Period
to 24 July 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sun over the 6 months to 24 July 2021 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.

Sun
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 814 633 902
Rank change year-on-year -181 +269 -58
Permanent jobs citing Sun 139 142 200
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.54% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 104 121 165
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £26,473
25th Percentile £40,371 £42,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £65,000 £85,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £73,375 £105,000 £70,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £58,904 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.87% +17.81% -9.09%

Sun is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 38,234 26,210 55,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.12% 40.21% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26,244 20,572 43,658
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.89% +6.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +2.04%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Sun as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in England

Sun
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sun in England.

Salary trend for Sun in England

Sun
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sun in England over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Sun in England

Sun
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the England region over the 6 months to 24 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -136 53 £60,000 -25.00% 20
Midlands -54 33 £52,500 +90.91% 8
South East -87 27 £50,845 -7.56% 16
West Midlands -40 23 £52,500 -2.33% 5
North of England -61 18 £32,000 -28.89% 10
North West -41 11 £32,000 -28.89% 6
East Midlands -49 10 £60,000 +118.18% 2
North East - 5 £30,000 - 2
East of England -32 3 £41,500 +10.67% 4
South West -62 2 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £65,000 - 2
Sun
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, IT jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Sun.

1 51 (36.69%) Finance
2 46 (33.09%) Social Skills
3 33 (23.74%) Data Centre
4 32 (23.02%) SQL
4 32 (23.02%) Microsoft
5 30 (21.58%) Python
6 27 (19.42%) Azure
7 26 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (17.99%) JavaScript
8 25 (17.99%) C#
9 24 (17.27%) .NET
9 24 (17.27%) Firewall
9 24 (17.27%) DevOps
9 24 (17.27%) Microservices
10 23 (16.55%) Information Security
11 22 (15.83%) Mentoring
12 21 (15.11%) SIEM
12 21 (15.11%) Security Operations
12 21 (15.11%) Security Operations Centre
12 21 (15.11%) Greenfield Project
12 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
12 21 (15.11%) Windows
13 20 (14.39%) Node.js
14 19 (13.67%) Software Engineering
15 18 (12.95%) Scrum
15 18 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (12.23%) Git (software)
16 17 (12.23%) Linux
16 17 (12.23%) Degree
17 16 (11.51%) React

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.44%) IIS
2 2 (1.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) BASE24
3 1 (0.72%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.72%) Endur
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.42%) Azure
2 13 (9.35%) AWS
3 10 (7.19%) Azure Service Fabric
4 8 (5.76%) GCP
5 7 (5.04%) SaaS
6 6 (4.32%) Microsoft 365
6 6 (4.32%) Slack
7 5 (3.60%) npm
7 5 (3.60%) Power Platform
8 4 (2.88%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (2.88%) Serverless
9 3 (2.16%) FinancialForce
9 3 (2.16%) IaaS
10 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.44%) Dropbox
10 2 (1.44%) Google Workspace
11 1 (0.72%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.27%) Firewall
2 4 (2.88%) MQTT
2 4 (2.88%) SAN
2 4 (2.88%) VLAN
2 4 (2.88%) Wireless
3 3 (2.16%) DHCP
3 3 (2.16%) DNS
4 2 (1.44%) HTTP
4 2 (1.44%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.44%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.72%) Broadband
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.72%) Skype
5 1 (0.72%) VSAN
5 1 (0.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.91%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.47%) MySQL
3 9 (6.47%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (3.60%) Tableau
5 4 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.88%) Couchbase
5 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.88%) Power BI
5 4 (2.88%) Redis
6 3 (2.16%) KDB
6 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.76%) JIRA
3 5 (3.60%) gulp
3 5 (3.60%) webpack
4 4 (2.88%) Cypress.io
4 4 (2.88%) JMeter
4 4 (2.88%) Log4Net
4 4 (2.88%) Moq
4 4 (2.88%) Newman
4 4 (2.88%) NUnit
4 4 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.88%) Postman
4 4 (2.88%) Selenium
4 4 (2.88%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.88%) TestCafe
5 2 (1.44%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
General
1 51 (36.69%) Finance
2 46 (33.09%) Social Skills
3 14 (10.07%) Law
3 14 (10.07%) Legal
4 13 (9.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 11 (7.91%) Banking
6 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.04%) Investment Banking
6 7 (5.04%) Marketing
7 6 (4.32%) Retail
8 5 (3.60%) Games
8 5 (3.60%) Public Sector
9 4 (2.88%) Back Office
10 3 (2.16%) Advertising
10 3 (2.16%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (2.16%) Spanish Language
11 2 (1.44%) Front Office
11 2 (1.44%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (1.44%) Publishing
12 1 (0.72%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 36 (25.90%) Analyst
2 20 (14.39%) Developer
3 18 (12.95%) Applications Support
4 13 (9.35%) SOC Analyst
4 13 (9.35%) Support Analyst
5 12 (8.63%) Applications Support Analyst
6 11 (7.91%) Security Analyst
7 10 (7.19%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (6.47%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 8 (5.76%) Data Centre Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
9 8 (5.76%) Senior Security Analyst
10 7 (5.04%) Administrator
10 7 (5.04%) Financial Analyst
10 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Node.js Developer
10 7 (5.04%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.60%) Server Engineer
11 5 (3.60%) Sun Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.27%) .NET
2 20 (14.39%) Node.js
3 16 (11.51%) React
4 14 (10.07%) .NET Core
4 14 (10.07%) AngularJS
5 13 (9.35%) .NET Framework
6 11 (7.91%) EDI
6 11 (7.91%) REST
7 10 (7.19%) CSS
7 10 (7.19%) Universal Windows Platform
8 9 (6.47%) Sass
9 8 (5.76%) ASP.NET
9 8 (5.76%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (3.60%) DOM
10 5 (3.60%) HTML
10 5 (3.60%) HTML5 Canvas
10 5 (3.60%) LESS
10 5 (3.60%) WebKit
10 5 (3.60%) WebSockets
10 5 (3.60%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.74%) Data Centre
2 21 (15.11%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (15.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (7.19%) Online Gambling
4 9 (6.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (6.47%) Legacy Systems
5 7 (5.04%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.60%) Equities
6 5 (3.60%) Housing Association
6 5 (3.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (3.60%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.60%) Reference Data
7 4 (2.88%) Fibre Optics
7 4 (2.88%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.88%) User Experience
8 3 (2.16%) Replication
8 3 (2.16%) Social Media
9 2 (1.44%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.11%) Windows
2 17 (12.23%) Linux
3 7 (5.04%) Android
4 6 (4.32%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.60%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.88%) Unix
7 3 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.44%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.72%) AIX
9 1 (0.72%) Solaris
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.27%) DevOps
2 24 (17.27%) Microservices
3 23 (16.55%) Information Security
4 22 (15.83%) Mentoring
5 21 (15.11%) Security Operations
5 21 (15.11%) SIEM
6 19 (13.67%) Software Engineering
7 18 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (12.95%) Scrum
8 15 (10.79%) Machine Learning
9 14 (10.07%) SDLC
10 13 (9.35%) CRM
10 13 (9.35%) ITIL
10 13 (9.35%) Workflow
11 12 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (8.63%) Fintech
12 11 (7.91%) Coaching
12 11 (7.91%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (7.91%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.02%) SQL
2 30 (21.58%) Python
3 25 (17.99%) C#
3 25 (17.99%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.35%) PowerShell
5 11 (7.91%) TypeScript
6 8 (5.76%) Java
6 8 (5.76%) VB
7 7 (5.04%) ES6
8 6 (4.32%) Go
9 5 (3.60%) C++
9 5 (3.60%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.60%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.88%) Fortran
10 4 (2.88%) VBA
11 3 (2.16%) VBScript
12 2 (1.44%) Perl
12 2 (1.44%) PHP
12 2 (1.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (12.23%) Degree
2 11 (7.91%) DBS Check
3 5 (3.60%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.88%) PhD
4 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) QA
2 10 (7.19%) SLA
3 2 (1.44%) GDPR
3 2 (1.44%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.44%) NIST
3 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (5.76%) Active Directory
1 8 (5.76%) Docker
2 7 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.44%) KVM
4 2 (1.44%) vSphere
4 2 (1.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.72%) Firmware
5 1 (0.72%) NFS
5 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (10.79%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.88%) Grafana
2 4 (2.88%) HAProxy
2 4 (2.88%) Kibana
2 4 (2.88%) logstash
2 4 (2.88%) MIIS
2 4 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.88%) Opsgenie
2 4 (2.88%) Pingdom
2 4 (2.88%) Terraform
2 4 (2.88%) ZABBIX
3 3 (2.16%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.16%) WSUS
4 2 (1.44%) Ansible
4 2 (1.44%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.35%) HP
2 13 (9.35%) IBM
3 12 (8.63%) Oracle
4 11 (7.91%) Dell
5 10 (7.19%) Google
5 10 (7.19%) VMware
6 7 (5.04%) Citrix
7 6 (4.32%) Bloomberg
7 6 (4.32%) Cisco
8 5 (3.60%) Aareon
8 5 (3.60%) Orchard
8 5 (3.60%) Sage
8 5 (3.60%) Sybase
9 4 (2.88%) Concur
9 4 (2.88%) Fidessa
9 4 (2.88%) NetApp
9 4 (2.88%) New Relic
9 4 (2.88%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (2.16%) Veritas