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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 631 595 548
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -47
Permanent jobs citing Sun 319 397 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.77% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 234 282 411
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,898 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.26% +11.76%

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
46584 51824 55874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.44% 46.90% 46.57%
Number of salaries quoted 38083 41521 44877
Median 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 median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Sun as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -50 291 £50,000 - 35
London -57 113 £55,000 - 15
South East +33 98 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Berkshire +7 36 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Reading +20 31 £50,000 -4.76% 2
East of England +25 27 £80,000 +77.77% 1
West Midlands -6 27 £40,000 +77.77%
Surrey +4 24 £67,500 +35.00% 2
City of London +19 17 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Oxfordshire - 15 £72,500 - 7
Cambridgeshire +11 14 £80,000 +171.18%
Cambridge +11 14 £80,000 +171.18%
Oxford - 14 £72,500 - 6
Birmingham -9 13 £35,000 +48.93%
Glasgow +1 12 £44,750 -31.15% 1
Scotland 0 12 £44,750 -31.15% 1
Yorkshire +8 11 £55,000 -19.11%
West Yorkshire +5 11 £55,000 -19.11%
East Midlands +3 11 £40,000 +11.11% 1
South West 0 11 £25,000 -34.21% 1
Coventry +14 10 £40,000 +128.57%
Gloucestershire - 10 £25,000 -
Cirencester - 10 £25,000 -
Horsham +6 9 £40,000 -20.00%
West Sussex -7 9 £35,000 -30.00%
Guildford - 9 £50,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +31 8 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Buckinghamshire +28 8 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Northamptonshire +16 6 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Northampton +13 6 £40,000 +11.11%

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Sun.

1 319 (51.53%) Linux
2 302 (48.79%) Oracle
3 252 (40.71%) Unix
4 199 (32.15%) Windows
5 197 (31.83%) SQL
6 174 (28.11%) SQL Server
7 171 (27.63%) Solaris
8 164 (26.49%) Java
9 149 (24.07%) Web Services
10 147 (23.75%) Finance
11 146 (23.59%) Apache
12 130 (21.00%) Degree
13 128 (20.68%) Red Hat
14 126 (20.36%) SAN
15 121 (19.55%) Tomcat
16 115 (18.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 114 (18.42%) Relational Database
17 114 (18.42%) ITIL
18 107 (17.29%) Perl
18 107 (17.29%) IBM
19 106 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
20 100 (16.16%) TCP/IP
20 100 (16.16%) J2EE
21 98 (15.83%) WebSphere
22 94 (15.19%) VMware
23 93 (15.02%) HP
24 89 (14.38%) Firewall
24 89 (14.38%) MySQL
25 84 (13.57%) WebLogic
25 84 (13.57%) Microsoft

Sun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 146 (23.59%) Apache
2 121 (19.55%) Tomcat
3 98 (15.83%) WebSphere
4 84 (13.57%) WebLogic
5 77 (12.44%) JBoss
6 56 (9.05%) BizTalk Server
6 56 (9.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 40 (6.46%) IIS
8 26 (4.20%) SharePoint
9 24 (3.88%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (2.58%) GlassFish
11 14 (2.26%) MS Exchange
11 14 (2.26%) Oracle Application Server
12 13 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (1.62%) Apache Pig
14 7 (1.13%) CMS
15 6 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.97%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.81%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 49 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.23%) MS Office
3 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 17 (2.75%) Oracle 11i
1 17 (2.75%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (2.58%) Infor SunSystems
3 11 (1.78%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (1.62%) Misys Opics
5 8 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.48%) Exchequer
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.48%) SAP GRC
10 2 (0.32%) Algo Collateral
10 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.32%) EQXanite
10 2 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.16%) HFM
11 1 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
11 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 66 (10.66%) SaaS
2 60 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.78%) Mimecast
4 9 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.65%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.48%) PaaS
7 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.32%) Datadog
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 126 (20.36%) SAN
2 100 (16.16%) TCP/IP
3 89 (14.38%) Firewall
4 84 (13.57%) NAS
5 80 (12.92%) LDAP
6 62 (10.02%) HTTP
7 52 (8.40%) DNS
8 43 (6.95%) Internet
9 24 (3.88%) LAN
9 24 (3.88%) WAN
10 22 (3.55%) DHCP
11 19 (3.07%) SNMP
12 16 (2.58%) Fibre Channel
13 14 (2.26%) SSL
14 12 (1.94%) SSH
15 11 (1.78%) Network Security
16 10 (1.62%) Multicast
17 8 (1.29%) Ethernet
18 7 (1.13%) PBX
19 6 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (28.11%) SQL Server
2 114 (18.42%) Relational Database
3 89 (14.38%) MySQL
4 74 (11.95%) RDBMS
5 54 (8.72%) Oracle Database
6 32 (5.17%) DB2
7 26 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (3.07%) Oracle Database 10g
9 19 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (2.91%) Oracle9i Database
11 16 (2.58%) Oracle Database 12c
11 16 (2.58%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 16 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (2.42%) Oracle Discoverer
13 14 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.78%) Big Data
14 11 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (3.39%) Subversion
2 14 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.10%) JUnit
4 10 (1.62%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.45%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.29%) JIRA
6 8 (1.29%) Maven
6 8 (1.29%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.97%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.81%) Ant
8 5 (0.81%) FitNesse
8 5 (0.81%) Selenium
9 4 (0.65%) Hudson
9 4 (0.65%) Log4j
9 4 (0.65%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.65%) Mockito
9 4 (0.65%) TestNG
10 1 (0.16%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.16%) Redmine
General
1 147 (23.75%) Finance
2 44 (7.11%) Banking
3 35 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.52%) Back Office
5 21 (3.39%) Front Office
6 16 (2.58%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.10%) Marketing
8 11 (1.78%) Retail
9 10 (1.62%) Law
10 9 (1.45%) Legal
11 8 (1.29%) German Language
11 8 (1.29%) Publishing
12 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.97%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.97%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.48%) Billing
13 3 (0.48%) Electronics
14 2 (0.32%) Games
14 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (18.26%) Applications Support
2 112 (18.09%) Analyst
3 108 (17.45%) Developer
4 90 (14.54%) Support Analyst
5 78 (12.60%) Java Developer
6 62 (10.02%) Applications Support Analyst
6 62 (10.02%) Linux Support
7 51 (8.24%) Consultant
7 51 (8.24%) Support Engineer
8 47 (7.59%) Architect
9 43 (6.95%) Administrator
10 42 (6.79%) Web Applications Support
11 38 (6.14%) J2EE Developer
11 38 (6.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 36 (5.82%) Linux Engineer
13 31 (5.01%) SQL Analyst
13 31 (5.01%) SQL Support Analyst
13 31 (5.01%) Technical Support
14 30 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 30 (4.85%) SaaS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (24.07%) Web Services
2 100 (16.16%) J2EE
3 72 (11.63%) .NET
4 66 (10.66%) LAMP
5 54 (8.72%) Spring
6 48 (7.75%) XML
7 42 (6.79%) SOAP
8 40 (6.46%) jQuery
9 37 (5.98%) EJB
10 36 (5.82%) J2SE
11 35 (5.65%) Hibernate
11 35 (5.65%) Middleware
12 34 (5.49%) JSP
13 30 (4.85%) REST
14 23 (3.72%) Servlets
15 21 (3.39%) Ajax
15 21 (3.39%) Dojo
15 21 (3.39%) Java EE
15 21 (3.39%) JDBC
16 20 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 83 (13.41%) Computer Science
2 51 (8.24%) Clustering
3 42 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 25 (4.04%) Equities
6 24 (3.88%) Data Centre
6 24 (3.88%) PKI
7 21 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (3.07%) Hedge funds
9 18 (2.91%) N-Tier
10 14 (2.26%) DataPower
10 14 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (1.94%) Derivative
11 12 (1.94%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.29%) CMDB
12 8 (1.29%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.29%) Fintech
12 8 (1.29%) Replication
12 8 (1.29%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 319 (51.53%) Linux
2 252 (40.71%) Unix
3 199 (32.15%) Windows
4 171 (27.63%) Solaris
5 115 (18.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 64 (10.34%) Windows Server
7 44 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (5.65%) AIX
9 22 (3.55%) Oracle Linux
9 22 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (3.39%) SUSE
11 14 (2.26%) Windows 7
11 14 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (2.10%) CentOS
13 11 (1.78%) Android
14 10 (1.62%) Debian
14 10 (1.62%) HPUX
14 10 (1.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 7 (1.13%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (18.42%) ITIL
2 106 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (12.76%) Software Engineering
4 63 (10.18%) Multithreading
5 56 (9.05%) Problem Management
6 53 (8.56%) Web Operations
7 50 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 47 (7.59%) Mentoring
9 46 (7.43%) Service Delivery
10 44 (7.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 43 (6.95%) UML
12 41 (6.62%) Project Management
12 41 (6.62%) SOA
13 40 (6.46%) E-Commerce
14 37 (5.98%) ITIL V3
14 37 (5.98%) Line Management
15 35 (5.65%) Release Management
16 34 (5.49%) Unit Testing
17 33 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
18 30 (4.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 197 (31.83%) SQL
2 164 (26.49%) Java
3 107 (17.29%) Perl
4 69 (11.15%) JavaScript
5 63 (10.18%) PowerShell
6 49 (7.92%) Shell Script
7 40 (6.46%) Python
8 23 (3.72%) Bash Shell
9 20 (3.23%) VBA
10 16 (2.58%) XPath
11 11 (1.78%) Groovy
11 11 (1.78%) Korn
11 11 (1.78%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.62%) C++
12 10 (1.62%) VB
13 9 (1.45%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.45%) Ruby
13 9 (1.45%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.13%) C#
15 6 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 130 (21.00%) Degree
2 69 (11.15%) Sun Certification
3 49 (7.92%) Security Cleared
4 36 (5.82%) SC Cleared
5 30 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (4.20%) Oracle Certification
7 22 (3.55%) OCPJP
8 17 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (2.58%) Brainbench
10 15 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
11 12 (1.94%) LPIC
11 12 (1.94%) MCSE
11 12 (1.94%) RHCE
12 10 (1.62%) CCNA
13 8 (1.29%) ISEB
13 8 (1.29%) RHCSA
14 6 (0.97%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.97%) Postgraduate
15 5 (0.81%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.65%) SLA
2 14 (2.26%) QA
3 7 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.65%) ISAE 3402
4 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.65%) ISO27005
4 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) SAS 70
System Software
1 74 (11.95%) Oracle RAC
2 54 (8.72%) Active Directory
2 54 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.88%) vSphere
4 23 (3.72%) Firmware
5 22 (3.55%) NFS
6 20 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 18 (2.91%) VMware ESX
8 16 (2.58%) XenApp
9 14 (2.26%) Hyper-V
9 14 (2.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 13 (2.10%) Samba
11 8 (1.29%) Squid
12 7 (1.13%) Veritas File System
13 6 (0.97%) Xen
14 5 (0.81%) KVM
14 5 (0.81%) pfSense
15 4 (0.65%) iptables
15 4 (0.65%) Postfix
15 4 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 68 (10.99%) Puppet
2 53 (8.56%) OpenAM
3 35 (5.65%) Oracle ZFS
4 28 (4.52%) NetBackup
5 24 (3.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 21 (3.39%) Tivoli
7 16 (2.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 13 (2.10%) SCCM
8 13 (2.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 12 (1.94%) Red Hat Satellite
10 11 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (1.29%) Unicenter
12 7 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
12 7 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
13 6 (0.97%) Control-M
13 6 (0.97%) Nagios
13 6 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (0.97%) Simpana
13 6 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 302 (48.79%) Oracle
2 128 (20.68%) Red Hat
3 107 (17.29%) IBM
4 94 (15.19%) VMware
5 93 (15.02%) HP
6 84 (13.57%) Microsoft
7 74 (11.95%) Cisco
8 48 (7.75%) Veritas
9 47 (7.59%) Sybase
10 37 (5.98%) EMC
11 35 (5.65%) Dell
12 34 (5.49%) Citrix
13 28 (4.52%) NetApp
14 19 (3.07%) SAP
15 16 (2.58%) Hyperion
15 16 (2.58%) Intel Security
15 16 (2.58%) SolarWinds
16 12 (1.94%) CA
16 12 (1.94%) CheckPoint
16 12 (1.94%) Symantec
Surrey
Annapurna HR
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
IBS Consulting
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
IBS Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
HFG
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Avance Consulting
Salary: Based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HFG
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum dependent on experience + strong ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus + Private Health + 6% pe
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
TDA Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Wilmslow
Venturi
Salary: £18000 per annum + extensive benefits and comission
Posted: 22 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 23 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 23 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Oxford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Oxford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Edenbridge
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago