The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Sun Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Certification
London / City of London
Rank 222 268 314
Rank change year-on-year +46 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Sun Certification 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.080% 0.070% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.28% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -3.61%  

Sun Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1248 1776 2646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.93% 25.02% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1586 2221
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,001 £36,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Sun Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Sun Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Sun Certification in the City of London

Sun Certification
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun Certification in the City of London.

Salary trend for Sun Certification in the City of London

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Sun Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
3 4 (44.44%) IntelliJ
3 4 (44.44%) Sun
3 4 (44.44%) Law
3 4 (44.44%) Guice
3 4 (44.44%) nginx
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) OCMJD
3 4 (44.44%) Maven
3 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Google
3 4 (44.44%) Mockito
3 4 (44.44%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 4 (44.44%) Ansible
3 4 (44.44%) Docker
3 4 (44.44%) Google Compute Engine
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Presales
4 3 (33.33%) Investment Management

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (44.44%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (44.44%) Google Compute Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) IntelliJ
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
1 4 (44.44%) Mockito
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Law
3 3 (33.33%) Advertising
3 3 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Junior
2 4 (44.44%) Junior Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Junior Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Presales Solution Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) Salesforce Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Guice
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XML Messaging
3 2 (22.22%) Mason
3 2 (22.22%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (44.44%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Business Development
2 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 3 (33.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) OCMJD
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Google
1 4 (44.44%) Sun
2 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com