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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 47 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 27 0 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.65% - 10.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.50% - 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 71
Average salary £100,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
200 102 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 27.03% 19.81% 39.55%
Number of salaries quoted 165 89 245
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,950 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 March 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Coventry

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (83.78%) Oracle
2 29 (78.38%) SQL
2 29 (78.38%) Linux
3 28 (75.68%) Tomcat
4 27 (72.97%) Windows
4 27 (72.97%) DevOps
5 26 (70.27%) IIS
5 26 (70.27%) J2EE
5 26 (70.27%) Tivoli
6 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
6 14 (37.84%) .NET
6 14 (37.84%) Ansible
6 14 (37.84%) BladeLogic
6 14 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (35.14%) Kanban
7 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
7 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (35.14%) Perl
7 13 (35.14%) ITIL
7 13 (35.14%) Python
7 13 (35.14%) Unicenter
7 13 (35.14%) Nagios
7 13 (35.14%) Scrum
8 10 (27.03%) Control-M
8 10 (27.03%) Software Deployment
9 8 (21.62%) UNIX
10 7 (18.92%) SAN
11 6 (16.22%) NetApp
12 5 (13.51%) Finance
13 3 (8.11%) Service Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (75.68%) Tomcat
2 26 (70.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (48.65%) Applications Support
3 11 (29.73%) Team Leader
4 7 (18.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Support Team Leader
6 5 (13.51%) Administrator
6 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps Administrator
7 4 (10.81%) Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Technical Team Leader
7 4 (10.81%) UNIX Team Leader
8 3 (8.11%) IT Administrator
8 3 (8.11%) Graduate
8 3 (8.11%) Junior
8 3 (8.11%) DBA
8 3 (8.11%) Junior Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (70.27%) J2EE
2 14 (37.84%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Linux
2 27 (72.97%) Windows
3 8 (21.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) DevOps
2 14 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (35.14%) Kanban
3 13 (35.14%) ITIL
3 13 (35.14%) Scrum
3 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) Software Deployment
5 3 (8.11%) Line Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.70%) OO
7 1 (2.70%) ERP
7 1 (2.70%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) Python
2 13 (35.14%) Perl
2 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.11%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) C
4 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.41%) Korn
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) NFS
1 2 (5.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 26 (70.27%) Tivoli
2 14 (37.84%) BladeLogic
2 14 (37.84%) Ansible
3 13 (35.14%) Unicenter
3 13 (35.14%) Nagios
4 10 (27.03%) Control-M
5 1 (2.70%) Salt
5 1 (2.70%) Puppet
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) NetApp
3 3 (8.11%) Veritas
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 3 (8.11%) CommVault
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Netezza
5 1 (2.70%) hybris
5 1 (2.70%) BMC
5 1 (2.70%) SAP