Period
to 18 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 February 2018 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
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 697 723
Rank change year-on-year -112 +26 -140
Permanent jobs citing Sun 395 535 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.70% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 290 436 527
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,200 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -

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.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 77,810 76,473 96,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.66% 43.79% 45.64%
Number of salaries quoted 61,635 61,469 78,591
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in the UK

Sun
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Sun in the UK

Sun
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sun over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Sun in the UK

Sun
Top 13 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 6 months to 18 February 2018. 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
England -112 380 £51,000 +7.37% 53
UK excluding London -33 231 £47,500 +5.56% 34
London -90 151 £55,000 +14.58% 23
South East -47 97 £50,000 - 4
North of England +61 80 £28,000 -30.00% 16
North West +3 40 £60,000 +50.00% 11
North East +8 36 £20,000 -38.46% 3
East of England -23 27 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Scotland -24 13 £30,000 -20.00% 4
West Midlands +5 12 £30,250 -24.38% 2
Midlands -9 12 £30,250 -24.38% 5
Yorkshire +19 4 £30,750 -19.61% 2
South West -17 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 with a requirement for Sun.

1 150 (37.97%) Java
2 128 (32.41%) Linux
3 122 (30.89%) Finance
4 119 (30.13%) Oracle
5 113 (28.61%) Windows
6 109 (27.59%) SQL
7 100 (25.32%) ITIL
8 97 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (22.03%) Degree
10 86 (21.77%) Unix
10 86 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
11 77 (19.49%) Spring
12 72 (18.23%) SQL Server
13 66 (16.71%) Software Engineering
14 64 (16.20%) Solaris
15 62 (15.70%) Sun Certification
16 61 (15.44%) HTML
17 59 (14.94%) Hibernate
18 58 (14.68%) JavaScript
19 57 (14.43%) Apache
20 56 (14.18%) Red Hat
21 54 (13.67%) TCP/IP
22 53 (13.42%) Test Automation
23 52 (13.16%) Microsoft
23 52 (13.16%) Web Services
24 50 (12.66%) MySQL
24 50 (12.66%) SaaS
25 49 (12.41%) J2EE
26 48 (12.15%) Firewall
26 48 (12.15%) Incident Management

Sun
Co-occurring 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 57 (14.43%) Apache
2 39 (9.87%) Tomcat
3 20 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 19 (4.81%) WebLogic
5 17 (4.30%) JBoss
6 16 (4.05%) Liferay
6 16 (4.05%) MQSeries
6 16 (4.05%) WebSphere
7 14 (3.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (2.78%) iPlanet
9 10 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (2.28%) CMS
11 8 (2.03%) Confluence
11 8 (2.03%) OpenStack
11 8 (2.03%) Oracle Application Server
12 6 (1.52%) IIS
13 5 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.51%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 36 (9.11%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (8.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (6.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (1.77%) assyst
3 5 (1.27%) BASE24
3 5 (1.27%) ReMetrica
4 4 (1.01%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.51%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.25%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.25%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (12.66%) SaaS
2 15 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.04%) Office 365
4 8 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.52%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.52%) Route 53
6 4 (1.01%) BlazeMeter
6 4 (1.01%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.76%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.25%) PaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (13.67%) TCP/IP
2 48 (12.15%) Firewall
3 29 (7.34%) SAN
4 18 (4.56%) Internet
5 14 (3.54%) DNS
5 14 (3.54%) Kerberos
6 13 (3.29%) NAS
6 13 (3.29%) SSH
7 11 (2.78%) Network Security
8 10 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (1.77%) DHCP
9 7 (1.77%) IPsec
9 7 (1.77%) Wireshark
10 6 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.52%) Wireless
11 5 (1.27%) 802.11
11 5 (1.27%) Ethernet
11 5 (1.27%) Intranet
11 5 (1.27%) RTCP
11 5 (1.27%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (18.23%) SQL Server
2 50 (12.66%) MySQL
3 23 (5.82%) Oracle BI EE
4 20 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (4.05%) DB2
7 7 (1.77%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.52%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.52%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.01%) KDB
9 4 (1.01%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.76%) Big Data
10 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.51%) IMS/DB
11 2 (0.51%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.51%) OLTP
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.51%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (5.32%) Eclipse
1 21 (5.32%) Maven
2 13 (3.29%) JIRA
3 9 (2.28%) Selenium
4 8 (2.03%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.03%) SonarQube
4 8 (2.03%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.77%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.52%) JMeter
6 6 (1.52%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.27%) ClearCase
7 5 (1.27%) GCC
7 5 (1.27%) LabVIEW
8 4 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.01%) JUnit
9 3 (0.76%) GDB
9 3 (0.76%) ProC
9 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.51%) Mockito
10 2 (0.51%) SoapUI
General
1 122 (30.89%) Finance
2 43 (10.89%) Banking
3 23 (5.82%) Legal
4 15 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.04%) Retail
6 8 (2.03%) Law
7 6 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.52%) Front Office
8 5 (1.27%) Electronics
9 4 (1.01%) Marketing
10 3 (0.76%) Advertising
10 3 (0.76%) Back Office
10 3 (0.76%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.51%) French Language
11 2 (0.51%) Games
11 2 (0.51%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) German Language
12 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 85 (21.52%) Analyst
2 79 (20.00%) Developer
3 54 (13.67%) Java Developer
4 32 (8.10%) Software Developer
5 29 (7.34%) Unix Engineer
6 28 (7.09%) Administrator
6 28 (7.09%) Service Analyst
7 27 (6.84%) Java Software Developer
8 24 (6.08%) Architect
9 21 (5.32%) Service Desk Analyst
10 20 (5.06%) Linux Administrator
10 20 (5.06%) Support Analyst
11 18 (4.56%) Applications Support
11 18 (4.56%) Lead Developer
12 17 (4.30%) Agile Developer
12 17 (4.30%) Agile Java Developer
13 16 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
13 16 (4.05%) Security Analyst
14 15 (3.80%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (19.49%) Spring
2 61 (15.44%) HTML
3 59 (14.94%) Hibernate
4 52 (13.16%) Web Services
5 49 (12.41%) J2EE
6 47 (11.90%) Java EE
7 40 (10.13%) CSS
8 37 (9.37%) XML
9 35 (8.86%) REST
10 29 (7.34%) jQuery
11 28 (7.09%) HTML5
12 27 (6.84%) SOAP
13 22 (5.57%) AngularJS
14 21 (5.32%) LDAP
15 20 (5.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (4.30%) Ajax
17 16 (4.05%) JSR 168
17 16 (4.05%) Spring MVC
17 16 (4.05%) XSLT
18 14 (3.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 86 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 26 (6.58%) Clustering
4 11 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.53%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 10 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.53%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (2.28%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.52%) IVR
7 6 (1.52%) Robotics
8 5 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.01%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.01%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (1.01%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.01%) Fintech
9 4 (1.01%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.01%) iSeries
9 4 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.01%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 128 (32.41%) Linux
2 113 (28.61%) Windows
3 86 (21.77%) Unix
4 64 (16.20%) Solaris
5 27 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (5.32%) Windows Server
7 18 (4.56%) AIX
8 16 (4.05%) CentOS
9 11 (2.78%) HPUX
9 11 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (2.53%) FreeBSD
10 10 (2.53%) Windows 7
11 9 (2.28%) Windows 10
12 8 (2.03%) Android
12 8 (2.03%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.03%) SUSE
13 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (1.27%) VxWorks
15 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (25.32%) ITIL
2 97 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (16.71%) Software Engineering
4 53 (13.42%) Test Automation
5 48 (12.15%) Incident Management
6 41 (10.38%) Scrum
7 37 (9.37%) DevOps
8 35 (8.86%) OOP
9 32 (8.10%) MVC
10 30 (7.59%) High Availability
11 27 (6.84%) OOA/OOD
11 27 (6.84%) Waterfall
12 26 (6.58%) E-Commerce
12 26 (6.58%) Information Security
12 26 (6.58%) ITSM
12 26 (6.58%) TDD
13 25 (6.33%) SDLC
14 24 (6.08%) Cybersecurity
14 24 (6.08%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (5.82%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 150 (37.97%) Java
2 109 (27.59%) SQL
3 58 (14.68%) JavaScript
4 39 (9.87%) Python
5 37 (9.37%) C
6 32 (8.10%) Shell Script
7 24 (6.08%) C++
8 22 (5.57%) Perl
9 20 (5.06%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.78%) Ruby
11 9 (2.28%) C#
11 9 (2.28%) VBA
12 6 (1.52%) Korn
12 6 (1.52%) Tcl
13 5 (1.27%) Go
13 5 (1.27%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.27%) PHP
13 5 (1.27%) Scala
14 3 (0.76%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 87 (22.03%) Degree
2 62 (15.70%) Sun Certification
3 41 (10.38%) Oracle Certification
4 30 (7.59%) CISSP
5 29 (7.34%) Security Cleared
6 23 (5.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 21 (5.32%) SC Cleared
8 20 (5.06%) CISM
9 19 (4.81%) DV Cleared
10 18 (4.56%) GIAC
10 18 (4.56%) SANS
11 16 (4.05%) GCIH
12 12 (3.04%) CCNA
12 12 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (3.04%) OCPJP
13 10 (2.53%) OCMJD
13 10 (2.53%) OCPJWCD
14 9 (2.28%) CCSA
14 9 (2.28%) GCIA
14 9 (2.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.35%) QA
2 32 (8.10%) SLA
3 4 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.51%) FATCA
4 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.32%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.80%) Samba
4 14 (3.54%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.54%) iptables
5 12 (3.04%) KVM
6 11 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.01%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 3 (0.76%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.51%) Docker
10 2 (0.51%) Snort
10 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (5.32%) Ansible
2 20 (5.06%) Oracle ZFS
3 18 (4.56%) Puppet
4 17 (4.30%) Nagios
4 17 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (4.30%) Red Hat Satellite
5 15 (3.80%) Cacti
6 9 (2.28%) CSIRT
6 9 (2.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 9 (2.28%) Juniper STRM
6 9 (2.28%) QRadar
6 9 (2.28%) RSA enVision
6 9 (2.28%) RSA Security Analytics
6 9 (2.28%) SCCM
7 7 (1.77%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.52%) Kubernetes
8 6 (1.52%) OpenView
9 4 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 119 (30.13%) Oracle
2 56 (14.18%) Red Hat
3 52 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 37 (9.37%) HP
4 37 (9.37%) VMware
5 27 (6.84%) Cisco
6 26 (6.58%) IBM
7 24 (6.08%) Siebel
8 22 (5.57%) EMC
8 22 (5.57%) OpenText
9 19 (4.81%) NetApp
10 18 (4.56%) Brocade
11 15 (3.80%) Splunk
11 15 (3.80%) Veritas
12 13 (3.29%) Juniper
13 12 (3.04%) CheckPoint
14 11 (2.78%) Google
14 11 (2.78%) PlateSpin
15 9 (2.28%) Remedy
15 9 (2.28%) Sybase