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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 186 157 133
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -24
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 73 116 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.00% 1.46% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.63% 4.85% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 51 60 118
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2011 2392 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.62% 30.14% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 2020 2173
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 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
Hertfordshire -16 28 £42,500 -15.00%
Bedfordshire +20 23 £46,500 +9.41%
Essex +11 10 £43,750 -2.77%
Cambridgeshire -21 10 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Suffolk +7 2 £47,500 +26.66%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

1 162 (82.65%) Linux
2 160 (81.63%) UNIX
3 139 (70.92%) Oracle
4 130 (66.33%) SQL
5 120 (61.22%) Java
6 86 (43.88%) J2EE
7 80 (40.82%) Tomcat
8 77 (39.29%) Windows
9 68 (34.69%) ITIL
10 67 (34.18%) WebLogic
11 63 (32.14%) AIX
12 58 (29.59%) Shell Script
13 55 (28.06%) Finance
14 53 (27.04%) Microsoft
15 50 (25.51%) IBM
16 48 (24.49%) Sun
17 47 (23.98%) HPUX
18 46 (23.47%) IIS
19 45 (22.96%) OO
19 45 (22.96%) Apache
20 42 (21.43%) SLA
21 41 (20.92%) MySQL
22 40 (20.41%) SAN
23 39 (19.90%) PL/SQL
24 37 (18.88%) Web Services
25 36 (18.37%) SQL Server
26 35 (17.86%) WebSphere
26 35 (17.86%) Degree
27 34 (17.35%) MS Excel
27 34 (17.35%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 80 (40.82%) Tomcat
2 67 (34.18%) WebLogic
3 46 (23.47%) IIS
4 45 (22.96%) Apache
5 35 (17.86%) WebSphere
6 33 (16.84%) WebSphere Application Server
7 25 (12.76%) MQSeries
8 16 (8.16%) IBM HTTP Server
9 12 (6.12%) WebLogic Portal
10 8 (4.08%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (3.06%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (3.06%) JBoss
12 5 (2.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (1.53%) iPlanet
13 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (1.53%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.51%) Tuxedo
14 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (17.35%) MS Excel
2 31 (15.82%) MS Office
3 16 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (20.41%) SAN
2 28 (14.29%) HTTP
3 16 (8.16%) FTP
3 16 (8.16%) Internet
4 13 (6.63%) DNS
5 10 (5.10%) LDAP
5 10 (5.10%) NAS
5 10 (5.10%) IPv4
6 7 (3.57%) DHCP
7 6 (3.06%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.53%) Intranet
9 2 (1.02%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.51%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.51%) VPN
10 1 (0.51%) SSL
10 1 (0.51%) LAN
10 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.92%) MySQL
2 36 (18.37%) SQL Server
3 19 (9.69%) Relational Database
4 18 (9.18%) DB2
5 16 (8.16%) MS Access
6 13 (6.63%) RDBMS
7 10 (5.10%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.02%) NonStop SQL
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 21 (10.71%) Subversion
2 18 (9.18%) Maven
3 17 (8.67%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.12%) Ant
5 10 (5.10%) SoapUI
6 8 (4.08%) JUnit
6 8 (4.08%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.08%) Log4j
7 5 (2.55%) JIRA
7 5 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.55%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
General
1 55 (28.06%) Finance
2 29 (14.80%) Retail
3 19 (9.69%) Banking
4 10 (5.10%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.06%) Marketing
7 5 (2.55%) Automotive
8 4 (2.04%) Games
9 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.02%) Legal
10 2 (1.02%) Electronics
11 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (38.27%) Analyst
2 56 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 51 (26.02%) Applications Support
4 42 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
5 20 (10.20%) Developer
6 18 (9.18%) Java Developer
7 17 (8.67%) Administrator
7 17 (8.67%) Capacity Analyst
8 14 (7.14%) Operations Support Analyst
8 14 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 14 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
9 11 (5.61%) Consultant
9 11 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.10%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.10%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (4.59%) Performance Analyst
11 9 (4.59%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
11 9 (4.59%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (4.59%) Senior Support Analyst
12 8 (4.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (43.88%) J2EE
2 37 (18.88%) Web Services
3 29 (14.80%) Middleware
4 27 (13.78%) JDBC
5 25 (12.76%) HTML
6 24 (12.24%) JMS
7 23 (11.73%) XML
8 22 (11.22%) CSS
9 21 (10.71%) SOAP
10 20 (10.20%) Spring
11 18 (9.18%) Hibernate
11 18 (9.18%) Struts
11 18 (9.18%) XSLT
11 18 (9.18%) Servlets
11 18 (9.18%) jQuery
12 15 (7.65%) RESTful
13 14 (7.14%) CSS3
13 14 (7.14%) Flash
14 12 (6.12%) HTML5
15 11 (5.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.69%) AS400
2 17 (8.67%) iSeries
3 15 (7.65%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.12%) PKI
5 11 (5.61%) Management Information System
6 10 (5.10%) Client/Server
7 8 (4.08%) Mathematics
7 8 (4.08%) Web 2.0
7 8 (4.08%) Wiki
8 7 (3.57%) FMCG
9 6 (3.06%) Clustering
10 5 (2.55%) Statistics
11 4 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (1.53%) Open Source
12 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (1.02%) Internet of Things
13 2 (1.02%) SWIFT
13 2 (1.02%) Online Gambling
13 2 (1.02%) Tandem
13 2 (1.02%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 162 (82.65%) Linux
2 160 (81.63%) UNIX
3 77 (39.29%) Windows
4 63 (32.14%) AIX
5 47 (23.98%) HPUX
6 8 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.53%) CentOS
9 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.51%) SUSE
10 1 (0.51%) Debian
10 1 (0.51%) Fedora
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.51%) zOS
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (34.69%) ITIL
2 45 (22.96%) OO
3 34 (17.35%) Service Management
4 31 (15.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (13.78%) Problem Management
6 26 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (12.76%) E-Commerce
8 24 (12.24%) MVC
9 21 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (8.67%) Business Continuity
11 16 (8.16%) Change Management
11 16 (8.16%) OOA/OOD
11 16 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (7.14%) Multithreading
12 14 (7.14%) SOA
12 14 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 13 (6.63%) Project Management
14 12 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (5.61%) OOD
16 10 (5.10%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 130 (66.33%) SQL
2 120 (61.22%) Java
3 58 (29.59%) Shell Script
4 39 (19.90%) PL/SQL
5 32 (16.33%) Perl
6 22 (11.22%) Bash Shell
7 21 (10.71%) JavaScript
8 20 (10.20%) C
9 18 (9.18%) XPath
10 15 (7.65%) C++
11 10 (5.10%) Python
12 9 (4.59%) VBA
13 8 (4.08%) AWK
13 8 (4.08%) Korn
14 5 (2.55%) C#
15 4 (2.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 1 (0.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 35 (17.86%) Degree
2 19 (9.69%) Sun Certification
3 10 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.59%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.06%) PMP
5 6 (3.06%) PMI Certification
5 6 (3.06%) MCSE
5 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.55%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.02%) CISSP
7 2 (1.02%) RHCE
8 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.51%) ISEB
8 1 (0.51%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (21.43%) SLA
2 11 (5.61%) QA
3 7 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.02%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 16 (8.16%) VMware ESX
1 16 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.10%) VirtualBox
3 8 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.04%) Samba
4 4 (2.04%) Sendmail
4 4 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (1.53%) Veritas File System
5 3 (1.53%) NFS
6 2 (1.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.02%) RACF
6 2 (1.02%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (1.02%) ACF2
7 1 (0.51%) GPFS
7 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.51%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.51%) vSphere
7 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 22 (11.22%) Tivoli
2 17 (8.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.53%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.02%) Puppet
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (1.02%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.02%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (1.02%) Novell Identity Manager
5 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.51%) Nagios
6 1 (0.51%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 139 (70.92%) Oracle
2 53 (27.04%) Microsoft
3 50 (25.51%) IBM
4 48 (24.49%) Sun
5 29 (14.80%) Citrix
6 27 (13.78%) VMware
7 23 (11.73%) NetApp
8 19 (9.69%) BMC
9 15 (7.65%) Red Hat
10 11 (5.61%) HP
11 10 (5.10%) Veritas
12 9 (4.59%) Atlassian
13 8 (4.08%) Interwoven
14 7 (3.57%) Cisco
15 6 (3.06%) Symantec
16 5 (2.55%) Perforce
16 5 (2.55%) Sybase
17 3 (1.53%) NetIQ
18 2 (1.02%) TIBCO
18 2 (1.02%) Vertica
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