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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
UK
Rank 615 636 539
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -97
Permanent jobs citing Sun 242 321 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.70% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 190 228 351
Median salary £46,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,316
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%

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
36472 45723 50143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.94% 45.55% 47.85%
Number of salaries quoted 29415 37411 41153
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Sun as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 233 £46,000 +9.52% 32
London +32 108 £47,500 -9.52% 17
South East +43 74 £45,000 +12.50% 7
City of London +59 32 £46,000 -3.15% 5
Berkshire +56 28 £70,000 +47.36% 2
Surrey +55 26 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Reading +49 22 £70,000 +47.36% 1
East of England +5 17 £37,500 +25.00%
Cambridge +12 14 £37,500 +11.11%
Cambridgeshire +10 14 £37,500 +11.11%
North West -4 13 £40,000 +60.00% 3
Hampshire +21 11 £23,000 -44.24% 1
Portsmouth +14 10 £23,000 -38.66%
South West +20 8 £39,547 +18.05% 1
Cheshire - 8 £19,000 - 2
West Midlands -1 7 £50,000 +25.00% 2
West Sussex -7 6 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Gatwick - 5 £57,500 -
Yorkshire +25 4 £38,250 -15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £35,500 +18.33%
Milton Keynes 0 4 £35,500 +18.33%
Gloucestershire -8 4 £44,000 +76.00%
Bristol - 4 £25,000 - 1
Filton - 4 £44,000 -
Epsom - 4 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham +7 3 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Manchester -22 3 £40,000 +60.00%
Slough - 3 £37,500 -
Knutsford - 3 - -
West Yorkshire +29 2 £44,000 -7.36% 1

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Sun.

1 282 (52.71%) Linux
2 240 (44.86%) Oracle
3 184 (34.39%) Finance
4 159 (29.72%) Windows
5 158 (29.53%) Unix
6 155 (28.97%) Solaris
7 143 (26.73%) HP
8 137 (25.61%) SQL
9 124 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
10 119 (22.24%) Red Hat
11 114 (21.31%) SAN
12 109 (20.37%) Java
13 104 (19.44%) Firewall
14 101 (18.88%) TCP/IP
15 96 (17.94%) MySQL
16 93 (17.38%) Apache
17 88 (16.45%) ITIL
17 88 (16.45%) Relational Database
18 87 (16.26%) SQL Server
19 83 (15.51%) Cisco
19 83 (15.51%) VMware
20 82 (15.33%) Microsoft
20 82 (15.33%) Degree
21 81 (15.14%) Tomcat
22 80 (14.95%) QA
23 75 (14.02%) Perl
24 74 (13.83%) Bash Shell
25 71 (13.27%) WebLogic
26 70 (13.08%) NetBackup
27 68 (12.71%) SaaS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 93 (17.38%) Apache
2 81 (15.14%) Tomcat
3 71 (13.27%) WebLogic
4 44 (8.22%) WebSphere
5 35 (6.54%) JBoss
6 32 (5.98%) BizTalk Server
7 26 (4.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 23 (4.30%) SharePoint
9 17 (3.18%) Skype for Business
10 14 (2.62%) MS Exchange
11 11 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (1.68%) IIS
13 8 (1.50%) JCAPS
14 6 (1.12%) Apache Solr
14 6 (1.12%) GlassFish
14 6 (1.12%) nginx
14 6 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 50 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.79%) MS Office
3 30 (5.61%) MS Visio
4 27 (5.05%) MS Project
5 11 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (1.50%) Misys Opics
1 8 (1.50%) Sage 200
2 7 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.93%) Infor SunSystems
3 5 (0.93%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.93%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.93%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 3 (0.56%) Aareon QL
4 3 (0.56%) Academy Housing
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.56%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.56%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.56%) Maximo
4 3 (0.56%) MIS ActiveH
4 3 (0.56%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (0.56%) OPENHousing
4 3 (0.56%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 68 (12.71%) SaaS
2 42 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.06%) Office 365
4 8 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.93%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.75%) Oracle CX
7 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.56%) Responsys
7 3 (0.56%) Taleo
8 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.19%) Boomi
9 1 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (21.31%) SAN
2 104 (19.44%) Firewall
3 101 (18.88%) TCP/IP
4 56 (10.47%) LDAP
5 41 (7.66%) DNS
6 34 (6.36%) NetScaler
7 32 (5.98%) HTTP
7 32 (5.98%) Internet
8 27 (5.05%) NAS
9 23 (4.30%) DHCP
10 20 (3.74%) Kerberos
10 20 (3.74%) LAN
10 20 (3.74%) SSH
11 18 (3.36%) Fibre Channel
12 17 (3.18%) Network Security
13 16 (2.99%) SSL
13 16 (2.99%) WAN
14 14 (2.62%) VPN
15 12 (2.24%) Cisco PIX
16 10 (1.87%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (17.94%) MySQL
2 88 (16.45%) Relational Database
3 87 (16.26%) SQL Server
4 42 (7.85%) RDBMS
5 30 (5.61%) DB2
5 30 (5.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 30 (5.61%) Oracle Database
6 23 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.06%) OLTP
8 11 (2.06%) VLDB
9 9 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.31%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.93%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (6.36%) Selenium
2 21 (3.93%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.93%) JIRA
3 14 (2.62%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.50%) LoadRunner
4 8 (1.50%) Maven
5 7 (1.31%) Gradle
6 6 (1.12%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.12%) Subversion
7 5 (0.93%) JUnit
8 4 (0.75%) Ant
8 4 (0.75%) JBehave
9 3 (0.56%) Appium
9 3 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.56%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.56%) Grunt
9 3 (0.56%) Mockito
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 184 (34.39%) Finance
2 58 (10.84%) Banking
3 27 (5.05%) Back Office
4 17 (3.18%) Law
4 17 (3.18%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.43%) Retail
6 11 (2.06%) Games
7 10 (1.87%) Front Office
7 10 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.68%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.68%) Legal
9 6 (1.12%) French Language
10 5 (0.93%) Advertising
10 5 (0.93%) Marketing
10 5 (0.93%) Publishing
11 4 (0.75%) German Language
11 4 (0.75%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 77 (14.39%) Linux Engineer
2 69 (12.90%) Administrator
3 58 (10.84%) Analyst
4 55 (10.28%) Applications Support
5 51 (9.53%) Cloud Engineer
6 48 (8.97%) Linux Administrator
7 44 (8.22%) Support Engineer
8 41 (7.66%) Developer
9 39 (7.29%) Architect
10 38 (7.10%) Network Engineer
10 38 (7.10%) Unix Engineer
11 32 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 32 (5.98%) Web Engineer
12 30 (5.61%) Senior Network Engineer
13 29 (5.42%) Linux Support
14 28 (5.23%) Linux Support Engineer
14 28 (5.23%) Server Support
15 27 (5.05%) Java Developer
16 26 (4.86%) Applications Support Engineer
16 26 (4.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (12.15%) XML
2 55 (10.28%) Middleware
3 46 (8.60%) Web Services
4 45 (8.41%) LAMP
5 37 (6.92%) J2EE
6 33 (6.17%) HTML
7 27 (5.05%) Spring
8 24 (4.49%) CSS
9 23 (4.30%) .NET
10 16 (2.99%) J2SE
10 16 (2.99%) JSP
11 15 (2.80%) Hibernate
12 13 (2.43%) AngularJS
12 13 (2.43%) jQuery
13 12 (2.24%) REST
13 12 (2.24%) RESTful
14 10 (1.87%) ASP.NET
14 10 (1.87%) EJB
15 8 (1.50%) ELK Stack
15 8 (1.50%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.52%) Computer Science
2 64 (11.96%) Data Centre
3 59 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (8.41%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (7.10%) Management Information System
5 38 (7.10%) Replication
6 36 (6.73%) Clustering
7 35 (6.54%) Driving Licence
8 22 (4.11%) Statistics
9 11 (2.06%) Visualisation
9 11 (2.06%) Wiki
10 9 (1.68%) EMC VMAX
10 9 (1.68%) Online Games
10 9 (1.68%) User Experience
11 7 (1.31%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.12%) Mobile Games
12 6 (1.12%) PKI
12 6 (1.12%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.93%) DTCC
13 5 (0.93%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 282 (52.71%) Linux
2 159 (29.72%) Windows
3 158 (29.53%) Unix
4 155 (28.97%) Solaris
5 59 (11.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 59 (11.03%) Windows Server
6 29 (5.42%) CentOS
7 27 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (4.11%) Oracle Linux
9 21 (3.93%) AIX
10 14 (2.62%) HPUX
11 13 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (2.06%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.87%) Windows 7
14 9 (1.68%) FreeBSD
15 8 (1.50%) Android
16 5 (0.93%) SUSE
16 5 (0.93%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (16.45%) ITIL
3 58 (10.84%) Project Management
4 50 (9.35%) Incident Management
5 42 (7.85%) ITIL V3
5 42 (7.85%) Mentoring
6 41 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (7.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 40 (7.48%) Service Delivery
8 36 (6.73%) CRM
9 34 (6.36%) PRINCE
9 34 (6.36%) Test Automation
10 32 (5.98%) Service Management
11 31 (5.79%) High Availability
12 30 (5.61%) Capacity Management
12 30 (5.61%) Test Management
13 27 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
13 27 (5.05%) Software Testing
14 26 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (4.86%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 137 (25.61%) SQL
2 109 (20.37%) Java
3 75 (14.02%) Perl
4 74 (13.83%) Bash Shell
5 54 (10.09%) C
6 52 (9.72%) JavaScript
7 48 (8.97%) Python
8 43 (8.04%) Shell Script
9 42 (7.85%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.18%) C#
11 11 (2.06%) PHP
11 11 (2.06%) Ruby
11 11 (2.06%) VB
12 10 (1.87%) VBA
13 8 (1.50%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.93%) Korn
15 4 (0.75%) AWK
16 3 (0.56%) C++
16 3 (0.56%) R
16 3 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 82 (15.33%) Degree
2 37 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.61%) ISEB
3 30 (5.61%) ISTQB
4 29 (5.42%) Sun Certification
5 18 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.06%) Network+ Certification
7 11 (2.06%) RHCE
8 9 (1.68%) A+ Certification
8 9 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.12%) CCNP
10 6 (1.12%) CISSP
10 6 (1.12%) MCSA
11 5 (0.93%) GCIH
12 4 (0.75%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.75%) MCP
12 4 (0.75%) OCPJP
13 3 (0.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (14.95%) QA
2 32 (5.98%) SLA
3 5 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.37%) ISO27002
System Software
1 50 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 34 (6.36%) Samba
3 31 (5.79%) Firmware
4 29 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (4.86%) Oracle RAC
6 21 (3.93%) iptables
7 17 (3.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 13 (2.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 12 (2.24%) NFS
9 12 (2.24%) VMware ESX
10 9 (1.68%) Docker
10 9 (1.68%) GlusterFS
10 9 (1.68%) Hyper-V
11 8 (1.50%) vSphere
12 7 (1.31%) Terminal Server
13 6 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (0.93%) XenServer
15 4 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 70 (13.08%) NetBackup
2 55 (10.28%) Puppet
3 35 (6.54%) Nagios
4 33 (6.17%) Oracle ZFS
5 30 (5.61%) HP Quality Center
6 27 (5.05%) Red Hat Satellite
7 26 (4.86%) OpenAM
8 18 (3.36%) Cacti
9 17 (3.18%) HP Data Protector
10 14 (2.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 11 (2.06%) SCCM
12 10 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (1.50%) Ansible
14 6 (1.12%) SafeCom
15 5 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 5 (0.93%) SCOM
16 4 (0.75%) Data Guard
16 4 (0.75%) Grafana
16 4 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
16 4 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 240 (44.86%) Oracle
2 143 (26.73%) HP
3 119 (22.24%) Red Hat
4 83 (15.51%) Cisco
4 83 (15.51%) VMware
5 82 (15.33%) Microsoft
6 41 (7.66%) IBM
7 39 (7.29%) CheckPoint
8 34 (6.36%) Intel
8 34 (6.36%) ProCurve
9 33 (6.17%) NetApp
10 30 (5.61%) Siebel
11 28 (5.23%) Dell
12 23 (4.30%) Veritas
13 22 (4.11%) Infor
13 22 (4.11%) Sage
14 21 (3.93%) SAP
15 16 (2.99%) Citrix
16 14 (2.62%) EMC
17 13 (2.43%) Google
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Allianz
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 12.5 % Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 12.5 % Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Flex depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
University of London
Salary: From £42,278 to £43,477 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £30000 - £400000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Schroders
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Canaccord Genuity Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 17 days ago
West Sussex
Washington Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Ogden
Posted: 19 days ago
Surrey
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + extensive benefits and commission
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands, Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + £5.5K car allow + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey, Staines, Kingston, Guildford, Sutton,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + £5.5K car allow + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Liverpool, Lancashire, Cheshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + £5.5K car allow + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Wilmslow
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + extensive benefits and commission
Posted: 19 days ago