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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 661 535 469
Rank change year-on-year
-126 -66
Permanent jobs citing Sun 295 448 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.42% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.88% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 212 347 465
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
46354 50821 49644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.77% 47.68% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37963 41742 39334
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,136 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -97 270 £43,321 -8.79% 32
London -31 129 £52,000 -5.45% 15
South East -52 71 £40,000 -5.88% 6
East of England +1 35 £32,500 -25.71%
City of London +28 19 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Berkshire -27 19 £48,750 +21.87% 2
Reading -6 15 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 14 £37,500 -21.05%
Cambridge +4 14 £37,500 -21.05%
Scotland +2 14 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East Midlands -3 14 £30,000 -11.76% 3
Surrey -20 12 £43,410 -3.53% 5
Kent +16 11 £32,500 -49.61%
Tunbridge Wells +10 11 £32,500 -56.66%
Horsham -6 11 £40,000 -
West Sussex -11 11 £40,000 -
West Midlands -13 11 £40,000 +25.36% 1
Ipswich - 11 £37,500 -
Suffolk - 11 £37,500 -
Crawley 0 9 £40,000 -
South West -19 9 £25,000 -34.21% 1
Wales - 9 £37,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +8 8 - -
Nottingham +3 8 - -
Yorkshire +14 6 £47,500 +26.66% 1
North West +13 6 £25,000 -58.33% 5
Hampshire +6 6 £35,000 -41.66%
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £30,000 -7.69%
Bedford +13 5 £30,000 -
Manchester +11 5 £25,000 -51.21% 1

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 364 (53.29%) Linux
2 284 (41.58%) Unix
3 281 (41.14%) Oracle
4 236 (34.55%) SQL
5 223 (32.65%) Windows
6 203 (29.72%) Java
7 181 (26.50%) Finance
8 179 (26.21%) Solaris
9 161 (23.57%) SQL Server
10 158 (23.13%) Degree
11 156 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
12 132 (19.33%) Microsoft
13 127 (18.59%) JavaScript
14 125 (18.30%) ITIL
15 112 (16.40%) J2EE
16 111 (16.25%) Web Services
17 100 (14.64%) Perl
18 98 (14.35%) Software Engineering
19 96 (14.06%) Computer Science
19 96 (14.06%) SAN
20 91 (13.32%) VMware
21 87 (12.74%) Relational Database
22 83 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
23 81 (11.86%) Active Directory
24 80 (11.71%) XML
25 78 (11.42%) Oracle Database
26 77 (11.27%) Apache
26 77 (11.27%) Sun Certification
26 77 (11.27%) Spring
27 76 (11.13%) Windows Server

Sun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 77 (11.27%) Apache
2 60 (8.78%) WebLogic
3 59 (8.64%) WebSphere
4 53 (7.76%) Tomcat
5 45 (6.59%) IIS
5 45 (6.59%) SharePoint
6 36 (5.27%) JBoss
7 25 (3.66%) MS Exchange
8 24 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 23 (3.37%) Node.js
10 22 (3.22%) Oracle Application Server
11 20 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
11 20 (2.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (2.05%) Skype for Business
13 10 (1.46%) Apache Pig
14 8 (1.17%) Mule
14 8 (1.17%) Mule ESB
14 8 (1.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 8 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 73 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 33 (4.83%) MS Office
3 10 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.17%) MS Project
5 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.29%) HipChat
7 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 37 (5.42%) Oracle Applications
2 30 (4.39%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (2.05%) Infor SunSystems
4 13 (1.90%) Oracle 11i
4 13 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (1.32%) Dynamics GP
5 9 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (1.32%) Exchequer
6 7 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (1.02%) Sentinel
6 7 (1.02%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.59%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.29%) Algo Collateral
8 2 (0.29%) Cognos Controller
8 2 (0.29%) Cognos Planning
8 2 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.29%) Misys Opics
8 2 (0.29%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.81%) SaaS
2 13 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.90%) Mimecast
3 11 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.46%) OpenShift
5 7 (1.02%) PaaS
6 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.44%) GitHub
7 3 (0.44%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.44%) Taleo
8 2 (0.29%) Datadog
9 1 (0.15%) Responsys
9 1 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 96 (14.06%) SAN
2 58 (8.49%) DNS
3 55 (8.05%) TCP/IP
4 38 (5.56%) NAS
5 37 (5.42%) DHCP
6 35 (5.12%) LDAP
7 31 (4.54%) Firewall
8 29 (4.25%) LAN
8 29 (4.25%) WAN
9 27 (3.95%) Internet
10 14 (2.05%) Fibre Channel
10 14 (2.05%) HTTP
10 14 (2.05%) VoIP
11 11 (1.61%) Ethernet
11 11 (1.61%) SSL
12 10 (1.46%) Network Security
12 10 (1.46%) PBX
12 10 (1.46%) SMTP
12 10 (1.46%) SNMP
12 10 (1.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (23.57%) SQL Server
2 87 (12.74%) Relational Database
3 78 (11.42%) Oracle Database
4 47 (6.88%) RDBMS
5 40 (5.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 35 (5.12%) MongoDB
6 35 (5.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 32 (4.69%) NoSQL
8 31 (4.54%) Neo4j
9 30 (4.39%) Hazelcast
10 29 (4.25%) MySQL
11 26 (3.81%) Oracle Discoverer
12 25 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 25 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (3.51%) Oracle9i Database
13 24 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
14 22 (3.22%) DB2
14 22 (3.22%) Oracle8/8i Database
15 20 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 53 (7.76%) Maven
2 39 (5.71%) JUnit
3 36 (5.27%) Git (software)
4 29 (4.25%) Subversion
5 22 (3.22%) Grunt
5 22 (3.22%) Jasmine
6 19 (2.78%) Ant
7 15 (2.20%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.76%) Jenkins
9 11 (1.61%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.17%) Gradle
11 7 (1.02%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.02%) Toad
12 5 (0.73%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.73%) JIRA
12 5 (0.73%) Selenium
13 4 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.44%) PostSharp
General
1 181 (26.50%) Finance
2 65 (9.52%) Banking
3 38 (5.56%) Front Office
3 38 (5.56%) Games
4 37 (5.42%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.64%) Back Office
7 17 (2.49%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.90%) German Language
9 11 (1.61%) Law
9 11 (1.61%) Retail
10 10 (1.46%) French Language
10 10 (1.46%) Legal
11 9 (1.32%) General Ledger
11 9 (1.32%) Marketing
12 8 (1.17%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.88%) Dutch Language
13 6 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.88%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 153 (22.40%) Developer
2 124 (18.16%) Java Developer
3 112 (16.40%) Analyst
4 102 (14.93%) Applications Support
5 73 (10.69%) Support Analyst
6 58 (8.49%) Administrator
7 56 (8.20%) Consultant
8 55 (8.05%) Unix Support
9 52 (7.61%) Applications Support Analyst
9 52 (7.61%) DBA
10 46 (6.73%) J2EE Developer
10 46 (6.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 43 (6.30%) Oracle DBA
12 41 (6.00%) Support Engineer
13 38 (5.56%) Linux Support
14 33 (4.83%) Unix Analyst
14 33 (4.83%) Unix Support Analyst
15 30 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
16 27 (3.95%) Agile Java Developer
16 27 (3.95%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (16.40%) J2EE
2 111 (16.25%) Web Services
3 80 (11.71%) XML
4 77 (11.27%) Spring
5 60 (8.78%) HTML
6 55 (8.05%) jQuery
6 55 (8.05%) JSP
7 52 (7.61%) .NET
8 47 (6.88%) EJB
9 44 (6.44%) Middleware
9 44 (6.44%) SOAP
10 41 (6.00%) JDBC
11 39 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
12 38 (5.56%) Hibernate
12 38 (5.56%) REST
13 37 (5.42%) Ajax
14 35 (5.12%) LAMP
15 34 (4.98%) CSS
15 34 (4.98%) Java EE
15 34 (4.98%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 96 (14.06%) Computer Science
2 65 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (6.88%) Clustering
4 38 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 38 (5.56%) Online Games
5 32 (4.69%) Equities
6 30 (4.39%) N-Tier
7 29 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (4.25%) User Experience
8 23 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (2.93%) Derivative
10 17 (2.49%) Driving Licence
11 16 (2.34%) Hedge funds
12 11 (1.61%) BBC
12 11 (1.61%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.61%) Data Centre
12 11 (1.61%) DataPower
12 11 (1.61%) FMCG
13 10 (1.46%) Replication
13 10 (1.46%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 364 (53.29%) Linux
2 284 (41.58%) Unix
3 223 (32.65%) Windows
4 179 (26.21%) Solaris
5 76 (11.13%) Windows Server
6 60 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (6.30%) Android
9 39 (5.71%) Apple iOS
10 29 (4.25%) AIX
11 21 (3.07%) CentOS
12 20 (2.93%) Windows 7
13 18 (2.64%) SUSE
14 17 (2.49%) Oracle Linux
14 17 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (1.76%) Windows XP
16 7 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.88%) HPUX
18 4 (0.59%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (18.30%) ITIL
3 98 (14.35%) Software Engineering
4 83 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 63 (9.22%) SOA
6 57 (8.35%) Scrum
7 54 (7.91%) Change Management
8 53 (7.76%) Service Delivery
9 51 (7.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 49 (7.17%) OO
10 49 (7.17%) Problem Management
11 42 (6.15%) Multithreading
12 41 (6.00%) TDD
12 41 (6.00%) Unit Testing
13 39 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
14 38 (5.56%) High Availability
15 37 (5.42%) Project Management
16 35 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (5.12%) Service Management
17 32 (4.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 236 (34.55%) SQL
2 203 (29.72%) Java
3 127 (18.59%) JavaScript
4 100 (14.64%) Perl
5 55 (8.05%) Python
6 53 (7.76%) Shell Script
7 36 (5.27%) PowerShell
8 29 (4.25%) VBA
9 23 (3.37%) Lua
9 23 (3.37%) Ruby
10 21 (3.07%) C#
11 19 (2.78%) Groovy
11 19 (2.78%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.64%) Bash Shell
13 17 (2.49%) T-SQL
14 14 (2.05%) PHP
15 13 (1.90%) C
15 13 (1.90%) VB
16 12 (1.76%) XPath
17 11 (1.61%) Korn
Qualifications
1 158 (23.13%) Degree
2 77 (11.27%) Sun Certification
3 67 (9.81%) Security Cleared
4 57 (8.35%) SC Cleared
5 50 (7.32%) Oracle Certification
6 38 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 33 (4.83%) OCPJP
8 32 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (3.81%) BPSS Clearance
10 20 (2.93%) MCSE
11 17 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (1.76%) Brainbench
12 12 (1.76%) CCNA
13 9 (1.32%) RHCE
14 7 (1.02%) MCITP
14 7 (1.02%) MOS
14 7 (1.02%) OCA
15 6 (0.88%) CITP
15 6 (0.88%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.30%) SLA
2 13 (1.90%) QA
3 5 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 81 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 65 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (7.32%) Oracle RAC
4 24 (3.51%) vSphere
5 22 (3.22%) NFS
6 19 (2.78%) Docker
7 17 (2.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 17 (2.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 15 (2.20%) Hyper-V
9 13 (1.90%) XenApp
10 12 (1.76%) Samba
11 11 (1.61%) VMware ESX
12 7 (1.02%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.88%) Xen
14 5 (0.73%) iptables
14 5 (0.73%) KVM
14 5 (0.73%) pfSense
14 5 (0.73%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.59%) Postfix
15 4 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (5.42%) Oracle RMAN
2 32 (4.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 32 (4.69%) Puppet
3 31 (4.54%) NetBackup
4 27 (3.95%) Oracle ZFS
5 23 (3.37%) Tivoli
6 22 (3.22%) Capistrano
6 22 (3.22%) ITRS Geneos
7 21 (3.07%) SCCM
8 18 (2.64%) Control-M
8 18 (2.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 15 (2.20%) Data Guard
10 13 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
10 13 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (1.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 9 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
12 9 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 9 (1.32%) WSUS
13 8 (1.17%) OpenAM
14 7 (1.02%) Nagios
Vendors
1 281 (41.14%) Oracle
2 132 (19.33%) Microsoft
3 91 (13.32%) VMware
4 72 (10.54%) Cisco
5 69 (10.10%) HP
5 69 (10.10%) Red Hat
6 65 (9.52%) IBM
7 63 (9.22%) Sybase
8 55 (8.05%) Citrix
9 38 (5.56%) Veritas
10 35 (5.12%) Google
11 31 (4.54%) EMC
12 29 (4.25%) Dell
13 28 (4.10%) Hyperion
13 28 (4.10%) SAP
14 25 (3.66%) Facebook
15 19 (2.78%) NetApp
15 19 (2.78%) SolarWinds
16 18 (2.64%) Symantec
17 15 (2.20%) CheckPoint
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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MACQUARIE
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Redhill, Surrey
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Belfast
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London / West End
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Posted: 13 days ago
London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Loughborough
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Salary: c£30,000 depending on experience
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South West London
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