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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 64 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.89% 3.54% 5.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.41% 11.46% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 19
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,500 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
227 157 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 42.83% 30.84% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 110 89 184
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (96.43%) Windows
3 25 (89.29%) UNIX
4 24 (85.71%) Validation
5 23 (82.14%) Relational Database
6 22 (78.57%) German Language
7 20 (71.43%) Internet
7 20 (71.43%) TCP/IP
7 20 (71.43%) RDBMS
7 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
7 20 (71.43%) Sun
8 17 (60.71%) French Language
9 7 (25.00%) SQL
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle
10 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
11 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
11 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.29%) ISEB
11 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
11 4 (14.29%) NetApp
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (14.29%) Test Management
11 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (14.29%) Migration

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (3.57%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 20 (71.43%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) LDAP
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (82.14%) Relational Database
2 20 (71.43%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 4 (14.29%) SilkPerformer
General
1 22 (78.57%) German Language
2 17 (60.71%) French Language
3 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Support Engineer
2 22 (78.57%) Technical Support
2 22 (78.57%) Technical Support Engineer
2 22 (78.57%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Test Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Test Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.57%) Architect
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Cryptography
1 3 (10.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (96.43%) Windows
3 25 (89.29%) UNIX
4 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Validation
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Test Management
2 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
3 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
1 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 20 (71.43%) Sun
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) NetApp
3 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) Fujitsu
4 2 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) BEA