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 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 121 109 117
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Sun 21 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.83% 1.21% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 2.33% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 8
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £45,000 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £68,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.10% +14.37%
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
1303 1204 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 51.79% 52.17% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 900 909 769
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 September 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in Reading

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 38 (79.17%) HP
2 25 (52.08%) UNIX
3 22 (45.83%) Linux
4 21 (43.75%) SAN
4 21 (43.75%) IBM
5 18 (37.50%) Solaris
6 17 (35.42%) EMC
7 15 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (29.17%) Oracle
9 13 (27.08%) NAS
10 12 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (25.00%) SLA
10 12 (25.00%) VMware
11 11 (22.92%) Cisco
11 11 (22.92%) Red Hat
11 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
12 10 (20.83%) NetApp
12 10 (20.83%) StorageTek
12 10 (20.83%) Windows
13 9 (18.75%) Firmware
13 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
13 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
14 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 8 (16.67%) F5
14 8 (16.67%) Change Management
14 8 (16.67%) BMC
14 8 (16.67%) Perl
15 7 (14.58%) Dell

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 4 (8.33%) IIS
1 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) CICS
3 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (43.75%) SAN
2 13 (27.08%) NAS
3 6 (12.50%) tcpdump
3 6 (12.50%) snoop
3 6 (12.50%) Wireshark
3 6 (12.50%) Firewall
4 4 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (8.33%) DHCP
4 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.33%) DNS
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (8.33%) FWSM
5 3 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.08%) xDSL
6 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.08%) ATM
6 1 (2.08%) VoIP
6 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.08%) PPP
6 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
1 4 (8.33%) French Language
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) German Language
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) UNIX Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Administrator
3 6 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) SAN Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Data Centre Operator
5 4 (8.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Data Centre Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Support Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Support Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) HTML
1 4 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (18.75%) Firmware
3 7 (14.58%) Replication
3 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 4 (8.33%) Clustering
6 2 (4.17%) CMDB
6 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.08%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) UNIX
2 22 (45.83%) Linux
3 18 (37.50%) Solaris
4 15 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (20.83%) Windows
6 6 (12.50%) AIX
7 5 (10.42%) HPUX
8 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (6.25%) zOS
9 3 (6.25%) SUSE
10 2 (4.17%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (16.67%) Change Management
3 7 (14.58%) Capacity Management
4 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 4 (8.33%) Web Development
4 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.25%) Change Control
5 3 (6.25%) Workflow Management
5 3 (6.25%) Logistics
5 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.25%) Workflow
6 2 (4.17%) ITSM
6 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.08%) Time Management
7 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 8 (16.67%) Perl
2 4 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (6.25%) JCL
4 2 (4.17%) C
5 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) SCSA
4 4 (8.33%) RHCE
5 3 (6.25%) MCSE
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) MOS
7 1 (2.08%) CISSP
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CCNP
7 1 (2.08%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (12.50%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (12.50%) OMEGAMON
2 6 (12.50%) Unicenter
2 6 (12.50%) MOM
2 6 (12.50%) Tivoli NetView
3 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Control-M
5 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 38 (79.17%) HP
2 21 (43.75%) IBM
3 17 (35.42%) EMC
4 14 (29.17%) Oracle
5 12 (25.00%) VMware
6 11 (22.92%) Cisco
6 11 (22.92%) Red Hat
7 10 (20.83%) NetApp
7 10 (20.83%) StorageTek
8 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.67%) F5
9 8 (16.67%) BMC
10 7 (14.58%) Dell
10 7 (14.58%) Brocade
11 6 (12.50%) Unisys
12 5 (10.42%) Veritas
12 5 (10.42%) Hitachi
13 4 (8.33%) Foundry
13 4 (8.33%) Egenera
14 2 (4.17%) Huawei
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