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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 638 599 557
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -42
Permanent jobs citing Sun 303 412 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 0.79% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 239 301 387
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £69,300
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +16.25%

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
43425 51928 55335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.28% 46.73% 46.54%
Number of salaries quoted 35393 41874 44801
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,980 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +4.95%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -48 266 £55,000 +15.78% 35
London -41 111 £57,500 +11.11% 16
South East +12 94 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Berkshire +2 37 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Reading +9 33 £57,500 +15.00% 2
East of England +17 22 £70,000 +47.36% 4
Oxfordshire +13 21 £72,500 +202.08%
Oxford - 20 £72,500 -
Scotland +14 19 £47,000 -27.69% 3
City of London +36 18 £65,000 +44.44% 4
Glasgow +7 17 £47,000 -27.69% 2
Hampshire -4 13 £55,000 +23.59% 1
West Midlands -17 13 £44,500 +4.70% 1
Cambridge +16 12 £80,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +11 12 £80,000 - 2
Horsham +12 10 £35,000 -33.33%
Surrey -1 10 £67,500 +35.00% 1
West Sussex -2 10 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Bedfordshire - 10 £61,750 -
Yorkshire +27 8 £42,500 -8.60% 2
Andover -2 8 £55,000 -8.33%
Birmingham -6 8 £37,500 -16.66%
North East +9 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Tyne and Wear +1 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East Midlands +2 6 £31,500 -33.68%
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Crawley -12 6 £35,000 -41.66% 1
Leeds +23 5 £42,500 -8.60% 2
Leicestershire +6 5 £31,500 -33.68%
West Yorkshire +3 5 £42,500 -8.60% 2

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 335 (54.56%) Linux
2 313 (50.98%) Oracle
3 260 (42.35%) Unix
4 191 (31.11%) Windows
5 178 (28.99%) Solaris
6 177 (28.83%) SQL Server
7 172 (28.01%) SQL
7 172 (28.01%) Apache
8 160 (26.06%) Red Hat
9 159 (25.90%) Java
10 156 (25.41%) Web Services
11 142 (23.13%) Perl
11 142 (23.13%) Tomcat
12 141 (22.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 140 (22.80%) SAN
13 140 (22.80%) Finance
14 131 (21.34%) Degree
15 129 (21.01%) TCP/IP
16 126 (20.52%) Firewall
17 117 (19.06%) IBM
18 116 (18.89%) MySQL
19 115 (18.73%) Relational Database
20 110 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
21 106 (17.26%) WebLogic
22 105 (17.10%) WebSphere
23 99 (16.12%) NAS
24 95 (15.47%) HP
24 95 (15.47%) LDAP
25 94 (15.31%) LAMP
26 93 (15.15%) JBoss

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
1 172 (28.01%) Apache
2 142 (23.13%) Tomcat
3 106 (17.26%) WebLogic
4 105 (17.10%) WebSphere
5 93 (15.15%) JBoss
6 75 (12.21%) BizTalk Server
7 73 (11.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 25 (4.07%) IIS
9 22 (3.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (2.44%) GlassFish
11 13 (2.12%) SharePoint
12 10 (1.63%) Oracle Application Server
13 7 (1.14%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.98%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (0.65%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.65%) CMS
15 4 (0.65%) MQSeries
Applications
1 47 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.75%) MS Office
3 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) HipChat
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.12%) Misys Opics
1 13 (2.12%) Oracle 11i
2 9 (1.47%) Infor SunSystems
3 7 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.49%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.49%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.33%) Algo Collateral
7 2 (0.33%) EQXanite
7 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 92 (14.98%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (14.50%) SaaS
3 9 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.65%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.33%) Datadog
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Office 365
6 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (22.80%) SAN
2 129 (21.01%) TCP/IP
3 126 (20.52%) Firewall
4 99 (16.12%) NAS
5 95 (15.47%) LDAP
6 88 (14.33%) HTTP
7 57 (9.28%) Internet
8 45 (7.33%) DNS
9 21 (3.42%) LAN
10 20 (3.26%) SSL
11 19 (3.09%) SSH
12 18 (2.93%) SNMP
12 18 (2.93%) WAN
13 14 (2.28%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (2.12%) Network Security
15 12 (1.95%) DHCP
16 9 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (1.47%) Multicast
17 7 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
18 5 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (28.83%) SQL Server
2 116 (18.89%) MySQL
3 115 (18.73%) Relational Database
4 86 (14.01%) RDBMS
5 37 (6.03%) DB2
6 32 (5.21%) Oracle Database
7 19 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (2.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 13 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.12%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 13 (2.12%) Oracle9i Database
11 12 (1.95%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.47%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (1.30%) Big Data
14 8 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (2.93%) JIRA
2 17 (2.77%) Subversion
3 16 (2.61%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.30%) Ant
4 8 (1.30%) Eclipse
4 8 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.30%) Maven
4 8 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (0.98%) JUnit
6 5 (0.81%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.81%) FitNesse
6 5 (0.81%) Jasmine
6 5 (0.81%) Mockito
6 5 (0.81%) Selenium
7 4 (0.65%) Gradle
7 4 (0.65%) Hudson
7 4 (0.65%) Log4j
7 4 (0.65%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.65%) TestNG
8 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 140 (22.80%) Finance
2 47 (7.65%) Banking
3 41 (6.68%) Telecoms
4 32 (5.21%) Back Office
5 21 (3.42%) Front Office
6 13 (2.12%) Publishing
7 11 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.63%) Law
8 10 (1.63%) Marketing
9 8 (1.30%) Games
9 8 (1.30%) Legal
10 7 (1.14%) Retail
11 5 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.65%) Advertising
12 4 (0.65%) German Language
12 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.49%) Billing
13 3 (0.49%) Electronics
14 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (20.03%) Applications Support
2 113 (18.40%) Analyst
3 99 (16.12%) Developer
4 89 (14.50%) Support Analyst
5 78 (12.70%) Linux Support
6 67 (10.91%) Java Developer
7 64 (10.42%) Support Engineer
8 63 (10.26%) Applications Support Analyst
9 59 (9.61%) Web Applications Support
10 52 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
11 43 (7.00%) Architect
12 40 (6.51%) Consultant
13 39 (6.35%) Applications Engineer
14 36 (5.86%) Unix Engineer
14 36 (5.86%) Web Analyst
14 36 (5.86%) Web Applications Analyst
14 36 (5.86%) Web Support Analyst
15 34 (5.54%) Applications Support Engineer
16 33 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 33 (5.37%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (25.41%) Web Services
2 94 (15.31%) LAMP
3 84 (13.68%) J2EE
4 63 (10.26%) .NET
5 52 (8.47%) Spring
6 48 (7.82%) Middleware
7 40 (6.51%) SOAP
8 37 (6.03%) XML
9 35 (5.70%) J2SE
10 32 (5.21%) jQuery
11 31 (5.05%) REST
12 27 (4.40%) Hibernate
12 27 (4.40%) HTML
13 26 (4.23%) EJB
14 25 (4.07%) JSP
15 20 (3.26%) CSS
16 19 (3.09%) Dojo
16 19 (3.09%) Java EE
16 19 (3.09%) Servlets
17 17 (2.77%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.19%) Computer Science
2 60 (9.77%) Clustering
3 34 (5.54%) Data Centre
4 27 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (3.91%) PKI
7 19 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.77%) Equities
8 17 (2.77%) Hedge funds
9 15 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (2.44%) N-Tier
9 15 (2.44%) User Experience
10 14 (2.28%) CMDB
10 14 (2.28%) Derivative
11 12 (1.95%) Replication
12 11 (1.79%) Wiki
13 10 (1.63%) DataPower
13 10 (1.63%) Fintech
13 10 (1.63%) SCADA
14 8 (1.30%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 335 (54.56%) Linux
2 260 (42.35%) Unix
3 191 (31.11%) Windows
4 178 (28.99%) Solaris
5 141 (22.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 55 (8.96%) AIX
7 45 (7.33%) Windows Server
8 26 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (4.07%) Oracle Linux
10 24 (3.91%) SUSE
11 20 (3.26%) CentOS
11 20 (3.26%) HPUX
12 17 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (1.95%) Windows 7
14 11 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (1.63%) Debian
16 8 (1.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.81%) OpenVMS
18 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.65%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (14.82%) ITIL
3 78 (12.70%) Software Engineering
4 74 (12.05%) Web Operations
5 60 (9.77%) Multithreading
6 54 (8.79%) Mentoring
7 49 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 48 (7.82%) Problem Management
9 46 (7.49%) Root Cause Analysis
10 44 (7.17%) UML
11 41 (6.68%) Project Management
12 38 (6.19%) Service Delivery
13 35 (5.70%) Performance Analysis
14 33 (5.37%) Release Management
15 30 (4.89%) SOA
16 29 (4.72%) E-Commerce
16 29 (4.72%) Load Balancing
16 29 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
16 29 (4.72%) Risk Management
17 28 (4.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (28.01%) SQL
2 159 (25.90%) Java
3 142 (23.13%) Perl
4 78 (12.70%) PowerShell
5 70 (11.40%) JavaScript
6 51 (8.31%) Shell Script
7 43 (7.00%) Bash Shell
8 35 (5.70%) Python
9 21 (3.42%) VBA
10 16 (2.61%) Korn
11 15 (2.44%) C
12 13 (2.12%) Ruby
12 13 (2.12%) XPath
13 10 (1.63%) Bourne shell
13 10 (1.63%) C-shell
14 9 (1.47%) C#
14 9 (1.47%) C++
14 9 (1.47%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.30%) VB
16 6 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 131 (21.34%) Degree
2 57 (9.28%) Sun Certification
3 43 (7.00%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.91%) Oracle Certification
4 24 (3.91%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.09%) OCPJP
6 14 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.28%) ISEB
7 13 (2.12%) Brainbench
7 13 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (2.12%) RHCE
8 10 (1.63%) LPIC
8 10 (1.63%) MCSE
9 8 (1.30%) CISM
9 8 (1.30%) CISSP
9 8 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
9 8 (1.30%) RHCSA
10 6 (0.98%) CCNA
10 6 (0.98%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.37%) SLA
2 19 (3.09%) QA
3 7 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.65%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.65%) ISO27005
5 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.16%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 80 (13.03%) Oracle RAC
2 50 (8.14%) Active Directory
3 42 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (5.86%) Firmware
5 23 (3.75%) vSphere
6 17 (2.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 17 (2.77%) VMware ESX
7 16 (2.61%) NFS
8 15 (2.44%) Hyper-V
9 13 (2.12%) Samba
9 13 (2.12%) XenApp
10 9 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (1.30%) Sendmail
11 8 (1.30%) Squid
11 8 (1.30%) Veritas File System
12 5 (0.81%) Docker
13 4 (0.65%) iptables
13 4 (0.65%) pfSense
13 4 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 90 (14.66%) Puppet
2 71 (11.56%) OpenAM
3 38 (6.19%) Oracle ZFS
4 28 (4.56%) NetBackup
5 19 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
6 15 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (2.12%) Unicenter
8 11 (1.79%) Tivoli
9 9 (1.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 8 (1.30%) SCCM
11 7 (1.14%) Control-M
11 7 (1.14%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (0.98%) Nagios
12 6 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
12 6 (0.98%) Simpana
13 5 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (0.81%) WSUS
14 4 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 313 (50.98%) Oracle
2 160 (26.06%) Red Hat
3 117 (19.06%) IBM
4 95 (15.47%) HP
5 87 (14.17%) VMware
6 74 (12.05%) Microsoft
7 71 (11.56%) Cisco
8 48 (7.82%) Sybase
9 40 (6.51%) Veritas
10 37 (6.03%) EMC
11 31 (5.05%) Dell
12 29 (4.72%) NetApp
13 23 (3.75%) Citrix
14 17 (2.77%) CA
15 14 (2.28%) Infor
15 14 (2.28%) SAP
15 14 (2.28%) Trayport
16 13 (2.12%) F5
17 12 (1.95%) Brocade
17 12 (1.95%) Misys
Glasgow
TDA Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £38000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Send
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
White Clarke Group
Salary: £45k+ plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Effra Recruitment solutions Ltd.
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Risk Management Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Effra Recruitment solutions Ltd.
Posted: 7 days ago
Scotland
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 16 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 16 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: Up to £31,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago