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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 261 217 170
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -47
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 1077 1312 1756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.35% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 4.89% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 852 1011 1431
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
26898 26835 29034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.69% 27.61% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22783 22316 25121
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,500
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -26 517 £62,500 +2.45% 41
South East -82 199 £47,500 +5.55% 24
East of England +8 103 £46,500 +4.49% 5
Yorkshire -30 71 £40,000 +11.11% 8
West Midlands -48 61 £45,000 - 6
South West -40 52 £40,000 -2.43% 10
North West -21 46 £40,150 +2.94% 7
East Midlands +29 27 £33,500 -25.55% 2
Midlands -6 3 £57,500 +4.54%
North East -5 2 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1766 (79.48%) Linux
2 1595 (71.78%) UNIX
3 1052 (47.34%) Oracle
4 913 (41.09%) Windows
5 703 (31.64%) Finance
6 659 (29.66%) SQL
7 577 (25.97%) Red Hat
8 549 (24.71%) Perl
9 536 (24.12%) AIX
10 520 (23.40%) Java
10 520 (23.40%) SAN
11 516 (23.22%) VMware
12 471 (21.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 441 (19.85%) Microsoft
14 431 (19.40%) Shell Script
15 414 (18.63%) IBM
16 387 (17.42%) SQL Server
17 385 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
18 370 (16.65%) ITIL
19 369 (16.61%) Apache
20 365 (16.43%) Tomcat
21 358 (16.11%) Cisco
22 349 (15.71%) Sun
23 337 (15.17%) TCP/IP
24 332 (14.94%) NetApp
25 326 (14.67%) DNS
26 316 (14.22%) HP
27 305 (13.73%) Oracle Database
28 279 (12.56%) Firewall
29 276 (12.42%) EMC

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 369 (16.61%) Apache
2 365 (16.43%) Tomcat
3 258 (11.61%) WebSphere
4 210 (9.45%) WebLogic
5 166 (7.47%) IIS
6 107 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 85 (3.83%) JBoss
8 59 (2.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 58 (2.61%) MQSeries
10 55 (2.48%) MS Exchange
11 53 (2.39%) GlassFish
12 49 (2.21%) IBM HTTP Server
13 43 (1.94%) SharePoint
14 42 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
15 35 (1.58%) Oracle Coherence
16 32 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
17 19 (0.86%) CMS
17 19 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
17 19 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 18 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 128 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 116 (5.22%) MS Office
3 49 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.27%) MS Project
6 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 32 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (1.31%) RMDS
4 24 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
5 22 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
7 8 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.090%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.090%) Oracle BRM
12 1 (0.045%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.045%) Oracle Payables
12 1 (0.045%) Oracle Receivables
12 1 (0.045%) Oracle Assets
12 1 (0.045%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (0.99%) SaaS
3 14 (0.63%) IaaS
4 8 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.36%) Joyent
5 4 (0.18%) GitHub
5 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.14%) PaaS
6 3 (0.14%) Heroku
7 2 (0.090%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 520 (23.40%) SAN
2 337 (15.17%) TCP/IP
3 326 (14.67%) DNS
4 279 (12.56%) Firewall
5 210 (9.45%) LDAP
5 210 (9.45%) NAS
6 205 (9.23%) HTTP
7 187 (8.42%) LAN
8 162 (7.29%) WAN
9 161 (7.25%) Internet
10 117 (5.27%) VPN
11 104 (4.68%) DHCP
12 98 (4.41%) Multicast
13 91 (4.10%) FTP
14 89 (4.01%) Fibre Channel
15 69 (3.11%) BGP
16 67 (3.02%) FCoE
17 63 (2.84%) OSPF
17 63 (2.84%) SMTP
18 56 (2.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (17.42%) SQL Server
2 305 (13.73%) Oracle Database
3 222 (9.99%) MySQL
4 155 (6.98%) DB2
5 142 (6.39%) Relational Database
6 140 (6.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 124 (5.58%) RDBMS
8 66 (2.97%) Oracle Exadata
9 53 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 53 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
10 45 (2.03%) Hadoop
11 44 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
12 41 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
13 40 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
14 39 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
15 36 (1.62%) MongoDB
16 27 (1.22%) HBase
17 26 (1.17%) Oracle9i Database
18 23 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
19 16 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 90 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 62 (2.79%) Subversion
2 62 (2.79%) Eclipse
3 58 (2.61%) Jenkins
4 54 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 41 (1.85%) Maven
6 36 (1.62%) Ant
7 30 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
8 27 (1.22%) InstallShield
9 26 (1.17%) QuickTest Pro
10 24 (1.08%) JUnit
11 22 (0.99%) Selenium
12 21 (0.95%) JMeter
13 19 (0.86%) Hudson
14 16 (0.72%) SoapUI
15 15 (0.68%) TeamCity
15 15 (0.68%) Mercurial
16 12 (0.54%) JIRA
16 12 (0.54%) CruiseControl
16 12 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 703 (31.64%) Finance
2 264 (11.88%) Banking
3 151 (6.80%) Telecoms
4 105 (4.73%) Retail
5 69 (3.11%) Investment Banking
6 47 (2.12%) Marketing
7 41 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 37 (1.67%) Front Office
9 35 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.08%) Publishing
11 18 (0.81%) Games
12 15 (0.68%) Back Office
12 15 (0.68%) Law
13 14 (0.63%) Legal
13 14 (0.63%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.50%) French Language
16 10 (0.45%) Electronics
17 9 (0.41%) Advertising
18 8 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 413 (18.59%) Administrator
2 317 (14.27%) Analyst
3 240 (10.80%) Developer
4 232 (10.44%) Systems Administrator
5 227 (10.22%) Architect
6 186 (8.37%) UNIX Administrator
7 178 (8.01%) Support Analyst
8 143 (6.44%) Infrastructure Architect
8 143 (6.44%) UNIX Engineer
9 135 (6.08%) Applications Support
10 118 (5.31%) DBA
11 110 (4.95%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 108 (4.86%) Consultant
13 105 (4.73%) Linux Administrator
14 103 (4.64%) Support Engineer
15 100 (4.50%) Applications Support Analyst
16 95 (4.28%) C++ Developer
17 91 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
18 88 (3.96%) Oracle DBA
19 85 (3.83%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (10.35%) Middleware
2 211 (9.50%) J2EE
3 175 (7.88%) XML
4 159 (7.16%) Web Services
5 130 (5.85%) HTML
6 88 (3.96%) Spring
7 86 (3.87%) WebSphere MQ
8 80 (3.60%) SOAP
9 62 (2.79%) XSLT
9 62 (2.79%) FIX Protocol
10 60 (2.70%) Hibernate
10 60 (2.70%) CSS
11 57 (2.57%) JDBC
12 56 (2.52%) Oracle Fusion
13 52 (2.34%) .NET
14 49 (2.21%) JMS
14 49 (2.21%) RESTful
15 34 (1.53%) Java EE
16 31 (1.40%) Struts
17 30 (1.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 170 (7.65%) Clustering
1 170 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (5.18%) Computer Science
3 89 (4.01%) Open Source
4 81 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 64 (2.88%) PKI
5 64 (2.88%) Hedge funds
6 46 (2.07%) Replication
7 45 (2.03%) HACMP
8 41 (1.85%) Mainframe
9 39 (1.76%) Mathematics
10 36 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 36 (1.62%) Equities
10 36 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
11 35 (1.58%) LPAR
12 33 (1.49%) Algorithms
13 32 (1.44%) Derivative
14 31 (1.40%) FlexPod
14 31 (1.40%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1766 (79.48%) Linux
2 1595 (71.78%) UNIX
3 913 (41.09%) Windows
4 536 (24.12%) AIX
5 471 (21.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 230 (10.35%) HPUX
7 135 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 101 (4.55%) SUSE
9 99 (4.46%) CentOS
10 86 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 85 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 70 (3.15%) Ubuntu
13 59 (2.66%) Windows XP
14 49 (2.21%) Debian
15 40 (1.80%) Windows 7
16 36 (1.62%) Mac OS X
17 32 (1.44%) zOS
18 31 (1.40%) OS/400
19 29 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
20 28 (1.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (16.65%) ITIL
2 231 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (8.69%) Project Management
4 176 (7.92%) Performance Tuning
5 139 (6.26%) E-Commerce
6 130 (5.85%) OO
7 127 (5.72%) Load Balancing
8 123 (5.54%) Service Management
9 122 (5.49%) Capacity Planning
10 119 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 119 (5.36%) Mentoring
11 114 (5.13%) Problem Management
12 103 (4.64%) Software Engineering
13 98 (4.41%) Migration
14 95 (4.28%) Change Management
15 93 (4.19%) Multithreading
16 91 (4.10%) Configuration Management
17 89 (4.01%) SOA
18 81 (3.65%) Time Management
19 79 (3.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 659 (29.66%) SQL
2 549 (24.71%) Perl
3 520 (23.40%) Java
4 431 (19.40%) Shell Script
5 261 (11.75%) Python
6 213 (9.59%) C++
7 197 (8.87%) PL/SQL
8 173 (7.79%) Bash Shell
9 128 (5.76%) JavaScript
10 89 (4.01%) Ruby
11 86 (3.87%) C
12 78 (3.51%) PHP
13 70 (3.15%) C#
14 67 (3.02%) Korn
15 35 (1.58%) PowerShell
15 35 (1.58%) Bourne shell
16 31 (1.40%) T-SQL
17 29 (1.31%) Tcl
18 27 (1.22%) Objective-C
19 26 (1.17%) AWK
Qualifications
1 267 (12.02%) Degree
2 116 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 99 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (3.24%) CCNP
5 68 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (2.84%) SC Cleared
7 58 (2.61%) Sun Certification
8 51 (2.30%) ISEB
9 46 (2.07%) MCSE
10 41 (1.85%) RHCE
11 36 (1.62%) CCNA
12 34 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 32 (1.44%) SCSA
14 30 (1.35%) MCITP
15 29 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
16 26 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
16 26 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 25 (1.13%) CISSP
18 23 (1.04%) RHCSA
18 23 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (6.93%) SLA
2 100 (4.50%) QA
3 32 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 32 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (0.63%) COBIT
6 10 (0.45%) GLP
7 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.090%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 385 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 207 (9.32%) NFS
3 159 (7.16%) Active Directory
4 127 (5.72%) Oracle RAC
5 103 (4.64%) vSphere
6 88 (3.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 81 (3.65%) Hyper-V
8 72 (3.24%) Oracle RMAN
9 67 (3.02%) SRDF
9 67 (3.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 61 (2.75%) KVM
11 60 (2.70%) VMware ESX
12 42 (1.89%) XenApp
13 38 (1.71%) Squid
14 33 (1.49%) Firmware
15 32 (1.44%) Samba
16 28 (1.26%) Sendmail
17 26 (1.17%) Xen
18 25 (1.13%) XenDesktop
18 25 (1.13%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 177 (7.97%) Puppet
2 168 (7.56%) NetBackup
3 94 (4.23%) Nagios
4 89 (4.01%) Tivoli
5 82 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
6 66 (2.97%) Data Guard
7 48 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 45 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 37 (1.67%) Legato
9 37 (1.67%) Control-M
10 31 (1.40%) OpenView
11 28 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
12 25 (1.13%) yum
13 21 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
14 20 (0.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 19 (0.86%) WSUS
15 19 (0.86%) SCOM
16 17 (0.77%) ZABBIX
16 17 (0.77%) Ansible
17 15 (0.68%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1052 (47.34%) Oracle
2 577 (25.97%) Red Hat
3 516 (23.22%) VMware
4 441 (19.85%) Microsoft
5 414 (18.63%) IBM
6 358 (16.11%) Cisco
7 349 (15.71%) Sun
8 332 (14.94%) NetApp
9 316 (14.22%) HP
10 276 (12.42%) EMC
11 238 (10.71%) Veritas
12 140 (6.30%) Symantec
13 137 (6.17%) Citrix
14 126 (5.67%) Sybase
15 119 (5.36%) Juniper
16 118 (5.31%) CheckPoint
17 99 (4.46%) Brocade
18 71 (3.20%) F5
18 71 (3.20%) Intel
19 70 (3.15%) CA
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Resolve Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 p/annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £40/45k, Health Care and Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 78k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum Excellent salary + variable + excell
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 80,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £55000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, 25 days, Pension to 7%, Med
Posted: Yesterday