The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 485 395 355
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -40
Permanent jobs citing Sun 549 677 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.60% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 1.23% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 444 506 619
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57835 55228 60138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.12% 48.84% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 46278 44987 50706
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -77 526 £45,000 -6.25% 47
London -96 195 £55,000 -4.34% 16
South East -45 180 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Berkshire +2 89 £45,000 +28.57% 2
City of London -1 65 £50,000 -13.04% 3
East of England -13 48 £50,000 -16.66% 9
West Midlands +11 42 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Reading -9 40 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Cambridge +47 36 £50,000 -0.99% 8
Cambridgeshire +31 36 £50,000 +4.71% 8
Hampshire +4 30 £40,000 - 3
Bracknell +8 25 £45,000 +47.54% 1
Surrey -43 24 £45,000 -17.80% 1
South West +2 19 £46,250 +63.71% 3
Birmingham +11 16 £47,500 -5.00%
East Midlands -23 15 £35,000 - 4
Northamptonshire -12 14 £35,000 +3.70% 4
Milton Keynes +23 13 £37,500 +31.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 13 £37,500 -14.77% 1
Northampton -14 13 £35,000 +3.70% 4
Scotland -34 13 £47,500 +42.85% 3
Hertfordshire -22 12 £50,000 -20.00%
Kent -26 12 £23,500 -63.84% 1
Yorkshire -55 12 £27,450 -39.00% 2
Wiltshire -9 10 £50,000 +100.00% 2
North West -10 10 £32,500 -50.75% 1
Maidenhead - 9 £32,500 -
Epsom - 9 - -
Manchester +2 8 £32,500 -2.61%
Chippenham - 8 £43,500 -

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 566 (49.82%) Linux
2 536 (47.18%) UNIX
3 492 (43.31%) Solaris
4 481 (42.34%) Oracle
5 376 (33.10%) Finance
6 369 (32.48%) Windows
7 330 (29.05%) SQL
8 317 (27.90%) Java
9 271 (23.86%) HP
10 264 (23.24%) Perl
11 261 (22.98%) SAN
12 241 (21.21%) Red Hat
13 220 (19.37%) EMC
14 205 (18.05%) VMware
15 202 (17.78%) SQL Server
16 199 (17.52%) Microsoft
17 193 (16.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 191 (16.81%) IBM
19 175 (15.40%) ITIL
20 173 (15.23%) Tomcat
21 169 (14.88%) Degree
22 158 (13.91%) AIX
23 157 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
24 146 (12.85%) DNS
25 141 (12.41%) Banking
26 137 (12.06%) TCP/IP
26 137 (12.06%) Apache
27 136 (11.97%) XML
28 129 (11.36%) Cisco
29 127 (11.18%) Veritas

Sun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 173 (15.23%) Tomcat
2 137 (12.06%) Apache
3 94 (8.27%) WebLogic
4 66 (5.81%) SharePoint
5 53 (4.67%) WebSphere
6 43 (3.79%) IIS
7 26 (2.29%) MS Exchange
8 25 (2.20%) CMS
9 21 (1.85%) GlassFish
10 20 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (1.14%) nginx
12 11 (0.97%) WordPress
13 9 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
13 9 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.62%) LiveLink
14 7 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (0.62%) Drupal
15 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (0.53%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 76 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 61 (5.37%) MS Office
3 14 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.62%) ProjectWise
6 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.18%) SPSS
8 1 (0.088%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 27 (2.38%) SAP Business One
2 19 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 16 (1.41%) Line 50
4 14 (1.23%) Magento
5 13 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
5 13 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (1.06%) SAP R/3
7 9 (0.79%) IntelliMatch
8 8 (0.70%) Misys Opics
8 8 (0.70%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 7 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
10 6 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
11 5 (0.44%) Lawson
11 5 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.35%) Infor M3
13 3 (0.26%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (1.14%) SaaS
3 11 (0.97%) Amazon S3
4 9 (0.79%) Rackspace Cloud
4 9 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.53%) PaaS
6 5 (0.44%) Force.com
7 1 (0.088%) GitHub
7 1 (0.088%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 261 (22.98%) SAN
2 146 (12.85%) DNS
3 137 (12.06%) TCP/IP
4 127 (11.18%) Firewall
5 95 (8.36%) Internet
6 87 (7.66%) LDAP
7 73 (6.43%) NAS
8 70 (6.16%) DHCP
9 56 (4.93%) VPN
10 53 (4.67%) Fibre Channel
11 52 (4.58%) LAN
12 50 (4.40%) WAN
13 44 (3.87%) SSH
14 25 (2.20%) ATM
14 25 (2.20%) VLAN
15 24 (2.11%) iSCSI
16 22 (1.94%) FTP
16 22 (1.94%) HTTP
17 20 (1.76%) VoIP
18 19 (1.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 88 (7.75%) Oracle Database
3 84 (7.39%) Relational Database
4 71 (6.25%) MySQL
5 65 (5.72%) RDBMS
6 51 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 39 (3.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 36 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 34 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 34 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (2.73%) DB2
12 28 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
14 22 (1.94%) BODI
15 21 (1.85%) OLAP
15 21 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (1.76%) Oracle Exadata
17 15 (1.32%) OLTP
17 15 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 58 (5.11%) Subversion
2 54 (4.75%) JUnit
3 30 (2.64%) Git (software)
4 29 (2.55%) Ant
4 29 (2.55%) Maven
5 22 (1.94%) Eclipse
6 20 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
7 19 (1.67%) NUnit
8 16 (1.41%) JIRA
9 15 (1.32%) Jenkins
10 11 (0.97%) Apache Ivy
10 11 (0.97%) Selenium
11 10 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
12 9 (0.79%) ClearCase
12 9 (0.79%) Visual Studio
12 9 (0.79%) NetBeans
13 7 (0.62%) Toad
14 6 (0.53%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 6 (0.53%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 376 (33.10%) Finance
2 141 (12.41%) Banking
3 63 (5.55%) Telecoms
4 44 (3.87%) Investment Banking
5 42 (3.70%) German Language
6 39 (3.43%) Retail
7 35 (3.08%) Marketing
8 28 (2.46%) Financial Institution
9 23 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 23 (2.02%) French Language
10 21 (1.85%) Front Office
11 20 (1.76%) Legal
12 10 (0.88%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
13 9 (0.79%) Electronics
14 8 (0.70%) Law
14 8 (0.70%) Advertising
15 7 (0.62%) Games
15 7 (0.62%) Russian Language
15 7 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 186 (16.37%) Developer
2 171 (15.05%) Analyst
3 115 (10.12%) Java Developer
4 103 (9.07%) Administrator
5 99 (8.71%) Support Analyst
5 99 (8.71%) Technical Support
6 98 (8.63%) Consultant
7 89 (7.83%) Support Engineer
8 82 (7.22%) Applications Support
9 67 (5.90%) Architect
10 62 (5.46%) Systems Administrator
11 54 (4.75%) Technical Engineer
12 53 (4.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 50 (4.40%) Technical Support Engineer
14 47 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
15 43 (3.79%) UNIX Administrator
16 42 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
16 42 (3.70%) DBA
16 42 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
17 41 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (11.97%) XML
2 117 (10.30%) J2EE
3 106 (9.33%) Web Services
4 99 (8.71%) HTML
5 81 (7.13%) JSP
6 80 (7.04%) Spring
7 73 (6.43%) .NET
8 63 (5.55%) Hibernate
9 58 (5.11%) CSS
10 53 (4.67%) Struts
10 53 (4.67%) jQuery
11 46 (4.05%) EJB
12 39 (3.43%) Ajax
13 36 (3.17%) Servlets
14 33 (2.90%) JSF
15 32 (2.82%) JAXB
15 32 (2.82%) XSLT
16 31 (2.73%) HTML5
17 29 (2.55%) SOAP
18 28 (2.46%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 100 (8.80%) Clustering
2 87 (7.66%) Replication
3 58 (5.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 56 (4.93%) Computer Science
5 41 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (2.73%) CLARiiON
7 28 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.38%) Wiki
9 26 (2.29%) LPAR
9 26 (2.29%) DLPAR
9 26 (2.29%) Symmetrix DMX
10 21 (1.85%) STB
10 21 (1.85%) Mathematics
11 18 (1.58%) Firmware
12 17 (1.50%) AS400
13 16 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (1.32%) Mainframe
15 13 (1.14%) NHS
16 11 (0.97%) Digital Media
16 11 (0.97%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 566 (49.82%) Linux
2 536 (47.18%) UNIX
3 492 (43.31%) Solaris
4 369 (32.48%) Windows
5 193 (16.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 158 (13.91%) AIX
7 84 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 80 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 76 (6.69%) SUSE
10 56 (4.93%) HPUX
11 49 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (2.11%) Windows 7
12 24 (2.11%) Windows XP
13 19 (1.67%) CentOS
14 16 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
15 11 (0.97%) Windows 2000
15 11 (0.97%) Debian
16 9 (0.79%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (15.40%) ITIL
2 89 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 79 (6.95%) Project Management
5 77 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
6 74 (6.51%) Change Management
7 70 (6.16%) Capacity Planning
8 68 (5.99%) UML
9 67 (5.90%) Load Balancing
10 62 (5.46%) Service Delivery
11 61 (5.37%) Problem Management
12 60 (5.28%) Software Engineering
13 55 (4.84%) OO
13 55 (4.84%) Configuration Management
14 53 (4.67%) TDD
15 52 (4.58%) E-Commerce
16 49 (4.31%) Incident Management
17 47 (4.14%) Performance Management
18 46 (4.05%) Service Management
19 44 (3.87%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 330 (29.05%) SQL
2 317 (27.90%) Java
3 264 (23.24%) Perl
4 124 (10.92%) JavaScript
5 89 (7.83%) Python
6 88 (7.75%) Bash Shell
7 79 (6.95%) Shell Script
8 72 (6.34%) Korn
9 70 (6.16%) PL/SQL
10 49 (4.31%) PHP
11 44 (3.87%) C#
12 40 (3.52%) PowerShell
13 33 (2.90%) Ruby
14 29 (2.55%) C
15 28 (2.46%) T-SQL
15 28 (2.46%) VB
16 15 (1.32%) C++
17 11 (0.97%) VBA
18 9 (0.79%) Scala
18 9 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 169 (14.88%) Degree
2 122 (10.74%) Sun Certification
3 62 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 58 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (4.67%) SC Cleared
7 44 (3.87%) OCPJP
8 43 (3.79%) CCNA
9 37 (3.26%) MCSE
10 32 (2.82%) Oracle Certification
10 32 (2.82%) MCP
11 29 (2.55%) CCNP
11 29 (2.55%) SCSA
12 27 (2.38%) MCITP
13 24 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (1.67%) MCSD
15 17 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (1.50%) MCDBA
15 17 (1.50%) OCMJD
16 16 (1.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.07%) QA
2 58 (5.11%) SLA
3 19 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.088%) GAAP
6 1 (0.088%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 157 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (6.51%) Active Directory
3 69 (6.07%) NFS
4 50 (4.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 41 (3.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 37 (3.26%) Veritas File System
7 23 (2.02%) VMware ESX
8 22 (1.94%) Sendmail
8 22 (1.94%) KVM
9 21 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
9 21 (1.85%) Hyper-V
10 18 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (1.41%) XenServer
11 16 (1.41%) Samba
12 14 (1.23%) vSphere
13 13 (1.14%) Xen
14 11 (0.97%) vCloud
15 10 (0.88%) Varnish
15 10 (0.88%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 72 (6.34%) NetBackup
2 69 (6.07%) Puppet
3 49 (4.31%) EMC NetWorker
3 49 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (4.05%) Nagios
5 36 (3.17%) Tivoli
6 27 (2.38%) Backup Exec
6 27 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
7 26 (2.29%) BMC PATROL
8 25 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 23 (2.02%) Ganglia
10 20 (1.76%) CFEngine
11 15 (1.32%) CA SiteMinder
12 14 (1.23%) EMC Navisphere
13 13 (1.14%) OpenView
14 12 (1.06%) OpenSSO
14 12 (1.06%) Legato
15 11 (0.97%) SCCM
16 10 (0.88%) Data Guard
17 7 (0.62%) Ansible
Vendors
1 481 (42.34%) Oracle
2 271 (23.86%) HP
3 241 (21.21%) Red Hat
4 220 (19.37%) EMC
5 205 (18.05%) VMware
6 199 (17.52%) Microsoft
7 191 (16.81%) IBM
8 129 (11.36%) Cisco
9 127 (11.18%) Veritas
10 111 (9.77%) NetApp
11 96 (8.45%) Hitachi
12 76 (6.69%) Sybase
13 73 (6.43%) Dell
14 67 (5.90%) Citrix
15 63 (5.55%) JBoss
16 61 (5.37%) SAP
17 59 (5.19%) Symantec
18 55 (4.84%) Brocade
19 35 (3.08%) StorageTek
20 34 (2.99%) BMC
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Experis IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Greythorn
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + car allow+ben
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Full Corp Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £48,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sharpe Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
BELL MICROSYSTEMS LTD
Salary: £30,000 per annum - Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Extra Technology 'Human Capital Solutions' Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Novacroft
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago