Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 843 767 741
Rank change year-on-year -76 -26 -84
Permanent jobs citing Sun 341 432 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.58% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 256 305 481
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -2.30%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,350 £27,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,775 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +21.82% - -5.56%

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 77,461 74,838 91,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.54% 44.27% 45.48%
Number of salaries quoted 60,658 60,149 74,509
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% -1.19% +5.00%

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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Sun in the UK

Sun
Top 14 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 25 May 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 -101 311 £52,500 +5.00% 51
UK excluding London -20 185 £51,775 +21.82% 27
London -78 147 £55,000 -4.35% 27
North of England +37 84 £60,000 +50.00% 7
North West +17 68 £100,000 +150.00% 3
South East -74 50 £51,775 +9.00% 7
Scotland -20 22 £30,000 +20.00% 2
East of England -14 16 £50,000 +14.94% 2
Midlands -10 12 £32,500 -18.75% 4
North East -15 12 £20,000 -20.00% 1
East Midlands -1 6 £30,000 -25.00%
West Midlands -9 6 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Yorkshire +17 4 £33,250 -26.11% 3
South West -25 1 £65,000 +85.71% 4

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 126 (36.95%) Linux
2 107 (31.38%) Java
2 107 (31.38%) Finance
3 106 (31.09%) Windows
4 95 (27.86%) ITIL
4 95 (27.86%) Degree
5 92 (26.98%) Oracle
6 78 (22.87%) SQL
7 67 (19.65%) Unix
7 67 (19.65%) Microsoft
8 64 (18.77%) Apache
9 63 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (17.60%) SQL Server
11 57 (16.72%) Problem-Solving
12 52 (15.25%) MySQL
13 51 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
14 50 (14.66%) Solaris
15 49 (14.37%) Web Services
16 48 (14.08%) Red Hat
17 46 (13.49%) Active Directory
17 46 (13.49%) Software Engineering
18 44 (12.90%) Test Automation
19 43 (12.61%) IBM
20 40 (11.73%) Firewall
20 40 (11.73%) DevOps
21 38 (11.14%) JavaScript
22 37 (10.85%) Tomcat
23 36 (10.56%) VMware
24 35 (10.26%) Computer Science
24 35 (10.26%) HP

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 64 (18.77%) Apache
2 37 (10.85%) Tomcat
3 22 (6.45%) JBoss
4 15 (4.40%) WebLogic
5 14 (4.11%) IIS
6 12 (3.52%) CMS
6 12 (3.52%) iPlanet
6 12 (3.52%) Oracle Application Server
7 10 (2.93%) Confluence
7 10 (2.93%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (2.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.47%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.47%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.88%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (5.57%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (1.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (1.76%) SAP BPC
3 5 (1.47%) BASE24
4 4 (1.17%) CSG Singleview
4 4 (1.17%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 3 (0.88%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.59%) Lawson
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.29%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (7.92%) SaaS
3 19 (5.57%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (5.57%) Route 53
4 14 (4.11%) Amazon S3
4 14 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.05%) OpenShift
7 5 (1.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (1.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.47%) BlazeMeter
7 5 (1.47%) CloudFront
7 5 (1.47%) Office 365
7 5 (1.47%) Serverless
7 5 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.88%) PaaS
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.29%) IaaS
9 1 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.73%) Firewall
2 32 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 23 (6.74%) DNS
4 17 (4.99%) Internet
4 17 (4.99%) SAN
5 11 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (2.93%) LAN
6 10 (2.93%) WAN
7 9 (2.64%) HTTP
8 8 (2.35%) DHCP
8 8 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (2.05%) IPsec
9 7 (2.05%) NAS
10 6 (1.76%) Wireless
11 5 (1.47%) 802.11
11 5 (1.47%) Ethernet
11 5 (1.47%) Extranet
11 5 (1.47%) Intranet
11 5 (1.47%) RTCP
11 5 (1.47%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 52 (15.25%) MySQL
3 35 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.93%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.35%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.35%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.76%) DB2
9 6 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.47%) Big Data
10 5 (1.47%) Redis
11 4 (1.17%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.17%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.17%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.88%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 12 (3.52%) SonarQube
2 11 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.93%) Selenium
3 10 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.05%) JMeter
4 7 (2.05%) WebDriver
5 5 (1.47%) ClearCase
5 5 (1.47%) LabVIEW
5 5 (1.47%) Maven
6 4 (1.17%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.88%) CA Release Automation
7 3 (0.88%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.88%) JIRA
7 3 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.59%) JUnit
8 2 (0.59%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.59%) Subversion
8 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 107 (31.38%) Finance
2 33 (9.68%) Banking
3 16 (4.69%) Investment Banking
3 16 (4.69%) Marketing
4 13 (3.81%) Law
5 7 (2.05%) Retail
6 5 (1.47%) Electronics
6 5 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.47%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.17%) Billing
7 4 (1.17%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.88%) Military
9 2 (0.59%) Advertising
9 2 (0.59%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) French Language
10 1 (0.29%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 61 (17.89%) Analyst
2 47 (13.78%) Developer
3 33 (9.68%) Development Manager
4 32 (9.38%) Contracts Manager
4 32 (9.38%) Development Team Manager
5 30 (8.80%) Java Developer
5 30 (8.80%) Support Analyst
6 29 (8.50%) Applications Support
7 26 (7.62%) Applications Support Analyst
8 24 (7.04%) Administrator
9 18 (5.28%) Unix Engineer
10 14 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
10 14 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (3.81%) Junior
11 13 (3.81%) Server Engineer
12 12 (3.52%) Architect
12 12 (3.52%) Linux Administrator
12 12 (3.52%) Migration Engineer
12 12 (3.52%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.37%) Web Services
2 34 (9.97%) HTML
3 32 (9.38%) Spring
4 28 (8.21%) J2EE
4 28 (8.21%) REST
5 26 (7.62%) XML
6 24 (7.04%) SOAP
7 18 (5.28%) .NET
8 17 (4.99%) Hibernate
9 16 (4.69%) .NET Framework
9 16 (4.69%) CSS
10 13 (3.81%) Java EE
11 10 (2.93%) AngularJS
11 10 (2.93%) OAuth
12 9 (2.64%) LDAP
12 9 (2.64%) Node.js
12 9 (2.64%) React
13 8 (2.35%) JSP
13 8 (2.35%) Spring MVC
13 8 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 24 (7.04%) Clustering
4 23 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (5.87%) Data Centre
5 20 (5.87%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (4.99%) Management Information System
7 16 (4.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 11 (3.23%) EMC VMAX
8 11 (3.23%) EMC VNX
8 11 (3.23%) iSeries
9 9 (2.64%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (2.64%) IVR
9 9 (2.64%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (2.05%) Mobile App
11 7 (2.05%) User Experience
12 6 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.76%) Fintech
12 6 (1.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 126 (36.95%) Linux
2 106 (31.09%) Windows
3 67 (19.65%) Unix
4 50 (14.66%) Solaris
5 32 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (8.80%) AIX
7 26 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (7.33%) CentOS
8 25 (7.33%) Windows Server
9 16 (4.69%) HPUX
10 14 (4.11%) Windows 10
10 14 (4.11%) Windows 7
11 11 (3.23%) Android
11 11 (3.23%) Apple iOS
12 9 (2.64%) Windows XP
13 8 (2.35%) FreeBSD
13 8 (2.35%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (1.47%) VxWorks
14 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (27.86%) ITIL
2 63 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (16.72%) Problem-Solving
4 46 (13.49%) Software Engineering
5 44 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 40 (11.73%) DevOps
7 34 (9.97%) ITSM
8 33 (9.68%) High Availability
8 33 (9.68%) Project Management
9 31 (9.09%) Scrum
10 29 (8.50%) Service Management
11 28 (8.21%) Information Security
11 28 (8.21%) TDD
12 26 (7.62%) Incident Management
12 26 (7.62%) Migration
13 21 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (6.16%) Mentoring
13 21 (6.16%) SDLC
14 20 (5.87%) TOGAF
15 19 (5.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 107 (31.38%) Java
2 78 (22.87%) SQL
3 38 (11.14%) JavaScript
4 33 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 27 (7.92%) Python
6 20 (5.87%) Perl
7 18 (5.28%) Java 8
8 17 (4.99%) C#
9 15 (4.40%) C++
10 13 (3.81%) Ruby
11 12 (3.52%) Bash Shell
12 11 (3.23%) C
12 11 (3.23%) Korn
12 11 (3.23%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.93%) VB
14 7 (2.05%) BeanShell
14 7 (2.05%) PHP
14 7 (2.05%) Tcl
15 6 (1.76%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 95 (27.86%) Degree
2 31 (9.09%) Sun Certification
3 24 (7.04%) CISSP
4 19 (5.57%) Oracle Certification
5 15 (4.40%) CISM
6 14 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (3.52%) CCNA
7 12 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (2.93%) CISA
10 9 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.05%) CCSA
11 7 (2.05%) GIAC
11 7 (2.05%) SANS
12 6 (1.76%) ACCA
12 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.76%) TOGAF Certification
13 5 (1.47%) AWS Certification
13 5 (1.47%) Security Cleared
14 3 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.09%) QA
2 26 (7.62%) SLA
3 4 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.59%) FATCA
5 2 (0.59%) GDPR
5 2 (0.59%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (0.59%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.59%) ISO 31000
5 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (13.49%) Active Directory
2 28 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 13 (3.81%) KVM
6 7 (2.05%) Docker
7 3 (0.88%) HDFS
7 3 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.88%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.88%) vSphere
8 2 (0.59%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.59%) iptables
8 2 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.29%) Samba
9 1 (0.29%) Snort
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (3.52%) SCCM
2 10 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.64%) Nagios
3 9 (2.64%) Oracle ZFS
4 8 (2.35%) Ansible
4 8 (2.35%) Puppet
5 7 (2.05%) Juniper STRM
5 7 (2.05%) QRadar
5 7 (2.05%) RSA enVision
5 7 (2.05%) RSA Security Analytics
6 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (1.76%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.76%) Terraform
7 5 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 4 (1.17%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.88%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.88%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 92 (26.98%) Oracle
2 67 (19.65%) Microsoft
3 48 (14.08%) Red Hat
4 43 (12.61%) IBM
5 36 (10.56%) VMware
6 35 (10.26%) HP
7 20 (5.87%) Cisco
7 20 (5.87%) EMC
7 20 (5.87%) SAP
8 18 (5.28%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (4.69%) Veritas
10 12 (3.52%) Cognizant
10 12 (3.52%) Dell
10 12 (3.52%) Juniper
10 12 (3.52%) PlateSpin
10 12 (3.52%) Siebel
11 11 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
11 11 (3.23%) Remedy
11 11 (3.23%) SonicWALL
11 11 (3.23%) Sybase