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 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 334 316 264
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -52
Permanent jobs citing Sun 121 121 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.54% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.07% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 88 98 127
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -
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
10548 11295 10607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.89% 50.15% 49.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8608 8688 8506
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 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 2 September 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
Berkshire +20 49 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Surrey -1 31 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Hampshire +22 24 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +11 6 £23,000 -45.88% 1
West Sussex -3 5 £50,000 - 1
Middlesex +3 3 £40,000 -42.85%
East Sussex - 2 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -25 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 126 (61.76%) Linux
2 125 (61.27%) Oracle
3 104 (50.98%) Windows
4 95 (46.57%) Solaris
5 85 (41.67%) UNIX
6 66 (32.35%) Degree
7 59 (28.92%) VMware
8 57 (27.94%) Computer Science
9 56 (27.45%) TCP/IP
10 55 (26.96%) Red Hat
11 53 (25.98%) Perl
12 50 (24.51%) Java
12 50 (24.51%) SAN
12 50 (24.51%) Security Cleared
13 49 (24.02%) VMware Infrastructure
14 48 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
15 47 (23.04%) SQL Server
16 46 (22.55%) Active Directory
17 41 (20.10%) SQL
18 40 (19.61%) Cisco
18 40 (19.61%) Microsoft
19 38 (18.63%) HP
20 37 (18.14%) Brocade
20 37 (18.14%) Finance
21 35 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
22 34 (16.67%) SC Cleared
22 34 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 33 (16.18%) Disaster Recovery
24 32 (15.69%) Firewall
24 32 (15.69%) DNS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (12.75%) Apache
2 20 (9.80%) IIS
3 14 (6.86%) Oracle Workflow
4 13 (6.37%) WebLogic
4 13 (6.37%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.39%) WebSphere
5 11 (5.39%) Mule
5 11 (5.39%) Mule ESB
6 9 (4.41%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.92%) JBoss
8 7 (3.43%) Eucalyptus
9 6 (2.94%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.98%) Lync
11 2 (0.98%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.49%) Drupal
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 12 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.45%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.47%) MFGPRO
3 3 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.98%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.49%) BPCS
5 1 (0.49%) Agresso
5 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.49%) Magento
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.82%) Taleo
2 13 (6.37%) Responsys
3 12 (5.88%) SaaS
4 7 (3.43%) PaaS
4 7 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (27.45%) TCP/IP
2 50 (24.51%) SAN
3 32 (15.69%) DNS
3 32 (15.69%) Firewall
4 21 (10.29%) Fibre Channel
5 20 (9.80%) WAN
6 19 (9.31%) Internet
7 18 (8.82%) DHCP
7 18 (8.82%) LAN
8 16 (7.84%) NAS
9 7 (3.43%) VPN
10 6 (2.94%) LDAP
10 6 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (2.45%) WebEx
12 4 (1.96%) PBX
12 4 (1.96%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.98%) UMTS
13 2 (0.98%) GSM
13 2 (0.98%) HTTP
13 2 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 29 (14.22%) Oracle Reports
3 27 (13.24%) MySQL
4 26 (12.75%) Oracle Database
5 25 (12.25%) Relational Database
6 13 (6.37%) OLTP
6 13 (6.37%) VLDB
6 13 (6.37%) Hadoop
7 11 (5.39%) RDBMS
8 10 (4.90%) DB2
9 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.96%) SQLPlus
11 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (9.31%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.88%) Subversion
3 12 (5.88%) Maven
4 9 (4.41%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.43%) Toad
5 7 (3.43%) Ant
6 3 (1.47%) Gradle
7 2 (0.98%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.98%) JUnit
7 2 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.98%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.49%) Firebug
8 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.49%) JMeter
8 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.49%) GCC
General
1 37 (18.14%) Finance
2 16 (7.84%) French Language
3 15 (7.35%) German Language
3 15 (7.35%) Italian Language
4 13 (6.37%) Spanish Language
5 8 (3.92%) Dutch Language
5 8 (3.92%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.94%) Back Office
6 6 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.47%) Games
8 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 66 (32.35%) Administrator
2 56 (27.45%) Systems Administrator
3 28 (13.73%) Developer
4 26 (12.75%) Support Engineer
4 26 (12.75%) UNIX Administrator
5 21 (10.29%) Linux Engineer
6 20 (9.80%) Java Developer
7 17 (8.33%) Consultant
8 16 (7.84%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 14 (6.86%) Systems Engineer
9 14 (6.86%) Technical Consultant
10 13 (6.37%) Analyst
11 12 (5.88%) Technical Support
11 12 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (5.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 12 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (5.39%) EMC Engineer
12 11 (5.39%) Storage Engineer
12 11 (5.39%) SAN Engineer
12 11 (5.39%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.69%) Web Services
2 30 (14.71%) J2EE
3 20 (9.80%) LAMP
4 18 (8.82%) Spring
4 18 (8.82%) .NET
5 15 (7.35%) XML
5 15 (7.35%) SOAP
6 14 (6.86%) Java EE
7 12 (5.88%) HTML
8 11 (5.39%) REST
9 10 (4.90%) JMS
9 10 (4.90%) Middleware
9 10 (4.90%) CSS
9 10 (4.90%) JDBC
9 10 (4.90%) Servlets
10 9 (4.41%) Dojo
11 8 (3.92%) CGI
11 8 (3.92%) Ajax
11 8 (3.92%) Struts
11 8 (3.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (27.94%) Computer Science
2 48 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (10.78%) Replication
4 20 (9.80%) Data Centre
5 18 (8.82%) Clustering
6 15 (7.35%) Statistics
7 11 (5.39%) Management Information System
7 11 (5.39%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (4.90%) HACMP
9 9 (4.41%) AS400
9 9 (4.41%) LPAR
10 6 (2.94%) Data Structures
11 5 (2.45%) FMCG
11 5 (2.45%) Blackberry
11 5 (2.45%) GIS
12 4 (1.96%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.96%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.98%) PKI
14 1 (0.49%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 126 (61.76%) Linux
2 104 (50.98%) Windows
3 95 (46.57%) Solaris
4 85 (41.67%) UNIX
5 34 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (12.75%) Oracle Linux
7 20 (9.80%) CentOS
8 16 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (6.86%) AIX
10 7 (3.43%) Fedora
11 6 (2.94%) SUSE
11 6 (2.94%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.96%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.96%) Android
12 4 (1.96%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.47%) HPUX
14 2 (0.98%) IRIX
14 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (16.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (14.22%) ITIL
4 27 (13.24%) Change Management
5 19 (9.31%) Performance Monitoring
6 18 (8.82%) Security Management
7 17 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 16 (7.84%) SOA
8 16 (7.84%) Software Engineering
9 15 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.86%) Workflow
10 14 (6.86%) Patch Management
11 13 (6.37%) Mentoring
11 13 (6.37%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (5.88%) Capacity Management
12 12 (5.88%) Performance Management
13 11 (5.39%) Financial Modelling
13 11 (5.39%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (5.39%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.98%) Perl
2 50 (24.51%) Java
3 41 (20.10%) SQL
4 28 (13.73%) Shell Script
5 22 (10.78%) Python
6 21 (10.29%) Bash Shell
7 19 (9.31%) JavaScript
8 17 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 15 (7.35%) PowerShell
10 14 (6.86%) PHP
11 9 (4.41%) C
12 8 (3.92%) VBA
13 5 (2.45%) C#
14 2 (0.98%) C++
14 2 (0.98%) AWK
14 2 (0.98%) Korn
15 1 (0.49%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 66 (32.35%) Degree
2 50 (24.51%) Security Cleared
3 34 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 23 (11.27%) Sun Certification
5 22 (10.78%) Oracle Certification
6 21 (10.29%) DV Cleared
7 18 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (6.37%) MCSE
9 11 (5.39%) RHCE
9 11 (5.39%) OCPJP
10 9 (4.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (3.92%) CCNA
11 8 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (3.43%) OCA
13 6 (2.94%) OCMJD
14 5 (2.45%) MCITP
14 5 (2.45%) MySQL Certification
14 5 (2.45%) IC3 Certification
15 4 (1.96%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.41%) SLA
1 9 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 49 (24.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (22.55%) Active Directory
3 19 (9.31%) Xen
4 11 (5.39%) Samba
4 11 (5.39%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.92%) VirtualBox
6 7 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.94%) vCloud
7 6 (2.94%) KVM
7 6 (2.94%) XenServer
7 6 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (2.45%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.47%) vSphere
10 1 (0.49%) VMFS
10 1 (0.49%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.49%) iptables
10 1 (0.49%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 26 (12.75%) Puppet
2 22 (10.78%) NetBackup
3 20 (9.80%) Oracle ZFS
4 13 (6.37%) Graphite
5 11 (5.39%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (4.41%) Nagios
7 8 (3.92%) OpenView
7 8 (3.92%) Cacti
7 8 (3.92%) Vagrant
8 7 (3.43%) Ganglia
8 7 (3.43%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (2.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (1.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (1.47%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.98%) SCCM
14 1 (0.49%) SCOM
14 1 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 125 (61.27%) Oracle
2 59 (28.92%) VMware
3 55 (26.96%) Red Hat
4 40 (19.61%) Cisco
4 40 (19.61%) Microsoft
5 38 (18.63%) HP
6 37 (18.14%) Brocade
7 23 (11.27%) EMC
8 16 (7.84%) IBM
9 14 (6.86%) StorageTek
10 13 (6.37%) Veritas
10 13 (6.37%) Eloqua
11 12 (5.88%) CheckPoint
11 12 (5.88%) Citrix
12 10 (4.90%) CommVault
13 9 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (3.92%) NetApp
14 8 (3.92%) TOWER Software
15 7 (3.43%) BMC
15 7 (3.43%) Splunk
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