The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 64 30 53
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +23
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.55% 6.85% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.49% 19.18% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 17
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +47.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £39,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Solaris
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
202 146 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 37.27% 35.70% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 132 95 96
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Solaris
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Bracknell region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Bracknell

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 16 (72.73%) UNIX
4 15 (68.18%) SQL
5 13 (59.09%) Validation
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle
6 9 (40.91%) Migration
6 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
6 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
7 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
7 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
7 8 (36.36%) RDBMS
7 8 (36.36%) Sun
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (36.36%) Internet
8 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
9 6 (27.27%) VMware
9 6 (27.27%) VMware ESX
9 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
10 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
10 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (22.73%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) Retail
10 5 (22.73%) SilkPerformer

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Internet
2 5 (22.73%) LAN
2 5 (22.73%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) IPv6
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.55%) PPP
4 1 (4.55%) RIP
4 1 (4.55%) SNMP
4 1 (4.55%) ATM
4 1 (4.55%) Broadband
4 1 (4.55%) MPLS
4 1 (4.55%) OSPF
4 1 (4.55%) BGP
4 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.55%) SS7
4 1 (4.55%) VRRP
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) RDBMS
1 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (18.18%) Essbase
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) WinRunner
1 5 (22.73%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
1 5 (22.73%) SilkPerformer
General
1 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) German Language
4 1 (4.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Consultant
2 9 (40.91%) Support Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Technical Support
3 8 (36.36%) Technical Support Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Test Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) DBA
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) CESG
1 3 (13.64%) CESG CLAS
1 3 (13.64%) RMADS
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 16 (72.73%) UNIX
4 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.64%) Windows NT
8 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Validation
2 9 (40.91%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Test Management
3 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
3 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (18.18%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
2 5 (22.73%) ISEB
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) RHCE
5 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) CCIP
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware ESX
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Sun
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Fujitsu
4 5 (22.73%) NetApp
4 5 (22.73%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) Hyperion
6 2 (9.09%) Juniper
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (4.55%) Radware
7 1 (4.55%) Brocade