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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 104 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +1
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 14 40 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.81% 2.45% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.11% 9.95% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 36 27
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
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
341 402 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.61% 24.63% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 297 372 327
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,250
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 27 March 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 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 32 (88.89%) Linux
2 31 (86.11%) UNIX
3 15 (41.67%) Perl
4 13 (36.11%) Oracle
5 11 (30.56%) AIX
5 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
5 11 (30.56%) Cisco
5 11 (30.56%) Firewall
6 10 (27.78%) Apache
6 10 (27.78%) Java
7 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) OSPF
7 9 (25.00%) BGP
8 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
8 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (22.22%) Finance
9 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
9 7 (19.44%) Migration
9 7 (19.44%) IBM
9 7 (19.44%) Tivoli
9 7 (19.44%) Windows
9 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
9 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
10 6 (16.67%) Open Source
10 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (16.67%) J2EE
10 6 (16.67%) Sun
10 6 (16.67%) CCNP
10 6 (16.67%) Tcl

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (30.56%) Tomcat
2 10 (27.78%) Apache
3 5 (13.89%) MQSeries
3 5 (13.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (13.89%) CICS
3 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.56%) IIS
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Firewall
2 9 (25.00%) OSPF
2 9 (25.00%) BGP
3 5 (13.89%) LDAP
4 3 (8.33%) Network Security
5 2 (5.56%) Multicast
5 2 (5.56%) SAN
5 2 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) DNS
6 1 (2.78%) VLAN
6 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.78%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) DB2
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Toad
1 2 (5.56%) ProC
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) C Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior C Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Deployment Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Web Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (2.78%) Wintel Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) J2EE
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (13.89%) Middleware
2 5 (13.89%) ISPF
3 2 (5.56%) Java EE
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Open Source
2 5 (13.89%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.33%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) LPAR
5 1 (2.78%) HACMP
5 1 (2.78%) Informatics
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Linux
2 31 (86.11%) UNIX
3 11 (30.56%) AIX
4 7 (19.44%) Windows
5 5 (13.89%) MVS
6 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) SUSE
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Migration
1 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
2 6 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (13.89%) Release Management
3 5 (13.89%) SOA
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Web Development
6 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.56%) Kanban
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) Workflow
6 2 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Perl
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 6 (16.67%) Tcl
6 5 (13.89%) JCL
7 3 (8.33%) Python
8 2 (5.56%) C
8 2 (5.56%) C++
8 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) CCA
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CCEA
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.78%) MCSD
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) NFS
1 1 (2.78%) Xen
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (5.56%) Foglight
3 2 (5.56%) Control-M
3 2 (5.56%) Nagios
3 2 (5.56%) BladeLogic
3 2 (5.56%) Unicenter
3 2 (5.56%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) yum
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) Cisco
3 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 7 (19.44%) IBM
5 6 (16.67%) Sun
6 5 (13.89%) Business Objects
7 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.33%) CA
8 2 (5.56%) VMware
8 2 (5.56%) F5
9 1 (2.78%) NetApp
9 1 (2.78%) EMC
9 1 (2.78%) Citrix
9 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.78%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago