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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 62 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 16 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.83% 4.47% 3.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.82% 12.32% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 14
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
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
275 203 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 48.67% 36.31% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 127 122 136
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £49,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (93.10%) UNIX
3 26 (89.66%) Windows
3 26 (89.66%) Validation
4 17 (58.62%) RDBMS
4 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
4 17 (58.62%) Sun
4 17 (58.62%) Internet
4 17 (58.62%) Relational Database
5 14 (48.28%) German Language
5 14 (48.28%) SQL
5 14 (48.28%) TCP/IP
6 13 (44.83%) French Language
7 12 (41.38%) Oracle
8 11 (37.93%) Migration
8 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
9 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
9 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
9 9 (31.03%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (31.03%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (31.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (31.03%) VMware
9 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
9 9 (31.03%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
9 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
9 9 (31.03%) Finance
9 9 (31.03%) SilkPerformer

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
1 6 (20.69%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (3.45%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Internet
2 14 (48.28%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) LAN
3 6 (20.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) RDBMS
1 17 (58.62%) Relational Database
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.90%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) LoadRunner
1 9 (31.03%) SilkPerformer
2 5 (17.24%) WinRunner
2 5 (17.24%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 14 (48.28%) German Language
2 13 (44.83%) French Language
3 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
3 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 9 (31.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Technical Support Engineer
1 17 (58.62%) Technical Engineer
1 17 (58.62%) Technical Support
1 17 (58.62%) Support Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Test Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.90%) DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Test Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (93.10%) UNIX
3 26 (89.66%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) Windows XP
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Validation
2 11 (37.93%) Migration
3 9 (31.03%) Test Management
3 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
3 9 (31.03%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.34%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (31.03%) ISEB
2 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Workstation
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
1 17 (58.62%) Sun
2 12 (41.38%) Oracle
3 9 (31.03%) NetApp
3 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 9 (31.03%) Fujitsu
4 6 (20.69%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.45%) BEA