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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 478 416 389
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -27
Permanent jobs citing Sun 433 559 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.58% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 1.21% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 331 439 493
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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
46979 46017 49233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.76% 47.59% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39039 37039 41575
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 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -32 172 £55,000 +4.76% 23
South East -58 138 £42,500 +6.25% 9
East of England -19 39 £42,500 +3.03% 1
South West -2 24 £38,000 +1.33% 2
North West +6 23 £57,500 +59.72% 2
East Midlands +10 12 £35,000 +7.69% 9
West Midlands -46 12 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Yorkshire -14 11 £42,000 +10.37% 3
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 443 (47.28%) Linux
2 382 (40.77%) UNIX
3 369 (39.38%) Oracle
4 355 (37.89%) Solaris
5 318 (33.94%) Finance
6 301 (32.12%) Windows
7 300 (32.02%) Java
8 281 (29.99%) SQL
9 209 (22.31%) HP
10 201 (21.45%) Microsoft
11 189 (20.17%) IBM
12 178 (19.00%) Degree
13 167 (17.82%) VMware
14 160 (17.08%) Apache
15 158 (16.86%) Tomcat
16 154 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
17 151 (16.12%) Perl
18 149 (15.90%) SQL Server
18 149 (15.90%) SAN
19 146 (15.58%) Red Hat
19 146 (15.58%) J2EE
20 140 (14.94%) ITIL
21 138 (14.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 120 (12.81%) JavaScript
22 120 (12.81%) Sun Certification
23 119 (12.70%) Cisco
24 115 (12.27%) AIX
24 115 (12.27%) Banking
25 111 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
26 106 (11.31%) Internet

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 160 (17.08%) Apache
2 158 (16.86%) Tomcat
3 90 (9.61%) WebSphere
4 84 (8.96%) WebLogic
5 77 (8.22%) IIS
6 62 (6.62%) JBoss
6 62 (6.62%) GlassFish
7 53 (5.66%) SharePoint
8 37 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
9 30 (3.20%) MS Exchange
10 20 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (2.03%) Apache Solr
12 14 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
13 13 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 13 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (1.28%) Lync
15 11 (1.17%) JCAPS
16 10 (1.07%) MQSeries
16 10 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 100 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 55 (5.87%) MS Office
3 12 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.75%) SPSS
5 5 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.71%) Siebel Analytics
3 10 (1.07%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 10 (1.07%) IntelliMatch
4 7 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.75%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.53%) HFM
6 4 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.43%) Magento
6 4 (0.43%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.32%) Nortel Periphonics
8 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.21%) Global One
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.75%) SaaS
3 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.11%) Joyent
5 1 (0.11%) GitHub
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 149 (15.90%) SAN
2 106 (11.31%) Internet
3 101 (10.78%) DNS
4 100 (10.67%) TCP/IP
5 89 (9.50%) LDAP
6 81 (8.64%) Firewall
7 69 (7.36%) HTTP
8 52 (5.55%) DHCP
9 48 (5.12%) LAN
9 48 (5.12%) VPN
9 48 (5.12%) NAS
10 36 (3.84%) WAN
11 23 (2.45%) Fibre Channel
12 19 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (2.03%) Intranet
12 19 (2.03%) Broadband
12 19 (2.03%) VoIP
13 17 (1.81%) Ethernet
14 15 (1.60%) ATM
15 13 (1.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 76 (8.11%) MySQL
3 68 (7.26%) Relational Database
4 58 (6.19%) Oracle Database
5 44 (4.70%) RDBMS
6 37 (3.95%) DB2
7 31 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (1.49%) Big Data
13 13 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
14 12 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.96%) OLAP
16 9 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
17 8 (0.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 67 (7.15%) Eclipse
2 66 (7.04%) Git (software)
3 65 (6.94%) JUnit
4 56 (5.98%) Subversion
5 41 (4.38%) Maven
6 25 (2.67%) Mercurial
6 25 (2.67%) Jenkins
7 23 (2.45%) Ant
8 21 (2.24%) Hudson
9 19 (2.03%) NetBeans
10 16 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 16 (1.71%) StarTeam
11 14 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (1.49%) Log4j
12 11 (1.17%) Redmine
12 11 (1.17%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.75%) ClearCase
13 7 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 318 (33.94%) Finance
2 115 (12.27%) Banking
3 50 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 42 (4.48%) Retail
4 42 (4.48%) Marketing
5 31 (3.31%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 18 (1.92%) Law
8 17 (1.81%) Legal
8 17 (1.81%) German Language
9 13 (1.39%) Spanish Language
10 11 (1.17%) Italian Language
10 11 (1.17%) Dutch Language
11 10 (1.07%) French Language
11 10 (1.07%) General Ledger
11 10 (1.07%) Front Office
12 9 (0.96%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.85%) Back Office
13 8 (0.85%) Games
14 4 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 149 (15.90%) Developer
2 111 (11.85%) Analyst
3 108 (11.53%) Java Developer
4 89 (9.50%) Administrator
5 69 (7.36%) Support Analyst
6 67 (7.15%) Consultant
7 65 (6.94%) Support Engineer
8 62 (6.62%) UNIX Engineer
9 58 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
10 56 (5.98%) J2EE Developer
11 55 (5.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 53 (5.66%) Applications Support
13 43 (4.59%) UNIX Administrator
14 39 (4.16%) Architect
15 38 (4.06%) Linux Engineer
16 36 (3.84%) Applications Support Analyst
17 33 (3.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 33 (3.52%) Team Leader
17 33 (3.52%) Technical Engineer
18 32 (3.42%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (15.58%) J2EE
2 102 (10.89%) Web Services
3 101 (10.78%) Spring
4 99 (10.57%) XML
5 91 (9.71%) HTML
6 71 (7.58%) Struts
7 66 (7.04%) Hibernate
8 65 (6.94%) JMS
9 58 (6.19%) .NET
10 57 (6.08%) CSS
10 57 (6.08%) JSP
11 56 (5.98%) Servlets
12 52 (5.55%) SOAP
12 52 (5.55%) JDBC
13 49 (5.23%) EJB
14 43 (4.59%) Middleware
15 39 (4.16%) Ajax
15 39 (4.16%) jQuery
16 37 (3.95%) Dojo
17 35 (3.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 111 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (8.22%) Clustering
3 67 (7.15%) Computer Science
4 56 (5.98%) Management Information System
5 52 (5.55%) Enterprise Software
6 38 (4.06%) Replication
7 37 (3.95%) PKI
8 20 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
9 19 (2.03%) N-Tier
9 19 (2.03%) HACMP
10 18 (1.92%) Mainframe
10 18 (1.92%) Wiki
11 12 (1.28%) FMCG
11 12 (1.28%) Streaming Media
11 12 (1.28%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.17%) Tandem
12 11 (1.17%) EFT
12 11 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (1.17%) LPAR
12 11 (1.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 443 (47.28%) Linux
2 382 (40.77%) UNIX
3 355 (37.89%) Solaris
4 301 (32.12%) Windows
5 138 (14.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 115 (12.27%) AIX
7 74 (7.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (5.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (5.34%) HPUX
10 41 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (2.88%) Ubuntu
11 27 (2.88%) SUSE
12 20 (2.13%) CentOS
13 16 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
14 13 (1.39%) Windows 7
15 10 (1.07%) IRIX
16 9 (0.96%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.64%) FreeBSD
17 6 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 5 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (14.94%) ITIL
3 102 (10.89%) Project Management
4 96 (10.25%) Software Engineering
5 71 (7.58%) E-Commerce
5 71 (7.58%) Problem Management
6 69 (7.36%) OO
7 66 (7.04%) Incident Management
8 61 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 56 (5.98%) Mentoring
10 55 (5.87%) Migration
11 53 (5.66%) Load Balancing
12 49 (5.23%) Change Management
12 49 (5.23%) UML
13 47 (5.02%) Capacity Planning
14 45 (4.80%) Web Development
15 43 (4.59%) Service Management
16 42 (4.48%) SOA
17 41 (4.38%) Unit Testing
17 41 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 300 (32.02%) Java
2 281 (29.99%) SQL
3 151 (16.12%) Perl
4 120 (12.81%) JavaScript
5 62 (6.62%) Shell Script
6 48 (5.12%) Python
7 32 (3.42%) PL/SQL
8 31 (3.31%) PowerShell
9 29 (3.09%) C++
10 26 (2.77%) C
11 24 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 23 (2.45%) PHP
12 23 (2.45%) VBA
13 22 (2.35%) C#
14 21 (2.24%) XPath
14 21 (2.24%) Objective-C
15 11 (1.17%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.17%) VBScript
16 8 (0.85%) Korn
17 7 (0.75%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 178 (19.00%) Degree
2 120 (12.81%) Sun Certification
3 70 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (5.66%) OCPJP
4 53 (5.66%) Security Cleared
5 45 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (4.06%) Oracle Certification
7 34 (3.63%) MCSE
8 30 (3.20%) SC Cleared
9 29 (3.09%) OCMJD
9 29 (3.09%) SCSA
10 26 (2.77%) DV Cleared
11 25 (2.67%) CISSP
12 23 (2.45%) PMI Certification
13 20 (2.13%) CCNA
13 20 (2.13%) MCP
14 19 (2.03%) Network+ Certification
14 19 (2.03%) PMP
15 18 (1.92%) CCNP
16 14 (1.49%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.40%) QA
2 59 (6.30%) SLA
3 8 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) DICOM
System Software
1 101 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (8.54%) Active Directory
3 48 (5.12%) NFS
4 42 (4.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 41 (4.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 32 (3.42%) Squid
7 28 (2.99%) vSphere
8 18 (1.92%) Veritas File System
9 17 (1.81%) Hyper-V
10 14 (1.49%) VMware ESX
11 13 (1.39%) Samba
11 13 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (1.28%) VMware Server
13 11 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (1.17%) XenApp
14 10 (1.07%) Firmware
15 8 (0.85%) XenDesktop
15 8 (0.85%) Sendmail
16 7 (0.75%) KVM
17 6 (0.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 89 (9.50%) NetBackup
2 34 (3.63%) Puppet
3 28 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 25 (2.67%) Control-M
5 22 (2.35%) SCCM
6 17 (1.81%) Tivoli
7 16 (1.71%) Legato
8 15 (1.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 14 (1.49%) OpenView
9 14 (1.49%) Nagios
9 14 (1.49%) SCOM
10 12 (1.28%) Oracle Identity Management
11 8 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
12 6 (0.64%) MOM
12 6 (0.64%) Unicenter
12 6 (0.64%) Tivoli NetView
12 6 (0.64%) OMEGAMON
12 6 (0.64%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 369 (39.38%) Oracle
2 209 (22.31%) HP
3 201 (21.45%) Microsoft
4 189 (20.17%) IBM
5 167 (17.82%) VMware
6 146 (15.58%) Red Hat
7 119 (12.70%) Cisco
8 104 (11.10%) Veritas
9 63 (6.72%) EMC
10 60 (6.40%) Citrix
11 51 (5.44%) Dell
12 48 (5.12%) NetApp
13 42 (4.48%) Symantec
14 36 (3.84%) Sybase
14 36 (3.84%) Brocade
15 34 (3.63%) Hitachi
16 30 (3.20%) SAP
17 28 (2.99%) StorageTek
18 27 (2.88%) Siebel
18 27 (2.88%) Informatica
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £50k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £33000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TalentFlow
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum with excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Digital Execs
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Digital Execs
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Digital Execs
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum +Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago