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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 65 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -4
Permanent jobs citing Sun 6 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.12% 6.63% 9.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 11.59% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
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
336 207 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 62.80% 57.18% 68.96%
Number of salaries quoted 230 146 147
Average salary £48,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.29% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £58,550
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (90.00%) UNIX
1 9 (90.00%) Solaris
2 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (60.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 6 (60.00%) HTTP
3 6 (60.00%) Sun Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) RAD
3 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (60.00%) XHTML
3 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (60.00%) JMS
3 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) AIX
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) JDBC
3 6 (60.00%) JSP
3 6 (60.00%) Struts
3 6 (60.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Perl
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) J2EE
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) DB2

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (60.00%) IIS
1 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (60.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) LDAP
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) NAS
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JUnit
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
1 6 (60.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Support Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Java Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) J2EE
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) JDBC
1 6 (60.00%) JSP
1 6 (60.00%) Struts
1 6 (60.00%) XML
1 6 (60.00%) XHTML
1 6 (60.00%) JMS
1 6 (60.00%) JSTL
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) UNIX
1 9 (90.00%) Solaris
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) RAD
1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) Content Management
1 6 (60.00%) Web Development
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) AWK
4 1 (10.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas File System
2 2 (20.00%) Samba
2 2 (20.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) OpenView
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Veritas
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) BMC
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