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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 203 181 194
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 109 171 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 1.36% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.87% 5.19% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 73 137 125
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £86,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2813 3295 2927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.54% 26.24% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2441 2893 2624
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 215 (89.21%) UNIX
2 149 (61.83%) Linux
3 131 (54.36%) Finance
4 104 (43.15%) Oracle
5 72 (29.88%) Perl
6 68 (28.22%) Java
7 66 (27.39%) SQL
8 60 (24.90%) Banking
9 56 (23.24%) Windows
10 50 (20.75%) Sun
11 49 (20.33%) Release Management
12 47 (19.50%) Veritas
13 45 (18.67%) Red Hat
13 45 (18.67%) C++
14 44 (18.26%) Apache
14 44 (18.26%) Python
15 43 (17.84%) ITIL
15 43 (17.84%) Degree
16 42 (17.43%) Shell Script
17 40 (16.60%) AIX
18 39 (16.18%) Computer Science
18 39 (16.18%) Oracle Database
19 38 (15.77%) Tomcat
20 35 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 34 (14.11%) Internet
22 33 (13.69%) Oracle Database 11g
22 33 (13.69%) PKI
23 32 (13.28%) GlassFish
23 32 (13.28%) Multithreading
23 32 (13.28%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 44 (18.26%) Apache
2 38 (15.77%) Tomcat
3 32 (13.28%) GlassFish
4 27 (11.20%) WebSphere
5 16 (6.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (4.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 9 (3.73%) JBoss
8 8 (3.32%) Oracle Service Bus
8 8 (3.32%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.49%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.66%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (1.24%) Mule
11 3 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.83%) CMS
12 2 (0.83%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.83%) nginx
12 2 (0.83%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.66%) MS Project
1 4 (1.66%) MS Office
2 3 (1.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.90%) RMDS
2 2 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.41%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.11%) Internet
2 32 (13.28%) HTTP
3 26 (10.79%) DNS
4 23 (9.54%) LDAP
5 22 (9.13%) SAN
6 19 (7.88%) TCP/IP
7 11 (4.56%) VPN
8 10 (4.15%) LAN
9 8 (3.32%) Kerberos
9 8 (3.32%) NAS
10 7 (2.90%) Firewall
11 6 (2.49%) DHCP
12 5 (2.07%) WAN
13 3 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (1.24%) Multicast
14 2 (0.83%) SSL
14 2 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (0.83%) Network Security
14 2 (0.83%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.18%) Oracle Database
2 33 (13.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (8.71%) SQL Server
4 11 (4.56%) MySQL
5 9 (3.73%) Oracle Exadata
6 8 (3.32%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.90%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.49%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.07%) SQLPlus
10 4 (1.66%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (1.66%) DB2
11 3 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.41%) HBase
13 1 (0.41%) Big Data
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 17 (7.05%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.64%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.81%) Eclipse
4 11 (4.56%) Hudson
5 10 (4.15%) Mercurial
6 5 (2.07%) Maven
7 3 (1.24%) JIRA
7 3 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.24%) Subversion
8 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.83%) Selenium
9 1 (0.41%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.41%) Toad
9 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.41%) JMeter
9 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
General
1 131 (54.36%) Finance
2 60 (24.90%) Banking
3 13 (5.39%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.98%) Retail
5 6 (2.49%) Front Office
5 6 (2.49%) Back Office
6 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.66%) Marketing
8 3 (1.24%) Publishing
9 2 (0.83%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Military
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (21.99%) Developer
2 31 (12.86%) Administrator
3 30 (12.45%) C++ Developer
4 25 (10.37%) Analyst
5 24 (9.96%) UNIX Administrator
6 17 (7.05%) UNIX Engineer
6 17 (7.05%) AWS Developer
7 14 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (5.39%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 12 (4.98%) Support Engineer
10 11 (4.56%) UNIX Specialist
11 10 (4.15%) Applications Support
11 10 (4.15%) Consultant
12 7 (2.90%) Applications Support Engineer
12 7 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
13 6 (2.49%) Storage Engineer
13 6 (2.49%) Applications Engineer
13 6 (2.49%) Build Engineer
13 6 (2.49%) Infrastructure Manager
13 6 (2.49%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.22%) Middleware
1 15 (6.22%) ActiveMQ
2 12 (4.98%) STL
3 8 (3.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (2.49%) Spring
5 5 (2.07%) JMX
5 5 (2.07%) JMS
6 4 (1.66%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (1.66%) XML
7 3 (1.24%) Web Services
7 3 (1.24%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (1.24%) SOAP
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.83%) RESTful
8 2 (0.83%) HTML
8 2 (0.83%) COM
8 2 (0.83%) LAMP
9 1 (0.41%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.18%) Computer Science
2 33 (13.69%) PKI
3 32 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (7.47%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (7.05%) Hedge funds
6 12 (4.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (4.15%) SWIFT
8 9 (3.73%) Fixed Income
8 9 (3.73%) Open Source
9 8 (3.32%) Clustering
10 6 (2.49%) Tandem
10 6 (2.49%) HACMP
10 6 (2.49%) Economics
10 6 (2.49%) CMDB
11 5 (2.07%) Derivative
11 5 (2.07%) iSeries
12 4 (1.66%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.24%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 215 (89.21%) UNIX
2 149 (61.83%) Linux
3 56 (23.24%) Windows
4 40 (16.60%) AIX
5 35 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.73%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (3.73%) HPUX
7 4 (1.66%) zOS
7 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.24%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.83%) SUSE
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.41%) VMS
10 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.33%) Release Management
2 43 (17.84%) ITIL
3 32 (13.28%) Multithreading
4 24 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (9.13%) Wealth Management
5 22 (9.13%) Low Latency
6 20 (8.30%) OO
6 20 (8.30%) OOD
6 20 (8.30%) Mobile Commerce
7 18 (7.47%) Problem Management
7 18 (7.47%) Capacity Planning
8 17 (7.05%) Resource Management
9 15 (6.22%) Project Management
9 15 (6.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (6.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (4.98%) Service Management
11 12 (4.98%) Change Control
12 11 (4.56%) Configuration Management
13 10 (4.15%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (29.88%) Perl
2 68 (28.22%) Java
3 66 (27.39%) SQL
4 45 (18.67%) C++
5 44 (18.26%) Python
6 42 (17.43%) Shell Script
7 31 (12.86%) PL/SQL
8 21 (8.71%) Objective-C
9 17 (7.05%) Bash Shell
10 14 (5.81%) C
11 13 (5.39%) Korn
12 9 (3.73%) PHP
13 5 (2.07%) Ruby
14 4 (1.66%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.66%) C#
14 4 (1.66%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.83%) AWK
15 2 (0.83%) sed
16 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 43 (17.84%) Degree
2 10 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.90%) MCITP
4 6 (2.49%) MCDST
4 6 (2.49%) A+ Certification
5 5 (2.07%) RHCE
6 4 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.66%) PMP
6 4 (1.66%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.24%) CISSP
7 3 (1.24%) MCSA
7 3 (1.24%) NCDA
8 2 (0.83%) ISEB
8 2 (0.83%) MCP
8 2 (0.83%) MCTS
9 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.41%) SSCP
9 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.41%) MCSE
9 1 (0.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.86%) QA
2 17 (7.05%) SLA
3 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.83%) COBIT
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (12.86%) Squid
2 18 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 12 (4.98%) NFS
4 12 (4.98%) Active Directory
5 10 (4.15%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (3.32%) Sendmail
7 7 (2.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (2.90%) vSphere
8 5 (2.07%) XenApp
9 3 (1.24%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.83%) Varnish
10 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.83%) KVM
10 2 (0.83%) Docker
11 1 (0.41%) RHEV
11 1 (0.41%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.41%) SRDF
11 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (9.96%) Puppet
2 15 (6.22%) Nagios
3 14 (5.81%) NetBackup
4 10 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.49%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (2.07%) Data Guard
6 5 (2.07%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.07%) yum
7 4 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.83%) OpenView
8 2 (0.83%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.83%) Cacti
8 2 (0.83%) Munin
8 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.83%) Salt
9 1 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.41%) Control-M
9 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.41%) Legato
Vendors
1 104 (43.15%) Oracle
2 50 (20.75%) Sun
3 47 (19.50%) Veritas
4 45 (18.67%) Red Hat
5 31 (12.86%) IBM
6 26 (10.79%) VMware
7 20 (8.30%) Avaloq
8 15 (6.22%) HP
9 12 (4.98%) Microsoft
9 12 (4.98%) NetApp
10 11 (4.56%) Sybase
11 9 (3.73%) Splunk
12 8 (3.32%) Brocade
12 8 (3.32%) EMC
12 8 (3.32%) Cisco
13 7 (2.90%) Hitachi
13 7 (2.90%) Citrix
13 7 (2.90%) BMC
14 5 (2.07%) Dell
15 4 (1.66%) CA
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