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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 112 100 119
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 20 45 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.95% 1.82% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.82% 5.88% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 11
Average salary £32,500 £46,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.72% +14.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £43,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
523 765 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.76% 30.90% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 448 612 646
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 August 2015.

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 August 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 -17 11 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Peterborough +3 9 £32,500 -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (100.00%) UNIX
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (69.44%) Oracle
3 22 (61.11%) SQL
4 15 (41.67%) Java
5 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 14 (38.89%) VMware
6 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (33.33%) Apache
7 12 (33.33%) Sun
8 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
8 11 (30.56%) OO
8 11 (30.56%) Finance
9 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (22.22%) Multithreading
10 8 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
10 8 (22.22%) Clustering
10 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
10 8 (22.22%) UML
10 8 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (22.22%) WebLogic
10 8 (22.22%) J2EE
10 8 (22.22%) J2SE
10 8 (22.22%) OWASP
10 8 (22.22%) WorldPay
11 7 (19.44%) Windows
11 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
12 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (33.33%) Apache
2 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
3 8 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) LDAP
1 5 (13.89%) Internet
2 4 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Administrator
2 11 (30.56%) UNIX Administrator
3 8 (22.22%) Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.89%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Junior
6 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Security Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) J2EE
1 8 (22.22%) J2SE
2 4 (11.11%) SOAP
2 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 4 (11.11%) WSDL
2 4 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (2.78%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Wiki
4 2 (5.56%) Life Science
4 2 (5.56%) e-Health
4 2 (5.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) UNIX
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
3 7 (19.44%) Windows
4 5 (13.89%) AIX
4 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.56%) HPUX
5 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.78%) CentOS
6 1 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) OO
3 8 (22.22%) UML
3 8 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 8 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 8 (22.22%) OWASP
3 8 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.89%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
6 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.33%) OOD
8 2 (5.56%) Migration
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 15 (41.67%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) CISA
2 1 (2.78%) CISM
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) vSphere
2 2 (5.56%) Dovecot
2 2 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Oracle
2 14 (38.89%) VMware
3 12 (33.33%) Sun
4 8 (22.22%) WorldPay
5 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
6 5 (13.89%) Atlassian
7 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.11%) Juniper
8 3 (8.33%) IBM
9 1 (2.78%) Cisco
9 1 (2.78%) Symantec
9 1 (2.78%) Websense
9 1 (2.78%) Perforce
9 1 (2.78%) Qualys
9 1 (2.78%) Foundry
9 1 (2.78%) Splunk
9 1 (2.78%) AppSense
9 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.78%) Brocade
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