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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 160 108 83
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -25
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 64 123 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 2.26% 3.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.12% 8.48% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 48 88 117
Average salary £44,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £32,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,207 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -3.98%
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
1553 1451 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.31% 26.65% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1177 1128 1264
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 39 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Slough 0 15 £42,500 -1.16%
Bracknell -31 4 £58,750 +30.55%
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 136 (90.67%) Linux
2 117 (78.00%) UNIX
3 59 (39.33%) Windows
4 57 (38.00%) Firewall
5 53 (35.33%) Oracle
6 41 (27.33%) Red Hat
7 39 (26.00%) Microsoft
7 39 (26.00%) HP
8 38 (25.33%) AIX
8 38 (25.33%) VMware
9 36 (24.00%) Sun
10 35 (23.33%) SQL
11 33 (22.00%) TCP/IP
11 33 (22.00%) Telecoms
11 33 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 31 (20.67%) VPN
13 30 (20.00%) Cisco
14 28 (18.67%) Internet
14 28 (18.67%) HPUX
15 27 (18.00%) SLA
16 26 (17.33%) Degree
17 25 (16.67%) Veritas
17 25 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (14.67%) Juniper
20 21 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
21 20 (13.33%) EMC
21 20 (13.33%) CCNA
21 20 (13.33%) ITIL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 12 (8.00%) Apache
2 9 (6.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.33%) IIS
4 6 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.33%) JBoss
5 5 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.67%) Liferay
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.67%) Alfresco
Applications
1 17 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (7.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 57 (38.00%) Firewall
2 33 (22.00%) TCP/IP
3 31 (20.67%) VPN
4 28 (18.67%) Internet
5 19 (12.67%) SAN
6 18 (12.00%) Ethernet
6 18 (12.00%) VLAN
7 16 (10.67%) DNS
7 16 (10.67%) VoIP
8 15 (10.00%) HTTP
8 15 (10.00%) POP3
8 15 (10.00%) SMTP
8 15 (10.00%) IMAP
9 13 (8.67%) SGSN
9 13 (8.67%) NAS
9 13 (8.67%) WAN
9 13 (8.67%) ATM
10 12 (8.00%) CDMA
10 12 (8.00%) GPRS
10 12 (8.00%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.33%) DB2
3 10 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.67%) MySQL
4 9 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.33%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.67%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.67%) Essbase
7 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (2.67%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (7.33%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.33%) WinRunner
2 5 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (3.33%) LoadRunner
2 5 (3.33%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.67%) Mockito
3 1 (0.67%) Hamcrest
3 1 (0.67%) Hudson
3 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.67%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.67%) Subversion
3 1 (0.67%) Maven
3 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.67%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.67%) JUnit
General
1 33 (22.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.67%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) French Language
3 10 (6.67%) German Language
4 7 (4.67%) Spanish Language
5 6 (4.00%) Retail
5 6 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.67%) Banking
7 3 (2.00%) Billing
8 2 (1.33%) Marketing
8 2 (1.33%) Publishing
9 1 (0.67%) Legal
9 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.67%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 31 (20.67%) Technical Support
2 30 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 26 (17.33%) Technical Engineer
4 22 (14.67%) Technical Support Engineer
5 16 (10.67%) Administrator
6 15 (10.00%) Consultant
6 15 (10.00%) Security Engineer
7 14 (9.33%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (7.33%) UNIX Administrator
9 9 (6.00%) Developer
9 9 (6.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.00%) Network Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) Architect
10 7 (4.67%) Support Specialist
10 7 (4.67%) UNIX Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Network Support
11 5 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
11 5 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.00%) MAPI
2 13 (8.67%) HTML
3 6 (4.00%) SOAP
4 4 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.00%) Web Services
6 2 (1.33%) LAMP
7 1 (0.67%) Spring
7 1 (0.67%) Velocity
7 1 (0.67%) FreeMarker
7 1 (0.67%) REST
7 1 (0.67%) libvirt
7 1 (0.67%) Middleware
7 1 (0.67%) XML
7 1 (0.67%) XSLT
7 1 (0.67%) Flash
7 1 (0.67%) Struts
7 1 (0.67%) J2EE
7 1 (0.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.33%) Clustering
3 9 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.67%) Open Source
6 6 (4.00%) CMDB
6 6 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.33%) Replication
8 4 (2.67%) DataPower
9 3 (2.00%) RMADS
9 3 (2.00%) CESG
9 3 (2.00%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (1.33%) PKI
10 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.67%) LPAR
11 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.67%) Celerra
11 1 (0.67%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.67%) AS400
11 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 136 (90.67%) Linux
2 117 (78.00%) UNIX
3 59 (39.33%) Windows
4 38 (25.33%) AIX
5 33 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (18.67%) HPUX
7 25 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (10.00%) Windows 2000
10 12 (8.00%) SUSE
11 8 (5.33%) Windows XP
12 6 (4.00%) IRIX
13 5 (3.33%) Debian
13 5 (3.33%) Windows 7
14 4 (2.67%) CentOS
15 3 (2.00%) Mac OS
15 3 (2.00%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.67%) OpenBSD
16 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.33%) ITIL
1 20 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.00%) Load Balancing
3 14 (9.33%) Validation
4 13 (8.67%) Mentoring
5 12 (8.00%) Coaching
5 12 (8.00%) Migration
6 11 (7.33%) Project Management
6 11 (7.33%) Problem Management
7 9 (6.00%) OpenUP
7 9 (6.00%) Capacity Management
8 8 (5.33%) Data Management
8 8 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.00%) CRM
10 5 (3.33%) Service Management
10 5 (3.33%) Regression Testing
10 5 (3.33%) Asset Management
10 5 (3.33%) Test Management
10 5 (3.33%) Test Automation
10 5 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.33%) SQL
2 14 (9.33%) Perl
3 9 (6.00%) Java
4 7 (4.67%) Shell Script
5 6 (4.00%) Python
6 5 (3.33%) Ruby
7 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.33%) C
8 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.67%) Scala
9 1 (0.67%) Groovy
9 1 (0.67%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (17.33%) Degree
2 21 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (13.33%) CCNA
4 13 (8.67%) Sun Certification
4 13 (8.67%) SCSA
5 12 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (7.33%) CCNP
7 5 (3.33%) ISEB
7 5 (3.33%) RHCE
7 5 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.33%) JNCIA
7 5 (3.33%) ISTQB
7 5 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.00%) VCP4
8 3 (2.00%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.00%) MCSE
9 2 (1.33%) CCA
9 2 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (18.00%) SLA
2 5 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (11.33%) Active Directory
3 14 (9.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (3.33%) Firmware
5 5 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.33%) Kamailio
5 5 (3.33%) OpenSIPS
5 5 (3.33%) NFS
6 4 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.67%) vSphere
7 2 (1.33%) XenApp
7 2 (1.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.67%) Xen
8 1 (0.67%) KVM
8 1 (0.67%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (1.33%) Puppet
6 1 (0.67%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.67%) Ganeti
6 1 (0.67%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (35.33%) Oracle
2 41 (27.33%) Red Hat
3 39 (26.00%) Microsoft
3 39 (26.00%) HP
4 38 (25.33%) VMware
5 36 (24.00%) Sun
6 30 (20.00%) Cisco
7 25 (16.67%) Veritas
8 22 (14.67%) Juniper
9 20 (13.33%) EMC
9 20 (13.33%) F5
10 15 (10.00%) Crossbeam
10 15 (10.00%) Blue Coat
10 15 (10.00%) Sourcefire
10 15 (10.00%) CheckPoint
11 14 (9.33%) IBM
12 13 (8.67%) Citrix
13 9 (6.00%) NetApp
13 9 (6.00%) Redknee
14 8 (5.33%) Sybase
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