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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 114 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.29% 0.12% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.18% 0.46% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Average salary £40,000 - £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £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
423 431 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.61% 24.91% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 342 331 462
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,950 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015. 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
Warrington - 4 £40,000 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) AIX
2 5 (62.50%) HPUX
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Clustering
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Samba
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) HND
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) HP Superdome
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) AIX
2 5 (62.50%) HPUX
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) HND
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Samba
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco