Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 778 688 667
Rank change year-on-year -90 -21 -61
Permanent jobs citing Sun 406 624 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.74% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 286 517 574
UK median annual salary £52,500 £54,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.67% +14.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 77589 84606 101873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.50% 43.90% 46.24%
Number of salaries quoted 60039 68572 82775
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 24 September 2017.

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 24 September 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 -90 398 £52,500 -4.55% 18
London -6 207 £57,500 - 6
UK excluding London -102 190 £45,000 -10.00% 12
South East -25 90 £52,500 -4.55% 3
North of England +24 61 £25,500 -40.00% 3
North West +19 35 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Midlands +35 29 £40,000 - 3
West Midlands +5 22 £38,315 -4.21% 2
North East +12 21 £28,000 -30.00% 1
East Midlands +32 11 £40,000 +15.94%
East of England -34 9 £45,000 -30.77% 3
South West +6 6 £41,250 -6.25%
Yorkshire +9 5 £29,000 -31.76%
Scotland -29 4 £25,000 -44.44%
Wales +12 1 £50,000 +33.33%

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 171 (42.12%) Finance
2 138 (33.99%) Java
3 118 (29.06%) Linux
4 115 (28.33%) ITIL
5 112 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
6 109 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
7 102 (25.12%) Unix
8 101 (24.88%) Oracle
9 94 (23.15%) Banking
10 91 (22.41%) Windows
11 87 (21.43%) Incident Management
12 83 (20.44%) Microsoft
13 80 (19.70%) Shell Script
14 79 (19.46%) Software Engineering
15 78 (19.21%) SDLC
16 77 (18.97%) Solaris
17 75 (18.47%) SQL
18 64 (15.76%) Middleware
18 64 (15.76%) Investment Banking
19 59 (14.53%) Front Office
19 59 (14.53%) Wealth Management
20 58 (14.29%) Multithreading
20 58 (14.29%) OO
21 56 (13.79%) C#
21 56 (13.79%) Low Latency
22 55 (13.55%) Red Hat
23 53 (13.05%) Retail
24 52 (12.81%) Asset Management
24 52 (12.81%) Derivative
24 52 (12.81%) OOD

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 31 (7.64%) Apache
2 28 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 26 (6.40%) Tomcat
4 21 (5.17%) IIS
4 21 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 19 (4.68%) JBoss
6 14 (3.45%) EPiServer
7 12 (2.96%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.71%) Oracle Application Server
9 9 (2.22%) MQSeries
10 7 (1.72%) Apache TomEE
11 6 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.48%) iPlanet
11 6 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.99%) SAS
13 3 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.74%) Liferay
13 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (6.65%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (5.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.45%) Siebel CRM
2 9 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.97%) Infor SunSystems
4 7 (1.72%) assyst
5 6 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (1.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (1.23%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.74%) Misys Opics
8 3 (0.74%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.74%) Softmar
9 2 (0.49%) Temenos Globus
10 1 (0.25%) BASE24
10 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.25%) ReMetrica
10 1 (0.25%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (3.20%) SaaS
2 9 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.23%) OpenShift
4 4 (0.99%) Office 365
5 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.49%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.08%) SAN
2 36 (8.87%) Firewall
3 33 (8.13%) TCP/IP
4 25 (6.16%) Internet
4 25 (6.16%) LDAP
5 16 (3.94%) DNS
6 15 (3.69%) HTTP
7 12 (2.96%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (2.22%) FTP
9 8 (1.97%) BGP
9 8 (1.97%) Network Security
9 8 (1.97%) OSPF
9 8 (1.97%) VLAN
9 8 (1.97%) WAN
10 7 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.48%) SMTP
11 6 (1.48%) SSL
12 5 (1.23%) LAN
12 5 (1.23%) NAS
12 5 (1.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (4.43%) MySQL
4 13 (3.20%) DB2
4 13 (3.20%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.96%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (2.71%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.48%) Informix
9 6 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (1.48%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 6 (1.48%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.23%) OLAP
10 5 (1.23%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 12 (2.96%) JIRA
2 10 (2.46%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.97%) JUnit
4 4 (0.99%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.99%) Maven
4 4 (0.99%) Subversion
4 4 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.74%) IntelliJ
5 3 (0.74%) SonarQube
5 3 (0.74%) Toad
6 2 (0.49%) DbUnit
6 2 (0.49%) GCC
6 2 (0.49%) jMock
6 2 (0.49%) Mockito
6 2 (0.49%) Selenium
6 2 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.25%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 171 (42.12%) Finance
2 94 (23.15%) Banking
3 64 (15.76%) Investment Banking
4 59 (14.53%) Front Office
5 53 (13.05%) Retail
6 49 (12.07%) Retail Banking
7 17 (4.19%) Legal
8 8 (1.97%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.48%) Back Office
10 5 (1.23%) Games
11 4 (0.99%) Advertising
11 4 (0.99%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.49%) Law
12 2 (0.49%) Prime Brokerage
12 2 (0.49%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.25%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 98 (24.14%) Analyst
2 59 (14.53%) Software Engineer
3 35 (8.62%) Developer
4 31 (7.64%) Administrator
5 28 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 25 (6.16%) Service Analyst
7 24 (5.91%) Java Developer
8 20 (4.93%) Support Engineer
9 19 (4.68%) ITIL Service Analyst
9 19 (4.68%) Linux Engineer
10 18 (4.43%) Development Manager
11 17 (4.19%) Security Analyst
12 15 (3.69%) Unix Engineer
13 14 (3.45%) Architect
13 14 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
13 14 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (3.20%) Applications Support
14 13 (3.20%) Unix Administrator
15 12 (2.96%) Field Engineer
15 12 (2.96%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.76%) Middleware
2 35 (8.62%) Spring
3 32 (7.88%) HTML
4 28 (6.90%) .NET
4 28 (6.90%) J2EE
5 27 (6.65%) Web Services
6 25 (6.16%) Hibernate
6 25 (6.16%) XML
7 20 (4.93%) JSP
8 19 (4.68%) Java EE
9 17 (4.19%) CSS
10 14 (3.45%) jQuery
11 13 (3.20%) FIX Protocol
11 13 (3.20%) HTML5
12 9 (2.22%) JMS
12 9 (2.22%) JSON
12 9 (2.22%) RESTful
12 9 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (1.97%) CSS3
13 8 (1.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 112 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (12.81%) Derivative
3 49 (12.07%) Equity Derivative
4 41 (10.10%) Computer Science
5 27 (6.65%) Management Information System
6 17 (4.19%) Clustering
7 14 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 14 (3.45%) User Experience
8 8 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.48%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.48%) Equities
11 5 (1.23%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.23%) iPhone
11 5 (1.23%) Robotics
12 4 (0.99%) EMC VMAX
12 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.99%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.74%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 118 (29.06%) Linux
2 102 (25.12%) Unix
3 91 (22.41%) Windows
4 77 (18.97%) Solaris
5 41 (10.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (5.42%) Windows Server
7 16 (3.94%) AIX
8 13 (3.20%) CentOS
9 7 (1.72%) HPUX
9 7 (1.72%) SUSE
9 7 (1.72%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.72%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.23%) Android
11 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (28.33%) ITIL
2 109 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 79 (19.46%) Software Engineering
5 78 (19.21%) SDLC
6 59 (14.53%) Wealth Management
7 58 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 58 (14.29%) OO
8 56 (13.79%) Low Latency
9 52 (12.81%) Asset Management
9 52 (12.81%) BDD
9 52 (12.81%) OOD
10 51 (12.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 49 (12.07%) Refactoring
12 38 (9.36%) Change Management
13 37 (9.11%) ITIL V3
14 35 (8.62%) Problem Management
14 35 (8.62%) Service Management
15 33 (8.13%) DevOps
15 33 (8.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 138 (33.99%) Java
2 80 (19.70%) Shell Script
3 75 (18.47%) SQL
4 56 (13.79%) C#
5 45 (11.08%) Python
6 36 (8.87%) Perl
7 29 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 27 (6.65%) C
9 25 (6.16%) JavaScript
10 21 (5.17%) Korn
11 16 (3.94%) C++
11 16 (3.94%) PowerShell
12 15 (3.69%) PHP
13 12 (2.96%) T-SQL
14 9 (2.22%) VB
15 8 (1.97%) Ruby
15 8 (1.97%) VBA
16 5 (1.23%) AWK
16 5 (1.23%) Bourne shell
16 5 (1.23%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 49 (12.07%) Degree
2 42 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 33 (8.13%) Sun Certification
4 32 (7.88%) SC Cleared
5 24 (5.91%) DV Cleared
6 20 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (4.68%) CISSP
8 18 (4.43%) Oracle Certification
9 14 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (2.96%) CISM
10 12 (2.96%) Siebel Certification
11 10 (2.46%) GCIH
11 10 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (2.22%) CISA
12 9 (2.22%) IISP
13 7 (1.72%) CEH
13 7 (1.72%) GSEC
13 7 (1.72%) OCMJD
14 6 (1.48%) OCPJP
14 6 (1.48%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.88%) SLA
2 18 (4.43%) QA
3 15 (3.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.46%) PCI DSS
5 9 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.99%) FATCA
6 4 (0.99%) MiFID
6 4 (0.99%) SAS 70
7 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.49%) DICOM
8 2 (0.49%) GDPR
8 2 (0.49%) HL7
9 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.19%) GlusterFS
3 11 (2.71%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (1.97%) Docker
5 8 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (1.97%) vSphere
6 7 (1.72%) KVM
6 7 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (1.48%) Firmware
7 6 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.23%) Cronacle
8 5 (1.23%) Veritas File System
9 4 (0.99%) iptables
9 4 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.74%) NFS
11 2 (0.49%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.49%) Samba
Systems Management
1 24 (5.91%) NetBackup
2 23 (5.67%) Oracle ZFS
3 18 (4.43%) Puppet
4 17 (4.19%) Red Hat Satellite
5 12 (2.96%) Ansible
6 9 (2.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 6 (1.48%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.48%) ITRS Geneos
7 6 (1.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.48%) SCCM
8 5 (1.23%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.99%) OpenView
9 4 (0.99%) SCOM
10 3 (0.74%) CSIRT
10 3 (0.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 101 (24.88%) Oracle
2 83 (20.44%) Microsoft
3 55 (13.55%) Red Hat
4 39 (9.61%) HP
5 38 (9.36%) VMware
6 36 (8.87%) Cisco
7 31 (7.64%) Veritas
8 26 (6.40%) OpenText
8 26 (6.40%) Siebel
9 24 (5.91%) Dell
9 24 (5.91%) IBM
10 19 (4.68%) Remedy
11 18 (4.43%) Splunk
12 17 (4.19%) Sybase
13 15 (3.69%) F5
14 13 (3.20%) Infor
15 10 (2.46%) SAP
16 9 (2.22%) EMC
16 9 (2.22%) Juniper
16 9 (2.22%) StorageTek