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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 115 85 95
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Permanent jobs citing Sun 25 49 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.09% 2.23% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.19% 4.00% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 41
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
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
1140 1224 1088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 49.54% 55.66% 55.34%
Number of salaries quoted 800 894 859
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 March 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in Reading

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 47 (75.81%) HP
2 32 (51.61%) SAN
3 30 (48.39%) Linux
4 29 (46.77%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (45.16%) UNIX
5 28 (45.16%) EMC
6 27 (43.55%) Replication
7 26 (41.94%) NAS
8 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
9 23 (37.10%) EMC NetWorker
9 23 (37.10%) SC Cleared
9 23 (37.10%) DV Cleared
9 23 (37.10%) StorageTek
9 23 (37.10%) Oracle
10 22 (35.48%) Fibre Channel
10 22 (35.48%) Performance Monitoring
11 21 (33.87%) Firewall
12 20 (32.26%) Solaris
13 19 (30.65%) Telecoms
14 17 (27.42%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (25.81%) Degree
15 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
16 14 (22.58%) IBM
16 14 (22.58%) Veritas
16 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
16 14 (22.58%) Capacity Management
17 13 (20.97%) Brocade
17 13 (20.97%) SCSA
18 12 (19.35%) Configuration Management
18 12 (19.35%) Enterprise Storage

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (8.06%) Apache
2 3 (4.84%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.23%) CICS
3 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.23%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (17.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) SaaS
2 2 (3.23%) PaaS
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (51.61%) SAN
2 26 (41.94%) NAS
3 22 (35.48%) Fibre Channel
4 21 (33.87%) Firewall
5 11 (17.74%) ATM
5 11 (17.74%) VoIP
5 11 (17.74%) Ethernet
5 11 (17.74%) PPP
5 11 (17.74%) VPN
5 11 (17.74%) xDSL
6 7 (11.29%) Broadband
6 7 (11.29%) DSLAM
7 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.84%) DNS
9 2 (3.23%) DHCP
9 2 (3.23%) LDAP
9 2 (3.23%) Internet
9 2 (3.23%) MPLS
10 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) DB2
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (30.65%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) French Language
2 4 (6.45%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.23%) German Language
4 1 (1.61%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.61%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Storage Engineer
1 22 (35.48%) SAN Engineer
1 22 (35.48%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 20 (32.26%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 20 (32.26%) EMC Engineer
2 20 (32.26%) Support Engineer
3 12 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 12 (19.35%) Storage Support Engineer
4 11 (17.74%) Technical Support
5 9 (14.52%) Network Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Technical Support Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Network Support
7 5 (8.06%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Data Centre Operator
9 3 (4.84%) Junior Support Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Junior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Junior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
1 2 (3.23%) LAMP
1 2 (3.23%) Sensu
2 1 (1.61%) XML
2 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.77%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (43.55%) Replication
3 12 (19.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (9.68%) Mainframe
5 5 (8.06%) Clustering
6 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.23%) PKI
8 2 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 30 (48.39%) Linux
2 28 (45.16%) UNIX
3 20 (32.26%) Solaris
4 9 (14.52%) Windows
5 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.45%) AIX
6 4 (6.45%) HPUX
6 4 (6.45%) SUSE
7 3 (4.84%) zOS
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Performance Monitoring
2 17 (27.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (22.58%) Capacity Management
4 12 (19.35%) Configuration Management
5 8 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) Change Management
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (4.84%) ITIL
9 2 (3.23%) Identity Management
9 2 (3.23%) Workflow
9 2 (3.23%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.23%) Workflow Management
9 2 (3.23%) Logistics
9 2 (3.23%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.23%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.23%) Change Control
9 2 (3.23%) DevOps
10 1 (1.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) JCL
3 2 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.61%) C
4 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (37.10%) DV Cleared
2 23 (37.10%) SC Cleared
3 16 (25.81%) Degree
4 13 (20.97%) SCSA
5 11 (17.74%) Sun Certification
5 11 (17.74%) CCNP
5 11 (17.74%) CCNA
5 11 (17.74%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (16.13%) BC Cleared
7 2 (3.23%) RHCE
8 1 (1.61%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) Firmware
4 1 (1.61%) Xen
4 1 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 23 (37.10%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (9.68%) OMEGAMON
2 6 (9.68%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (9.68%) Unicenter
2 6 (9.68%) Tivoli NetView
2 6 (9.68%) MOM
3 3 (4.84%) Control-M
3 3 (4.84%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.23%) OpenView
4 2 (3.23%) Nagios
4 2 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.23%) Cacti
4 2 (3.23%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) HP
2 28 (45.16%) EMC
3 23 (37.10%) Oracle
3 23 (37.10%) StorageTek
4 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 14 (22.58%) IBM
5 14 (22.58%) Veritas
6 13 (20.97%) Brocade
7 10 (16.13%) CA
8 8 (12.90%) Huawei
9 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
10 6 (9.68%) BMC
10 6 (9.68%) Unisys
11 5 (8.06%) VMware
12 4 (6.45%) Hitachi
12 4 (6.45%) Cisco
13 2 (3.23%) Intel
13 2 (3.23%) Splunk
14 1 (1.61%) Egenera
14 1 (1.61%) Foundry
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Pension Plan, Insurance Group, Income Protection, Bonus, +++
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago