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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 140 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -7
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 87 125 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.47% 2.23% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.06% 7.83% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 71 90 108
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 £32,500 £33,000 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
1718 1597 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.02% 28.44% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1289 1469
Average salary £37,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.84% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -25 42 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Bracknell -18 11 £40,000 +21.21%
Slough -2 8 £46,500 +12.04%
Newbury +3 3 £62,500 +78.57%
Maidenhead -20 1 £40,000 -14.43%
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 155 (88.07%) Linux
2 127 (72.16%) UNIX
3 104 (59.09%) Windows
4 58 (32.95%) TCP/IP
4 58 (32.95%) VMware
5 46 (26.14%) AIX
6 43 (24.43%) Java
6 43 (24.43%) Sun
6 43 (24.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (23.86%) Oracle
8 41 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (22.16%) Red Hat
10 38 (21.59%) HPUX
11 36 (20.45%) German Language
11 36 (20.45%) Relational Database
12 35 (19.89%) DNS
13 34 (19.32%) Perl
14 33 (18.75%) Microsoft
14 33 (18.75%) French Language
15 32 (18.18%) Telecoms
15 32 (18.18%) RDBMS
15 32 (18.18%) HP
16 31 (17.61%) SQL
17 30 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (15.91%) XML
18 28 (15.91%) ITIL
19 27 (15.34%) Firewall
20 26 (14.77%) Apache
20 26 (14.77%) Cisco
20 26 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (14.77%) Apache
2 17 (9.66%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 11 (6.25%) IIS
4 10 (5.68%) Alfresco
4 10 (5.68%) Liferay
5 6 (3.41%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.57%) SAS
7 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.57%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.68%) GitHub
2 8 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (32.95%) TCP/IP
2 35 (19.89%) DNS
3 27 (15.34%) Firewall
4 25 (14.20%) Internet
4 25 (14.20%) LDAP
5 21 (11.93%) SAN
6 19 (10.80%) Wireshark
6 19 (10.80%) HTTP
7 16 (9.09%) NAS
8 15 (8.52%) SS7
8 15 (8.52%) INAP
9 13 (7.39%) ISUP
9 13 (7.39%) SMS
10 11 (6.25%) WAN
11 7 (3.98%) VPN
12 6 (3.41%) DHCP
12 6 (3.41%) LAN
12 6 (3.41%) tcpdump
12 6 (3.41%) snoop
13 4 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.45%) Relational Database
2 32 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 23 (13.07%) DB2
4 22 (12.50%) MySQL
5 15 (8.52%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.68%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.68%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.70%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.57%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 12 (6.82%) Subversion
2 11 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 10 (5.68%) IntelliJ
3 10 (5.68%) JIRA
3 10 (5.68%) Gradle
3 10 (5.68%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.55%) LoadRunner
5 7 (3.98%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (1.70%) WinRunner
6 3 (1.70%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.14%) Ant
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.14%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.14%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.57%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.57%) Hudson
8 1 (0.57%) Introscope
8 1 (0.57%) WebObjects
General
1 36 (20.45%) German Language
2 33 (18.75%) French Language
3 32 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 22 (12.50%) Finance
5 9 (5.11%) Retail
6 7 (3.98%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.70%) Billing
8 2 (1.14%) Marketing
9 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (22.16%) Support Engineer
2 33 (18.75%) Technical Support
3 28 (15.91%) Technical Support Engineer
3 28 (15.91%) Technical Engineer
4 20 (11.36%) Analyst
5 18 (10.23%) Administrator
6 16 (9.09%) Consultant
7 15 (8.52%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (8.52%) Security Engineer
8 14 (7.95%) Test Analyst
8 14 (7.95%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (7.39%) Developer
9 13 (7.39%) UNIX Engineer
10 11 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Support Specialist
12 7 (3.98%) Architect
12 7 (3.98%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.98%) Linux Administrator
12 7 (3.98%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.91%) XML
2 20 (11.36%) HTML
3 18 (10.23%) J2EE
4 15 (8.52%) SOAP
5 13 (7.39%) Rendezvous
6 11 (6.25%) Struts
6 11 (6.25%) Servlets
6 11 (6.25%) XHTML
7 10 (5.68%) Spring
7 10 (5.68%) Velocity
7 10 (5.68%) JSR 168
7 10 (5.68%) XSLT
8 8 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (2.84%) .NET
10 4 (2.27%) Web Services
11 3 (1.70%) Middleware
11 3 (1.70%) MAPI
12 2 (1.14%) LAMP
12 2 (1.14%) CSS
13 1 (0.57%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.52%) Clustering
3 14 (7.95%) Data Integration
4 13 (7.39%) IVR
4 13 (7.39%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.39%) Mobile App
5 12 (6.82%) Open Source
5 12 (6.82%) Firmware
6 11 (6.25%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.55%) DataPower
8 7 (3.98%) Derivative
9 4 (2.27%) CMDB
9 4 (2.27%) Replication
9 4 (2.27%) PKI
9 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.70%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.70%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.14%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 155 (88.07%) Linux
2 127 (72.16%) UNIX
3 104 (59.09%) Windows
4 46 (26.14%) AIX
5 43 (24.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (21.59%) HPUX
7 26 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (7.39%) Windows 2000
10 8 (4.55%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.98%) Windows 7
12 6 (3.41%) IRIX
13 4 (2.27%) SUSE
14 3 (1.70%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.70%) CentOS
15 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
15 2 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.57%) Debian
16 1 (0.57%) OpenBSD
16 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (15.91%) ITIL
3 25 (14.20%) Validation
4 18 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (7.39%) Software Testing
6 13 (7.39%) Project Management
7 11 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 10 (5.68%) TDD
8 10 (5.68%) Pair Programming
8 10 (5.68%) Problem Management
8 10 (5.68%) MVC
8 10 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (5.68%) Extreme Programming
8 10 (5.68%) Web Application Development
8 10 (5.68%) Functional Testing
9 8 (4.55%) Migration
10 7 (3.98%) Regression Testing
10 7 (3.98%) Test Management
10 7 (3.98%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (24.43%) Java
2 34 (19.32%) Perl
3 31 (17.61%) SQL
4 15 (8.52%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.52%) PowerShell
5 12 (6.82%) Python
6 10 (5.68%) Scala
6 10 (5.68%) Groovy
7 9 (5.11%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.55%) Ruby
8 8 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.98%) C++
10 5 (2.84%) C
11 4 (2.27%) C#
12 2 (1.14%) VB
13 1 (0.57%) PHP
13 1 (0.57%) Korn
13 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.57%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.57%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 21 (11.93%) ISEB
2 20 (11.36%) Degree
2 20 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (5.68%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.98%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.41%) IBM Certification
5 6 (3.41%) SCSA
6 5 (2.84%) RHCE
7 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.70%) CISSP
7 3 (1.70%) MCSE
8 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.14%) OCP
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.14%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.14%) CCNA
8 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.66%) SLA
2 4 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.14%) COBIT
3 2 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 41 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (8.52%) VMware ESX
3 14 (7.95%) NFS
3 14 (7.95%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.55%) vSphere
5 7 (3.98%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.98%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.70%) KVM
7 3 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (4.55%) NetBackup
1 8 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.98%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.84%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (1.70%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.70%) Puppet
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.14%) Nagios
6 1 (0.57%) WSUS
6 1 (0.57%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.57%) nmon
Vendors
1 58 (32.95%) VMware
2 43 (24.43%) Sun
3 42 (23.86%) Oracle
4 39 (22.16%) Red Hat
5 33 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 32 (18.18%) HP
7 26 (14.77%) Cisco
8 25 (14.20%) F5
9 22 (12.50%) Veritas
10 20 (11.36%) Citrix
11 15 (8.52%) Sybase
12 14 (7.95%) EMC
12 14 (7.95%) NetApp
13 13 (7.39%) Blue Coat
13 13 (7.39%) Sourcefire
13 13 (7.39%) Crossbeam
13 13 (7.39%) JBoss
13 13 (7.39%) Juniper
13 13 (7.39%) CheckPoint
13 13 (7.39%) TIBCO