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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 311 246 202
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -44
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 939 1293 1474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.92% 1.18% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.46% 4.39% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 728 1023 1235
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.27%
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
27102 29475 28025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.46% 26.91% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22995 24860 23889
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,400 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 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 29 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 -64 445 £61,250 +2.08% 33
South East -41 180 £47,500 -5.00% 18
East of England -26 100 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Yorkshire -18 71 £43,596 +5.68% 6
North West +36 56 £32,500 -7.14% 5
West Midlands 0 50 £52,500 +19.31% 3
South West -32 26 £50,000 +11.11% 11
East Midlands -10 15 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 1508 (80.68%) Linux
2 1195 (63.94%) UNIX
3 1086 (58.11%) Oracle
4 857 (45.85%) Windows
5 667 (35.69%) Finance
6 614 (32.85%) SQL
7 539 (28.84%) Red Hat
8 499 (26.70%) AIX
9 465 (24.88%) Perl
10 441 (23.60%) Java
11 430 (23.01%) IBM
12 425 (22.74%) VMware
13 411 (21.99%) SAN
14 405 (21.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 388 (20.76%) Cisco
16 368 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
17 356 (19.05%) SQL Server
18 312 (16.69%) VMware Infrastructure
19 302 (16.16%) Apache
20 301 (16.10%) Oracle Database
21 293 (15.68%) NetApp
22 286 (15.30%) EMC
23 277 (14.82%) WebSphere
24 275 (14.71%) ITIL
25 272 (14.55%) Sun
26 269 (14.39%) HP
27 266 (14.23%) Microsoft
28 261 (13.96%) Banking
29 260 (13.91%) Tomcat
30 259 (13.86%) Middleware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 302 (16.16%) Apache
2 277 (14.82%) WebSphere
3 260 (13.91%) Tomcat
4 182 (9.74%) IIS
5 135 (7.22%) WebLogic
6 119 (6.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 109 (5.83%) Oracle Coherence
8 92 (4.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 45 (2.41%) JBoss
10 42 (2.25%) MQSeries
11 40 (2.14%) Oracle Application Server
12 37 (1.98%) SharePoint
13 33 (1.77%) CICS
13 33 (1.77%) GlassFish
14 26 (1.39%) Apache ServiceMix
15 25 (1.34%) IBM HTTP Server
16 24 (1.28%) MS Exchange
17 21 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
18 20 (1.07%) OpenStack
19 11 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 138 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 88 (4.71%) MS Office
3 30 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 86 (4.60%) RMDS
2 28 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.70%) Markit EDM
6 9 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
9 5 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
9 5 (0.27%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.21%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.21%) LatentZero
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.23%) IBM PureFlex
3 17 (0.91%) SaaS
4 10 (0.54%) GitHub
5 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.43%) Office 365
7 6 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
9 3 (0.16%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.11%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.11%) IaaS
10 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.11%) Joyent
10 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.054%) PaaS
11 1 (0.054%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.054%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 411 (21.99%) SAN
2 250 (13.38%) Firewall
3 247 (13.22%) TCP/IP
4 233 (12.47%) NAS
5 230 (12.31%) LAN
6 227 (12.15%) WAN
7 196 (10.49%) HTTP
8 162 (8.67%) DNS
9 150 (8.03%) Fibre Channel
10 144 (7.70%) Multicast
11 131 (7.01%) FCoE
12 126 (6.74%) Internet
13 87 (4.65%) LDAP
14 66 (3.53%) VPN
14 66 (3.53%) iSCSI
15 52 (2.78%) FTP
16 44 (2.35%) OSPF
17 43 (2.30%) BGP
18 42 (2.25%) DHCP
19 39 (2.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 301 (16.10%) Oracle Database
3 186 (9.95%) DB2
4 166 (8.88%) MySQL
5 153 (8.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 139 (7.44%) Relational Database
7 101 (5.40%) RDBMS
8 82 (4.39%) Hadoop
9 81 (4.33%) Oracle Exadata
10 79 (4.23%) HBase
11 75 (4.01%) Oracle Database 10g
12 43 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
12 43 (2.30%) Oracle9i Database
13 40 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
14 38 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
15 30 (1.61%) Informix
16 29 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
17 28 (1.50%) OLTP
18 23 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
19 20 (1.07%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 73 (3.91%) Subversion
2 52 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 48 (2.57%) Jenkins
4 44 (2.35%) Maven
5 33 (1.77%) TeamCity
6 32 (1.71%) Ant
6 32 (1.71%) Eclipse
7 23 (1.23%) JUnit
8 22 (1.18%) JIRA
9 21 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (1.02%) Hudson
11 15 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (0.75%) InstallShield
13 13 (0.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 13 (0.70%) Rational Application Developer
14 12 (0.64%) FitNesse
15 10 (0.54%) CruiseControl
15 10 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
16 9 (0.48%) PowerBuilder
17 8 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 667 (35.69%) Finance
2 261 (13.96%) Banking
3 80 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 62 (3.32%) Retail
5 52 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 39 (2.09%) Back Office
7 29 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.18%) Front Office
9 21 (1.12%) Games
10 19 (1.02%) French Language
11 17 (0.91%) German Language
11 17 (0.91%) Publishing
12 15 (0.80%) Marketing
12 15 (0.80%) Advertising
13 13 (0.70%) Spanish Language
14 11 (0.59%) Legal
15 10 (0.54%) Law
16 8 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.43%) Private Banking
17 7 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 360 (19.26%) Administrator
2 293 (15.68%) Architect
3 215 (11.50%) Systems Administrator
4 184 (9.84%) Developer
5 182 (9.74%) Analyst
6 181 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
7 169 (9.04%) Solutions Architect
8 165 (8.83%) UNIX Administrator
9 104 (5.56%) Applications Support
10 101 (5.40%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 96 (5.14%) Linux Administrator
12 94 (5.03%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 90 (4.82%) Consultant
14 89 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
15 88 (4.71%) UNIX Engineer
16 82 (4.39%) DBA
17 80 (4.28%) Support Analyst
18 74 (3.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 72 (3.85%) Support Engineer
20 68 (3.64%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (13.86%) Middleware
2 223 (11.93%) HTML
3 213 (11.40%) XML
4 133 (7.12%) Web Services
5 125 (6.69%) J2EE
6 105 (5.62%) XSLT
7 97 (5.19%) .NET
8 83 (4.44%) CSS
9 80 (4.28%) Rendezvous
9 80 (4.28%) Ultra Messaging
10 77 (4.12%) WebSphere MQ
11 66 (3.53%) Spring
12 59 (3.16%) Oracle Fusion
13 54 (2.89%) JSON
14 47 (2.51%) JMS
15 44 (2.35%) REST
16 43 (2.30%) SOAP
17 40 (2.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 39 (2.09%) JDBC
19 38 (2.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 175 (9.36%) Data Centre
2 156 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
3 136 (7.28%) Computer Science
4 133 (7.12%) Clustering
5 111 (5.94%) Mainframe
6 60 (3.21%) Enterprise Storage
7 57 (3.05%) Management Information System
8 44 (2.35%) AS400
9 42 (2.25%) EMC VNX
10 38 (2.03%) Replication
11 32 (1.71%) PKI
12 31 (1.66%) Derivative
13 30 (1.61%) HACMP
13 30 (1.61%) Hedge funds
14 27 (1.44%) CLARiiON
15 26 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
16 25 (1.34%) FlexPod
17 24 (1.28%) Algorithms
18 23 (1.23%) Celerra
18 23 (1.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1508 (80.68%) Linux
2 1195 (63.94%) UNIX
3 857 (45.85%) Windows
4 499 (26.70%) AIX
5 405 (21.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 173 (9.26%) HPUX
7 120 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 101 (5.40%) SUSE
9 94 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 67 (3.58%) CentOS
11 65 (3.48%) Oracle Linux
12 60 (3.21%) Ubuntu
12 60 (3.21%) zOS
13 45 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 44 (2.35%) Debian
15 36 (1.93%) Windows 8
16 33 (1.77%) MVS
17 32 (1.71%) Windows 2000
18 29 (1.55%) Data ONTAP
19 27 (1.44%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (14.71%) ITIL
3 229 (12.25%) Performance Tuning
4 143 (7.65%) Benchmarking
5 123 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 115 (6.15%) DevOps
7 105 (5.62%) Project Management
8 104 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 97 (5.19%) Load Balancing
10 95 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
11 91 (4.87%) Service Delivery
12 90 (4.82%) Change Management
12 90 (4.82%) Problem Management
13 82 (4.39%) Performance Monitoring
14 81 (4.33%) Mentoring
15 80 (4.28%) Migration
16 79 (4.23%) E-Commerce
17 76 (4.07%) OO
18 74 (3.96%) Service Management
18 74 (3.96%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 614 (32.85%) SQL
2 465 (24.88%) Perl
3 441 (23.60%) Java
4 250 (13.38%) Shell Script
5 228 (12.20%) Python
6 203 (10.86%) JavaScript
7 189 (10.11%) Bash Shell
8 124 (6.63%) C++
9 121 (6.47%) PL/SQL
10 86 (4.60%) Korn
11 78 (4.17%) PowerShell
12 71 (3.80%) PHP
13 59 (3.16%) C
14 58 (3.10%) Ruby
15 55 (2.94%) C#
16 53 (2.84%) AWK
17 34 (1.82%) Bourne shell
18 33 (1.77%) JCL
19 32 (1.71%) sed
20 21 (1.12%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 221 (11.82%) Degree
2 128 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 103 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 65 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (2.14%) RHCE
6 35 (1.87%) CCNP
7 27 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 27 (1.44%) PMP
7 27 (1.44%) PMI Certification
8 26 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (1.39%) CCNA
9 24 (1.28%) ISEB
10 23 (1.23%) CCIP
10 23 (1.23%) CCIE
10 23 (1.23%) Sun Certification
11 21 (1.12%) DV Cleared
11 21 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (0.91%) MCSE
13 14 (0.75%) ISTQB
14 13 (0.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (6.63%) SLA
2 97 (5.19%) QA
3 24 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 22 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.43%) FISMA
6 8 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.054%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.054%) CRD IV
System Software
1 312 (16.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 206 (11.02%) NFS
3 176 (9.42%) Oracle RAC
4 134 (7.17%) SRDF
5 124 (6.63%) Active Directory
6 103 (5.51%) Xen
7 101 (5.40%) KVM
8 97 (5.19%) Hyper-V
9 65 (3.48%) vSphere
10 56 (3.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 48 (2.57%) Samba
12 43 (2.30%) VMware ESX
13 36 (1.93%) XenApp
14 24 (1.28%) Squid
15 18 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 17 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
17 15 (0.80%) XenServer
18 13 (0.70%) Firmware
19 11 (0.59%) Sendmail
20 10 (0.54%) Snort
Systems Management
1 124 (6.63%) Tivoli
2 114 (6.10%) Puppet
3 97 (5.19%) Nagios
4 85 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 83 (4.44%) Data Guard
6 76 (4.07%) Oracle ZFS
7 70 (3.75%) NetBackup
8 54 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
9 46 (2.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 34 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 29 (1.55%) OpenView
12 27 (1.44%) SCCM
12 27 (1.44%) Ansible
13 26 (1.39%) Cacti
14 20 (1.07%) BladeLogic
14 20 (1.07%) Legato
15 18 (0.96%) SCOM
15 18 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
16 17 (0.91%) Opsview
17 15 (0.80%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1086 (58.11%) Oracle
2 539 (28.84%) Red Hat
3 430 (23.01%) IBM
4 425 (22.74%) VMware
5 388 (20.76%) Cisco
6 293 (15.68%) NetApp
7 286 (15.30%) EMC
8 272 (14.55%) Sun
9 269 (14.39%) HP
10 266 (14.23%) Microsoft
11 155 (8.29%) Veritas
12 147 (7.87%) Sybase
13 143 (7.65%) Intel
14 114 (6.10%) Juniper
15 93 (4.98%) Citrix
16 91 (4.87%) CheckPoint
17 88 (4.71%) TIBCO
18 79 (4.23%) DataSynapse
19 74 (3.96%) Brocade
20 69 (3.69%) F5
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
NTT Com Security
Salary: competitive benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Salary: Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent benefits on top
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K + 6-7K on call + O/T
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IAD
Salary: From £34,000 to £39,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits (Please see bel
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £39,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits (Please see bel
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago