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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 418 293 223
Rank change year-on-year
-125 -70
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 613 1075 1359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.65% 1.08% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.48% 3.91% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 460 852 1040
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,820 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.06% +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
24754 27488 27086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.21% 27.65% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 21056 23297 22545
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -122 300 £60,000 -7.69% 24
South East -22 166 £40,000 -15.78% 14
Yorkshire +13 52 £40,000 +1.91% 7
East of England -57 37 £55,000 +18.27% 4
East Midlands -4 19 £35,000 -10.82% 5
West Midlands -51 19 £45,000 - 3
North West -7 17 £50,000 +24.84% 4
South West -50 1 £39,000 +2.63% 7
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1204 (82.64%) Linux
2 947 (65.00%) Unix
3 641 (43.99%) Windows
4 629 (43.17%) Oracle
5 439 (30.13%) Finance
6 419 (28.76%) SQL
7 321 (22.03%) Red Hat
8 280 (19.22%) ITIL
9 278 (19.08%) Perl
10 277 (19.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 266 (18.26%) Firewall
11 266 (18.26%) VMware
12 265 (18.19%) Java
13 255 (17.50%) Oracle Database
14 250 (17.16%) AIX
15 246 (16.88%) Microsoft
16 238 (16.33%) Apache
17 226 (15.51%) DNS
18 225 (15.44%) SQL Server
19 220 (15.10%) SAN
20 213 (14.62%) Cisco
21 203 (13.93%) TCP/IP
22 191 (13.11%) Windows Server
23 187 (12.83%) Shell Script
24 172 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
25 171 (11.74%) C++
26 169 (11.60%) Windows Server 2008
27 167 (11.46%) Sun
28 157 (10.78%) Oracle Database 11g
28 157 (10.78%) Agile Software Development

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 238 (16.33%) Apache
2 156 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 100 (6.86%) WebSphere
4 99 (6.79%) WebLogic
5 67 (4.60%) JBoss
6 56 (3.84%) MS Exchange
7 48 (3.29%) IIS
8 44 (3.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 42 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
10 35 (2.40%) Node.js
11 34 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
12 33 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
13 29 (1.99%) Skype for Business
14 27 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
15 25 (1.72%) SharePoint
16 22 (1.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 19 (1.30%) OpenStack
17 19 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
18 14 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
18 14 (0.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 100 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 47 (3.23%) MS Office
3 38 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.48%) MS Project
6 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (3.02%) Oracle Applications
2 43 (2.95%) Oracle EBS
3 31 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
5 14 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
5 14 (0.96%) RMDS
6 6 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle Utilities
8 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.14%) Algo Collateral
9 2 (0.14%) EQXanite
9 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.069%) Aareon QL
10 1 (0.069%) CSG Singleview
10 1 (0.069%) Documaker
10 1 (0.069%) Northgate Housing
10 1 (0.069%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.069%) PeopleSoft CRM
10 1 (0.069%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 69 (4.74%) IaaS
2 66 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.06%) Joyent
3 30 (2.06%) SaaS
4 28 (1.92%) PaaS
5 22 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 15 (1.03%) IBM PureFlex
7 8 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.55%) Office 365
8 6 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.27%) GitHub
9 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 266 (18.26%) Firewall
2 226 (15.51%) DNS
3 220 (15.10%) SAN
4 203 (13.93%) TCP/IP
5 111 (7.62%) NAS
6 109 (7.48%) Internet
7 95 (6.52%) LDAP
8 92 (6.31%) HTTP
9 85 (5.83%) LAN
10 84 (5.77%) WAN
11 79 (5.42%) VPN
12 56 (3.84%) Multicast
13 51 (3.50%) Wireshark
14 48 (3.29%) Fibre Channel
15 42 (2.88%) SMTP
16 40 (2.75%) DHCP
17 39 (2.68%) Network Security
17 39 (2.68%) VoIP
18 38 (2.61%) SSL
19 35 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (17.50%) Oracle Database
2 225 (15.44%) SQL Server
3 157 (10.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 105 (7.21%) MySQL
4 105 (7.21%) Relational Database
5 81 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 77 (5.28%) Oracle Database 12c
7 67 (4.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 66 (4.53%) Oracle Exadata
9 51 (3.50%) DB2
10 46 (3.16%) Oracle9i Database
11 41 (2.81%) Redis
12 38 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (1.78%) Oracle Discoverer
14 24 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
15 21 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (1.17%) Hadoop
17 17 (1.17%) Informix
18 15 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 53 (3.64%) Subversion
3 43 (2.95%) Jenkins
4 41 (2.81%) TeamCity
5 31 (2.13%) JIRA
6 22 (1.51%) Firebug
7 18 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (1.10%) Maven
9 13 (0.89%) Ant
10 12 (0.82%) InstallShield
10 12 (0.82%) Visual Studio
11 11 (0.75%) JUnit
11 11 (0.75%) Metasploit
12 10 (0.69%) Eclipse
12 10 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (0.69%) VTune
13 6 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (0.34%) ClearCase
14 5 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
14 5 (0.34%) SoapUI
General
1 439 (30.13%) Finance
2 155 (10.64%) Banking
3 102 (7.00%) Telecoms
4 56 (3.84%) German Language
5 52 (3.57%) French Language
6 51 (3.50%) Front Office
7 45 (3.09%) Retail
8 44 (3.02%) Investment Banking
9 40 (2.75%) Back Office
10 22 (1.51%) Manufacturing
11 20 (1.37%) Games
12 14 (0.96%) Legal
13 13 (0.89%) Electronics
13 13 (0.89%) Publishing
14 10 (0.69%) International Banking
14 10 (0.69%) Law
15 8 (0.55%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 227 (15.58%) Administrator
2 211 (14.48%) Analyst
3 138 (9.47%) Systems Administrator
4 137 (9.40%) Applications Support
5 127 (8.72%) Architect
5 127 (8.72%) Developer
6 124 (8.51%) DBA
7 123 (8.44%) Unix Administrator
8 113 (7.76%) Linux Engineer
9 109 (7.48%) Oracle DBA
10 96 (6.59%) Support Engineer
11 92 (6.31%) Support Analyst
12 89 (6.11%) Linux Administrator
13 85 (5.83%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 70 (4.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 68 (4.67%) Unix Engineer
16 65 (4.46%) Applications Support Analyst
16 65 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 65 (4.46%) Security Engineer
17 62 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (9.81%) Middleware
2 119 (8.17%) XML
3 109 (7.48%) HTML
4 92 (6.31%) Web Services
5 90 (6.18%) CSS
6 73 (5.01%) .NET
7 60 (4.12%) J2EE
8 45 (3.09%) WebSphere MQ
9 43 (2.95%) LAMP
10 38 (2.61%) JSON
11 36 (2.47%) SOAP
12 33 (2.26%) FIX Protocol
12 33 (2.26%) Oracle Fusion
13 29 (1.99%) XSLT
14 25 (1.72%) STL
15 24 (1.65%) REST
16 23 (1.58%) RabbitMQ
17 22 (1.51%) Spring
18 21 (1.44%) ActiveMQ
18 21 (1.44%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 127 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (8.58%) Data Centre
3 105 (7.21%) Computer Science
4 91 (6.25%) Clustering
5 58 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 46 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 44 (3.02%) Derivative
8 35 (2.40%) PKI
9 30 (2.06%) Equities
10 27 (1.85%) Mainframe
11 25 (1.72%) VCE vBlock
12 23 (1.58%) Online Banking
12 23 (1.58%) SWIFT
13 22 (1.51%) Client/Server
14 20 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
15 18 (1.24%) Mathematics
16 17 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
17 16 (1.10%) Replication
18 15 (1.03%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1204 (82.64%) Linux
2 947 (65.00%) Unix
3 641 (43.99%) Windows
4 277 (19.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 250 (17.16%) AIX
6 191 (13.11%) Windows Server
7 169 (11.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 111 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 95 (6.52%) HPUX
10 73 (5.01%) Windows 2000
11 61 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 53 (3.64%) SUSE
13 44 (3.02%) CentOS
14 38 (2.61%) Ubuntu
15 35 (2.40%) Debian
16 26 (1.78%) zOS
17 23 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
18 18 (1.24%) FreeBSD
19 15 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
19 15 (1.03%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (19.22%) ITIL
2 157 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (7.55%) Information Security
4 106 (7.28%) Multithreading
5 103 (7.07%) Load Balancing
6 99 (6.79%) High Availability
7 93 (6.38%) Risk Management
8 90 (6.18%) Project Management
9 88 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 87 (5.97%) Configuration Management
11 83 (5.70%) Capacity Planning
11 83 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
12 81 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
13 78 (5.35%) SOA
14 74 (5.08%) Change Management
15 71 (4.87%) DevOps
15 71 (4.87%) SDLC
15 71 (4.87%) Service Delivery
16 64 (4.39%) Mentoring
17 60 (4.12%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 419 (28.76%) SQL
2 278 (19.08%) Perl
3 265 (18.19%) Java
4 187 (12.83%) Shell Script
5 171 (11.74%) C++
6 128 (8.79%) Python
7 119 (8.17%) JavaScript
8 106 (7.28%) Bash Shell
9 83 (5.70%) Ruby
10 77 (5.28%) C
11 59 (4.05%) C#
12 57 (3.91%) PowerShell
13 55 (3.77%) PL/SQL
14 45 (3.09%) PHP
15 43 (2.95%) Korn
16 18 (1.24%) AWK
16 18 (1.24%) C-shell
17 14 (0.96%) VB
18 13 (0.89%) VBA
19 10 (0.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 147 (10.09%) Degree
2 132 (9.06%) Security Cleared
3 110 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 51 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (2.06%) CISSP
6 28 (1.92%) RHCSA
7 26 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 24 (1.65%) CCNA
8 24 (1.65%) GCIH
9 22 (1.51%) CEH
10 20 (1.37%) CCNP
11 18 (1.24%) Sun Certification
12 17 (1.17%) SANS
13 16 (1.10%) ISEB
14 14 (0.96%) ISTQB
14 14 (0.96%) PMI Certification
14 14 (0.96%) PMP
15 13 (0.89%) GCIA
16 12 (0.82%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.18%) SLA
2 64 (4.39%) QA
3 24 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (1.03%) FISMA
5 13 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.55%) SEPA
7 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.27%) COBIT
9 1 (0.069%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 172 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 111 (7.62%) Active Directory
4 100 (6.86%) Oracle RAC
5 93 (6.38%) NFS
6 53 (3.64%) KVM
7 45 (3.09%) vSphere
8 44 (3.02%) Xen
9 39 (2.68%) Docker
10 26 (1.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 22 (1.51%) SRDF
12 21 (1.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 18 (1.24%) LXC
14 17 (1.17%) XenApp
15 16 (1.10%) VMware ESX
16 15 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
17 14 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 12 (0.82%) Samba
18 12 (0.82%) Snort
18 12 (0.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 154 (10.57%) Puppet
2 97 (6.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 93 (6.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 81 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
5 68 (4.67%) NetBackup
6 67 (4.60%) Data Guard
7 57 (3.91%) Nagios
8 56 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
9 53 (3.64%) Tivoli
10 46 (3.16%) ZABBIX
11 36 (2.47%) Ansible
12 25 (1.72%) Graphite
13 19 (1.30%) ITRS Geneos
13 19 (1.30%) SCCM
13 19 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 18 (1.24%) Control-M
15 16 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
15 16 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
16 15 (1.03%) CFEngine
16 15 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 629 (43.17%) Oracle
2 321 (22.03%) Red Hat
3 266 (18.26%) VMware
4 246 (16.88%) Microsoft
5 213 (14.62%) Cisco
6 167 (11.46%) Sun
7 140 (9.61%) IBM
8 131 (8.99%) HP
9 124 (8.51%) NetApp
10 120 (8.24%) Juniper
11 114 (7.82%) EMC
12 107 (7.34%) CheckPoint
13 105 (7.21%) F5
14 94 (6.45%) Veritas
15 92 (6.31%) Sybase
16 77 (5.28%) Palo Alto
17 74 (5.08%) Sourcefire
18 73 (5.01%) Citrix
19 64 (4.39%) Blue Coat
20 63 (4.32%) Crossbeam
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £56000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 + on call (dependent on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - FCA
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Jenrick IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension and Life, Medical & Health
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
StarBase
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham
Nottingham Building Society
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham
Nottingham Building Society
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Vodafone
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive salary and benefits and excellent career
Posted: 7 days ago