Period
to 12 June 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 12 June 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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 792 706 945
Rank change year-on-year -86 +239 -78
Permanent jobs citing Sun 150 173 166
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.51% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 119 156 142
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £34,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £85,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £95,000 £73,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,240 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.83% -3.52% -9.09%

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 38,978 34,252 59,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.96% 40.57% 41.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26,537 26,467 46,235
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,500 £38,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
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 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Sun in the UK

Sun
Top 16 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 12 June 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 -60 134 £52,500 -4.55% 36
UK excluding London -38 99 £52,500 +8.83% 24
Work from Home -153 54 £52,500 -4.55% 4
London -67 43 £60,000 -25.00% 13
Midlands -28 40 £52,500 +90.91% 3
South East -14 25 £51,148 -7.00% 11
West Midlands -17 24 £52,500 +5.00% 2
North of England -29 18 £38,500 -14.44% 6
East Midlands -26 16 £60,000 +118.18% 1
North West -25 11 £41,000 -8.89% 6
Scotland - 10 £45,000 - 1
North East - 5 £30,000 -
East of England -9 3 £41,500 +10.67% 2
South West -53 2 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £65,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 June 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 54 (36.00%) Finance
2 36 (24.00%) Social Skills
3 34 (22.67%) Microsoft
4 33 (22.00%) Python
5 31 (20.67%) Data Centre
6 29 (19.33%) JavaScript
6 29 (19.33%) Firewall
7 28 (18.67%) SQL
8 26 (17.33%) Information Security
9 25 (16.67%) Microservices
10 23 (15.33%) SIEM
10 23 (15.33%) Security Operations
10 23 (15.33%) Security Operations Centre
10 23 (15.33%) Greenfield Project
10 23 (15.33%) Linux
11 22 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (14.67%) Azure
11 22 (14.67%) Node.js
12 21 (14.00%) Machine Learning
12 21 (14.00%) Software Engineering
12 21 (14.00%) .NET
13 20 (13.33%) SQL Server
13 20 (13.33%) Mentoring
14 19 (12.67%) C#
14 19 (12.67%) Law
15 18 (12.00%) IBM
15 18 (12.00%) DevOps
15 18 (12.00%) Fintech
16 17 (11.33%) Collaborative Working
16 17 (11.33%) Problem-Solving

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 5 (3.33%) IIS
2 4 (2.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) BASE24
3 1 (0.67%) Endur
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.67%) Azure
2 10 (6.67%) AWS
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (6.00%) Azure Service Fabric
4 7 (4.67%) SaaS
5 5 (3.33%) IaaS
5 5 (3.33%) npm
6 4 (2.67%) GCP
6 4 (2.67%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.33%) Dropbox
7 2 (1.33%) GitHub
7 2 (1.33%) Google Workspace
7 2 (1.33%) PaaS
7 2 (1.33%) Slack
8 1 (0.67%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.67%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.33%) Firewall
2 7 (4.67%) SAN
3 6 (4.00%) DHCP
3 6 (4.00%) DNS
4 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.67%) Skype
5 4 (2.67%) WebEx
5 4 (2.67%) Wireless
6 3 (2.00%) Broadband
7 2 (1.33%) HTTP
7 2 (1.33%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.67%) VLAN
8 1 (0.67%) VPN
8 1 (0.67%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.33%) MySQL
3 8 (5.33%) RDBMS
3 8 (5.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.67%) Tableau
6 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.00%) KDB
6 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.00%) Power BI
7 2 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.67%) JIRA
3 5 (3.33%) gulp
3 5 (3.33%) webpack
4 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 54 (36.00%) Finance
2 36 (24.00%) Social Skills
3 19 (12.67%) Law
4 12 (8.00%) Legal
5 9 (6.00%) Public Sector
6 8 (5.33%) Banking
7 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.67%) Marketing
7 7 (4.67%) Retail
8 6 (4.00%) Investment Banking
9 5 (3.33%) Games
10 4 (2.67%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (2.00%) Back Office
12 2 (1.33%) Advertising
12 2 (1.33%) Billing
12 2 (1.33%) Front Office
12 2 (1.33%) Publishing
13 1 (0.67%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.67%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (25.33%) Analyst
2 23 (15.33%) Developer
3 16 (10.67%) Applications Support
4 15 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
5 14 (9.33%) Support Analyst
6 13 (8.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 13 (8.67%) Security Analyst
7 12 (8.00%) Node.js Developer
8 11 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) Support Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) Financial Analyst
9 9 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (5.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 8 (5.33%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 8 (5.33%) Senior Security Analyst
10 8 (5.33%) Sun Support
11 7 (4.67%) Administrator
11 7 (4.67%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.67%) Node.js
2 21 (14.00%) .NET
3 13 (8.67%) CSS
4 9 (6.00%) .NET Core
4 9 (6.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (6.00%) Universal Windows Platform
5 8 (5.33%) .NET Framework
5 8 (5.33%) HTML
5 8 (5.33%) React
6 7 (4.67%) REST
7 5 (3.33%) DOM
7 5 (3.33%) EDI
7 5 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (3.33%) HTML5 Canvas
7 5 (3.33%) LESS
7 5 (3.33%) RESTful
7 5 (3.33%) Sass
7 5 (3.33%) WebKit
7 5 (3.33%) WebSockets
7 5 (3.33%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.67%) Data Centre
2 23 (15.33%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (15.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (6.00%) Online Gambling
4 8 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.67%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (3.33%) HACMP
7 5 (3.33%) Housing Association
7 5 (3.33%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.33%) Social Media
8 4 (2.67%) Equities
8 4 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.67%) Reference Data
8 4 (2.67%) Robotics
9 3 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.00%) Replication
10 2 (1.33%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.33%) Linux
2 13 (8.67%) Windows
3 8 (5.33%) HPUX
3 8 (5.33%) Unix
4 6 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.33%) AIX
5 5 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (3.33%) Solaris
5 5 (3.33%) SUSE
6 4 (2.67%) VxWorks
6 4 (2.67%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.33%) Android
8 2 (1.33%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.33%) Information Security
2 25 (16.67%) Microservices
3 23 (15.33%) Security Operations
3 23 (15.33%) SIEM
4 22 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (14.00%) Machine Learning
5 21 (14.00%) Software Engineering
6 20 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 18 (12.00%) DevOps
7 18 (12.00%) Fintech
8 17 (11.33%) Collaborative Working
8 17 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (10.67%) Artificial Intelligence
9 16 (10.67%) Data Engineering
10 13 (8.67%) CRM
11 12 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (8.00%) ITIL
11 12 (8.00%) Scrum
12 11 (7.33%) Business Continuity
12 11 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.00%) Python
2 29 (19.33%) JavaScript
3 28 (18.67%) SQL
4 19 (12.67%) C#
5 15 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.33%) VB
7 8 (5.33%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.67%) Java
8 7 (4.67%) TypeScript
9 6 (4.00%) Go
10 5 (3.33%) C++
10 5 (3.33%) ES6
10 5 (3.33%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.00%) C
11 3 (2.00%) VBA
11 3 (2.00%) VBScript
12 2 (1.33%) Perl
12 2 (1.33%) PHP
12 2 (1.33%) Ruby
13 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (10.00%) Degree
2 11 (7.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.00%) DBS Check
4 7 (4.67%) Master's Degree
5 5 (3.33%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (2.67%) PhD
6 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.67%) CRISC
8 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.00%) QA
1 9 (6.00%) SLA
2 3 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.33%) GDPR
3 2 (1.33%) NIST
3 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (7.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (4.00%) NFS
5 5 (3.33%) Docker
5 5 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.67%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.00%) iptables
8 2 (1.33%) KVM
8 2 (1.33%) vSphere
8 2 (1.33%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.67%) Firmware
9 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.67%) Ansible
3 3 (2.00%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.00%) WSUS
4 2 (1.33%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.67%) SCCM
5 1 (0.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (22.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.00%) IBM
3 14 (9.33%) Oracle
4 12 (8.00%) VMware
5 9 (6.00%) HP
6 8 (5.33%) Aareon
6 8 (5.33%) Cisco
6 8 (5.33%) Sybase
7 7 (4.67%) Dell
7 7 (4.67%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.00%) Citrix
8 6 (4.00%) Google
8 6 (4.00%) NetApp
8 6 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
8 6 (4.00%) SAP
9 5 (3.33%) 3PAR
9 5 (3.33%) Asigra
9 5 (3.33%) CommVault
9 5 (3.33%) Orchard
9 5 (3.33%) Veeam