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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 204 159 188
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +29
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 110 189 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.13% 1.61% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.52% 5.93% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 83 157 124
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £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
2436 3186 3222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.99% 27.16% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2089 2806 2889
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 156 (79.19%) UNIX
2 137 (69.54%) Linux
3 95 (48.22%) Finance
4 85 (43.15%) SQL
5 83 (42.13%) Oracle
6 69 (35.03%) Windows
7 67 (34.01%) Perl
8 64 (32.49%) Java
9 48 (24.37%) Banking
10 43 (21.83%) AIX
11 34 (17.26%) Python
12 31 (15.74%) C++
13 30 (15.23%) OOD
14 29 (14.72%) OO
14 29 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (14.21%) PL/SQL
16 27 (13.71%) Veritas
16 27 (13.71%) Oracle Database
17 26 (13.20%) Multithreading
17 26 (13.20%) Sun
17 26 (13.20%) SQL Server
17 26 (13.20%) XML
18 24 (12.18%) HTML
18 24 (12.18%) IBM
19 23 (11.68%) Internet
19 23 (11.68%) Shell Script
19 23 (11.68%) Degree
19 23 (11.68%) Computer Science
20 22 (11.17%) ITIL
21 20 (10.15%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 20 (10.15%) Apache
2 14 (7.11%) WebSphere
3 10 (5.08%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.05%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.05%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.54%) WordPress
6 3 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.52%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.52%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.02%) IIS
7 2 (1.02%) JBoss
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.02%) Mule
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.51%) Lync
8 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.51%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) RMDS
2 2 (1.02%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.02%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.51%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.51%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.68%) Internet
2 15 (7.61%) DNS
3 10 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.57%) Firewall
5 8 (4.06%) SAN
6 6 (3.05%) LDAP
6 6 (3.05%) Network Security
7 5 (2.54%) DHCP
7 5 (2.54%) HTTP
7 5 (2.54%) Intranet
8 4 (2.03%) IPsec
8 4 (2.03%) Kerberos
8 4 (2.03%) VPN
8 4 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.02%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.02%) 4G
9 2 (1.02%) 3G
10 1 (0.51%) SSH
10 1 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.71%) Oracle Database
2 26 (13.20%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (8.63%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.08%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (4.06%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (3.05%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (2.54%) MySQL
7 5 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.03%) Informix
9 3 (1.52%) DB2
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.02%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.51%) BODI
11 1 (0.51%) Ingres
11 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (7.61%) Subversion
2 11 (5.58%) Ant
2 11 (5.58%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.58%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.08%) Maven
4 9 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.57%) TeamCity
5 8 (4.06%) JIRA
6 6 (3.05%) FitNesse
6 6 (3.05%) Hudson
7 5 (2.54%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.51%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.51%) PVCS
10 1 (0.51%) Selenium
10 1 (0.51%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.51%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
General
1 95 (48.22%) Finance
2 48 (24.37%) Banking
3 17 (8.63%) Retail
4 15 (7.61%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.08%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.57%) Front Office
7 7 (3.55%) Advertising
8 5 (2.54%) Back Office
9 2 (1.02%) Billing
10 1 (0.51%) Legal
10 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (20.81%) Analyst
2 39 (19.80%) Developer
3 37 (18.78%) Applications Support
4 33 (16.75%) Support Analyst
5 23 (11.68%) Applications Support Analyst
6 18 (9.14%) Administrator
7 16 (8.12%) C++ Developer
8 11 (5.58%) UNIX Administrator
9 10 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 10 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.57%) Architect
10 9 (4.57%) UNIX Specialist
11 8 (4.06%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 8 (4.06%) Junior
11 8 (4.06%) UNIX Support
12 7 (3.55%) Senior UNIX Specialist
12 7 (3.55%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.55%) Team Leader
12 7 (3.55%) Development Team Leader
12 7 (3.55%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.20%) XML
2 24 (12.18%) HTML
3 20 (10.15%) Middleware
4 18 (9.14%) J2EE
5 14 (7.11%) JSON
6 11 (5.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 11 (5.58%) STL
7 10 (5.08%) MFC
7 10 (5.08%) Spring
8 9 (4.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 9 (4.57%) JMS
8 9 (4.57%) REST
9 7 (3.55%) .NET
9 7 (3.55%) GWT
9 7 (3.55%) Ajax
10 6 (3.05%) Struts
10 6 (3.05%) CSS
11 5 (2.54%) JDBC
11 5 (2.54%) JSP
11 5 (2.54%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.68%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.61%) Derivative
4 13 (6.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (6.60%) SWIFT
5 12 (6.09%) PKI
6 11 (5.58%) Hedge funds
7 9 (4.57%) Fedwire
8 8 (4.06%) Clustering
9 7 (3.55%) Online Banking
9 7 (3.55%) Data Centre
10 6 (3.05%) Equities
10 6 (3.05%) Fixed Income
11 4 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.52%) Digital Media
13 2 (1.02%) AS400
13 2 (1.02%) HACMP
13 2 (1.02%) Data Integration
14 1 (0.51%) FMCG
14 1 (0.51%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 156 (79.19%) UNIX
2 137 (69.54%) Linux
3 69 (35.03%) Windows
4 43 (21.83%) AIX
5 17 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.06%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (3.55%) zOS
8 7 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.05%) HPUX
10 2 (1.02%) VMS
10 2 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.51%) CentOS
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.23%) OOD
2 29 (14.72%) OO
2 29 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (13.20%) Multithreading
4 22 (11.17%) ITIL
5 15 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (7.11%) Change Management
6 14 (7.11%) SDLC
7 13 (6.60%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (5.58%) Release Management
8 11 (5.58%) Low Latency
9 10 (5.08%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 10 (5.08%) Project Management
9 10 (5.08%) Validation
10 9 (4.57%) Software Engineering
10 9 (4.57%) Asset Management
10 9 (4.57%) Service Management
10 9 (4.57%) B2B
10 9 (4.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 85 (43.15%) SQL
2 67 (34.01%) Perl
3 64 (32.49%) Java
4 34 (17.26%) Python
5 31 (15.74%) C++
6 28 (14.21%) PL/SQL
7 23 (11.68%) Shell Script
8 15 (7.61%) JavaScript
8 15 (7.61%) Bash Shell
9 14 (7.11%) PHP
10 12 (6.09%) C
11 10 (5.08%) VC++
11 10 (5.08%) Korn
12 9 (4.57%) AWK
12 9 (4.57%) sed
12 9 (4.57%) C#
13 7 (3.55%) Pascal
13 7 (3.55%) XPath
14 5 (2.54%) Apex Code
15 4 (2.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (11.68%) Degree
2 4 (2.03%) PMP
2 4 (2.03%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.52%) RHCE
3 3 (1.52%) CCNA
3 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.02%) MCSA
4 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.51%) MCTS
5 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) APMP
5 1 (0.51%) CCNP
5 1 (0.51%) ISEB
5 1 (0.51%) OCP
5 1 (0.51%) OCA
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.08%) QA
2 4 (2.03%) FISMA
3 3 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.52%) SLA
3 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (6.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (3.55%) NFS
2 7 (3.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.05%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.54%) Samba
4 5 (2.54%) Squid
5 4 (2.03%) Sendmail
6 3 (1.52%) XenApp
7 2 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.02%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.51%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (4.57%) NetBackup
2 7 (3.55%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.55%) Oracle ZFS
3 6 (3.05%) Data Guard
3 6 (3.05%) Puppet
4 4 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.52%) SCOM
5 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.52%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.02%) MOM
6 2 (1.02%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.02%) WSUS
7 1 (0.51%) SCCM
7 1 (0.51%) Nessus
7 1 (0.51%) Control-M
7 1 (0.51%) Nagios
7 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 83 (42.13%) Oracle
2 27 (13.71%) Veritas
3 26 (13.20%) Sun
4 24 (12.18%) IBM
5 20 (10.15%) Red Hat
6 15 (7.61%) VMware
7 13 (6.60%) Microsoft
8 12 (6.09%) HP
9 9 (4.57%) Actimize
10 8 (4.06%) BMC
11 7 (3.55%) Intel
11 7 (3.55%) Sybase
12 6 (3.05%) Citrix
12 6 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (3.05%) NetApp
12 6 (3.05%) F5
13 5 (2.54%) Informatica
13 5 (2.54%) Avaloq
14 4 (2.03%) Symantec
14 4 (2.03%) McAfee
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £4,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago