Sun
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring knowledge or experience of Sun products and/or services. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Sun over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 764 635 686
Rank change year-on-year -129 +51 +176
Permanent jobs citing Sun 114 245 726
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.30% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.73% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 59 94 165
10th Percentile £21,718 £40,000 £34,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £49,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £65,351 £50,845
Median % change year-on-year -27.32% +28.53% -3.15%
75th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £92,500
90th Percentile - £112,250 £122,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £62,086 £44,000
% change year-on-year -39.60% +41.10% -16.19%

All Vendors
UK

Sun falls under the Vendor Products and Services category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring knowledge or experience of all vendor products and services.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 32,716 33,792 69,447
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 34.16% 40.74% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20,933 22,315 34,627
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £30,415
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.30% +4.55% +2.80%
75th Percentile £71,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,300 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 21 July 2024.

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 21 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -64 86 £46,293 -25.44% 37
UK excluding London -146 81 £37,500 -39.60% 42
London +57 31 £85,000 +13.33% 7
Wales +38 25 - -
Work from Home +24 25 £85,000 +30.07% 12
South East -27 25 £46,293 -25.44% 17
North of England -21 17 £22,145 -63.09% 4
North West -26 15 £22,145 -66.11% 2
Midlands -32 8 £25,000 -52.38% 4
East Midlands -32 7 - - 2
South West -19 4 - - 7
Yorkshire +35 2 £22,501 -43.75% 1
West Midlands -15 1 £25,000 -52.38% 2
Scotland -59 1 £71,500 +9.41% 9
East of England - 1 £51,500 - 1

Sun
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (27.19%) Oracle Service Bus
1 31 (27.19%) WebLogic
2 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Exchange
3 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (30.70%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (28.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (28.07%) MS Visio
4 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.88%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (27.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (7.89%) Primavera
3 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.88%) Aladdin
4 1 (0.88%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.88%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.30%) Azure
2 21 (18.42%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (10.53%) Entra ID
4 4 (3.51%) Power Platform
5 3 (2.63%) Azure Sentinel
5 3 (2.63%) Power Automate
5 3 (2.63%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.88%) AWS
6 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Firewall
1 4 (3.51%) Network Security
2 3 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.75%) LAN
3 2 (1.75%) SAN
3 2 (1.75%) VPN
3 2 (1.75%) WAN
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.88%) HTTP
4 1 (0.88%) MPLS
4 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.88%) VLAN
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.19%) Oracle Database
1 31 (27.19%) Oracle Database 10g
1 31 (27.19%) Oracle Database 11g
1 31 (27.19%) VLDB
2 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (2.63%) MySQL
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (11.40%) JIRA
2 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (29.82%) Social Skills
3 16 (14.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 13 (11.40%) Finance
5 5 (4.39%) Banking
6 4 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.51%) Law
7 3 (2.63%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (1.75%) Back Office
8 2 (1.75%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (1.75%) Retail
9 1 (0.88%) Billing
9 1 (0.88%) Legal
9 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (36.84%) Analyst
2 35 (30.70%) Applications Support
3 31 (27.19%) Applications Support Analyst
3 31 (27.19%) Oracle Analyst
3 31 (27.19%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 31 (27.19%) SQL Analyst
3 31 (27.19%) SQL Support Analyst
3 31 (27.19%) Support Analyst
4 11 (9.65%) Lead
5 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (7.02%) Project Planner
6 7 (6.14%) Consultant
6 7 (6.14%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.26%) Senior
7 6 (5.26%) Support Technician
8 5 (4.39%) Administrator
8 5 (4.39%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) IT Security Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Security Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) EDI
2 3 (2.63%) Web Services
3 2 (1.75%) XML
3 2 (1.75%) XSLT
4 1 (0.88%) .NET
4 1 (0.88%) Blazor
4 1 (0.88%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Clustering
2 5 (4.39%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.39%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.63%) Grid Computing
4 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (1.75%) EPoS
4 2 (1.75%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.75%) Onboarding
4 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.75%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.88%) CCTV
5 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.88%) Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) iPhone
5 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.96%) Linux
2 37 (32.46%) Unix
3 36 (31.58%) Solaris
4 22 (19.30%) Windows
5 13 (11.40%) Windows Server
6 7 (6.14%) Android
7 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.63%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.75%) AIX
10 1 (0.88%) HPUX
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.88%) NetWare
10 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.58%) Artificial Intelligence
2 34 (29.82%) ITSM
3 32 (28.07%) Capacity Management
3 32 (28.07%) Release Management
4 31 (27.19%) Capacity Planning
4 31 (27.19%) Performance Monitoring
4 31 (27.19%) Performance Tuning
5 30 (26.32%) Actionable Insight
5 30 (26.32%) Incident Management
6 15 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (13.16%) Information Security
7 14 (12.28%) Backlog Management
7 14 (12.28%) Systems Engineering
8 13 (11.40%) Project Management
9 12 (10.53%) Performance Management
9 12 (10.53%) Resource Management
10 10 (8.77%) Customer Service
11 9 (7.89%) PRINCE2
12 8 (7.02%) Economics
12 8 (7.02%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.84%) SQL
2 31 (27.19%) PL/SQL
3 17 (14.91%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.14%) Python
5 4 (3.51%) Java
6 3 (2.63%) Bash
6 3 (2.63%) C++
6 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.75%) C
7 2 (1.75%) Fortran
7 2 (1.75%) Julia
7 2 (1.75%) Kusto Query Language
7 2 (1.75%) R
7 2 (1.75%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.88%) C#
8 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.88%) Rust
8 1 (0.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 41 (35.96%) Degree
2 32 (28.07%) SC Cleared
2 32 (28.07%) Security Cleared
3 19 (16.67%) DBS Check
4 13 (11.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (7.02%) APMG
6 2 (1.75%) HNC
6 2 (1.75%) Server+ Certification
7 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.88%) Dell Certification
7 1 (0.88%) HND
7 1 (0.88%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (31.58%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) NIST
System Software
1 31 (27.19%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (14.04%) Active Directory
3 12 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (27.19%) Data Guard
1 31 (27.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
2 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
2 12 (10.53%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.88%) Dell DRAC
3 1 (0.88%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 39 (34.21%) Oracle
2 31 (27.19%) Remedy
3 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 15 (13.16%) VMware
4 12 (10.53%) Commvault
4 12 (10.53%) ServiceNow
5 5 (4.39%) Dell
5 5 (4.39%) HP
6 2 (1.75%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.75%) Adobe
6 2 (1.75%) IBM
6 2 (1.75%) iManage
6 2 (1.75%) Murex
6 2 (1.75%) Sybase
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco
7 1 (0.88%) Lotus
7 1 (0.88%) Novell
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.88%) Salesforce
7 1 (0.88%) Unisys