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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 478 411 323
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -88
Permanent jobs citing Sun 498 597 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.56% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.17% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 401 443 679
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%

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
55037 50963 56951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.29% 47.91% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 43666 41693 47768
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 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 -59 485 £47,750 -4.50% 51
London +19 226 £57,500 +4.54% 22
South East -68 121 £45,000 - 10
City of London +2 62 £48,000 -12.72% 7
East of England -12 46 £50,000 +8.10% 6
East Midlands +12 40 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Berkshire -16 40 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Surrey -46 37 £62,500 +25.00% 4
West Midlands -58 30 £37,250 -21.57% 4
Reading -11 24 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Cambridge +11 22 £50,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +10 22 £50,000 - 4
Hampshire -20 20 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Northamptonshire -10 19 £32,500 - 2
Birmingham -37 19 £49,000 -2.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 17 £32,500 +20.37%
Northampton -4 17 £32,500 - 2
South West -15 16 £37,000 +13.84% 3
Hertfordshire -39 16 £50,250 +8.64% 2
Yorkshire -53 14 £45,000 +42.85% 2
North West -17 13 £45,000 -15.88%
Nottingham +7 12 £42,500 +41.66%
Nottinghamshire +5 12 £42,500 +41.66%
Milton Keynes -8 11 £30,000 +7.14%
West Yorkshire -34 10 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Bedfordshire +4 8 £30,000 -35.13%
Cornwall +3 8 £35,000 +7.69%
Leicestershire +3 8 £30,500 -6.15% 1
North Yorkshire -11 8 £45,000 +97.80%
Leeds -24 8 £45,000 +13.92% 1

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 480 (50.10%) Linux
2 440 (45.93%) UNIX
3 403 (42.07%) Oracle
4 387 (40.40%) Solaris
5 344 (35.91%) Finance
6 321 (33.51%) Java
7 319 (33.30%) Windows
8 291 (30.38%) SQL
9 232 (24.22%) HP
10 209 (21.82%) Perl
11 192 (20.04%) SAN
12 188 (19.62%) Microsoft
13 175 (18.27%) Tomcat
14 167 (17.43%) IBM
15 165 (17.22%) VMware
16 160 (16.70%) SQL Server
17 154 (16.08%) Red Hat
18 148 (15.45%) Apache
19 146 (15.24%) Degree
20 138 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 123 (12.84%) Banking
22 120 (12.53%) ITIL
23 115 (12.00%) XML
24 113 (11.80%) TCP/IP
25 110 (11.48%) AIX
26 108 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
27 107 (11.17%) Cisco
28 106 (11.06%) Sun Certification
28 106 (11.06%) Firewall
29 102 (10.65%) DNS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 175 (18.27%) Tomcat
2 148 (15.45%) Apache
3 84 (8.77%) IIS
4 81 (8.46%) WebLogic
5 57 (5.95%) SharePoint
6 40 (4.18%) WebSphere
7 26 (2.71%) GlassFish
8 24 (2.51%) WebSphere Application Server
9 16 (1.67%) MS Exchange
10 12 (1.25%) Apache Solr
10 12 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
13 9 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
14 8 (0.84%) nginx
15 7 (0.73%) Site Server
Applications
1 84 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.86%) MS Office
3 15 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.84%) SPSS
5 4 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.31%) MS Project
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 28 (2.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 24 (2.51%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (1.88%) SAP Business One
4 16 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (1.15%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 11 (1.15%) IntelliMatch
6 10 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
6 10 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (0.73%) Infor M3
8 7 (0.73%) Lawson
8 7 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.63%) Magento
9 6 (0.63%) Line 50
9 6 (0.63%) Exchequer
10 5 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.42%) Compiere
11 4 (0.42%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.42%) SaaS
2 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.42%) Force.com
2 4 (0.42%) Office 365
3 3 (0.31%) Joyent
4 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.10%) PaaS
5 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.10%) GitHub
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 192 (20.04%) SAN
2 113 (11.80%) TCP/IP
3 106 (11.06%) Firewall
4 102 (10.65%) DNS
5 98 (10.23%) Internet
6 82 (8.56%) LDAP
7 74 (7.72%) NAS
8 57 (5.95%) VPN
9 52 (5.43%) DHCP
10 50 (5.22%) HTTP
11 43 (4.49%) WAN
12 39 (4.07%) LAN
13 36 (3.76%) Fibre Channel
14 35 (3.65%) FTP
15 32 (3.34%) iSCSI
16 27 (2.82%) VLAN
17 24 (2.51%) Intranet
18 23 (2.40%) ATM
19 22 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
20 21 (2.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (16.70%) SQL Server
2 88 (9.19%) MySQL
3 81 (8.46%) Relational Database
4 75 (7.83%) RDBMS
5 66 (6.89%) Oracle Database
6 32 (3.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 31 (3.24%) Oracle Database 10g
8 30 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.57%) OLTP
12 15 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
14 13 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (1.25%) DB2
15 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (1.25%) BODI
15 12 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (5.01%) JUnit
2 35 (3.65%) Git (software)
3 30 (3.13%) Subversion
4 24 (2.51%) Eclipse
5 20 (2.09%) Maven
6 18 (1.88%) Jenkins
7 17 (1.77%) JIRA
8 16 (1.67%) Ant
8 16 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (1.25%) Toad
10 7 (0.73%) Apache Ivy
11 6 (0.63%) Rational Application Developer
11 6 (0.63%) Redmine
11 6 (0.63%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 5 (0.52%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.52%) Selenium
12 5 (0.52%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.42%) Hudson
14 3 (0.31%) NetBeans
14 3 (0.31%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 344 (35.91%) Finance
2 123 (12.84%) Banking
3 39 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 34 (3.55%) Investment Banking
5 31 (3.24%) Retail
6 28 (2.92%) German Language
7 27 (2.82%) Front Office
8 26 (2.71%) French Language
9 24 (2.51%) Marketing
10 22 (2.30%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.98%) Legal
12 12 (1.25%) Back Office
13 11 (1.15%) Financial Institution
14 10 (1.04%) Law
15 7 (0.73%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.42%) Advertising
16 4 (0.42%) Games
17 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.31%) Interactive Media
18 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 151 (15.76%) Developer
2 127 (13.26%) Analyst
3 116 (12.11%) Java Developer
4 83 (8.66%) Administrator
5 77 (8.04%) Applications Support
6 73 (7.62%) Consultant
7 69 (7.20%) Support Analyst
8 66 (6.89%) Support Engineer
9 59 (6.16%) Architect
10 56 (5.85%) UNIX Engineer
11 54 (5.64%) Technical Support
12 53 (5.53%) DBA
13 50 (5.22%) J2EE Developer
14 44 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
14 44 (4.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 43 (4.49%) Team Leader
16 41 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
17 39 (4.07%) UNIX Administrator
18 35 (3.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
19 34 (3.55%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (12.00%) XML
2 81 (8.46%) Web Services
3 78 (8.14%) J2EE
4 72 (7.52%) HTML
5 69 (7.20%) Struts
6 66 (6.89%) JSP
7 60 (6.26%) Spring
8 59 (6.16%) Hibernate
9 54 (5.64%) EJB
10 33 (3.44%) CSS
11 31 (3.24%) JMS
12 26 (2.71%) XSLT
12 26 (2.71%) Middleware
12 26 (2.71%) Java EE
13 23 (2.40%) JMX
13 23 (2.40%) Servlets
14 22 (2.30%) .NET
14 22 (2.30%) JAXB
14 22 (2.30%) Ajax
15 21 (2.19%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.50%) Replication
2 71 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 69 (7.20%) Clustering
4 41 (4.28%) Enterprise Storage
5 40 (4.18%) Management Information System
6 34 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (3.03%) Firmware
8 27 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (2.71%) CLARiiON
10 24 (2.51%) EFT
10 24 (2.51%) Mathematics
11 19 (1.98%) STB
12 17 (1.77%) PKI
12 17 (1.77%) Wiki
13 16 (1.67%) Streaming Media
14 15 (1.57%) SWIFT
15 14 (1.46%) Hedge funds
16 13 (1.36%) Mainframe
17 12 (1.25%) N-Tier
18 10 (1.04%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 480 (50.10%) Linux
2 440 (45.93%) UNIX
3 387 (40.40%) Solaris
4 319 (33.30%) Windows
5 138 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 110 (11.48%) AIX
7 76 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (3.65%) HPUX
10 32 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (2.19%) Debian
12 18 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
13 17 (1.77%) CentOS
14 16 (1.67%) SUSE
15 15 (1.57%) Ubuntu
16 13 (1.36%) Windows 2000
17 9 (0.94%) SVR4
18 8 (0.84%) IRIX
19 5 (0.52%) FreeBSD
19 5 (0.52%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (12.53%) ITIL
2 86 (8.98%) Project Management
3 78 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 75 (7.83%) Capacity Planning
5 73 (7.62%) Migration
6 72 (7.52%) Software Engineering
7 69 (7.20%) Incident Management
8 66 (6.89%) Performance Tuning
9 61 (6.37%) Load Balancing
10 60 (6.26%) OO
11 53 (5.53%) Service Delivery
12 50 (5.22%) Change Management
13 48 (5.01%) Web Development
14 42 (4.38%) Unit Testing
15 41 (4.28%) Service Management
16 40 (4.18%) UML
17 38 (3.97%) OOD
17 38 (3.97%) Root Cause Analysis
18 37 (3.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 321 (33.51%) Java
2 291 (30.38%) SQL
3 209 (21.82%) Perl
4 91 (9.50%) JavaScript
5 84 (8.77%) Shell Script
6 61 (6.37%) Python
7 53 (5.53%) PL/SQL
8 38 (3.97%) PowerShell
9 34 (3.55%) PHP
9 34 (3.55%) C
9 34 (3.55%) Bash Shell
10 30 (3.13%) C++
11 24 (2.51%) VB
12 20 (2.09%) Korn
13 18 (1.88%) VBA
14 17 (1.77%) Bourne shell
14 17 (1.77%) Ruby
15 13 (1.36%) AWK
15 13 (1.36%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 146 (15.24%) Degree
2 106 (11.06%) Sun Certification
3 49 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (3.55%) OCPJP
5 34 (3.55%) Security Cleared
6 31 (3.24%) MCSE
7 28 (2.92%) CISSP
8 27 (2.82%) SC Cleared
9 19 (1.98%) MCITP
9 19 (1.98%) Oracle Certification
10 18 (1.88%) CCSP
11 17 (1.77%) CCNA
12 16 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (1.46%) OCMJD
13 14 (1.46%) CCNP
14 13 (1.36%) SCSA
15 12 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (1.15%) CIMA
16 11 (1.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.11%) QA
2 46 (4.80%) SLA
3 18 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 108 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (6.89%) Active Directory
3 53 (5.53%) NFS
4 32 (3.34%) Oracle RAC
5 24 (2.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 24 (2.51%) Veritas File System
6 23 (2.40%) Hyper-V
7 22 (2.30%) VMware ESX
8 21 (2.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 17 (1.77%) vSphere
10 16 (1.67%) KVM
11 14 (1.46%) Sendmail
12 12 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (1.04%) Squid
13 10 (1.04%) Samba
14 9 (0.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 7 (0.73%) PowerHA
16 6 (0.63%) XenServer
16 6 (0.63%) Varnish
17 5 (0.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 80 (8.35%) NetBackup
2 34 (3.55%) Puppet
2 34 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (2.92%) Nagios
4 21 (2.19%) OpenView
4 21 (2.19%) Tivoli
5 17 (1.77%) BMC PATROL
6 16 (1.67%) Control-M
7 15 (1.57%) OpenSSO
8 14 (1.46%) Legato
9 13 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Management
10 12 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
10 12 (1.25%) Data Guard
11 11 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 11 (1.15%) EMC Navisphere
12 10 (1.04%) Backup Exec
12 10 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 8 (0.84%) SCCM
14 7 (0.73%) FortiGate
14 7 (0.73%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 403 (42.07%) Oracle
2 232 (24.22%) HP
3 188 (19.62%) Microsoft
4 167 (17.43%) IBM
5 165 (17.22%) VMware
6 154 (16.08%) Red Hat
7 107 (11.17%) Cisco
8 100 (10.44%) EMC
9 93 (9.71%) Veritas
10 85 (8.87%) NetApp
11 60 (6.26%) Citrix
11 60 (6.26%) JBoss
12 55 (5.74%) Sybase
13 54 (5.64%) SAP
14 51 (5.32%) Dell
15 45 (4.70%) Symantec
16 36 (3.76%) Brocade
17 33 (3.44%) StorageTek
18 29 (3.03%) Compaq
19 26 (2.71%) Sage
Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Virgin Media
Salary: £19k-£32K - dependent on experience/qualifications + amazing benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Outsource UK
Posted: Yesterday
Dorchester, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 plus great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £46,837 + pkg
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18k - 23k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c.60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago