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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 241 216 173
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -43
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1252 1349 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.17% 1.35% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.34% 4.90% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 1091 1437
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 £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
28837 27545 30608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.96% 27.60% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24080 23726 26488
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 £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 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 19 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 -37 587 £60,000 +20.00% 45
South East -33 302 £50,000 +13.63% 16
East of England +22 99 £47,500 +18.75% 11
West Midlands -12 85 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Yorkshire -6 82 £37,500 -13.79% 8
North West -8 45 £42,500 +2.40% 4
South West -47 29 £45,000 -2.17% 5
East Midlands -8 25 £42,500 -5.55% 1
North East -8 1 £37,000 +7.24% 2
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 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 (80.44%) Linux
2 1581 (61.85%) UNIX
3 1125 (44.01%) Windows
4 1103 (43.15%) Oracle
5 861 (33.69%) Finance
6 726 (28.40%) Java
7 722 (28.25%) SQL
8 621 (24.30%) Red Hat
9 593 (23.20%) Perl
10 565 (22.10%) VMware
11 560 (21.91%) AIX
12 533 (20.85%) Apache
13 480 (18.78%) SAN
14 463 (18.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 445 (17.41%) Tomcat
16 435 (17.02%) ITIL
17 411 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
18 408 (15.96%) IBM
18 408 (15.96%) Microsoft
19 398 (15.57%) SQL Server
20 390 (15.26%) Cisco
21 379 (14.83%) MySQL
22 376 (14.71%) Sun
23 363 (14.20%) Degree
24 361 (14.12%) HP
25 360 (14.08%) TCP/IP
26 353 (13.81%) Oracle Database
27 346 (13.54%) EMC
28 339 (13.26%) DNS
29 338 (13.22%) Firewall

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 533 (20.85%) Apache
2 445 (17.41%) Tomcat
3 256 (10.02%) WebSphere
4 246 (9.62%) WebLogic
5 153 (5.99%) IIS
6 85 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 60 (2.35%) MQSeries
8 52 (2.03%) WebLogic Portal
9 50 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 49 (1.92%) MS Exchange
10 49 (1.92%) GlassFish
11 45 (1.76%) IBM HTTP Server
11 45 (1.76%) Oracle Application Server
11 45 (1.76%) SharePoint
12 33 (1.29%) Node.js
13 31 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
14 28 (1.10%) CMS
15 27 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
15 27 (1.06%) nginx
16 25 (0.98%) Drupal
Applications
1 114 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 63 (2.46%) MS Office
3 59 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.67%) MS Project
5 11 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 77 (3.01%) Oracle EBS
2 70 (2.74%) Oracle Applications
3 52 (2.03%) Oracle 11i
4 49 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
5 35 (1.37%) RMDS
6 14 (0.55%) Google Analytics
7 13 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
8 12 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.23%) SunGard AvantGard
10 6 (0.23%) Tridion
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.078%) Oracle BRM
12 2 (0.078%) ION MarketView
12 2 (0.078%) CSG Singleview
12 2 (0.078%) Summit
13 1 (0.039%) Unica Affinium
13 1 (0.039%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (1.53%) Joyent
3 30 (1.17%) IaaS
4 23 (0.90%) GitHub
5 21 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.67%) Office 365
7 14 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (0.47%) SaaS
9 5 (0.20%) PaaS
10 2 (0.078%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 480 (18.78%) SAN
2 360 (14.08%) TCP/IP
3 339 (13.26%) DNS
4 338 (13.22%) Firewall
5 259 (10.13%) HTTP
6 223 (8.72%) LDAP
7 214 (8.37%) Internet
8 185 (7.24%) NAS
9 169 (6.61%) WAN
10 156 (6.10%) LAN
11 114 (4.46%) DHCP
12 109 (4.26%) VPN
13 100 (3.91%) FTP
14 91 (3.56%) Fibre Channel
15 73 (2.86%) iSCSI
15 73 (2.86%) SSH
16 67 (2.62%) Wireshark
16 67 (2.62%) Multicast
17 63 (2.46%) BGP
18 61 (2.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 379 (14.83%) MySQL
3 353 (13.81%) Oracle Database
4 189 (7.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 174 (6.81%) Relational Database
6 144 (5.63%) DB2
7 120 (4.69%) RDBMS
8 76 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 62 (2.43%) Redis
10 60 (2.35%) Hadoop
11 53 (2.07%) Oracle Exadata
12 52 (2.03%) MongoDB
13 51 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
14 42 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
15 41 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
16 30 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
16 30 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
17 29 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
17 29 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
18 26 (1.02%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 126 (4.93%) Git (software)
2 99 (3.87%) Subversion
3 79 (3.09%) Eclipse
4 60 (2.35%) Jenkins
5 43 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 41 (1.60%) JIRA
7 40 (1.56%) Ant
8 36 (1.41%) Cucumber
9 31 (1.21%) JUnit
10 29 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
11 28 (1.10%) Selenium
12 26 (1.02%) Firebug
13 25 (0.98%) JMeter
13 25 (0.98%) Visual Studio
14 24 (0.94%) Maven
15 21 (0.82%) TeamCity
16 19 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (0.74%) IntelliJ
17 17 (0.67%) Emacs
18 16 (0.63%) Gradle
General
1 861 (33.69%) Finance
2 293 (11.46%) Banking
3 194 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 108 (4.23%) Retail
5 86 (3.36%) Manufacturing
6 65 (2.54%) Front Office
7 56 (2.19%) Investment Banking
8 42 (1.64%) Marketing
9 37 (1.45%) German Language
10 35 (1.37%) Financial Institution
11 34 (1.33%) French Language
12 33 (1.29%) Legal
13 29 (1.13%) Publishing
14 25 (0.98%) Back Office
15 23 (0.90%) Games
16 22 (0.86%) Law
17 18 (0.70%) Billing
18 17 (0.67%) Electronics
19 16 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
20 13 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 420 (16.43%) Administrator
2 331 (12.95%) Analyst
3 290 (11.35%) Developer
4 245 (9.59%) Systems Administrator
5 242 (9.47%) Architect
6 176 (6.89%) UNIX Administrator
7 156 (6.10%) Support Analyst
8 154 (6.03%) DBA
9 145 (5.67%) Consultant
10 143 (5.59%) Linux Administrator
11 142 (5.56%) Support Engineer
12 141 (5.52%) Oracle DBA
13 137 (5.36%) Applications Support
14 134 (5.24%) UNIX Engineer
15 122 (4.77%) Systems Engineer
16 111 (4.34%) Solutions Architect
16 111 (4.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 110 (4.30%) Infrastructure Architect
18 107 (4.19%) UNIX Systems Administrator
19 100 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (10.05%) XML
2 241 (9.43%) J2EE
2 241 (9.43%) Middleware
3 202 (7.90%) Web Services
4 192 (7.51%) HTML
5 99 (3.87%) Oracle Fusion
6 86 (3.36%) .NET
7 85 (3.33%) LAMP
8 82 (3.21%) WebSphere MQ
8 82 (3.21%) CSS
9 69 (2.70%) XSLT
10 67 (2.62%) Spring
11 61 (2.39%) JDBC
12 56 (2.19%) SOAP
13 53 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
14 48 (1.88%) Ajax
15 45 (1.76%) JSON
16 41 (1.60%) JMS
17 40 (1.56%) XHTML
17 40 (1.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 234 (9.15%) Clustering
2 174 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 130 (5.09%) Open Source
4 124 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 116 (4.54%) Management Information System
6 88 (3.44%) Mathematics
7 86 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 67 (2.62%) Hedge funds
8 67 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 60 (2.35%) Replication
10 52 (2.03%) PKI
11 51 (2.00%) Firmware
12 50 (1.96%) Derivative
13 40 (1.56%) LPAR
14 37 (1.45%) Mobile App
15 35 (1.37%) Symmetrix
16 33 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
17 32 (1.25%) Statistics
18 31 (1.21%) DLPAR
18 31 (1.21%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2056 (80.44%) Linux
2 1581 (61.85%) UNIX
3 1125 (44.01%) Windows
4 560 (21.91%) AIX
5 463 (18.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 256 (10.02%) HPUX
7 238 (9.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 176 (6.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 110 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 101 (3.95%) Ubuntu
11 90 (3.52%) SUSE
12 82 (3.21%) CentOS
13 52 (2.03%) Mac OS X
14 50 (1.96%) Debian
15 43 (1.68%) Windows 7
16 38 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
17 28 (1.10%) Apple iOS
18 26 (1.02%) Windows 2000
19 19 (0.74%) zOS
20 18 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (17.02%) ITIL
2 244 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (8.14%) Project Management
4 190 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
5 168 (6.57%) Load Balancing
6 159 (6.22%) E-Commerce
7 129 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
8 122 (4.77%) Configuration Management
9 119 (4.66%) Problem Management
10 118 (4.62%) Change Management
11 114 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 114 (4.46%) Software Engineering
12 107 (4.19%) Incident Management
13 104 (4.07%) OO
14 96 (3.76%) Migration
15 92 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
16 91 (3.56%) Service Delivery
17 86 (3.36%) Mentoring
18 82 (3.21%) DevOps
19 78 (3.05%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 726 (28.40%) Java
2 722 (28.25%) SQL
3 593 (23.20%) Perl
4 336 (13.15%) Shell Script
5 291 (11.38%) Python
6 231 (9.04%) Bash Shell
7 225 (8.80%) C++
8 216 (8.45%) JavaScript
9 175 (6.85%) Ruby
10 174 (6.81%) PL/SQL
11 155 (6.06%) PHP
12 104 (4.07%) C#
13 102 (3.99%) C
14 96 (3.76%) Korn
15 54 (2.11%) PowerShell
16 52 (2.03%) Groovy
17 31 (1.21%) AWK
17 31 (1.21%) Tcl
18 28 (1.10%) VB
19 24 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 363 (14.20%) Degree
2 178 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 125 (4.89%) SC Cleared
4 93 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (2.46%) CCNP
6 61 (2.39%) ISEB
7 58 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 56 (2.19%) CISSP
9 54 (2.11%) DV Cleared
10 41 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 37 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
11 37 (1.45%) MCSE
12 30 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 28 (1.10%) RHCE
14 23 (0.90%) CCNA
15 22 (0.86%) PMP
15 22 (0.86%) CEH
16 21 (0.82%) PMI Certification
16 21 (0.82%) CCA
16 21 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.54%) SLA
2 108 (4.23%) QA
3 41 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 36 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (0.82%) COBIT
7 15 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.35%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.31%) GLP
10 5 (0.20%) COSO
11 1 (0.039%) BS7799
System Software
1 411 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 219 (8.57%) NFS
3 213 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 141 (5.52%) vSphere
5 127 (4.97%) Oracle RAC
6 106 (4.15%) VMware ESX
7 90 (3.52%) Hyper-V
8 68 (2.66%) Oracle RMAN
9 51 (2.00%) SRDF
10 50 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 47 (1.84%) XenApp
12 46 (1.80%) KVM
13 39 (1.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 36 (1.41%) Xen
15 31 (1.21%) Sendmail
16 27 (1.06%) Squid
17 26 (1.02%) Samba
17 26 (1.02%) Veritas File System
18 25 (0.98%) XenDesktop
18 25 (0.98%) Snort
Systems Management
1 175 (6.85%) Puppet
2 144 (5.63%) NetBackup
3 109 (4.26%) Nagios
4 106 (4.15%) Tivoli
5 85 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 79 (3.09%) Data Guard
7 64 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 47 (1.84%) OpenView
9 37 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 36 (1.41%) BMC PATROL
10 36 (1.41%) SCOM
11 32 (1.25%) Legato
12 28 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
12 28 (1.10%) CFEngine
13 26 (1.02%) SCCM
14 24 (0.94%) Backup Exec
15 23 (0.90%) Control-M
15 23 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
16 21 (0.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 19 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1103 (43.15%) Oracle
2 621 (24.30%) Red Hat
3 565 (22.10%) VMware
4 408 (15.96%) IBM
4 408 (15.96%) Microsoft
5 390 (15.26%) Cisco
6 376 (14.71%) Sun
7 361 (14.12%) HP
8 346 (13.54%) EMC
9 272 (10.64%) NetApp
10 211 (8.26%) Veritas
11 179 (7.00%) JBoss
12 178 (6.96%) Citrix
13 172 (6.73%) Sybase
14 119 (4.66%) Symantec
15 114 (4.46%) CheckPoint
16 94 (3.68%) Brocade
17 89 (3.48%) Juniper
18 87 (3.40%) F5
19 72 (2.82%) Dell
Hertfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 15% Bonus & Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + Beneftis
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55330.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £33000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40 - £55 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago