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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 109 44 67
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +23
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 11 70 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 4.62% 2.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.44% 15.73% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 67 31
Average salary £43,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
450 445 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.88% 29.37% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 411 407 354
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,700
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 30 January 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (85.45%) Linux
2 46 (83.64%) UNIX
3 31 (56.36%) Perl
4 30 (54.55%) Cisco
4 30 (54.55%) Firewall
5 28 (50.91%) CheckPoint
6 27 (49.09%) OSPF
6 27 (49.09%) BGP
6 27 (49.09%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (47.27%) CCNP
8 25 (45.45%) Tcl
9 15 (27.27%) Load Balancing
10 14 (25.45%) Network Security
10 14 (25.45%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (25.45%) Clustering
10 14 (25.45%) MS Visio
11 13 (23.64%) Finance
11 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
11 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
12 12 (21.82%) Blue Coat
12 12 (21.82%) Tomcat
12 12 (21.82%) Juniper
13 11 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
13 11 (20.00%) Internet
13 11 (20.00%) Apache
13 11 (20.00%) CCSA
13 11 (20.00%) Junos
14 10 (18.18%) Incident Management
14 10 (18.18%) Problem Management
14 10 (18.18%) Windows

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (21.82%) Tomcat
2 11 (20.00%) Apache
3 4 (7.27%) SAS
3 4 (7.27%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 30 (54.55%) Firewall
2 27 (49.09%) OSPF
2 27 (49.09%) BGP
3 14 (25.45%) Network Security
4 11 (20.00%) Internet
4 11 (20.00%) Junos
5 8 (14.55%) Extranet
5 8 (14.55%) VPN
6 7 (12.73%) LDAP
7 3 (5.45%) Multicast
7 3 (5.45%) SAN
8 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (7.27%) Base SAS
3 4 (7.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Toad
1 1 (1.82%) ProC
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Firewall Engineer
2 5 (9.09%) Administrator
3 4 (7.27%) SAS Administrator
3 4 (7.27%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Wintel Architect
6 1 (1.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Architect
6 1 (1.82%) Web Support Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (1.82%) Deployment Project Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Deployment Specialist
6 1 (1.82%) Firewall Specialist
6 1 (1.82%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) J2EE
2 5 (9.09%) Middleware
3 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Clustering
2 6 (10.91%) Open Source
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) HACMP
4 1 (1.82%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 47 (85.45%) Linux
2 46 (83.64%) UNIX
3 10 (18.18%) Windows
4 7 (12.73%) AIX
5 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.64%) SUSE
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) HPUX
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 14 (25.45%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 10 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.55%) Low Latency
4 8 (14.55%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 7 (12.73%) ITIL
5 7 (12.73%) Migration
6 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.09%) Release Management
7 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Web Development
8 3 (5.45%) Change Control
8 3 (5.45%) Change Management
8 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.45%) Workflow
9 2 (3.64%) Validation
9 2 (3.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) Perl
2 25 (45.45%) Tcl
3 9 (16.36%) Shell Script
4 7 (12.73%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) Korn
6 3 (5.45%) SQL
7 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.64%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (47.27%) CCNP
3 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
4 11 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
4 11 (20.00%) CCSA
5 3 (5.45%) SAS Certification
6 1 (1.82%) MCSD
6 1 (1.82%) MCSE
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CCA
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CCEA
6 1 (1.82%) CCNA
6 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (3.64%) BladeLogic
2 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.64%) Control-M
2 2 (3.64%) Nagios
2 2 (3.64%) Unicenter
2 2 (3.64%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) yum
3 1 (1.82%) Foglight
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Cisco
2 28 (50.91%) CheckPoint
3 12 (21.82%) Blue Coat
3 12 (21.82%) Juniper
4 8 (14.55%) Oracle
5 6 (10.91%) Sun
6 4 (7.27%) Axway
6 4 (7.27%) CA
7 3 (5.45%) F5
7 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.45%) VMware
8 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.82%) Sybase
9 1 (1.82%) IBM
9 1 (1.82%) Citrix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago