The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 61 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 9 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.45% 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 2.00% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £39,000 £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +44.92%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Solaris
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
126 100 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 20.32% 21.37% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 87 82 80
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +23.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Derbyshire region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Derbyshire

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

Solaris
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield - 8 £39,000 -
Derby -2 1 - -
Solaris
East Midlands

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Network Security
3 9 (75.00%) Computer Security
3 9 (75.00%) FISMA
3 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) IPsec
3 9 (75.00%) Internet
3 9 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (75.00%) Information Security
3 9 (75.00%) PKI
4 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (50.00%) ArcSight
4 6 (50.00%) SIEM
4 6 (50.00%) Software Deployment
4 6 (50.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (16.67%) NAS
6 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
6 2 (16.67%) Time Management
6 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Clustering
6 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
6 2 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 2 (16.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Network Security
2 9 (75.00%) Internet
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) IPsec
2 9 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (75.00%) VPN
2 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (16.67%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) PeopleTools
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Computer Security
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 6 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) PeopleCode
1 1 (8.33%) SQR
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) OCP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) FISMA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) NFS
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft