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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 57 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.51% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.21% 0.65% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +56.86%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
214 155 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 35.79% 31.06% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 191 126 137
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Coventry

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle Database
3 12 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (66.67%) Finance
4 9 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (50.00%) UNIX
5 8 (44.44%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) Tomcat
5 8 (44.44%) SAN
5 8 (44.44%) NetApp
5 8 (44.44%) Data Guard
5 8 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
6 7 (38.89%) Korn
6 7 (38.89%) Web Services
6 7 (38.89%) C
7 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (27.78%) Middleware
8 5 (27.78%) Netezza
8 5 (27.78%) LAN
8 5 (27.78%) WAN
8 5 (27.78%) CommVault
8 5 (27.78%) IBM
9 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (22.22%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
9 4 (22.22%) People Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) LAN
3 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) Intranet
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle Database
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) DBA
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (38.89%) Team Leader
3 6 (33.33%) UNIX Team Leader
4 4 (22.22%) Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) Senior DBA
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (11.11%) Principle Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) Middleware
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) COM
3 2 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (22.22%) People Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) E-business
4 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
1 7 (38.89%) Korn
1 7 (38.89%) C
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Terminal Server
1 2 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Data Guard
2 2 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) NetApp
3 5 (27.78%) Netezza
3 5 (27.78%) CommVault
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.56%) JBoss