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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 167 144 179
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +35
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 100 135 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.33% 1.69% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.99% 6.01% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 54 63 65
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,150 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
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
2005 2248 2310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.70% 28.19% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1843 1941
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -34 42 £50,000 -1.96% 2
Bedfordshire +8 25 £45,000 -8.16% 2
Cambridgeshire -15 24 £36,000 -24.21% 3
Essex +2 7 £23,000 -54.00%
Suffolk - 2 £37,000 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 148 (90.24%) UNIX
2 145 (88.41%) Linux
3 141 (85.98%) Oracle
4 91 (55.49%) SQL
5 73 (44.51%) Java
6 66 (40.24%) Windows
7 65 (39.63%) AIX
8 56 (34.15%) Perl
9 55 (33.54%) Tomcat
9 55 (33.54%) Shell Script
10 53 (32.32%) IBM
11 50 (30.49%) Bash Shell
12 47 (28.66%) Apache
13 46 (28.05%) Finance
14 41 (25.00%) MySQL
15 37 (22.56%) Microsoft
16 36 (21.95%) J2EE
16 36 (21.95%) ITIL
17 35 (21.34%) Performance Tuning
18 33 (20.12%) HPUX
18 33 (20.12%) Web Services
18 33 (20.12%) WebLogic
18 33 (20.12%) WebSphere
19 32 (19.51%) MS Office
20 30 (18.29%) WebSphere Application Server
20 30 (18.29%) SAN
21 29 (17.68%) Sun
22 27 (16.46%) JDBC
22 27 (16.46%) HTML
22 27 (16.46%) DB2

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (33.54%) Tomcat
2 47 (28.66%) Apache
3 33 (20.12%) WebLogic
3 33 (20.12%) WebSphere
4 30 (18.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 27 (16.46%) Apache ServiceMix
6 22 (13.41%) IIS
7 13 (7.93%) IBM HTTP Server
8 12 (7.32%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (3.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (3.05%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (2.44%) MQSeries
10 4 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (1.83%) JBoss
12 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (19.51%) MS Office
2 20 (12.20%) MS Excel
3 14 (8.54%) 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 3 (1.83%) SaaS
2 2 (1.22%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.22%) Dropbox
2 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.29%) SAN
2 22 (13.41%) HTTP
3 15 (9.15%) FTP
4 9 (5.49%) Internet
5 6 (3.66%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.05%) VPN
6 5 (3.05%) LDAP
7 3 (1.83%) NAS
8 2 (1.22%) DNS
8 2 (1.22%) Firewall
8 2 (1.22%) Wireless
9 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.61%) Network Security
9 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.61%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.61%) ATM
9 1 (0.61%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.00%) MySQL
2 27 (16.46%) DB2
3 26 (15.85%) Oracle Database
4 25 (15.24%) SQL Server
5 23 (14.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (8.54%) MS Access
7 11 (6.71%) RDBMS
7 11 (6.71%) Relational Database
8 9 (5.49%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (10.37%) JUnit
1 17 (10.37%) Eclipse
1 17 (10.37%) Subversion
2 13 (7.93%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 13 (7.93%) Rational Application Developer
3 9 (5.49%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.88%) Ant
5 5 (3.05%) Maven
6 4 (2.44%) Log4j
7 3 (1.83%) JIRA
7 3 (1.83%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.61%) Artifactory
General
1 46 (28.05%) Finance
2 11 (6.71%) Banking
3 5 (3.05%) Automotive
4 4 (2.44%) Retail
4 4 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (31.71%) Administrator
2 39 (23.78%) UNIX Administrator
3 36 (21.95%) Analyst
4 28 (17.07%) Systems Administrator
4 28 (17.07%) Support Analyst
5 20 (12.20%) Applications Support
6 17 (10.37%) Java Developer
6 17 (10.37%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 17 (10.37%) Developer
6 17 (10.37%) Consultant
7 14 (8.54%) Operations Analyst
7 14 (8.54%) Operations Support Analyst
8 13 (7.93%) Applications Support Analyst
8 13 (7.93%) Java Consultant
8 13 (7.93%) Support Consultant
9 12 (7.32%) Architect
10 11 (6.71%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (6.71%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (5.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 9 (5.49%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.95%) J2EE
2 33 (20.12%) Web Services
3 27 (16.46%) HTML
3 27 (16.46%) JDBC
4 24 (14.63%) CSS
4 24 (14.63%) JMS
5 20 (12.20%) XML
6 17 (10.37%) Struts
6 17 (10.37%) Spring
6 17 (10.37%) REST
7 14 (8.54%) WebSphere MQ
8 13 (7.93%) JSTL
8 13 (7.93%) Spring MVC
8 13 (7.93%) XHTML
8 13 (7.93%) JSP
9 10 (6.10%) SOAP
9 10 (6.10%) Flash
10 9 (5.49%) J2SE
11 8 (4.88%) Middleware
12 7 (4.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.76%) Clustering
2 14 (8.54%) iSeries
2 14 (8.54%) AS400
3 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.27%) HP Superdome
4 5 (3.05%) PKI
5 4 (2.44%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.83%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 148 (90.24%) UNIX
2 145 (88.41%) Linux
3 66 (40.24%) Windows
4 65 (39.63%) AIX
5 33 (20.12%) HPUX
6 14 (8.54%) Data ONTAP
7 9 (5.49%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.44%) SUSE
10 3 (1.83%) Debian
11 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.95%) ITIL
2 35 (21.34%) Performance Tuning
3 27 (16.46%) Performance Monitoring
4 26 (15.85%) Capacity Planning
5 24 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (12.20%) MVC
7 19 (11.59%) Configuration Management
7 19 (11.59%) Problem Management
8 18 (10.98%) OO
9 17 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (10.37%) Content Management
10 16 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (8.54%) OOA/OOD
12 13 (7.93%) Web Development
12 13 (7.93%) RAD
13 12 (7.32%) Load Balancing
13 12 (7.32%) Scrum
14 11 (6.71%) Service Management
14 11 (6.71%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (6.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 91 (55.49%) SQL
2 73 (44.51%) Java
3 56 (34.15%) Perl
4 55 (33.54%) Shell Script
5 50 (30.49%) Bash Shell
6 20 (12.20%) AWK
6 20 (12.20%) JavaScript
7 17 (10.37%) Korn
7 17 (10.37%) C-shell
8 10 (6.10%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.49%) Python
10 5 (3.05%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 4 (2.44%) XPath
12 2 (1.22%) C
12 2 (1.22%) C#
12 2 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.15%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.54%) Degree
3 14 (8.54%) Sun Certification
4 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.44%) MCDST
5 1 (0.61%) CISSP
5 1 (0.61%) RHCE
5 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.61%) CISA
5 1 (0.61%) CISM
5 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.20%) SLA
2 17 (10.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (15.24%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (7.32%) VMware ESX
3 9 (5.49%) Samba
4 7 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.44%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (1.83%) NFS
7 2 (1.22%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.61%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.61%) XenApp
8 1 (0.61%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.61%) vSphere
8 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 25 (15.24%) Oracle RMAN
1 25 (15.24%) Data Guard
2 20 (12.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 17 (10.37%) Tivoli
4 14 (8.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (3.05%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.22%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.22%) Legato
6 2 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.61%) Puppet
7 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 141 (85.98%) Oracle
2 53 (32.32%) IBM
3 37 (22.56%) Microsoft
4 29 (17.68%) Sun
5 17 (10.37%) VMware
6 15 (9.15%) Citrix
7 14 (8.54%) BMC
7 14 (8.54%) HP
7 14 (8.54%) NetApp
8 12 (7.32%) Red Hat
9 8 (4.88%) Atlassian
10 7 (4.27%) WorldPay
11 6 (3.66%) Juniper
12 4 (2.44%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.44%) Symantec
12 4 (2.44%) Interwoven
12 4 (2.44%) EMC
13 3 (1.83%) Cisco
14 2 (1.22%) Sybase
14 2 (1.22%) Dell
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