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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 111 110 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Sun 26 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.03% 1.20% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 2.30% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 13
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +49.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £45,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
1331 1219 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.90% 52.41% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 937 916 824
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £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 22 August 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in Reading

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (84.78%) HP
2 25 (54.35%) UNIX
2 25 (54.35%) Linux
3 20 (43.48%) SAN
4 18 (39.13%) Solaris
5 17 (36.96%) Oracle
5 17 (36.96%) EMC
6 16 (34.78%) IBM
7 15 (32.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (28.26%) VMware
9 12 (26.09%) Cisco
9 12 (26.09%) NAS
9 12 (26.09%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
10 11 (23.91%) NetApp
11 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
11 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (19.57%) StorageTek
12 9 (19.57%) Firmware
12 9 (19.57%) Perl
13 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
13 8 (17.39%) DV Cleared
13 8 (17.39%) F5
14 7 (15.22%) Capacity Management
14 7 (15.22%) Replication
14 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (15.22%) Firewall
14 7 (15.22%) Windows
14 7 (15.22%) Dell
15 6 (13.04%) SLA

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (10.87%) Apache
2 4 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (2.17%) Drupal
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) SAN
2 12 (26.09%) NAS
3 7 (15.22%) Firewall
4 6 (13.04%) tcpdump
4 6 (13.04%) snoop
4 6 (13.04%) Wireshark
5 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.70%) DNS
5 4 (8.70%) DHCP
5 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.70%) FWSM
6 3 (6.52%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (4.35%) Internet
7 2 (4.35%) VPN
7 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.35%) PPP
7 2 (4.35%) ATM
7 2 (4.35%) VoIP
7 2 (4.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Workshop
1 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.35%) Ant
1 2 (4.35%) JUnit
1 2 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (8.70%) French Language
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) German Language
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) UNIX Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Administrator
2 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.70%) SAN Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) SAN Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Data Centre Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Support Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) XML
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
3 3 (6.52%) Web Services
4 2 (4.35%) EJB
4 2 (4.35%) JSP
4 2 (4.35%) Servlets
4 2 (4.35%) J2EE
4 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (2.17%) Sensu
5 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (19.57%) Firmware
3 7 (15.22%) Replication
4 4 (8.70%) Clustering
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) CMDB
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.17%) Open Source
6 1 (2.17%) Life Science
6 1 (2.17%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) UNIX
1 25 (54.35%) Linux
2 18 (39.13%) Solaris
3 15 (32.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (15.22%) Windows
5 6 (13.04%) AIX
6 5 (10.87%) HPUX
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.52%) SUSE
9 2 (4.35%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Capacity Management
1 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.70%) Change Management
3 4 (8.70%) Project Planning
3 4 (8.70%) Web Development
3 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.52%) Change Control
4 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
4 3 (6.52%) Workflow Management
4 3 (6.52%) Logistics
4 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.52%) Workflow
5 2 (4.35%) UML
5 2 (4.35%) ITSM
5 2 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (2.17%) DevOps
6 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) Perl
2 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.04%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) C
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) DV Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.87%) SCSA
5 4 (8.70%) RHCE
5 4 (8.70%) Degree
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.52%) MCSE
6 3 (6.52%) Sun Certification
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.35%) CCNP
7 2 (4.35%) MOS
8 1 (2.17%) CCNA
8 1 (2.17%) CCDP
8 1 (2.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
2 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.17%) Puppet
4 1 (2.17%) Cacti
4 1 (2.17%) Ganglia
4 1 (2.17%) OpenView
4 1 (2.17%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 39 (84.78%) HP
2 17 (36.96%) Oracle
2 17 (36.96%) EMC
3 16 (34.78%) IBM
4 13 (28.26%) VMware
5 12 (26.09%) Cisco
6 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
6 11 (23.91%) NetApp
7 9 (19.57%) StorageTek
8 8 (17.39%) F5
9 7 (15.22%) Dell
10 6 (13.04%) Brocade
11 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.87%) BMC
11 5 (10.87%) Hitachi
11 5 (10.87%) Veritas
12 4 (8.70%) Egenera
12 4 (8.70%) Foundry
13 3 (6.52%) Huawei
14 2 (4.35%) BEA
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago