The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry 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 60 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 10 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.64% 1.19% 3.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.58% 4.93% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 16
Average salary £53,250 £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.06% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,689 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,300 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
Solaris
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
152 142 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 24.96% 24.11% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 140 108 155
Average salary £32,500 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.56% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Solaris
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Coventry region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Coventry

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Coventry

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 21 (84.00%) UNIX
2 19 (76.00%) SAN
3 18 (72.00%) Oracle
3 18 (72.00%) NetApp
3 18 (72.00%) Finance
4 11 (44.00%) Linux
4 11 (44.00%) Oracle Database
4 11 (44.00%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (40.00%) IBM
5 10 (40.00%) CommVault
5 10 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (36.00%) C
6 9 (36.00%) Web Services
6 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
6 9 (36.00%) LAN
6 9 (36.00%) WAN
6 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
6 9 (36.00%) Netezza
6 9 (36.00%) Korn
7 8 (32.00%) Veritas
8 5 (20.00%) NFS
8 5 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (20.00%) People Management
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (12.00%) Data Guard
10 2 (8.00%) SQL
10 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
10 2 (8.00%) Middleware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) SAN
2 9 (36.00%) LAN
2 9 (36.00%) WAN
2 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Team Leader
1 11 (44.00%) UNIX Team Leader
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) UNIX Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Senior DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Release Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) UNIX
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) OO
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) E-business
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C
1 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
1 9 (36.00%) Korn
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) NFS
1 5 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Salt
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle
1 18 (72.00%) NetApp
2 10 (40.00%) IBM
2 10 (40.00%) CommVault
3 9 (36.00%) Netezza
4 8 (32.00%) Veritas
5 1 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) hybris
5 1 (4.00%) BMC
5 1 (4.00%) SAP