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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 585 610 548
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -62
Permanent jobs citing Sun 319 372 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.75% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 253 266 404
Median salary £51,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+19.76% -1.76%

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
40999 49626 54077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.62% 45.62% 47.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33017 40668 42793
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +2 294 £55,000 +15.78% 19
London -3 121 £55,000 +4.76% 8
South East +61 88 £55,000 +25.00% 6
Berkshire +47 38 £57,500 +21.05% 2
East of England +45 38 £60,500 +2.97% 2
Reading +47 35 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Cambridgeshire +19 24 £65,000 -18.75%
West Midlands -16 20 £40,000 -16.04% 1
Cambridge +21 19 £75,000 -6.25%
North East +24 17 £39,000 +8.33% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +20 17 £39,000 -22.00% 1
Tyne and Wear +13 17 £39,000 +8.33% 1
Surrey +12 17 £60,000 +50.00% 3
City of London +25 16 £46,750 -1.57% 3
Scotland +24 16 £38,670 -10.07% 3
Hampshire +4 15 £55,000 +22.22%
Coventry +7 14 £40,000 -6.19% 1
Glasgow +25 13 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands +17 13 £40,000 -
South West +5 13 £44,000 +27.53%
Andover -4 13 £55,000 +37.50%
Filton - 12 £44,000 -
Gloucestershire - 12 £44,000 -
Northamptonshire +27 11 £40,000 +3.22%
Buckinghamshire +25 11 £40,000 +6.66%
Milton Keynes +25 11 £40,000 +6.66%
Northampton +17 11 £40,000 +3.22%
Hertfordshire +24 8 £57,750 -7.60% 1
Birmingham -20 6 £41,250 -24.31%
West Sussex +16 5 £58,500 +17.00%

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 333 (53.28%) Linux
2 312 (49.92%) Oracle
3 222 (35.52%) Unix
4 186 (29.76%) Solaris
5 176 (28.16%) Apache
6 166 (26.56%) Windows
7 163 (26.08%) Finance
8 162 (25.92%) SAN
9 160 (25.60%) Red Hat
10 149 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
11 148 (23.68%) Java
12 147 (23.52%) Perl
13 146 (23.36%) Firewall
14 144 (23.04%) TCP/IP
15 143 (22.88%) SQL
16 140 (22.40%) SQL Server
17 136 (21.76%) Tomcat
18 128 (20.48%) HP
19 124 (19.84%) Degree
20 120 (19.20%) WebLogic
21 119 (19.04%) Web Services
22 117 (18.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 107 (17.12%) MySQL
24 99 (15.84%) Relational Database
25 96 (15.36%) LAMP
25 96 (15.36%) LDAP
26 94 (15.04%) VMware
26 94 (15.04%) Puppet
27 90 (14.40%) Amazon AWS
28 89 (14.24%) ITIL

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
1 176 (28.16%) Apache
2 136 (21.76%) Tomcat
3 120 (19.20%) WebLogic
4 83 (13.28%) WebSphere
5 77 (12.32%) JBoss
6 66 (10.56%) BizTalk Server
7 62 (9.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 26 (4.16%) SharePoint
9 24 (3.84%) IIS
10 13 (2.08%) Skype for Business
11 11 (1.76%) MS Exchange
12 9 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (1.12%) Confluence
14 7 (1.12%) JCAPS
14 7 (1.12%) nginx
15 6 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
16 5 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 51 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.72%) MS Office
3 8 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.80%) MS Project
5 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.92%) Misys Opics
2 8 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.12%) Infor SunSystems
4 6 (0.96%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.96%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.48%) Aareon QL
7 3 (0.48%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.48%) MIS ActiveH
7 3 (0.48%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.48%) OPENHousing
7 3 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.48%) Orchard Housing
7 3 (0.48%) Pegasus Opera
7 3 (0.48%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 90 (14.40%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (12.64%) SaaS
3 13 (2.08%) Office 365
4 9 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.80%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.16%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 162 (25.92%) SAN
2 146 (23.36%) Firewall
3 144 (23.04%) TCP/IP
4 96 (15.36%) LDAP
5 80 (12.80%) HTTP
6 75 (12.00%) NAS
7 56 (8.96%) Internet
8 47 (7.52%) DNS
9 26 (4.16%) SSH
10 24 (3.84%) NetScaler
10 24 (3.84%) SSL
11 19 (3.04%) DHCP
12 18 (2.88%) Network Security
13 17 (2.72%) LAN
14 16 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
15 14 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
15 14 (2.24%) Multicast
16 12 (1.92%) Kerberos
17 11 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
18 10 (1.60%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 107 (17.12%) MySQL
3 99 (15.84%) Relational Database
4 81 (12.96%) RDBMS
5 28 (4.48%) DB2
6 26 (4.16%) Oracle Database
7 18 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (2.88%) NoSQL
8 16 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.28%) Hazelcast
11 8 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.96%) OLTP
12 6 (0.96%) QlikView
13 5 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.80%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 37 (5.92%) JIRA
2 21 (3.36%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.20%) Maven
4 15 (2.40%) Ant
5 13 (2.08%) Subversion
6 12 (1.92%) Gradle
6 12 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (1.60%) Selenium
8 9 (1.44%) Jasmine
9 8 (1.28%) Grunt
10 6 (0.96%) JUnit
10 6 (0.96%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.64%) Appium
11 4 (0.64%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.64%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.48%) ProC
12 3 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.32%) Bitbucket
General
1 163 (26.08%) Finance
2 38 (6.08%) Banking
3 35 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.16%) Games
5 24 (3.84%) Back Office
6 17 (2.72%) Front Office
7 15 (2.40%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.08%) Law
9 11 (1.76%) Retail
10 8 (1.28%) Legal
11 7 (1.12%) Advertising
12 5 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.80%) Publishing
12 5 (0.80%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.80%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.48%) German Language
13 3 (0.48%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.32%) French Language
14 2 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 107 (17.12%) Applications Support
2 94 (15.04%) Analyst
3 91 (14.56%) Developer
4 73 (11.68%) Linux Engineer
5 70 (11.20%) Linux Support
6 68 (10.88%) Support Engineer
7 64 (10.24%) Support Analyst
8 57 (9.12%) Java Developer
9 53 (8.48%) Unix Engineer
10 52 (8.32%) Applications Support Analyst
11 51 (8.16%) Web Applications Support
12 49 (7.84%) Architect
13 47 (7.52%) Applications Engineer
13 47 (7.52%) Applications Support Engineer
14 46 (7.36%) Linux Support Engineer
15 43 (6.88%) Web Engineer
16 40 (6.40%) Server Support
17 35 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 34 (5.44%) Server Engineer
19 33 (5.28%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (19.04%) Web Services
2 96 (15.36%) LAMP
3 76 (12.16%) Middleware
4 72 (11.52%) J2EE
5 53 (8.48%) Spring
6 52 (8.32%) XML
7 46 (7.36%) HTML
8 36 (5.76%) CSS
9 31 (4.96%) J2SE
9 31 (4.96%) jQuery
10 29 (4.64%) RESTful
11 27 (4.32%) .NET
12 25 (4.00%) SOAP
13 22 (3.52%) Hibernate
13 22 (3.52%) REST
14 20 (3.20%) JSP
14 20 (3.20%) Node.js
15 19 (3.04%) HTML5
16 18 (2.88%) AngularJS
17 17 (2.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.52%) Computer Science
2 71 (11.36%) Clustering
3 52 (8.32%) Data Centre
4 47 (7.52%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (5.60%) Replication
6 32 (5.12%) Management Information System
7 29 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (4.00%) Driving Licence
9 24 (3.84%) Online Games
9 24 (3.84%) Wiki
10 19 (3.04%) PKI
11 13 (2.08%) SCADA
11 13 (2.08%) Visualisation
12 12 (1.92%) Fintech
12 12 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
12 12 (1.92%) Mobile Games
12 12 (1.92%) Statistics
13 11 (1.76%) User Experience
14 10 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (1.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 333 (53.28%) Linux
2 222 (35.52%) Unix
3 186 (29.76%) Solaris
4 166 (26.56%) Windows
5 117 (18.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (7.20%) AIX
7 43 (6.88%) Windows Server
8 28 (4.48%) CentOS
8 28 (4.48%) Oracle Linux
9 24 (3.84%) HPUX
10 23 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (2.56%) SUSE
12 13 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (1.60%) Windows 7
13 10 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (1.28%) FreeBSD
14 8 (1.28%) OpenVMS
15 6 (0.96%) Android
16 5 (0.80%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (14.24%) ITIL
3 67 (10.72%) Web Operations
4 63 (10.08%) Project Management
4 63 (10.08%) Software Engineering
5 62 (9.92%) Mentoring
6 44 (7.04%) Multithreading
7 43 (6.88%) Incident Management
7 43 (6.88%) Scrum
8 40 (6.40%) Service Delivery
9 37 (5.92%) Web Development
10 36 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 36 (5.76%) UML
11 35 (5.60%) DevOps
11 35 (5.60%) High Availability
12 34 (5.44%) OO
12 34 (5.44%) Root Cause Analysis
13 33 (5.28%) Problem Management
14 32 (5.12%) Coaching
15 30 (4.80%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 148 (23.68%) Java
2 147 (23.52%) Perl
3 143 (22.88%) SQL
4 80 (12.80%) PowerShell
5 75 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 66 (10.56%) Bash Shell
7 50 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 42 (6.72%) C
9 36 (5.76%) Python
10 27 (4.32%) Ruby
11 19 (3.04%) VBA
12 16 (2.56%) Korn
13 15 (2.40%) C#
14 10 (1.60%) Bourne shell
14 10 (1.60%) C-shell
15 9 (1.44%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.28%) VB
17 7 (1.12%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.96%) XPath
19 5 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 124 (19.84%) Degree
2 42 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 37 (5.92%) Sun Certification
4 21 (3.36%) RHCE
5 19 (3.04%) Oracle Certification
6 15 (2.40%) ISEB
6 15 (2.40%) OCPJP
6 15 (2.40%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.24%) Network+ Certification
8 10 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.44%) CISM
9 9 (1.44%) CISSP
9 9 (1.44%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.28%) A+ Certification
10 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.96%) CNA
11 6 (0.96%) GIAC
11 6 (0.96%) MCSA
11 6 (0.96%) MCSE
11 6 (0.96%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.80%) SLA
2 29 (4.64%) QA
3 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.48%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.48%) ISO27005
4 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.16%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 67 (10.72%) Oracle RAC
2 58 (9.28%) Active Directory
3 41 (6.56%) Firmware
4 38 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (4.96%) Samba
6 26 (4.16%) vSphere
7 23 (3.68%) VMware ESX
8 16 (2.56%) NFS
8 16 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 14 (2.24%) Hyper-V
10 13 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 12 (1.92%) Docker
11 12 (1.92%) iptables
11 12 (1.92%) Sendmail
12 8 (1.28%) Veritas File System
13 6 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.80%) Job Entry Subsystem
14 5 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
15 4 (0.64%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 94 (15.04%) Puppet
2 64 (10.24%) OpenAM
3 52 (8.32%) NetBackup
4 34 (5.44%) Oracle ZFS
5 15 (2.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 10 (1.60%) Red Hat Satellite
6 10 (1.60%) SCCM
7 9 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.96%) Nagios
8 6 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.96%) Simpana
8 6 (0.96%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (0.80%) Cacti
9 5 (0.80%) Control-M
9 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.80%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 312 (49.92%) Oracle
2 160 (25.60%) Red Hat
3 128 (20.48%) HP
4 94 (15.04%) VMware
5 84 (13.44%) Cisco
6 83 (13.28%) Microsoft
7 80 (12.80%) IBM
8 32 (5.12%) Veritas
9 30 (4.80%) Sybase
10 26 (4.16%) CheckPoint
10 26 (4.16%) EMC
11 24 (3.84%) NetApp
12 23 (3.68%) SAP
13 22 (3.52%) Dell
13 22 (3.52%) Intel
14 21 (3.36%) Google
14 21 (3.36%) ProCurve
15 19 (3.04%) Infor
16 17 (2.72%) Citrix
16 17 (2.72%) Remedy
Surrey
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £60,,000 per year + Excellent Package + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Brilliant Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Premier IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Wipro
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Wipro
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £32k - 47k per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
East London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + pension scheme + private healthcar
Posted: 9 days ago
Woking
Montash Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Woking
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + On-Call + Benefits + Global Travel
Posted: 4 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 26 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 26 days ago
Wilmslow
Venturi
Salary: £18000 per annum + extensive benefits and comission
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Page Personnel - Public Sector
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago