3 112 (46.09%) UNIX
4 72 (29.63%) Windows
5 70 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 55 (22.63%) AIX
7 23 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (8.23%) HPUX
9 13 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (4.53%) CentOS
11 8 (3.29%) IRIX
11 8 (3.29%) SUSE
11 8 (3.29%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.65%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.23%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.23%) zOS
14 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.23%) Disaster Recovery
1 37 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (11.93%) Software Engineering
3 24 (9.88%) SOA
4 23 (9.47%) E-Commerce
5 20 (8.23%) Service Delivery
6 19 (7.82%) Change Management
6 19 (7.82%) ITIL
6 19 (7.82%) Capacity Management
7 18 (7.41%) Load Balancing
8 17 (7.00%) Web Development
8 17 (7.00%) Validation
9 15 (6.17%) Project Management
10 14 (5.76%) Business Development
11 13 (5.35%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (5.35%) Service Management
11 13 (5.35%) UML
12 11 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (4.53%) Problem Management
12 11 (4.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (25.10%) Java
2 47 (19.34%) SQL
3 40 (16.46%) Perl
4 25 (10.29%) JavaScript
5 20 (8.23%) Shell Script
6 13 (5.35%) C
7 11 (4.53%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.12%) Bourne shell
9 9 (3.70%) PHP
9 9 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.29%) Python
11 7 (2.88%) Ruby
12 6 (2.47%) C++
13 5 (2.06%) Korn
13 5 (2.06%) AWK
14 3 (1.23%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.23%) sed
14 3 (1.23%) VBA
14 3 (1.23%) JCL
15 1 (0.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 52 (21.40%) Sun Certification
2 42 (17.28%) Degree
3 29 (11.93%) OCPJP
4 22 (9.05%) Security Cleared
5 16 (6.58%) OCMJD
5 16 (6.58%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.53%) SCSA
6 11 (4.53%) MCSE
6 11 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (3.70%) DV Cleared
8 8 (3.29%) MBCS
8 8 (3.29%) CITP
8 8 (3.29%) OCPJWCD
9 6 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.06%) CCNA
10 5 (2.06%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (2.06%) RHCE
11 4 (1.65%) CISSP
12 3 (1.23%) MCSD
12 3 (1.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.17%) SLA
2 9 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.47%) QA
4 3 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (12.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (7.82%) NFS
2 19 (7.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 19 (7.82%) Veritas File System
3 17 (7.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (4.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 11 (4.53%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.29%) vSphere
7 5 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (2.06%) Sendmail
7 5 (2.06%) Samba
8 4 (1.65%) XenApp
8 4 (1.65%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.65%) RHEV
8 4 (1.65%) PowerHA
9 3 (1.23%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.82%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.41%) KVM
11 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (16.05%) NetBackup
2 14 (5.76%) Control-M
3 12 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.53%) Puppet
4 11 (4.53%) OpenView
5 10 (4.12%) Legato
5 10 (4.12%) Tivoli
5 10 (4.12%) Nagios
5 10 (4.12%) BMC PATROL
6 9 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (3.29%) EMC Navisphere
8 6 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.47%) MOM
8 6 (2.47%) Unicenter
8 6 (2.47%) Tivoli NetView
8 6 (2.47%) OMEGAMON
8 6 (2.47%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (1.65%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (1.65%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 125 (51.44%) Oracle
2 96 (39.51%) HP
3 75 (30.86%) Red Hat
4 72 (29.63%) IBM
5 66 (27.16%) Microsoft
6 51 (20.99%) VMware
7 44 (18.11%) EMC
8 41 (16.87%) Veritas
9 30 (12.35%) Cisco
10 26 (10.70%) Dell
11 19 (7.82%) NetApp
12 18 (7.41%) Brocade
13 15 (6.17%) BMC
14 14 (5.76%) Citrix
15 10 (4.12%) StorageTek
16 9 (3.70%) F5
17 8 (3.29%) 3PAR
17 8 (3.29%) JBoss
18 7 (2.88%) Siebel
18 7 (2.88%) SAP
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Salary/Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 15% Bonus & Extensive Benefits
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Addlestone, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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