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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 610 586 564
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -22
Permanent jobs citing Sun 333 413 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.80% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 252 284 361
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £27,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
43357 51358 54492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.21% 46.50% 46.86%
Number of salaries quoted 35217 41507 43753
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 July 2016 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 23 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -21 289 £55,000 +17.64% 41
London +13 126 £57,500 +11.11% 25
South East +3 97 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Berkshire -3 42 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Reading +17 37 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Scotland +15 25 £47,500 -26.92% 2
City of London +58 22 £65,000 +41.30% 9
Glasgow +10 21 £50,000 -23.07% 1
East of England +1 19 £80,000 +68.42% 5
West Midlands +6 18 £44,500 +5.32%
Hampshire +3 18 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Oxfordshire -2 15 £72,500 +202.08%
Oxford - 15 £72,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 14 £40,000 - 4
North East - 14 £40,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire +13 13 £80,000 - 5
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £39,500 - 4
Cambridge +15 12 £80,000 - 3
Yorkshire +19 11 £42,500 -8.60%
West Sussex -1 11 £35,000 -33.33%
Andover -8 11 £55,000 +13.40% 1
Horsham +14 10 £35,000 -33.33%
Coventry +12 10 £48,000 +174.28%
Leeds +26 8 £42,500 -8.60%
West Yorkshire +15 8 £42,500 -8.60%
Surrey -1 7 £60,000 +46.34% 1
Crawley -3 7 £35,000 -41.66%
Birmingham -8 7 £30,000 -33.33%
East Midlands -2 6 £31,500 -33.68%
Bedfordshire - 6 £65,000 -

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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.

1 344 (54.17%) Linux
2 331 (52.13%) Oracle
3 261 (41.10%) Unix
4 189 (29.76%) Windows
5 188 (29.61%) Apache
6 184 (28.98%) Solaris
7 176 (27.72%) SQL Server
8 174 (27.40%) Red Hat
9 172 (27.09%) SQL
10 169 (26.61%) Java
11 161 (25.35%) Web Services
12 157 (24.72%) Perl
13 152 (23.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 151 (23.78%) Tomcat
14 151 (23.78%) SAN
15 150 (23.62%) Finance
16 148 (23.31%) TCP/IP
17 145 (22.83%) Firewall
18 142 (22.36%) Degree
19 134 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
20 122 (19.21%) IBM
21 120 (18.90%) Relational Database
22 119 (18.74%) MySQL
23 110 (17.32%) WebLogic
24 107 (16.85%) WebSphere
25 104 (16.38%) LAMP
26 103 (16.22%) HP
27 102 (16.06%) NAS
28 101 (15.91%) LDAP
29 99 (15.59%) Puppet

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
1 188 (29.61%) Apache
2 151 (23.78%) Tomcat
3 110 (17.32%) WebLogic
4 107 (16.85%) WebSphere
5 97 (15.28%) JBoss
6 79 (12.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 78 (12.28%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (4.41%) IIS
9 17 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (2.36%) GlassFish
10 15 (2.36%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.10%) CMS
12 6 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
13 5 (0.79%) Confluence
13 5 (0.79%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.63%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.99%) MS Office
3 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.05%) Misys Opics
2 12 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
3 10 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.10%) Infor SunSystems
5 5 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.47%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.47%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 97 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (13.86%) SaaS
3 10 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.31%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 151 (23.78%) SAN
2 148 (23.31%) TCP/IP
3 145 (22.83%) Firewall
4 102 (16.06%) NAS
5 101 (15.91%) LDAP
6 98 (15.43%) HTTP
7 67 (10.55%) Internet
8 45 (7.09%) DNS
9 23 (3.62%) SSL
10 22 (3.46%) SSH
11 17 (2.68%) LAN
12 15 (2.36%) Network Security
13 14 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
13 14 (2.20%) WAN
14 13 (2.05%) SNMP
15 12 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
16 11 (1.73%) Multicast
17 8 (1.26%) DHCP
18 7 (1.10%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (27.72%) SQL Server
2 120 (18.90%) Relational Database
3 119 (18.74%) MySQL
4 91 (14.33%) RDBMS
5 37 (5.83%) DB2
6 29 (4.57%) Oracle Database
7 19 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (2.05%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (1.89%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 12 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
11 12 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.10%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.79%) Hazelcast
14 5 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (3.78%) JIRA
2 21 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.83%) Subversion
4 15 (2.36%) Ant
5 14 (2.20%) Maven
6 12 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (1.42%) Gradle
7 9 (1.42%) Jasmine
8 8 (1.26%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.10%) JUnit
10 6 (0.94%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.94%) Selenium
11 5 (0.79%) FitNesse
11 5 (0.79%) Grunt
11 5 (0.79%) Mockito
12 4 (0.63%) Hudson
12 4 (0.63%) Log4j
12 4 (0.63%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.63%) TestNG
General
1 150 (23.62%) Finance
2 45 (7.09%) Telecoms
3 43 (6.77%) Banking
4 30 (4.72%) Back Office
5 20 (3.15%) Front Office
6 16 (2.52%) Games
7 14 (2.20%) Law
8 13 (2.05%) Publishing
9 11 (1.73%) Legal
10 9 (1.42%) Retail
11 7 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.94%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.79%) Marketing
14 4 (0.63%) Advertising
14 4 (0.63%) German Language
14 4 (0.63%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.31%) Electronics
15 2 (0.31%) French Language
15 2 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (20.16%) Applications Support
2 123 (19.37%) Analyst
3 107 (16.85%) Developer
4 93 (14.65%) Support Analyst
5 84 (13.23%) Linux Support
6 72 (11.34%) Java Developer
7 69 (10.87%) Applications Support Analyst
8 68 (10.71%) Support Engineer
9 59 (9.29%) Linux Engineer
9 59 (9.29%) Web Applications Support
10 47 (7.40%) Architect
11 44 (6.93%) Applications Engineer
11 44 (6.93%) Unix Engineer
12 39 (6.14%) Applications Support Engineer
13 38 (5.98%) Linux Support Engineer
14 36 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 36 (5.67%) Web Analyst
14 36 (5.67%) Web Applications Analyst
14 36 (5.67%) Web Support Analyst
15 35 (5.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (25.35%) Web Services
2 104 (16.38%) LAMP
3 86 (13.54%) J2EE
4 63 (9.92%) .NET
5 60 (9.45%) Spring
6 50 (7.87%) Middleware
7 45 (7.09%) XML
8 40 (6.30%) HTML
9 38 (5.98%) SOAP
10 36 (5.67%) J2SE
11 30 (4.72%) CSS
11 30 (4.72%) jQuery
12 29 (4.57%) Hibernate
13 28 (4.41%) REST
14 26 (4.09%) EJB
14 26 (4.09%) JSP
15 24 (3.78%) RESTful
16 18 (2.83%) Dojo
16 18 (2.83%) Servlets
17 16 (2.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 85 (13.39%) Computer Science
2 73 (11.50%) Clustering
3 37 (5.83%) Data Centre
4 28 (4.41%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (3.78%) PKI
7 23 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (2.68%) User Experience
8 17 (2.68%) Wiki
9 16 (2.52%) Equities
9 16 (2.52%) Hedge funds
10 15 (2.36%) Derivative
10 15 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (2.36%) Online Games
11 14 (2.20%) CMDB
11 14 (2.20%) N-Tier
11 14 (2.20%) Replication
12 13 (2.05%) Visualisation
13 12 (1.89%) Fintech
14 11 (1.73%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 344 (54.17%) Linux
2 261 (41.10%) Unix
3 189 (29.76%) Windows
4 184 (28.98%) Solaris
5 152 (23.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (9.29%) AIX
7 39 (6.14%) Windows Server
8 27 (4.25%) Oracle Linux
9 26 (4.09%) SUSE
10 25 (3.94%) HPUX
11 21 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (3.15%) CentOS
13 19 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (1.57%) Windows 7
14 10 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (1.42%) Debian
16 7 (1.10%) FreeBSD
16 7 (1.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.94%) OpenVMS
18 3 (0.47%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (12.60%) Web Operations
3 79 (12.44%) Software Engineering
4 74 (11.65%) ITIL
5 62 (9.76%) Mentoring
6 60 (9.45%) Multithreading
7 48 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 47 (7.40%) UML
9 46 (7.24%) Problem Management
9 46 (7.24%) Project Management
10 44 (6.93%) Root Cause Analysis
11 37 (5.83%) Performance Analysis
12 36 (5.67%) Scrum
12 36 (5.67%) Service Delivery
13 33 (5.20%) Risk Management
14 32 (5.04%) Migration
15 31 (4.88%) Load Balancing
16 30 (4.72%) High Availability
16 30 (4.72%) OO
16 30 (4.72%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 172 (27.09%) SQL
2 169 (26.61%) Java
3 157 (24.72%) Perl
4 89 (14.02%) PowerShell
5 77 (12.13%) JavaScript
6 51 (8.03%) Shell Script
7 46 (7.24%) Bash Shell
8 32 (5.04%) Python
9 22 (3.46%) C
10 20 (3.15%) VBA
11 18 (2.83%) Korn
11 18 (2.83%) Ruby
12 12 (1.89%) C#
12 12 (1.89%) XPath
13 10 (1.57%) Bourne shell
13 10 (1.57%) C-shell
13 10 (1.57%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.10%) C++
14 7 (1.10%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 142 (22.36%) Degree
2 57 (8.98%) Sun Certification
3 39 (6.14%) Security Cleared
4 25 (3.94%) Oracle Certification
5 19 (2.99%) OCPJP
6 17 (2.68%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.36%) ISEB
7 15 (2.36%) RHCE
8 13 (2.05%) Network+ Certification
9 12 (1.89%) Brainbench
10 10 (1.57%) CISM
10 10 (1.57%) CISSP
11 9 (1.42%) MCSE
11 9 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (1.26%) LPIC
13 7 (1.10%) A+ Certification
13 7 (1.10%) Postgraduate
13 7 (1.10%) RHCSA
14 6 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.20%) SLA
2 23 (3.62%) QA
3 7 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.63%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.63%) ISO27005
5 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.16%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 81 (12.76%) Oracle RAC
2 53 (8.35%) Active Directory
3 43 (6.77%) Firmware
4 36 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (3.15%) vSphere
6 17 (2.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 17 (2.68%) VMware ESX
7 15 (2.36%) NFS
7 15 (2.36%) Samba
8 12 (1.89%) Hyper-V
8 12 (1.89%) Sendmail
9 10 (1.57%) XenApp
10 9 (1.42%) Docker
11 8 (1.26%) Squid
11 8 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (1.26%) Veritas File System
12 5 (0.79%) iptables
13 4 (0.63%) Postfix
13 4 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 99 (15.59%) Puppet
2 77 (12.13%) OpenAM
3 37 (5.83%) Oracle ZFS
4 29 (4.57%) NetBackup
5 15 (2.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 14 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (2.05%) Unicenter
8 10 (1.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 8 (1.26%) Simpana
9 8 (1.26%) Tivoli
10 7 (1.10%) Control-M
10 7 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
10 7 (1.10%) SCCM
11 6 (0.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
13 4 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 331 (52.13%) Oracle
2 174 (27.40%) Red Hat
3 122 (19.21%) IBM
4 103 (16.22%) HP
5 84 (13.23%) Microsoft
6 80 (12.60%) VMware
7 68 (10.71%) Cisco
8 50 (7.87%) Sybase
9 40 (6.30%) Veritas
10 36 (5.67%) EMC
11 33 (5.20%) Dell
12 28 (4.41%) NetApp
13 18 (2.83%) Citrix
14 17 (2.68%) CA
14 17 (2.68%) Google
15 14 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (2.05%) Infor
16 13 (2.05%) SAP
16 13 (2.05%) Trayport
17 12 (1.89%) F5
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Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Adteq Limited
Salary: Bonus, Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Adteq Limited
Salary: Bonus and Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus (20%) + Pension (10%) + PHI
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City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Parity Professionals
Salary: flexible benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40000 - £520000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £0 - £80,000 per year
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London
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Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £23000.00 per annum + Private Health + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Gamesys
Salary: Competitive + bonus & bens.
Posted: 10 days ago
London
CGI IT UK
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Gamesys
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Prospectus
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus/Shares (Ending bonus)
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Gamesys
Salary: Competitive + bonus & bens
Posted: 10 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
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South West London
Gamesys
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum + plus large bonus
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