The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 195 145 141
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -4
Permanent jobs citing Sun 31 77 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 1.35% 1.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 2.72% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13 54 80
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Sun
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2757 2832 3094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.06% 49.64% 58.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2018 2038 2326
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Sun
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Berkshire region.

Sun Salary Trend in Berkshire

Sun
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Sun
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 28 £52,500 +10.52% 8
Maidenhead -9 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sun also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sun.

1 51 (63.75%) HP
2 50 (62.50%) Linux
3 36 (45.00%) UNIX
4 35 (43.75%) SAN
5 32 (40.00%) Solaris
6 31 (38.75%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (37.50%) EMC
7 30 (37.50%) Oracle
7 30 (37.50%) Replication
8 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
9 26 (32.50%) NAS
9 26 (32.50%) SC Cleared
10 25 (31.25%) DV Cleared
10 25 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
11 24 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
11 24 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
11 24 (30.00%) StorageTek
12 22 (27.50%) Firewall
13 20 (25.00%) Degree
14 19 (23.75%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (22.50%) Telecoms
15 18 (22.50%) Capacity Management
16 17 (21.25%) Brocade
16 17 (21.25%) Configuration Management
17 16 (20.00%) SQL
17 16 (20.00%) Windows
17 16 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
18 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
19 13 (16.25%) Veritas
19 13 (16.25%) AIX

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sun also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sun. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.50%) Apache
2 6 (7.50%) Eucalyptus
3 4 (5.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.25%) JBoss
6 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.25%) SAS
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) SaaS
2 6 (7.50%) PaaS
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.75%) Taleo
4 2 (2.50%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 35 (43.75%) SAN
2 26 (32.50%) NAS
3 24 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
4 22 (27.50%) Firewall
5 10 (12.50%) xDSL
5 10 (12.50%) ATM
5 10 (12.50%) VoIP
5 10 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 10 (12.50%) PPP
5 10 (12.50%) VPN
6 9 (11.25%) Internet
7 7 (8.75%) DSLAM
7 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
7 7 (8.75%) Broadband
8 3 (3.75%) DNS
8 3 (3.75%) Cisco ICM
9 2 (2.50%) LDAP
9 2 (2.50%) LAN
10 1 (1.25%) WAN
10 1 (1.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) MySQL
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.75%) DB2
5 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.25%) MS Access
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (22.50%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.25%) French Language
3 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.50%) Spanish Language
4 5 (6.25%) German Language
5 2 (2.50%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.50%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (2.50%) Finance
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Support Engineer
2 24 (30.00%) Storage Engineer
2 24 (30.00%) SAN Engineer
2 24 (30.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 23 (28.75%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 23 (28.75%) EMC Engineer
4 17 (21.25%) Technical Support
5 16 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 16 (20.00%) Storage Support Engineer
5 16 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (17.50%) Technical Support Engineer
6 14 (17.50%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Network Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (8.75%) Administrator
9 6 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) LAMP
2 6 (7.50%) Sensu
2 6 (7.50%) Web Services
3 2 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (1.25%) .NET
4 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (38.75%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (37.50%) Replication
3 16 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.50%) Clustering
5 6 (7.50%) Open Source
6 2 (2.50%) PKI
6 2 (2.50%) Statistics
7 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.25%) AS400
7 1 (1.25%) LPAR
7 1 (1.25%) HACMP
7 1 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 50 (62.50%) Linux
2 36 (45.00%) UNIX
3 32 (40.00%) Solaris
4 16 (20.00%) Windows
5 13 (16.25%) AIX
6 12 (15.00%) HPUX
7 9 (11.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (7.50%) IRIX
8 6 (7.50%) SUSE
9 3 (3.75%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.50%) CentOS
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
2 19 (23.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (22.50%) Capacity Management
4 17 (21.25%) Configuration Management
5 9 (11.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.50%) DevOps
7 6 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.25%) Performance Management
9 4 (5.00%) Workflow
9 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (5.00%) ITIL
10 3 (3.75%) Validation
11 2 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.50%) Change Control
11 2 (2.50%) Line Management
11 2 (2.50%) Change Management
11 2 (2.50%) Identity Management
11 2 (2.50%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.50%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.00%) C
3 4 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (2.50%) Perl
4 2 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
2 26 (32.50%) SC Cleared
3 25 (31.25%) DV Cleared
4 20 (25.00%) Degree
5 11 (13.75%) SCSA
6 10 (12.50%) Sun Certification
6 10 (12.50%) CCNP
6 10 (12.50%) CCNA
6 10 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (10.00%) BC Cleared
8 2 (2.50%) MySQL Certification
8 2 (2.50%) IC3 Certification
9 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.25%) RHCE
9 1 (1.25%) MCP
9 1 (1.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) SLA
2 4 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.75%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.75%) Xen
3 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.50%) Firmware
3 2 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.50%) KVM
4 1 (1.25%) iptables
4 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (7.50%) Cacti
2 6 (7.50%) Ganglia
2 6 (7.50%) OpenView
2 6 (7.50%) Nagios
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (3.75%) Puppet
4 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.50%) Graphite
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (63.75%) HP
2 30 (37.50%) EMC
2 30 (37.50%) Oracle
3 24 (30.00%) StorageTek
4 17 (21.25%) Brocade
5 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 13 (16.25%) Veritas
7 11 (13.75%) Red Hat
8 9 (11.25%) IBM
9 8 (10.00%) VMware
9 8 (10.00%) Huawei
9 8 (10.00%) CA
10 7 (8.75%) Cisco
11 6 (7.50%) BMC
11 6 (7.50%) Splunk
12 5 (6.25%) Hitachi
13 3 (3.75%) Sybase
13 3 (3.75%) Nortel
13 3 (3.75%) Genesys
14 2 (2.50%) Eloqua
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago