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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 111 105 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Sun 36 46 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 1.81% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 2.57% 3.22% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 11
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -32.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- -9.60%
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
1403 1428 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 54.04% 56.07% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 899 1043 789
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 19 December 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in Reading

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (82.76%) HP
2 31 (53.45%) UNIX
3 29 (50.00%) Linux
3 29 (50.00%) SAN
4 24 (41.38%) Solaris
5 23 (39.66%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (37.93%) NAS
7 21 (36.21%) EMC
8 20 (34.48%) Replication
9 18 (31.03%) EMC NetWorker
9 18 (31.03%) DV Cleared
9 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
9 18 (31.03%) StorageTek
10 17 (29.31%) Oracle
10 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
11 16 (27.59%) Fibre Channel
11 16 (27.59%) Firewall
11 16 (27.59%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
12 15 (25.86%) Telecoms
13 14 (24.14%) SCSA
13 14 (24.14%) Veritas
14 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
14 13 (22.41%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (22.41%) Degree
15 12 (20.69%) Capacity Management
16 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (18.97%) IBM
16 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
17 10 (17.24%) VMware

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (10.34%) IIS
1 6 (10.34%) Apache
2 2 (3.45%) SAS
2 2 (3.45%) CICS
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (17.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (50.00%) SAN
2 22 (37.93%) NAS
3 16 (27.59%) Fibre Channel
3 16 (27.59%) Firewall
4 10 (17.24%) ATM
4 10 (17.24%) VoIP
4 10 (17.24%) Ethernet
4 10 (17.24%) PPP
4 10 (17.24%) VPN
4 10 (17.24%) xDSL
5 6 (10.34%) Broadband
5 6 (10.34%) DSLAM
6 5 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (8.62%) Wireshark
6 5 (8.62%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.62%) tcpdump
6 5 (8.62%) snoop
6 5 (8.62%) FWSM
7 4 (6.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (25.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) French Language
3 2 (3.45%) German Language
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Storage Engineer
1 17 (29.31%) SAN Engineer
1 17 (29.31%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 15 (25.86%) Support Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) EMC Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) UNIX Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Technical Support
5 8 (13.79%) Network Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Storage Support Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (10.34%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Network Support
8 5 (8.62%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Administrator
9 4 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.90%) Data Centre Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) HTML
1 5 (8.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (39.66%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (34.48%) Replication
3 8 (13.79%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (10.34%) Mainframe
5 4 (6.90%) Clustering
6 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (53.45%) UNIX
2 29 (50.00%) Linux
3 24 (41.38%) Solaris
4 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (13.79%) Windows
6 5 (8.62%) AIX
6 5 (8.62%) HPUX
7 3 (5.17%) zOS
7 3 (5.17%) SUSE
8 2 (3.45%) IRIX
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (22.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (20.69%) Capacity Management
4 8 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.62%) Change Management
5 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Web Development
6 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.90%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.90%) Change Control
6 4 (6.90%) Workflow
6 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.90%) Workflow Management
6 4 (6.90%) Logistics
6 4 (6.90%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.17%) ITIL
8 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.72%) Project Management
8 1 (1.72%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) Java
2 5 (8.62%) Perl
2 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.17%) JCL
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) DV Cleared
1 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
3 14 (24.14%) SCSA
4 13 (22.41%) Degree
5 10 (17.24%) CCNP
5 10 (17.24%) CCNA
5 10 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (17.24%) Sun Certification
6 9 (15.52%) BC Cleared
7 4 (6.90%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) SLA
2 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.34%) Firmware
3 5 (8.62%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (31.03%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (10.34%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (10.34%) Unicenter
2 6 (10.34%) Tivoli NetView
2 6 (10.34%) MOM
2 6 (10.34%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (5.17%) Control-M
4 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (82.76%) HP
2 21 (36.21%) EMC
3 18 (31.03%) StorageTek
4 17 (29.31%) Oracle
5 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
6 14 (24.14%) Veritas
7 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
7 11 (18.97%) IBM
8 10 (17.24%) VMware
9 9 (15.52%) Brocade
9 9 (15.52%) CA
10 7 (12.07%) Huawei
11 6 (10.34%) Unisys
12 5 (8.62%) Cisco
12 5 (8.62%) Egenera
12 5 (8.62%) Foundry
12 5 (8.62%) F5
13 4 (6.90%) BMC
14 3 (5.17%) Hitachi
15 2 (3.45%) Intel
Reading, Berkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bens inc bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 3 days ago