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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 94 84 101
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 9 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.63% 2.40% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.91% 7.31% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 24 16
Average salary £65,000 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +8.23%
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
471 616 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.05% 32.91% 36.16%
Number of salaries quoted 394 507 565
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 26 May 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (90.91%) UNIX
3 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (59.09%) Oracle
5 11 (50.00%) Java
5 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
6 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
7 9 (40.91%) Atlassian
7 9 (40.91%) Sun
8 8 (36.36%) Scrum
8 8 (36.36%) Clustering
8 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
9 7 (31.82%) WorldPay
9 7 (31.82%) Finance
9 7 (31.82%) OO
9 7 (31.82%) SQL
9 7 (31.82%) Windows
10 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
10 6 (27.27%) J2EE
10 6 (27.27%) UML
10 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (27.27%) J2SE
10 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
10 6 (27.27%) VMware
10 6 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
10 6 (27.27%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
11 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
11 5 (22.73%) TDD

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.09%) iPlanet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (45.45%) Administrator
2 7 (31.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (31.82%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (13.64%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Information Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) J2EE
1 6 (27.27%) J2SE
2 4 (18.18%) WSDL
2 4 (18.18%) RESTful
2 4 (18.18%) SOAP
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) PKI
2 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Internet of Things
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (90.91%) UNIX
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (18.18%) AIX
5 4 (18.18%) HPUX
6 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 2 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) OO
4 6 (27.27%) UML
4 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
5 5 (22.73%) OWASP
5 5 (22.73%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 4 (18.18%) Test Management
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
9 1 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 4 (18.18%) Python
4 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 4 (18.18%) C
4 4 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) C++
5 3 (13.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CISA
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Sendmail
2 2 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 9 (40.91%) Sun
2 9 (40.91%) Atlassian
3 7 (31.82%) WorldPay
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 4 (18.18%) Juniper
5 4 (18.18%) Perforce
6 2 (9.09%) Vertica
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) Sybase
7 1 (4.55%) Symantec
7 1 (4.55%) Websense
7 1 (4.55%) AppSense
7 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
7 1 (4.55%) Brocade
7 1 (4.55%) Qualys
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