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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 214 166 179
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +13
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 89 199 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 1.58% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.58% 5.89% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 67 164 147
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £85,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +8.23%
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
2487 3378 3034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.78% 26.74% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2170 3000 2700
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 £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 181 (86.19%) UNIX
2 134 (63.81%) Linux
3 116 (55.24%) Finance
4 85 (40.48%) Oracle
5 68 (32.38%) Perl
6 60 (28.57%) SQL
7 53 (25.24%) Java
8 51 (24.29%) Windows
9 47 (22.38%) Banking
10 44 (20.95%) Sun
11 43 (20.48%) Degree
12 42 (20.00%) Veritas
13 41 (19.52%) Release Management
14 40 (19.05%) Oracle Database
15 39 (18.57%) Computer Science
15 39 (18.57%) Python
16 37 (17.62%) Red Hat
17 36 (17.14%) C++
18 35 (16.67%) ITIL
19 33 (15.71%) Oracle Database 11g
20 32 (15.24%) Apache
21 30 (14.29%) AIX
22 29 (13.81%) PL/SQL
22 29 (13.81%) Tomcat
22 29 (13.81%) Internet
22 29 (13.81%) Shell Script
22 29 (13.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 27 (12.86%) QA
24 26 (12.38%) Multithreading
24 26 (12.38%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (15.24%) Apache
2 29 (13.81%) Tomcat
3 24 (11.43%) GlassFish
4 19 (9.05%) WebSphere
5 12 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (4.29%) JBoss
7 5 (2.38%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.43%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.48%) WordPress
11 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (1.90%) MS Project
1 4 (1.90%) MS Office
2 3 (1.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.86%) RMDS
2 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.48%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.48%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Office 365
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.81%) Internet
2 24 (11.43%) HTTP
3 19 (9.05%) DNS
4 17 (8.10%) LDAP
5 15 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 14 (6.67%) SAN
7 6 (2.86%) Firewall
7 6 (2.86%) VPN
7 6 (2.86%) Kerberos
7 6 (2.86%) LAN
8 3 (1.43%) WAN
8 3 (1.43%) DHCP
9 2 (0.95%) Network Security
9 2 (0.95%) Multicast
9 2 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.48%) ATM
10 1 (0.48%) SMTP
10 1 (0.48%) 3G
10 1 (0.48%) Intranet
10 1 (0.48%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 33 (15.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.76%) MySQL
5 9 (4.29%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.29%) Oracle Exadata
6 8 (3.81%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.38%) SQLPlus
7 5 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.90%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (1.43%) Informix
9 3 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (3.81%) Jenkins
1 8 (3.81%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 7 (3.33%) Hudson
2 7 (3.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.95%) JIRA
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.48%) Toad
4 1 (0.48%) Subversion
4 1 (0.48%) Appium
4 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.48%) Selenium
4 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 116 (55.24%) Finance
2 47 (22.38%) Banking
3 11 (5.24%) Retail
4 10 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.33%) Front Office
6 6 (2.86%) Back Office
7 4 (1.90%) Marketing
8 2 (0.95%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (22.38%) Developer
2 29 (13.81%) Analyst
2 29 (13.81%) Administrator
3 24 (11.43%) C++ Developer
3 24 (11.43%) UNIX Administrator
4 17 (8.10%) AWS Developer
5 14 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
6 12 (5.71%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 12 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.24%) Applications Support
7 11 (5.24%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (4.29%) UNIX Specialist
8 9 (4.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 9 (4.29%) Junior
8 9 (4.29%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.33%) Graduate
9 7 (3.33%) Applications Support Engineer
10 6 (2.86%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.71%) STL
2 11 (5.24%) ActiveMQ
3 10 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 9 (4.29%) Middleware
5 7 (3.33%) JMS
6 6 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (1.90%) JMX
7 4 (1.90%) SOAP
8 3 (1.43%) Web Services
8 3 (1.43%) XML
8 3 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.95%) REST
9 2 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.95%) Spring
9 2 (0.95%) XSLT
9 2 (0.95%) COM
10 1 (0.48%) CSS
10 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.57%) Computer Science
2 26 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (11.90%) PKI
4 18 (8.57%) Hedge funds
5 16 (7.62%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (4.29%) Open Source
8 7 (3.33%) SWIFT
9 6 (2.86%) Economics
9 6 (2.86%) Clustering
9 6 (2.86%) Fixed Income
9 6 (2.86%) HACMP
10 5 (2.38%) iSeries
11 4 (1.90%) CMDB
12 3 (1.43%) Equities
13 2 (0.95%) Symmetrix DMX
13 2 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.95%) Tandem
13 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 181 (86.19%) UNIX
2 134 (63.81%) Linux
3 51 (24.29%) Windows
4 30 (14.29%) AIX
5 29 (13.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.81%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.38%) HPUX
9 4 (1.90%) zOS
10 3 (1.43%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.95%) SUSE
12 1 (0.48%) VMS
12 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.52%) Release Management
2 35 (16.67%) ITIL
3 26 (12.38%) Multithreading
4 20 (9.52%) Wealth Management
5 19 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (8.57%) Low Latency
7 17 (8.10%) OOD
7 17 (8.10%) OO
8 16 (7.62%) Mobile Commerce
8 16 (7.62%) Problem Management
9 15 (7.14%) Resource Management
9 15 (7.14%) Change Management
10 12 (5.71%) Service Management
11 11 (5.24%) Project Management
11 11 (5.24%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (5.24%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 10 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (4.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (32.38%) Perl
2 60 (28.57%) SQL
3 53 (25.24%) Java
4 39 (18.57%) Python
5 36 (17.14%) C++
6 29 (13.81%) PL/SQL
6 29 (13.81%) Shell Script
7 16 (7.62%) Objective-C
8 15 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 13 (6.19%) Korn
10 12 (5.71%) C
11 6 (2.86%) PHP
12 5 (2.38%) C#
13 3 (1.43%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.48%) Tcl
14 1 (0.48%) Ruby
14 1 (0.48%) R
14 1 (0.48%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 43 (20.48%) Degree
2 7 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.33%) PMP
2 7 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.38%) RHCE
4 4 (1.90%) MCITP
4 4 (1.90%) MCDST
4 4 (1.90%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.43%) MCSA
6 2 (0.95%) NCDA
6 2 (0.95%) MCTS
6 2 (0.95%) CISSP
6 2 (0.95%) MCP
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB
7 1 (0.48%) CCNP
7 1 (0.48%) CCNA
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.86%) QA
2 12 (5.71%) SLA
3 2 (0.95%) COBIT
3 2 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (11.90%) Squid
2 13 (6.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 10 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.76%) NFS
4 7 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.86%) Sendmail
6 5 (2.38%) XenApp
7 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.95%) vSphere
8 1 (0.48%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (8.57%) Puppet
2 13 (6.19%) NetBackup
3 8 (3.81%) Nagios
4 6 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (2.38%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.90%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.43%) yum
8 1 (0.48%) Control-M
8 1 (0.48%) Legato
8 1 (0.48%) Nessus
8 1 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.48%) WSUS
8 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 85 (40.48%) Oracle
2 44 (20.95%) Sun
3 42 (20.00%) Veritas
4 37 (17.62%) Red Hat
5 21 (10.00%) IBM
6 18 (8.57%) Avaloq
7 16 (7.62%) VMware
8 11 (5.24%) Sybase
8 11 (5.24%) HP
8 11 (5.24%) NetApp
9 7 (3.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (3.33%) Hitachi
10 6 (2.86%) BMC
10 6 (2.86%) Citrix
11 5 (2.38%) Dell
11 5 (2.38%) Symantec
12 4 (1.90%) Splunk
12 4 (1.90%) EMC
13 3 (1.43%) Cisco
13 3 (1.43%) CA
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