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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 120 98 87
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Permanent jobs citing Sun 22 43 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 1.84% 2.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 3.41% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 42
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,105 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -3.76%
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
1184 1262 1191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 48.66% 53.91% 58.53%
Number of salaries quoted 825 900 939
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 27 March 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in Reading

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 48 (80.00%) HP
2 34 (56.67%) Linux
3 33 (55.00%) SAN
4 29 (48.33%) EMC
4 29 (48.33%) Replication
5 27 (45.00%) UNIX
5 27 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (43.33%) NAS
7 25 (41.67%) Security Cleared
7 25 (41.67%) Oracle
8 24 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 24 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 23 (38.33%) Fibre Channel
9 23 (38.33%) DV Cleared
9 23 (38.33%) EMC NetWorker
9 23 (38.33%) StorageTek
10 21 (35.00%) Firewall
10 21 (35.00%) Solaris
11 19 (31.67%) Telecoms
12 16 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (26.67%) Degree
13 15 (25.00%) Veritas
13 15 (25.00%) Capacity Management
14 14 (23.33%) Configuration Management
15 13 (21.67%) Brocade
15 13 (21.67%) SCSA
15 13 (21.67%) Enterprise Storage
16 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 12 (20.00%) SQL
16 12 (20.00%) MS Excel

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 8 (13.33%) Apache
2 4 (6.67%) IIS
2 4 (6.67%) Eucalyptus
3 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (18.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) SaaS
2 4 (6.67%) PaaS
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.00%) SAN
2 26 (43.33%) NAS
3 23 (38.33%) Fibre Channel
4 21 (35.00%) Firewall
5 11 (18.33%) ATM
5 11 (18.33%) VoIP
5 11 (18.33%) Ethernet
5 11 (18.33%) PPP
5 11 (18.33%) VPN
5 11 (18.33%) xDSL
6 7 (11.67%) Broadband
6 7 (11.67%) DSLAM
7 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (6.67%) Internet
9 3 (5.00%) DNS
10 2 (3.33%) DHCP
10 2 (3.33%) MPLS
10 2 (3.33%) LDAP
11 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) DB2
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (31.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) French Language
2 5 (8.33%) Spanish Language
3 3 (5.00%) German Language
4 2 (3.33%) Italian Language
4 2 (3.33%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Storage Engineer
1 23 (38.33%) SAN Engineer
1 23 (38.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 22 (36.67%) Support Engineer
3 21 (35.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 21 (35.00%) EMC Engineer
4 13 (21.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 13 (21.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (21.67%) Storage Support Engineer
5 12 (20.00%) Technical Support
6 9 (15.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 9 (15.00%) Network Engineer
6 9 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Network Support
9 4 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Junior
10 3 (5.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Web Services
1 4 (6.67%) LAMP
1 4 (6.67%) Sensu
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (48.33%) Replication
2 27 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (21.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (10.00%) Clustering
5 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (6.67%) Open Source
6 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (56.67%) Linux
2 27 (45.00%) UNIX
3 21 (35.00%) Solaris
4 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.33%) AIX
5 5 (8.33%) HPUX
5 5 (8.33%) SUSE
6 4 (6.67%) Windows
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 16 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 14 (23.33%) Configuration Management
5 9 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.67%) DevOps
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.00%) ITIL
8 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.33%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.33%) Workflow Management
8 2 (3.33%) Logistics
8 2 (3.33%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.33%) Workflow
8 2 (3.33%) Change Control
8 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.33%) C
2 2 (3.33%) Java
2 2 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 24 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (38.33%) DV Cleared
4 16 (26.67%) Degree
5 13 (21.67%) SCSA
6 11 (18.33%) Sun Certification
6 11 (18.33%) CCNP
6 11 (18.33%) CCNA
6 11 (18.33%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (16.67%) BC Cleared
8 2 (3.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) Firmware
3 2 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.67%) iptables
4 1 (1.67%) XenServer
4 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (38.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (6.67%) Cacti
2 4 (6.67%) Ganglia
2 4 (6.67%) OpenView
2 4 (6.67%) Nagios
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (80.00%) HP
2 29 (48.33%) EMC
3 25 (41.67%) Oracle
4 23 (38.33%) StorageTek
5 15 (25.00%) Veritas
6 13 (21.67%) Brocade
7 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (16.67%) CA
9 8 (13.33%) IBM
9 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
9 8 (13.33%) Huawei
10 6 (10.00%) VMware
11 5 (8.33%) Hitachi
12 4 (6.67%) BMC
12 4 (6.67%) Cisco
12 4 (6.67%) Splunk
13 2 (3.33%) Sybase
14 1 (1.67%) NetApp
14 1 (1.67%) Egenera
14 1 (1.67%) Foundry
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