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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 118 89 124
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +35
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 16 56 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.75% 2.22% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.45% 7.29% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 36 18
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +5.81%
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
654 768 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.83% 30.42% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 554 618 776
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 May 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 May 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 -15 11 £80,000 +64.10% 2
Peterborough - 5 £65,000 - 1
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (93.10%) UNIX
3 20 (68.97%) Oracle
4 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (55.17%) Java
6 14 (48.28%) SQL
7 13 (44.83%) Tomcat
8 11 (37.93%) Sun
8 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
9 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
9 10 (34.48%) Atlassian
9 10 (34.48%) Clustering
9 10 (34.48%) Windows
10 9 (31.03%) OO
10 9 (31.03%) Scrum
10 9 (31.03%) Finance
11 8 (27.59%) VMware
11 8 (27.59%) UML
11 8 (27.59%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (27.59%) J2SE
11 8 (27.59%) WebLogic
11 8 (27.59%) J2EE
11 8 (27.59%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
11 8 (27.59%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (27.59%) WorldPay
12 7 (24.14%) OWASP
12 7 (24.14%) AIX
13 6 (20.69%) Internet
13 6 (20.69%) Shell Script

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 13 (44.83%) Tomcat
2 8 (27.59%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.90%) iPlanet
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Internet
2 4 (13.79%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) LDAP
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Administrator
2 10 (34.48%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (27.59%) Architect
4 7 (24.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (24.14%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (24.14%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (17.24%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (10.34%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.45%) Information Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Information Security Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) Security Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) J2SE
1 8 (27.59%) J2EE
2 5 (17.24%) RESTful
2 5 (17.24%) SOAP
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) PKI
2 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.45%) Wiki
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (93.10%) UNIX
3 10 (34.48%) Windows
4 8 (27.59%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (24.14%) AIX
6 4 (13.79%) HPUX
6 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
3 9 (31.03%) OO
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
4 8 (27.59%) UML
4 8 (27.59%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
4 8 (27.59%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (24.14%) OWASP
6 6 (20.69%) TDD
6 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
8 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
8 4 (13.79%) Test Management
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.79%) SDLC
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL
10 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
3 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.79%) Python
4 4 (13.79%) C
4 4 (13.79%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CISA
4 1 (3.45%) CISM
4 1 (3.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) NFS
2 2 (6.90%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
1 2 (6.90%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Oracle
2 11 (37.93%) Sun
3 10 (34.48%) Atlassian
4 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 8 (27.59%) WorldPay
5 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
6 5 (17.24%) IBM
7 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
7 4 (13.79%) Juniper
7 4 (13.79%) Perforce
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.90%) HP
9 2 (6.90%) Dell
9 2 (6.90%) Vertica
10 1 (3.45%) Foundry
10 1 (3.45%) Splunk
10 1 (3.45%) Qualys
10 1 (3.45%) Brocade
10 1 (3.45%) Sourcefire
10 1 (3.45%) AppSense
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