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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 616 652 612
Rank change year-on-year +36 -40  
Permanent jobs citing Sun 244 310 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.65% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 160 206 286
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £75,000 £68,200
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -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 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 37362 47746 51016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.85% 45.92% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30028 38981 41150
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +56 240 £50,000 +5.26% 14
London +80 123 £57,500 +10.57% 5
South East +40 67 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Surrey +61 30 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Berkshire +38 28 £37,500 -25.00% 1
North West +5 20 £40,000 -11.11% 4
City of London +33 19 £47,750 +0.52% 2
Reading +30 19 £67,500 +35.00%
West Midlands +29 14 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Manchester -12 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East of England -5 10 £54,000 +8.00%
Birmingham +11 9 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 8 £71,000 -11.25%
Cambridge -5 7 £80,000 -
West Sussex +8 6 £51,250 +28.12%
South West +23 5 £25,000 -
Bristol - 4 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 1
Liverpool - 4 £33,750 -
Merseyside - 4 £33,750 -
Gatwick - 3 £57,500 -
Cheshire +7 2 £19,000 -57.77% 3
Wales +3 2 £50,000 +81.81%
Swansea - 2 £50,000 -
Essex - 2 £40,250 -
Oxford - 2 - -
West Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Solihull - 2 £82,500 -
Kent +20 1 £47,500 -44.11%
Yorkshire +18 1 £45,000 -18.18%

Sun
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 249 (49.60%) Linux
2 192 (38.25%) Finance
3 189 (37.65%) Oracle
4 184 (36.65%) Unix
5 166 (33.07%) Windows
6 132 (26.29%) Solaris
6 132 (26.29%) SQL
7 110 (21.91%) Red Hat
8 103 (20.52%) TCP/IP
9 98 (19.52%) HP
10 91 (18.13%) Java
11 89 (17.73%) Firewall
12 88 (17.53%) Microsoft
13 82 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
14 79 (15.74%) QA
15 76 (15.14%) ITIL
16 72 (14.34%) SAN
17 70 (13.94%) Apache
17 70 (13.94%) Banking
18 69 (13.75%) MySQL
19 67 (13.35%) Cisco
19 67 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
20 65 (12.95%) VMware
20 65 (12.95%) Bash Shell
21 63 (12.55%) Tomcat
22 61 (12.15%) SaaS
23 60 (11.95%) Degree
23 60 (11.95%) Mentoring
23 60 (11.95%) Relational Database
23 60 (11.95%) SQL Server

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 70 (13.94%) Apache
2 63 (12.55%) Tomcat
3 47 (9.36%) WebLogic
4 24 (4.78%) IIS
5 17 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.39%) Apache Solr
6 12 (2.39%) JBoss
6 12 (2.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.79%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.59%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.59%) GlassFish
9 8 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.00%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.00%) Skype for Business
11 5 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.80%) nginx
13 2 (0.40%) JCAPS
Applications
1 53 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.98%) MS Office
3 24 (4.78%) MS Project
3 24 (4.78%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (6.18%) NetSuite
2 30 (5.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 30 (5.98%) Sage 200
3 7 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.20%) Eloqua
4 6 (1.20%) Infor SunSystems
4 6 (1.20%) Misys Opics
4 6 (1.20%) Softmar
5 5 (1.00%) SAP CO
5 5 (1.00%) SAP FI
5 5 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.80%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.80%) Lawson
6 4 (0.80%) Maximo
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.60%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 61 (12.15%) SaaS
2 22 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (1.20%) Responsys
4 6 (1.20%) Taleo
5 5 (1.00%) Oracle CX
6 4 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.80%) Google Compute Engine
6 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.60%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.40%) Office 365
9 1 (0.20%) Boomi
9 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (20.52%) TCP/IP
2 89 (17.73%) Firewall
3 72 (14.34%) SAN
4 56 (11.16%) Network Security
5 42 (8.37%) DNS
6 41 (8.17%) LDAP
7 36 (7.17%) Internet
8 28 (5.58%) WAN
9 27 (5.38%) LAN
10 24 (4.78%) BGP
10 24 (4.78%) Intrusion Detection
10 24 (4.78%) OSPF
11 23 (4.58%) SSL
12 21 (4.18%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (3.78%) SMTP
14 18 (3.59%) SSH
15 16 (3.19%) BIG-IP
15 16 (3.19%) Kerberos
16 15 (2.99%) HTTP
16 15 (2.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (13.75%) MySQL
2 60 (11.95%) Relational Database
2 60 (11.95%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.98%) Oracle Database
4 27 (5.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 23 (4.58%) DB2
6 17 (3.39%) RDBMS
7 16 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.59%) Big Data
11 7 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.39%) OLTP
11 7 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.39%) VLDB
12 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.00%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (5.58%) Selenium
2 15 (2.99%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.00%) Mockito
6 4 (0.80%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.80%) Gradle
6 4 (0.80%) IntelliJ
6 4 (0.80%) JBehave
6 4 (0.80%) Maven
7 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.40%) Hudson
8 2 (0.40%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.40%) JIRA
8 2 (0.40%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.40%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.20%) JUnit
9 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 192 (38.25%) Finance
2 70 (13.94%) Banking
3 27 (5.38%) Legal
4 19 (3.78%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.39%) Law
6 16 (3.19%) Back Office
7 15 (2.99%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.39%) French Language
9 9 (1.79%) Marketing
10 8 (1.59%) Retail
11 7 (1.39%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.00%) German Language
12 5 (1.00%) Publishing
13 4 (0.80%) Front Office
13 4 (0.80%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.40%) Military
15 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.20%) Advertising
16 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (15.34%) Administrator
1 77 (15.34%) Analyst
2 66 (13.15%) Linux Engineer
3 52 (10.36%) Linux Administrator
4 43 (8.57%) Consultant
4 43 (8.57%) Unix Engineer
5 41 (8.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 33 (6.57%) Implementation Consultant
6 33 (6.57%) Software Consultant
6 33 (6.57%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 28 (5.58%) Applications Support
7 28 (5.58%) Network Engineer
8 27 (5.38%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 26 (5.18%) Cloud Administrator
9 26 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 26 (5.18%) Support Engineer
9 26 (5.18%) Systems Administrator
10 25 (4.98%) Developer
11 24 (4.78%) Security Analyst
12 23 (4.58%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.37%) XML
2 25 (4.98%) Middleware
3 23 (4.58%) .NET
4 19 (3.78%) HTML
5 17 (3.39%) Web Services
6 14 (2.79%) LAMP
7 13 (2.59%) J2EE
8 12 (2.39%) CSS
9 10 (1.99%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.99%) Spring
10 9 (1.79%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.39%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.39%) J2SE
11 7 (1.39%) Lambda Expressions
12 6 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (1.20%) WPF
13 5 (1.00%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.00%) HTML5
13 5 (1.00%) Regular Expression
13 5 (1.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (11.35%) Computer Science
3 42 (8.37%) Data Centre
4 37 (7.37%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.18%) Clustering
6 20 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (3.59%) Driving Licence
8 17 (3.39%) Replication
9 15 (2.99%) Security Operations Centre
10 14 (2.79%) Client/Server
11 11 (2.19%) User Experience
12 9 (1.79%) EMC VMAX
13 6 (1.20%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.80%) Equities
14 4 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
15 3 (0.60%) CMDB
15 3 (0.60%) iPhone
15 3 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 249 (49.60%) Linux
2 184 (36.65%) Unix
3 166 (33.07%) Windows
4 132 (26.29%) Solaris
5 50 (9.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 49 (9.76%) Windows Server
7 29 (5.78%) AIX
8 24 (4.78%) CentOS
9 23 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (4.38%) HPUX
11 20 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (1.59%) FreeBSD
13 8 (1.59%) IRIX
14 6 (1.20%) Android
14 6 (1.20%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.20%) Windows 7
15 5 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.80%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (15.14%) ITIL
3 60 (11.95%) Mentoring
4 51 (10.16%) Project Management
5 45 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (7.77%) Service Delivery
7 36 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 36 (7.17%) Vulnerability Management
8 34 (6.77%) ERP
9 33 (6.57%) High Availability
9 33 (6.57%) Presales
10 31 (6.18%) Load Balancing
11 30 (5.98%) Service Management
12 28 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
12 28 (5.58%) Root Cause Analysis
13 27 (5.38%) Information Security
13 27 (5.38%) ITIL V3
13 27 (5.38%) Test Management
14 26 (5.18%) Change Management
14 26 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (26.29%) SQL
2 91 (18.13%) Java
3 65 (12.95%) Bash Shell
4 53 (10.56%) Python
5 47 (9.36%) C
6 42 (8.37%) Perl
7 37 (7.37%) JavaScript
7 37 (7.37%) Shell Script
8 22 (4.38%) PowerShell
9 17 (3.39%) C#
10 12 (2.39%) Korn
10 12 (2.39%) VB
11 10 (1.99%) PHP
11 10 (1.99%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.59%) Scala
13 6 (1.20%) VBA
14 5 (1.00%) AWK
15 4 (0.80%) C++
16 3 (0.60%) R
16 3 (0.60%) sed
Qualifications
1 60 (11.95%) Degree
2 29 (5.78%) Network+ Certification
2 29 (5.78%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.58%) CISSP
4 24 (4.78%) CISM
4 24 (4.78%) GCIH
4 24 (4.78%) ISEB
4 24 (4.78%) ISTQB
5 21 (4.18%) CNA
5 21 (4.18%) GCIA
5 21 (4.18%) GIAC
5 21 (4.18%) Novell Certification
5 21 (4.18%) SANS
6 20 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.79%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.79%) Sun Certification
8 10 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.59%) A+ Certification
9 8 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (15.74%) QA
2 32 (6.37%) SLA
3 21 (4.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (2.99%) ISO27002
5 6 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (5.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.78%) Samba
3 17 (3.39%) Firmware
4 16 (3.19%) iptables
5 15 (2.99%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 15 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (1.99%) Shibboleth
7 9 (1.79%) Docker
7 9 (1.79%) GlusterFS
7 9 (1.79%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.79%) NFS
7 9 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (1.79%) XenServer
8 6 (1.20%) KVM
8 6 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (1.00%) ProxySG
9 5 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.80%) MetaFrame
10 4 (0.80%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 47 (9.36%) NetBackup
2 34 (6.77%) Nagios
3 30 (5.98%) Puppet
4 29 (5.78%) Oracle ZFS
5 27 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
6 25 (4.98%) Red Hat Satellite
7 21 (4.18%) CSIRT
7 21 (4.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 16 (3.19%) Cacti
9 15 (2.99%) HP Data Protector
10 14 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (1.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 8 (1.59%) Ansible
13 7 (1.39%) SCCM
14 6 (1.20%) OpenAM
15 5 (1.00%) Graphite
16 4 (0.80%) Grafana
16 4 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
17 3 (0.60%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 189 (37.65%) Oracle
2 110 (21.91%) Red Hat
3 98 (19.52%) HP
4 88 (17.53%) Microsoft
5 67 (13.35%) Cisco
6 65 (12.95%) VMware
7 37 (7.37%) Sage
8 35 (6.97%) Dell
9 34 (6.77%) Pegasus
10 32 (6.37%) IBM
11 30 (5.98%) CheckPoint
12 27 (5.38%) NetApp
12 27 (5.38%) Siebel
13 21 (4.18%) Veritas
14 20 (3.98%) EMC
15 19 (3.78%) Google
16 18 (3.59%) Infor
16 18 (3.59%) SAP
17 16 (3.19%) F5
18 14 (2.79%) ProCurve
Knutsford, Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + 15-20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + extensive benefits and commission
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £650000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey, Staines, Kingston, Guildford, Sutton,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + £5.5K car allow + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands, Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + £5.5K car allow + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
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Salary: To c£40,000 + £5.5k car allowance + benefits
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