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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 88 87 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 13 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.95% 0.094% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.23% 0.40% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 6
Average salary £40,000 - £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
307 250 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.47% 23.61% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 223 209 204
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £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 24 December 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 - 12 £40,000 -
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) SAN
2 12 (92.31%) NetApp
2 12 (92.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) UNIX
4 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) AIX
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle
5 7 (53.85%) Flash
5 7 (53.85%) IBM
5 7 (53.85%) BMC
5 7 (53.85%) Tivoli
5 7 (53.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (53.85%) AS400
5 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
5 7 (53.85%) iSeries
6 6 (46.15%) MS Office
6 6 (46.15%) MCSE
6 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 6 (46.15%) MS Access
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
6 6 (46.15%) Finance
6 6 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (38.46%) DHCP
7 5 (38.46%) DNS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
1 6 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MS Access
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Server Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) 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
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
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) AS400
1 7 (53.85%) iSeries
2 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (38.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) AIX
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) Debian
4 1 (7.69%) Fedora
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
2 5 (38.46%) Asset Management
2 5 (38.46%) BCP
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) 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 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Tivoli
1 7 (53.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Citrix
1 12 (92.31%) NetApp
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) IBM
3 7 (53.85%) BMC
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
5 5 (38.46%) Symantec
5 5 (38.46%) Sun
5 5 (38.46%) HP