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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 239 263
Rank change year-on-year -15 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Sun 8 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.34% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.78% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 20
Median salary £47,500 £75,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.66% +57.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,400 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26%  

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 2681 2966 3809
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 43.35% 43.29% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2134 2426 2994
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +5.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Bedfordshire +10 3 £45,000 -27.12%
Cambridgeshire -27 3 £62,000 -22.50%
Essex - 1 £42,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 14 (82.35%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) J2EE
4 7 (41.18%) Solaris
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Clustering
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) Perl
5 6 (35.29%) Unix
5 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
6 5 (29.41%) OWASP
6 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
6 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
6 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
6 5 (29.41%) UML
6 5 (29.41%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (29.41%) OO
6 5 (29.41%) Apache
6 5 (29.41%) J2SE
6 5 (29.41%) Internet
7 4 (23.53%) Sun Certification
7 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL

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 5 (29.41%) Apache
1 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
1 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) IPsec
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) SSH
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
1 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Development Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Development Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Database Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) J2EE
2 5 (29.41%) J2SE
3 4 (23.53%) JSP
3 4 (23.53%) Spring
3 4 (23.53%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) RESTful
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) EJB
5 1 (5.88%) JAXB
5 1 (5.88%) JAXP
5 1 (5.88%) SOAP
5 1 (5.88%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Solaris
3 6 (35.29%) Unix
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Windows NT
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
2 5 (29.41%) OO
2 5 (29.41%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (29.41%) OWASP
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) UML
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Network Management
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) Perl
4 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Sun Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (11.76%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.76%) KVM
1 2 (11.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase