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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 90 106 66
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -40
Permanent jobs citing Solaris 57 24 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.49% 1.27% 3.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.30% 4.26% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 90
Average salary £45,000 £62,500 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +23.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £62,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
613 564 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.78% 29.79% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 473 445 709
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +11 41 £45,000 - 3
Rickmansworth - 6 £31,000 -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 70 (75.27%) UNIX
2 63 (67.74%) Linux
3 59 (63.44%) Oracle
4 52 (55.91%) J2EE
5 51 (54.84%) Java
6 50 (53.76%) SQL
7 47 (50.54%) Windows
7 47 (50.54%) IBM
8 46 (49.46%) AIX
8 46 (49.46%) WebSphere
9 45 (48.39%) Finance
10 43 (46.24%) HTTP
11 41 (44.09%) JDBC
11 41 (44.09%) Tomcat
11 41 (44.09%) E-Commerce
11 41 (44.09%) Microsoft
11 41 (44.09%) Retail
12 40 (43.01%) WebSphere Application Server
13 38 (40.86%) Perl
14 34 (36.56%) DB2
14 34 (36.56%) Middleware
15 33 (35.48%) MQSeries
15 33 (35.48%) Sun
16 32 (34.41%) IIS
16 32 (34.41%) IBM HTTP Server
17 28 (30.11%) Manufacturing
18 27 (29.03%) Bash Shell
19 26 (27.96%) ITIL
20 24 (25.81%) XML
20 24 (25.81%) FTP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (49.46%) WebSphere
2 41 (44.09%) Tomcat
3 40 (43.01%) WebSphere Application Server
4 33 (35.48%) MQSeries
5 32 (34.41%) IIS
5 32 (34.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 16 (17.20%) WebLogic
7 9 (9.68%) Apache
8 8 (8.60%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
11 4 (4.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (3.23%) JBoss
13 2 (2.15%) iPlanet
13 2 (2.15%) Tuxedo
13 2 (2.15%) GlassFish
Applications
1 23 (24.73%) MS Office
2 19 (20.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (46.24%) HTTP
2 24 (25.81%) FTP
3 13 (13.98%) Internet
4 11 (11.83%) SAN
5 9 (9.68%) LDAP
6 6 (6.45%) DNS
6 6 (6.45%) IPv4
7 5 (5.38%) SSL
7 5 (5.38%) NAS
8 3 (3.23%) OpenVPN
8 3 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.23%) IPsec
8 3 (3.23%) 802.11
8 3 (3.23%) MPLS
8 3 (3.23%) OSPF
8 3 (3.23%) BGP
8 3 (3.23%) EIGRP
8 3 (3.23%) VRRP
8 3 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (36.56%) DB2
2 14 (15.05%) Relational Database
3 12 (12.90%) RDBMS
4 11 (11.83%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.60%) MySQL
6 7 (7.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (5.38%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (22.58%) Subversion
2 16 (17.20%) JUnit
3 15 (16.13%) Eclipse
4 14 (15.05%) Maven
5 10 (10.75%) Ant
6 8 (8.60%) Log4j
7 7 (7.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Rational Application Developer
8 6 (6.45%) SoapUI
General
1 45 (48.39%) Finance
2 41 (44.09%) Retail
3 28 (30.11%) Manufacturing
4 13 (13.98%) Banking
5 7 (7.53%) Marketing
6 6 (6.45%) Financial Institution
7 5 (5.38%) Games
8 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.08%) Legal
9 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (35.48%) Analyst
2 24 (25.81%) Support Analyst
3 22 (23.66%) Developer
3 22 (23.66%) Operations Analyst
3 22 (23.66%) Operations Support Analyst
4 21 (22.58%) Java Developer
5 14 (15.05%) Consultant
6 9 (9.68%) Performance Analyst
6 9 (9.68%) Capacity Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Project Manager
8 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (6.45%) Administrator
9 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Java Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) Architect
10 5 (5.38%) Support Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (55.91%) J2EE
2 41 (44.09%) JDBC
3 34 (36.56%) Middleware
4 24 (25.81%) XML
5 21 (22.58%) Struts
6 17 (18.28%) Web Services
6 17 (18.28%) JMS
7 16 (17.20%) HTML
7 16 (17.20%) Spring
8 15 (16.13%) CSS
8 15 (16.13%) XSLT
9 14 (15.05%) Servlets
9 14 (15.05%) SOAP
9 14 (15.05%) Hibernate
9 14 (15.05%) jQuery
10 13 (13.98%) JSP
11 8 (8.60%) RESTful
11 8 (8.60%) REST
11 8 (8.60%) JSON
11 8 (8.60%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Web 2.0
2 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.45%) PKI
3 5 (5.38%) AS400
3 5 (5.38%) Tandem
4 4 (4.30%) Open Source
5 2 (2.15%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.08%) LPAR
6 1 (1.08%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 70 (75.27%) UNIX
2 63 (67.74%) Linux
3 47 (50.54%) Windows
4 46 (49.46%) AIX
5 16 (17.20%) HPUX
6 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.08%) SUSE
7 1 (1.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.09%) E-Commerce
2 26 (27.96%) ITIL
3 24 (25.81%) Problem Management
4 15 (16.13%) Content Management
5 14 (15.05%) OO
6 13 (13.98%) MVC
6 13 (13.98%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (10.75%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (10.75%) Project Management
8 8 (8.60%) Performance Testing
9 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.53%) Web Development
9 7 (7.53%) RAD
9 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.45%) Operations Management
10 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.45%) Multithreading
10 6 (6.45%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (5.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 51 (54.84%) Java
2 50 (53.76%) SQL
3 38 (40.86%) Perl
4 27 (29.03%) Bash Shell
5 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
6 18 (19.35%) Shell Script
7 14 (15.05%) XPath
8 9 (9.68%) VBA
9 8 (8.60%) AWK
9 8 (8.60%) Korn
10 7 (7.53%) C
11 6 (6.45%) C++
12 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
13 3 (3.23%) Python
14 2 (2.15%) Jython
14 2 (2.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) Sun Certification
2 16 (17.20%) Degree
3 6 (6.45%) PMP
3 6 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 5 (5.38%) CCNP
4 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.23%) CCNA
6 3 (3.23%) CISSP
7 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) ISEB
7 1 (1.08%) OCA
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.45%) VirtualBox
2 5 (5.38%) ACF2
2 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) RACF
3 4 (4.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 3 (3.23%) Samba
4 3 (3.23%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.08%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.08%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.08%) vSphere
6 1 (1.08%) GPFS
6 1 (1.08%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (5.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (3.23%) OpenView
3 3 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (3.23%) Novell Identity Manager
4 2 (2.15%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (2.15%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 59 (63.44%) Oracle
2 47 (50.54%) IBM
3 41 (44.09%) Microsoft
4 33 (35.48%) Sun
5 13 (13.98%) VMware
6 12 (12.90%) Cisco
7 8 (8.60%) Interwoven
7 8 (8.60%) HP
8 7 (7.53%) Veritas
9 6 (6.45%) Citrix
9 6 (6.45%) NetIQ
10 4 (4.30%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (3.23%) ArcSight
11 3 (3.23%) BMC
11 3 (3.23%) CA
11 3 (3.23%) Novell
11 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.23%) Aruba
11 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago