Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 766 791 709
Rank change year-on-year +25 -82 -35
Permanent jobs citing Sun 407 429 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.55% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 315 296 500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £137,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +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.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 74,249 78,553 87,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.94% 44.57% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 57,570 61,142 71,453
UK median annual salary £49,875 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -5 388 £55,000 +4.76% 31
UK excluding London +46 228 £55,000 +22.22% 20
London -37 172 £55,250 -3.91% 15
North of England +107 121 £100,000 +207.69% 1
North West +84 99 £125,000 +212.50% 1
South East -29 66 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Midlands -3 21 £32,500 -18.75% 8
Yorkshire +46 16 £28,000 -13.85%
West Midlands +20 14 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Scotland -1 12 £27,500 +10.00% 1
East Midlands -4 7 £30,000 -25.00% 7
South West +4 6 £37,500 -9.09%
North East -20 6 £21,625 -13.50%
East of England +16 2 £70,000 +55.56% 2

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 109 (26.78%) Windows
2 107 (26.29%) Linux
3 106 (26.04%) Finance
4 96 (23.59%) Java
5 83 (20.39%) Degree
6 82 (20.15%) ITIL
7 70 (17.20%) Python
8 69 (16.95%) Microsoft
9 62 (15.23%) SQL
10 60 (14.74%) Unix
11 58 (14.25%) Oracle
12 57 (14.00%) Active Directory
12 57 (14.00%) Software Engineering
13 50 (12.29%) Mentoring
14 49 (12.04%) SDLC
15 44 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (10.57%) Red Hat
16 43 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
17 41 (10.07%) Nanotechnology
17 41 (10.07%) Relational Database
17 41 (10.07%) C++
18 39 (9.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 39 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
19 37 (9.09%) Service Management
20 36 (8.85%) PowerShell
21 34 (8.35%) Computer Science
21 34 (8.35%) Apache
21 34 (8.35%) HP
22 33 (8.11%) Solaris
22 33 (8.11%) DevOps

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 34 (8.35%) Apache
2 23 (5.65%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.19%) IIS
4 12 (2.95%) JBoss
5 11 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (2.21%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.97%) CMS
8 8 (1.97%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.47%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.47%) iPlanet
9 6 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
9 6 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.25%) Confluence
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (4.91%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.72%) SAP BPC
2 6 (1.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (1.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.98%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.49%) Lawson
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.25%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.44%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (3.44%) Route 53
4 13 (3.19%) SaaS
5 9 (2.21%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (1.47%) Serverless
7 5 (1.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.23%) CloudFront
7 5 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.98%) Office 365
9 3 (0.74%) IaaS
10 2 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.49%) PaaS
11 1 (0.25%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.37%) Firewall
2 20 (4.91%) WAN
3 19 (4.67%) TCP/IP
4 18 (4.42%) DNS
5 16 (3.93%) LAN
6 14 (3.44%) SAN
7 10 (2.46%) BGP
7 10 (2.46%) Extranet
7 10 (2.46%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (2.21%) OSPF
9 8 (1.97%) DWDM
9 8 (1.97%) HTTP
10 7 (1.72%) DHCP
10 7 (1.72%) Internet
10 7 (1.72%) MPLS
11 6 (1.47%) DSL
11 6 (1.47%) SHDSL
12 5 (1.23%) Network Security
12 5 (1.23%) VLAN
12 5 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.07%) Relational Database
2 32 (7.86%) SQL Server
3 31 (7.62%) MySQL
4 15 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (1.47%) Big Data
7 6 (1.47%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.23%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.23%) DB2
8 5 (1.23%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.23%) Redis
9 4 (0.98%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.74%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.74%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.74%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (0.74%) VLDB
11 2 (0.49%) KDB
Development Applications
1 10 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.98%) SonarQube
4 3 (0.74%) JUnit
4 3 (0.74%) Maven
4 3 (0.74%) Subversion
5 2 (0.49%) CA Release Automation
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.25%) Gradle
6 1 (0.25%) Hudson
6 1 (0.25%) JIRA
6 1 (0.25%) JMeter
6 1 (0.25%) MSI
6 1 (0.25%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 106 (26.04%) Finance
2 22 (5.41%) Banking
3 21 (5.16%) Retail
4 17 (4.18%) Marketing
4 17 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.46%) Games
5 10 (2.46%) General Ledger
6 9 (2.21%) Back Office
6 9 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.21%) Law
7 6 (1.47%) Advertising
7 6 (1.47%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.47%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.98%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.49%) Billing
9 2 (0.49%) Front Office
9 2 (0.49%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (18.67%) Contracts Manager
2 70 (17.20%) Development Manager
3 69 (16.95%) Development Team Manager
4 65 (15.97%) Analyst
5 39 (9.58%) Software Engineer
6 38 (9.34%) Senior Software Engineer
7 36 (8.85%) Support Analyst
8 26 (6.39%) Applications Support
8 26 (6.39%) Developer
9 20 (4.91%) Applications Support Analyst
10 19 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (4.18%) Desktop Support
11 17 (4.18%) Java Developer
12 16 (3.93%) Administrator
12 16 (3.93%) Support Engineer
13 14 (3.44%) Desktop Analyst
13 14 (3.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 14 (3.44%) Field Engineer
13 14 (3.44%) Senior Desktop Analyst
13 14 (3.44%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.86%) J2EE
2 31 (7.62%) HTML
3 30 (7.37%) Web Services
4 23 (5.65%) XML
5 21 (5.16%) .NET
6 16 (3.93%) .NET Framework
7 14 (3.44%) J2SE
8 12 (2.95%) Spring
9 11 (2.70%) CSS
9 11 (2.70%) REST
10 9 (2.21%) SOAP
11 8 (1.97%) LDAP
12 7 (1.72%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (1.72%) HTML5
12 7 (1.72%) JSP
12 7 (1.72%) Servlets
13 6 (1.47%) .NET Core
13 6 (1.47%) Entity Framework
13 6 (1.47%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (8.35%) Computer Science
3 32 (7.86%) Data Centre
4 21 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (4.67%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.69%) Clustering
7 14 (3.44%) Client/Server
7 14 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.46%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 10 (2.46%) Social Media
9 9 (2.21%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (2.21%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.97%) User Experience
11 7 (1.72%) Fintech
11 7 (1.72%) Tandem
12 6 (1.47%) EMC VMAX
12 6 (1.47%) EMC VNX
12 6 (1.47%) iSeries
12 6 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 109 (26.78%) Windows
2 107 (26.29%) Linux
3 60 (14.74%) Unix
4 39 (9.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (8.11%) Solaris
6 27 (6.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (6.14%) AIX
8 20 (4.91%) CentOS
9 19 (4.67%) Mac OS X
9 19 (4.67%) Windows Server
10 15 (3.69%) HPUX
11 13 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (2.46%) Windows 10
12 10 (2.46%) Windows 7
13 9 (2.21%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.47%) Android
14 6 (1.47%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (1.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (20.15%) ITIL
2 57 (14.00%) Software Engineering
3 50 (12.29%) Mentoring
4 49 (12.04%) SDLC
5 44 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
7 41 (10.07%) Nanotechnology
8 37 (9.09%) Service Management
9 33 (8.11%) DevOps
9 33 (8.11%) High Availability
10 32 (7.86%) Information Security
11 31 (7.62%) Project Management
12 23 (5.65%) Incident Management
12 23 (5.65%) Line Management
13 20 (4.91%) Change Management
13 20 (4.91%) Data Analysis
13 20 (4.91%) Mathematics
13 20 (4.91%) Migration
14 19 (4.67%) Collaborative Working
14 19 (4.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 96 (23.59%) Java
2 70 (17.20%) Python
3 62 (15.23%) SQL
4 41 (10.07%) C++
5 36 (8.85%) PowerShell
6 32 (7.86%) JavaScript
7 17 (4.18%) C#
7 17 (4.18%) Perl
8 15 (3.69%) Korn
9 12 (2.95%) Ruby
9 12 (2.95%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.46%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.46%) VB
11 8 (1.97%) Java 8
12 6 (1.47%) BeanShell
12 6 (1.47%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.23%) Bourne shell
13 5 (1.23%) PHP
14 4 (0.98%) AWK
14 4 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 83 (20.39%) Degree
2 23 (5.65%) CISSP
3 19 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (3.69%) CISM
5 11 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (2.21%) Sun Certification
7 8 (1.97%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.72%) ACCA
8 7 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.47%) HNC
9 6 (1.47%) HND
9 6 (1.47%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (1.23%) AWS Certification
10 5 (1.23%) CCNP
10 5 (1.23%) RHCE
11 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.98%) OCA
11 4 (0.98%) OCP
11 4 (0.98%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.91%) SLA
2 18 (4.42%) QA
3 12 (2.95%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.46%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.23%) GDPR
5 5 (1.23%) WCAG
6 4 (0.98%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.49%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.49%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.49%) ISO 31000
7 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.97%) Docker
4 8 (1.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (1.47%) KVM
6 4 (0.98%) GlusterFS
6 4 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.98%) vSphere
7 3 (0.74%) HDFS
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.25%) NFS
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.72%) Ansible
2 7 (1.72%) Terraform
3 6 (1.47%) Oracle ZFS
3 6 (1.47%) SCCM
4 5 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (1.23%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (1.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (1.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (0.74%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.74%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.74%) Nagios
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.49%) Simpana
7 2 (0.49%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 2 (0.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 69 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 58 (14.25%) Oracle
3 43 (10.57%) Red Hat
4 34 (8.35%) HP
5 31 (7.62%) IBM
6 22 (5.41%) VMware
7 21 (5.16%) EMC
8 20 (4.91%) SAP
9 19 (4.67%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (3.93%) Cisco
11 14 (3.44%) Dell
11 14 (3.44%) Splunk
12 13 (3.19%) Veritas
13 12 (2.95%) Sybase
14 11 (2.70%) Remedy
15 10 (2.46%) Tableau
16 8 (1.97%) Juniper
17 7 (1.72%) Infor
17 7 (1.72%) Ping Identity
18 6 (1.47%) Centrify