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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 84 88 97
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 34 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.91% 1.37% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.58% 3.39% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 20
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
609 619 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.27% 40.35% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 503 525 585
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 October 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 67 (85.90%) Linux
2 64 (82.05%) Java
3 61 (78.21%) Oracle
4 53 (67.95%) UNIX
5 42 (53.85%) SQL
5 42 (53.85%) Sun
6 38 (48.72%) Tomcat
7 33 (42.31%) Degree
7 33 (42.31%) QA
8 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (39.74%) OOD
9 31 (39.74%) OO
10 24 (30.77%) Perl
10 24 (30.77%) Git (software)
11 23 (29.49%) Mathematics
11 23 (29.49%) Finance
12 22 (28.21%) MySQL
13 20 (25.64%) Wiki
14 18 (23.08%) Windows
14 18 (23.08%) Internet
15 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
15 16 (20.51%) Oracle Database
15 16 (20.51%) Mentoring
16 14 (17.95%) Sybase
17 13 (16.67%) SS7
17 13 (16.67%) Manufacturing
17 13 (16.67%) Telecoms
18 12 (15.38%) Billing
18 12 (15.38%) HP
18 12 (15.38%) 3GPP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 38 (48.72%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.56%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Project
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) Internet
2 13 (16.67%) SS7
3 12 (15.38%) 3GPP
3 12 (15.38%) LTE
3 12 (15.38%) VoLTE
4 11 (14.10%) Intranet
5 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.56%) DNS
6 2 (2.56%) DHCP
6 2 (2.56%) LDAP
7 1 (1.28%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) MySQL
2 16 (20.51%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.54%) Subversion
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 13 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 12 (15.38%) Billing
4 5 (6.41%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.56%) Military
6 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Support Engineer
2 19 (24.36%) Applications Support
3 13 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Consultant
3 13 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Developer
6 9 (11.54%) UNIX Administrator
7 8 (10.26%) Senior UNIX Administrator
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Principle Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Security Consultant
9 5 (6.41%) Telecoms Consultant
10 4 (5.13%) Team Leader
10 4 (5.13%) Support Team Leader
11 3 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) CGI
2 6 (7.69%) JCE
3 5 (6.41%) J2EE
4 2 (2.56%) J2SE
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.28%) STL
5 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Mathematics
2 20 (25.64%) Wiki
3 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 8 (10.26%) PKI
5 5 (6.41%) Open Source
6 3 (3.85%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.56%) Clustering
8 1 (1.28%) VHDL
8 1 (1.28%) Verilog
8 1 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.28%) HACMP
8 1 (1.28%) ASIC
8 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.28%) HP Superdome
8 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 67 (85.90%) Linux
2 53 (67.95%) UNIX
3 18 (23.08%) Windows
4 10 (12.82%) Ubuntu
4 10 (12.82%) CentOS
5 7 (8.97%) AIX
5 7 (8.97%) HPUX
6 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.74%) OO
2 31 (39.74%) OOD
3 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
3 16 (20.51%) Mentoring
4 8 (10.26%) ITIL
5 7 (8.97%) Line Management
5 7 (8.97%) Multithreading
6 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.41%) Validation
7 5 (6.41%) Scrum
7 5 (6.41%) Information Security
7 5 (6.41%) Project Management
7 5 (6.41%) TDD
7 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.41%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.13%) Coaching
8 4 (5.13%) People Management
9 3 (3.85%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.85%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 64 (82.05%) Java
2 42 (53.85%) SQL
3 24 (30.77%) Perl
4 11 (14.10%) C
5 10 (12.82%) Bash Shell
6 9 (11.54%) C++
7 8 (10.26%) C#
8 3 (3.85%) Python
9 1 (1.28%) Tcl
9 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (42.31%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) CISSP
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) CEH
4 3 (3.85%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (42.31%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Sendmail
1 2 (2.56%) NFS
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.28%) vSphere
2 1 (1.28%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
1 2 (2.56%) CFEngine
2 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 61 (78.21%) Oracle
2 42 (53.85%) Sun
3 14 (17.95%) Sybase
4 12 (15.38%) HP
5 11 (14.10%) IBM
5 11 (14.10%) Red Hat
6 10 (12.82%) Dell
7 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.41%) CA
9 4 (5.13%) VMware
10 2 (2.56%) Vertica
11 1 (1.28%) Symantec
11 1 (1.28%) Magma
11 1 (1.28%) Cadence
11 1 (1.28%) Synopsys
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