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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 670 659 617
Rank change year-on-year -11 -42  
Permanent jobs citing Sun 205 312 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.66% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 133 223 276
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Sun is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 37834 46963 51972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.14% 45.45% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 30452 38355 41527
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Sun as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Sun in the UK

Sun
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 198 £55,000 +10.00% 16
London +45 95 £57,500 +4.54% 2
South East +37 56 £50,000 - 1
Surrey +43 26 £55,000 -12.00% 1
North West -6 22 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Berkshire +14 16 £37,500 -25.00% 1
City of London +29 15 £65,000 +36.84%
West Midlands +12 13 £40,000 - 3
Manchester -8 12 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Reading +6 10 £67,500 +35.00%
Birmingham +17 9 £40,000 +28.00% 1
East of England -6 8 £62,000 -22.50%
Cheshire +1 7 £19,000 -57.77% 2
West Sussex +14 6 £55,750 +59.28%
Knutsford - 6 - -
Kent +29 5 £37,500 -55.88%
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £80,000 -
Cambridge -17 5 £80,000 -
Oxfordshire +2 4 - -
Gatwick - 4 £60,750 -
South West +16 3 £43,750 +75.00% 2
Scotland +7 2 £25,000 -44.13%
Oxford -10 2 - -
Poole - 2 £44,375 -
Liverpool - 2 £25,000 -
Cheadle - 2 £21,000 -
Dorset - 2 £44,375 - 1
Essex - 2 £40,250 -
Solihull - 2 £82,500 -
Tonbridge - 2 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 227 (49.03%) Linux
2 169 (36.50%) Unix
2 169 (36.50%) Finance
3 154 (33.26%) Windows
3 154 (33.26%) Oracle
4 116 (25.05%) SQL
5 107 (23.11%) Solaris
6 101 (21.81%) Red Hat
7 97 (20.95%) TCP/IP
8 93 (20.09%) Java
9 91 (19.65%) Microsoft
10 80 (17.28%) ITIL
11 76 (16.41%) Firewall
12 74 (15.98%) Banking
13 73 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
14 70 (15.12%) HP
15 65 (14.04%) Cisco
15 65 (14.04%) Degree
15 65 (14.04%) QA
16 64 (13.82%) Apache
17 63 (13.61%) Computer Science
17 63 (13.61%) Bash Shell
18 62 (13.39%) VMware
19 58 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
20 57 (12.31%) Tomcat
20 57 (12.31%) SAN
21 56 (12.10%) Python
21 56 (12.10%) Mentoring
22 55 (11.88%) Network Security
22 55 (11.88%) MySQL

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 (13.82%) Apache
2 57 (12.31%) Tomcat
3 38 (8.21%) WebLogic
4 36 (7.78%) IIS
5 16 (3.46%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.59%) Apache Solr
6 12 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (2.38%) JBoss
8 8 (1.73%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.73%) GlassFish
8 8 (1.73%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.08%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.86%) nginx
11 4 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.59%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (6.48%) Dynamics NAV
1 30 (6.48%) NetSuite
1 30 (6.48%) Sage 200
2 10 (2.16%) Infor SunSystems
3 7 (1.51%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (1.30%) Eloqua
4 6 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.08%) SAP CO
5 5 (1.08%) SAP FI
5 5 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.86%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.86%) Lawson
6 4 (0.86%) Maximo
6 4 (0.86%) Misys Opics
6 4 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.86%) Softmar
6 4 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.65%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.65%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 54 (11.66%) SaaS
2 20 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.51%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (1.30%) Responsys
4 6 (1.30%) Taleo
5 5 (1.08%) Oracle CX
6 4 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.86%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.65%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.65%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.43%) Office 365
9 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (20.95%) TCP/IP
2 76 (16.41%) Firewall
3 57 (12.31%) SAN
4 55 (11.88%) Network Security
5 42 (9.07%) DNS
6 37 (7.99%) LDAP
7 35 (7.56%) Internet
8 27 (5.83%) WAN
9 25 (5.40%) LAN
9 25 (5.40%) SSL
10 24 (5.18%) BGP
10 24 (5.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 24 (5.18%) OSPF
11 21 (4.54%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (4.32%) SMTP
13 18 (3.89%) BIG-IP
14 17 (3.67%) DMVPN
14 17 (3.67%) NX-OS
14 17 (3.67%) VLAN
14 17 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.88%) MySQL
2 48 (10.37%) SQL Server
3 40 (8.64%) Relational Database
4 28 (6.05%) Oracle Database
5 18 (3.89%) DB2
6 15 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.02%) RDBMS
8 13 (2.81%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.73%) Big Data
11 7 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.51%) Essbase
11 7 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.30%) MOLAP
12 6 (1.30%) OLAP
12 6 (1.30%) OLTP
12 6 (1.30%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 16 (3.46%) Jenkins
1 16 (3.46%) Selenium
2 15 (3.24%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.08%) Mockito
5 5 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.86%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.86%) Gradle
6 4 (0.86%) IntelliJ
6 4 (0.86%) JBehave
6 4 (0.86%) Maven
7 3 (0.65%) JUnit
8 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.43%) Hudson
8 2 (0.43%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.43%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.22%) JIRA
9 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 169 (36.50%) Finance
2 74 (15.98%) Banking
3 25 (5.40%) Legal
4 24 (5.18%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.02%) Law
6 11 (2.38%) French Language
6 11 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.94%) Marketing
8 7 (1.51%) Back Office
9 6 (1.30%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.30%) German Language
9 6 (1.30%) Retail
10 4 (0.86%) Publishing
11 3 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Front Office
11 3 (0.65%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (18.36%) Analyst
2 71 (15.33%) Administrator
3 59 (12.74%) Linux Engineer
4 51 (11.02%) Linux Administrator
5 42 (9.07%) Consultant
6 39 (8.42%) Cloud Engineer
7 33 (7.13%) Implementation Consultant
7 33 (7.13%) Software Consultant
7 33 (7.13%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 33 (7.13%) Unix Engineer
8 30 (6.48%) Security Analyst
9 28 (6.05%) Developer
10 27 (5.83%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 26 (5.62%) Cloud Administrator
12 24 (5.18%) Network Engineer
12 24 (5.18%) Support Engineer
13 23 (4.97%) Systems Administrator
14 22 (4.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (4.75%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 22 (4.75%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.83%) XML
2 19 (4.10%) .NET
2 19 (4.10%) HTML
3 17 (3.67%) Middleware
4 13 (2.81%) Web Services
5 11 (2.38%) CSS
6 10 (2.16%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.16%) J2EE
6 10 (2.16%) Spring
7 9 (1.94%) LAMP
8 7 (1.51%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.51%) Hibernate
8 7 (1.51%) Lambda Expressions
8 7 (1.51%) Regular Expression
9 6 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (1.30%) JSON
9 6 (1.30%) JSP
9 6 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (1.08%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.61%) Computer Science
2 58 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.78%) Data Centre
4 34 (7.34%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.89%) Driving Licence
6 17 (3.67%) Security Operations Centre
7 15 (3.24%) Clustering
8 14 (3.02%) Client/Server
9 13 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.59%) Replication
11 11 (2.38%) User Experience
12 8 (1.73%) EMC VMAX
13 6 (1.30%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.08%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.86%) CMDB
15 4 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
16 3 (0.65%) Equities
16 3 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
16 3 (0.65%) PKI
17 2 (0.43%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 227 (49.03%) Linux
2 169 (36.50%) Unix
3 154 (33.26%) Windows
4 107 (23.11%) Solaris
5 48 (10.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (10.37%) Windows Server
6 29 (6.26%) AIX
7 24 (5.18%) CentOS
8 20 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (3.89%) HPUX
9 18 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (2.81%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (1.73%) FreeBSD
11 8 (1.73%) IRIX
12 7 (1.51%) Android
13 6 (1.30%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.30%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.86%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (17.28%) ITIL
2 73 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (12.10%) Mentoring
4 46 (9.94%) Project Management
5 38 (8.21%) Vulnerability Management
6 36 (7.78%) Information Security
7 34 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (7.13%) Presales
8 33 (7.13%) Service Delivery
9 32 (6.91%) Service Management
10 31 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 31 (6.70%) High Availability
10 31 (6.70%) ITIL V3
11 30 (6.48%) ERP
11 30 (6.48%) Load Balancing
12 29 (6.26%) Root Cause Analysis
13 28 (6.05%) Change Management
14 27 (5.83%) E-Discovery
15 26 (5.62%) Cybersecurity
16 25 (5.40%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 116 (25.05%) SQL
2 93 (20.09%) Java
3 63 (13.61%) Bash Shell
4 56 (12.10%) Python
5 43 (9.29%) Perl
6 41 (8.86%) C
7 37 (7.99%) JavaScript
8 33 (7.13%) Shell Script
9 21 (4.54%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.24%) Korn
11 13 (2.81%) C#
11 13 (2.81%) VB
12 11 (2.38%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.16%) PHP
14 8 (1.73%) Scala
15 7 (1.51%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.51%) VBA
16 6 (1.30%) AWK
17 4 (0.86%) C++
17 4 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (14.04%) Degree
2 36 (7.78%) CISSP
3 32 (6.91%) CISM
4 29 (6.26%) Network+ Certification
5 28 (6.05%) Security Cleared
6 24 (5.18%) GCIH
7 21 (4.54%) CNA
7 21 (4.54%) GCIA
7 21 (4.54%) GIAC
7 21 (4.54%) Novell Certification
7 21 (4.54%) SANS
8 18 (3.89%) Sun Certification
9 16 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (3.02%) Oracle Certification
10 14 (3.02%) SC Cleared
11 12 (2.59%) ISEB
11 12 (2.59%) ISTQB
12 11 (2.38%) CISA
12 11 (2.38%) IISP
13 9 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (14.04%) QA
2 31 (6.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 30 (6.48%) SLA
4 17 (3.67%) ISO27002
5 14 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (2.38%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.22%) FATCA
8 1 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 30 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.02%) Samba
4 13 (2.81%) Firmware
4 13 (2.81%) iptables
5 11 (2.38%) Docker
5 11 (2.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 10 (2.16%) Shibboleth
7 9 (1.94%) GlusterFS
7 9 (1.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (1.94%) XenServer
8 7 (1.51%) KVM
8 7 (1.51%) NFS
8 7 (1.51%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.30%) Hyper-V
9 6 (1.30%) ProxySG
10 4 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.86%) Veritas File System
10 4 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 37 (7.99%) NetBackup
2 30 (6.48%) Nagios
3 29 (6.26%) Puppet
4 23 (4.97%) Oracle ZFS
5 21 (4.54%) CSIRT
5 21 (4.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 21 (4.54%) Red Hat Satellite
6 16 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (2.81%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (2.59%) Cacti
9 11 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
10 10 (2.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (2.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 9 (1.94%) Ansible
12 8 (1.73%) SCCM
13 5 (1.08%) Graphite
14 4 (0.86%) Grafana
14 4 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.86%) ServiceCenter
14 4 (0.86%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 154 (33.26%) Oracle
2 101 (21.81%) Red Hat
3 91 (19.65%) Microsoft
4 70 (15.12%) HP
5 65 (14.04%) Cisco
6 62 (13.39%) VMware
7 41 (8.86%) Dell
8 34 (7.34%) Pegasus
8 34 (7.34%) Sage
9 32 (6.91%) IBM
10 26 (5.62%) CheckPoint
11 20 (4.32%) Veritas
12 19 (4.10%) EMC
12 19 (4.10%) Google
13 18 (3.89%) F5
13 18 (3.89%) NetApp
14 17 (3.67%) Infor
15 15 (3.24%) Blue Coat
15 15 (3.24%) SAP
16 13 (2.81%) Siebel
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