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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 106 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 37 24 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.59% 1.20% 2.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.35% 4.01% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 45
Average salary £51,500 £25,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+101.96% -43.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,500 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,550 £50,000
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
692 599 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.81% 29.99% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 555 467 743
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +16 26 £65,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -20 3 £40,000 +56.86%
Rickmansworth +2 2 £37,500 -31.19%
Borehamwood -1 1 £40,000 -
Royston - 1 £40,000 - 2
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (71.93%) UNIX
2 81 (71.05%) Linux
3 68 (59.65%) Oracle
4 65 (57.02%) J2EE
5 60 (52.63%) Java
5 60 (52.63%) Windows
5 60 (52.63%) Finance
6 59 (51.75%) SQL
7 58 (50.88%) IBM
8 55 (48.25%) HTTP
8 55 (48.25%) WebSphere
9 52 (45.61%) AIX
10 50 (43.86%) Middleware
10 50 (43.86%) Retail
11 49 (42.98%) Manufacturing
11 49 (42.98%) E-Commerce
12 48 (42.11%) WebSphere Application Server
12 48 (42.11%) JDBC
12 48 (42.11%) Microsoft
13 47 (41.23%) DB2
14 46 (40.35%) Tomcat
15 45 (39.47%) Perl
16 42 (36.84%) IIS
16 42 (36.84%) IBM HTTP Server
17 40 (35.09%) MQSeries
18 33 (28.95%) MS Office
18 33 (28.95%) FTP
18 33 (28.95%) Bash Shell
19 29 (25.44%) Sun
20 28 (24.56%) Shell Script

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 55 (48.25%) WebSphere
2 48 (42.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 46 (40.35%) Tomcat
4 42 (36.84%) IIS
4 42 (36.84%) IBM HTTP Server
5 40 (35.09%) MQSeries
6 22 (19.30%) WebLogic
7 17 (14.91%) Apache
8 8 (7.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (2.63%) GlassFish
10 3 (2.63%) iPlanet
10 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.63%) MS Exchange
10 3 (2.63%) Tuxedo
11 2 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.75%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 33 (28.95%) MS Office
2 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (48.25%) HTTP
2 33 (28.95%) FTP
3 12 (10.53%) SIGTRAN
3 12 (10.53%) SS7
3 12 (10.53%) LDAP
3 12 (10.53%) SAN
3 12 (10.53%) Internet
4 11 (9.65%) 4G
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%) HSRP
9 3 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.63%) IPsec
9 3 (2.63%) VRRP
9 3 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (41.23%) DB2
2 10 (8.77%) RDBMS
2 10 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.63%) NonStop SQL
5 3 (2.63%) MySQL
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (14.04%) JUnit
2 15 (13.16%) Eclipse
2 15 (13.16%) Subversion
3 13 (11.40%) Ant
3 13 (11.40%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 8 (7.02%) Log4j
5 7 (6.14%) Rational Application Developer
6 2 (1.75%) Maven
General
1 60 (52.63%) Finance
2 50 (43.86%) Retail
3 49 (42.98%) Manufacturing
4 14 (12.28%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.26%) Marketing
5 6 (5.26%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (36.84%) Analyst
2 33 (28.95%) Support Analyst
3 31 (27.19%) Operations Analyst
3 31 (27.19%) Operations Support Analyst
4 16 (14.04%) Developer
5 15 (13.16%) Java Developer
6 13 (11.40%) Consultant
7 12 (10.53%) Junior
7 12 (10.53%) Junior Analyst
7 12 (10.53%) Junior Support Analyst
8 11 (9.65%) Senior Test Engineer
8 11 (9.65%) Test Engineer
9 10 (8.77%) Architect
10 9 (7.89%) Middleware Engineer
11 8 (7.02%) Capacity Analyst
11 8 (7.02%) Performance Analyst
12 6 (5.26%) Support Consultant
13 5 (4.39%) Java Consultant
13 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Architect
13 5 (4.39%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (57.02%) J2EE
2 50 (43.86%) Middleware
3 48 (42.11%) JDBC
4 16 (14.04%) HTML
4 16 (14.04%) XML
5 15 (13.16%) JMS
5 15 (13.16%) Struts
6 13 (11.40%) JSP
6 13 (11.40%) XHTML
6 13 (11.40%) JSTL
7 9 (7.89%) CSS
7 9 (7.89%) XSLT
8 8 (7.02%) Servlets
8 8 (7.02%) XMLBeans
8 8 (7.02%) Ajax
9 7 (6.14%) EJB
9 7 (6.14%) Web Services
10 4 (3.51%) .NET
11 3 (2.63%) SOAP
11 3 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) PKI
2 8 (7.02%) Web 2.0
3 3 (2.63%) Celerra
3 3 (2.63%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (2.63%) Open Source
3 3 (2.63%) AS400
3 3 (2.63%) Replication
3 3 (2.63%) CLARiiON
3 3 (2.63%) Symmetrix
3 3 (2.63%) Tandem
4 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 82 (71.93%) UNIX
2 81 (71.05%) Linux
3 60 (52.63%) Windows
4 52 (45.61%) 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 49 (42.98%) E-Commerce
2 28 (24.56%) ITIL
3 24 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 15 (13.16%) Content Management
5 13 (11.40%) RAD
6 12 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (7.02%) OO
7 8 (7.02%) Project Management
8 7 (6.14%) MVC
8 7 (6.14%) Web Development
8 7 (6.14%) Operations Management
8 7 (6.14%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.26%) Performance Testing
9 6 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.26%) UML
10 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.51%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (52.63%) Java
2 59 (51.75%) SQL
3 45 (39.47%) Perl
4 33 (28.95%) Bash Shell
5 28 (24.56%) Shell Script
6 15 (13.16%) JavaScript
7 12 (10.53%) Erlang
8 10 (8.77%) Python
9 9 (7.89%) AWK
10 8 (7.02%) XPath
11 7 (6.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 6 (5.26%) Korn
12 6 (5.26%) VBA
13 3 (2.63%) Jython
13 3 (2.63%) Bourne shell
13 3 (2.63%) C-shell
14 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 9 (7.89%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.51%) PMP
3 4 (3.51%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.51%) CCNP
3 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.75%) CCNA
6 1 (0.88%) CISSP
6 1 (0.88%) OCA
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (3.51%) Veritas File System
3 4 (3.51%) vSphere
3 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.63%) ISA Server
4 3 (2.63%) RACF
4 3 (2.63%) SRDF
4 3 (2.63%) ACF2
4 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.63%) XenApp
5 2 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.88%) Samba
6 1 (0.88%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.51%) OpenView
2 4 (3.51%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (2.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.63%) BMC Performance Manager
3 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.88%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 68 (59.65%) Oracle
2 58 (50.88%) IBM
3 48 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 29 (25.44%) Sun
5 17 (14.91%) VMware
6 13 (11.40%) Cisco
7 12 (10.53%) HP
8 8 (7.02%) EMC
8 8 (7.02%) Interwoven
8 8 (7.02%) Veritas
9 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
9 7 (6.14%) BMC
9 7 (6.14%) Citrix
10 6 (5.26%) Blue Martini
10 6 (5.26%) Elastic Path
10 6 (5.26%) ATG
11 5 (4.39%) NetIQ
11 5 (4.39%) Symantec
11 5 (4.39%) JBoss
12 4 (3.51%) Sybase
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,0000 - £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago