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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 118 112 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sun 32 40 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.22% 1.54% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 2.29% 2.86% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 10
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -31.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £41,850
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £58,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
1398 1399 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.32% 53.99% 47.75%
Number of salaries quoted 891 1059 819
Average salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 25 November 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in Reading

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 46 (82.14%) HP
2 33 (58.93%) UNIX
3 30 (53.57%) Linux
3 30 (53.57%) SAN
4 23 (41.07%) NAS
5 22 (39.29%) Solaris
6 20 (35.71%) EMC
7 18 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (30.36%) StorageTek
8 17 (30.36%) Replication
8 17 (30.36%) DV Cleared
8 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
9 16 (28.57%) Oracle
10 15 (26.79%) EMC NetWorker
11 14 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 14 (25.00%) IBM
12 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (23.21%) Veritas
12 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
12 13 (23.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (23.21%) Firewall
12 13 (23.21%) SCSA
13 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
13 12 (21.43%) Capacity Management
14 11 (19.64%) Performance Monitoring
14 11 (19.64%) Fibre Channel
14 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
15 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (17.86%) VMware
15 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Storage

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (7.14%) IIS
1 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) CICS
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (53.57%) SAN
2 23 (41.07%) NAS
3 13 (23.21%) Firewall
4 11 (19.64%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (12.50%) xDSL
5 7 (12.50%) ATM
5 7 (12.50%) VoIP
5 7 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 7 (12.50%) PPP
5 7 (12.50%) VPN
6 6 (10.71%) DNS
6 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.71%) DHCP
7 4 (7.14%) tcpdump
7 4 (7.14%) snoop
7 4 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (7.14%) Wireshark
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (7.14%) FWSM
8 3 (5.36%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) French Language
3 2 (3.57%) German Language
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
1 14 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
1 14 (25.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) UNIX Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) EMC Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 8 (14.29%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Network Support
6 5 (8.93%) Storage Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Data Centre Operator
7 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) HTML
1 4 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (30.36%) Replication
3 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (10.71%) Mainframe
5 3 (5.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) UNIX
2 30 (53.57%) Linux
3 22 (39.29%) Solaris
4 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.71%) Windows
6 5 (8.93%) AIX
6 5 (8.93%) HPUX
7 3 (5.36%) SUSE
7 3 (5.36%) zOS
8 2 (3.57%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (21.43%) Capacity Management
3 11 (19.64%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (10.71%) Project Planning
5 6 (10.71%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.14%) Change Control
6 4 (7.14%) Web Development
6 4 (7.14%) Change Management
6 4 (7.14%) Workflow
6 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.14%) Workflow Management
6 4 (7.14%) Logistics
7 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL
7 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) Java
2 4 (7.14%) Perl
2 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) DV Cleared
1 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (23.21%) SCSA
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (14.29%) CCNP
5 7 (12.50%) CCNA
5 7 (12.50%) Degree
5 7 (12.50%) Sun Certification
6 6 (10.71%) BC Cleared
6 6 (10.71%) RHCE
7 1 (1.79%) CCDP
7 1 (1.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) SLA
2 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.71%) VMware ESX
3 4 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (10.71%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (10.71%) Unicenter
2 6 (10.71%) Tivoli NetView
2 6 (10.71%) MOM
2 6 (10.71%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (5.36%) Control-M
4 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (82.14%) HP
2 20 (35.71%) EMC
3 17 (30.36%) StorageTek
4 16 (28.57%) Oracle
5 14 (25.00%) IBM
6 13 (23.21%) Veritas
6 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
7 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 10 (17.86%) VMware
9 9 (16.07%) Brocade
10 6 (10.71%) CA
10 6 (10.71%) Unisys
11 4 (7.14%) Cisco
11 4 (7.14%) Huawei
11 4 (7.14%) Egenera
11 4 (7.14%) Foundry
11 4 (7.14%) F5
11 4 (7.14%) BMC
12 3 (5.36%) Hitachi
13 2 (3.57%) Intel
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