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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 97 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Permanent jobs citing Sun 39 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.75% 0.98% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 3.34% 1.87% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 18
Average salary £50,000 £35,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.84% -40.83%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
1167 1229 1175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.33% 52.14% 51.88%
Number of salaries quoted 829 856 902
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 53 (79.10%) Linux
2 40 (59.70%) Oracle
3 35 (52.24%) Security Cleared
4 33 (49.25%) Computer Science
4 33 (49.25%) Degree
5 31 (46.27%) Red Hat
6 27 (40.30%) SC Cleared
6 27 (40.30%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (38.81%) TCP/IP
7 26 (38.81%) Solaris
8 24 (35.82%) MySQL
9 22 (32.84%) UNIX
9 22 (32.84%) Windows
10 21 (31.34%) LAMP
11 20 (29.85%) EMC
11 20 (29.85%) SAN
11 20 (29.85%) Perl
11 20 (29.85%) Xen
11 20 (29.85%) Replication
12 19 (28.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (28.36%) Oracle Reports
12 19 (28.36%) HP
13 18 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (26.87%) VMware
14 17 (25.37%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (25.37%) Configuration Management
14 17 (25.37%) Data Centre
14 17 (25.37%) Performance Monitoring
15 16 (23.88%) Firewall
16 15 (22.39%) Java

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (17.91%) Apache
2 9 (13.43%) Eucalyptus
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.48%) IIS
4 3 (4.48%) JBoss
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) Taleo
2 13 (19.40%) SaaS
3 12 (17.91%) Responsys
4 9 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (13.43%) PaaS
5 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.81%) TCP/IP
2 20 (29.85%) SAN
3 16 (23.88%) Firewall
4 15 (22.39%) NAS
5 14 (20.90%) Fibre Channel
5 14 (20.90%) DNS
6 10 (14.93%) Internet
7 1 (1.49%) SSL
7 1 (1.49%) VPN
7 1 (1.49%) DHCP
7 1 (1.49%) FTP
7 1 (1.49%) HTTP
7 1 (1.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) MySQL
2 19 (28.36%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (19.40%) Relational Database
4 12 (17.91%) Hadoop
5 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
6 5 (7.46%) DB2
7 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
1 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (7.46%) French Language
2 3 (4.48%) German Language
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.48%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.99%) Italian Language
3 2 (2.99%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Systems Administrator
1 34 (50.75%) Administrator
2 16 (23.88%) Support Engineer
3 14 (20.90%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (20.90%) EMC Engineer
3 14 (20.90%) Storage Engineer
3 14 (20.90%) SAN Engineer
3 14 (20.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 14 (20.90%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 14 (20.90%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 14 (20.90%) Storage Support Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.48%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Support Specialist
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) LAMP
2 9 (13.43%) Sensu
2 9 (13.43%) Web Services
3 7 (10.45%) CGI
4 3 (4.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (49.25%) Computer Science
2 27 (40.30%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (29.85%) Replication
4 17 (25.37%) Data Centre
5 14 (20.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 12 (17.91%) Statistics
7 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
8 6 (8.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 53 (79.10%) Linux
2 26 (38.81%) Solaris
3 22 (32.84%) UNIX
3 22 (32.84%) Windows
4 19 (28.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (17.91%) Oracle Linux
5 12 (17.91%) CentOS
6 5 (7.46%) SUSE
6 5 (7.46%) AIX
6 5 (7.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Configuration Management
1 17 (25.37%) Disaster Recovery
1 17 (25.37%) Performance Monitoring
2 14 (20.90%) Capacity Management
3 13 (19.40%) Mentoring
4 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.43%) Open Source
5 9 (13.43%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (13.43%) DevOps
6 8 (11.94%) Performance Management
7 7 (10.45%) Workflow
7 7 (10.45%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.46%) Line Management
10 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
11 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (4.48%) Reverse Engineering
12 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (1.49%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) Perl
2 15 (22.39%) Java
3 14 (20.90%) Shell Script
4 13 (19.40%) Bash Shell
5 12 (17.91%) Python
6 8 (11.94%) C
7 7 (10.45%) PHP
8 3 (4.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (52.24%) Security Cleared
2 33 (49.25%) Degree
3 27 (40.30%) SC Cleared
4 14 (20.90%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.46%) MySQL Certification
5 5 (7.46%) IC3 Certification
6 1 (1.49%) RHCE
6 1 (1.49%) SCSA
6 1 (1.49%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (29.85%) Xen
2 18 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.94%) VMware ESX
4 7 (10.45%) VirtualBox
5 5 (7.46%) KVM
6 3 (4.48%) XenServer
7 2 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.49%) VMFS
8 1 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) Puppet
2 14 (20.90%) EMC NetWorker
3 12 (17.91%) Graphite
4 9 (13.43%) Cacti
4 9 (13.43%) Ganglia
4 9 (13.43%) OpenView
4 9 (13.43%) Nagios
5 7 (10.45%) Vagrant
6 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) Oracle
2 31 (46.27%) Red Hat
3 20 (29.85%) EMC
4 19 (28.36%) HP
5 18 (26.87%) VMware
6 14 (20.90%) Brocade
6 14 (20.90%) StorageTek
7 12 (17.91%) Eloqua
8 10 (14.93%) Cisco
9 9 (13.43%) BMC
9 9 (13.43%) Splunk
10 5 (7.46%) Hitachi
11 3 (4.48%) IBM
11 3 (4.48%) Veritas
12 2 (2.99%) Sybase
13 1 (1.49%) NetApp
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