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 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 166 147 191
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +44
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 98 119 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.33% 1.55% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.20% 5.45% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 52 52 43
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,150 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
1886 2183 2111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 25.67% 28.41% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1550 1786 1800
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 August 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 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
Bedfordshire +25 37 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Hertfordshire -25 36 £50,000 -1.96% 2
Cambridgeshire -12 20 £32,500 -29.72% 3
Essex -6 4 £23,000 -54.00%
Suffolk - 1 £37,000 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 153 (92.73%) UNIX
2 145 (87.88%) Linux
3 142 (86.06%) Oracle
4 84 (50.91%) SQL
5 72 (43.64%) Perl
6 66 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 65 (39.39%) Java
8 62 (37.58%) Shell Script
8 62 (37.58%) AIX
9 55 (33.33%) Windows
9 55 (33.33%) IBM
10 54 (32.73%) Apache
11 53 (32.12%) Tomcat
12 49 (29.70%) Finance
13 43 (26.06%) MySQL
14 40 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
15 39 (23.64%) Oracle Database
16 38 (23.03%) Microsoft
17 37 (22.42%) Oracle RMAN
17 37 (22.42%) Oracle RAC
17 37 (22.42%) Data Guard
17 37 (22.42%) Capacity Planning
18 36 (21.82%) Oracle Database 11g
19 35 (21.21%) WebSphere
19 35 (21.21%) Performance Monitoring
20 34 (20.61%) ITIL
21 32 (19.39%) WebSphere Application Server
21 32 (19.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
21 32 (19.39%) AWK
22 31 (18.79%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 54 (32.73%) Apache
2 53 (32.12%) Tomcat
3 35 (21.21%) WebSphere
4 32 (19.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 31 (18.79%) Apache ServiceMix
6 19 (11.52%) Oracle Application Server
6 19 (11.52%) WebLogic
7 18 (10.91%) IIS
8 13 (7.88%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (3.64%) MQSeries
10 5 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.61%) JBoss
11 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 31 (18.79%) MS Office
2 15 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.61%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.21%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.21%) Dropbox
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.15%) SAN
2 24 (14.55%) HTTP
3 18 (10.91%) FTP
4 12 (7.27%) Internet
5 7 (4.24%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.64%) LDAP
7 5 (3.03%) VPN
7 5 (3.03%) DNS
8 4 (2.42%) Firewall
9 3 (1.82%) NAS
10 2 (1.21%) Wireless
10 2 (1.21%) DHCP
11 1 (0.61%) ATM
11 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.61%) Network Security
11 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.61%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (26.06%) MySQL
2 39 (23.64%) Oracle Database
3 36 (21.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 31 (18.79%) DB2
5 23 (13.94%) SQL Server
6 17 (10.30%) RDBMS
6 17 (10.30%) Relational Database
7 13 (7.88%) Oracle9i Database
8 9 (5.45%) MS Access
9 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (11.52%) JUnit
1 19 (11.52%) Eclipse
1 19 (11.52%) Subversion
2 13 (7.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 13 (7.88%) Rational Application Developer
3 10 (6.06%) Ant
4 9 (5.45%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.24%) Maven
6 6 (3.64%) Log4j
7 2 (1.21%) JIRA
7 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.61%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 49 (29.70%) Finance
2 18 (10.91%) Banking
3 4 (2.42%) Retail
3 4 (2.42%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.61%) Back Office
4 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Legal
4 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (38.79%) Administrator
2 54 (32.73%) UNIX Administrator
3 31 (18.79%) Analyst
4 27 (16.36%) Systems Administrator
5 25 (15.15%) Support Analyst
6 20 (12.12%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 19 (11.52%) Java Developer
7 19 (11.52%) Developer
8 18 (10.91%) Operations Analyst
8 18 (10.91%) Operations Support Analyst
9 15 (9.09%) Consultant
10 13 (7.88%) Support Consultant
10 13 (7.88%) Java Consultant
11 12 (7.27%) Architect
12 11 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (4.24%) Applications Support
13 7 (4.24%) Linux Administrator
14 6 (3.64%) Storage Specialist
14 6 (3.64%) Applications Support Analyst
15 5 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.79%) JDBC
2 26 (15.76%) Web Services
3 25 (15.15%) J2EE
4 20 (12.12%) HTML
4 20 (12.12%) XML
5 19 (11.52%) JMS
5 19 (11.52%) CSS
5 19 (11.52%) Struts
5 19 (11.52%) Spring
5 19 (11.52%) REST
6 18 (10.91%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (7.88%) JSTL
7 13 (7.88%) Spring MVC
7 13 (7.88%) JSP
7 13 (7.88%) XHTML
8 10 (6.06%) SOAP
9 9 (5.45%) Middleware
10 8 (4.85%) J2SE
11 6 (3.64%) XSLT
11 6 (3.64%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.09%) Clustering
2 9 (5.45%) AS400
2 9 (5.45%) iSeries
3 7 (4.24%) HP Superdome
4 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.64%) Web 2.0
5 5 (3.03%) PKI
6 4 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.82%) Wiki
8 2 (1.21%) Life Science
8 2 (1.21%) e-Health
8 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 153 (92.73%) UNIX
2 145 (87.88%) Linux
3 62 (37.58%) AIX
4 55 (33.33%) Windows
5 28 (16.97%) HPUX
6 9 (5.45%) Data ONTAP
7 8 (4.85%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.03%) SUSE
10 4 (2.42%) Debian
11 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (22.42%) Capacity Planning
3 35 (21.21%) Performance Monitoring
4 34 (20.61%) ITIL
5 30 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 23 (13.94%) Problem Management
7 21 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (11.52%) Content Management
9 17 (10.30%) OO
10 15 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (7.88%) RAD
11 13 (7.88%) MVC
11 13 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (7.88%) Web Development
12 12 (7.27%) Load Balancing
13 11 (6.67%) Service Delivery
13 11 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (4.85%) Multithreading
14 8 (4.85%) OWASP
14 8 (4.85%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (50.91%) SQL
2 72 (43.64%) Perl
3 66 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 65 (39.39%) Java
5 62 (37.58%) Shell Script
6 32 (19.39%) AWK
7 29 (17.58%) C-shell
8 28 (16.97%) Korn
9 20 (12.12%) JavaScript
10 9 (5.45%) Python
11 6 (3.64%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.64%) XPath
12 5 (3.03%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.61%) C
13 1 (0.61%) C#
13 1 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (10.91%) Degree
2 16 (9.70%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 14 (8.48%) Sun Certification
5 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.42%) MCDST
7 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) RHCE
7 1 (0.61%) CCNA
7 1 (0.61%) CISSP
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CISA
7 1 (0.61%) CISM
7 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (8.48%) SLA
3 3 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 37 (22.42%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (6.06%) Samba
2 10 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.24%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.03%) NFS
4 5 (3.03%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (1.82%) vSphere
6 2 (1.21%) Dovecot
6 2 (1.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.61%) XenApp
7 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 37 (22.42%) Oracle RMAN
1 37 (22.42%) Data Guard
2 32 (19.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (7.27%) Tivoli
4 9 (5.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.21%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.21%) Legato
6 2 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.61%) Puppet
7 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 142 (86.06%) Oracle
2 55 (33.33%) IBM
3 38 (23.03%) Microsoft
4 30 (18.18%) Sun
5 23 (13.94%) VMware
6 14 (8.48%) Red Hat
7 13 (7.88%) HP
8 10 (6.06%) Citrix
9 9 (5.45%) BMC
9 9 (5.45%) NetApp
10 8 (4.85%) WorldPay
11 7 (4.24%) Juniper
12 6 (3.64%) Interwoven
13 5 (3.03%) Cisco
13 5 (3.03%) EMC
13 5 (3.03%) Atlassian
13 5 (3.03%) Symantec
14 4 (2.42%) CheckPoint
15 3 (1.82%) Hitachi
15 3 (1.82%) Sybase
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