The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 56 18 47
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +29
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 6 72 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.10% 11.30% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.48% 29.27% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 72 7
Average salary £51,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
134 246 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 24.54% 38.62% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 120 233 87
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Solaris
West Midlands

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 8 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) IIS
2 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Apache
4 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) COM
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) RDBMS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (50.00%) IIS
1 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Intranet
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (33.33%) DBA
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 4 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Senior DBA
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Principle Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) COM
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Korn
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Terminal Server
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) Clearswift
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Sun
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp