The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 241 205 172
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -33
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1278 1372 1854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.18% 1.36% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.37% 4.94% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1115 1476
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Solaris
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29212 27754 30931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.95% 27.54% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24470 23764 26724
Average salary £40,000 £41,877 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.48% +4.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
(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
London -45 621 £60,000 +14.28% 44
South East -40 273 £50,000 +20.48% 30
East of England +39 118 £47,500 - 10
Yorkshire +3 89 £37,500 -12.79% 7
West Midlands -9 76 £44,000 -12.00% 7
North West +10 41 £40,000 -6.97% 4
South West -31 35 £45,000 - 8
East Midlands -13 25 £42,500 -5.55% 3
North East -9 1 £37,000 -5.12% 2
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2056 (80.28%) Linux
2 1596 (62.32%) UNIX
3 1138 (44.44%) Windows
4 1114 (43.50%) Oracle
5 867 (33.85%) Finance
6 739 (28.86%) Java
7 729 (28.47%) SQL
8 634 (24.76%) Red Hat
9 605 (23.62%) Perl
10 561 (21.91%) VMware
11 558 (21.79%) AIX
12 519 (20.27%) Apache
13 492 (19.21%) SAN
14 455 (17.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 450 (17.57%) Tomcat
16 433 (16.91%) ITIL
17 409 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
18 400 (15.62%) IBM
19 384 (14.99%) Cisco
20 383 (14.96%) SQL Server
21 379 (14.80%) Microsoft
22 375 (14.64%) Sun
23 372 (14.53%) HP
23 372 (14.53%) MySQL
24 361 (14.10%) Degree
25 358 (13.98%) Oracle Database
26 353 (13.78%) EMC
27 338 (13.20%) TCP/IP
28 336 (13.12%) DNS
29 334 (13.04%) Firewall

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 519 (20.27%) Apache
2 450 (17.57%) Tomcat
3 247 (9.64%) WebLogic
4 244 (9.53%) WebSphere
5 147 (5.74%) IIS
6 81 (3.16%) WebSphere Application Server
7 60 (2.34%) MQSeries
8 51 (1.99%) WebLogic Portal
9 50 (1.95%) MS Exchange
10 47 (1.84%) Oracle Application Server
11 46 (1.80%) GlassFish
12 45 (1.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 43 (1.68%) IBM HTTP Server
14 38 (1.48%) SharePoint
15 33 (1.29%) Node.js
16 31 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
17 27 (1.05%) CMS
18 26 (1.02%) nginx
19 25 (0.98%) Drupal
19 25 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 114 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 59 (2.30%) MS Office
3 45 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.59%) MS Project
5 9 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 79 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
2 70 (2.73%) Oracle Applications
3 54 (2.11%) Oracle 11i
4 50 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
5 32 (1.25%) RMDS
6 17 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
7 14 (0.55%) Google Analytics
8 13 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
10 9 (0.35%) SunGard AvantGard
11 6 (0.23%) Tridion
11 6 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
13 4 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
13 4 (0.16%) Summit
14 2 (0.078%) ION MarketView
14 2 (0.078%) CSG Singleview
15 1 (0.039%) Staffware
15 1 (0.039%) Unica Affinium
15 1 (0.039%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (1.60%) Joyent
3 31 (1.21%) IaaS
4 27 (1.05%) GitHub
5 21 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.70%) Office 365
7 15 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.12%) PaaS
9 2 (0.078%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 492 (19.21%) SAN
2 338 (13.20%) TCP/IP
3 336 (13.12%) DNS
4 334 (13.04%) Firewall
5 261 (10.19%) HTTP
6 217 (8.47%) Internet
7 211 (8.24%) LDAP
8 201 (7.85%) NAS
9 158 (6.17%) WAN
10 147 (5.74%) LAN
11 121 (4.72%) DHCP
12 109 (4.26%) FTP
13 104 (4.06%) VPN
14 92 (3.59%) Fibre Channel
15 73 (2.85%) iSCSI
16 69 (2.69%) SMTP
17 66 (2.58%) SSH
18 61 (2.38%) Wireshark
19 58 (2.26%) SSL
19 58 (2.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 372 (14.53%) MySQL
3 358 (13.98%) Oracle Database
4 185 (7.22%) Relational Database
4 185 (7.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 136 (5.31%) DB2
6 124 (4.84%) RDBMS
7 70 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 65 (2.54%) Redis
9 57 (2.23%) Hadoop
9 57 (2.23%) MongoDB
10 54 (2.11%) Oracle Exadata
11 52 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
12 37 (1.44%) Oracle9i Database
13 36 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
14 35 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
15 32 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
16 30 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
17 28 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
18 26 (1.02%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 115 (4.49%) Git (software)
2 102 (3.98%) Subversion
3 81 (3.16%) Eclipse
4 62 (2.42%) Jenkins
5 48 (1.87%) JIRA
6 35 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 33 (1.29%) Ant
7 33 (1.29%) Cucumber
8 29 (1.13%) JUnit
9 26 (1.02%) Firebug
10 25 (0.98%) IntelliJ
11 24 (0.94%) Visual Studio
12 22 (0.86%) Gradle
13 21 (0.82%) TeamCity
14 20 (0.78%) Maven
15 19 (0.74%) Selenium
15 19 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
17 15 (0.59%) JMeter
17 15 (0.59%) Emacs
General
1 867 (33.85%) Finance
2 297 (11.60%) Banking
3 189 (7.38%) Telecoms
4 102 (3.98%) Retail
5 84 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 65 (2.54%) Front Office
7 54 (2.11%) Investment Banking
8 43 (1.68%) German Language
9 40 (1.56%) Marketing
10 37 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 35 (1.37%) Legal
12 34 (1.33%) French Language
13 33 (1.29%) Publishing
14 27 (1.05%) Back Office
15 20 (0.78%) Law
16 18 (0.70%) Electronics
16 18 (0.70%) Games
17 16 (0.62%) Advertising
17 16 (0.62%) Billing
18 14 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 420 (16.40%) Administrator
2 327 (12.77%) Analyst
3 293 (11.44%) Developer
4 251 (9.80%) Architect
5 249 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
6 175 (6.83%) UNIX Administrator
7 154 (6.01%) Support Analyst
8 153 (5.97%) Support Engineer
9 151 (5.90%) DBA
10 143 (5.58%) Linux Administrator
11 142 (5.54%) Applications Support
12 140 (5.47%) Consultant
13 135 (5.27%) Oracle DBA
14 126 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
15 117 (4.57%) UNIX Engineer
16 112 (4.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 112 (4.37%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 108 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
18 105 (4.10%) Infrastructure Architect
19 95 (3.71%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (10.39%) XML
2 251 (9.80%) Middleware
3 232 (9.06%) J2EE
4 193 (7.54%) Web Services
5 189 (7.38%) HTML
6 101 (3.94%) Oracle Fusion
7 89 (3.48%) .NET
8 85 (3.32%) CSS
9 80 (3.12%) LAMP
10 77 (3.01%) WebSphere MQ
11 75 (2.93%) XSLT
12 71 (2.77%) Spring
13 60 (2.34%) JDBC
14 54 (2.11%) SOAP
14 54 (2.11%) ActiveMQ
15 46 (1.80%) Ajax
16 45 (1.76%) JSON
16 45 (1.76%) XHTML
17 41 (1.60%) Servlets
18 39 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 232 (9.06%) Clustering
2 124 (4.84%) Open Source
3 123 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 122 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 91 (3.55%) Enterprise Storage
6 89 (3.48%) Mathematics
7 69 (2.69%) Replication
8 65 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 59 (2.30%) Hedge funds
10 54 (2.11%) Derivative
11 51 (1.99%) Firmware
12 50 (1.95%) PKI
13 40 (1.56%) Mobile App
14 36 (1.41%) Statistics
14 36 (1.41%) Symmetrix
15 34 (1.33%) LPAR
16 32 (1.25%) RIA
16 32 (1.25%) Mainframe
17 31 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
18 29 (1.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2056 (80.28%) Linux
2 1596 (62.32%) UNIX
3 1138 (44.44%) Windows
4 558 (21.79%) AIX
5 455 (17.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 259 (10.11%) HPUX
7 236 (9.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 179 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 110 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 96 (3.75%) SUSE
10 96 (3.75%) Ubuntu
11 79 (3.08%) CentOS
12 57 (2.23%) Debian
13 45 (1.76%) Oracle Linux
14 40 (1.56%) Windows 7
15 39 (1.52%) Mac OS X
16 24 (0.94%) Apple iOS
17 23 (0.90%) Windows 2000
18 18 (0.70%) zOS
18 18 (0.70%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (16.91%) ITIL
2 192 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
3 187 (7.30%) Project Management
4 170 (6.64%) Load Balancing
5 137 (5.35%) E-Commerce
6 134 (5.23%) Agile Software Development
7 132 (5.15%) Capacity Planning
8 129 (5.04%) Problem Management
9 127 (4.96%) Change Management
9 127 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
10 119 (4.65%) Incident Management
11 114 (4.45%) Configuration Management
12 110 (4.30%) Software Engineering
13 97 (3.79%) OO
13 97 (3.79%) Service Delivery
14 96 (3.75%) Migration
15 94 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
16 84 (3.28%) DevOps
17 81 (3.16%) Service Management
18 78 (3.05%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 739 (28.86%) Java
2 729 (28.47%) SQL
3 605 (23.62%) Perl
4 322 (12.57%) Shell Script
5 274 (10.70%) Python
6 233 (9.10%) C++
7 228 (8.90%) Bash Shell
8 217 (8.47%) JavaScript
9 168 (6.56%) PL/SQL
10 167 (6.52%) Ruby
11 154 (6.01%) PHP
12 111 (4.33%) C#
13 109 (4.26%) C
14 89 (3.48%) Korn
15 70 (2.73%) PowerShell
16 53 (2.07%) Groovy
17 32 (1.25%) VB
18 29 (1.13%) AWK
19 26 (1.02%) Scala
20 25 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 361 (14.10%) Degree
2 176 (6.87%) Security Cleared
3 124 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 80 (3.12%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (2.34%) DV Cleared
6 59 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 56 (2.19%) CISSP
8 50 (1.95%) CCNP
8 50 (1.95%) ISEB
9 39 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 37 (1.44%) MCSE
11 34 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 27 (1.05%) RHCE
13 26 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 22 (0.86%) CCNA
15 21 (0.82%) CEH
16 19 (0.74%) CCSE
16 19 (0.74%) PMP
17 18 (0.70%) PMI Certification
17 18 (0.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (4.72%) SLA
2 115 (4.49%) QA
3 36 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 34 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 34 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.74%) COBIT
6 16 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.20%) COSO
9 2 (0.078%) GLP
10 1 (0.039%) BS7799
System Software
1 409 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 223 (8.71%) NFS
3 220 (8.59%) Active Directory
4 143 (5.58%) vSphere
5 119 (4.65%) VMware ESX
6 118 (4.61%) Oracle RAC
7 99 (3.87%) Hyper-V
8 67 (2.62%) Oracle RMAN
9 49 (1.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 49 (1.91%) SRDF
10 48 (1.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 46 (1.80%) XenApp
12 42 (1.64%) KVM
13 36 (1.41%) Sendmail
13 36 (1.41%) Xen
14 28 (1.09%) Samba
15 26 (1.02%) Squid
15 26 (1.02%) Snort
15 26 (1.02%) XenDesktop
16 25 (0.98%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 166 (6.48%) Puppet
2 146 (5.70%) NetBackup
3 108 (4.22%) Tivoli
4 105 (4.10%) Nagios
5 83 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
6 74 (2.89%) Data Guard
7 62 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 48 (1.87%) OpenView
9 40 (1.56%) SCOM
10 36 (1.41%) BMC PATROL
11 33 (1.29%) SCCM
12 31 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 30 (1.17%) Legato
14 29 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Management
15 25 (0.98%) Backup Exec
16 24 (0.94%) CFEngine
17 23 (0.90%) Control-M
18 19 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
19 17 (0.66%) WSUS
19 17 (0.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1114 (43.50%) Oracle
2 634 (24.76%) Red Hat
3 561 (21.91%) VMware
4 400 (15.62%) IBM
5 384 (14.99%) Cisco
6 379 (14.80%) Microsoft
7 375 (14.64%) Sun
8 372 (14.53%) HP
9 353 (13.78%) EMC
10 277 (10.82%) NetApp
11 216 (8.43%) Veritas
12 180 (7.03%) Sybase
12 180 (7.03%) JBoss
13 179 (6.99%) Citrix
14 119 (4.65%) Symantec
15 100 (3.90%) Brocade
16 98 (3.83%) CheckPoint
17 83 (3.24%) F5
18 80 (3.12%) Juniper
19 71 (2.77%) Dell
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum to £100k plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum Excellent salary plus full benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum Excellent salary plus full benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary plus package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Trinity
Salary: £40,000 - £48,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ID Business Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago