The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 52 70 83
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 39 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.05% 1.96% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 7.99% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 10
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Solaris
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
286 288 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.70% 24.53% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 252 243 260
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Bedfordshire region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable +8 35 £45,000 -10.89%
Luton -4 1 £47,500 -11.62%
Bedford - 1 £42,500 -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Solaris 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 Solaris.

1 45 (93.75%) Linux
2 44 (91.67%) Oracle
2 44 (91.67%) UNIX
3 38 (79.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 38 (79.17%) Oracle Database
4 36 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
4 36 (75.00%) Data Guard
4 36 (75.00%) Shell Script
4 36 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 35 (72.92%) Bash Shell
6 34 (70.83%) Perl
7 33 (68.75%) AWK
7 33 (68.75%) Performance Tuning
8 30 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
8 30 (62.50%) C-shell
8 30 (62.50%) Configuration Management
8 30 (62.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 30 (62.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 29 (60.42%) Korn
10 22 (45.83%) Performance Monitoring
11 21 (43.75%) Oracle Application Server
12 20 (41.67%) Finance
13 19 (39.58%) Banking
14 18 (37.50%) Degree
15 14 (29.17%) Oracle9i Database
16 11 (22.92%) RDBMS
16 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
17 9 (18.75%) ITIL
18 7 (14.58%) SQL
19 6 (12.50%) J2EE

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Solaris 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 Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (43.75%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.42%) IIS
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) MPLS
2 2 (4.17%) NAS
2 2 (4.17%) DHCP
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) ATM
3 1 (2.08%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (79.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 38 (79.17%) Oracle Database
2 14 (29.17%) Oracle9i Database
3 11 (22.92%) RDBMS
3 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.42%) MySQL
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 20 (41.67%) Finance
2 19 (39.58%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Administrator
2 36 (75.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 9 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (14.58%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 6 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Applications Support
6 5 (10.42%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) DBA
9 1 (2.08%) Computer Operator
9 1 (2.08%) Trainee
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) J2EE
2 4 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 45 (93.75%) Linux
2 44 (91.67%) UNIX
3 4 (8.33%) SUSE
3 4 (8.33%) Debian
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 30 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
3 22 (45.83%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (18.75%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) Service Management
6 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.08%) Time Management
7 1 (2.08%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 35 (72.92%) Bash Shell
3 34 (70.83%) Perl
4 33 (68.75%) AWK
5 30 (62.50%) C-shell
6 29 (60.42%) Korn
7 7 (14.58%) SQL
8 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 6 (12.50%) Java
9 4 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) CCNA
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (62.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) NFS
3 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 36 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 36 (75.00%) Data Guard
2 30 (62.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 44 (91.67%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 6 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Axway
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