The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 116 113 125
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 1.50% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 11
Average salary - £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
428 533 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.85% 29.98% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 327 445 544
Average salary £33,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.04% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
North West

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 July 2014. 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
Macclesfield +9 1 - -
Chester +5 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) UNIX
4 5 (55.56%) AIX
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 4 (44.44%) Symantec
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
6 3 (33.33%) Retail
6 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 3 (33.33%) Fujitsu
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Essbase
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (33.33%) Telecoms

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (33.33%) Essbase
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) DB2
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Professional Services Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Exalytics
1 2 (22.22%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) AIX
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) HPUX
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) OS/400
5 2 (22.22%) zOS
5 2 (22.22%) SUSE
6 1 (11.11%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) KVM
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) Symantec
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Hyperion
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) Fujitsu
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) BMC
4 2 (22.22%) CA
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Brocade
5 1 (11.11%) Sophos