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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 111 105 96
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 26 30 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.04% 1.35% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.44% 3.81% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 40
Average salary £38,750 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.93% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,500 £70,000
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
756 787 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.24% 35.34% 33.01%
Number of salaries quoted 599 626 788
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram 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 28 November 2014. 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 -4 25 £42,500 +6.25%
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 62 (88.57%) Linux
2 56 (80.00%) Oracle
3 53 (75.71%) Java
4 48 (68.57%) UNIX
5 37 (52.86%) SQL
6 36 (51.43%) Sun
7 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (48.57%) Tomcat
9 33 (47.14%) OO
9 33 (47.14%) OOD
10 30 (42.86%) QA
11 27 (38.57%) Degree
12 25 (35.71%) Git (software)
13 22 (31.43%) Wiki
14 21 (30.00%) Perl
15 18 (25.71%) Windows
16 17 (24.29%) MySQL
16 17 (24.29%) Mathematics
17 15 (21.43%) Internet
17 15 (21.43%) Finance
18 14 (20.00%) Mentoring
19 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
19 13 (18.57%) AIX
20 12 (17.14%) HPUX
20 12 (17.14%) Sybase
20 12 (17.14%) C
20 12 (17.14%) Red Hat
20 12 (17.14%) HP
20 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database
20 12 (17.14%) Bash Shell

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 34 (48.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.29%) iPlanet
3 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Office
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) Internet
2 11 (15.71%) Intranet
3 8 (11.43%) SS7
4 7 (10.00%) LTE
4 7 (10.00%) VoLTE
4 7 (10.00%) 3GPP
4 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.29%) DNS
5 3 (4.29%) LDAP
5 3 (4.29%) DHCP
6 1 (1.43%) INAP
6 1 (1.43%) NAS
6 1 (1.43%) LAN
6 1 (1.43%) WAN
6 1 (1.43%) SAN
6 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) MySQL
2 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database
3 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.71%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.00%) Billing
4 2 (2.86%) Military
4 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 15 (21.43%) Applications Support
2 15 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 15 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 15 (21.43%) Analyst
2 15 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
2 15 (21.43%) Senior Support Analyst
2 15 (21.43%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) UNIX Administrator
5 7 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Support Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Principle Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) Telecoms Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) CGI
2 9 (12.86%) JCE
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.43%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) J2EE
3 1 (1.43%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Wiki
2 17 (24.29%) Mathematics
3 9 (12.86%) PKI
4 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.71%) Clustering
7 3 (4.29%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.43%) HACMP
8 1 (1.43%) HP Superdome
8 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.43%) Open Source
8 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 62 (88.57%) Linux
2 48 (68.57%) UNIX
3 18 (25.71%) Windows
4 13 (18.57%) AIX
5 12 (17.14%) HPUX
6 10 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 10 (14.29%) CentOS
7 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.14%) OO
2 33 (47.14%) OOD
3 14 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
5 9 (12.86%) ITIL
6 6 (8.57%) Multithreading
6 6 (8.57%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.14%) TDD
7 5 (7.14%) Scrum
8 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.29%) Line Management
9 2 (2.86%) Test Management
9 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.86%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.43%) Project Management
10 1 (1.43%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 53 (75.71%) Java
2 37 (52.86%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) Perl
4 12 (17.14%) C
4 12 (17.14%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.57%) C#
5 6 (8.57%) C++
6 5 (7.14%) Python
7 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (38.57%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) CISSP
3 3 (4.29%) CEH
3 3 (4.29%) CISMP
4 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (42.86%) QA
2 6 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.29%) Sendmail
1 3 (4.29%) NFS
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
2 1 (1.43%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Puppet
1 3 (4.29%) CFEngine
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 56 (80.00%) Oracle
2 36 (51.43%) Sun
3 12 (17.14%) HP
3 12 (17.14%) Sybase
3 12 (17.14%) Red Hat
4 11 (15.71%) IBM
5 10 (14.29%) Dell
6 8 (11.43%) VMware
7 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.29%) Vertica
9 2 (2.86%) Perforce
9 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.43%) Capita
10 1 (1.43%) Symantec
10 1 (1.43%) Cisco
10 1 (1.43%) CA
10 1 (1.43%) NetApp