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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 518 433 385
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -48
Permanent jobs citing Sun 417 561 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.53% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 1.11% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 306 436 509
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%

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
50364 50379 51572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.34% 47.21% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 40994 39871 42471
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -71 399 £47,500 +5.55% 60
London -9 162 £55,000 - 24
South East -81 123 £45,000 +12.50% 15
City of London +15 61 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Surrey +17 39 £45,000 -
Berkshire -75 34 £41,250 -1.78% 6
East Midlands +38 27 £35,000 +7.69% 3
East of England -19 27 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Reading -28 27 £41,250 -8.33% 5
Hampshire -16 23 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Hertfordshire +4 20 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Midlands -53 20 £23,500 -53.00% 4
Watford +18 19 £55,000 - 1
South West -14 19 £37,750 +0.66% 1
West Sussex +14 18 £40,000 -
Horsham +3 18 £47,500 +18.75%
Wiltshire +14 16 £37,500 +8.69% 1
Scotland +9 12 £42,500 - 4
Yorkshire -12 12 £61,500 +46.06% 2
West Yorkshire -9 11 £68,000 +61.50% 1
Chippenham +18 10 £37,500 +4.89% 1
North West -4 10 £60,000 +84.61% 3
Nottinghamshire +20 9 £40,000 - 2
Leicester +29 8 £23,500 -27.69%
Leicestershire +19 8 £23,500 -27.13% 1
Nottingham +14 8 £40,000 - 2
Northamptonshire +3 8 £36,000 +6.66%
Northampton +2 8 £36,000 +6.66%
Birmingham -44 8 £23,500 -53.00% 2
Andover - 8 £60,000 -

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 445 (46.79%) Linux
2 404 (42.48%) UNIX
3 397 (41.75%) Oracle
4 353 (37.12%) Solaris
5 312 (32.81%) Finance
6 307 (32.28%) Windows
7 289 (30.39%) Java
8 261 (27.44%) SQL
9 225 (23.66%) HP
10 208 (21.87%) IBM
11 206 (21.66%) Microsoft
12 183 (19.24%) Degree
13 161 (16.93%) VMware
14 160 (16.82%) Apache
15 156 (16.40%) J2EE
16 154 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
17 153 (16.09%) Red Hat
18 152 (15.98%) Perl
19 151 (15.88%) SQL Server
19 151 (15.88%) SAN
20 140 (14.72%) Tomcat
21 138 (14.51%) ITIL
22 135 (14.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 134 (14.09%) Cisco
24 114 (11.99%) JavaScript
25 106 (11.15%) Sun Certification
26 105 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
27 104 (10.94%) Veritas
27 104 (10.94%) Web Services
28 103 (10.83%) Internet

Sun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 160 (16.82%) Apache
2 140 (14.72%) Tomcat
3 96 (10.09%) WebSphere
4 78 (8.20%) WebLogic
5 69 (7.26%) GlassFish
6 61 (6.41%) JBoss
7 48 (5.05%) IIS
8 40 (4.21%) SharePoint
9 34 (3.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 33 (3.47%) MS Exchange
11 22 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (1.89%) Apache Solr
13 14 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 12 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
15 11 (1.16%) JCAPS
15 11 (1.16%) Lync
16 10 (1.05%) MQSeries
16 10 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 97 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 55 (5.78%) MS Office
3 12 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.63%) SPSS
5 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 16 (1.68%) Siebel Analytics
2 9 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (0.95%) Magento
3 7 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.53%) HFM
5 5 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.53%) Exchequer
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.32%) Nortel Periphonics
7 3 (0.32%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.32%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.11%) RMDS
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.05%) SaaS
3 4 (0.42%) PaaS
4 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.11%) GitHub
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 151 (15.88%) SAN
2 103 (10.83%) Internet
2 103 (10.83%) DNS
3 102 (10.73%) TCP/IP
4 83 (8.73%) LDAP
5 81 (8.52%) HTTP
6 67 (7.05%) Firewall
7 59 (6.20%) NAS
8 45 (4.73%) DHCP
9 41 (4.31%) LAN
10 33 (3.47%) VPN
11 30 (3.15%) WAN
12 27 (2.84%) VoIP
13 24 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
14 21 (2.21%) FTP
15 19 (2.00%) SSH
15 19 (2.00%) Broadband
16 15 (1.58%) Ethernet
17 13 (1.37%) SSL
18 12 (1.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 70 (7.36%) Relational Database
3 68 (7.15%) Oracle Database
4 62 (6.52%) MySQL
5 44 (4.63%) DB2
6 43 (4.52%) RDBMS
7 35 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
13 13 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (1.37%) Big Data
13 13 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (0.95%) Oracle OLAP
15 9 (0.95%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 70 (7.36%) Eclipse
2 68 (7.15%) Git (software)
3 65 (6.83%) JUnit
4 49 (5.15%) Subversion
5 45 (4.73%) Maven
6 28 (2.94%) Jenkins
7 25 (2.63%) Mercurial
7 25 (2.63%) Ant
8 24 (2.52%) Hudson
9 21 (2.21%) NetBeans
10 17 (1.79%) StarTeam
10 17 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 14 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (1.47%) Log4j
12 12 (1.26%) Redmine
13 11 (1.16%) Bitbucket
14 10 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.84%) JIRA
16 7 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.74%) ClearCase
General
1 312 (32.81%) Finance
2 100 (10.52%) Banking
3 46 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 43 (4.52%) Retail
5 40 (4.21%) Marketing
6 27 (2.84%) Investment Banking
7 24 (2.52%) Manufacturing
8 20 (2.10%) Law
9 19 (2.00%) German Language
10 18 (1.89%) Spanish Language
11 14 (1.47%) Legal
11 14 (1.47%) Italian Language
12 13 (1.37%) Dutch Language
13 11 (1.16%) General Ledger
14 10 (1.05%) Games
15 9 (0.95%) French Language
16 8 (0.84%) Back Office
17 7 (0.74%) Front Office
18 5 (0.53%) Financial Institution
19 4 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 135 (14.20%) Developer
2 108 (11.36%) Analyst
3 98 (10.30%) Java Developer
4 93 (9.78%) Administrator
5 75 (7.89%) Consultant
6 68 (7.15%) Support Engineer
7 65 (6.83%) Systems Administrator
8 61 (6.41%) Support Analyst
9 54 (5.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 49 (5.15%) J2EE Developer
10 49 (5.15%) UNIX Administrator
11 48 (5.05%) UNIX Engineer
12 41 (4.31%) Architect
13 40 (4.21%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 39 (4.10%) Applications Support
14 39 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
15 33 (3.47%) Technical Engineer
16 32 (3.36%) Storage Engineer
17 30 (3.15%) Project Manager
18 28 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (16.40%) J2EE
2 104 (10.94%) Web Services
3 92 (9.67%) Spring
4 80 (8.41%) XML
5 79 (8.31%) HTML
6 64 (6.73%) SOAP
7 59 (6.20%) .NET
8 56 (5.89%) JMS
8 56 (5.89%) CSS
9 55 (5.78%) Servlets
10 54 (5.68%) Hibernate
11 49 (5.15%) Struts
12 48 (5.05%) Middleware
13 46 (4.84%) Dojo
14 44 (4.63%) jQuery
15 43 (4.52%) JDBC
15 43 (4.52%) JSP
16 39 (4.10%) EJB
16 39 (4.10%) RESTful
17 35 (3.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 105 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (8.62%) Clustering
3 72 (7.57%) Computer Science
4 56 (5.89%) Enterprise Software
5 54 (5.68%) Management Information System
6 46 (4.84%) Replication
7 42 (4.42%) PKI
8 20 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
9 17 (1.79%) Mainframe
9 17 (1.79%) HACMP
10 16 (1.68%) Open Source
11 14 (1.47%) CLARiiON
12 13 (1.37%) Wiki
12 13 (1.37%) EFT
13 12 (1.26%) N-Tier
13 12 (1.26%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.26%) FMCG
14 11 (1.16%) EPoS
15 10 (1.05%) Tandem
15 10 (1.05%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 445 (46.79%) Linux
2 404 (42.48%) UNIX
3 353 (37.12%) Solaris
4 307 (32.28%) Windows
5 135 (14.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 100 (10.52%) AIX
7 79 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (5.36%) HPUX
9 50 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 42 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (2.84%) SUSE
12 22 (2.31%) Ubuntu
13 19 (2.00%) CentOS
13 19 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
14 13 (1.37%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.84%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.74%) FreeBSD
17 6 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.63%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.63%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (14.51%) ITIL
3 95 (9.99%) Software Engineering
4 86 (9.04%) Project Management
5 74 (7.78%) Problem Management
6 64 (6.73%) E-Commerce
7 59 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 58 (6.10%) OO
9 56 (5.89%) Change Management
10 55 (5.78%) Migration
11 52 (5.47%) Load Balancing
12 50 (5.26%) Incident Management
12 50 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
13 49 (5.15%) Mentoring
14 47 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
15 42 (4.42%) UML
16 41 (4.31%) Service Management
17 40 (4.21%) Analytics
18 39 (4.10%) Multithreading
19 38 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 289 (30.39%) Java
2 261 (27.44%) SQL
3 152 (15.98%) Perl
4 114 (11.99%) JavaScript
5 72 (7.57%) Shell Script
6 49 (5.15%) Python
7 39 (4.10%) PL/SQL
8 33 (3.47%) PowerShell
9 30 (3.15%) C++
10 27 (2.84%) PHP
11 25 (2.63%) Objective-C
11 25 (2.63%) C
12 24 (2.52%) Bash Shell
13 23 (2.42%) C#
14 20 (2.10%) VBA
15 15 (1.58%) XPath
16 14 (1.47%) VBScript
17 11 (1.16%) Korn
18 10 (1.05%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.84%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 183 (19.24%) Degree
2 106 (11.15%) Sun Certification
3 69 (7.26%) Security Cleared
4 67 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (5.47%) OCPJP
6 41 (4.31%) Oracle Certification
6 41 (4.31%) SC Cleared
7 39 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (3.68%) DV Cleared
9 31 (3.26%) MCSE
10 29 (3.05%) OCMJD
10 29 (3.05%) SCSA
11 20 (2.10%) PMI Certification
12 18 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
13 17 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (1.79%) CISSP
13 17 (1.79%) CCNP
14 16 (1.68%) CCNA
14 16 (1.68%) PMP
15 15 (1.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.47%) SLA
2 63 (6.62%) QA
3 9 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) DICOM
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 95 (9.99%) Active Directory
2 91 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (5.05%) NFS
4 42 (4.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 42 (4.42%) vSphere
5 40 (4.21%) Squid
6 37 (3.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 16 (1.68%) Hyper-V
7 16 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
8 15 (1.58%) VMware ESX
9 14 (1.47%) Veritas File System
10 12 (1.26%) Samba
10 12 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.16%) VMware Server
12 10 (1.05%) XenApp
13 9 (0.95%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.53%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 5 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
15 4 (0.42%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.42%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 77 (8.10%) NetBackup
2 33 (3.47%) EMC NetWorker
3 30 (3.15%) Puppet
4 21 (2.21%) Tivoli
5 19 (2.00%) Control-M
6 18 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (1.79%) SCCM
8 14 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 11 (1.16%) SCOM
9 11 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
9 11 (1.16%) Nagios
10 10 (1.05%) Legato
10 10 (1.05%) OpenView
11 9 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.95%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 8 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Management
13 7 (0.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 7 (0.74%) Data Guard
14 6 (0.63%) Tivoli NetView
14 6 (0.63%) MOM
Vendors
1 397 (41.75%) Oracle
2 225 (23.66%) HP
3 208 (21.87%) IBM
4 206 (21.66%) Microsoft
5 161 (16.93%) VMware
6 153 (16.09%) Red Hat
7 134 (14.09%) Cisco
8 104 (10.94%) Veritas
9 78 (8.20%) EMC
10 64 (6.73%) Dell
11 54 (5.68%) Citrix
12 50 (5.26%) NetApp
13 48 (5.05%) Hitachi
14 41 (4.31%) Symantec
15 35 (3.68%) Brocade
16 28 (2.94%) SAP
16 28 (2.94%) StorageTek
17 27 (2.84%) Informatica
17 27 (2.84%) CA
17 27 (2.84%) Sybase
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