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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 88 106 77
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 39 14 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.91% 0.73% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.29% 3.54% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 39
Average salary £52,500 £38,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.25% -23.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £24,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £43,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
420 396 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.60% 20.73% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 387 363 441
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 49 (90.74%) UNIX
2 43 (79.63%) Linux
3 33 (61.11%) Oracle
4 32 (59.26%) AIX
5 28 (51.85%) Perl
6 27 (50.00%) IBM
7 22 (40.74%) SQL
8 20 (37.04%) Java
8 20 (37.04%) Tivoli
9 17 (31.48%) MVS
9 17 (31.48%) WebSphere MQ
9 17 (31.48%) JCL
9 17 (31.48%) Mainframe
9 17 (31.48%) Firewall
9 17 (31.48%) Web Services
9 17 (31.48%) DB2
9 17 (31.48%) WebSphere Application Server
9 17 (31.48%) Business Objects
9 17 (31.48%) MQSeries
9 17 (31.48%) SOA
9 17 (31.48%) CICS
9 17 (31.48%) ISPF
9 17 (31.48%) WebSphere
10 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
11 13 (24.07%) Shell Script
11 13 (24.07%) Cisco
12 12 (22.22%) OSPF
12 12 (22.22%) BGP
13 11 (20.37%) Finance
13 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 17 (31.48%) WebSphere Application Server
1 17 (31.48%) MQSeries
1 17 (31.48%) CICS
1 17 (31.48%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
3 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) Firewall
2 12 (22.22%) OSPF
2 12 (22.22%) BGP
3 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.11%) Multicast
5 4 (7.41%) Internet
6 3 (5.56%) DNS
6 3 (5.56%) SAN
6 3 (5.56%) Network Security
6 3 (5.56%) LDAP
7 2 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.85%) VLAN
8 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.85%) NAS
8 1 (1.85%) Junos
8 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.85%) VPN
8 1 (1.85%) Extranet
8 1 (1.85%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) DB2
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.85%) Toad
1 1 (1.85%) ProC
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Retail Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Private Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Consultant
1 17 (31.48%) Technical Consultant
2 8 (14.81%) Architect
3 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Administrator
4 3 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Service Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (1.85%) Wintel Architect
6 1 (1.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (1.85%) Network Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) Web Services
1 17 (31.48%) WebSphere MQ
1 17 (31.48%) ISPF
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (1.85%) CGI
3 1 (1.85%) Java EE
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Mainframe
2 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Informatics
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) LPAR
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (90.74%) UNIX
2 43 (79.63%) Linux
3 32 (59.26%) AIX
4 17 (31.48%) MVS
5 11 (20.37%) Windows
6 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.85%) OS/390
9 1 (1.85%) zOS
9 1 (1.85%) SUSE
9 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) SOA
2 8 (14.81%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (12.96%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Project Management
4 6 (11.11%) Workflow
5 5 (9.26%) Change Control
6 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.56%) Wealth Management
8 2 (3.70%) DevOps
8 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.70%) Kanban
8 2 (3.70%) PRINCE
8 2 (3.70%) Service Management
8 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) Perl
2 22 (40.74%) SQL
3 20 (37.04%) Java
4 17 (31.48%) JCL
5 13 (24.07%) Shell Script
6 9 (16.67%) COBOL
7 5 (9.26%) Tcl
8 4 (7.41%) Python
9 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.70%) Korn
10 2 (3.70%) C
11 1 (1.85%) C++
11 1 (1.85%) VBScript
11 1 (1.85%) VB
11 1 (1.85%) VBA
11 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) CCNP
3 5 (9.26%) CCNA
4 2 (3.70%) RHCE
4 2 (3.70%) PMP
4 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.85%) CCSA
5 1 (1.85%) CEH
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.85%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) CCA
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.85%) CCEA
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCSD
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Firmware
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) NFS
3 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (37.04%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.70%) Control-M
2 2 (3.70%) Nagios
2 2 (3.70%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.70%) BladeLogic
2 2 (3.70%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.85%) Ionix
3 1 (1.85%) Foglight
3 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.85%) Nessus
3 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.85%) Netcool
3 1 (1.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Oracle
2 27 (50.00%) IBM
3 17 (31.48%) Business Objects
4 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
5 13 (24.07%) Cisco
6 10 (18.52%) CheckPoint
7 5 (9.26%) F5
7 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.26%) Sun
8 4 (7.41%) VMware
9 3 (5.56%) CA
10 2 (3.70%) EMC
11 1 (1.85%) Citrix
11 1 (1.85%) Juniper
11 1 (1.85%) NetApp
11 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.85%) Tripwire
11 1 (1.85%) Qualys
11 1 (1.85%) HP
11 1 (1.85%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago