The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 229 177 158
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -19
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 36 94 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 1.30% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.97% 4.79% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9 55 46
Average salary £60,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,160 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +5.88%
Solaris
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1832 1961 1994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 25.92% 27.20% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1469 1625 1684
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Solaris
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Solaris Salary Trend in the East of England

Solaris
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the East of England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Solaris Salary Histogram in the East of England

Solaris
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the East of England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Essex +5 17 - -
Hertfordshire -32 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 6 £80,000 +100.00% 3
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 81 (91.01%) Unix
2 77 (86.52%) Oracle
3 73 (82.02%) Linux
4 45 (50.56%) Apache
5 34 (38.20%) ITIL
5 34 (38.20%) Java
6 33 (37.08%) SQL
7 30 (33.71%) Perl
7 30 (33.71%) Bash Shell
8 28 (31.46%) Tomcat
9 26 (29.21%) Finance
10 25 (28.09%) Windows
11 24 (26.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 23 (25.84%) IBM
12 23 (25.84%) AIX
13 22 (24.72%) Cisco
13 22 (24.72%) Oracle Database
14 21 (23.60%) Shell Script
14 21 (23.60%) Data Guard
14 21 (23.60%) Oracle RAC
14 21 (23.60%) Oracle RMAN
15 20 (22.47%) Oracle Database 11g
15 20 (22.47%) Juniper
15 20 (22.47%) Performance Monitoring
15 20 (22.47%) Data Centre
16 19 (21.35%) Red Hat
16 19 (21.35%) Sun Certification
17 18 (20.22%) Project Management
17 18 (20.22%) Performance Tuning
18 17 (19.10%) IaaS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 45 (50.56%) Apache
2 28 (31.46%) Tomcat
3 17 (19.10%) JBoss
4 15 (16.85%) WebSphere
4 15 (16.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (14.61%) Apache ServiceMix
6 11 (12.36%) WebLogic
7 10 (11.24%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (3.37%) Jetty
9 2 (2.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (2.25%) CMS
9 2 (2.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 15 (16.85%) MS Office
2 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.10%) IaaS
1 17 (19.10%) PaaS
1 17 (19.10%) SaaS
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (3.37%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (3.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.10%) LDAP
2 12 (13.48%) FTP
3 10 (11.24%) Internet
4 9 (10.11%) SAN
5 3 (3.37%) HTTP
6 2 (2.25%) MPLS
7 1 (1.12%) DNS
7 1 (1.12%) Firewall
7 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.12%) IPsec
7 1 (1.12%) Network Security
7 1 (1.12%) SSL
7 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.72%) Oracle Database
2 20 (22.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (16.85%) DB2
4 13 (14.61%) MySQL
5 9 (10.11%) Relational Database
6 7 (7.87%) RDBMS
7 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (6.74%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (3.37%) MS Access
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.25%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.25%) Ant
2 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.25%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.25%) JIRA
2 2 (2.25%) JUnit
2 2 (2.25%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.25%) Log4j
2 2 (2.25%) Mockito
2 2 (2.25%) Subversion
General
1 26 (29.21%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Military
4 1 (1.12%) Billing
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) Architect
1 17 (19.10%) Solutions Architect
1 17 (19.10%) Unix Support
2 16 (17.98%) Administrator
3 15 (16.85%) Analyst
3 15 (16.85%) Unix Administrator
4 14 (15.73%) Support Analyst
5 13 (14.61%) Linux Support
6 12 (13.48%) AIX Support
6 12 (13.48%) Designer
6 12 (13.48%) Linux Scripter
6 12 (13.48%) Solutions Designer
6 12 (13.48%) SQL Analyst
6 12 (13.48%) SQL Support Analyst
6 12 (13.48%) Unix Analyst
6 12 (13.48%) Unix Scripter
6 12 (13.48%) Unix Support Analyst
7 11 (12.36%) Applications Support
8 9 (10.11%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (8.99%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) JDBC
2 13 (14.61%) J2EE
2 13 (14.61%) LAMP
2 13 (14.61%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (11.24%) Web Services
4 9 (10.11%) J2SE
5 7 (7.87%) SOAP
6 5 (5.62%) XML
7 4 (4.49%) HTML
7 4 (4.49%) JSON
7 4 (4.49%) Middleware
7 4 (4.49%) REST
7 4 (4.49%) Spring
8 3 (3.37%) Flash
9 2 (2.25%) JMS
9 2 (2.25%) POSIX
9 2 (2.25%) WSDL
9 2 (2.25%) XHTML
9 2 (2.25%) XSD
9 2 (2.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.11%) Clustering
3 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.37%) AS400
4 3 (3.37%) iSeries
5 2 (2.25%) Fintech
5 2 (2.25%) NHS
5 2 (2.25%) Wiki
6 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) Physics
6 1 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 81 (91.01%) Unix
2 73 (82.02%) Linux
3 25 (28.09%) Windows
4 23 (25.84%) AIX
5 17 (19.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (10.11%) HPUX
6 9 (10.11%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.37%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.12%) CentOS
8 1 (1.12%) Debian
8 1 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.12%) pSOS
8 1 (1.12%) SUSE
8 1 (1.12%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) ITIL
2 20 (22.47%) Performance Monitoring
3 18 (20.22%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (20.22%) Project Management
4 17 (19.10%) PRINCE2
4 17 (19.10%) Service Delivery
4 17 (19.10%) TOGAF
5 16 (17.98%) Configuration Management
6 14 (15.73%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (15.73%) OO
7 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (14.61%) Problem Management
8 10 (11.24%) Load Balancing
8 10 (11.24%) UML
9 9 (10.11%) Multithreading
9 9 (10.11%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (10.11%) OWASP
9 9 (10.11%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (7.87%) High Availability
11 5 (5.62%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.20%) Java
2 33 (37.08%) SQL
3 30 (33.71%) Bash Shell
3 30 (33.71%) Perl
4 21 (23.60%) Shell Script
5 15 (16.85%) AWK
6 14 (15.73%) C-shell
6 14 (15.73%) Korn
7 4 (4.49%) C
7 4 (4.49%) C#
7 4 (4.49%) C++
7 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.49%) Python
8 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Sun Certification
2 17 (19.10%) RHCSA
3 16 (17.98%) Degree
4 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) CCNA
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.25%) PhD
5 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.25%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (23.60%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (3.37%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (26.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 21 (23.60%) Data Guard
2 21 (23.60%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (3.37%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.25%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (2.25%) Puppet
6 1 (1.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 77 (86.52%) Oracle
2 23 (25.84%) IBM
3 22 (24.72%) Cisco
4 20 (22.47%) Juniper
5 19 (21.35%) Red Hat
6 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
7 14 (15.73%) Sun
8 8 (8.99%) VMware
9 5 (5.62%) Northgate
10 4 (4.49%) Atlassian
10 4 (4.49%) Citrix
10 4 (4.49%) WorldPay
11 3 (3.37%) BMC
11 3 (3.37%) Dell
11 3 (3.37%) EMC
11 3 (3.37%) Hitachi
11 3 (3.37%) HP
11 3 (3.37%) NetApp
11 3 (3.37%) Sybase
11 3 (3.37%) Symantec
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