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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 56 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -2
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 29 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.01% 0.20% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.78% 0.68% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29 2 9
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
227 292 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.60% 28.80% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 216 277 271
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 £51,500 -
Dunstable - 3 £20,000 -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 54 (100.00%) Oracle
2 52 (96.30%) Linux
3 49 (90.74%) UNIX
4 39 (72.22%) SQL
4 39 (72.22%) J2EE
5 38 (70.37%) Java
6 37 (68.52%) ITIL
7 35 (64.81%) Shell Script
8 32 (59.26%) Apache
8 32 (59.26%) WebLogic
9 30 (55.56%) Tomcat
9 30 (55.56%) SLA
9 30 (55.56%) PL/SQL
10 28 (51.85%) Service Management
11 25 (46.30%) SQL Server
12 24 (44.44%) MySQL
12 24 (44.44%) IIS
13 19 (35.19%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 13 (24.07%) Oracle Database
16 12 (22.22%) Relational Database
16 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
16 12 (22.22%) RDBMS
17 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
17 11 (20.37%) Capacity Planning
17 11 (20.37%) Perl
17 11 (20.37%) AWK
17 11 (20.37%) Korn
17 11 (20.37%) C-shell

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (59.26%) Apache
1 32 (59.26%) WebLogic
2 30 (55.56%) Tomcat
3 24 (44.44%) IIS
4 7 (12.96%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) JBoss
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (46.30%) SQL Server
2 24 (44.44%) MySQL
3 13 (24.07%) Oracle Database
4 12 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
4 12 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (14.81%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Analyst
1 34 (62.96%) Applications Support
2 32 (59.26%) Applications Support Analyst
2 32 (59.26%) Support Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Support Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Trainee Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Trainee
8 1 (1.85%) Solutions Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Implementation Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (72.22%) J2EE
2 7 (12.96%) CSS
2 7 (12.96%) Web Services
2 7 (12.96%) JMS
2 7 (12.96%) HTML5
2 7 (12.96%) CSS3
2 7 (12.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) FMCG
2 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) HACMP
3 1 (1.85%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 52 (96.30%) Linux
2 49 (90.74%) UNIX
3 9 (16.67%) Windows
4 8 (14.81%) HPUX
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (68.52%) ITIL
2 28 (51.85%) Service Management
3 19 (35.19%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
4 11 (20.37%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (12.96%) SOA
6 7 (12.96%) Problem Management
6 7 (12.96%) Project Management
6 7 (12.96%) Business Continuity
6 7 (12.96%) Change Management
6 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (12.96%) MVC
6 7 (12.96%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (12.96%) OO
7 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) SQL
2 38 (70.37%) Java
3 35 (64.81%) Shell Script
4 30 (55.56%) PL/SQL
5 11 (20.37%) Perl
5 11 (20.37%) AWK
5 11 (20.37%) Korn
5 11 (20.37%) C-shell
5 11 (20.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (55.56%) SLA
2 18 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle RMAN
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 11 (20.37%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (1.85%) Symantec
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Sun
3 1 (1.85%) HP