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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 188 125 152
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +27
Permanent jobs citing Sun 36 101 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 1.87% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 3.68% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 70 56
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -17.94%
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
2835 2742 2815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.32% 50.80% 54.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2086 1976 2135
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 February 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 February 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 -28 29 £41,250 -8.33% 6
Bracknell -27 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Slough +4 1 £36,500 -14.11%
Newbury 0 1 £40,000 -40.74%
Maidenhead -21 1 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (61.45%) HP
2 47 (56.63%) Linux
3 43 (51.81%) UNIX
4 36 (43.37%) Solaris
5 34 (40.96%) SAN
6 29 (34.94%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (33.73%) EMC
8 27 (32.53%) Replication
9 26 (31.33%) Security Cleared
9 26 (31.33%) NAS
10 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
10 25 (30.12%) Oracle
11 24 (28.92%) SC Cleared
11 24 (28.92%) DV Cleared
12 23 (27.71%) EMC NetWorker
12 23 (27.71%) StorageTek
13 22 (26.51%) Firewall
13 22 (26.51%) Windows
13 22 (26.51%) Performance Monitoring
13 22 (26.51%) Fibre Channel
14 20 (24.10%) SQL
15 19 (22.89%) Telecoms
16 18 (21.69%) Degree
17 17 (20.48%) Disaster Recovery
18 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
18 15 (18.07%) IBM
18 15 (18.07%) Capacity Management
19 14 (16.87%) Brocade
19 14 (16.87%) Veritas
20 13 (15.66%) SCSA

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (6.02%) Apache
2 3 (3.61%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.41%) CICS
3 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.41%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.20%) SAS
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (13.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) SaaS
2 2 (2.41%) PaaS
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (40.96%) SAN
2 26 (31.33%) NAS
3 22 (26.51%) Firewall
3 22 (26.51%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (14.46%) ATM
4 12 (14.46%) Ethernet
4 12 (14.46%) VPN
5 11 (13.25%) PPP
5 11 (13.25%) VoIP
5 11 (13.25%) xDSL
6 10 (12.05%) Internet
7 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
8 7 (8.43%) Broadband
8 7 (8.43%) DSLAM
9 4 (4.82%) DNS
10 3 (3.61%) LAN
10 3 (3.61%) Cisco ICM
11 2 (2.41%) LDAP
11 2 (2.41%) MPLS
11 2 (2.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.64%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.20%) DB2
5 1 (1.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (22.89%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.84%) French Language
3 7 (8.43%) Finance
4 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.23%) German Language
5 4 (4.82%) Spanish Language
6 3 (3.61%) Legal
7 1 (1.20%) Retail
7 1 (1.20%) Marketing
7 1 (1.20%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.20%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (43.37%) Support Engineer
2 22 (26.51%) Technical Support
2 22 (26.51%) Storage Engineer
2 22 (26.51%) SAN Engineer
2 22 (26.51%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 20 (24.10%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 20 (24.10%) EMC Engineer
4 19 (22.89%) Technical Engineer
4 19 (22.89%) Technical Support Engineer
5 12 (14.46%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (14.46%) Storage Support Engineer
5 12 (14.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) Network Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Network Support
8 5 (6.02%) UNIX Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Data Centre Operator
10 3 (3.61%) Junior Support Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) UNIX Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) HTML
1 2 (2.41%) Web Services
1 2 (2.41%) LAMP
1 2 (2.41%) Sensu
2 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.94%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (32.53%) Replication
3 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (7.23%) Mainframe
5 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.02%) Clustering
6 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.41%) PKI
7 2 (2.41%) Open Source
8 1 (1.20%) HACMP
8 1 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.20%) AS400
8 1 (1.20%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 47 (56.63%) Linux
2 43 (51.81%) UNIX
3 36 (43.37%) Solaris
4 22 (26.51%) Windows
5 11 (13.25%) AIX
6 10 (12.05%) HPUX
7 9 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (7.23%) IRIX
9 4 (4.82%) SUSE
10 3 (3.61%) zOS
10 3 (3.61%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Performance Monitoring
2 17 (20.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (18.07%) Capacity Management
4 12 (14.46%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.84%) Validation
6 8 (9.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.23%) Change Management
9 4 (4.82%) ITIL
9 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (3.61%) Change Control
10 3 (3.61%) Workflow
10 3 (3.61%) Performance Management
10 3 (3.61%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.61%) Workflow Management
10 3 (3.61%) Logistics
11 2 (2.41%) Project Planning
11 2 (2.41%) Identity Management
11 2 (2.41%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.10%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) C
2 3 (3.61%) JCL
3 2 (2.41%) Perl
4 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.20%) Java
4 1 (1.20%) VB
4 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (31.33%) Security Cleared
2 24 (28.92%) DV Cleared
2 24 (28.92%) SC Cleared
3 18 (21.69%) Degree
4 13 (15.66%) SCSA
5 11 (13.25%) CCNP
5 11 (13.25%) CCNA
5 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (13.25%) Sun Certification
6 10 (12.05%) BC Cleared
7 2 (2.41%) RHCE
8 1 (1.20%) MCP
8 1 (1.20%) MCITP
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.20%) VCP4
8 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.41%) Firmware
4 1 (1.20%) Xen
4 1 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 23 (27.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (7.23%) OMEGAMON
2 6 (7.23%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (7.23%) Unicenter
2 6 (7.23%) Tivoli NetView
2 6 (7.23%) MOM
3 4 (4.82%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.61%) Control-M
4 3 (3.61%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (2.41%) OpenView
5 2 (2.41%) Nagios
5 2 (2.41%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.41%) Cacti
5 2 (2.41%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 51 (61.45%) HP
2 28 (33.73%) EMC
3 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
3 25 (30.12%) Oracle
4 23 (27.71%) StorageTek
5 15 (18.07%) IBM
6 14 (16.87%) Veritas
6 14 (16.87%) Brocade
7 10 (12.05%) CA
8 9 (10.84%) Red Hat
9 8 (9.64%) Huawei
10 7 (8.43%) Cisco
11 6 (7.23%) Unisys
11 6 (7.23%) VMware
11 6 (7.23%) BMC
12 4 (4.82%) Hitachi
13 3 (3.61%) Nortel
13 3 (3.61%) Genesys
14 2 (2.41%) NetApp
14 2 (2.41%) Intel
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