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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 207 159 170
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +11
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 104 199 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.00% 1.61% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.21% 6.05% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 79 164 153
Average salary £60,000 £56,250 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,250 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
2469 3288 3290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.69% 26.56% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2120 2871 2949
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 166 (80.58%) UNIX
2 139 (67.48%) Linux
3 100 (48.54%) Finance
4 84 (40.78%) Oracle
5 77 (37.38%) SQL
6 72 (34.95%) Perl
7 65 (31.55%) Java
8 61 (29.61%) Windows
9 56 (27.18%) Banking
10 41 (19.90%) AIX
11 36 (17.48%) Python
11 36 (17.48%) Sun
12 33 (16.02%) Veritas
13 31 (15.05%) Oracle Database
14 30 (14.56%) IBM
15 28 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (13.59%) Red Hat
15 28 (13.59%) C++
15 28 (13.59%) PL/SQL
15 28 (13.59%) Degree
16 27 (13.11%) Computer Science
17 26 (12.62%) Apache
18 25 (12.14%) ITIL
18 25 (12.14%) OOD
19 24 (11.65%) Internet
19 24 (11.65%) OO
19 24 (11.65%) SQL Server
20 23 (11.17%) Multithreading
21 22 (10.68%) Oracle Database 11g
21 22 (10.68%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (12.62%) Apache
2 22 (10.68%) WebSphere
3 17 (8.25%) Tomcat
4 14 (6.80%) GlassFish
5 11 (5.34%) WebLogic
6 10 (4.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (2.91%) JBoss
8 4 (1.94%) WordPress
8 4 (1.94%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.46%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.46%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.97%) IIS
10 2 (0.97%) Mule
11 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.91%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.91%) RMDS
2 2 (0.97%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.49%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.49%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.49%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.49%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.65%) Internet
2 14 (6.80%) HTTP
3 13 (6.31%) TCP/IP
3 13 (6.31%) DNS
4 9 (4.37%) SAN
5 6 (2.91%) LDAP
6 5 (2.43%) Firewall
6 5 (2.43%) DHCP
7 4 (1.94%) Intranet
7 4 (1.94%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.97%) 3G
8 2 (0.97%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (0.97%) Network Security
8 2 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.97%) 4G
9 1 (0.49%) ATM
9 1 (0.49%) SMS
9 1 (0.49%) WAN
9 1 (0.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.05%) Oracle Database
2 24 (11.65%) SQL Server
3 22 (10.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (7.77%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.85%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (3.88%) Oracle Exadata
7 7 (3.40%) MySQL
8 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.94%) Informix
10 3 (1.46%) DB2
11 2 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.97%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.49%) BODI
12 1 (0.49%) Ingres
12 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (6.31%) Subversion
1 13 (6.31%) Git (software)
1 13 (6.31%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.85%) Maven
3 9 (4.37%) JIRA
3 9 (4.37%) Ant
3 9 (4.37%) Hudson
4 7 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.40%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.91%) FitNesse
5 6 (2.91%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.94%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.97%) Selenium
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.49%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.49%) PVCS
8 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.49%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
General
1 100 (48.54%) Finance
2 56 (27.18%) Banking
3 22 (10.68%) Retail
4 12 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.37%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.91%) Advertising
6 6 (2.91%) Front Office
6 6 (2.91%) Back Office
7 2 (0.97%) Billing
7 2 (0.97%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (18.93%) Analyst
2 38 (18.45%) Developer
3 30 (14.56%) Applications Support
4 26 (12.62%) Support Analyst
5 24 (11.65%) Administrator
6 16 (7.77%) Applications Support Analyst
7 15 (7.28%) UNIX Administrator
8 13 (6.31%) C++ Developer
9 12 (5.83%) UNIX Specialist
9 12 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.85%) Junior
10 10 (4.85%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.85%) UNIX Support
10 10 (4.85%) Senior UNIX Specialist
11 9 (4.37%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.88%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.88%) AWS Developer
13 7 (3.40%) Graduate
13 7 (3.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 7 (3.40%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.19%) XML
2 20 (9.71%) Middleware
3 18 (8.74%) HTML
4 13 (6.31%) J2EE
5 11 (5.34%) STL
5 11 (5.34%) JSON
6 10 (4.85%) Spring
7 9 (4.37%) JMS
7 9 (4.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 8 (3.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 8 (3.88%) REST
9 7 (3.40%) MFC
9 7 (3.40%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (2.91%) Struts
10 6 (2.91%) SOAP
10 6 (2.91%) GWT
10 6 (2.91%) Ajax
11 5 (2.43%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (2.43%) .NET
11 5 (2.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.11%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.28%) PKI
4 11 (5.34%) Hedge funds
5 10 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (4.37%) Derivative
6 9 (4.37%) SWIFT
6 9 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.88%) Data Centre
8 7 (3.40%) Fixed Income
8 7 (3.40%) Clustering
8 7 (3.40%) Equities
9 6 (2.91%) Online Banking
9 6 (2.91%) Fedwire
10 5 (2.43%) iSeries
11 3 (1.46%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.46%) AS400
12 2 (0.97%) Symmetrix DMX
12 2 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.97%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 166 (80.58%) UNIX
2 139 (67.48%) Linux
3 61 (29.61%) Windows
4 41 (19.90%) AIX
5 20 (9.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.85%) zOS
8 7 (3.40%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (2.91%) HPUX
10 5 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.97%) SUSE
12 2 (0.97%) VMS
13 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (12.14%) ITIL
2 25 (12.14%) OOD
3 24 (11.65%) OO
4 23 (11.17%) Multithreading
5 22 (10.68%) Release Management
6 17 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (6.31%) Problem Management
7 13 (6.31%) Change Management
8 12 (5.83%) Low Latency
8 12 (5.83%) SDLC
9 11 (5.34%) Service Management
9 11 (5.34%) Wealth Management
9 11 (5.34%) Service Delivery
9 11 (5.34%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (4.37%) Open Source
10 9 (4.37%) Resource Management
10 9 (4.37%) Asset Management
10 9 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (4.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (37.38%) SQL
2 72 (34.95%) Perl
3 65 (31.55%) Java
4 36 (17.48%) Python
5 28 (13.59%) C++
5 28 (13.59%) PL/SQL
6 22 (10.68%) Shell Script
7 18 (8.74%) Bash Shell
8 14 (6.80%) Korn
8 14 (6.80%) PHP
9 12 (5.83%) JavaScript
10 10 (4.85%) C
11 8 (3.88%) C#
12 7 (3.40%) Objective-C
12 7 (3.40%) AWK
12 7 (3.40%) XPath
12 7 (3.40%) VC++
12 7 (3.40%) sed
13 6 (2.91%) Pascal
14 4 (1.94%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 28 (13.59%) Degree
2 5 (2.43%) PMP
2 5 (2.43%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.46%) MCSA
3 3 (1.46%) CCNA
3 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.46%) RHCE
4 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.97%) MCP
4 2 (0.97%) MCTS
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) OCP
5 1 (0.49%) OCA
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.49%) ISEB
5 1 (0.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.22%) QA
2 5 (2.43%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (7.28%) Squid
2 12 (5.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 9 (4.37%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.40%) NFS
5 6 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.91%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (2.43%) Samba
6 5 (2.43%) XenApp
7 4 (1.94%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 14 (6.80%) Oracle ZFS
2 10 (4.85%) Tivoli
3 9 (4.37%) Puppet
4 8 (3.88%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.91%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (2.43%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.94%) Nagios
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.97%) MOM
9 2 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.97%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.97%) WSUS
9 2 (0.97%) SCOM
10 1 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.49%) Nessus
10 1 (0.49%) Control-M
10 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 84 (40.78%) Oracle
2 36 (17.48%) Sun
3 33 (16.02%) Veritas
4 30 (14.56%) IBM
5 28 (13.59%) Red Hat
6 17 (8.25%) VMware
7 14 (6.80%) Microsoft
8 11 (5.34%) HP
8 11 (5.34%) BMC
9 9 (4.37%) Avaloq
10 7 (3.40%) Citrix
11 6 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.91%) Intel
12 5 (2.43%) F5
12 5 (2.43%) Informatica
12 5 (2.43%) NetApp
12 5 (2.43%) Sybase
13 4 (1.94%) Cisco
13 4 (1.94%) EMC
13 4 (1.94%) Actimize
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