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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 106 126 113
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs citing Sun 30 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.58% 1.13% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 3.00% 2.26% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 18
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
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
1000 1241 1274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.83% 50.04% 52.32%
Number of salaries quoted 827 864 909
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 1 May 2016.

Sun Salary Histogram in Reading

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 42 (95.45%) Linux
2 40 (90.91%) Oracle
3 36 (81.82%) TCP/IP
4 35 (79.55%) Tomcat
4 35 (79.55%) LDAP
4 35 (79.55%) WebSphere
5 34 (77.27%) Firewall
6 33 (75.00%) SQL Server
7 32 (72.73%) Apache
8 28 (63.64%) Perl
8 28 (63.64%) Windows
8 28 (63.64%) Red Hat
8 28 (63.64%) PowerShell
8 28 (63.64%) SaaS
9 25 (56.82%) Puppet
9 25 (56.82%) Relational Database
9 25 (56.82%) OpenAM
9 25 (56.82%) Web Operations
9 25 (56.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (56.82%) NAS
9 25 (56.82%) Oracle RAC
9 25 (56.82%) BizTalk Server
9 25 (56.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 25 (56.82%) JBoss
9 25 (56.82%) .NET
9 25 (56.82%) MySQL
9 25 (56.82%) HTTP
10 22 (50.00%) RDBMS
10 22 (50.00%) Web Services
10 22 (50.00%) LAMP

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 35 (79.55%) Tomcat
1 35 (79.55%) WebSphere
2 32 (72.73%) Apache
3 25 (56.82%) BizTalk Server
3 25 (56.82%) JBoss
3 25 (56.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 20 (45.45%) WebLogic
5 10 (22.73%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (63.64%) SaaS
2 22 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.82%) OpenShift
3 3 (6.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 35 (79.55%) LDAP
3 34 (77.27%) Firewall
4 25 (56.82%) HTTP
4 25 (56.82%) NAS
5 18 (40.91%) SAN
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.27%) ATM
7 1 (2.27%) Broadband
7 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.27%) MPLS
7 1 (2.27%) PPP
7 1 (2.27%) VoIP
7 1 (2.27%) VPN
7 1 (2.27%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (56.82%) MySQL
2 25 (56.82%) Relational Database
3 22 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (15.91%) German Language
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Linux Support
2 21 (47.73%) Applications Support
3 19 (43.18%) Web Applications Support
4 18 (40.91%) Support Engineer
5 15 (34.09%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (27.27%) Analyst
6 12 (27.27%) Support Analyst
6 12 (27.27%) Technical Support
6 12 (27.27%) Web Engineer
7 11 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 11 (25.00%) SaaS Analyst
8 10 (22.73%) Server Support
8 10 (22.73%) Web Analyst
8 10 (22.73%) Web Applications Analyst
8 10 (22.73%) Web Support Analyst
9 9 (20.45%) Applications Engineer
9 9 (20.45%) Applications Support Engineer
9 9 (20.45%) Linux Support Engineer
9 9 (20.45%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (20.45%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (56.82%) .NET
2 22 (50.00%) LAMP
2 22 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) PKI
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 42 (95.45%) Linux
2 28 (63.64%) Windows
3 25 (56.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (38.64%) Unix
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Web Operations
2 4 (9.09%) Fraud Detection
2 4 (9.09%) Identity Management
2 4 (9.09%) ITIL
3 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (6.82%) Escalation Management
3 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (2.27%) Coaching
5 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) Perl
1 28 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 11 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.82%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
4 4 (9.09%) Firmware
5 3 (6.82%) Docker
5 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (56.82%) OpenAM
1 25 (56.82%) Puppet
2 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (6.82%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (90.91%) Oracle
2 28 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 20 (45.45%) VMware
4 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.36%) HP
5 5 (11.36%) IBM
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco
6 4 (9.09%) EMC
7 3 (6.82%) Qualys
8 2 (4.55%) Dell
8 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.27%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) Nortel
9 1 (2.27%) Veritas
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