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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 11 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 31 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.19% 1.86% 5.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.29% 7.79% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 9
Average salary £78,000 £35,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.85% -46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £77,650 £33,250 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £35,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
70 77 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 29.79% 23.91% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 62 69 71
Average salary £78,000 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £75,000 £85,000
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 17 April 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 61 (96.83%) Finance
2 49 (77.78%) Oracle
3 45 (71.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 45 (71.43%) Oracle Database
4 43 (68.25%) Linux
5 35 (55.56%) UNIX
6 32 (50.79%) Oracle Exadata
7 31 (49.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 31 (49.21%) Middleware
8 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
9 23 (36.51%) PRINCE2
10 18 (28.57%) PMP
10 18 (28.57%) PMI Certification
10 18 (28.57%) SAN
10 18 (28.57%) NAS
11 17 (26.98%) Programme Management
11 17 (26.98%) Apache
12 16 (25.40%) Java
13 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (22.22%) VMware
13 14 (22.22%) Firewall
13 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (22.22%) Data Architecture
13 14 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
13 14 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
14 13 (20.63%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (20.63%) AquaLogic Service Bus
14 13 (20.63%) Oracle Service Bus
14 13 (20.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 13 (20.63%) Retail

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (26.98%) Apache
2 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
2 13 (20.63%) WebLogic Portal
2 13 (20.63%) WebLogic Integration
2 13 (20.63%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 13 (20.63%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) SAN
1 18 (28.57%) NAS
2 14 (22.22%) Firewall
3 8 (12.70%) Kerberos
3 8 (12.70%) LDAP
4 4 (6.35%) LAN
4 4 (6.35%) WAN
4 4 (6.35%) FCoE
4 4 (6.35%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (6.35%) Multicast
4 4 (6.35%) HTTP
5 3 (4.76%) DHCP
5 3 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 32 (50.79%) Oracle Exadata
3 31 (49.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.35%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.35%) HBase
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (1.59%) Sybase ASE
General
1 61 (96.83%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Telecoms
2 13 (20.63%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Architect
2 14 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (20.63%) Development Manager
3 13 (20.63%) Applications Development Manager
3 13 (20.63%) Applications Manager
3 13 (20.63%) WebLogic Architect
3 13 (20.63%) Oracle Architect
3 13 (20.63%) Application Development Manager
4 8 (12.70%) UNIX Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 3 (4.76%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.17%) Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Security Consultant
9 1 (1.59%) Technical Manager
9 1 (1.59%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (71.43%) Oracle Fusion
2 31 (49.21%) Middleware
3 4 (6.35%) HTML
3 4 (6.35%) XML
3 4 (6.35%) XSLT
3 4 (6.35%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
2 13 (20.63%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (17.46%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.35%) Replication
5 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (68.25%) Linux
2 35 (55.56%) UNIX
3 14 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
4 9 (14.29%) Windows
5 8 (12.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) PRINCE2
2 17 (26.98%) Programme Management
3 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 13 (20.63%) SOA
4 13 (20.63%) Project Management
4 13 (20.63%) Risk Management
4 13 (20.63%) Integration Testing
5 11 (17.46%) Migration
6 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.35%) Benchmarking
9 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.76%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.76%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.76%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.17%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (3.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) Java
2 13 (20.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 8 (12.70%) Python
3 8 (12.70%) Korn
3 8 (12.70%) Bash Shell
3 8 (12.70%) Perl
4 4 (6.35%) SQL
4 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) PMP
1 18 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) CISM
3 2 (3.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.35%) SRDF
3 4 (6.35%) NFS
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 49 (77.78%) Oracle
2 14 (22.22%) VMware
3 13 (20.63%) Fujitsu
3 13 (20.63%) BEA
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco
5 5 (7.94%) Sybase
6 4 (6.35%) IBM
6 4 (6.35%) NetApp
6 4 (6.35%) TIBCO
6 4 (6.35%) EMC
6 4 (6.35%) Intel
6 4 (6.35%) 29West
6 4 (6.35%) DataSynapse
7 3 (4.76%) HP