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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 529 503 398
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -105
Permanent jobs citing Sun 381 452 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.41% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.89% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 263 353 453
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,575 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
47075 51064 48151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.00% 46.66% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 38602 41361 39859
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -22 152 £52,500 -12.50% 17
South East +11 116 £43,750 +2.94% 7
East of England -3 38 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North West +19 31 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Yorkshire +13 14 £46,500 -18.42% 3
East Midlands -24 13 £47,500 +40.74%
West Midlands -19 9 £45,000 +38.46% 2
South West -23 4 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 388 (51.60%) Oracle
2 355 (47.21%) Linux
3 341 (45.35%) UNIX
4 274 (36.44%) Solaris
5 265 (35.24%) Windows
6 239 (31.78%) Finance
7 220 (29.26%) Java
8 205 (27.26%) SQL
9 174 (23.14%) HP
10 169 (22.47%) Perl
11 151 (20.08%) IBM
12 150 (19.95%) VMware
13 149 (19.81%) Microsoft
14 141 (18.75%) Cisco
15 127 (16.89%) ITIL
16 125 (16.62%) Degree
17 124 (16.49%) Red Hat
18 123 (16.36%) SAN
19 115 (15.29%) TCP/IP
20 109 (14.49%) SQL Server
21 105 (13.96%) VMware Infrastructure
22 104 (13.83%) J2EE
23 96 (12.77%) Security Cleared
24 95 (12.63%) Web Services
25 92 (12.23%) Apache
26 91 (12.10%) EMC
27 85 (11.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 84 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
28 84 (11.17%) MS Excel
28 84 (11.17%) DNS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 92 (12.23%) Apache
2 80 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 49 (6.52%) WebSphere
4 43 (5.72%) IIS
5 40 (5.32%) WebLogic
6 33 (4.39%) WebSphere Application Server
6 33 (4.39%) SharePoint
7 27 (3.59%) JBoss
8 25 (3.32%) MS Exchange
9 23 (3.06%) GlassFish
10 20 (2.66%) SAS
11 15 (1.99%) IBM HTTP Server
12 14 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (1.73%) Apache ServiceMix
14 11 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 11 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
16 9 (1.20%) Eucalyptus
16 9 (1.20%) OpenStack
16 9 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 84 (11.17%) MS Excel
2 51 (6.78%) MS Office
3 12 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.86%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.46%) Cognos Controller
2 11 (1.46%) SAP Business One
3 10 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (1.06%) Magento
5 4 (0.53%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.53%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.40%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.40%) arcHouse
6 3 (0.40%) Agresso
6 3 (0.40%) Lawson
6 3 (0.40%) CSG Singleview
6 3 (0.40%) MFGPRO
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.40%) Orchard Housing
6 3 (0.40%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.26%) SaaS
2 15 (1.99%) Taleo
3 12 (1.60%) Responsys
4 10 (1.33%) PaaS
5 9 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.40%) Office 365
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 123 (16.36%) SAN
2 115 (15.29%) TCP/IP
3 84 (11.17%) DNS
4 53 (7.05%) NAS
5 49 (6.52%) Internet
6 48 (6.38%) DHCP
7 47 (6.25%) WAN
7 47 (6.25%) LAN
8 46 (6.12%) Firewall
9 43 (5.72%) HTTP
10 33 (4.39%) LDAP
11 29 (3.86%) Fibre Channel
12 21 (2.79%) SSH
13 18 (2.39%) FTP
14 16 (2.13%) VoIP
15 12 (1.60%) VLAN
15 12 (1.60%) Network Security
16 11 (1.46%) Cisco PIX
17 10 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
18 8 (1.06%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 79 (10.51%) Oracle Database
3 66 (8.78%) MySQL
4 62 (8.24%) Relational Database
5 45 (5.98%) DB2
6 28 (3.72%) Oracle Reports
7 27 (3.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 23 (3.06%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 23 (3.06%) Oracle9i Database
8 23 (3.06%) RDBMS
9 20 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (1.60%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.33%) OLTP
15 10 (1.33%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 42 (5.59%) Eclipse
2 35 (4.65%) JUnit
3 33 (4.39%) Subversion
4 32 (4.26%) Maven
4 32 (4.26%) Git (software)
5 24 (3.19%) Jenkins
6 18 (2.39%) Redmine
7 14 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.73%) Rational Application Developer
8 13 (1.73%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 10 (1.33%) LoadRunner
10 9 (1.20%) Ant
11 8 (1.06%) JMeter
12 6 (0.80%) Hudson
13 5 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.66%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.53%) NetBeans
14 4 (0.53%) JIRA
14 4 (0.53%) Toad
15 3 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 239 (31.78%) Finance
2 51 (6.78%) Banking
3 26 (3.46%) Law
4 25 (3.32%) Front Office
5 21 (2.79%) German Language
6 20 (2.66%) Retail
7 19 (2.53%) Italian Language
7 19 (2.53%) French Language
7 19 (2.53%) Spanish Language
8 16 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.86%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.73%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.73%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.46%) Back Office
12 8 (1.06%) Dutch Language
12 8 (1.06%) Games
13 6 (0.80%) Marketing
13 6 (0.80%) Legal
14 5 (0.66%) Electronics
15 4 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 117 (15.56%) Administrator
2 103 (13.70%) Analyst
3 87 (11.57%) Systems Administrator
4 85 (11.30%) Applications Support
5 83 (11.04%) Developer
6 73 (9.71%) Consultant
7 71 (9.44%) Java Developer
8 63 (8.38%) Support Engineer
9 56 (7.45%) Support Analyst
10 42 (5.59%) UNIX Administrator
11 40 (5.32%) Applications Support Analyst
12 31 (4.12%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 31 (4.12%) Architect
13 30 (3.99%) Linux Engineer
14 28 (3.72%) Support Consultant
15 27 (3.59%) Systems Analyst
16 25 (3.32%) UNIX Engineer
17 24 (3.19%) Technical Support
18 23 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
18 23 (3.06%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (13.83%) J2EE
2 95 (12.63%) Web Services
3 68 (9.04%) XML
4 60 (7.98%) Spring
5 58 (7.71%) HTML
6 51 (6.78%) SOAP
7 45 (5.98%) CSS
8 37 (4.92%) Java EE
9 34 (4.52%) EJB
10 32 (4.26%) .NET
11 31 (4.12%) REST
12 30 (3.99%) JSP
12 30 (3.99%) JMS
13 28 (3.72%) Middleware
13 28 (3.72%) JDBC
13 28 (3.72%) RESTful
14 25 (3.32%) Spring MVC
15 23 (3.06%) LAMP
15 23 (3.06%) J2SE
16 21 (2.79%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (10.51%) Computer Science
3 70 (9.31%) Data Centre
4 65 (8.64%) Clustering
5 53 (7.05%) Replication
6 29 (3.86%) Management Information System
7 28 (3.72%) Equities
8 23 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.39%) EMC VNX
9 18 (2.39%) CLARiiON
10 17 (2.26%) Derivative
10 17 (2.26%) Hedge funds
11 16 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
11 16 (2.13%) PKI
11 16 (2.13%) HACMP
12 14 (1.86%) Statistics
13 11 (1.46%) Private Cloud
14 10 (1.33%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.33%) Blackberry
14 10 (1.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 355 (47.21%) Linux
2 341 (45.35%) UNIX
3 274 (36.44%) Solaris
4 265 (35.24%) Windows
5 85 (11.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 75 (9.97%) AIX
7 59 (7.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (5.59%) Oracle Linux
9 38 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (3.32%) CentOS
12 23 (3.06%) HPUX
13 17 (2.26%) SUSE
13 17 (2.26%) Windows 7
14 10 (1.33%) FreeBSD
15 7 (0.93%) Fedora
16 6 (0.80%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.53%) Android
17 4 (0.53%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.40%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (16.89%) ITIL
2 84 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 63 (8.38%) Change Management
5 52 (6.91%) Capacity Planning
6 51 (6.78%) Software Engineering
7 47 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 46 (6.12%) Project Management
9 45 (5.98%) E-Commerce
10 42 (5.59%) Time Management
11 41 (5.45%) Release Management
11 41 (5.45%) Patch Management
12 40 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
13 37 (4.92%) Mentoring
14 36 (4.79%) UML
15 35 (4.65%) Migration
16 33 (4.39%) Service Management
17 32 (4.26%) Change Control
18 30 (3.99%) Multithreading
18 30 (3.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 220 (29.26%) Java
2 205 (27.26%) SQL
3 169 (22.47%) Perl
4 77 (10.24%) JavaScript
5 66 (8.78%) Python
6 63 (8.38%) Shell Script
7 46 (6.12%) Bash Shell
8 31 (4.12%) PowerShell
9 28 (3.72%) PL/SQL
10 23 (3.06%) PHP
11 20 (2.66%) Korn
12 18 (2.39%) C
13 17 (2.26%) VBA
14 13 (1.73%) VBScript
15 10 (1.33%) C#
15 10 (1.33%) C++
15 10 (1.33%) XPath
15 10 (1.33%) Bourne shell
16 9 (1.20%) AWK
17 8 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 125 (16.62%) Degree
2 96 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 78 (10.37%) SC Cleared
3 78 (10.37%) Sun Certification
4 57 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (6.12%) MCSE
6 41 (5.45%) CCNA
7 32 (4.26%) DV Cleared
8 20 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (2.66%) Oracle Certification
9 17 (2.26%) RHCE
9 17 (2.26%) OCPJP
10 16 (2.13%) MCITP
11 12 (1.60%) Postgraduate
12 11 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.46%) MOS
12 11 (1.46%) OCMJD
12 11 (1.46%) VTSP
13 10 (1.33%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.71%) SLA
2 56 (7.45%) QA
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 105 (13.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (10.24%) Active Directory
3 41 (5.45%) NFS
4 37 (4.92%) Xen
5 31 (4.12%) Samba
5 31 (4.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 31 (4.12%) vSphere
6 20 (2.66%) VMware ESX
6 20 (2.66%) Oracle RAC
7 18 (2.39%) Squid
8 17 (2.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 16 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (2.13%) Hyper-V
10 12 (1.60%) iptables
11 8 (1.06%) Veritas File System
12 7 (0.93%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.80%) vCloud
13 6 (0.80%) KVM
13 6 (0.80%) XenServer
13 6 (0.80%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 62 (8.24%) Oracle ZFS
2 33 (4.39%) Puppet
2 33 (4.39%) NetBackup
3 21 (2.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 21 (2.79%) EMC NetWorker
4 20 (2.66%) Nagios
5 19 (2.53%) Tivoli
6 17 (2.26%) Data Guard
7 12 (1.60%) SCCM
7 12 (1.60%) OpenView
7 12 (1.60%) Graphite
8 10 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (1.33%) Cacti
9 9 (1.20%) Ganglia
10 8 (1.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 7 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (0.93%) Vagrant
12 6 (0.80%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.80%) WSUS
13 5 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 388 (51.60%) Oracle
2 174 (23.14%) HP
3 151 (20.08%) IBM
4 150 (19.95%) VMware
5 149 (19.81%) Microsoft
6 141 (18.75%) Cisco
7 124 (16.49%) Red Hat
8 91 (12.10%) EMC
9 71 (9.44%) Veritas
9 71 (9.44%) Dell
10 52 (6.91%) NetApp
11 47 (6.25%) Citrix
12 46 (6.12%) Sybase
13 37 (4.92%) Juniper
14 36 (4.79%) Brocade
15 33 (4.39%) Infor
16 26 (3.46%) BMC
17 23 (3.06%) Hitachi
18 19 (2.53%) CheckPoint
19 16 (2.13%) StorageTek
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Salary: £32,000 - £45,000
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
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Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
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