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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 96 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 22 28 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.24% 1.90% 2.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.75% 4.93% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 35
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% -29.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
586 568 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.09% 38.48% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 473 453 561
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 54 (91.53%) Linux
2 46 (77.97%) Java
2 46 (77.97%) Oracle
3 41 (69.49%) UNIX
4 31 (52.54%) Sun
4 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (50.85%) SQL
6 28 (47.46%) OO
6 28 (47.46%) Tomcat
6 28 (47.46%) OOD
7 26 (44.07%) QA
8 25 (42.37%) Degree
9 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
10 19 (32.20%) Perl
11 18 (30.51%) Windows
11 18 (30.51%) Wiki
12 15 (25.42%) Mathematics
12 15 (25.42%) MySQL
13 14 (23.73%) Internet
14 13 (22.03%) AIX
14 13 (22.03%) HPUX
14 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
15 12 (20.34%) Finance
15 12 (20.34%) C
15 12 (20.34%) Bash Shell
15 12 (20.34%) Mentoring
16 11 (18.64%) Red Hat
16 11 (18.64%) HP
17 10 (16.95%) CGI
17 10 (16.95%) Sybase

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 28 (47.46%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.78%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) Internet
2 10 (16.95%) Intranet
3 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.86%) SS7
4 6 (10.17%) LTE
4 6 (10.17%) VoLTE
4 6 (10.17%) 3GPP
5 4 (6.78%) DNS
5 4 (6.78%) DHCP
6 3 (5.08%) LDAP
7 1 (1.69%) LAN
7 1 (1.69%) WAN
7 1 (1.69%) SAN
7 1 (1.69%) NAS
7 1 (1.69%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) MySQL
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.95%) Subversion
3 3 (5.08%) JIRA
3 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.17%) Billing
4 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.39%) Military
5 2 (3.39%) Electronics
6 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Support Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) Applications Support
2 12 (20.34%) Support Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Senior Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Applications Support Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Senior Support Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Consultant
4 6 (10.17%) Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) UNIX Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) Senior Support Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Telecoms Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.47%) Telecoms Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (8.47%) Senior UNIX Administrator
5 5 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.47%) Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) CGI
2 9 (15.25%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Wiki
2 15 (25.42%) Mathematics
3 9 (15.25%) PKI
4 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.78%) Clustering
6 3 (5.08%) Cryptography
7 2 (3.39%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.69%) HACMP
8 1 (1.69%) HP Superdome
8 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (91.53%) Linux
2 41 (69.49%) UNIX
3 18 (30.51%) Windows
4 13 (22.03%) AIX
4 13 (22.03%) HPUX
5 9 (15.25%) Ubuntu
5 9 (15.25%) CentOS
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (47.46%) OO
2 28 (47.46%) OOD
3 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
4 12 (20.34%) Mentoring
5 8 (13.56%) ITIL
6 6 (10.17%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.78%) Multithreading
7 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.78%) TDD
7 4 (6.78%) Scrum
8 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.08%) Test Management
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.08%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) Line Management
9 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (77.97%) Java
2 30 (50.85%) SQL
3 19 (32.20%) Perl
4 12 (20.34%) C
4 12 (20.34%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.17%) Python
5 6 (10.17%) C#
5 6 (10.17%) C++
6 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (42.37%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) CISSP
2 3 (5.08%) CEH
2 3 (5.08%) CISMP
3 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (44.07%) QA
2 6 (10.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.78%) Sendmail
1 4 (6.78%) NFS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
2 1 (1.69%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
1 4 (6.78%) CFEngine
2 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 46 (77.97%) Oracle
2 31 (52.54%) Sun
3 11 (18.64%) HP
3 11 (18.64%) Red Hat
4 10 (16.95%) VMware
4 10 (16.95%) Sybase
4 10 (16.95%) IBM
5 9 (15.25%) Dell
6 4 (6.78%) Vertica
7 3 (5.08%) Perforce
7 3 (5.08%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.69%) NetApp
9 1 (1.69%) Symantec
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