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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 102 107 105
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 41 20 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.72% 1.02% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.28% 3.45% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 45
Average salary £42,500 £25,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -43.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £25,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £28,350 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
653 580 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.44% 29.58% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 518 450 763
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 £19,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 31 October 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 31 October 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
Watford +9 30 £62,500 - 2
Rickmansworth - 4 £31,750 - 1
Royston - 2 £40,000 -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 82 (78.10%) UNIX
2 71 (67.62%) Linux
3 66 (62.86%) Oracle
4 62 (59.05%) J2EE
5 56 (53.33%) SQL
6 55 (52.38%) Windows
6 55 (52.38%) IBM
7 54 (51.43%) Java
7 54 (51.43%) Finance
8 50 (47.62%) WebSphere
8 50 (47.62%) Perl
9 48 (45.71%) HTTP
9 48 (45.71%) Retail
10 46 (43.81%) Microsoft
10 46 (43.81%) AIX
10 46 (43.81%) E-Commerce
11 44 (41.90%) Middleware
11 44 (41.90%) Manufacturing
12 43 (40.95%) Tomcat
12 43 (40.95%) WebSphere Application Server
12 43 (40.95%) JDBC
13 41 (39.05%) DB2
14 37 (35.24%) IBM HTTP Server
14 37 (35.24%) IIS
14 37 (35.24%) MQSeries
15 35 (33.33%) Sun
16 32 (30.48%) Bash Shell
17 31 (29.52%) Shell Script
18 27 (25.71%) FTP
18 27 (25.71%) ITIL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 50 (47.62%) WebSphere
2 43 (40.95%) WebSphere Application Server
2 43 (40.95%) Tomcat
3 37 (35.24%) MQSeries
3 37 (35.24%) IIS
3 37 (35.24%) IBM HTTP Server
4 22 (20.95%) WebLogic
5 15 (14.29%) Apache
6 7 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (4.76%) JBoss
8 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
8 4 (3.81%) Tuxedo
8 4 (3.81%) GlassFish
8 4 (3.81%) iPlanet
8 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 27 (25.71%) MS Office
2 19 (18.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (45.71%) HTTP
2 27 (25.71%) FTP
3 16 (15.24%) Internet
4 15 (14.29%) SAN
5 13 (12.38%) LDAP
6 12 (11.43%) DNS
7 7 (6.67%) SSL
8 6 (5.71%) NAS
9 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.81%) SSH
11 3 (2.86%) OpenVPN
11 3 (2.86%) IPsec
11 3 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.86%) 802.11
11 3 (2.86%) MPLS
11 3 (2.86%) OSPF
11 3 (2.86%) BGP
11 3 (2.86%) EIGRP
11 3 (2.86%) VRRP
11 3 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (39.05%) DB2
2 15 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 15 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.71%) MySQL
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.81%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (18.10%) JUnit
2 18 (17.14%) Eclipse
2 18 (17.14%) Subversion
3 16 (15.24%) Ant
4 13 (12.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Log4j
6 7 (6.67%) Rational Application Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 54 (51.43%) Finance
2 48 (45.71%) Retail
3 44 (41.90%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.62%) Marketing
4 8 (7.62%) Banking
5 3 (2.86%) Games
5 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (39.05%) Analyst
2 27 (25.71%) Support Analyst
3 25 (23.81%) Operations Analyst
3 25 (23.81%) Operations Support Analyst
4 19 (18.10%) Developer
5 18 (17.14%) Java Developer
6 15 (14.29%) Consultant
7 13 (12.38%) Performance Analyst
7 13 (12.38%) Capacity Analyst
8 11 (10.48%) Architect
9 7 (6.67%) Junior
9 7 (6.67%) Junior Support Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
10 6 (5.71%) UNIX Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) Java Consultant
11 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (4.76%) Support Consultant
11 5 (4.76%) Administrator
11 5 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (59.05%) J2EE
2 44 (41.90%) Middleware
3 43 (40.95%) JDBC
4 19 (18.10%) HTML
4 19 (18.10%) XML
5 18 (17.14%) JMS
5 18 (17.14%) Struts
6 13 (12.38%) JSP
6 13 (12.38%) XHTML
6 13 (12.38%) JSTL
7 12 (11.43%) CSS
7 12 (11.43%) XSLT
8 11 (10.48%) Servlets
8 11 (10.48%) XMLBeans
8 11 (10.48%) Ajax
9 10 (9.52%) Web Services
10 7 (6.67%) EJB
11 5 (4.76%) SOAP
11 5 (4.76%) .NET
11 5 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) PKI
2 11 (10.48%) Web 2.0
3 4 (3.81%) AS400
3 4 (3.81%) Tandem
3 4 (3.81%) Open Source
4 3 (2.86%) Replication
4 3 (2.86%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.86%) Symmetrix
4 3 (2.86%) Celerra
4 3 (2.86%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 82 (78.10%) UNIX
2 71 (67.62%) Linux
3 55 (52.38%) Windows
4 46 (43.81%) AIX
5 12 (11.43%) HPUX
6 4 (3.81%) Windows 2000
6 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.90%) zOS
8 1 (0.95%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.81%) E-Commerce
2 27 (25.71%) ITIL
3 24 (22.86%) Problem Management
4 18 (17.14%) Content Management
4 18 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (12.38%) RAD
7 11 (10.48%) OO
7 11 (10.48%) Performance Testing
8 9 (8.57%) Operations Management
8 9 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (6.67%) Web Development
9 7 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.67%) MVC
9 7 (6.67%) Project Management
10 6 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.71%) UML
11 5 (4.76%) Migration
12 4 (3.81%) Business Continuity
12 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 56 (53.33%) SQL
2 54 (51.43%) Java
3 50 (47.62%) Perl
4 32 (30.48%) Bash Shell
5 31 (29.52%) Shell Script
6 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
7 13 (12.38%) AWK
8 11 (10.48%) XPath
8 11 (10.48%) VBA
9 10 (9.52%) Korn
10 8 (7.62%) Python
11 5 (4.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 4 (3.81%) Jython
12 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.86%) Bourne shell
13 3 (2.86%) C-shell
14 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Sun Certification
2 9 (8.57%) Degree
3 5 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.76%) CCNP
3 5 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.86%) CCNA
4 3 (2.86%) PMP
4 3 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) CISSP
6 1 (0.95%) HND
6 1 (0.95%) ISEB
6 1 (0.95%) OCA
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (4.76%) Veritas File System
3 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.81%) RACF
4 4 (3.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (3.81%) vSphere
4 4 (3.81%) ACF2
5 3 (2.86%) XenApp
5 3 (2.86%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 3 (2.86%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.86%) SRDF
6 2 (1.90%) Samba
6 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.95%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (10.48%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (3.81%) BMC Performance Manager
3 4 (3.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (3.81%) OpenView
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 4 (3.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.90%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 66 (62.86%) Oracle
2 55 (52.38%) IBM
3 46 (43.81%) Microsoft
4 35 (33.33%) Sun
5 15 (14.29%) VMware
6 13 (12.38%) Cisco
7 12 (11.43%) HP
8 11 (10.48%) Interwoven
8 11 (10.48%) Veritas
9 9 (8.57%) BMC
10 8 (7.62%) EMC
10 8 (7.62%) Red Hat
11 7 (6.67%) NetIQ
12 6 (5.71%) Blue Martini
12 6 (5.71%) Elastic Path
12 6 (5.71%) Citrix
12 6 (5.71%) ATG
13 4 (3.81%) BEA
13 4 (3.81%) Symantec
14 3 (2.86%) NetApp
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