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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 51 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 18 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.80% 1.08% 5.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.16% 5.66% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 27
Average salary £59,500 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.08% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,877 £30,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
148 106 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 23.02% 19.10% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 127 79 170
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £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 27 January 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Coventry

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 26 (78.79%) Oracle
2 21 (63.64%) Linux
3 20 (60.61%) UNIX
3 20 (60.61%) Tomcat
4 19 (57.58%) SAN
5 18 (54.55%) NetApp
6 16 (48.48%) Finance
7 13 (39.39%) SQL
8 12 (36.36%) Windows
8 12 (36.36%) DevOps
9 11 (33.33%) IIS
9 11 (33.33%) J2EE
9 11 (33.33%) Tivoli
10 10 (30.30%) IBM
10 10 (30.30%) CommVault
11 9 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (27.27%) Netezza
11 9 (27.27%) Korn
11 9 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
11 9 (27.27%) LAN
11 9 (27.27%) WAN
11 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
11 9 (27.27%) C
11 9 (27.27%) Web Services
12 8 (24.24%) Veritas
12 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
13 5 (15.15%) NFS
13 5 (15.15%) .NET
13 5 (15.15%) SQL Server

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 20 (60.61%) Tomcat
2 11 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) SAN
2 9 (27.27%) LAN
2 9 (27.27%) WAN
2 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.15%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Team Leader
2 11 (33.33%) UNIX Team Leader
3 9 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Applications Support
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) DBA
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
6 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) UNIX Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Support Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Senior DBA
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) J2EE
2 9 (27.27%) Web Services
3 5 (15.15%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) UNIX
3 12 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) DevOps
2 9 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (15.15%) People Management
3 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.12%) Kanban
4 4 (12.12%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Line Management
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) C
2 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 9 (27.27%) Korn
3 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) NFS
1 5 (15.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 5 (15.15%) BladeLogic
2 5 (15.15%) Ansible
3 4 (12.12%) Unicenter
3 4 (12.12%) Nagios
4 3 (9.09%) Control-M
5 1 (3.03%) Salt
5 1 (3.03%) Puppet
5 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Oracle
2 18 (54.55%) NetApp
3 10 (30.30%) IBM
3 10 (30.30%) CommVault
4 9 (27.27%) Netezza
5 8 (24.24%) Veritas
6 1 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) hybris
6 1 (3.03%) BMC
6 1 (3.03%) SAP