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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 248 213 178
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -35
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1230 1321 1817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.15% 1.32% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.27% 4.80% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 992 1074 1419
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,003 £32,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +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
28807 27522 30916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 27.53% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24031 23657 26701
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 30 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 30 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 -41 548 £60,000 +20.00% 53
South East -33 297 £50,000 +11.11% 22
West Midlands +10 103 £48,500 -3.00% 12
East of England +26 95 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Yorkshire -8 85 £37,500 -14.77% 4
North West -4 50 £40,250 -3.01% 4
South West -37 30 £47,500 +3.26% 6
East Midlands -18 25 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 2009 (79.79%) Linux
2 1569 (62.31%) UNIX
3 1122 (44.56%) Windows
4 1107 (43.96%) Oracle
5 851 (33.80%) Finance
6 719 (28.55%) SQL
7 718 (28.51%) Java
8 607 (24.11%) Red Hat
9 578 (22.95%) Perl
10 555 (22.04%) AIX
11 554 (22.00%) VMware
12 524 (20.81%) Apache
13 485 (19.26%) SAN
14 460 (18.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 452 (17.95%) Tomcat
16 429 (17.04%) ITIL
17 416 (16.52%) Microsoft
18 410 (16.28%) IBM
19 401 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
20 399 (15.85%) SQL Server
21 388 (15.41%) Cisco
22 375 (14.89%) MySQL
23 374 (14.85%) Sun
24 359 (14.26%) HP
25 357 (14.18%) TCP/IP
26 354 (14.06%) Degree
27 343 (13.62%) Oracle Database
28 341 (13.54%) Shell Script
29 337 (13.38%) DNS
30 336 (13.34%) EMC

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 524 (20.81%) Apache
2 452 (17.95%) Tomcat
3 251 (9.97%) WebSphere
4 243 (9.65%) WebLogic
5 152 (6.04%) IIS
6 84 (3.34%) WebSphere Application Server
7 60 (2.38%) MQSeries
8 51 (2.03%) WebLogic Portal
8 51 (2.03%) GlassFish
9 50 (1.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 48 (1.91%) SharePoint
11 44 (1.75%) MS Exchange
11 44 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
12 40 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
13 33 (1.31%) Node.js
14 31 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
15 29 (1.15%) CMS
16 27 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
16 27 (1.07%) nginx
16 27 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 117 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 62 (2.46%) MS Office
3 60 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.68%) MS Project
5 11 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 73 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
2 71 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
3 49 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 47 (1.87%) Oracle 11i
5 35 (1.39%) RMDS
6 14 (0.56%) Google Analytics
7 11 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.24%) Tridion
10 5 (0.20%) SunGard AvantGard
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
13 2 (0.079%) Oracle BRM
13 2 (0.079%) ION MarketView
13 2 (0.079%) CSG Singleview
13 2 (0.079%) Summit
14 1 (0.040%) Unica Affinium
14 1 (0.040%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 55 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (1.51%) Joyent
3 32 (1.27%) IaaS
4 23 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (0.87%) GitHub
6 18 (0.71%) Office 365
7 14 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (0.56%) SaaS
8 6 (0.24%) PaaS
9 3 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 485 (19.26%) SAN
2 357 (14.18%) TCP/IP
3 337 (13.38%) DNS
4 330 (13.11%) Firewall
5 256 (10.17%) HTTP
6 217 (8.62%) LDAP
7 214 (8.50%) Internet
8 181 (7.19%) NAS
9 173 (6.87%) WAN
10 159 (6.31%) LAN
11 109 (4.33%) DHCP
12 104 (4.13%) VPN
13 91 (3.61%) FTP
14 87 (3.46%) Fibre Channel
15 72 (2.86%) Multicast
16 70 (2.78%) SSH
17 66 (2.62%) Wireshark
18 65 (2.58%) iSCSI
19 64 (2.54%) BGP
20 61 (2.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 375 (14.89%) MySQL
3 343 (13.62%) Oracle Database
4 182 (7.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 176 (6.99%) Relational Database
6 147 (5.84%) DB2
7 122 (4.85%) RDBMS
8 75 (2.98%) Oracle Database 10g
9 61 (2.42%) Hadoop
9 61 (2.42%) Redis
10 48 (1.91%) MongoDB
11 45 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
11 45 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
12 42 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
13 40 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
15 26 (1.03%) Oracle Discoverer
15 26 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
16 24 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 126 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 98 (3.89%) Subversion
3 78 (3.10%) Eclipse
4 60 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 46 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 42 (1.67%) Ant
7 40 (1.59%) JIRA
8 37 (1.47%) Cucumber
9 33 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
10 31 (1.23%) JUnit
10 31 (1.23%) Selenium
11 28 (1.11%) JMeter
12 26 (1.03%) Firebug
12 26 (1.03%) Visual Studio
13 22 (0.87%) Maven
14 20 (0.79%) TeamCity
15 19 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (0.71%) Emacs
17 17 (0.68%) IntelliJ
18 15 (0.60%) Gradle
General
1 851 (33.80%) Finance
2 288 (11.44%) Banking
3 181 (7.19%) Telecoms
4 106 (4.21%) Retail
5 85 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 65 (2.58%) Front Office
7 59 (2.34%) Investment Banking
8 42 (1.67%) Marketing
9 34 (1.35%) German Language
9 34 (1.35%) Financial Institution
10 33 (1.31%) Legal
11 32 (1.27%) French Language
12 29 (1.15%) Publishing
13 24 (0.95%) Games
13 24 (0.95%) Back Office
14 20 (0.79%) Law
15 18 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (0.68%) Billing
17 16 (0.64%) Electronics
18 12 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 409 (16.24%) Administrator
2 340 (13.50%) Analyst
3 289 (11.48%) Developer
4 242 (9.61%) Architect
5 239 (9.49%) Systems Administrator
6 173 (6.87%) UNIX Administrator
7 154 (6.12%) Support Analyst
8 148 (5.88%) DBA
9 146 (5.80%) Consultant
10 137 (5.44%) Linux Administrator
11 136 (5.40%) Applications Support
11 136 (5.40%) Oracle DBA
12 134 (5.32%) Support Engineer
12 134 (5.32%) UNIX Engineer
13 115 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
14 114 (4.53%) Systems Engineer
15 107 (4.25%) Infrastructure Architect
15 107 (4.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 106 (4.21%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 97 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (10.21%) XML
2 238 (9.45%) J2EE
3 224 (8.90%) Middleware
4 210 (8.34%) Web Services
5 195 (7.74%) HTML
6 85 (3.38%) WebSphere MQ
7 84 (3.34%) Oracle Fusion
8 83 (3.30%) .NET
9 81 (3.22%) CSS
10 78 (3.10%) LAMP
11 70 (2.78%) Spring
12 69 (2.74%) XSLT
13 59 (2.34%) JDBC
14 54 (2.14%) SOAP
15 52 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
16 50 (1.99%) Ajax
17 46 (1.83%) JSON
18 43 (1.71%) JMS
19 40 (1.59%) XHTML
19 40 (1.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 230 (9.13%) Clustering
2 172 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 121 (4.81%) Open Source
4 119 (4.73%) Computer Science
5 112 (4.45%) Management Information System
6 89 (3.53%) Mathematics
7 75 (2.98%) Enterprise Storage
8 67 (2.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 65 (2.58%) Hedge funds
10 56 (2.22%) Replication
11 53 (2.10%) PKI
12 49 (1.95%) Derivative
13 41 (1.63%) LPAR
14 36 (1.43%) Mobile App
15 34 (1.35%) Algorithms
15 34 (1.35%) Symmetrix
16 32 (1.27%) DLPAR
17 30 (1.19%) RIA
17 30 (1.19%) Statistics
18 29 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2009 (79.79%) Linux
2 1569 (62.31%) UNIX
3 1122 (44.56%) Windows
4 555 (22.04%) AIX
5 460 (18.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 247 (9.81%) HPUX
7 229 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 172 (6.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 108 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 94 (3.73%) Ubuntu
11 89 (3.53%) SUSE
12 82 (3.26%) CentOS
13 52 (2.07%) Mac OS X
14 50 (1.99%) Windows 7
15 45 (1.79%) Debian
16 29 (1.15%) Apple iOS
17 28 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
18 27 (1.07%) Windows 2000
19 21 (0.83%) zOS
20 19 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (17.04%) ITIL
2 242 (9.61%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (8.26%) Project Management
4 191 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
5 163 (6.47%) Load Balancing
6 159 (6.31%) E-Commerce
7 133 (5.28%) Capacity Planning
8 118 (4.69%) Configuration Management
9 116 (4.61%) Software Engineering
10 111 (4.41%) Problem Management
10 111 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 109 (4.33%) Change Management
12 108 (4.29%) OO
13 102 (4.05%) Incident Management
14 94 (3.73%) Migration
15 91 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
16 90 (3.57%) Service Delivery
17 86 (3.42%) Mentoring
18 81 (3.22%) DevOps
18 81 (3.22%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 719 (28.55%) SQL
2 718 (28.51%) Java
3 578 (22.95%) Perl
4 341 (13.54%) Shell Script
5 287 (11.40%) Python
6 226 (8.98%) Bash Shell
7 223 (8.86%) C++
8 213 (8.46%) JavaScript
9 177 (7.03%) Ruby
10 171 (6.79%) PL/SQL
11 156 (6.20%) PHP
12 104 (4.13%) C
13 101 (4.01%) C#
13 101 (4.01%) Korn
14 52 (2.07%) Groovy
15 50 (1.99%) PowerShell
16 32 (1.27%) AWK
16 32 (1.27%) Tcl
17 24 (0.95%) Objective-C
18 23 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 354 (14.06%) Degree
2 178 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 125 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 97 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (2.66%) CCNP
6 64 (2.54%) ISEB
7 60 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 56 (2.22%) CISSP
9 51 (2.03%) DV Cleared
10 44 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 39 (1.55%) MCSE
12 34 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
13 31 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 26 (1.03%) RHCE
15 25 (0.99%) CCNA
16 22 (0.87%) CCA
16 22 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
16 22 (0.87%) PhD
17 21 (0.83%) CEH
18 20 (0.79%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (4.77%) SLA
2 107 (4.25%) QA
3 42 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 38 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (0.87%) COBIT
7 15 (0.60%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.40%) GLP
9 9 (0.36%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.20%) COSO
11 1 (0.040%) BS7799
System Software
1 401 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 217 (8.62%) NFS
3 199 (7.90%) Active Directory
4 144 (5.72%) vSphere
5 131 (5.20%) Oracle RAC
6 99 (3.93%) VMware ESX
7 87 (3.46%) Hyper-V
8 68 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
9 52 (2.07%) SRDF
10 49 (1.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 48 (1.91%) Firmware
12 47 (1.87%) KVM
13 46 (1.83%) XenApp
14 44 (1.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 32 (1.27%) Xen
16 28 (1.11%) Sendmail
17 26 (1.03%) XenDesktop
17 26 (1.03%) Veritas File System
17 26 (1.03%) Squid
17 26 (1.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 175 (6.95%) Puppet
2 148 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 105 (4.17%) Nagios
4 100 (3.97%) Tivoli
5 87 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
6 80 (3.18%) Data Guard
7 63 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 49 (1.95%) OpenView
9 39 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 37 (1.47%) SCOM
11 35 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
12 34 (1.35%) Legato
13 28 (1.11%) SCCM
13 28 (1.11%) CFEngine
14 27 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
14 27 (1.07%) Control-M
15 23 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Management
16 20 (0.79%) Backup Exec
16 20 (0.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 19 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1107 (43.96%) Oracle
2 607 (24.11%) Red Hat
3 554 (22.00%) VMware
4 416 (16.52%) Microsoft
5 410 (16.28%) IBM
6 388 (15.41%) Cisco
7 374 (14.85%) Sun
8 359 (14.26%) HP
9 336 (13.34%) EMC
10 284 (11.28%) NetApp
11 214 (8.50%) Veritas
12 173 (6.87%) Citrix
12 173 (6.87%) JBoss
12 173 (6.87%) Sybase
13 117 (4.65%) CheckPoint
14 111 (4.41%) Symantec
15 89 (3.53%) Juniper
15 89 (3.53%) Brocade
16 88 (3.49%) F5
17 71 (2.82%) Dell
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