Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 684 816 802
Rank change year-on-year +132 -14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Sun 79 210 334
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 82 185 251
Median annual salary £60,000 £48,240 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.38% -3.52% -
10th Percentile £36,500 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £137,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,898 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +24.75% -27.27% +15.79%

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 24,187 52,256 62,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.05% 41.68% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18,889 40,365 48,690
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Sun in the UK

Sun
Top 12 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 20 January 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 +120 76 £58,750 +21.79% 29
UK excluding London +108 39 £49,898 +24.75% 23
London +178 37 £65,000 +8.33% 7
Midlands +67 22 £53,000 +41.78% 4
Work from Home -74 17 £60,000 +71.43% 4
East Midlands +59 16 £60,000 +84.62% 3
South East +91 11 £49,797 +4.02% 10
West Midlands +61 6 £46,500 +16.59% 1
North West +80 4 £45,000 +5.88% 7
North of England +76 4 £45,000 +5.88% 7
East of England +103 1 £36,000 -7.10% 1
South West +73 1 £55,000 +57.14%

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 41 (51.90%) Finance
2 31 (39.24%) Python
3 29 (36.71%) Microsoft
4 21 (26.58%) Windows
4 21 (26.58%) Office 365
5 20 (25.32%) Cisco
6 19 (24.05%) Law
7 18 (22.78%) VMware
8 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
8 16 (20.25%) Machine Learning
8 16 (20.25%) Node.js
8 16 (20.25%) PowerShell
8 16 (20.25%) Collaborative Working
9 15 (18.99%) Data Engineering
9 15 (18.99%) Fintech
9 15 (18.99%) Artificial Intelligence
9 15 (18.99%) SQL
9 15 (18.99%) Linux
9 15 (18.99%) Citrix
10 14 (17.72%) HP
10 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
10 14 (17.72%) Microservices
11 13 (16.46%) Active Directory
11 13 (16.46%) Firewall
11 13 (16.46%) High Availability
11 13 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (15.19%) Workflow Management
12 12 (15.19%) Workflow
13 11 (13.92%) Oracle
14 10 (12.66%) C#

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 9 (11.39%) IIS
2 4 (5.06%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.27%) Endur
1 1 (1.27%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.58%) Office 365
2 7 (8.86%) Azure
3 3 (3.80%) AWS
3 3 (3.80%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (1.27%) AWS CodeBuild
4 1 (1.27%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.27%) GCP
4 1 (1.27%) GitHub
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
4 1 (1.27%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) Firewall
2 5 (6.33%) DNS
2 5 (6.33%) SAN
2 5 (6.33%) WebEx
3 4 (5.06%) Skype
3 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.80%) Network Security
5 2 (2.53%) VPN
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.27%) Internet
6 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.27%) SSL
6 1 (1.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) MySQL
3 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.27%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.80%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) GitLab
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Mocha
3 1 (1.27%) Postman
3 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.27%) Travis CI
General
1 41 (51.90%) Finance
2 19 (24.05%) Law
3 5 (6.33%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.80%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Front Office
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (16.46%) Developer
2 12 (15.19%) Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) Node.js Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Administrator
4 9 (11.39%) Applications Support
4 9 (11.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Windows Administrator
5 7 (8.86%) IT Support
5 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (6.33%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Sun Support
7 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) Node.js
2 9 (11.39%) .NET
2 9 (11.39%) HTML
3 8 (10.13%) CSS
4 5 (6.33%) React
5 4 (5.06%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (5.06%) Web Services
6 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.80%) HTML5
6 3 (3.80%) SOAP
6 3 (3.80%) XMPP
7 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.53%) CSS3
7 2 (2.53%) LINQ
7 2 (2.53%) REST
7 2 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.27%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.27%) SPML
8 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Robotics
3 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) Clustering
4 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.80%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.27%) Equities
6 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Windows
2 15 (18.99%) Linux
3 8 (10.13%) Unix
4 5 (6.33%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.06%) VxWorks
6 3 (3.80%) Solaris
6 3 (3.80%) SUSE
7 2 (2.53%) Kali Linux
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.27%) AIX
8 1 (1.27%) HPUX
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) Collaborative Working
1 16 (20.25%) Machine Learning
2 15 (18.99%) Artificial Intelligence
2 15 (18.99%) Data Engineering
2 15 (18.99%) Fintech
3 14 (17.72%) Microservices
4 13 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (16.46%) High Availability
5 12 (15.19%) Workflow
5 12 (15.19%) Workflow Management
6 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Automation
7 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.13%) Change Management
8 8 (10.13%) Information Security
8 8 (10.13%) IT Strategy
8 8 (10.13%) OOP
9 7 (8.86%) DevOps
9 7 (8.86%) Incident Management
9 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (8.86%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.24%) Python
2 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.25%) PowerShell
3 15 (18.99%) SQL
4 10 (12.66%) C#
5 6 (7.59%) VB
6 5 (6.33%) C++
6 5 (6.33%) Java
6 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.06%) Go
8 3 (3.80%) Groovy
8 3 (3.80%) VBScript
9 2 (2.53%) C
9 2 (2.53%) VBA
10 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.27%) BeanShell
10 1 (1.27%) PHP
10 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) DBS Check
2 4 (5.06%) Master's Degree
2 4 (5.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (16.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.33%) XenApp
2 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.53%) Docker
4 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Ansible
1 10 (12.66%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (12.66%) Puppet
2 4 (5.06%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.06%) Terraform
3 3 (3.80%) Perfmon
4 2 (2.53%) Nessus
5 1 (1.27%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.27%) SCCM
5 1 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.32%) Cisco
3 18 (22.78%) VMware
4 15 (18.99%) Citrix
5 14 (17.72%) HP
6 11 (13.92%) Oracle
7 8 (10.13%) Sybase
8 5 (6.33%) Aareon
8 5 (6.33%) SAP
9 4 (5.06%) ServiceNow
9 4 (5.06%) Solarflare
10 3 (3.80%) Bloomberg
10 3 (3.80%) IBM
10 3 (3.80%) Reuters
11 2 (2.53%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.53%) Asigra
11 2 (2.53%) CommVault
11 2 (2.53%) FXall
11 2 (2.53%) NetApp
11 2 (2.53%) Nimble Storage