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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 50 64 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Permanent jobs citing Sun 16 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.08% 1.10% 5.15%
As % of the Vendors category 5.06% 2.02% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
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
316 297 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 60.77% 54.40% 57.60%
Number of salaries quoted 226 220 188
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 1 April 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in Watford

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 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 32 (74.42%) UNIX
2 31 (72.09%) IBM
3 30 (69.77%) J2EE
3 30 (69.77%) Linux
4 28 (65.12%) Java
4 28 (65.12%) SQL
4 28 (65.12%) HTTP
5 27 (62.79%) Windows
6 23 (53.49%) E-Commerce
7 21 (48.84%) DB2
7 21 (48.84%) Solaris
7 21 (48.84%) Finance
8 20 (46.51%) Retail
9 19 (44.19%) Oracle
10 17 (39.53%) Internet
11 14 (32.56%) PL/SQL
11 14 (32.56%) ITIL
11 14 (32.56%) Tomcat
11 14 (32.56%) SLA
11 14 (32.56%) Problem Management
11 14 (32.56%) Time Management
11 14 (32.56%) Apache Solr
12 12 (27.91%) SAN
13 10 (23.26%) AIX
13 10 (23.26%) Change Management
13 10 (23.26%) WebSphere
13 10 (23.26%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (20.93%) HTML
14 9 (20.93%) CSS
15 8 (18.60%) Perl

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (32.56%) Tomcat
1 14 (32.56%) Apache Solr
2 10 (23.26%) WebSphere
3 8 (18.60%) Apache
4 7 (16.28%) JBoss
4 7 (16.28%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (16.28%) MQSeries
4 7 (16.28%) Drupal
4 7 (16.28%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (13.95%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
7 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 28 (65.12%) HTTP
2 17 (39.53%) Internet
3 12 (27.91%) SAN
4 7 (16.28%) HTTPS
4 7 (16.28%) LDAP
5 6 (13.95%) NAS
6 1 (2.33%) FTP
6 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) DB2
2 7 (16.28%) RDBMS
2 7 (16.28%) MySQL
2 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.65%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Ant
1 7 (16.28%) JUnit
1 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
1 7 (16.28%) LoadRunner
1 7 (16.28%) JMeter
1 7 (16.28%) Log4j
1 7 (16.28%) Subversion
1 7 (16.28%) Maven
2 2 (4.65%) Firebug
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 20 (46.51%) Retail
3 7 (16.28%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.30%) Games
5 2 (4.65%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Support Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Java Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (9.30%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Applications Support Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Management Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) J2EE
2 9 (20.93%) CSS
2 9 (20.93%) HTML
3 7 (16.28%) Servlets
3 7 (16.28%) SOAP
3 7 (16.28%) Struts
3 7 (16.28%) Web Services
3 7 (16.28%) XML
3 7 (16.28%) XSLT
3 7 (16.28%) JMS
3 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
3 7 (16.28%) Spring
3 7 (16.28%) XMLBeans
3 7 (16.28%) Ajax
3 7 (16.28%) JSON
3 7 (16.28%) jQuery
3 7 (16.28%) REST
4 6 (13.95%) Middleware
5 3 (6.98%) SailPoint
6 2 (4.65%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Web 2.0
2 2 (4.65%) Online Gambling
2 2 (4.65%) AS400
2 2 (4.65%) Tandem
2 2 (4.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) UNIX
2 30 (69.77%) Linux
3 27 (62.79%) Windows
4 21 (48.84%) Solaris
5 10 (23.26%) AIX
6 7 (16.28%) HPUX
7 1 (2.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) E-Commerce
2 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 14 (32.56%) Problem Management
2 14 (32.56%) Time Management
3 10 (23.26%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (23.26%) Change Management
4 8 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (16.28%) Test Planning
5 7 (16.28%) OO
5 7 (16.28%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Content Management
5 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.95%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Analytics
8 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) Java
1 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) PL/SQL
3 8 (18.60%) Perl
4 7 (16.28%) PHP
4 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.28%) AWK
4 7 (16.28%) XPath
5 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Sun Certification
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) PMP
2 6 (13.95%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) Veritas File System
1 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (4.65%) ACF2
2 2 (4.65%) RACF
3 1 (2.33%) Samba
3 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (6.98%) Novell Identity Manager
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) IBM
2 19 (44.19%) Oracle
3 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
4 7 (16.28%) Interwoven
5 6 (13.95%) Veritas
5 6 (13.95%) Cisco
5 6 (13.95%) Citrix
5 6 (13.95%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) CA
6 3 (6.98%) Novell
7 2 (4.65%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (4.65%) NetIQ
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat