The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 96 95 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 52 35 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.20% 1.74% 2.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.77% 5.80% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 50
Average salary £51,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £26,900 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £57,200 £62,750
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 Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
669 603 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.36% 30.01% 32.89%
Number of salaries quoted 540 459 725
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Solaris
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Solaris Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Solaris
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solaris across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Solaris Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Solaris
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Watford +19 32 £52,750 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -12 6 £60,000 +135.29%
Rickmansworth -1 5 £38,750 -28.89%
Borehamwood 0 1 £40,000 +73.91%
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 81 (71.05%) UNIX
2 79 (69.30%) Linux
3 69 (60.53%) Oracle
4 63 (55.26%) J2EE
5 60 (52.63%) Windows
6 59 (51.75%) Java
6 59 (51.75%) SQL
6 59 (51.75%) Finance
7 58 (50.88%) IBM
8 54 (47.37%) HTTP
8 54 (47.37%) WebSphere
9 53 (46.49%) AIX
10 51 (44.74%) Middleware
11 48 (42.11%) WebSphere Application Server
11 48 (42.11%) Retail
12 47 (41.23%) Manufacturing
12 47 (41.23%) JDBC
12 47 (41.23%) DB2
12 47 (41.23%) E-Commerce
12 47 (41.23%) Microsoft
13 44 (38.60%) Tomcat
14 42 (36.84%) IBM HTTP Server
14 42 (36.84%) Perl
14 42 (36.84%) IIS
15 39 (34.21%) MQSeries
16 34 (29.82%) MS Office
16 34 (29.82%) FTP
17 30 (26.32%) Bash Shell
18 29 (25.44%) Shell Script
19 27 (23.68%) ITIL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 54 (47.37%) WebSphere
2 48 (42.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 44 (38.60%) Tomcat
4 42 (36.84%) IIS
4 42 (36.84%) IBM HTTP Server
5 39 (34.21%) MQSeries
6 23 (20.18%) WebLogic
7 18 (15.79%) Apache
8 9 (7.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (2.63%) GlassFish
10 3 (2.63%) iPlanet
10 3 (2.63%) Tuxedo
11 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (29.82%) MS Office
2 12 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (47.37%) HTTP
2 34 (29.82%) FTP
3 12 (10.53%) SS7
3 12 (10.53%) SIGTRAN
3 12 (10.53%) 4G
4 11 (9.65%) SAN
4 11 (9.65%) LDAP
5 10 (8.77%) Internet
5 10 (8.77%) DNS
6 6 (5.26%) SSL
7 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.51%) SSH
8 4 (3.51%) NAS
9 3 (2.63%) OpenVPN
9 3 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.63%) HSRP
9 3 (2.63%) IPsec
9 3 (2.63%) VRRP
9 3 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (41.23%) DB2
2 8 (7.02%) RDBMS
2 8 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.75%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (11.40%) JUnit
2 12 (10.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 12 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 12 (10.53%) Subversion
3 11 (9.65%) Ant
4 6 (5.26%) Rational Application Developer
4 6 (5.26%) Log4j
General
1 59 (51.75%) Finance
2 48 (42.11%) Retail
3 47 (41.23%) Manufacturing
4 14 (12.28%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.26%) Banking
5 6 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (38.60%) Analyst
2 34 (29.82%) Support Analyst
3 32 (28.07%) Operations Analyst
3 32 (28.07%) Operations Support Analyst
4 15 (13.16%) Junior Analyst
4 15 (13.16%) Junior Support Analyst
4 15 (13.16%) Junior
5 13 (11.40%) Developer
6 12 (10.53%) Architect
6 12 (10.53%) Consultant
6 12 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 11 (9.65%) Test Engineer
7 11 (9.65%) Senior Test Engineer
8 10 (8.77%) Middleware Engineer
9 8 (7.02%) Capacity Analyst
9 8 (7.02%) Performance Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) Support Consultant
11 5 (4.39%) Java Consultant
11 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (4.39%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (55.26%) J2EE
2 51 (44.74%) Middleware
3 47 (41.23%) JDBC
4 13 (11.40%) HTML
4 13 (11.40%) XML
5 12 (10.53%) XHTML
5 12 (10.53%) JMS
5 12 (10.53%) Struts
5 12 (10.53%) JSP
5 12 (10.53%) JSTL
6 7 (6.14%) EJB
6 7 (6.14%) XSLT
7 6 (5.26%) CSS
7 6 (5.26%) Servlets
7 6 (5.26%) XMLBeans
7 6 (5.26%) Ajax
8 5 (4.39%) Web Services
9 4 (3.51%) .NET
10 3 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (2.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) PKI
2 6 (5.26%) Web 2.0
3 3 (2.63%) Replication
3 3 (2.63%) CLARiiON
3 3 (2.63%) Symmetrix
3 3 (2.63%) Celerra
3 3 (2.63%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (2.63%) Open Source
4 2 (1.75%) AS400
4 2 (1.75%) Tandem
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 81 (71.05%) UNIX
2 79 (69.30%) Linux
3 60 (52.63%) Windows
4 53 (46.49%) AIX
5 10 (8.77%) HPUX
6 3 (2.63%) Windows 2000
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) CentOS
7 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (41.23%) E-Commerce
2 27 (23.68%) ITIL
3 22 (19.30%) Problem Management
4 13 (11.40%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (10.53%) Content Management
5 12 (10.53%) RAD
6 8 (7.02%) Project Management
6 8 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.14%) Operations Management
7 7 (6.14%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (5.26%) Web Development
8 6 (5.26%) Performance Testing
8 6 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.26%) MVC
8 6 (5.26%) UML
8 6 (5.26%) OO
9 5 (4.39%) Migration
10 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.51%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 59 (51.75%) Java
1 59 (51.75%) SQL
2 42 (36.84%) Perl
3 30 (26.32%) Bash Shell
4 29 (25.44%) Shell Script
5 12 (10.53%) Erlang
5 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.65%) Python
7 9 (7.89%) AWK
8 8 (7.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 6 (5.26%) Korn
9 6 (5.26%) XPath
9 6 (5.26%) VBA
10 3 (2.63%) Jython
10 3 (2.63%) Bourne shell
10 3 (2.63%) C-shell
11 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (12.28%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.51%) PMP
3 4 (3.51%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.63%) CCNP
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) OCA
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) MBA
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (4.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (3.51%) Veritas File System
4 4 (3.51%) vSphere
4 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.63%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.63%) XenApp
5 3 (2.63%) SRDF
6 2 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.75%) ACF2
6 2 (1.75%) RACF
6 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.88%) Samba
7 1 (0.88%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.39%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (3.51%) OpenView
4 3 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.63%) BMC Performance Manager
4 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 69 (60.53%) Oracle
2 58 (50.88%) IBM
3 47 (41.23%) Microsoft
4 25 (21.93%) Sun
5 19 (16.67%) VMware
6 15 (13.16%) Cisco
7 14 (12.28%) HP
8 11 (9.65%) EMC
9 8 (7.02%) BMC
9 8 (7.02%) Veritas
10 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
10 7 (6.14%) Symantec
11 6 (5.26%) ATG
11 6 (5.26%) Blue Martini
11 6 (5.26%) Elastic Path
11 6 (5.26%) Citrix
11 6 (5.26%) Interwoven
11 6 (5.26%) Sybase
12 5 (4.39%) JBoss
12 5 (4.39%) Hitachi
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