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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 91 56 87
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +31
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 36 80 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 3.74% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.79% 13.18% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 31 76 24
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
462 607 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.82% 28.38% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 411 550 342
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 August 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 36 (78.26%) Linux
2 34 (73.91%) UNIX
3 23 (50.00%) Finance
4 22 (47.83%) AIX
5 21 (45.65%) Perl
6 19 (41.30%) Java
7 16 (34.78%) Oracle
7 16 (34.78%) Shell Script
8 15 (32.61%) Windows
9 14 (30.43%) Apache
9 14 (30.43%) Tomcat
9 14 (30.43%) Firewall
10 13 (28.26%) CheckPoint
10 13 (28.26%) Cisco
11 12 (26.09%) Clustering
12 11 (23.91%) Incident Management
12 11 (23.91%) CCNP
12 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (23.91%) Tcl
12 11 (23.91%) OSPF
12 11 (23.91%) BGP
13 10 (21.74%) LDAP
13 10 (21.74%) Problem Management
14 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (19.57%) Change Management
14 9 (19.57%) ITIL
14 9 (19.57%) Sun
15 8 (17.39%) Juniper
15 8 (17.39%) CA
15 8 (17.39%) CA SiteMinder

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (30.43%) Apache
1 14 (30.43%) Tomcat
2 8 (17.39%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.70%) SAS
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) Firewall
2 11 (23.91%) OSPF
2 11 (23.91%) BGP
3 10 (21.74%) LDAP
4 7 (15.22%) Network Security
4 7 (15.22%) Junos
5 6 (13.04%) SAN
5 6 (13.04%) Internet
6 4 (8.70%) Extranet
6 4 (8.70%) VPN
7 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.35%) DNS
8 2 (4.35%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.87%) DB2
4 4 (8.70%) Base SAS
4 4 (8.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (8.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) ProC
2 3 (6.52%) Toad
General
1 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Firewall Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Administrator
3 6 (13.04%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) SAS Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Web Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) C Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.17%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Graduate C++ Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) HTML
2 5 (10.87%) J2EE
2 5 (10.87%) Middleware
3 4 (8.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) HACMP
2 3 (6.52%) LPAR
2 3 (6.52%) Open Source
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Linux
2 34 (73.91%) UNIX
3 22 (47.83%) AIX
4 15 (32.61%) Windows
5 8 (17.39%) Windows 2000
5 8 (17.39%) SUSE
6 3 (6.52%) HPUX
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Incident Management
2 10 (21.74%) Problem Management
3 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (19.57%) Change Management
3 9 (19.57%) ITIL
4 8 (17.39%) Web Development
4 8 (17.39%) Migration
5 7 (15.22%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (15.22%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.70%) Low Latency
6 4 (8.70%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
7 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Perl
2 19 (41.30%) Java
3 16 (34.78%) Shell Script
4 11 (23.91%) Tcl
5 8 (17.39%) Korn
5 8 (17.39%) C++
6 6 (13.04%) C
6 6 (13.04%) SQL
7 4 (8.70%) C#
8 2 (4.35%) Python
8 2 (4.35%) PHP
8 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) CCNP
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.22%) Check Point Certification
2 7 (15.22%) CCSA
3 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) SAS Certification
6 1 (2.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) CA SiteMinder
2 3 (6.52%) Foglight
2 3 (6.52%) YUM
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Oracle
2 13 (28.26%) Cisco
2 13 (28.26%) CheckPoint
3 9 (19.57%) Sun
4 8 (17.39%) Juniper
4 8 (17.39%) CA
5 7 (15.22%) Blue Coat
6 6 (13.04%) VMware
6 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.87%) EMC
7 5 (10.87%) IBM
8 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 4 (8.70%) Axway
9 2 (4.35%) F5
9 2 (4.35%) Brocade
9 2 (4.35%) JBoss
9 2 (4.35%) NetApp
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