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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 223 203 186
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -17
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 33 125 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 1.22% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.09% 4.65% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 31 92 116
Average salary £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
1581 2688 2895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.88% 26.30% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 2374 2486
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 13 February 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in the City of London

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 118 (86.13%) Unix
2 108 (78.83%) Linux
3 89 (64.96%) Finance
4 56 (40.88%) Windows
5 53 (38.69%) SQL
6 47 (34.31%) Java
7 43 (31.39%) Perl
8 38 (27.74%) Oracle
9 35 (25.55%) AIX
10 34 (24.82%) Banking
11 24 (17.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (16.79%) Red Hat
12 23 (16.79%) OOD
13 21 (15.33%) SQL Server
13 21 (15.33%) Degree
13 21 (15.33%) Hyper-V
14 20 (14.60%) Data Centre
14 20 (14.60%) C++
15 19 (13.87%) SWIFT
15 19 (13.87%) Windows Server
16 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
16 18 (13.14%) Shell Script
16 18 (13.14%) Internet
16 18 (13.14%) HTML
16 18 (13.14%) Sybase
17 17 (12.41%) OO
17 17 (12.41%) ITIL
17 17 (12.41%) Subversion
17 17 (12.41%) Relational Database
18 16 (11.68%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (5.84%) Apache
2 6 (4.38%) WordPress
3 5 (3.65%) IBM Notes
3 5 (3.65%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.92%) Confluence
4 4 (2.92%) MediaWiki
5 2 (1.46%) JBoss
5 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.73%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.73%) SAS
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Markit EDM
1 2 (1.46%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.14%) Internet
2 10 (7.30%) DNS
3 8 (5.84%) Firewall
3 8 (5.84%) SAN
4 6 (4.38%) Intranet
4 6 (4.38%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.65%) HTTP
5 5 (3.65%) SMTP
5 5 (3.65%) SSL
6 4 (2.92%) LAN
6 4 (2.92%) NAS
6 4 (2.92%) VPN
6 4 (2.92%) WAN
7 2 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.46%) IPsec
7 2 (1.46%) Network Security
7 2 (1.46%) VPLS
7 2 (1.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.41%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.30%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.84%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.65%) DB2
6 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.92%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.46%) Informix
9 1 (0.73%) Big Data
9 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (12.41%) Subversion
2 13 (9.49%) TeamCity
3 11 (8.03%) Git (software)
4 10 (7.30%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (5.11%) JIRA
7 6 (4.38%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (2.92%) Bugzilla
8 4 (2.92%) ClearCase
8 4 (2.92%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.46%) Ant
General
1 89 (64.96%) Finance
2 34 (24.82%) Banking
3 11 (8.03%) Front Office
4 9 (6.57%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.65%) International Banking
5 5 (3.65%) Retail
6 3 (2.19%) Advertising
6 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (25.55%) Analyst
2 24 (17.52%) Applications Support
2 24 (17.52%) Support Analyst
3 23 (16.79%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 22 (16.06%) Administrator
5 20 (14.60%) Developer
6 19 (13.87%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (13.87%) Unix Administrator
7 15 (10.95%) Architect
7 15 (10.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 15 (10.95%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 15 (10.95%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 14 (10.22%) Applications Support Analyst
8 14 (10.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 14 (10.22%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
9 13 (9.49%) Senior Unix Administrator
10 12 (8.76%) Linux Administrator
10 12 (8.76%) Solaris Administrator
11 10 (7.30%) Consultant
11 10 (7.30%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.14%) HTML
2 14 (10.22%) XML
3 11 (8.03%) .NET
4 9 (6.57%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (5.84%) CSS
5 8 (5.84%) J2EE
5 8 (5.84%) Middleware
6 7 (5.11%) CSS3
6 7 (5.11%) HTML5
6 7 (5.11%) jQuery
7 6 (4.38%) Ext JS
7 6 (4.38%) JSON
7 6 (4.38%) Visualforce
8 5 (3.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (3.65%) MFC
8 5 (3.65%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (3.65%) STL
8 5 (3.65%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (2.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (2.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.60%) Data Centre
2 19 (13.87%) SWIFT
3 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
4 15 (10.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (10.22%) Derivative
6 10 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (6.57%) Clustering
7 9 (6.57%) Fedwire
8 7 (5.11%) Online Banking
9 6 (4.38%) Hedge funds
10 5 (3.65%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.46%) PKI
12 1 (0.73%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.73%) Fintech
12 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 118 (86.13%) Unix
2 108 (78.83%) Linux
3 56 (40.88%) Windows
4 35 (25.55%) AIX
5 24 (17.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (13.87%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.92%) HPUX
7 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.46%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.73%) CentOS
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.79%) OOD
2 17 (12.41%) ITIL
2 17 (12.41%) OO
3 16 (11.68%) Multithreading
4 15 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (9.49%) SDLC
5 13 (9.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (8.76%) Project Management
7 10 (7.30%) Migration
8 9 (6.57%) Change Management
8 9 (6.57%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.84%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 8 (5.84%) Load Balancing
9 8 (5.84%) Software Deployment
9 8 (5.84%) Waterfall
10 7 (5.11%) Coaching
10 7 (5.11%) DevOps
10 7 (5.11%) Electronic Trading
11 6 (4.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.69%) SQL
2 47 (34.31%) Java
3 43 (31.39%) Perl
4 20 (14.60%) C++
5 18 (13.14%) Shell Script
6 14 (10.22%) Python
7 10 (7.30%) C#
8 8 (5.84%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.84%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.11%) C
9 7 (5.11%) PHP
9 7 (5.11%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.38%) Apex Code
10 6 (4.38%) VB
10 6 (4.38%) VBA
11 5 (3.65%) Korn
11 5 (3.65%) VC++
12 3 (2.19%) Pascal
12 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (15.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) CCIP
2 2 (1.46%) CCNP
2 2 (1.46%) CCSP
2 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.46%) RHCE
2 2 (1.46%) RHCT
3 1 (0.73%) APMP
3 1 (0.73%) ISEB
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.73%) PMP
3 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) SEPA
2 7 (5.11%) QA
3 2 (1.46%) FISMA
4 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (15.33%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.38%) NFS
2 6 (4.38%) vSphere
3 5 (3.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (2.92%) Docker
4 4 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (5.84%) ITRS Geneos
1 8 (5.84%) Tivoli
2 7 (5.11%) Puppet
3 5 (3.65%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.92%) Ansible
4 4 (2.92%) Nagios
5 3 (2.19%) Control-M
5 3 (2.19%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.19%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.46%) Cacti
6 2 (1.46%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.46%) OpenView
6 2 (1.46%) QRadar
6 2 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.73%) SCCM
7 1 (0.73%) SCOM
7 1 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.73%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (27.74%) Oracle
2 23 (16.79%) Red Hat
3 18 (13.14%) Sybase
4 15 (10.95%) Veritas
5 14 (10.22%) NetApp
6 11 (8.03%) Sun
7 10 (7.30%) EMC
7 10 (7.30%) Murex
8 9 (6.57%) Microsoft
9 8 (5.84%) Actimize
10 6 (4.38%) HP
10 6 (4.38%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (3.65%) Lotus
11 5 (3.65%) SunGard
11 5 (3.65%) TIBCO
12 4 (2.92%) Cisco
12 4 (2.92%) VMware
13 3 (2.19%) Intel
13 3 (2.19%) SAP
13 3 (2.19%) WorldPay
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago