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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 105 88 120
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +32
Permanent jobs citing Sun 40 50 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.61% 2.35% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% 3.94% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24 45 17
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £30,000 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1328 1270 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.35% 59.79% 50.53%
Number of salaries quoted 944 984 1044
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 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
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 17 April 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in Reading

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 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 69 (78.41%) Linux
2 62 (70.45%) UNIX
3 48 (54.55%) HP
4 45 (51.14%) Solaris
5 42 (47.73%) SAN
6 40 (45.45%) EMC
7 33 (37.50%) Replication
8 31 (35.23%) Oracle
9 28 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (30.68%) Red Hat
10 27 (30.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (29.55%) Clustering
12 25 (28.41%) Hitachi
12 25 (28.41%) AIX
13 22 (25.00%) HPUX
14 20 (22.73%) Degree
15 19 (21.59%) German Language
16 18 (20.45%) NAS
16 18 (20.45%) Firewall
16 18 (20.45%) Veritas
17 17 (19.32%) SUSE
17 17 (19.32%) SQL
17 17 (19.32%) Enterprise Storage
18 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
18 16 (18.18%) SC Cleared
18 16 (18.18%) VPN
18 16 (18.18%) VMware
18 16 (18.18%) Telecoms
18 16 (18.18%) Configuration Management
19 15 (17.05%) Cisco

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (6.82%) Apache
1 6 (6.82%) Drupal
1 6 (6.82%) nginx
1 6 (6.82%) Eucalyptus
2 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.82%) SaaS
1 6 (6.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (47.73%) SAN
2 18 (20.45%) NAS
2 18 (20.45%) Firewall
3 16 (18.18%) VPN
4 15 (17.05%) ATM
5 14 (15.91%) MPLS
6 13 (14.77%) Ethernet
7 12 (13.64%) VoIP
7 12 (13.64%) PPP
7 12 (13.64%) xDSL
8 10 (11.36%) Internet
9 7 (7.95%) DNS
10 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
10 6 (6.82%) DHCP
11 3 (3.41%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (2.27%) Wireshark
12 2 (2.27%) tcpdump
12 2 (2.27%) snoop
12 2 (2.27%) SSL
13 1 (1.14%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) DB2
2 6 (6.82%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (6.82%) Subversion
2 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.27%) WebLogic Workshop
4 2 (2.27%) Maven
4 2 (2.27%) Ant
4 2 (2.27%) JUnit
5 1 (1.14%) ClearCase
General
1 19 (21.59%) German Language
2 16 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 14 (15.91%) French Language
4 7 (7.95%) Russian Language
5 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.41%) Marketing
7 2 (2.27%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (37.50%) Technical Support
2 23 (26.14%) Support Engineer
3 19 (21.59%) Technical Support Engineer
3 19 (21.59%) Technical Engineer
4 12 (13.64%) Technical Support Specialist
4 12 (13.64%) Technical Specialist
4 12 (13.64%) Support Specialist
5 11 (12.50%) Consultant
6 10 (11.36%) UNIX Engineer
6 10 (11.36%) Storage Engineer
6 10 (11.36%) SAN Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Support Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Administrator
9 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Network Support
9 4 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.23%) Web Services
2 6 (6.82%) LAMP
3 2 (2.27%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.27%) Spring
3 2 (2.27%) XML
3 2 (2.27%) J2EE
3 2 (2.27%) EJB
3 2 (2.27%) JSP
3 2 (2.27%) Servlets
4 1 (1.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (37.50%) Replication
2 26 (29.55%) Clustering
3 17 (19.32%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (6.82%) Digital Media
4 6 (6.82%) Open Source
5 4 (4.55%) Firmware
6 3 (3.41%) HACMP
7 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.14%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.14%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.14%) PKI
8 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.14%) Life Science
8 1 (1.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 69 (78.41%) Linux
2 62 (70.45%) UNIX
3 45 (51.14%) Solaris
4 27 (30.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (28.41%) AIX
6 22 (25.00%) HPUX
7 17 (19.32%) SUSE
8 10 (11.36%) Windows
9 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.55%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 12 (13.64%) Capacity Management
4 9 (10.23%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (7.95%) Change Management
6 6 (6.82%) Project Management
6 6 (6.82%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.68%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.41%) ITIL
9 3 (3.41%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.27%) UML
10 2 (2.27%) Business Development
10 2 (2.27%) TDD
11 1 (1.14%) Asset Management
11 1 (1.14%) Workflow Management
11 1 (1.14%) Logistics
11 1 (1.14%) CRM
11 1 (1.14%) ITSM
11 1 (1.14%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.32%) SQL
2 11 (12.50%) Perl
3 6 (6.82%) PHP
3 6 (6.82%) Python
3 6 (6.82%) Ruby
4 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.41%) Java
6 2 (2.27%) C
7 1 (1.14%) C++
7 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (22.73%) Degree
2 16 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 15 (17.05%) SCSA
4 12 (13.64%) Sun Certification
5 11 (12.50%) CCNP
5 11 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
7 9 (10.23%) CCNA
8 6 (6.82%) RHCE
9 3 (3.41%) MCSE
9 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.14%) MOS
11 1 (1.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.82%) VMware ESX
2 6 (6.82%) Varnish
3 3 (3.41%) PowerHA
3 3 (3.41%) Xen
3 3 (3.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.14%) ClearTrust
4 1 (1.14%) vCloud
4 1 (1.14%) VMFS
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (15.91%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (6.82%) Nagios
2 6 (6.82%) OpenView
2 6 (6.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (6.82%) Cacti
2 6 (6.82%) Ganglia
2 6 (6.82%) Puppet
2 6 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.41%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.41%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (3.41%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.14%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (54.55%) HP
2 40 (45.45%) EMC
3 31 (35.23%) Oracle
4 27 (30.68%) Red Hat
5 25 (28.41%) Hitachi
6 18 (20.45%) Veritas
7 16 (18.18%) VMware
8 15 (17.05%) Cisco
9 14 (15.91%) Brocade
10 12 (13.64%) StorageTek
11 11 (12.50%) NetApp
11 11 (12.50%) IBM
12 10 (11.36%) BMC
12 10 (11.36%) Huawei
13 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
14 7 (7.95%) Sybase
15 6 (6.82%) Dell
15 6 (6.82%) Splunk
16 4 (4.55%) F5
17 3 (3.41%) Fujitsu
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