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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 529 485 416
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -69
Permanent jobs citing Sun 404 493 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.43% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.92% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 278 394 440
Average salary £45,750 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.68% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% -2.22%

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
49938 53691 50337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.60% 46.79% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40830 42546 41180
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 £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -51 383 £46,500 -2.10% 33
London -45 155 £52,250 -12.91% 16
South East +22 128 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Berkshire +26 55 £45,000 +5.88%
Reading +19 43 £50,000 +17.64%
City of London -2 35 £42,500 -11.45% 4
Surrey +1 33 £40,000 -36.00% 1
North West +22 32 £32,500 -27.77% 5
East of England -20 28 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Hampshire +9 22 £42,500 - 2
Manchester +15 16 £36,250 -44.23% 1
Scotland +13 15 £40,250 -31.48% 2
Yorkshire +12 15 £46,500 +3.33% 2
Leeds +19 14 £46,500 +3.33% 2
West Yorkshire +8 14 £46,500 +3.33% 2
Andover - 14 £44,250 - 2
Cumbria - 14 £32,500 - 2
Essex - 13 £35,750 -
West Midlands -25 10 £50,000 +34.22%
Birmingham +1 9 £51,250 +4.59%
Hertfordshire -17 8 £62,500 +24.37%
Brentwood - 8 £55,000 -
Cambridge -1 7 £80,000 +60.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 7 £80,000 +60.00% 1
Watford -8 7 - -
Staines -15 7 £37,000 -53.75%
South West -31 7 £27,500 -25.67%
Maidenhead - 7 £27,500 -
Reigate +21 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Glasgow +9 6 £37,500 -21.05% 1

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 390 (51.18%) Oracle
2 362 (47.51%) Linux
3 350 (45.93%) UNIX
4 284 (37.27%) Windows
5 277 (36.35%) Solaris
6 247 (32.41%) SQL
7 226 (29.66%) Finance
8 206 (27.03%) Java
9 179 (23.49%) Microsoft
10 158 (20.73%) VMware
11 153 (20.08%) HP
12 152 (19.95%) Perl
13 140 (18.37%) IBM
14 138 (18.11%) ITIL
15 136 (17.85%) Degree
16 129 (16.93%) Cisco
17 127 (16.67%) SQL Server
18 121 (15.88%) SAN
19 109 (14.30%) Red Hat
20 108 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
21 100 (13.12%) Web Services
22 99 (12.99%) MS Excel
23 98 (12.86%) TCP/IP
23 98 (12.86%) Security Cleared
24 97 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
25 96 (12.60%) J2EE
26 89 (11.68%) Active Directory
27 87 (11.42%) Oracle Database
28 86 (11.29%) Apache
28 86 (11.29%) Change Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 86 (11.29%) Apache
2 69 (9.06%) Tomcat
3 56 (7.35%) WebLogic
4 49 (6.43%) IIS
5 46 (6.04%) WebSphere
6 42 (5.51%) SharePoint
7 29 (3.81%) MS Exchange
8 28 (3.67%) JBoss
9 24 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
10 21 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (2.62%) SAS
12 15 (1.97%) Oracle Workflow
12 15 (1.97%) IBM HTTP Server
12 15 (1.97%) Oracle Application Server
13 13 (1.71%) Apache ServiceMix
14 11 (1.44%) Lync
14 11 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (1.31%) Mule ESB
15 10 (1.31%) GlassFish
15 10 (1.31%) Mule
Applications
1 99 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 55 (7.22%) MS Office
3 19 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.66%) MS Project
5 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 27 (3.54%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (1.97%) Oracle 11i
3 12 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (1.57%) Dynamics GP
4 11 (1.44%) Cognos Controller
5 10 (1.31%) thinkFolio
5 10 (1.31%) Sentinel
6 9 (1.18%) Exchequer
6 9 (1.18%) SAP Business One
7 7 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.52%) Magento
8 4 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.52%) Agresso
8 4 (0.52%) Siebel Analytics
9 3 (0.39%) Lawson
9 3 (0.39%) CSG Singleview
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.39%) Academy Housing
9 3 (0.39%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.36%) Taleo
2 16 (2.10%) SaaS
3 13 (1.71%) Responsys
4 11 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.92%) PaaS
7 5 (0.66%) Office 365
8 4 (0.52%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 121 (15.88%) SAN
2 98 (12.86%) TCP/IP
3 76 (9.97%) DNS
4 53 (6.96%) DHCP
4 53 (6.96%) LAN
5 51 (6.69%) WAN
6 45 (5.91%) Firewall
7 44 (5.77%) NAS
8 42 (5.51%) Internet
9 32 (4.20%) LDAP
10 28 (3.67%) HTTP
11 27 (3.54%) Fibre Channel
12 23 (3.02%) VoIP
13 17 (2.23%) VLAN
14 11 (1.44%) Network Security
14 11 (1.44%) VPN
15 10 (1.31%) SSH
15 10 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (1.31%) Cisco PIX
16 8 (1.05%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 87 (11.42%) Oracle Database
3 64 (8.40%) Relational Database
4 57 (7.48%) MySQL
5 40 (5.25%) DB2
6 37 (4.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 30 (3.94%) Oracle Reports
8 29 (3.81%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 29 (3.81%) Oracle9i Database
9 25 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 24 (3.15%) RDBMS
11 17 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (1.71%) Hadoop
13 13 (1.71%) VLDB
13 13 (1.71%) OLTP
14 12 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (4.72%) Subversion
1 36 (4.72%) Maven
2 34 (4.46%) Eclipse
3 28 (3.67%) Git (software)
4 26 (3.41%) JUnit
5 21 (2.76%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.97%) Ant
7 14 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.71%) Rational Application Developer
8 13 (1.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 11 (1.44%) Redmine
10 8 (1.05%) Toad
11 6 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.79%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.52%) JMeter
12 4 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.52%) JIRA
13 3 (0.39%) Firebug
13 3 (0.39%) Hudson
13 3 (0.39%) Gradle
General
1 226 (29.66%) Finance
2 47 (6.17%) Banking
3 39 (5.12%) Front Office
4 24 (3.15%) Law
5 19 (2.49%) French Language
5 19 (2.49%) German Language
5 19 (2.49%) Italian Language
6 18 (2.36%) Spanish Language
6 18 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.36%) Retail
7 13 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.57%) Back Office
9 10 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.18%) Dutch Language
11 8 (1.05%) Games
11 8 (1.05%) Legal
12 7 (0.92%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.66%) Marketing
13 5 (0.66%) Electronics
14 4 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 122 (16.01%) Administrator
2 115 (15.09%) Analyst
3 104 (13.65%) Applications Support
4 86 (11.29%) Developer
5 81 (10.63%) Consultant
5 81 (10.63%) Systems Administrator
6 70 (9.19%) Support Engineer
7 67 (8.79%) Java Developer
8 65 (8.53%) Support Analyst
9 53 (6.96%) Applications Support Analyst
10 31 (4.07%) UNIX Administrator
11 30 (3.94%) Architect
12 28 (3.67%) Support Consultant
13 25 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
13 25 (3.28%) DBA
14 24 (3.15%) Technical Support
14 24 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (3.15%) Linux Engineer
15 23 (3.02%) Technical Consultant
15 23 (3.02%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (13.12%) Web Services
2 96 (12.60%) J2EE
3 71 (9.32%) XML
4 60 (7.87%) Spring
5 58 (7.61%) HTML
6 47 (6.17%) SOAP
7 46 (6.04%) CSS
8 40 (5.25%) Java EE
9 37 (4.86%) REST
10 36 (4.72%) EJB
11 35 (4.59%) JSP
12 34 (4.46%) .NET
12 34 (4.46%) JMS
13 33 (4.33%) JDBC
14 28 (3.67%) Middleware
15 25 (3.28%) Spring MVC
16 24 (3.15%) Struts
17 23 (3.02%) Servlets
17 23 (3.02%) LAMP
18 21 (2.76%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (11.02%) Computer Science
3 61 (8.01%) Clustering
4 56 (7.35%) Data Centre
5 44 (5.77%) Replication
6 37 (4.86%) Equities
7 22 (2.89%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.49%) Derivative
8 19 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.36%) Hedge funds
10 16 (2.10%) Private Cloud
10 16 (2.10%) Statistics
11 15 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
12 14 (1.84%) HACMP
12 14 (1.84%) Blackberry
13 13 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (1.44%) N-Tier
15 10 (1.31%) PKI
16 9 (1.18%) AS400
16 9 (1.18%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 362 (47.51%) Linux
2 350 (45.93%) UNIX
3 284 (37.27%) Windows
4 277 (36.35%) Solaris
5 79 (10.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 75 (9.84%) AIX
7 58 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (5.38%) Oracle Linux
9 39 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (3.54%) CentOS
12 26 (3.41%) Windows 7
13 18 (2.36%) HPUX
14 17 (2.23%) SUSE
15 9 (1.18%) FreeBSD
16 7 (0.92%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.92%) Fedora
16 7 (0.92%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.79%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (18.11%) ITIL
2 86 (11.29%) Change Management
2 86 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (9.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 50 (6.56%) Problem Management
5 47 (6.17%) Project Management
6 46 (6.04%) Service Delivery
7 45 (5.91%) Time Management
8 44 (5.77%) Software Engineering
9 43 (5.64%) Capacity Planning
10 41 (5.38%) E-Commerce
10 41 (5.38%) Mentoring
11 39 (5.12%) Release Management
12 37 (4.86%) Service Management
12 37 (4.86%) Asset Management
12 37 (4.86%) Patch Management
13 34 (4.46%) UML
13 34 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
14 33 (4.33%) Configuration Management
15 30 (3.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (32.41%) SQL
2 206 (27.03%) Java
3 152 (19.95%) Perl
4 80 (10.50%) JavaScript
5 65 (8.53%) Python
6 62 (8.14%) Shell Script
7 48 (6.30%) Bash Shell
8 30 (3.94%) PL/SQL
9 27 (3.54%) PowerShell
10 23 (3.02%) VBA
10 23 (3.02%) Korn
11 22 (2.89%) C
12 20 (2.62%) PHP
13 13 (1.71%) VB
14 12 (1.57%) C#
15 11 (1.44%) XPath
16 9 (1.18%) VBScript
17 5 (0.66%) C++
17 5 (0.66%) AWK
18 3 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 136 (17.85%) Degree
2 98 (12.86%) Security Cleared
3 78 (10.24%) SC Cleared
4 75 (9.84%) Sun Certification
5 61 (8.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (6.30%) MCSE
8 47 (6.17%) CCNA
9 25 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
9 25 (3.28%) DV Cleared
10 17 (2.23%) MCITP
10 17 (2.23%) HND
11 16 (2.10%) MOS
11 16 (2.10%) VTSP
12 15 (1.97%) OCPJP
12 15 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (1.97%) HNC
13 12 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.44%) RHCE
14 11 (1.44%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (9.32%) SLA
2 50 (6.56%) QA
3 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 108 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 89 (11.68%) Active Directory
3 39 (5.12%) Xen
4 32 (4.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 31 (4.07%) NFS
5 31 (4.07%) Samba
6 25 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
7 24 (3.15%) vSphere
8 19 (2.49%) VMware ESX
9 16 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (1.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 15 (1.97%) Hyper-V
11 14 (1.84%) iptables
12 9 (1.18%) XenServer
13 8 (1.05%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.92%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.79%) Squid
15 6 (0.79%) vCloud
15 6 (0.79%) KVM
16 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 47 (6.17%) Oracle ZFS
2 39 (5.12%) NetBackup
3 35 (4.59%) Puppet
4 22 (2.89%) Oracle RMAN
4 22 (2.89%) Tivoli
5 19 (2.49%) Data Guard
6 18 (2.36%) Nagios
7 17 (2.23%) SCCM
8 13 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
8 13 (1.71%) Graphite
9 10 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 10 (1.31%) OpenView
10 8 (1.05%) Cacti
10 8 (1.05%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.92%) Ganglia
11 7 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.92%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 390 (51.18%) Oracle
2 179 (23.49%) Microsoft
3 158 (20.73%) VMware
4 153 (20.08%) HP
5 140 (18.37%) IBM
6 129 (16.93%) Cisco
7 109 (14.30%) Red Hat
8 77 (10.10%) EMC
9 60 (7.87%) Veritas
9 60 (7.87%) Dell
10 59 (7.74%) Citrix
11 50 (6.56%) Sybase
12 44 (5.77%) NetApp
13 43 (5.64%) Juniper
14 41 (5.38%) Brocade
15 35 (4.59%) Infor
16 26 (3.41%) BMC
17 17 (2.23%) Intel
17 17 (2.23%) CheckPoint
18 16 (2.10%) SAP
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