The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Reading 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 108 90 118
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +28
Permanent jobs citing Sun 36 47 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.49% 2.19% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 2.79% 3.68% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 16
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -12.35%
Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1292 1278 1174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.57% 59.50% 49.87%
Number of salaries quoted 915 1000 1019
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sun
Berkshire

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 24 April 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in Reading

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 64 (77.11%) Linux
2 57 (68.67%) UNIX
3 47 (56.63%) HP
4 40 (48.19%) Solaris
5 36 (43.37%) SAN
6 35 (42.17%) EMC
7 31 (37.35%) Oracle
8 28 (33.73%) Replication
9 23 (27.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (26.51%) Red Hat
10 22 (26.51%) Clustering
10 22 (26.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (25.30%) Hitachi
11 21 (25.30%) AIX
12 20 (24.10%) Degree
13 18 (21.69%) HPUX
13 18 (21.69%) Firewall
14 17 (20.48%) Telecoms
14 17 (20.48%) Veritas
14 17 (20.48%) SQL
15 16 (19.28%) VPN
15 16 (19.28%) NAS
15 16 (19.28%) Enterprise Storage
16 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
16 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
16 15 (18.07%) German Language
16 15 (18.07%) Cisco
16 15 (18.07%) ATM
16 15 (18.07%) VMware
16 15 (18.07%) Configuration Management

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (7.23%) Apache
1 6 (7.23%) Eucalyptus
1 6 (7.23%) nginx
1 6 (7.23%) Drupal
2 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.41%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) SaaS
1 6 (7.23%) PaaS
1 6 (7.23%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (43.37%) SAN
2 18 (21.69%) Firewall
3 16 (19.28%) VPN
3 16 (19.28%) NAS
4 15 (18.07%) ATM
5 14 (16.87%) MPLS
6 13 (15.66%) Ethernet
7 12 (14.46%) VoIP
7 12 (14.46%) PPP
7 12 (14.46%) xDSL
8 10 (12.05%) Internet
9 6 (7.23%) DNS
10 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
10 5 (6.02%) DHCP
11 3 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (2.41%) SSL
12 2 (2.41%) Wireshark
12 2 (2.41%) tcpdump
12 2 (2.41%) snoop
13 1 (1.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) MySQL
1 6 (7.23%) DB2
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.23%) Subversion
3 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.41%) WebLogic Workshop
4 2 (2.41%) Ant
4 2 (2.41%) JUnit
4 2 (2.41%) Maven
5 1 (1.20%) ClearCase
General
1 17 (20.48%) Telecoms
2 15 (18.07%) German Language
3 10 (12.05%) French Language
4 7 (8.43%) Russian Language
5 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.61%) Marketing
7 2 (2.41%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Technical Support
2 23 (27.71%) Support Engineer
3 19 (22.89%) Technical Support Engineer
3 19 (22.89%) Technical Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Consultant
5 10 (12.05%) Storage Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) SAN Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) UNIX Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Support Specialist
7 8 (9.64%) Technical Support Specialist
7 8 (9.64%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (8.43%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (6.02%) Security Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Support Consultant
11 4 (4.82%) Administrator
11 4 (4.82%) Network Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Network Support Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) Web Services
2 6 (7.23%) LAMP
3 2 (2.41%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.41%) XML
3 2 (2.41%) J2EE
3 2 (2.41%) EJB
3 2 (2.41%) JSP
3 2 (2.41%) Servlets
3 2 (2.41%) Spring
4 1 (1.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.73%) Replication
2 22 (26.51%) Clustering
3 16 (19.28%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (7.23%) Digital Media
4 6 (7.23%) Open Source
5 4 (4.82%) Firmware
6 3 (3.61%) HACMP
7 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.20%) PKI
8 1 (1.20%) CMDB
8 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.20%) Life Science
8 1 (1.20%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.20%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 64 (77.11%) Linux
2 57 (68.67%) UNIX
3 40 (48.19%) Solaris
4 22 (26.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (25.30%) AIX
6 18 (21.69%) HPUX
7 13 (15.66%) SUSE
8 10 (12.05%) Windows
9 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.82%) IRIX
9 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (18.07%) Configuration Management
3 11 (13.25%) Capacity Management
4 9 (10.84%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (8.43%) Change Management
6 6 (7.23%) Project Management
7 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.82%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.61%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.61%) ITIL
10 2 (2.41%) UML
10 2 (2.41%) Business Development
10 2 (2.41%) TDD
11 1 (1.20%) Change Control
11 1 (1.20%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.20%) Server Monitoring
11 1 (1.20%) Time Management
11 1 (1.20%) Performance Management
11 1 (1.20%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) SQL
2 11 (13.25%) Perl
3 6 (7.23%) PHP
3 6 (7.23%) Python
3 6 (7.23%) Ruby
4 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.61%) Java
6 2 (2.41%) C
7 1 (1.20%) C++
7 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) Degree
2 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.87%) SCSA
4 12 (14.46%) Sun Certification
5 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (13.25%) CCNP
6 9 (10.84%) DV Cleared
6 9 (10.84%) CCNA
7 5 (6.02%) RHCE
8 3 (3.61%) MCSE
8 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.20%) MOS
10 1 (1.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.23%) Varnish
3 5 (6.02%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.61%) PowerHA
4 3 (3.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (3.61%) Xen
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.20%) vCloud
5 1 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.20%) VMFS
5 1 (1.20%) ClearTrust
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (7.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (7.23%) Nagios
2 6 (7.23%) OpenView
2 6 (7.23%) Puppet
2 6 (7.23%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.23%) Cacti
2 6 (7.23%) Ganglia
3 3 (3.61%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (3.61%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.61%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.20%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (56.63%) HP
2 35 (42.17%) EMC
3 31 (37.35%) Oracle
4 22 (26.51%) Red Hat
5 21 (25.30%) Hitachi
6 17 (20.48%) Veritas
7 15 (18.07%) Cisco
7 15 (18.07%) VMware
8 13 (15.66%) Brocade
9 12 (14.46%) IBM
10 11 (13.25%) NetApp
10 11 (13.25%) StorageTek
11 10 (12.05%) BMC
11 10 (12.05%) Huawei
12 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
13 6 (7.23%) Dell
13 6 (7.23%) Sybase
13 6 (7.23%) Splunk
14 4 (4.82%) F5
15 3 (3.61%) Fujitsu
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 7 days ago