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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 62 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 28 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.58% 2.04% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.79% 6.48% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 12
Average salary £46,500 £42,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -22.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £75,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,207 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -3.98%
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
203 324 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.71% 31.43% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 194 301 291
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,950 £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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 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 3 March 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 +3 10 £41,750 -20.47%
Dunstable -4 1 £57,500 +31.42%
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 57 (100.00%) Oracle
2 55 (96.49%) Linux
2 55 (96.49%) UNIX
3 53 (92.98%) Java
4 52 (91.23%) SQL
5 51 (89.47%) J2EE
6 46 (80.70%) WebLogic
6 46 (80.70%) ITIL
7 39 (68.42%) SLA
8 37 (64.91%) Apache
8 37 (64.91%) Tomcat
9 36 (63.16%) PL/SQL
10 35 (61.40%) Service Management
11 32 (56.14%) Shell Script
12 30 (52.63%) MySQL
12 30 (52.63%) SQL Server
12 30 (52.63%) IIS
13 18 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (28.07%) Windows
15 14 (24.56%) HPUX
15 14 (24.56%) JMS
15 14 (24.56%) CSS
15 14 (24.56%) Web Services
15 14 (24.56%) HTML
15 14 (24.56%) MVC
15 14 (24.56%) CSS3
16 12 (21.05%) HTML5
16 12 (21.05%) WebLogic Portal
16 12 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
16 12 (21.05%) OO

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 46 (80.70%) WebLogic
2 37 (64.91%) Apache
2 37 (64.91%) Tomcat
3 30 (52.63%) IIS
4 12 (21.05%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.51%) JBoss
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (52.63%) MySQL
1 30 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (12.28%) Retail
2 5 (8.77%) Automotive
3 4 (7.02%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (80.70%) Applications Support
2 39 (68.42%) Analyst
3 37 (64.91%) Support Analyst
3 37 (64.91%) Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Senior Support Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Trainee Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Trainee
7 2 (3.51%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (89.47%) J2EE
2 14 (24.56%) CSS
2 14 (24.56%) Web Services
2 14 (24.56%) JMS
2 14 (24.56%) HTML
2 14 (24.56%) CSS3
3 12 (21.05%) HTML5
4 2 (3.51%) Middleware
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) FMCG
2 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 55 (96.49%) UNIX
1 55 (96.49%) Linux
2 16 (28.07%) Windows
3 14 (24.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (80.70%) ITIL
2 35 (61.40%) Service Management
3 18 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (24.56%) MVC
5 12 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
5 12 (21.05%) OO
5 12 (21.05%) SOA
6 9 (15.79%) Project Management
7 7 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (12.28%) Change Management
7 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (12.28%) Problem Management
7 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.28%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Benchmarking
8 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.51%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 53 (92.98%) Java
2 52 (91.23%) SQL
3 36 (63.16%) PL/SQL
4 32 (56.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.51%) AWK
5 2 (3.51%) Korn
5 2 (3.51%) C-shell
5 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (68.42%) SLA
2 9 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.51%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) HP
2 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.51%) VMware