The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 99 122 100
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -22
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 3 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% 0.27% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.97% 1.05% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Average salary £50,000 £68,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.00% +75.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Solaris
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
310 476 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.14% 25.83% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 268 416 346
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £50,000 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Cheshire

Solaris
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Knutsford - 2 £50,000 -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 16 (94.12%) AIX
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) Unix
3 13 (76.47%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Change Management
7 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
7 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (23.53%) SSH
7 4 (23.53%) IaaS
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) Middleware
9 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
9 2 (11.76%) HPUX
9 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
10 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 1 (5.88%) Case Management
10 1 (5.88%) High Availability
10 1 (5.88%) Big Data
10 1 (5.88%) Analytics
10 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
10 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
10 1 (5.88%) Sonic ESB
10 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
10 1 (5.88%) Degree

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (5.88%) Sonic ESB
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
1 4 (23.53%) SSH
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Administrator
2 7 (41.18%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AIX Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Head of Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) AIX
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) Unix
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) HPUX
6 1 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) EAI
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Process Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Test Management
3 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Netcool
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Pega
2 1 (5.88%) Tumbleweed
2 1 (5.88%) VMware