The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 526 514 400
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -114
Permanent jobs citing Sun 420 495 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.42% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.90% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 300 384 486
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,950 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+14.37% -5.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51571 55131 51801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.60% 46.68% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41660 44546 42531
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sun
Salary Trend

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

Sun Salary Trend in the UK

Sun
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Sun Salary Histogram in the UK

Sun
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 within the UK 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
England -30 392 £47,500 +2.15% 41
London -26 166 £51,750 -5.90% 18
South East +22 121 £48,500 +10.85% 8
Berkshire +9 57 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Reading +14 45 £50,000 +33.33% 2
City of London +12 38 £45,000 -15.09% 4
East of England -3 38 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Surrey +25 31 £50,000 -16.66% 2
North West +7 23 £35,000 - 5
Hampshire -19 19 £42,500 -17.07% 1
East Midlands -9 16 £47,500 +46.15% 4
Essex +16 15 £42,500 -
Scotland +12 15 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Hertfordshire +1 15 £52,500 +3.96%
Watford +8 12 £62,500 +8.69%
Redhill +12 11 £60,000 - 1
Yorkshire +8 10 £46,500 +89.79% 2
Manchester +5 10 £36,250 -23.68% 1
Reigate +26 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Staines - 9 £37,000 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £46,500 -
West Midlands -40 8 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Leeds - 8 £46,500 -
Andover - 8 £60,000 - 1
Southampton +4 7 £32,500 -27.77%
Cambridge +2 7 £80,000 +77.77%
Birmingham -9 7 £43,750 +82.29% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 7 £80,000 +77.77% 1
Maidenhead - 7 £27,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire +3 6 £47,500 +68.14% 2

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 402 (48.73%) Oracle
2 377 (45.70%) Linux
3 373 (45.21%) UNIX
4 301 (36.48%) Solaris
5 280 (33.94%) Finance
6 277 (33.58%) Windows
7 236 (28.61%) Java
8 205 (24.85%) SQL
8 205 (24.85%) HP
9 186 (22.55%) Perl
10 171 (20.73%) IBM
11 160 (19.39%) VMware
12 150 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 148 (17.94%) Cisco
14 142 (17.21%) Degree
15 139 (16.85%) SAN
15 139 (16.85%) Red Hat
16 126 (15.27%) ITIL
17 124 (15.03%) TCP/IP
18 119 (14.42%) SQL Server
19 111 (13.45%) J2EE
20 106 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
20 106 (12.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 101 (12.24%) Web Services
22 100 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
22 100 (12.12%) Security Cleared
23 99 (12.00%) Apache
24 95 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
25 93 (11.27%) DNS
25 93 (11.27%) EMC

Sun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 99 (12.00%) Apache
2 85 (10.30%) Tomcat
3 52 (6.30%) WebSphere
4 41 (4.97%) WebLogic
5 40 (4.85%) IIS
6 34 (4.12%) JBoss
7 33 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 33 (4.00%) GlassFish
8 32 (3.88%) SharePoint
9 25 (3.03%) MS Exchange
10 20 (2.42%) SAS
11 14 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 13 (1.58%) IBM HTTP Server
13 11 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (1.33%) Apache ServiceMix
14 9 (1.09%) Eucalyptus
14 9 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (0.97%) Drupal
Applications
1 90 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.45%) MS Office
3 14 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.45%) Dynamics GP
3 11 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (1.33%) SAP Business One
3 11 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
4 10 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (1.09%) Exchequer
6 8 (0.97%) Magento
7 7 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.85%) Cognos Controller
8 6 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.36%) Orchard Housing
9 3 (0.36%) Aareon QL
9 3 (0.36%) OPENHousing
9 3 (0.36%) MIS ActiveH
9 3 (0.36%) Northgate Housing
9 3 (0.36%) Agresso
9 3 (0.36%) Lawson
9 3 (0.36%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.94%) SaaS
2 13 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.45%) Taleo
4 11 (1.33%) Responsys
5 10 (1.21%) PaaS
6 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 139 (16.85%) SAN
2 124 (15.03%) TCP/IP
3 93 (11.27%) DNS
4 58 (7.03%) Internet
5 57 (6.91%) NAS
6 51 (6.18%) LAN
7 50 (6.06%) HTTP
8 49 (5.94%) WAN
8 49 (5.94%) DHCP
9 46 (5.58%) Firewall
10 44 (5.33%) LDAP
11 32 (3.88%) Fibre Channel
12 21 (2.55%) SSH
13 19 (2.30%) VoIP
14 18 (2.18%) FTP
15 12 (1.45%) Cisco PIX
16 11 (1.33%) Network Security
17 10 (1.21%) VPN
18 9 (1.09%) VLAN
19 8 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 69 (8.36%) Oracle Database
3 68 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 67 (8.12%) MySQL
5 36 (4.36%) DB2
6 27 (3.27%) RDBMS
7 25 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
8 22 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 20 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (1.82%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 15 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
11 14 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.33%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.33%) VLDB
13 11 (1.33%) OLTP
14 10 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 46 (5.58%) Eclipse
2 41 (4.97%) JUnit
3 35 (4.24%) Git (software)
4 32 (3.88%) Maven
5 30 (3.64%) Subversion
6 25 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 21 (2.55%) Redmine
8 16 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.33%) Rational Application Developer
9 11 (1.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 10 (1.21%) LoadRunner
11 8 (0.97%) JMeter
12 7 (0.85%) Ant
13 6 (0.73%) Hudson
14 5 (0.61%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.61%) Gradle
14 5 (0.61%) NetBeans
15 4 (0.48%) StarTeam
15 4 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 4 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 280 (33.94%) Finance
2 62 (7.52%) Banking
3 29 (3.52%) Law
4 24 (2.91%) Retail
4 24 (2.91%) German Language
5 22 (2.67%) Spanish Language
6 21 (2.55%) Italian Language
7 19 (2.30%) French Language
7 19 (2.30%) Front Office
8 17 (2.06%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.70%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.58%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.45%) Telecoms
11 12 (1.45%) Back Office
12 10 (1.21%) Marketing
12 10 (1.21%) Dutch Language
12 10 (1.21%) Games
13 8 (0.97%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.85%) Legal
15 4 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 120 (14.55%) Administrator
2 100 (12.12%) Analyst
3 95 (11.52%) Developer
4 91 (11.03%) Systems Administrator
5 87 (10.55%) Consultant
6 80 (9.70%) Java Developer
7 77 (9.33%) Applications Support
8 71 (8.61%) Support Engineer
9 57 (6.91%) Support Analyst
10 47 (5.70%) UNIX Administrator
11 37 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
12 36 (4.36%) Architect
13 34 (4.12%) UNIX Engineer
14 33 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
15 32 (3.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 29 (3.52%) Support Consultant
16 29 (3.52%) Systems Analyst
16 29 (3.52%) Storage Engineer
17 26 (3.15%) Storage Support Engineer
17 26 (3.15%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (13.45%) J2EE
2 101 (12.24%) Web Services
3 65 (7.88%) XML
4 61 (7.39%) Spring
5 55 (6.67%) HTML
6 48 (5.82%) SOAP
7 44 (5.33%) CSS
8 40 (4.85%) .NET
9 36 (4.36%) EJB
9 36 (4.36%) Java EE
10 32 (3.88%) RESTful
11 31 (3.76%) Middleware
12 30 (3.64%) REST
13 28 (3.39%) jQuery
13 28 (3.39%) JMS
14 26 (3.15%) Java SE
15 24 (2.91%) JPA
15 24 (2.91%) JSP
16 23 (2.79%) EJB 3.0
16 23 (2.79%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 95 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (10.30%) Computer Science
3 77 (9.33%) Data Centre
4 66 (8.00%) Clustering
5 57 (6.91%) Replication
6 32 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 26 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.91%) Equities
8 24 (2.91%) PKI
9 21 (2.55%) HACMP
10 19 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
11 18 (2.18%) EMC VNX
11 18 (2.18%) CLARiiON
11 18 (2.18%) Derivative
12 12 (1.45%) Statistics
12 12 (1.45%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.45%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.09%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.09%) LPAR
13 9 (1.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 377 (45.70%) Linux
2 373 (45.21%) UNIX
3 301 (36.48%) Solaris
4 277 (33.58%) Windows
5 106 (12.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 78 (9.45%) AIX
7 66 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 42 (5.09%) Oracle Linux
10 39 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (3.76%) HPUX
12 27 (3.27%) CentOS
13 19 (2.30%) SUSE
14 18 (2.18%) Windows 7
15 12 (1.45%) FreeBSD
16 7 (0.85%) Fedora
17 6 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
17 6 (0.73%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.61%) Android
18 5 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (15.27%) ITIL
2 100 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 58 (7.03%) Project Management
5 57 (6.91%) Capacity Planning
6 56 (6.79%) Change Management
7 54 (6.55%) Software Engineering
8 50 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 49 (5.94%) Problem Management
10 44 (5.33%) Release Management
11 41 (4.97%) Patch Management
12 40 (4.85%) Mentoring
12 40 (4.85%) Service Management
13 38 (4.61%) Migration
14 37 (4.48%) UML
14 37 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
14 37 (4.48%) Time Management
15 36 (4.36%) Service Delivery
16 32 (3.88%) Multithreading
17 31 (3.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 236 (28.61%) Java
2 205 (24.85%) SQL
3 186 (22.55%) Perl
4 80 (9.70%) JavaScript
5 71 (8.61%) Shell Script
6 67 (8.12%) Python
7 50 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 34 (4.12%) PowerShell
9 26 (3.15%) PL/SQL
10 24 (2.91%) C
11 22 (2.67%) PHP
12 18 (2.18%) Korn
13 15 (1.82%) VBA
14 14 (1.70%) VBScript
14 14 (1.70%) C#
15 12 (1.45%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.33%) C++
17 10 (1.21%) VB
17 10 (1.21%) Bourne shell
18 9 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 142 (17.21%) Degree
2 100 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 84 (10.18%) Sun Certification
4 82 (9.94%) SC Cleared
5 58 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 56 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (5.58%) MCSE
8 41 (4.97%) DV Cleared
9 38 (4.61%) CCNA
10 24 (2.91%) OCPJP
11 23 (2.79%) Oracle Certification
12 21 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (2.42%) RHCE
14 14 (1.70%) MCITP
15 12 (1.45%) OCMJD
15 12 (1.45%) VTSP
15 12 (1.45%) A+ Certification
15 12 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
15 12 (1.45%) MOS
15 12 (1.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (9.09%) SLA
2 62 (7.52%) QA
3 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 106 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (10.30%) Active Directory
3 48 (5.82%) NFS
4 42 (5.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 38 (4.61%) Samba
6 35 (4.24%) Xen
6 35 (4.24%) vSphere
7 25 (3.03%) Squid
8 22 (2.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 21 (2.55%) VMware ESX
10 19 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
11 18 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (2.06%) Hyper-V
13 9 (1.09%) Veritas File System
13 9 (1.09%) iptables
14 6 (0.73%) vCloud
14 6 (0.73%) KVM
14 6 (0.73%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.73%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.73%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 63 (7.64%) Oracle ZFS
2 44 (5.33%) NetBackup
3 35 (4.24%) Puppet
4 24 (2.91%) EMC NetWorker
4 24 (2.91%) Tivoli
5 21 (2.55%) Nagios
6 16 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
7 14 (1.70%) OpenView
8 13 (1.58%) SCCM
8 13 (1.58%) Data Guard
8 13 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (1.33%) Graphite
10 10 (1.21%) Cacti
11 9 (1.09%) Ganglia
12 8 (0.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 7 (0.85%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.73%) SCOM
14 6 (0.73%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 5 (0.61%) Legato
Vendors
1 402 (48.73%) Oracle
2 205 (24.85%) HP
3 171 (20.73%) IBM
4 160 (19.39%) VMware
5 150 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 148 (17.94%) Cisco
7 139 (16.85%) Red Hat
8 93 (11.27%) EMC
9 87 (10.55%) Veritas
10 80 (9.70%) Dell
11 55 (6.67%) NetApp
12 43 (5.21%) Sybase
12 43 (5.21%) Brocade
13 39 (4.73%) Citrix
14 32 (3.88%) Juniper
15 28 (3.39%) BMC
15 28 (3.39%) Hitachi
15 28 (3.39%) Infor
16 19 (2.30%) StorageTek
16 19 (2.30%) SAP
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £64000 - £78000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £40k - £45k per annum + Pension, Health, 25 days
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000k plus outstanding package
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
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London
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health, 25 days
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
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