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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 73 104 85
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -19
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 46 12 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.58% 0.72% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.65% 2.07% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 30
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
601 580 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.71% 34.98% 35.45%
Number of salaries quoted 484 505 528
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
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 29 July 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 72 (81.82%) Oracle
2 70 (79.55%) Linux
3 67 (76.14%) Java
4 56 (63.64%) UNIX
5 46 (52.27%) SQL
6 44 (50.00%) Sun
7 33 (37.50%) Tomcat
8 31 (35.23%) Degree
9 27 (30.68%) QA
9 27 (30.68%) Perl
10 26 (29.55%) MySQL
11 24 (27.27%) Windows
12 23 (26.14%) Finance
13 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (23.86%) Git (software)
15 19 (21.59%) Oracle Database
15 19 (21.59%) OO
15 19 (21.59%) OOD
16 18 (20.45%) Sybase
16 18 (20.45%) Mathematics
17 17 (19.32%) J2EE
17 17 (19.32%) Internet
18 16 (18.18%) SS7
18 16 (18.18%) Telecoms
19 15 (17.05%) Billing
19 15 (17.05%) 3GPP
19 15 (17.05%) LTE
19 15 (17.05%) VoLTE
20 13 (14.77%) WebLogic
20 13 (14.77%) Red Hat

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 13 (14.77%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Project
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.32%) Internet
2 16 (18.18%) SS7
3 15 (17.05%) 3GPP
3 15 (17.05%) LTE
3 15 (17.05%) VoLTE
4 7 (7.95%) Intranet
5 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.14%) SSL
7 1 (1.14%) INAP
7 1 (1.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.55%) MySQL
2 19 (21.59%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.41%) TKPROF
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (23.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.82%) Subversion
General
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 16 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 15 (17.05%) Billing
4 13 (14.77%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.68%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.27%) Advertising
7 1 (1.14%) Military
7 1 (1.14%) Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 18 (20.45%) Applications Support
3 15 (17.05%) Telecoms Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) UNIX Administrator
6 8 (9.09%) Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Senior UNIX Administrator
7 7 (7.95%) Applications Specialist
7 7 (7.95%) Support Specialist
7 7 (7.95%) Applications Support Specialist
8 6 (6.82%) Administrator
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Security Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Support Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.32%) J2EE
2 7 (7.95%) CGI
3 4 (4.55%) JCE
3 4 (4.55%) J2SE
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (3.41%) Middleware
5 1 (1.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) Mathematics
2 10 (11.36%) Wiki
3 8 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.82%) PKI
4 6 (6.82%) Open Source
5 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.41%) Clustering
6 3 (3.41%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.14%) HACMP
7 1 (1.14%) ASIC
7 1 (1.14%) VHDL
7 1 (1.14%) Verilog
7 1 (1.14%) HP Superdome
7 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 70 (79.55%) Linux
2 56 (63.64%) UNIX
3 24 (27.27%) Windows
4 12 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (9.09%) CentOS
5 8 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 7 (7.95%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.68%) AIX
8 5 (5.68%) HPUX
9 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.59%) OO
2 19 (21.59%) OOD
3 13 (14.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 10 (11.36%) Performance Management
6 8 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 8 (9.09%) ITIL
7 7 (7.95%) TDD
7 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.68%) Validation
8 5 (5.68%) Scrum
8 5 (5.68%) Information Security
8 5 (5.68%) Project Management
9 4 (4.55%) UML
10 3 (3.41%) Identity Management
10 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.41%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.41%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (76.14%) Java
2 46 (52.27%) SQL
3 27 (30.68%) Perl
4 10 (11.36%) PL/SQL
5 9 (10.23%) C
5 9 (10.23%) C++
6 8 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 8 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (3.41%) Python
8 1 (1.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 31 (35.23%) Degree
2 8 (9.09%) CISSP
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.41%) RHCE
4 3 (3.41%) CEH
4 3 (3.41%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (30.68%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) SLA
3 3 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.14%) vSphere
1 1 (1.14%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 72 (81.82%) Oracle
2 44 (50.00%) Sun
3 18 (20.45%) Sybase
4 13 (14.77%) Red Hat
5 10 (11.36%) HP
6 9 (10.23%) IBM
7 8 (9.09%) Dell
8 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
9 5 (5.68%) CA
10 4 (4.55%) Symantec
11 3 (3.41%) Sourcefire
11 3 (3.41%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.41%) Atlassian
11 3 (3.41%) Qualys
11 3 (3.41%) Juniper
11 3 (3.41%) F5
12 2 (2.27%) VMware
13 1 (1.14%) Magma
13 1 (1.14%) Cadence
13 1 (1.14%) Synopsys
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