The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 116 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Sun 23 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% 1.32% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 1.76% 2.51% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 13
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £43,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Sun
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1308 1197 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.34% 52.55% 47.23%
Number of salaries quoted 923 899 802
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Sun
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Sun Salary Trend in Reading

Sun
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sun across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in Reading

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 37 (86.05%) HP
2 23 (53.49%) UNIX
2 23 (53.49%) Linux
3 20 (46.51%) SAN
4 18 (41.86%) Solaris
5 16 (37.21%) EMC
6 15 (34.88%) IBM
6 15 (34.88%) Oracle
6 15 (34.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (27.91%) NAS
7 12 (27.91%) Enterprise Storage
7 12 (27.91%) VMware
8 11 (25.58%) Cisco
8 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
9 10 (23.26%) NetApp
9 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
10 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (20.93%) StorageTek
10 9 (20.93%) Firmware
10 9 (20.93%) Perl
11 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
11 8 (18.60%) DV Cleared
11 8 (18.60%) F5
12 7 (16.28%) Capacity Management
12 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (16.28%) Replication
12 7 (16.28%) Dell
13 6 (13.95%) SLA
13 6 (13.95%) AIX
13 6 (13.95%) Firewall

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (11.63%) Apache
2 4 (9.30%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) SAS
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.33%) Drupal
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) Eucalyptus
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (46.51%) SAN
2 12 (27.91%) NAS
3 6 (13.95%) tcpdump
3 6 (13.95%) snoop
3 6 (13.95%) Firewall
3 6 (13.95%) Wireshark
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.30%) DHCP
4 4 (9.30%) DNS
4 4 (9.30%) FWSM
5 3 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.33%) PPP
6 1 (2.33%) ATM
6 1 (2.33%) VoIP
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) DB2
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Ant
1 1 (2.33%) JUnit
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
1 1 (2.33%) Maven
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (9.30%) French Language
2 2 (4.65%) German Language
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) UNIX Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Administrator
3 6 (13.95%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) SAN Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) SAN Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Support
5 4 (9.30%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Data Centre Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Support Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) SAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) J2EE
4 1 (2.33%) EJB
4 1 (2.33%) JSP
4 1 (2.33%) Servlets
4 1 (2.33%) LAMP
4 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.33%) Spring
4 1 (2.33%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (20.93%) Firmware
3 7 (16.28%) Replication
4 4 (9.30%) Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) CMDB
6 1 (2.33%) Open Source
6 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
6 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) UNIX
1 23 (53.49%) Linux
2 18 (41.86%) Solaris
3 15 (34.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.95%) AIX
5 5 (11.63%) HPUX
5 5 (11.63%) Windows
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.98%) SUSE
8 2 (4.65%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (16.28%) Capacity Management
2 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
3 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
3 4 (9.30%) Web Development
3 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
3 4 (9.30%) Change Management
3 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.98%) Workflow Management
4 3 (6.98%) Logistics
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
4 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.98%) Change Control
4 3 (6.98%) Workflow
5 2 (4.65%) ITSM
6 1 (2.33%) TDD
6 1 (2.33%) Project Management
6 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) Perl
2 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.63%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) C
4 2 (4.65%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.60%) DV Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) RHCE
4 4 (9.30%) SCSA
5 3 (6.98%) MCSE
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.98%) Degree
6 2 (4.65%) MOS
7 1 (2.33%) Sun Certification
7 1 (2.33%) CCNP
7 1 (2.33%) CCDP
7 1 (2.33%) CISSP
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.65%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.65%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.33%) Cacti
4 1 (2.33%) Ganglia
4 1 (2.33%) Puppet
4 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) Nagios
4 1 (2.33%) OpenView
4 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) HP
2 16 (37.21%) EMC
3 15 (34.88%) Oracle
3 15 (34.88%) IBM
4 12 (27.91%) VMware
5 11 (25.58%) Cisco
5 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
6 10 (23.26%) NetApp
7 9 (20.93%) StorageTek
8 8 (18.60%) F5
9 7 (16.28%) Dell
10 6 (13.95%) Brocade
11 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.63%) Veritas
11 5 (11.63%) BMC
11 5 (11.63%) Hitachi
12 4 (9.30%) Egenera
12 4 (9.30%) Foundry
13 2 (4.65%) Huawei
14 1 (2.33%) BEA
Reading
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
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