The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 43 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Sun 30 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.86% 0.54% 4.57%
As % of the Vendors category 8.50% 1.03% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- -10.11%
Sun
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
353 194 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 57.21% 52.29% 45.87%
Number of salaries quoted 251 150 138
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Sun
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Watford region.

Sun Salary Trend in Watford

Sun
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the Watford region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in Watford

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 35 (92.11%) UNIX
2 29 (76.32%) IBM
3 28 (73.68%) J2EE
4 27 (71.05%) Linux
4 27 (71.05%) Finance
5 26 (68.42%) Java
5 26 (68.42%) SQL
5 26 (68.42%) Solaris
5 26 (68.42%) E-Commerce
5 26 (68.42%) HTTP
6 25 (65.79%) Retail
7 24 (63.16%) Windows
8 19 (50.00%) Oracle
9 18 (47.37%) DB2
10 16 (42.11%) Manufacturing
11 15 (39.47%) HTML
11 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
11 15 (39.47%) JUnit
11 15 (39.47%) CSS
11 15 (39.47%) Struts
11 15 (39.47%) XML
11 15 (39.47%) Tomcat
11 15 (39.47%) JMS
11 15 (39.47%) Eclipse
11 15 (39.47%) Sun Certification
11 15 (39.47%) Subversion
11 15 (39.47%) Content Management
12 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
12 11 (28.95%) ITIL
12 11 (28.95%) SLA

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 15 (39.47%) Tomcat
2 11 (28.95%) Apache Solr
3 10 (26.32%) WebSphere
4 8 (21.05%) MQSeries
4 8 (21.05%) Adobe CQ
5 7 (18.42%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (18.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (18.42%) IIS
6 6 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
8 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
9 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (68.42%) HTTP
2 11 (28.95%) Internet
3 9 (23.68%) SAN
4 5 (13.16%) LDAP
5 3 (7.89%) NAS
6 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) DB2
2 8 (21.05%) MySQL
2 8 (21.05%) RDBMS
2 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.26%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Subversion
1 15 (39.47%) JUnit
1 15 (39.47%) Eclipse
2 8 (21.05%) Ant
2 8 (21.05%) Maven
2 8 (21.05%) Log4j
3 7 (18.42%) Rational Application Developer
3 7 (18.42%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 27 (71.05%) Finance
2 25 (65.79%) Retail
3 16 (42.11%) Manufacturing
4 5 (13.16%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
1 15 (39.47%) Java Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Support Manager
3 8 (21.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Java Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) Support Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Java Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) J2EE
2 15 (39.47%) HTML
2 15 (39.47%) CSS
2 15 (39.47%) Struts
2 15 (39.47%) XML
2 15 (39.47%) JMS
3 9 (23.68%) JDBC
4 8 (21.05%) XSLT
4 8 (21.05%) Web Services
4 8 (21.05%) Servlets
4 8 (21.05%) SOAP
4 8 (21.05%) jQuery
4 8 (21.05%) XMLBeans
4 8 (21.05%) Ajax
4 8 (21.05%) JSON
4 8 (21.05%) Spring
4 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
4 8 (21.05%) REST
5 7 (18.42%) JSTL
5 7 (18.42%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Web 2.0
2 2 (5.26%) AS400
2 2 (5.26%) Tandem
2 2 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) UNIX
2 27 (71.05%) Linux
3 26 (68.42%) Solaris
4 24 (63.16%) Windows
5 9 (23.68%) AIX
6 8 (21.05%) HPUX
7 1 (2.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) E-Commerce
2 15 (39.47%) Content Management
3 11 (28.95%) ITIL
3 11 (28.95%) Problem Management
3 11 (28.95%) Time Management
4 10 (26.32%) Change Management
5 8 (21.05%) OO
6 7 (18.42%) MVC
6 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (18.42%) Web Development
6 7 (18.42%) RAD
7 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 6 (15.79%) Project Management
7 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.89%) Analytics
9 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) Java
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
4 8 (21.05%) Perl
4 8 (21.05%) XPath
5 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Sun Certification
2 8 (21.05%) Degree
3 6 (15.79%) PMP
3 6 (15.79%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (5.26%) ACF2
2 2 (5.26%) RACF
3 1 (2.63%) Veritas File System
3 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.89%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (7.89%) Novell Identity Manager
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) IBM
2 19 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (21.05%) Interwoven
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco
4 6 (15.79%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) CA
5 3 (7.89%) Novell
5 3 (7.89%) Veritas
6 2 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (5.26%) NetIQ
6 2 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat