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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 215 186 140
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -46
Permanent jobs citing Sun 19 39 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.70% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 1.37% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 66
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
2799 2851 2790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 54.31% 51.34% 51.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2273 2088 2003
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -8 15 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Bracknell +6 1 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Sun
South East

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 33 (68.75%) Linux
2 24 (50.00%) Windows
3 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 20 (41.67%) Oracle
5 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 18 (37.50%) VMware
5 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (35.42%) Change Management
6 17 (35.42%) Red Hat
7 16 (33.33%) Firewall
8 15 (31.25%) Degree
8 15 (31.25%) SaaS
9 14 (29.17%) WebSphere
9 14 (29.17%) Tomcat
9 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
9 14 (29.17%) Perl
10 13 (27.08%) Unix
10 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
10 13 (27.08%) Apache
10 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
11 12 (25.00%) Java
11 12 (25.00%) LDAP
12 11 (22.92%) DNS
12 11 (22.92%) DHCP
12 11 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (22.92%) Information Security
12 11 (22.92%) FMCG
12 11 (22.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (20.83%) Capacity Planning

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (29.17%) Tomcat
1 14 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 13 (27.08%) Apache
3 9 (18.75%) IIS
3 9 (18.75%) WebLogic
4 7 (14.58%) JBoss
5 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) SaaS
2 8 (16.67%) OpenShift
3 7 (14.58%) PaaS
4 3 (6.25%) Taleo
5 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.08%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) Firewall
2 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
3 12 (25.00%) LDAP
4 11 (22.92%) DHCP
4 11 (22.92%) DNS
5 8 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (16.67%) SAN
6 5 (10.42%) HTTP
6 5 (10.42%) NAS
7 1 (2.08%) ATM
7 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.08%) MPLS
7 1 (2.08%) PPP
7 1 (2.08%) VoIP
7 1 (2.08%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) MySQL
3 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) DB2
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Maven
2 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) German Language
3 4 (8.33%) French Language
3 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Operations Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Technical Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) Technical Support
5 9 (18.75%) Technical Support Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 8 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 8 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 8 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Administrator
8 4 (8.33%) Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Web Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Active Directory Specialist
9 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) LAMP
3 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) Ajax
4 1 (2.08%) CGI
4 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.08%) J2EE
4 1 (2.08%) Java EE
4 1 (2.08%) JPA
4 1 (2.08%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.08%) SAP XI
4 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) FMCG
2 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (16.67%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Linux
2 24 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (27.08%) Unix
4 10 (20.83%) Solaris
5 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
7 4 (8.33%) AIX
7 4 (8.33%) HPUX
7 4 (8.33%) IRIX
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.08%) Android
8 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.08%) CentOS
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Change Management
2 11 (22.92%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (22.92%) Information Security
3 10 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.42%) Web Operations
6 4 (8.33%) Security Management
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.17%) High Availability
8 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) Perl
2 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
3 12 (25.00%) Java
4 9 (18.75%) Python
5 8 (16.67%) Ruby
6 4 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) Scala
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.58%) Docker
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.17%) XenServer
6 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Puppet
1 8 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 8 (16.67%) SCCM
1 8 (16.67%) WSUS
2 5 (10.42%) OpenAM
3 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.08%) Graphite
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 20 (41.67%) Oracle
3 18 (37.50%) VMware
4 17 (35.42%) Red Hat
5 9 (18.75%) Cisco
6 8 (16.67%) EMC
6 8 (16.67%) Qualys
7 4 (8.33%) Brocade
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.08%) SAP
8 1 (2.08%) Veritas
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