The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 27 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.31% 6.80% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 32.26% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 9
Average salary - £71,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Solaris
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 31 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 16.99% 21.09% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 78
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Informix
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Sybase
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Nagios
3 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Opsview
3 3 (50.00%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) SystemTap
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) GDB
4 2 (33.33%) Firmware
4 2 (33.33%) NFS
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Perl

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) SMS
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) Informix
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) GDB
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) SystemTap
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Opsview
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) VMware