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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 493 422 401
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -21
Permanent jobs citing Sun 445 588 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.57% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 1.21% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 344 458 502
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £68,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%

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
50619 48789 51798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.81% 47.56% 47.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41690 38717 43254
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -66 426 £47,500 +5.55% 63
London -56 166 £55,000 +4.76% 28
South East -52 139 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Surrey +27 48 £45,000 -16.27%
City of London -8 48 £53,750 +7.50% 8
Berkshire -50 47 £40,000 - 6
East of England -14 37 £42,500 - 2
Reading -17 34 £40,000 +8.10% 4
Hertfordshire +12 23 £55,000 +29.41% 1
South West -9 23 £38,000 +1.33% 3
North West +6 22 £57,500 +59.72% 1
Watford +4 21 £55,000 -
Wiltshire +4 18 £38,000 +11.76% 2
West Sussex +5 17 £40,000 - 2
Horsham +5 16 £40,000 - 1
Manchester +2 15 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +9 14 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Hampshire -22 14 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Scotland +7 12 £42,500 +0.46%
West Midlands -49 12 £35,000 -30.00% 7
Yorkshire -9 11 £42,000 +10.37% 4
Chippenham -1 10 £37,750 +9.42% 2
West Yorkshire -1 9 £42,000 -0.24% 3
Reigate - 9 £45,000 -
Crawley -4 8 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -22 8 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Cambridge -24 8 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Addlestone - 8 £19,000 -
Swindon - 7 £40,000 -
Edinburgh +13 6 £45,500 +8.06%

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 455 (47.20%) Linux
2 407 (42.22%) UNIX
3 379 (39.32%) Oracle
4 371 (38.49%) Solaris
5 327 (33.92%) Finance
6 307 (31.85%) Windows
7 299 (31.02%) Java
8 280 (29.05%) SQL
9 219 (22.72%) HP
10 210 (21.78%) Microsoft
11 202 (20.95%) IBM
12 183 (18.98%) Degree
13 174 (18.05%) VMware
14 162 (16.80%) Apache
15 160 (16.60%) Perl
16 159 (16.49%) Red Hat
17 154 (15.98%) SAN
18 153 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
19 152 (15.77%) SQL Server
20 150 (15.56%) Tomcat
21 148 (15.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 146 (15.15%) J2EE
23 140 (14.52%) ITIL
24 126 (13.07%) Cisco
25 121 (12.55%) AIX
26 120 (12.45%) JavaScript
27 116 (12.03%) Banking
28 115 (11.93%) Sun Certification
29 113 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
30 106 (11.00%) Veritas

Sun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 162 (16.80%) Apache
2 150 (15.56%) Tomcat
3 97 (10.06%) WebSphere
4 82 (8.51%) WebLogic
5 72 (7.47%) IIS
6 62 (6.43%) GlassFish
7 60 (6.22%) JBoss
8 52 (5.39%) SharePoint
9 37 (3.84%) WebSphere Application Server
10 34 (3.53%) MS Exchange
11 25 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
12 21 (2.18%) Apache Solr
13 15 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 14 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
15 13 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (1.24%) Lync
17 11 (1.14%) JCAPS
18 10 (1.04%) MQSeries
18 10 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 98 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 57 (5.91%) MS Office
3 12 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.73%) SPSS
5 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.66%) Siebel Analytics
3 10 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.93%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 9 (0.93%) IntelliMatch
5 7 (0.73%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.52%) HFM
6 5 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.41%) Magento
8 3 (0.31%) Nortel Periphonics
8 3 (0.31%) Exchequer
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.21%) Global One
9 2 (0.21%) Agresso
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.73%) SaaS
3 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.10%) GitHub
5 1 (0.10%) PaaS
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (15.98%) SAN
2 106 (11.00%) Internet
3 105 (10.89%) TCP/IP
4 103 (10.68%) DNS
5 94 (9.75%) LDAP
6 80 (8.30%) Firewall
7 75 (7.78%) HTTP
8 52 (5.39%) DHCP
9 48 (4.98%) NAS
10 47 (4.88%) LAN
11 45 (4.67%) VPN
12 35 (3.63%) WAN
13 27 (2.80%) VoIP
14 23 (2.39%) Fibre Channel
15 19 (1.97%) Broadband
16 18 (1.87%) Intranet
16 18 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (1.66%) Ethernet
18 15 (1.56%) FTP
19 14 (1.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 73 (7.57%) MySQL
3 67 (6.95%) Relational Database
4 60 (6.22%) Oracle Database
5 44 (4.56%) RDBMS
6 40 (4.15%) DB2
7 32 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
10 18 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
12 14 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.35%) Big Data
13 13 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.93%) Oracle OLAP
16 9 (0.93%) Informix
16 9 (0.93%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 67 (6.95%) Git (software)
1 67 (6.95%) Eclipse
2 63 (6.54%) JUnit
3 56 (5.81%) Subversion
4 43 (4.46%) Maven
5 27 (2.80%) Jenkins
6 25 (2.59%) Mercurial
6 25 (2.59%) Ant
7 23 (2.39%) Hudson
8 19 (1.97%) NetBeans
9 16 (1.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 16 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (1.66%) StarTeam
10 14 (1.45%) Log4j
10 14 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (1.14%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.04%) Redmine
13 7 (0.73%) JIRA
13 7 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.73%) ClearCase
General
1 327 (33.92%) Finance
2 116 (12.03%) Banking
3 54 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 42 (4.36%) Retail
5 41 (4.25%) Marketing
6 31 (3.22%) Manufacturing
7 24 (2.49%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.97%) German Language
9 18 (1.87%) Law
10 17 (1.76%) Legal
11 14 (1.45%) Spanish Language
12 12 (1.24%) Italian Language
12 12 (1.24%) Dutch Language
13 10 (1.04%) Front Office
13 10 (1.04%) General Ledger
13 10 (1.04%) French Language
14 9 (0.93%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.93%) Games
15 8 (0.83%) Back Office
16 4 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 147 (15.25%) Developer
2 111 (11.51%) Analyst
3 105 (10.89%) Java Developer
4 93 (9.65%) Administrator
5 72 (7.47%) Consultant
6 68 (7.05%) Support Analyst
6 68 (7.05%) Support Engineer
7 66 (6.85%) UNIX Engineer
8 60 (6.22%) Systems Administrator
9 55 (5.71%) J2EE Developer
10 54 (5.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 52 (5.39%) Applications Support
12 44 (4.56%) UNIX Administrator
13 39 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
14 38 (3.94%) Architect
15 34 (3.53%) Applications Support Analyst
15 34 (3.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 34 (3.53%) Technical Engineer
16 32 (3.32%) Team Leader
16 32 (3.32%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (15.15%) J2EE
2 103 (10.68%) Web Services
3 101 (10.48%) Spring
4 93 (9.65%) XML
5 90 (9.34%) HTML
6 67 (6.95%) Hibernate
7 66 (6.85%) Struts
8 65 (6.74%) JMS
9 60 (6.22%) .NET
10 57 (5.91%) Servlets
10 57 (5.91%) SOAP
10 57 (5.91%) CSS
11 54 (5.60%) JSP
12 51 (5.29%) JDBC
13 46 (4.77%) EJB
14 45 (4.67%) Middleware
15 42 (4.36%) jQuery
16 41 (4.25%) Dojo
17 36 (3.73%) Ajax
18 34 (3.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 113 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (8.51%) Clustering
3 68 (7.05%) Computer Science
4 55 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 51 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (3.84%) PKI
7 36 (3.73%) Replication
8 20 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
9 19 (1.97%) HACMP
10 18 (1.87%) Mainframe
11 17 (1.76%) Wiki
12 16 (1.66%) N-Tier
13 13 (1.35%) FMCG
14 12 (1.24%) Client/Server
15 11 (1.14%) Streaming Media
15 11 (1.14%) Tandem
15 11 (1.14%) Open Source
15 11 (1.14%) EPoS
15 11 (1.14%) EFT
15 11 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 455 (47.20%) Linux
2 407 (42.22%) UNIX
3 371 (38.49%) Solaris
4 307 (31.85%) Windows
5 148 (15.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 121 (12.55%) AIX
7 79 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 56 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (5.29%) HPUX
10 42 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (2.80%) SUSE
12 26 (2.70%) Ubuntu
13 20 (2.07%) CentOS
14 16 (1.66%) Oracle Linux
15 13 (1.35%) Windows 7
16 11 (1.14%) IRIX
17 8 (0.83%) Windows 2000
18 7 (0.73%) Windows XP
19 6 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 6 (0.62%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (14.52%) ITIL
3 100 (10.37%) Project Management
4 96 (9.96%) Software Engineering
5 72 (7.47%) Problem Management
6 70 (7.26%) E-Commerce
7 68 (7.05%) OO
8 64 (6.64%) Incident Management
9 62 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 56 (5.81%) Mentoring
11 54 (5.60%) Migration
11 54 (5.60%) Load Balancing
12 50 (5.19%) Change Management
13 49 (5.08%) UML
14 44 (4.56%) Capacity Planning
15 42 (4.36%) Web Development
15 42 (4.36%) Service Management
16 41 (4.25%) SOA
17 40 (4.15%) Performance Tuning
18 38 (3.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 299 (31.02%) Java
2 280 (29.05%) SQL
3 160 (16.60%) Perl
4 120 (12.45%) JavaScript
5 67 (6.95%) Shell Script
6 49 (5.08%) Python
7 33 (3.42%) PL/SQL
7 33 (3.42%) C++
8 32 (3.32%) PowerShell
9 28 (2.90%) Bash Shell
10 27 (2.80%) C
11 25 (2.59%) C#
12 23 (2.39%) PHP
13 22 (2.28%) VBA
14 21 (2.18%) Objective-C
15 19 (1.97%) XPath
16 12 (1.24%) Korn
17 11 (1.14%) VBScript
18 10 (1.04%) VB
18 10 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 183 (18.98%) Degree
2 115 (11.93%) Sun Certification
3 68 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (5.91%) Security Cleared
5 53 (5.50%) OCPJP
6 42 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (3.94%) Oracle Certification
8 32 (3.32%) MCSE
9 30 (3.11%) SC Cleared
10 29 (3.01%) SCSA
11 28 (2.90%) OCMJD
12 27 (2.80%) DV Cleared
13 24 (2.49%) CISSP
14 23 (2.39%) PMI Certification
15 19 (1.97%) Network+ Certification
15 19 (1.97%) MCP
15 19 (1.97%) PMP
16 18 (1.87%) CCNP
16 18 (1.87%) CCNA
17 14 (1.45%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.12%) SLA
1 59 (6.12%) QA
2 9 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
5 1 (0.10%) DICOM
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 100 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (9.34%) Active Directory
3 48 (4.98%) NFS
4 43 (4.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 42 (4.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 34 (3.53%) vSphere
7 32 (3.32%) Squid
8 19 (1.97%) Veritas File System
9 16 (1.66%) Hyper-V
10 14 (1.45%) Samba
10 14 (1.45%) VMware ESX
11 13 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (1.24%) VMware Server
12 12 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (1.14%) XenApp
14 10 (1.04%) Firmware
15 8 (0.83%) XenDesktop
15 8 (0.83%) Sendmail
16 7 (0.73%) KVM
17 6 (0.62%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 95 (9.85%) NetBackup
2 37 (3.84%) Puppet
3 27 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 25 (2.59%) Control-M
6 22 (2.28%) SCCM
7 18 (1.87%) Tivoli
8 17 (1.76%) Legato
9 15 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 14 (1.45%) Nagios
10 14 (1.45%) OpenView
10 14 (1.45%) SCOM
11 11 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
12 9 (0.93%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 8 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
13 8 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.62%) HP SiteScope
14 6 (0.62%) MOM
14 6 (0.62%) Tivoli NetView
14 6 (0.62%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 379 (39.32%) Oracle
2 219 (22.72%) HP
3 210 (21.78%) Microsoft
4 202 (20.95%) IBM
5 174 (18.05%) VMware
6 159 (16.49%) Red Hat
7 126 (13.07%) Cisco
8 106 (11.00%) Veritas
9 69 (7.16%) EMC
10 60 (6.22%) Citrix
11 59 (6.12%) Dell
12 49 (5.08%) NetApp
13 45 (4.67%) Symantec
14 37 (3.84%) Hitachi
15 36 (3.73%) Brocade
16 35 (3.63%) Sybase
17 29 (3.01%) SAP
18 28 (2.90%) StorageTek
19 27 (2.80%) Informatica
19 27 (2.80%) Siebel
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