The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 91 95 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 11 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.79% 0.089% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.65% 0.35% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Average salary £40,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Solaris
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
301 286 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.75% 25.54% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 211 238 218
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £23,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,575 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Solaris
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solaris across the Essex region.

Solaris Salary Trend in Essex

Solaris
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
Brentwood - 10 £40,000 -
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) Citrix
3 10 (76.92%) NetApp
3 10 (76.92%) SAN
3 10 (76.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle
6 6 (46.15%) UNIX
6 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 6 (46.15%) AIX
6 6 (46.15%) MCSE
6 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (38.46%) Statistics
7 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 5 (38.46%) Asset Management
7 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
7 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
7 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
7 5 (38.46%) AS400
7 5 (38.46%) BMC
7 5 (38.46%) Change Management
7 5 (38.46%) DHCP
7 5 (38.46%) DNS
7 5 (38.46%) IBM
7 5 (38.46%) Tivoli
7 5 (38.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (38.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (15.38%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MS Access
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Server Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Flash
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
1 5 (38.46%) AS400
1 5 (38.46%) Statistics
1 5 (38.46%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) AIX
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) HPUX
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Fedora
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) BCP
2 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
2 5 (38.46%) Asset Management
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) RHCE
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Tivoli
1 5 (38.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix
1 10 (76.92%) NetApp
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
5 5 (38.46%) Symantec
5 5 (38.46%) BMC
5 5 (38.46%) IBM
5 5 (38.46%) Sun
5 5 (38.46%) HP