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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 315 260 253
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -7
Permanent jobs citing Sun 133 176 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.81% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 1.66% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 121 134 157
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +0.58%
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
11087 10629 10858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.26% 49.20% 48.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8508 8555 9114
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,780 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -21 43 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Berkshire -48 28 £40,000 -1.23% 7
Hampshire -7 20 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +11 19 £32,500 -20.24%
West Sussex +7 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Kent 0 7 £62,500 +27.55% 1
East Sussex - 7 £15,750 -
Home Counties - 3 £32,500 -
Middlesex -14 1 £70,000 +154.54%
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 147 (61.00%) Linux
2 121 (50.21%) Oracle
3 116 (48.13%) Solaris
4 107 (44.40%) UNIX
5 91 (37.76%) HP
6 78 (32.37%) Windows
7 70 (29.05%) Red Hat
8 68 (28.22%) SAN
9 67 (27.80%) Java
10 65 (26.97%) IBM
10 65 (26.97%) Microsoft
11 60 (24.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 58 (24.07%) AIX
13 51 (21.16%) Sun Certification
14 50 (20.75%) SQL
15 49 (20.33%) J2EE
16 48 (19.92%) VMware
17 47 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
17 47 (19.50%) Spring
17 47 (19.50%) Degree
18 44 (18.26%) Hibernate
18 44 (18.26%) Apache
19 42 (17.43%) SQL Server
19 42 (17.43%) Finance
20 38 (15.77%) Struts
20 38 (15.77%) Web Services
21 37 (15.35%) Veritas
21 37 (15.35%) TCP/IP
22 36 (14.94%) Firewall
23 35 (14.52%) Computer Science

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 44 (18.26%) Apache
2 24 (9.96%) Tomcat
2 24 (9.96%) IIS
3 22 (9.13%) WebLogic
4 11 (4.56%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.15%) JBoss
6 7 (2.90%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.07%) GlassFish
7 5 (2.07%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.66%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.66%) Site Server
9 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.83%) CICS
10 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.41%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.41%) Node.js
11 1 (0.41%) WordPress
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.83%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.73%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.90%) Siebel Analytics
3 5 (2.07%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (2.07%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.66%) Compiere
4 4 (1.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.41%) Magento
5 1 (0.41%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.41%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.41%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (28.22%) SAN
2 37 (15.35%) TCP/IP
3 36 (14.94%) Firewall
4 32 (13.28%) Internet
5 25 (10.37%) LDAP
6 22 (9.13%) NAS
7 20 (8.30%) WAN
7 20 (8.30%) DNS
8 19 (7.88%) LAN
9 16 (6.64%) DHCP
10 13 (5.39%) VPN
11 9 (3.73%) Kerberos
12 7 (2.90%) SSL
13 6 (2.49%) VLAN
13 6 (2.49%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (2.07%) tcpdump
14 5 (2.07%) snoop
14 5 (2.07%) DMZ
14 5 (2.07%) Ethernet
14 5 (2.07%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.37%) MySQL
3 17 (7.05%) Relational Database
3 17 (7.05%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.73%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.24%) OLTP
7 3 (1.24%) VLDB
8 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.41%) DB2
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.41%) Informix
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (7.47%) JUnit
2 11 (4.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (3.73%) Maven
4 6 (2.49%) Ant
4 6 (2.49%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.66%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.24%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.24%) Subversion
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.83%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.83%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 42 (17.43%) Finance
2 24 (9.96%) German Language
3 21 (8.71%) French Language
4 20 (8.30%) Banking
5 13 (5.39%) Marketing
6 8 (3.32%) Legal
6 8 (3.32%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.49%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.66%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.66%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.66%) Dutch Language
9 3 (1.24%) Retail
10 2 (0.83%) Back Office
11 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (22.82%) Developer
2 47 (19.50%) Java Developer
3 46 (19.09%) J2EE Developer
4 39 (16.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 34 (14.11%) Administrator
6 30 (12.45%) Support Engineer
6 30 (12.45%) UNIX Engineer
7 26 (10.79%) Technical Engineer
8 25 (10.37%) UNIX Administrator
8 25 (10.37%) Architect
9 23 (9.54%) Technical Support
10 21 (8.71%) Consultant
11 20 (8.30%) Technical Support Engineer
12 19 (7.88%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (7.88%) Analyst
12 19 (7.88%) Support Analyst
13 18 (7.47%) UNIX Support
14 17 (7.05%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 16 (6.64%) Software Support Analyst
15 16 (6.64%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.33%) J2EE
2 47 (19.50%) Spring
3 44 (18.26%) Hibernate
4 38 (15.77%) Struts
4 38 (15.77%) Web Services
5 22 (9.13%) XML
6 21 (8.71%) JSP
7 17 (7.05%) jQuery
7 17 (7.05%) EJB
8 16 (6.64%) Ajax
9 15 (6.22%) JMS
10 13 (5.39%) JSTL
11 9 (3.73%) Dojo
12 7 (2.90%) Drools
12 7 (2.90%) JPA
12 7 (2.90%) Lucene
12 7 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (2.90%) HTML
12 7 (2.90%) .NET
13 6 (2.49%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.52%) Computer Science
2 31 (12.86%) Clustering
3 22 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.88%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (7.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 13 (5.39%) Replication
6 13 (5.39%) N-Tier
7 10 (4.15%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.32%) iSeries
9 6 (2.49%) Mainframe
10 5 (2.07%) HACMP
11 4 (1.66%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.83%) AS400
13 1 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.41%) CMDB
13 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.41%) Smartcard
13 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 147 (61.00%) Linux
2 116 (48.13%) Solaris
3 107 (44.40%) UNIX
4 78 (32.37%) Windows
5 60 (24.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 58 (24.07%) AIX
7 21 (8.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (8.71%) HPUX
8 13 (5.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (4.15%) CentOS
11 9 (3.73%) SUSE
12 8 (3.32%) IRIX
13 7 (2.90%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (2.07%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.24%) Windows 7
15 3 (1.24%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.24%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (14.52%) Software Engineering
3 31 (12.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (9.96%) ITIL
5 23 (9.54%) SOA
6 22 (9.13%) E-Commerce
7 19 (7.88%) Web Development
7 19 (7.88%) Service Management
8 17 (7.05%) Project Management
8 17 (7.05%) Validation
9 16 (6.64%) UML
10 13 (5.39%) Load Balancing
10 13 (5.39%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.98%) Business Development
11 12 (4.98%) Capacity Management
12 11 (4.56%) Analytics
12 11 (4.56%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (4.56%) Unit Testing
12 11 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (4.15%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 67 (27.80%) Java
2 50 (20.75%) SQL
3 31 (12.86%) Perl
4 25 (10.37%) JavaScript
5 24 (9.96%) Shell Script
6 11 (4.56%) C
7 10 (4.15%) Bourne shell
8 9 (3.73%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.32%) Python
9 8 (3.32%) C++
10 7 (2.90%) Ruby
10 7 (2.90%) PHP
11 6 (2.49%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.49%) AWK
11 6 (2.49%) Korn
12 4 (1.66%) VBA
12 4 (1.66%) sed
13 3 (1.24%) JCL
14 1 (0.41%) Scala
14 1 (0.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 51 (21.16%) Sun Certification
2 47 (19.50%) Degree
3 33 (13.69%) OCPJP
4 24 (9.96%) Security Cleared
5 18 (7.47%) OCMJD
6 17 (7.05%) SC Cleared
7 13 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (4.98%) Oracle Certification
8 12 (4.98%) SCSA
9 11 (4.56%) DV Cleared
9 11 (4.56%) MCSE
10 8 (3.32%) OCPJWCD
11 6 (2.49%) RHCE
11 6 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.49%) CITP
11 6 (2.49%) MBCS
12 5 (2.07%) CCNA
13 4 (1.66%) MCSD
14 3 (1.24%) CISSP
15 2 (0.83%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.98%) SLA
2 8 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.07%) QA
4 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (7.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 18 (7.47%) Active Directory
4 14 (5.81%) Veritas File System
5 12 (4.98%) VMware ESX
6 11 (4.56%) NFS
7 8 (3.32%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.90%) XenApp
8 7 (2.90%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.90%) vSphere
9 6 (2.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (2.07%) Sendmail
10 5 (2.07%) Samba
10 5 (2.07%) Firmware
11 4 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.66%) PowerHA
11 4 (1.66%) RHEV
12 3 (1.24%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 33 (13.69%) NetBackup
2 14 (5.81%) Control-M
3 12 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.56%) Puppet
4 11 (4.56%) OpenView
5 10 (4.15%) Legato
5 10 (4.15%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (3.73%) Tivoli
6 9 (3.73%) BMC PATROL
6 9 (3.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (2.49%) Unicenter
7 6 (2.49%) MOM
7 6 (2.49%) Tivoli NetView
7 6 (2.49%) OMEGAMON
7 6 (2.49%) HP SiteScope
8 4 (1.66%) Nagios
8 4 (1.66%) SCCM
8 4 (1.66%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (1.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 121 (50.21%) Oracle
2 91 (37.76%) HP
3 70 (29.05%) Red Hat
4 65 (26.97%) IBM
4 65 (26.97%) Microsoft
5 48 (19.92%) VMware
6 37 (15.35%) Veritas
7 31 (12.86%) EMC
8 28 (11.62%) Cisco
9 22 (9.13%) Dell
10 17 (7.05%) Citrix
11 13 (5.39%) BMC
11 13 (5.39%) NetApp
12 12 (4.98%) 3PAR
13 11 (4.56%) StorageTek
13 11 (4.56%) Siebel
14 9 (3.73%) Brocade
15 7 (2.90%) Informatica
16 6 (2.49%) Unisys
16 6 (2.49%) SAP
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: - Salary excellent + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Steria
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago