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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 318 240 190
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -50
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 932 1329 1613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.90% 1.19% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.33% 4.43% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 741 1014 1255
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £78,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
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
27995 29989 28685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.13% 26.81% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23608 25188 24339
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -36 469 £65,000 +5.69% 31
South East -24 212 £50,000 - 26
East of England -42 60 £45,000 -5.26% 9
West Midlands -34 52 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Yorkshire -29 50 £36,800 +5.14% 3
North West +21 43 £40,125 +18.88% 3
South West -82 26 £38,000 -15.55% 6
East Midlands +21 19 £39,250 -7.64% 7
Midlands +10 1 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1613 (78.64%) Linux
2 1423 (69.38%) UNIX
3 1056 (51.49%) Oracle
4 884 (43.10%) Windows
5 676 (32.96%) Finance
6 654 (31.89%) SQL
7 609 (29.69%) Red Hat
8 537 (26.18%) Perl
9 518 (25.26%) AIX
10 503 (24.52%) SAN
11 468 (22.82%) VMware
12 462 (22.53%) Java
13 441 (21.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 395 (19.26%) Cisco
15 391 (19.06%) IBM
16 357 (17.41%) SQL Server
17 347 (16.92%) ITIL
18 346 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
19 344 (16.77%) Apache
20 341 (16.63%) Shell Script
21 340 (16.58%) Microsoft
22 333 (16.24%) Tomcat
23 328 (15.99%) EMC
24 313 (15.26%) NetApp
25 299 (14.58%) Sun
26 294 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
27 290 (14.14%) WebSphere
28 288 (14.04%) TCP/IP
29 282 (13.75%) HP
30 278 (13.55%) Python

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 344 (16.77%) Apache
2 333 (16.24%) Tomcat
3 290 (14.14%) WebSphere
4 191 (9.31%) IIS
5 151 (7.36%) WebLogic
6 121 (5.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 94 (4.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 81 (3.95%) Oracle Coherence
9 68 (3.32%) JBoss
10 59 (2.88%) MQSeries
11 55 (2.68%) GlassFish
12 50 (2.44%) SharePoint
13 38 (1.85%) MS Exchange
13 38 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
14 24 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
15 22 (1.07%) CICS
15 22 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
16 16 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
17 14 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
18 13 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 141 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 132 (6.44%) MS Office
3 30 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 65 (3.17%) RMDS
2 35 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.34%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.24%) HiPortfolio
9 4 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
10 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.098%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.098%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.098%) Oracle Utilities
12 1 (0.049%) CSG Singleview
12 1 (0.049%) Oracle Financials
12 1 (0.049%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.049%) Oracle Payables
12 1 (0.049%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.02%) SaaS
2 19 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.44%) GitHub
4 8 (0.39%) IaaS
5 6 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.24%) Joyent
7 4 (0.20%) Office 365
7 4 (0.20%) Google Drive
7 4 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.098%) CodePlex
8 2 (0.098%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.049%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.049%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 503 (24.52%) SAN
2 288 (14.04%) TCP/IP
3 257 (12.53%) Firewall
4 250 (12.19%) DNS
5 245 (11.95%) NAS
6 222 (10.82%) HTTP
7 213 (10.39%) LAN
8 184 (8.97%) WAN
9 162 (7.90%) LDAP
10 131 (6.39%) Fibre Channel
11 130 (6.34%) Internet
12 123 (6.00%) Multicast
13 111 (5.41%) FCoE
14 94 (4.58%) DHCP
15 91 (4.44%) VPN
16 81 (3.95%) FTP
17 58 (2.83%) iSCSI
18 56 (2.73%) SMTP
19 44 (2.15%) VLAN
20 43 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (17.41%) SQL Server
2 267 (13.02%) Oracle Database
3 208 (10.14%) MySQL
4 190 (9.26%) DB2
5 146 (7.12%) Relational Database
6 125 (6.09%) RDBMS
7 118 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 78 (3.80%) Oracle Exadata
9 61 (2.97%) Hadoop
10 58 (2.83%) HBase
11 48 (2.34%) Oracle Database 12c
12 45 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
13 40 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
14 37 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
14 37 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
15 36 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
16 34 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
17 25 (1.22%) Informix
18 24 (1.17%) MS Access
19 23 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 60 (2.93%) Git (software)
2 54 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 51 (2.49%) Subversion
4 42 (2.05%) Eclipse
5 37 (1.80%) Maven
6 31 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 30 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
7 30 (1.46%) InstallShield
8 29 (1.41%) Ant
9 26 (1.27%) TeamCity
10 21 (1.02%) JUnit
11 20 (0.98%) Hudson
12 18 (0.88%) Mercurial
13 16 (0.78%) SoapUI
13 16 (0.78%) CruiseControl
14 14 (0.68%) JIRA
15 10 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.34%) Log4j
16 7 (0.34%) Toad
17 5 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
General
1 676 (32.96%) Finance
2 247 (12.04%) Banking
3 109 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 72 (3.51%) Retail
5 65 (3.17%) Investment Banking
6 42 (2.05%) Marketing
7 33 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 28 (1.37%) Back Office
9 27 (1.32%) Publishing
10 21 (1.02%) Games
11 19 (0.93%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.83%) Advertising
12 17 (0.83%) Front Office
13 16 (0.78%) French Language
14 14 (0.68%) Law
14 14 (0.68%) Legal
15 13 (0.63%) Spanish Language
16 11 (0.54%) German Language
17 10 (0.49%) Aerospace
18 8 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 367 (17.89%) Administrator
2 272 (13.26%) Architect
3 242 (11.80%) Analyst
4 221 (10.78%) Systems Administrator
5 218 (10.63%) Developer
6 178 (8.68%) Infrastructure Architect
7 172 (8.39%) UNIX Administrator
8 130 (6.34%) Support Analyst
9 127 (6.19%) Applications Support
10 120 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
11 117 (5.70%) UNIX Engineer
12 113 (5.51%) Consultant
13 107 (5.22%) Support Engineer
13 107 (5.22%) Linux Administrator
14 102 (4.97%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 88 (4.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 83 (4.05%) DBA
17 80 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
18 77 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
19 76 (3.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (12.43%) Middleware
2 182 (8.87%) J2EE
3 181 (8.82%) XML
4 162 (7.90%) HTML
5 124 (6.05%) Web Services
6 83 (4.05%) XSLT
7 80 (3.90%) .NET
8 75 (3.66%) WebSphere MQ
9 69 (3.36%) SOAP
10 64 (3.12%) Spring
11 63 (3.07%) CSS
12 59 (2.88%) Rendezvous
12 59 (2.88%) Ultra Messaging
13 54 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
14 50 (2.44%) Hibernate
15 41 (2.00%) JDBC
16 40 (1.95%) FIX Protocol
17 34 (1.66%) RESTful
18 32 (1.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 32 (1.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 164 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (7.07%) Clustering
3 135 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 107 (5.22%) Mainframe
5 83 (4.05%) Open Source
6 70 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 60 (2.93%) PKI
8 55 (2.68%) Replication
9 47 (2.29%) AS400
10 46 (2.24%) HACMP
11 43 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
12 41 (2.00%) CMDB
13 38 (1.85%) Algorithms
14 36 (1.76%) Hedge funds
15 35 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
16 32 (1.56%) Client/Server
17 31 (1.51%) FlexPod
18 30 (1.46%) CLARiiON
19 27 (1.32%) Equities
19 27 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1613 (78.64%) Linux
2 1423 (69.38%) UNIX
3 884 (43.10%) Windows
4 518 (25.26%) AIX
5 441 (21.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 245 (11.95%) HPUX
7 121 (5.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 110 (5.36%) SUSE
9 85 (4.14%) CentOS
10 82 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 73 (3.56%) Ubuntu
12 66 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 52 (2.54%) Oracle Linux
13 52 (2.54%) Debian
14 47 (2.29%) Windows XP
15 38 (1.85%) Windows 8
16 37 (1.80%) zOS
17 33 (1.61%) Android
18 30 (1.46%) OS/400
19 29 (1.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (16.92%) ITIL
2 294 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
4 133 (6.48%) Load Balancing
5 132 (6.44%) DevOps
6 131 (6.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 130 (6.34%) Problem Management
8 123 (6.00%) Project Management
9 122 (5.95%) Service Management
10 116 (5.66%) Benchmarking
11 113 (5.51%) Capacity Planning
12 106 (5.17%) Change Management
12 106 (5.17%) Migration
13 104 (5.07%) Mentoring
14 102 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
15 93 (4.53%) Time Management
16 91 (4.44%) Multithreading
17 89 (4.34%) OO
18 88 (4.29%) Release Management
19 80 (3.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 654 (31.89%) SQL
2 537 (26.18%) Perl
3 462 (22.53%) Java
4 341 (16.63%) Shell Script
5 278 (13.55%) Python
6 180 (8.78%) C++
7 175 (8.53%) Bash Shell
8 172 (8.39%) PL/SQL
9 166 (8.09%) JavaScript
10 71 (3.46%) Ruby
11 69 (3.36%) C#
12 68 (3.32%) Korn
13 67 (3.27%) PowerShell
14 66 (3.22%) C
15 56 (2.73%) Bourne shell
16 54 (2.63%) PHP
17 31 (1.51%) Objective-C
18 24 (1.17%) T-SQL
19 22 (1.07%) JCL
20 21 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 253 (12.34%) Degree
2 116 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 75 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 70 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (2.78%) RHCE
6 55 (2.68%) Sun Certification
6 55 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 43 (2.10%) CCNP
8 36 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
9 34 (1.66%) MCSE
9 34 (1.66%) CCNA
10 33 (1.61%) SCSA
10 33 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 29 (1.41%) DV Cleared
11 29 (1.41%) ISEB
12 28 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
13 26 (1.27%) PMP
13 26 (1.27%) PMI Certification
14 22 (1.07%) RHCSA
15 21 (1.02%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (8.73%) SLA
2 126 (6.14%) QA
3 25 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.24%) COBIT
8 2 (0.098%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.049%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.049%) FISMA
System Software
1 346 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 232 (11.31%) NFS
3 151 (7.36%) Active Directory
4 121 (5.90%) Oracle RAC
5 112 (5.46%) SRDF
6 96 (4.68%) Hyper-V
7 89 (4.34%) vSphere
7 89 (4.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 76 (3.71%) KVM
9 65 (3.17%) VMware ESX
10 50 (2.44%) Squid
11 49 (2.39%) Xen
12 48 (2.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 34 (1.66%) Samba
14 26 (1.27%) XenApp
15 21 (1.02%) Sendmail
16 18 (0.88%) Firmware
17 17 (0.83%) Veritas File System
18 14 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
19 12 (0.59%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 166 (8.09%) Puppet
2 134 (6.53%) Tivoli
3 128 (6.24%) Nagios
4 119 (5.80%) NetBackup
5 83 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
6 65 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
7 54 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 49 (2.39%) Data Guard
9 40 (1.95%) Legato
10 34 (1.66%) OpenView
11 29 (1.41%) Ansible
12 27 (1.32%) yum
12 27 (1.32%) BladeLogic
13 26 (1.27%) Control-M
14 25 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 24 (1.17%) SCOM
15 24 (1.17%) Cacti
16 21 (1.02%) Unicenter
17 19 (0.93%) ZABBIX
18 17 (0.83%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1056 (51.49%) Oracle
2 609 (29.69%) Red Hat
3 468 (22.82%) VMware
4 395 (19.26%) Cisco
5 391 (19.06%) IBM
6 340 (16.58%) Microsoft
7 328 (15.99%) EMC
8 313 (15.26%) NetApp
9 299 (14.58%) Sun
10 282 (13.75%) HP
11 229 (11.17%) Veritas
12 140 (6.83%) Sybase
13 120 (5.85%) Juniper
14 115 (5.61%) Intel
15 113 (5.51%) Citrix
16 103 (5.02%) Symantec
17 88 (4.29%) Brocade
18 85 (4.14%) CheckPoint
19 81 (3.95%) CA
20 67 (3.27%) TIBCO
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 75k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70k - 90k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: MARKET RATE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arden Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £125,000 per annum bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
EMC Computer Systems (UK) Limited
Salary: Unspecified competative
Posted: 4 days ago