The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 116 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 13 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.57% 1.61% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.97% 4.89% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 23
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% -11.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
659 695 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 28.88% 32.81% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 542 558 741
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Cambridgeshire region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Solaris
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -19 13 £40,000 -3.61%
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 45 (97.83%) Linux
2 38 (82.61%) Java
3 35 (76.09%) Oracle
3 35 (76.09%) UNIX
4 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (60.87%) SQL
5 28 (60.87%) Sun
6 27 (58.70%) Tomcat
7 26 (56.52%) OO
8 25 (54.35%) OOD
9 23 (50.00%) QA
10 22 (47.83%) Git (software)
11 17 (36.96%) Wiki
11 17 (36.96%) Degree
12 16 (34.78%) Windows
13 14 (30.43%) Mathematics
14 13 (28.26%) Internet
14 13 (28.26%) Perl
15 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
16 11 (23.91%) Finance
17 10 (21.74%) C
17 10 (21.74%) AIX
17 10 (21.74%) HPUX
17 10 (21.74%) PKI
17 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
18 9 (19.57%) VMware
18 9 (19.57%) Sybase
19 8 (17.39%) CGI
19 8 (17.39%) Intranet
19 8 (17.39%) Subversion

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 27 (58.70%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.70%) iPlanet
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Internet
2 8 (17.39%) Intranet
3 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) DNS
4 4 (8.70%) DHCP
5 3 (6.52%) LDAP
6 2 (4.35%) 3GPP
6 2 (4.35%) SS7
6 2 (4.35%) LTE
6 2 (4.35%) VoLTE
7 1 (2.17%) NAS
7 1 (2.17%) SAN
7 1 (2.17%) VPN
7 1 (2.17%) WAN
7 1 (2.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.39%) Subversion
3 4 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (8.70%) JIRA
3 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Billing
2 2 (4.35%) Electronics
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Military
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Support Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Applications Support Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Senior Support Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Support Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Senior Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Applications Support
2 11 (23.91%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Administrator
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) CGI
2 6 (13.04%) JCE
3 1 (2.17%) J2EE
3 1 (2.17%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Wiki
2 14 (30.43%) Mathematics
3 10 (21.74%) PKI
4 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
5 5 (10.87%) Clustering
6 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.35%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 45 (97.83%) Linux
2 35 (76.09%) UNIX
3 16 (34.78%) Windows
4 10 (21.74%) AIX
4 10 (21.74%) HPUX
5 4 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 4 (8.70%) CentOS
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (56.52%) OO
3 25 (54.35%) OOD
4 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
7 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
8 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.70%) Test Management
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.52%) Scrum
9 3 (6.52%) TDD
9 3 (6.52%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.52%) ITIL
10 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
11 1 (2.17%) Performance Analysis
11 1 (2.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (82.61%) Java
2 28 (60.87%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) Perl
4 10 (21.74%) C
5 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.70%) C#
7 4 (8.70%) C++
7 4 (8.70%) Python
8 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (50.00%) QA
2 6 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) NFS
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.70%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
1 4 (8.70%) CFEngine
2 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) Oracle
2 28 (60.87%) Sun
3 9 (19.57%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) Sybase
4 5 (10.87%) Atlassian
4 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.70%) HP
5 4 (8.70%) Dell
5 4 (8.70%) IBM
5 4 (8.70%) Perforce
5 4 (8.70%) Vertica
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco