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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 164 149 103
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -46
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 53 77 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 1.31% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.04% 4.57% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35 65 100
Average salary £42,000 £46,500 £44,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £70,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
1311 1685 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.48% 28.72% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1229 1229
Average salary £41,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 -6 42 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Slough -3 10 £38,000 -19.14%
Bracknell +17 7 £38,000 -15.55% 1
Newbury - 7 £47,250 -
Maidenhead +13 2 £47,250 -14.09%
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 103 (96.26%) Linux
2 73 (68.22%) UNIX
3 59 (55.14%) Windows
4 54 (50.47%) Oracle
5 44 (41.12%) TCP/IP
6 41 (38.32%) Firewall
7 39 (36.45%) Red Hat
8 36 (33.64%) Degree
9 34 (31.78%) Sun
10 31 (28.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (28.04%) Cisco
12 27 (25.23%) Computer Science
13 26 (24.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (21.50%) DNS
16 22 (20.56%) Juniper
16 22 (20.56%) Relational Database
17 21 (19.63%) Perl
18 20 (18.69%) ITIL
18 20 (18.69%) F5
19 19 (17.76%) CheckPoint
19 19 (17.76%) Veritas
19 19 (17.76%) Sourcefire
19 19 (17.76%) Security Cleared
19 19 (17.76%) Crossbeam
19 19 (17.76%) Xen
20 18 (16.82%) SC Cleared
20 18 (16.82%) Blue Coat
20 18 (16.82%) Windows 2000

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (6.54%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (5.61%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.87%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (41.12%) TCP/IP
2 41 (38.32%) Firewall
3 23 (21.50%) DNS
4 14 (13.08%) SAN
5 10 (9.35%) Internet
6 7 (6.54%) GSM
7 6 (5.61%) Wireshark
7 6 (5.61%) GPRS
8 5 (4.67%) DHCP
8 5 (4.67%) VPN
8 5 (4.67%) LDAP
8 5 (4.67%) SGSN
8 5 (4.67%) NAS
9 4 (3.74%) Diameter Protocol
9 4 (3.74%) SIGTRAN
9 4 (3.74%) HTTP
9 4 (3.74%) SS7
10 3 (2.80%) SMPP
10 3 (2.80%) TCAP
10 3 (2.80%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.56%) Relational Database
2 17 (15.89%) Oracle Database
3 15 (14.02%) MySQL
4 12 (11.21%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (10.28%) DB2
6 10 (9.35%) RDBMS
7 7 (6.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (6.54%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (6.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (5.61%) MaxDB
8 6 (5.61%) Informix
9 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.93%) Big Data
11 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
General
1 13 (12.15%) French Language
2 11 (10.28%) German Language
3 7 (6.54%) Publishing
3 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.54%) Spanish Language
4 5 (4.67%) Electronics
4 5 (4.67%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.87%) Law
5 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 26 (24.30%) Systems Administrator
2 25 (23.36%) Administrator
3 15 (14.02%) Technical Engineer
4 13 (12.15%) Technical Support
4 13 (12.15%) Support Engineer
5 12 (11.21%) Analyst
5 12 (11.21%) Security Engineer
6 11 (10.28%) Security Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Developer
8 7 (6.54%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.54%) UNIX Administrator
8 7 (6.54%) WebCenter Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Portal Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.61%) DBA
10 5 (4.67%) Oracle DBA
11 4 (3.74%) Storage Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) UNIX Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.35%) J2EE
1 10 (9.35%) HTML
2 7 (6.54%) XML
2 7 (6.54%) jQuery
2 7 (6.54%) Ajax
2 7 (6.54%) JSON
2 7 (6.54%) WebCenter
3 3 (2.80%) MAPI
3 3 (2.80%) Flash
4 1 (0.93%) Web Services
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.23%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.15%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.54%) Replication
4 6 (5.61%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.61%) Celerra
5 5 (4.67%) Clustering
6 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.80%) CMDB
8 2 (1.87%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 103 (96.26%) Linux
2 73 (68.22%) UNIX
3 59 (55.14%) Windows
4 31 (28.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (24.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (16.82%) Windows 2000
8 16 (14.95%) AIX
9 15 (14.02%) HPUX
10 14 (13.08%) SUSE
11 7 (6.54%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (3.74%) Debian
14 3 (2.80%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.87%) CentOS
15 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
15 2 (1.87%) IRIX
16 1 (0.93%) VMS
16 1 (0.93%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.69%) ITIL
3 17 (15.89%) Mentoring
4 11 (10.28%) Incident Management
5 10 (9.35%) Time Management
6 7 (6.54%) OO
6 7 (6.54%) Workflow
6 7 (6.54%) Security Management
6 7 (6.54%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.54%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (5.61%) Coaching
7 6 (5.61%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (5.61%) Identity Management
8 5 (4.67%) Change Management
8 5 (4.67%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.67%) Database Tuning
9 4 (3.74%) Test Planning
9 4 (3.74%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.74%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) Perl
2 14 (13.08%) Bash Shell
3 10 (9.35%) Java
4 8 (7.48%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.54%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.67%) SQL
7 3 (2.80%) C
8 2 (1.87%) Python
8 2 (1.87%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (33.64%) Degree
2 19 (17.76%) Security Cleared
3 18 (16.82%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.67%) OCP
5 5 (4.67%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (4.67%) MCSE
5 5 (4.67%) MCSA
6 4 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.74%) MCDBA
6 4 (3.74%) MCP
6 4 (3.74%) RHCE
6 4 (3.74%) CCNA
7 3 (2.80%) CCIE
8 1 (0.93%) GIAC
8 1 (0.93%) GCIA
8 1 (0.93%) GCIH
8 1 (0.93%) SCSA
8 1 (0.93%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.89%) SLA
2 14 (13.08%) QA
3 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (17.76%) Xen
2 11 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (4.67%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.93%) Snort
7 1 (0.93%) VMFS
7 1 (0.93%) XenApp
7 1 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (14.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (7.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (5.61%) SnapMirror
3 6 (5.61%) SnapVault
3 6 (5.61%) ARCserve
3 6 (5.61%) Legato
4 5 (4.67%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (4.67%) Data Guard
5 4 (3.74%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.80%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (2.80%) PureDisk
7 2 (1.87%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.87%) logstash
7 2 (1.87%) Nagios
8 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 54 (50.47%) Oracle
2 39 (36.45%) Red Hat
3 34 (31.78%) Sun
4 30 (28.04%) Cisco
5 22 (20.56%) Juniper
6 20 (18.69%) F5
7 19 (17.76%) CheckPoint
7 19 (17.76%) Veritas
7 19 (17.76%) Sourcefire
7 19 (17.76%) Crossbeam
8 18 (16.82%) Blue Coat
9 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
10 15 (14.02%) HP
11 14 (13.08%) Sybase
11 14 (13.08%) EMC
12 13 (12.15%) VMware
13 11 (10.28%) Brocade
13 11 (10.28%) NetApp
14 10 (9.35%) Symantec
14 10 (9.35%) IBM
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