The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Slough region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 65 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Sun 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.54% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 0.76% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +41.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
Vendors Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
278 395 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 50.18% 56.92% 58.24%
Number of salaries quoted 232 316 309
Average salary £42,500 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.59% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sun
Berkshire

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Sun
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Slough region.

Sun Salary Trend in Slough

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) NFS
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (50.00%) Sendmail
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Google
3 3 (50.00%) Korn
3 3 (50.00%) Xen
3 3 (50.00%) Wiki
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) C-shell
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Confluence
3 3 (50.00%) YUM
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) Confluence
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) SSH
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) SMS
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) SMPP
3 1 (16.67%) TCAP
3 1 (16.67%) SCCP
3 1 (16.67%) INAP
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) M3UA
3 1 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (16.67%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) Hudson
1 3 (50.00%) Gradle
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Java Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CPAN
1 3 (50.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Wiki
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) IVR
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Kanban
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Korn
3 3 (50.00%) C-shell
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) C
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) RHCE
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) NFS
2 3 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) YUM
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) BEA
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) Vignette
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Redknee