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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 181 131 173
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +42
Permanent jobs citing Sun 47 85 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.86% 1.60% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 3.06% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25 63 44
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £32,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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
2876 2780 2567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.34% 52.47% 50.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2085 1987 2029
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -17 34 £40,000 +8.10% 5
Bracknell -22 5 £36,000 -10.00%
Slough -2 2 £31,500 -25.88%
Newbury -7 1 £40,000 -40.74% 1
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 52 (65.82%) HP
2 45 (56.96%) Linux
3 44 (55.70%) UNIX
4 41 (51.90%) Solaris
5 28 (35.44%) SAN
6 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
6 26 (32.91%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (29.11%) EMC
7 23 (29.11%) Windows
8 22 (27.85%) Oracle
8 22 (27.85%) Security Cleared
8 22 (27.85%) NAS
9 21 (26.58%) Replication
10 20 (25.32%) Firewall
10 20 (25.32%) StorageTek
10 20 (25.32%) SQL
10 20 (25.32%) DV Cleared
10 20 (25.32%) EMC NetWorker
10 20 (25.32%) SC Cleared
11 19 (24.05%) Fibre Channel
11 19 (24.05%) Performance Monitoring
12 17 (21.52%) Degree
13 16 (20.25%) Telecoms
13 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
14 13 (16.46%) ATM
14 13 (16.46%) Ethernet
14 13 (16.46%) VPN
14 13 (16.46%) SCSA
14 13 (16.46%) Veritas
14 13 (16.46%) Disaster Recovery

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (8.86%) Apache
1 7 (8.86%) IIS
2 2 (2.53%) SAS
2 2 (2.53%) CICS
2 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (13.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.44%) SAN
2 22 (27.85%) NAS
3 20 (25.32%) Firewall
4 19 (24.05%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (16.46%) ATM
5 13 (16.46%) Ethernet
5 13 (16.46%) VPN
6 11 (13.92%) xDSL
6 11 (13.92%) PPP
6 11 (13.92%) VoIP
7 8 (10.13%) Internet
8 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
8 7 (8.86%) Broadband
8 7 (8.86%) DSLAM
9 5 (6.33%) FWSM
9 5 (6.33%) tcpdump
9 5 (6.33%) snoop
9 5 (6.33%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (6.33%) Wireshark
9 5 (6.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) RDBMS
1 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) DB2
3 1 (1.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (20.25%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.39%) French Language
2 9 (11.39%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.86%) Finance
4 6 (7.59%) German Language
5 3 (3.80%) Legal
6 2 (2.53%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.53%) Retail
7 1 (1.27%) Marketing
7 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Support Engineer
2 20 (25.32%) Technical Support
3 19 (24.05%) Storage Engineer
3 19 (24.05%) SAN Engineer
3 19 (24.05%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 18 (22.78%) Technical Support Engineer
4 18 (22.78%) Technical Engineer
5 17 (21.52%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 17 (21.52%) EMC Engineer
6 10 (12.66%) UNIX Engineer
7 9 (11.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (11.39%) Storage Support Engineer
7 9 (11.39%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (11.39%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) UNIX Support Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) UNIX Support
8 5 (6.33%) Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Network Support
8 5 (6.33%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) HTML
2 5 (6.33%) XML
3 1 (1.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.91%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (26.58%) Replication
3 9 (11.39%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (7.59%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.80%) Clustering
6 2 (2.53%) PKI
7 1 (1.27%) LPAR
7 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.27%) HACMP
7 1 (1.27%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.96%) Linux
2 44 (55.70%) UNIX
3 41 (51.90%) Solaris
4 23 (29.11%) Windows
5 12 (15.19%) AIX
6 11 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (13.92%) HPUX
7 9 (11.39%) IRIX
8 3 (3.80%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.80%) zOS
9 2 (2.53%) SUSE
10 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (16.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (15.19%) Capacity Management
4 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (11.39%) Validation
4 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.59%) Change Management
6 5 (6.33%) Web Development
6 5 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.33%) ITIL
7 3 (3.80%) Change Control
7 3 (3.80%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.80%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.80%) Workflow
7 3 (3.80%) Workflow Management
7 3 (3.80%) Logistics
8 2 (2.53%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.53%) Service Management
8 2 (2.53%) Project Management
8 2 (2.53%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.33%) Java
2 5 (6.33%) Perl
3 3 (3.80%) JCL
4 2 (2.53%) C
5 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (27.85%) Security Cleared
2 20 (25.32%) DV Cleared
2 20 (25.32%) SC Cleared
3 17 (21.52%) Degree
4 13 (16.46%) SCSA
5 11 (13.92%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (13.92%) Sun Certification
5 11 (13.92%) CCNP
5 11 (13.92%) CCNA
6 10 (12.66%) BC Cleared
7 2 (2.53%) RHCE
8 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.59%) Firmware
3 4 (5.06%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (25.32%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (7.59%) MOM
2 6 (7.59%) Tivoli NetView
2 6 (7.59%) Unicenter
2 6 (7.59%) OMEGAMON
2 6 (7.59%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (3.80%) Control-M
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (3.80%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.53%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 52 (65.82%) HP
2 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
3 23 (29.11%) EMC
4 22 (27.85%) Oracle
5 20 (25.32%) StorageTek
6 13 (16.46%) Veritas
7 12 (15.19%) IBM
8 11 (13.92%) Brocade
8 11 (13.92%) Red Hat
8 11 (13.92%) VMware
9 10 (12.66%) CA
10 8 (10.13%) Cisco
10 8 (10.13%) Huawei
11 6 (7.59%) Unisys
12 5 (6.33%) F5
12 5 (6.33%) Egenera
12 5 (6.33%) Foundry
13 4 (5.06%) BMC
14 3 (3.80%) Genesys
14 3 (3.80%) Nortel
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £33000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago