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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 175 189 132
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -57
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 149 151 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 1.30% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.15% 4.75% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 113 136 218
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,500 £38,700
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
2893 3181 3425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.87% 27.45% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2543 2785 3114
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 272 (82.93%) UNIX
2 249 (75.91%) Linux
3 193 (58.84%) Finance
4 138 (42.07%) Oracle
5 122 (37.20%) Windows
6 89 (27.13%) AIX
7 88 (26.83%) VMware
8 83 (25.30%) SQL Server
9 76 (23.17%) IBM
10 75 (22.87%) Java
10 75 (22.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 73 (22.26%) Banking
12 70 (21.34%) SQL
13 67 (20.43%) Red Hat
14 66 (20.12%) Microsoft
15 64 (19.51%) SAN
16 63 (19.21%) Perl
17 59 (17.99%) Shell Script
18 56 (17.07%) C++
19 54 (16.46%) Python
20 53 (16.16%) Apache
21 46 (14.02%) HP
22 45 (13.72%) NetApp
22 45 (13.72%) Programme Management
22 45 (13.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 45 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
23 44 (13.41%) Telecoms
24 43 (13.11%) Multithreading
25 42 (12.80%) Veritas
26 41 (12.50%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (16.16%) Apache
2 33 (10.06%) Tomcat
3 23 (7.01%) WebSphere
4 18 (5.49%) WebLogic
5 17 (5.18%) Oracle Service Bus
6 15 (4.57%) GlassFish
7 14 (4.27%) nginx
8 12 (3.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 9 (2.74%) IIS
10 7 (2.13%) MQSeries
10 7 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.52%) Mule
11 5 (1.52%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.52%) CMS
12 4 (1.22%) Zope
12 4 (1.22%) Plone
12 4 (1.22%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (1.22%) MS Exchange
12 4 (1.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.61%) MS Project
3 2 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) RMDS
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.83%) GitHub
3 4 (1.22%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 64 (19.51%) SAN
2 37 (11.28%) DNS
3 27 (8.23%) TCP/IP
3 27 (8.23%) NAS
4 23 (7.01%) Internet
5 19 (5.79%) Firewall
6 18 (5.49%) HTTP
7 16 (4.88%) LDAP
7 16 (4.88%) LAN
8 14 (4.27%) Network Security
9 13 (3.96%) VPN
10 12 (3.66%) SSH
11 11 (3.35%) WAN
12 9 (2.74%) Multicast
13 8 (2.44%) DHCP
13 8 (2.44%) OSPF
13 8 (2.44%) BGP
14 7 (2.13%) SSL
15 5 (1.52%) Kerberos
16 4 (1.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (25.30%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.89%) DB2
3 28 (8.54%) Oracle Database
4 26 (7.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (6.71%) MySQL
6 9 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.13%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (1.52%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.52%) Redis
10 5 (1.52%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.22%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (1.22%) Riak
11 4 (1.22%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (6.71%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.27%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.27%) Eclipse
3 11 (3.35%) Maven
4 9 (2.74%) Subversion
4 9 (2.74%) Hudson
5 6 (1.83%) Mercurial
5 6 (1.83%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.52%) RSpec
6 5 (1.52%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.22%) Emacs
8 3 (0.91%) JIRA
8 3 (0.91%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.61%) JUnit
9 2 (0.61%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.61%) TestNG
10 1 (0.30%) Selenium
10 1 (0.30%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.30%) JMeter
General
1 193 (58.84%) Finance
2 73 (22.26%) Banking
3 44 (13.41%) Telecoms
4 26 (7.93%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.05%) Back Office
6 8 (2.44%) Front Office
6 8 (2.44%) Retail
7 6 (1.83%) Publishing
7 6 (1.83%) Games
7 6 (1.83%) Marketing
8 5 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.52%) Advertising
9 2 (0.61%) Legal
9 2 (0.61%) Military
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (19.21%) Developer
2 42 (12.80%) Administrator
3 40 (12.20%) C++ Developer
4 30 (9.15%) Storage Engineer
5 25 (7.62%) Analyst
6 22 (6.71%) Team Leader
7 19 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (5.18%) UNIX Administrator
8 17 (5.18%) UNIX Engineer
9 15 (4.57%) Storage Administrator
9 15 (4.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 14 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (4.27%) Senior Storage Engineer
11 12 (3.66%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (3.66%) Consultant
12 11 (3.35%) DBA
13 10 (3.05%) Architect
13 10 (3.05%) Applications Support
13 10 (3.05%) Oracle DBA
14 9 (2.74%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.10%) Middleware
2 15 (4.57%) Spring
3 14 (4.27%) STL
4 12 (3.66%) Web Services
4 12 (3.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (2.44%) XML
6 7 (2.13%) .NET
7 5 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (1.52%) JSON
7 5 (1.52%) Silverlight
7 5 (1.52%) jQuery
7 5 (1.52%) Haml
7 5 (1.52%) Sphinx
7 5 (1.52%) REST
7 5 (1.52%) Sass
7 5 (1.52%) RESTful
8 4 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (1.22%) LAMP
8 4 (1.22%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (11.28%) Clustering
3 32 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.79%) PKI
4 19 (5.79%) Hedge funds
5 17 (5.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (3.66%) Fixed Income
7 11 (3.35%) Open Source
8 10 (3.05%) SWIFT
8 10 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (3.05%) Derivative
9 8 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.44%) Tandem
10 6 (1.83%) CMDB
11 5 (1.52%) Statistics
11 5 (1.52%) Economics
11 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.22%) User Experience
13 3 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 272 (82.93%) UNIX
2 249 (75.91%) Linux
3 122 (37.20%) Windows
4 89 (27.13%) AIX
5 45 (13.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (3.35%) HPUX
10 7 (2.13%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (2.13%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.22%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.22%) Debian
11 4 (1.22%) OpenBSD
11 4 (1.22%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.91%) Fedora
13 1 (0.30%) i5/OS
13 1 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (13.72%) Programme Management
2 43 (13.11%) Multithreading
3 41 (12.50%) ITIL
3 41 (12.50%) Project Management
4 33 (10.06%) OO
4 33 (10.06%) Release Management
5 32 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 31 (9.45%) Low Latency
7 30 (9.15%) OOD
8 19 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (5.18%) E-Commerce
9 17 (5.18%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (4.57%) Configuration Management
10 15 (4.57%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (4.57%) Analytics
10 15 (4.57%) DevOps
11 14 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (3.96%) Incident Management
12 13 (3.96%) Change Management
12 13 (3.96%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 75 (22.87%) Java
2 70 (21.34%) SQL
3 63 (19.21%) Perl
4 59 (17.99%) Shell Script
5 56 (17.07%) C++
6 54 (16.46%) Python
7 27 (8.23%) C
8 23 (7.01%) PL/SQL
9 22 (6.71%) Ruby
9 22 (6.71%) Bash Shell
10 13 (3.96%) Korn
11 12 (3.66%) PHP
12 10 (3.05%) Objective-C
13 8 (2.44%) Bourne shell
14 5 (1.52%) AWK
14 5 (1.52%) sed
14 5 (1.52%) JavaScript
15 4 (1.22%) C#
15 4 (1.22%) VB
16 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (10.67%) Degree
2 11 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.74%) MCITP
4 7 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.83%) A+ Certification
5 6 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (1.83%) MCDST
6 5 (1.52%) MCSE
7 4 (1.22%) CCNP
7 4 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.22%) RHCE
8 3 (0.91%) NCDA
9 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.61%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.61%) MCP
9 2 (0.61%) ISEB
9 2 (0.61%) CISSP
10 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.30%) SSCP
10 1 (0.30%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.18%) SLA
1 17 (5.18%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) COBIT
3 4 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (22.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (7.62%) vSphere
3 17 (5.18%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (5.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 17 (5.18%) Active Directory
4 15 (4.57%) NFS
5 13 (3.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 12 (3.66%) Squid
7 10 (3.05%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.74%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (2.74%) Varnish
9 7 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.13%) KVM
10 6 (1.83%) Xen
10 6 (1.83%) XenApp
11 4 (1.22%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.22%) Hyper-V
11 4 (1.22%) Sendmail
11 4 (1.22%) Veritas File System
11 4 (1.22%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 24 (7.32%) Nagios
1 24 (7.32%) Puppet
2 16 (4.88%) NetBackup
3 15 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (2.74%) Data Guard
6 6 (1.83%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.83%) Munin
6 6 (1.83%) BMC PATROL
6 6 (1.83%) Legato
6 6 (1.83%) yum
7 5 (1.52%) Control-M
7 5 (1.52%) SCOM
8 4 (1.22%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.22%) OpenView
8 4 (1.22%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.22%) Ansible
8 4 (1.22%) Ganeti
8 4 (1.22%) Bacula
9 3 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 138 (42.07%) Oracle
2 88 (26.83%) VMware
3 76 (23.17%) IBM
4 67 (20.43%) Red Hat
5 66 (20.12%) Microsoft
6 46 (14.02%) HP
7 45 (13.72%) NetApp
8 42 (12.80%) Veritas
9 36 (10.98%) Sun
10 29 (8.84%) EMC
11 27 (8.23%) Brocade
12 19 (5.79%) Citrix
13 16 (4.88%) Cisco
14 15 (4.57%) Sybase
15 11 (3.35%) F5
16 9 (2.74%) Splunk
16 9 (2.74%) BMC
17 8 (2.44%) Dell
17 8 (2.44%) Avaloq
18 7 (2.13%) Remedy
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + travel expenses
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Personnel IT
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago