Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 738 763 697
Rank change year-on-year +25 -66 -37
Permanent jobs citing Sun 422 456 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.57% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 328 322 516
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,125 £27,300 £32,500
90th Percentile £137,500 £79,875 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +25.00%

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 68,566 79,464 83,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.64% 44.37% 43.93%
Number of salaries quoted 53,055 61,437 67,377
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Sun in the UK

Sun
Top 14 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 18 November 2018. 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 +19 412 £52,500 - 29
UK excluding London +70 256 £52,500 +10.53% 18
London -18 161 £50,000 -13.04% 18
North of England +86 134 £100,000 +273.83% 5
North West +98 112 £100,000 +166.67% 4
South East +12 84 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Midlands +31 26 £38,750 -13.89% 3
Yorkshire +41 20 £28,000 -6.67% 1
West Midlands +37 14 £37,500 -4.17%
East Midlands +6 12 £38,750 -13.89% 3
South West +28 5 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Scotland +2 5 £27,500 -8.33%
East of England +21 2 £70,000 +55.56% 1
North East -38 2 £32,063 +49.13%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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.

1 126 (29.86%) Windows
2 99 (23.46%) Linux
3 83 (19.67%) Java
4 79 (18.72%) ITIL
5 78 (18.48%) Finance
6 77 (18.25%) Python
7 74 (17.54%) Unix
8 65 (15.40%) SQL
9 64 (15.17%) Microsoft
10 55 (13.03%) Software Engineering
10 55 (13.03%) Mentoring
11 52 (12.32%) SDLC
12 50 (11.85%) Oracle
13 49 (11.61%) Degree
13 49 (11.61%) Nanotechnology
14 46 (10.90%) Active Directory
15 44 (10.43%) IBM
16 41 (9.72%) C++
17 40 (9.48%) Red Hat
17 40 (9.48%) Service Management
18 39 (9.24%) PowerShell
19 38 (9.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 38 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
20 36 (8.53%) HP
20 36 (8.53%) JavaScript
20 36 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
21 34 (8.06%) Data Centre
22 32 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (7.58%) Firewall
23 31 (7.35%) Information Security

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 11 (2.61%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.66%) Apache
2 7 (1.66%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (0.95%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.95%) JBoss
5 4 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.71%) IIS
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.24%) Apache TomEE
8 1 (0.24%) Confluence
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.90%) Infor SunSystems
2 5 (1.18%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.95%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.95%) Lawson
3 4 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.71%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.24%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.24%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.24%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.24%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.24%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.24%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.24%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.37%) Office 365
4 6 (1.42%) SaaS
5 5 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.47%) IaaS
7 2 (0.47%) Route 53
7 2 (0.47%) Serverless
8 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.24%) GitHub
8 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.58%) Firewall
2 30 (7.11%) TCP/IP
3 21 (4.98%) WAN
4 18 (4.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (3.55%) LAN
6 13 (3.08%) DNS
7 11 (2.61%) BGP
7 11 (2.61%) DHCP
8 10 (2.37%) OSPF
9 9 (2.13%) MPLS
9 9 (2.13%) VLAN
10 8 (1.90%) DSL
10 8 (1.90%) DWDM
10 8 (1.90%) SAN
10 8 (1.90%) SHDSL
10 8 (1.90%) VPN
11 5 (1.18%) Extranet
11 5 (1.18%) Internet
11 5 (1.18%) NAS
12 4 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.21%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.32%) MySQL
4 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.18%) Big Data
7 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.71%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.71%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.47%) DB2
9 2 (0.47%) KDB
9 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.47%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.95%) JIRA
3 2 (0.47%) JUnit
3 2 (0.47%) Maven
3 2 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.47%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.24%) GitLab
4 1 (0.24%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.24%) SonarQube
General
1 78 (18.48%) Finance
2 26 (6.16%) Banking
3 22 (5.21%) Retail
3 22 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.98%) Games
5 15 (3.55%) General Ledger
5 15 (3.55%) Legal
6 13 (3.08%) Back Office
7 9 (2.13%) Front Office
8 8 (1.90%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.42%) Advertising
10 4 (0.95%) Law
10 4 (0.95%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.71%) French Language
11 3 (0.71%) Marketing
11 3 (0.71%) Prime Brokerage
11 3 (0.71%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
12 2 (0.47%) Billing
12 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 99 (23.46%) Contracts Manager
2 90 (21.33%) Development Manager
2 90 (21.33%) Development Team Manager
3 71 (16.82%) Analyst
4 36 (8.53%) Software Engineer
5 35 (8.29%) Developer
5 35 (8.29%) Senior Analyst
5 35 (8.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 30 (7.11%) Desktop Support
7 29 (6.87%) Support Analyst
8 22 (5.21%) Security Analyst
9 20 (4.74%) Java Developer
10 18 (4.27%) Senior Desktop Support
10 18 (4.27%) Senior Support Analyst
10 18 (4.27%) Server Engineer
11 17 (4.03%) Desktop Analyst
11 17 (4.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 17 (4.03%) Field Engineer
11 17 (4.03%) Senior Desktop Analyst
11 17 (4.03%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.35%) J2EE
2 24 (5.69%) J2SE
3 22 (5.21%) HTML
4 18 (4.27%) .NET
5 14 (3.32%) CSS
6 12 (2.84%) Regular Expression
7 11 (2.61%) AngularJS
7 11 (2.61%) Software Packaging
8 9 (2.13%) HTML5
8 9 (2.13%) Middleware
8 9 (2.13%) Web Services
8 9 (2.13%) XML
9 8 (1.90%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.66%) .NET Core
10 7 (1.66%) LDAP
10 7 (1.66%) React
11 6 (1.42%) Angular 2
11 6 (1.42%) CSS3
12 5 (1.18%) jQuery
12 5 (1.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.03%) Client/Server
3 17 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.90%) Clustering
6 8 (1.90%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.18%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.18%) EPoS
8 5 (1.18%) Replication
8 5 (1.18%) Social Media
8 5 (1.18%) Tandem
8 5 (1.18%) W3C
9 4 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (0.95%) iSeries
9 4 (0.95%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 126 (29.86%) Windows
2 99 (23.46%) Linux
3 74 (17.54%) Unix
4 38 (9.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (6.64%) Solaris
6 23 (5.45%) Windows Server
7 21 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (4.50%) Windows 10
8 19 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (4.27%) Mac OS X
10 16 (3.79%) AIX
10 16 (3.79%) CentOS
10 16 (3.79%) Windows 7
11 10 (2.37%) HPUX
12 8 (1.90%) SUSE
12 8 (1.90%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (1.66%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (18.72%) ITIL
2 55 (13.03%) Mentoring
2 55 (13.03%) Software Engineering
3 52 (12.32%) SDLC
4 49 (11.61%) Nanotechnology
5 40 (9.48%) Service Management
6 38 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (7.35%) Information Security
9 27 (6.40%) Mathematics
10 24 (5.69%) Data Acquisition
10 24 (5.69%) Physics
11 23 (5.45%) Incident Management
12 21 (4.98%) Configuration Management
12 21 (4.98%) DevOps
13 18 (4.27%) Change Management
13 18 (4.27%) Collaborative Working
13 18 (4.27%) Forensic Analysis
13 18 (4.27%) Project Management
14 17 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 83 (19.67%) Java
2 77 (18.25%) Python
3 65 (15.40%) SQL
4 41 (9.72%) C++
5 39 (9.24%) PowerShell
6 36 (8.53%) JavaScript
7 17 (4.03%) Bash Shell
7 17 (4.03%) C#
8 14 (3.32%) Perl
9 10 (2.37%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.90%) AWK
10 8 (1.90%) Korn
11 6 (1.42%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.18%) Bourne shell
12 5 (1.18%) C
13 3 (0.71%) BeanShell
13 3 (0.71%) Ruby
14 2 (0.47%) PHP
15 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.24%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 49 (11.61%) Degree
2 18 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.55%) CISSP
4 12 (2.84%) CEH
4 12 (2.84%) CISM
4 12 (2.84%) GCIA
4 12 (2.84%) GCIH
4 12 (2.84%) GIAC
4 12 (2.84%) SANS
5 11 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.61%) MCDST
6 10 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.90%) HNC
7 8 (1.90%) HND
8 7 (1.66%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.42%) MCSE
9 6 (1.42%) Sun Certification
10 5 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.95%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.11%) SLA
2 10 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.90%) QA
4 7 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.18%) GDPR
5 5 (1.18%) WCAG
6 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.71%) PMO
8 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 46 (10.90%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.90%) vSphere
4 7 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.18%) XenApp
6 4 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.71%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.71%) GlusterFS
7 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.47%) KVM
8 2 (0.47%) NFS
9 1 (0.24%) Docker
9 1 (0.24%) Firmware
9 1 (0.24%) HDFS
9 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.24%) NDS
9 1 (0.24%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 14 (3.32%) SCCM
1 14 (3.32%) WSUS
2 12 (2.84%) CSIRT
2 12 (2.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 11 (2.61%) IBM BigFix
4 9 (2.13%) Ansible
4 9 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.42%) Kibana
6 5 (1.18%) Nagios
7 4 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.95%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.95%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (0.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.71%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.71%) Puppet
8 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.47%) Terraform
9 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.85%) Oracle
3 44 (10.43%) IBM
4 40 (9.48%) Red Hat
5 36 (8.53%) HP
6 29 (6.87%) Dell
7 26 (6.16%) VMware
8 25 (5.92%) Cisco
9 21 (4.98%) EMC
9 21 (4.98%) Splunk
10 14 (3.32%) Ivanti
11 13 (3.08%) Sybase
12 11 (2.61%) Infor
12 11 (2.61%) Intel
12 11 (2.61%) SAP
13 9 (2.13%) Citrix
14 8 (1.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 8 (1.90%) Juniper
14 8 (1.90%) Nokia
14 8 (1.90%) Telindus