The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 41 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.37% 1.20% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 5.49% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.31%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 91 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.60% 21.82% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 53
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
Cheshire

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Solaris
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Chester

Solaris
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Tru64
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Tru64
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat