The first table below looks at the demand for Sun Certification in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 814 798 767
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -31
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 93 71 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.24% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 85 60 98
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31712 29651 33003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.13% 27.27% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24819 23877 28269
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sun Certification
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the UK.

Sun Certification Salary Trend in the UK

Sun Certification
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun Certification over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 within the UK.

Sun Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

Sun Certification
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
England -16 91 £37,500 - 12
South East +26 33 £38,250 +2.00% 1
East Midlands +19 26 £36,250 -3.33% 5
London -18 22 £50,000 - 3
Northamptonshire 0 20 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Northampton -1 20 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Buckinghamshire - 14 £32,500 -
East of England +2 13 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands +7 12 £32,500 -13.33%
Milton Keynes - 12 £32,500 -
Hampshire +8 10 £41,000 +9.33%
Coventry +3 7 £32,500 -7.14%
South West -11 7 £38,500 +40.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 6 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Nottingham +5 6 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Bristol -1 5 £40,000 +45.45%
Surrey -5 5 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £30,000 -
Bedford - 5 £30,000 -
Redhill - 5 £60,000 -
City of London -5 4 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Fareham - 4 £35,000 -
Berkshire +5 3 £45,000 -
Essex - 3 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £52,500 -
Colchester - 3 £50,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £55,000 -
Leamington Spa - 3 £52,500 -
Scotland -15 2 £42,000 -18.04%

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Sun Certification 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 Certification.

1 174 (84.06%) Java
2 115 (55.56%) Sun
3 112 (54.11%) Linux
4 100 (48.31%) SQL
5 96 (46.38%) Oracle
6 86 (41.55%) XML
7 84 (40.58%) Web Services
8 81 (39.13%) UNIX
9 74 (35.75%) J2EE
10 71 (34.30%) Spring
11 68 (32.85%) Degree
12 64 (30.92%) Struts
13 63 (30.43%) JavaScript
14 61 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
15 59 (28.50%) Hibernate
15 59 (28.50%) JUnit
16 56 (27.05%) JSP
17 48 (23.19%) SAN
17 48 (23.19%) Software Engineering
18 47 (22.71%) Windows
19 43 (20.77%) Finance
20 41 (19.81%) Scrum
20 41 (19.81%) Computer Science
21 40 (19.32%) Puppet
21 40 (19.32%) Opscode Chef
21 40 (19.32%) Telecoms
22 38 (18.36%) Microsoft
23 37 (17.87%) EJB
24 36 (17.39%) Firewall
25 35 (16.91%) Ant

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Sun Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (13.53%) Tomcat
2 25 (12.08%) Apache
3 24 (11.59%) WebLogic
4 10 (4.83%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.86%) nginx
6 5 (2.42%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (1.93%) IIS
7 4 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.45%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.97%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.97%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.48%) Node.js
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.48%) Site Server
Applications
1 23 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.83%) GitHub
3 4 (1.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (23.19%) SAN
2 36 (17.39%) Firewall
3 32 (15.46%) VPN
4 30 (14.49%) TCP/IP
5 27 (13.04%) DNS
6 26 (12.56%) Reverse Proxy
7 16 (7.73%) Internet
8 11 (5.31%) HTTP
9 8 (3.86%) ATM
10 7 (3.38%) iSCSI
11 6 (2.90%) MPLS
12 5 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (1.93%) 4G
13 4 (1.93%) xDSL
13 4 (1.93%) VoIP
13 4 (1.93%) Ethernet
13 4 (1.93%) PPP
14 2 (0.97%) LDAP
14 2 (0.97%) Broadband
15 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.59%) MySQL
2 18 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 12 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.83%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.83%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (2.42%) DB2
7 3 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.48%) Big Data
9 1 (0.48%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 59 (28.50%) JUnit
2 35 (16.91%) Ant
3 33 (15.94%) Maven
4 26 (12.56%) Jenkins
5 22 (10.63%) Eclipse
6 16 (7.73%) Subversion
7 13 (6.28%) Git (software)
8 11 (5.31%) Hudson
9 9 (4.35%) Cucumber
9 9 (4.35%) Selenium
10 8 (3.86%) Gerrit
10 8 (3.86%) JBehave
11 6 (2.90%) Eclipse RCP
12 5 (2.42%) CruiseControl
12 5 (2.42%) WebLogic Workshop
13 4 (1.93%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 4 (1.93%) NetBeans
13 4 (1.93%) Rational Application Developer
14 3 (1.45%) WebDriver
14 3 (1.45%) Log4j
General
1 43 (20.77%) Finance
2 40 (19.32%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.31%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.35%) Advertising
5 8 (3.86%) Marketing
6 7 (3.38%) Retail
7 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.45%) Back Office
9 2 (0.97%) Games
9 2 (0.97%) Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 140 (67.63%) Developer
2 118 (57.00%) Java Developer
3 53 (25.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 46 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
5 23 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 23 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (10.63%) Architect
7 19 (9.18%) Support Engineer
8 14 (6.76%) Programmer
9 12 (5.80%) Analyst
9 12 (5.80%) Consultant
10 11 (5.31%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) Developer Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) Software Support Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) UNIX Engineer
11 9 (4.35%) Web Developer
11 9 (4.35%) Administrator
12 8 (3.86%) Technical Support Engineer
12 8 (3.86%) UNIX Administrator
12 8 (3.86%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (41.55%) XML
2 84 (40.58%) Web Services
3 74 (35.75%) J2EE
4 71 (34.30%) Spring
5 64 (30.92%) Struts
6 59 (28.50%) Hibernate
7 56 (27.05%) JSP
8 37 (17.87%) EJB
9 31 (14.98%) HTML
10 25 (12.08%) Servlets
10 25 (12.08%) Ajax
11 19 (9.18%) JMS
12 17 (8.21%) JSTL
12 17 (8.21%) CSS
12 17 (8.21%) HTML5
13 16 (7.73%) XHTML
14 14 (6.76%) JSON
15 12 (5.80%) JAXB
16 9 (4.35%) Swing
16 9 (4.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.81%) Computer Science
2 35 (16.91%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (12.56%) Replication
4 6 (2.90%) Clustering
5 5 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.42%) Open Source
6 4 (1.93%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.97%) Online Games
7 2 (0.97%) NHS
8 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 112 (54.11%) Linux
2 81 (39.13%) UNIX
3 47 (22.71%) Windows
4 30 (14.49%) Solaris
5 9 (4.35%) HPUX
6 8 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.45%) SUSE
8 2 (0.97%) Android
8 2 (0.97%) AIX
8 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (23.19%) Software Engineering
3 41 (19.81%) Scrum
4 33 (15.94%) Unit Testing
5 31 (14.98%) Configuration Management
6 30 (14.49%) Web Development
7 29 (14.01%) E-Commerce
7 29 (14.01%) TDD
8 24 (11.59%) UML
9 20 (9.66%) Service Management
10 18 (8.70%) SOA
10 18 (8.70%) ITIL
10 18 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (8.70%) MVC
11 17 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (7.73%) OO
13 14 (6.76%) TOGAF
14 13 (6.28%) System Testing
15 10 (4.83%) Capacity Planning
15 10 (4.83%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 174 (84.06%) Java
2 100 (48.31%) SQL
3 63 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 28 (13.53%) Shell Script
4 28 (13.53%) PowerShell
5 26 (12.56%) PL/SQL
6 14 (6.76%) Perl
6 14 (6.76%) PHP
7 13 (6.28%) Python
8 9 (4.35%) Scala
9 6 (2.90%) XPath
10 4 (1.93%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.45%) Groovy
11 3 (1.45%) Ruby
11 3 (1.45%) XQuery
12 2 (0.97%) LotusScript
12 2 (0.97%) VBA
12 2 (0.97%) C++
13 1 (0.48%) C#
13 1 (0.48%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 68 (32.85%) Degree
2 33 (15.94%) OCPJP
3 18 (8.70%) SCSA
4 15 (7.25%) OCPJWCD
4 15 (7.25%) MBCS
4 15 (7.25%) CITP
5 14 (6.76%) OCMJD
5 14 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (5.80%) CCNP
6 12 (5.80%) CCNA
7 8 (3.86%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (3.86%) RHCE
7 8 (3.86%) PhD
7 8 (3.86%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.93%) OCP
10 3 (1.45%) RHCA
10 3 (1.45%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.28%) QA
2 10 (4.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (14.49%) VMware ESXi
2 24 (11.59%) KVM
2 24 (11.59%) Hyper-V
3 13 (6.28%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (2.90%) vSphere
6 5 (2.42%) Veritas File System
6 5 (2.42%) XenApp
6 5 (2.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.48%) NFS
Systems Management
1 40 (19.32%) Puppet
1 40 (19.32%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (7.25%) NetBackup
3 8 (3.86%) Capistrano
4 5 (2.42%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (1.93%) Nagios
6 3 (1.45%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.45%) Legato
Vendors
1 115 (55.56%) Sun
2 96 (46.38%) Oracle
3 38 (18.36%) Microsoft
4 19 (9.18%) HP
5 16 (7.73%) JBoss
6 13 (6.28%) Veritas
7 11 (5.31%) Red Hat
8 9 (4.35%) VMware
9 7 (3.38%) Symantec
10 6 (2.90%) Cisco
11 5 (2.42%) Citrix
11 5 (2.42%) BEA
11 5 (2.42%) BMC
12 4 (1.93%) IBM
13 3 (1.45%) EMC
13 3 (1.45%) Business Objects
13 3 (1.45%) CommVault
13 3 (1.45%) NetApp
13 3 (1.45%) Huawei
13 3 (1.45%) 3PAR
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £46,837 + pkg
Posted: 6 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £40,500 + pkg
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago