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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 66 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 9 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.17% 3.51% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.63% 14.56% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 4
Average salary £40,500 £59,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.35% +93.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,160 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +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
160 158 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 20.86% 24.09% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 144 130 73
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,100
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 8 February 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Coventry

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 15 (75.00%) Unix
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) SAN
3 10 (50.00%) NetApp
3 10 (50.00%) Veritas
3 10 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (35.00%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (35.00%) NFS
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) Apache
6 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) DevOps
7 4 (20.00%) People Management
7 4 (20.00%) Service Management
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (15.00%) Web Services
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
8 3 (15.00%) CommVault

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (25.00%) Apache
1 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) nginx
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) SAN
2 7 (35.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Riak
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Unix Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 4 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Unix Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Application Support Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Unix Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Unix Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) LAMP
3 2 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
1 15 (75.00%) Unix
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) CoreOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) People Management
2 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) Coaching
3 3 (15.00%) E-business
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Kanban
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Korn
3 2 (10.00%) Go
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (35.00%) NFS
3 2 (10.00%) Docker
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (15.00%) Simpana
3 2 (10.00%) Ansible
3 2 (10.00%) Control-M
3 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (10.00%) Legato
3 2 (10.00%) Mesos
3 2 (10.00%) Nagios
3 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.00%) Puppet
3 2 (10.00%) Unicenter
3 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) NetApp
2 10 (50.00%) Veritas
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) CommVault
4 3 (15.00%) Sun
5 2 (10.00%) New Relic
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) Netezza
6 1 (5.00%) VMware