The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 178 191 133
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -58
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 129 129 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.27% 1.23% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.85% 4.43% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 99 110 207
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
London

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

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2661 2912 3146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.29% 27.68% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2508 2836
Average salary £49,500 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Solaris
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Solaris Salary Trend in the City of London

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in the City of London

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 258 (86.58%) UNIX
2 223 (74.83%) Linux
3 177 (59.40%) Finance
4 127 (42.62%) Oracle
5 99 (33.22%) Windows
6 70 (23.49%) VMware
7 69 (23.15%) Java
8 67 (22.48%) AIX
9 66 (22.15%) SQL
10 64 (21.48%) Banking
11 61 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 60 (20.13%) SQL Server
13 59 (19.80%) Perl
13 59 (19.80%) IBM
14 58 (19.46%) SAN
15 55 (18.46%) C++
16 54 (18.12%) Shell Script
17 53 (17.79%) Red Hat
18 52 (17.45%) Microsoft
18 52 (17.45%) Apache
19 48 (16.11%) Python
19 48 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
20 44 (14.77%) Multithreading
21 42 (14.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 42 (14.09%) Veritas
22 41 (13.76%) Project Management
22 41 (13.76%) Degree
23 39 (13.09%) DNS
24 37 (12.42%) Sun
24 37 (12.42%) ITIL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 52 (17.45%) Apache
2 33 (11.07%) Tomcat
3 21 (7.05%) WebSphere
4 20 (6.71%) GlassFish
5 18 (6.04%) WebLogic
6 17 (5.70%) Oracle Service Bus
7 13 (4.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 9 (3.02%) nginx
9 8 (2.68%) MQSeries
9 8 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (2.01%) JBoss
11 5 (1.68%) CMS
11 5 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.68%) Mule
12 4 (1.34%) ejabberd
12 4 (1.34%) Node.js
12 4 (1.34%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (1.34%) IIS
12 4 (1.34%) Zope
12 4 (1.34%) Plone
Applications
1 6 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.34%) MS Project
2 4 (1.34%) MS Office
3 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.34%) Joyent
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 58 (19.46%) SAN
2 39 (13.09%) DNS
3 27 (9.06%) NAS
4 26 (8.72%) TCP/IP
5 25 (8.39%) Internet
6 23 (7.72%) HTTP
7 18 (6.04%) LDAP
8 16 (5.37%) Firewall
9 14 (4.70%) VPN
10 13 (4.36%) LAN
11 11 (3.69%) Network Security
12 10 (3.36%) Multicast
13 9 (3.02%) SSH
14 8 (2.68%) DHCP
14 8 (2.68%) WAN
14 8 (2.68%) BGP
14 8 (2.68%) OSPF
15 6 (2.01%) SSL
16 5 (1.68%) Kerberos
16 5 (1.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.41%) Oracle Database
3 31 (10.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 30 (10.07%) DB2
5 18 (6.04%) MySQL
6 9 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.35%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.35%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.01%) InterSystems Cache
8 6 (2.01%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (1.68%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.68%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (1.34%) Riak
10 4 (1.34%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.34%) SQLPlus
11 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (5.37%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.70%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.70%) Eclipse
3 10 (3.36%) Maven
4 8 (2.68%) Hudson
5 6 (2.01%) Mercurial
6 5 (1.68%) Subversion
7 4 (1.34%) Emacs
8 3 (1.01%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.67%) JIRA
9 2 (0.67%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.34%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.34%) JMeter
10 1 (0.34%) Toad
10 1 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.34%) Selenium
10 1 (0.34%) Fiddler
General
1 177 (59.40%) Finance
2 64 (21.48%) Banking
3 36 (12.08%) Telecoms
4 21 (7.05%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.35%) Marketing
6 6 (2.01%) Retail
6 6 (2.01%) Games
6 6 (2.01%) Publishing
7 5 (1.68%) Front Office
7 5 (1.68%) Back Office
8 2 (0.67%) Military
8 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (21.14%) Developer
2 44 (14.77%) Administrator
2 44 (14.77%) C++ Developer
3 30 (10.07%) Storage Engineer
4 26 (8.72%) Analyst
5 20 (6.71%) UNIX Administrator
6 19 (6.38%) Team Leader
7 18 (6.04%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (5.03%) UNIX Engineer
9 14 (4.70%) Storage Administrator
9 14 (4.70%) Senior Storage Engineer
9 14 (4.70%) Consultant
10 12 (4.03%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.02%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.02%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.02%) Software Developer
12 9 (3.02%) DBA
12 9 (3.02%) Oracle DBA
12 9 (3.02%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.38%) Middleware
2 14 (4.70%) STL
3 13 (4.36%) Spring
4 12 (4.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 9 (3.02%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (2.01%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (2.01%) JMS
7 5 (1.68%) Web Services
7 5 (1.68%) RESTful
8 4 (1.34%) .NET
9 3 (1.01%) XML
9 3 (1.01%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (0.67%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.67%) ZeroMQ
10 2 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.67%) HTML
10 2 (0.67%) SOAP
10 2 (0.67%) LAMP
10 2 (0.67%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (12.08%) Computer Science
3 29 (9.73%) Clustering
4 22 (7.38%) Hedge funds
5 21 (7.05%) PKI
6 15 (5.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (4.03%) Fixed Income
9 10 (3.36%) Derivative
9 10 (3.36%) SWIFT
10 9 (3.02%) Open Source
11 8 (2.68%) Tandem
12 7 (2.35%) Management Information System
13 6 (2.01%) CMDB
14 5 (1.68%) Economics
15 4 (1.34%) User Experience
15 4 (1.34%) HACMP
16 3 (1.01%) Replication
16 3 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
16 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 258 (86.58%) UNIX
2 223 (74.83%) Linux
3 99 (33.22%) Windows
4 67 (22.48%) AIX
5 42 (14.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.02%) HPUX
9 7 (2.35%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.35%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.34%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.34%) FreeBSD
11 4 (1.34%) Debian
11 4 (1.34%) OpenBSD
12 2 (0.67%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.34%) VMS
13 1 (0.34%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (14.77%) Multithreading
2 41 (13.76%) Project Management
3 37 (12.42%) ITIL
3 37 (12.42%) Programme Management
4 35 (11.74%) Release Management
4 35 (11.74%) OO
5 32 (10.74%) OOD
6 30 (10.07%) Low Latency
7 29 (9.73%) Root Cause Analysis
8 19 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (6.04%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (4.70%) Service Management
11 14 (4.70%) Configuration Management
12 13 (4.36%) Mobile Commerce
12 13 (4.36%) Change Control
12 13 (4.36%) Incident Management
12 13 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (4.03%) Wealth Management
13 12 (4.03%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 69 (23.15%) Java
2 66 (22.15%) SQL
3 59 (19.80%) Perl
4 55 (18.46%) C++
5 54 (18.12%) Shell Script
6 48 (16.11%) Python
7 26 (8.72%) PL/SQL
8 22 (7.38%) C
9 17 (5.70%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.70%) Objective-C
11 13 (4.36%) Ruby
12 12 (4.03%) PHP
13 9 (3.02%) Korn
14 5 (1.68%) AWK
14 5 (1.68%) JavaScript
14 5 (1.68%) sed
14 5 (1.68%) Bourne shell
15 4 (1.34%) C#
16 2 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (13.76%) Degree
2 9 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (3.02%) MCITP
3 6 (2.01%) MCDST
3 6 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (2.01%) A+ Certification
3 6 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.68%) RHCE
5 4 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.34%) CCNP
6 3 (1.01%) MCSE
6 3 (1.01%) CISSP
6 3 (1.01%) NCDA
7 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.67%) ISEB
7 2 (0.67%) PMP
7 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.34%) SSCP
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.04%) QA
2 15 (5.03%) SLA
3 6 (2.01%) COBIT
4 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (7.72%) vSphere
3 18 (6.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 17 (5.70%) NFS
4 17 (5.70%) Active Directory
4 17 (5.70%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (5.70%) Squid
5 14 (4.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 9 (3.02%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (3.02%) Varnish
7 7 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.01%) Xen
8 6 (2.01%) KVM
9 5 (1.68%) Sendmail
10 4 (1.34%) Ceph
10 4 (1.34%) XenApp
10 4 (1.34%) Veritas File System
10 4 (1.34%) SpamAssassin
10 4 (1.34%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (8.05%) Nagios
1 24 (8.05%) Puppet
2 17 (5.70%) NetBackup
3 14 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (4.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (3.02%) Data Guard
5 6 (2.01%) ZABBIX
5 6 (2.01%) Munin
6 5 (1.68%) Control-M
6 5 (1.68%) yum
7 4 (1.34%) Ansible
7 4 (1.34%) Ganeti
7 4 (1.34%) Bacula
7 4 (1.34%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.34%) Legato
7 4 (1.34%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.01%) Cacti
8 3 (1.01%) WSUS
9 2 (0.67%) SCOM
9 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 127 (42.62%) Oracle
2 70 (23.49%) VMware
3 59 (19.80%) IBM
4 53 (17.79%) Red Hat
5 52 (17.45%) Microsoft
6 42 (14.09%) Veritas
7 37 (12.42%) Sun
8 36 (12.08%) HP
8 36 (12.08%) NetApp
9 24 (8.05%) Brocade
10 20 (6.71%) EMC
11 18 (6.04%) Cisco
12 13 (4.36%) Avaloq
13 12 (4.03%) Citrix
14 11 (3.69%) F5
15 10 (3.36%) Sybase
15 10 (3.36%) Hitachi
16 9 (3.02%) Dell
16 9 (3.02%) Splunk
17 8 (2.68%) Remedy
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 80,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago