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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 83 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.18% - 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% - 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £20,125
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
296 353 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 26.62% 32.72% 35.31%
Number of salaries quoted 244 306 316
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £59,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) PL/SQL
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (71.43%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (71.43%) Identity Management
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Replication
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) Fedora
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (14.29%) MCITP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (71.43%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) OLTP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle DBA
1 6 (85.71%) DBA
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) HPUX
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) Fedora
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Identity Management
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PL/SQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) RHCE
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Sun