The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 78 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 47 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.59% 1.55% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.94% 4.07% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 27
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
592 762 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.60% 38.00% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 508 649 741
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 62 (82.67%) Linux
2 61 (81.33%) UNIX
3 59 (78.67%) Java
4 55 (73.33%) Oracle
5 54 (72.00%) SQL
6 48 (64.00%) Sun
7 40 (53.33%) Tomcat
8 35 (46.67%) Finance
9 34 (45.33%) Sybase
9 34 (45.33%) Perl
10 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (41.33%) Internet
12 28 (37.33%) OO
13 27 (36.00%) Degree
14 26 (34.67%) OOD
15 23 (30.67%) J2EE
16 20 (26.67%) QA
16 20 (26.67%) CGI
17 19 (25.33%) Mathematics
18 18 (24.00%) Windows
19 17 (22.67%) Subversion
20 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
20 15 (20.00%) WebLogic
21 14 (18.67%) Disaster Recovery
22 13 (17.33%) PL/SQL
23 12 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 11 (14.67%) Performance Management
24 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
25 10 (13.33%) Scrum
25 10 (13.33%) Advertising

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (53.33%) Tomcat
2 15 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 10 (13.33%) Apache
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 31 (41.33%) Internet
2 7 (9.33%) LTE
2 7 (9.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (9.33%) 3GPP
2 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.33%) Intranet
2 7 (9.33%) SS7
2 7 (9.33%) VoLTE
3 2 (2.67%) VPN
4 1 (1.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.33%) SSL
4 1 (1.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) MySQL
1 10 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Subversion
2 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (46.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Advertising
3 7 (9.33%) Billing
3 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Developer
1 21 (28.00%) Java Developer
2 12 (16.00%) Applications Support
3 10 (13.33%) Applications Support Specialist
3 10 (13.33%) Applications Specialist
3 10 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Support Specialist
4 7 (9.33%) Telecoms Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Administrator
5 6 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Development Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Principle Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Programmer
7 3 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.67%) J2EE
2 20 (26.67%) CGI
3 8 (10.67%) Java EE
4 3 (4.00%) Middleware
4 3 (4.00%) J2SE
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.33%) Clustering
3 2 (2.67%) Wiki
3 2 (2.67%) Open Source
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (82.67%) Linux
2 61 (81.33%) UNIX
3 18 (24.00%) Windows
4 12 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.33%) AIX
7 1 (1.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.33%) OO
3 26 (34.67%) OOD
4 14 (18.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (14.67%) Performance Management
5 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
6 10 (13.33%) Scrum
7 8 (10.67%) TDD
7 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.33%) SIEM
9 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (8.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (8.00%) Multithreading
9 6 (8.00%) Operations Management
10 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.33%) Performance Testing
10 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (5.33%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.33%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 59 (78.67%) Java
2 54 (72.00%) SQL
3 34 (45.33%) Perl
4 13 (17.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.33%) C#
5 1 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (36.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (26.67%) QA
2 7 (9.33%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (8.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 55 (73.33%) Oracle
2 48 (64.00%) Sun
3 34 (45.33%) Sybase
4 9 (12.00%) Juniper
5 7 (9.33%) Fortinet
5 7 (9.33%) Qualys
5 7 (9.33%) F5
5 7 (9.33%) Sourcefire
5 7 (9.33%) Symantec
6 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.33%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco
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