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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 277 219 170
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -49
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1044 1297 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.05% 1.32% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.80% 4.88% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 824 976 1354
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 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,164 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -4.08%
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
27440 26588 27852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.50% 27.13% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23165 22023 23765
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 February 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 February 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 -10 520 £65,000 +4.00% 49
South East -80 210 £50,000 +5.26% 24
East of England -24 82 £45,000 - 7
West Midlands -44 63 £45,000 -10.00% 6
North West -10 56 £40,000 +11.11% 10
Yorkshire -20 51 £36,800 +8.23% 6
South West -63 34 £37,500 -8.53% 13
East Midlands +38 22 £43,500 +6.09% 3
Midlands -7 3 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1744 (79.93%) Linux
2 1532 (70.21%) UNIX
3 1062 (48.67%) Oracle
4 916 (41.98%) Windows
5 685 (31.39%) Finance
6 684 (31.35%) SQL
7 594 (27.22%) Red Hat
8 540 (24.75%) Perl
9 525 (24.06%) SAN
10 509 (23.33%) Java
11 507 (23.24%) VMware
12 503 (23.05%) AIX
13 462 (21.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 412 (18.88%) Shell Script
15 397 (18.19%) Microsoft
16 388 (17.78%) IBM
17 379 (17.37%) Cisco
18 376 (17.23%) Tomcat
19 375 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
20 370 (16.96%) ITIL
21 369 (16.91%) Apache
22 364 (16.68%) SQL Server
23 330 (15.12%) Sun
24 328 (15.03%) TCP/IP
25 320 (14.67%) NetApp
26 308 (14.12%) DNS
27 294 (13.47%) EMC
28 285 (13.06%) HP
29 281 (12.88%) Oracle Database
30 272 (12.47%) Firewall

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 376 (17.23%) Tomcat
2 369 (16.91%) Apache
3 272 (12.47%) WebSphere
4 204 (9.35%) WebLogic
5 176 (8.07%) IIS
6 108 (4.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 89 (4.08%) JBoss
8 69 (3.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 59 (2.70%) MQSeries
10 53 (2.43%) GlassFish
11 52 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
12 50 (2.29%) MS Exchange
13 47 (2.15%) IBM HTTP Server
14 46 (2.11%) SharePoint
15 42 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
16 26 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
17 20 (0.92%) CMS
18 18 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
18 18 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
18 18 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 138 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 125 (5.73%) MS Office
3 36 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 42 (1.92%) RMDS
2 35 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.14%) HiPortfolio
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle BRM
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle Utilities
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.046%) Summit
9 1 (0.046%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.046%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.24%) SaaS
2 24 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.60%) IaaS
4 7 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.23%) Joyent
6 4 (0.18%) Office 365
6 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.18%) PaaS
7 3 (0.14%) Heroku
7 3 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.092%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 525 (24.06%) SAN
2 328 (15.03%) TCP/IP
3 308 (14.12%) DNS
4 272 (12.47%) Firewall
5 237 (10.86%) NAS
6 218 (9.99%) HTTP
7 204 (9.35%) LAN
8 180 (8.25%) LDAP
9 175 (8.02%) WAN
10 153 (7.01%) Internet
11 111 (5.09%) Multicast
12 110 (5.04%) VPN
13 101 (4.63%) Fibre Channel
14 97 (4.45%) DHCP
15 96 (4.40%) FTP
16 84 (3.85%) FCoE
17 67 (3.07%) SMTP
18 56 (2.57%) BGP
19 52 (2.38%) iSCSI
19 52 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (16.68%) SQL Server
2 281 (12.88%) Oracle Database
3 209 (9.58%) MySQL
4 156 (7.15%) DB2
5 146 (6.69%) Relational Database
6 129 (5.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 126 (5.77%) RDBMS
8 77 (3.53%) Oracle Exadata
9 51 (2.34%) Hadoop
10 50 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
11 48 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
12 43 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
13 41 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 41 (1.88%) Oracle Database 12c
14 40 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
15 39 (1.79%) HBase
16 29 (1.33%) MongoDB
16 29 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
17 22 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
18 19 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 80 (3.67%) Git (software)
2 57 (2.61%) Eclipse
2 57 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 50 (2.29%) Subversion
4 44 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 42 (1.92%) Maven
6 32 (1.47%) InstallShield
7 31 (1.42%) Ant
8 30 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
9 22 (1.01%) JUnit
10 20 (0.92%) Hudson
11 19 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
12 17 (0.78%) SoapUI
12 17 (0.78%) Mercurial
13 16 (0.73%) Selenium
14 15 (0.69%) TeamCity
15 14 (0.64%) CruiseControl
15 14 (0.64%) JMeter
16 12 (0.55%) JIRA
17 10 (0.46%) Log4j
General
1 685 (31.39%) Finance
2 271 (12.42%) Banking
3 128 (5.87%) Telecoms
4 96 (4.40%) Retail
5 80 (3.67%) Investment Banking
6 47 (2.15%) Marketing
7 34 (1.56%) Front Office
8 31 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 30 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.28%) Publishing
11 22 (1.01%) Games
12 17 (0.78%) Back Office
13 14 (0.64%) Aerospace
13 14 (0.64%) Law
14 13 (0.60%) Advertising
14 13 (0.60%) French Language
15 11 (0.50%) Legal
15 11 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.46%) German Language
16 10 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 401 (18.38%) Administrator
2 311 (14.25%) Analyst
3 254 (11.64%) Architect
4 239 (10.95%) Systems Administrator
5 230 (10.54%) Developer
6 177 (8.11%) UNIX Administrator
7 174 (7.97%) Support Analyst
8 163 (7.47%) Infrastructure Architect
9 150 (6.87%) Applications Support
10 127 (5.82%) UNIX Engineer
11 120 (5.50%) Linux Administrator
12 109 (5.00%) Support Engineer
13 108 (4.95%) Consultant
14 107 (4.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 105 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
16 100 (4.58%) DBA
17 98 (4.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 94 (4.31%) Applications Support Analyst
19 87 (3.99%) C++ Developer
20 86 (3.94%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (11.23%) Middleware
2 220 (10.08%) J2EE
3 176 (8.07%) XML
4 151 (6.92%) Web Services
5 143 (6.55%) HTML
6 85 (3.90%) Spring
7 79 (3.62%) SOAP
8 77 (3.53%) WebSphere MQ
9 72 (3.30%) XSLT
10 65 (2.98%) CSS
11 61 (2.80%) FIX Protocol
12 58 (2.66%) Hibernate
13 57 (2.61%) .NET
14 50 (2.29%) JDBC
14 50 (2.29%) Oracle Fusion
15 49 (2.25%) RESTful
16 48 (2.20%) JMS
17 39 (1.79%) Rendezvous
18 35 (1.60%) Java EE
19 29 (1.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 161 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (6.74%) Clustering
3 123 (5.64%) Computer Science
4 89 (4.08%) Open Source
5 79 (3.62%) Management Information System
6 67 (3.07%) Mainframe
7 65 (2.98%) PKI
8 54 (2.47%) Replication
8 54 (2.47%) Hedge funds
9 43 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
10 42 (1.92%) HACMP
11 40 (1.83%) Equities
12 36 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 35 (1.60%) CMDB
13 35 (1.60%) Algorithms
14 34 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
14 34 (1.56%) AS400
15 32 (1.47%) FlexPod
16 28 (1.28%) LPAR
16 28 (1.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1744 (79.93%) Linux
2 1532 (70.21%) UNIX
3 916 (41.98%) Windows
4 503 (23.05%) AIX
5 462 (21.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 235 (10.77%) HPUX
7 126 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 108 (4.95%) SUSE
9 94 (4.31%) CentOS
10 80 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 77 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 71 (3.25%) Ubuntu
13 60 (2.75%) Windows XP
14 52 (2.38%) Debian
15 39 (1.79%) Windows 7
16 36 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
16 36 (1.65%) zOS
17 35 (1.60%) Windows 8
18 31 (1.42%) OS/400
19 28 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (16.96%) ITIL
2 257 (11.78%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (8.30%) Performance Tuning
4 174 (7.97%) Project Management
5 130 (5.96%) Service Management
5 130 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 128 (5.87%) Load Balancing
7 121 (5.55%) Problem Management
7 121 (5.55%) Capacity Planning
7 121 (5.55%) OO
8 119 (5.45%) E-Commerce
9 118 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 107 (4.90%) Change Management
11 106 (4.86%) DevOps
12 100 (4.58%) Migration
13 94 (4.31%) Benchmarking
14 90 (4.12%) Multithreading
14 90 (4.12%) Software Engineering
15 86 (3.94%) Time Management
16 84 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 684 (31.35%) SQL
2 540 (24.75%) Perl
3 509 (23.33%) Java
4 412 (18.88%) Shell Script
5 271 (12.42%) Python
6 203 (9.30%) C++
7 185 (8.48%) PL/SQL
8 170 (7.79%) Bash Shell
9 139 (6.37%) JavaScript
10 84 (3.85%) Ruby
11 82 (3.76%) C
12 79 (3.62%) PHP
13 76 (3.48%) C#
14 59 (2.70%) Korn
15 50 (2.29%) PowerShell
16 39 (1.79%) Bourne shell
17 32 (1.47%) T-SQL
18 30 (1.37%) Objective-C
19 25 (1.15%) XPath
20 20 (0.92%) AWK
Qualifications
1 271 (12.42%) Degree
2 121 (5.55%) Security Cleared
3 90 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (3.12%) SC Cleared
5 64 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (2.89%) CCNP
7 58 (2.66%) Sun Certification
8 49 (2.25%) RHCE
9 43 (1.97%) ISEB
10 42 (1.92%) MCSE
11 40 (1.83%) CCNA
12 36 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 35 (1.60%) SCSA
14 34 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
15 30 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
15 30 (1.37%) VCP4
16 29 (1.33%) MCITP
17 26 (1.19%) PMP
17 26 (1.19%) PMI Certification
18 25 (1.15%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (7.70%) SLA
2 107 (4.90%) QA
3 34 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 23 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.37%) GLP
6 8 (0.37%) COBIT
7 7 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.092%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.046%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 375 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 215 (9.85%) NFS
3 163 (7.47%) Active Directory
4 121 (5.55%) Oracle RAC
5 116 (5.32%) vSphere
6 91 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 86 (3.94%) Hyper-V
8 84 (3.85%) SRDF
9 69 (3.16%) KVM
10 65 (2.98%) Oracle RMAN
11 63 (2.89%) VMware ESX
12 60 (2.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 44 (2.02%) Squid
14 36 (1.65%) XenApp
15 35 (1.60%) Xen
16 33 (1.51%) Samba
17 26 (1.19%) Firmware
18 25 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
19 22 (1.01%) Sendmail
19 22 (1.01%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 171 (7.84%) Puppet
2 148 (6.78%) NetBackup
3 107 (4.90%) Nagios
4 104 (4.77%) Tivoli
5 79 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
6 58 (2.66%) Data Guard
7 49 (2.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 36 (1.65%) Legato
9 35 (1.60%) Control-M
10 30 (1.37%) OpenView
11 28 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 27 (1.24%) yum
13 26 (1.19%) Ansible
14 22 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
14 22 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 21 (0.96%) BladeLogic
16 19 (0.87%) Unicenter
16 19 (0.87%) SCOM
17 18 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
17 18 (0.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1062 (48.67%) Oracle
2 594 (27.22%) Red Hat
3 507 (23.24%) VMware
4 397 (18.19%) Microsoft
5 388 (17.78%) IBM
6 379 (17.37%) Cisco
7 330 (15.12%) Sun
8 320 (14.67%) NetApp
9 294 (13.47%) EMC
10 285 (13.06%) HP
11 241 (11.04%) Veritas
12 134 (6.14%) Sybase
13 122 (5.59%) Symantec
14 120 (5.50%) Citrix
15 118 (5.41%) Juniper
16 102 (4.67%) CheckPoint
17 96 (4.40%) Brocade
18 88 (4.03%) Intel
19 74 (3.39%) CA
20 70 (3.21%) F5
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 57 minutes ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 78k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per day + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus = pension + Bens
Posted: Yesterday