The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 463 400 317
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -83
Permanent jobs citing Sun 482 579 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.57% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 1.20% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 382 428 664
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Sun
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51519 48429 53317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.10% 47.62% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 41297 40159 45260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sun
Salary Trend in England

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

Sun Salary Trend in England

Sun
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in England

Sun
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 227 £60,000 +9.09% 23
South East -70 117 £45,000 - 11
East of England +1 47 £49,500 +4.21% 2
East Midlands +21 41 £35,000 +7.69% 4
West Midlands -53 32 £32,500 -31.57% 1
South West -15 15 £37,000 +13.84% 1
North West -32 14 £45,000 -15.88% 1
Yorkshire -53 11 £45,000 +42.85% 2
North East +4 6 £42,750 +61.32%
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 467 (50.32%) Linux
2 422 (45.47%) UNIX
3 387 (41.70%) Oracle
4 376 (40.52%) Solaris
5 335 (36.10%) Finance
6 316 (34.05%) Java
6 316 (34.05%) Windows
7 278 (29.96%) SQL
8 227 (24.46%) HP
9 197 (21.23%) Perl
10 189 (20.37%) SAN
11 176 (18.97%) Microsoft
12 175 (18.86%) Tomcat
13 163 (17.56%) VMware
14 161 (17.35%) IBM
15 154 (16.59%) SQL Server
16 150 (16.16%) Red Hat
17 145 (15.63%) Degree
18 139 (14.98%) Apache
19 134 (14.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 116 (12.50%) XML
21 113 (12.18%) Banking
22 111 (11.96%) ITIL
23 110 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
24 106 (11.42%) Sun Certification
24 106 (11.42%) Firewall
25 103 (11.10%) TCP/IP
26 102 (10.99%) Cisco
27 101 (10.88%) AIX
28 100 (10.78%) DNS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 175 (18.86%) Tomcat
2 139 (14.98%) Apache
3 81 (8.73%) WebLogic
4 75 (8.08%) IIS
5 50 (5.39%) SharePoint
6 36 (3.88%) WebSphere
7 26 (2.80%) GlassFish
8 20 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (1.29%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
10 11 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (1.08%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.97%) Adobe CQ
12 9 (0.97%) nginx
12 9 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.75%) CMS
13 7 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
14 5 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.54%) MQSeries
Applications
1 81 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.99%) MS Office
3 15 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.75%) SPSS
5 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.32%) MS Project
6 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (2.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 19 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (2.05%) SAP Business One
3 16 (1.72%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.86%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 8 (0.86%) IntelliMatch
7 7 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (0.75%) Lawson
7 7 (0.75%) Infor M3
7 7 (0.75%) Line 50
8 6 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
8 6 (0.65%) Magento
9 5 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.43%) Compiere
10 4 (0.43%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.43%) Sage 50
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.54%) Force.com
3 4 (0.43%) SaaS
3 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.32%) Joyent
5 2 (0.22%) GitHub
5 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.11%) PaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 189 (20.37%) SAN
2 106 (11.42%) Firewall
3 103 (11.10%) TCP/IP
4 100 (10.78%) DNS
5 97 (10.45%) Internet
6 78 (8.41%) NAS
7 76 (8.19%) LDAP
8 56 (6.03%) VPN
9 54 (5.82%) DHCP
10 44 (4.74%) HTTP
11 43 (4.63%) WAN
12 42 (4.53%) Fibre Channel
13 38 (4.09%) LAN
14 36 (3.88%) FTP
15 33 (3.56%) iSCSI
16 28 (3.02%) VLAN
17 24 (2.59%) ATM
18 22 (2.37%) Intranet
18 22 (2.37%) SNMP
19 21 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.84%) MySQL
3 79 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 73 (7.87%) RDBMS
5 65 (7.00%) Oracle Database
6 32 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 27 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 26 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.72%) OLTP
12 16 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.62%) BODI
14 14 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (1.51%) Oracle Database 12c
15 13 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (1.29%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 51 (5.50%) JUnit
2 35 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 29 (3.13%) Subversion
4 25 (2.69%) Eclipse
5 23 (2.48%) Maven
6 19 (2.05%) Ant
7 18 (1.94%) Jenkins
8 17 (1.83%) JIRA
9 11 (1.19%) Toad
9 11 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (0.86%) Apache Ivy
11 6 (0.65%) Redmine
11 6 (0.65%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 5 (0.54%) WebLogic Workshop
12 5 (0.54%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.54%) Rational Application Developer
12 5 (0.54%) Selenium
13 3 (0.32%) Gradle
13 3 (0.32%) NetBeans
General
1 335 (36.10%) Finance
2 113 (12.18%) Banking
3 40 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.56%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.13%) Retail
5 29 (3.13%) German Language
6 28 (3.02%) Marketing
6 28 (3.02%) Front Office
7 26 (2.80%) French Language
8 21 (2.26%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.62%) Legal
10 11 (1.19%) Back Office
10 11 (1.19%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.97%) Law
12 7 (0.75%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.65%) Games
14 4 (0.43%) Advertising
15 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.32%) Interactive Media
16 2 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 151 (16.27%) Developer
2 117 (12.61%) Analyst
3 115 (12.39%) Java Developer
4 78 (8.41%) Administrator
5 75 (8.08%) Applications Support
6 64 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 64 (6.90%) Consultant
7 61 (6.57%) Support Analyst
8 60 (6.47%) Architect
9 53 (5.71%) Technical Support
10 52 (5.60%) UNIX Engineer
11 50 (5.39%) J2EE Developer
12 48 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
13 46 (4.96%) DBA
14 45 (4.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 40 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
16 39 (4.20%) Team Leader
17 35 (3.77%) UNIX Administrator
18 33 (3.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
18 33 (3.56%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (12.50%) XML
2 86 (9.27%) Web Services
3 79 (8.51%) J2EE
4 71 (7.65%) HTML
5 68 (7.33%) Struts
6 66 (7.11%) JSP
7 61 (6.57%) Spring
8 59 (6.36%) Hibernate
9 58 (6.25%) EJB
10 33 (3.56%) CSS
11 29 (3.13%) JMS
12 28 (3.02%) XSLT
13 26 (2.80%) JMX
14 25 (2.69%) Servlets
14 25 (2.69%) JAXB
14 25 (2.69%) Java EE
14 25 (2.69%) Ajax
15 23 (2.48%) .NET
16 22 (2.37%) Middleware
17 21 (2.26%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.38%) Replication
2 71 (7.65%) Computer Science
3 60 (6.47%) Clustering
4 41 (4.42%) Enterprise Storage
5 38 (4.09%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (3.23%) CLARiiON
8 29 (3.13%) Firmware
9 27 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 24 (2.59%) Mathematics
10 24 (2.59%) EFT
11 18 (1.94%) STB
12 16 (1.72%) Wiki
12 16 (1.72%) Streaming Media
12 16 (1.72%) Mainframe
13 15 (1.62%) PKI
14 14 (1.51%) Hedge funds
15 12 (1.29%) SWIFT
15 12 (1.29%) Fixed Income
16 11 (1.19%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 467 (50.32%) Linux
2 422 (45.47%) UNIX
3 376 (40.52%) Solaris
4 316 (34.05%) Windows
5 134 (14.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 101 (10.88%) AIX
7 74 (7.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 66 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (3.88%) HPUX
10 35 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (2.26%) Debian
12 18 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
12 18 (1.94%) CentOS
13 17 (1.83%) SUSE
14 16 (1.72%) Ubuntu
15 10 (1.08%) Windows 2000
16 9 (0.97%) SVR4
17 8 (0.86%) IRIX
18 5 (0.54%) SELinux
18 5 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (11.96%) ITIL
2 77 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (8.30%) Project Management
3 75 (8.08%) Capacity Planning
4 72 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 71 (7.65%) Software Engineering
6 69 (7.44%) Migration
7 66 (7.11%) Incident Management
8 64 (6.90%) Load Balancing
9 60 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
10 55 (5.93%) OO
11 54 (5.82%) Service Delivery
12 49 (5.28%) Change Management
12 49 (5.28%) Web Development
13 43 (4.63%) UML
13 43 (4.63%) Unit Testing
14 37 (3.99%) Service Management
15 36 (3.88%) Workflow
15 36 (3.88%) OOD
16 35 (3.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 316 (34.05%) Java
2 278 (29.96%) SQL
3 197 (21.23%) Perl
4 92 (9.91%) JavaScript
5 71 (7.65%) Shell Script
6 62 (6.68%) Python
7 46 (4.96%) PL/SQL
8 36 (3.88%) PowerShell
9 34 (3.66%) Bash Shell
10 33 (3.56%) PHP
11 32 (3.45%) C
12 30 (3.23%) C++
13 23 (2.48%) VB
14 19 (2.05%) Korn
15 18 (1.94%) VBA
16 17 (1.83%) Ruby
17 14 (1.51%) Bourne shell
18 12 (1.29%) T-SQL
18 12 (1.29%) AWK
19 9 (0.97%) C#
Qualifications
1 145 (15.63%) Degree
2 106 (11.42%) Sun Certification
3 51 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (3.45%) OCPJP
4 32 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 30 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (2.91%) CISSP
6 27 (2.91%) MCSE
7 25 (2.69%) SC Cleared
8 19 (2.05%) CCNP
9 17 (1.83%) CCSP
9 17 (1.83%) CCNA
9 17 (1.83%) MCITP
10 16 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
11 15 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (1.51%) OCMJD
12 14 (1.51%) SCSA
13 12 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.19%) CIMA
14 11 (1.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.28%) QA
2 46 (4.96%) SLA
3 19 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 110 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (6.79%) Active Directory
3 48 (5.17%) NFS
4 25 (2.69%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.69%) Oracle RAC
5 23 (2.48%) Veritas File System
6 21 (2.26%) VMware ESX
7 19 (2.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 16 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 16 (1.72%) vSphere
9 15 (1.62%) KVM
10 13 (1.40%) Sendmail
11 9 (0.97%) Samba
11 9 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (0.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 9 (0.97%) Squid
12 7 (0.75%) PowerHA
13 6 (0.65%) Varnish
13 6 (0.65%) XenServer
14 5 (0.54%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 73 (7.87%) NetBackup
2 29 (3.13%) Puppet
2 29 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (3.02%) Nagios
4 21 (2.26%) Tivoli
5 16 (1.72%) OpenSSO
5 16 (1.72%) OpenView
6 15 (1.62%) BMC PATROL
7 12 (1.29%) Data Guard
7 12 (1.29%) Oracle Identity Management
7 12 (1.29%) Legato
7 12 (1.29%) Backup Exec
8 11 (1.19%) EMC Navisphere
8 11 (1.19%) Control-M
9 10 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
9 10 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (0.86%) CA SiteMinder
11 7 (0.75%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 387 (41.70%) Oracle
2 227 (24.46%) HP
3 176 (18.97%) Microsoft
4 163 (17.56%) VMware
5 161 (17.35%) IBM
6 150 (16.16%) Red Hat
7 102 (10.99%) Cisco
8 95 (10.24%) EMC
9 84 (9.05%) NetApp
10 83 (8.94%) Veritas
11 61 (6.57%) JBoss
12 59 (6.36%) Citrix
13 55 (5.93%) SAP
14 53 (5.71%) Sybase
15 46 (4.96%) Dell
15 46 (4.96%) Symantec
16 34 (3.66%) StorageTek
17 33 (3.56%) Brocade
18 29 (3.13%) Compaq
19 24 (2.59%) Hitachi
Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive+ 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits e
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus & bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c.60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago