The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 25 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 Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 134 91 70
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -21
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 81 150 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.46% 2.72% 3.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.87% 9.68% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 67 120 160
Average salary £46,500 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.77% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,625 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1662 1550 1755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.92% 28.13% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1294 1468
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Berkshire region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Berkshire

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Solaris
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Reading -45 39 £57,500 +49.35% 2
Bracknell -12 12 £45,000 +47.54%
Slough +8 11 £47,500 +21.79%
Maidenhead -11 6 £51,250 -2.38%
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 158 (81.87%) Linux
2 139 (72.02%) UNIX
3 100 (51.81%) Windows
4 59 (30.57%) Sun
5 58 (30.05%) AIX
5 58 (30.05%) Java
6 55 (28.50%) Relational Database
7 53 (27.46%) TCP/IP
8 47 (24.35%) German Language
9 46 (23.83%) RDBMS
10 45 (23.32%) Oracle
11 44 (22.80%) HPUX
12 42 (21.76%) Red Hat
13 41 (21.24%) Microsoft
14 37 (19.17%) Perl
14 37 (19.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 35 (18.13%) SQL
16 34 (17.62%) Degree
17 33 (17.10%) Apache
17 33 (17.10%) Internet
17 33 (17.10%) VMware
18 32 (16.58%) XML
18 32 (16.58%) MySQL
19 30 (15.54%) J2EE
19 30 (15.54%) Tomcat
19 30 (15.54%) Veritas
19 30 (15.54%) DNS
19 30 (15.54%) Telecoms
20 29 (15.03%) Validation
20 29 (15.03%) JavaScript

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 33 (17.10%) Apache
2 30 (15.54%) Tomcat
3 21 (10.88%) Alfresco
3 21 (10.88%) Liferay
4 19 (9.84%) WebSphere
5 10 (5.18%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.07%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.55%) IIS
8 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (1.04%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.63%) MS Office
3 5 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.88%) GitHub
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (27.46%) TCP/IP
2 33 (17.10%) Internet
3 30 (15.54%) DNS
4 25 (12.95%) Firewall
5 23 (11.92%) SAN
6 21 (10.88%) LDAP
7 17 (8.81%) NAS
8 16 (8.29%) SS7
9 15 (7.77%) HTTP
10 13 (6.74%) INAP
11 12 (6.22%) Wireshark
12 11 (5.70%) SMS
13 10 (5.18%) ISUP
14 9 (4.66%) DHCP
15 8 (4.15%) ATM
16 6 (3.11%) VoIP
17 4 (2.07%) VPN
17 4 (2.07%) SIGTRAN
18 3 (1.55%) xDSL
18 3 (1.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (28.50%) Relational Database
2 46 (23.83%) RDBMS
3 32 (16.58%) MySQL
4 25 (12.95%) DB2
5 21 (10.88%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.66%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.15%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.11%) SQL Server
8 6 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.55%) Informix
11 3 (1.55%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.55%) MaxDB
12 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
13 1 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
13 1 (0.52%) Essbase
13 1 (0.52%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 27 (13.99%) Subversion
2 22 (11.40%) JIRA
2 22 (11.40%) Gradle
2 22 (11.40%) Jenkins
2 22 (11.40%) Eclipse
2 22 (11.40%) IntelliJ
3 6 (3.11%) Ant
4 4 (2.07%) JUnit
4 4 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.07%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.07%) WebObjects
5 2 (1.04%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.04%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.52%) Toad
6 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.52%) Introscope
6 1 (0.52%) Selenium
6 1 (0.52%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.52%) Hudson
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Ivy
General
1 47 (24.35%) German Language
2 30 (15.54%) Telecoms
3 28 (14.51%) French Language
4 23 (11.92%) Finance
5 6 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.04%) Retail
6 2 (1.04%) Billing
6 2 (1.04%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.52%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Military
7 1 (0.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 66 (34.20%) Support Engineer
2 55 (28.50%) Technical Support
3 50 (25.91%) Technical Support Engineer
3 50 (25.91%) Technical Engineer
4 33 (17.10%) Developer
5 18 (9.33%) Administrator
6 17 (8.81%) Analyst
7 14 (7.25%) Consultant
8 12 (6.22%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.70%) Test Analyst
9 11 (5.70%) UNIX Engineer
9 11 (5.70%) Linux Administrator
10 10 (5.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.18%) Support Specialist
11 9 (4.66%) UNIX Support
11 9 (4.66%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (4.15%) Applications Support
12 8 (4.15%) Security Engineer
13 7 (3.63%) Network Support
13 7 (3.63%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.58%) XML
2 30 (15.54%) J2EE
3 27 (13.99%) HTML
4 25 (12.95%) Servlets
5 22 (11.40%) Struts
5 22 (11.40%) XHTML
6 21 (10.88%) Spring
6 21 (10.88%) Velocity
6 21 (10.88%) JSR 168
6 21 (10.88%) XSLT
7 19 (9.84%) SOAP
8 15 (7.77%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (5.18%) Rendezvous
10 8 (4.15%) Web Services
11 5 (2.59%) Middleware
11 5 (2.59%) CSS
11 5 (2.59%) .NET
12 4 (2.07%) jQuery
12 4 (2.07%) JSON
13 2 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.88%) Open Source
2 15 (7.77%) Management Information System
2 15 (7.77%) Clustering
2 15 (7.77%) DataPower
3 14 (7.25%) Mobile App
4 13 (6.74%) Data Integration
5 11 (5.70%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.70%) IVR
6 10 (5.18%) Derivative
7 9 (4.66%) Replication
8 8 (4.15%) Firmware
8 8 (4.15%) Cryptography
8 8 (4.15%) PKI
9 4 (2.07%) CMDB
9 4 (2.07%) iPhone
9 4 (2.07%) iPad
9 4 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.55%) Celerra
10 3 (1.55%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 158 (81.87%) Linux
2 139 (72.02%) UNIX
3 100 (51.81%) Windows
4 58 (30.05%) AIX
5 44 (22.80%) HPUX
6 37 (19.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (5.70%) SUSE
10 8 (4.15%) Windows 2000
11 5 (2.59%) CentOS
12 4 (2.07%) IRIX
12 4 (2.07%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.52%) Debian
14 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.03%) Validation
2 21 (10.88%) Extreme Programming
2 21 (10.88%) MVC
2 21 (10.88%) TDD
2 21 (10.88%) Pair Programming
2 21 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (10.88%) Web Application Development
2 21 (10.88%) Functional Testing
3 15 (7.77%) Software Engineering
3 15 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (6.74%) ITIL
4 13 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (5.70%) Problem Management
5 11 (5.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (5.18%) Software Testing
6 10 (5.18%) E-Commerce
6 10 (5.18%) Quality Management
7 8 (4.15%) Load Balancing
8 7 (3.63%) Project Management
8 7 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 58 (30.05%) Java
2 37 (19.17%) Perl
3 35 (18.13%) SQL
4 29 (15.03%) JavaScript
5 21 (10.88%) Shell Script
5 21 (10.88%) Groovy
5 21 (10.88%) Scala
6 12 (6.22%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.70%) C++
8 6 (3.11%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.11%) C
8 6 (3.11%) C#
9 5 (2.59%) Python
9 5 (2.59%) Korn
9 5 (2.59%) C-shell
10 4 (2.07%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.07%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.55%) Ruby
12 2 (1.04%) VB
12 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 34 (17.62%) Degree
2 16 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.25%) SCSA
4 13 (6.74%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.22%) CCNA
5 12 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (5.70%) ISEB
7 10 (5.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (4.66%) RHCE
9 8 (4.15%) Sun Certification
9 8 (4.15%) CCNP
10 7 (3.63%) IBM Certification
11 5 (2.59%) CISSP
12 3 (1.55%) MCSE
12 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.55%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.04%) OCP
13 2 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 16 (8.29%) NFS
2 12 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.18%) VMware ESX
4 9 (4.66%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (4.15%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.07%) vSphere
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.55%) KVM
8 2 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.04%) Xen
8 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.52%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.52%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 14 (7.25%) NetBackup
2 10 (5.18%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.59%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (2.59%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.55%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.55%) Legato
5 2 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.52%) Nagios
6 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.52%) YUM
6 1 (0.52%) Puppet
6 1 (0.52%) nmon
Vendors
1 59 (30.57%) Sun
2 45 (23.32%) Oracle
3 42 (21.76%) Red Hat
4 41 (21.24%) Microsoft
5 33 (17.10%) VMware
6 30 (15.54%) Veritas
7 27 (13.99%) HP
8 21 (10.88%) GigaSpaces
9 19 (9.84%) Cisco
10 18 (9.33%) Sybase
10 18 (9.33%) Citrix
11 17 (8.81%) IBM
12 14 (7.25%) EMC
13 12 (6.22%) F5
14 11 (5.70%) Juniper
14 11 (5.70%) NetApp
15 10 (5.18%) Redknee
15 10 (5.18%) TIBCO
15 10 (5.18%) JBoss
16 8 (4.15%) CheckPoint
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