The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 114 112 115
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Sun 22 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 0.84% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% 1.60% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 14
Average salary £35,500 £60,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.83% +55.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £39,300 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £75,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1243 1186 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.76% 52.25% 48.64%
Number of salaries quoted 856 903 928
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sun
Berkshire

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 29 July 2014.

Sun Salary Histogram in Reading

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 41 (74.55%) HP
2 31 (56.36%) Linux
3 29 (52.73%) UNIX
4 26 (47.27%) SAN
5 23 (41.82%) EMC
5 23 (41.82%) Oracle
6 18 (32.73%) IBM
7 17 (30.91%) Solaris
8 14 (25.45%) Cisco
9 13 (23.64%) NetApp
9 13 (23.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (21.82%) NAS
10 12 (21.82%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (21.82%) Firewall
11 11 (20.00%) Replication
11 11 (20.00%) Hitachi
11 11 (20.00%) Degree
12 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
12 10 (18.18%) SCSA
12 10 (18.18%) VMware
13 9 (16.36%) Clustering
13 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
13 9 (16.36%) StorageTek
13 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
13 9 (16.36%) Dell
13 9 (16.36%) Sun Certification
13 9 (16.36%) SLA
14 8 (14.55%) CCNP
14 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (14.55%) Veritas

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.64%) Apache
1 2 (3.64%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (3.64%) Drupal
1 2 (3.64%) nginx
1 2 (3.64%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
1 2 (3.64%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (47.27%) SAN
2 12 (21.82%) NAS
2 12 (21.82%) Firewall
3 7 (12.73%) VPN
4 6 (10.91%) Internet
4 6 (10.91%) MPLS
4 6 (10.91%) ATM
5 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.09%) DHCP
5 5 (9.09%) DNS
5 5 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (7.27%) xDSL
6 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
6 4 (7.27%) PPP
6 4 (7.27%) VoIP
7 2 (3.64%) tcpdump
7 2 (3.64%) snoop
7 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.82%) SSH
8 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) DB2
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.64%) WebLogic Workshop
2 2 (3.64%) Subversion
2 2 (3.64%) Maven
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Ant
2 2 (3.64%) JUnit
General
1 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) French Language
2 4 (7.27%) German Language
2 4 (7.27%) Russian Language
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Support Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Technical Support
3 11 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) UNIX Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) SAN Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) SAN Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) SAN Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) IP Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Data Centre Specialist
8 3 (5.45%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) LAMP
2 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.64%) Spring
2 2 (3.64%) Sensu
2 2 (3.64%) J2EE
2 2 (3.64%) EJB
2 2 (3.64%) JSP
2 2 (3.64%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Enterprise Storage
2 11 (20.00%) Replication
3 9 (16.36%) Clustering
4 5 (9.09%) Firmware
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.64%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.64%) CMDB
5 2 (3.64%) Open Source
6 1 (1.82%) Life Science
6 1 (1.82%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 31 (56.36%) Linux
2 29 (52.73%) UNIX
3 17 (30.91%) Solaris
4 13 (23.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.73%) Windows
6 6 (10.91%) AIX
7 5 (9.09%) HPUX
8 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.27%) SUSE
8 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.82%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (12.73%) Capacity Management
3 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
3 6 (10.91%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
5 4 (7.27%) Change Management
5 4 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.45%) Workflow
6 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.45%) Workflow Management
6 3 (5.45%) Logistics
6 3 (5.45%) Change Control
7 2 (3.64%) TDD
7 2 (3.64%) ITSM
7 2 (3.64%) UML
7 2 (3.64%) Project Management
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) Perl
3 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.64%) Ruby
4 2 (3.64%) Python
4 2 (3.64%) PHP
4 2 (3.64%) C
4 2 (3.64%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 10 (18.18%) SCSA
2 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 9 (16.36%) Sun Certification
4 8 (14.55%) DV Cleared
4 8 (14.55%) CCNP
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
6 5 (9.09%) RHCE
6 5 (9.09%) CCNA
7 3 (5.45%) MCSE
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.64%) MOS
9 1 (1.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.82%) CCDP
9 1 (1.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.64%) Varnish
4 1 (1.82%) VMFS
4 1 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (7.27%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (7.27%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (7.27%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.64%) Nagios
3 2 (3.64%) OpenView
3 2 (3.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.64%) Cacti
3 2 (3.64%) Ganglia
3 2 (3.64%) Puppet
3 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (74.55%) HP
2 23 (41.82%) Oracle
2 23 (41.82%) EMC
3 18 (32.73%) IBM
4 14 (25.45%) Cisco
5 13 (23.64%) NetApp
6 11 (20.00%) Hitachi
7 10 (18.18%) VMware
8 9 (16.36%) StorageTek
8 9 (16.36%) Dell
8 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
9 8 (14.55%) Brocade
9 8 (14.55%) Veritas
9 8 (14.55%) BMC
10 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.09%) Huawei
12 4 (7.27%) F5
13 3 (5.45%) Sybase
14 2 (3.64%) BEA
14 2 (3.64%) Splunk
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