The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 137 118 94
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -24
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 17 10 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.69% 0.53% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.90% 2.32% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 44
Median salary £45,162 £51,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,323 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,400 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
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
436 431 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.64% 23.00% 25.44%
Number of salaries quoted 344 385 517
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £56,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (67.57%) Apache
3 19 (51.35%) Oracle
3 19 (51.35%) Unix
4 16 (43.24%) MySQL
4 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
5 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
6 14 (37.84%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
6 14 (37.84%) SUSE
6 14 (37.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (37.84%) SCCM
6 14 (37.84%) Office 365
7 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
7 13 (35.14%) Perl
8 12 (32.43%) ITIL
9 11 (29.73%) SQL
9 11 (29.73%) Sun
9 11 (29.73%) Degree
10 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (27.03%) Moodle
10 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
10 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
10 10 (27.03%) AIX
10 10 (27.03%) C#
11 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
12 8 (21.62%) PKI
12 8 (21.62%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (21.62%) SSL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (67.57%) Apache
2 14 (37.84%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
3 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
4 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (27.03%) Moodle
5 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
6 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
7 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (8.11%) MindAlign
8 1 (2.70%) IIS
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) IaaS
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) SAN
1 8 (21.62%) SSL
2 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) SNMP
3 4 (10.81%) VPN
3 4 (10.81%) WAN
4 3 (8.11%) IMAP
4 3 (8.11%) Internet
4 3 (8.11%) LDAP
4 3 (8.11%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (8.11%) S/MIME
4 3 (8.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) MySQL
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) DB2
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 6 (16.22%) Publishing
4 3 (8.11%) Back Office
4 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Technical Leader
1 9 (24.32%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (10.81%) Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Capacity Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) DBA
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) Web Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 1 (2.70%) Security Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) LAMP
2 4 (10.81%) J2EE
3 3 (8.11%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
3 8 (21.62%) PKI
4 6 (16.22%) Clustering
4 6 (16.22%) CMDB
5 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.41%) NHS
7 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (51.35%) Unix
3 14 (37.84%) SUSE
4 10 (27.03%) AIX
4 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.51%) Windows
6 4 (10.81%) CentOS
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
7 2 (5.41%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (16.22%) Line Management
3 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (16.22%) Presales
3 6 (16.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
3 6 (16.22%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (10.81%) Resource Management
5 3 (8.11%) Coaching
5 3 (8.11%) Open Source
5 3 (8.11%) People Management
5 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
5 3 (8.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Perl
2 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) C#
4 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
5 5 (13.51%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.11%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) ISEB
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) Firmware
4 3 (8.11%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) SCCM
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (16.22%) NetBackup
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle ZFS
3 6 (16.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Unicenter
4 4 (10.81%) SCOM
4 4 (10.81%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Oracle
2 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
3 11 (29.73%) Sun
4 6 (16.22%) CA
4 6 (16.22%) IBM
4 6 (16.22%) Veritas
5 4 (10.81%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.11%) Proofpoint
7 2 (5.41%) NetApp