The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 of the Operating Systems category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 92 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.86% 1.73% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.39% 6.48% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 20
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -15.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,400 £52,400 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
295 293 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.47% 26.73% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 253 270 222
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
East of England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 8 £57,500 -6.50% 1
Dunstable -1 2 £34,750 -26.84%
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 24 (88.89%) Oracle
2 23 (85.19%) UNIX
2 23 (85.19%) Oracle Database
3 22 (81.48%) Linux
4 21 (77.78%) Perl
4 21 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (74.07%) Oracle RAC
5 20 (74.07%) Data Guard
5 20 (74.07%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (74.07%) Oracle RMAN
6 19 (70.37%) AWK
7 18 (66.67%) Shell Script
7 18 (66.67%) Bash Shell
8 16 (59.26%) Capacity Planning
8 16 (59.26%) Korn
8 16 (59.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 16 (59.26%) Configuration Management
9 15 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (55.56%) C-shell
10 14 (51.85%) Relational Database
10 14 (51.85%) RDBMS
10 14 (51.85%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (22.22%) VMware
12 5 (18.52%) AIX
13 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
13 4 (14.81%) Finance
14 3 (11.11%) Middleware
14 3 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (11.11%) SAN
14 3 (11.11%) Python

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 3 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (85.19%) Oracle Database
2 21 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (51.85%) Relational Database
3 14 (51.85%) Oracle9i Database
3 14 (51.85%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Administrator
2 16 (59.26%) UNIX Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.70%) HACMP
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.70%) Symmetrix
2 1 (3.70%) Celerra
2 1 (3.70%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (3.70%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) UNIX
2 22 (81.48%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) AIX
4 3 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (7.41%) HPUX
5 2 (7.41%) SUSE
5 2 (7.41%) Debian
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (59.26%) Configuration Management
2 16 (59.26%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Product Management
4 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) TDD
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Perl
2 19 (70.37%) AWK
3 18 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 18 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 16 (59.26%) Korn
5 15 (55.56%) C-shell
6 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (11.11%) Python
7 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.41%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Oracle RMAN
1 20 (74.07%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.70%) SRDF
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (74.07%) Data Guard
2 16 (59.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
4 2 (7.41%) Sun
4 2 (7.41%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) StorageTek
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Brocade
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Alexander Mann Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago