The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 41 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.37% - 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% - 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Solaris
Cheshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 58 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.90% 23.11% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 40
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Compaq
2 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas File System
2 1 (50.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Legato
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Legato
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Compaq
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware