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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 242 201 167
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -34
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1272 1399 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.16% 1.38% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.32% 5.02% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1144 1471
Average salary £51,000 £48,875 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £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
29429 27880 30889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.90% 27.41% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24638 23881 26722
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 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -29 623 £60,000 +14.28% 55
South East -67 271 £50,000 +19.04% 21
East of England +51 121 £47,500 -2.56% 5
Yorkshire +3 87 £40,000 -6.97% 6
West Midlands -22 70 £44,000 -12.00% 2
North West +1 41 £38,000 -11.62% 5
South West -28 35 £45,000 - 7
East Midlands -16 24 £42,500 -5.55% 3
North East -1 1 £37,000 -5.12% 1
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2033 (79.51%) Linux
2 1574 (61.56%) UNIX
3 1146 (44.82%) Windows
4 1115 (43.61%) Oracle
5 868 (33.95%) Finance
6 747 (29.21%) Java
7 731 (28.59%) SQL
8 621 (24.29%) Red Hat
9 597 (23.35%) Perl
10 572 (22.37%) VMware
11 549 (21.47%) AIX
12 502 (19.63%) Apache
13 482 (18.85%) SAN
14 444 (17.36%) Tomcat
15 436 (17.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 433 (16.93%) ITIL
17 413 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
18 381 (14.90%) SQL Server
19 376 (14.70%) Sun
20 375 (14.67%) IBM
21 373 (14.59%) Cisco
22 370 (14.47%) Oracle Database
23 369 (14.43%) HP
24 368 (14.39%) Degree
25 366 (14.31%) Microsoft
26 361 (14.12%) MySQL
27 347 (13.57%) EMC
28 328 (12.83%) TCP/IP
29 326 (12.75%) DNS
30 322 (12.59%) Firewall

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 502 (19.63%) Apache
2 444 (17.36%) Tomcat
3 246 (9.62%) WebLogic
4 234 (9.15%) WebSphere
5 137 (5.36%) IIS
6 77 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
7 60 (2.35%) MQSeries
8 50 (1.96%) Oracle Application Server
9 49 (1.92%) MS Exchange
9 49 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
10 46 (1.80%) GlassFish
11 40 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
11 40 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 33 (1.29%) Node.js
12 33 (1.29%) SharePoint
13 32 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
14 27 (1.06%) CMS
15 26 (1.02%) nginx
16 25 (0.98%) Drupal
17 24 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 112 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 57 (2.23%) MS Office
3 36 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.59%) MS Project
5 9 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 79 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
2 69 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
3 54 (2.11%) Oracle 11i
4 50 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 31 (1.21%) RMDS
6 17 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
7 14 (0.55%) Google Analytics
8 13 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
9 12 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 10 (0.39%) SunGard AvantGard
11 7 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
12 6 (0.23%) Tridion
13 5 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
14 4 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
14 4 (0.16%) Summit
15 2 (0.078%) CSG Singleview
15 2 (0.078%) ION MarketView
16 1 (0.039%) Oracle Payables
16 1 (0.039%) Oracle Assets
16 1 (0.039%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 55 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (1.60%) Joyent
3 30 (1.17%) IaaS
4 29 (1.13%) GitHub
5 22 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.70%) Office 365
7 15 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.12%) PaaS
9 1 (0.039%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 482 (18.85%) SAN
2 328 (12.83%) TCP/IP
3 326 (12.75%) DNS
4 322 (12.59%) Firewall
5 258 (10.09%) HTTP
6 217 (8.49%) Internet
7 204 (7.98%) NAS
8 199 (7.78%) LDAP
9 158 (6.18%) WAN
10 151 (5.91%) LAN
11 124 (4.85%) DHCP
12 107 (4.18%) FTP
13 94 (3.68%) VPN
14 91 (3.56%) Fibre Channel
15 73 (2.85%) SMTP
16 69 (2.70%) iSCSI
17 63 (2.46%) SSH
18 58 (2.27%) SSL
19 56 (2.19%) FCoE
20 55 (2.15%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (14.90%) SQL Server
2 370 (14.47%) Oracle Database
3 361 (14.12%) MySQL
4 193 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 189 (7.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 133 (5.20%) DB2
7 130 (5.08%) RDBMS
8 71 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 67 (2.62%) Redis
10 57 (2.23%) MongoDB
11 56 (2.19%) Oracle Exadata
12 54 (2.11%) Hadoop
13 51 (1.99%) Oracle Database 12c
14 40 (1.56%) Oracle9i Database
15 37 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
16 36 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
17 35 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
18 31 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
19 30 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
20 26 (1.02%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 108 (4.22%) Git (software)
2 101 (3.95%) Subversion
3 80 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 61 (2.39%) Jenkins
5 50 (1.96%) JIRA
6 33 (1.29%) Ant
7 31 (1.21%) Cucumber
8 29 (1.13%) JUnit
9 27 (1.06%) IntelliJ
10 26 (1.02%) Firebug
10 26 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 25 (0.98%) Visual Studio
12 24 (0.94%) Gradle
13 19 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (0.74%) Maven
14 18 (0.70%) TeamCity
15 15 (0.59%) Selenium
15 15 (0.59%) Toad
15 15 (0.59%) Introscope
16 14 (0.55%) Xcode
General
1 868 (33.95%) Finance
2 294 (11.50%) Banking
3 188 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 99 (3.87%) Retail
5 80 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 65 (2.54%) Front Office
7 53 (2.07%) Investment Banking
8 44 (1.72%) German Language
9 41 (1.60%) Financial Institution
10 40 (1.56%) Marketing
11 36 (1.41%) Publishing
12 34 (1.33%) Legal
12 34 (1.33%) French Language
13 27 (1.06%) Back Office
14 18 (0.70%) Law
14 18 (0.70%) Games
15 17 (0.66%) Electronics
16 16 (0.63%) Advertising
16 16 (0.63%) Billing
17 15 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 415 (16.23%) Administrator
2 321 (12.55%) Analyst
3 292 (11.42%) Developer
4 263 (10.29%) Architect
5 251 (9.82%) Systems Administrator
6 166 (6.49%) UNIX Administrator
7 155 (6.06%) DBA
8 154 (6.02%) Support Analyst
9 153 (5.98%) Support Engineer
10 147 (5.75%) Applications Support
11 145 (5.67%) Linux Administrator
12 138 (5.40%) Consultant
13 136 (5.32%) Oracle DBA
14 129 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
15 113 (4.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 113 (4.42%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 109 (4.26%) UNIX Engineer
17 108 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
18 107 (4.18%) Infrastructure Architect
19 97 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (10.56%) XML
2 251 (9.82%) Middleware
3 224 (8.76%) J2EE
4 194 (7.59%) Web Services
5 192 (7.51%) HTML
6 101 (3.95%) Oracle Fusion
7 85 (3.32%) .NET
8 84 (3.29%) CSS
9 81 (3.17%) XSLT
10 77 (3.01%) LAMP
11 72 (2.82%) Spring
12 71 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
13 57 (2.23%) JDBC
14 55 (2.15%) SOAP
15 54 (2.11%) ActiveMQ
16 49 (1.92%) JSON
17 47 (1.84%) Ajax
18 45 (1.76%) Servlets
19 43 (1.68%) XHTML
20 40 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 219 (8.56%) Clustering
2 124 (4.85%) Computer Science
2 124 (4.85%) Open Source
3 119 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 90 (3.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 90 (3.52%) Mathematics
5 72 (2.82%) Replication
6 64 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 56 (2.19%) Hedge funds
8 55 (2.15%) Derivative
9 51 (1.99%) Firmware
10 49 (1.92%) PKI
11 41 (1.60%) Mobile App
12 38 (1.49%) Mainframe
12 38 (1.49%) Statistics
13 36 (1.41%) Symmetrix
14 32 (1.25%) RIA
14 32 (1.25%) LPAR
14 32 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
15 29 (1.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2033 (79.51%) Linux
2 1574 (61.56%) UNIX
3 1146 (44.82%) Windows
4 549 (21.47%) AIX
5 436 (17.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 261 (10.21%) HPUX
7 240 (9.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 186 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 113 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 100 (3.91%) SUSE
11 94 (3.68%) Ubuntu
12 72 (2.82%) CentOS
13 58 (2.27%) Debian
14 45 (1.76%) Oracle Linux
15 39 (1.53%) Windows 7
16 38 (1.49%) Mac OS X
17 25 (0.98%) Windows 2000
18 24 (0.94%) Apple iOS
19 19 (0.74%) Fedora
20 18 (0.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (16.93%) ITIL
2 198 (7.74%) Performance Tuning
3 172 (6.73%) Project Management
4 164 (6.41%) Load Balancing
5 131 (5.12%) Change Management
5 131 (5.12%) Problem Management
6 129 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
6 129 (5.04%) Capacity Planning
7 123 (4.81%) E-Commerce
7 123 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 121 (4.73%) Incident Management
9 110 (4.30%) Configuration Management
10 109 (4.26%) Software Engineering
11 102 (3.99%) Service Delivery
12 97 (3.79%) Migration
13 94 (3.68%) OO
14 93 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
15 81 (3.17%) DevOps
16 79 (3.09%) Content Management
17 77 (3.01%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 747 (29.21%) Java
2 731 (28.59%) SQL
3 597 (23.35%) Perl
4 307 (12.01%) Shell Script
5 271 (10.60%) Python
6 236 (9.23%) C++
7 231 (9.03%) Bash Shell
8 221 (8.64%) JavaScript
9 169 (6.61%) PL/SQL
10 164 (6.41%) Ruby
11 149 (5.83%) PHP
12 114 (4.46%) C#
13 112 (4.38%) C
14 93 (3.64%) Korn
15 79 (3.09%) PowerShell
16 53 (2.07%) Groovy
17 34 (1.33%) VB
18 29 (1.13%) AWK
19 28 (1.10%) Scala
20 27 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 368 (14.39%) Degree
2 182 (7.12%) Security Cleared
3 128 (5.01%) SC Cleared
4 76 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
5 64 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 61 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 55 (2.15%) CISSP
8 47 (1.84%) ISEB
9 45 (1.76%) CCNP
10 38 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
10 38 (1.49%) MCSE
11 32 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 27 (1.06%) RHCE
13 25 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 25 (0.98%) CCNA
14 20 (0.78%) PMP
14 20 (0.78%) CEH
15 19 (0.74%) CCSE
15 19 (0.74%) PMI Certification
16 18 (0.70%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.77%) SLA
2 120 (4.69%) QA
3 37 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 35 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 33 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (0.74%) COBIT
7 18 (0.70%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.35%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.20%) COSO
10 1 (0.039%) BS7799
System Software
1 413 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 222 (8.68%) Active Directory
3 214 (8.37%) NFS
4 145 (5.67%) vSphere
5 121 (4.73%) VMware ESX
6 116 (4.54%) Oracle RAC
7 102 (3.99%) Hyper-V
8 71 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
9 48 (1.88%) SRDF
10 46 (1.80%) XenApp
11 44 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 40 (1.56%) KVM
13 36 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 32 (1.25%) Xen
14 32 (1.25%) Sendmail
15 30 (1.17%) Samba
16 26 (1.02%) Snort
16 26 (1.02%) XenDesktop
17 25 (0.98%) Squid
18 24 (0.94%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 153 (5.98%) Puppet
2 142 (5.55%) NetBackup
3 108 (4.22%) Tivoli
4 106 (4.15%) Nagios
5 78 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
6 76 (2.97%) Data Guard
7 63 (2.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 45 (1.76%) OpenView
9 40 (1.56%) SCOM
10 39 (1.53%) BMC PATROL
11 34 (1.33%) SCCM
12 30 (1.17%) Backup Exec
13 29 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Management
13 29 (1.13%) Legato
13 29 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 23 (0.90%) CFEngine
15 19 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
16 17 (0.66%) Control-M
17 15 (0.59%) Opsview
17 15 (0.59%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 1115 (43.61%) Oracle
2 621 (24.29%) Red Hat
3 572 (22.37%) VMware
4 376 (14.70%) Sun
5 375 (14.67%) IBM
6 373 (14.59%) Cisco
7 369 (14.43%) HP
8 366 (14.31%) Microsoft
9 347 (13.57%) EMC
10 271 (10.60%) NetApp
11 204 (7.98%) Veritas
12 187 (7.31%) Citrix
13 186 (7.27%) Sybase
14 181 (7.08%) JBoss
15 115 (4.50%) Symantec
16 101 (3.95%) Brocade
17 88 (3.44%) CheckPoint
18 80 (3.13%) F5
19 73 (2.85%) Juniper
20 70 (2.74%) BMC
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Sure Recruitment
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum to £100k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive+ 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago