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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 327 338 286
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -52
Permanent jobs citing Sun 116 110 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.49% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 0.98% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 76 88 128
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
10459 11227 10952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.34% 49.52% 49.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8413 8769 8900
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,501
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 51 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Surrey +26 32 £41,000 -34.40% 3
Hampshire -5 18 £45,500 +3.40% 1
West Sussex - 5 £52,500 - 1
Middlesex +6 4 £38,750 -44.64%
Oxfordshire +7 2 £24,000 -43.52%
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £46,250 +42.30%
East Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 135 (64.90%) Linux
2 128 (61.54%) Oracle
3 100 (48.08%) Windows
3 100 (48.08%) Solaris
4 84 (40.38%) UNIX
5 65 (31.25%) Perl
6 63 (30.29%) Red Hat
7 60 (28.85%) Degree
7 60 (28.85%) Security Cleared
8 59 (28.37%) TCP/IP
9 58 (27.88%) Computer Science
10 52 (25.00%) HP
11 51 (24.52%) SAN
11 51 (24.52%) VMware
11 51 (24.52%) Analytical Skills
12 46 (22.12%) SC Cleared
12 46 (22.12%) Cisco
13 45 (21.63%) Java
14 44 (21.15%) Active Directory
15 43 (20.67%) SQL Server
16 40 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
17 37 (17.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 36 (17.31%) Shell Script
19 35 (16.83%) Disaster Recovery
19 35 (16.83%) Finance
20 34 (16.35%) Replication
20 34 (16.35%) SQL
20 34 (16.35%) EMC
21 33 (15.87%) Firewall
21 33 (15.87%) Brocade

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (13.46%) Apache
2 17 (8.17%) IIS
3 11 (5.29%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.33%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (4.33%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.33%) Eucalyptus
5 8 (3.85%) JBoss
5 8 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.37%) Mule
6 7 (3.37%) Mule ESB
7 6 (2.88%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.92%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.96%) Lync
10 1 (0.48%) Confluence
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.48%) Drupal
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.33%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.88%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.44%) MFGPRO
3 3 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.96%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.21%) Taleo
2 13 (6.25%) SaaS
3 12 (5.77%) Responsys
4 9 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.33%) PaaS
5 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (28.37%) TCP/IP
2 51 (24.52%) SAN
3 33 (15.87%) Firewall
4 30 (14.42%) DNS
5 23 (11.06%) Fibre Channel
6 22 (10.58%) WAN
7 19 (9.13%) LAN
7 19 (9.13%) NAS
8 18 (8.65%) Internet
9 13 (6.25%) DHCP
10 6 (2.88%) LDAP
10 6 (2.88%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (2.40%) WebEx
11 5 (2.40%) VPN
12 4 (1.92%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.92%) PBX
13 3 (1.44%) Network Security
14 2 (0.96%) Structured Cabling
14 2 (0.96%) HTTP
14 2 (0.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.98%) Oracle Reports
2 27 (12.98%) MySQL
2 27 (12.98%) Oracle Database
3 26 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.77%) RDBMS
4 12 (5.77%) Hadoop
5 10 (4.81%) OLTP
5 10 (4.81%) VLDB
6 8 (3.85%) DB2
6 8 (3.85%) SQLPlus
7 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.21%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.33%) Maven
4 8 (3.85%) Subversion
5 6 (2.88%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.92%) JUnit
6 4 (1.92%) NetBeans
7 3 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.44%) StarTeam
7 3 (1.44%) Gradle
8 2 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.96%) Ant
8 2 (0.96%) Toad
9 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.48%) JMeter
9 1 (0.48%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.48%) JIRA
9 1 (0.48%) Firebug
General
1 35 (16.83%) Finance
2 18 (8.65%) German Language
3 16 (7.69%) Italian Language
3 16 (7.69%) Spanish Language
3 16 (7.69%) French Language
4 9 (4.33%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.85%) Dutch Language
5 8 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.92%) Back Office
7 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.44%) Games
7 3 (1.44%) Banking
8 2 (0.96%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (30.77%) Administrator
2 55 (26.44%) Systems Administrator
3 29 (13.94%) Support Engineer
4 27 (12.98%) UNIX Administrator
5 24 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
6 21 (10.10%) Developer
7 18 (8.65%) Java Developer
7 18 (8.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 16 (7.69%) Consultant
8 16 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 14 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 14 (6.73%) EMC Storage Engineer
9 14 (6.73%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 14 (6.73%) Storage Support Engineer
9 14 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (6.73%) EMC Engineer
9 14 (6.73%) Storage Engineer
9 14 (6.73%) SAN Engineer
10 12 (5.77%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.98%) Web Services
2 26 (12.50%) J2EE
3 21 (10.10%) LAMP
4 18 (8.65%) Spring
5 16 (7.69%) .NET
6 13 (6.25%) Dojo
7 11 (5.29%) SOAP
8 10 (4.81%) XML
8 10 (4.81%) Middleware
9 9 (4.33%) jQuery
9 9 (4.33%) Sensu
10 8 (3.85%) Ajax
10 8 (3.85%) Java EE
10 8 (3.85%) JMS
10 8 (3.85%) HTML
11 7 (3.37%) CGI
11 7 (3.37%) REST
12 6 (2.88%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.88%) CSS
13 5 (2.40%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (27.88%) Computer Science
2 51 (24.52%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (16.35%) Replication
4 29 (13.94%) Clustering
5 28 (13.46%) Data Centre
6 18 (8.65%) Management Information System
7 14 (6.73%) Statistics
7 14 (6.73%) Enterprise Storage
8 12 (5.77%) HACMP
9 11 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (4.81%) Data Structures
11 9 (4.33%) LPAR
11 9 (4.33%) AS400
12 4 (1.92%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.92%) GIS
12 4 (1.92%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.92%) Fat Client
13 3 (1.44%) FMCG
14 1 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 135 (64.90%) Linux
2 100 (48.08%) Windows
2 100 (48.08%) Solaris
3 84 (40.38%) UNIX
4 37 (17.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (12.02%) Oracle Linux
6 21 (10.10%) AIX
7 19 (9.13%) CentOS
8 17 (8.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (5.29%) SUSE
11 8 (3.85%) HPUX
12 7 (3.37%) Fedora
13 4 (1.92%) Android
13 4 (1.92%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.92%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (11.54%) ITIL
4 23 (11.06%) Change Management
5 21 (10.10%) Capacity Planning
6 20 (9.62%) Performance Monitoring
7 18 (8.65%) Configuration Management
8 17 (8.17%) Software Engineering
9 16 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (7.21%) Capacity Management
11 14 (6.73%) Mentoring
11 14 (6.73%) Patch Management
12 13 (6.25%) Security Management
12 13 (6.25%) SOA
13 12 (5.77%) Migration
13 12 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (5.29%) Financial Modelling
15 10 (4.81%) Data Architecture
15 10 (4.81%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (31.25%) Perl
2 45 (21.63%) Java
3 36 (17.31%) Shell Script
4 34 (16.35%) SQL
5 23 (11.06%) Python
6 21 (10.10%) Bash Shell
7 16 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 16 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 14 (6.73%) PL/SQL
9 11 (5.29%) C
10 10 (4.81%) PHP
11 8 (3.85%) VBA
12 4 (1.92%) C++
13 3 (1.44%) C#
14 2 (0.96%) AWK
14 2 (0.96%) Korn
15 1 (0.48%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (28.85%) Degree
1 60 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 46 (22.12%) SC Cleared
3 30 (14.42%) DV Cleared
4 16 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
4 16 (7.69%) RHCE
4 16 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (7.21%) Sun Certification
6 14 (6.73%) OCPJP
7 13 (6.25%) MCSE
8 9 (4.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (3.85%) OCMJD
9 8 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (3.37%) CCNA
10 7 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.40%) MCP
11 5 (2.40%) MySQL Certification
11 5 (2.40%) IC3 Certification
12 4 (1.92%) CITP
12 4 (1.92%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.17%) SLA
2 13 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 44 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 40 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.62%) Xen
4 16 (7.69%) Samba
5 10 (4.81%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (4.33%) VMware ESX
7 7 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.37%) VirtualBox
7 7 (3.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (2.88%) vCloud
9 5 (2.40%) KVM
9 5 (2.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.92%) NFS
10 4 (1.92%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.44%) XenServer
11 3 (1.44%) vSphere
12 1 (0.48%) VMFS
12 1 (0.48%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.48%) iptables
Systems Management
1 28 (13.46%) Oracle ZFS
2 25 (12.02%) Puppet
3 20 (9.62%) NetBackup
4 14 (6.73%) EMC NetWorker
5 12 (5.77%) Graphite
6 11 (5.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (5.29%) Nagios
6 11 (5.29%) OpenView
7 10 (4.81%) Cacti
8 9 (4.33%) Ganglia
9 7 (3.37%) Vagrant
9 7 (3.37%) Data Guard
10 6 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 2 (0.96%) Control-M
14 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Satellite
14 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 128 (61.54%) Oracle
2 63 (30.29%) Red Hat
3 52 (25.00%) HP
4 51 (24.52%) VMware
5 46 (22.12%) Cisco
6 34 (16.35%) EMC
7 33 (15.87%) Brocade
8 30 (14.42%) Microsoft
9 19 (9.13%) IBM
10 16 (7.69%) StorageTek
11 14 (6.73%) CommVault
11 14 (6.73%) NetApp
12 13 (6.25%) Veritas
13 12 (5.77%) CheckPoint
13 12 (5.77%) Eloqua
14 9 (4.33%) Splunk
14 9 (4.33%) BMC
14 9 (4.33%) Citrix
15 8 (3.85%) Dell
15 8 (3.85%) TOWER Software
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