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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 600 614 531
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -83
Permanent jobs citing Sun 268 383 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.79% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 230 269 424
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -

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
39265 48759 55266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.94% 45.43% 48.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31469 39735 44758
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -18 253 £47,500 +5.55% 25
London -5 115 £47,500 -12.03% 15
South East +30 84 £55,000 +31.51% 3
City of London +37 35 £46,750 +1.08% 3
Surrey +27 30 £60,000 +42.31% 1
East of England +37 27 £60,000 +100.00%
Berkshire +46 26 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Reading +39 20 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Hampshire +4 15 £29,000 -35.55%
Cambridgeshire +14 10 £72,500 -9.37%
South West +13 10 £44,000 +4.76%
Gloucestershire +2 10 £44,000 -
Filton - 10 £44,000 -
Cambridge +15 9 £80,000 -
Portsmouth +12 9 £23,000 -38.66%
East Midlands +5 9 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Essex - 8 £60,000 -
West Sussex +12 7 £57,500 +43.75%
North West -24 7 £39,500 +21.53%
West Midlands -33 7 £40,000 - 3
Gatwick - 7 £57,500 -
Woking +12 6 £60,000 +114.28%
Coventry 0 6 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £80,000 -
Scotland +28 5 £37,500 -16.66%
Buckinghamshire +6 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Milton Keynes +3 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Andover -7 5 £55,000 +37.50%
Watford - 5 £80,000 -
Yorkshire +8 4 £38,250 -15.00% 2

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 324 (54.27%) Linux
2 294 (49.25%) Oracle
3 193 (32.33%) Solaris
4 188 (31.49%) Unix
5 183 (30.65%) Finance
6 171 (28.64%) Windows
7 156 (26.13%) HP
8 149 (24.96%) SAN
9 144 (24.12%) SQL
9 144 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
10 135 (22.61%) Red Hat
11 134 (22.45%) Firewall
12 132 (22.11%) Apache
13 125 (20.94%) TCP/IP
14 124 (20.77%) Java
15 111 (18.59%) SQL Server
16 104 (17.42%) Tomcat
17 102 (17.09%) Degree
18 101 (16.92%) Perl
19 97 (16.25%) MySQL
20 96 (16.08%) Relational Database
21 95 (15.91%) Cisco
22 90 (15.08%) Microsoft
22 90 (15.08%) ITIL
23 85 (14.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 84 (14.07%) WebLogic
25 83 (13.90%) VMware
26 71 (11.89%) Web Services
26 71 (11.89%) XML
26 71 (11.89%) NetBackup

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
1 132 (22.11%) Apache
2 104 (17.42%) Tomcat
3 84 (14.07%) WebLogic
4 54 (9.05%) WebSphere
5 50 (8.38%) JBoss
6 44 (7.37%) BizTalk Server
7 38 (6.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 29 (4.86%) SharePoint
9 16 (2.68%) IIS
9 16 (2.68%) Skype for Business
10 14 (2.35%) MS Exchange
11 11 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (1.34%) JCAPS
14 7 (1.17%) Confluence
14 7 (1.17%) nginx
15 5 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.67%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.67%) SAS
16 4 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 46 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.70%) MS Office
3 28 (4.69%) MS Visio
4 25 (4.19%) MS Project
5 5 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.51%) Misys Opics
2 6 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.84%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 4 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.67%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.67%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.50%) Aareon QL
5 3 (0.50%) Academy Housing
5 3 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.50%) Infor SunSystems
5 3 (0.50%) MIS ActiveH
5 3 (0.50%) Northgate Housing
5 3 (0.50%) OPENHousing
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.50%) Orchard Housing
5 3 (0.50%) Pegasus Opera
5 3 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.34%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.72%) SaaS
2 55 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.01%) Office 365
4 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.84%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.17%) Boomi
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 149 (24.96%) SAN
2 134 (22.45%) Firewall
3 125 (20.94%) TCP/IP
4 69 (11.56%) LDAP
5 52 (8.71%) Internet
6 50 (8.38%) HTTP
7 47 (7.87%) DNS
8 42 (7.04%) NAS
9 37 (6.20%) NetScaler
10 24 (4.02%) Network Security
10 24 (4.02%) SSH
10 24 (4.02%) SSL
11 23 (3.85%) DHCP
12 20 (3.35%) Fibre Channel
12 20 (3.35%) LAN
13 17 (2.85%) Kerberos
13 17 (2.85%) Multicast
14 16 (2.68%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (2.68%) WAN
15 15 (2.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (18.59%) SQL Server
2 97 (16.25%) MySQL
3 96 (16.08%) Relational Database
4 57 (9.55%) RDBMS
5 34 (5.70%) DB2
6 30 (5.03%) Oracle Database
7 28 (4.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 25 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.68%) NoSQL
9 16 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.68%) OLTP
11 10 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.68%) VLDB
12 9 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.34%) Hazelcast
14 7 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (5.70%) JIRA
2 31 (5.19%) Selenium
3 22 (3.69%) Git (software)
4 19 (3.18%) Maven
5 15 (2.51%) Ant
6 12 (2.01%) Gradle
7 10 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (1.51%) Subversion
9 8 (1.34%) Grunt
9 8 (1.34%) LoadRunner
10 7 (1.17%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.01%) Jasmine
11 6 (1.01%) JUnit
12 4 (0.67%) Appium
12 4 (0.67%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.50%) ProC
13 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
General
1 183 (30.65%) Finance
2 41 (6.87%) Banking
3 28 (4.69%) Back Office
4 26 (4.36%) Games
5 24 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.02%) Law
7 15 (2.51%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.01%) Legal
9 11 (1.84%) Retail
10 9 (1.51%) Front Office
11 7 (1.17%) Publishing
12 6 (1.01%) Advertising
12 6 (1.01%) French Language
12 6 (1.01%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.84%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.84%) German Language
13 5 (0.84%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.50%) Military
14 3 (0.50%) Prime Brokerage
14 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (13.07%) Applications Support
2 74 (12.40%) Linux Engineer
3 72 (12.06%) Developer
4 68 (11.39%) Analyst
5 63 (10.55%) Support Engineer
6 54 (9.05%) Administrator
7 50 (8.38%) Unix Engineer
8 46 (7.71%) Architect
9 45 (7.54%) Cloud Engineer
10 41 (6.87%) Java Developer
10 41 (6.87%) Linux Support
11 40 (6.70%) Linux Support Engineer
12 38 (6.37%) Applications Engineer
12 38 (6.37%) Applications Support Engineer
12 38 (6.37%) Network Engineer
13 37 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 35 (5.86%) Support Analyst
15 34 (5.70%) Web Engineer
16 31 (5.19%) Server Engineer
17 30 (5.03%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (11.89%) Web Services
1 71 (11.89%) XML
2 68 (11.39%) LAMP
3 66 (11.06%) Middleware
4 53 (8.88%) J2EE
5 43 (7.20%) HTML
6 40 (6.70%) Spring
7 35 (5.86%) CSS
8 27 (4.52%) RESTful
9 25 (4.19%) jQuery
10 22 (3.69%) .NET
10 22 (3.69%) J2SE
11 18 (3.02%) AngularJS
12 17 (2.85%) Node.js
12 17 (2.85%) REST
13 16 (2.68%) Hibernate
13 16 (2.68%) HTML5
13 16 (2.68%) JSP
14 15 (2.51%) SOAP
15 14 (2.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.73%) Data Centre
2 65 (10.89%) Computer Science
3 60 (10.05%) Clustering
4 54 (9.05%) Enterprise Software
5 47 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (7.87%) Replication
6 37 (6.20%) Management Information System
7 35 (5.86%) Driving Licence
8 24 (4.02%) Online Games
9 21 (3.52%) Wiki
10 19 (3.18%) Statistics
11 12 (2.01%) Inversion of Control
11 12 (2.01%) Mobile Games
12 10 (1.68%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.34%) EMC VMAX
14 7 (1.17%) Blackberry
14 7 (1.17%) Mobile App
15 6 (1.01%) Fintech
15 6 (1.01%) Public Cloud
15 6 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 324 (54.27%) Linux
2 193 (32.33%) Solaris
3 188 (31.49%) Unix
4 171 (28.64%) Windows
5 85 (14.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 60 (10.05%) Windows Server
7 34 (5.70%) AIX
8 29 (4.86%) CentOS
9 26 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (4.02%) Oracle Linux
11 19 (3.18%) HPUX
12 17 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (2.01%) SUSE
14 11 (1.84%) FreeBSD
15 10 (1.68%) Mac OS X
15 10 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (1.51%) Windows 7
17 8 (1.34%) Android
18 4 (0.67%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (15.08%) ITIL
3 61 (10.22%) Incident Management
4 59 (9.88%) Project Management
5 47 (7.87%) Mentoring
6 45 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (7.37%) Service Delivery
8 42 (7.04%) CRM
9 41 (6.87%) Scrum
10 40 (6.70%) Software Engineering
11 38 (6.37%) Test Automation
11 38 (6.37%) Web Operations
12 37 (6.20%) ITIL V3
13 36 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
14 35 (5.86%) DevOps
15 34 (5.70%) PRINCE
16 32 (5.36%) Web Development
17 31 (5.19%) OO
18 30 (5.03%) Capacity Management
18 30 (5.03%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 144 (24.12%) SQL
2 124 (20.77%) Java
3 101 (16.92%) Perl
4 59 (9.88%) JavaScript
5 58 (9.72%) PowerShell
6 55 (9.21%) C
7 54 (9.05%) Bash Shell
8 49 (8.21%) Shell Script
9 35 (5.86%) Python
10 23 (3.85%) Ruby
11 22 (3.69%) C#
12 14 (2.35%) VBA
13 13 (2.18%) Korn
13 13 (2.18%) VB
14 10 (1.68%) PHP
15 9 (1.51%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.17%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.67%) NATURAL
17 4 (0.67%) VB6
17 4 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (17.09%) Degree
2 47 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 33 (5.53%) ISEB
4 32 (5.36%) Sun Certification
5 29 (4.86%) ISTQB
6 21 (3.52%) SC Cleared
7 19 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (3.02%) RHCE
9 17 (2.85%) Network+ Certification
10 11 (1.84%) A+ Certification
10 11 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (1.68%) CISSP
11 10 (1.68%) OCPJP
12 9 (1.51%) GCIH
12 9 (1.51%) MCSA
13 7 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (1.01%) CNA
14 6 (1.01%) GCIA
14 6 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.01%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.22%) QA
2 35 (5.86%) SLA
3 5 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 58 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 41 (6.87%) Firmware
3 38 (6.37%) Oracle RAC
4 37 (6.20%) Samba
5 33 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (3.52%) iptables
7 16 (2.68%) Docker
7 16 (2.68%) vSphere
8 14 (2.35%) Sendmail
8 14 (2.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 13 (2.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 13 (2.18%) NFS
10 12 (2.01%) VMware ESX
11 11 (1.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 8 (1.34%) GlusterFS
13 7 (1.17%) Hyper-V
14 6 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
15 5 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.67%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 71 (11.89%) NetBackup
2 65 (10.89%) Puppet
3 38 (6.37%) OpenAM
4 37 (6.20%) Oracle ZFS
5 29 (4.86%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (3.69%) Red Hat Satellite
7 17 (2.85%) Nagios
8 16 (2.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 14 (2.35%) Cacti
10 13 (2.18%) HP Data Protector
11 11 (1.84%) SCCM
12 8 (1.34%) Ansible
13 7 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (1.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
14 6 (1.01%) SafeCom
15 5 (0.84%) SCOM
16 4 (0.67%) Data Guard
16 4 (0.67%) Simpana
16 4 (0.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 294 (49.25%) Oracle
2 156 (26.13%) HP
3 135 (22.61%) Red Hat
4 95 (15.91%) Cisco
5 90 (15.08%) Microsoft
6 83 (13.90%) VMware
7 66 (11.06%) IBM
8 40 (6.70%) CheckPoint
9 35 (5.86%) Intel
10 34 (5.70%) NetApp
10 34 (5.70%) ProCurve
11 29 (4.86%) Veritas
12 28 (4.69%) Siebel
13 27 (4.52%) Dell
13 27 (4.52%) SAP
14 24 (4.02%) Sybase
15 21 (3.52%) Infor
16 20 (3.35%) EMC
16 20 (3.35%) Google
17 17 (2.85%) Citrix
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