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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 147 110 90
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -20
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 84 131 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.40% 2.23% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.89% 8.02% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 65 96 104
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
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
1717 1633 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.62% 27.85% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1288 1460
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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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 -38 33 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Bracknell -19 14 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Slough +2 9 £46,500 +3.91% 2
Newbury +3 3 £62,500 +78.57%
Maidenhead -22 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 149 (92.55%) Linux
2 117 (72.67%) UNIX
3 90 (55.90%) Windows
4 58 (36.02%) VMware
5 52 (32.30%) TCP/IP
6 47 (29.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 44 (27.33%) Oracle
8 40 (24.84%) Sun
8 40 (24.84%) Red Hat
9 39 (24.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (21.74%) AIX
11 34 (21.12%) DNS
12 33 (20.50%) Microsoft
12 33 (20.50%) Telecoms
12 33 (20.50%) Firewall
13 30 (18.63%) HP
14 28 (17.39%) Internet
14 28 (17.39%) SQL
15 27 (16.77%) Java
15 27 (16.77%) Validation
15 27 (16.77%) German Language
15 27 (16.77%) Relational Database
16 26 (16.15%) Perl
17 25 (15.53%) HPUX
17 25 (15.53%) RDBMS
18 24 (14.91%) ITIL
18 24 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (14.91%) French Language
19 23 (14.29%) Veritas
20 22 (13.66%) Cisco

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 22 (13.66%) Apache
2 15 (9.32%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.07%) IIS
4 9 (5.59%) JBoss
4 9 (5.59%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.11%) Alfresco
5 5 (3.11%) Liferay
6 3 (1.86%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.24%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.62%) SAS
8 1 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.62%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.62%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.97%) SaaS
2 5 (3.11%) GitHub
3 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (32.30%) TCP/IP
2 34 (21.12%) DNS
3 33 (20.50%) Firewall
4 28 (17.39%) Internet
5 21 (13.04%) LDAP
6 20 (12.42%) SAN
7 19 (11.80%) HTTP
8 17 (10.56%) WAN
9 16 (9.94%) NAS
10 14 (8.70%) VPN
10 14 (8.70%) Wireshark
11 12 (7.45%) LAN
11 12 (7.45%) SS7
11 12 (7.45%) INAP
12 10 (6.21%) SMS
12 10 (6.21%) ISUP
13 7 (4.35%) POP3
13 7 (4.35%) SMTP
13 7 (4.35%) IMAP
13 7 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.77%) Relational Database
2 25 (15.53%) RDBMS
3 18 (11.18%) SQL Server
3 18 (11.18%) MySQL
4 17 (10.56%) DB2
5 11 (6.83%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.11%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.86%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.62%) Essbase
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.62%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (5.59%) SilkPerformer
1 9 (5.59%) LoadRunner
2 6 (3.73%) Eclipse
2 6 (3.73%) Subversion
3 5 (3.11%) WinRunner
3 5 (3.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (3.11%) IntelliJ
3 5 (3.11%) Gradle
3 5 (3.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.11%) JIRA
4 2 (1.24%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.24%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.62%) Ant
5 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.62%) Hudson
5 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
General
1 33 (20.50%) Telecoms
2 27 (16.77%) German Language
3 24 (14.91%) French Language
4 21 (13.04%) Finance
5 12 (7.45%) Retail
6 7 (4.35%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.86%) Billing
7 3 (1.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Military
8 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (19.88%) Technical Support
1 32 (19.88%) Support Engineer
2 24 (14.91%) Technical Support Engineer
2 24 (14.91%) Technical Engineer
3 16 (9.94%) Administrator
3 16 (9.94%) UNIX Engineer
4 15 (9.32%) Analyst
4 15 (9.32%) Consultant
5 14 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) Security Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (6.83%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (6.21%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.97%) Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (4.35%) Architect
10 7 (4.35%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.73%) Support Specialist
11 6 (3.73%) Test Consultant
12 5 (3.11%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.80%) XML
2 14 (8.70%) HTML
3 10 (6.21%) Rendezvous
3 10 (6.21%) SOAP
4 9 (5.59%) J2EE
5 8 (4.97%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (4.35%) MAPI
7 6 (3.73%) Struts
8 5 (3.11%) Spring
8 5 (3.11%) XHTML
8 5 (3.11%) XSLT
8 5 (3.11%) Servlets
8 5 (3.11%) Velocity
8 5 (3.11%) JSR 168
9 3 (1.86%) .NET
9 3 (1.86%) Web Services
10 2 (1.24%) Middleware
10 2 (1.24%) LAMP
11 1 (0.62%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.62%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.18%) Clustering
2 16 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.83%) Mobile App
4 10 (6.21%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.21%) IVR
5 8 (4.97%) DataPower
5 8 (4.97%) Data Integration
5 8 (4.97%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.35%) Open Source
7 5 (3.11%) Derivative
8 4 (2.48%) Replication
9 3 (1.86%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.24%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.24%) PKI
10 2 (1.24%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.62%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.62%) CMDB
11 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 149 (92.55%) Linux
2 117 (72.67%) UNIX
3 90 (55.90%) Windows
4 39 (24.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (21.74%) AIX
6 25 (15.53%) HPUX
7 22 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (12.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (6.83%) Windows 2000
10 10 (6.21%) Windows XP
11 9 (5.59%) Windows 7
12 6 (3.73%) IRIX
13 4 (2.48%) CentOS
13 4 (2.48%) SUSE
14 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (1.24%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.62%) Debian
15 1 (0.62%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.77%) Validation
2 24 (14.91%) ITIL
2 24 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (6.83%) Migration
4 11 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (6.21%) Project Management
5 10 (6.21%) Software Testing
6 9 (5.59%) Regression Testing
6 9 (5.59%) Problem Management
6 9 (5.59%) Test Management
6 9 (5.59%) Test Automation
6 9 (5.59%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (4.97%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.35%) Capacity Management
8 7 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (3.73%) High Availability
9 6 (3.73%) Project Planning
9 6 (3.73%) Test Scripting
9 6 (3.73%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.39%) SQL
2 27 (16.77%) Java
3 26 (16.15%) Perl
4 12 (7.45%) Python
5 11 (6.83%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.97%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.97%) Ruby
7 6 (3.73%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.73%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.11%) Groovy
8 5 (3.11%) Scala
9 4 (2.48%) C
10 3 (1.86%) C++
11 2 (1.24%) C#
12 1 (0.62%) PHP
12 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.62%) VB
12 1 (0.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 21 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.42%) ISEB
3 19 (11.80%) Degree
3 19 (11.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (5.59%) ISTQB
4 9 (5.59%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.97%) RHCE
6 7 (4.35%) SCSA
7 6 (3.73%) IBM Certification
8 4 (2.48%) CCNA
8 4 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.24%) Sun Certification
9 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.24%) OCP
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.24%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.62%) CISSP
10 1 (0.62%) CCNP
10 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.45%) SLA
2 5 (3.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.24%) COBIT
4 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 47 (29.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.56%) VMware ESX
3 15 (9.32%) Active Directory
4 11 (6.83%) NFS
5 9 (5.59%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (4.35%) vSphere
6 7 (4.35%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.11%) Firmware
7 5 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.86%) KVM
9 2 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.62%) XenApp
10 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.62%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 9 (5.59%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.11%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.86%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.86%) Puppet
5 2 (1.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.62%) WSUS
6 1 (0.62%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.62%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 58 (36.02%) VMware
2 44 (27.33%) Oracle
3 40 (24.84%) Sun
3 40 (24.84%) Red Hat
4 33 (20.50%) Microsoft
5 30 (18.63%) HP
6 23 (14.29%) Veritas
7 22 (13.66%) Cisco
8 20 (12.42%) F5
9 18 (11.18%) Citrix
10 13 (8.07%) NetApp
11 11 (6.83%) Blue Coat
11 11 (6.83%) Sourcefire
11 11 (6.83%) IBM
11 11 (6.83%) EMC
11 11 (6.83%) Juniper
11 11 (6.83%) CheckPoint
11 11 (6.83%) Crossbeam
12 10 (6.21%) TIBCO
12 10 (6.21%) Sybase
Slough, Berkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, United Kingdom
Websense
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago