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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 172 188 132
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -56
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 151 155 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 1.28% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.07% 4.69% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 120 139 194
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,400 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,400 £80,000
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
2976 3305 3453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.13% 27.20% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2604 2938 3183
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 25 November 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in the City of London

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

1 271 (79.47%) UNIX
2 266 (78.01%) Linux
3 196 (57.48%) Finance
4 145 (42.52%) Windows
5 136 (39.88%) Oracle
6 95 (27.86%) SQL Server
7 89 (26.10%) AIX
8 88 (25.81%) VMware
9 79 (23.17%) Java
10 76 (22.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 74 (21.70%) Microsoft
12 72 (21.11%) IBM
12 72 (21.11%) SQL
13 71 (20.82%) Red Hat
13 71 (20.82%) Banking
14 66 (19.35%) Perl
15 61 (17.89%) SAN
16 57 (16.72%) Apache
17 56 (16.42%) Python
17 56 (16.42%) Shell Script
18 49 (14.37%) HP
19 48 (14.08%) C++
19 48 (14.08%) Telecoms
20 45 (13.20%) Programme Management
20 45 (13.20%) ITIL
21 41 (12.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 41 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
22 40 (11.73%) Project Management
23 39 (11.44%) DB2
23 39 (11.44%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 57 (16.72%) Apache
2 38 (11.14%) Tomcat
3 18 (5.28%) WebLogic
4 17 (4.99%) WebSphere
4 17 (4.99%) Oracle Service Bus
5 16 (4.69%) nginx
6 15 (4.40%) IIS
7 12 (3.52%) GlassFish
8 11 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (1.76%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.76%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (1.47%) CMS
10 5 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.47%) Mule
11 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.17%) Node.js
11 4 (1.17%) ejabberd
11 4 (1.17%) Zope
11 4 (1.17%) Plone
Applications
1 10 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.59%) MS Project
3 2 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.05%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.29%) RMDS
5 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.35%) GitHub
3 6 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.17%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 61 (17.89%) SAN
2 35 (10.26%) DNS
3 27 (7.92%) NAS
4 26 (7.62%) TCP/IP
5 22 (6.45%) Firewall
6 19 (5.57%) Network Security
7 18 (5.28%) Internet
8 16 (4.69%) HTTP
9 12 (3.52%) LDAP
9 12 (3.52%) SSH
10 11 (3.23%) LAN
11 10 (2.93%) WAN
12 9 (2.64%) BGP
13 8 (2.35%) OSPF
13 8 (2.35%) VPN
13 8 (2.35%) Multicast
14 7 (2.05%) SSL
14 7 (2.05%) DHCP
15 5 (1.47%) Kerberos
16 4 (1.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (27.86%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.44%) DB2
3 29 (8.50%) Oracle Database
4 28 (8.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (6.74%) MySQL
6 9 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.05%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (2.05%) Redis
9 6 (1.76%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.47%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.17%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.17%) Riak
11 4 (1.17%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 22 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.57%) Eclipse
3 11 (3.23%) Maven
3 11 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.93%) Subversion
5 8 (2.35%) Introscope
5 8 (2.35%) Xcode
6 7 (2.05%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.05%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.05%) RSpec
7 6 (1.76%) Hudson
8 4 (1.17%) Emacs
9 3 (0.88%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.88%) JIRA
9 3 (0.88%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.59%) JUnit
10 2 (0.59%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.59%) TestNG
11 1 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 196 (57.48%) Finance
2 71 (20.82%) Banking
3 48 (14.08%) Telecoms
4 25 (7.33%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.11%) Games
6 10 (2.93%) Retail
6 10 (2.93%) Front Office
7 9 (2.64%) Back Office
8 8 (2.35%) Advertising
9 6 (1.76%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.76%) Marketing
10 5 (1.47%) Publishing
11 3 (0.88%) Military
12 2 (0.59%) Legal
13 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (16.13%) Developer
2 37 (10.85%) Administrator
3 34 (9.97%) C++ Developer
4 29 (8.50%) Storage Engineer
5 26 (7.62%) Analyst
6 20 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (5.87%) Team Leader
7 18 (5.28%) Junior
8 17 (4.99%) Consultant
9 16 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (4.40%) Applications Support
10 15 (4.40%) UNIX Engineer
11 14 (4.11%) Storage Administrator
11 14 (4.11%) Senior Storage Engineer
12 13 (3.81%) DBA
13 12 (3.52%) Architect
13 12 (3.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 12 (3.52%) Linux Engineer
14 11 (3.23%) UNIX Administrator
14 11 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.45%) Spring
2 21 (6.16%) Web Services
2 21 (6.16%) Middleware
3 18 (5.28%) XML
4 13 (3.81%) HTML
5 11 (3.23%) STL
6 10 (2.93%) .NET
7 9 (2.64%) J2EE
7 9 (2.64%) LAMP
7 9 (2.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 8 (2.35%) HTML5
8 8 (2.35%) PhoneGap
9 7 (2.05%) Sass
9 7 (2.05%) Haml
9 7 (2.05%) Sphinx
9 7 (2.05%) REST
9 7 (2.05%) jQuery
9 7 (2.05%) JSON
9 7 (2.05%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (1.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (10.56%) Clustering
3 28 (8.21%) Computer Science
4 25 (7.33%) Hedge funds
5 19 (5.57%) Open Source
6 18 (5.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (4.40%) PKI
8 13 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.93%) Derivative
10 9 (2.64%) Management Information System
11 8 (2.35%) Social Media
11 8 (2.35%) Fixed Income
12 7 (2.05%) Statistics
13 6 (1.76%) Tandem
14 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (1.47%) SWIFT
15 4 (1.17%) User Experience
15 4 (1.17%) Data Structures
15 4 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
16 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 271 (79.47%) UNIX
2 266 (78.01%) Linux
3 145 (42.52%) Windows
4 89 (26.10%) AIX
5 41 (12.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (11.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (7.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (5.28%) HPUX
9 15 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (4.11%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.35%) Android
11 8 (2.35%) Fedora
12 7 (2.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.76%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.17%) Debian
14 4 (1.17%) OpenBSD
14 4 (1.17%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.17%) FreeBSD
14 4 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (13.20%) ITIL
1 45 (13.20%) Programme Management
2 40 (11.73%) Project Management
3 39 (11.44%) Multithreading
4 32 (9.38%) OO
5 31 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 29 (8.50%) OOD
7 27 (7.92%) Low Latency
8 22 (6.45%) Release Management
9 19 (5.57%) DevOps
10 18 (5.28%) Analytics
10 18 (5.28%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (4.40%) Configuration Management
12 15 (4.40%) SOA
12 15 (4.40%) E-Commerce
12 15 (4.40%) Incident Management
13 13 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (3.23%) Service Management
14 11 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (23.17%) Java
2 72 (21.11%) SQL
3 66 (19.35%) Perl
4 56 (16.42%) Python
4 56 (16.42%) Shell Script
5 48 (14.08%) C++
6 34 (9.97%) C
7 25 (7.33%) Ruby
8 24 (7.04%) PL/SQL
9 20 (5.87%) Bash Shell
10 18 (5.28%) C#
11 17 (4.99%) JavaScript
12 13 (3.81%) Objective-C
13 12 (3.52%) Korn
14 10 (2.93%) PHP
15 8 (2.35%) ActionScript
16 6 (1.76%) Bourne shell
17 5 (1.47%) sed
17 5 (1.47%) VB
17 5 (1.47%) AWK
Qualifications
1 23 (6.74%) Degree
2 9 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.47%) MCSE
5 5 (1.47%) MCITP
6 4 (1.17%) CCNP
6 4 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.88%) ISEB
7 3 (0.88%) CISSP
7 3 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.59%) NCDA
8 2 (0.59%) CISM
8 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.59%) MCP
8 2 (0.59%) RHCE
8 2 (0.59%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.59%) MCDST
9 1 (0.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.99%) SLA
2 13 (3.81%) QA
3 8 (2.35%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 76 (22.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (7.92%) vSphere
3 16 (4.69%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (4.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 14 (4.11%) Active Directory
6 13 (3.81%) VMware ESX
7 12 (3.52%) NFS
8 11 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 10 (2.93%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (2.64%) Squid
10 9 (2.64%) Varnish
11 7 (2.05%) KVM
12 6 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (1.76%) Xen
12 6 (1.76%) XenApp
13 4 (1.17%) XenDesktop
13 4 (1.17%) Hyper-V
13 4 (1.17%) Sendmail
13 4 (1.17%) SpamAssassin
13 4 (1.17%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 21 (6.16%) Nagios
2 18 (5.28%) Puppet
3 15 (4.40%) NetBackup
4 14 (4.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 14 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.93%) Data Guard
6 9 (2.64%) SCOM
7 8 (2.35%) Legato
8 6 (1.76%) BMC PATROL
8 6 (1.76%) Control-M
8 6 (1.76%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.76%) Munin
9 5 (1.47%) OpenView
10 4 (1.17%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.17%) Cacti
10 4 (1.17%) YUM
10 4 (1.17%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.17%) Ansible
10 4 (1.17%) Ganeti
10 4 (1.17%) Bacula
Vendors
1 136 (39.88%) Oracle
2 88 (25.81%) VMware
3 74 (21.70%) Microsoft
4 72 (21.11%) IBM
5 71 (20.82%) Red Hat
6 49 (14.37%) HP
7 39 (11.44%) NetApp
8 37 (10.85%) Veritas
9 32 (9.38%) EMC
10 30 (8.80%) Sun
11 26 (7.62%) Brocade
12 21 (6.16%) Citrix
13 16 (4.69%) Cisco
13 16 (4.69%) Splunk
14 11 (3.23%) F5
14 11 (3.23%) Sybase
15 10 (2.93%) BMC
15 10 (2.93%) Dell
16 8 (2.35%) Perforce
17 7 (2.05%) Remedy
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus+bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + Core and Voluntary Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Extensive Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + banking bonus + bens + on call
Posted: 19 days ago