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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 467 428 343
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -85
Permanent jobs citing Sun 489 522 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.52% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 1.10% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 398 406 605
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
50708 47415 52760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.41% 47.51% 48.26%
Number of salaries quoted 40611 39383 44592
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 19 September 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 September 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 -17 212 £57,500 - 22
South East -52 128 £45,000 -5.26% 13
East of England -8 47 £41,250 -2.94% 5
East Midlands +35 44 £35,000 +7.69% 7
West Midlands -56 33 £40,000 -20.00% 2
South West -16 20 £45,000 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire -30 19 £45,000 +42.85% 2
North West -19 11 £45,000 -15.88% 1
North East -2 7 £45,000 +69.81%
Midlands - 1 - - 2
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 475 (49.58%) Linux
2 420 (43.84%) UNIX
3 391 (40.81%) Oracle
4 376 (39.25%) Solaris
5 344 (35.91%) Finance
6 327 (34.13%) Java
7 308 (32.15%) Windows
8 286 (29.85%) SQL
9 210 (21.92%) HP
10 197 (20.56%) Perl
11 183 (19.10%) Microsoft
12 178 (18.58%) SAN
13 172 (17.95%) Tomcat
14 171 (17.85%) IBM
15 163 (17.01%) VMware
16 157 (16.39%) Degree
17 154 (16.08%) Red Hat
18 150 (15.66%) SQL Server
19 149 (15.55%) Apache
20 140 (14.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 135 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
22 123 (12.84%) Banking
23 117 (12.21%) AIX
24 116 (12.11%) ITIL
24 116 (12.11%) Sun Certification
25 114 (11.90%) TCP/IP
26 111 (11.59%) XML
27 103 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
28 102 (10.65%) Cisco
29 101 (10.54%) Firewall

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 172 (17.95%) Tomcat
2 149 (15.55%) Apache
3 84 (8.77%) IIS
4 76 (7.93%) WebLogic
5 56 (5.85%) SharePoint
6 47 (4.91%) WebSphere
7 26 (2.71%) WebSphere Application Server
8 25 (2.61%) GlassFish
9 15 (1.57%) MS Exchange
10 13 (1.36%) Apache Solr
11 11 (1.15%) Adobe CQ
11 11 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
14 7 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
14 7 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.73%) MQSeries
14 7 (0.73%) nginx
15 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 81 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.97%) MS Office
3 15 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.04%) SPSS
5 4 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.31%) MS Project
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 27 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 20 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (1.77%) SAP Business One
4 12 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 12 (1.25%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 12 (1.25%) IntelliMatch
5 11 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (1.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (0.73%) Lawson
7 7 (0.73%) Infor M3
8 6 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.63%) Magento
8 6 (0.63%) Siebel Analytics
8 6 (0.63%) Line 50
9 5 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.42%) Compiere
10 4 (0.42%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.42%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.42%) SaaS
4 3 (0.31%) Joyent
4 3 (0.31%) Force.com
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.10%) GitHub
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 178 (18.58%) SAN
2 114 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 101 (10.54%) Firewall
4 98 (10.23%) DNS
5 96 (10.02%) Internet
6 86 (8.98%) LDAP
7 66 (6.89%) NAS
8 53 (5.53%) VPN
9 51 (5.32%) HTTP
10 47 (4.91%) DHCP
11 44 (4.59%) WAN
12 43 (4.49%) LAN
13 32 (3.34%) FTP
14 27 (2.82%) iSCSI
15 26 (2.71%) Fibre Channel
16 24 (2.51%) Intranet
17 23 (2.40%) ATM
17 23 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (2.40%) VLAN
18 20 (2.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 92 (9.60%) MySQL
3 75 (7.83%) Relational Database
4 68 (7.10%) RDBMS
5 57 (5.95%) Oracle Database
6 28 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (2.40%) Oracle Database 10g
9 22 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 20 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
14 13 (1.36%) DB2
14 13 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.36%) OLTP
15 10 (1.04%) BODI
15 10 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 50 (5.22%) JUnit
2 36 (3.76%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.82%) Subversion
4 25 (2.61%) Eclipse
5 17 (1.77%) Maven
5 17 (1.77%) JIRA
6 16 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (1.57%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.36%) Ant
9 12 (1.25%) Toad
10 7 (0.73%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 7 (0.73%) Mercurial
10 7 (0.73%) Rational Application Developer
10 7 (0.73%) Redmine
11 5 (0.52%) Apache Ivy
12 3 (0.31%) Hudson
12 3 (0.31%) Eclipse RCP
12 3 (0.31%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.31%) Selenium
12 3 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 344 (35.91%) Finance
2 123 (12.84%) Banking
3 39 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 35 (3.65%) Retail
5 33 (3.44%) Investment Banking
6 30 (3.13%) Marketing
7 26 (2.71%) French Language
8 25 (2.61%) German Language
9 22 (2.30%) Manufacturing
10 20 (2.09%) Front Office
11 18 (1.88%) Legal
12 11 (1.15%) Law
13 10 (1.04%) Back Office
14 9 (0.94%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.52%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.52%) Games
16 3 (0.31%) Interactive Media
16 3 (0.31%) Advertising
16 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 155 (16.18%) Developer
2 129 (13.47%) Analyst
3 121 (12.63%) Java Developer
4 79 (8.25%) Administrator
5 73 (7.62%) Applications Support
5 73 (7.62%) Support Analyst
6 66 (6.89%) Consultant
7 61 (6.37%) UNIX Engineer
8 60 (6.26%) Support Engineer
9 59 (6.16%) Architect
10 58 (6.05%) J2EE Developer
11 52 (5.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 45 (4.70%) DBA
13 44 (4.59%) Technical Support
14 43 (4.49%) Team Leader
15 41 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
16 40 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
16 40 (4.18%) UNIX Administrator
17 36 (3.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
18 35 (3.65%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (11.59%) XML
2 87 (9.08%) J2EE
3 84 (8.77%) Web Services
4 79 (8.25%) Struts
5 77 (8.04%) HTML
6 66 (6.89%) JSP
7 65 (6.78%) Spring
8 64 (6.68%) Hibernate
9 56 (5.85%) EJB
10 35 (3.65%) CSS
11 33 (3.44%) JMS
12 29 (3.03%) Java EE
13 26 (2.71%) Ajax
14 23 (2.40%) XSLT
14 23 (2.40%) JDBC
14 23 (2.40%) Servlets
15 22 (2.30%) JSTL
16 21 (2.19%) jQuery
16 21 (2.19%) .NET
17 20 (2.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.87%) Replication
2 74 (7.72%) Computer Science
3 64 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (6.37%) Clustering
5 43 (4.49%) Management Information System
6 41 (4.28%) Enterprise Storage
7 35 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (2.82%) Firmware
9 25 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 23 (2.40%) EFT
10 23 (2.40%) Mathematics
11 20 (2.09%) Wiki
11 20 (2.09%) PKI
12 18 (1.88%) CLARiiON
13 17 (1.77%) Streaming Media
13 17 (1.77%) Mainframe
14 16 (1.67%) SWIFT
15 15 (1.57%) STB
16 12 (1.25%) Hedge funds
17 11 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 475 (49.58%) Linux
2 420 (43.84%) UNIX
3 376 (39.25%) Solaris
4 308 (32.15%) Windows
5 140 (14.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 117 (12.21%) AIX
7 77 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 65 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (3.44%) HPUX
11 21 (2.19%) Debian
12 19 (1.98%) Ubuntu
13 18 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
14 17 (1.77%) SUSE
14 17 (1.77%) CentOS
15 9 (0.94%) SVR4
15 9 (0.94%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.84%) IRIX
17 5 (0.52%) FreeBSD
17 5 (0.52%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (12.11%) ITIL
3 91 (9.50%) Project Management
4 82 (8.56%) Software Engineering
5 79 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 72 (7.52%) Migration
7 69 (7.20%) Incident Management
7 69 (7.20%) OO
8 67 (6.99%) Capacity Planning
9 64 (6.68%) Performance Tuning
10 57 (5.95%) Load Balancing
11 54 (5.64%) Web Development
12 50 (5.22%) Service Delivery
13 46 (4.80%) Change Management
13 46 (4.80%) E-Commerce
14 44 (4.59%) Unit Testing
15 42 (4.38%) Mentoring
16 39 (4.07%) OOD
16 39 (4.07%) Workflow
17 38 (3.97%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 327 (34.13%) Java
2 286 (29.85%) SQL
3 197 (20.56%) Perl
4 100 (10.44%) JavaScript
5 70 (7.31%) Shell Script
6 57 (5.95%) Python
7 39 (4.07%) PL/SQL
8 35 (3.65%) PHP
9 32 (3.34%) C
9 32 (3.34%) Bash Shell
10 31 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 27 (2.82%) C++
12 21 (2.19%) VB
13 17 (1.77%) Korn
14 16 (1.67%) VBA
15 15 (1.57%) Bourne shell
16 14 (1.46%) Ruby
17 13 (1.36%) T-SQL
18 12 (1.25%) AWK
19 11 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 157 (16.39%) Degree
2 116 (12.11%) Sun Certification
3 43 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (3.97%) OCPJP
5 34 (3.55%) Security Cleared
6 32 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (3.03%) CISSP
8 26 (2.71%) MCSE
8 26 (2.71%) SC Cleared
9 18 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (1.88%) CCSP
9 18 (1.88%) Oracle Certification
10 17 (1.77%) OCMJD
11 15 (1.57%) MCITP
12 14 (1.46%) CCNP
13 13 (1.36%) SCSA
14 12 (1.25%) PMP
14 12 (1.25%) PMI Certification
14 12 (1.25%) MCP
15 11 (1.15%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.43%) QA
2 51 (5.32%) SLA
3 15 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 103 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (6.68%) Active Directory
3 52 (5.43%) NFS
4 26 (2.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 25 (2.61%) Hyper-V
6 24 (2.51%) Veritas File System
7 23 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (2.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 21 (2.19%) vSphere
9 17 (1.77%) VMware ESX
10 15 (1.57%) KVM
11 13 (1.36%) Sendmail
12 10 (1.04%) Squid
12 10 (1.04%) Samba
13 7 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (0.73%) XenApp
13 7 (0.73%) PowerHA
14 6 (0.63%) XenServer
14 6 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 5 (0.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 81 (8.46%) NetBackup
2 30 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (3.03%) Puppet
4 25 (2.61%) Nagios
5 20 (2.09%) OpenView
5 20 (2.09%) Tivoli
6 19 (1.98%) Control-M
7 17 (1.77%) BMC PATROL
8 15 (1.57%) Legato
9 13 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Management
9 13 (1.36%) OpenSSO
10 12 (1.25%) Data Guard
10 12 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
11 10 (1.04%) SCCM
11 10 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 8 (0.84%) SCOM
12 8 (0.84%) Backup Exec
12 8 (0.84%) EMC Navisphere
13 7 (0.73%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 391 (40.81%) Oracle
2 210 (21.92%) HP
3 183 (19.10%) Microsoft
4 171 (17.85%) IBM
5 163 (17.01%) VMware
6 154 (16.08%) Red Hat
7 102 (10.65%) Cisco
8 93 (9.71%) Veritas
9 77 (8.04%) EMC
10 67 (6.99%) NetApp
11 61 (6.37%) Citrix
11 61 (6.37%) JBoss
12 51 (5.32%) SAP
13 48 (5.01%) Sybase
14 46 (4.80%) Dell
15 42 (4.38%) Symantec
16 35 (3.65%) Brocade
17 32 (3.34%) StorageTek
18 28 (2.92%) Compaq
19 24 (2.51%) TIBCO
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Salary/Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 15% Bonus & Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £43500 per annum + bonus + great bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago