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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 157 114 91
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -23
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 73 114 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.34% 2.12% 2.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.51% 7.51% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 50 78 116
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £32,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
1619 1517 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.82% 28.16% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1175 1282
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £60,000 £57,500
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 29 January 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 January 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 -24 40 £47,500 +28.37% 4
Slough 0 14 £42,500 -1.16% 1
Bracknell -32 7 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 138 (89.61%) Linux
2 118 (76.62%) UNIX
3 63 (40.91%) Windows
4 53 (34.42%) Firewall
5 52 (33.77%) Oracle
6 48 (31.17%) VMware
7 43 (27.92%) HP
7 43 (27.92%) Red Hat
7 43 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 41 (26.62%) Microsoft
9 40 (25.97%) Sun
10 38 (24.68%) Telecoms
11 36 (23.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 35 (22.73%) AIX
13 34 (22.08%) SQL
13 34 (22.08%) TCP/IP
14 29 (18.83%) VPN
14 29 (18.83%) Cisco
15 26 (16.88%) Internet
16 25 (16.23%) Degree
17 24 (15.58%) HPUX
17 24 (15.58%) ITIL
18 23 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (14.29%) DNS
20 21 (13.64%) Veritas
20 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
20 21 (13.64%) F5
21 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (12.99%) SLA
21 20 (12.99%) Perl

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 18 (11.69%) Apache
2 13 (8.44%) IIS
3 12 (7.79%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.90%) JBoss
4 6 (3.90%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.95%) Alfresco
5 3 (1.95%) Liferay
6 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.65%) SAS
7 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.49%) SaaS
2 3 (1.95%) GitHub
3 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (34.42%) Firewall
2 34 (22.08%) TCP/IP
3 29 (18.83%) VPN
4 26 (16.88%) Internet
5 22 (14.29%) DNS
6 18 (11.69%) Ethernet
7 16 (10.39%) HTTP
7 16 (10.39%) VoIP
7 16 (10.39%) WAN
8 15 (9.74%) VLAN
9 14 (9.09%) LDAP
10 13 (8.44%) IMAP
10 13 (8.44%) ATM
10 13 (8.44%) POP3
10 13 (8.44%) SMTP
10 13 (8.44%) LAN
10 13 (8.44%) SAN
11 11 (7.14%) xDSL
11 11 (7.14%) PPP
12 10 (6.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.49%) DB2
3 10 (6.49%) MySQL
4 8 (5.19%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.60%) Essbase
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (4.55%) SilkPerformer
2 7 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 5 (3.25%) WinRunner
3 5 (3.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.95%) Subversion
4 3 (1.95%) IntelliJ
4 3 (1.95%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.30%) Gradle
5 2 (1.30%) Hudson
5 2 (1.30%) JIRA
6 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.65%) Mockito
6 1 (0.65%) Hamcrest
6 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.65%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.65%) Maven
6 1 (0.65%) JUnit
General
1 38 (24.68%) Telecoms
2 18 (11.69%) Finance
3 10 (6.49%) French Language
4 9 (5.84%) Retail
5 8 (5.19%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.55%) German Language
7 4 (2.60%) Banking
8 3 (1.95%) Billing
9 2 (1.30%) Marketing
9 2 (1.30%) Publishing
9 2 (1.30%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (18.83%) Technical Support
1 29 (18.83%) Support Engineer
2 23 (14.94%) Technical Engineer
3 20 (12.99%) Technical Support Engineer
4 16 (10.39%) Administrator
5 14 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 14 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (8.44%) Consultant
7 12 (7.79%) UNIX Engineer
8 11 (7.14%) Developer
9 10 (6.49%) UNIX Administrator
10 9 (5.84%) Architect
10 9 (5.84%) Network Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 7 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (4.55%) Support Specialist
13 6 (3.90%) UNIX Support
14 5 (3.25%) Applications Engineer
14 5 (3.25%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.04%) HTML
2 13 (8.44%) MAPI
3 10 (6.49%) XML
4 9 (5.84%) SOAP
5 4 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.95%) Velocity
6 3 (1.95%) LAMP
6 3 (1.95%) Spring
6 3 (1.95%) J2EE
6 3 (1.95%) Struts
6 3 (1.95%) Web Services
6 3 (1.95%) XSLT
6 3 (1.95%) Rendezvous
7 2 (1.30%) XHTML
7 2 (1.30%) Servlets
7 2 (1.30%) JSR 168
8 1 (0.65%) Symfony
8 1 (0.65%) FreeMarker
8 1 (0.65%) REST
8 1 (0.65%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.79%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.49%) Open Source
4 9 (5.84%) Clustering
5 7 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.60%) DataPower
6 4 (2.60%) CMDB
7 3 (1.95%) Replication
7 3 (1.95%) IVR
7 3 (1.95%) PKI
8 2 (1.30%) CESG
8 2 (1.30%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.30%) RMADS
8 2 (1.30%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.65%) Celerra
9 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.65%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 138 (89.61%) Linux
2 118 (76.62%) UNIX
3 63 (40.91%) Windows
4 36 (23.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (22.73%) AIX
6 24 (15.58%) HPUX
7 23 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (7.79%) Windows 2000
10 10 (6.49%) SUSE
11 9 (5.84%) Windows XP
12 8 (5.19%) IRIX
13 7 (4.55%) Windows 7
14 4 (2.60%) Debian
14 4 (2.60%) CentOS
15 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.30%) Windows NT
15 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
15 2 (1.30%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.58%) ITIL
2 19 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.39%) Validation
3 16 (10.39%) Load Balancing
4 13 (8.44%) Migration
5 10 (6.49%) Project Management
6 9 (5.84%) OpenUP
6 9 (5.84%) Problem Management
6 9 (5.84%) Capacity Management
6 9 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.19%) Data Management
8 7 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 7 (4.55%) Coaching
8 7 (4.55%) Test Management
8 7 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 7 (4.55%) Regression Testing
9 6 (3.90%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.90%) Service Management
10 5 (3.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.08%) SQL
2 20 (12.99%) Perl
3 18 (11.69%) Java
4 8 (5.19%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.55%) Python
6 5 (3.25%) Ruby
6 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.95%) Groovy
8 3 (1.95%) Scala
8 3 (1.95%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.30%) C
10 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.65%) C++
10 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (16.23%) Degree
2 19 (12.34%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (12.34%) CCNA
3 14 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 13 (8.44%) SCSA
4 13 (8.44%) Sun Certification
5 11 (7.14%) CCNP
6 10 (6.49%) ISEB
6 10 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (4.55%) ISTQB
8 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.25%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.60%) RHCE
10 3 (1.95%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (1.95%) MCSE
10 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.30%) CCA
11 2 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.30%) CCEA
11 2 (1.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.99%) SLA
2 5 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.30%) COBIT
4 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 43 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.34%) Active Directory
3 14 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (8.44%) VMware ESX
5 8 (5.19%) NFS
6 7 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (4.55%) Firmware
7 5 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.25%) Kamailio
7 5 (3.25%) OpenSIPS
8 4 (2.60%) vSphere
8 4 (2.60%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.30%) XenApp
9 2 (1.30%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.65%) Ceph
10 1 (0.65%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.60%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (1.95%) Puppet
4 3 (1.95%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.30%) Nagios
6 1 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.65%) WSUS
6 1 (0.65%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.65%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 52 (33.77%) Oracle
2 48 (31.17%) VMware
3 43 (27.92%) HP
3 43 (27.92%) Red Hat
4 41 (26.62%) Microsoft
5 40 (25.97%) Sun
6 29 (18.83%) Cisco
7 21 (13.64%) Veritas
7 21 (13.64%) F5
8 19 (12.34%) Citrix
9 17 (11.04%) Juniper
10 15 (9.74%) EMC
11 12 (7.79%) CheckPoint
11 12 (7.79%) Blue Coat
11 12 (7.79%) Redknee
11 12 (7.79%) Sourcefire
11 12 (7.79%) Crossbeam
12 11 (7.14%) NetApp
12 11 (7.14%) IBM
13 8 (5.19%) Sybase
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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