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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 69 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 29 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.67% 0.77% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.86% 2.46% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 23
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £59,300 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £61,050 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
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
294 285 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.10% 31.39% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 261 267 295
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Dunstable - 9 £19,500 -
Luton -2 5 £46,500 -22.50%
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 39 (97.50%) Oracle
2 37 (92.50%) Linux
3 34 (85.00%) UNIX
4 28 (70.00%) Shell Script
5 21 (52.50%) SQL
6 20 (50.00%) J2EE
7 19 (47.50%) ITIL
7 19 (47.50%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (45.00%) Java
9 17 (42.50%) Apache
9 17 (42.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 16 (40.00%) Oracle Database
10 16 (40.00%) SLA
10 16 (40.00%) AWK
10 16 (40.00%) Perl
11 15 (37.50%) PL/SQL
11 15 (37.50%) WebLogic
11 15 (37.50%) Tomcat
11 15 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 15 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
11 15 (37.50%) Configuration Management
11 15 (37.50%) Korn
11 15 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
11 15 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (37.50%) Data Guard
11 15 (37.50%) Bash Shell
11 15 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (35.00%) C-shell
12 14 (35.00%) Relational Database
12 14 (35.00%) Service Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 17 (42.50%) Apache
2 15 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 15 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 12 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (7.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (35.00%) Relational Database
3 14 (35.00%) RDBMS
3 14 (35.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
5 12 (30.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (12.50%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Analyst
2 18 (45.00%) Applications Support
3 17 (42.50%) Support Analyst
3 17 (42.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 15 (37.50%) Administrator
5 9 (22.50%) UNIX Administrator
6 6 (15.00%) Solaris Administrator
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Trainee
9 2 (5.00%) Trainee Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Storage Specialist
10 1 (2.50%) Backup Specialist
10 1 (2.50%) Computer Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (7.50%) CSS3
2 3 (7.50%) HTML5
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) CSS
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) JMS
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) FMCG
1 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.50%) Celerra
2 1 (2.50%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (2.50%) HP Superdome
2 1 (2.50%) HACMP
2 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.50%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) Linux
2 34 (85.00%) UNIX
3 5 (12.50%) Windows
4 4 (10.00%) HPUX
5 2 (5.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) ITIL
1 19 (47.50%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 15 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (35.00%) Service Management
4 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.50%) MVC
5 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.50%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (7.50%) OO
5 3 (7.50%) SOA
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Operations Management
7 1 (2.50%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) Shell Script
2 21 (52.50%) SQL
3 18 (45.00%) Java
4 16 (40.00%) AWK
4 16 (40.00%) Perl
5 15 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 15 (37.50%) Korn
5 15 (37.50%) Bash Shell
6 14 (35.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 16 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.50%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.50%) SRDF
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 15 (37.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
2 2 (5.00%) Sun
2 2 (5.00%) Symantec
3 1 (2.50%) Brocade
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) EMC
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) NetApp
3 1 (2.50%) StorageTek
3 1 (2.50%) Veritas
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat