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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 336 246 199
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -47
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 816 1283 1463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.82% 1.17% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.07% 4.33% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 658 984 1204
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +6.97%
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
26570 29614 27314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.83% 26.97% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22468 25090 23349
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 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
London -86 381 £65,000 +8.33% 35
South East -19 191 £50,000 - 27
East of England -47 67 £46,500 -2.10% 9
Yorkshire -28 53 £39,500 -7.05% 7
West Midlands +15 49 £52,500 +27.27% 5
North West +12 30 £40,000 +14.28% 8
South West -60 25 £45,000 -2.17% 11
East Midlands 0 19 £38,000 -10.58% 2
Midlands -8 1 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 1493 (79.41%) Linux
2 1252 (66.60%) UNIX
3 1011 (53.78%) Oracle
4 831 (44.20%) Windows
5 652 (34.68%) Finance
6 613 (32.61%) SQL
7 555 (29.52%) Red Hat
8 481 (25.59%) AIX
9 476 (25.32%) Perl
10 462 (24.57%) SAN
11 434 (23.09%) Java
12 414 (22.02%) VMware
13 400 (21.28%) Cisco
14 392 (20.85%) IBM
15 387 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 366 (19.47%) SQL Server
17 324 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
18 323 (17.18%) EMC
19 318 (16.91%) Apache
20 315 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
21 308 (16.38%) ITIL
22 306 (16.28%) NetApp
23 303 (16.12%) Tomcat
24 286 (15.21%) WebSphere
25 279 (14.84%) Shell Script
25 279 (14.84%) Microsoft
26 259 (13.78%) Sun
27 250 (13.30%) NAS
28 249 (13.24%) Python
28 249 (13.24%) Oracle Database

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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
1 318 (16.91%) Apache
2 303 (16.12%) Tomcat
3 286 (15.21%) WebSphere
4 201 (10.69%) IIS
5 124 (6.60%) WebLogic
6 113 (6.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 110 (5.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 104 (5.53%) Oracle Coherence
9 54 (2.87%) MQSeries
10 50 (2.66%) JBoss
11 47 (2.50%) SharePoint
12 45 (2.39%) GlassFish
13 33 (1.76%) CICS
14 31 (1.65%) IBM HTTP Server
15 25 (1.33%) MS Exchange
16 24 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
17 22 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
18 20 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
19 12 (0.64%) Apache ServiceMix
20 11 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 142 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 106 (5.64%) MS Office
3 24 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 83 (4.41%) RMDS
2 27 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.64%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
9 5 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
10 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
13 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
13 1 (0.053%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.12%) SaaS
2 16 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.48%) GitHub
4 6 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
5 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.21%) Office 365
6 4 (0.21%) Google Drive
7 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.11%) IaaS
8 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.11%) Joyent
8 2 (0.11%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.11%) CodePlex
9 1 (0.053%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.053%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 462 (24.57%) SAN
2 250 (13.30%) NAS
3 248 (13.19%) TCP/IP
4 242 (12.87%) Firewall
5 213 (11.33%) HTTP
6 212 (11.28%) LAN
7 192 (10.21%) WAN
8 183 (9.73%) DNS
9 157 (8.35%) Fibre Channel
10 144 (7.66%) Multicast
11 133 (7.07%) FCoE
12 130 (6.91%) LDAP
13 120 (6.38%) Internet
14 76 (4.04%) VPN
15 64 (3.40%) iSCSI
16 62 (3.30%) FTP
17 55 (2.93%) DHCP
18 52 (2.77%) SMTP
19 41 (2.18%) VLAN
20 37 (1.97%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 249 (13.24%) Oracle Database
3 201 (10.69%) DB2
4 188 (10.00%) MySQL
5 125 (6.65%) Relational Database
6 106 (5.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 106 (5.64%) RDBMS
7 78 (4.15%) Hadoop
8 76 (4.04%) HBase
9 73 (3.88%) Oracle Exadata
10 37 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
10 37 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
12 34 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
13 33 (1.76%) Informix
14 25 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 25 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
15 24 (1.28%) MS Access
16 23 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
17 22 (1.17%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 58 (3.09%) Subversion
2 44 (2.34%) Git (software)
2 44 (2.34%) Jenkins
3 38 (2.02%) Eclipse
4 36 (1.91%) Maven
5 33 (1.76%) TeamCity
6 29 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 28 (1.49%) Ant
8 20 (1.06%) JUnit
9 18 (0.96%) CruiseControl
10 16 (0.85%) InstallShield
10 16 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
10 16 (0.85%) JIRA
11 15 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (0.59%) Hudson
12 11 (0.59%) SoapUI
12 11 (0.59%) Mercurial
13 7 (0.37%) Rational Application Developer
13 7 (0.37%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 5 (0.27%) Redmine
General
1 652 (34.68%) Finance
2 221 (11.76%) Banking
3 77 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 51 (2.71%) Investment Banking
5 49 (2.61%) Retail
6 33 (1.76%) Financial Institution
7 30 (1.60%) Marketing
8 28 (1.49%) Back Office
9 19 (1.01%) French Language
9 19 (1.01%) Publishing
10 18 (0.96%) Games
10 18 (0.96%) German Language
11 16 (0.85%) Spanish Language
12 14 (0.74%) Front Office
13 13 (0.69%) Law
13 13 (0.69%) Legal
13 13 (0.69%) Advertising
14 10 (0.53%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.48%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 350 (18.62%) Administrator
2 280 (14.89%) Architect
3 218 (11.60%) Systems Administrator
4 202 (10.74%) Analyst
5 198 (10.53%) Developer
6 194 (10.32%) Infrastructure Architect
7 157 (8.35%) UNIX Administrator
8 140 (7.45%) Solutions Architect
9 106 (5.64%) Linux Administrator
10 105 (5.59%) Consultant
11 103 (5.48%) Applications Support
12 97 (5.16%) Support Analyst
13 93 (4.95%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 90 (4.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 89 (4.73%) UNIX Engineer
16 86 (4.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 77 (4.10%) Support Engineer
18 74 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
19 72 (3.83%) DBA
19 72 (3.83%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (13.14%) Middleware
2 185 (9.84%) XML
3 184 (9.79%) HTML
4 153 (8.14%) J2EE
5 120 (6.38%) Web Services
6 98 (5.21%) XSLT
7 97 (5.16%) .NET
8 81 (4.31%) WebSphere MQ
9 77 (4.10%) Rendezvous
9 77 (4.10%) Ultra Messaging
10 65 (3.46%) CSS
11 60 (3.19%) SOAP
12 58 (3.09%) Spring
13 44 (2.34%) Oracle Fusion
14 36 (1.91%) Hibernate
15 34 (1.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 33 (1.76%) FIX Protocol
16 33 (1.76%) ISPF
16 33 (1.76%) JDBC
17 32 (1.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 195 (10.37%) Data Centre
2 149 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 139 (7.39%) Computer Science
4 128 (6.81%) Clustering
5 123 (6.54%) Mainframe
6 70 (3.72%) Management Information System
7 46 (2.45%) AS400
7 46 (2.45%) PKI
8 44 (2.34%) Replication
9 41 (2.18%) Enterprise Storage
10 39 (2.07%) HACMP
11 31 (1.65%) Algorithms
12 30 (1.60%) FlexPod
13 29 (1.54%) CLARiiON
14 28 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
14 28 (1.49%) CMDB
15 24 (1.28%) Equities
15 24 (1.28%) Hedge funds
16 23 (1.22%) Celerra
16 23 (1.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1493 (79.41%) Linux
2 1252 (66.60%) UNIX
3 831 (44.20%) Windows
4 481 (25.59%) AIX
5 387 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 210 (11.17%) HPUX
7 111 (5.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 102 (5.43%) SUSE
9 88 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 83 (4.41%) CentOS
11 69 (3.67%) Ubuntu
12 61 (3.24%) Oracle Linux
13 53 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 43 (2.29%) Debian
15 41 (2.18%) zOS
16 36 (1.91%) Windows XP
17 35 (1.86%) Fedora
18 33 (1.76%) Windows 8
18 33 (1.76%) MVS
19 30 (1.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (16.38%) ITIL
3 206 (10.96%) Performance Tuning
4 143 (7.61%) Benchmarking
5 135 (7.18%) DevOps
6 122 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 112 (5.96%) Problem Management
8 111 (5.90%) Load Balancing
9 110 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
10 107 (5.69%) Project Management
11 98 (5.21%) Service Management
12 97 (5.16%) Capacity Planning
13 90 (4.79%) Mentoring
14 89 (4.73%) Change Management
15 85 (4.52%) Migration
16 83 (4.41%) Incident Management
17 79 (4.20%) Risk Management
18 78 (4.15%) Time Management
19 72 (3.83%) Service Delivery
19 72 (3.83%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 613 (32.61%) SQL
2 476 (25.32%) Perl
3 434 (23.09%) Java
4 279 (14.84%) Shell Script
5 249 (13.24%) Python
6 181 (9.63%) JavaScript
7 160 (8.51%) Bash Shell
8 143 (7.61%) PL/SQL
9 139 (7.39%) C++
10 78 (4.15%) PowerShell
11 66 (3.51%) Korn
12 63 (3.35%) Ruby
13 59 (3.14%) C#
14 54 (2.87%) C
15 47 (2.50%) PHP
16 40 (2.13%) Bourne shell
17 33 (1.76%) JCL
18 23 (1.22%) Objective-C
19 21 (1.12%) T-SQL
20 16 (0.85%) AWK
Qualifications
1 231 (12.29%) Degree
2 107 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 77 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 63 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (2.93%) RHCE
6 46 (2.45%) Sun Certification
7 36 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (1.76%) CCNP
9 30 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 29 (1.54%) CCNA
11 26 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
11 26 (1.38%) PMP
11 26 (1.38%) PMI Certification
11 26 (1.38%) MCSE
11 26 (1.38%) DV Cleared
12 25 (1.33%) SCSA
13 23 (1.22%) ISEB
14 21 (1.12%) CCIE
15 20 (1.06%) IBM AIX Certification
16 19 (1.01%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (8.14%) SLA
2 103 (5.48%) QA
3 22 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.27%) COBIT
6 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) FISMA
8 1 (0.053%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.053%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 315 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 228 (12.13%) NFS
3 135 (7.18%) SRDF
4 132 (7.02%) Active Directory
5 130 (6.91%) Oracle RAC
6 101 (5.37%) Hyper-V
7 87 (4.63%) KVM
8 71 (3.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 66 (3.51%) Xen
10 65 (3.46%) vSphere
11 56 (2.98%) VMware ESX
12 39 (2.07%) Squid
13 35 (1.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 33 (1.76%) Samba
15 19 (1.01%) XenApp
16 17 (0.90%) Sendmail
17 15 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
18 14 (0.74%) Firmware
19 11 (0.59%) Veritas File System
20 10 (0.53%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 136 (7.23%) Puppet
2 134 (7.13%) Tivoli
3 105 (5.59%) Nagios
4 95 (5.05%) NetBackup
5 77 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
6 50 (2.66%) Oracle RMAN
7 46 (2.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 38 (2.02%) Data Guard
9 33 (1.76%) Ansible
10 28 (1.49%) OpenView
11 27 (1.44%) BladeLogic
11 27 (1.44%) Legato
12 24 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 24 (1.28%) Cacti
13 21 (1.12%) SCOM
13 21 (1.12%) Unicenter
13 21 (1.12%) Control-M
14 17 (0.90%) Opsview
14 17 (0.90%) SCCM
15 15 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1011 (53.78%) Oracle
2 555 (29.52%) Red Hat
3 414 (22.02%) VMware
4 400 (21.28%) Cisco
5 392 (20.85%) IBM
6 323 (17.18%) EMC
7 306 (16.28%) NetApp
8 279 (14.84%) Microsoft
9 259 (13.78%) Sun
10 241 (12.82%) HP
11 188 (10.00%) Veritas
12 147 (7.82%) Sybase
13 137 (7.29%) Intel
14 122 (6.49%) Juniper
15 87 (4.63%) Citrix
16 83 (4.41%) Symantec
16 83 (4.41%) TIBCO
17 82 (4.36%) CheckPoint
18 76 (4.04%) Brocade
18 76 (4.04%) DataSynapse
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