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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
UK
Rank 604 659 570
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -89
Permanent jobs citing Sun 250 288 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.62% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 171 206 314
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
36836 46293 49893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 45.87% 47.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29644 37797 40683
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 +72 247 £47,500 +5.55% 29
London +48 117 £57,500 +15.00% 8
South East +69 76 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Berkshire +55 35 £67,500 +21.07% 3
Surrey +75 30 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Reading +58 27 £70,000 +21.73% 2
City of London +26 21 £35,000 -26.31% 2
East of England +11 19 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire +4 18 £37,500 -53.12%
North West -5 18 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Cambridge +13 17 £37,500 -53.12%
West Midlands +25 11 £40,000 - 6
Manchester -19 8 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Birmingham +11 7 £40,000 +45.45% 1
South West +17 6 £25,000 - 1
Bristol - 6 £25,000 -
Cheshire +14 5 - - 1
West Sussex +1 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Hampshire +17 4 £23,000 -24.59%
Merseyside - 4 £33,750 -
Liverpool - 4 £33,750 -
Portsmouth - 4 £23,000 -
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £35,500 +18.33%
Milton Keynes +6 3 £35,500 +1.42%
Wales +4 2 £50,000 +33.33%
West Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 £57,500 -
Knutsford - 2 - -
Swansea - 2 £50,000 -

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 275 (51.79%) Linux
2 218 (41.05%) Oracle
3 196 (36.91%) Finance
4 181 (34.09%) Unix
5 177 (33.33%) Windows
6 149 (28.06%) Solaris
7 141 (26.55%) SQL
8 123 (23.16%) HP
9 122 (22.98%) Red Hat
10 111 (20.90%) TCP/IP
11 106 (19.96%) Agile Software Development
12 103 (19.40%) Firewall
13 100 (18.83%) SAN
14 98 (18.46%) Java
15 91 (17.14%) Microsoft
16 88 (16.57%) MySQL
17 87 (16.38%) Apache
18 83 (15.63%) QA
19 79 (14.88%) ITIL
20 77 (14.50%) Bash Shell
21 76 (14.31%) Tomcat
21 76 (14.31%) Cisco
22 74 (13.94%) SQL Server
22 74 (13.94%) VMware
22 74 (13.94%) Relational Database
23 72 (13.56%) SaaS
24 68 (12.81%) Degree
25 65 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
26 64 (12.05%) Banking
27 63 (11.86%) NetBackup

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 87 (16.38%) Apache
2 76 (14.31%) Tomcat
3 57 (10.73%) WebLogic
4 28 (5.27%) WebSphere
5 22 (4.14%) BizTalk Server
5 22 (4.14%) JBoss
6 18 (3.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 16 (3.01%) IIS
7 16 (3.01%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (2.07%) Skype for Business
9 10 (1.88%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.69%) MS Exchange
11 8 (1.51%) Apache Spark
11 8 (1.51%) nginx
12 7 (1.32%) GlassFish
13 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.94%) JCAPS
14 5 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 54 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 33 (6.21%) MS Office
3 27 (5.08%) MS Project
3 27 (5.08%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (3.95%) NetSuite
2 20 (3.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 20 (3.77%) Sage 200
3 8 (1.51%) Misys Opics
3 8 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.51%) SAP CO
3 8 (1.51%) SAP FI
3 8 (1.51%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (1.51%) Softmar
4 6 (1.13%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.94%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.94%) Infor SunSystems
6 4 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.75%) Maximo
6 4 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.56%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.56%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.56%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 72 (13.56%) SaaS
2 35 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.13%) Office 365
5 5 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (0.94%) Oracle CX
5 5 (0.94%) Responsys
5 5 (0.94%) Taleo
6 4 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.75%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.38%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.19%) Boomi
9 1 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (20.90%) TCP/IP
2 103 (19.40%) Firewall
3 100 (18.83%) SAN
4 51 (9.60%) LDAP
5 45 (8.47%) DNS
6 42 (7.91%) Network Security
7 35 (6.59%) Internet
8 25 (4.71%) LAN
8 25 (4.71%) NetScaler
9 24 (4.52%) HTTP
10 23 (4.33%) WAN
11 22 (4.14%) Intrusion Detection
11 22 (4.14%) SSH
11 22 (4.14%) SSL
12 20 (3.77%) Kerberos
13 18 (3.39%) BGP
13 18 (3.39%) NAS
13 18 (3.39%) OSPF
14 16 (3.01%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (3.01%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (16.57%) MySQL
2 74 (13.94%) Relational Database
2 74 (13.94%) SQL Server
3 32 (6.03%) Oracle Database
4 30 (5.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 27 (5.08%) DB2
5 27 (5.08%) RDBMS
6 24 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.69%) OLTP
8 9 (1.69%) VLDB
9 8 (1.51%) Big Data
9 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 31 (5.84%) Selenium
2 19 (3.58%) Git (software)
3 17 (3.20%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.45%) JIRA
5 9 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.13%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.94%) Mockito
8 4 (0.75%) Gradle
8 4 (0.75%) IntelliJ
8 4 (0.75%) JBehave
8 4 (0.75%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.75%) Maven
8 4 (0.75%) Subversion
9 3 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.38%) Buildbot
10 2 (0.38%) Hudson
10 2 (0.38%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
General
1 196 (36.91%) Finance
2 64 (12.05%) Banking
3 25 (4.71%) Legal
4 22 (4.14%) Back Office
5 21 (3.95%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.39%) Law
7 14 (2.64%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.26%) French Language
9 9 (1.69%) Front Office
9 9 (1.69%) Retail
10 8 (1.51%) Marketing
11 7 (1.32%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.94%) Publishing
13 4 (0.75%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.75%) German Language
13 4 (0.75%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.56%) Games
15 2 (0.38%) Military
15 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (14.88%) Linux Engineer
2 78 (14.69%) Administrator
3 76 (14.31%) Analyst
4 52 (9.79%) Linux Administrator
5 51 (9.60%) Cloud Engineer
6 42 (7.91%) Unix Engineer
7 41 (7.72%) Applications Support
8 36 (6.78%) Support Engineer
9 34 (6.40%) Network Engineer
10 32 (6.03%) Consultant
11 31 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 30 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
13 29 (5.46%) Developer
14 27 (5.08%) Architect
14 27 (5.08%) Senior Linux Administrator
15 26 (4.90%) Cloud Administrator
15 26 (4.90%) Senior Network Engineer
16 25 (4.71%) Linux Support
17 23 (4.33%) Linux Support Engineer
18 22 (4.14%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.55%) XML
2 39 (7.34%) Middleware
3 34 (6.40%) Web Services
4 33 (6.21%) LAMP
5 25 (4.71%) .NET
6 24 (4.52%) HTML
7 23 (4.33%) J2EE
8 16 (3.01%) CSS
8 16 (3.01%) Spring
9 12 (2.26%) Hibernate
10 11 (2.07%) J2SE
10 11 (2.07%) JSP
11 10 (1.88%) AngularJS
12 9 (1.69%) ASP.NET
12 9 (1.69%) REST
13 8 (1.51%) Elastic Stack
14 6 (1.13%) jQuery
14 6 (1.13%) RESTful
14 6 (1.13%) SAP PI
14 6 (1.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (11.49%) Computer Science
3 53 (9.98%) Data Centre
4 36 (6.78%) Management Information System
5 34 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (5.27%) Replication
7 27 (5.08%) Clustering
8 26 (4.90%) Driving Licence
9 13 (2.45%) Client/Server
10 11 (2.07%) User Experience
11 10 (1.88%) EMC VMAX
11 10 (1.88%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (1.13%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.13%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.13%) Wiki
13 5 (0.94%) Equities
13 5 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.94%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.75%) PKI
14 4 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 275 (51.79%) Linux
2 181 (34.09%) Unix
3 177 (33.33%) Windows
4 149 (28.06%) Solaris
5 54 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (9.98%) Windows Server
7 30 (5.65%) CentOS
8 29 (5.46%) AIX
9 25 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (4.52%) HPUX
11 19 (3.58%) Oracle Linux
12 16 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (2.07%) Mac OS X
14 9 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (1.51%) FreeBSD
15 8 (1.51%) IRIX
15 8 (1.51%) Windows 7
16 6 (1.13%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.94%) Android
18 4 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (19.96%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (14.88%) ITIL
3 60 (11.30%) Mentoring
4 57 (10.73%) Project Management
5 45 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 40 (7.53%) Service Delivery
8 35 (6.59%) ITIL V3
9 33 (6.21%) High Availability
10 31 (5.84%) CRM
11 30 (5.65%) Incident Management
11 30 (5.65%) Service Management
11 30 (5.65%) Test Management
12 29 (5.46%) Load Balancing
12 29 (5.46%) Performance Tuning
13 28 (5.27%) ERP
13 28 (5.27%) Test Automation
13 28 (5.27%) Vulnerability Management
14 27 (5.08%) Software Testing
14 27 (5.08%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 141 (26.55%) SQL
2 98 (18.46%) Java
3 77 (14.50%) Bash Shell
4 60 (11.30%) Perl
5 57 (10.73%) Python
6 55 (10.36%) C
7 43 (8.10%) Shell Script
8 41 (7.72%) JavaScript
9 29 (5.46%) PowerShell
10 18 (3.39%) C#
11 12 (2.26%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.26%) VB
12 10 (1.88%) PHP
12 10 (1.88%) VBA
13 7 (1.32%) Korn
14 6 (1.13%) Scala
15 5 (0.94%) Ruby
16 4 (0.75%) AWK
17 3 (0.56%) C++
17 3 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (12.81%) Degree
2 35 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.08%) ISEB
3 27 (5.08%) ISTQB
4 26 (4.90%) Network+ Certification
5 22 (4.14%) CISSP
6 21 (3.95%) GCIH
7 20 (3.77%) Sun Certification
8 19 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (3.39%) CISM
9 18 (3.39%) CNA
9 18 (3.39%) GCIA
9 18 (3.39%) GIAC
9 18 (3.39%) Novell Certification
9 18 (3.39%) SANS
10 16 (3.01%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.51%) A+ Certification
13 7 (1.32%) CCNP
14 6 (1.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (15.63%) QA
2 30 (5.65%) SLA
3 13 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.88%) ISO27002
5 3 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 32 (6.03%) Samba
3 24 (4.52%) Firmware
4 23 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (3.95%) iptables
6 19 (3.58%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 16 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
8 13 (2.45%) NFS
9 11 (2.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 10 (1.88%) Hyper-V
11 8 (1.51%) Docker
11 8 (1.51%) GlusterFS
11 8 (1.51%) XenServer
12 6 (1.13%) Terminal Server
12 6 (1.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 6 (1.13%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.94%) KVM
13 5 (0.94%) Shibboleth
14 4 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 63 (11.86%) NetBackup
2 45 (8.47%) Puppet
3 38 (7.16%) Nagios
4 33 (6.21%) Oracle ZFS
5 30 (5.65%) HP Quality Center
6 28 (5.27%) Red Hat Satellite
7 20 (3.77%) Cacti
8 19 (3.58%) HP Data Protector
9 18 (3.39%) CSIRT
9 18 (3.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 16 (3.01%) OpenAM
11 14 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (2.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 10 (1.88%) Ansible
14 9 (1.69%) SCCM
15 8 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 5 (0.94%) Graphite
17 4 (0.75%) Kibana
17 4 (0.75%) logstash
17 4 (0.75%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 218 (41.05%) Oracle
2 123 (23.16%) HP
3 122 (22.98%) Red Hat
4 91 (17.14%) Microsoft
5 76 (14.31%) Cisco
6 74 (13.94%) VMware
7 38 (7.16%) CheckPoint
8 33 (6.21%) IBM
9 32 (6.03%) NetApp
9 32 (6.03%) Sage
10 30 (5.65%) Siebel
11 29 (5.46%) Dell
12 25 (4.71%) Intel
12 25 (4.71%) ProCurve
13 24 (4.52%) Pegasus
14 23 (4.33%) SAP
15 22 (4.14%) Infor
15 22 (4.14%) Veritas
16 19 (3.58%) Google
17 16 (3.01%) EMC
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Company car
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £31,000 to £46,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The University of London
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Schroders
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Guru Careers
Salary: 27500-37500 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 10 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Software Solved
Salary: From £23,000 to £42,000 per annum Training allowance to gain Microsoft
Posted: 11 days ago
Telford or Newcastle
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £64,125 - £70,875 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Telford or Newcastle
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £64,125 - £70,875 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Telford or Shipley
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £64,125 - £70,875 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £64,125 - £70,875 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£40,000 + £5.5k car allowance + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£40,000 + £5.5k car allowance + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey, Staines, Kingston, Guildford, Sutton,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£40,000 + £5.5k car allowance + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£40,000 + £5.5k car allowance + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + extensive benefits and commission
Posted: 6 days ago