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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 117 85 99
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 33 62 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.45% 2.38% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.47% 8.34% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 41
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -8.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £41,150 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +5.81%
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
739 743 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.38% 28.54% 31.01%
Number of salaries quoted 538 617 594
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 -4 12 £62,500 +8.69%
Rickmansworth -13 5 £55,000 +18.91%
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £40,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £57,500 -
St Albans - 1 £45,000 -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 53 (82.81%) UNIX
2 48 (75.00%) Linux
3 38 (59.38%) Oracle
4 37 (57.81%) AIX
5 36 (56.25%) Java
6 32 (50.00%) SQL
7 28 (43.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 28 (43.75%) WebSphere
8 27 (42.19%) Perl
9 26 (40.63%) Windows
10 25 (39.06%) JDBC
11 24 (37.50%) IBM
12 23 (35.94%) Tomcat
13 21 (32.81%) HTTP
14 20 (31.25%) Shell Script
15 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
15 19 (29.69%) Apache
15 19 (29.69%) HPUX
15 19 (29.69%) XML
15 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
16 18 (28.13%) DB2
16 18 (28.13%) Finance
16 18 (28.13%) Bash Shell
17 17 (26.56%) Problem Management
17 17 (26.56%) Sun
17 17 (26.56%) Sun Certification
18 16 (25.00%) Struts
18 16 (25.00%) Web Services
18 16 (25.00%) Subversion
18 16 (25.00%) Spring

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 28 (43.75%) WebSphere Application Server
1 28 (43.75%) WebSphere
2 23 (35.94%) Tomcat
3 19 (29.69%) Apache
4 13 (20.31%) IBM HTTP Server
4 13 (20.31%) IIS
5 11 (17.19%) Apache ServiceMix
6 10 (15.63%) MQSeries
7 9 (14.06%) WebLogic
8 5 (7.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (4.69%) JBoss
9 3 (4.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Office
2 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.81%) HTTP
2 15 (23.44%) SAN
3 13 (20.31%) FTP
4 7 (10.94%) IPv4
5 6 (9.38%) NAS
6 4 (6.25%) LDAP
7 3 (4.69%) Internet
8 2 (3.13%) DNS
8 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.56%) VPN
9 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) DB2
2 15 (23.44%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Subversion
2 10 (15.63%) Maven
3 9 (14.06%) Eclipse
3 9 (14.06%) JUnit
4 7 (10.94%) Ant
4 7 (10.94%) SoapUI
5 6 (9.38%) Rational Application Developer
5 6 (9.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Log4j
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Retail
3 9 (14.06%) Banking
4 7 (10.94%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.69%) Marketing
6 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Analyst
2 16 (25.00%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Support Analyst
4 12 (18.75%) Operations Analyst
4 12 (18.75%) Operations Support Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Administrator
5 9 (14.06%) Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Java Consultant
8 6 (9.38%) Support Consultant
9 5 (7.81%) UNIX Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 4 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
11 3 (4.69%) Applications Support
11 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) JDBC
2 19 (29.69%) XML
3 16 (25.00%) Struts
3 16 (25.00%) Web Services
3 16 (25.00%) Spring
4 15 (23.44%) J2EE
5 14 (21.88%) Middleware
6 13 (20.31%) Spring MVC
6 13 (20.31%) JSP
7 12 (18.75%) HTML
7 12 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (15.63%) jQuery
8 10 (15.63%) Hibernate
8 10 (15.63%) Servlets
8 10 (15.63%) SOAP
8 10 (15.63%) XSLT
9 9 (14.06%) JMS
9 9 (14.06%) CSS
9 9 (14.06%) REST
10 7 (10.94%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Client/Server
1 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.81%) Clustering
2 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.81%) HP Superdome
3 3 (4.69%) PKI
3 3 (4.69%) Web 2.0
3 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 53 (82.81%) UNIX
2 48 (75.00%) Linux
3 37 (57.81%) AIX
4 26 (40.63%) Windows
5 19 (29.69%) HPUX
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Problem Management
2 15 (23.44%) ITIL
3 14 (21.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (20.31%) MVC
5 11 (17.19%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (15.63%) OO
6 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
7 9 (14.06%) Content Management
8 8 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (10.94%) Business Continuity
9 7 (10.94%) Multithreading
9 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (9.38%) Web Development
10 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.38%) RAD
10 6 (9.38%) Change Management
11 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
11 5 (7.81%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) Java
2 32 (50.00%) SQL
3 27 (42.19%) Perl
4 20 (31.25%) Shell Script
5 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
6 18 (28.13%) Bash Shell
7 10 (15.63%) XPath
8 7 (10.94%) C
8 7 (10.94%) C++
9 5 (7.81%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 4 (6.25%) Python
11 3 (4.69%) VBA
11 3 (4.69%) AWK
11 3 (4.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Sun Certification
2 10 (15.63%) Degree
3 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) PMP
4 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.94%) Samba
2 7 (10.94%) VirtualBox
3 3 (4.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.13%) Veritas File System
4 2 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.13%) NFS
5 1 (1.56%) XenApp
5 1 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (3.13%) Legato
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.56%) Nagios
3 1 (1.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 38 (59.38%) Oracle
2 24 (37.50%) IBM
3 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
4 17 (26.56%) Sun
5 10 (15.63%) VMware
6 6 (9.38%) Veritas
7 5 (7.81%) HP
8 3 (4.69%) Citrix
8 3 (4.69%) Interwoven
9 2 (3.13%) EMC
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco
10 1 (1.56%) SAP
10 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.56%) Symantec
10 1 (1.56%) Remedy