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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 187 171 153
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -18
Permanent jobs citing Sun 40 51 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 0.93% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 1.79% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31 42 50
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
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
3051 2848 2790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.27% 51.84% 50.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2097 2086 2311
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
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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 -11 24 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Bracknell -3 7 £45,000 +41.73%
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 55 (68.75%) Linux
2 53 (66.25%) UNIX
3 49 (61.25%) Solaris
4 48 (60.00%) HP
5 30 (37.50%) Windows
6 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
7 26 (32.50%) TCP/IP
8 25 (31.25%) German Language
9 24 (30.00%) Internet
9 24 (30.00%) SAN
10 22 (27.50%) French Language
11 21 (26.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (26.25%) EMC
11 21 (26.25%) RDBMS
11 21 (26.25%) Oracle
11 21 (26.25%) Relational Database
12 20 (25.00%) Validation
13 18 (22.50%) VMware
13 18 (22.50%) IBM
14 17 (21.25%) Red Hat
15 15 (18.75%) NetApp
15 15 (18.75%) Cisco
15 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (17.50%) NAS
17 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
17 12 (15.00%) Perl
17 12 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
18 11 (13.75%) AIX
19 10 (12.50%) Firewall
20 9 (11.25%) HPUX

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (7.50%) Apache
2 4 (5.00%) IIS
3 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.25%) SAS
5 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.25%) Drupal
5 1 (1.25%) nginx
5 1 (1.25%) Confluence
5 1 (1.25%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Agresso
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.25%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.25%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
1 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.50%) TCP/IP
2 24 (30.00%) SAN
2 24 (30.00%) Internet
3 14 (17.50%) NAS
4 10 (12.50%) Firewall
5 8 (10.00%) DNS
6 6 (7.50%) Wireshark
6 6 (7.50%) tcpdump
6 6 (7.50%) snoop
7 5 (6.25%) DHCP
8 4 (5.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (5.00%) ATM
8 4 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (5.00%) VPN
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (5.00%) FWSM
9 3 (3.75%) VoIP
10 2 (2.50%) WAN
10 2 (2.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) RDBMS
1 21 (26.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Ant
2 2 (2.50%) JUnit
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.50%) Subversion
2 2 (2.50%) Maven
2 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.25%) JIRA
3 1 (1.25%) Selenium
3 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.25%) Hudson
3 1 (1.25%) Gradle
3 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.25%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 25 (31.25%) German Language
2 22 (27.50%) French Language
3 7 (8.75%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.75%) Finance
6 2 (2.50%) Legal
6 2 (2.50%) Marketing
7 1 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.25%) Retail
7 1 (1.25%) Back Office
7 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 25 (31.25%) Technical Support
3 22 (27.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 22 (27.50%) Technical Engineer
4 13 (16.25%) UNIX Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Administrator
6 7 (8.75%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Support Specialist
7 5 (6.25%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) UNIX Support
7 5 (6.25%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Data Centre Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) SAN Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) SAN Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.75%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) XML
2 4 (5.00%) HTML
3 3 (3.75%) Web Services
4 2 (2.50%) .NET
4 2 (2.50%) JSP
4 2 (2.50%) SOAP
4 2 (2.50%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.50%) Spring
5 1 (1.25%) Ajax
5 1 (1.25%) JSTL
5 1 (1.25%) Sensu
5 1 (1.25%) JMS
5 1 (1.25%) JAXB
5 1 (1.25%) CPAN
5 1 (1.25%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.25%) LAMP
5 1 (1.25%) Struts
5 1 (1.25%) Servlets
5 1 (1.25%) J2EE
5 1 (1.25%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (11.25%) Firmware
3 7 (8.75%) Replication
4 5 (6.25%) Clustering
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) CMDB
6 1 (1.25%) Wiki
6 1 (1.25%) Open Source
6 1 (1.25%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.25%) DTV
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) IVR
6 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (68.75%) Linux
2 53 (66.25%) UNIX
3 49 (61.25%) Solaris
4 30 (37.50%) Windows
5 21 (26.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (13.75%) AIX
7 9 (11.25%) HPUX
8 6 (7.50%) IRIX
9 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (3.75%) SUSE
11 1 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Validation
2 8 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 4 (5.00%) Web Development
6 4 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.00%) Change Control
6 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.00%) Workflow
6 4 (5.00%) Change Management
6 4 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.00%) Workflow Management
6 4 (5.00%) Logistics
7 3 (3.75%) Project Management
8 2 (2.50%) Service Management
8 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) Perl
2 9 (11.25%) Java
3 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.50%) C
4 6 (7.50%) SQL
5 2 (2.50%) Ruby
6 1 (1.25%) Korn
6 1 (1.25%) Python
6 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.25%) C-shell
6 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.75%) RHCE
4 6 (7.50%) SCSA
5 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.00%) Degree
7 3 (3.75%) Sun Certification
7 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.75%) MCSE
7 3 (3.75%) CCNP
7 3 (3.75%) CCNA
8 2 (2.50%) MOS
8 2 (2.50%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.25%) MBCS
9 1 (1.25%) CITP
9 1 (1.25%) OCPJWCD
9 1 (1.25%) CCDP
9 1 (1.25%) CISSP
9 1 (1.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) SLA
2 4 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.75%) NFS
4 1 (1.25%) Xen
4 1 (1.25%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.50%) Nagios
3 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.25%) Cacti
4 1 (1.25%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.25%) YUM
4 1 (1.25%) OpenView
4 1 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 48 (60.00%) HP
2 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
3 21 (26.25%) Oracle
3 21 (26.25%) EMC
4 18 (22.50%) IBM
4 18 (22.50%) VMware
5 17 (21.25%) Red Hat
6 15 (18.75%) NetApp
6 15 (18.75%) Cisco
7 9 (11.25%) Dell
7 9 (11.25%) StorageTek
8 8 (10.00%) F5
9 7 (8.75%) Veritas
10 6 (7.50%) Hitachi
10 6 (7.50%) Brocade
11 5 (6.25%) BMC
12 4 (5.00%) Citrix
12 4 (5.00%) Egenera
12 4 (5.00%) Foundry
13 2 (2.50%) 3PAR
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago