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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 97 75 97
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.69% 2.62% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.00% 7.86% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 20
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
499 560 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.27% 33.39% 38.31%
Number of salaries quoted 434 467 629
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (81.25%) UNIX
3 23 (71.88%) Java
3 23 (71.88%) Oracle
3 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (56.25%) Tomcat
5 16 (50.00%) SQL
5 16 (50.00%) Sun
5 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (43.75%) OO
7 12 (37.50%) Windows
8 10 (31.25%) OOD
8 10 (31.25%) QA
9 9 (28.13%) Atlassian
9 9 (28.13%) Degree
9 9 (28.13%) AIX
9 9 (28.13%) HPUX
9 9 (28.13%) C
10 8 (25.00%) VMware
10 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (25.00%) PKI
10 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
11 7 (21.88%) Wiki
11 7 (21.88%) Scrum
11 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
11 7 (21.88%) Finance
12 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
12 6 (18.75%) Internet
12 6 (18.75%) Perl
12 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (56.25%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.25%) iPlanet
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Internet
2 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) Intranet
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) LDAP
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Administrator
3 7 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
7 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Support Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Developer
8 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) IT Support
8 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) J2EE
1 4 (12.50%) J2SE
1 4 (12.50%) JCE
2 3 (9.38%) RESTful
2 3 (9.38%) WSDL
2 3 (9.38%) CGI
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) PKI
1 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (21.88%) Wiki
3 6 (18.75%) Clustering
4 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (6.25%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (81.25%) UNIX
3 12 (37.50%) Windows
4 9 (28.13%) AIX
4 9 (28.13%) HPUX
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (6.25%) CentOS
6 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) OO
3 10 (31.25%) OOD
4 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (21.88%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
7 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
7 5 (15.63%) Test Management
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 4 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) UML
8 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.50%) TDD
9 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (9.38%) ITIL
9 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.38%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) C
4 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
5 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 6 (18.75%) Perl
6 5 (15.63%) C#
6 5 (15.63%) C++
6 5 (15.63%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
2 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Sendmail
2 2 (6.25%) NFS
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
1 2 (6.25%) CFEngine
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Oracle
2 16 (50.00%) Sun
3 9 (28.13%) Atlassian
4 8 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (15.63%) Perforce
6 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.50%) Sybase
7 2 (6.25%) IBM
7 2 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) Dell
7 2 (6.25%) Vertica
8 1 (3.13%) Foundry
8 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.13%) Brocade
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) NetApp
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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