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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 555 502 400
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -102
Permanent jobs citing Sun 326 445 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.41% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 0.87% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 245 357 436
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.82% +15.33%
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
46676 50952 48596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.84% 46.46% 47.72%
Number of salaries quoted 38039 41708 40159
Average salary £46,377 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 22 May 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 +27 174 £54,000 -1.81% 19
South East -40 79 £52,500 +16.66% 12
East of England -2 29 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Midlands -1 11 £47,500 +35.71% 1
West Midlands -42 9 £22,500 -35.71%
Yorkshire +14 8 £52,000 +123.65% 1
North West 0 7 £40,000 +53.84% 2
South West -22 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Midlands - 3 £35,000 - 1
North East -3 1 £45,000 +69.81%
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 342 (45.72%) Oracle
1 342 (45.72%) Linux
2 323 (43.18%) UNIX
3 267 (35.70%) Finance
4 261 (34.89%) Solaris
5 260 (34.76%) Windows
6 223 (29.81%) Java
7 210 (28.07%) HP
8 175 (23.40%) SQL
9 165 (22.06%) Perl
10 164 (21.93%) IBM
11 141 (18.85%) VMware
12 136 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 135 (18.05%) Cisco
14 132 (17.65%) SAN
15 124 (16.58%) Degree
16 119 (15.91%) Red Hat
17 118 (15.78%) J2EE
18 116 (15.51%) Apache
19 115 (15.37%) SQL Server
20 110 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
21 102 (13.64%) ITIL
22 99 (13.24%) Tomcat
22 99 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 97 (12.97%) TCP/IP
24 93 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
25 90 (12.03%) DNS
25 90 (12.03%) Veritas
26 87 (11.63%) Sun Certification
26 87 (11.63%) EMC

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 116 (15.51%) Apache
2 99 (13.24%) Tomcat
3 62 (8.29%) WebSphere
4 53 (7.09%) GlassFish
5 39 (5.21%) WebLogic
6 36 (4.81%) JBoss
7 33 (4.41%) SharePoint
7 33 (4.41%) IIS
8 31 (4.14%) WebSphere Application Server
9 26 (3.48%) MS Exchange
10 18 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (1.87%) SAS
12 12 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (1.07%) Lync
14 8 (1.07%) Eucalyptus
14 8 (1.07%) Drupal
15 7 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 7 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.80%) MQSeries
Applications
1 79 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 44 (5.88%) MS Office
3 9 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.34%) SAP Business One
3 9 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.07%) Magento
5 5 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.67%) HFM
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.40%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.40%) arcHouse
7 3 (0.40%) Nortel Periphonics
7 3 (0.40%) Orchard Housing
7 3 (0.40%) Aareon QL
7 3 (0.40%) OPENHousing
7 3 (0.40%) MIS ActiveH
7 3 (0.40%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.40%) Agresso
7 3 (0.40%) Lawson
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.14%) SaaS
2 10 (1.34%) PaaS
3 9 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.40%) Taleo
5 2 (0.27%) Responsys
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Office 365
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 132 (17.65%) SAN
2 97 (12.97%) TCP/IP
3 90 (12.03%) DNS
4 63 (8.42%) Internet
5 60 (8.02%) NAS
6 57 (7.62%) LDAP
6 57 (7.62%) HTTP
7 52 (6.95%) DHCP
8 44 (5.88%) Firewall
9 34 (4.55%) LAN
10 28 (3.74%) WAN
10 28 (3.74%) Fibre Channel
11 24 (3.21%) SSH
12 21 (2.81%) FTP
13 20 (2.67%) VPN
14 19 (2.54%) VoIP
15 9 (1.20%) VLAN
15 9 (1.20%) Broadband
16 8 (1.07%) HTTPS
16 8 (1.07%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 61 (8.16%) MySQL
3 45 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 43 (5.75%) Oracle Database
5 36 (4.81%) DB2
6 25 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (2.41%) RDBMS
7 18 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.20%) OLTP
13 8 (1.07%) VLDB
14 7 (0.94%) SQLPlus
15 6 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.80%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 54 (7.22%) Eclipse
2 47 (6.28%) JUnit
3 39 (5.21%) Maven
4 38 (5.08%) Git (software)
5 32 (4.28%) Subversion
6 20 (2.67%) Jenkins
7 19 (2.54%) Redmine
8 16 (2.14%) NetBeans
9 13 (1.74%) StarTeam
9 13 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 10 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (1.20%) Mercurial
11 9 (1.20%) Hudson
11 9 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (1.20%) LoadRunner
12 8 (1.07%) JMeter
13 6 (0.80%) Ant
13 6 (0.80%) Gradle
13 6 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.67%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 267 (35.70%) Finance
2 56 (7.49%) Banking
3 26 (3.48%) Law
4 22 (2.94%) Spanish Language
5 21 (2.81%) German Language
6 19 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.41%) Italian Language
8 17 (2.27%) Investment Banking
9 16 (2.14%) Retail
9 16 (2.14%) Marketing
10 14 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.74%) Back Office
12 12 (1.60%) Legal
12 12 (1.60%) Front Office
13 11 (1.47%) General Ledger
13 11 (1.47%) Dutch Language
13 11 (1.47%) French Language
14 6 (0.80%) Games
15 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (12.30%) Developer
2 81 (10.83%) Administrator
3 77 (10.29%) Analyst
4 74 (9.89%) Java Developer
5 67 (8.96%) Consultant
6 62 (8.29%) Systems Administrator
7 61 (8.16%) Support Engineer
8 56 (7.49%) Applications Support
9 44 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
10 43 (5.75%) UNIX Administrator
11 42 (5.61%) Support Analyst
12 34 (4.55%) Architect
12 34 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
13 32 (4.28%) Storage Engineer
14 28 (3.74%) Project Manager
14 28 (3.74%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 27 (3.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 26 (3.48%) Linux Administrator
16 26 (3.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 26 (3.48%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (15.78%) J2EE
2 86 (11.50%) Web Services
3 71 (9.49%) Spring
4 65 (8.69%) XML
5 63 (8.42%) HTML
6 56 (7.49%) SOAP
7 50 (6.68%) CSS
8 49 (6.55%) .NET
9 41 (5.48%) RESTful
10 39 (5.21%) JMS
11 34 (4.55%) jQuery
12 33 (4.41%) Dojo
13 32 (4.28%) Middleware
14 29 (3.88%) EJB
15 26 (3.48%) JPA
16 25 (3.34%) Hibernate
17 24 (3.21%) JDBC
18 23 (3.07%) Java EE
18 23 (3.07%) J2SE
19 22 (2.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (10.03%) Clustering
3 59 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 47 (6.28%) Replication
5 39 (5.21%) Management Information System
6 38 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (4.28%) PKI
8 23 (3.07%) HACMP
9 21 (2.81%) Open Source
10 19 (2.54%) CLARiiON
11 17 (2.27%) Derivative
12 16 (2.14%) Equities
12 16 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
13 14 (1.87%) EFT
14 8 (1.07%) PMI
14 8 (1.07%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.07%) Fixed Income
14 8 (1.07%) Celerra
15 7 (0.94%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 342 (45.72%) Linux
2 323 (43.18%) UNIX
3 261 (34.89%) Solaris
4 260 (34.76%) Windows
5 99 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 71 (9.49%) AIX
7 66 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (4.55%) HPUX
11 25 (3.34%) Oracle Linux
12 23 (3.07%) CentOS
13 20 (2.67%) SUSE
14 15 (2.01%) Windows 7
15 8 (1.07%) FreeBSD
16 6 (0.80%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.67%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.67%) Android
17 5 (0.67%) Fedora
18 3 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (13.64%) ITIL
3 63 (8.42%) Project Management
4 62 (8.29%) Software Engineering
5 51 (6.82%) Problem Management
6 49 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 47 (6.28%) Capacity Planning
8 46 (6.15%) Change Management
9 45 (6.02%) Load Balancing
10 44 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 42 (5.61%) Migration
12 41 (5.48%) UML
12 41 (5.48%) Release Management
13 39 (5.21%) Time Management
14 36 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
14 36 (4.81%) Service Management
15 32 (4.28%) Multithreading
16 30 (4.01%) Waterfall
16 30 (4.01%) Mentoring
16 30 (4.01%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 223 (29.81%) Java
2 175 (23.40%) SQL
3 165 (22.06%) Perl
4 80 (10.70%) JavaScript
5 58 (7.75%) Python
6 56 (7.49%) Shell Script
7 33 (4.41%) PowerShell
8 32 (4.28%) Bash Shell
9 26 (3.48%) PL/SQL
10 20 (2.67%) C++
11 18 (2.41%) C#
11 18 (2.41%) Objective-C
12 17 (2.27%) C
13 16 (2.14%) PHP
13 16 (2.14%) VBA
14 14 (1.87%) VBScript
14 14 (1.87%) Korn
15 9 (1.20%) Bourne shell
16 8 (1.07%) AWK
17 7 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 124 (16.58%) Degree
2 87 (11.63%) Sun Certification
3 70 (9.36%) Security Cleared
4 55 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (6.95%) SC Cleared
6 49 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (5.48%) DV Cleared
8 38 (5.08%) OCPJP
8 38 (5.08%) MCSE
9 34 (4.55%) CCNA
10 31 (4.14%) Oracle Certification
11 24 (3.21%) OCMJD
12 21 (2.81%) RHCE
13 20 (2.67%) SCSA
14 16 (2.14%) MCITP
14 16 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (1.60%) PMI Certification
15 12 (1.60%) MCP
15 12 (1.60%) RHCSA
16 11 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (9.63%) SLA
2 60 (8.02%) QA
3 5 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 83 (11.10%) Active Directory
2 82 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (6.28%) NFS
4 46 (6.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 36 (4.81%) vSphere
6 34 (4.55%) Squid
7 31 (4.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 22 (2.94%) Samba
9 20 (2.67%) Hyper-V
10 16 (2.14%) Xen
11 15 (2.01%) VMware ESX
12 12 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (1.47%) Veritas File System
14 10 (1.34%) iptables
15 8 (1.07%) VMware Server
16 6 (0.80%) Firmware
17 4 (0.53%) ISA Server
17 4 (0.53%) XenServer
18 3 (0.40%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 49 (6.55%) NetBackup
2 35 (4.68%) Puppet
3 24 (3.21%) Nagios
3 24 (3.21%) EMC NetWorker
4 19 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (2.01%) SCCM
6 14 (1.87%) OpenView
7 11 (1.47%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.20%) Data Guard
8 9 (1.20%) Cacti
9 8 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (1.07%) SCOM
9 8 (1.07%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 8 (1.07%) Ganglia
10 7 (0.94%) Legato
10 7 (0.94%) Control-M
11 5 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (0.53%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 342 (45.72%) Oracle
2 210 (28.07%) HP
3 164 (21.93%) IBM
4 141 (18.85%) VMware
5 136 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 135 (18.05%) Cisco
7 119 (15.91%) Red Hat
8 90 (12.03%) Veritas
9 87 (11.63%) EMC
10 76 (10.16%) Dell
11 61 (8.16%) NetApp
12 39 (5.21%) Hitachi
13 37 (4.95%) Brocade
14 34 (4.55%) Sybase
15 30 (4.01%) Citrix
16 28 (3.74%) SAP
17 27 (3.61%) Symantec
18 22 (2.94%) Juniper
19 20 (2.67%) Infor
20 19 (2.54%) StorageTek
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson - RFS
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits profit share + other benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Code Red Associates
Salary: £25k - £45k + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago