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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 327 252 202
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -50
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 906 1268 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.89% 1.15% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.34% 4.31% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 713 999 1259
Average salary £54,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £70,000
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
27100 29432 28377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.55% 26.77% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22938 24907 24282
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -77 398 £63,750 +6.25% 46
South East +16 219 £48,000 -4.00% 20
East of England -34 91 £46,500 -2.10% 7
West Midlands +11 58 £52,500 +23.52% 6
Yorkshire -30 55 £43,596 +8.98% 6
North West +47 50 £37,500 +7.14% 5
South West -42 26 £45,000 -2.17% 21
East Midlands -20 9 £39,000 -8.23% 4
Midlands -13 1 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1550 (79.73%) Linux
2 1256 (64.61%) UNIX
3 1104 (56.79%) Oracle
4 855 (43.98%) Windows
5 688 (35.39%) Finance
6 610 (31.38%) SQL
7 579 (29.78%) Red Hat
8 512 (26.34%) AIX
9 488 (25.10%) Perl
10 447 (22.99%) VMware
11 445 (22.89%) SAN
12 441 (22.69%) Java
13 436 (22.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 426 (21.91%) IBM
15 408 (20.99%) Cisco
16 374 (19.24%) SQL Server
17 366 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
18 335 (17.23%) VMware Infrastructure
19 325 (16.72%) Apache
20 317 (16.31%) NetApp
21 304 (15.64%) EMC
22 303 (15.59%) ITIL
23 296 (15.23%) Oracle Database
24 293 (15.07%) Sun
25 284 (14.61%) Tomcat
26 282 (14.51%) WebSphere
27 280 (14.40%) Microsoft
28 279 (14.35%) HP
29 274 (14.09%) Shell Script
30 264 (13.58%) Firewall

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 325 (16.72%) Apache
2 284 (14.61%) Tomcat
3 282 (14.51%) WebSphere
4 198 (10.19%) IIS
5 128 (6.58%) WebLogic
6 118 (6.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 110 (5.66%) Oracle Coherence
8 98 (5.04%) WebSphere Application Server
9 46 (2.37%) JBoss
10 45 (2.31%) MQSeries
10 45 (2.31%) SharePoint
11 38 (1.95%) GlassFish
12 35 (1.80%) Oracle Application Server
13 33 (1.70%) CICS
14 29 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
15 22 (1.13%) MS Exchange
15 22 (1.13%) Apache ServiceMix
16 18 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
17 16 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
17 16 (0.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 155 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 97 (4.99%) MS Office
3 26 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.21%) MS Project
6 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 87 (4.48%) RMDS
2 27 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
5 15 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.62%) Markit EDM
7 9 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
7 9 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.26%) Remedy AR System
9 5 (0.26%) HiPortfolio
9 5 (0.26%) Temenos T24
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle Utilities
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.10%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.23%) IBM PureFlex
3 20 (1.03%) SaaS
4 10 (0.51%) GitHub
5 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.36%) Office 365
7 6 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
8 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.21%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.10%) CodePlex
10 2 (0.10%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.10%) IaaS
10 2 (0.10%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.10%) Joyent
10 2 (0.10%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.051%) PaaS
11 1 (0.051%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 445 (22.89%) SAN
2 264 (13.58%) Firewall
3 258 (13.27%) TCP/IP
4 240 (12.35%) NAS
5 228 (11.73%) LAN
6 224 (11.52%) WAN
7 205 (10.55%) HTTP
8 179 (9.21%) DNS
9 155 (7.97%) Fibre Channel
10 145 (7.46%) Multicast
11 133 (6.84%) FCoE
12 116 (5.97%) LDAP
13 115 (5.92%) Internet
14 68 (3.50%) VPN
15 67 (3.45%) iSCSI
16 55 (2.83%) FTP
17 46 (2.37%) DHCP
18 42 (2.16%) SMTP
18 42 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
19 41 (2.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (19.24%) SQL Server
2 296 (15.23%) Oracle Database
3 194 (9.98%) DB2
4 184 (9.47%) MySQL
5 145 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 138 (7.10%) Relational Database
7 104 (5.35%) RDBMS
8 84 (4.32%) Oracle Exadata
9 83 (4.27%) Hadoop
10 80 (4.12%) HBase
11 66 (3.40%) Oracle Database 10g
12 38 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
12 38 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
13 37 (1.90%) Oracle9i Database
13 37 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
14 32 (1.65%) Informix
15 27 (1.39%) OLTP
16 24 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
17 22 (1.13%) MS Access
18 20 (1.03%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 64 (3.29%) Subversion
2 46 (2.37%) Git (software)
3 45 (2.31%) Jenkins
4 37 (1.90%) Maven
5 34 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 33 (1.70%) Eclipse
7 24 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 23 (1.18%) JUnit
9 22 (1.13%) Ant
10 17 (0.87%) JIRA
10 17 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (0.82%) InstallShield
12 15 (0.77%) CruiseControl
13 12 (0.62%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 12 (0.62%) Rational Application Developer
14 11 (0.57%) Hudson
15 9 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
16 7 (0.36%) Mercurial
16 7 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
16 7 (0.36%) SoapUI
General
1 688 (35.39%) Finance
2 235 (12.09%) Banking
3 80 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 52 (2.67%) Retail
5 44 (2.26%) Investment Banking
6 33 (1.70%) Financial Institution
7 32 (1.65%) Back Office
8 23 (1.18%) Games
9 20 (1.03%) Marketing
10 19 (0.98%) French Language
11 18 (0.93%) German Language
11 18 (0.93%) Front Office
12 17 (0.87%) Publishing
13 15 (0.77%) Advertising
13 15 (0.77%) Spanish Language
14 13 (0.67%) Legal
15 11 (0.57%) Law
16 10 (0.51%) Electronics
16 10 (0.51%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.41%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 383 (19.70%) Administrator
2 311 (16.00%) Architect
3 236 (12.14%) Systems Administrator
4 195 (10.03%) Infrastructure Architect
5 186 (9.57%) Analyst
6 183 (9.41%) Developer
7 172 (8.85%) Solutions Architect
7 172 (8.85%) UNIX Administrator
8 111 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
9 105 (5.40%) Applications Support
10 101 (5.20%) Consultant
11 100 (5.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 99 (5.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 98 (5.04%) UNIX Engineer
14 88 (4.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 86 (4.42%) DBA
16 84 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
17 82 (4.22%) Support Analyst
18 77 (3.96%) Support Engineer
19 72 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (12.91%) Middleware
2 214 (11.01%) HTML
3 208 (10.70%) XML
4 144 (7.41%) J2EE
5 139 (7.15%) Web Services
6 106 (5.45%) XSLT
7 102 (5.25%) .NET
8 81 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 81 (4.17%) Rendezvous
8 81 (4.17%) Ultra Messaging
9 78 (4.01%) CSS
10 61 (3.14%) Spring
10 61 (3.14%) Oracle Fusion
11 47 (2.42%) JSON
11 47 (2.42%) SOAP
12 41 (2.11%) REST
13 39 (2.01%) JMS
14 37 (1.90%) Ajax
15 35 (1.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 34 (1.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 202 (10.39%) Data Centre
2 150 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
3 145 (7.46%) Clustering
3 145 (7.46%) Computer Science
4 121 (6.22%) Mainframe
5 70 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 60 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
7 48 (2.47%) AS400
8 46 (2.37%) EMC VNX
9 42 (2.16%) Replication
10 40 (2.06%) PKI
11 38 (1.95%) HACMP
12 30 (1.54%) Derivative
12 30 (1.54%) Hedge funds
13 28 (1.44%) CLARiiON
13 28 (1.44%) Algorithms
14 26 (1.34%) FlexPod
15 24 (1.23%) CMDB
15 24 (1.23%) Celerra
15 24 (1.23%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1550 (79.73%) Linux
2 1256 (64.61%) UNIX
3 855 (43.98%) Windows
4 512 (26.34%) AIX
5 436 (22.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 195 (10.03%) HPUX
7 115 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 108 (5.56%) SUSE
9 86 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 78 (4.01%) CentOS
11 73 (3.76%) Oracle Linux
12 67 (3.45%) Ubuntu
13 46 (2.37%) zOS
14 44 (2.26%) Debian
15 43 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 39 (2.01%) Data ONTAP
17 33 (1.70%) Windows 8
17 33 (1.70%) Fedora
17 33 (1.70%) MVS
18 30 (1.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (15.59%) ITIL
3 221 (11.37%) Performance Tuning
4 146 (7.51%) Benchmarking
5 137 (7.05%) DevOps
6 133 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 126 (6.48%) Project Management
8 113 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
9 107 (5.50%) Problem Management
9 107 (5.50%) Load Balancing
10 106 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
11 102 (5.25%) Change Management
12 93 (4.78%) Migration
13 92 (4.73%) Mentoring
14 90 (4.63%) Service Management
15 83 (4.27%) Incident Management
16 82 (4.22%) E-Commerce
17 79 (4.06%) Risk Management
18 78 (4.01%) Service Delivery
18 78 (4.01%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 610 (31.38%) SQL
2 488 (25.10%) Perl
3 441 (22.69%) Java
4 274 (14.09%) Shell Script
5 244 (12.55%) Python
6 202 (10.39%) JavaScript
7 189 (9.72%) Bash Shell
8 129 (6.64%) C++
9 125 (6.43%) PL/SQL
10 85 (4.37%) PowerShell
11 82 (4.22%) Korn
12 62 (3.19%) PHP
12 62 (3.19%) Ruby
13 54 (2.78%) C
14 53 (2.73%) C#
15 38 (1.95%) AWK
16 37 (1.90%) Bourne shell
17 33 (1.70%) JCL
18 23 (1.18%) sed
19 18 (0.93%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 238 (12.24%) Degree
2 132 (6.79%) Security Cleared
3 105 (5.40%) SC Cleared
4 65 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (2.57%) RHCE
6 36 (1.85%) Sun Certification
7 34 (1.75%) CCNP
8 32 (1.65%) PMP
8 32 (1.65%) PMI Certification
9 29 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (1.39%) CCNA
11 26 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
11 26 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 25 (1.29%) DV Cleared
13 24 (1.23%) ISEB
14 23 (1.18%) CCIP
14 23 (1.18%) CCIE
15 22 (1.13%) MCSE
16 15 (0.77%) SCSA
17 14 (0.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (6.89%) SLA
2 104 (5.35%) QA
3 26 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.26%) FISMA
8 2 (0.10%) COBIT
9 1 (0.051%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.051%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 335 (17.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 221 (11.37%) NFS
3 164 (8.44%) Oracle RAC
4 135 (6.94%) SRDF
5 128 (6.58%) Active Directory
6 102 (5.25%) Hyper-V
7 97 (4.99%) KVM
8 94 (4.84%) Xen
9 71 (3.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 66 (3.40%) vSphere
11 50 (2.57%) VMware ESX
12 49 (2.52%) Samba
13 38 (1.95%) XenApp
14 31 (1.59%) Squid
15 27 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 17 (0.87%) Firmware
16 17 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
17 14 (0.72%) Sendmail
18 11 (0.57%) XenServer
19 10 (0.51%) Snort
Systems Management
1 139 (7.15%) Tivoli
2 133 (6.84%) Puppet
3 112 (5.76%) Nagios
4 92 (4.73%) NetBackup
5 76 (3.91%) Oracle ZFS
6 73 (3.76%) Oracle RMAN
7 71 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
8 68 (3.50%) Data Guard
9 42 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 41 (2.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 33 (1.70%) Ansible
12 31 (1.59%) OpenView
13 27 (1.39%) Cacti
14 25 (1.29%) BladeLogic
15 21 (1.08%) Control-M
15 21 (1.08%) SCCM
15 21 (1.08%) Unicenter
16 20 (1.03%) Legato
17 18 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
17 18 (0.93%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1104 (56.79%) Oracle
2 579 (29.78%) Red Hat
3 447 (22.99%) VMware
4 426 (21.91%) IBM
5 408 (20.99%) Cisco
6 317 (16.31%) NetApp
7 304 (15.64%) EMC
8 293 (15.07%) Sun
9 280 (14.40%) Microsoft
10 279 (14.35%) HP
11 181 (9.31%) Veritas
12 148 (7.61%) Sybase
13 145 (7.46%) Intel
14 119 (6.12%) Juniper
15 99 (5.09%) Citrix
16 89 (4.58%) CheckPoint
16 89 (4.58%) TIBCO
17 84 (4.32%) Brocade
18 80 (4.12%) DataSynapse
19 74 (3.81%) Symantec
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