The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Sun
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 239 240
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Sun 10 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.16% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 1.00% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 12
Median salary £54,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11%  

Sun is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2506 3504 3523
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 41.01% 47.57% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 2743 2747
Median salary £44,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.13% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Sun as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in the East of England

Sun
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun in the East of England.

Salary trend for Sun in the East of England

Sun
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Sun in the East of England

Sun
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 8 £71,000 -11.25%
Essex - 2 £40,250 -
Sun
England

Sun
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Sun.

1 27 (79.41%) Linux
2 24 (70.59%) SQL
3 22 (64.71%) Java
4 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (52.94%) MySQL
6 17 (50.00%) Oracle
7 16 (47.06%) Finance
8 15 (44.12%) Solaris
9 14 (41.18%) Perl
9 14 (41.18%) WebLogic
9 14 (41.18%) Computer Science
9 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
10 13 (38.24%) Nagios
11 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
11 11 (32.35%) Visualisation
11 11 (32.35%) QA
11 11 (32.35%) Data Visualisation
12 9 (26.47%) Clustering
13 8 (23.53%) Unix
14 7 (20.59%) Performance Analysis
14 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
14 7 (20.59%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (20.59%) Multithreading
14 7 (20.59%) OWASP
14 7 (20.59%) J2EE
14 7 (20.59%) UML
14 7 (20.59%) OOA/OOD
14 7 (20.59%) OO
14 7 (20.59%) Apache
14 7 (20.59%) Tomcat

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (41.18%) WebLogic
2 7 (20.59%) Apache
2 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Development Engineer
1 13 (38.24%) Software Development Engineer
1 13 (38.24%) Software Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Architect
2 12 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (23.53%) JavaScript Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Java Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Web Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Perl Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) DBA
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) J2EE
1 7 (20.59%) J2SE
2 5 (14.71%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) EJB
3 1 (2.94%) JAXB
3 1 (2.94%) JAXP
3 1 (2.94%) JSP
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) Swing
3 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 9 (26.47%) Clustering
3 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) Solaris
3 8 (23.53%) Unix
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (8.82%) Windows
6 2 (5.88%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.94%) AIX
7 1 (2.94%) HPUX
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Data Visualisation
2 11 (32.35%) Visualisation
3 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
3 7 (20.59%) Multithreading
3 7 (20.59%) OO
3 7 (20.59%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (20.59%) OWASP
3 7 (20.59%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (20.59%) UML
4 5 (14.71%) Open Source
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Network Management
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.88%) Release Management
5 2 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 22 (64.71%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
3 14 (41.18%) Perl
4 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) LPIC
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) KVM
2 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) IBM
3 3 (8.82%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat