Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 731 690 673
Rank change year-on-year -41 -17 -105
Permanent jobs citing Sun 440 545 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.72% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 315 464 548
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £31,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £78,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 74617 75781 91636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.46% 43.66% 45.41%
Number of salaries quoted 58436 61639 75646
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in England

Sun
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun in England.

Salary trend for Sun in England

Sun
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in England over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017. 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 -40 201 £57,500 +4.55% 19
South East -3 115 £52,500 -4.55% 5
North of England +30 70 £25,000 -36.31% 6
North East +7 36 £20,000 -44.06% 3
North West 0 30 £40,000 +2.56% 3
East of England -33 19 £82,500 +37.50% 1
Midlands +18 18 £32,500 -18.75% 3
West Midlands +12 15 £32,500 -18.75% 3
South West +4 5 £40,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire +11 4 £30,000 -29.41%
East Midlands -4 3 £40,000 -
Sun
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Sun.

1 171 (38.86%) Finance
2 169 (38.41%) Java
3 138 (31.36%) Linux
4 123 (27.95%) SQL
5 120 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (26.82%) Oracle
7 117 (26.59%) Analytical Skills
8 114 (25.91%) Windows
9 106 (24.09%) ITIL
10 103 (23.41%) Unix
11 88 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 81 (18.41%) Spring
12 81 (18.41%) Banking
13 77 (17.50%) SQL Server
14 76 (17.27%) Shell Script
15 73 (16.59%) Incident Management
16 67 (15.23%) Solaris
16 67 (15.23%) Microsoft
17 63 (14.32%) Degree
18 61 (13.86%) Red Hat
18 61 (13.86%) Hibernate
19 59 (13.41%) HTML
20 53 (12.05%) Python
20 53 (12.05%) Multithreading
21 52 (11.82%) Java EE
21 52 (11.82%) C
21 52 (11.82%) SaaS
22 51 (11.59%) SDLC
22 51 (11.59%) OO
23 49 (11.14%) J2EE

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 41 (9.32%) Apache
2 30 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 22 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 21 (4.77%) SharePoint
5 17 (3.86%) MQSeries
5 17 (3.86%) WebSphere
6 16 (3.64%) Liferay
6 16 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (2.73%) JBoss
8 10 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (1.59%) CMS
9 7 (1.59%) iPlanet
10 5 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.14%) IIS
10 5 (1.14%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.91%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 38 (8.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (6.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.59%) assyst
1 7 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (1.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 7 (1.59%) SAP GRC
2 6 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.14%) ReMetrica
4 4 (0.91%) Siebel CRM
5 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.68%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.23%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.82%) SaaS
2 12 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.50%) Office 365
4 10 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.45%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.23%) PaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.77%) Firewall
2 42 (9.55%) TCP/IP
3 34 (7.73%) SAN
4 23 (5.23%) LDAP
5 17 (3.86%) Internet
6 14 (3.18%) SSH
7 13 (2.95%) Kerberos
8 10 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (2.27%) Network Security
9 6 (1.36%) DNS
9 6 (1.36%) NAS
10 5 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (1.14%) Intranet
10 5 (1.14%) VLAN
11 4 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.68%) BGP
12 3 (0.68%) EIGRP
12 3 (0.68%) MPLS
12 3 (0.68%) OSPF
12 3 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.09%) MySQL
3 27 (6.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 23 (5.23%) DB2
5 18 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (3.86%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.27%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.05%) KDB
9 7 (1.59%) SAP BW
10 6 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.36%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 6 (1.36%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.68%) MS Access
13 2 (0.45%) IMS/DB
13 2 (0.45%) Informix
13 2 (0.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 21 (4.77%) Eclipse
1 21 (4.77%) Maven
2 16 (3.64%) JIRA
3 11 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.82%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.14%) GCC
5 5 (1.14%) JUnit
6 4 (0.91%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.91%) Selenium
7 3 (0.68%) GDB
7 3 (0.68%) ProC
7 3 (0.68%) SonarQube
7 3 (0.68%) Subversion
7 3 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.45%) DbUnit
8 2 (0.45%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.45%) Mockito
8 2 (0.45%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 171 (38.86%) Finance
2 81 (18.41%) Banking
3 44 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 40 (9.09%) Front Office
5 32 (7.27%) Retail Banking
6 28 (6.36%) Legal
7 8 (1.82%) Retail
8 7 (1.59%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.36%) Law
10 5 (1.14%) Advertising
11 3 (0.68%) Back Office
11 3 (0.68%) Marketing
12 2 (0.45%) Games
12 2 (0.45%) Publishing
12 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 96 (21.82%) Analyst
2 62 (14.09%) Developer
3 48 (10.91%) Java Developer
4 47 (10.68%) Software Engineer
5 32 (7.27%) Software Developer
6 31 (7.05%) Administrator
6 31 (7.05%) Service Analyst
7 29 (6.59%) Java Software Developer
8 28 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
8 28 (6.36%) Support Analyst
8 28 (6.36%) Unix Engineer
9 23 (5.23%) Architect
10 22 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
11 21 (4.77%) Applications Support
12 19 (4.32%) Applications Support Analyst
13 18 (4.09%) Service Desk Analyst
14 16 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (3.41%) Agile Developer
15 15 (3.41%) Agile Java Developer
15 15 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (18.41%) Spring
2 61 (13.86%) Hibernate
3 59 (13.41%) HTML
4 52 (11.82%) Java EE
5 49 (11.14%) J2EE
6 46 (10.45%) Web Services
7 43 (9.77%) Middleware
8 40 (9.09%) CSS
9 36 (8.18%) XML
10 33 (7.50%) REST
11 30 (6.82%) jQuery
12 28 (6.36%) HTML5
13 24 (5.45%) AngularJS
14 21 (4.77%) SOAP
14 21 (4.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (3.86%) Ajax
16 16 (3.64%) JSR 168
16 16 (3.64%) Spring MVC
16 16 (3.64%) XSLT
17 15 (3.41%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 117 (26.59%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.27%) Derivative
3 29 (6.59%) Clustering
3 29 (6.59%) Equity Derivative
4 22 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (2.05%) User Experience
8 8 (1.82%) Robotics
9 6 (1.36%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 5 (1.14%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.14%) Fintech
10 5 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (0.91%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.91%) Equities
11 4 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.68%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.68%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 138 (31.36%) Linux
2 114 (25.91%) Windows
3 103 (23.41%) Unix
4 67 (15.23%) Solaris
5 29 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (4.09%) Windows Server
7 13 (2.95%) AIX
8 11 (2.50%) CentOS
9 10 (2.27%) SUSE
10 9 (2.05%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (1.59%) HPUX
12 7 (1.59%) Windows 10
13 5 (1.14%) Android
13 5 (1.14%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.14%) FreeBSD
13 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (24.09%) ITIL
3 88 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 73 (16.59%) Incident Management
5 53 (12.05%) Multithreading
6 51 (11.59%) OO
6 51 (11.59%) SDLC
7 47 (10.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 45 (10.23%) Low Latency
9 41 (9.32%) BDD
10 40 (9.09%) Wealth Management
11 39 (8.86%) DevOps
11 39 (8.86%) High Availability
12 36 (8.18%) Asset Management
12 36 (8.18%) Change Management
13 35 (7.95%) MVC
13 35 (7.95%) Test Automation
14 34 (7.73%) Performance Monitoring
14 34 (7.73%) Scrum
15 33 (7.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 169 (38.41%) Java
2 123 (27.95%) SQL
3 76 (17.27%) Shell Script
4 53 (12.05%) Python
5 52 (11.82%) C
6 48 (10.91%) JavaScript
7 39 (8.86%) C#
8 36 (8.18%) Bash Shell
9 28 (6.36%) C++
10 21 (4.77%) Perl
11 16 (3.64%) Korn
12 10 (2.27%) Ruby
13 9 (2.05%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.82%) VBA
15 6 (1.36%) PHP
16 5 (1.14%) Go
16 5 (1.14%) Scala
17 4 (0.91%) Bourne shell
17 4 (0.91%) C-shell
17 4 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (14.32%) Degree
2 48 (10.91%) Sun Certification
3 42 (9.55%) Oracle Certification
4 37 (8.41%) Security Cleared
5 27 (6.14%) SC Cleared
6 23 (5.23%) CISSP
7 22 (5.00%) DV Cleared
8 19 (4.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 16 (3.64%) GCIH
10 15 (3.41%) CISM
11 14 (3.18%) GIAC
11 14 (3.18%) SANS
12 13 (2.95%) OCMJD
12 13 (2.95%) Siebel Certification
13 12 (2.73%) OCPJP
13 12 (2.73%) OCPJWCD
14 9 (2.05%) GCIA
14 9 (2.05%) Network+ Certification
14 9 (2.05%) Novell Certification
15 7 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.50%) SLA
2 30 (6.82%) QA
3 7 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.45%) FATCA
5 1 (0.23%) GDPR
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) SAS 70
System Software
1 17 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.41%) Samba
3 13 (2.95%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.95%) iptables
4 11 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.59%) KVM
6 7 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (1.36%) GlusterFS
8 5 (1.14%) Docker
8 5 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.91%) Cronacle
9 4 (0.91%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 4 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.91%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.45%) vSphere
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.23%) Snort
11 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (4.77%) Ansible
1 21 (4.77%) Oracle ZFS
2 19 (4.32%) Red Hat Satellite
3 16 (3.64%) Nagios
4 15 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (3.41%) Puppet
5 13 (2.95%) Cacti
6 12 (2.73%) NetBackup
7 10 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (2.05%) CSIRT
8 9 (2.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 9 (2.05%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (1.36%) Data Guard
9 6 (1.36%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.36%) OpenView
9 6 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (1.14%) Juniper STRM
10 5 (1.14%) RSA enVision
10 5 (1.14%) RSA Security Analytics
10 5 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 118 (26.82%) Oracle
2 67 (15.23%) Microsoft
3 61 (13.86%) Red Hat
4 32 (7.27%) HP
5 31 (7.05%) OpenText
5 31 (7.05%) Siebel
6 28 (6.36%) VMware
7 25 (5.68%) Cisco
8 19 (4.32%) IBM
8 19 (4.32%) Veritas
9 18 (4.09%) NetApp
10 17 (3.86%) Brocade
10 17 (3.86%) EMC
10 17 (3.86%) Splunk
10 17 (3.86%) Sybase
11 11 (2.50%) Dell
11 11 (2.50%) F5
11 11 (2.50%) Remedy
12 10 (2.27%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.27%) Google