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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 51 66 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Permanent jobs citing Sun 14 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.59% 0.53% 3.33%
As % of the Vendors category 4.38% 0.97% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £62,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
320 308 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 59.15% 54.32% 59.39%
Number of salaries quoted 238 231 169
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 29 (76.32%) UNIX
2 28 (73.68%) Linux
2 28 (73.68%) IBM
3 26 (68.42%) HTTP
3 26 (68.42%) Java
3 26 (68.42%) SQL
3 26 (68.42%) J2EE
4 24 (63.16%) Windows
5 20 (52.63%) DB2
5 20 (52.63%) Solaris
6 19 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 19 (50.00%) Oracle
7 17 (44.74%) Retail
8 16 (42.11%) Finance
9 15 (39.47%) Internet
9 15 (39.47%) Tomcat
10 12 (31.58%) AIX
11 11 (28.95%) ITIL
11 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
11 11 (28.95%) Perl
11 11 (28.95%) Apache
11 11 (28.95%) SLA
11 11 (28.95%) WebSphere
11 11 (28.95%) Problem Management
11 11 (28.95%) Time Management
11 11 (28.95%) Apache Solr
12 10 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (26.32%) SAN
12 10 (26.32%) HTML
12 10 (26.32%) CSS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (39.47%) Tomcat
2 11 (28.95%) Apache
2 11 (28.95%) WebSphere
2 11 (28.95%) Apache Solr
3 9 (23.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (18.42%) JBoss
4 7 (18.42%) Drupal
5 6 (15.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (15.79%) MQSeries
6 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
6 4 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (5.26%) IIS
7 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
7 2 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 26 (68.42%) HTTP
2 15 (39.47%) Internet
3 10 (26.32%) SAN
4 7 (18.42%) HTTPS
5 6 (15.79%) NAS
5 6 (15.79%) LDAP
6 2 (5.26%) DNS
7 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) DB2
2 8 (21.05%) MySQL
3 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.26%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Eclipse
1 8 (21.05%) Subversion
1 8 (21.05%) JUnit
2 7 (18.42%) LoadRunner
2 7 (18.42%) JMeter
3 6 (15.79%) Log4j
3 6 (15.79%) Maven
3 6 (15.79%) Ant
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Firebug
4 2 (5.26%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 17 (44.74%) Retail
2 16 (42.11%) Finance
3 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.89%) Games
5 2 (5.26%) Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Support Manager
2 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.89%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Support Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Java Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Support Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) J2EE
2 10 (26.32%) CSS
2 10 (26.32%) HTML
3 8 (21.05%) REST
3 8 (21.05%) Struts
3 8 (21.05%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) XML
3 8 (21.05%) JMS
3 8 (21.05%) Spring
4 6 (15.79%) XMLBeans
4 6 (15.79%) Ajax
4 6 (15.79%) JSON
4 6 (15.79%) Servlets
4 6 (15.79%) SOAP
4 6 (15.79%) XSLT
4 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 6 (15.79%) jQuery
5 4 (10.53%) JDBC
5 4 (10.53%) Middleware
6 2 (5.26%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Web 2.0
2 2 (5.26%) Online Gambling
2 2 (5.26%) AS400
2 2 (5.26%) Tandem
2 2 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (76.32%) UNIX
2 28 (73.68%) Linux
3 24 (63.16%) Windows
4 20 (52.63%) Solaris
5 12 (31.58%) AIX
6 6 (15.79%) HPUX
7 1 (2.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (28.95%) Problem Management
2 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Time Management
3 10 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (21.05%) Content Management
6 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
6 7 (18.42%) Performance Testing
6 7 (18.42%) Change Management
6 7 (18.42%) Test Planning
6 7 (18.42%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (15.79%) OO
8 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
11 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 2 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) Java
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) Perl
2 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.42%) PHP
4 7 (18.42%) AWK
5 6 (15.79%) XPath
5 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Sun Certification
2 6 (15.79%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) PMP
3 4 (10.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) RACF
1 2 (5.26%) Samba
1 2 (5.26%) Veritas File System
1 2 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 2 (5.26%) ACF2
2 1 (2.63%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (5.26%) Novell Identity Manager
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) IBM
2 19 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) Interwoven
3 6 (15.79%) Veritas
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) Citrix
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (5.26%) NetIQ
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) CA
5 2 (5.26%) Novell
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat