The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 264 266 274
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Sun 62 56 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.47% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 1.06% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 51
Average salary £48,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £44,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £76,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
Sun
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5517 5287 5916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.46% 44.70% 45.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4586 4657 5367
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sun
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the City of London region.

Sun Salary Trend in the City of London

Sun
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in the City of London

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 81 (65.85%) Finance
2 70 (56.91%) Oracle
2 70 (56.91%) UNIX
3 61 (49.59%) Windows
4 48 (39.02%) Linux
5 47 (38.21%) SQL
6 43 (34.96%) Solaris
7 40 (32.52%) SQL Server
8 37 (30.08%) Tomcat
9 33 (26.83%) Perl
9 33 (26.83%) Java
10 27 (21.95%) Banking
10 27 (21.95%) Degree
11 25 (20.33%) Firewall
11 25 (20.33%) MS Excel
12 23 (18.70%) Apache
12 23 (18.70%) Microsoft
13 21 (17.07%) Cisco
13 21 (17.07%) VPN
14 20 (16.26%) Veritas
14 20 (16.26%) SharePoint
15 19 (15.45%) IIS
15 19 (15.45%) VMware
16 18 (14.63%) Symantec
16 18 (14.63%) DNS
16 18 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (13.82%) Kalman Filter
17 17 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (13.82%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (13.82%) CCSP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 37 (30.08%) Tomcat
2 23 (18.70%) Apache
3 20 (16.26%) SharePoint
4 19 (15.45%) IIS
5 9 (7.32%) GlassFish
6 7 (5.69%) WebLogic
7 5 (4.07%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (4.07%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.63%) CMS
8 2 (1.63%) SAS
9 1 (0.81%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.81%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (20.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.01%) MS Office
3 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (9.76%) SAP Business One
2 9 (7.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (3.25%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 4 (3.25%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (2.44%) Kondor+
4 3 (2.44%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.81%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.81%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.81%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.33%) Firewall
2 21 (17.07%) VPN
3 18 (14.63%) DNS
4 17 (13.82%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (9.76%) DHCP
5 12 (9.76%) TCP/IP
6 10 (8.13%) Internet
7 9 (7.32%) HTTP
8 7 (5.69%) LDAP
8 7 (5.69%) SAN
9 5 (4.07%) Intranet
9 5 (4.07%) LAN
9 5 (4.07%) WAN
10 4 (3.25%) VoIP
10 4 (3.25%) VLAN
11 3 (2.44%) FTP
12 1 (0.81%) SNMP
12 1 (0.81%) IPv4
12 1 (0.81%) IPv6
12 1 (0.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (32.52%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (13.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (11.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (10.57%) Oracle Database
6 12 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (4.88%) OLTP
9 6 (4.88%) RDBMS
9 6 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (4.88%) MySQL
9 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
9 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (4.07%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (4.07%) OLAP
11 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (3.25%) BODI
12 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Subversion
2 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.81%) Maven
4 1 (0.81%) Gradle
4 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.81%) Xcode
4 1 (0.81%) Ant
4 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 81 (65.85%) Finance
2 27 (21.95%) Banking
3 9 (7.32%) Front Office
4 7 (5.69%) General Ledger
5 5 (4.07%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.44%) Back Office
6 3 (2.44%) Marketing
7 2 (1.63%) Retail
8 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.81%) Games
8 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (25.20%) Analyst
2 21 (17.07%) Applications Support
3 16 (13.01%) Security Analyst
3 16 (13.01%) Technical Support
3 16 (13.01%) IT Security Analyst
4 13 (10.57%) Consultant
5 12 (9.76%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (9.76%) Support Consultant
5 12 (9.76%) Technical Support Consultant
6 10 (8.13%) Senior Technical Support
6 10 (8.13%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 10 (8.13%) Senior Support Consultant
6 10 (8.13%) Support Analyst
6 10 (8.13%) Senior Consultant
7 9 (7.32%) DBA
8 8 (6.50%) UNIX Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.38%) XML
2 8 (6.50%) Middleware
3 7 (5.69%) Java EE
3 7 (5.69%) HTML
4 6 (4.88%) XSLT
5 4 (3.25%) XML Schema
5 4 (3.25%) CGI
5 4 (3.25%) SOAP
5 4 (3.25%) YAML
6 3 (2.44%) JSP
6 3 (2.44%) JAX-WS
6 3 (2.44%) Web Services
6 3 (2.44%) JMX
6 3 (2.44%) JSF
6 3 (2.44%) JAXB
6 3 (2.44%) EJB
7 2 (1.63%) CSS
7 2 (1.63%) .NET
7 2 (1.63%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.63%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.38%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.76%) STB
4 11 (8.94%) Clustering
5 10 (8.13%) Replication
6 7 (5.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (5.69%) PKI
7 5 (4.07%) Mainframe
8 4 (3.25%) Economics
8 4 (3.25%) SWIFT
9 3 (2.44%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.44%) Derivative
9 3 (2.44%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (1.63%) CMDB
11 1 (0.81%) Open Source
11 1 (0.81%) Streaming Media
11 1 (0.81%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 70 (56.91%) UNIX
2 61 (49.59%) Windows
3 48 (39.02%) Linux
4 43 (34.96%) Solaris
5 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (11.38%) AIX
6 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.63%) HPUX
9 1 (0.81%) Android
9 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.82%) Identity Management
1 17 (13.82%) Kalman Filter
2 15 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
2 15 (12.20%) Information Security
3 13 (10.57%) ITIL
4 12 (9.76%) Load Balancing
4 12 (9.76%) Change Control
5 11 (8.94%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (8.13%) ERP
7 9 (7.32%) Service Management
8 8 (6.50%) Resource Management
9 7 (5.69%) High Availability
9 7 (5.69%) Investment Management
9 7 (5.69%) Project Management
9 7 (5.69%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.69%) Information Security Management
9 7 (5.69%) Data Security
9 7 (5.69%) Security Management
9 7 (5.69%) ITSM
10 6 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 47 (38.21%) SQL
2 33 (26.83%) Perl
2 33 (26.83%) Java
3 16 (13.01%) PL/SQL
4 12 (9.76%) Python
5 9 (7.32%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.50%) C
7 7 (5.69%) C++
8 6 (4.88%) Ruby
9 5 (4.07%) VB
10 4 (3.25%) ActionScript
10 4 (3.25%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.25%) PHP
10 4 (3.25%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.44%) VBScript
12 2 (1.63%) Korn
12 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (21.95%) Degree
2 17 (13.82%) CCSP
2 17 (13.82%) CISSP
2 17 (13.82%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (11.38%) MCSE
3 14 (11.38%) MCITP
4 7 (5.69%) MCP
5 2 (1.63%) MCSA
6 1 (0.81%) HNC
6 1 (0.81%) HND
6 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.81%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (4.88%) SLA
3 3 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.69%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (4.88%) NFS
5 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (3.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (3.25%) Squid
6 3 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.63%) Samba
7 2 (1.63%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.63%) XenApp
8 1 (0.81%) XenServer
8 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.81%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 13 (10.57%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (5.69%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.88%) Tivoli
3 6 (4.88%) Puppet
3 6 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.07%) OpenSSO
5 4 (3.25%) OpenView
5 4 (3.25%) Control-M
6 3 (2.44%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.63%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.63%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.63%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.81%) Legato
8 1 (0.81%) Foglight
8 1 (0.81%) Cacti
8 1 (0.81%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 70 (56.91%) Oracle
2 23 (18.70%) Microsoft
3 21 (17.07%) Cisco
4 20 (16.26%) Veritas
5 19 (15.45%) VMware
6 18 (14.63%) Symantec
7 17 (13.82%) HP
8 16 (13.01%) Citrix
8 16 (13.01%) IBM
9 15 (12.20%) SAP
10 13 (10.57%) JBoss
10 13 (10.57%) Infor
11 10 (8.13%) Red Hat
12 9 (7.32%) Microgen
13 8 (6.50%) Sybase
14 5 (4.07%) Cognos
14 5 (4.07%) Dell
15 4 (3.25%) EMC
15 4 (3.25%) Business Objects
15 4 (3.25%) Remedy
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