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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 592 574 549
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -25
Permanent jobs citing Sun 334 417 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.83% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 248 288 394
Median salary £55,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.27% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £31,600
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
42932 50177 55051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.88% 45.85% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 34879 40948 43574
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 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -27 296 £55,000 +18.27% 25
London +24 126 £58,750 +12.44% 12
South East -25 85 £55,000 +37.50% 8
Berkshire -11 44 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Reading +7 41 £57,500 +15.00% 5
East of England +19 26 £70,000 +27.27%
Scotland +19 26 £50,000 +24.22%
North East +24 22 £39,500 -21.00% 2
Tyne and Wear +13 22 £39,500 -21.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 22 £39,500 -21.00% 2
Glasgow +27 21 £50,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +1 19 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 18 £75,000 -6.25%
Hampshire +2 18 £55,000 +29.41% 1
City of London +39 14 £70,000 +60.00% 5
Cambridge +20 14 £77,500 -3.12%
Andover -11 13 £55,000 +24.29% 1
Yorkshire +26 11 £42,500 -8.60%
Coventry +7 10 £40,000 -16.29%
Birmingham -14 9 £41,250 -19.51%
Leeds +17 8 £42,500 -8.60%
West Yorkshire +10 8 £42,500 -8.60%
East Midlands +9 8 £33,750 -25.00%
Surrey -2 8 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Hertfordshire +19 7 £61,000 -2.40%
West Sussex +2 7 £35,000 -30.00%
Buckinghamshire +30 6 £30,000 -33.33%
Milton Keynes +21 6 £30,000 -33.33%
South West +4 6 £41,000 +49.09%
Northampton - 6 £30,000 -

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 351 (54.42%) Linux
2 332 (51.47%) Oracle
3 247 (38.29%) Unix
4 190 (29.46%) Apache
5 188 (29.15%) Solaris
6 172 (26.67%) Windows
7 171 (26.51%) Java
8 170 (26.36%) Red Hat
9 167 (25.89%) Finance
10 165 (25.58%) SQL Server
11 161 (24.96%) SQL
12 157 (24.34%) Perl
13 156 (24.19%) Firewall
14 155 (24.03%) SAN
15 151 (23.41%) TCP/IP
16 150 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
17 147 (22.79%) Tomcat
18 140 (21.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 139 (21.55%) Degree
20 138 (21.40%) Web Services
21 124 (19.22%) WebLogic
22 119 (18.45%) HP
23 115 (17.83%) MySQL
24 114 (17.67%) Relational Database
25 113 (17.52%) IBM
26 107 (16.59%) LAMP
27 102 (15.81%) WebSphere
28 99 (15.35%) Puppet
28 99 (15.35%) LDAP
29 95 (14.73%) HTTP

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
1 190 (29.46%) Apache
2 147 (22.79%) Tomcat
3 124 (19.22%) WebLogic
4 102 (15.81%) WebSphere
5 91 (14.11%) JBoss
6 75 (11.63%) BizTalk Server
6 75 (11.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 29 (4.50%) IIS
8 21 (3.26%) SharePoint
9 13 (2.02%) GlassFish
10 9 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.24%) Skype for Business
12 7 (1.09%) Confluence
12 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (1.09%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.62%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.33%) MS Office
3 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.02%) Misys Opics
2 10 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.09%) Infor SunSystems
3 7 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.47%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.47%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.47%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.31%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 1 (0.16%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.16%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 95 (14.73%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (13.18%) SaaS
3 9 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.09%) Office 365
5 3 (0.47%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 156 (24.19%) Firewall
2 155 (24.03%) SAN
3 151 (23.41%) TCP/IP
4 99 (15.35%) LDAP
5 95 (14.73%) HTTP
6 94 (14.57%) NAS
7 63 (9.77%) Internet
8 45 (6.98%) DNS
9 24 (3.72%) SSL
10 22 (3.41%) SSH
11 19 (2.95%) Network Security
12 16 (2.48%) Fibre Channel
13 15 (2.33%) LAN
13 15 (2.33%) Multicast
14 13 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (1.86%) NetScaler
16 11 (1.71%) DHCP
17 10 (1.55%) WAN
18 9 (1.40%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 115 (17.83%) MySQL
3 114 (17.67%) Relational Database
4 91 (14.11%) RDBMS
5 30 (4.65%) DB2
6 29 (4.50%) Oracle Database
7 23 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (2.64%) NoSQL
8 17 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.24%) Hazelcast
13 8 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.09%) OLTP
14 7 (1.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 7 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
15 5 (0.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 30 (4.65%) JIRA
2 21 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.10%) Maven
4 15 (2.33%) Ant
5 14 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (1.86%) Gradle
7 11 (1.71%) Subversion
8 9 (1.40%) Jasmine
9 8 (1.24%) Grunt
9 8 (1.24%) Selenium
10 7 (1.09%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.93%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.78%) JUnit
13 4 (0.62%) Appium
13 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.62%) LoadRunner
14 3 (0.47%) FitNesse
14 3 (0.47%) Hudson
14 3 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 167 (25.89%) Finance
2 47 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 46 (7.13%) Banking
4 26 (4.03%) Back Office
5 24 (3.72%) Games
6 17 (2.64%) Front Office
7 15 (2.33%) Law
8 13 (2.02%) Retail
9 10 (1.55%) Publishing
10 9 (1.40%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.24%) Advertising
11 8 (1.24%) Legal
12 6 (0.93%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.78%) Marketing
13 5 (0.78%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.62%) German Language
15 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
16 2 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 123 (19.07%) Applications Support
2 107 (16.59%) Analyst
3 104 (16.12%) Developer
4 82 (12.71%) Support Analyst
5 80 (12.40%) Linux Support
6 72 (11.16%) Support Engineer
7 68 (10.54%) Applications Support Analyst
8 67 (10.39%) Linux Engineer
9 64 (9.92%) Java Developer
10 63 (9.77%) Web Applications Support
11 53 (8.22%) Architect
12 49 (7.60%) Applications Engineer
13 48 (7.44%) Unix Engineer
14 45 (6.98%) Applications Support Engineer
15 43 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
16 41 (6.36%) Server Support
17 40 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 40 (6.20%) Web Engineer
18 34 (5.27%) Web Applications Analyst
18 34 (5.27%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (21.40%) Web Services
2 107 (16.59%) LAMP
3 80 (12.40%) J2EE
4 67 (10.39%) Middleware
5 59 (9.15%) Spring
6 51 (7.91%) .NET
7 45 (6.98%) HTML
8 43 (6.67%) XML
9 36 (5.58%) CSS
10 34 (5.27%) J2SE
11 31 (4.81%) jQuery
12 28 (4.34%) RESTful
12 28 (4.34%) SOAP
13 25 (3.88%) Hibernate
14 23 (3.57%) REST
15 19 (2.95%) EJB
15 19 (2.95%) HTML5
15 19 (2.95%) JSP
15 19 (2.95%) Node.js
16 18 (2.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 82 (12.71%) Clustering
3 43 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 39 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (4.50%) Management Information System
7 27 (4.19%) PKI
8 24 (3.72%) Online Games
8 24 (3.72%) Replication
9 21 (3.26%) Wiki
10 14 (2.17%) User Experience
11 13 (2.02%) Driving Licence
11 13 (2.02%) Fintech
11 13 (2.02%) SCADA
11 13 (2.02%) Visualisation
12 12 (1.86%) Hedge funds
12 12 (1.86%) Inversion of Control
12 12 (1.86%) Mobile Games
13 11 (1.71%) Blackberry
13 11 (1.71%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 351 (54.42%) Linux
2 247 (38.29%) Unix
3 188 (29.15%) Solaris
4 172 (26.67%) Windows
5 140 (21.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (8.06%) AIX
7 42 (6.51%) Windows Server
8 30 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
9 24 (3.72%) SUSE
10 22 (3.41%) CentOS
11 21 (3.26%) HPUX
12 20 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (1.71%) Windows 7
15 10 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (1.24%) FreeBSD
17 6 (0.93%) Android
17 6 (0.93%) Debian
17 6 (0.93%) OpenVMS
18 4 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (12.87%) ITIL
3 77 (11.94%) Web Operations
4 69 (10.70%) Software Engineering
5 60 (9.30%) Mentoring
6 53 (8.22%) Multithreading
7 50 (7.75%) Project Management
8 47 (7.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 45 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 43 (6.67%) Scrum
11 42 (6.51%) Problem Management
12 40 (6.20%) UML
13 39 (6.05%) Service Delivery
14 38 (5.89%) High Availability
15 36 (5.58%) OO
16 34 (5.27%) Web Development
17 33 (5.12%) Incident Management
18 31 (4.81%) Infrastructure Management
18 31 (4.81%) Load Balancing
18 31 (4.81%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 171 (26.51%) Java
2 161 (24.96%) SQL
3 157 (24.34%) Perl
4 91 (14.11%) PowerShell
5 75 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 55 (8.53%) Bash Shell
7 48 (7.44%) Shell Script
8 36 (5.58%) Python
9 33 (5.12%) C
10 23 (3.57%) Ruby
11 20 (3.10%) VBA
12 18 (2.79%) Korn
13 14 (2.17%) C#
14 10 (1.55%) Bourne shell
14 10 (1.55%) C-shell
15 9 (1.40%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.40%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.40%) VB
16 8 (1.24%) XPath
17 6 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 139 (21.55%) Degree
2 48 (7.44%) Sun Certification
3 40 (6.20%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.26%) Oracle Certification
5 18 (2.79%) RHCE
6 17 (2.64%) OCPJP
7 15 (2.33%) ISEB
8 14 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
9 13 (2.02%) SC Cleared
10 12 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.55%) CISM
11 10 (1.55%) CISSP
12 8 (1.24%) A+ Certification
12 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (1.24%) Postgraduate
13 7 (1.09%) Brainbench
14 6 (0.93%) CNA
14 6 (0.93%) MCSA
14 6 (0.93%) MCSE
14 6 (0.93%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.43%) SLA
2 27 (4.19%) QA
3 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.62%) ISAE 3402
4 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.62%) ISO27005
4 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.16%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.16%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 77 (11.94%) Oracle RAC
2 61 (9.46%) Active Directory
3 49 (7.60%) Firmware
4 38 (5.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (3.57%) vSphere
6 22 (3.41%) VMware ESX
7 19 (2.95%) Samba
8 16 (2.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 15 (2.33%) NFS
10 12 (1.86%) Docker
10 12 (1.86%) Hyper-V
10 12 (1.86%) Sendmail
11 10 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 8 (1.24%) XenApp
13 7 (1.09%) Squid
13 7 (1.09%) Veritas File System
14 6 (0.93%) iptables
15 5 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
16 4 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 99 (15.35%) Puppet
2 74 (11.47%) OpenAM
3 36 (5.58%) NetBackup
3 36 (5.58%) Oracle ZFS
4 12 (1.86%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (1.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 11 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (1.55%) Unicenter
7 9 (1.40%) SCCM
8 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (1.24%) Simpana
8 8 (1.24%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (0.78%) Control-M
10 5 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
11 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 332 (51.47%) Oracle
2 170 (26.36%) Red Hat
3 119 (18.45%) HP
4 113 (17.52%) IBM
5 92 (14.26%) VMware
6 83 (12.87%) Microsoft
7 77 (11.94%) Cisco
8 40 (6.20%) Sybase
9 37 (5.74%) Veritas
10 36 (5.58%) EMC
11 30 (4.65%) Dell
12 29 (4.50%) NetApp
13 19 (2.95%) Citrix
13 19 (2.95%) Google
14 18 (2.79%) SAP
15 17 (2.64%) CheckPoint
16 15 (2.33%) Infor
16 15 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
17 14 (2.17%) CA
17 14 (2.17%) Remedy
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £65000 per annum + £15K OTE + car allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
CCFE
Salary: From £29,304 to £33,300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum + plus large bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 per annum + extensive benefits and comission
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £65,000 per anum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Interserve plc
Posted: 16 days ago