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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 106 123 106
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs citing Sun 27 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.26% 0.89% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 1.69% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 27
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £30,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
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
1086 1302 1175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 50.72% 52.48% 51.88%
Number of salaries quoted 830 924 885
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 2015.

Sun Salary Histogram in Reading

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 52 (82.54%) Linux
2 39 (61.90%) Oracle
3 34 (53.97%) Computer Science
3 34 (53.97%) Degree
4 33 (52.38%) Security Cleared
5 32 (50.79%) Red Hat
6 30 (47.62%) Windows
7 27 (42.86%) TCP/IP
8 26 (41.27%) Solaris
8 26 (41.27%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (39.68%) MySQL
10 23 (36.51%) SC Cleared
11 22 (34.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (34.92%) VMware
12 20 (31.75%) LAMP
12 20 (31.75%) Perl
12 20 (31.75%) Oracle Reports
13 19 (30.16%) UNIX
13 19 (30.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (30.16%) Xen
14 18 (28.57%) Puppet
14 18 (28.57%) Java
14 18 (28.57%) Taleo
15 17 (26.98%) SAN
16 16 (25.40%) Configuration Management
16 16 (25.40%) Performance Monitoring
16 16 (25.40%) Brocade
17 15 (23.81%) Firewall
18 14 (22.22%) Shell Script
19 13 (20.63%) HP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (20.63%) Apache
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (11.11%) Eucalyptus
3 6 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 6 (9.52%) IIS
4 5 (7.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.57%) Taleo
2 13 (20.63%) Responsys
3 12 (19.05%) SaaS
4 7 (11.11%) PaaS
4 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 17 (26.98%) SAN
3 15 (23.81%) Firewall
4 13 (20.63%) DNS
5 11 (17.46%) NAS
5 11 (17.46%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (12.70%) Internet
7 2 (3.17%) SSL
8 1 (1.59%) VPN
8 1 (1.59%) LDAP
8 1 (1.59%) DHCP
8 1 (1.59%) FTP
8 1 (1.59%) HTTP
8 1 (1.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.68%) MySQL
2 20 (31.75%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (20.63%) Hadoop
4 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
5 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 6 (9.52%) DB2
7 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
1 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.59%) French Language
1 1 (1.59%) German Language
1 1 (1.59%) Italian Language
1 1 (1.59%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Systems Administrator
1 37 (58.73%) Administrator
2 13 (20.63%) Support Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (17.46%) EMC Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Storage Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) SAN Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Storage Support Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) LAMP
2 8 (12.70%) CGI
3 7 (11.11%) Sensu
3 7 (11.11%) Web Services
4 5 (7.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (53.97%) Computer Science
2 26 (41.27%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (20.63%) Statistics
4 12 (19.05%) Replication
5 11 (17.46%) Data Centre
5 11 (17.46%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.17%) Clustering
8 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (82.54%) Linux
2 30 (47.62%) Windows
3 26 (41.27%) Solaris
4 19 (30.16%) UNIX
4 19 (30.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (20.63%) Oracle Linux
5 13 (20.63%) CentOS
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) SUSE
7 1 (1.59%) AIX
7 1 (1.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Configuration Management
1 16 (25.40%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 11 (17.46%) Capacity Management
4 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (15.87%) Performance Management
6 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 7 (11.11%) Open Source
6 7 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (11.11%) Workflow
6 7 (11.11%) DevOps
7 6 (9.52%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.94%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (7.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) Security Management
8 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.94%) Change Management
8 5 (7.94%) Line Management
9 1 (1.59%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) Perl
2 18 (28.57%) Java
3 14 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 13 (20.63%) Python
5 12 (19.05%) Bash Shell
6 8 (12.70%) PHP
7 7 (11.11%) C
8 5 (7.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (53.97%) Degree
2 33 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 23 (36.51%) SC Cleared
4 11 (17.46%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.94%) MySQL Certification
5 5 (7.94%) IC3 Certification
6 1 (1.59%) RHCE
6 1 (1.59%) SCSA
6 1 (1.59%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 22 (34.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (30.16%) Xen
3 10 (15.87%) VMware ESX
4 8 (12.70%) VirtualBox
5 5 (7.94%) KVM
5 5 (7.94%) XenServer
6 1 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.59%) VMFS
6 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (28.57%) Puppet
2 13 (20.63%) Graphite
3 11 (17.46%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (12.70%) Vagrant
5 7 (11.11%) Cacti
5 7 (11.11%) Ganglia
5 7 (11.11%) OpenView
5 7 (11.11%) Nagios
6 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (7.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (61.90%) Oracle
2 32 (50.79%) Red Hat
3 22 (34.92%) VMware
4 16 (25.40%) Brocade
5 13 (20.63%) Eloqua
5 13 (20.63%) HP
6 12 (19.05%) EMC
7 11 (17.46%) StorageTek
8 8 (12.70%) Cisco
9 7 (11.11%) BMC
9 7 (11.11%) Splunk
10 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.17%) Veritas
12 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.59%) Sybase
12 1 (1.59%) Hitachi
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