The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 86 87 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 30 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.74% 1.64% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.10% 4.00% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 28
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,050 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £53,850 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
Solaris
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
588 600 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.13% 41.10% 35.33%
Number of salaries quoted 470 496 620
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Solaris
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Cambridge

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 68 (87.18%) Linux
2 63 (80.77%) Java
3 58 (74.36%) Oracle
4 55 (70.51%) UNIX
5 41 (52.56%) SQL
6 40 (51.28%) Sun
7 37 (47.44%) Tomcat
8 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (42.31%) QA
10 32 (41.03%) OO
10 32 (41.03%) OOD
11 31 (39.74%) Degree
12 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
13 23 (29.49%) Mathematics
13 23 (29.49%) Perl
14 22 (28.21%) Windows
15 21 (26.92%) Wiki
15 21 (26.92%) Finance
16 19 (24.36%) MySQL
17 16 (20.51%) Internet
17 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
17 16 (20.51%) Mentoring
18 15 (19.23%) C
19 14 (17.95%) Sybase
20 13 (16.67%) Manufacturing
20 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database
21 12 (15.38%) Bash Shell
21 12 (15.38%) PKI
21 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
21 12 (15.38%) HP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 37 (47.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.56%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Project
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) Internet
2 11 (14.10%) Intranet
3 10 (12.82%) SS7
4 9 (11.54%) LTE
4 9 (11.54%) VoLTE
4 9 (11.54%) 3GPP
5 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.85%) LDAP
7 2 (2.56%) DNS
7 2 (2.56%) DHCP
8 1 (1.28%) SAN
8 1 (1.28%) LAN
8 1 (1.28%) WAN
8 1 (1.28%) NAS
8 1 (1.28%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) MySQL
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.10%) Subversion
3 2 (2.56%) JIRA
3 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 10 (12.82%) Telecoms
4 9 (11.54%) Billing
5 5 (6.41%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.56%) Military
7 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Support Engineer
1 20 (25.64%) Applications Support
2 16 (20.51%) Support Analyst
2 16 (20.51%) Analyst
2 16 (20.51%) Senior Analyst
2 16 (20.51%) Applications Support Analyst
2 16 (20.51%) Senior Support Analyst
2 16 (20.51%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Consultant
4 11 (14.10%) Developer
5 9 (11.54%) UNIX Administrator
5 9 (11.54%) Telecoms Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Senior UNIX Administrator
7 5 (6.41%) Principle Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Security Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) Telecoms Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) CGI
2 8 (10.26%) JCE
3 4 (5.13%) J2EE
4 2 (2.56%) J2SE
5 1 (1.28%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Mathematics
2 21 (26.92%) Wiki
3 12 (15.38%) PKI
4 11 (14.10%) Management Information System
5 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.41%) Open Source
7 3 (3.85%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.56%) Clustering
9 1 (1.28%) VHDL
9 1 (1.28%) Verilog
9 1 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.28%) HACMP
9 1 (1.28%) ASIC
9 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.28%) HP Superdome
9 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 68 (87.18%) Linux
2 55 (70.51%) UNIX
3 22 (28.21%) Windows
4 11 (14.10%) AIX
4 11 (14.10%) HPUX
5 10 (12.82%) Ubuntu
5 10 (12.82%) CentOS
6 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.03%) OO
2 32 (41.03%) OOD
3 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
3 16 (20.51%) Mentoring
4 9 (11.54%) ITIL
5 7 (8.97%) Multithreading
6 5 (6.41%) Data Protection
6 5 (6.41%) Waterfall
6 5 (6.41%) Line Management
6 5 (6.41%) Project Management
6 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.41%) Validation
6 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
6 5 (6.41%) TDD
6 5 (6.41%) Scrum
6 5 (6.41%) Information Security
7 3 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.56%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (80.77%) Java
2 41 (52.56%) SQL
3 23 (29.49%) Perl
4 15 (19.23%) C
5 12 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 11 (14.10%) C++
7 10 (12.82%) C#
8 5 (6.41%) Python
9 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.28%) Tcl
10 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) CISSP
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) CEH
4 3 (3.85%) CISMP
5 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (42.31%) QA
2 5 (6.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) Sendmail
2 2 (2.56%) NFS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.28%) vSphere
3 1 (1.28%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
1 2 (2.56%) CFEngine
2 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.28%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 58 (74.36%) Oracle
2 40 (51.28%) Sun
3 14 (17.95%) Sybase
4 12 (15.38%) HP
4 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 11 (14.10%) IBM
6 10 (12.82%) Dell
7 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
7 7 (8.97%) VMware
8 5 (6.41%) CA
9 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.56%) Perforce
9 2 (2.56%) Vertica
10 1 (1.28%) Synopsys
10 1 (1.28%) Magma
10 1 (1.28%) Cadence
10 1 (1.28%) Symantec
10 1 (1.28%) NetApp
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago