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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 73 103 75
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -28
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 18 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.57% 0.99% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.18% 3.10% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 16
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -17.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
196 419 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.07% 31.94% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 185 392 280
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
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
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 17 April 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 +6 8 £42,000 -20.00%
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 48 (100.00%) Java
1 48 (100.00%) Oracle
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
1 48 (100.00%) UNIX
2 46 (95.83%) J2EE
3 45 (93.75%) SQL
4 43 (89.58%) WebLogic
5 41 (85.42%) ITIL
6 36 (75.00%) SLA
7 34 (70.83%) Apache
7 34 (70.83%) Tomcat
8 33 (68.75%) Service Management
8 33 (68.75%) PL/SQL
9 29 (60.42%) MySQL
9 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
9 29 (60.42%) IIS
9 29 (60.42%) Shell Script
10 14 (29.17%) Windows
10 14 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (25.00%) HPUX
11 12 (25.00%) JMS
11 12 (25.00%) CSS
11 12 (25.00%) Web Services
11 12 (25.00%) HTML
11 12 (25.00%) MVC
11 12 (25.00%) CSS3
12 10 (20.83%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (20.83%) OO
12 10 (20.83%) SOA
12 10 (20.83%) WebLogic Portal

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (89.58%) WebLogic
2 34 (70.83%) Apache
2 34 (70.83%) Tomcat
3 29 (60.42%) IIS
4 10 (20.83%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.17%) JBoss
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (60.42%) MySQL
1 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (10.42%) Automotive
1 5 (10.42%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (89.58%) Applications Support
2 34 (70.83%) Applications Support Analyst
2 34 (70.83%) Analyst
2 34 (70.83%) Support Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Support Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Support Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (95.83%) J2EE
2 12 (25.00%) CSS
2 12 (25.00%) Web Services
2 12 (25.00%) JMS
2 12 (25.00%) HTML
2 12 (25.00%) CSS3
3 10 (20.83%) HTML5
4 2 (4.17%) Middleware
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) UNIX
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (29.17%) Windows
3 12 (25.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (85.42%) ITIL
2 33 (68.75%) Service Management
3 14 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (25.00%) MVC
5 10 (20.83%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (20.83%) OO
5 10 (20.83%) SOA
6 7 (14.58%) Project Management
7 5 (10.42%) Change Management
7 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
7 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.42%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Benchmarking
8 2 (4.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (93.75%) SQL
3 33 (68.75%) PL/SQL
4 29 (60.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (75.00%) SLA
2 5 (10.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) HP
2 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.17%) VMware