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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 226 215 185
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -30
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 46 103 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.98% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.57% 3.77% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 34 69 143
Average salary £46,250 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1788 2729 3286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.42% 26.01% 26.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 2365 2896
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 80 (88.89%) Linux
2 75 (83.33%) Unix
3 48 (53.33%) Finance
4 38 (42.22%) Java
5 29 (32.22%) Windows
6 22 (24.44%) SQL
6 22 (24.44%) Red Hat
6 22 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (20.00%) Banking
8 17 (18.89%) Perl
8 17 (18.89%) FIX Protocol
9 15 (16.67%) VB
9 15 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 14 (15.56%) Shell Script
10 14 (15.56%) Firewall
10 14 (15.56%) Data Centre
11 12 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
11 12 (13.33%) NetApp
11 12 (13.33%) Oracle
11 12 (13.33%) ITIL
11 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 12 (13.33%) SunGard
12 11 (12.22%) C++
12 11 (12.22%) Veritas
12 11 (12.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (10.00%) SAN
13 9 (10.00%) AIX
13 9 (10.00%) Multithreading
14 8 (8.89%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 7 (7.78%) Apache
2 4 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.33%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.22%) Confluence
4 2 (2.22%) MediaWiki
4 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.11%) JBoss
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) IaaS
2 1 (1.11%) PaaS
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.56%) Firewall
2 9 (10.00%) SAN
3 8 (8.89%) Internet
4 6 (6.67%) HTTP
5 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.44%) DNS
6 4 (4.44%) LAN
6 4 (4.44%) NAS
6 4 (4.44%) SSL
6 4 (4.44%) WAN
7 2 (2.22%) Multicast
7 2 (2.22%) SMTP
8 1 (1.11%) BGP
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.11%) FCoE
8 1 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.11%) Intranet
8 1 (1.11%) LDAP
8 1 (1.11%) Value-Added Service
8 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
5 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.11%) HBase
5 1 (1.11%) MySQL
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) JIRA
2 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.33%) Subversion
4 2 (2.22%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.22%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.22%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.11%) Selenium
5 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (53.33%) Finance
2 18 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Analyst
2 22 (24.44%) Support Analyst
3 18 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 16 (17.78%) Administrator
5 15 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (15.56%) Unix Administrator
7 13 (14.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 13 (14.44%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 13 (14.44%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 12 (13.33%) FIX Analyst
8 12 (13.33%) FIX Support Analyst
9 10 (11.11%) Architect
9 10 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
9 10 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
10 9 (10.00%) Applications Support
10 9 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (8.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 8 (8.89%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
12 7 (7.78%) Applications Support Analyst
12 7 (7.78%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (7.78%) HTML
2 7 (7.78%) XML
3 4 (4.44%) Middleware
4 3 (3.33%) .NET
5 2 (2.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (2.22%) CSS
5 2 (2.22%) STL
6 1 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.11%) CGI
6 1 (1.11%) Express
6 1 (1.11%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.11%) HTML5
6 1 (1.11%) J2EE
6 1 (1.11%) jQuery
6 1 (1.11%) JSON
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.11%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.11%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) Clustering
5 4 (4.44%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.33%) PKI
7 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.22%) Derivative
7 2 (2.22%) Replication
7 2 (2.22%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.11%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.11%) Fintech
8 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.11%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.11%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 80 (88.89%) Linux
2 75 (83.33%) Unix
3 29 (32.22%) Windows
4 22 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (10.00%) AIX
6 8 (8.89%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.22%) HPUX
8 1 (1.11%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.11%) Debian
8 1 (1.11%) SUSE
8 1 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
2 12 (13.33%) ITIL
3 11 (12.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
5 8 (8.89%) OOD
6 7 (7.78%) Build Automation
6 7 (7.78%) OO
6 7 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (7.78%) Test Automation
6 7 (7.78%) Test Planning
6 7 (7.78%) Test Strategy
7 6 (6.67%) Change Control
7 6 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 6 (6.67%) Investment Management
7 6 (6.67%) Migration
7 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.22%) Java
2 22 (24.44%) SQL
3 17 (18.89%) Perl
4 15 (16.67%) VB
5 14 (15.56%) Shell Script
6 11 (12.22%) C++
7 8 (8.89%) Python
8 4 (4.44%) C
9 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.22%) C#
10 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.22%) PHP
10 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.22%) VB6
10 2 (2.22%) VBA
11 1 (1.11%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.11%) Korn
11 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) RHCE
2 2 (2.22%) RHCT
3 1 (1.11%) CCIP
3 1 (1.11%) CCNP
3 1 (1.11%) CCSP
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SEPA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) vSphere
4 3 (3.33%) NFS
4 3 (3.33%) Squid
5 2 (2.22%) Docker
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.11%) KVM
6 1 (1.11%) SRDF
6 1 (1.11%) vCloud
6 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) Puppet
2 4 (4.44%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (2.22%) Ansible
3 2 (2.22%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.22%) Nagios
3 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.11%) Cacti
4 1 (1.11%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.11%) Legato
4 1 (1.11%) OpenView
4 1 (1.11%) QRadar
4 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Red Hat
2 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.33%) NetApp
2 12 (13.33%) Oracle
2 12 (13.33%) SunGard
3 11 (12.22%) Veritas
4 8 (8.89%) EMC
4 8 (8.89%) Sun
4 8 (8.89%) Sybase
5 7 (7.78%) VMware
6 5 (5.56%) HP
7 4 (4.44%) Cisco
8 3 (3.33%) IBM
9 2 (2.22%) Citrix
9 2 (2.22%) Symantec
10 1 (1.11%) Actimize
10 1 (1.11%) CommVault
10 1 (1.11%) Intel
10 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.11%) TIBCO
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum 7k Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 18 days ago