The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 153 120 79
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -41
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 54 98 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.09% 1.78% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.46% 6.33% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 33 80 138
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +20.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £46,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +6.97%
Solaris
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1212 1549 1611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.46% 28.11% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 946 1204 1323
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
Reading +15 44 £47,500 -20.83% 6
Bracknell 0 5 - -
Newbury +5 2 - -
Slough -28 2 - - 1
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 104 (88.14%) Linux
2 94 (79.66%) UNIX
3 57 (48.31%) Windows
4 54 (45.76%) Firewall
5 42 (35.59%) Oracle
6 37 (31.36%) AIX
6 37 (31.36%) Cisco
6 37 (31.36%) Red Hat
7 36 (30.51%) TCP/IP
8 33 (27.97%) SLA
9 31 (26.27%) Juniper
10 30 (25.42%) HP
10 30 (25.42%) HPUX
10 30 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (22.88%) EMC
11 27 (22.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (22.03%) Degree
13 25 (21.19%) Veritas
14 23 (19.49%) Sun
15 22 (18.64%) Sourcefire
15 22 (18.64%) F5
16 21 (17.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (17.80%) Crossbeam
16 21 (17.80%) Blue Coat
16 21 (17.80%) CheckPoint
16 21 (17.80%) Windows 2000
17 20 (16.95%) ITIL
18 19 (16.10%) SAN
19 18 (15.25%) SUSE

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.24%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.24%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.39%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (3.39%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.54%) Apache
4 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.54%) IIS
5 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
2 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (45.76%) Firewall
2 36 (30.51%) TCP/IP
3 19 (16.10%) SAN
4 16 (13.56%) VPN
4 16 (13.56%) DNS
5 15 (12.71%) Internet
6 13 (11.02%) VLAN
7 11 (9.32%) SGSN
7 11 (9.32%) HTTP
8 10 (8.47%) POP3
8 10 (8.47%) SMTP
8 10 (8.47%) CDMA
8 10 (8.47%) GPRS
8 10 (8.47%) GSM
8 10 (8.47%) IMAP
9 9 (7.63%) NAS
10 7 (5.93%) Ethernet
11 6 (5.08%) VoIP
11 6 (5.08%) LDAP
12 5 (4.24%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) DB2
2 13 (11.02%) MySQL
3 11 (9.32%) Oracle Database
4 10 (8.47%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.63%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
7 6 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (4.24%) MaxDB
8 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (4.24%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (4.24%) Informix
8 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.85%) Big Data
10 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (15.25%) French Language
1 18 (15.25%) German Language
2 14 (11.86%) Spanish Language
3 12 (10.17%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.08%) Italian Language
5 4 (3.39%) Publishing
6 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.69%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (16.10%) Technical Engineer
1 19 (16.10%) Technical Support
1 19 (16.10%) Support Engineer
2 17 (14.41%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (13.56%) Security Engineer
3 16 (13.56%) Administrator
4 14 (11.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 14 (11.86%) Technical Support Engineer
4 14 (11.86%) UNIX Administrator
5 10 (8.47%) Analyst
5 10 (8.47%) Security Analyst
6 7 (5.93%) Consultant
7 6 (5.08%) Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (4.24%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Operations Consultant
8 5 (4.24%) Storage Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) DBA
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.17%) HTML
2 10 (8.47%) MAPI
3 5 (4.24%) SOAP
4 3 (2.54%) Flash
4 3 (2.54%) J2EE
4 3 (2.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.69%) XML
5 2 (1.69%) Ajax
5 2 (1.69%) JSON
5 2 (1.69%) jQuery
5 2 (1.69%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.32%) Replication
4 10 (8.47%) Clustering
5 9 (7.63%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.63%) CMDB
6 7 (5.93%) Management Information System
7 6 (5.08%) Celerra
8 5 (4.24%) Data Structures
8 5 (4.24%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.54%) DataPower
9 3 (2.54%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.69%) CESG
10 2 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (1.69%) PKI
10 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.69%) RMADS
11 1 (0.85%) LPAR
11 1 (0.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 104 (88.14%) Linux
2 94 (79.66%) UNIX
3 57 (48.31%) Windows
4 37 (31.36%) AIX
5 30 (25.42%) HPUX
5 30 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (22.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (17.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (17.80%) Windows 2000
8 18 (15.25%) SUSE
9 5 (4.24%) Debian
10 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.54%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.54%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.69%) IRIX
12 2 (1.69%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.69%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.95%) ITIL
3 14 (11.86%) Mentoring
4 13 (11.02%) Coaching
4 13 (11.02%) Load Balancing
5 9 (7.63%) Time Management
6 8 (6.78%) Problem Management
7 7 (5.93%) Data Management
8 6 (5.08%) Project Management
8 6 (5.08%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.24%) OpenUP
10 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.39%) Integration Testing
10 4 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.54%) Database Tuning
11 3 (2.54%) Capacity Management
11 3 (2.54%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.54%) Data Centre Operations
11 3 (2.54%) Migration
11 3 (2.54%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.41%) Perl
2 14 (11.86%) Shell Script
3 12 (10.17%) SQL
4 10 (8.47%) Java
5 4 (3.39%) C
6 2 (1.69%) C++
6 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (22.03%) Degree
2 17 (14.41%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (11.86%) CCNA
4 7 (5.93%) MCSE
4 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.08%) Sun Certification
5 6 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.24%) JNCIA
6 5 (4.24%) SCSA
7 4 (3.39%) CCNP
7 4 (3.39%) OCP
7 4 (3.39%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (3.39%) RHCE
7 4 (3.39%) MCSA
7 4 (3.39%) MCDBA
7 4 (3.39%) MCP
8 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.54%) CCIE
9 2 (1.69%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (27.97%) SLA
2 4 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.93%) VMware ESX
3 6 (5.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (4.24%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (4.24%) NFS
4 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.24%) Firmware
5 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.54%) Xen
6 2 (1.69%) Kamailio
6 2 (1.69%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.85%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 17 (14.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (7.63%) NetBackup
3 8 (6.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (5.08%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (4.24%) ARCserve
5 5 (4.24%) Legato
6 4 (3.39%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (3.39%) Data Guard
7 3 (2.54%) PureDisk
8 1 (0.85%) vMotion
8 1 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 42 (35.59%) Oracle
2 37 (31.36%) Cisco
2 37 (31.36%) Red Hat
3 31 (26.27%) Juniper
4 30 (25.42%) HP
5 27 (22.88%) EMC
6 25 (21.19%) Veritas
7 23 (19.49%) Sun
8 22 (18.64%) Sourcefire
8 22 (18.64%) F5
9 21 (17.80%) Crossbeam
9 21 (17.80%) Blue Coat
9 21 (17.80%) CheckPoint
10 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
11 17 (14.41%) IBM
11 17 (14.41%) Sybase
12 16 (13.56%) VMware
13 12 (10.17%) Symantec
14 9 (7.63%) NetApp
15 8 (6.78%) Hitachi
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
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Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
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