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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 19 31 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +27
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 6 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.92% 4.22% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.00% 10.87% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 1
Average salary £51,000 £62,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.40% -13.79%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
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
25 92 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.49% 38.82% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 87 83
Average salary £65,000 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (89.19%) Finance
2 29 (78.38%) Linux
3 24 (64.86%) Oracle
4 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
5 20 (54.05%) Oracle Fusion
5 20 (54.05%) Oracle Database
6 16 (43.24%) UNIX
6 16 (43.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (40.54%) Degree
7 15 (40.54%) Windows
7 15 (40.54%) Middleware
7 15 (40.54%) Oracle Exadata
8 12 (32.43%) PRINCE2
9 11 (29.73%) DHCP
9 11 (29.73%) HP
9 11 (29.73%) DNS
9 11 (29.73%) Cisco
9 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
9 11 (29.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (29.73%) Replication
9 11 (29.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (29.73%) Capacity Management
10 10 (27.03%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (27.03%) Data Architecture
10 10 (27.03%) Project Management
11 9 (24.32%) SAN
11 9 (24.32%) Firewall
11 9 (24.32%) VMware
11 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (24.32%) NAS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
1 6 (16.22%) Apache
1 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (13.51%) WebLogic Portal
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) DNS
1 11 (29.73%) DHCP
2 9 (24.32%) SAN
2 9 (24.32%) Firewall
2 9 (24.32%) NAS
3 5 (13.51%) HTTP
4 2 (5.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) Oracle Database
2 15 (40.54%) Oracle Exadata
3 11 (29.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.41%) MySQL
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.41%) Informix
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
General
1 33 (89.19%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Architect
1 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Manager
1 10 (27.03%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Head of Operations
3 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Middleware Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (10.81%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.70%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) Oracle Fusion
2 15 (40.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Replication
1 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
2 9 (24.32%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Linux
2 16 (43.24%) UNIX
3 15 (40.54%) Windows
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) Android
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (32.43%) PRINCE2
3 11 (29.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (29.73%) Capacity Management
4 10 (27.03%) Project Management
4 10 (27.03%) Data Architecture
5 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 5 (13.51%) SOA
6 5 (13.51%) Programme Management
6 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
7 4 (10.81%) Software Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.81%) Line Management
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL
8 2 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (5.41%) Information Security
8 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) PMP
3 6 (16.22%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CISM
4 2 (5.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Nagios
1 2 (5.41%) Opsview
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Oracle
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco
2 11 (29.73%) HP
3 9 (24.32%) VMware
4 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
5 6 (16.22%) JBoss
6 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.41%) Sybase
7 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu