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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 526 518 396
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -122
Permanent jobs citing Sun 408 474 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.41% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.87% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 279 373 492
Average salary £47,000 £47,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%

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
50532 54660 51810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.14% 46.72% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 40962 43828 42353
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 £72,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -30 382 £46,500 -1.06% 41
London -34 150 £52,500 -12.50% 21
South East +9 117 £41,000 -3.52% 8
Berkshire +15 51 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Reading +24 39 £50,000 +40.84% 4
City of London +3 38 £45,000 -6.25% 8
East of England -6 38 £47,500 -4.04% 1
Surrey +26 32 £41,000 -34.40% 1
North West +16 31 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Essex +16 19 £42,500 -
Hampshire -6 19 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Scotland +27 17 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Yorkshire +15 16 £46,500 -13.97% 3
Leeds +29 15 £46,500 +6.46% 2
West Yorkshire +23 15 £46,500 +6.46% 2
Manchester +16 15 £42,500 -10.52% 2
East Midlands -24 13 £47,500 +46.15%
Hertfordshire -18 12 £45,000 -11.76% 1
Watford +7 11 - -
Staines -14 9 £37,000 -53.75%
West Midlands -33 9 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Andover - 9 £48,500 - 2
Redhill +3 8 £60,000 -
Birmingham -14 8 £47,500 -3.06% 2
Cumbria - 8 £27,500 -
Brentwood - 8 £55,000 -
Glasgow +17 7 £65,000 +36.84%
Maidenhead - 7 £27,500 -
Reigate +19 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Edinburgh +7 6 - - 2

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 417 (51.93%) Oracle
2 377 (46.95%) Linux
3 365 (45.45%) UNIX
4 294 (36.61%) Solaris
5 275 (34.25%) Windows
6 249 (31.01%) Finance
7 230 (28.64%) Java
8 223 (27.77%) SQL
9 185 (23.04%) HP
10 178 (22.17%) Perl
11 164 (20.42%) IBM
12 161 (20.05%) Microsoft
13 158 (19.68%) VMware
14 151 (18.80%) Cisco
15 137 (17.06%) Degree
16 132 (16.44%) Red Hat
16 132 (16.44%) ITIL
17 129 (16.06%) SAN
18 119 (14.82%) TCP/IP
19 114 (14.20%) SQL Server
20 112 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
21 110 (13.70%) J2EE
22 104 (12.95%) Security Cleared
23 100 (12.45%) Web Services
24 96 (11.96%) EMC
25 95 (11.83%) Apache
26 92 (11.46%) MS Excel
26 92 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 89 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
28 86 (10.71%) DNS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 95 (11.83%) Apache
2 80 (9.96%) Tomcat
3 50 (6.23%) WebSphere
4 45 (5.60%) WebLogic
5 43 (5.35%) IIS
6 35 (4.36%) JBoss
6 35 (4.36%) SharePoint
7 33 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 27 (3.36%) MS Exchange
9 24 (2.99%) GlassFish
10 20 (2.49%) SAS
11 15 (1.87%) IBM HTTP Server
12 14 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (1.62%) Apache ServiceMix
14 12 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
15 11 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 10 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
17 9 (1.12%) Eucalyptus
17 9 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
17 9 (1.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 92 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 52 (6.48%) MS Office
3 16 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (2.49%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.74%) Oracle 11i
4 11 (1.37%) Cognos Controller
4 11 (1.37%) SAP Business One
5 10 (1.25%) Dynamics GP
5 10 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (1.00%) Magento
7 7 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.87%) Exchequer
8 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.50%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.50%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.37%) Orchard Housing
9 3 (0.37%) Aareon QL
9 3 (0.37%) OPENHousing
9 3 (0.37%) MIS ActiveH
9 3 (0.37%) Northgate Housing
9 3 (0.37%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.12%) SaaS
2 15 (1.87%) Taleo
3 13 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.49%) Responsys
5 10 (1.25%) PaaS
6 5 (0.62%) Office 365
6 5 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 129 (16.06%) SAN
2 119 (14.82%) TCP/IP
3 86 (10.71%) DNS
4 53 (6.60%) LAN
4 53 (6.60%) WAN
4 53 (6.60%) NAS
5 49 (6.10%) Internet
6 48 (5.98%) DHCP
7 47 (5.85%) Firewall
8 43 (5.35%) HTTP
9 35 (4.36%) LDAP
10 29 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
11 21 (2.62%) SSH
11 21 (2.62%) VoIP
12 18 (2.24%) FTP
13 14 (1.74%) VLAN
14 12 (1.49%) Cisco PIX
14 12 (1.49%) Network Security
15 10 (1.25%) VPN
15 10 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (14.20%) SQL Server
2 84 (10.46%) Oracle Database
3 71 (8.84%) Relational Database
4 66 (8.22%) MySQL
5 45 (5.60%) DB2
6 31 (3.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 29 (3.61%) RDBMS
7 29 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
8 23 (2.86%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 23 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
9 20 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.49%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (1.25%) VLDB
15 10 (1.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 44 (5.48%) Eclipse
2 35 (4.36%) JUnit
2 35 (4.36%) Maven
3 34 (4.23%) Subversion
4 32 (3.99%) Git (software)
5 24 (2.99%) Jenkins
6 18 (2.24%) Redmine
7 14 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.62%) Rational Application Developer
8 13 (1.62%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 12 (1.49%) Ant
10 10 (1.25%) LoadRunner
11 8 (1.00%) JMeter
12 6 (0.75%) Hudson
13 5 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.62%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.62%) Toad
14 4 (0.50%) NetBeans
14 4 (0.50%) JIRA
15 3 (0.37%) Firebug
General
1 249 (31.01%) Finance
2 58 (7.22%) Banking
3 27 (3.36%) Law
4 25 (3.11%) Front Office
4 25 (3.11%) Retail
5 21 (2.62%) German Language
6 19 (2.37%) Italian Language
6 19 (2.37%) French Language
6 19 (2.37%) Spanish Language
7 17 (2.12%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.87%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.74%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.62%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.37%) Back Office
12 8 (1.00%) Dutch Language
12 8 (1.00%) Games
13 6 (0.75%) Marketing
13 6 (0.75%) Legal
14 5 (0.62%) Electronics
15 4 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 126 (15.69%) Administrator
2 111 (13.82%) Analyst
3 91 (11.33%) Systems Administrator
4 90 (11.21%) Developer
5 87 (10.83%) Applications Support
6 81 (10.09%) Consultant
7 74 (9.22%) Java Developer
8 67 (8.34%) Support Engineer
9 60 (7.47%) Support Analyst
10 42 (5.23%) Applications Support Analyst
10 42 (5.23%) UNIX Administrator
11 33 (4.11%) Architect
12 31 (3.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 30 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
14 28 (3.49%) Support Consultant
14 28 (3.49%) Systems Analyst
15 27 (3.36%) UNIX Engineer
16 24 (2.99%) Technical Support
16 24 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
17 23 (2.86%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (13.70%) J2EE
2 100 (12.45%) Web Services
3 69 (8.59%) XML
4 62 (7.72%) Spring
5 59 (7.35%) HTML
6 51 (6.35%) SOAP
7 46 (5.73%) CSS
8 40 (4.98%) Java EE
9 38 (4.73%) EJB
10 35 (4.36%) .NET
11 33 (4.11%) REST
12 32 (3.99%) Middleware
12 32 (3.99%) JMS
13 31 (3.86%) JSP
14 29 (3.61%) JDBC
15 28 (3.49%) RESTful
16 25 (3.11%) Spring MVC
17 23 (2.86%) LAMP
17 23 (2.86%) Java SE
17 23 (2.86%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (10.46%) Computer Science
3 71 (8.84%) Data Centre
4 67 (8.34%) Clustering
5 59 (7.35%) Replication
6 31 (3.86%) Management Information System
7 28 (3.49%) Equities
8 23 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.24%) EMC VNX
9 18 (2.24%) Enterprise Storage
9 18 (2.24%) CLARiiON
10 17 (2.12%) PKI
10 17 (2.12%) Derivative
10 17 (2.12%) Hedge funds
11 16 (1.99%) HACMP
12 15 (1.87%) Private Cloud
13 14 (1.74%) Statistics
14 11 (1.37%) Blackberry
15 10 (1.25%) N-Tier
15 10 (1.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 377 (46.95%) Linux
2 365 (45.45%) UNIX
3 294 (36.61%) Solaris
4 275 (34.25%) Windows
5 92 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 77 (9.59%) AIX
7 62 (7.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (5.23%) Oracle Linux
9 40 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (3.11%) CentOS
12 23 (2.86%) HPUX
13 20 (2.49%) Windows 7
14 19 (2.37%) SUSE
15 11 (1.37%) FreeBSD
16 7 (0.87%) Fedora
17 6 (0.75%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.75%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.50%) Android
18 4 (0.50%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (16.44%) ITIL
2 89 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 64 (7.97%) Change Management
5 57 (7.10%) Capacity Planning
6 51 (6.35%) Software Engineering
7 49 (6.10%) E-Commerce
8 47 (5.85%) Project Management
8 47 (5.85%) Problem Management
9 46 (5.73%) Patch Management
10 44 (5.48%) Time Management
11 41 (5.11%) Release Management
11 41 (5.11%) Root Cause Analysis
12 40 (4.98%) Mentoring
13 37 (4.61%) Migration
14 36 (4.48%) Service Management
14 36 (4.48%) UML
15 35 (4.36%) Service Delivery
15 35 (4.36%) Asset Management
16 32 (3.99%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 230 (28.64%) Java
2 223 (27.77%) SQL
3 178 (22.17%) Perl
4 79 (9.84%) JavaScript
5 72 (8.97%) Shell Script
6 67 (8.34%) Python
7 50 (6.23%) Bash Shell
8 31 (3.86%) PL/SQL
8 31 (3.86%) PowerShell
9 23 (2.86%) PHP
10 21 (2.62%) C
10 21 (2.62%) Korn
11 17 (2.12%) VBA
12 13 (1.62%) VBScript
13 11 (1.37%) C#
14 10 (1.25%) C++
14 10 (1.25%) XPath
14 10 (1.25%) Bourne shell
15 9 (1.12%) AWK
15 9 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 137 (17.06%) Degree
2 104 (12.95%) Security Cleared
3 85 (10.59%) SC Cleared
4 82 (10.21%) Sun Certification
5 65 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (7.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 51 (6.35%) MCSE
8 47 (5.85%) CCNA
9 33 (4.11%) DV Cleared
10 23 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
11 21 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 18 (2.24%) OCPJP
13 17 (2.12%) RHCE
14 16 (1.99%) MCITP
15 15 (1.87%) VTSP
15 15 (1.87%) MOS
15 15 (1.87%) HND
16 14 (1.74%) HNC
17 12 (1.49%) Postgraduate
17 12 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (10.21%) SLA
2 56 (6.97%) QA
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 112 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (9.96%) Active Directory
3 46 (5.73%) NFS
4 40 (4.98%) Xen
5 36 (4.48%) Samba
5 36 (4.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 32 (3.99%) vSphere
7 24 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (2.62%) VMware ESX
9 18 (2.24%) Squid
10 17 (2.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 16 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (1.99%) Hyper-V
12 13 (1.62%) iptables
13 8 (1.00%) Veritas File System
14 7 (0.87%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.87%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.75%) XenServer
15 6 (0.75%) vCloud
15 6 (0.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 63 (7.85%) Oracle ZFS
2 34 (4.23%) NetBackup
3 33 (4.11%) Puppet
4 25 (3.11%) Tivoli
5 21 (2.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 21 (2.62%) EMC NetWorker
6 20 (2.49%) Nagios
7 17 (2.12%) Data Guard
8 13 (1.62%) SCCM
8 13 (1.62%) OpenView
9 12 (1.49%) Graphite
10 10 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (1.25%) Cacti
11 9 (1.12%) Ganglia
12 8 (1.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 7 (0.87%) Vagrant
13 7 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (0.87%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 6 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 417 (51.93%) Oracle
2 185 (23.04%) HP
3 164 (20.42%) IBM
4 161 (20.05%) Microsoft
5 158 (19.68%) VMware
6 151 (18.80%) Cisco
7 132 (16.44%) Red Hat
8 96 (11.96%) EMC
9 77 (9.59%) Veritas
10 74 (9.22%) Dell
11 52 (6.48%) NetApp
12 49 (6.10%) Citrix
13 47 (5.85%) Sybase
14 42 (5.23%) Juniper
15 37 (4.61%) Brocade
16 33 (4.11%) Infor
17 31 (3.86%) BMC
18 20 (2.49%) Hitachi
19 19 (2.37%) CheckPoint
20 16 (1.99%) StorageTek
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £ Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £ Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Salary: Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £32,000 - £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Vadis People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago