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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 460 414 357
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -57
Permanent jobs citing Sun 494 572 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.56% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 1.18% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 390 452 569
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £72,500 £72,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- -9.60%
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
50347 48611 51066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.93% 47.55% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 41532 39379 43391
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 £67,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -36 171 £55,000 +4.76% 18
South East +15 156 £40,000 - 12
East of England -8 53 £42,500 +7.59% 2
East Midlands +37 32 £35,000 +7.69% 1
West Midlands -40 30 £39,500 -9.19% 2
North West +9 25 £57,500 +59.72% 1
South West -9 20 £38,000 +1.33% 3
Yorkshire -22 12 £42,000 +23.52% 2
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 476 (48.42%) Linux
2 395 (40.18%) UNIX
3 373 (37.95%) Oracle
4 362 (36.83%) Solaris
5 348 (35.40%) Finance
6 319 (32.45%) Windows
7 311 (31.64%) Java
8 299 (30.42%) SQL
9 221 (22.48%) Microsoft
10 215 (21.87%) HP
11 193 (19.63%) IBM
12 187 (19.02%) Degree
13 169 (17.19%) VMware
14 167 (16.99%) Perl
15 163 (16.58%) Tomcat
16 161 (16.38%) SQL Server
17 159 (16.17%) Red Hat
17 159 (16.17%) Apache
18 153 (15.56%) SAN
19 151 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
20 150 (15.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 139 (14.14%) ITIL
22 134 (13.63%) J2EE
23 131 (13.33%) Cisco
24 129 (13.12%) AIX
25 126 (12.82%) Banking
26 121 (12.31%) JavaScript
27 115 (11.70%) Sun Certification
28 114 (11.60%) MS Excel
29 111 (11.29%) TCP/IP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 163 (16.58%) Tomcat
2 159 (16.17%) Apache
3 88 (8.95%) WebLogic
4 87 (8.85%) IIS
5 84 (8.55%) WebSphere
6 65 (6.61%) JBoss
7 57 (5.80%) SharePoint
8 48 (4.88%) GlassFish
9 37 (3.76%) WebSphere Application Server
10 25 (2.54%) MS Exchange
11 19 (1.93%) Apache Solr
12 17 (1.73%) WebLogic Portal
13 15 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
13 15 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 10 (1.02%) MQSeries
15 10 (1.02%) Lync
16 9 (0.92%) JCAPS
17 8 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 114 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.39%) MS Office
3 11 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.71%) SPSS
5 5 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) MS Project
7 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 16 (1.63%) Siebel Analytics
3 14 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.12%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 11 (1.12%) IntelliMatch
5 8 (0.81%) SAP Business One
6 7 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.41%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.41%) Sage 50
9 4 (0.41%) Magento
10 3 (0.31%) HFM
10 3 (0.31%) Nortel Periphonics
10 3 (0.31%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.41%) SaaS
4 3 (0.31%) Joyent
5 2 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 153 (15.56%) SAN
2 111 (11.29%) TCP/IP
3 110 (11.19%) DNS
4 104 (10.58%) Internet
5 95 (9.66%) Firewall
6 92 (9.36%) LDAP
7 65 (6.61%) HTTP
8 63 (6.41%) VPN
9 59 (6.00%) DHCP
10 49 (4.98%) NAS
11 46 (4.68%) LAN
12 41 (4.17%) WAN
13 29 (2.95%) Fibre Channel
14 28 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (2.34%) FTP
15 23 (2.34%) ATM
16 21 (2.14%) Intranet
17 19 (1.93%) VoIP
18 18 (1.83%) Broadband
19 17 (1.73%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 83 (8.44%) MySQL
3 73 (7.43%) Relational Database
4 64 (6.51%) Oracle Database
5 53 (5.39%) RDBMS
6 37 (3.76%) DB2
7 31 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 25 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (1.53%) Oracle9i Database
12 15 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (1.32%) Big Data
15 12 (1.22%) Oracle OLAP
15 12 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (1.22%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 64 (6.51%) JUnit
2 63 (6.41%) Git (software)
3 60 (6.10%) Eclipse
4 54 (5.49%) Subversion
5 35 (3.56%) Maven
6 25 (2.54%) Mercurial
7 22 (2.24%) Jenkins
8 21 (2.14%) Ant
9 20 (2.03%) Hudson
10 19 (1.93%) NetBeans
11 18 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 15 (1.53%) StarTeam
14 12 (1.22%) Log4j
15 11 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
15 11 (1.12%) Bitbucket
16 7 (0.71%) Rational Application Developer
16 7 (0.71%) Redmine
16 7 (0.71%) JIRA
16 7 (0.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 348 (35.40%) Finance
2 126 (12.82%) Banking
3 52 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 44 (4.48%) Retail
5 41 (4.17%) Marketing
6 33 (3.36%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.64%) Investment Banking
8 23 (2.34%) German Language
9 19 (1.93%) Law
10 17 (1.73%) Legal
10 17 (1.73%) French Language
11 16 (1.63%) Front Office
12 12 (1.22%) Spanish Language
13 11 (1.12%) Dutch Language
13 11 (1.12%) Italian Language
13 11 (1.12%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.71%) Back Office
14 7 (0.71%) Games
15 6 (0.61%) Advertising
16 4 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 157 (15.97%) Developer
2 120 (12.21%) Analyst
3 113 (11.50%) Java Developer
4 90 (9.16%) Administrator
5 71 (7.22%) Consultant
6 68 (6.92%) Support Analyst
7 66 (6.71%) UNIX Engineer
8 63 (6.41%) Support Engineer
9 60 (6.10%) J2EE Developer
10 57 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
11 56 (5.70%) Applications Support
11 56 (5.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 44 (4.48%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 43 (4.37%) UNIX Administrator
14 39 (3.97%) Applications Support Analyst
15 37 (3.76%) Architect
15 37 (3.76%) Linux Engineer
16 36 (3.66%) Technical Engineer
17 34 (3.46%) Team Leader
18 33 (3.36%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (13.63%) J2EE
2 102 (10.38%) XML
3 101 (10.27%) Web Services
4 97 (9.87%) HTML
5 96 (9.77%) Spring
6 76 (7.73%) Struts
7 67 (6.82%) JSP
8 65 (6.61%) Hibernate
9 62 (6.31%) JMS
10 59 (6.00%) CSS
11 56 (5.70%) JDBC
12 55 (5.60%) Servlets
13 51 (5.19%) EJB
14 49 (4.98%) .NET
15 44 (4.48%) SOAP
16 40 (4.07%) Ajax
17 38 (3.87%) Middleware
18 34 (3.46%) jQuery
19 33 (3.36%) JSON
20 31 (3.15%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 106 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (8.44%) Clustering
3 78 (7.93%) Computer Science
4 63 (6.41%) Management Information System
5 55 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (5.49%) Replication
7 32 (3.26%) PKI
8 23 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (1.93%) N-Tier
9 19 (1.93%) Mainframe
9 19 (1.93%) Wiki
9 19 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
10 16 (1.63%) HACMP
11 15 (1.53%) Streaming Media
11 15 (1.53%) Hedge funds
11 15 (1.53%) FMCG
12 14 (1.42%) EFT
13 13 (1.32%) SWIFT
14 12 (1.22%) LPAR
14 12 (1.22%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 476 (48.42%) Linux
2 395 (40.18%) UNIX
3 362 (36.83%) Solaris
4 319 (32.45%) Windows
5 150 (15.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 129 (13.12%) AIX
7 71 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (5.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (5.09%) HPUX
10 41 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (2.95%) Ubuntu
12 25 (2.54%) SUSE
13 18 (1.83%) CentOS
14 14 (1.42%) Windows 2000
15 13 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (1.22%) IRIX
17 7 (0.71%) FreeBSD
17 7 (0.71%) Windows 7
18 6 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 5 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (14.14%) ITIL
3 104 (10.58%) Project Management
4 100 (10.17%) Software Engineering
5 79 (8.04%) OO
6 77 (7.83%) Problem Management
7 76 (7.73%) Incident Management
8 70 (7.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 68 (6.92%) E-Commerce
9 68 (6.92%) Migration
10 61 (6.21%) Web Development
11 60 (6.10%) Mentoring
12 59 (6.00%) Load Balancing
13 56 (5.70%) Performance Tuning
14 52 (5.29%) Change Management
15 51 (5.19%) Unit Testing
16 50 (5.09%) Capacity Planning
16 50 (5.09%) UML
17 48 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
18 40 (4.07%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 311 (31.64%) Java
2 299 (30.42%) SQL
3 167 (16.99%) Perl
4 121 (12.31%) JavaScript
5 68 (6.92%) Shell Script
6 51 (5.19%) Python
7 37 (3.76%) C++
8 31 (3.15%) PHP
9 30 (3.05%) PL/SQL
10 29 (2.95%) PowerShell
11 27 (2.75%) C
12 23 (2.34%) VBA
13 20 (2.03%) C#
13 20 (2.03%) Bash Shell
14 19 (1.93%) XPath
15 15 (1.53%) Objective-C
15 15 (1.53%) Korn
16 13 (1.32%) Bourne shell
17 12 (1.22%) T-SQL
18 10 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 187 (19.02%) Degree
2 115 (11.70%) Sun Certification
3 69 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (4.98%) OCPJP
6 41 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 36 (3.66%) MCSE
8 34 (3.46%) CISSP
9 30 (3.05%) Oracle Certification
10 28 (2.85%) OCMJD
11 23 (2.34%) PMI Certification
11 23 (2.34%) CCSP
11 23 (2.34%) SC Cleared
12 22 (2.24%) CCNP
12 22 (2.24%) CCNA
12 22 (2.24%) SCSA
13 21 (2.14%) MCP
14 20 (2.03%) Network+ Certification
15 19 (1.93%) PMP
16 18 (1.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.21%) SLA
2 54 (5.49%) QA
3 7 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.10%) HL7
6 1 (0.10%) DICOM
System Software
1 104 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (7.63%) Active Directory
3 56 (5.70%) NFS
4 38 (3.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 35 (3.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 31 (3.15%) vSphere
7 22 (2.24%) Squid
8 19 (1.93%) VMware ESX
8 19 (1.93%) Veritas File System
9 18 (1.83%) Hyper-V
10 17 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (1.73%) Firmware
11 11 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (1.02%) XenApp
12 10 (1.02%) VMware Server
13 8 (0.81%) Sendmail
13 8 (0.81%) Samba
13 8 (0.81%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.81%) KVM
14 7 (0.71%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 92 (9.36%) NetBackup
2 32 (3.26%) Puppet
3 28 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (2.64%) Control-M
5 24 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
6 20 (2.03%) Legato
6 20 (2.03%) Tivoli
7 19 (1.93%) OpenView
7 19 (1.93%) Oracle Identity Management
8 18 (1.83%) SCCM
9 13 (1.32%) SCOM
9 13 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 11 (1.12%) Nagios
11 9 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
12 8 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (0.71%) CA SiteMinder
14 6 (0.61%) MOM
14 6 (0.61%) Unicenter
14 6 (0.61%) Tivoli NetView
14 6 (0.61%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 373 (37.95%) Oracle
2 221 (22.48%) Microsoft
3 215 (21.87%) HP
4 193 (19.63%) IBM
5 169 (17.19%) VMware
6 159 (16.17%) Red Hat
7 131 (13.33%) Cisco
8 101 (10.27%) Veritas
9 68 (6.92%) EMC
10 66 (6.71%) Citrix
11 53 (5.39%) Symantec
12 51 (5.19%) NetApp
13 48 (4.88%) Dell
14 44 (4.48%) Sybase
15 35 (3.56%) SAP
16 34 (3.46%) StorageTek
17 32 (3.26%) Brocade
18 29 (2.95%) CA
19 27 (2.75%) Hitachi
20 26 (2.64%) Siebel
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bens inc bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Shift allowance plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago