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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 160 186 176
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Permanent jobs citing Sun 55 40 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 0.68% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 1.35% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 42
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% -2.22%
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
2539 2971 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.94% 50.73% 51.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1873 2031 2076
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +19 43 £50,000 +17.64%
Maidenhead - 7 £27,500 -
Slough - 1 - -
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 61 (76.25%) Linux
2 43 (53.75%) Windows
3 41 (51.25%) Degree
4 40 (50.00%) Oracle
5 38 (47.50%) Computer Science
6 35 (43.75%) Security Cleared
7 34 (42.50%) Solaris
7 34 (42.50%) TCP/IP
8 33 (41.25%) Red Hat
9 30 (37.50%) VMware
10 28 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (33.75%) UNIX
12 26 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (31.25%) MySQL
13 25 (31.25%) Firewall
14 24 (30.00%) DNS
14 24 (30.00%) SC Cleared
15 20 (25.00%) LAMP
15 20 (25.00%) SAN
15 20 (25.00%) Perl
15 20 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
15 20 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (23.75%) Xen
17 18 (22.50%) Taleo
17 18 (22.50%) Java
17 18 (22.50%) Cisco
17 18 (22.50%) Puppet
17 18 (22.50%) Data Centre
18 17 (21.25%) Configuration Management
19 16 (20.00%) Brocade

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (16.25%) Apache
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (8.75%) Eucalyptus
3 6 (7.50%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.50%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.50%) IIS
4 5 (6.25%) JBoss
5 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.50%) Taleo
2 13 (16.25%) Responsys
3 12 (15.00%) SaaS
4 7 (8.75%) PaaS
4 7 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (42.50%) TCP/IP
2 25 (31.25%) Firewall
3 24 (30.00%) DNS
4 20 (25.00%) SAN
5 13 (16.25%) Internet
6 11 (13.75%) NAS
6 11 (13.75%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (13.75%) DHCP
7 5 (6.25%) WebEx
8 4 (5.00%) LAN
8 4 (5.00%) WAN
9 2 (2.50%) SSL
9 2 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.50%) Network Security
10 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.25%) DAB
10 1 (1.25%) SSH
10 1 (1.25%) VPN
10 1 (1.25%) FTP
10 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.25%) MySQL
2 20 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 16 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 13 (16.25%) Hadoop
5 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
6 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database
7 6 (7.50%) DB2
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
1 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (8.75%) French Language
2 6 (7.50%) Spanish Language
3 5 (6.25%) German Language
3 5 (6.25%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 37 (46.25%) Systems Administrator
1 37 (46.25%) Administrator
2 22 (27.50%) Support Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (13.75%) EMC Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Storage Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) SAN Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Storage Support Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.75%) Technical Support Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Technical Support
5 7 (8.75%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) LAMP
2 8 (10.00%) CGI
3 7 (8.75%) Sensu
3 7 (8.75%) Web Services
4 5 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (47.50%) Computer Science
2 26 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (22.50%) Data Centre
4 13 (16.25%) Statistics
5 12 (15.00%) Replication
6 11 (13.75%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
8 4 (5.00%) Clustering
9 2 (2.50%) FMCG
10 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 61 (76.25%) Linux
2 43 (53.75%) Windows
3 34 (42.50%) Solaris
4 27 (33.75%) UNIX
5 20 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (16.25%) CentOS
6 13 (16.25%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.00%) AIX
8 4 (5.00%) HPUX
9 2 (2.50%) IRIX
9 2 (2.50%) SUSE
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) Configuration Management
2 16 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 11 (13.75%) Capacity Management
7 10 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 7 (8.75%) Workflow
8 7 (8.75%) Incident Management
8 7 (8.75%) Change Management
8 7 (8.75%) Open Source
8 7 (8.75%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (8.75%) DevOps
9 6 (7.50%) Load Balancing
10 5 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
10 5 (6.25%) Security Management
10 5 (6.25%) Line Management
10 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) Perl
2 18 (22.50%) Java
3 15 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 13 (16.25%) Python
5 12 (15.00%) Bash Shell
6 9 (11.25%) C
7 8 (10.00%) PHP
8 5 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (51.25%) Degree
2 35 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 24 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (13.75%) DV Cleared
5 7 (8.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (6.25%) MySQL Certification
6 5 (6.25%) IC3 Certification
7 4 (5.00%) MCP
7 4 (5.00%) MCSE
7 4 (5.00%) MCSA
7 4 (5.00%) MCDBA
7 4 (5.00%) CCNA
7 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.25%) RHCE
8 1 (1.25%) SCSA
8 1 (1.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) QA
System Software
1 28 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (23.75%) Xen
3 11 (13.75%) VMware ESX
4 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 8 (10.00%) VirtualBox
6 7 (8.75%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (7.50%) vCloud
8 5 (6.25%) KVM
8 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (6.25%) XenServer
9 3 (3.75%) vSphere
10 1 (1.25%) VMFS
10 1 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (22.50%) Puppet
2 13 (16.25%) Graphite
3 11 (13.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (10.00%) Vagrant
5 7 (8.75%) Cacti
5 7 (8.75%) Ganglia
5 7 (8.75%) OpenView
5 7 (8.75%) Nagios
6 5 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 40 (50.00%) Oracle
2 33 (41.25%) Red Hat
3 30 (37.50%) VMware
4 18 (22.50%) Cisco
5 16 (20.00%) Brocade
6 14 (17.50%) HP
7 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
7 13 (16.25%) Eloqua
8 12 (15.00%) EMC
9 11 (13.75%) StorageTek
10 7 (8.75%) BMC
10 7 (8.75%) Splunk
11 6 (7.50%) Apple
12 5 (6.25%) CheckPoint
13 4 (5.00%) LANDesk
14 2 (2.50%) Veritas
14 2 (2.50%) Sybase
15 1 (1.25%) Citrix
15 1 (1.25%) Juniper
15 1 (1.25%) Dell