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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 527 477 421
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -56
Permanent jobs citing Sun 386 481 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.96% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 270 384 404
Average salary £46,500 £47,750 £49,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.61% -3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% -2.22%
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
47143 50064 46789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 45.61% 46.68% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39012 40093 38735
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 -49 157 £52,500 -12.50% 16
South East +22 130 £40,000 -11.11% 8
North West +28 32 £32,500 -27.77% 5
East of England -11 27 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire +4 15 £46,500 +3.33% 2
West Midlands -36 10 £50,000 +34.22%
South West -15 7 £27,500 -25.67%
East Midlands -39 5 £47,500 +35.71%
North East -11 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Midlands - 1 £77,500 -
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 372 (51.88%) Oracle
2 342 (47.70%) Linux
3 331 (46.16%) UNIX
4 278 (38.77%) Windows
5 256 (35.70%) Solaris
6 237 (33.05%) SQL
7 217 (30.26%) Finance
8 203 (28.31%) Java
9 170 (23.71%) Microsoft
10 146 (20.36%) VMware
11 145 (20.22%) Perl
12 137 (19.11%) HP
13 135 (18.83%) ITIL
14 125 (17.43%) SQL Server
15 124 (17.29%) Degree
16 120 (16.74%) IBM
17 118 (16.46%) Cisco
18 113 (15.76%) SAN
19 101 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure
20 98 (13.67%) Red Hat
20 98 (13.67%) Web Services
21 96 (13.39%) J2EE
22 95 (13.25%) TCP/IP
22 95 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
23 93 (12.97%) MS Excel
24 92 (12.83%) Security Cleared
25 88 (12.27%) Active Directory
26 85 (11.85%) Change Management
27 84 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
28 83 (11.58%) Apache

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 83 (11.58%) Apache
2 69 (9.62%) Tomcat
3 52 (7.25%) WebLogic
4 49 (6.83%) IIS
5 44 (6.14%) WebSphere
6 40 (5.58%) SharePoint
7 27 (3.77%) MS Exchange
8 24 (3.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 21 (2.93%) JBoss
10 20 (2.79%) SAS
10 20 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (2.23%) Oracle Workflow
12 15 (2.09%) Oracle Application Server
12 15 (2.09%) IBM HTTP Server
13 13 (1.81%) Apache ServiceMix
14 11 (1.53%) Mule
14 11 (1.53%) Mule ESB
14 11 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (1.39%) Lync
15 10 (1.39%) GlassFish
Applications
1 93 (12.97%) MS Excel
2 54 (7.53%) MS Office
3 15 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.70%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 24 (3.35%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (1.53%) Cognos Controller
2 11 (1.53%) Oracle 11i
3 10 (1.39%) Sentinel
3 10 (1.39%) thinkFolio
4 9 (1.26%) SAP Business One
5 8 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.98%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.56%) Exchequer
7 4 (0.56%) Agresso
7 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.56%) Magento
7 4 (0.56%) Siebel Analytics
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.42%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.42%) arcHouse
8 3 (0.42%) ResourceLink
8 3 (0.42%) Orchard Housing
8 3 (0.42%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.51%) Taleo
2 16 (2.23%) SaaS
3 13 (1.81%) Responsys
4 8 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.98%) PaaS
6 4 (0.56%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.42%) Office 365
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 113 (15.76%) SAN
2 95 (13.25%) TCP/IP
3 73 (10.18%) DNS
4 52 (7.25%) DHCP
5 45 (6.28%) WAN
5 45 (6.28%) LAN
6 44 (6.14%) Firewall
6 44 (6.14%) NAS
7 42 (5.86%) Internet
8 32 (4.46%) LDAP
9 28 (3.91%) HTTP
10 27 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
11 18 (2.51%) VoIP
12 16 (2.23%) VLAN
13 11 (1.53%) Network Security
14 10 (1.39%) SSH
14 10 (1.39%) Cisco PIX
14 10 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (1.26%) VPN
16 8 (1.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 83 (11.58%) Oracle Database
3 57 (7.95%) MySQL
3 57 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 40 (5.58%) DB2
5 33 (4.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 31 (4.32%) Oracle Reports
7 29 (4.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 29 (4.04%) Oracle9i Database
8 21 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (2.65%) RDBMS
10 17 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (1.81%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.81%) OLTP
12 13 (1.81%) VLDB
13 12 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
14 11 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (5.16%) Subversion
1 37 (5.16%) Maven
2 35 (4.88%) Eclipse
3 28 (3.91%) Git (software)
4 26 (3.63%) JUnit
5 21 (2.93%) Jenkins
6 16 (2.23%) Ant
7 14 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.81%) Rational Application Developer
8 13 (1.81%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 11 (1.53%) Redmine
10 9 (1.26%) Toad
11 6 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.84%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.56%) JMeter
12 4 (0.56%) JIRA
12 4 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.42%) Firebug
13 3 (0.42%) Hudson
13 3 (0.42%) Gradle
General
1 217 (30.26%) Finance
2 41 (5.72%) Banking
3 40 (5.58%) Front Office
4 24 (3.35%) Law
5 19 (2.65%) French Language
5 19 (2.65%) German Language
5 19 (2.65%) Italian Language
6 18 (2.51%) Spanish Language
7 17 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.81%) Retail
9 12 (1.67%) Back Office
9 12 (1.67%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.39%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.26%) Dutch Language
12 8 (1.12%) Games
12 8 (1.12%) Legal
13 7 (0.98%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.70%) Marketing
14 5 (0.70%) Electronics
15 4 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 114 (15.90%) Administrator
2 112 (15.62%) Analyst
3 106 (14.78%) Applications Support
4 84 (11.72%) Developer
5 77 (10.74%) Systems Administrator
6 74 (10.32%) Consultant
7 66 (9.21%) Support Engineer
7 66 (9.21%) Java Developer
8 65 (9.07%) Support Analyst
9 54 (7.53%) Applications Support Analyst
10 31 (4.32%) UNIX Administrator
11 28 (3.91%) Support Consultant
12 27 (3.77%) Architect
13 25 (3.49%) Systems Analyst
13 25 (3.49%) DBA
14 24 (3.35%) Linux Engineer
15 23 (3.21%) Oracle DBA
15 23 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
15 23 (3.21%) Technical Consultant
16 22 (3.07%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (13.67%) Web Services
2 96 (13.39%) J2EE
3 72 (10.04%) XML
4 61 (8.51%) Spring
5 59 (8.23%) HTML
6 48 (6.69%) SOAP
7 47 (6.56%) CSS
8 38 (5.30%) Java EE
9 36 (5.02%) REST
9 36 (5.02%) JSP
10 35 (4.88%) EJB
11 34 (4.74%) JDBC
12 33 (4.60%) JMS
13 32 (4.46%) .NET
14 25 (3.49%) Spring MVC
14 25 (3.49%) Struts
14 25 (3.49%) Middleware
15 24 (3.35%) Servlets
16 23 (3.21%) LAMP
17 21 (2.93%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 95 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (11.02%) Computer Science
3 59 (8.23%) Clustering
4 56 (7.81%) Data Centre
5 38 (5.30%) Equities
5 38 (5.30%) Replication
6 20 (2.79%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.79%) Derivative
7 19 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (2.51%) Hedge funds
9 16 (2.23%) Statistics
10 14 (1.95%) HACMP
10 14 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.95%) Blackberry
11 13 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
12 12 (1.67%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.53%) N-Tier
14 10 (1.39%) PKI
15 9 (1.26%) LPAR
15 9 (1.26%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 342 (47.70%) Linux
2 331 (46.16%) UNIX
3 278 (38.77%) Windows
4 256 (35.70%) Solaris
5 71 (9.90%) AIX
6 69 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 55 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (5.72%) Oracle Linux
9 36 (5.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (3.77%) CentOS
12 24 (3.35%) Windows 7
13 18 (2.51%) HPUX
14 15 (2.09%) SUSE
15 9 (1.26%) FreeBSD
16 7 (0.98%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.98%) Fedora
17 6 (0.84%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.84%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (18.83%) ITIL
2 85 (11.85%) Change Management
3 84 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (9.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 50 (6.97%) Problem Management
6 46 (6.42%) Project Management
7 44 (6.14%) Software Engineering
7 44 (6.14%) Time Management
8 41 (5.72%) Service Delivery
9 39 (5.44%) Release Management
10 38 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
10 38 (5.30%) Mentoring
11 37 (5.16%) E-Commerce
12 35 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
13 34 (4.74%) UML
14 33 (4.60%) Configuration Management
15 32 (4.46%) Service Management
15 32 (4.46%) Patch Management
16 30 (4.18%) Asset Management
16 30 (4.18%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 237 (33.05%) SQL
2 203 (28.31%) Java
3 145 (20.22%) Perl
4 80 (11.16%) JavaScript
5 65 (9.07%) Python
6 56 (7.81%) Shell Script
7 44 (6.14%) Bash Shell
8 31 (4.32%) PL/SQL
9 27 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 23 (3.21%) VBA
11 22 (3.07%) Korn
12 20 (2.79%) PHP
13 19 (2.65%) C
14 13 (1.81%) VB
15 12 (1.67%) C#
16 11 (1.53%) XPath
17 9 (1.26%) VBScript
18 5 (0.70%) AWK
18 5 (0.70%) C++
19 3 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 124 (17.29%) Degree
2 92 (12.83%) Security Cleared
3 75 (10.46%) Sun Certification
4 72 (10.04%) SC Cleared
5 55 (7.67%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (7.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (6.00%) MCSE
7 42 (5.86%) CCNA
8 25 (3.49%) DV Cleared
8 25 (3.49%) Oracle Certification
9 17 (2.37%) MCITP
10 14 (1.95%) OCPJP
11 13 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.67%) MOS
12 12 (1.67%) VTSP
13 11 (1.53%) Brainbench
13 11 (1.53%) RHCE
13 11 (1.53%) HNC
13 11 (1.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.65%) SLA
2 50 (6.97%) QA
3 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 101 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (12.27%) Active Directory
3 37 (5.16%) Xen
4 27 (3.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 26 (3.63%) NFS
5 26 (3.63%) Samba
6 22 (3.07%) vSphere
7 21 (2.93%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (2.51%) VMware ESX
9 15 (2.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 15 (2.09%) Hyper-V
9 15 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (1.95%) iptables
11 9 (1.26%) XenServer
12 8 (1.12%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.84%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.84%) vCloud
13 6 (0.84%) KVM
13 6 (0.84%) Squid
14 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 47 (6.56%) Oracle ZFS
2 37 (5.16%) NetBackup
3 35 (4.88%) Puppet
4 22 (3.07%) Oracle RMAN
5 19 (2.65%) Data Guard
6 18 (2.51%) Nagios
7 16 (2.23%) Tivoli
7 16 (2.23%) SCCM
8 13 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
8 13 (1.81%) Graphite
8 13 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (1.26%) OpenView
11 8 (1.12%) Vagrant
11 8 (1.12%) Cacti
12 7 (0.98%) Ganglia
12 7 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.84%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (0.84%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 372 (51.88%) Oracle
2 170 (23.71%) Microsoft
3 146 (20.36%) VMware
4 137 (19.11%) HP
5 120 (16.74%) IBM
6 118 (16.46%) Cisco
7 98 (13.67%) Red Hat
8 72 (10.04%) EMC
9 58 (8.09%) Citrix
10 55 (7.67%) Dell
11 54 (7.53%) Veritas
12 52 (7.25%) Sybase
13 44 (6.14%) NetApp
14 40 (5.58%) Brocade
15 39 (5.44%) Juniper
16 35 (4.88%) Infor
17 21 (2.93%) BMC
18 17 (2.37%) CheckPoint
19 16 (2.23%) SAP
20 15 (2.09%) Cognos
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £125000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Code Red Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, BUPA, Life Insurance & More
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £18000.00 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000.00 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £32,000 - £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Locassa Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Exchange Resources LLP
Salary: Inc allowance + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 24 days ago