The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 231 191 158
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -33
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1313 1490 1888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.19% 1.46% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.44% 5.32% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1251 1512
Average salary £52,500 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29585 28021 30681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.90% 27.50% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24970 23900 26558
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in England

Solaris
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the England region.

Solaris Salary Trend in England

Solaris
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in England

Solaris
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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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
London -41 683 £60,000 +10.09% 51
South East -92 250 £50,000 +25.00% 24
East of England +34 134 £47,500 -5.00% 18
Yorkshire +19 95 £41,250 -2.94% 5
South West -32 48 £45,500 +1.11% 10
West Midlands -27 37 £44,000 -7.36% 3
East Midlands -8 30 £42,500 -5.55% 3
North West +5 29 £35,000 -12.50% 6
North East 0 6 £31,500 -3.07% 3
Midlands +11 1 - - 1
Solaris
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Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 2091 (79.63%) Linux
2 1609 (61.27%) UNIX
3 1165 (44.36%) Windows
4 1164 (44.33%) Oracle
5 865 (32.94%) Finance
6 783 (29.82%) Java
7 748 (28.48%) SQL
8 649 (24.71%) Red Hat
9 619 (23.57%) Perl
10 560 (21.33%) VMware
11 526 (20.03%) AIX
12 517 (19.69%) Apache
13 505 (19.23%) SAN
14 444 (16.91%) Tomcat
15 443 (16.87%) ITIL
16 438 (16.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 410 (15.61%) Oracle Database
18 392 (14.93%) Degree
19 381 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
20 378 (14.39%) Sun
21 376 (14.32%) HP
22 362 (13.79%) MySQL
23 343 (13.06%) EMC
24 342 (13.02%) Cisco
25 341 (12.99%) Firewall
26 340 (12.95%) IBM
27 333 (12.68%) Microsoft
27 333 (12.68%) SQL Server
28 315 (12.00%) Shell Script
29 314 (11.96%) DNS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 517 (19.69%) Apache
2 444 (16.91%) Tomcat
3 269 (10.24%) WebLogic
4 252 (9.60%) WebSphere
5 125 (4.76%) IIS
6 80 (3.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 69 (2.63%) MQSeries
8 53 (2.02%) WebLogic Portal
9 47 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
10 42 (1.60%) GlassFish
11 41 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
12 40 (1.52%) MS Exchange
13 38 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
14 36 (1.37%) Node.js
15 35 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 31 (1.18%) Alfresco
17 30 (1.14%) SharePoint
17 30 (1.14%) Liferay
18 28 (1.07%) nginx
19 26 (0.99%) CMS
Applications
1 102 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 65 (2.48%) MS Office
3 26 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.65%) MS Project
5 13 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 65 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
2 54 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
3 44 (1.68%) Oracle 11i
4 35 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 27 (1.03%) RMDS
6 17 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
7 14 (0.53%) Google Analytics
7 14 (0.53%) SunGard AvantGard
8 11 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
8 11 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.27%) ION MarketView
10 7 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.23%) Tridion
12 4 (0.15%) Summit
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
14 2 (0.076%) CSG Singleview
14 2 (0.076%) Nortel Periphonics
15 1 (0.038%) Oracle Assets
15 1 (0.038%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (1.75%) Joyent
3 36 (1.37%) GitHub
4 30 (1.14%) IaaS
5 26 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.69%) Office 365
7 16 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (0.50%) SaaS
9 3 (0.11%) PaaS
10 1 (0.038%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.038%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.038%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.038%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 505 (19.23%) SAN
2 341 (12.99%) Firewall
3 314 (11.96%) DNS
4 307 (11.69%) TCP/IP
5 256 (9.75%) HTTP
6 223 (8.49%) NAS
7 215 (8.19%) Internet
8 184 (7.01%) LDAP
9 153 (5.83%) WAN
10 149 (5.67%) LAN
11 130 (4.95%) DHCP
12 125 (4.76%) FTP
13 89 (3.39%) VPN
14 85 (3.24%) Fibre Channel
15 72 (2.74%) SMTP
16 65 (2.48%) iSCSI
17 61 (2.32%) SSL
18 58 (2.21%) VLAN
19 56 (2.13%) FCoE
20 53 (2.02%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (15.61%) Oracle Database
2 362 (13.79%) MySQL
3 333 (12.68%) SQL Server
4 235 (8.95%) Relational Database
5 215 (8.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 177 (6.74%) RDBMS
7 114 (4.34%) DB2
8 80 (3.05%) Oracle Exadata
9 76 (2.89%) Redis
10 70 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 62 (2.36%) MongoDB
12 52 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
12 52 (1.98%) Hadoop
13 49 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
14 42 (1.60%) Oracle9i Database
15 38 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
16 36 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
16 36 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
17 34 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
18 23 (0.88%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 109 (4.15%) Subversion
2 108 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 89 (3.39%) Eclipse
4 64 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 64 (2.44%) JIRA
5 39 (1.49%) Ant
6 34 (1.29%) IntelliJ
7 30 (1.14%) Gradle
8 29 (1.10%) JUnit
9 28 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 27 (1.03%) Cucumber
11 26 (0.99%) Maven
11 26 (0.99%) Firebug
12 21 (0.80%) Visual Studio
13 19 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (0.72%) Introscope
14 17 (0.65%) Emacs
14 17 (0.65%) PhoneGap
14 17 (0.65%) Xcode
14 17 (0.65%) Toad
General
1 865 (32.94%) Finance
2 298 (11.35%) Banking
3 166 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 95 (3.62%) Retail
5 76 (2.89%) Manufacturing
6 71 (2.70%) Front Office
7 59 (2.25%) Investment Banking
8 46 (1.75%) German Language
9 39 (1.49%) Marketing
10 37 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 34 (1.29%) Publishing
12 32 (1.22%) Legal
13 31 (1.18%) French Language
14 27 (1.03%) Back Office
15 23 (0.88%) Games
16 20 (0.76%) Advertising
17 19 (0.72%) Billing
18 18 (0.69%) Law
19 16 (0.61%) Electronics
19 16 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 416 (15.84%) Administrator
2 335 (12.76%) Analyst
3 300 (11.42%) Developer
4 285 (10.85%) Architect
5 252 (9.60%) Systems Administrator
6 178 (6.78%) Support Engineer
7 166 (6.32%) Support Analyst
7 166 (6.32%) Linux Administrator
8 159 (6.05%) DBA
8 159 (6.05%) UNIX Administrator
9 155 (5.90%) Applications Support
10 147 (5.60%) Consultant
11 139 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
12 137 (5.22%) Oracle DBA
13 126 (4.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 106 (4.04%) Infrastructure Architect
15 105 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
16 104 (3.96%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 104 (3.96%) UNIX Engineer
17 102 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (11.16%) XML
2 279 (10.62%) Middleware
3 249 (9.48%) J2EE
4 208 (7.92%) HTML
5 198 (7.54%) Web Services
6 119 (4.53%) Oracle Fusion
7 99 (3.77%) CSS
8 93 (3.54%) XSLT
9 90 (3.43%) Spring
10 80 (3.05%) .NET
10 80 (3.05%) LAMP
11 77 (2.93%) WebSphere MQ
12 60 (2.28%) SOAP
13 59 (2.25%) JDBC
14 55 (2.09%) Servlets
15 54 (2.06%) ActiveMQ
15 54 (2.06%) JSON
16 47 (1.79%) XHTML
17 46 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
18 44 (1.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 220 (8.38%) Clustering
2 137 (5.22%) Open Source
3 129 (4.91%) Management Information System
4 122 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 99 (3.77%) Enterprise Storage
6 87 (3.31%) Replication
7 81 (3.08%) Mathematics
8 66 (2.51%) Derivative
9 64 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 53 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
11 46 (1.75%) Hedge funds
12 45 (1.71%) Mainframe
13 44 (1.68%) Statistics
14 41 (1.56%) PKI
14 41 (1.56%) Firmware
15 36 (1.37%) Symmetrix
15 36 (1.37%) Mobile App
16 32 (1.22%) Client/Server
16 32 (1.22%) RIA
17 29 (1.10%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2091 (79.63%) Linux
2 1609 (61.27%) UNIX
3 1165 (44.36%) Windows
4 526 (20.03%) AIX
5 438 (16.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 304 (11.58%) HPUX
7 228 (8.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 179 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 112 (4.27%) SUSE
10 103 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 97 (3.69%) Ubuntu
12 66 (2.51%) Debian
13 62 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
14 61 (2.32%) CentOS
15 35 (1.33%) Windows 7
16 30 (1.14%) Mac OS X
17 28 (1.07%) Windows 2000
18 23 (0.88%) Android
19 21 (0.80%) Fedora
20 19 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (16.87%) ITIL
2 207 (7.88%) Performance Tuning
3 184 (7.01%) Load Balancing
4 155 (5.90%) Project Management
5 149 (5.67%) Change Management
6 134 (5.10%) Incident Management
7 132 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 131 (4.99%) Problem Management
9 127 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
10 123 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
11 115 (4.38%) E-Commerce
12 112 (4.27%) Software Engineering
13 110 (4.19%) Configuration Management
13 110 (4.19%) Migration
14 102 (3.88%) Service Delivery
15 89 (3.39%) DevOps
16 83 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
16 83 (3.16%) SOA
16 83 (3.16%) PRINCE2
17 80 (3.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 783 (29.82%) Java
2 748 (28.48%) SQL
3 619 (23.57%) Perl
4 315 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 268 (10.21%) Python
6 239 (9.10%) JavaScript
7 238 (9.06%) C++
8 237 (9.03%) Bash Shell
9 164 (6.25%) Ruby
9 164 (6.25%) PL/SQL
10 162 (6.17%) PHP
11 132 (5.03%) C
12 124 (4.72%) C#
13 96 (3.66%) Korn
14 86 (3.27%) PowerShell
15 59 (2.25%) Groovy
16 42 (1.60%) VB
17 37 (1.41%) Scala
18 30 (1.14%) AWK
19 28 (1.07%) Jython
Qualifications
1 392 (14.93%) Degree
2 212 (8.07%) Security Cleared
3 134 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 82 (3.12%) DV Cleared
5 68 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (2.02%) CISSP
8 44 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
9 43 (1.64%) CCNP
10 39 (1.49%) ISEB
11 35 (1.33%) CCNA
12 34 (1.29%) MCSE
13 33 (1.26%) PMP
14 32 (1.22%) PMI Certification
15 31 (1.18%) RHCE
16 26 (0.99%) Sun Certification
16 26 (0.99%) SCSA
17 23 (0.88%) CEH
17 23 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
17 23 (0.88%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (5.10%) SLA
2 121 (4.61%) QA
3 39 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 38 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 32 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.88%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.53%) COBIT
8 5 (0.19%) COSO
9 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.038%) Basel III
10 1 (0.038%) BS7799
System Software
1 381 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 226 (8.61%) Active Directory
3 193 (7.35%) NFS
4 141 (5.37%) vSphere
5 120 (4.57%) VMware ESX
6 119 (4.53%) Oracle RAC
7 103 (3.92%) Hyper-V
8 93 (3.54%) Oracle RMAN
9 46 (1.75%) SRDF
10 42 (1.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 41 (1.56%) XenApp
12 37 (1.41%) KVM
13 35 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 32 (1.22%) Snort
15 30 (1.14%) Xen
16 25 (0.95%) Samba
17 24 (0.91%) Sendmail
18 21 (0.80%) XenDesktop
19 20 (0.76%) PowerHA
20 17 (0.65%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 154 (5.86%) Puppet
2 151 (5.75%) NetBackup
3 112 (4.27%) Nagios
4 105 (4.00%) Tivoli
5 87 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
5 87 (3.31%) Data Guard
6 54 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 48 (1.83%) OpenView
8 45 (1.71%) BMC PATROL
9 43 (1.64%) Backup Exec
10 39 (1.49%) SCOM
11 36 (1.37%) SCCM
12 30 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
13 29 (1.10%) Legato
14 22 (0.84%) CFEngine
15 20 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 17 (0.65%) Opsview
16 17 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
16 17 (0.65%) CA SiteMinder
17 16 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1164 (44.33%) Oracle
2 649 (24.71%) Red Hat
3 560 (21.33%) VMware
4 378 (14.39%) Sun
5 376 (14.32%) HP
6 343 (13.06%) EMC
7 342 (13.02%) Cisco
8 340 (12.95%) IBM
9 333 (12.68%) Microsoft
10 237 (9.03%) NetApp
11 211 (8.04%) Veritas
12 198 (7.54%) Sybase
13 189 (7.20%) JBoss
14 185 (7.04%) Citrix
15 121 (4.61%) Symantec
16 97 (3.69%) Brocade
17 77 (2.93%) F5
18 70 (2.67%) BMC
19 65 (2.48%) CheckPoint
20 62 (2.36%) Intel
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