Period
to 1 December 2021

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 1 December 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
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 904 652 822
Rank change year-on-year -252 +170 -60
Permanent jobs citing Sun 151 73 239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.34% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 94 54 177
10th Percentile £36,475 £36,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,063 £42,313 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £62,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.40% +35.87% -12.38%
75th Percentile £74,886 £73,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £71,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £39,882
% change year-on-year +5.00% +12.83% -24.03%

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 50,205 21,290 55,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.88% 38.55% 41.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33,458 17,121 43,078
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £39,250 £40,000 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,575 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in the UK

Sun
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Sun in the UK

Sun
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sun over the 6 months to 1 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Sun in the UK

Sun
Top 15 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 1 December 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
England -264 115 £54,500 -9.17% 54
UK excluding London -181 65 £47,250 +5.00% 33
London -226 63 £62,500 -13.79% 21
Work from Home -239 31 £61,250 +6.52% 6
North of England -117 20 £70,000 +55.56% 10
South East -135 20 £44,345 +47.82% 10
North West -89 14 - - 8
Scotland - 11 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 6 £70,000 - 1
West Midlands -101 5 £47,000 -6.00% 5
Midlands -119 5 £47,000 -2.59% 7
East of England -102 4 £44,750 +24.31% 2
South West - 3 £47,500 - 4
Wales - 1 £38,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £27,000 -

For the 6 months to 1 December 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 with a requirement for Sun.

1 52 (34.44%) Social Skills
2 47 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (30.46%) Python
4 44 (29.14%) Linux
5 43 (28.48%) SQL
6 40 (26.49%) Azure
7 39 (25.83%) Windows
8 34 (22.52%) Finance
8 34 (22.52%) DevOps
9 32 (21.19%) Microservices
9 32 (21.19%) Microsoft
10 31 (20.53%) JavaScript
10 31 (20.53%) Kubernetes
11 30 (19.87%) .NET
12 29 (19.21%) React
13 28 (18.54%) AWS
13 28 (18.54%) Node.js
14 27 (17.88%) AngularJS
14 27 (17.88%) C#
15 26 (17.22%) Scrum
15 26 (17.22%) Degree
15 26 (17.22%) Git (software)
16 25 (16.56%) SQL Server
17 24 (15.89%) Red Hat
17 24 (15.89%) QA
17 24 (15.89%) REST
18 23 (15.23%) Bash Shell
18 23 (15.23%) Sass
18 23 (15.23%) Redis
18 23 (15.23%) Elasticsearch

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 23 (15.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.66%) CMS
2 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.66%) IIS
2 1 (0.66%) Jupyter
2 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.66%) SAS
2 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (8.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Primavera
2 1 (0.66%) BASE24
2 1 (0.66%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 40 (26.49%) Azure
2 28 (18.54%) AWS
3 23 (15.23%) GCP
4 17 (11.26%) Serverless
5 16 (10.60%) Amazon SQS
5 16 (10.60%) GitHub
5 16 (10.60%) Slack
6 13 (8.61%) PaaS
7 7 (4.64%) Azure Service Fabric
7 7 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (3.97%) Microsoft 365
9 3 (1.99%) FinancialForce
9 3 (1.99%) npm
9 3 (1.99%) SaaS
10 2 (1.32%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.66%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.66%) Azure Service Bus
11 1 (0.66%) Azure Storage
11 1 (0.66%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.58%) Firewall
2 16 (10.60%) MQTT
3 9 (5.96%) VPN
4 8 (5.30%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (5.30%) Wireless
5 7 (4.64%) Broadband
6 6 (3.97%) SAN
7 5 (3.31%) DHCP
7 5 (3.31%) DNS
8 4 (2.65%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.65%) VLAN
9 3 (1.99%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (1.99%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.99%) NAS
9 3 (1.99%) PPP
10 2 (1.32%) FTP
10 2 (1.32%) SSH
11 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.66%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.23%) Redis
3 21 (13.91%) MySQL
4 18 (11.92%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (11.26%) Relational Database
6 16 (10.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 16 (10.60%) Couchbase
6 16 (10.60%) NoSQL
6 16 (10.60%) RDBMS
7 9 (5.96%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.99%) Big Data
9 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.32%) Power BI
9 2 (1.32%) Tableau
10 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.66%) HBase
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (17.22%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.60%) Cypress.io
2 16 (10.60%) JMeter
2 16 (10.60%) Log4Net
2 16 (10.60%) Moq
2 16 (10.60%) Newman
2 16 (10.60%) NUnit
2 16 (10.60%) Octopus Deploy
2 16 (10.60%) Postman
2 16 (10.60%) Selenium
2 16 (10.60%) SoapUI
2 16 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (10.60%) TestCafe
3 7 (4.64%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.31%) JIRA
5 4 (2.65%) PostCSS
6 3 (1.99%) GitLab
6 3 (1.99%) gulp
6 3 (1.99%) Travis CI
6 3 (1.99%) webpack
General
1 52 (34.44%) Social Skills
2 34 (22.52%) Finance
3 15 (9.93%) Legal
4 11 (7.28%) Law
5 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.30%) Banking
5 8 (5.30%) Games
6 6 (3.97%) Front Office
6 6 (3.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 4 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.65%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (2.65%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.99%) Marketing
8 3 (1.99%) Retail
9 2 (1.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.66%) Advertising
10 1 (0.66%) Electronics
10 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.66%) Military
10 1 (0.66%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 21 (13.91%) Developer
2 15 (9.93%) Analyst
2 15 (9.93%) Applications Support
2 15 (9.93%) Unix Engineer
3 12 (7.95%) Full Stack Developer
3 12 (7.95%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (7.95%) Support Engineer
4 9 (5.96%) Applications Support Analyst
4 9 (5.96%) Support Analyst
5 8 (5.30%) Data Centre Engineer
5 8 (5.30%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.64%) IT Support
6 7 (4.64%) IT Support Technician
6 7 (4.64%) IT Technician
6 7 (4.64%) Linux Support
6 7 (4.64%) Linux Support Engineer
6 7 (4.64%) Support Technician
7 6 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (3.97%) Software Engineer
7 6 (3.97%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.87%) .NET
2 29 (19.21%) React
3 28 (18.54%) Node.js
4 27 (17.88%) AngularJS
5 24 (15.89%) REST
6 23 (15.23%) .NET Core
6 23 (15.23%) Sass
7 21 (13.91%) .NET Framework
7 21 (13.91%) Redux
8 19 (12.58%) Elastic Stack
9 18 (11.92%) ASP.NET
10 17 (11.26%) Kafka
11 16 (10.60%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (10.60%) Dapper ORM
11 16 (10.60%) Enzyme
11 16 (10.60%) Jest
11 16 (10.60%) React Native
11 16 (10.60%) SignalR
11 16 (10.60%) Swagger
11 16 (10.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.92%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.26%) User Experience
3 11 (7.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (5.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (5.96%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.64%) Driving Licence
5 7 (4.64%) Online Gambling
6 6 (3.97%) HACMP
7 5 (3.31%) Derivative
8 4 (2.65%) Fibre Optics
8 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.65%) NHS
8 4 (2.65%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.65%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.99%) Legacy Systems
9 3 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.99%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.14%) Linux
2 39 (25.83%) Windows
3 19 (12.58%) Unix
4 18 (11.92%) Solaris
5 17 (11.26%) Android
5 17 (11.26%) Apple iOS
6 15 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (8.61%) AIX
8 8 (5.30%) HPUX
8 8 (5.30%) SUSE
9 7 (4.64%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.97%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.32%) CentOS
11 2 (1.32%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.52%) DevOps
3 32 (21.19%) Microservices
4 26 (17.22%) Scrum
5 22 (14.57%) SDLC
6 20 (13.25%) Business Analysis
6 20 (13.25%) Open Source
6 20 (13.25%) Unit Testing
7 18 (11.92%) B2B
8 17 (11.26%) Event-Driven
9 16 (10.60%) Android Development
9 16 (10.60%) B2C
9 16 (10.60%) BDD
9 16 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.60%) Data Science
9 16 (10.60%) Full Stack Development
9 16 (10.60%) iOS Development
9 16 (10.60%) ITIL
9 16 (10.60%) Project Management
9 16 (10.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.46%) Python
2 43 (28.48%) SQL
3 31 (20.53%) JavaScript
4 27 (17.88%) C#
5 23 (15.23%) Bash Shell
5 23 (15.23%) PowerShell
6 19 (12.58%) TypeScript
7 15 (9.93%) ES6
8 10 (6.62%) Java
9 8 (5.30%) Perl
10 7 (4.64%) C++
10 7 (4.64%) PHP
11 4 (2.65%) Fortran
11 4 (2.65%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.99%) Ruby
13 2 (1.32%) AWK
13 2 (1.32%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.32%) Korn
13 2 (1.32%) VBA
14 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 26 (17.22%) Degree
2 13 (8.61%) DBS Check
3 9 (5.96%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.65%) PhD
4 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.99%) CCNA
5 3 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.32%) OCA
6 2 (1.32%) OCP
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.32%) RHCE
6 2 (1.32%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.89%) QA
2 7 (4.64%) SLA
3 2 (1.32%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (15.23%) Docker
2 13 (8.61%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (6.62%) NFS
4 9 (5.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (3.97%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.65%) iptables
7 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.32%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.66%) Firmware
8 1 (0.66%) Samba
8 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (20.53%) Kubernetes
2 19 (12.58%) Ansible
2 19 (12.58%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (12.58%) Terraform
3 17 (11.26%) Grafana
4 16 (10.60%) HAProxy
4 16 (10.60%) Kibana
4 16 (10.60%) logstash
4 16 (10.60%) MIIS
4 16 (10.60%) Opsgenie
4 16 (10.60%) Pingdom
4 16 (10.60%) ZABBIX
5 6 (3.97%) Puppet
6 4 (2.65%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (1.99%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.32%) SCCM
8 2 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.89%) Red Hat
3 18 (11.92%) Google
4 17 (11.26%) Oracle
5 16 (10.60%) IBM
5 16 (10.60%) New Relic
6 10 (6.62%) Dell
7 8 (5.30%) Citrix
7 8 (5.30%) VMware
8 7 (4.64%) HP
9 5 (3.31%) Cisco
9 5 (3.31%) Murex
10 4 (2.65%) Brocade
10 4 (2.65%) F5
10 4 (2.65%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.65%) Splunk
10 4 (2.65%) Veritas
11 3 (1.99%) EMC
11 3 (1.99%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.32%) Sage