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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 545 498 406
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -92
Permanent jobs citing Sun 397 511 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.43% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.91% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 282 411 478
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%

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
51837 55949 53309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.94% 46.65% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 41572 44985 43509
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -41 373 £50,000 +11.11% 44
London +16 187 £55,000 - 15
South East -40 92 £52,500 +16.66% 17
City of London +30 59 £52,500 -4.54% 6
East of England -3 29 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Berkshire -42 29 £52,500 +16.66% 7
Hampshire -3 27 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Reading -10 26 £52,500 +16.66% 7
East Midlands +15 21 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Surrey +16 20 £50,000 +11.11% 5
West Midlands -36 18 £22,500 -35.71%
Hertfordshire -1 16 £52,500 +5.00%
Andover - 16 £60,000 -
Watford +18 13 £62,500 -
Scotland +20 11 £65,000 +36.84% 1
West Yorkshire +29 10 £68,000 +240.00% 1
Yorkshire +15 10 £68,000 +147.72% 1
West Sussex +4 9 £50,000 -
Leicestershire +21 8 £23,500 -26.56%
Horsham +7 8 £50,000 -
Southampton -9 8 £32,500 - 2
Birmingham -12 8 £23,500 -50.52%
North West -13 8 £40,000 +42.85% 3
Stoke-on-Trent - 8 £22,500 -
Essex - 8 £43,750 -
Staffordshire - 8 £22,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £46,250 - 1
Leicester - 7 £23,500 -
Nottingham - 6 £46,250 - 1
Reigate - 6 £45,000 -

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 386 (46.39%) Linux
2 366 (43.99%) UNIX
3 363 (43.63%) Oracle
4 298 (35.82%) Solaris
5 286 (34.38%) Windows
6 279 (33.53%) Finance
7 242 (29.09%) HP
8 234 (28.13%) Java
9 200 (24.04%) SQL
10 189 (22.72%) IBM
11 172 (20.67%) Perl
12 164 (19.71%) Microsoft
13 154 (18.51%) Cisco
14 151 (18.15%) VMware
15 149 (17.91%) SAN
16 148 (17.79%) Degree
17 136 (16.35%) Red Hat
18 125 (15.02%) Apache
19 124 (14.90%) SQL Server
20 122 (14.66%) J2EE
21 119 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
22 116 (13.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 106 (12.74%) Tomcat
23 106 (12.74%) TCP/IP
24 105 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
25 104 (12.50%) DNS
26 102 (12.26%) ITIL
27 100 (12.02%) EMC
28 97 (11.66%) Veritas
29 91 (10.94%) MS Excel

Sun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 125 (15.02%) Apache
2 106 (12.74%) Tomcat
3 71 (8.53%) WebSphere
4 60 (7.21%) GlassFish
5 48 (5.77%) WebLogic
6 44 (5.29%) JBoss
7 38 (4.57%) IIS
8 34 (4.09%) SharePoint
9 29 (3.49%) MS Exchange
10 28 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
11 20 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 10 (1.20%) Apache Solr
14 9 (1.08%) SAS
14 9 (1.08%) Lync
15 8 (0.96%) Drupal
15 8 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.96%) Mule
15 8 (0.96%) JCAPS
Applications
1 91 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 48 (5.77%) MS Office
3 10 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.08%) Exchequer
3 9 (1.08%) Dynamics GP
3 9 (1.08%) SAP Business One
3 9 (1.08%) Magento
4 7 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.60%) HFM
6 4 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.36%) Nortel Periphonics
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.24%) MFGPRO
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.12%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.68%) SaaS
2 10 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.96%) PaaS
4 3 (0.36%) Taleo
5 2 (0.24%) Office 365
5 2 (0.24%) Responsys
6 1 (0.12%) Boomi
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 149 (17.91%) SAN
2 106 (12.74%) TCP/IP
3 104 (12.50%) DNS
4 72 (8.65%) Internet
5 67 (8.05%) NAS
6 63 (7.57%) HTTP
7 61 (7.33%) LDAP
8 57 (6.85%) DHCP
9 54 (6.49%) Firewall
10 33 (3.97%) LAN
11 27 (3.25%) VoIP
11 27 (3.25%) WAN
11 27 (3.25%) Fibre Channel
12 26 (3.13%) SSH
12 26 (3.13%) VPN
13 23 (2.76%) FTP
14 16 (1.92%) Broadband
15 10 (1.20%) Ethernet
16 8 (0.96%) PPP
16 8 (0.96%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (14.90%) SQL Server
2 58 (6.97%) Relational Database
3 57 (6.85%) MySQL
4 52 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 40 (4.81%) DB2
6 27 (3.25%) RDBMS
7 26 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (1.08%) Oracle OLAP
15 9 (1.08%) Informix
15 9 (1.08%) OLAP
15 9 (1.08%) Ingres
16 8 (0.96%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 60 (7.21%) Eclipse
2 49 (5.89%) JUnit
3 45 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 43 (5.17%) Maven
5 37 (4.45%) Subversion
6 24 (2.88%) Jenkins
7 19 (2.28%) NetBeans
8 17 (2.04%) Redmine
9 15 (1.80%) StarTeam
9 15 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 13 (1.56%) Hudson
11 12 (1.44%) Ant
12 11 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (1.20%) Mercurial
14 9 (1.08%) LoadRunner
15 8 (0.96%) JMeter
16 7 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 6 (0.72%) Gradle
17 6 (0.72%) Log4j
General
1 279 (33.53%) Finance
2 63 (7.57%) Banking
3 29 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.00%) Law
5 23 (2.76%) Retail
6 21 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 20 (2.40%) Spanish Language
8 19 (2.28%) German Language
9 18 (2.16%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.92%) Italian Language
10 16 (1.92%) Marketing
11 13 (1.56%) Dutch Language
11 13 (1.56%) Front Office
12 12 (1.44%) Legal
13 11 (1.32%) Back Office
13 11 (1.32%) General Ledger
14 10 (1.20%) French Language
15 8 (0.96%) Games
16 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 96 (11.54%) Developer
2 86 (10.34%) Administrator
3 83 (9.98%) Analyst
4 75 (9.01%) Consultant
5 73 (8.77%) Support Engineer
5 73 (8.77%) Java Developer
6 67 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
7 50 (6.01%) Applications Support
8 44 (5.29%) Linux Engineer
9 43 (5.17%) Support Analyst
9 43 (5.17%) UNIX Administrator
9 43 (5.17%) UNIX Engineer
10 40 (4.81%) Architect
11 37 (4.45%) Storage Engineer
12 32 (3.85%) Project Manager
13 30 (3.61%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 28 (3.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 26 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 26 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
15 26 (3.13%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (14.66%) J2EE
2 85 (10.22%) Web Services
3 72 (8.65%) Spring
4 68 (8.17%) XML
5 65 (7.81%) HTML
6 59 (7.09%) SOAP
7 58 (6.97%) .NET
8 48 (5.77%) CSS
9 44 (5.29%) JMS
10 40 (4.81%) Middleware
10 40 (4.81%) RESTful
11 36 (4.33%) Dojo
12 32 (3.85%) jQuery
13 27 (3.25%) JPA
13 27 (3.25%) JSON
13 27 (3.25%) Hibernate
14 26 (3.13%) J2SE
14 26 (3.13%) JDBC
14 26 (3.13%) Servlets
14 26 (3.13%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 105 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (9.86%) Clustering
3 59 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 56 (6.73%) Replication
5 52 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 42 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (4.09%) PKI
8 21 (2.52%) HACMP
9 19 (2.28%) CLARiiON
9 19 (2.28%) Open Source
10 18 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
11 16 (1.92%) EFT
12 15 (1.80%) Derivative
13 13 (1.56%) Equities
14 12 (1.44%) Client/Server
15 10 (1.20%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.96%) Fixed Income
16 8 (0.96%) PMI
16 8 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 8 (0.96%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 386 (46.39%) Linux
2 366 (43.99%) UNIX
3 298 (35.82%) Solaris
4 286 (34.38%) Windows
5 116 (13.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 77 (9.25%) AIX
7 71 (8.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 42 (5.05%) HPUX
10 36 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (2.64%) Oracle Linux
12 21 (2.52%) SUSE
13 20 (2.40%) CentOS
14 14 (1.68%) Windows 7
15 9 (1.08%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.96%) FreeBSD
17 6 (0.72%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.72%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.60%) Android
18 5 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (12.26%) ITIL
3 68 (8.17%) Project Management
4 62 (7.45%) Software Engineering
5 60 (7.21%) Problem Management
6 52 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 51 (6.13%) Change Management
7 51 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 49 (5.89%) Migration
9 48 (5.77%) E-Commerce
10 47 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
10 47 (5.65%) Root Cause Analysis
11 42 (5.05%) UML
12 40 (4.81%) Mentoring
13 37 (4.45%) Time Management
14 35 (4.21%) Service Management
15 34 (4.09%) Service Delivery
15 34 (4.09%) Multithreading
15 34 (4.09%) Release Management
15 34 (4.09%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 234 (28.13%) Java
2 200 (24.04%) SQL
3 172 (20.67%) Perl
4 80 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 67 (8.05%) Shell Script
6 54 (6.49%) Python
7 34 (4.09%) PowerShell
7 34 (4.09%) Bash Shell
8 31 (3.73%) PL/SQL
9 24 (2.88%) C++
10 23 (2.76%) C
10 23 (2.76%) C#
11 21 (2.52%) PHP
12 19 (2.28%) Objective-C
13 18 (2.16%) VBA
14 17 (2.04%) Korn
15 16 (1.92%) VBScript
16 10 (1.20%) VB
17 9 (1.08%) Bourne shell
18 8 (0.96%) AWK
Qualifications
1 148 (17.79%) Degree
2 85 (10.22%) Sun Certification
3 82 (9.86%) Security Cleared
4 69 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 60 (7.21%) SC Cleared
6 53 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (5.41%) DV Cleared
8 41 (4.93%) MCSE
8 41 (4.93%) OCPJP
9 33 (3.97%) CCNA
10 31 (3.73%) Oracle Certification
11 25 (3.00%) OCMJD
12 23 (2.76%) SCSA
13 20 (2.40%) RHCE
14 18 (2.16%) MCITP
15 16 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
16 15 (1.80%) PMI Certification
17 14 (1.68%) MCP
18 12 (1.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (10.22%) SLA
2 58 (6.97%) QA
3 8 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 89 (10.70%) Active Directory
1 89 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (6.13%) NFS
3 49 (5.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 42 (5.05%) vSphere
5 35 (4.21%) Squid
6 33 (3.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 22 (2.64%) Samba
8 20 (2.40%) Hyper-V
9 15 (1.80%) Xen
9 15 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
10 14 (1.68%) VMware ESX
10 14 (1.68%) Veritas File System
11 11 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (1.08%) VMware Server
13 8 (0.96%) iptables
14 6 (0.72%) Firmware
15 5 (0.60%) PowerHA
16 3 (0.36%) KVM
16 3 (0.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 59 (7.09%) NetBackup
2 36 (4.33%) Puppet
3 29 (3.49%) EMC NetWorker
4 21 (2.52%) Nagios
5 19 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.92%) SCCM
7 13 (1.56%) OpenView
8 12 (1.44%) Tivoli
9 10 (1.20%) Legato
9 10 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 9 (1.08%) SCOM
10 9 (1.08%) Data Guard
11 8 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.84%) Control-M
12 7 (0.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 7 (0.84%) Cacti
12 7 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.72%) Ganglia
14 5 (0.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 5 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 363 (43.63%) Oracle
2 242 (29.09%) HP
3 189 (22.72%) IBM
4 164 (19.71%) Microsoft
5 154 (18.51%) Cisco
6 151 (18.15%) VMware
7 136 (16.35%) Red Hat
8 100 (12.02%) EMC
9 97 (11.66%) Veritas
10 82 (9.86%) Dell
11 63 (7.57%) NetApp
12 43 (5.17%) Citrix
13 41 (4.93%) Hitachi
14 40 (4.81%) Symantec
15 37 (4.45%) Brocade
16 33 (3.97%) Sybase
17 29 (3.49%) SAP
18 24 (2.88%) StorageTek
19 22 (2.64%) CA
20 19 (2.28%) Juniper
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