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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 63 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 11 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.03% 3.74% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.58% 11.31% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 15
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
240 168 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 44.28% 33.07% 43.52%
Number of salaries quoted 109 92 178
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £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 15 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (96.30%) UNIX
2 26 (96.30%) Windows
3 25 (92.59%) Validation
4 19 (70.37%) German Language
4 19 (70.37%) Relational Database
5 18 (66.67%) Internet
5 18 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 18 (66.67%) RDBMS
5 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 18 (66.67%) Sun
6 17 (62.96%) French Language
7 8 (29.63%) SQL
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
8 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) ISEB
8 7 (25.93%) LoadRunner
8 7 (25.93%) NetApp
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
8 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
8 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
8 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (25.93%) Test Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 15 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 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.81%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (3.70%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 18 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) Relational Database
2 18 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) LoadRunner
1 7 (25.93%) SilkPerformer
2 3 (11.11%) WinRunner
2 3 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (70.37%) German Language
2 17 (62.96%) French Language
3 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
3 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Technical Support
1 19 (70.37%) Support Engineer
1 19 (70.37%) Technical Support Engineer
1 19 (70.37%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Test Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Test Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
1 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (96.30%) UNIX
2 26 (96.30%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Validation
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 7 (25.93%) Test Management
2 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
2 7 (25.93%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
1 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware ESX
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Workstation
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 18 (66.67%) Sun
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
3 7 (25.93%) NetApp
3 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Fujitsu
4 4 (14.81%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) BEA