The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Canary Wharf region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 13 27 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +21
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 17 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 9.34% 3.75% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.96% 8.82% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 5
Average salary £85,000 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 68 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 25.27% 42.50% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35 58 96
Average salary £85,000 £72,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
London

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Solaris
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 44 (89.80%) Finance
2 35 (71.43%) Oracle
2 35 (71.43%) Linux
3 31 (63.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 31 (63.27%) Oracle Database
4 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
5 24 (48.98%) Oracle Exadata
6 21 (42.86%) UNIX
7 20 (40.82%) Middleware
8 19 (38.78%) PRINCE2
8 19 (38.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (38.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (32.65%) Windows
9 16 (32.65%) Degree
10 14 (28.57%) Project Management
11 13 (26.53%) Data Architecture
11 13 (26.53%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (24.49%) Enterprise Storage
12 12 (24.49%) Capacity Management
12 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
12 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (24.49%) NAS
12 12 (24.49%) Replication
12 12 (24.49%) VMware
12 12 (24.49%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (24.49%) Firewall
12 12 (24.49%) SAN
12 12 (24.49%) HP
12 12 (24.49%) PMP
12 12 (24.49%) PMI Certification

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 8 (16.33%) Apache
1 8 (16.33%) WebLogic
2 7 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (10.20%) WebLogic Integration
3 5 (10.20%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) NAS
1 12 (24.49%) Firewall
1 12 (24.49%) SAN
1 12 (24.49%) DNS
1 12 (24.49%) DHCP
2 2 (4.08%) FTP
2 2 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (63.27%) Oracle Database
2 24 (48.98%) Oracle Exadata
3 19 (38.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.08%) Informix
4 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
General
1 44 (89.80%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Retail
2 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Architect
2 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (16.33%) Head of Operations
5 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Team Leader
6 5 (10.20%) Applications Development Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Applications Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 5 (10.20%) WebLogic Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Development Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Application Development Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Middleware Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (63.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 20 (40.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Enterprise Storage
1 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
1 12 (24.49%) Replication
2 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Linux
2 21 (42.86%) UNIX
3 16 (32.65%) Windows
4 13 (26.53%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.08%) Android
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) PRINCE2
1 19 (38.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (28.57%) Project Management
3 13 (26.53%) Data Architecture
4 12 (24.49%) Capacity Management
4 12 (24.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (22.45%) Programme Management
6 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.29%) SOA
7 7 (14.29%) Migration
8 6 (12.24%) TOGAF
9 5 (10.20%) Software Architecture
9 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.16%) ITIL
11 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
11 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.08%) Change Management
11 2 (4.08%) ITSM
11 2 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) Java
1 5 (10.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Degree
2 12 (24.49%) PMP
2 12 (24.49%) PMI Certification
3 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) CISSP
4 2 (4.08%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Opsview
1 2 (4.08%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Oracle
2 12 (24.49%) VMware
2 12 (24.49%) HP
2 12 (24.49%) Cisco
3 6 (12.24%) Fujitsu
4 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.20%) BEA
5 3 (6.12%) JBoss
6 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.08%) Sybase