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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 193 160 179
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +19
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 68 128 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 1.52% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.42% 5.18% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 39 65 72
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,200
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £46,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +6.97%
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
1987 2471 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.90% 29.27% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1558 2048 2150
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -26 31 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -29 17 £65,000 +36.84% 4
Bedfordshire +23 9 £46,500 +39.84% 2
Essex +13 9 £45,000 -5.26%
Suffolk +11 2 £43,500 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 134 (89.93%) UNIX
2 131 (87.92%) Linux
3 114 (76.51%) Oracle
4 94 (63.09%) SQL
5 86 (57.72%) Java
6 63 (42.28%) Windows
7 61 (40.94%) AIX
7 61 (40.94%) Tomcat
8 56 (37.58%) J2EE
9 51 (34.23%) Shell Script
10 48 (32.21%) WebLogic
11 46 (30.87%) IBM
11 46 (30.87%) Finance
12 44 (29.53%) Apache
12 44 (29.53%) ITIL
13 40 (26.85%) Microsoft
14 38 (25.50%) MySQL
15 35 (23.49%) IIS
15 35 (23.49%) SAN
16 32 (21.48%) Perl
16 32 (21.48%) HPUX
17 31 (20.81%) SLA
17 31 (20.81%) WebSphere
18 30 (20.13%) MS Office
19 29 (19.46%) SQL Server
19 29 (19.46%) MS Excel
20 28 (18.79%) WebSphere Application Server
20 28 (18.79%) Web Services
21 27 (18.12%) Sun
22 26 (17.45%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 61 (40.94%) Tomcat
2 48 (32.21%) WebLogic
3 44 (29.53%) Apache
4 35 (23.49%) IIS
5 31 (20.81%) WebSphere
6 28 (18.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (8.72%) IBM HTTP Server
8 11 (7.38%) Apache ServiceMix
9 10 (6.71%) MQSeries
10 5 (3.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (3.36%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (2.68%) JBoss
12 3 (2.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (2.01%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.67%) iPlanet
Applications
1 30 (20.13%) MS Office
2 29 (19.46%) MS Excel
3 18 (12.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.67%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) Dropbox
2 1 (0.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (23.49%) SAN
2 21 (14.09%) HTTP
3 13 (8.72%) FTP
4 9 (6.04%) Internet
5 7 (4.70%) LDAP
6 6 (4.03%) IPv4
6 6 (4.03%) NAS
7 5 (3.36%) VPN
8 4 (2.68%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.01%) DNS
10 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.67%) Network Security
10 1 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.67%) DHCP
10 1 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.67%) Wireless
10 1 (0.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.50%) MySQL
2 29 (19.46%) SQL Server
3 18 (12.08%) DB2
3 18 (12.08%) MS Access
4 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.68%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (10.07%) Subversion
2 10 (6.71%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.04%) JUnit
3 9 (6.04%) Eclipse
3 9 (6.04%) Maven
4 7 (4.70%) Ant
5 6 (4.03%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 6 (4.03%) SoapUI
5 6 (4.03%) Rational Application Developer
6 4 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.68%) JIRA
6 4 (2.68%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.01%) Log4j
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 46 (30.87%) Finance
2 13 (8.72%) Retail
3 11 (7.38%) Banking
4 6 (4.03%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.36%) Automotive
6 3 (2.01%) Marketing
7 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (32.21%) Analyst
2 40 (26.85%) Support Analyst
3 35 (23.49%) Applications Support
4 28 (18.79%) Applications Support Analyst
5 25 (16.78%) Administrator
6 18 (12.08%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (10.07%) Developer
7 15 (10.07%) Java Developer
8 13 (8.72%) UNIX Administrator
9 12 (8.05%) Operations Analyst
9 12 (8.05%) Consultant
9 12 (8.05%) Operations Support Analyst
10 11 (7.38%) Storage Specialist
11 10 (6.71%) Architect
12 9 (6.04%) Linux Administrator
13 8 (5.37%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 8 (5.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 8 (5.37%) Capacity Analyst
13 8 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (4.03%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (37.58%) J2EE
2 28 (18.79%) Web Services
3 24 (16.11%) JDBC
4 19 (12.75%) HTML
5 18 (12.08%) XML
6 16 (10.74%) JMS
6 16 (10.74%) CSS
7 15 (10.07%) Struts
7 15 (10.07%) Middleware
7 15 (10.07%) Spring
8 14 (9.40%) Flash
8 14 (9.40%) SOAP
9 12 (8.05%) Spring MVC
9 12 (8.05%) JSP
10 11 (7.38%) RESTful
10 11 (7.38%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (6.04%) REST
11 9 (6.04%) Servlets
11 9 (6.04%) J2SE
11 9 (6.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.08%) AS400
1 18 (12.08%) iSeries
2 15 (10.07%) Clustering
3 10 (6.71%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.70%) PKI
5 6 (4.03%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.36%) HP Superdome
6 5 (3.36%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.68%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.01%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.34%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 134 (89.93%) UNIX
2 131 (87.92%) Linux
3 63 (42.28%) Windows
4 61 (40.94%) AIX
5 32 (21.48%) HPUX
6 9 (6.04%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.67%) CentOS
8 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.53%) ITIL
2 26 (17.45%) Service Management
3 23 (15.44%) OO
3 23 (15.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (12.75%) MVC
4 19 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (11.41%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (11.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 17 (11.41%) Problem Management
6 16 (10.74%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (10.07%) Multithreading
8 14 (9.40%) OOA/OOD
9 11 (7.38%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.38%) Scrum
10 10 (6.71%) Load Balancing
10 10 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.04%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (6.04%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (6.04%) UML
11 9 (6.04%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (63.09%) SQL
2 86 (57.72%) Java
3 51 (34.23%) Shell Script
4 32 (21.48%) Perl
5 26 (17.45%) Bash Shell
6 24 (16.11%) PL/SQL
7 18 (12.08%) JavaScript
8 10 (6.71%) C++
8 10 (6.71%) C
9 9 (6.04%) XPath
10 8 (5.37%) Python
11 6 (4.03%) AWK
11 6 (4.03%) Korn
12 5 (3.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 4 (2.68%) C#
14 3 (2.01%) C-shell
14 3 (2.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (11.41%) Degree
2 16 (10.74%) Sun Certification
3 12 (8.05%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.34%) PMP
6 2 (1.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.67%) CISSP
7 1 (0.67%) RHCE
7 1 (0.67%) CISA
7 1 (0.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (20.81%) SLA
2 3 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (10.74%) VMware ESX
2 11 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.70%) Samba
4 6 (4.03%) VirtualBox
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.01%) NFS
6 3 (2.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (1.34%) Veritas File System
7 2 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.34%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.67%) XenApp
8 1 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.67%) vSphere
8 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (14.09%) Tivoli
2 18 (12.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.36%) Data Guard
3 5 (3.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.34%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.34%) Legato
6 1 (0.67%) Puppet
6 1 (0.67%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.67%) Nagios
6 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 114 (76.51%) Oracle
2 46 (30.87%) IBM
3 40 (26.85%) Microsoft
4 27 (18.12%) Sun
5 21 (14.09%) Citrix
6 18 (12.08%) BMC
6 18 (12.08%) NetApp
7 17 (11.41%) VMware
8 10 (6.71%) Atlassian
9 8 (5.37%) HP
10 7 (4.70%) WorldPay
10 7 (4.70%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.03%) Veritas
12 4 (2.68%) Perforce
12 4 (2.68%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.68%) Juniper
13 3 (2.01%) Interwoven
14 2 (1.34%) Symantec
14 2 (1.34%) Cisco
14 2 (1.34%) EMC
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