The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 108 55 73
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +18
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 9 53 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.53% 3.65% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.44% 13.77% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 49 26
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Solaris
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
369 385 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.73% 26.50% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 323 352 314
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 6 March 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 36 (92.31%) Linux
2 34 (87.18%) UNIX
3 19 (48.72%) Perl
4 16 (41.03%) Cisco
4 16 (41.03%) Firewall
5 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
6 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (33.33%) OSPF
6 13 (33.33%) BGP
7 12 (30.77%) CCNP
8 11 (28.21%) Tcl
8 11 (28.21%) Tomcat
9 10 (25.64%) AIX
9 10 (25.64%) Apache
9 10 (25.64%) Oracle
9 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
9 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
10 9 (23.08%) Java
11 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
11 8 (20.51%) Finance
11 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
12 7 (17.95%) Migration
13 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
13 6 (15.38%) J2EE
13 6 (15.38%) SQL
13 6 (15.38%) Windows
13 6 (15.38%) LDAP
13 6 (15.38%) Open Source
13 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 11 (28.21%) Tomcat
2 10 (25.64%) Apache
3 3 (7.69%) MQSeries
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.69%) CICS
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) Firewall
2 13 (33.33%) OSPF
2 13 (33.33%) BGP
3 6 (15.38%) LDAP
4 5 (12.82%) Internet
5 4 (10.26%) Network Security
6 3 (7.69%) Multicast
7 2 (5.13%) SAN
7 2 (5.13%) Extranet
7 2 (5.13%) VPN
8 1 (2.56%) DNS
8 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.56%) VLAN
8 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.56%) NAS
8 1 (2.56%) Junos
8 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) DB2
1 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Toad
1 2 (5.13%) ProC
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Middleware Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) C Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior C Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (2.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (2.56%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Deployment Specialist
5 1 (2.56%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) J2EE
2 5 (12.82%) Middleware
3 3 (7.69%) ISPF
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) Java EE
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Open Source
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) LPAR
5 1 (2.56%) HACMP
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Linux
2 34 (87.18%) UNIX
3 10 (25.64%) AIX
4 6 (15.38%) Windows
5 3 (7.69%) MVS
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) SUSE
6 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
2 7 (17.95%) Migration
3 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (12.82%) Release Management
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (7.69%) Web Development
6 3 (7.69%) Workflow
6 3 (7.69%) SOA
6 3 (7.69%) Change Control
6 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.13%) Kanban
7 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.13%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.13%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) Perl
2 11 (28.21%) Tcl
3 9 (23.08%) Java
4 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) Python
6 3 (7.69%) JCL
7 2 (5.13%) Korn
7 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.13%) C
7 2 (5.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (30.77%) CCNP
3 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) MCSD
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) CCA
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCEA
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCSA
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) NFS
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.56%) Xen
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Tivoli
2 3 (7.69%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (5.13%) Foglight
3 2 (5.13%) BladeLogic
3 2 (5.13%) Control-M
3 2 (5.13%) Nagios
3 2 (5.13%) Unicenter
3 2 (5.13%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
3 10 (25.64%) Oracle
4 5 (12.82%) IBM
4 5 (12.82%) Sun
5 3 (7.69%) Business Objects
5 3 (7.69%) CA
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.69%) F5
6 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.56%) Sybase
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago