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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 165 170 179
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Sun 51 41 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 0.73% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 1.47% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 44
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
2568 2783 2867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.46% 49.57% 52.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1860 1935 2189
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 July 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 July 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 +10 39 £50,000 +40.84% 4
Maidenhead - 7 £27,500 -
Bracknell +12 4 - -
Slough -8 1 - -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 62 (75.61%) Linux
2 41 (50.00%) Oracle
3 38 (46.34%) Degree
3 38 (46.34%) Computer Science
3 38 (46.34%) Security Cleared
4 35 (42.68%) Windows
5 33 (40.24%) TCP/IP
5 33 (40.24%) Solaris
6 32 (39.02%) Red Hat
7 29 (35.37%) UNIX
7 29 (35.37%) SC Cleared
8 27 (32.93%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (31.71%) Firewall
9 26 (31.71%) VMware
10 24 (29.27%) MySQL
10 24 (29.27%) Data Centre
10 24 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (28.05%) SAN
11 23 (28.05%) DNS
12 21 (25.61%) LAMP
13 20 (24.39%) Replication
13 20 (24.39%) Cisco
13 20 (24.39%) HP
13 20 (24.39%) EMC
13 20 (24.39%) Perl
13 20 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (24.39%) Xen
14 19 (23.17%) Oracle Reports
15 18 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (21.95%) Configuration Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 12 (14.63%) Apache
2 9 (10.98%) Eucalyptus
3 7 (8.54%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.66%) IIS
4 3 (3.66%) JBoss
5 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.44%) Lync
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.29%) Taleo
2 13 (15.85%) SaaS
3 12 (14.63%) Responsys
4 9 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (10.98%) PaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (40.24%) TCP/IP
2 26 (31.71%) Firewall
3 23 (28.05%) SAN
3 23 (28.05%) DNS
4 15 (18.29%) Internet
4 15 (18.29%) NAS
5 14 (17.07%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (10.98%) DHCP
7 5 (6.10%) WebEx
8 4 (4.88%) LAN
8 4 (4.88%) WAN
9 3 (3.66%) Network Security
10 2 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.22%) DAB
11 1 (1.22%) SSH
11 1 (1.22%) FTP
11 1 (1.22%) HTTP
11 1 (1.22%) SSL
11 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.27%) MySQL
2 19 (23.17%) Oracle Reports
3 17 (20.73%) Relational Database
4 12 (14.63%) Hadoop
5 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
6 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.10%) DB2
8 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
1 12 (14.63%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (10.98%) French Language
2 8 (9.76%) German Language
2 8 (9.76%) Spanish Language
3 6 (7.32%) Italian Language
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.22%) Finance
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (41.46%) Systems Administrator
1 34 (41.46%) Administrator
2 25 (30.49%) Support Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (17.07%) EMC Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) Storage Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) SAN Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) Storage Support Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Technical Support
5 9 (10.98%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.61%) LAMP
2 9 (10.98%) Sensu
2 9 (10.98%) Web Services
3 7 (8.54%) CGI
4 3 (3.66%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (46.34%) Computer Science
2 27 (32.93%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (29.27%) Data Centre
4 20 (24.39%) Replication
5 14 (17.07%) Enterprise Storage
6 12 (14.63%) Statistics
7 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
8 8 (9.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 62 (75.61%) Linux
2 35 (42.68%) Windows
3 33 (40.24%) Solaris
4 29 (35.37%) UNIX
5 20 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (14.63%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (14.63%) CentOS
7 7 (8.54%) AIX
7 7 (8.54%) HPUX
8 6 (7.32%) SUSE
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.22%) IRIX
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Configuration Management
1 18 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (20.73%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (17.07%) Capacity Management
4 13 (15.85%) Mentoring
5 12 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.98%) Open Source
6 9 (10.98%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (10.98%) DevOps
7 8 (9.76%) Performance Management
8 7 (8.54%) Workflow
8 7 (8.54%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (6.10%) Line Management
11 4 (4.88%) Load Balancing
11 4 (4.88%) Time Management
12 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (3.66%) Software Engineering
12 3 (3.66%) Reverse Engineering
12 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.39%) Perl
2 15 (18.29%) Java
2 15 (18.29%) Shell Script
3 13 (15.85%) Bash Shell
4 12 (14.63%) Python
5 11 (13.41%) C
6 7 (8.54%) PHP
7 4 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (46.34%) Degree
1 38 (46.34%) Security Cleared
2 29 (35.37%) SC Cleared
3 15 (18.29%) DV Cleared
4 7 (8.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (6.10%) MySQL Certification
5 5 (6.10%) IC3 Certification
5 5 (6.10%) MCP
5 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.88%) MCSE
6 4 (4.88%) MCSA
6 4 (4.88%) MCDBA
6 4 (4.88%) CCNA
6 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.22%) RHCE
7 1 (1.22%) SCSA
7 1 (1.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (24.39%) Xen
3 9 (10.98%) VMware ESX
4 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (8.54%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (8.54%) VirtualBox
5 6 (7.32%) vCloud
6 5 (6.10%) KVM
6 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (3.66%) XenServer
7 3 (3.66%) vSphere
8 2 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.22%) VMFS
9 1 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) Puppet
2 14 (17.07%) EMC NetWorker
3 12 (14.63%) Graphite
4 9 (10.98%) Cacti
4 9 (10.98%) Ganglia
4 9 (10.98%) OpenView
4 9 (10.98%) Nagios
5 7 (8.54%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 41 (50.00%) Oracle
2 32 (39.02%) Red Hat
3 26 (31.71%) VMware
4 20 (24.39%) Cisco
4 20 (24.39%) HP
4 20 (24.39%) EMC
5 14 (17.07%) StorageTek
5 14 (17.07%) Brocade
6 12 (14.63%) Eloqua
7 9 (10.98%) Splunk
7 9 (10.98%) BMC
8 6 (7.32%) Apple
9 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
9 5 (6.10%) Hitachi
9 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.88%) LANDesk
11 3 (3.66%) Veritas
11 3 (3.66%) IBM
11 3 (3.66%) Sybase
12 2 (2.44%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago