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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 153 193 133
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -60
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 192 137 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.67% 1.16% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.18% 4.32% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 158 116 189
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
3108 3171 3452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.97% 26.84% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2740 2852 3201
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 16 September 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 16 September 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.

1 301 (78.80%) Linux
2 280 (73.30%) UNIX
3 222 (58.12%) Finance
4 179 (46.86%) Windows
5 138 (36.13%) Oracle
6 102 (26.70%) SQL Server
7 97 (25.39%) AIX
8 88 (23.04%) Java
9 87 (22.77%) SQL
10 84 (21.99%) Red Hat
11 79 (20.68%) VMware
12 78 (20.42%) Perl
13 75 (19.63%) IBM
14 73 (19.11%) Banking
15 66 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 65 (17.02%) Microsoft
17 55 (14.40%) SAN
18 54 (14.14%) ITIL
19 53 (13.87%) Apache
20 50 (13.09%) HP
21 46 (12.04%) Clustering
21 46 (12.04%) NetApp
22 45 (11.78%) Python
22 45 (11.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 45 (11.78%) Oracle Database
23 44 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
23 44 (11.52%) Tomcat
23 44 (11.52%) Telecoms
24 40 (10.47%) C++
25 39 (10.21%) C

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 53 (13.87%) Apache
2 44 (11.52%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.45%) IIS
4 11 (2.88%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.88%) nginx
5 8 (2.09%) GlassFish
6 7 (1.83%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.83%) Oracle Coherence
6 7 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.57%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.57%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.57%) SAS
7 6 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (1.57%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (1.31%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.05%) Node.js
9 4 (1.05%) Zope
9 4 (1.05%) Plone
Applications
1 13 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.62%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.83%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.83%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (1.57%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (1.05%) RMDS
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.83%) GitHub
3 5 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.05%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 55 (14.40%) SAN
2 38 (9.95%) DNS
2 38 (9.95%) Firewall
3 24 (6.28%) Internet
4 23 (6.02%) TCP/IP
5 19 (4.97%) HTTP
5 19 (4.97%) Network Security
6 14 (3.66%) NAS
7 13 (3.40%) SSL
8 12 (3.14%) SMTP
9 11 (2.88%) BGP
9 11 (2.88%) SSH
10 9 (2.36%) LDAP
11 8 (2.09%) WAN
11 8 (2.09%) OSPF
12 7 (1.83%) LAN
13 6 (1.57%) VLAN
13 6 (1.57%) VPN
13 6 (1.57%) MPLS
14 5 (1.31%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (26.70%) SQL Server
2 45 (11.78%) Oracle Database
3 38 (9.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 27 (7.07%) DB2
4 27 (7.07%) MySQL
5 11 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.36%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.83%) Redis
7 7 (1.83%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (1.57%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.31%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.05%) Riak
10 4 (1.05%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (3.40%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.62%) Eclipse
2 10 (2.62%) Introscope
2 10 (2.62%) Xcode
3 9 (2.36%) Subversion
4 7 (1.83%) RSpec
4 7 (1.83%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.57%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.05%) Emacs
7 3 (0.79%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.52%) Hudson
8 2 (0.52%) Maven
8 2 (0.52%) TestNG
8 2 (0.52%) JIRA
8 2 (0.52%) JUnit
8 2 (0.52%) ClearQuest
General
1 222 (58.12%) Finance
2 73 (19.11%) Banking
3 44 (11.52%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.71%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.19%) Front Office
6 15 (3.93%) Games
7 14 (3.66%) Retail
8 10 (2.62%) Marketing
8 10 (2.62%) Advertising
9 9 (2.36%) Back Office
9 9 (2.36%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.31%) Electronics
10 5 (1.31%) General Ledger
11 4 (1.05%) Online Betting
11 4 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.52%) Legal
12 2 (0.52%) Military
13 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.26%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (12.57%) Administrator
2 46 (12.04%) Developer
3 30 (7.85%) Applications Support
4 28 (7.33%) Systems Administrator
5 27 (7.07%) Analyst
6 26 (6.81%) Junior
7 25 (6.54%) Team Leader
8 24 (6.28%) Architect
9 23 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (6.02%) C++ Developer
10 22 (5.76%) DBA
11 20 (5.24%) UNIX Administrator
12 19 (4.97%) Oracle DBA
13 18 (4.71%) Storage Engineer
14 15 (3.93%) UNIX Engineer
15 13 (3.40%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 12 (3.14%) Infrastructure Architect
16 12 (3.14%) Support Analyst
16 12 (3.14%) Consultant
17 11 (2.88%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.59%) XML
2 26 (6.81%) Web Services
3 24 (6.28%) Middleware
4 19 (4.97%) Oracle Fusion
5 18 (4.71%) HTML
6 17 (4.45%) Spring
7 15 (3.93%) LAMP
8 11 (2.88%) .NET
9 10 (2.62%) J2EE
9 10 (2.62%) STL
9 10 (2.62%) PhoneGap
9 10 (2.62%) HTML5
10 7 (1.83%) jQuery
10 7 (1.83%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (1.83%) JSON
10 7 (1.83%) Sass
10 7 (1.83%) Haml
10 7 (1.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (1.83%) REST
10 7 (1.83%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.04%) Clustering
2 36 (9.42%) Computer Science
3 29 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.59%) Hedge funds
4 23 (6.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (5.76%) Open Source
6 13 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (2.62%) Social Media
9 9 (2.36%) PKI
10 8 (2.09%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.83%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.83%) Statistics
11 7 (1.83%) STB
12 6 (1.57%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.57%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.79%) Derivative
13 3 (0.79%) e-Health
14 2 (0.52%) Symmetrix DMX
14 2 (0.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 301 (78.80%) Linux
2 280 (73.30%) UNIX
3 179 (46.86%) Windows
4 97 (25.39%) AIX
5 45 (11.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (8.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (5.50%) HPUX
9 16 (4.19%) Apple iOS
10 14 (3.66%) Fedora
11 11 (2.88%) Debian
12 10 (2.62%) Android
13 7 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (1.57%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.05%) CentOS
15 4 (1.05%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.05%) FreeBSD
15 4 (1.05%) OpenBSD
16 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (14.14%) ITIL
2 37 (9.69%) Multithreading
3 34 (8.90%) Programme Management
4 33 (8.64%) Project Management
5 29 (7.59%) Low Latency
6 26 (6.81%) OO
6 26 (6.81%) OOD
6 26 (6.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 21 (5.50%) DevOps
8 20 (5.24%) E-Commerce
8 20 (5.24%) Analytics
9 19 (4.97%) Service Management
10 18 (4.71%) SOA
11 17 (4.45%) Load Balancing
11 17 (4.45%) Change Control
11 17 (4.45%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (3.93%) Risk Management
12 15 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (3.66%) Release Management
13 14 (3.66%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (23.04%) Java
2 87 (22.77%) SQL
3 78 (20.42%) Perl
4 45 (11.78%) Python
5 40 (10.47%) C++
6 39 (10.21%) C
7 37 (9.69%) Shell Script
8 31 (8.12%) PL/SQL
9 21 (5.50%) Bash Shell
9 21 (5.50%) Ruby
10 20 (5.24%) C#
11 18 (4.71%) JavaScript
12 10 (2.62%) Korn
12 10 (2.62%) ActionScript
12 10 (2.62%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.83%) PHP
14 5 (1.31%) VB
15 4 (1.05%) Bourne shell
15 4 (1.05%) C-shell
15 4 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (6.81%) Degree
2 10 (2.62%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (1.57%) OCP
4 5 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.05%) CCNP
6 3 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.52%) MCP
7 2 (0.52%) MCSE
7 2 (0.52%) RHCE
7 2 (0.52%) ISEB
7 2 (0.52%) CISSP
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.52%) OCA
7 2 (0.52%) CISM
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.24%) SLA
2 10 (2.62%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.36%) QA
4 7 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.83%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.05%) COBIT
6 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (7.85%) Active Directory
3 29 (7.59%) vSphere
4 21 (5.50%) Hyper-V
5 19 (4.97%) NFS
5 19 (4.97%) VMware ESX
6 14 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (2.88%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (1.83%) XenApp
8 7 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (1.31%) Xen
9 5 (1.31%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.31%) KVM
10 4 (1.05%) SpamAssassin
10 4 (1.05%) Varnish
10 4 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (1.05%) Squid
11 2 (0.52%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.52%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.52%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 17 (4.45%) Puppet
2 11 (2.88%) Nagios
2 11 (2.88%) Data Guard
3 10 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.36%) NetBackup
4 9 (2.36%) SCOM
5 8 (2.09%) OpenView
6 6 (1.57%) Oracle Identity Management
6 6 (1.57%) Control-M
6 6 (1.57%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.31%) Legato
7 5 (1.31%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (1.05%) OpenSSO
8 4 (1.05%) Ansible
8 4 (1.05%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.05%) SCCM
8 4 (1.05%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.05%) Cacti
8 4 (1.05%) Munin
8 4 (1.05%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 138 (36.13%) Oracle
2 84 (21.99%) Red Hat
3 79 (20.68%) VMware
4 75 (19.63%) IBM
5 65 (17.02%) Microsoft
6 50 (13.09%) HP
7 46 (12.04%) NetApp
8 39 (10.21%) Sun
9 37 (9.69%) Veritas
10 31 (8.12%) EMC
11 22 (5.76%) Sybase
12 21 (5.50%) Citrix
13 19 (4.97%) Cisco
14 15 (3.93%) JBoss
14 15 (3.93%) Dell
15 12 (3.14%) Brocade
16 10 (2.62%) SolarWinds
16 10 (2.62%) Juniper
16 10 (2.62%) Perforce
16 10 (2.62%) Splunk
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £63000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits are offered
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 25 days ago