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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 98 84 97
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 41 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.68% 2.29% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.99% 7.07% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 19
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 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
503 580 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.33% 32.35% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 435 495 637
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 1 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (85.71%) UNIX
3 16 (76.19%) Oracle
3 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (61.90%) Java
4 13 (61.90%) Tomcat
5 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
6 11 (52.38%) Sun
7 9 (42.86%) OO
7 9 (42.86%) SQL
7 9 (42.86%) WorldPay
8 8 (38.10%) Atlassian
8 8 (38.10%) Scrum
9 7 (33.33%) Clustering
9 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
10 6 (28.57%) Windows
11 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
11 5 (23.81%) J2EE
11 5 (23.81%) J2SE
11 5 (23.81%) UML
11 5 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (23.81%) TDD
11 5 (23.81%) VMware
11 5 (23.81%) Finance
11 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
11 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
11 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
11 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (23.81%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (19.05%) OWASP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 13 (61.90%) Tomcat
2 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.52%) iPlanet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (38.10%) Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) J2EE
1 5 (23.81%) J2SE
2 4 (19.05%) RESTful
2 4 (19.05%) WSDL
2 4 (19.05%) SOAP
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) Wiki
3 3 (14.29%) PKI
3 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.52%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (85.71%) UNIX
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (19.05%) AIX
5 4 (19.05%) HPUX
6 2 (9.52%) CentOS
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) OO
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 5 (23.81%) UML
5 5 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (23.81%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
5 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) OWASP
6 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (19.05%) OOD
7 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (14.29%) Test Management
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL
9 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (19.05%) C
5 3 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) C++
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Sendmail
2 2 (9.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) CFEngine
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 11 (52.38%) Sun
3 9 (42.86%) WorldPay
4 8 (38.10%) Atlassian
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
7 3 (14.29%) Perforce
8 2 (9.52%) Vertica
8 2 (9.52%) IBM
8 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
8 2 (9.52%) HP
8 2 (9.52%) Dell
8 2 (9.52%) Juniper
9 1 (4.76%) Sybase
9 1 (4.76%) Brocade
9 1 (4.76%) Foundry
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