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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 161 117 80
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -37
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 63 112 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 1.94% 3.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.63% 7.21% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 49 92 111
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,650 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £64,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1360 1553 1726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.75% 26.95% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 1230 1325
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 April 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 28 April 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 +10 50 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Slough -21 4 £42,500 -8.60% 1
Bracknell -20 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Newbury +8 1 - - 1
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 122 (88.41%) Linux
2 108 (78.26%) UNIX
3 57 (41.30%) Windows
4 56 (40.58%) Oracle
5 55 (39.86%) Firewall
6 45 (32.61%) AIX
7 44 (31.88%) Red Hat
8 40 (28.99%) HP
9 36 (26.09%) HPUX
10 33 (23.91%) SLA
11 32 (23.19%) Cisco
12 31 (22.46%) Sun
12 31 (22.46%) Veritas
13 29 (21.01%) TCP/IP
14 28 (20.29%) Juniper
14 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
15 27 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (18.84%) EMC
16 26 (18.84%) Degree
17 25 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (17.39%) Telecoms
18 24 (17.39%) SQL
19 23 (16.67%) VPN
20 22 (15.94%) Oracle RMAN
21 21 (15.22%) SUSE
21 21 (15.22%) SAN
22 20 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
22 20 (14.49%) IBM

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 6 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.62%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.62%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.90%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (2.90%) Apache
3 4 (2.90%) IIS
3 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 15 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (7.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (39.86%) Firewall
2 29 (21.01%) TCP/IP
3 23 (16.67%) VPN
4 21 (15.22%) SAN
5 16 (11.59%) Ethernet
6 15 (10.87%) VoIP
7 14 (10.14%) Internet
7 14 (10.14%) VLAN
8 12 (8.70%) SGSN
8 12 (8.70%) DNS
9 11 (7.97%) HTTP
9 11 (7.97%) PPP
9 11 (7.97%) ATM
9 11 (7.97%) CDMA
9 11 (7.97%) GPRS
9 11 (7.97%) GSM
9 11 (7.97%) POP3
9 11 (7.97%) SMTP
9 11 (7.97%) IMAP
9 11 (7.97%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.04%) DB2
2 17 (12.32%) MySQL
3 13 (9.42%) Oracle Database
4 9 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.52%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.80%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (3.62%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.62%) Informix
8 5 (3.62%) MaxDB
9 2 (1.45%) Essbase
9 2 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.45%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.45%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.72%) Big Data
10 1 (0.72%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.14%) French Language
3 11 (7.97%) German Language
4 10 (7.25%) Spanish Language
5 5 (3.62%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.90%) Publishing
7 3 (2.17%) Finance
8 2 (1.45%) Banking
8 2 (1.45%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.45%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (20.29%) Support Engineer
2 24 (17.39%) Technical Engineer
3 23 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 18 (13.04%) Technical Support Engineer
5 17 (12.32%) Administrator
5 17 (12.32%) Security Engineer
6 16 (11.59%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (10.87%) UNIX Administrator
8 13 (9.42%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 10 (7.25%) Network Engineer
9 10 (7.25%) Developer
10 9 (6.52%) Consultant
11 7 (5.07%) Technical Specialist
12 6 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
12 6 (4.35%) DBA
12 6 (4.35%) Network Support
12 6 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
13 5 (3.62%) Storage Engineer
13 5 (3.62%) Support Specialist
13 5 (3.62%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.42%) HTML
2 11 (7.97%) MAPI
3 5 (3.62%) SOAP
4 4 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.17%) Flash
5 3 (2.17%) J2EE
6 2 (1.45%) XML
6 2 (1.45%) Ajax
6 2 (1.45%) JSON
6 2 (1.45%) jQuery
6 2 (1.45%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.72%) LAMP
7 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.97%) Replication
3 9 (6.52%) Clustering
3 9 (6.52%) CMDB
4 7 (5.07%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.35%) Celerra
5 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.62%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.62%) Open Source
6 5 (3.62%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.90%) DataPower
8 3 (2.17%) RMADS
8 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.17%) CESG
8 3 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.45%) PKI
10 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.72%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 122 (88.41%) Linux
2 108 (78.26%) UNIX
3 57 (41.30%) Windows
4 45 (32.61%) AIX
5 36 (26.09%) HPUX
6 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (15.22%) SUSE
10 19 (13.77%) Windows 2000
11 6 (4.35%) Debian
12 5 (3.62%) IRIX
13 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (2.17%) Mac OS
14 3 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (2.17%) Windows NT
14 3 (2.17%) Windows XP
14 3 (2.17%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (11.59%) ITIL
3 15 (10.87%) Mentoring
4 14 (10.14%) Coaching
5 13 (9.42%) Load Balancing
6 10 (7.25%) Data Management
7 9 (6.52%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.07%) OpenUP
8 7 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.35%) Project Management
9 6 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.62%) Time Management
10 5 (3.62%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.62%) Migration
11 4 (2.90%) Integration Testing
11 4 (2.90%) Service Management
11 4 (2.90%) Capacity Management
12 3 (2.17%) Information Assurance
12 3 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (2.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.39%) SQL
2 17 (12.32%) Perl
3 15 (10.87%) Shell Script
4 10 (7.25%) Java
5 4 (2.90%) C
6 2 (1.45%) C++
6 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.72%) Python
7 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (18.84%) Degree
2 20 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (12.32%) CCNA
4 12 (8.70%) Sun Certification
5 11 (7.97%) SCSA
6 10 (7.25%) CCNP
7 5 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.62%) JNCIA
7 5 (3.62%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.62%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.90%) OCP
8 4 (2.90%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (2.90%) RHCE
9 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.17%) MCSE
9 3 (2.17%) CCIE
10 2 (1.45%) CCA
10 2 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.45%) CCEA
10 2 (1.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (23.91%) SLA
2 4 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.80%) VMware ESX
3 7 (5.07%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (3.62%) Kamailio
5 5 (3.62%) OpenSIPS
5 5 (3.62%) NFS
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (3.62%) Firmware
6 3 (2.17%) Xen
6 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.72%) XenApp
7 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (15.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (7.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (6.52%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (3.62%) Legato
5 5 (3.62%) ARCserve
6 4 (2.90%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.90%) Data Guard
6 4 (2.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (2.17%) PureDisk
8 2 (1.45%) vMotion
9 1 (0.72%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 56 (40.58%) Oracle
2 44 (31.88%) Red Hat
3 40 (28.99%) HP
4 32 (23.19%) Cisco
5 31 (22.46%) Sun
5 31 (22.46%) Veritas
6 28 (20.29%) Juniper
7 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
8 26 (18.84%) EMC
9 20 (14.49%) IBM
10 19 (13.77%) CheckPoint
10 19 (13.77%) Blue Coat
10 19 (13.77%) Sourcefire
10 19 (13.77%) Crossbeam
10 19 (13.77%) F5
11 18 (13.04%) VMware
12 17 (12.32%) Sybase
13 12 (8.70%) Symantec
14 10 (7.25%) NetApp
14 10 (7.25%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 24 days ago