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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 60 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 11 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.10% 3.17% 5.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.89% 10.60% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 20
Average salary £45,000 £31,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.73% -16.44%
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
225 151 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 42.86% 29.90% 47.24%
Number of salaries quoted 115 86 187
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 £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,800
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 28 August 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%) Windows
3 26 (89.66%) UNIX
4 24 (82.76%) Validation
4 24 (82.76%) Relational Database
5 22 (75.86%) German Language
6 21 (72.41%) RDBMS
7 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
7 20 (68.97%) Sun
7 20 (68.97%) TCP/IP
7 20 (68.97%) Internet
8 17 (58.62%) French Language
9 7 (24.14%) SQL
10 6 (20.69%) Oracle
11 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
11 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
12 4 (13.79%) ISEB
12 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner
12 4 (13.79%) NetApp
12 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
12 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
12 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
12 4 (13.79%) Finance
12 4 (13.79%) Retail
12 4 (13.79%) Migration
12 4 (13.79%) VMware
12 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
12 4 (13.79%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) TCP/IP
1 20 (68.97%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) LDAP
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (82.76%) Relational Database
2 21 (72.41%) RDBMS
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner
1 4 (13.79%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) WebObjects
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Ant
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 22 (75.86%) German Language
2 17 (58.62%) French Language
3 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Support Engineer
2 22 (75.86%) Technical Support Engineer
2 22 (75.86%) Technical Engineer
2 22 (75.86%) Technical Support
3 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Test Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Test Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Test Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Developer
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
1 1 (3.45%) JSON
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) Servlets
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) PKI
1 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.45%) iPad
2 1 (3.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (93.10%) Windows
3 26 (89.66%) UNIX
4 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Validation
2 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
2 4 (13.79%) Test Management
3 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
3 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Bourne shell
2 1 (3.45%) C-shell
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 1 (3.45%) Korn
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
1 20 (68.97%) Sun
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) NetApp
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Fujitsu
4 2 (6.90%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) BEA
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss