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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 95 76 107
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +31
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 12 44 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 2.47% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.01% 7.42% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 10
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,048 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -
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
399 593 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.62% 33.35% 35.04%
Number of salaries quoted 331 478 505
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 July 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) UNIX
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Oracle
3 12 (54.55%) Tomcat
4 11 (50.00%) Java
5 10 (45.45%) Sun
5 10 (45.45%) Finance
5 10 (45.45%) Scrum
6 9 (40.91%) Clustering
6 9 (40.91%) Load Balancing
6 9 (40.91%) Multithreading
6 9 (40.91%) J2SE
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) J2EE
6 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
6 9 (40.91%) UML
6 9 (40.91%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (40.91%) OO
6 9 (40.91%) OWASP
6 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (40.91%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (36.36%) Atlassian
8 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
8 7 (31.82%) WorldPay
9 6 (27.27%) RESTful
9 6 (27.27%) WSDL
9 6 (27.27%) SOAP
9 6 (27.27%) Web Services

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (54.55%) Tomcat
2 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) VPN
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (40.91%) Solutions Architect
1 9 (40.91%) Administrator
1 9 (40.91%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Information Security Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) J2EE
1 9 (40.91%) J2SE
2 6 (27.27%) SOAP
2 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) WSDL
2 6 (27.27%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) UNIX
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) AIX
4 3 (13.64%) HPUX
5 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) CentOS
6 1 (4.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) UML
3 9 (40.91%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (40.91%) OO
3 9 (40.91%) Load Balancing
3 9 (40.91%) Multithreading
3 9 (40.91%) OWASP
3 9 (40.91%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Test Management
6 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Anomaly Detection
7 1 (4.55%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) C
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) CISA
2 1 (4.55%) CISM
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 10 (45.45%) Sun
3 8 (36.36%) Atlassian
4 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
4 7 (31.82%) WorldPay
5 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 4 (18.18%) Juniper
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 2 (9.09%) Perforce
8 1 (4.55%) FireEye
8 1 (4.55%) AppSense
8 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
8 1 (4.55%) Brocade
8 1 (4.55%) Qualys
8 1 (4.55%) Foundry
8 1 (4.55%) Splunk
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco
8 1 (4.55%) Symantec
8 1 (4.55%) Websense
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