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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 624 624 564
Rank change year-on-year
0 -60
Permanent jobs citing Sun 313 362 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.71% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 232 271 390
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,900 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%

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
43856 50766 56491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.67% 46.96% 46.57%
Number of salaries quoted 35729 40803 45772
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 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +3 282 £50,000 - 40
London -22 119 £55,000 - 23
South East +57 102 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Berkshire +34 40 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Reading +29 35 £50,000 -4.76% 3
East of England +24 23 £72,500 +61.11% 1
Oxfordshire - 21 £72,500 - 1
City of London +22 20 £46,250 -2.63% 7
West Midlands -4 20 £40,000 +23.07%
Oxford - 20 £72,500 - 1
Surrey +10 18 £67,500 +12.50% 3
Cambridge +13 13 £80,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +12 13 £80,000 - 1
Scotland +1 12 £44,500 -31.53% 3
Glasgow 0 12 £44,500 -31.53% 1
South West +16 10 £25,000 -37.50%
Horsham +11 9 £35,000 -33.33%
West Sussex +1 9 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Birmingham 0 9 £37,500 -22.68%
Bedfordshire - 9 £58,500 -
Gloucestershire - 9 £25,000 -
East Midlands +6 8 £31,500 -33.68% 1
Hampshire -7 8 £55,000 -6.38% 2
Cirencester - 8 £25,000 -
Coventry +5 7 £40,500 +131.42%
Guildford - 6 £52,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +31 5 £40,000 -23.80%
Milton Keynes +28 5 £40,000 -23.80%
West Yorkshire +12 5 £55,000 +14.58% 2
Leicestershire +10 5 £31,500 -33.68% 1

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 314 (51.99%) Linux
2 291 (48.18%) Oracle
3 257 (42.55%) Unix
4 199 (32.95%) Windows
5 180 (29.80%) SQL
6 171 (28.31%) SQL Server
7 158 (26.16%) Solaris
8 155 (25.66%) Apache
9 154 (25.50%) Web Services
10 151 (25.00%) Java
11 143 (23.68%) Red Hat
12 139 (23.01%) Finance
13 136 (22.52%) Tomcat
14 130 (21.52%) SAN
15 128 (21.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 125 (20.70%) Degree
17 121 (20.03%) Perl
18 113 (18.71%) Relational Database
19 112 (18.54%) IBM
20 106 (17.55%) Firewall
21 105 (17.38%) MySQL
21 105 (17.38%) ITIL
21 105 (17.38%) WebSphere
22 104 (17.22%) TCP/IP
23 96 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
24 95 (15.73%) HP
24 95 (15.73%) WebLogic
25 92 (15.23%) NAS
26 91 (15.07%) JBoss
27 89 (14.74%) LDAP

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
1 155 (25.66%) Apache
2 136 (22.52%) Tomcat
3 105 (17.38%) WebSphere
4 95 (15.73%) WebLogic
5 91 (15.07%) JBoss
6 69 (11.42%) BizTalk Server
7 68 (11.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 27 (4.47%) IIS
9 26 (4.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 17 (2.81%) SharePoint
11 15 (2.48%) GlassFish
12 14 (2.32%) Oracle Application Server
13 11 (1.82%) MS Exchange
14 10 (1.66%) Apache Pig
14 10 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 5 (0.83%) CMS
16 5 (0.83%) NetWeaver
16 5 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.64%) MS Office
3 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 13 (2.15%) Infor SunSystems
1 13 (2.15%) Oracle 11i
2 12 (1.99%) Misys Opics
3 9 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.50%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.50%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.33%) Algo Collateral
6 2 (0.33%) EQXanite
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.17%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 83 (13.74%) SaaS
2 81 (13.41%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.32%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.33%) Datadog
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.17%) Office 365
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (21.52%) SAN
2 106 (17.55%) Firewall
3 104 (17.22%) TCP/IP
4 92 (15.23%) NAS
5 89 (14.74%) LDAP
6 78 (12.91%) HTTP
7 46 (7.62%) DNS
8 45 (7.45%) Internet
9 19 (3.15%) DHCP
9 19 (3.15%) LAN
9 19 (3.15%) SNMP
10 16 (2.65%) WAN
11 15 (2.48%) Fibre Channel
12 14 (2.32%) SSL
13 13 (2.15%) SSH
14 11 (1.82%) Network Security
15 10 (1.66%) Multicast
16 6 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
17 5 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 5 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (28.31%) SQL Server
2 113 (18.71%) Relational Database
3 105 (17.38%) MySQL
4 79 (13.08%) RDBMS
5 38 (6.29%) Oracle Database
6 29 (4.80%) DB2
7 24 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (2.48%) Oracle9i Database
12 13 (2.15%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 12 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (1.82%) Big Data
14 11 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.82%) MongoDB
14 11 (1.82%) NoSQL
15 10 (1.66%) Apache Hive
15 10 (1.66%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 18 (2.98%) Subversion
2 13 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.82%) JIRA
4 9 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 9 (1.49%) JUnit
4 9 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.83%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.83%) FitNesse
6 5 (0.83%) Mockito
6 5 (0.83%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.66%) Ant
7 4 (0.66%) Hudson
7 4 (0.66%) Log4j
7 4 (0.66%) Maven
7 4 (0.66%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.66%) Selenium
7 4 (0.66%) TestNG
8 2 (0.33%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.17%) Gerrit
General
1 139 (23.01%) Finance
2 45 (7.45%) Banking
3 38 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.97%) Back Office
5 22 (3.64%) Front Office
6 16 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.99%) Marketing
8 11 (1.82%) Law
9 9 (1.49%) Legal
9 9 (1.49%) Publishing
10 7 (1.16%) Retail
11 6 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.66%) German Language
12 4 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.50%) Billing
13 3 (0.50%) Electronics
13 3 (0.50%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.33%) Advertising
14 2 (0.33%) Games
14 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 121 (20.03%) Applications Support
2 114 (18.87%) Analyst
3 97 (16.06%) Developer
4 95 (15.73%) Support Analyst
5 73 (12.09%) Linux Support
6 66 (10.93%) Java Developer
7 65 (10.76%) Applications Support Analyst
8 55 (9.11%) Web Applications Support
9 52 (8.61%) Support Engineer
10 46 (7.62%) Consultant
11 44 (7.28%) Linux Engineer
12 40 (6.62%) Architect
13 38 (6.29%) Administrator
14 36 (5.96%) Web Analyst
14 36 (5.96%) Web Applications Analyst
14 36 (5.96%) Web Support Analyst
15 33 (5.46%) J2EE Developer
15 33 (5.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 33 (5.46%) SaaS Analyst
16 32 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (25.50%) Web Services
2 82 (13.58%) J2EE
2 82 (13.58%) LAMP
3 67 (11.09%) .NET
4 49 (8.11%) Spring
5 42 (6.95%) Middleware
6 39 (6.46%) SOAP
7 37 (6.13%) XML
8 35 (5.79%) jQuery
9 33 (5.46%) J2SE
10 31 (5.13%) REST
11 30 (4.97%) Hibernate
12 29 (4.80%) EJB
13 27 (4.47%) JSP
14 21 (3.48%) HTML
14 21 (3.48%) Java EE
15 20 (3.31%) Dojo
16 19 (3.15%) Servlets
17 18 (2.98%) JDBC
18 15 (2.48%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.08%) Computer Science
2 48 (7.95%) Clustering
3 34 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.47%) Data Centre
5 25 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.81%) PKI
7 20 (3.31%) Equities
8 17 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.65%) Hedge funds
10 15 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (2.48%) N-Tier
11 14 (2.32%) DataPower
12 13 (2.15%) Derivative
13 11 (1.82%) User Experience
14 10 (1.66%) SCADA
15 9 (1.49%) CMDB
15 9 (1.49%) Driving Licence
15 9 (1.49%) Replication
16 8 (1.32%) Algorithms
16 8 (1.32%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 314 (51.99%) Linux
2 257 (42.55%) Unix
3 199 (32.95%) Windows
4 158 (26.16%) Solaris
5 128 (21.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 58 (9.60%) Windows Server
7 40 (6.62%) AIX
8 37 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (3.31%) Oracle Linux
10 19 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (2.81%) SUSE
12 15 (2.48%) CentOS
13 14 (2.32%) HPUX
13 14 (2.32%) Windows 7
13 14 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (1.66%) Debian
15 9 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 7 (1.16%) Android
17 4 (0.66%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.66%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (17.38%) ITIL
2 96 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (12.42%) Software Engineering
4 69 (11.42%) Web Operations
5 59 (9.77%) Multithreading
6 50 (8.28%) Problem Management
7 48 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 48 (7.95%) Mentoring
8 47 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 42 (6.95%) Project Management
10 41 (6.79%) UML
11 37 (6.13%) E-Commerce
11 37 (6.13%) Service Delivery
12 36 (5.96%) SOA
13 34 (5.63%) Line Management
14 33 (5.46%) ITIL V3
14 33 (5.46%) Release Management
15 31 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
16 29 (4.80%) Performance Analysis
17 28 (4.64%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 180 (29.80%) SQL
2 151 (25.00%) Java
3 121 (20.03%) Perl
4 71 (11.75%) PowerShell
5 64 (10.60%) JavaScript
6 48 (7.95%) Shell Script
7 39 (6.46%) Bash Shell
8 37 (6.13%) Python
9 20 (3.31%) VBA
10 13 (2.15%) Korn
10 13 (2.15%) XPath
11 10 (1.66%) Groovy
11 10 (1.66%) Ruby
12 9 (1.49%) Bourne shell
12 9 (1.49%) C++
12 9 (1.49%) C-shell
12 9 (1.49%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.32%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.32%) VB
14 7 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 125 (20.70%) Degree
2 60 (9.93%) Sun Certification
3 44 (7.28%) Security Cleared
4 28 (4.64%) SC Cleared
5 25 (4.14%) Oracle Certification
6 24 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (3.31%) OCPJP
8 17 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (2.15%) Brainbench
10 13 (2.15%) RHCE
11 12 (1.99%) LPIC
11 12 (1.99%) MCSE
12 9 (1.49%) CCNA
12 9 (1.49%) ISEB
13 8 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (1.32%) RHCSA
14 6 (0.99%) Postgraduate
15 5 (0.83%) MOS
15 5 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.79%) SLA
2 14 (2.32%) QA
3 7 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.66%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.66%) ISO27005
5 4 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.17%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 80 (13.25%) Oracle RAC
2 52 (8.61%) Active Directory
3 45 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (4.64%) Firmware
5 24 (3.97%) NFS
6 22 (3.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 21 (3.48%) vSphere
8 18 (2.98%) VMware ESX
9 16 (2.65%) Hyper-V
10 15 (2.48%) XenApp
11 14 (2.32%) Samba
12 12 (1.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (1.32%) Squid
13 8 (1.32%) Veritas File System
14 6 (0.99%) Xen
15 5 (0.83%) KVM
15 5 (0.83%) pfSense
15 5 (0.83%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.66%) iptables
16 4 (0.66%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 82 (13.58%) Puppet
2 66 (10.93%) OpenAM
3 35 (5.79%) Oracle ZFS
4 25 (4.14%) NetBackup
5 18 (2.98%) Oracle RMAN
6 16 (2.65%) Tivoli
7 15 (2.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (1.66%) Red Hat Satellite
9 9 (1.49%) SCCM
9 9 (1.49%) Unicenter
10 8 (1.32%) ITRS Geneos
10 8 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (1.16%) Nagios
11 7 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (1.16%) Simpana
11 7 (1.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 6 (0.99%) Control-M
13 5 (0.83%) Cacti
13 5 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 291 (48.18%) Oracle
2 143 (23.68%) Red Hat
3 112 (18.54%) IBM
4 95 (15.73%) HP
5 89 (14.74%) VMware
6 72 (11.92%) Microsoft
7 70 (11.59%) Cisco
8 44 (7.28%) Veritas
9 40 (6.62%) Sybase
10 37 (6.13%) EMC
11 33 (5.46%) Dell
12 30 (4.97%) NetApp
13 26 (4.30%) Citrix
14 20 (3.31%) SAP
15 14 (2.32%) Intel Security
16 13 (2.15%) CA
16 13 (2.15%) Infor
16 13 (2.15%) SolarWinds
16 13 (2.15%) Trayport
17 12 (1.99%) Misys
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits are on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
Schroders plc
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
Pole Star Space Applications
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Gateshead
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 19 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £73000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 17 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Marks Sattin
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + 25 Days Holidays + Discount
Posted: 3 days ago
London
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £24k - 25.5k per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago