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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 548 495 407
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -88
Permanent jobs citing Sun 370 480 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.43% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.93% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 263 386 466
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
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
48236 51672 50446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.92% 46.47% 48.08%
Number of salaries quoted 39147 41982 41704
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 1 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 1 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 +25 185 £55,000 - 16
South East -51 93 £52,500 +22.09% 19
East of England -3 29 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East Midlands +14 20 £36,000 +2.85% 1
West Midlands -38 17 £22,500 -35.71%
Yorkshire +10 10 £68,000 +147.72% 1
North West +2 7 £40,000 +32.23% 1
South West -12 6 £37,750 -24.50% 1
Midlands +9 1 - - 1
North East -14 1 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 368 (46.35%) Linux
2 352 (44.33%) UNIX
3 348 (43.83%) Oracle
4 284 (35.77%) Solaris
5 280 (35.26%) Windows
6 259 (32.62%) Finance
7 235 (29.60%) Java
8 230 (28.97%) HP
9 187 (23.55%) SQL
10 174 (21.91%) IBM
11 161 (20.28%) Perl
12 156 (19.65%) Microsoft
13 143 (18.01%) SAN
14 141 (17.76%) VMware
15 140 (17.63%) Cisco
16 139 (17.51%) Degree
17 127 (15.99%) Apache
18 125 (15.74%) Red Hat
19 124 (15.62%) J2EE
20 122 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
21 119 (14.99%) SQL Server
22 107 (13.48%) Tomcat
22 107 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
23 106 (13.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 105 (13.22%) TCP/IP
25 101 (12.72%) DNS
26 100 (12.59%) ITIL
27 98 (12.34%) Veritas
28 92 (11.59%) EMC
29 87 (10.96%) Active Directory

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 127 (15.99%) Apache
2 107 (13.48%) Tomcat
3 69 (8.69%) WebSphere
4 62 (7.81%) GlassFish
5 49 (6.17%) WebLogic
6 44 (5.54%) JBoss
7 36 (4.53%) IIS
8 33 (4.16%) SharePoint
9 28 (3.53%) MS Exchange
10 27 (3.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 20 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (1.26%) Apache Solr
13 10 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 9 (1.13%) Lync
14 9 (1.13%) JCAPS
14 9 (1.13%) Mule
15 8 (1.01%) Drupal
15 8 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 8 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 84 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.67%) MS Office
3 9 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.26%) Magento
3 9 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.01%) SAP Business One
5 7 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (0.63%) HFM
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.38%) Nortel Periphonics
8 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.25%) MFGPRO
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.13%) Agresso
9 1 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.13%) BASE24
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.76%) SaaS
2 8 (1.01%) PaaS
2 8 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.38%) Taleo
4 2 (0.25%) Responsys
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Office 365
5 1 (0.13%) GitHub
5 1 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.13%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 143 (18.01%) SAN
2 105 (13.22%) TCP/IP
3 101 (12.72%) DNS
4 72 (9.07%) Internet
5 67 (8.44%) NAS
6 62 (7.81%) HTTP
7 61 (7.68%) LDAP
8 57 (7.18%) DHCP
9 53 (6.68%) Firewall
10 30 (3.78%) LAN
11 29 (3.65%) Fibre Channel
12 26 (3.27%) SSH
12 26 (3.27%) VPN
13 23 (2.90%) FTP
13 23 (2.90%) WAN
14 19 (2.39%) VoIP
15 16 (2.02%) Broadband
16 10 (1.26%) Ethernet
17 9 (1.13%) HTTPS
18 8 (1.01%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (14.99%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.18%) MySQL
3 53 (6.68%) Oracle Database
3 53 (6.68%) Relational Database
4 40 (5.04%) DB2
5 25 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (3.02%) RDBMS
7 21 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (1.13%) OLAP
15 9 (1.13%) Big Data
15 9 (1.13%) Oracle OLAP
16 8 (1.01%) BODI
17 7 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 60 (7.56%) Eclipse
2 48 (6.05%) JUnit
3 46 (5.79%) Git (software)
4 44 (5.54%) Maven
5 38 (4.79%) Subversion
6 25 (3.15%) Jenkins
7 19 (2.39%) NetBeans
8 16 (2.02%) Redmine
9 15 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 15 (1.89%) StarTeam
10 14 (1.76%) Hudson
10 14 (1.76%) Ant
11 11 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (1.26%) Mercurial
12 10 (1.26%) LoadRunner
13 9 (1.13%) JMeter
14 7 (0.88%) ClearCase
14 7 (0.88%) Log4j
14 7 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 259 (32.62%) Finance
2 63 (7.93%) Banking
3 27 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.15%) Law
5 22 (2.77%) Retail
6 20 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.52%) Spanish Language
7 19 (2.39%) German Language
8 18 (2.27%) Manufacturing
9 16 (2.02%) Marketing
9 16 (2.02%) Italian Language
10 13 (1.64%) Front Office
10 13 (1.64%) Dutch Language
11 12 (1.51%) Legal
12 11 (1.39%) Back Office
12 11 (1.39%) General Ledger
13 10 (1.26%) French Language
14 9 (1.13%) Games
15 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 93 (11.71%) Developer
2 80 (10.08%) Administrator
3 79 (9.95%) Analyst
4 72 (9.07%) Java Developer
5 70 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 65 (8.19%) Consultant
7 63 (7.93%) Systems Administrator
8 49 (6.17%) Applications Support
9 44 (5.54%) Linux Engineer
10 42 (5.29%) UNIX Administrator
11 41 (5.16%) Support Analyst
12 40 (5.04%) Architect
12 40 (5.04%) UNIX Engineer
13 39 (4.91%) Storage Engineer
14 32 (4.03%) Project Manager
15 30 (3.78%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 28 (3.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 27 (3.40%) SAN Engineer
17 27 (3.40%) Storage Support Engineer
18 25 (3.15%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (15.62%) J2EE
2 85 (10.71%) Web Services
3 73 (9.19%) Spring
4 69 (8.69%) XML
5 65 (8.19%) HTML
6 60 (7.56%) SOAP
7 55 (6.93%) .NET
8 48 (6.05%) CSS
9 47 (5.92%) JMS
10 39 (4.91%) RESTful
10 39 (4.91%) Middleware
11 36 (4.53%) Dojo
12 32 (4.03%) jQuery
13 29 (3.65%) JDBC
14 28 (3.53%) J2SE
14 28 (3.53%) Servlets
15 27 (3.40%) Hibernate
15 27 (3.40%) JSON
16 26 (3.27%) JPA
16 26 (3.27%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 107 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (10.58%) Clustering
3 56 (7.05%) Computer Science
4 54 (6.80%) Replication
5 51 (6.42%) Management Information System
6 42 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (4.28%) PKI
8 21 (2.64%) HACMP
9 19 (2.39%) CLARiiON
9 19 (2.39%) Open Source
9 19 (2.39%) Enterprise Storage
10 16 (2.02%) EFT
11 15 (1.89%) Derivative
12 13 (1.64%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.64%) Equities
13 12 (1.51%) Mainframe
14 8 (1.01%) Celerra
14 8 (1.01%) Fixed Income
14 8 (1.01%) PMI
14 8 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 368 (46.35%) Linux
2 352 (44.33%) UNIX
3 284 (35.77%) Solaris
4 280 (35.26%) Windows
5 106 (13.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 72 (9.07%) AIX
7 67 (8.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (5.42%) HPUX
10 33 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (2.77%) Oracle Linux
12 21 (2.64%) SUSE
13 20 (2.52%) CentOS
14 13 (1.64%) Windows 7
15 9 (1.13%) Ubuntu
16 8 (1.01%) FreeBSD
17 6 (0.76%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.63%) IRIX
18 5 (0.63%) Android
19 4 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (12.59%) ITIL
3 67 (8.44%) Project Management
4 62 (7.81%) Software Engineering
5 60 (7.56%) Problem Management
6 52 (6.55%) Load Balancing
6 52 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 51 (6.42%) Change Management
8 49 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
9 48 (6.05%) Migration
10 47 (5.92%) E-Commerce
10 47 (5.92%) Root Cause Analysis
11 44 (5.54%) UML
12 40 (5.04%) Mentoring
13 37 (4.66%) Time Management
14 35 (4.41%) Service Management
14 35 (4.41%) Multithreading
15 34 (4.28%) Business Development
16 33 (4.16%) Service Delivery
16 33 (4.16%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 235 (29.60%) Java
2 187 (23.55%) SQL
3 161 (20.28%) Perl
4 82 (10.33%) JavaScript
5 59 (7.43%) Shell Script
6 54 (6.80%) Python
7 35 (4.41%) PowerShell
8 30 (3.78%) PL/SQL
9 27 (3.40%) Bash Shell
10 23 (2.90%) C++
11 22 (2.77%) PHP
12 21 (2.64%) C
12 21 (2.64%) C#
13 19 (2.39%) Objective-C
14 18 (2.27%) VBA
15 16 (2.02%) VBScript
16 13 (1.64%) Korn
17 9 (1.13%) Bourne shell
18 8 (1.01%) XPath
18 8 (1.01%) AWK
Qualifications
1 139 (17.51%) Degree
2 83 (10.45%) Sun Certification
3 78 (9.82%) Security Cleared
4 66 (8.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 56 (7.05%) SC Cleared
6 47 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (5.92%) DV Cleared
7 40 (5.04%) OCPJP
8 38 (4.79%) MCSE
9 31 (3.90%) Oracle Certification
10 28 (3.53%) CCNA
11 25 (3.15%) OCMJD
12 23 (2.90%) SCSA
13 20 (2.52%) RHCE
14 17 (2.14%) MCITP
15 16 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (2.02%) Network+ Certification
16 15 (1.89%) MCP
16 15 (1.89%) PMI Certification
17 12 (1.51%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (9.82%) SLA
2 58 (7.30%) QA
3 7 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 87 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 84 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (6.42%) NFS
4 49 (6.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 38 (4.79%) vSphere
6 36 (4.53%) Squid
7 33 (4.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 22 (2.77%) Samba
9 19 (2.39%) Hyper-V
10 14 (1.76%) Veritas File System
10 14 (1.76%) VMware ESX
11 12 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (1.51%) Xen
12 11 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (1.13%) VMware Server
14 7 (0.88%) iptables
15 6 (0.76%) Firmware
16 3 (0.38%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.38%) KVM
16 3 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 55 (6.93%) NetBackup
2 33 (4.16%) Puppet
3 31 (3.90%) EMC NetWorker
4 21 (2.64%) Nagios
5 19 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (2.14%) SCCM
7 12 (1.51%) Tivoli
7 12 (1.51%) OpenView
8 10 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 10 (1.26%) Legato
9 9 (1.13%) Data Guard
9 9 (1.13%) SCOM
10 8 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.88%) Control-M
11 7 (0.88%) Cacti
11 7 (0.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 6 (0.76%) Ganglia
12 6 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 348 (43.83%) Oracle
2 230 (28.97%) HP
3 174 (21.91%) IBM
4 156 (19.65%) Microsoft
5 141 (17.76%) VMware
6 140 (17.63%) Cisco
7 125 (15.74%) Red Hat
8 98 (12.34%) Veritas
9 92 (11.59%) EMC
10 73 (9.19%) Dell
11 61 (7.68%) NetApp
12 42 (5.29%) Citrix
13 41 (5.16%) Hitachi
14 38 (4.79%) Brocade
15 35 (4.41%) Symantec
16 34 (4.28%) Sybase
17 29 (3.65%) SAP
18 27 (3.40%) StorageTek
19 22 (2.77%) CA
20 17 (2.14%) Compaq
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + car, on call + sales bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Code Red Associates
Salary: £25k - £45k + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + car allowance and on call
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus+pension+benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPI Selection
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago