The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 101 61 83
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +22
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 21 65 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.08% 3.21% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.20% 11.63% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 20 61 28
Average salary £41,750 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £37,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
404 559 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.72% 27.63% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 366 494 343
Average salary £36,479 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.16% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
West Midlands

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Solaris
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Birmingham region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Birmingham

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 43 (89.58%) Linux
2 35 (72.92%) Java
3 32 (66.67%) AIX
4 30 (62.50%) UNIX
4 30 (62.50%) Windows
5 29 (60.42%) Shell Script
6 25 (52.08%) Finance
7 24 (50.00%) Apache
8 22 (45.83%) Tomcat
8 22 (45.83%) Perl
9 19 (39.58%) ITIL
10 18 (37.50%) LDAP
10 18 (37.50%) CA
11 17 (35.42%) WebLogic
11 17 (35.42%) HTML
12 16 (33.33%) Oracle
12 16 (33.33%) CA SiteMinder
12 16 (33.33%) Korn
12 16 (33.33%) Incident Management
12 16 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (31.25%) Sun
13 15 (31.25%) Windows 2000
14 14 (29.17%) Change Management
15 13 (27.08%) SUSE
15 13 (27.08%) Web Development
16 12 (25.00%) C++
16 12 (25.00%) SQL
17 10 (20.83%) C
18 9 (18.75%) Migration
19 6 (12.50%) VMware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 24 (50.00%) Apache
2 22 (45.83%) Tomcat
3 17 (35.42%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.08%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) LDAP
2 5 (10.42%) SAN
3 4 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (4.17%) Multicast
4 2 (4.17%) Internet
4 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.42%) DB2
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) ProC
2 3 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 25 (52.08%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (10.42%) Web Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Administrator
3 4 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Developer
4 3 (6.25%) DBA
4 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) C Developer
4 3 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Lead Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) HTML
2 6 (12.50%) J2EE
2 6 (12.50%) Middleware
3 4 (8.33%) Java EE
3 4 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) JDBC
4 1 (2.08%) JSP
4 1 (2.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Clustering
2 4 (8.33%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) LPAR
3 3 (6.25%) HACMP
3 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.17%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 43 (89.58%) Linux
2 32 (66.67%) AIX
3 30 (62.50%) UNIX
3 30 (62.50%) Windows
4 15 (31.25%) Windows 2000
5 13 (27.08%) SUSE
6 4 (8.33%) HPUX
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) ITIL
2 16 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 16 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (29.17%) Change Management
4 13 (27.08%) Web Development
5 9 (18.75%) Migration
6 6 (12.50%) CRM
6 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.25%) Release Management
8 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.17%) Workflow
9 2 (4.17%) WFM
9 2 (4.17%) Project Management
9 2 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) Java
2 29 (60.42%) Shell Script
3 22 (45.83%) Perl
4 16 (33.33%) Korn
5 12 (25.00%) C++
5 12 (25.00%) SQL
6 10 (20.83%) C
7 6 (12.50%) PHP
8 4 (8.33%) C#
9 2 (4.17%) Python
9 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
9 2 (4.17%) Ruby
10 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) CA SiteMinder
2 3 (6.25%) Foglight
2 3 (6.25%) YUM
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) CA
2 16 (33.33%) Oracle
3 15 (31.25%) Sun
4 6 (12.50%) EMC
4 6 (12.50%) IBM
4 6 (12.50%) VMware
5 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.33%) Sybase
6 4 (8.33%) Progress
6 4 (8.33%) Sage
6 4 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (6.25%) JBoss
7 3 (6.25%) Citrix
8 2 (4.17%) Cisco
8 2 (4.17%) Brocade
8 2 (4.17%) F5
8 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.17%) NetApp