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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 84 93 104
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 36 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.05% 1.15% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.01% 2.94% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 17
Average salary £46,250 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.19% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
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
599 613 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.07% 39.19% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 495 531 562
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 68 (83.95%) Linux
2 65 (80.25%) Oracle
2 65 (80.25%) Java
3 54 (66.67%) UNIX
4 44 (54.32%) SQL
5 43 (53.09%) Sun
6 37 (45.68%) Tomcat
7 33 (40.74%) Degree
7 33 (40.74%) QA
8 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (35.80%) OOD
9 29 (35.80%) OO
10 24 (29.63%) MySQL
10 24 (29.63%) Perl
10 24 (29.63%) Git (software)
11 22 (27.16%) Mathematics
11 22 (27.16%) Finance
12 19 (23.46%) Wiki
12 19 (23.46%) Windows
13 18 (22.22%) Oracle Database
14 17 (20.99%) Internet
15 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
15 15 (18.52%) Mentoring
16 14 (17.28%) Telecoms
16 14 (17.28%) SS7
16 14 (17.28%) Sybase
17 13 (16.05%) 3GPP
17 13 (16.05%) Manufacturing
17 13 (16.05%) Billing
17 13 (16.05%) VoLTE

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (45.68%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.47%) iPlanet
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Project
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) Internet
2 14 (17.28%) SS7
3 13 (16.05%) 3GPP
3 13 (16.05%) LTE
3 13 (16.05%) VoLTE
4 10 (12.35%) Intranet
5 2 (2.47%) LDAP
5 2 (2.47%) DHCP
5 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.47%) DNS
6 1 (1.23%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.63%) MySQL
2 18 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.88%) Subversion
General
1 22 (27.16%) Finance
2 14 (17.28%) Telecoms
3 13 (16.05%) Manufacturing
3 13 (16.05%) Billing
4 5 (6.17%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.47%) Military
6 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Support Engineer
2 20 (24.69%) Applications Support
3 13 (16.05%) Consultant
3 13 (16.05%) Telecoms Engineer
4 12 (14.81%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 12 (14.81%) Analyst
4 12 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 12 (14.81%) Applications Support Analyst
4 12 (14.81%) Senior Support Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
5 9 (11.11%) Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Senior UNIX Administrator
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Principle Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Security Consultant
8 5 (6.17%) Administrator
8 5 (6.17%) Telecoms Consultant
9 4 (4.94%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) CGI
2 8 (9.88%) J2EE
3 5 (6.17%) JCE
4 3 (3.70%) J2SE
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.47%) Middleware
6 1 (1.23%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) Mathematics
2 19 (23.46%) Wiki
3 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.64%) PKI
5 5 (6.17%) Open Source
6 3 (3.70%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.47%) Clustering
8 1 (1.23%) VHDL
8 1 (1.23%) Verilog
8 1 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.23%) HACMP
8 1 (1.23%) ASIC
8 1 (1.23%) HP Superdome
8 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 68 (83.95%) Linux
2 54 (66.67%) UNIX
3 19 (23.46%) Windows
4 10 (12.35%) Ubuntu
4 10 (12.35%) CentOS
5 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.41%) AIX
5 6 (7.41%) HPUX
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.80%) OO
2 29 (35.80%) OOD
3 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 15 (18.52%) Mentoring
4 9 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (9.88%) ITIL
5 8 (9.88%) Multithreading
6 7 (8.64%) Line Management
7 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.17%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.17%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.17%) TDD
7 5 (6.17%) Project Management
7 5 (6.17%) Validation
7 5 (6.17%) Scrum
7 5 (6.17%) Information Security
8 4 (4.94%) Coaching
8 4 (4.94%) People Management
9 3 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 65 (80.25%) Java
2 44 (54.32%) SQL
3 24 (29.63%) Perl
4 10 (12.35%) C
4 10 (12.35%) Bash Shell
5 9 (11.11%) C++
6 8 (9.88%) C#
7 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.70%) Python
9 1 (1.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 33 (40.74%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) CISSP
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.70%) CEH
4 3 (3.70%) CISMP
5 1 (1.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (40.74%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Sendmail
1 2 (2.47%) NFS
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.23%) vSphere
2 1 (1.23%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Puppet
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (2.47%) CFEngine
2 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 65 (80.25%) Oracle
2 43 (53.09%) Sun
3 14 (17.28%) Sybase
4 12 (14.81%) HP
4 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
5 11 (13.58%) IBM
6 10 (12.35%) Dell
7 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.17%) CA
9 4 (4.94%) VMware
10 2 (2.47%) Vertica
11 1 (1.23%) Symantec
11 1 (1.23%) Magma
11 1 (1.23%) Cadence
11 1 (1.23%) Synopsys
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