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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 124 116 96
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Permanent jobs citing Sun 15 29 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 1.21% 2.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 2.35% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 30
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
1142 1235 1286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 54.33% 51.37% 56.55%
Number of salaries quoted 906 849 924
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 11 February 2016.

Sun Salary Histogram in Reading

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (71.43%) Windows
3 18 (64.29%) VMware
3 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (60.71%) Red Hat
5 16 (57.14%) Firewall
5 16 (57.14%) Oracle
6 15 (53.57%) SaaS
7 14 (50.00%) WebSphere
7 14 (50.00%) Perl
7 14 (50.00%) Tomcat
8 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
8 13 (46.43%) Apache
8 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
8 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
9 12 (42.86%) LDAP
10 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
10 11 (39.29%) Java
11 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (32.14%) WebLogic
11 9 (32.14%) IIS
11 9 (32.14%) Unix
11 9 (32.14%) Cisco
11 9 (32.14%) Python
12 8 (28.57%) Finance
12 8 (28.57%) EMC
12 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (28.57%) SAN
12 8 (28.57%) ITIL
12 8 (28.57%) MySQL

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 14 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 14 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (46.43%) Apache
3 9 (32.14%) IIS
3 9 (32.14%) WebLogic
4 7 (25.00%) JBoss
5 5 (17.86%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 15 (53.57%) SaaS
2 8 (28.57%) OpenShift
3 7 (25.00%) PaaS
4 3 (10.71%) Taleo
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (3.57%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) Firewall
2 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
3 12 (42.86%) LDAP
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (28.57%) SAN
5 5 (17.86%) HTTP
5 5 (17.86%) NAS
6 1 (3.57%) ATM
6 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.57%) MPLS
6 1 (3.57%) PPP
6 1 (3.57%) VoIP
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) MySQL
3 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) DB2
5 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) German Language
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Operations Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 8 (28.57%) Technical Support
4 8 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (21.43%) Administrator
7 4 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Web Engineer
8 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (10.71%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (10.71%) Web Administrator
8 3 (10.71%) WebOps Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
9 2 (7.14%) Linux Support
9 2 (7.14%) Senior Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) LAMP
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (28.57%) EMC VNX
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (71.43%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (32.14%) Unix
4 5 (17.86%) Solaris
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Web Operations
3 4 (14.29%) Change Management
3 4 (14.29%) Security Management
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.57%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Perl
2 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) Python
5 8 (28.57%) Ruby
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (25.00%) Docker
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.14%) XenServer
6 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Puppet
1 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
1 8 (28.57%) WSUS
2 5 (17.86%) OpenAM
3 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Graphite
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) VMware
2 17 (60.71%) Red Hat
3 16 (57.14%) Oracle
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) Cisco
6 8 (28.57%) EMC
6 8 (28.57%) Qualys
7 4 (14.29%) Brocade
8 1 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (3.57%) Veritas
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