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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 44 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Sun 24 3 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.54% 0.74% 5.50%
As % of the Vendors category 7.89% 1.40% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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
304 214 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 57.47% 52.58% 50.31%
Number of salaries quoted 204 157 160
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 26 January 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in Watford

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 38 (90.48%) UNIX
2 30 (71.43%) Solaris
2 30 (71.43%) IBM
3 29 (69.05%) J2EE
4 28 (66.67%) Linux
5 27 (64.29%) Java
5 27 (64.29%) SQL
5 27 (64.29%) E-Commerce
5 27 (64.29%) HTTP
5 27 (64.29%) Finance
6 26 (61.90%) Retail
7 24 (57.14%) Windows
8 21 (50.00%) Oracle
9 17 (40.48%) DB2
10 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
10 16 (38.10%) HTML
10 16 (38.10%) JUnit
10 16 (38.10%) CSS
10 16 (38.10%) Struts
10 16 (38.10%) XML
10 16 (38.10%) Tomcat
10 16 (38.10%) Eclipse
10 16 (38.10%) JMS
10 16 (38.10%) Sun Certification
10 16 (38.10%) Subversion
10 16 (38.10%) Content Management
10 16 (38.10%) Manufacturing
11 13 (30.95%) Internet
12 12 (28.57%) SAN
13 11 (26.19%) SLA

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 16 (38.10%) Tomcat
2 11 (26.19%) Apache Solr
3 10 (23.81%) Adobe CQ
3 10 (23.81%) MQSeries
4 9 (21.43%) WebSphere
5 7 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (14.29%) IIS
7 5 (11.90%) WebLogic
8 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
9 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (64.29%) HTTP
2 13 (30.95%) Internet
3 12 (28.57%) SAN
4 6 (14.29%) LDAP
5 5 (11.90%) NAS
6 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) DB2
2 10 (23.81%) RDBMS
2 10 (23.81%) MySQL
2 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.76%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) JUnit
1 16 (38.10%) Eclipse
1 16 (38.10%) Subversion
2 10 (23.81%) Maven
2 10 (23.81%) Ant
2 10 (23.81%) Log4j
3 6 (14.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 26 (61.90%) Retail
3 16 (38.10%) Manufacturing
4 5 (11.90%) Games
5 2 (4.76%) Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
1 16 (38.10%) Java Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Support Manager
3 9 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (16.67%) Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 7 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.90%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Java Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Java Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Solaris Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (69.05%) J2EE
2 16 (38.10%) CSS
2 16 (38.10%) Struts
2 16 (38.10%) XML
2 16 (38.10%) JMS
2 16 (38.10%) HTML
3 10 (23.81%) jQuery
3 10 (23.81%) REST
3 10 (23.81%) XSLT
3 10 (23.81%) Hibernate
3 10 (23.81%) Spring
3 10 (23.81%) XMLBeans
3 10 (23.81%) Ajax
3 10 (23.81%) JSON
3 10 (23.81%) Web Services
3 10 (23.81%) Servlets
3 10 (23.81%) SOAP
4 8 (19.05%) JDBC
5 7 (16.67%) Middleware
6 6 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Web 2.0
2 2 (4.76%) Online Gambling
2 2 (4.76%) AS400
2 2 (4.76%) Tandem
2 2 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) UNIX
2 30 (71.43%) Solaris
3 28 (66.67%) Linux
4 24 (57.14%) Windows
5 10 (23.81%) HPUX
6 9 (21.43%) AIX
7 1 (2.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) E-Commerce
2 16 (38.10%) Content Management
3 11 (26.19%) Problem Management
3 11 (26.19%) Time Management
3 11 (26.19%) ITIL
4 10 (23.81%) OO
4 10 (23.81%) Change Management
5 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 6 (14.29%) Web Development
6 6 (14.29%) MVC
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.29%) RAD
7 3 (7.14%) Analytics
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.38%) Migration
9 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) Java
1 27 (64.29%) SQL
2 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
4 10 (23.81%) XPath
5 7 (16.67%) Perl
6 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Sun Certification
2 10 (23.81%) Degree
3 7 (16.67%) PMP
3 7 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (4.76%) ACF2
2 2 (4.76%) RACF
2 2 (4.76%) Veritas File System
3 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (7.14%) Novell Identity Manager
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) IBM
2 21 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (23.81%) Interwoven
4 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco
5 7 (16.67%) Citrix
5 7 (16.67%) VMware
6 5 (11.90%) Veritas
7 3 (7.14%) CA
7 3 (7.14%) Novell
8 2 (4.76%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (4.76%) NetIQ
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat