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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 180 162 117
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -45
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 44 70 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.85% 1.28% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.40% 4.31% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 37 52 82
Average salary £37,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £59,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,160 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +5.88%
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
1295 1624 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.93% 29.66% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1161 1222 1144
Average salary £43,000 £42,000 £41,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +2 43 £36,250 -23.68% 1
Bracknell -3 2 £42,500 -37.03%
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 114 (96.61%) Linux
2 108 (91.53%) Unix
3 87 (73.73%) Windows
4 75 (63.56%) Firewall
5 74 (62.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 74 (62.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (61.86%) Cisco
7 68 (57.63%) Juniper
8 67 (56.78%) F5
9 66 (55.93%) Palo Alto
9 66 (55.93%) Windows 2000
9 66 (55.93%) CheckPoint
10 65 (55.08%) ITIL
10 65 (55.08%) Sourcefire
11 64 (54.24%) Blue Coat
11 64 (54.24%) Crossbeam
11 64 (54.24%) Risk Management
11 64 (54.24%) Information Security
12 56 (47.46%) German Language
13 52 (44.07%) French Language
14 50 (42.37%) TCP/IP
15 27 (22.88%) SLA
16 20 (16.95%) Case Management
16 20 (16.95%) Mentoring
16 20 (16.95%) Coaching
16 20 (16.95%) Performance Improvement
17 19 (16.10%) Computer Science
18 16 (13.56%) Red Hat
18 16 (13.56%) Oracle
19 14 (11.86%) SS7

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (5.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.08%) Apache
2 6 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.39%) IIS
4 3 (2.54%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (5.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 75 (63.56%) Firewall
2 50 (42.37%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.86%) SS7
4 13 (11.02%) Diameter Protocol
5 12 (10.17%) GSM
5 12 (10.17%) Wireshark
6 11 (9.32%) GPRS
6 11 (9.32%) SIGTRAN
7 9 (7.63%) SCCP
7 9 (7.63%) SMPP
7 9 (7.63%) TCAP
8 7 (5.93%) DHCP
8 7 (5.93%) DNS
8 7 (5.93%) GGSN
8 7 (5.93%) SGSN
8 7 (5.93%) VoIP
9 5 (4.24%) 4G
9 5 (4.24%) Ethernet
9 5 (4.24%) LTE
9 5 (4.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.32%) Oracle Database
2 9 (7.63%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (7.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (47.46%) German Language
2 52 (44.07%) French Language
3 13 (11.02%) Telecoms
4 10 (8.47%) Electronics
5 8 (6.78%) Finance
6 5 (4.24%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (40.68%) Security Engineer
2 31 (26.27%) Juniper Engineer
3 30 (25.42%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (19.49%) Technical Engineer
5 15 (12.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 15 (12.71%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 12 (10.17%) Analyst
6 12 (10.17%) Solaris Engineer
6 12 (10.17%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.47%) Unix Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) DBA
8 9 (7.63%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (7.63%) Technical Support
8 9 (7.63%) Technical Support Engineer
9 8 (6.78%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) Security Analyst
11 6 (5.08%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 5 (4.24%) Network Analyst
12 5 (4.24%) Technical Tester
12 5 (4.24%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.24%) Clustering
3 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (3.39%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 114 (96.61%) Linux
2 108 (91.53%) Unix
3 87 (73.73%) Windows
4 74 (62.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 74 (62.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (55.93%) Windows 2000
6 9 (7.63%) HPUX
7 8 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.78%) Windows Server
8 5 (4.24%) AIX
9 4 (3.39%) IRIX
9 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.54%) Android
10 3 (2.54%) BlackBerry OS
11 2 (1.69%) VMS
12 1 (0.85%) Debian
12 1 (0.85%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.85%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (55.08%) ITIL
2 64 (54.24%) Information Security
2 64 (54.24%) Risk Management
3 20 (16.95%) Case Management
3 20 (16.95%) Coaching
3 20 (16.95%) Mentoring
3 20 (16.95%) Performance Improvement
4 11 (9.32%) Test Planning
4 11 (9.32%) Validation
5 8 (6.78%) High Availability
6 7 (5.93%) Migration
7 6 (5.08%) SOA
8 5 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.39%) Change Management
9 4 (3.39%) Security Management
10 2 (1.69%) Test Automation
10 2 (1.69%) Test Management
11 1 (0.85%) Database Tuning
11 1 (0.85%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (0.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.78%) Perl
1 8 (6.78%) SQL
2 6 (5.08%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.85%) Python
4 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (9.32%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) CCNA
2 5 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) CEH
4 1 (0.85%) CISSP
4 1 (0.85%) GCIA
4 1 (0.85%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (22.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.93%) Firmware
4 4 (3.39%) ISA Server
4 4 (3.39%) OpenSSH
4 4 (3.39%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.54%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.85%) Ceph
7 1 (0.85%) KVM
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.08%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.39%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.39%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (3.39%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (3.39%) SCCM
4 3 (2.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.85%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.85%) Ganeti
5 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.85%) Puppet
5 1 (0.85%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.85%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 73 (61.86%) Cisco
2 68 (57.63%) Juniper
3 67 (56.78%) F5
4 66 (55.93%) CheckPoint
4 66 (55.93%) Palo Alto
5 65 (55.08%) Sourcefire
6 64 (54.24%) Blue Coat
6 64 (54.24%) Crossbeam
7 16 (13.56%) Oracle
7 16 (13.56%) Red Hat
8 13 (11.02%) HP
8 13 (11.02%) VMware
9 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
10 10 (8.47%) Sun
11 4 (3.39%) Brocade
11 4 (3.39%) Citrix
11 4 (3.39%) EMC
11 4 (3.39%) NetApp
12 3 (2.54%) Lotus
12 3 (2.54%) Novell
Reading, Berkshire
Henderson Scott
Posted: 4 days ago