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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 198 167 174
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +7
Permanent jobs citing Sun 28 54 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.95% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 1.81% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 45 42
Average salary £40,000 £45,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.56% -16.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,750 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
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
3083 2979 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.00% 52.61% 49.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2065 2186 2264
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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 30 September 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 30 September 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
(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 -11 18 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Bracknell -8 2 £40,000 +21.21%
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 46 (63.89%) UNIX
1 46 (63.89%) Linux
2 42 (58.33%) HP
3 41 (56.94%) Solaris
4 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 27 (37.50%) Windows
6 22 (30.56%) SAN
7 20 (27.78%) IBM
7 20 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 20 (27.78%) French Language
7 20 (27.78%) German Language
8 19 (26.39%) Oracle
9 18 (25.00%) EMC
9 18 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (22.22%) Validation
11 15 (20.83%) Red Hat
11 15 (20.83%) Internet
11 15 (20.83%) RDBMS
11 15 (20.83%) Relational Database
12 14 (19.44%) NAS
12 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
12 14 (19.44%) VMware
13 12 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (16.67%) SLA
14 11 (15.28%) NetApp
14 11 (15.28%) Enterprise Storage
15 10 (13.89%) Firewall
16 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (12.50%) StorageTek
16 9 (12.50%) Cisco

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (5.56%) IIS
1 4 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) CICS
3 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Agresso
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.39%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.39%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.56%) SAN
2 20 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 15 (20.83%) Internet
4 14 (19.44%) NAS
5 10 (13.89%) Firewall
6 5 (6.94%) Wireshark
6 5 (6.94%) VPN
6 5 (6.94%) DNS
6 5 (6.94%) ATM
6 5 (6.94%) DHCP
6 5 (6.94%) Ethernet
6 5 (6.94%) tcpdump
6 5 (6.94%) snoop
7 4 (5.56%) FWSM
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (4.17%) WAN
8 3 (4.17%) Frame Relay
8 3 (4.17%) LAN
8 3 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) RDBMS
1 15 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.39%) DB2
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.39%) Maven
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.39%) Ant
2 1 (1.39%) JUnit
General
1 20 (27.78%) French Language
1 20 (27.78%) German Language
2 7 (9.72%) Finance
3 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.17%) Legal
4 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Support Engineer
2 20 (27.78%) Technical Support
3 17 (23.61%) Technical Support Engineer
3 17 (23.61%) Technical Engineer
4 13 (18.06%) UNIX Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Administrator
6 6 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) UNIX Support
8 4 (5.56%) SAN Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) SAN Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Data Centre Operator
8 4 (5.56%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Data Centre Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) XML
2 4 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (1.39%) JSP
4 1 (1.39%) Struts
4 1 (1.39%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) JMS
4 1 (1.39%) JAXB
4 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.39%) Spring
4 1 (1.39%) Ajax
4 1 (1.39%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.72%) Replication
4 6 (8.33%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.56%) Clustering
6 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.78%) CMDB
6 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (63.89%) UNIX
1 46 (63.89%) Linux
2 41 (56.94%) Solaris
3 27 (37.50%) Windows
4 18 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (12.50%) AIX
5 9 (12.50%) HPUX
6 6 (8.33%) IRIX
7 3 (4.17%) SUSE
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.17%) zOS
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Validation
2 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (9.72%) Change Management
3 7 (9.72%) Capacity Management
4 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.94%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.56%) Web Development
5 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.17%) Change Control
6 3 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.17%) Workflow Management
6 3 (4.17%) Logistics
6 3 (4.17%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.17%) Workflow
6 3 (4.17%) Service Management
7 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.78%) SOA
7 2 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) Perl
1 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.33%) SQL
3 5 (6.94%) Java
4 4 (5.56%) C
5 3 (4.17%) JCL
6 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.33%) SCSA
5 5 (6.94%) Degree
5 5 (6.94%) RHCE
6 2 (2.78%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.78%) MCSE
6 2 (2.78%) CCNP
6 2 (2.78%) MOS
7 1 (1.39%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (1.39%) MBCS
7 1 (1.39%) CITP
7 1 (1.39%) CCNA
7 1 (1.39%) CCDP
7 1 (1.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.11%) Firmware
3 5 (6.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (8.33%) Unicenter
2 6 (8.33%) Tivoli NetView
2 6 (8.33%) MOM
2 6 (8.33%) OMEGAMON
2 6 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.17%) Control-M
5 2 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 42 (58.33%) HP
2 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 20 (27.78%) IBM
4 19 (26.39%) Oracle
5 18 (25.00%) EMC
6 15 (20.83%) Red Hat
7 14 (19.44%) VMware
8 11 (15.28%) NetApp
9 9 (12.50%) Cisco
9 9 (12.50%) StorageTek
10 8 (11.11%) BMC
11 7 (9.72%) Veritas
11 7 (9.72%) Brocade
11 7 (9.72%) F5
12 6 (8.33%) Dell
12 6 (8.33%) Unisys
13 5 (6.94%) Hitachi
14 4 (5.56%) Egenera
14 4 (5.56%) Foundry
15 3 (4.17%) 3PAR