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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 523 493 390
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -103
Permanent jobs citing Sun 392 464 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.42% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.90% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 282 354 455
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,950 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+14.37% -5.32%
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
47963 51338 48170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.47% 46.52% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39253 41876 40013
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 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 3 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 -26 166 £51,750 -5.90% 18
South East +22 121 £48,500 +10.85% 8
East of England -3 38 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North West +7 23 £35,000 - 5
East Midlands -9 16 £47,500 +46.15% 4
Yorkshire +8 10 £46,500 +89.79% 2
West Midlands -40 8 £42,500 +21.42% 1
South West -16 5 £33,750 -15.62% 2
Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
North East -10 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Sun
UK

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 380 (48.84%) Oracle
2 361 (46.40%) Linux
3 355 (45.63%) UNIX
4 284 (36.50%) Solaris
5 270 (34.70%) Windows
6 269 (34.58%) Finance
7 229 (29.43%) Java
8 194 (24.94%) HP
9 187 (24.04%) SQL
10 179 (23.01%) Perl
11 159 (20.44%) IBM
12 154 (19.79%) VMware
13 140 (17.99%) Microsoft
14 137 (17.61%) Cisco
15 133 (17.10%) SAN
16 132 (16.97%) Red Hat
17 129 (16.58%) Degree
18 124 (15.94%) ITIL
19 121 (15.55%) TCP/IP
20 114 (14.65%) SQL Server
21 109 (14.01%) J2EE
22 101 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
23 99 (12.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 97 (12.47%) Web Services
24 97 (12.47%) Apache
24 97 (12.47%) Agile Software Development
25 94 (12.08%) Security Cleared
26 93 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
27 91 (11.70%) DNS
28 88 (11.31%) EMC

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 97 (12.47%) Apache
2 85 (10.93%) Tomcat
3 52 (6.68%) WebSphere
4 40 (5.14%) IIS
5 37 (4.76%) WebLogic
6 33 (4.24%) WebSphere Application Server
6 33 (4.24%) GlassFish
7 31 (3.98%) SharePoint
8 27 (3.47%) JBoss
9 23 (2.96%) MS Exchange
10 20 (2.57%) SAS
11 14 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
12 13 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 11 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
14 9 (1.16%) Eucalyptus
14 9 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (1.03%) Lync
15 8 (1.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 83 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.78%) MS Office
3 10 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (1.41%) SAP Business One
2 8 (1.03%) Magento
3 7 (0.90%) Cognos Controller
3 7 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.39%) Orchard Housing
5 3 (0.39%) Aareon QL
5 3 (0.39%) OPENHousing
5 3 (0.39%) MIS ActiveH
5 3 (0.39%) Northgate Housing
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.39%) Agresso
5 3 (0.39%) Lawson
5 3 (0.39%) Academy Housing
5 3 (0.39%) arcHouse
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.06%) SaaS
2 12 (1.54%) Taleo
3 11 (1.41%) Responsys
4 10 (1.29%) PaaS
5 9 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 133 (17.10%) SAN
2 121 (15.55%) TCP/IP
3 91 (11.70%) DNS
4 58 (7.46%) Internet
5 57 (7.33%) NAS
6 50 (6.43%) HTTP
7 49 (6.30%) DHCP
8 46 (5.91%) LAN
9 45 (5.78%) Firewall
10 44 (5.66%) LDAP
11 43 (5.53%) WAN
12 32 (4.11%) Fibre Channel
13 21 (2.70%) SSH
14 18 (2.31%) FTP
15 14 (1.80%) VoIP
16 12 (1.54%) Cisco PIX
17 11 (1.41%) Network Security
18 9 (1.16%) VPN
19 8 (1.03%) HTTPS
19 8 (1.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 67 (8.61%) MySQL
3 65 (8.35%) Oracle Database
4 59 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 36 (4.63%) DB2
6 25 (3.21%) Oracle Reports
7 20 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (2.57%) RDBMS
8 18 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (1.93%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 15 (1.93%) Oracle9i Database
9 15 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.41%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.41%) OLTP
12 11 (1.41%) VLDB
13 10 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 46 (5.91%) Eclipse
2 41 (5.27%) JUnit
3 35 (4.50%) Git (software)
4 32 (4.11%) Maven
5 30 (3.86%) Subversion
6 25 (3.21%) Jenkins
7 21 (2.70%) Redmine
8 16 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.41%) Rational Application Developer
9 11 (1.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 10 (1.29%) LoadRunner
11 8 (1.03%) JMeter
12 7 (0.90%) Ant
13 6 (0.77%) Hudson
14 5 (0.64%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.64%) Gradle
14 5 (0.64%) NetBeans
15 4 (0.51%) StarTeam
15 4 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 4 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 269 (34.58%) Finance
2 57 (7.33%) Banking
3 29 (3.73%) Law
4 24 (3.08%) German Language
5 22 (2.83%) Spanish Language
6 21 (2.70%) Italian Language
7 20 (2.57%) Retail
8 19 (2.44%) Front Office
8 19 (2.44%) French Language
9 16 (2.06%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.80%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.67%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.54%) Back Office
13 11 (1.41%) Telecoms
14 10 (1.29%) Marketing
14 10 (1.29%) Dutch Language
14 10 (1.29%) Games
15 8 (1.03%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.90%) Legal
17 4 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 113 (14.52%) Administrator
2 96 (12.34%) Analyst
3 88 (11.31%) Developer
3 88 (11.31%) Systems Administrator
4 77 (9.90%) Applications Support
4 77 (9.90%) Java Developer
5 76 (9.77%) Consultant
6 67 (8.61%) Support Engineer
7 55 (7.07%) Support Analyst
8 47 (6.04%) UNIX Administrator
9 37 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
10 34 (4.37%) UNIX Engineer
11 33 (4.24%) Architect
11 33 (4.24%) Applications Support Analyst
12 32 (4.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 29 (3.73%) Support Consultant
13 29 (3.73%) Systems Analyst
13 29 (3.73%) Storage Engineer
14 26 (3.34%) Storage Support Engineer
14 26 (3.34%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (14.01%) J2EE
2 97 (12.47%) Web Services
3 65 (8.35%) XML
4 61 (7.84%) Spring
5 55 (7.07%) HTML
6 48 (6.17%) SOAP
7 44 (5.66%) CSS
8 37 (4.76%) .NET
9 34 (4.37%) EJB
10 32 (4.11%) Java EE
10 32 (4.11%) RESTful
11 28 (3.60%) jQuery
11 28 (3.60%) REST
12 27 (3.47%) Middleware
13 26 (3.34%) JMS
14 24 (3.08%) JSP
14 24 (3.08%) Java SE
15 23 (2.96%) Spring MVC
16 22 (2.83%) JPA
16 22 (2.83%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (10.28%) Computer Science
3 77 (9.90%) Data Centre
4 64 (8.23%) Clustering
5 51 (6.56%) Replication
6 30 (3.86%) Management Information System
7 26 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (3.08%) Equities
8 24 (3.08%) PKI
9 21 (2.70%) HACMP
10 19 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
11 18 (2.31%) EMC VNX
11 18 (2.31%) CLARiiON
11 18 (2.31%) Derivative
12 12 (1.54%) Statistics
12 12 (1.54%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.16%) LPAR
13 9 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.16%) AS400
13 9 (1.16%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 361 (46.40%) Linux
2 355 (45.63%) UNIX
3 284 (36.50%) Solaris
4 270 (34.70%) Windows
5 99 (12.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 78 (10.03%) AIX
7 62 (7.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (5.40%) Oracle Linux
8 42 (5.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (3.98%) HPUX
11 27 (3.47%) CentOS
12 19 (2.44%) SUSE
13 16 (2.06%) Windows 7
14 12 (1.54%) FreeBSD
15 7 (0.90%) Fedora
16 6 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (0.77%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.64%) Android
18 4 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (15.94%) ITIL
2 97 (12.47%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (8.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 56 (7.20%) Project Management
5 55 (7.07%) Change Management
6 54 (6.94%) Software Engineering
7 53 (6.81%) Capacity Planning
8 49 (6.30%) Problem Management
9 46 (5.91%) E-Commerce
10 44 (5.66%) Release Management
11 40 (5.14%) Service Management
12 37 (4.76%) UML
12 37 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
12 37 (4.76%) Patch Management
13 36 (4.63%) Mentoring
13 36 (4.63%) Time Management
13 36 (4.63%) Migration
14 32 (4.11%) Multithreading
15 31 (3.98%) Change Control
15 31 (3.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 229 (29.43%) Java
2 187 (24.04%) SQL
3 179 (23.01%) Perl
4 79 (10.15%) JavaScript
5 67 (8.61%) Python
6 65 (8.35%) Shell Script
7 48 (6.17%) Bash Shell
8 34 (4.37%) PowerShell
9 26 (3.34%) PL/SQL
10 22 (2.83%) C
10 22 (2.83%) PHP
11 18 (2.31%) Korn
12 15 (1.93%) VBA
13 14 (1.80%) VBScript
14 12 (1.54%) Objective-C
14 12 (1.54%) C#
15 11 (1.41%) C++
16 10 (1.29%) Bourne shell
17 9 (1.16%) XPath
17 9 (1.16%) AWK
Qualifications
1 129 (16.58%) Degree
2 94 (12.08%) Security Cleared
3 81 (10.41%) Sun Certification
4 76 (9.77%) SC Cleared
5 53 (6.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (5.27%) MCSE
7 41 (5.27%) DV Cleared
8 33 (4.24%) CCNA
9 22 (2.83%) OCPJP
10 21 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
10 21 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (2.57%) RHCE
12 14 (1.80%) MCITP
13 12 (1.54%) A+ Certification
13 12 (1.54%) OCMJD
13 12 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
13 12 (1.54%) Postgraduate
14 10 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (8.61%) SLA
2 62 (7.97%) QA
3 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 101 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (10.67%) Active Directory
3 44 (5.66%) NFS
4 38 (4.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 35 (4.50%) vSphere
6 34 (4.37%) Samba
7 33 (4.24%) Xen
8 25 (3.21%) Squid
9 22 (2.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 20 (2.57%) VMware ESX
11 18 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (2.19%) Hyper-V
13 15 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (1.16%) Veritas File System
14 9 (1.16%) iptables
15 6 (0.77%) vCloud
15 6 (0.77%) KVM
15 6 (0.77%) VirtualBox
15 6 (0.77%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 63 (8.10%) Oracle ZFS
2 44 (5.66%) NetBackup
3 35 (4.50%) Puppet
4 24 (3.08%) EMC NetWorker
5 21 (2.70%) Nagios
6 20 (2.57%) Tivoli
7 16 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
8 13 (1.67%) OpenView
8 13 (1.67%) SCCM
8 13 (1.67%) Data Guard
8 13 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (1.41%) Graphite
10 10 (1.29%) Cacti
11 9 (1.16%) Ganglia
12 8 (1.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 6 (0.77%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 6 (0.77%) SCOM
13 6 (0.77%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.64%) Legato
Vendors
1 380 (48.84%) Oracle
2 194 (24.94%) HP
3 159 (20.44%) IBM
4 154 (19.79%) VMware
5 140 (17.99%) Microsoft
6 137 (17.61%) Cisco
7 132 (16.97%) Red Hat
8 88 (11.31%) EMC
9 83 (10.67%) Veritas
10 75 (9.64%) Dell
11 55 (7.07%) NetApp
12 43 (5.53%) Sybase
13 42 (5.40%) Brocade
14 38 (4.88%) Citrix
15 28 (3.60%) Juniper
15 28 (3.60%) Hitachi
15 28 (3.60%) Infor
16 24 (3.08%) BMC
17 19 (2.44%) StorageTek
17 19 (2.44%) SAP
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