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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 377 334 272
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -62
Permanent jobs citing Sun 71 131 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.63% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 1.24% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 54 106 143
Average salary £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
9698 10544 9918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.39% 50.51% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8089 8387 7736
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,025
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
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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 -29 19 £48,750 +21.87% 2
Surrey -19 12 £43,410 -3.53% 5
Kent +10 11 £32,500 -49.61%
West Sussex -14 11 £40,000 -
Hampshire +10 6 £35,000 -41.66%
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £30,000 -7.69%
East Sussex +13 3 £44,141 +0.32%
Oxfordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 120 (60.91%) Oracle
2 117 (59.39%) Linux
3 83 (42.13%) Java
4 82 (41.62%) Windows
4 82 (41.62%) Degree
5 81 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (39.09%) J2EE
7 67 (34.01%) SQL Server
8 64 (32.49%) Solaris
9 59 (29.95%) Unix
10 57 (28.93%) Web Services
11 55 (27.92%) Software Engineering
12 53 (26.90%) Apache
12 53 (26.90%) JavaScript
13 50 (25.38%) Oracle Certification
13 50 (25.38%) Finance
14 48 (24.37%) Computer Science
15 45 (22.84%) SOA
16 42 (21.32%) Microsoft
16 42 (21.32%) Oracle Database
16 42 (21.32%) Relational Database
17 40 (20.30%) Spring
18 38 (19.29%) Sun Certification
19 36 (18.27%) XML
20 34 (17.26%) SAN
20 34 (17.26%) VMware
20 34 (17.26%) Middleware
20 34 (17.26%) jQuery
21 33 (16.75%) Active Directory
21 33 (16.75%) SQL

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 53 (26.90%) Apache
2 26 (13.20%) WebSphere
3 25 (12.69%) IIS
4 21 (10.66%) Tomcat
5 19 (9.64%) WebLogic
6 10 (5.08%) SharePoint
7 8 (4.06%) Mule
7 8 (4.06%) Mule ESB
8 7 (3.55%) JBoss
8 7 (3.55%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.54%) CMS
9 5 (2.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.02%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 26 (13.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 30 (15.23%) Oracle Applications
2 27 (13.71%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (6.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.51%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.51%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.51%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.51%) HFM
4 1 (0.51%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.51%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.51%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.51%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.61%) SaaS
2 8 (4.06%) OpenShift
3 7 (3.55%) PaaS
4 3 (1.52%) Taleo
5 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.51%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.26%) SAN
2 30 (15.23%) TCP/IP
3 18 (9.14%) Firewall
4 17 (8.63%) NAS
5 15 (7.61%) DNS
5 15 (7.61%) LDAP
6 14 (7.11%) DHCP
7 11 (5.58%) Ethernet
8 10 (5.08%) LAN
8 10 (5.08%) PBX
8 10 (5.08%) WAN
9 8 (4.06%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (4.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (2.54%) HTTP
10 5 (2.54%) SSH
11 3 (1.52%) GSM
11 3 (1.52%) LTE
11 3 (1.52%) UMTS
11 3 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (34.01%) SQL Server
2 42 (21.32%) Oracle Database
2 42 (21.32%) Relational Database
3 29 (14.72%) RDBMS
4 26 (13.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (13.20%) Oracle Database 12c
4 26 (13.20%) Oracle Discoverer
5 12 (6.09%) MySQL
5 12 (6.09%) Oracle Exadata
6 10 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.57%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (4.06%) DB2
9 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.03%) OLTP
10 4 (2.03%) VLDB
11 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.02%) GIS
13 1 (0.51%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 17 (8.63%) JUnit
2 13 (6.60%) Maven
3 9 (4.57%) Subversion
4 7 (3.55%) Ant
4 7 (3.55%) Eclipse
4 7 (3.55%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.55%) Toad
5 4 (2.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.51%) GCC
6 1 (0.51%) JMeter
6 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (25.38%) Finance
2 13 (6.60%) German Language
2 13 (6.60%) Manufacturing
2 13 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.08%) French Language
4 6 (3.05%) Dutch Language
4 6 (3.05%) Italian Language
4 6 (3.05%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.02%) Advertising
5 2 (1.02%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 71 (36.04%) Developer
1 71 (36.04%) Java Developer
2 42 (21.32%) J2EE Developer
2 42 (21.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 27 (13.71%) DBA
3 27 (13.71%) Oracle DBA
4 26 (13.20%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 25 (12.69%) Agile Developer
5 25 (12.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 22 (11.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (9.14%) Linux Engineer
8 17 (8.63%) Senior Developer
8 17 (8.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (8.12%) Administrator
9 16 (8.12%) Linux Developer
10 15 (7.61%) Support Engineer
11 13 (6.60%) Analyst
12 12 (6.09%) Architect
12 12 (6.09%) Technical Engineer
12 12 (6.09%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (39.09%) J2EE
2 57 (28.93%) Web Services
3 40 (20.30%) Spring
4 36 (18.27%) XML
5 34 (17.26%) jQuery
5 34 (17.26%) Middleware
6 31 (15.74%) Hibernate
7 27 (13.71%) EJB
7 27 (13.71%) JSP
7 27 (13.71%) Struts
8 24 (12.18%) Dojo
9 22 (11.17%) Java EE
10 19 (9.64%) .NET
11 18 (9.14%) Ajax
12 15 (7.61%) Servlets
13 9 (4.57%) HTML
13 9 (4.57%) JDBC
13 9 (4.57%) REST
13 9 (4.57%) SOAP
14 8 (4.06%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.37%) Computer Science
2 24 (12.18%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.61%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.58%) BBC
5 11 (5.58%) FMCG
6 10 (5.08%) Clustering
6 10 (5.08%) Fat Client
6 10 (5.08%) Thin Client
7 8 (4.06%) EMC VNX
8 6 (3.05%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.02%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.02%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.02%) iPhone
9 2 (1.02%) PKI
9 2 (1.02%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.51%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.51%) PMI
10 1 (0.51%) Statistics
10 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 117 (59.39%) Linux
2 82 (41.62%) Windows
3 64 (32.49%) Solaris
4 59 (29.95%) Unix
5 21 (10.66%) Windows Server
6 14 (7.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.08%) AIX
7 10 (5.08%) SUSE
7 10 (5.08%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.54%) Android
9 5 (2.54%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.03%) HPUX
10 4 (2.03%) IRIX
11 3 (1.52%) CentOS
11 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (27.92%) Software Engineering
3 45 (22.84%) SOA
4 22 (11.17%) Multithreading
4 22 (11.17%) Scrum
5 19 (9.64%) Change Management
6 18 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (9.14%) ITIL
7 16 (8.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (8.12%) Unit Testing
7 16 (8.12%) Web Development
8 14 (7.11%) OOD
9 12 (6.09%) Information Security
9 12 (6.09%) People Management
10 11 (5.58%) Mentoring
10 11 (5.58%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (4.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (42.13%) Java
2 53 (26.90%) JavaScript
3 33 (16.75%) SQL
4 22 (11.17%) Perl
5 20 (10.15%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.60%) Python
7 12 (6.09%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.06%) Ruby
9 6 (3.05%) VBA
10 4 (2.03%) Scala
10 4 (2.03%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.52%) C#
11 3 (1.52%) PHP
12 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.51%) C++
13 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 82 (41.62%) Degree
2 50 (25.38%) Oracle Certification
3 38 (19.29%) Sun Certification
4 29 (14.72%) Security Cleared
5 27 (13.71%) OCPJP
5 27 (13.71%) SC Cleared
6 26 (13.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (4.06%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (3.55%) OCA
9 6 (3.05%) CITP
9 6 (3.05%) MCSE
10 4 (2.03%) OCMJD
11 2 (1.02%) OCPJWCD
12 1 (0.51%) AAT
12 1 (0.51%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.51%) HNC
12 1 (0.51%) LPIC
12 1 (0.51%) MCITP
12 1 (0.51%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 33 (16.75%) Active Directory
2 31 (15.74%) Oracle RAC
3 29 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.57%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.55%) Docker
6 5 (2.54%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (1.52%) XenServer
9 2 (1.02%) NFS
9 2 (1.02%) Samba
9 2 (1.02%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.51%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.51%) KVM
10 1 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (14.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 26 (13.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (5.08%) Puppet
3 10 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (4.57%) WSUS
5 8 (4.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 8 (4.06%) SCCM
6 7 (3.55%) NetBackup
7 6 (3.05%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.54%) OpenAM
9 3 (1.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.51%) Control-M
11 1 (0.51%) Graphite
11 1 (0.51%) OpenView
11 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 120 (60.91%) Oracle
2 42 (21.32%) Microsoft
3 34 (17.26%) VMware
4 27 (13.71%) Hyperion
4 27 (13.71%) Red Hat
5 20 (10.15%) Cisco
6 16 (8.12%) Citrix
7 13 (6.60%) EMC
8 12 (6.09%) Capita
9 10 (5.08%) CheckPoint
9 10 (5.08%) Novell
10 9 (4.57%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (4.06%) Brocade
11 8 (4.06%) IBM
11 8 (4.06%) Qualys
12 6 (3.05%) TOWER Software
12 6 (3.05%) Veritas
13 4 (2.03%) HP
14 2 (1.02%) Dell
14 2 (1.02%) Lotus
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