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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 145 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -17
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 77 133 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 2.43% 2.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.57% 8.87% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 65 100 130
Average salary £46,500 £44,875 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.62% -1.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1684 1499 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.70% 27.34% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1229 1465
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -27 44 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Bracknell -6 11 £45,000 +41.73%
Slough -3 8 £47,000 +16.04%
Maidenhead -18 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 148 (84.57%) Linux
2 125 (71.43%) UNIX
3 100 (57.14%) Windows
4 57 (32.57%) Java
5 52 (29.71%) TCP/IP
6 50 (28.57%) Sun
7 47 (26.86%) AIX
8 45 (25.71%) Relational Database
9 44 (25.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 44 (25.14%) Red Hat
9 44 (25.14%) VMware
10 42 (24.00%) German Language
11 39 (22.29%) Perl
12 38 (21.71%) HPUX
13 36 (20.57%) Oracle
13 36 (20.57%) RDBMS
13 36 (20.57%) DNS
14 34 (19.43%) XML
15 33 (18.86%) SQL
15 33 (18.86%) French Language
16 32 (18.29%) HP
16 32 (18.29%) Telecoms
17 31 (17.71%) Microsoft
18 30 (17.14%) Apache
19 27 (15.43%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (14.86%) LDAP
20 26 (14.86%) Cisco
21 25 (14.29%) Citrix
21 25 (14.29%) J2EE
21 25 (14.29%) Validation

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 30 (17.14%) Apache
2 24 (13.71%) Tomcat
3 16 (9.14%) Liferay
3 16 (9.14%) Alfresco
4 12 (6.86%) WebSphere
5 9 (5.14%) IIS
6 8 (4.57%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.57%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.57%) Confluence
8 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.14%) GitHub
2 2 (1.14%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) IaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (29.71%) TCP/IP
2 36 (20.57%) DNS
3 26 (14.86%) LDAP
4 24 (13.71%) Internet
5 19 (10.86%) Firewall
5 19 (10.86%) Wireshark
6 18 (10.29%) SS7
6 18 (10.29%) SAN
7 17 (9.71%) HTTP
8 16 (9.14%) INAP
9 14 (8.00%) SMS
10 13 (7.43%) ISUP
11 12 (6.86%) NAS
12 8 (4.57%) DHCP
12 8 (4.57%) WAN
13 6 (3.43%) tcpdump
13 6 (3.43%) snoop
14 5 (2.86%) VoIP
15 4 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (2.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (25.71%) Relational Database
2 36 (20.57%) RDBMS
3 24 (13.71%) MySQL
4 22 (12.57%) DB2
5 16 (9.14%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.57%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.71%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.71%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.57%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 20 (11.43%) Subversion
2 17 (9.71%) Eclipse
2 17 (9.71%) IntelliJ
2 17 (9.71%) Gradle
2 17 (9.71%) Jenkins
2 17 (9.71%) JIRA
3 5 (2.86%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.29%) Ant
4 4 (2.29%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (1.14%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.14%) JUnit
5 2 (1.14%) WebObjects
5 2 (1.14%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.14%) Hudson
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.57%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 42 (24.00%) German Language
2 33 (18.86%) French Language
3 32 (18.29%) Telecoms
4 21 (12.00%) Finance
5 8 (4.57%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.43%) Retail
7 2 (1.14%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (27.43%) Support Engineer
2 39 (22.29%) Technical Support
3 35 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 35 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 21 (12.00%) Developer
5 20 (11.43%) Analyst
6 16 (9.14%) Administrator
7 14 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 14 (8.00%) Consultant
8 13 (7.43%) Security Engineer
8 13 (7.43%) UNIX Engineer
9 12 (6.86%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.86%) Support Specialist
10 9 (5.14%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (4.57%) Applications Support
11 8 (4.57%) Linux Administrator
12 7 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 7 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
13 6 (3.43%) Project Manager
13 6 (3.43%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.43%) XML
2 25 (14.29%) J2EE
3 24 (13.71%) HTML
4 20 (11.43%) SOAP
5 18 (10.29%) Servlets
6 17 (9.71%) XHTML
6 17 (9.71%) Struts
7 16 (9.14%) Velocity
7 16 (9.14%) JSR 168
7 16 (9.14%) XSLT
7 16 (9.14%) Spring
8 13 (7.43%) Rendezvous
9 9 (5.14%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (4.00%) .NET
11 6 (3.43%) Web Services
12 3 (1.71%) CSS
13 2 (1.14%) Middleware
13 2 (1.14%) JSON
13 2 (1.14%) jQuery
14 1 (0.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.71%) Mobile App
1 17 (9.71%) Open Source
2 15 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 14 (8.00%) IVR
4 13 (7.43%) Data Integration
5 12 (6.86%) Firmware
5 12 (6.86%) Clustering
6 9 (5.14%) PKI
6 9 (5.14%) DataPower
7 8 (4.57%) Cryptography
7 8 (4.57%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.00%) Derivative
9 4 (2.29%) Replication
9 4 (2.29%) CMDB
9 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.71%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.14%) iPad
11 2 (1.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 148 (84.57%) Linux
2 125 (71.43%) UNIX
3 100 (57.14%) Windows
4 47 (26.86%) AIX
5 44 (25.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (21.71%) HPUX
7 21 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (10.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (6.29%) Windows 2000
10 6 (3.43%) IRIX
11 5 (2.86%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.86%) SUSE
12 4 (2.29%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.29%) CentOS
13 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.29%) Validation
2 18 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (10.29%) ITIL
3 16 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (9.14%) Functional Testing
3 16 (9.14%) Web Application Development
3 16 (9.14%) Extreme Programming
3 16 (9.14%) MVC
3 16 (9.14%) TDD
3 16 (9.14%) Pair Programming
4 14 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (7.43%) Software Testing
6 11 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.29%) Software Engineering
7 10 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 9 (5.14%) Project Management
9 7 (4.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (4.00%) Quality Management
10 6 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.43%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 57 (32.57%) Java
2 39 (22.29%) Perl
3 33 (18.86%) SQL
4 22 (12.57%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.14%) Scala
5 16 (9.14%) Groovy
6 13 (7.43%) Shell Script
7 11 (6.29%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.14%) Bash Shell
8 9 (5.14%) C++
9 7 (4.00%) Python
10 6 (3.43%) C
10 6 (3.43%) C#
11 4 (2.29%) Ruby
12 3 (1.71%) C-shell
12 3 (1.71%) Korn
13 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.14%) VB
13 2 (1.14%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 19 (10.86%) Degree
2 18 (10.29%) ISEB
3 17 (9.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (9.71%) Security Cleared
4 10 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.57%) RHCE
6 6 (3.43%) SCSA
6 6 (3.43%) IBM Certification
7 5 (2.86%) CISSP
7 5 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.86%) CCNA
8 4 (2.29%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.71%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.71%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.71%) MCSE
10 2 (1.14%) OCP
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (1.14%) Sun Certification
10 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.57%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) COBIT
2 2 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 27 (15.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (10.86%) NFS
3 13 (7.43%) VMware ESX
4 12 (6.86%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.86%) vSphere
6 4 (2.29%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (2.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.71%) KVM
7 3 (1.71%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.14%) Xen
8 2 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.57%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (5.14%) NetBackup
2 7 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.71%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.14%) Nagios
5 2 (1.14%) Puppet
6 1 (0.57%) nmon
6 1 (0.57%) YUM
6 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (28.57%) Sun
2 44 (25.14%) Red Hat
2 44 (25.14%) VMware
3 36 (20.57%) Oracle
4 32 (18.29%) HP
5 31 (17.71%) Microsoft
6 26 (14.86%) Cisco
7 25 (14.29%) Citrix
8 19 (10.86%) F5
9 18 (10.29%) Veritas
10 16 (9.14%) GigaSpaces
11 14 (8.00%) Juniper
11 14 (8.00%) Sybase
12 13 (7.43%) Redknee
12 13 (7.43%) TIBCO
13 12 (6.86%) NetApp
14 11 (6.29%) Crossbeam
14 11 (6.29%) Blue Coat
14 11 (6.29%) Sourcefire
14 11 (6.29%) IBM
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