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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 162 131 96
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -35
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 47 83 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 1.48% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.80% 4.96% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25 68 118
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +20.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £31,625
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £65,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
1238 1672 1532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.85% 29.81% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1238 1280
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 +5 39 £40,000 -30.43% 7
Bracknell +8 9 £38,000 -15.55%
Slough -9 8 £38,000 -20.00%
Newbury - 1 - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 106 (94.64%) Linux
2 81 (72.32%) UNIX
3 58 (51.79%) Oracle
4 57 (50.89%) Windows
5 47 (41.96%) TCP/IP
6 46 (41.07%) Firewall
7 39 (34.82%) Red Hat
8 37 (33.04%) Degree
9 34 (30.36%) Cisco
10 33 (29.46%) Sun
11 30 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (24.11%) Juniper
14 26 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (23.21%) AIX
15 25 (22.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (21.43%) Computer Science
16 24 (21.43%) HPUX
16 24 (21.43%) SLA
16 24 (21.43%) F5
17 23 (20.54%) Mentoring
17 23 (20.54%) CheckPoint
17 23 (20.54%) Crossbeam
17 23 (20.54%) Sourcefire
18 22 (19.64%) Blue Coat
18 22 (19.64%) Veritas
18 22 (19.64%) EMC
18 22 (19.64%) Windows 2000
18 22 (19.64%) DNS
18 22 (19.64%) Relational Database

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (5.36%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (41.96%) TCP/IP
2 46 (41.07%) Firewall
3 22 (19.64%) DNS
4 17 (15.18%) SAN
5 11 (9.82%) Internet
6 8 (7.14%) NAS
7 7 (6.25%) VPN
8 6 (5.36%) HTTP
8 6 (5.36%) VLAN
8 6 (5.36%) SGSN
9 5 (4.46%) IMAP
9 5 (4.46%) CDMA
9 5 (4.46%) GPRS
9 5 (4.46%) GSM
9 5 (4.46%) POP3
9 5 (4.46%) SMTP
9 5 (4.46%) DHCP
10 4 (3.57%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.68%) LDAP
12 2 (1.79%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.64%) Relational Database
2 15 (13.39%) Oracle Database
3 14 (12.50%) DB2
4 13 (11.61%) MySQL
5 11 (9.82%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (8.04%) RDBMS
7 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 6 (5.36%) Informix
8 6 (5.36%) MaxDB
9 5 (4.46%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.89%) Big Data
10 1 (0.89%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
General
1 18 (16.07%) French Language
2 17 (15.18%) German Language
3 12 (10.71%) Spanish Language
4 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.25%) Publishing
5 6 (5.36%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.79%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.79%) Law
7 1 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Billing
7 1 (0.89%) Back Office
7 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (25.89%) Systems Administrator
2 28 (25.00%) Administrator
3 16 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 14 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 13 (11.61%) Support Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) Technical Engineer
6 11 (9.82%) Security Analyst
6 11 (9.82%) Analyst
7 10 (8.93%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 10 (8.93%) UNIX Administrator
8 9 (8.04%) Technical Support Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Portal Developer
9 7 (6.25%) WebCenter Developer
10 6 (5.36%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (5.36%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.46%) Storage Engineer
11 5 (4.46%) Consultant
12 4 (3.57%) DBA
12 4 (3.57%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) HTML
2 10 (8.93%) J2EE
3 7 (6.25%) XML
3 7 (6.25%) Ajax
3 7 (6.25%) JSON
3 7 (6.25%) jQuery
3 7 (6.25%) WebCenter
4 5 (4.46%) MAPI
5 3 (2.68%) Flash
6 1 (0.89%) Web Services
6 1 (0.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 12 (10.71%) Replication
4 10 (8.93%) Clustering
5 6 (5.36%) Celerra
6 5 (4.46%) CMDB
6 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.46%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.68%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.79%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.89%) CESG
10 1 (0.89%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.89%) RMADS
10 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 106 (94.64%) Linux
2 81 (72.32%) UNIX
3 57 (50.89%) Windows
4 30 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (23.21%) AIX
6 25 (22.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (21.43%) HPUX
8 22 (19.64%) Windows 2000
9 17 (15.18%) SUSE
10 7 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (4.46%) Debian
12 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (2.68%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.89%) IRIX
14 1 (0.89%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.89%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.54%) Mentoring
3 19 (16.96%) ITIL
4 11 (9.82%) Incident Management
4 11 (9.82%) Coaching
5 10 (8.93%) Time Management
6 7 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 7 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.25%) OO
6 7 (6.25%) Workflow
7 6 (5.36%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.46%) Data Management
8 5 (4.46%) Identity Management
8 5 (4.46%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.57%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.68%) Integration Testing
10 3 (2.68%) Database Tuning
10 3 (2.68%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.86%) Perl
2 13 (11.61%) Bash Shell
3 10 (8.93%) Shell Script
3 10 (8.93%) Java
4 9 (8.04%) SQL
5 7 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.57%) C
7 2 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (33.04%) Degree
2 18 (16.07%) Security Cleared
3 17 (15.18%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.46%) MCSE
5 5 (4.46%) MCSA
5 5 (4.46%) CCNA
6 4 (3.57%) MCP
6 4 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.57%) MCDBA
6 4 (3.57%) OCP
6 4 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (3.57%) RHCE
7 3 (2.68%) CCIE
8 1 (0.89%) CCIP
8 1 (0.89%) CCDA
8 1 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.89%) GIAC
8 1 (0.89%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.43%) SLA
2 14 (12.50%) QA
3 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (17.86%) Xen
2 11 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (4.46%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (4.46%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.79%) Firmware
7 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.89%) Snort
7 1 (0.89%) XenApp
7 1 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.89%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 16 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 7 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (5.36%) Legato
4 6 (5.36%) ARCserve
4 6 (5.36%) SnapMirror
4 6 (5.36%) SnapVault
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (3.57%) Data Guard
6 3 (2.68%) PureDisk
7 2 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 58 (51.79%) Oracle
2 39 (34.82%) Red Hat
3 34 (30.36%) Cisco
4 33 (29.46%) Sun
5 27 (24.11%) Juniper
6 24 (21.43%) F5
7 23 (20.54%) Crossbeam
7 23 (20.54%) Sourcefire
7 23 (20.54%) CheckPoint
8 22 (19.64%) Veritas
8 22 (19.64%) EMC
8 22 (19.64%) Blue Coat
9 20 (17.86%) HP
10 16 (14.29%) Sybase
11 13 (11.61%) IBM
11 13 (11.61%) VMware
12 12 (10.71%) NetApp
13 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
13 11 (9.82%) Symantec
14 8 (7.14%) Hitachi
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TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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