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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 120 110 91
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Sun 25 30 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.04% 1.23% 1.97%
As % of the Vendors category 2.07% 2.36% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 37
Average salary £52,500 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% +15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
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
1205 1271 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 50.08% 51.96% 59.11%
Number of salaries quoted 853 900 1014
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 7 May 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in Reading

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 40 (68.97%) HP
2 35 (60.34%) Linux
3 29 (50.00%) SAN
4 28 (48.28%) EMC
4 28 (48.28%) Replication
4 28 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (44.83%) Security Cleared
6 25 (43.10%) Oracle
7 24 (41.38%) NAS
8 23 (39.66%) SC Cleared
8 23 (39.66%) Performance Monitoring
9 22 (37.93%) Fibre Channel
9 22 (37.93%) EMC NetWorker
9 22 (37.93%) DV Cleared
9 22 (37.93%) UNIX
9 22 (37.93%) StorageTek
10 19 (32.76%) Firewall
10 19 (32.76%) Solaris
11 18 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (29.31%) Degree
13 16 (27.59%) Configuration Management
14 15 (25.86%) Telecoms
14 15 (25.86%) Brocade
14 15 (25.86%) Enterprise Storage
14 15 (25.86%) Capacity Management
15 11 (18.97%) Veritas
16 10 (17.24%) Apache
16 10 (17.24%) SaaS
17 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
17 9 (15.52%) SQL

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 10 (17.24%) Apache
2 6 (10.34%) Eucalyptus
3 4 (6.90%) IIS
4 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.72%) SAS
6 1 (1.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (13.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) SaaS
2 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.34%) PaaS
3 3 (5.17%) Taleo
4 2 (3.45%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 29 (50.00%) SAN
2 24 (41.38%) NAS
3 22 (37.93%) Fibre Channel
4 19 (32.76%) Firewall
5 8 (13.79%) VoIP
5 8 (13.79%) Ethernet
5 8 (13.79%) PPP
5 8 (13.79%) VPN
5 8 (13.79%) ATM
5 8 (13.79%) xDSL
6 7 (12.07%) Broadband
6 7 (12.07%) DSLAM
7 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 6 (10.34%) Internet
8 2 (3.45%) LDAP
8 2 (3.45%) DNS
9 1 (1.72%) FWSM
9 1 (1.72%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.72%) snoop
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) MySQL
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.17%) DB2
4 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (25.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) French Language
2 5 (8.62%) Spanish Language
3 3 (5.17%) German Language
4 2 (3.45%) Italian Language
4 2 (3.45%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 22 (37.93%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 22 (37.93%) EMC Engineer
1 22 (37.93%) Storage Engineer
1 22 (37.93%) SAN Engineer
2 21 (36.21%) Support Engineer
3 15 (25.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (25.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 15 (25.86%) Storage Support Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Technical Support
5 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.34%) Network Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Administrator
6 6 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) LAMP
2 6 (10.34%) Web Services
2 6 (10.34%) Sensu
3 1 (1.72%) HTML
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (48.28%) Replication
1 28 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (25.86%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.34%) Clustering
4 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.34%) Open Source
5 2 (3.45%) PKI
5 2 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (60.34%) Linux
2 22 (37.93%) UNIX
3 19 (32.76%) Solaris
4 8 (13.79%) Windows
5 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.62%) AIX
6 5 (8.62%) HPUX
6 5 (8.62%) SUSE
7 2 (3.45%) CentOS
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Performance Monitoring
2 18 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (27.59%) Configuration Management
4 15 (25.86%) Capacity Management
5 8 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (10.34%) DevOps
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (5.17%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.17%) ITIL
9 2 (3.45%) Identity Management
9 2 (3.45%) Workflow
9 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.45%) Line Management
10 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.72%) Reverse Engineering
10 1 (1.72%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
2 4 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (3.45%) Python
3 2 (3.45%) Perl
3 2 (3.45%) C
4 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 23 (39.66%) SC Cleared
3 22 (37.93%) DV Cleared
4 17 (29.31%) Degree
5 9 (15.52%) SCSA
6 8 (13.79%) CCNP
6 8 (13.79%) CCNA
6 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (13.79%) Sun Certification
7 7 (12.07%) BC Cleared
8 2 (3.45%) MySQL Certification
8 2 (3.45%) IC3 Certification
9 1 (1.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Xen
2 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.45%) Firmware
3 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (3.45%) KVM
4 1 (1.72%) iptables
4 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (37.93%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (10.34%) Nagios
2 6 (10.34%) OpenView
2 6 (10.34%) Cacti
2 6 (10.34%) Ganglia
3 3 (5.17%) Puppet
4 2 (3.45%) Graphite
5 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (68.97%) HP
2 28 (48.28%) EMC
3 25 (43.10%) Oracle
4 22 (37.93%) StorageTek
5 15 (25.86%) Brocade
6 11 (18.97%) Veritas
7 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
7 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
8 7 (12.07%) CA
8 7 (12.07%) IBM
8 7 (12.07%) VMware
8 7 (12.07%) Huawei
9 6 (10.34%) BMC
9 6 (10.34%) Splunk
10 5 (8.62%) Hitachi
11 4 (6.90%) Cisco
12 2 (3.45%) Sybase
12 2 (3.45%) Eloqua
13 1 (1.72%) F5
13 1 (1.72%) Foundry
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