Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 756 690 663
Rank change year-on-year -66 -27 -83
Permanent jobs citing Sun 456 618 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.74% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 324 520 583
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,915 £32,425 £27,000
90th Percentile £78,375 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% +22.50% -

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 80305 83199 99306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.58% 43.83% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62150 67122 80909
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 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
England -48 455 £52,500 - 30
London -18 223 £57,500 +4.55% 9
UK excluding London -73 221 £47,500 -3.06% 22
South East -25 111 £52,500 -4.55% 11
North of England +32 73 £26,750 -33.13% 5
North East +21 34 £21,500 -44.87% 1
North West +2 31 £37,500 -3.85% 3
Midlands +8 19 £42,500 +6.25% 4
East of England -33 15 £70,000 +7.69% 1
West Midlands +1 14 £39,131 -2.17% 3
Yorkshire +23 8 £30,000 -29.41% 1
South West -5 6 £40,000 -9.09%
East Midlands +19 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Scotland -39 1 £30,000 -36.84% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 with a requirement for Sun.

1 184 (40.35%) Finance
2 182 (39.91%) Java
3 139 (30.48%) Linux
4 130 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (27.19%) Analytical Skills
6 121 (26.54%) SQL
7 120 (26.32%) Oracle
8 115 (25.22%) Windows
9 111 (24.34%) Unix
10 108 (23.68%) ITIL
11 94 (20.61%) Software Engineering
12 90 (19.74%) Banking
13 87 (19.08%) Shell Script
14 84 (18.42%) Incident Management
15 81 (17.76%) Solaris
15 81 (17.76%) Microsoft
16 78 (17.11%) Spring
17 69 (15.13%) SQL Server
18 67 (14.69%) Red Hat
18 67 (14.69%) SDLC
19 66 (14.47%) Multithreading
20 63 (13.82%) OO
21 61 (13.38%) HTML
22 59 (12.94%) Degree
23 58 (12.72%) Hibernate
23 58 (12.72%) Low Latency
24 56 (12.28%) Middleware
24 56 (12.28%) Python
25 55 (12.06%) Front Office
26 54 (11.84%) Investment Banking

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 36 (7.89%) Apache
2 30 (6.58%) Tomcat
3 25 (5.48%) WebLogic
4 23 (5.04%) SharePoint
5 19 (4.17%) Liferay
6 17 (3.73%) MQSeries
7 15 (3.29%) WebSphere
8 14 (3.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (2.85%) JBoss
10 11 (2.41%) Oracle Application Server
11 9 (1.97%) EPiServer
12 8 (1.75%) iPlanet
13 7 (1.54%) IIS
14 5 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (1.10%) CMS
14 5 (1.10%) OpenStack
14 5 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
15 4 (0.88%) SAS
16 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
17 2 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 40 (8.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (6.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.97%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (1.97%) Siebel CRM
2 8 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (1.54%) assyst
3 7 (1.54%) SAP GRC
4 6 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.10%) ReMetrica
6 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.44%) Infor SunSystems
7 2 (0.44%) Misys Opics
7 2 (0.44%) Softmar
8 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.22%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.43%) SaaS
2 12 (2.63%) Office 365
3 11 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.66%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.44%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.44%) PaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.87%) SAN
2 40 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 38 (8.33%) Firewall
4 26 (5.70%) LDAP
5 21 (4.61%) Internet
6 13 (2.85%) SSH
7 11 (2.41%) Kerberos
8 10 (2.19%) DNS
9 9 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (1.97%) Network Security
10 8 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (1.75%) Intranet
11 6 (1.32%) NAS
11 6 (1.32%) Wireshark
12 5 (1.10%) HTTP
12 5 (1.10%) tcpdump
12 5 (1.10%) VLAN
13 4 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.88%) FTP
13 4 (0.88%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.58%) MySQL
3 23 (5.04%) DB2
4 22 (4.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 15 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.41%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.97%) KDB
9 8 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.54%) SAP BW
11 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.32%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 6 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (1.10%) Informix
13 4 (0.88%) OLTP
14 3 (0.66%) MS Access
14 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 21 (4.61%) Maven
3 16 (3.51%) JIRA
4 10 (2.19%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.32%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.10%) JUnit
7 3 (0.66%) GCC
7 3 (0.66%) IntelliJ
7 3 (0.66%) SonarQube
7 3 (0.66%) Subversion
7 3 (0.66%) Toad
8 2 (0.44%) DbUnit
8 2 (0.44%) jMock
8 2 (0.44%) Mockito
8 2 (0.44%) Selenium
8 2 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.22%) ProC
9 1 (0.22%) Sikuli
General
1 184 (40.35%) Finance
2 90 (19.74%) Banking
3 55 (12.06%) Front Office
4 54 (11.84%) Investment Banking
5 45 (9.87%) Retail Banking
6 30 (6.58%) Legal
7 8 (1.75%) Retail
8 7 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.32%) Advertising
9 6 (1.32%) Back Office
10 5 (1.10%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.66%) Games
11 3 (0.66%) Law
11 3 (0.66%) Marketing
12 2 (0.44%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 102 (22.37%) Analyst
2 61 (13.38%) Software Engineer
3 59 (12.94%) Developer
4 43 (9.43%) Java Developer
5 33 (7.24%) Administrator
6 32 (7.02%) Service Analyst
7 30 (6.58%) Support Analyst
8 28 (6.14%) Software Developer
9 27 (5.92%) Unix Engineer
10 26 (5.70%) Architect
10 26 (5.70%) Linux Engineer
11 23 (5.04%) Java Software Developer
12 21 (4.61%) Linux Administrator
13 19 (4.17%) Applications Support
13 19 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
14 18 (3.95%) ITIL Service Analyst
15 17 (3.73%) Applications Support Analyst
15 17 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (3.51%) Support Engineer
17 14 (3.07%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (17.11%) Spring
2 61 (13.38%) HTML
3 58 (12.72%) Hibernate
4 56 (12.28%) Middleware
5 53 (11.62%) J2EE
6 45 (9.87%) Java EE
7 42 (9.21%) XML
8 39 (8.55%) Web Services
9 32 (7.02%) CSS
9 32 (7.02%) HTML5
10 31 (6.80%) jQuery
11 25 (5.48%) REST
12 22 (4.82%) AngularJS
12 22 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (4.39%) Ajax
14 19 (4.17%) .NET
14 19 (4.17%) JSR 168
14 19 (4.17%) XSLT
15 17 (3.73%) D3.js
15 17 (3.73%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 124 (27.19%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (9.87%) Derivative
3 42 (9.21%) Equity Derivative
4 30 (6.58%) Computer Science
5 29 (6.36%) Clustering
6 15 (3.29%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.85%) User Experience
8 12 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (2.41%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.75%) Robotics
11 5 (1.10%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.88%) PKI
13 3 (0.66%) Equities
13 3 (0.66%) Fintech
13 3 (0.66%) Replication
13 3 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 139 (30.48%) Linux
2 115 (25.22%) Windows
3 111 (24.34%) Unix
4 81 (17.76%) Solaris
5 40 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (4.17%) Windows Server
7 15 (3.29%) AIX
8 10 (2.19%) CentOS
8 10 (2.19%) SUSE
9 9 (1.97%) HPUX
9 9 (1.97%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.97%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (1.32%) Android
11 6 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (23.68%) ITIL
3 94 (20.61%) Software Engineering
4 84 (18.42%) Incident Management
5 67 (14.69%) SDLC
6 66 (14.47%) Multithreading
7 63 (13.82%) OO
8 58 (12.72%) Low Latency
9 53 (11.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 51 (11.18%) Wealth Management
11 49 (10.75%) BDD
12 47 (10.31%) Asset Management
13 45 (9.87%) OOD
14 44 (9.65%) High Availability
15 42 (9.21%) Refactoring
16 40 (8.77%) Change Management
16 40 (8.77%) CRM
16 40 (8.77%) DevOps
17 38 (8.33%) MVC
18 31 (6.80%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 182 (39.91%) Java
2 121 (26.54%) SQL
3 87 (19.08%) Shell Script
4 56 (12.28%) Python
5 52 (11.40%) C#
6 48 (10.53%) C
7 40 (8.77%) JavaScript
8 38 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 27 (5.92%) Perl
10 26 (5.70%) C++
11 17 (3.73%) Korn
12 10 (2.19%) Ruby
13 9 (1.97%) PHP
13 9 (1.97%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.97%) VBA
14 6 (1.32%) Scala
14 6 (1.32%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.10%) C-shell
15 5 (1.10%) Go
16 4 (0.88%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 59 (12.94%) Degree
2 52 (11.40%) Sun Certification
3 43 (9.43%) Security Cleared
4 34 (7.46%) Oracle Certification
5 30 (6.58%) SC Cleared
6 25 (5.48%) DV Cleared
7 18 (3.95%) CISSP
8 15 (3.29%) GCIH
8 15 (3.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 13 (2.85%) OCMJD
9 13 (2.85%) Siebel Certification
10 12 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (2.63%) OCPJP
10 12 (2.63%) OCPJWCD
11 10 (2.19%) CISM
12 9 (1.97%) GIAC
12 9 (1.97%) SANS
13 8 (1.75%) GCIA
13 8 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (1.75%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.33%) SLA
2 30 (6.58%) QA
3 7 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.88%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) DICOM
5 1 (0.22%) GDPR
5 1 (0.22%) HL7
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.07%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.85%) iptables
3 13 (2.85%) Samba
4 11 (2.41%) GlusterFS
4 11 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (2.19%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.75%) KVM
6 8 (1.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (1.54%) Docker
8 6 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.10%) vSphere
10 4 (0.88%) Cronacle
10 4 (0.88%) Firmware
10 4 (0.88%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 4 (0.88%) Veritas File System
10 4 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.44%) NFS
11 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (5.92%) Oracle ZFS
2 22 (4.82%) Red Hat Satellite
3 20 (4.39%) Ansible
4 18 (3.95%) NetBackup
5 17 (3.73%) Puppet
6 14 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (2.63%) Nagios
8 11 (2.41%) Cacti
9 9 (1.97%) ITRS Geneos
10 8 (1.75%) CSIRT
10 8 (1.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 8 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (1.32%) Data Guard
11 6 (1.32%) Kubernetes
11 6 (1.32%) OpenView
11 6 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (1.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 4 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 3 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 120 (26.32%) Oracle
2 81 (17.76%) Microsoft
3 67 (14.69%) Red Hat
4 38 (8.33%) HP
5 33 (7.24%) VMware
6 31 (6.80%) OpenText
6 31 (6.80%) Siebel
7 26 (5.70%) Cisco
7 26 (5.70%) Veritas
8 19 (4.17%) NetApp
8 19 (4.17%) Sybase
9 17 (3.73%) Brocade
9 17 (3.73%) EMC
9 17 (3.73%) Splunk
10 16 (3.51%) Remedy
11 14 (3.07%) Dell
11 14 (3.07%) F5
11 14 (3.07%) IBM
12 11 (2.41%) Google
13 9 (1.97%) SAP