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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 282 240 184
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -56
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1010 1268 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.01% 1.22% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 4.51% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 813 958 1288
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
27279 28110 27787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.19% 26.97% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23070 23464 23563
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,645 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,559 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -8 507 £65,000 +4.00% 38
South East -45 215 £50,000 +5.26% 21
East of England -34 71 £45,000 - 6
Yorkshire -16 56 £36,800 +5.14% 10
North West +15 54 £40,150 +16.37% 3
West Midlands -41 54 £49,500 +4.21% 4
South West -68 31 £37,500 -16.66% 10
East Midlands +25 17 £42,500 +31.78% 3
Midlands +7 2 £60,000 +71.42%
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1677 (78.55%) Linux
2 1508 (70.63%) UNIX
3 1070 (50.12%) Oracle
4 901 (42.20%) Windows
5 691 (32.37%) Finance
6 682 (31.94%) SQL
7 634 (29.70%) Red Hat
8 552 (25.85%) Perl
9 518 (24.26%) SAN
10 513 (24.03%) AIX
11 495 (23.19%) Java
12 492 (23.04%) VMware
13 472 (22.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 389 (18.22%) Shell Script
14 389 (18.22%) Cisco
15 380 (17.80%) IBM
16 372 (17.42%) ITIL
17 367 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
18 365 (17.10%) Microsoft
19 353 (16.53%) SQL Server
20 348 (16.30%) Tomcat
21 342 (16.02%) Apache
22 322 (15.08%) Sun
23 320 (14.99%) EMC
24 319 (14.94%) NetApp
25 315 (14.75%) TCP/IP
26 298 (13.96%) HP
27 283 (13.26%) DNS
28 280 (13.11%) Banking
29 277 (12.97%) WebSphere

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 348 (16.30%) Tomcat
2 342 (16.02%) Apache
3 277 (12.97%) WebSphere
4 185 (8.67%) WebLogic
5 179 (8.38%) IIS
6 111 (5.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 80 (3.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 73 (3.42%) JBoss
9 66 (3.09%) Oracle Coherence
10 56 (2.62%) GlassFish
11 55 (2.58%) MQSeries
12 49 (2.30%) SharePoint
13 44 (2.06%) MS Exchange
14 43 (2.01%) IBM HTTP Server
15 36 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
16 22 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
17 21 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
18 18 (0.84%) CMS
19 16 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 15 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 144 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 135 (6.32%) MS Office
3 28 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 53 (2.48%) RMDS
2 35 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
6 4 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.19%) HiPortfolio
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.094%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.094%) Oracle Utilities
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.047%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.047%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (0.98%) SaaS
2 15 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.37%) IaaS
4 6 (0.28%) GitHub
5 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.19%) Office 365
6 4 (0.19%) Joyent
6 4 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.047%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.047%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 518 (24.26%) SAN
2 315 (14.75%) TCP/IP
3 283 (13.26%) DNS
4 263 (12.32%) Firewall
5 240 (11.24%) NAS
6 215 (10.07%) HTTP
7 210 (9.84%) LAN
8 180 (8.43%) WAN
9 166 (7.78%) LDAP
10 138 (6.46%) Internet
11 112 (5.25%) Fibre Channel
12 111 (5.20%) Multicast
13 98 (4.59%) DHCP
14 97 (4.54%) VPN
15 96 (4.50%) FCoE
16 93 (4.36%) FTP
17 60 (2.81%) SMTP
18 54 (2.53%) iSCSI
19 48 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
19 48 (2.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 276 (12.93%) Oracle Database
3 193 (9.04%) MySQL
4 174 (8.15%) DB2
5 152 (7.12%) Relational Database
6 129 (6.04%) RDBMS
7 119 (5.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 79 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
9 53 (2.48%) Hadoop
10 48 (2.25%) HBase
11 47 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
12 45 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
13 40 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
14 39 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
14 39 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
15 37 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
16 31 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (1.12%) Ingres
18 22 (1.03%) MongoDB
19 21 (0.98%) Informix
Development Applications
1 67 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 55 (2.58%) Jenkins
3 51 (2.39%) Subversion
4 48 (2.25%) Eclipse
5 37 (1.73%) Maven
6 34 (1.59%) InstallShield
7 31 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
8 30 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (1.08%) Ant
10 21 (0.98%) TeamCity
11 20 (0.94%) Hudson
12 19 (0.89%) JUnit
13 18 (0.84%) Mercurial
14 17 (0.80%) SoapUI
15 15 (0.70%) JIRA
16 14 (0.66%) CruiseControl
17 8 (0.37%) Toad
18 7 (0.33%) Visual Studio
18 7 (0.33%) Log4j
18 7 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 691 (32.37%) Finance
2 280 (13.11%) Banking
3 118 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 86 (4.03%) Retail
5 82 (3.84%) Investment Banking
6 46 (2.15%) Marketing
7 34 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 29 (1.36%) Publishing
9 25 (1.17%) Front Office
9 25 (1.17%) Back Office
10 22 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.89%) Games
12 17 (0.80%) Advertising
13 14 (0.66%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.61%) Legal
14 13 (0.61%) French Language
15 12 (0.56%) Spanish Language
15 12 (0.56%) Law
16 10 (0.47%) German Language
17 9 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 375 (17.56%) Administrator
2 285 (13.35%) Analyst
3 260 (12.18%) Architect
4 231 (10.82%) Systems Administrator
5 223 (10.44%) Developer
6 182 (8.52%) UNIX Administrator
7 168 (7.87%) Infrastructure Architect
8 155 (7.26%) Support Analyst
9 142 (6.65%) Applications Support
10 128 (6.00%) UNIX Engineer
11 118 (5.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 117 (5.48%) Support Engineer
13 115 (5.39%) Solutions Architect
14 114 (5.34%) Consultant
15 110 (5.15%) Linux Administrator
16 92 (4.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 90 (4.22%) DBA
18 83 (3.89%) Linux Engineer
19 82 (3.84%) Applications Support Analyst
20 81 (3.79%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (12.08%) Middleware
2 193 (9.04%) J2EE
3 181 (8.48%) XML
4 151 (7.07%) HTML
5 128 (6.00%) Web Services
6 78 (3.65%) Spring
7 76 (3.56%) XSLT
8 72 (3.37%) WebSphere MQ
8 72 (3.37%) SOAP
9 67 (3.14%) .NET
10 64 (3.00%) CSS
11 54 (2.53%) FIX Protocol
12 52 (2.44%) Hibernate
13 49 (2.30%) Rendezvous
14 45 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
15 44 (2.06%) RESTful
16 43 (2.01%) JDBC
17 38 (1.78%) JMS
18 30 (1.41%) ActiveMQ
19 29 (1.36%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 172 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (6.65%) Clustering
3 127 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 86 (4.03%) Mainframe
5 84 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 83 (3.89%) Open Source
7 63 (2.95%) PKI
8 60 (2.81%) Replication
9 45 (2.11%) HACMP
9 45 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
10 44 (2.06%) AS400
10 44 (2.06%) Hedge funds
11 40 (1.87%) Algorithms
12 39 (1.83%) CMDB
13 38 (1.78%) Equities
14 34 (1.59%) FlexPod
15 32 (1.50%) Client/Server
16 31 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
17 29 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 28 (1.31%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1677 (78.55%) Linux
2 1508 (70.63%) UNIX
3 901 (42.20%) Windows
4 513 (24.03%) AIX
5 472 (22.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 244 (11.43%) HPUX
7 124 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 114 (5.34%) SUSE
9 89 (4.17%) CentOS
10 75 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 75 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 66 (3.09%) Ubuntu
12 58 (2.72%) Windows XP
13 49 (2.30%) Debian
14 43 (2.01%) Oracle Linux
15 41 (1.92%) zOS
16 38 (1.78%) Windows 8
17 33 (1.55%) OS/400
18 31 (1.45%) Android
19 30 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (17.42%) ITIL
2 274 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
4 139 (6.51%) Project Management
5 136 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 135 (6.32%) Service Management
7 132 (6.18%) Load Balancing
7 132 (6.18%) Problem Management
8 122 (5.71%) DevOps
9 120 (5.62%) Mentoring
10 119 (5.57%) Capacity Planning
11 116 (5.43%) Change Management
12 108 (5.06%) Migration
13 105 (4.92%) OO
14 102 (4.78%) Benchmarking
15 94 (4.40%) Time Management
16 93 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
17 91 (4.26%) Multithreading
18 90 (4.22%) Release Management
19 86 (4.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 682 (31.94%) SQL
2 552 (25.85%) Perl
3 495 (23.19%) Java
4 389 (18.22%) Shell Script
5 270 (12.65%) Python
6 200 (9.37%) C++
7 183 (8.57%) PL/SQL
8 178 (8.34%) Bash Shell
9 151 (7.07%) JavaScript
10 85 (3.98%) C#
11 74 (3.47%) C
11 74 (3.47%) Ruby
12 68 (3.19%) Korn
13 64 (3.00%) PHP
14 62 (2.90%) PowerShell
15 51 (2.39%) Bourne shell
16 32 (1.50%) T-SQL
17 31 (1.45%) Objective-C
18 22 (1.03%) XPath
19 17 (0.80%) AWK
Qualifications
1 259 (12.13%) Degree
2 119 (5.57%) Security Cleared
3 72 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 61 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 57 (2.67%) Sun Certification
7 53 (2.48%) RHCE
8 46 (2.15%) CCNP
9 40 (1.87%) MCSE
10 37 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
11 36 (1.69%) CCNA
11 36 (1.69%) SCSA
11 36 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 32 (1.50%) ISEB
13 26 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
13 26 (1.22%) DV Cleared
13 26 (1.22%) MCITP
14 24 (1.12%) RHCSA
15 22 (1.03%) ISTQB
16 21 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (7.87%) SLA
2 123 (5.76%) QA
3 35 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.23%) COBIT
8 2 (0.094%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.047%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.047%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.047%) FISMA
System Software
1 367 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 215 (10.07%) NFS
3 152 (7.12%) Active Directory
4 123 (5.76%) Oracle RAC
5 106 (4.96%) vSphere
6 96 (4.50%) SRDF
7 91 (4.26%) Hyper-V
8 89 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 77 (3.61%) KVM
10 63 (2.95%) VMware ESX
11 56 (2.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 48 (2.25%) Squid
13 40 (1.87%) Xen
14 33 (1.55%) Samba
15 32 (1.50%) XenApp
16 28 (1.31%) Firmware
17 22 (1.03%) Sendmail
18 21 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
19 18 (0.84%) Veritas File System
20 14 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 166 (7.78%) Puppet
2 141 (6.60%) NetBackup
3 123 (5.76%) Nagios
4 122 (5.71%) Tivoli
5 80 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
6 66 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
7 53 (2.48%) Data Guard
8 52 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 38 (1.78%) Legato
10 36 (1.69%) OpenView
11 35 (1.64%) Control-M
12 29 (1.36%) yum
13 24 (1.12%) Cacti
13 24 (1.12%) BladeLogic
14 23 (1.08%) SCOM
14 23 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 22 (1.03%) Ansible
16 18 (0.84%) Unicenter
17 17 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
17 17 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1070 (50.12%) Oracle
2 634 (29.70%) Red Hat
3 492 (23.04%) VMware
4 389 (18.22%) Cisco
5 380 (17.80%) IBM
6 365 (17.10%) Microsoft
7 322 (15.08%) Sun
8 320 (14.99%) EMC
9 319 (14.94%) NetApp
10 298 (13.96%) HP
11 244 (11.43%) Veritas
12 145 (6.79%) Sybase
13 121 (5.67%) Citrix
14 114 (5.34%) Symantec
15 111 (5.20%) Juniper
16 100 (4.68%) Intel
17 97 (4.54%) Brocade
18 90 (4.22%) CheckPoint
19 85 (3.98%) CA
20 75 (3.51%) BMC
Staines, Middlesex
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
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Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
Spencer Rose Ltd
Salary: Bonus + On Call + Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networking People (UK)
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Integral-Talent
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £75,000 to £86,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
BAE Systems
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
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Slough, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago