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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 496 415 321
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -94
Permanent jobs citing Sun 484 596 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.56% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 1.16% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 387 446 681
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
54696 51369 57146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.32% 47.84% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43377 42111 47898
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 £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 September 2014 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 2 September 2014. 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 -59 475 £48,000 -4.00% 58
London +5 223 £57,500 +4.54% 26
South East -69 119 £47,500 +5.55% 12
City of London +14 62 £48,000 -12.72% 7
East of England -18 46 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East Midlands +29 40 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Berkshire -20 38 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Surrey -45 37 £62,500 +25.00% 5
West Midlands -51 30 £37,250 -19.45% 5
Reading -12 23 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 22 £50,000 - 4
Cambridge +9 22 £50,000 - 2
Northamptonshire -1 19 £32,500 - 2
Hampshire -12 19 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Birmingham -40 19 £49,000 -2.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 17 £32,500 +20.37%
Northampton -12 17 £32,500 - 2
Hertfordshire -28 16 £50,500 +12.22% 2
South West -22 14 £37,000 +9.62% 2
Yorkshire -50 14 £45,000 +42.85% 2
Nottinghamshire +15 12 £42,500 +41.66%
Nottingham +11 12 £42,500 +41.66%
Milton Keynes -4 11 £30,000 +7.14%
West Yorkshire -18 10 £45,000 +42.85% 1
North West -29 10 £45,000 -15.88%
Leicestershire +8 8 £30,500 -6.15% 1
Bedfordshire -8 8 £30,000 -35.13%
North Yorkshire -12 8 £45,000 +97.80%
Leeds -26 8 £45,000 +13.92% 1
Loughborough - 8 £30,500 - 1

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 483 (50.36%) Linux
2 441 (45.99%) UNIX
3 407 (42.44%) Oracle
4 386 (40.25%) Solaris
5 344 (35.87%) Finance
6 322 (33.58%) Java
7 319 (33.26%) Windows
8 294 (30.66%) SQL
9 232 (24.19%) HP
10 210 (21.90%) Perl
11 193 (20.13%) SAN
12 188 (19.60%) Microsoft
13 174 (18.14%) Tomcat
14 169 (17.62%) IBM
15 164 (17.10%) VMware
16 162 (16.89%) SQL Server
17 155 (16.16%) Red Hat
18 148 (15.43%) Apache
19 147 (15.33%) Degree
20 139 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 124 (12.93%) Banking
22 120 (12.51%) ITIL
23 116 (12.10%) XML
24 114 (11.89%) TCP/IP
25 111 (11.57%) AIX
26 108 (11.26%) Cisco
26 108 (11.26%) Sun Certification
27 107 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
28 105 (10.95%) Firewall
29 102 (10.64%) DNS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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
1 174 (18.14%) Tomcat
2 148 (15.43%) Apache
3 85 (8.86%) IIS
4 80 (8.34%) WebLogic
5 57 (5.94%) SharePoint
6 41 (4.28%) WebSphere
7 25 (2.61%) GlassFish
7 25 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (1.67%) MS Exchange
9 12 (1.25%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
12 9 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
13 8 (0.83%) nginx
14 7 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 84 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.86%) MS Office
3 15 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.83%) SPSS
5 4 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.31%) MS Project
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 28 (2.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 24 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (1.88%) SAP Business One
4 16 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (1.15%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 11 (1.15%) IntelliMatch
6 10 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
6 10 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (0.73%) Infor M3
8 7 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.73%) Lawson
8 7 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.63%) Magento
9 6 (0.63%) Line 50
9 6 (0.63%) Exchequer
10 5 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.42%) Compiere
11 4 (0.42%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.42%) SaaS
2 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.42%) Force.com
2 4 (0.42%) Office 365
3 3 (0.31%) Joyent
4 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.10%) PaaS
5 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.10%) GitHub
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 193 (20.13%) SAN
2 114 (11.89%) TCP/IP
3 105 (10.95%) Firewall
4 102 (10.64%) DNS
5 98 (10.22%) Internet
6 83 (8.65%) LDAP
7 74 (7.72%) NAS
8 57 (5.94%) VPN
9 51 (5.32%) DHCP
9 51 (5.32%) HTTP
10 43 (4.48%) WAN
11 39 (4.07%) LAN
12 36 (3.75%) Fibre Channel
13 35 (3.65%) FTP
14 32 (3.34%) iSCSI
15 27 (2.82%) VLAN
16 23 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (2.40%) Intranet
16 23 (2.40%) ATM
17 21 (2.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (16.89%) SQL Server
2 89 (9.28%) MySQL
3 83 (8.65%) Relational Database
4 77 (8.03%) RDBMS
5 65 (6.78%) Oracle Database
6 31 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 31 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 30 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 23 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (1.56%) OLTP
11 15 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
13 13 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (1.36%) DB2
14 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (1.15%) BODI
Development Applications
1 49 (5.11%) JUnit
2 36 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 31 (3.23%) Subversion
4 25 (2.61%) Eclipse
5 20 (2.09%) Maven
6 18 (1.88%) Jenkins
7 17 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (1.77%) JIRA
8 16 (1.67%) Ant
9 12 (1.25%) Toad
10 7 (0.73%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 7 (0.73%) Apache Ivy
10 7 (0.73%) Rational Application Developer
10 7 (0.73%) Redmine
11 5 (0.52%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.52%) Selenium
11 5 (0.52%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.42%) Hudson
13 3 (0.31%) NetBeans
13 3 (0.31%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 344 (35.87%) Finance
2 124 (12.93%) Banking
3 39 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.44%) Retail
4 33 (3.44%) Investment Banking
5 28 (2.92%) German Language
6 26 (2.71%) French Language
6 26 (2.71%) Front Office
7 25 (2.61%) Marketing
8 23 (2.40%) Manufacturing
9 20 (2.09%) Legal
10 12 (1.25%) Back Office
11 10 (1.04%) Law
12 9 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.73%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.42%) Advertising
14 4 (0.42%) Games
15 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.31%) Interactive Media
16 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 153 (15.95%) Developer
2 128 (13.35%) Analyst
3 119 (12.41%) Java Developer
4 84 (8.76%) Administrator
5 78 (8.13%) Applications Support
6 73 (7.61%) Consultant
7 70 (7.30%) Support Analyst
8 67 (6.99%) Support Engineer
9 58 (6.05%) Architect
10 56 (5.84%) UNIX Engineer
11 54 (5.63%) Technical Support
11 54 (5.63%) DBA
12 51 (5.32%) J2EE Developer
13 45 (4.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 43 (4.48%) Team Leader
14 43 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
15 42 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
16 40 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
17 36 (3.75%) UNIX Systems Administrator
18 34 (3.55%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (12.10%) XML
2 80 (8.34%) Web Services
2 80 (8.34%) J2EE
3 73 (7.61%) HTML
4 71 (7.40%) Struts
5 68 (7.09%) JSP
6 61 (6.36%) Spring
7 60 (6.26%) Hibernate
8 54 (5.63%) EJB
9 34 (3.55%) CSS
10 32 (3.34%) JMS
11 26 (2.71%) Java EE
12 25 (2.61%) XSLT
12 25 (2.61%) Middleware
13 23 (2.40%) Servlets
14 22 (2.29%) JDBC
14 22 (2.29%) .NET
14 22 (2.29%) JMX
14 22 (2.29%) JSTL
14 22 (2.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.59%) Replication
2 72 (7.51%) Computer Science
3 70 (7.30%) Clustering
4 41 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 41 (4.28%) Enterprise Storage
5 34 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (3.02%) Firmware
7 27 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 26 (2.71%) CLARiiON
9 24 (2.50%) EFT
9 24 (2.50%) Mathematics
10 19 (1.98%) STB
11 18 (1.88%) Wiki
12 17 (1.77%) PKI
13 16 (1.67%) Streaming Media
14 15 (1.56%) SWIFT
15 13 (1.36%) Hedge funds
16 12 (1.25%) N-Tier
16 12 (1.25%) Mainframe
17 10 (1.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 483 (50.36%) Linux
2 441 (45.99%) UNIX
3 386 (40.25%) Solaris
4 319 (33.26%) Windows
5 139 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 111 (11.57%) AIX
7 75 (7.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 71 (7.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (3.65%) HPUX
10 31 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (2.19%) Debian
12 18 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
13 17 (1.77%) CentOS
14 15 (1.56%) Ubuntu
14 15 (1.56%) SUSE
15 12 (1.25%) Windows 2000
16 9 (0.94%) SVR4
17 8 (0.83%) IRIX
18 5 (0.52%) FreeBSD
18 5 (0.52%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (12.51%) ITIL
2 87 (9.07%) Project Management
3 80 (8.34%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 76 (7.92%) Capacity Planning
5 74 (7.72%) Migration
6 73 (7.61%) Software Engineering
7 70 (7.30%) Incident Management
8 67 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
9 61 (6.36%) Load Balancing
9 61 (6.36%) OO
10 53 (5.53%) Service Delivery
11 50 (5.21%) Change Management
12 48 (5.01%) Web Development
13 42 (4.38%) Unit Testing
14 41 (4.28%) Service Management
14 41 (4.28%) Mentoring
15 39 (4.07%) UML
15 39 (4.07%) OOD
15 39 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 322 (33.58%) Java
2 294 (30.66%) SQL
3 210 (21.90%) Perl
4 94 (9.80%) JavaScript
5 84 (8.76%) Shell Script
6 61 (6.36%) Python
7 53 (5.53%) PL/SQL
8 37 (3.86%) PowerShell
9 35 (3.65%) Bash Shell
10 34 (3.55%) PHP
10 34 (3.55%) C
11 30 (3.13%) C++
12 24 (2.50%) VB
13 19 (1.98%) VBA
13 19 (1.98%) Korn
14 17 (1.77%) Bourne shell
14 17 (1.77%) Ruby
15 13 (1.36%) AWK
15 13 (1.36%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 147 (15.33%) Degree
2 108 (11.26%) Sun Certification
3 50 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (3.75%) OCPJP
6 34 (3.55%) Security Cleared
7 31 (3.23%) MCSE
8 28 (2.92%) CISSP
9 27 (2.82%) SC Cleared
10 21 (2.19%) Oracle Certification
11 19 (1.98%) MCITP
12 18 (1.88%) CCSP
13 17 (1.77%) CCNA
14 16 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (1.46%) OCMJD
15 14 (1.46%) CCNP
16 13 (1.36%) SCSA
17 12 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
18 11 (1.15%) CIMA
18 11 (1.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.32%) QA
2 46 (4.80%) SLA
3 18 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 107 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (6.88%) Active Directory
3 54 (5.63%) NFS
4 32 (3.34%) Oracle RAC
5 25 (2.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 24 (2.50%) Veritas File System
7 23 (2.40%) Hyper-V
8 22 (2.29%) VMware ESX
8 22 (2.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 17 (1.77%) vSphere
10 16 (1.67%) KVM
11 14 (1.46%) Sendmail
12 12 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (1.04%) Squid
13 10 (1.04%) Samba
14 9 (0.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 7 (0.73%) PowerHA
16 6 (0.63%) XenServer
16 6 (0.63%) Varnish
17 5 (0.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 81 (8.45%) NetBackup
2 35 (3.65%) Puppet
2 35 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (2.92%) Nagios
4 22 (2.29%) OpenView
5 21 (2.19%) Tivoli
6 17 (1.77%) BMC PATROL
6 17 (1.77%) Control-M
7 14 (1.46%) Legato
7 14 (1.46%) OpenSSO
8 13 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Management
9 12 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
9 12 (1.25%) Data Guard
10 11 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 11 (1.15%) EMC Navisphere
11 10 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 9 (0.94%) Backup Exec
13 8 (0.83%) SCCM
14 7 (0.73%) FortiGate
14 7 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 407 (42.44%) Oracle
2 232 (24.19%) HP
3 188 (19.60%) Microsoft
4 169 (17.62%) IBM
5 164 (17.10%) VMware
6 155 (16.16%) Red Hat
7 108 (11.26%) Cisco
8 100 (10.43%) EMC
9 94 (9.80%) Veritas
10 85 (8.86%) NetApp
11 60 (6.26%) Citrix
12 59 (6.15%) JBoss
13 55 (5.74%) Sybase
14 54 (5.63%) SAP
15 52 (5.42%) Dell
16 44 (4.59%) Symantec
17 36 (3.75%) Brocade
18 33 (3.44%) StorageTek
19 29 (3.02%) Compaq
20 26 (2.71%) Sage
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £50 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, Warwickshire
Trinity
Salary: £17,500 day shift
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car+bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Virgin Media
Salary: £19k-£32K - dependent on experience/qualifications + amazing benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Outsource UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 plus great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £46,837 + pkg
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18k - 23k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago