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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 57 80 95
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +15
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 25 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.66% 1.42% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.04% 5.26% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 7
Average salary £47,500 £42,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.42% -29.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £52,500 £68,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
178 266 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.94% 26.92% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 166 254 298
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% -1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Luton +10 4 £40,000 -23.80%
Dunstable -2 2 £55,750 +27.42%
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 56 (100.00%) Oracle
2 54 (96.43%) Linux
3 53 (94.64%) UNIX
4 47 (83.93%) SQL
4 47 (83.93%) Java
5 46 (82.14%) J2EE
6 45 (80.36%) ITIL
7 40 (71.43%) WebLogic
8 39 (69.64%) Apache
9 38 (67.86%) Tomcat
9 38 (67.86%) SLA
9 38 (67.86%) PL/SQL
10 37 (66.07%) Shell Script
11 36 (64.29%) Service Management
12 31 (55.36%) MySQL
12 31 (55.36%) SQL Server
12 31 (55.36%) IIS
13 15 (26.79%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (23.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (16.07%) Project Management
15 9 (16.07%) Windows
16 8 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
16 8 (14.29%) Retail
16 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
17 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
17 7 (12.50%) FMCG
17 7 (12.50%) HTML5
17 7 (12.50%) CSS3
17 7 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 39 (69.64%) Apache
3 38 (67.86%) Tomcat
4 31 (55.36%) IIS
5 7 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.57%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (55.36%) MySQL
1 31 (55.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (14.29%) Retail
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (73.21%) Analyst
1 41 (73.21%) Applications Support
2 39 (69.64%) Support Analyst
2 39 (69.64%) Applications Support Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Trainee Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Trainee
6 2 (3.57%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (1.79%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (82.14%) J2EE
2 7 (12.50%) HTML5
2 7 (12.50%) CSS3
2 7 (12.50%) JMS
2 7 (12.50%) CSS
2 7 (12.50%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (3.57%) Middleware
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) FMCG
2 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 54 (96.43%) Linux
2 53 (94.64%) UNIX
3 9 (16.07%) Windows
4 7 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (80.36%) ITIL
2 36 (64.29%) Service Management
3 15 (26.79%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (16.07%) Project Management
5 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 7 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.50%) Change Management
5 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.50%) MVC
5 7 (12.50%) SOA
5 7 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (12.50%) OO
6 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (83.93%) SQL
1 47 (83.93%) Java
2 38 (67.86%) PL/SQL
3 37 (66.07%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.71%) Perl
4 6 (10.71%) AWK
4 6 (10.71%) Korn
4 6 (10.71%) C-shell
4 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (67.86%) SLA
2 13 (23.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (10.71%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) VMware
2 2 (3.57%) Red Hat