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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 163 196 145
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -51
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 166 142 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 1.17% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.38% 4.35% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 144 122 177
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
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
3086 3266 3491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.68% 26.80% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2724 2937 3246
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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.

1 294 (80.33%) Linux
2 282 (77.05%) UNIX
3 209 (57.10%) Finance
4 174 (47.54%) Windows
5 136 (37.16%) Oracle
6 103 (28.14%) SQL Server
7 93 (25.41%) AIX
8 87 (23.77%) VMware
9 84 (22.95%) SQL
10 83 (22.68%) Java
11 81 (22.13%) Red Hat
12 75 (20.49%) Perl
13 74 (20.22%) IBM
13 74 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 73 (19.95%) Banking
15 70 (19.13%) Microsoft
16 61 (16.67%) SAN
17 55 (15.03%) HP
18 54 (14.75%) Apache
19 50 (13.66%) Python
19 50 (13.66%) ITIL
20 46 (12.57%) Telecoms
21 44 (12.02%) C++
22 43 (11.75%) Windows Server 2008
22 43 (11.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 41 (11.20%) Programme Management
23 41 (11.20%) Shell Script
24 40 (10.93%) Veritas
24 40 (10.93%) Clustering
24 40 (10.93%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 54 (14.75%) Apache
2 39 (10.66%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.64%) IIS
4 14 (3.83%) WebLogic
4 14 (3.83%) nginx
5 13 (3.55%) Oracle Service Bus
6 11 (3.01%) JBoss
7 8 (2.19%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.64%) MQSeries
8 6 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.64%) SAS
8 6 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (1.37%) CMS
9 5 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (1.09%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.09%) Node.js
10 4 (1.09%) ejabberd
Applications
1 11 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.55%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.46%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.91%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.82%) RMDS
7 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.91%) GitHub
3 4 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.09%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 61 (16.67%) SAN
2 39 (10.66%) DNS
3 31 (8.47%) TCP/IP
4 28 (7.65%) Firewall
5 23 (6.28%) NAS
6 21 (5.74%) Network Security
7 17 (4.64%) Internet
8 12 (3.28%) HTTP
8 12 (3.28%) SSH
9 11 (3.01%) BGP
10 9 (2.46%) LDAP
11 8 (2.19%) WAN
11 8 (2.19%) SSL
11 8 (2.19%) OSPF
12 7 (1.91%) LAN
12 7 (1.91%) Multicast
13 6 (1.64%) SMTP
13 6 (1.64%) MPLS
14 5 (1.37%) VPN
14 5 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (28.14%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.11%) Oracle Database
3 35 (9.56%) DB2
4 34 (9.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 25 (6.83%) MySQL
6 12 (3.28%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.91%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.91%) Redis
9 6 (1.64%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.37%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.09%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.09%) Riak
11 4 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.09%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 16 (4.37%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.83%) Eclipse
3 10 (2.73%) Introscope
3 10 (2.73%) Xcode
4 9 (2.46%) Subversion
5 7 (1.91%) RSpec
5 7 (1.91%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.64%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.64%) Maven
7 4 (1.09%) Emacs
8 3 (0.82%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.82%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.55%) JUnit
9 2 (0.55%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.55%) JIRA
9 2 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.55%) TestNG
9 2 (0.55%) Hudson
General
1 209 (57.10%) Finance
2 73 (19.95%) Banking
3 46 (12.57%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.56%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.10%) Games
6 13 (3.55%) Front Office
7 12 (3.28%) Retail
8 9 (2.46%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.46%) Advertising
9 8 (2.19%) Back Office
10 7 (1.91%) Marketing
11 4 (1.09%) Electronics
12 3 (0.82%) Publishing
12 3 (0.82%) Military
12 3 (0.82%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.55%) Legal
14 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.27%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (13.93%) Developer
2 48 (13.11%) Administrator
3 29 (7.92%) C++ Developer
4 28 (7.65%) Systems Administrator
5 26 (7.10%) Junior
5 26 (7.10%) Analyst
5 26 (7.10%) Applications Support
5 26 (7.10%) Storage Engineer
6 23 (6.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (5.46%) Team Leader
8 19 (5.19%) DBA
9 17 (4.64%) Oracle DBA
10 16 (4.37%) UNIX Engineer
11 15 (4.10%) UNIX Administrator
11 15 (4.10%) Consultant
12 14 (3.83%) Architect
12 14 (3.83%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 12 (3.28%) Storage Administrator
13 12 (3.28%) Senior Storage Engineer
14 11 (3.01%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.10%) XML
2 23 (6.28%) Spring
3 22 (6.01%) Web Services
4 20 (5.46%) Middleware
5 18 (4.92%) HTML
6 13 (3.55%) Oracle Fusion
7 12 (3.28%) LAMP
8 11 (3.01%) .NET
9 10 (2.73%) J2EE
9 10 (2.73%) STL
9 10 (2.73%) HTML5
9 10 (2.73%) PhoneGap
10 9 (2.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 7 (1.91%) Sass
11 7 (1.91%) Haml
11 7 (1.91%) Sphinx
11 7 (1.91%) REST
11 7 (1.91%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (1.91%) JSON
11 7 (1.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.93%) Clustering
2 37 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (9.84%) Computer Science
4 31 (8.47%) Hedge funds
5 22 (6.01%) Open Source
5 22 (6.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.73%) Social Media
8 9 (2.46%) PKI
9 8 (2.19%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.91%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (1.91%) Statistics
11 6 (1.64%) Derivative
12 5 (1.37%) Fixed Income
13 4 (1.09%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (0.82%) User Experience
14 3 (0.82%) Replication
14 3 (0.82%) STB
14 3 (0.82%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 294 (80.33%) Linux
2 282 (77.05%) UNIX
3 174 (47.54%) Windows
4 93 (25.41%) AIX
5 43 (11.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (11.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (7.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (5.74%) HPUX
8 20 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (4.37%) Apple iOS
10 13 (3.55%) Fedora
11 11 (3.01%) Debian
12 10 (2.73%) Android
13 6 (1.64%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.09%) OpenBSD
14 4 (1.09%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.09%) CentOS
14 4 (1.09%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (13.66%) ITIL
2 41 (11.20%) Programme Management
3 40 (10.93%) Multithreading
4 36 (9.84%) Project Management
5 31 (8.47%) OO
6 28 (7.65%) OOD
6 28 (7.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 27 (7.38%) Low Latency
8 22 (6.01%) DevOps
9 19 (5.19%) Analytics
10 17 (4.64%) SOA
10 17 (4.64%) Service Management
10 17 (4.64%) Configuration Management
11 14 (3.83%) E-Commerce
11 14 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (3.83%) Incident Management
11 14 (3.83%) Change Control
12 13 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (3.55%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (3.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (22.95%) SQL
2 83 (22.68%) Java
3 75 (20.49%) Perl
4 50 (13.66%) Python
5 44 (12.02%) C++
6 41 (11.20%) Shell Script
7 38 (10.38%) C
8 30 (8.20%) PL/SQL
9 23 (6.28%) Ruby
9 23 (6.28%) Bash Shell
10 20 (5.46%) C#
11 17 (4.64%) JavaScript
12 13 (3.55%) Korn
13 10 (2.73%) Objective-C
13 10 (2.73%) ActionScript
14 9 (2.46%) PHP
15 5 (1.37%) VB
15 5 (1.37%) AWK
15 5 (1.37%) sed
16 4 (1.09%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 27 (7.38%) Degree
2 8 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.09%) MCSE
5 4 (1.09%) CCNP
5 4 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.82%) ISEB
7 2 (0.55%) CISSP
7 2 (0.55%) OCP
7 2 (0.55%) OCA
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.55%) MCP
7 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.55%) MCITP
7 2 (0.55%) CISM
8 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.37%) SLA
2 10 (2.73%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.46%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.91%) QA
5 5 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 74 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (9.02%) vSphere
3 20 (5.46%) Active Directory
4 17 (4.64%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (4.10%) VMware ESX
5 15 (4.10%) NFS
6 13 (3.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 12 (3.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 11 (3.01%) Oracle RMAN
9 10 (2.73%) Hyper-V
10 7 (1.91%) Varnish
11 6 (1.64%) KVM
11 6 (1.64%) XenApp
12 5 (1.37%) Xen
12 5 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.09%) SpamAssassin
13 4 (1.09%) Ceph
13 4 (1.09%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.82%) Veritas File System
15 2 (0.55%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 19 (5.19%) Puppet
2 12 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (3.28%) Nagios
2 12 (3.28%) NetBackup
3 11 (3.01%) Data Guard
4 10 (2.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (2.46%) BMC PATROL
5 9 (2.46%) Control-M
5 9 (2.46%) SCOM
6 8 (2.19%) Legato
7 7 (1.91%) OpenView
8 6 (1.64%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (1.09%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.09%) Ansible
10 4 (1.09%) Ganeti
10 4 (1.09%) Bacula
10 4 (1.09%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.09%) Cacti
10 4 (1.09%) Munin
Vendors
1 136 (37.16%) Oracle
2 87 (23.77%) VMware
3 81 (22.13%) Red Hat
4 74 (20.22%) IBM
5 70 (19.13%) Microsoft
6 55 (15.03%) HP
7 40 (10.93%) Veritas
8 39 (10.66%) NetApp
9 35 (9.56%) Sun
10 32 (8.74%) EMC
11 21 (5.74%) Citrix
11 21 (5.74%) Brocade
12 20 (5.46%) Sybase
13 17 (4.64%) Cisco
14 14 (3.83%) Dell
14 14 (3.83%) BMC
15 13 (3.55%) Splunk
16 10 (2.73%) F5
16 10 (2.73%) Perforce
17 8 (2.19%) Juniper
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £63000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + on-call + bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + banking bonus + bens + on call
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, on call, benefits
Posted: 24 days ago