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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 151 194 109
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -85
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 122 54 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.54% 0.79% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.74% 2.65% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 66 26 171
Average salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% -2.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
2124 2035 2626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.73% 29.71% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1674 2197
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Hertfordshire +20 58 £45,000 -28.00% 4
Bedfordshire +34 29 £47,500 +35.71%
Cambridgeshire -18 22 £32,500 -21.68% 1
Essex +3 13 £40,000 - 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 184 (83.26%) Linux
2 170 (76.92%) UNIX
3 167 (75.57%) Oracle
4 137 (61.99%) Java
5 133 (60.18%) SQL
6 101 (45.70%) Tomcat
7 91 (41.18%) J2EE
8 85 (38.46%) Windows
9 72 (32.58%) AIX
10 71 (32.13%) Sun
11 70 (31.67%) ITIL
12 69 (31.22%) Finance
13 68 (30.77%) Perl
14 66 (29.86%) IBM
15 59 (26.70%) Microsoft
16 58 (26.24%) IIS
16 58 (26.24%) Shell Script
17 50 (22.62%) Retail
18 49 (22.17%) Bash Shell
18 49 (22.17%) WebLogic
18 49 (22.17%) WebSphere
18 49 (22.17%) OO
19 46 (20.81%) MySQL
19 46 (20.81%) Degree
20 45 (20.36%) HTTP
21 43 (19.46%) JDBC
21 43 (19.46%) WebSphere Application Server
21 43 (19.46%) E-Commerce
22 40 (18.10%) Apache
23 38 (17.19%) HPUX

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 101 (45.70%) Tomcat
2 58 (26.24%) IIS
3 49 (22.17%) WebLogic
3 49 (22.17%) WebSphere
4 43 (19.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 40 (18.10%) Apache
6 35 (15.84%) MQSeries
7 34 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
8 8 (3.62%) Adobe CQ
9 7 (3.17%) WebLogic Portal
9 7 (3.17%) MS Exchange
10 6 (2.71%) iPlanet
10 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (2.71%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.81%) JBoss
12 2 (0.90%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.90%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (14.93%) MS Office
2 27 (12.22%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (20.36%) HTTP
2 27 (12.22%) Internet
3 26 (11.76%) FTP
4 24 (10.86%) SAN
5 16 (7.24%) DNS
6 13 (5.88%) LDAP
7 12 (5.43%) DHCP
8 10 (4.52%) TCP/IP
8 10 (4.52%) Intranet
9 7 (3.17%) SS7
10 6 (2.71%) 3GPP
10 6 (2.71%) IPv4
10 6 (2.71%) LTE
10 6 (2.71%) NAS
10 6 (2.71%) VoLTE
11 5 (2.26%) SSL
12 4 (1.81%) VPN
12 4 (1.81%) WAN
13 3 (1.36%) ISDN
13 3 (1.36%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.81%) MySQL
2 36 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 36 (16.29%) DB2
3 34 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 32 (14.48%) Relational Database
5 24 (10.86%) RDBMS
6 22 (9.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (5.43%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (2.71%) MS Access
8 6 (2.71%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (2.26%) NonStop SQL
9 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 31 (14.03%) Subversion
2 21 (9.50%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.24%) JUnit
4 15 (6.79%) Eclipse
5 14 (6.33%) Maven
6 10 (4.52%) Ant
7 8 (3.62%) Log4j
8 7 (3.17%) Rational Application Developer
8 7 (3.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 6 (2.71%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.36%) JIRA
10 3 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 69 (31.22%) Finance
2 50 (22.62%) Retail
3 35 (15.84%) Manufacturing
4 15 (6.79%) Banking
5 9 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.17%) Marketing
7 6 (2.71%) Billing
7 6 (2.71%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.26%) Games
9 4 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.90%) Electronics
10 2 (0.90%) Military
11 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (37.56%) Analyst
2 68 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 46 (20.81%) Applications Support
4 44 (19.91%) Applications Support Analyst
5 27 (12.22%) Developer
6 24 (10.86%) Support Engineer
6 24 (10.86%) Operations Analyst
6 24 (10.86%) Operations Support Analyst
7 23 (10.41%) Administrator
7 23 (10.41%) Consultant
8 21 (9.50%) Java Developer
9 20 (9.05%) Senior Analyst
9 20 (9.05%) Senior Support Analyst
9 20 (9.05%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
10 13 (5.88%) Capacity Analyst
11 11 (4.98%) UNIX Administrator
12 10 (4.52%) Solaris Administrator
13 9 (4.07%) Performance Analyst
14 8 (3.62%) Project Manager
14 8 (3.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (41.18%) J2EE
2 43 (19.46%) JDBC
3 37 (16.74%) Middleware
4 25 (11.31%) Web Services
5 24 (10.86%) XML
5 24 (10.86%) JMS
6 23 (10.41%) HTML
7 22 (9.95%) CSS
8 21 (9.50%) Struts
9 16 (7.24%) Spring
10 15 (6.79%) XSLT
11 14 (6.33%) Servlets
11 14 (6.33%) SOAP
11 14 (6.33%) Hibernate
11 14 (6.33%) jQuery
12 13 (5.88%) JSP
13 10 (4.52%) CGI
14 9 (4.07%) JCE
15 8 (3.62%) XMLBeans
15 8 (3.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.14%) Wiki
2 16 (7.24%) PKI
3 15 (6.79%) Mathematics
4 13 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.43%) AS400
5 12 (5.43%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.62%) Web 2.0
7 7 (3.17%) FMCG
7 7 (3.17%) iSeries
8 6 (2.71%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.26%) Statistics
9 5 (2.26%) Clustering
9 5 (2.26%) Tandem
10 4 (1.81%) Open Source
11 3 (1.36%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.36%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.90%) HACMP
12 2 (0.90%) HP Superdome
12 2 (0.90%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.90%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 184 (83.26%) Linux
2 170 (76.92%) UNIX
3 85 (38.46%) Windows
4 72 (32.58%) AIX
5 38 (17.19%) HPUX
6 9 (4.07%) CentOS
7 8 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.62%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.45%) zOS
12 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.45%) SUSE
12 1 (0.45%) Debian
12 1 (0.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (31.67%) ITIL
2 49 (22.17%) OO
3 43 (19.46%) E-Commerce
4 32 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (14.03%) Problem Management
6 28 (12.67%) OOD
6 28 (12.67%) Service Management
7 26 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
8 24 (10.86%) Capacity Planning
8 24 (10.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (9.05%) MVC
10 19 (8.60%) Software Engineering
11 17 (7.69%) Project Management
12 16 (7.24%) Business Continuity
13 15 (6.79%) Content Management
14 14 (6.33%) Change Management
14 14 (6.33%) Configuration Management
15 12 (5.43%) Mentoring
16 10 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
16 10 (4.52%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 137 (61.99%) Java
2 133 (60.18%) SQL
3 68 (30.77%) Perl
4 58 (26.24%) Shell Script
5 49 (22.17%) Bash Shell
6 35 (15.84%) PL/SQL
7 21 (9.50%) JavaScript
8 19 (8.60%) C
8 19 (8.60%) AWK
8 19 (8.60%) Korn
9 14 (6.33%) XPath
10 12 (5.43%) C-shell
10 12 (5.43%) C++
11 10 (4.52%) Python
12 9 (4.07%) VBA
13 6 (2.71%) C#
14 2 (0.90%) Jython
14 2 (0.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 1 (0.45%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (20.81%) Degree
2 21 (9.50%) Sun Certification
3 12 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.71%) PMP
4 6 (2.71%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.71%) CISSP
4 6 (2.71%) MCSE
4 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.26%) CCNP
5 5 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.81%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.36%) CEH
7 3 (1.36%) CISMP
7 3 (1.36%) CCNA
8 1 (0.45%) ISEB
8 1 (0.45%) OCA
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.45%) RHCE
8 1 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (16.74%) SLA
2 27 (12.22%) QA
3 18 (8.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.90%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 17 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (6.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.52%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.62%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (2.71%) VirtualBox
6 5 (2.26%) ACF2
6 5 (2.26%) Sendmail
6 5 (2.26%) RACF
7 4 (1.81%) NFS
7 4 (1.81%) vSphere
7 4 (1.81%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 3 (1.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (1.36%) PowerHA
8 3 (1.36%) Samba
8 3 (1.36%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.45%) GPFS
10 1 (0.45%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 14 (6.33%) Tivoli
1 14 (6.33%) Data Guard
2 13 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (4.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (2.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 5 (2.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.81%) CFEngine
5 4 (1.81%) Puppet
6 3 (1.36%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.36%) OpenView
6 3 (1.36%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (1.36%) Novell Identity Manager
7 2 (0.90%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.90%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 167 (75.57%) Oracle
2 71 (32.13%) Sun
3 66 (29.86%) IBM
4 59 (26.70%) Microsoft
5 26 (11.76%) VMware
6 25 (11.31%) HP
7 22 (9.95%) Red Hat
8 18 (8.14%) Citrix
9 14 (6.33%) Cisco
10 13 (5.88%) NetApp
11 11 (4.98%) BMC
11 11 (4.98%) Sybase
12 8 (3.62%) Dell
12 8 (3.62%) Interwoven
13 7 (3.17%) Veritas
13 7 (3.17%) Symantec
14 6 (2.71%) NetIQ
15 4 (1.81%) Vertica
15 4 (1.81%) Cyber-Ark
16 3 (1.36%) Perforce
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