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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 99 110 87
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 30 9 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.63% 0.47% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 2.24% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 22
Average salary £52,500 £43,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.38% +11.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £30,800 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +5.81%
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
360 402 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.52% 21.00% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 332 378 349
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 May 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 36 (90.00%) UNIX
2 34 (85.00%) Linux
3 25 (62.50%) Oracle
4 23 (57.50%) Perl
5 22 (55.00%) AIX
6 19 (47.50%) IBM
7 18 (45.00%) SQL
8 17 (42.50%) Tivoli
9 16 (40.00%) Java
10 15 (37.50%) Web Services
10 15 (37.50%) DB2
10 15 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (37.50%) Business Objects
10 15 (37.50%) MQSeries
10 15 (37.50%) SOA
10 15 (37.50%) CICS
10 15 (37.50%) MVS
10 15 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
10 15 (37.50%) Mainframe
10 15 (37.50%) JCL
10 15 (37.50%) ISPF
10 15 (37.50%) WebSphere
11 13 (32.50%) Firewall
12 12 (30.00%) OSPF
12 12 (30.00%) BGP
13 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (27.50%) Cisco
14 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
14 8 (20.00%) Windows
14 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 15 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 15 (37.50%) MQSeries
1 15 (37.50%) CICS
1 15 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 12 (30.00%) OSPF
2 12 (30.00%) BGP
3 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.00%) Network Security
4 4 (10.00%) Multicast
5 3 (7.50%) DNS
5 3 (7.50%) SAN
6 2 (5.00%) Internet
6 2 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.50%) Junos
7 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.50%) NAS
7 1 (2.50%) Extranet
7 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
7 1 (2.50%) LDAP
7 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) DB2
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Toad
2 1 (2.50%) ProC
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Consultant
1 15 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
2 7 (17.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Administrator
3 3 (7.50%) Architect
3 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (2.50%) Field Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.50%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) Web Services
1 15 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 15 (37.50%) ISPF
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) Java EE
3 1 (2.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 4 (10.00%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) LPAR
4 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Informatics
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) HACMP
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) UNIX
2 34 (85.00%) Linux
3 22 (55.00%) AIX
4 15 (37.50%) MVS
5 8 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.50%) HPUX
7 1 (2.50%) OS/390
7 1 (2.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) SOA
2 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Change Control
4 3 (7.50%) Workflow
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.00%) Validation
5 2 (5.00%) Scrum
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management
5 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.00%) Kanban
5 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.00%) DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) Perl
2 18 (45.00%) SQL
3 16 (40.00%) Java
4 15 (37.50%) JCL
5 7 (17.50%) COBOL
6 5 (12.50%) Tcl
7 4 (10.00%) Python
7 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.00%) C
8 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.50%) VBScript
9 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) CCNP
4 4 (10.00%) CCNA
5 2 (5.00%) PMP
5 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) CCSA
6 1 (2.50%) CEH
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) MCSD
6 1 (2.50%) CCA
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CCEA
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) RHCE
6 1 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Firmware
2 1 (2.50%) Xen
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) NFS
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.00%) Unicenter
2 2 (5.00%) Foglight
2 2 (5.00%) Nagios
2 2 (5.00%) Control-M
2 2 (5.00%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) yum
3 1 (2.50%) Ionix
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Oracle
2 19 (47.50%) IBM
3 15 (37.50%) Business Objects
4 11 (27.50%) Cisco
5 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (12.50%) Sun
7 3 (7.50%) VMware
7 3 (7.50%) F5
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.00%) EMC
9 1 (2.50%) Rapid7
9 1 (2.50%) Qualys
9 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.50%) Tripwire
9 1 (2.50%) Citrix
9 1 (2.50%) NetApp
9 1 (2.50%) Juniper
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago